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An open letter to Senator John Kerry

November 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Wow, dude, just wow.

I’m not sure, sir, whether it was a verbal gaffe on a pre-written speech or an off-the-cuff remark that you fumbled, but no matter what, you made an idiot out of yourself. You said this to a crowd while campaigning for gubernatorial candidate Phil Angelides: “You know, education, if you make the most of it, if you study hard and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you, you can do well.

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Congress, where ya at?

November 2, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Hey Congress, where ya at?

The current presidential administration bears much of the blame that circulates regarding the Iraq War. The executive branch of the government must shoulder the responsibility of a wartime United States; our president is the country’s commander in chief.

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Opinion in Brief

October 30, 2006 Executive Editor 0

In a short time, the citizens of Richmond will once again have the opportunity to vote for their public representatives in the upcoming election. Both city residents and VCU voters who are temporarily living in the city need to exercise their voting power more than ever to keep the members of Richmond’s City Council mindful of their commitments to the public.

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Define ‘discrimination’

October 30, 2006 Executive Editor 0

Didn’t I do this last year? Well it’s obvious that the definition is necessary again for the people in the back of the room who didn’t get it the first time:

dis-crim-i-na-tion [di-skrim-uh-ney-shuh n.]

an act or instance of discriminating.

treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: racial and religious intolerance and discrimination.

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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.