The academic school year is off to a busy start, and so are the activities of the Student Government Association. Fall Senate elections are coming up soon. If you are interested in representing your fellow Rams as student senator, check out the VCU SGA Web site at www.
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.
More emphasis on community service at VCU
With the ongoing concerns over global warming and its relationship with the environment, Virginia Commonwealth University seems to have a relatively untapped opportunity in the form of community service.
One opportunity for service entails the ecosystem.
In all the hubbub over the reference to a creationist think tank that has since been removed from VCU’s biology textbooks, no one seemed to notice the original context of the reference, which emphasized that evolution is a theory “based on data,” not unlike those relating to cells and atoms.