TCU Daily Skiff Masthead
Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Laughing matter
Siegel shares humor, heritage with guests

The Jewish people’s sense of humor is what has allowed them to survive, said Joel Siegel, ABC-TV film critic, Tuesday at the sixth annual Gates of Chai Lectureship in Contemporary Judaism.

Joel Siegel

Ty Halasz/Staff Photographer
ABC film critic Joel Siegel speaks about job and answers questions to four radio-TV-film classes Tuesday afternoon in Moudy Building South, room 156.
First meeting
Leaders of SGA anticipate rise in student interest

Student Government Association President Brad Thompson said he was excited about the participation for the first SGA meeting of the semester Tuesday.
CORRECTION

In the Sept. 12 edition, the article, “Candlelighters Run/Walk benefits children with cancer,” mistakenly reported that Danielle Taylor was in a wheelchair.

Mentors help local students

Campus Pizza Hut to change menu items

Opinion
TheSkiffView
OPTIONS

Offer more than pizza at odd hours
COMMENTARY

Dining Services seems to be doing a good job of making sure that student needs are met, but to what degree is puzzling.
Sit by a stranger for a change
Share your seat on the bus to help keep “surfers” safe
COMMENTARY

Most of us have seen “Forrest Gump.” Well, do you remember the bus scene? You know, Forrest’s first day of school. He walks down the aisle, eyeing the empty seats, but even before he can ask to sit down, the children slide their bags or themselves in the available spot.
No clear lines drawn for file sharers who download MP3s
COMMENTARY

Guess what? You’re a criminal! And even if you didn’t know file sharing is illegal, the record industry still believes it has the right to sue you for all you’re worth.
Sports
Cory Rodgers
Redshirt freshman shines on special teams

Cory Rodgers was forced to make a decision two years ago, a decision that would have left most college football prospects weighing each and every one of their options.
Frogs deal with injuries

Recent injuries to key players have plagued the football team during its week off, but head coach Gary Patterson remains optimistic.
Golfer claims individual honors

TCU women's golfer, and preseason All-American Brooke Tull started out the 2003-04 season in style, claiming individual medalist honors at the Northwest Invite in Sunriver, Ore.
Features
Time's up
File Sharing @ TCU

It’s no secret that across college campuses everywhere, music continues to be downloaded, despite the threat of legal repercussions. Students are now facing the risk of being slapped with hefty fines as the music industry closes in on college campuses.
Musicians disagree about right of fans to share files through Web sites
Metallica fights Napster, doesn’t think about the fans

Courtney Love defends Napster, blames bad artists

Linkin Park supports fans’ downloading rights

Eminem disagrees with, threatens file sharers
By the Numbers:
71
percent of heavy downloaders said that instead of buying a CD they have burnt someone else's copy.

48 percent of them said they no longer have to buy CDs because they can download music for free.

61 percent of 12-17-year-olds burned someone else’s copy of a CD instead of buying their own.

13 percent increase in the number of 12-17-year-olds who have burned someone else’s CD instead of buying it.
source: CMUOnline

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