Articles published in May, 2010

Word for Word: 5-6-2010

“But as friends, as Jews, we want to tell you that you are going down a wrong path.” – A petition signed by a group of over 3,000 European Jews addressed to Israel. The group, known as JCall, considers the Israeli occupation and settlements in the Palestinian territories morally and politically wrong. (Al Jazeera) “Just…

Baseball team still in race for tournament berth

By Jimmy Burry The sun is about to set on the Ohio Athletic Conference regular season for the John Carroll University baseball team, but the conference tournament is on the horizon. The Blue Streaks currently sit in third place and are in line to be one of the four teams that qualify for the postseason…

As oil spill continues, cleaning up won’t be easy

After the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, operated by British Petroleum, exploded and sank, the resultant oil spill has ran virtually unchecked for the past two weeks. An estimated 210,000 gallons a day are gushing out of a broken pipe 5,000 feet below sea level.  President Barack Obama called the spill “a potentially unprecedented environmental disaster.”…

Letter to the Editor: Quiet in the library

I wonder if at upcoming academic committee meetings for next year, suggestions will be entertained about serving alcohol in the school library. You know, a typical bar set up to be squeezed in right next to the expresso counter where students can slam shots and have specially-designed mugs filled to the brim with frosty goodness.…

Tim's Turn: It would mean everything.

My family is in the process of moving, so I went home Sunday afternoon to help out with some projects around the house before we put our house up for sale.  As I was painting, I had the television on in the background and they interrupted regularly scheduled programming to broadcast LeBron James receiving his…