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Not everyone likes meat

March 3, 2003 Executive Editor 0

It seems as though Alexander Marra is the type to enjoy a great reaction, whether good or bad, and is going to look at the list of complaints about his article (“‘No (meat) soup for you’,” Feb. 20) and smile, but I feel I have to state my opinion anyway. Food Not Bombs is an anti-war organization that uses cooking and eating soup on Sunday afternoons as an activity during which people discuss our nation’s foreign policy.

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VCU hires new faculty despite budget cuts

March 3, 2003 Executive Editor 0

No, it’s not your imagination. VCU hired more than 60 new faculty members for this academic year, while it lost $77 million in state support because of the state’s budget crisis. So during such a budget crisis, how could VCU afford to hire new faculty members?