Volume CXXXII, Number 21
April 18, 2003
JEFF BENSON, M.D.
Dear Dr. Jeff: If a mutant cold virus causes SARS, does
that mean it's possible for a cold to turn into SARS? C.B. [read
GRACE CHO, ORIENT STAFF
Have you ever felt stressed to the point of wanting to
scream, cry, or possibly break a personal item of value? Do you often
ask yourself if there is a healthy way rid of the anxiety of daily world?
If these are questions plaguing your mind, you may need a little meditation.
[read the article]
Sea kayaks and rodeos
CECILY UPTON, COLUMNIST
This week in the BOC has been exciting as we gear up for
a spring that seems rather elusive at the moment. Last weekend was beautiful,
however, and speaking personally, the sea kayaking trip was a blast. [read
Pioneer of the environment, Senator Gaylord
JONATHAN PEREZ, STAFF WRITER
Celebrated each year as a national holiday on April 22,
Earth Day commemorates the unique relation we hold to our natural world,
and our consequent responsibility as stewards of a healthier environment.
Founded in 1970 by the Democratic Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson,
Earth Day has been called "one of the most remarkable happenings
in the history of democracy" by American Heritage Magazine. [read
The dark places of the earth, storming the
KID WONGSRICHANALAI, STAFF WRITER
Amidst the malaria infested islands of the Pacific Marines
of the First Division trained for their next mission. The environment
was inhospitable. As the sun beat down mercilessly and the humidity soared
to near one hundred percent, the men marched on in the soft soil, which
turned to mud with the slightest touch of rain. And in the tropics, there
was a lot of rain. [read the article]