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Erin Perucci

Thank yous, shout-outs and goodbyes

WELL THIS is it. This is the last time that I will be enlightening the University community with my insightful prose and the last time that I will be writing an opinion column for The Cavalier Daily. It is still sinking in that four years have gone by since I wrote my first piece on a computer requirement for first-year students, but those four years have taught me more than I ever could have imagined.

Forum for the community

AS A FOURTH year, when coming upon the last few weeks before graduation, I'm beginning to think about all the things that I didn't do during my four years at the University.

Prejudice and pom-poms

WE'VE ALL seen it. We've all stood in the stands and watched as athletic trainers knelt by the side of a 250-pound lineman who had been reduced to a scared boy who can't move or feel his legs.

Trustees' poor timing

I LOVE the Class of 2002, my class, at the University. I really do. But a phone call I received the other night made me think twice about supporting my class by giving to the class giving campaign, something I was most likely going to do.

A father's negligence

IT IS NOW confirmed. Andrea Yates is a murderer and will spend the rest of her life in prison for systematically drowning her five children last year.

Informed solution for Honor

HONOR at the University is dying. The informed retraction can save it. Students must show the Honor Committee, administration and the world that the University cares about preserving this principle that we hold dear.

Freedom from religious coercion

IN THE Virginia General Assembly, constitutionality has just flown out the window. In an attempt to levy their own religious beliefs on Virginians during the past weeks, many of the Commonwealth's lawmakers have forgotten the freedoms a non-secular state guarantees to its residents. On Feb.

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