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Outing not reason for McGreevey resignation

Three weeks ago Governor James McGreevey of New Jersey announced that he was gay, that he had engaged in an extramarital affair with another man, […]

Democracy needs basic ingredients in Iraq

In the eternal words of the American Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they […]

FCC should limit entertainment, not speech

The Federal Communications Commission, spurred by the shocking “wardrobe malfunction” exposing Janet Jackson’s breast during this year’s Super Bowl, has handed down several rulings tightening […]

Kerry’s universal college policy is unrealistic

One of the central issues in this year’s presidential election is education and opportunity. John Kerry, the now all-but-certain Democratic nominee, insists on the need […]

Is college worth its growing price tag?

Last Thursday, President Levin announced that the term bill for the 2004-05 academic year would increase by five percent, from $37,000 to $38,850. Multiply this […]

Martha Stewart is a criminal, not role model

In her Tuesday column (“Martha Stewart does not deserve our derision,” 2/3), Helen Vera argues that the prosecution of Martha Stewart on charges stemming from […]

Religion has role for the good of modern masses

The beginning of a semester is often a time for reflection, a chance to think about the purposes and priorities of a college education. Why […]

World is not ready for ‘open borders’

In his Oct. 31 speech at Woolsey Hall, former President Bill Clinton expressed his support for international trade, insisting, “America has greater obligations to open […]

High-profile acquittals hurt system

Our judicial system needs more respect. Like it or not, in the United States many criminals believe that they can commit crimes and get away […]

Take Pico’s advice: Pick a fight in section

Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola was the quintessential Renaissance humanist. By the age of 24, he had mastered Greek, Hebrew, Latin and Arabic, reading all the […]