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  • Reynolds’ closing remarks

    I started at The Chronicle writing about a little Cuban refuge named Elian, and I leave it writing about a notorious Middle Eastern dictator named Saddam, but the images of two magnanimous international figures cannot even begin...

    • Posted April 10, 2003
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  • New burdens for a new war

    Once troops are committed, politics subside, but the burden on the President grows. By day four of the Iraqi campaign, it became plainly evident that the march through Iraq would not be a ceremonial parade, but...

    • Posted March 27, 2003
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  • Apathy: the norm of American democracy

    The level of civic engagement in the United States has been steadily declining for at least a generation. People's motivation to join cohesive, communal political organizations, or even to vote has drastically decreased. These facts are beyond...

    • Posted March 6, 2003
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  • Theater shouts ‘free Antigone’

    At its best and most reverent, art poignantly mimics the nuance of life, illuminates its shortcomings, and celebrates the inherent intricacy and variety that yields passion, beauty and violence. Life is a delirious drama; good art...

    • Posted March 6, 2003
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  • Editor endorses Hyde for SGA presidency

    This endorsement is as much an endorsement for change as it is for Mr. Hyde himself. While I do not doubt the altruism, dedication, and ability of the majority of student government members, the organization remains...

    • Posted February 27, 2003
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  • The Jordan generation

    For three hours Feb. 9, no one talked about Iraq. No one worried about what sort of nuclear arsenal the North Koreans were developing. No one argued over which color of the veritable rainbow of terror our country's...

    • Posted February 20, 2003
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  • The Philosophy of War

    War is imminent. The debate must be re-focused as the Bush administration continues to make it abundantly clear that the only remaining decision is not whether the United States will declare war on Iraq, but if the...

    • Posted February 13, 2003
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  • Continuing legacy of the American Space Program

    The space shuttle Columbia disintegrated shortly after re-entry over Texas on Feb. 1, claiming the lives of all seven astronauts on board, but even in the midst of ultimate tragedy, the glory and forethought of the American...

    • Posted February 6, 2003
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  • Bush faces crossroads

    Midway through his first presidential term, George W. Bush is tiptoeing down the primrose path towards calamity. International tension and an economic slowdown are threatening the Teflon nature of his reign, and he stands now at a...

    • Posted January 30, 2003
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  • Editor’s words of wisdom

    As we close the semester, I would like to take this space to thank those who have contributed to the high level of editorial debate these pages have displayed and encourage an even greater level of interactive...

    • Posted December 5, 2002
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  • Congress reconvenes

    The meeting of a lame duck Congress has been mocked and even vilified in recent weeks, but if the concept seems somewhat ungainly, it is unfailingly Constitutional - and critically important in the midst of international tension...

    • Posted November 28, 2002
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  • Will the real Slim Shady please stand up

    When questioned by reporters, the newly crowned senator-elect from North Carolina, Republican Elizabeth Dole, relies on an array of battle-tested, staple remarks, such as "We're gonna get it on the right track," and, "We're gonna move in...

    • Posted November 21, 2002
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  • Gun control revisited

    With the terrifying wake of the sniper attacks still resonating, and a crucial Congressional election looming, it is time to revisit the seemingly dormant issue of gun control.

    • Posted November 14, 2002
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  • Quinnipiac in Washington

    Quinnipiac University is once again offering students the opportunity to experience the intricate workings of the nation's capital during the winter intersession.

    • Posted November 14, 2002
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