Wednesday, August 23

Towell to house different facilities

Towell to house different facilities Dance Building will relocate to temporary structure By Naoki Narus By now many students have gotten used to the green fences surrounding Powell Library. Read more...


Trial draws students’ notice

Trial draws students’ notice Professor cites racial conflicts, abuse as issues at stake in case By Tatiana Botton Some students say he’s guilty, others say he is not. Read more...


Community debates American identity

Community debates American identity Panelists, audience engage in heated dialogue on multiculturalism By Nancy Hsu and Lucia Sanchez Daily Bruin Senior Staff Members of the campus community engaged in a lively dialogue at a town hall meeting Wednesday night about their identities and relationships in a multicultural, multiracial society. Read more...


Rutgers president explains statement

Rutgers president explains statement Lawrence objects to SAT’s monopoly on student evaluation The Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — The president of Rutgers University says he did not mean it when he told a group of faculty members that some disadvantaged students do not have "the genetic hereditary background" to score well on standardized tests. Read more...


Media use of Christian symbols fuels debate

Media use of Christian symbols fuels debate First Amendment becomes central to the discussion By Rashmi Nijagal A nude woman wearing a halo, surrounded by cherubs and the words "Virgin Merry," adorned the cover of last May’s issue of the gay, lesbian and bisexual newsmagazine Ten Percent. Read more...


Taxpayers paid for Gingrich’s private travel

Taxpayers paid for Gingrich’s private travel By David Morris The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich didn’t receive a dime to teach a history course at a Georgia college in 1993, but government records show taxpayers picked up most of the tab to fly him there. Read more...


UCLA simmers over ‘melting pot’ debate

UCLA simmers over ‘melting pot’ debate Students examine cultural identity in diverse society By Jennifer K. Morita Collecting baseball cards was the first thing Iranian immigrant Omid Beheshti did when he began sixth grade in the United States in 1986. Read more...