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A chance to help

I have accepted the invitation to serve as the new Chair of the Board of Directors of the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation to help ensure that funds donated for recovery are used wisely and...


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Dropping the A-Bomb

The landmark Roe v. Wade case has been the automatic go-to political litmus test for the public approval of political and judicial confirmations ever since 1973.


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The smaller picture

Duke's multimillion-dollar development campaign, which has given rise to Bostock Library and a new, Mad Hatterized Perk, can only be described as sick-nasty.


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Got parking?

Graduate school isn't much use to those who cannot reach the campus on a daily basis for classes, research or teaching.


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Play on

While I'm sometimes peeved that the shortest distance between two points on this campus is always under construction, I know I benefit from every new facility once the construction is done.


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Justice

A woman is raped in the United States every six minutes. Almost 20 percent of all women will be the victim of a rape or an attempted rape during the course of their lives.


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Be a man!

I bet that every man reading this column has had those words hurled at him at some point in his life. I remember getting annoyed by them in elementary school.


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Who cares?

I am in rarified company as a Chronicle columnist. Before I started writing a column, I generally avoided even reading Chronicle columns, because the fact is, most of them suck.


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Fight the filibuster

Other than family, President George W. Bush may have been the only person to like Harriet Miers. Of course interest groups obsessed with overthrowing Roe v.


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Poor blind baby

Poor blind baby," I thought to myself one day last January. The company that managed my apartment building had placed a notice on my apartment door.


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Snapshot

Been here in Europe a while now with a big group of nice, well-adjusted youth who complain about school work and try to save money.