David M. Debartolo

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Wielding Aid Against Democracy

As the hard-line Hamas government holds its first cabinet meetings, it is legally necessary and morally proper to reassess American

Propaganda’s Hidden Cost

On the heels of the news that a Pentagon contractor pays Iraqi journalists to write and print articles sympathetic to

People, Not Parrots

If you put an infinite number of monkeys in front of an infinite number of typewriters, would any of them

Concentrating on Food

Last fall, almost a quarter of the undergraduate population participated in the Entrée Preference Survey conducted by Harvard University Dining

Stealing America's Civil Liberties

Although the war to topple Saddam is winding down, the war on terror rumbles on. And while American forces won

Stick to the Roadmap

As U.S. and British forces mop up the last remnants of Saddam’s regime, the Middle East is moving towards a

Teaching For America

This past fall, a record 5,500 people applied to Teach For America (TFA), offering to spend the next two years

Ascending the Heavens

The breakup of the Space Shuttle Columbia came as a complete shock to America as we woke up on Saturday


Trade Ideas, Not Accusations

Over the last few years, student minority groups and college newspapers haven’t meshed particularly well together. In March 2001, when


Pocketbook Patriotism

Apparently, advocates of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) have been using the wrong tactics all this time. Instead of


The Ultimate End

BEDFORD, Mass.—When Chief Justice Earl Warren wrote for a unanimous Supreme Court in 1954 that “separate educational facilities are inherently


The Misuse of Race

Race is a dying idea. The division of humans into races, like the Aristotelian division of matter into the four


Tolkien’s Saga Rings True Once Again

When The Fellowship of the Ring is released on Dec. 19, a new generation will be introduced to the fantastic

Dissent: Don’t Keep Threats Hidden

The staff is right to wish for more specific information about the possible nature of future attacks and ways in


Terrorists Are Made, Not Born

Over the past weeks, Americans have almost unanimously approved of President George W. Bush’s bombing of Afghanistan. This strong reaction