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The recent controversy surrounding CBS News documents related to President Bush's National Guard service demonstrated how the reliability and validity of documents must be examined before they are accepted as truth. In the same way, when considering Christianity, one must examine the reliability of the Bible, the foundation of the Christian faith. Upon careful review, one will find that the Bible is not only the most distributed, most translated and most unique religious text in the world, but it is one of the most verifiable and reliable documents in history, religious or otherwise.
During our undergraduate experience, we are challenged to consider many different issues. However, the one subject that seems to be taboo is a genuine examination of faith, especially Christianity.Ã¿Christianity's exclusion from academic or substantial discussion today has led it to be ridiculed and misunderstood.Ã¿ As the British philosopher G.K. Chesterton noted, "The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried." In this time of great academic curiosity and intellectual debate, therefore, can one afford not to take a little effort to examine faith, or will countless mistakes of the past be repeated as the examination is abandoned before it begins?
This past weekend, distinguished guests and experts in the field of democratic studies were featured in a conference on elections and democracy in North America.
A move to reduce the number of adjunct professors has decreased the number of sections opened in some programs next semester, according to College of Arts and Sciences Dean Kay Mussell.
Despite efforts by E-Operations, technical problems continue to plague AU's computer networks frustrating students and faculty alike.
Despite efforts by e-operations, technical problems continue to plague AU's computer networks, frustrating students and faculty alike.
AU's Club Council has allocated around $110,000 to 126 clubs who initially requested around $340,000, a process that was "especially difficult because the requested amount was three times greater than our total budget," said AUCC Chair Evan Wagner.
After three weeks of discussion and hearings, the AU Club Council has released club fund allocations for the 2004 fiscal year.
The McCain-Feingold campaign finance bill, argued in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week and potentially in violation of the First Amendment's rights of freedom of speech, freedom of petition and freedom of assembly, was discussed at a panel in the Butler Board Room on Monday night.
Starting next semester, the implementation of new policies through AU Abroad, the program formerly known as World Capitals, will change the study abroad experience.
A year after the implementation of a campus-wide wireless network, there has been major improvements in reception though students are still frustrated by the network's inconsistency.