Most hardworking Americans seem to feel that their work ethic entitles them to consume at astronomically high rates, even while millions of hard working citizens of other nations can barely feed themselves. This sense of entitlement is not only unwarranted, but also immoral.
Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of The Daily Cardinal's archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query. You can also try a Basic search
26 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
The immigration reform debate is beginning to look like most political debates in our polarized nation. Extremists from small, opposing factions are pushing everyone in the middle to take positions that are far more intense and less practical than they might normally choose.
For car-addicted Americans, high gas prices and smoggy skies may soon be nothing more than bad memories of the petroleum era. Two promising new developments in alternative fuels could replace conventional gasoline and diesel tomorrow if only American politicians could be weaned off the cash-engorged teats of the big oil lobby.
As the roasted turkeys are carved and stomachs are filled to overflowing next Thursday, very few people will be thinking about what eating the Thanksgiving bird really means in terms of the impact that its production has on the nation and the world.
For people not intimately involved with the organic food industry, the rise of organic food products from humble origins on the fringes of American counter-culture to the center of a multi-billion dollar industry has probably passed unnoticed. Only ten years ago organic products were found almost exclusively in specialty stores, and were largely produced by small specialized organic food companies.
Despite the ideologically charged and closely contested national elections of 2004 that left the Republican Party in control of both houses of Congress as well as the presidency, Washington is producing few innovative or ambitious policy proposals. The policy drought persists even in the context of the major natural disasters and international crises that have marked 2005.
With a state audit of the University of Wisconsin's hiring practices underway at the request of UW System President Kevin Reilly, it might not be surprising to learn that some professors within the humanities departments of the College of Letters and Science are worried about the tenure process.
At 6:00 a.m., football fans will unpack their SUVs along Regent Street. By 6:30 a.m., their grills are lit with brats sizzling happily away, lacing the crisp morning air with their sweet smoke. At 7:00 a.m. most fans have a beer in hand, and are raising the stars and stripes to the top of the portable flag poles they often bring to games.
New research, which has major implications for college students and their tireless pursuit of sexual interaction, was released this week by Duke University professor Martin Binks. What he discovered may make a major difference in the way students expend energy in their pursuit of sexual partners.
In the far southern reaches of Panama, on the narrow strip of land that connects North and South America, lies one of the few remaining unconquered regions in the western hemisphere. The area, known as the Darien Gap, is the only break in the great Pan-American Highway which stretches from the Northern Alaska, to Southern Chile.
Critical analysis of the Iraq war has been offered to students by academics in innumerable forms since the war began in 2003. Although most explanations and predictions offered have been sound, they share one common problem: They come from the isolated and sometimes out-of-touch world of American academia.
A group of parents from Dover, Pa. began their attempt to block their school district's decision to have intelligent design \theory"" covered in biology classes this Tuesday when opening arguments in their Federal court case began.
Today the very mention of Madison's smoking ban is enough to make most students' eyes glaze over, roll back into their heads and eventually close as they drift into a deep peaceful sleep where they dream of a world without broken record political debates.
The transformation of New Orleans from burgeoning cultural center of the South to shallow house-filled lake has dominated headlines for the past two weeks. Aid has poured in from across the globe, and relief efforts are finally making serious progress.
As summer fades into fall, the vast fields of corn surrounding Madison turn from brilliant emerald green to dead raspy brown, and the great Oaks that shade Bascom Hill slowly cede their orange leaves back to the soil.
Each spring the stresses of class and Madison's hyperactive social scene fade away, students return to far-off cities or humble hometowns and familiar childhood surroundings and almost instantly forget everything that happened during the semester.
The standardized and nearly universally accepted field of women's studies has reached the point where it cannot continue to develop in a constructive way without the development of a new and complementary field of study: men's studies.
What is yellow, camouflage, or red, white and blue, weighs about four ounces and has more symbolic power suggestive of America's superiority complex than a Norman Rockwell painting? There is only one answer: \Support Our Troops"" ribbon-shaped vehicle magnets.
As Bill O'Reilly's staff revives him from his Ward Churchill-induced orgy of \patriotic"" indignation, dusts him off and points him toward his next victim, the rest of the nation should take advantage of the calm between the media storms and re-examine what Churchill actually said.
The great University of Wisconsin is famous nationwide for the progressive political conscience of its student body. Sadly, the progressive stance of Madison's students seems to be a phase most of them grow out of by graduation, after which they succumb, in droves, to materialism and overconsumption.