December 30, 2004

TC3 professor and husband injured in tsunami

TC3 Communications and Media Arts professor Christine Xaver and her husband Scott Weatherby, also a TC3 employee, were both injured in Sunday's tsunami. The couple was vacationing in Thailand while their son attended boxing camp. The Journal also published an email from Xaver with pictures.

An article on how to spend New Year's Eve mentions that:

Tompkins County Country Dances will host a New England Contra and Square Dance at the Bethel Grove Community Center on Slaterville Road, which is free and open to all. In fact, organizers say guests don't even need to bring a partner -- just a treat to pass around.

In county news, TCAT contract talks will be starting soon, and Ithaca College professor Elia Kacspyr sees continued if slow improvement in the county economy in November.

On the opinion page, William Tyler of Dryden writes that he:

was disturbed by the lead story in the Journal on Saturday Dec. 18 headlined, "Cornell survey shows support for restricting Muslims." The claim that "respondents who regarded themselves as highly religious supported restrictions on Muslim-Americans more strongly than those less religious," was especially troublesome to me.

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Note on photos