Before I graduate I would like to get clear on an issue that was reported on in last Friday's TNH. Student Body President Chris Kean's comments during the Student Senate debate over gay marriage were completely appropriate. Hold on, I feel I might have lost some people on the turn there.
This weekend I had the distinct honor of being apart of one of the most amazing things I have ever seen at UNH. No it wasn't a championship game or a kicking spring fling party. It was the first annual UNH Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.
As a student of plant biology, I have consistently encountered contrasting views on the subject of genetic engineering (GE) in agricultural crops. Although I am a proponent of GE and its potential for solving some of the agricultural issues we face, I do recognize that some possible risks do exist.
Following the so-called "March for Women's Lives" sponsored by leading infanticide groups such as Planned Parenthood, Karen Hughes (an advisor for President Bush) made the following comment: "I think after Sept. 11, the American people are valuing life more and I think those are the kind of policies the American people can support, particularly at a time when we're facing an enemy, and really, the fundamental difference between us and the terror network we fight is that we value every life.
In order to assess the areas of needed improvement with regards to public relations, image, and growth, the UNH Greek Community Leaders have joined efforts to engage groups of various community constituents. We are asking for your input in order to help us make this assessment.
"Why can't I marry a horse if I wanted to? If I love a horse and it makes me happy, then why not?" Despite variance as to the specific wording and the type of animal used, this hypothetical question has been used to show an example of the "slippery slope" involved in the discussion pertaining to "same-sex marriage.
The Feminist Action League is a dynamic group of radical feminist women at the University of New Hampshire committed to, well, changing the world. Along with hustling and bustling the status-quo, we engage in vibrant discussion about feminism and politics, hold pot-lucks, and create an exciting environment for one another to learn.
You will not be able to stay home, sister.
You will not be able to ignore what you know and cop out.
You will not be able to lose yourself
With glossy magazines, Friday nights-ladies free cover
You will not be able to pretend you are not their sex machines
Because the revolution will not be fraternized.