Watered-down Christianity?

"We’re actually high on the Christian charts, and I’m like, what the f*** are we even doing there?" If only all Christian artists could be as clear as Ben Moody of Evanescence. Clearing himself of all Christian music ties, Moody’s April 18 interview with Entertainment Weekly clarified that he is not another Christian artist in […]

Another awareness week?

Opposable thumbs awareness week. This week will be recognized as the week in which the shape, form and essence of opposable thumbs will be appreciated for the creative masterpieces of flesh that they are. Flyers will be distributed, rallies will be held and speeches will be given. All will soon come to understand the greatness […]

Remembering 9/11

"I’m gonna die, aren’t I? I’m gonna die." Melissa Doi’s words echoed over the telephone to the 911 operator, as she waited fearfully in the 83rd floor of the World Trade Center. The operator replies in a reassuring voice, though with a noticeable tone of regret, "Ma’am… ma’am, say your prayers." As the call continues, […]

SPU women: not just pretty faces

I felt utter revulsion just staring at this piece of paper. It seemed harmless: a bracket, names and one ultimate winner. The game: vote to determine the "hottest" SPU woman. This group was established on the well known site, http://facebook.com, and a similar page can be found online with pictures, summaries and comments on the […]

Homeless for spring break

I sat in my room on that gloomy Tuesday afternoon staring at my half-empty suitcase, in a bedroom strewn with clothes, toiletries, and various personal necessities. Overwhelmed and exhausted, I tried my best to focus on the task at hand: gather my things and get out. But it wasn’t like I had trouble concentrating on […]