Learn how to jump through hoops at the academic carnival

The SU View and its corresponding headline is printed without Gauntlet editorial revision, and does not reflect the views of the Gauntlet Publications Society Now that exams are beginning to take their toll, the effects of coffee are starting to wear off, and the thought of staying up to 4 a.m. studying for an exam… Continue reading Learn how to jump through hoops at the academic carnival

Sign Guy speaks

Editor, the Gauntlet,Re: “Outside the walls of academia,” Oct. 17, 2002. Well, I kind of hate to do this, but… You see, in the article in question, I was mentioned under my common title: the Sign Guy. Now, as happy as I am over the reference, and as much as I agree with the point… Continue reading Sign Guy speaks

Aguilera exploits only herself

Editor, the Gauntlet,Re: “Parting Shots,” Oct. 21, 2002. After reading Jackie Panera’s article on Christina Aguilera, I was left a little confused. Certainly I am used to reading criticism of America’s pop icons typically centred around their attire and behavior, but in this article, Jackie Panera drew conclusions that although were refreshingly original, were way… Continue reading Aguilera exploits only herself

Goodbye baseball

At the conclusion of James Joyce’s short story “Araby” from Dubliners, the narrator, ostensibly a young Joyce, enters the bazaar on Saturday night after the people have all left and the bazaar workers are counting their money and cleaning up for the day. All of a sudden, he forgets his promise to Mangan’s sister, who… Continue reading Goodbye baseball