Thursday, October 10, 2002 - 2:45 p.m.
censorship corrupting the heart of academia?
In Tampa Bay, Florida, a fiery debate is heating up between university
administrators – who fear a faculty member is supporting a front
for a Palestinian terrorist network – and a once-respected computer
science professor who has, for most of his life, tried to check his politics
at the door.
Censorsh-t at Concordia prompts debate
For a little over a year, the phrase "Sept. 11" has been inconspicuously
taking on a life of its own. When uttered, it demands little explanation
around the globe.
These days a new September phrase is clamouring for a foothold among Canadians
plugged in to the university-campus-activist scene.
Most Canadians prefer to think of our ties to the United States as less
binding than they truly are.
One way of explaining our relationship is to liken it to us staying the
night on America's proverbial couch, as opposed to sleeping naked in its