New York Times article on homeless shelters for GLBT youth

The NY Times article linked below profiles the Ruth Ellis center in Detriot. It also mentions some of the other GLBT friendly and GLBT focused shelters across the nation. I am getting a bit tired of every article I read on the issue using the same few stories though. If I didn’t read everything published …

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Free at last, free at last

Well, after four years, I’m finally done. This last weekend I went through the graduation ceremonies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I am graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with the International Minor in Japan Studies. I attended three graduation ceremonies, not including the “campuswide” one. (Which isn’t actually the …

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My blog has moved

But then again, if you’re reading this you already know. The new (and hopefully permanent) site is: blog.philipreames.com The main reason for the move is to allow me to put ads on the homepage. What can I say? I’m a greedy capitalist. I didn’t want to let that blog traffic go to waste. 🙂

Brazil breaks patent on HIV drug

After reading the article below, I’m having trouble deciding if this is a good thing or not. I understand why Brazil did it, but what impact will this have on the willingness of pharmaceutical companies to develop medications? We’ll have to wait and see. Brazil breaks patent on HIV drug – Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/s/po/20070505/co_po/brazilbreakspatentonhivdrug

Laptops being stolen during finals week

Well, as seems to happen every year, there has been a string of laptop thefts from popular study spots and offices. Don’t leave your laptop unattended. The University Police Department would like to inform our community about eight reports of laptop computers being stolen from campus buildings since April 27, 2007. In each instance, the …

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