Volume CXXXII, Number 16
February 21, 2003
Sleep besieged in Barcelona
KITTY SULLIVAN, ORIENT STAFF
Leg warmers, hair crimpers, and Cyndi Lauper...am I in
an 80s time warp? Nope, just Barcelona. The city's fixation with the eregone
decade is just an example of how almost daily my preconceived notions
of the culture and people are challenged and sometimes turned upside down.
[read the article]
Stabilizing the Pacific
KID WONGSRICHANALAI, STAFF WRITER
Ahead there was only darkness. They moved into position,
following the man in front of them, doing as they were told by their officers.
Swiftly, like ghosts in the night, they stepped through the soft soil
and the decaying leaves. No matter where they went they could feel the
sweat cling to their skin and the mosquitoes attacking their limbs and
faces. [read the article]
OLC's Fun in the Snow
CECILY UPTON, COLUMNIST
This week, a story shall be told-a story of fun, fun in
the snow. Once upon a time a young Bowdoin student, let's call him Maniel
Diller, was contemplating his options for weekend activities on a snowy
Friday. His winter thus far had been cold and dreary, with little fresh
outdoor air to strengthen the character. [read
Why you should fret about frostbite
JEFF BENSON, M.D.
Dear Dr Jeff: "Last weekend I froze my toes teleskiing
at Sugarloaf. They're still kind of numb and tingly. Did they get frostbitten?
What can I do about it now?" C.M. [read