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Fighting with Pinpricks: The counting controversy

Last week the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published the latest study into the number of Iraqis killed since the US-led invasion in 2003. The article, which used the same cluster-sampling methodology as two… Read More...

Book of Matthew: Who is Mitt Romney?

The race for the White House is truly a race, and Mitt Romney is running so fast that he seems to have left a few things behind. Once a liberal Republican governor of Massachusetts, he… Read More...

The West Bank is not occupied

What is the status of the West Bank? This territory is home to many people of various walks of life, chiefly Christians, Muslims and Jews. Within this territory lies the city of Hebron, one of… Read More...

Sexiled: South Pole

I used to think that if I wished really, really hard at 11:11, or helped withered old ladies to the other side of the street, that someone would fall in love with me. I was… Read More...

Seven days in N.H. and no regrets

From the packed room of around 500 people Tuesday evening ( Jan 8 ) in Manchester, NH, one would have no idea what the poll numbers were like. With the uncertainty of any poll, and… Read More...

One Tall Voice: Active service beats 'lounge chair humanitarianism'

After much anticipation, former President Bill Clinton visited Brandeis this past December. Although many people probably did not know the precise reasons for Clinton’s speech, thousands of people attended the event. These spectators observed the… Read More...

Shopping for Truth: Resolve to be realistic

Oh, another year gone, another batch of broken resolutions to stash away in our mental scrapbooks. First, I’d like to start off by wishing everyone a very happy New Year and hope that this one… Read More...

Futile Ramblings: Don't be 'that guy'

By now, I think everyone is familiar with the saying, “don’t be that guy.” We all know our fair share of people who are repeated “that guy” offenders. People who just always seem to do… Read More...

Editorial: Online evaluations looked better on paper

It is becoming painfully obvious that online course evaluations are not working. The plethora of e-mails, the tables at Usdan, and the offer of prizes have not been enough to entice students to take a… Read More...

Book of Matthew: Politics as usual

There are not many politicians that have my respect, but former President Bill Clinton is one of the few. His Dec. 4th address, honoring Eli Segal, was quite possibly the most inspiring speech that I… Read More...
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