Health care and the American Dream

Many of us in this nation seek the American Dream; that is, living prosperously, among other things. The Declaration of Independence clearly illustrates this desire, stating "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Wolverines prefer carpal tunnel over jock itch

Last February, an event touted as "Superhero Night" took place in conjunction with a men’s basketball game in which UVSC students were encouraged to attend the game dressed as their favorite superheroes. According to members of the College Times’s sports staff who were in attendance covering the game, by far the most popular superhero among UVSC students was the invisible wolverine.

To tase or not to tase

Recent events have brought up questions as to whether the use of tasers by law enforcement officials are always appropriate.Amnesty International claimed to have documented over 270 deaths in Canada and the US involving the use of tasers. This human rights organization lists related deaths on their Web site along with information about the individual cases.