James Auwaerter Copy Staff

Class of 2006


  • Freedom of the press must never allow itself to erode

    The publication in September 2005 of 12 editorial cartoons depicting Muhammad set off a firestorm of controversy. Thousands of people in the Middle East and the rest of the world protested these cartoons, some of which commented negatively on Islam. Despite this, most of us cannot say that we’ve seen these cartoons. News organizations in the U.S. have, for the most part, chosen not to print or dis...

    Forum | February 27, 2006
  • Do not accept evolution on faith alone; give ID a chance

    Over the last few weeks, Pennsylvania has received national media attention as the location of the Scopes Monkey Trial for the 21st century. A school board in Dover, Pennsylvania, has required that intelligent design, the claim that some components of living things are too complex to have arisen by random chance, be taught as an alternative to evolution. Unfortunately, in this case both sides have...

    Forum | October 10, 2005
  • Bush best defender against terrorism

    Assuming you haven?t been living in a cluster this whole year, you know that tomorrow is Election Day, that you should vote (if you can), yada yada yada. The College Democrats and College Republicans have been fighting for weeks, with the Libertarians and Greens working to remind people that they have candidates running. Thankfully, the election season is drawing to a close. For the first time in...

    Forum | November 1, 2004
  • Vice President Cheney makes appearance at Allegheny College

    by James Auwaerter
    Forum Editor

    News | October 18, 2004
  • Debates emphasize candidates

    A Presidential candidate appears shaky in the first of the debates. He looks sweaty and off his stride. His challenger is tan and speaks confidently, endearing himself to the television viewers. When the election comes, the results are very close, and voter fraud may be the cause for the winner?s slight margin of victory. Sound familiar? No, it?s not the 2000 election ? it?s 1960. And just like in...

    Forum | October 11, 2004