Site Columns

By Christian
April 1, 2000 - 9:23 PM

Hello World!

Appropriately ending the running joke of the new design being 'nearly ready' on April Fools Day, I'm happy to announce the new design is now actually being put up for all the sites in the Nation! You can already see the new design in action at the Trek BBS, though the BBS only underwent a few small changes, and the changes will become visible at TrekToday and the Nation over the next few days. Please let me know if you encounter any problems with the new design.

Trek BBS Today

Below are some of the topics currently being discussed at the Trek BBS:

-What exactly do the Akira, Steamrunner and Prometheus-class starships look like?

-Do you think a new Trek series based on a new Federation founded by the Voyager crew would be a good idea?

More topics can be found at the Trek BBS!

Today On TV

-On Sunday in the United States, the Sci-Fi Channel will be showing the Original Series episode 'The Paradise Syndrome' at 11:00am Eastern Time.

-On Sunday in Canada, Space! will be showing the Original Series' 'The Alternate Factor' at 10:00am Eastern Time.

-On Sunday in the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing five selected DS9 episodes hosted by a special guest star to mark the show finale airing on Monday. The marathon starts at 13:00 GMT, and will include 'Indiscretion', 'Far Beyond The Stars', 'Sacrifice Of Angels', 'The Emperor's New Cloak' and 'Trials and Tribble-Ations'. At 18:45, BBC Two will be showing Voyager's 'Counterpoint'. Thanks go out to Kathryn Hughes for this!

-On Sunday here in The Netherlands, RTL 5 will be showing DS9's 'Looking for Par Mach in All the Wrong Places'at 17:55 CET. Thanks go out to for this!

On Sunday in Belgium, Kanaal 2 will be showing Voyager's 'The Raven' at 18:05 CET.

Happy Birthday!

Today is the 70th birthday of Grace Lee Whitney, who appeared as Janice Rand in the Original Series. (I'm surprised she's already 70 years old, but that's what the IMDB listing says.)

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