Monday, September 25


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

The Quad: USAC’s history of slate politics

The sun is out, the magnolias are in bloom and students are starting to spend more and more time in Powell and YRL. This can only mean one thing – winter quarter is coming to a close. Read more...

Photo: 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)

The Quad: Students with tattoos talk future employment

For many people, tattoos, piercings and other forms of body art provide an artistic opportunity to express themselves as individuals. Tattoos have become more mainstream in recent years – nearly 40 percent of millennials have tattoos. Read more...

Photo: 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)


(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)