News for Monday, August 4, 2003

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The Beetle was love at first sight - Bob Paslay

I fell in love in 1976 and I am still as in love today as I was the first time I saw her. It happened only weeks after my Chevy Vega with its aluminum engine locked down and blew the engine.

Wolverines may face tough times in 2003

By Anthony Rhoads

August 4, 2003

Obituaries

The dark side of technology - April Avison

I used a payphone last week for the first time in years. My cellular phone, which also functions as my home phone, wasn't working and I felt completely disconnected from all of society. I placed 35 cents into the payphone and was baffled when an operator told me to "please deposit 15 cents." When did the price of payphones go up to 50 cents? I had no idea.

Capt. DEET teaches West Nile prevention

By Ed Brock

Cats adjusting to new kitty in house - Trina Trice

My cats are living proof that two's company, three's a crowd.

The mathematics of sensuality - R.H. Joseph

There is a pervasive conceptual blindness among scientists engaged in the effort to create ever more powerful computers.

Take me away from the ballgame - Justin Reedy

Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed the precipitous drop in average I.Q. at Braves games?

Give alleged victims a sporting chance - Diane Wagner

There seems to be no doubt that Kobe Bryant is a nice guy, but I think I'm going to be ill.

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Advice from a freshman who survived - Ryan Whelchel

When you're in high school all you can think about is when it will end. When it becomes your senior year, you began to think what am I going to do with my life? To most the next logical step is to continue your education.

There's no substitute for bad writing - Clay Wilson

I have found my aspiration in life. Some people long to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Some aspire to end world hunger. Some just want to get married and raise a nice family.

How soon Americans forget - Ed Brock

To look at the city of Hiroshima today, one would never guess it was the first city to be devastated by an atomic bomb, nor that the 58th anniversary of that attack is just about two weeks away.

News flash: Wildcats will pass

By Anthony Rhoads