For those who voted in the student elections last week, thanks - to all 600 or so of you. For those 8,000 or so of you that didn't: what's the problem? Do you have absolutely no opinion as to who should organize events and speak for the student body at your expense? Are you perfectly comfortable with the notion that the people that now hold office might not represent anything you stand for, or even anything at all, again at your expense? Can you feel the dollars leaving your pocket? »
When did the University take the place of my mother?
That's what I've been asking myself for the past two and a half years while living on campus. No, SVSU didn't make me chicken soup when I came down with the flu the other week. Nor did it hang my CIS 366 quiz on the fridge when I got 19 out of 20 correct. »
Last Thursday, Turkish legislators passed a proposal that will, if passed as a bill, make it illegal for Turkish citizens to say anything offensive about the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk on the Internet, as it is already illegal for Turks to insult him offline. »