The Sundial

Surreal art exhibit comments on life

Madeline Wolff 

March 1, 2010

Madeline Wolff, contributor The Main Gallery opened its doors to an exquisite sight Saturday, Feb. 20 to an exhibition highlighting the works of Robert Williams. The current exhibition, entitled “Conceptual Realism: In the Service of the Hypothetical,” utilizes paintings, prints and sculptures to display Williams’s transition into a mor...

Bilingualism is essential to diversity

Madeline Wolff 

November 24, 2009

Multilingualism is an undeniably powerful tool in today’s world—in more ways than one.  Not only can the knowledge of one or more foreign languages assist in boosting one’s resume, it also opens communication with an entirely new world. We all consider the United States to be a melting pot,...

Legalizing marijuana can reduce crime, increase revenue for state

Madeline Wolff 

November 9, 2009

Marijuana legalization is an issue that has been present in California politics for years. Just now, however, it is coming to a head, as the possibility of its full legalization looms before us in 2010. Until recently, those politicians who outwardly supported marijuana legalization have been ignored or even discounte...

Public opinion is delusional. Roman Polanski should be held accountable for the rape of a 13-year-old girl

Madeline Wolff 

October 14, 2009

Lately, the media has been abuzz with two very different sexually-based controversies: that of David Letterman’s scandals with his young staffers, and the international arrest of Roman Polanski.  The public and the media have each taken sides on both of these issues, and they are not what I had expected. I...

Let’s trim the fat. The price of health care could go down if we live a healthier lifestyle

Madeline Wolff 

September 29, 2009

While reading through the Daily Sundial Web site, I came across an article that got me thinking. “Green Paper or Green Thumbs?” is a piece that proposes a solution for obesity, at least on our campus. What caught my eye, however, were the staggering statistics cited and it led me to do some of m...

Health care plan ails from detail deficiency

Madeline Wolff 

September 22, 2009

One of the most pertinent topics in the American political world today is health care; specifically, reforming health care.  While it is not a new issue, President Obama has pushed it to the head of the roster, making it clear that he wants to change the way the U.S. health care system currently wo...

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