I'm so cool and calm that I go on as if the attacks had never
occurred. (OPINION -- Sept.
Syed Huda: Whenever you hear the name Osama, your mind
probably comes up with an image of a head with a snake-like,
sneering face. There's also that long, long beard and that turban
that makes him look eerie. (OPINION - Jan. 18, 2002)
mourns but hopes attack will end terrorism
After 12 years of putting up with terror in Kashmir, Indians
are hoping their own 'long night of pain and fear'
will come to an end as the world unites against terrorists.
(OPINION - October 2001)
stunned and sad
Kathryn Taylor: We though it might have been an accident,
that maybe the pilot had fallen asleep or something, but when we
saw the second plane hit, we knew that both pilots were not
asleep. (NEWS -- Sept. 22, 2001)
across the globe, tears
Kaishi Lee: I woke up this morning, regrettably, I didn't
have the Monday blues. Instead, tragic echoes of the American
attack haunted me. ... The American attack caught me off guard and
broke my heart. I was right there on Ground Zero only three months
ago. (OPINION - Sept. 17, 2001)
open letter to terrorist killers
Kaishi Lee: America's thinking is simple: if you're not on
my side, you're my enemy -- and if you're my enemy, you're dead.
(OPINION - Sept. 15, 2001)
more sleeping in for America
Jacqui Moreau: While this is a time of inexplicable terror,
it is a rude awakening. ...There are reports that road rage is
down and I've had more people hold doors open for me in the last
four day than in the entire month before. (OPINION - Sept. 15,
hatreds and modern rage
Kaishi Lee: Before Americans cast a nasty eye and vow to
wipe out the entire Muslim population, ask yourself, "Can you
differentiate between the good and the bad? No. (OPINION - Sept.
at the suffering
Cassie Nowak: When I was at school and my principal came
over the intercom and said that the World Trade Center had been
destroyed by a terrorist attack, I was shocked. (OPINION - Sept.
teens react with sympathy
Kaishi Lee: Nanyang Girls' High School was abuzz this week
over the terrorist attack in America. Huddled in groups, students
were actively holding small discussions reenacting the collapse,
empathizing with Americans and heaving deep sighs. (NEWS - Sept.
of reasons to pay attention
Katie Jordan: We've all been told some adult or another how
they felt when they heard about Pearl Harbor or Kennedy's
assassination. We've heard them explain what was going through
their minds, and we've seen the far away looks on their faces as
they remember. (OPINION - Sept. 11, 2001)
will rise to the challenge
Kaishi Lee: Let's face it. America's in a frenzy after
another terrorist attack. Now, why, of all countries, did
terrorists choose America? (OPINION - Sept. 11, 2001)
poetry and World War III?
Mike Nguyen: I was thinking Independence Day, of the Empire
State Building collapsing in heaps of flames. Oh, wait, but this is
reality. And that means people died. (OPINION - Sept. 11, 2001)
choose "macho contest" now
Melissa Luna: I found out about the bombing
at school and I was shocked and scared
beyond belief. (OPINION - Sept. 11, 2001)
hurts Muslims, too
Hila Yosafi: Guys in my class say they may not be there
Thursday because they'll probably be called to fight in World War
III. I so want to be with my loved ones now. (OPINION - Sept. 11, 2001)
Kaishi Lee: We can’t turn back time. We can only grieve
and cherish the memories of the dead. ...Thousands of futures,
thousands of hopes, thousands of victims.... (OPINION - Sept. 12, 2001)
attacks disrupt Blair High School
Joe Howley: Montgomery County schools closed
early after attacks. (NEWS - Sept. 12, 2001)
with the trauma
Kaishi Lee: Don’t be glued to live coverage on TV.
Don’t get extra emotional baggage and become a “secondary
victim.” Go out and sit under a tree, by the lake or brook.
Relax. (ADVICE - Sept. 13, 2001)