The Spectator

Rudness hurts: Feelings of others should be considered

February 21, 2001

People are rude. No, I take that back. People are just inconsiderate. Just when I begin to think others are not as selfish and impolite as I believe them to be, someone has to go and ruin everything. To give you a little insight...

EDITORIAL: Not enough: Student input on building needed from start

February 18, 2001

What to do with the campus school has been an issue for some time. In the fall, the university began a study to find if it would be worth it to renovate or rebuild the building formerly known as Park School. The building houses...

EDITORIAL: DARE should be reconsidered

February 18, 2001

Just say "no" to more DARE. You heard it, the program that has been educating children throughout the United States of the dangers of drugs and drug abuse is changing its ways. The leaders of the drug prevention program announced...

EDITORIAL: Transgendered child not given fair treatment from law

February 14, 2001

Imagine you have a 2-year-old son who is different from other boys his age. Your son wants to dress up as a girl and plays with toys traditionally associated with girls. Your son insists he is a girl, and acts out violently when...

Fellas, find out how the date really went and if she’ll want to see you again

February 14, 2001

Hey, loverboy. Think you scored big on Valentine's Day? Big time, huh? But how can you be sure? Not that it's news to you, but what women really think remains one of the hardest mysteries to crack - especially this time of year. Of...

EDITORIAL: City elections will benefit with young candidates

February 14, 2001

One of the most common complaints students have about government officials is that officials don't pay attention to students' needs. One of the most common complaints among government officials is that students don't care enough...

World on verge of end; help is needed – and fast

February 14, 2001

Wars are raging, earthquakes are destroying everything, the energy crisis is a reality and the rainforests are still dying out. It's clear the world is in desperate need. People must realize that things have to change, otherwise...

There’s more to holiday than just dating

February 14, 2001

Love enters the air we breathe and the thoughts in our heads on Valentine's Day. Many who have that special someone this time of year savor that they weren't left alone watching another romance movie by themselves. And for the...

EDITORIAL: Minnesota seat belt laws should not be more strict

February 11, 2001

Seat belts save lives, there is no questioning that. It has been statistically proven over and over that seat belts cut down on the amount of harm caused by car collisions. But people don't need the government to tell them that....

EDITORIAL: Valentine’s Day: There’s lots singles can do, as long as they are creative

February 11, 2001

Well, we can tell you for certain the original St. Valentine never intended Feb. 14 to be celebrated by exchanging Winnie The Pooh cards and edible underwear. No, that would be bad, seeing as the poor man was beheaded more than...

EDITORIAL: Pro wrestling hard to shut off, despite being fake

February 11, 2001

It's over. I got too close to the black hole called the World Wrestling Federation and now I'm increasingly being sucked in. At first, its soap opera-filled plot kept me at bay, but yet something still kept my interest. I kept...

EDITORIAL: President Bush’s first actions bad sign of things to come

February 7, 2001

I was wrong. I thought our new president would be as incompetent as he was in the elections. Instead, he surprised me by asserting my deepest fears by asserting his own personal values to overturn years of progress made by previous...

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