Award-winning author Michael Crummy (BA’87
(Hons)) was one of three jurists named for the 2003 Winterset
"Too often well intentioned people, unfortunately
with very little knowledge of what they are talking about,
have the most to say."
— David Boyd (BA
(Ed.)’74) in a letter to the editor condemning the
growing number of politicians who are “jumping on
the ‘reduce our moose’ bandwagon.” Telegram,
"There is room within the Catholic community
for different opinions. I wasn’t looking for notoriety.
I just want my parishioners to think for themselves."
— Rev. Paul Lundrigan
(BA’84) responding to the media after the catholic
hierarchy censored him when he called the church’s
stand on same sex marriage hypocritical. The Globe
and Mail, Aug. 26
"This is a unique opportunity for a Canadian
software company to work alongside world-class researchers
and develop innovative technology to increase the security
of cities across the continent."
— Trevor Adey (B.Comm.’91),
president of Consilient Technologies, in announcing a $3.4
million contract that will see the company play a major
role in upgrading emergency response systems in North America
along with several partners including Memorial University's
faculty of computer science. Telegram Sept. 6
"The question that I ask is if the government
party believes in the axiom equal pay for equal work, why
are anaesthesiologists in Gander not compensated to the
same extent that anaesthesiologists are in Grand Falls-Windsor?"
— Dr. Robert S.
Russell (B.Med.Sci.’94, MD’94) in a letter to
the editor. Telegram, Sept. 6
"We don't treat them like children any
more but on the other hand don't expect to crawl in at three
o’clock in the morning and not expect someone to speak
to you about it in the morning."
— Brian Johnston
(BA’72; B.Ed.’72; M.Ed.’79), director
of student housing and food services, commenting on the
changes in residence life and operations since the early
1980’s. Telegram, Sept. 7