|Vol XXXIIII No. 50
Friday, November 12, 1999
Taliban's abuse of women's rights is not 'peace'
Nakasha Ahmad, "So what's my point?"
For those of you who don't follow current events, or who don't care, or who happen to be library rats who never see the light of day and therefore wouldn't have a clue if the outside world was taken over by ... [more]
Live each day as if it were your last
By GARY J. CARUSO
The recent death of my friend Father Robert Griffin coupled with such tragic and sudden incidents like the crashes of Egyptair 990 and the Mexican Taesa flight have made this November's Thanksgiving season an introspective one. What must it be like ... [more]
Unjust sentence tests legal system
By CHARLES RICE
Now that the Middle East is back at the top of the news, we can expect discussion of the case of Jonathan Pollard, the Navy intelligence researcher who pleaded guilty of giving secrets to Israel and was sentenced in 1987 to ... [more]
Ahmad misinterprets Pakistan presentation
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Under the heading, "Taliban's abuse of women's rights is not peace" columnist Nakasha Ahmad (The Observer, Nov. 11, 1999) gave a wrong picture of what I had said in my presentation on Oct. 28 at the Hesburg Center concerning the coup ... [more]
Follow your heart, reclaim your purity
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
In Father Jim Lies' Campus Ministry column on Nov. 11, he wrote about chastity and applauded those students who have chosen virginity and proclaim it. I am proud to be one of those students, but I would like to remind Father ... [more]
Diversity issues prompt peer education courses
Iris Outlaw, "So what's my shade?"
Green and white posters are posted on the bulletin boards inviting first year students to partake in a dialogue on Tuesday evening 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Not much of an option if you can attend or not, since it is mandatory. ... [more]
Freshmen's letters lack all sense
Ryan S. Davis, letter to the editor
Maybe it's my liberal California upbringing or maybe it's because I have more common sense than most, but I've been seeing some ridiculous statements in the Observer's Viewpoint section recently. The first and most amazing to me is a letter in ... [more]