The Technician has been the target of a lot of my criticism over the last four years. On this, the first day of my last semester, though, they have outdone themselves. This stuff doesn’t even require comment:

Item #1: (emphasis mine)

At the top of the Technician in the newsstands, it says “The student newspaper of North Carolina State University since 1920.” That means we, the editors, the writers, the designers and the photographers, are carrying on an eighty-year-old tradition . . .

Item #2: “Police: despite thefts, residence halls ‘absolutely’ safe


Definition of ABSOLUTE
free from imperfection : perfect