The more stitches, the less riches,” declares Aldous Huxley in his novel, “Brave New World.” Instead of fixing old items, citizens of the World State are encouraged to buy new ones instead. This aptly describes the ongoing dilemma with public education and one solution that has begun popping up.
“In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” During the week of Sept. 22, this advertisement was displayed at 10 subway stations in New York City. It was created by Pamela Geller, the executive director of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), and paid for by that organization.
New research at the Washington University School of Medicine has found that genetics may play a previously misunderstood role in individuals’ contraction of lung cancer.
In the past few weeks, freshmen were assailed with chalk messages and free giveaways to vote for one of the slates in the Freshmen Class Council elections. While the results have been announced and “All State” is celebrating, few understand the implications behind the slate system.
“Every student known by name and by story,” “Learning is not a spectator sport” and “Words matter.” These words, inscribed on walls surrounding a number of semi-circular benches by the Underpass to the South 40, pay tribute to the late James McLeod. McLeod was the former vice chancellor for students and dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.
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