Thursday, October 10, 2002
Wednesday, October 09, 2002
Instapundit points us poor college students to this item on why not to buy used textbooks. This is what I've been saying for years! It's also why I was upset at the begining of the year when there weren't any new books in the bookstore for one of my courses. If there's anything we've learned today it's this: Never trust idiot with highlighters.
He's back! Yes, Stephen Green is back from a week-long vacation with his usual wonderful content. Seems he spent the week playing computer games and enjoying newly-married life. My lull in blogging, however, hasn't been for quite so fun reasons. Let's hear it for midterms!
Monday, October 07, 2002
Supreme Court won't intervene in New Jersey case. My constitutional law professor brought this case up in class this morning by asking, "Is anyone here from New Jersey?" As if the only people who would have heard about or cared about this issue were from the state. Well, I know a few people from Washington DC, New York, and Tennessee who know a thing or two about it.
My sister has a very interesting post about college students' views on the war with Iraq. Now Brandeis, as opposed to Bryn Mawr, is quite a politically active campus. Just say you're having a protest and you'll get loads of people showing up, probably without even having to tell them what it's about (though the wonderfully vauge topics like 'peace' and 'tolerance' will bring out the most). But I think that the last paragraph of her post sums up the ideas that all of these activist students have. 'If we could only get everyone to sit down and talk about what's bothering them we could easily come up with a solution.' They cannot imagine a situation when this strategy would not work. They can't believe that everyone can't just get along. You cannot convince them otherwise. That is why they are dangerous.
Supreme Court won't intervene in New Jersey case. My consitutional law professor brought this case up in class this morning. He asked if anyone knew anything about it by asking "Is anyone here from New Jersey?" As if the only people who would have heard about this or cared about it were those from the state. Well, I know of some people from New York,