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Ms. Robinson book review of Dewitched

Editor, Could you be kind enough to pass this on to Ms, Robinson? Book Review: Dewitched, by Tim BakerBy Ruth Robinson “I’ve never really been a Wiccan,” he said, “but I’ve had this dance around it.” Dear Ms. Robinson, I am sure Mr. Baker means well, but religious belief is […]

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Ruth Robinson’s review of “Dewitched” by Tom Baker

Dear Sir/Madam I was dismayed to stumble across your contributor, Ruth Robinson’s review of Tom Baker’s book. I was disappointed to see her come down so unthinkingly and wholeheartedly on the side of the bigotry, scare-mongering and wilful misunderstanding that defiles every page of this unfortunate tome. But I had […]

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Book Review: The Things They Carried

According to the title page, The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien is a work of fiction. As the book unfolds, however, the line distinguishing between fiction and fact is bent, blurred and removed entirely. The Things They Carried is primarily concerned with telling the true war story, not the […]

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Teamwork focal point for cheerleading squad

The Eastern cheering squad is determined to make this year its best year. With a team consisting of just 10 girls, one could assume that this may be a burden. Despite their small number, however, there is reason to be excited about Eastern’s cheerleading team this year. “We’re doing better […]

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The war in Iraq

With news of the invasion in the Iraqi city of Falluja, I am again burdened by the gravity of the choice the American people have supported in declaring war against the regime of Saddam Hussein to bring about the much-desired democracy that all freedom loving people earnestly want. Al-Zarqawi, the […]

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INQUIRING MINDS: Meal plans leave residents wanting

Each year, a significant number of juniors and seniors disappear from residence halls. For some, off-campus housing may be a step toward independence or just more affordable. But one factor that seems to motivate a majority of the off-campus movers is food. Eastern’s meal plans are rather inconvenient. A first-year’s […]