The bats living near Lake Alice seemed a little more erratic this week, didn't they? The winds rustling the leaves of trees were a little bit creepier. And the moon is full tonight - don't be surprised if your hairiest friends go missing. Yes, it's that time of year again: Halloween.
The fact that Zeta's national office has offered to pay for the damage caused at the Columbia Restaurant does not reflect a "common ideal of responsibility," as stated in Mr. Escribano's letter.
While I understand that it is a great accomplishment for a sorority to donate thousands of dollars to breast cancer awareness, this does not cancel out the fact that the Zeta women (or their dates) caused damage to a cultural icon in Tampa.
While I can understand why Mr. Duffey - acting president of disgraced Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, which is suspended through 2011 - does not understand the embarrassment Zeta's function brought to our university, I don't see how anyone else can miss it.
The Independent Florida Alligator should know its own history. The whole reason behind the "independent" in its title is because it could no longer associate itself with the university administration due to its commitment to investigative and unrelenting reporting on controversial issues in the 1960s and '70s.
I have spent nearly 16 of the past 24 hours discussing the situation regarding the report and recommendations of the Student Conduct Code Review Committee.
I am writing in response to the DART issued Friday to protesters who didn't show up at the policy forum regarding Andrew Meyer's Tasering.