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Week of May 24, 2010

Question of the Week

Considering the current oil spill, should offshore drilling be expanded?

Victoria Hueter, director of housing facilities, Housing
“No. We are not focusing on conservation and making other changes in our culture. That’s my bottom line. Clearly something went wrong, and the impact on the environment is going to be horrific.”  Photo by Jillian Bogater.

Alexander Boies, senior, Armonk N.Y.
"Offshore drilling is necessary. However there are many dangers that come with it that need to be government regulated to keep the private companies accountable."  Photo by Chelsea Morrison.

Igor Dolgachev, professor of mathematics, Department of Mathematics

"Certainly (the oil spill) is a tragedy but offshore drilling needs to continue." Photo by Chelsea Morrison.

—Compiled by Jillian Bogater and Chelsea Morrison.

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