completes voluntary fire-safety upgrade
It's easy to overlook
the importance of building sprinkler systems or fire alarms until
there's a fire. Now TU's nearly 3,400 resident students and staff
have an extra measure of protection from a potentially deadly threat.[more...]
So they said...
worth noting from contemporary and historic sources
prove their worth
Piet Hein (1905-1996),
Danish poet and scientist
in democracy: vote
next week, see Diebold voting machine demo
The statistics are disheartening:
Only 43.6 percent of U.S. 18-24 year-olds are registered voters,
and less than 18.5 percent of registered 18-24 year-olds voted in
the last national election. TU's Campus Life staff hopes to alter
that trend by offering a hassle-free opportunity to register and...[more...]
have major impact on teens
, September 22
Terry O'Brien, Department
of Athletics, was one of the coaches and/or trainers consulted by
reporter Jeff Seidel for his feature story about sports-related
head injuries. O'Brien said concussions are understood much better
now, which has created new ways to deal with the subject. "Everyone's
more attuned to it now and become more aware of it," he said.
"I think probably the most significant improvement is understanding
that the concussion can have a longer than what was commonly accepted
Post , September 20
took President George W. Bush to task for a dearth of solo press
conferences, particularly during an election year. It cited statistics
provided by Martha Joynt Kumar, Department of Political Science,
showing that between January 1 and August 27 of the election year,
President George H. W. Bush held 56 short Q&A's with reporters,
President Bill Clinton held 85 and the incumbent president held
just 33. "Democratic nominee John Kerry 'seems content to follow
Mr. Bush's model on the campaign trail,'" it added.
John Hinckley: The
Judge Should Have Just Said 'No'
USA Today Magazine
Richard Vatz, Department
of Mass Communication and Communication Studies, wrote that U.S.
District Judge Paul L. Friedman's ruling that would-be presidential
assassin John W. Hinckley may take short, unsupervised trips around
Washington, D.C.,"will not be vindicated if Hinckley does not
commit any violence during his release. The point is that the possibility
of his being violent should be more of a concern than the
desire to support Hinckley's 'therapeutic' needs."