shows liberalism rising among freshman
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In the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol, President Andrew Jackson,
the seventh president of the United States, survives the first
attempt against the life of a U.S. president.
1948 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the political and spiritual
leader of the Indian independence movement, is assassinated in
New Delhi by a Hindu fanatic.
1972 In Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 13 unarmed civil
rights demonstrators are shot dead by British Army paratroopers
in an event that becomes known as "Bloody Sunday."
Students work at computers in the library information commons
Tuesday. The library was remodeled over the winter break.
commons opens in library
reacting positively to the newly opened Information Commons in the
Mary Couts Burnett Library, said Kim Weber, manager of User Services.
The Information Commons is the combination of the User Services
computer help desk, the library reference desk and the computer
lab assistance desk. We are providing a combination of services
including extended hours of operation that have been needed for
some time, Weber said.
requested to reach CUE faculty consensus
By Brandon Ortiz
more time to hammer out a consensus over controversial elements
of the proposed Common Undergraduate Experience will likely be made
in todays Faculty Assembly, professors said.
members meet today to debate core
By Brandon Ortiz
the controversial Common Undergraduate Experience will move from
the Internet into an open forum when faculty meet today to discuss
the proposed core curriculum.
Many college students are using their computers
instead of phones and face-to-face interaction to communicate with
friends and family near and far.
by Sarah Krebs
years ago people communicated through mail, telegraph or newspaper.
Keeping in touch with friends or relatives hundreds of miles away
was a difficult and slow process. The thought of talking directly
to someone half-way around the world was inconceivable.
Now a person in Moscow can communicate instantly with someone in
Japan or Australia. The information revolution affected the world
of communication and the people that use this new technology to