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Conference change bad for basketball
Moves will make recruiting difficult in C-USA

The tidal wave caused by the University of Miami and Virginia Tech leaving the Big East conference and moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference has hit Fort Worth.

If you’ve been hiding under a rock, then you don’t know that Louisville and Cincinnati will be leaving Conference USA for greener pastures in the Big East, leaving TCU, yet again, in a drowning conference.
Editorial cartoon
Morale slips overseas
Spirit dwindles for soldiers in Iraq

The worst problem facing U.S. forces in Iraq may not be guerilla warfare but a crisis of morale.
Texans favor Republican Party

If I consciously tried to fill a page with fantasies and falsehoods, I couldn’t possibly do a better job than the editorial on redistricting that ran in the Jan. 14 issue of the Skiff.
Refusal to review cases a failure of justice

The Supreme Court’s Jan. 12 decision not to review the cases of possibly thousands of detainees arrested after Sept. 11, 2001, represents an affront to civil liberties in this country. The Bush administration imprisoned these people (almost entirely Muslims and Arabs) in the name of national security, but their lengthy incarceration was both unwarranted and un-American and represents a failure of our judicial system.
     
 
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