JAMIE LYNN PERNA
Last month, an 18-year-old girl died of complications from taking the abortion pill RU486, marking the fifth death worldwide resulting from the use of the pill.The victim, Holly Marie Patterson, received the pill from her local Planned Parenthood Clinic.
Welcome back, everybody, to another fun-filled UB semester. By this time, you all should have received your final flurry of syllabi, outlining which hoops you have to jump through for the next four months to get your three credits and - depending on how well you complete the required tricks - a decent grade.Outlined somewhere in your syllabus is also an attendance policy for the class.
A pending Supreme Court case brought about by two gay men in Texas is bringing attention to states that maintain their intrusive anti-sodomy laws and strict homophobic beliefs, and illustrates the ridiculousness of certain laws in the United States - "the land of the free." The two men were arrested in 1998 when a neighbor called the police, claiming that the gay men's apartment was being robbed.