Ian Fenger

Group seeks to make protest positive

The controversial church that protests military funerals is staging a demonstration on campus next month, and instead of greeting the demonstrators with signs and jeers, a group of students is seeking to turn the protest into a human rights fundraiser. Freshman Daniel Wein and junior Daniel Reade created the organization Transcend Hate in early October […]

Panel says unpaid internship laws too unclear

The laws behind unpaid internships are too lax and too vague, a panel of experts on the subject concluded Tuesday in the Jack Morton Auditorium. As part of a day-long conference discussing the legality of unpaid internships, labor and law experts unanimously agreed that the ambiguity around internship laws lead to students doing immense amounts […]

No plans to replace Hippo Video DVD rental kiosk, University official says

The University removed the Hippo Video DVD rental kiosk from its home in Ivory Tower earlier this month, and a University official said last week there are no plans to replace it. The University’s contract with Hippo Video expired this summer, Nancy Haaga, the managing director of Campus Support Services, said. Adding that because Hippo […]

Health and Human Services Secretary kicks off obesity initiative

The head of the Department of Health and Human Services emphasized the need for Americans to engage in healthy lifestyles to combat rising levels of obesity Tuesday at the Elliott School of International Affairs. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was part of a panel that kicked off the “Million PALA Challenge,” a White House-sponsored initiative to […]