Cheers & jeers


… to the Kent State men’s basketball team for giving fans such a show at the Akron game on Sunday.

… to Columbia University LGBT students who are fighting back after the university’s health services program failed to give a lesbian student a pap smear because she was not sexually active with a man.

… to students who are using Facebook as a means to get peers involved in political activities. Analysts say it could be an important factor to getting out the younger vote in the 2008 presidential election.


… to Kent State for not equipping 17 fire alarms on campus with strobe lights for the safety of its deaf students.

… to two Texas teenagers with third-degree felonies after they were caught in a video smoking pot with a 2-year-old and 5-year-old child.

… to people who think text messaging is the best way, to break off a relationship as reported in last weeks Stater.

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