Thursday, April 27

Non-slate candidates are rarely elected in contested elections. (Manpreet Kaur Grewal/Daily Bruin)
Non-slate candidates are rarely elected in contested elections. (Manpreet Kaur Grewal/Daily Bruin)

Third-year economics student Sungbin Yoon wears a shirt that showcases his body art. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)
Third-year economics student Sungbin Yoon wears a shirt that showcases his body art. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy by Suburbanbloke via Wikimedia Commons)
(Courtesy by Suburbanbloke via Wikimedia Commons)

(Valeree Catangay)

Freeze Peach Friday: The pros and cons of safe spaces

It’s hard to argue against the idea of safe spaces. Advocates for Youth, a nonprofit focused on helping teenagers make informed decisions about sex, defines them as places “where anyone can relax and be fully self-expressed, without fear of being made to feel uncomfortable, unwelcome or unsafe on account of biological sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, cultural background, age or physical or mental ability; a place where the rules guard each person’s self-respect and dignity and strongly encourage everyone to respect others.” By definition, they are supposed to promote inclusion, encourage respect and protect the dignity of other human beings. Read more...

(Valeree Catangay)

In order to advance to the next round, the Bachelor gives the chosen contestants a rose. (Creative Commons photo by Brandy Cross via Wikimedia Commons)
In order to advance to the next round, the Bachelor gives the chosen contestants a rose. (Creative Commons photo by Brandy Cross via Wikimedia Commons)

(Valaree Catangay/Daily Bruin)
(Valaree Catangay/Daily Bruin)

(Valaree Catangay/Daily Bruin contributor)
(Valaree Catangay/Daily Bruin contributor)


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