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"My Money, My Choice"

Mary Jane Books, a private bookstore in Albany, recently won a lawsuit against SUNY Albany to force the university to release textbook lists to bookstores located off-campus.I wrote an article last semester about a similar situation here at UB.


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Letter To The Editor

In a Nov. 28 editorial entitled "Embryonic Cloning: A Healthy Future," The Spectrum questions the fact that "the personal moral structures of healthy politicians are far more important than ... benefit from medical treatments using cloned cells." The appropriate question to ask, however, is: "When did Americans decide that it is acceptable to sacrifice our morals in exchange for personal benefit?" The Spectrum suggests that anything that has benefits should be done, so long as its benefits outweigh its moral detriment.


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Club De-Recognition

The Student Association decided Wednesday to cut 20 clubs not meeting SA membership mandates from its roll.


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Here I Am

"How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June.


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Marshal Looks to Exorcise Old Demons

Five sacks, four turnovers, zero points scored, six touchdowns surrendered. Based on the way the 2001 Mid-American Conference season has unfolded, it would be easy to assume that these statistics belong to an opponent of the five-time defending East Division Champion Marshall Thundering Herd.Guess again.They were the extent of Marshall's production the last time they faced the Toledo Rockets (back on Oct.


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Peer Grading

Peer-grading: one of the easiest ways for teachers to free up their schedules by enlisting students to do their work.


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NYS Supreme Court Orders UAlbany to Open Its Book Lists

Private bookstores won a partial legal victory this month when the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court ruled in favor of a suit that would force SUNY Albany to release course textbook lists to off-campus bookstores.Mary Jane Books, a private bookstore in Albany, filed a lawsuit last year against SUNY Albany after a three-year fight to get the university to make the book lists available upon request.


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Mock Lawyers Win Big

The weekend before Thanksgiving break, six UB students took part in defending the wrongly accused in a high-profile murder trial.


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Twenty SA Clubs De-recognized by Senate

The Student Association Senate voted nine to three Wednesday night to de-recognize 20 SA clubs after the organizations failed to uphold basic club responsibilities and heed warnings of impending de-recognition.


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"Greiner, Black Discuss UB on WBFO"

UB President William R. Greiner and Vice President for Student Affairs Dennis Black spent Thursday night discussing transportation, the Millard Fillmore College and tuition and budget concerns on WBFO's "Talk of the University.""To kick off a discussion of tuition policy might be mistaken as [us] advocating a tuition increase this year," Greiner said in response to a question regarding tuition hikes.


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NCAA Proposal Would Tighten Division I-A Membership

Recent National Collegiate Athletic Association membership recommendations could leave several programs, including the UB Bulls, struggling to retain their elite Division I-A football status.The recommendations, made by the association's Division I Football Oversight Committee in September, include proposals for new scheduling, attendance and scholarship requirements that would attempt to create a more competitive division.University of Kentucky President Charles Wethington, who is also the committee's chairman, told USA Today the requirements were proposed "to assure that institutions that are participating at the I-A level have the commitment to provide the programs necessary for a high quality of competition." As many as 20 of the 122 D I-A programs could be eliminated by the proposal, which the committee recommended take effect August 2004 at the earliest.


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Bulls Pen

With each second that ticks off the clock, a little piece of you dies. Time is working against you and your team synonymously.


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Feet First

"According to Marx the stages of history are canabalism, slavery, fuedalism, capitalism, and back to canabalism.





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