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Friday, February 22, 2002 Volume 67, Issue 99



Race takes away from individuality

I was in my English class on Wednesday and we were discussing the fact that everyone should be equal. While this may not be revolutionary
thinking, a few other students and I came to a conclusion about the human race that just might be: What if we did away with the whole "different
races" concept? What if there were no more black, brown, yellow or white? What if these terms did not exist and more importantly, should they

Speech fogs up lines of communication

Human language is often difficult to understand. Words are merely symbols for concepts and ideas. The concepts that are portrayed through
words are human creations that serve the sole purpose of transmitting ideas. In translating the experience of something into a concept or word,
however, the word or words are often misunderstood.

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