september 11

The flag, a symbol of the United States

Since my conception, I have been nothing more than a symbol. My mother, who gave me my beginning so many years ago made me rather unique. I was nothing special—just a simple creation filled with delightful colors and shapes.

| Staff Columnist

Remembering 9/11 in the digital generation

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Obviously, in more ways than one, that national catastrophe has been a defining event for our generation. The greater majority of us weren’t even teenagers in 2001, most undergraduate seniors being just 11 years old, and each of us has a memory of where they were on that day.

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September 11, in memorium

“Instead of the broken people our enemies anticipated, we became as close to being one as a people can become,” American Culture Studies professor Wayne Fields told an audience of 400 students and faculty gathered in Edison Theatre Sunday afternoon to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

| News Editor

Things we didn’t get

What does September 11, 2001, mean for our generation—for those of us currently around college age? How did we experience those events that in the minds of many mark a paradigmatic shift in national and world history? When we were 13 or 12 or 11 or 10 years of age, what did the most massive terrorist attack we have seen, upon the nation in which we lived, mean to us?

| Managing Editor

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