I declare my undying love for Donald Rumsfeld
PAT ROCKEFELLER, COLUMNIST
I have to say I love it when a public figure goes out on a limb
and says something they truly believe in. If it serves nothing else,
we can at least hold them accountable. [read
The Patriot Act: A misguided attack on American civil liberties
BEN KREIDER, CONTRIBUTOR
Nearly 20 years after 1984, George Orwell's frightening vision of
a paranoid world where the government monitors citizens' private
lives is becoming all too real. [read
Beantown or B-wick?
KATIE HAYES, CONTRIBUTOR
Boston is a great college town, but so is Brunswick, Maine. My roommate
and I visited some old high school friends who attend school in
Boston, and after spending the weekend in the city and learning
how different their lifestyle is, I came back with a newfound appreciation
for college life in a small town in Maine. [read
A harmless, inclusive gesture or racist affront?
BRYANT ANTHONY RICH, COLUMNIST
A very new controversy in race relations has come to light in a
small town 50 miles east of San Francisco. A Caucasian freshman
girl has set out to establish a Caucasian club at her local public
high school. [read the article]
Anything but the "crux"
GILMAN BARNDOLLAR, CONTRIBUTOR
I usually can't help but laugh when I read an article by Bowdoin's
own Israeli Information Minister, Yaron Eisenberg, in the Orient.
I may not be the most unbiased person in the world, but even I find
it funny when I see unabashed propaganda in our school paper. [read
Bowdoin and the Patriot Act
It's not easy being stuck between a rock and
a hard place, and that's where the College administration finds
itself in the debate over the Patriot Act and its effects on academia.
[read the editorial]
Attention all artists, supporters
A piece of my artwork was stolen from the Visual
Arts Center last weekend and I am really angry, disappointed, and
sad. [read the letter]
Let's get more athletes for CGD
I received an email this Monday from the Community
Service Resource Center imploring students to sign up for any of
a number of Common Good Day activities with vacancies (read: not
just a few empty spaces, but a total absence of student participation).
[read the letter]