Blair Sullivan


Too Few Good Men

A recent New York Times article discusses the social implications of the fact that, on college campuses across the country, women outnumber men.

Power from the People

The surprising election of Scott Brown, R-Mass., to the Senate seat vacated by Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., will have significant implications regarding health care policy.

The Proof is in the Profile

In her article last week, ("Timeout, TSA," Jan. 5) Emily Johnson '12 addressed the issue of airport security, asserting that tax dollars are best spent on gathering intelligence which can help prevent attacks before they occur.

Stick to Your Guns

Correction appended Earlier this month, former Secretary of State Colin Powell gave a speech in Washington, D.C., during which he observed that the Republican Party was "getting smaller and smaller," and that this fact was "not good for the nation." In order to address this issue, Powell advised his Republican colleagues to move back towards the middle of the country's political spectrum. Powell's comments came shortly after long-time Republican Sen.

Parental Prerogative

Last month, Republican lawmakers introduced a proposed constitutional amendment that would explicitly grant parents basic authorities to raise their children.

Doing It Right

Last week, the state of Vermont made history by legalizing same-sex marriage. Although it is one of four states in the nation that now recognize such marriages, Vermont is the first to have reached this result by means of a truly democratic process.

Vouching for Excellence

Last month the United States Senate, by a vote of 58-39, rejected an amendment to the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill (H.R.

Reality Mentality

If you were suddenly diagnosed with terminal cancer and told that you had only months left to live, how would you spend your remaining time?

The Octomom

"Octomom" Nadya Suleman of California has become a media sensation since she gave birth to octuplets on January 26th.

Take the Money and Run

Back in December, President-elect Obama announced his nomination of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D., for secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and director of the new White House Office of Health Reform.