Sunday, May 28


(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...

Photo: (Valeree Catangay)

(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)

The Quad: Exploring the toxic underbelly of ‘The Bachelor’

It’s not me, it’s you. Over the past two years, I’ve been embarrassingly addicted to ABC’s reality show “The Bachelor”. The show is zero substance and pure entertainment. Read more...

Photo: 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 contributor)

Freeze Peach Friday: Protest Milo Yiannopoulos event, not shut it down

Milo Yiannopoulos is back at it again, and with his imminent return to campus, free speech has once again re-entered the UCLA news cycle. Yiannopoulos, the infamously anti-feminist speaker from Breitbart News Network and possible choice for President-elect Donald Trump’s press secretary, will reportedly return to UCLA sometime in February. Read more...

Photo: (Valaree Catangay/Daily Bruin contributor)

(Valaree Catangay/Daily Bruin contributor)


Black Friday is the bane of both the retail worker and proletarian existence. (Creative Commons photo by John Henderson via Flickr)

The Quad: How to survive Black Friday

There are very few things, barring fascists and Justin Bieber, that I dislike more than the concept of Black Friday. I’m a natural introvert who despises crowds and sleep deprivation, so the idea of being immobilized in a crowd of rabid shoppers at 4 a.m. Read more...

Photo: Black Friday is the bane of both the retail worker and proletarian existence. (Creative Commons photo by John Henderson via Flickr)

Black Friday is the bane of both the retail worker and proletarian existence. (Creative Commons photo by John Henderson via Flickr)