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Opinion

National tests sustain high collegiate standards

SUPERMARKETS sell different grades of eggs. Before they are shipped out to Giant, Safeway or Harris Teeter, they are inspected by the all-knowing egg inspector and given anywhere from one to three "As." This ensures that we consumers will know what quality we're paying for.


Opinion

Parties' ideals prove separate, not equal

SOMETIMES we mean what we say. Other times we say things only for the reaction they cause. When the Ralph Nader campaign attempts to portray the two major parties as one and the same, it does not really mean it.


Opinion

Bush exhibits presidential idiocy

I'VE LONG been a George W. Bush enthusiast. Which is why it has taken me so long to come to terms with the stark fact that W is a moron. Bush apologists say that a slip up here and there isn't atypical for any politician.


Opinion

Rape stats stand up

Brett Ferrell and Sam Ross's Viewpoint column ("Bogus one-in-four rape statistic," Sept. 12) represents the authors' ignorance and insensitivity, and its publishing did a disfavor to everyone at the University. I do not believe that the authors have any right to question the one-in-four statistic on the basis of the evidence gathered from the University Police Department.


Opinion

Shirking silent moment

Bryan Maxwell's column ("Constitution speaks for moment of silence," Sept. 13) has convinced me that a moment of silence at the start of a school day isn't unconstitutional, but since when does that make it a good idea?


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