All posts by Sean Hughes - Staff Writer

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  • Lame duck session: pointless

    Nothing. That is what seems to be in the minds of Democrats and Republicans across the nation. The Lame Duck Congress is just another excuse for politicians to get together and waste the public's time...

    • Posted November 28, 2002
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  • Election 2002: republican sweep

    The Democratic Party hit rock bottom on Nov. 6, a day after many Democrats were hopeful of gains in the House and Senate. Republicans were delighted by the election results. The Trifecta in political terms: control of the...

    • Posted November 21, 2002
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  • Ethics lesson

    Wasn't it obvious what the Democratic Party was trying to pull off at the Wellstone memorial service? The service, which quickly deterioated into a political rally, was a complete disgrace to the memory of the late Senator,...

    • Posted November 21, 2002
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  • New route for shuttle buses

    The shuttle buses that are provided by Quinnipiac University to students and staff are no longer using New Road. Safety measures and concerns from local residents and bus drivers are the reason for the change in...

    • Posted November 7, 2002
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  • Election rundown

    The media is often used as a sounding board, but more often used by non-members of an organization to get their point across, because of the lack of listening from various organizations. This technique is...

    • Posted November 7, 2002
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  • Republican looks toward 2004 election

    Wasn't it obvious what the former Vice President was doing when he bashed President George W. Bush on policies toward Iraq and the Saddam Hussein? Al Gore, Presidential candidate for 2004, now a given and not...

    • Posted October 17, 2002
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  • Education lacking in politics

    The two-party system in American politics has controlled the United States since the formation of the presidency. Most recently, Republicans and Democrats have blurred the party system, leaving many Americans unable to distinguish the...

    • Posted October 17, 2002
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  • A Palestinian state

    For over fifty years Israel has stood for a nation state meant to fix the mistakes of the Holocaust. Whether or not one agrees or disagrees, one must understand fact is fact. Israel was formed...

    • Posted October 10, 2002
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  • Death penalty rebuttal

    The death penalty is one of the most controversial debates in history. "I don't know about you, but when I get into a discussion about the death penalty, my first thoughts go to the victim and to the...

    • Posted October 3, 2002
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  • The role of student government, part two

    The Quinnipiac Community over the last several years has gone through a transitional period changing from a small college to a much larger university.

    • Posted September 26, 2002
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  • Comments on purpose of student government

    The undergraduate Student Government Association (SGA) of Quinnipiac University has a stated purpose ultimately to serve the best interests of the student body. But is this the case when the student government programs for each individual...

    • Posted September 19, 2002
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  • Hussein in the membrane

    The country is divided concerning decisive action in Iraq. Evidence of weapons of mass destruction inside Iraq would provide the necessary impetus for a military assault on the nation. The reason not to attack has been...

    • Posted September 19, 2002
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  • The unending parking saga on campus

    What is a problem? According to Random House Webster's College Dictionary, a problem is a question proposed for solution or discussion. A solution is the act or process of solving a problem, the state of...

    • Posted September 5, 2002
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