List/Grid

Monthly Archives: October 2002

The Texas Perspective

The Texas Perspective

Jeremy Donaldson ’98 writes: I was perusing the latest issue of the Daily D, which I often do for comic relief (after I’ve read the NRO and the Review Online),… Read more »

The Buzz in Ithaca

The Buzz in Ithaca

Many students feel it would be helpful for [University Health Services] to have vibrators available because Cornell is located in Ithaca, not a major city. “At this point, you either… Read more »

Re: Oh Goody

Re: Oh Goody

Hey Emmett, cut her some slack. She probably just hasn’t heard the news yet. In any event, it’s a little less perplexing than her endorsement for “Patsy Mink (deceased) HI-02.”… Read more »

“Memorial” costs Dems interim seat

“Memorial” costs Dems interim seat

Gov. Jesse Ventura was offended by the tone of the memorial last night for Senator Wellstone, and will likely appoint an Independent to fill the seat until January. Ventura was… Read more »

Wah-Hoo-Nah

Wah-Hoo-Nah

Sound argument against bringing back the Indian mascot by one of Dartmouth’s finest. We need more profs like Calloway, folks who are at least honest and frank about their positions… Read more »

Bad Pun

Bad Pun

According to the D, someone has cut a swastika into a couch in the Rockefeller Center. Dean Larimore’s statement (really) was: “Incidents like these really do tear up the fabric… Read more »

Oh Goody

Oh Goody

Famed political pundit Barbara Streisand released all of her endorsements last week. You can find them here. Also, while you’re there you can buy some sweet Barbara Streisand merchandise. I’m… Read more »

Anti-Semitism at Yale

Anti-Semitism at Yale

From this article in the Yale Daily News (via Sullivan): In a mind-boggling act of vandalism, the posterboard memorial to 14 Israelis killed in a car bomb explosion displayed during… Read more »

A woman seeks reparations from US companies

A woman seeks reparations from US companies

Deadria Farmer-Paellmann is descended from South Carolina rice slaves and now plans to make US companies pay. She is targeting “every US company that profited from slavery.” Currently there are… Read more »

Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, George Orwell, etc.?

Who’s afraid of Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, George Orwell, etc.?

Books by these authors and many others are in the public domain in many countries but not in the U.S., given the many extensions to the Copyright Act that have… Read more »