The Sundial

The Bank of Europe vs. the Church of America

Guest Columnist March 9, 2005

Why can't the United States have a Church of America? We have a Bank of America. You don't have to bank at Bank of America just because it's called Bank of America, and in Church of America, you don't...

KCSN needs programming changes

Guest Columnist March 9, 2005

Many students here are probably unaware of the fact that we have a campus radio station... sort of. This isn't a column that will tell you to listen to that station, either. It's quite the opposite. KCSN...

New ‘tax by the mile’ plan way off the mark

Guest Columnist March 7, 2005

People say that those of us who live in southern California are some of the luckiest people in the world. The sun shines over 300 days of the year. We have Hollywood, miles and miles of beaches and Disneyland....

No moral escape from vegetarianism

Guest Columnist March 7, 2005

When I tell people I am a vegetarian, I get a myriad of responses. Most people are curious about why I decided to give up meat, some want to know how I get my protein, and some want to know how that weird...

Women’s studies, feminism full of misconceptions

Guest Columnist March 2, 2005

Let's play a quick game of word association. What is the first thought that comes to mind when you hear the term "women's studies"? How about feminism? It has been my experience that when I...

Local TV news full of misguided speculation

Guest Columnist March 1, 2005

I try to refrain as much as possible from watching the local news for two basic reasons: there is too much speculation and there is too much negativity. My family was glued to the TV Jan. 28 when an abandoned...

America’s brand new enemy: Merry ole’ England

Guest Columnist February 28, 2005

I never thought I would say this, but I think it's time for the United States to go on the offensive. The Cold War is back on, but there's a new enemy. Last week, President Bush traveled to Europe to try...

Crisis looms over U.S. science research

Guest Columnist February 28, 2005

The security, health and welfare of the United States are threatened by a crisis the likes of which we have not seen since Sputnik. When the United States realized that the Russians were ahead of us in...

Grassroots border patrol can become influential

Guest Columnist February 24, 2005

T he United States Border Patrol is in a panic about a grassroots movement that has sprung up in southern Arizona. Calling themselves the "Minuteman Project," a group of roughly 500 volunteers plans on...

Reality TV transcends fad status

Guest Columnist February 24, 2005

W hat is this obsession we have with reality TV? Why must we watch poor helpless fools eat cockroaches or be ridiculed on national television, all for the sake of cash and/or their 15 minutes of fame?...

Evolutionary ‘theory’ is simply that: a theory

Guest Columnist February 23, 2005

As a typical student attending a typical secular university, I am more than familiar with the general consensus regarding the theory of evolution. Evolutionary theory is put forth with such confidence...

Immigrants being pandered to yet again

Guest Columnist February 23, 2005

Latinos are caught smack in between the controversial collision of two of the most "hot-button" issues of the year: Social Security and immigration. Proposed by President Bush, the hotly contended "REAL...

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