The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 15, 2003, Image 2

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2 YOU lost it, WE found it, Come buy it back at the Lost and Found Auction Wednesday, October 15 MSC Flagroom 11:00 am - 2:00 pm I Items to be auctioned include gift certificates from local Presented by MSC HOSPITALITY establishments, sporting s, clothing, jewelry. Accepting cash and checks ONLY and much more! Questions call: MSC HOSPITALITY 845-1515 JL hup.7/ wV. Wednesday, October 15, 2003 _ NEWS THE BATTALI01 FI9H R.PELUNA Correction n /£aH Tisdale, Vou Coyie To The Rec Cea/ter. °fteai ENou^H, You START To FEEL LIKE Yoo Kajoou The other Regulars r^r I. Call that old Guy 'Zeus“ Because HE Looks /.(RE He CouLt> hurl A LigHTa/ia/L* Bolt at You/ And look, STRoNb 6>i The Tuib' ToGeiHER lie Foraa a Super hePo teaaa that F/6HTS 6YA1-RE/.ATEb_^RIAl£ |N MY MWD A , . X Think Tvl r PiNpoiAiTeb uiHy You have Alo MObLIE MASS. Andrew Spicer, an associ ate professor at the Institute of Biosciences and Technology at the Texas A&M Health Science Center in Houston, was charged this month with soliciting sex from a minor. A headline in Tuesday’s edition misstated Spicer’s legal status. The Battalion regrets the error, {T/kin/ring aAoaJ a c&tee* in SfteAaJbMhitioji {Science*? noise f pouurion 89 JOSh DARUJin HERE ARE YOUR OPTIONS AT TEXAS TECH’S HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER... cACa*ler & < ^}/lA£etic {Training (9ccapalional ff/kevopg STAgsical {Jjierapg Early Acceptance Deadline: October 15th Traditional Acceptance Deadline: February 1st School of Allied Health Sciences Ph. (806) 743-3220 Fax (806) 743-3249 LOOKS LIKE ArJOTWER ROC* SAND TKASHINfii A Hotel- Room i'U. GO GET THE Tear ga*;. In a Page One article on Tuesday, Marion Alcorn, a lecturer in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, said the recent severe weather experienced in Bryan- College Station cannot be directly related to warming. Marijuana Continued from page 1 ra: lice E5y ^lou^e Chose! Mon, am I glad to see you! Okay, if anyone comes me, tell them I haven't been home today. Got i \.\\atlea/7 & % Oh, no! The pudding bomb is f ixin’ to explode! AAan I gotta go. Later, /i Chase! S Sometimes I find it easier not to ask questions. ) : ifSr t f l 0 K x&Z /V jii As 0 BY: MIU U0W Hey, WANT TO 60 OUT ANO DO ■ SOMETHWE ■ Yet in all tins we are more than con querors because of Him who loves ns. said (he court’s refusal to intet vene, although it does not addre$ the merits of the case, could encourage other states to consider, passing medical marijuana laws* "It finally definitively putst( rest these federal threats against doctors and patients,” Graham Boyd, an American jj Civil Liberties Union attpej representing patients, doctors, and other groups in the case. Robert Kampia, head of the Marijuana Policy Project in Washington, said the court “has eliminated any doubt that states have the right to protect medical marijuana patients under statj law, and that physicians have the right to give patients honest advice and recommendations, whether the federal government approves or not.” Keith Vines, a prosecutor in' San Francisco who used mart juana to combat HIV-related ilT nesses, was among those who challenged a federal policy put in place during the Clinton administration. That policy required the revocation offedei- al prescription licenses of doc tors who recommend marijuana, Bomber The Josephites: Serving the African- American community 1 1. since 1871. We are an interracial society of A Vocation with the Josephites brothers and priests. Continued from page 1 Call toll free: 1.800.897.1827 fax: 410.727.1006 email: Peter Mansoor of the U.S. 1st Armored Division. “We revved up security measures based on those indications.” He said the FBI and Iraqi police were investigating. Similar investigations of seven other vehicle bombings, killing more than 140 people across Iraq beginning in August, have made no known breakthroughs. Following Tuesday’s clash in Karbala, Pentagon officials said the U.S. military is concerned about al-Sadr but is uncertain whether he poses a significant threat. