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From the president

October 30, 2006 Executive Editor 0

As the second half of the fall semester kicks into gear, the SGA remains deeply involved in the issues that matter to you.

Free Music for Students: At the Senate meeting Monday, Oct. 23, Project RUCKUS gave an illuminating presentation on their proposal to give free media downloading to all students.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

October 30, 2006 Executive Editor 0

God’s laws over man’s laws

I am writing in response to the article “A moral imperative: A Christian perspective on same-sex marriage rights” (Oct. 23). I believe that there is a much deeper understanding of the scriptures that can be shed on this matter. If I have read the article as the author has intended, then one would conclude that as a Christian because “I am to love my neighbor as I love myself” or because “I do unto others as I would have them do unto me,” that I in some way should allow for a public policy to be put into place that condones sinful acts.

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Your Turn Letters to the Editor

October 26, 2006 Executive Editor 0

At the marriage amendment forum in the Commons on Tuesday, I chose to stand with my back to Delegate Bob Marshall during his three-minute monologue to open the event. Afterward, several people asked me why I did this; I decided to explain my actions.

Delegate Marshall has made a legislative career out of being both a misogynist and a homophobe.

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Ban PowerPoint

October 26, 2006 Executive Editor 0

PowerPoint should be banned in the School of Business. I can’t speak for the other colleges of study at this university, but I am almost positive that VCU business students would agree this multimedia crutch is almost never utilized to its full potential in a lecture class.

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Opinion in Brief

October 26, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Hollywood and its ilk love to find a cause du jour that its celebrities can throw their wads of cash at for a warm, fuzzy feeling before they blow a couple grand on something trivial and out of style next month. Recently, it seems adopting kids from extremely poor nations is at the top of the list.