Monthly Archives: October 2004

Come Over to My House! Performing and Politick-ing of House Theater

On Friday, Oct. 15 through Sunday Oct. 17, you are invited to come over to our house – 122 N. Franklin, Urbana for House Theater! There will be 5 performances; Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 5 and 9pm, and Sunday … Continue reading

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Muzzing Al-Jazeera in Iraq

Al-Jazeera, sometimes called “the BBC of the Middle East,” was launched in November 1996 and offered the Arab world an alternative to government-controlled news stations. The network’s attempt to cover multiple viewpoints has drawn criticism from a variety of sources. … Continue reading

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Zachary Miller

Author’s Note: I wrote this on the day after my release from NYC jail, while sitting on a bench in an airport in Denmark and waiting for the rest of the CU Wireless crew to fly in from Chicago. We … Continue reading

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Notes from 100 Central Street

Sometime into my 43rd hour in the custody of the New York Police Department, I started to cry. “I just don’t see how we can stop this,” I pleaded with my cellmates through my tears. “I feel this country and … Continue reading

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Sarah Kanouse, Zoe Ginsburg, Colleen Cook and Arun Bahlla

Zoe Ginsburg, a 16 year old Urbana resident and student at University High School, was held for 37 hours before being released at 5:30 AM on Thursday morning. When she asked an officer what she was being charged with, the … Continue reading

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Little ‘Gitmo’: Activists Held in Captivity during the Republican National Convention

Media Center were arrested in a mass round-up of peaceful demonstrators just one block from the site of the former World Trade Center in New York City. The arrest led to a two and a half day ordeal for the … Continue reading

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