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Thursday, October 17, 2002
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Put students courtside

When TCU's new basketball season opens, fans may see something unexpected on the floor: students.

If new men’s basketball coach Neil Dougherty has his way, students will now occupy the floor seats that normally went to high-dollar donors. And they’ll sit there for free.
Canada making US officials nervous
Staff editorial from the Daily Targum at Rutgers University

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Socially liberal Canada’s proposal to relax its marijuana laws has made American officials nervous about its ramifications south of the border.
Today’s shows lacking key to greatness: theme songs
More television shows are foregoing theme songs and those that exist lack creativity. A rebirth of great theme songs is needed.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t spend much time watching sitcoms anymore. However, there are a few that I still enjoy, one of which is “Everybody Loves Raymond.” While I find the show quite amusing, “Everybody Loves Raymond” is the embodiment of a terrible injustice that has swept across television over the past few years. I do not speak of the fact that the man of the house is a bumbling idiot that can never do anything right, although that is a problem with television today and is prevalent in this show. No, I am talking about the show’s complete lack of a quality theme song.
Falwell’s remarks hurt peace efforts
The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s offensive speech on Muslims decreased understanding of the group while promoting hatred and distrust.

The Rev. Jerry Falwell once again proved his tactlessness earlier this month by declaring the Muslim Prophet Mohammed a “terrorist” on national television. While such careless speech was met with the normal condemnation — from the Middle East — and a subsequent (halfhearted) apology, deadly harm has already been done.
Procrastination all too often a way of life for most university students
As they advance in their academic careers, students tend to choose procrastination as a way of life.


That wonderful word so many of us live by. It makes us put off our work until the last possible moment. Often it leads many people to go crazy in the minutes just before a test as they realize they haven’t studied enough. In fact, it’s also the reason I’m writing this article at 7 a.m. the morning it’s due.

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