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Daryl Lang is a 18-year-old journalism student from Ellicott City, Maryland, attending Penn State University. He is the online editor for the Daily Collegian, a lefty, a backpacker, an Eagle Scout, a Lutheran, a Mac user and an ice cream connoisseur.
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Friday, Aug. 14, 1998
Return of the Mac
Saturday marks the debut of Apple's bizarre new iMac computer. Most of the talk has focused on whether this computer can revive the glory days of the Macintosh, or if it will be the most spectacular corporate failure since Atari released the Jaguar.
Meanwhile, columnist Mac the Knife draws eerie comparisons between the iMac and several other gems of manufacturing:
|Bissel Spot Lifter|
|Rowenta steam iron|
|1957 BMW Isetta|
"Sorry I missed church... I was busy taking up witchcraft and becoming a lesbian."
- Purple bumper sticker spotted on a white Dodge Neon.
Grey day: Yay or nay?
October 1, 1998 is the first Internet Grey Day, on which artists around the Internet will turn their pages grey and bland to protest Internet copyright violations. It seems unlikely to generate as much support as the blackout a few years ago when the Communications Decency Act passed and many web sites, including Yahoo!, turned their pages dark.
Just can't get enough
On January 26, President Clinton said "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky" and banged his fist on the podium. Thanks to the miracle of the Internet, you can watch it over and over again!
Bonus: Don't miss MSNBC's Clinton-Lewinsky hug gallery!
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AMERICA ON HOLD