•to the incoming freshman class for assimilating so easily into Kent State society and for being patient with upperclassmen who forget what it’s like to be new here.

•to everyone involved in the design and opening of Franklin Hall.

•to the citizens of New Orleans who have spent two years struggling to rebuild their city and restart their lives.


• to the person who broke into Prentice Hall and stole a resident’s laptop and calculator.

•to President Bush for continuing to back his ol’ buddy Gonzalez instead of valuing oversight and justice.

•to whoever is responsible for the fires that killed 63 people in Greece.

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