The Spectator

International students, visitors to U.S. singled out, harassed

September 23, 2001

One of the positive effects that has come from the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes has been the response of millions of Americans. Not only have the relief efforts of firefighters, police officers and others in Washington, New York...

Why are we really in college?

September 23, 2001

Here you are, a few weeks into another semester at college. Question: Why? What made you decide to go to college, or to return this year? What are you planning to do with the indoctrination you are about to endure? Make no bones...

Giving cat up difficult

September 23, 2001

The heat must have gotten to us. It was a sweltering day in early July when my roommate and I took a trip to the Humane Society in Dunn County to "look" at the cats - we did anything for a ride in the air-conditioned car. As...

Nanny disturbed by society’s actions

September 19, 2001

By now everyone has seen, at least a few times, "Babies Having Babies" on an Oprah, Jenny Jones or Geraldo-type show. I have seen them over and over, and every time I felt the same - bored. I thought "hey, tough luck, girlie,...

Bush handling self, U.S. properly since Sept. 11

September 19, 2001

President Bush came into the White House a few months ago following the most controversial presidential election in the history of the United States. He, like any other president, has supporters and detractors - those that thought...

Car ride tells story of U.S.

September 19, 2001

Fate, in the form of a pre-scheduled orthodontist appointment, caused me to go home this past weekend. As I drove the four hours on Friday afternoon to my hometown of Kiel, I was brought to tears many times, by many things along...

Don’t misplace rage

September 19, 2001

A tragedy of great magnitude has taken place in the United States of America. Thousands of innocent lives have been lost in terrorist attacks on symbols of American economic and political might in New York City and Washington,...

`New’ generation ready to answer the call after terrorism

September 19, 2001

It is time for a new generation of Americans to step up to the plate and fight for freedom. Just as our fathers did in Vietnam, just as our grandfathers did in World War II and our great grandfathers did in World War I, we, the...

Family sending poor message

September 16, 2001

“YOU ARE ALL A BUNCH OF LAZY BUMS GOING TO HELL!” Upon hearing this, a few of you may remember Michael Worneki, who along with his “born-again” children, provided students with a fresh source of entertainment...

U.S. shouldn’t fuel hate

September 16, 2001

The idea of a World War III ever occurring has always been in the back of many Americans’ minds, but never has it been so realistic of a thought until now. The events that tragically unfolded Tuesday morning into the biggest...

Professors justified in using class to discuss hijackings

September 16, 2001

After the terrorist attacks that made Sept. 11, 2001 one of the scariest days in the history of the United States, the country’s citizens dealt with it in many different ways. Professors on this campus obviously had to...

Mr. Coy was lone neighbor that didn’t shun students

September 12, 2001

Living in a neighborhood where the majority of residents are adults and families is not the prime way to spend these off-campus years. I made this assumption shortly after I moved into the house I live in now and attempted to...

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