All posts by Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

About Eric Jackson - Staff Writer

  • Sniper suspect talks about recent shootings

    John Lee Malvo, 17, the younger of the two accused snipers in the October shootings that killed ten people and wounded three others, talked to investigators in Virginia on Nov. 8, confessing that he was the...

    • Posted November 28, 2002
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  • U.S. missile kills

    The U.S. CIA killed six suspected al Qaeda members in Yemen last week by firing a Hellfire missile at the car the alleged terrorists were in. Among the victims was Abu Ali, also known as Qaed Senyan al-Harthi....

    • Posted November 21, 2002
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  • Reasons wanted for missing antidote in Moscow theater gassing

    Relatives of the hostages held captive for 58 hours in a Moscow theater last week are demanding answers as to why an antidote was not immediately available after Russian authorities gassed the theater to end the stand-off.

    • Posted November 14, 2002
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  • Foreign journalists kicked out of Iraq after coverage of ‘fabricated reports’

    News coverage of anti-government protests in Iraq has angered officials in the Middle Eastern country so much that they are beginning to expel some journalists.

    • Posted November 7, 2002
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  • Sniper identity remains a mystery as victims increase

    Nine dead, three injured and still no identity of the serial sniper. The latest development in the story comes after a 37-year-old man was shot in the abdomen in the parking lot of a Ponderosa Steakhouse in Ashland,...

    • Posted October 31, 2002
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  • Lawmakers look to expand use of Amber Alert

    The Amber Alert system has been credited in helping to find several kidnapped children this year, but the system is only used in 17 states. Lawmakers are now looking to put the system in every state. The...

    • Posted October 24, 2002
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  • Old playground game favorite among adults

    Throw down those bats and gloves. Lose the football. Make way for the newest game that is causing leagues to sprout up all over the country: kickball.

    • Posted October 17, 2002
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  • Quinnipiac alumna finds her place at Polling Institute

    In order to keep a highly regarded poll like the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute running, you need dedicated people to conduct the polls. To get these people to remain dedicated, you need a good manager. ...

    • Posted October 17, 2002
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  • Terror threat level lowered, U.S. attacks still possible

    The terror threat level in the United States was lowered last week from orange to yellow, but government officials still say there is a significant risk for more terrorist attacks.

    • Posted October 10, 2002
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  • Actor Christopher Reeve makes small, significant improvements

    More than three years of dedication and treatment are paying off for actor Christopher Reeve, who was paralyzed seven years ago in a horse riding accident.

    • Posted October 3, 2002
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  • Blackboard still deemed reliable

    A recent server failure prevented faculty and students from accessing Blackboard, a program used for communication outside of the classroom. The trouble with the Blackboard server started the first week of classes, but the Academic Technology Department quickly...

    • Posted October 3, 2002
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  • Disney aquatic theme park makes splash in Tokyo

    Maybe it is not such a small world after all. Florida has Disney World.

    • Posted September 26, 2002
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  • Reality TV Stars Talk About Life in ‘The Real World’

    Alumni Hall was alive with cheers and camera flashes on Saturday night as nearly 500 students greeted Keri and Kyle, two cast members of MTV's 'The Real World: Chicago.'

    • Posted September 19, 2002
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  • Recent Internet study shows adults addicted to cyberspace

    This is a world that revolves around the Internet. Put someone in front of a computer and, chances are, the person will want to get online. College students may have had a class in a room with...

    • Posted September 5, 2002
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