Volume 96, Issue 89
Wednesday March 19, 2003
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Nicole Nelson

Out of bathroom stalls and into public debate

October 10, 539 BC: Celebration continues late into the night in the city of Babylon, while enemy forces camp outside. As King Belshazzar entertained followers, a disembodied hand scrawled cryptic writing on the wall; the kingdom was found wanting and Babylon would be taken by the Persians. The writing on the wall revealed the true state – and fate – of the Babylonian empire. Later that night Belshazzar was executed..




On-campus intolerance: a Western tradition?

Western: home to the leaders of thinking – or so we are told. Despite our green campus and beautiful buildings, for over 40 years many students haven't seen the perfect image of Purple Pride...

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