Archive for October 7th, 2004
Each and every day, another student here at our fine institution proves to me that college is no longer reserved only for the intelligent. Ignorance, stupidity and apathy run rampant amongst our so-called educated peers, and this scares me, especially in the face of an election that will surely determine the future of our nation.
* SWA courts voters
People between the ages of 18 and 24 are the most underrepresented category of voters, and within that group, women vote less then men. Has the legacy of the suffragist taught us nothing? This year, more than ever, it is essential that women get out and exercise their right to vote.
Caution: UMaine flammable
Since its discovery, humankind has been taught to fear and respect fire. For thousands of years, we, as a people, have been conditioned to respect open flames.
As of late, however, there has been a recent outbreak of arsons here on campus.
William Shatner has evolved immensely since his days of “Star Trek” and “T.J. Hooker.” He has seemed to accept the fact that people just can’t take him seriously, and with his acceptance, he has been able to focus on what he can do well.
As the Internet ages, the number of serious Web sites increases. More sincere politically based Web sites are out there then ever before. If you count all the “Bu$h 5uX0r5″ blogs, at least half of the Internet has some political content. There are genuine sites like Electoral-vote.
Mercury Music prize winner Ms. Dynamite has been arrested over allegations of assault at a London restaurant.
The R&B singer was released on bail on Sept. 17, after reporting to police last week.
“A 23-year-old woman voluntarily attended a central London police station on Oct.
I still remember the first time I saw it. It was staring back at me like some one-eyed monster that knew I didn’t like the looks of. It was almost laughing at me. From that moment five years ago on my dusty old Compaq Presario, I knew I would always loathe its existence.
Four worlds, connected only by ladders, separate this world from the underworld. Dark beings inhabit these planes. Beetle-like creatures with wicked pincers hide in the dark, waiting to thwart you as you seek the sipapu, the entrance to the overworld and the rest of your tribes people.
This past weekend the University of Maine hosted Murray Keatinge Invite which saw teams from all over North America compete. That’s right, even two teams from Canada: Dalhousie University, in Halifax, NS and Queen’s University, in Kingston, ON, were on hand for the run.
All right, let’s take a vote. Everyone knows about the fall equinox, right? First day of fall, maybe an Indian summer. It’s all wrong. Scientists obviously neglected to factor in the one defining characteristic of fall while marking their calendars: playoff baseball.