Readers defend and define Christianity

Editors, the Gauntlet, Re: "Homophobic dogma enraptures Christians," Feb. 8, 2001 Brad Cooke’s article suggested that religion should have no place in decisions regarding civil liberty. However, without religion what is the difference between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour? Anthropologists say that morals are relative to each society–essentially, there is no right and wrong. So the… Continue reading Readers defend and define Christianity

Readers defend and define Christianity

Editors, the Gauntlet, Re: "Homophobic dogma enraptures Christians," Feb. 8, 2001 While Brad Cooke brings up legitimate concerns, he may be comforted to know that not all Christians think alike. Just as Fundamentalist rhetoric concerning marginalized groups hasn’t changed in 100 years, neither has genuine Christians’ support for those same groups. Lutheran Campus Ministry up… Continue reading Readers defend and define Christianity

Take a peek at reality

Hunger gnaws your belly. It makes you lazy, unfocused, paranoid. Tasks are impossibly difficult to perform as weak muscles give way under the strain. Dizziness often sets in; black patches follow tiny stars across your field of vision. Will the day ever end? Will the night ever end? What do you take small pleasures in… Continue reading Take a peek at reality

The bad apples of the student population

For those of you who read this column, you’ve probably noticed one preachy theme throughout it. That message is to fit your university experience into your broader framework of life. I think professors have a responsibility to help you do that.For example, what you learn should be useful in life. It should engage you in… Continue reading The bad apples of the student population