Stephen Bourens arguments (Men should not take all blame, SN 10/18) in response to Jessi Phillips recent column (Women should think twice about marriage, 10/16) fell short of disproving Phillips claims about the division of labor in the average American marriage. Loving fathers everywhere can rest assured that when Phillips states, Most men do not share equal responsibility when it comes to taking care of their children, she is not questioning their affections, but rather stating a fact.
All too often, issues involving racial discrimination focus on theoretical or historical premises. Members of differing racial and ideological factions throw statistics at each other in attempts to convince their opponents and those undecided on certain issues to join their side.
As the American media has once again openly sided with the forces of oppression and occupation, little room is given to the voices of the Palestinian people whose Intifada is an act of united national liberation against a brutal military occupation.
The Olympics have ended? Good riddance. It was the worst, most un-Olympian, overcrowded, violated, professionalized and poorly reported and televised Olympics ever. A few weeks before the Games I purchased an antenna for my old television to ensure better reception of NBC in my downtown Lansing apartment building.
In Wednesdays edition of The State News, MSU President M. Peter McPherson expressed his concerns regarding a recent political cartoon depicting public schools on a cross labeled Proposal 1. McPherson claims that he reserves the right to comment, not so much as president, but as a member of the community.