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymi ty, said they remain committed to disarming militias — including al-Sadr’s — but declined to say whether they planned to con front his followers. At his headquarters in Najaf, south of Karbala, al-Sadr demanded the Americans set a timetable for withdrawal. “Whoever coop erates with the occupation forces is not a Shiite. Indeed, they are not Muslims,” he said. In other developments Tuesday: —A spokeswoman for the U.S. 4th Infantry Division, Maj. Josslyn Aberle, said the military did not have any reports that Saddam was hiding in his hometown of Tikrit. This countered a statement Monday by a 4th ID officer that the deposed presi dent was recently in the area. —Insurgents launched attacks on Iraqi police in the northern city of Mosul, killing one policeman and wounding two others in a drive-by shooting, the U.S. military said. —In central Iraq’s Sunni Muslim heart land, 100 people gathered at the main mosque in Fallujah to demand release oft cleric arrested Monday by U.S. troops. Sheik Jamal Shaker Nazzal is an outspoken opponent of the American occupation. —The U.S. commerce secretary, Don Evans, delivered an upbeat message at a Baghdad news conference, saying, “We need to continue to focus on moving the entire country and region toward a more secure, hopeful and prosperous country and region." He said he had seen “endless successes” ip Iraq, citing restoration of electrical power and reopening of schools and hospitals. Tuesday’s attack was the third car bomb ing since Thursday, when a driver detonated his vehicle in a police station courtyard Baghdad, killing himself and nine others, On Sunday, a suicide bombing killed t near the Baghdad Hotel, home to U.S. Iraqi officials. -ry The Tap Piano Bar *3 Bar Drinks and Pints 8-11 p.m. "Sometimes clean, sometimes dirty, always fun" Jack Ingram Live 696*5570 for details Party Safe and Designate a Driver. Many thanks to the following sponsors for their collaborative efforts to bring TAMU.. CHICAGO the movie. •SSI Crossing PI X JLQ.V*v5 Cambridge ^college station js mm? mm »» amm VHmmm —^ vtoyk* Student Life mult, t»:ra4u*t* m Off Csmj»u* Student Service* /[6w?TV Y$MlyP Tl-flt R ATT AT TAM T rTT TjAT 1AULUIN Sommer Hamilton, Editor in Chief The Battalion (ISSN #1055-4726) is published daily, Monday through Friday during the fall and spring semes ters and Monday through Thursday during the summer session (except University holidays and exam periods) at Texas A&M University. Periodicals Postage Paid at College Station, IX 77840. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to The Battalion, Texas A&M University, 1111 TAMUj College Station, IX 77843-1111. News: The Battalion news department is managed by students at Texas A&M University in the Division of Student Media, a unit of the Department of Journalism. News offices are in 014 Reed McDonald Building. Newsroom phone: 845-3313; Fax: 845-2647; E-mail:; Web site: Advertising: Publication of advertising does not imply sponsorship or endorsement by The Battalion. For cam pus, local, and national display advertising, call 845-2696. For classified advertising, call 845-0569. Advertising offices are in 015 Reed McDonald, and office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Fax: 845-2678. Subscriptions: A part of the Student Services Fee entitles each Texas A&M student to pick up a single copy of The Battalion. First copy free, additional copies 254. Mail subscriptions are $60 per school year, $30 forthe fall or spring semester, $17.50 for the summer or $10 a month. To charge by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express, call 845-2611. " SENIORS. We want vour portrait for the Aggie land Yearbook. Graduation portraits for the 2004 Aggieland Yearbook will be taken Monday, Oct. 13, through Friday Oct. 24, 2003, in Room 027 of the Memorial Student Center. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, except Thursday, Oct. 16, which will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There is no sitting fee required to photographed for the yearbook. To insure being pho tographed you should make an appointment by calling Thornton Studio at 1-800-883-9449 or seeing the photographer beginning Monday, Oct. 13. Senior attire: Forthe yearbook pose, women should wear a favorite top or dress; men should wear a suit or sports jacket and tie. Graduating members of the Corps of Cadets should wear their Midnights. A Texas A&M graduation cap & gown will be provided by the photographer. Aggieland 2004 “We do it 'hough,” San birthday jam w e’re settin’ Happy Birthi The song in g major, ar with the kid? dents with at #e mostly b because of tl