not the type of person to waste my time writing this, because I
know what happens. Those of you in the student body who know me
are already thinking, "Oh, Dan, he's just being funny." And those
of you in the faculty who know me are probably saying, "Well, Dan's
an intelligent enough student, but I've seen this type of thing
before, especially from seniors." But both groups need to take this
seriously. This is serious. For every pissed-off student like myself
who actually bothers to articulate his/her thoughts, there are probably
fifty, if not five-hundred, who don't.
web of life
the coming weeks of snow melt and the onset of gentle evening rain,
students, faculty, and alumni may want to arrange their driving
patterns to avoid running over spotted salamanders and wood frogs.
These amphibians pick just one warmish rainy night in April to gather
in numbers to go to ponds to mate and lay their eggs. Last year
it was April 9 on the road where I live in Bridgton. Between midnight
and 1:00 a.m, on April 10, on a half-mile stretch of road, I counted
25 dead and 16 injured, stunned, or torpid Wood frogs and 8 dead
and 4 injured, stunned, or torpid spotted salamanders. The temperature
was between 50 and 53 degrees.
responds to Orient Editorial on Survivor
recent editorial suggests that PETA's priorities are askew, that
animal activists shouldn't worry about the vicious, prime- time
stabbing death of a pig on Survivor because billions of animals
endure horrific conditions and cruelty on American factory farms.
Please be assured that PETA's tireless, decades-old vegetarian campaign
has inspired countless people to go vegetarian and vegan. Visit
PETA's Web site, PETA.org, and you'll learn that our undercover
investigation of a factory farm resulted in first-ever felony indictments
for animal cruelty against farm workers in North Carolina for hideous
steals student parking
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