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All content by Adam Elrashidi

Good night, good luck

May 4, 2007

Last weekend, I had the honor of emceeing Spring Jam's Ballyhoo Dance Competition. As I stood on the stage - mic in hand, in awe of the mass of students wildly cheering for their friends and greek siblings...

Earning the Editorial Badge of Honor with feedback

December 6, 2005

I'd like to take this time to personally express my appreciation for Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly. And heck, while we're at it, I'd like to address some of the remarks I've received from many of...

Genocide in the age of American apathy

July 20, 2005

So, I was enjoying a burrito at Chipotle with two friends, when one of them turned to me and said, "You know, last week was the 10-year anniversary of the Bosnian genocides." Really? Hmm Ö I was not aware...

U program teaches future teachers

February 16, 2005

.According to the program's Web site, the University was one of 17 initial institutions selected to receive a grant to create a program model. The Center for Teaching and Learning Services offers the program. The...

Runway crawls with student fashions

February 14, 2005

The glitz and glamour of the runway was on display in front of a sold-out crowd during Stylus, the University's 38th annual senior fashion show, on Saturday at Rarig Center. The event was sponsored by...

Teaching assistants help students, professors

February 10, 2005

Heba Moussa said her introduction to American literature class might have been a lot more difficult had she not had her teaching assistant note the strengths and weaknesses of one of her papers. Of approximately...

TAs’ coalition zeros in on health care

February 4, 2005

The graduate students' teaching coalition is focusing on getting better health-care benefits for its members, officials said. The Graduate Teaching and Research Assistants Coalition United Electrical Local...

U Senate proposes giving staff a voice

February 2, 2005

The University Senate is looking to include staff members who work closely with students in its membership. Currently, faculty members, academic professionals and students make up the body, which discusses...

Legislative briefing focuses on ways to be an advocate for the U

January 28, 2005

To win, a team not only needs a strong defense, but a strong offense as well, University President Bob Bruininks said Thursday. Bruininks spoke to a crowd of approximately 300 people at McNamara alumni...

U Faculty Senate offers forum

January 27, 2005

Most students are still getting accustomed to the new semester and classes, and the Faculty Senate is hoping those transitions go smoothly. The Faculty Senate addresses personal and work-related concerns...

Diversity committee encourages minority voices on U campuses

January 25, 2005

The University Equity, Access and Diversity Committee's activities are like those of a watchdog, the group's chairwoman said Monday. Members of the committee, which is a subcommittee of the University...

Carlson School dean steps down

January 20, 2005

The dean of the Carlson School of Management is resigning from his post, which he has held for four years. Lawrence M. Benveniste, who was named dean in December 2001 after serving as interim dean, will...