Daily Trojan, Vol. 148, No. 44, March 31, 2003
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Of interest... Na. X Arizona State capture* a three game tenet against USC with 7-5 win ui rubber gum* / 4 The Happy Trm Friend* ant cute foreet creaturet that get iht.mselvee into leu than ideal situations / 7 Crouword II Student newtpaper of the University of Southern California views or coverage Professors and students disagree about the value, credibility of Web information about the American war in Middle East suflWrtut With muiulr liy niinuU- updates available online, tiir Internet hu aped up and revuluUuniaed Utr way atudenta uid faculty atay informed on what it happrning in thr tec ond Gulf Online news uwaiagr uflwt 24 liuui tUeamUtg video lo iwim and interact** aurveys Id respond to, making war <ovetagr nu longei juat • dung of tha 5*o'dock nrwacaata. “You can get s txanaaipt of Geotpr fW.) Buah* apeech immediataiy after it oomaa out," Maras Moaday aaid, • tophomore majoring in Eighth “That meana I don't havr to wait till the next day to haariL" During the Arat Gulf Wai, multimedia cawaragr oonaiat ed of two forma print journal urn (newapapen and maga tinea) and broadcut journaliam (taleviaion and radio). Today, online madia preaant a biend of tha two with the ability to gather video dipa, full tnt stones and aound bitaa all on one page. Mark Katchet. investigative editor at the Orange County Kegiater and USC joumaliam profeaaor, told hia joumdlam Atudenta to take advantage of the maaaivt amount of newi coverage by reading ai many online new* sources aa INiaaibie. “You can go (online) whenever you want to go to And information that you might have miaaed on taleviaion.* he said. Many atudenta and faculty at USC get their newa updates on the war from auch online newa companies as the Los Angelet Times and CNN. Cinny Kennard. a joumaliam profeaaor, appm ialet the fact that ahe can log on to international madia altea and not be limited to US. coverage of the wai, aha aaid. *1 dieck out BBC, Lc Monde and Panorama," ahe taid. “Those are juat aome of the international news aitet that I can rely on." Kennard won the duPont-Columbia Univeraity Award for her televiaion coverage of the Ant Gulf War at a foreign I see Mtnwl page U I Los Angeles Police Department, USC students have strong presence at peaceful protest against US.-led strikes In Iraq Br JULEKUO Sund<* T, yv,-- The impromptu rally was called 1* lLaiilMaa imaiiI* llltJmmt wciuii winira «) proiMi uie Reacting to Amarican and Britiah wai. taid Piaaton Wood, oo-coordina- forcat fighting in Iraq, around 100 tor of ANSWER I/m Angelea antiwar protesters, Induding USC ato- Although k ia hard to pndkt th* dents and faculty, participated in a number of people writo will attend, peaceful demonstration and rally police were told to expect thousands amid Loa Angriea Police Department of people, Wood aaid. security. Proteeterahoiated aigna calling for The march, organized by the Loa the impeachment of Preaident George Angelea chapter of the International W. Buah and decried the war they aakl ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and ia fought for oil and puahed for pulling End Raciam) Coalition dong with out US. troopa in Iraq, other local and national groupa, met The United Statea ahould not at IVrahing Square and wdked to the attack a country becauae they have oil, federal building downtown at noon aaid Bill one of the marchers, who dedined to give hit laat name. The government ahould uae the money apart an the U A Inveaion of Iraq to educate Americas youth, he aaid. Saddam Huaaein and Oaama bin Laden have a mutual dialike for each other, and to have the US. government try to connect the two ia the “biggett BS in the worid.’Bill aaid. LAPD hu had previous experience with ANSWER and aaid the organization teemed intent on keeping the demonstration peaceful. Progreative Faculty Coalition, an informal group of USC faculty who ia intonated in diacuaaing political ideaa, aiao attended the protest. They expect at leaat 10 people from the group to attend, aaid David James, profeaaor of cinema-televiaion critical Square to the downtown federal building noon ' Sunday ANSWER On Thuraday, however, the Chicago Tribune reported that the oil pricu rebounded arid poated the Ant gain in eight trading aetfions and the greatest daily advance in 15 months. Theae recent fluctuationa have been linked to Iraqi aaboUges of oil wells. The price of oil ia dictated by aupply and demand, not becauae of a short^je of it. said Iraj Ershaghi. pro-feaaor of petroleum engineering “Consumption is definitely not going down,* he uid. “Tlie United States alone uaea 16 (million) to 17 million barrela of oil a day.“ In 1979, a barrel of oil coat suppliers $30. but becauae of feat the pricea began to dimb, Enhaghi aaid. Thia shows that buides the aupply and demand concept, tbe phenomenon of oH prices ia greatly affected by perception, he added. Tbe natiooal average for regular gu remaina at $L71 per gaOoa Gas pricea will remain the same until buyers purchase crude oil at a lower wholesale price, Enhaghi said. What people often do not understand ia that onoe the price of oil is lowered, they may not sees change in gu pricea for at leaat a couple of wedo, he aaid. For every dollar that a band of odt price it increaaed, the price of gasoline incteaaea by a reported 2 laoetaa/pktelli Consumers may not see relief at pump until new inventory is purchased By ALLISON BURNER Contributing WriUr As the war continues, the ever-changing oil prices have quight the attention of both tnden and American conaumen. On Wedneaday, CNN reported that the price of oil hu increaaed 7 percent to $28.93 per barrel after hopes faded for a quick end to the war in Iraq. Thia wu the largest one-day percentage riae aince December 2001. Pumping up. Eric. Keller,,apaduato student, fills Ns tank at e local Chevron.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 148, No. 44, March 31, 2003|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Of interest... Na. X Arizona State capture* a three game tenet against USC with 7-5 win ui rubber gum* / 4 The Happy Trm Friend* ant cute foreet creaturet that get iht.mselvee into leu than ideal situations / 7 Crouword II Student newtpaper of the University of Southern California views or coverage Professors and students disagree about the value, credibility of Web information about the American war in Middle East suflWrtut With muiulr liy niinuU- updates available online, tiir Internet hu aped up and revuluUuniaed Utr way atudenta uid faculty atay informed on what it happrning in thr tec ond Gulf Online news uwaiagr uflwt 24 liuui tUeamUtg video lo iwim and interact** aurveys Id respond to, making war |