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Volume 69, Issue 67, Monday, December 1, 2003



Happy birthday, Mr. Santa Clauss
About this time every year, people start reminding us of the "real" reason for the season. They warn against being swept up in the corporate-sponsored world of consumerism. What's so wrong with consumerism? The story of a baby in a manger is just a convenient, perverted version of pagan winter solstice celebrations. The real reason for the season is the need for excitement during the depressing winter months.

Solicitors don't belong on campus
At many universities -- especially ours -- people who have no desire to learn or teach pop on and off campus. They come here with bad intentions: They want to make money or change studentsi minds.

A lot to be thankful for ater Turkey Day
It's a few days after Thanksgiving, and the glow of family and huge meals is just beginning to wear off. With a bit of hindsight, it's time to be thankful for the things we have, and I know I have much for which to be thankful.

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