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Hastert should resign

October 5, 2006 Executive Editor 0

The Republicans are experiencing a mighty stroke of bad luck lately.

According to intelligence reports, the Iraqi conflict is not making the world safer. Sen. George Allen, once a presidential prospect, is fighting for his incumbency. Now, to make things worse, a Florida representative is under investigation after being accused of engaging in explicit communications with an underage page.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

October 5, 2006 Executive Editor 0

MySpace safety

In concern over the recent controversies over the online community MySpace, there is some evidence showing that the site itself is not fully responsible for dangerous happenings orchestrated online. MySpace advertises as a “place for friends” and also features safety tips for users and their parents.

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Opinion in Brief: Register to Vote

October 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Midterm elections. Like the Super Bowl halftime show or commercials between our favorite TV shows, we may think they don’t matter. We tend to skip over things we think aren’t important to get to the good stuff. But not paying attention in 2003 meant missing Janet Jackson’s exposed nipple, and some commercials are can’t-miss entertainment.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor: Global warning

October 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Dear Editor,

The progression of global warming is proceeding at a pace that is abnormally too fast. The average global temperature has increased by nearly 1 degree Fahrenheit and scientists are anticipating an additional 2- to 6-degree increase over the next century.

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From the president

October 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Recreational sports: Last Tuesday I met with recreational sports director Tom Diehl to address students’ concerns about accommodating the rising demand for soccer. He’s reserved certain times during the week when students can play pickup soccer at Cary Street field.