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Opinion in Brief: All the new rage

September 7, 2006 Executive Editor 0

All the new rage

In the latest twist in the Bush administrations’ verbiage in the war on terror – or the war against radical extremists – a new term has emerged: Islamic fascism, sometimes referred to as “Islamofascism.”

The term has been seized upon by some as accurate, by others as unfair.

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Coming out: don’t be afraid

September 7, 2006 Executive Editor 0

My knees shaking and hands trembling, I walked out of the movie theater emotionally drained. I found myself with tunnel vision, walking briskly past the crowds out to my car. I inserted the key roughly fitting into the keyhole, turning the lock and opening my door.

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Freaked out by the new Facebook

September 7, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Wednesday morning untold numbers of college students logged in to Facebook only to find a new feature tracking their every move on the service, from comments to photos, events and groups.

It may seem Orwellian at first, but consider this: the only people who can see what you’ve done on Facebook, depending on your privacy settings, are your friends and your network.