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STAFF EDITORIAL: Funding international groups that offer abortion

January 24, 2001

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On the 28th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, President Bush approved an order to block U.S. funds that go to international family-planning groups that offer abortions and abortion counseling. It reverses the Clinton administration's...

EDITORIAL: Winter break brings unwelcome excess

January 24, 2001

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As January winds down and Christmas settles itself comfortably into our not-so-distant memory, there is one thing that remains from that joyous season. Or, perhaps, more like three to six things. They are the pounds that most...

EDITORIAL: Bush Administration faces new threats with under-qualified staff

January 24, 2001

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Lost in the typical Washington bipartisan ship of soon-to-be cabinet members Gale Norton and John Ashcroft is the relative ease the three most important cabinet members will have in their Senate hearings. Colin Powell (secretary...

EDITORIAL: Be fat, be happy

January 24, 2001

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Most of my life I've lived in fear. Fear about how I looked, which affected how I felt about myself. Fear that nobody ever would love me unless I could change the way I looked. Then I read a remarkable book, one that helped me...

Bugs not welcome here

January 21, 2001

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Let me just start off by saying that I really like living off campus. It's fun to have a whole house just for my roommates and me. It's a lot more space to deal with than a dorm room and we get to experience some of the little...

New year woes

January 21, 2001

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It has arrived, and if you didn't notice, it's almost a month in. Yeah, you know what I'm talking about. The good year that is now known as "Y2K1." One better than its mother Y2K - and we all remember what happened, and really...

Staff editorial

January 21, 2001

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Using Native American names for sports teams has caused controversy for many years. Many schools across the country have either changed their names or their mascots because of this. The University of North Dakota has been under...

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