The history of our nation is closely tied with the principles of exploration and discovery. While the age of Imperialism is over, new frontiers beyond mere oceans and continents are waiting to be settled. Space has now become the new realm in which we as Americans and humans can expand our natural habitat.
On March 12, the Federal Communications Commission levied a maximum forfeiture of $247,500 on three ClearChannel Communications-affiliated radio stations along the East Coast for breaches of “decency.”
On August 26, 2003, 1546 freshmen marched through the Vanderbilt gates under the watchful eye of the Commodore at the Founder’s Walk, officially becoming the newest members of the community. Little did they know of the changes in store for their class at the hands of the Office of Housing and Residential Education (OHARE). Rising [...]
For Tiffany Villager, protecting Americans’ First Amendment freedoms is not an abstract concept but a battle to be fought daily. Armed with education and communication, she and others like her wage war on ignorance and defend the Constitution. The surprising part: they work not from the White House, not from a court house, not from [...]
In July of 1996, college students Will Thomas and Dave Deacy waded along the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington where the annual boat race and festival were being held. As they paused to finish their beers, Will stumbled upon a round rock, which he jokingly told Dave was a human skull. Pulling the rock from [...]
If anyone still had doubts about the existence of a political bias in the major media, the recent Democratic primaries should have changed all that. Howard Dean, the former doctor and Vermont governor, has not performed as well as expected in the Democratic primary elections and caucuses. In fact, Dr. Dean has not won a [...]
Substantiating its promise to the West, Libya has begun the journey to complete disarmament of its nuclear weapons program. The first Libyan nuclear material arrived in the United States on January 27 with the landing of a cargo plane in Knoxville. Scientists are proceeding with examination and destruction of the items. The plane, now back [...]
For the largest third party in America, the Libertarian Party never quite manages to make it to the big time. To say that the Libertarians generally fail to make an impressive showing would be a vast understatement, but why exactly has a party which is built around people who agree on a clear, consistent set [...]
“A seasoned veteran of intense national scrutiny, Anita Hill steps into the spotlight once again to share her personal thoughts on how to weather controversy.” So a flyer reads, advertising one of several events sponsored by the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center for Black History Month.