How do you talk a madman out of pulling the trigger? How do you stop a genocidal killer from carrying out his verbally expressed ambitions? Well, Jimmy Carter thought he might be able to convince the cohorts of this madman, but we’ll see where that goes. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stated again Tuesday that Israel will “be soon swept away.
Before Eminem, before The Game, before Fat Joe, before 70 percent of the rappers out now who are famous, a movement has been stirring on the West Coast that has built enough momentum to finally be recognized on a national scale. From San Francisco to Oakland, Vallejo to the rest of the bay area, the “hyphy” movement has taken over and generated a culture embraced by “going doo doo dumb” and “ghost ridin’ the whip.
Presidential candidates: Brody Faler Brody Faler is an education major who has held leadership positions before he came to EWU. “I’ve taken leadership roles throughout my career here at Eastern. I’ve grown to have a passion for it and I want to continue.” Faler has been on the Health and Fitness Advisory Board, was the vice president of recruitment for the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and has worked for two different cities, which he feels has shown him how governments work.
Free speech is one of the greatest gifts in this country. It’s protected around every corner and guaranteed to every citizen. However, this doesn’t always ring true when what is being said isn’t “politically correct” in today’s society. “I would like to have the opportunity to state at the microphone why I don’t think we need 5,000 more illiterate peasants in Colorado,” said Douglas Bruce, a state representative from Colorado, who was removed from the podium during a House of Representatives meeting last Monday.
The Associated Students of Eastern Washington University (ASEWU) passed a motion last Thursday that will take $150,000 out of reserve funds to help supplement the 2008-2009 budget allotments for student clubs, organizations and programs on campus. This came after a student outcry over the original budget proposal two weeks ago that involved hundreds of people attending the third reading of the original budget and a petition to not pass the budget by EWU student Dan Wilson.