04-26-2002





























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  • 'Murder by Numbers': don't count on it
  • I have pet peeves about movies. For example, I hate it when I can predict what will happen on screen ten minutes before it does. I hate it when a movie seems to take itself too seriously. I hate it when I have high hopes that are completely dashed by the end credits. But probably my biggest pet peeve is when a movie has massive amounts of potential, and then throws it away in order to have a ``big star.''...
  • Dishing it Up!
  • Rose's...
  • MP3s: drawing a line
  • I must confess: I download mp3s. In my defense, however, I must point out that I know where to draw the line. If anyone were to ask to see my CD collection, I would have more to show than a spindle of CDs with a permanent marker nearby. In fact, I could show more than one hundred legally purchased music albums. I could have just as easily downloaded all of the music contained on these albums, but I did not. I know where to draw the line. The line is between music intended for albums and music intended for immediate consumption....
  • Where do these peope come from?
  • George W. Bush, Maya Angelou, Dave Matthews, John Updike, William Renquist, Ben Harper, Jan Karon, Grammy Award Winners, Pulitzer Prize winners. Has this been the line up over the last couple of years at Harvard or Yale University, you ask? No, all of these people have actually visited the same campus where you are now reading this article, your very own Calvin College. While Calvin is not an Ivy League university, it does seem to have a ridiculous amount of star drawing power. Why? And also how are these people relevant to this Christian campus? Well, allow me to explain....