Thursday, April 26

Court frees students to make political, ideological stands

Court frees students to make political, ideological stands Ruling allows Cal’s student government to use mandatory fees By Brooke Olson Daily Bruin Staff In a move many students feel will open the gateway to freedom of expression, a state Superior Court judge ruled last month that the UC Berkeley undergraduate government could take political and ideological stances and back those positions with money from mandatory student fees. Read more...


Priest takes middle ground approach to sexuality

Priest takes middle ground approach to sexuality Lecturer and editor offers guidance on mature lovemaking By Jennifer Louie Daily Bruin Contributor Clad in all black with the requisite white collar, Paulist Priest Dick Sparks’ simple attire belies his complex set of beliefs. Read more...


Acacia tries to take root again

Acacia tries to take root again Scholastic fraternity returning to UCLA hopes to break mold By Jennifer Louie Daily Bruin Contributor It’s back. It vanished in the ’70s and is now re-emerging, thereby living up to its Greek name meaning "everlasting." But many students are reluctant to roll out the red carpet for Acacia, a fraternity returning to UCLA. Read more...


Waiting by the Phone

Waiting by the Phone Emergency medical technicians pass hours anticipating chance to put skills into action By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff They admit they’re ghoulish and grin when they say it. Read more...


Rape Awareness Week invites campus to fight crime

Rape Awareness Week invites campus to fight crime Events planned to educate students and encourage action By Lena Hicks Daily Bruin Contributor Despite years of "No means No" campaigning, the issue of rape still carries a weighty stigma in the minds of many rape victims. Read more...


UCLA researcher’s award allows further AIDS study

UCLA researcher’s award allows further AIDS study Pediatric Aids Foundation grants $650,000 to faculty member Jerome Zack By Rachanee Srisavasdi Daily Bruin Contributor A UCLA AIDS researcher recently received the Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Award, which allocates $650,000 for furthering research at the UCLA AIDS Institute. Read more...


Cuban official sets record straight

Cuban official sets record straight First Secretary aims to dispel misconceptions about foreign policy By John Digrado Daily Bruin Staff Speaking out against an economic embargo that some consider an injustice against a peaceful people, Cuban First Secretary José Luis Ponce held an informal discussion group Thursday evening regarding the United States’ "misconceptions" of Cuba and its foreign policy. Read more...