The Crimson White

Side effects may include sickness

Debra Flax

November 4, 2010

I was watching TV the other day when a commercial discussing a recently released asthma medication lit up the screen. It showed a wide-open field with people basking in the glow of a radiant sun, enjoying the breathable, fresh ai...

Can you remember your First Amendment rights?

Debra Flax

October 20, 2010

“You’re telling me that’s in the First Amendment?” Delaware Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell said Tuesday night in a debate with Democratic candidate Chris Coons. The question was sparked by Coons’ an...

Campus expansion blues

Debra Flax

October 14, 2010

Dear UA, quit messing with my campus routine. Since the beginning of the school year there's been a lot of talk about aggravation with the terrible parking situation around campus, the useless new bus routes and the constant ...

Are we forgetting decency?

Debra Flax

October 7, 2010

College is an integral part of growing up. Not only is it the place where we all further our studies and knowledge, getting ready for the real world, but it's also the start of a new, more independent life. It's an exploration of...

Ben & Jerry won’t go au natural

Debra Flax

September 29, 2010

We'd all be lying if we said we never once dreamed about downing a large bowl of Phish Food, Chunky Monkey, Everything But the Kitchen Sink or another delectable creation from the gods at Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream after a particularly lo...

False charges make real victims

Debra Flax

September 22, 2010

“Hey pretty girl, do you want to take a drink of this?” Those are the words Bethany Storro claimed a black woman said to her before throwing acid on Storro’s face Aug. 30 in Vancouver, Wash. Storro said she luckily had on...

Heisman, ham, and harassment

Debra Flax

September 15, 2010

Less than a week after reports hit of the Heisman trust closing its investigation into Reggie Bush's improper conduct while at USC, Bush decided to voluntarily forfeit his trophy. While the award was expected to be stripped fr...

Book burnings should stay a thing of the past

Debra Flax

September 9, 2010

This Saturday marks the 9th anniversary of the World Trade Center terrorist attacks in New York City. I'd be willing to say that the majority of people who were alive and socially aware back in 2001 still have vivid memories of...

Does it matter that Hitler had traces of Jewish ancestry?

Debra Flax

August 25, 2010

It has long been suspected that Adolf Hitler, the leader of the Nazi party and voice behind the extermination of 11 million "misfit" people, was a descendant of Jewish stock. The simple story goes that Adolf's papa, Alois, wa...

Don’t be programmed to resist

Debra Flax

August 19, 2010

ESC. ESC. ENTER. BACKSPACE. ESC. CTRL-ALT-DELETE: That's pretty much my answer to problems I face with my computer. My method has a 1 percent chance of actually fixing the issue and a 98.5 percent chance of making things worse. Th...

Don’t be programmed to resist change

Debra Flax

August 18, 2010

ESC. ESC. ENTER. BACKSPACE. ESC. CTRL-ALT-DELETE: That's pretty much my answer to problems I face with my computer. My method has a 1 percent chance of actually fixing the issue and a 98.5 percent chance of making things worse. Th...

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