I?m just curious why, if we have an alert system in place, was it not used Tuesday morning? Upon trying to leave Cabell to grab some coffee before class, I came to face to face with a police officer yelling at me to ?get back in the building!? I would have been much more welcoming of a text message informing me that certain areas of Cabell were closed off and that students were not permitted to enter or exit on the first or second floor.
While Alex Cortes claims (?A clear oversight,? Sept. 18) that the Democrat-controlled Congress has abdicated their responsibilities by taking a vacation instead of acting on the energy crisis, one might ask what exactly the Republicans accomplished during their twelve years as the majority party.
I am puzzled by Amelia Meyer?s assertion (?Tilting the playing field,? Sept. 17) that wealthy families should not hire people to help them through the ?difficult and painful process? of applying to college.Does Meyer also think that large companies should not hire consultants to help them compete with smaller firms, or that successful football teams should not hire expert coaches to ensure more wins?It would be ?fair? if everyone had the same amount of resources, but that is not the world we live in.
The Cavalier Daily?s Managing Board writes against a proposal, by GSAS representative to the Student Council David Hondula that would allow research-only grad students to attend some football and basketball games without paying more than we already do (?All or nothing,? Sept.