Tuesday, September 18

Spinning a new wheel

Spinning a new wheel New sport incorporates team spirit, aerobic workout, race training and fun for all By Sarah Krupp At first glance the room appears cozy, with wood stools, and plump couches, a blackboard listing food items ranging from mango smoothies to fat-free blackberry scones. Read more...


Fire alarms plague dorms

Fire alarms plague dorms Frequency of drills causes complacent attitudes, apathy By Patrick Marantal and Brooke Olson The ringing of the fire alarms in a residence hall during the wee hours always awakens sleepers, interrupts studiers, and sobers up those who are wasted. Read more...


Comedians film at UCLA fraternity

Comedians film at UCLA fraternity David Spade, Chris Farley join Bruins to promote their new film ‘Black Sheep’ By Jennifer Louie Members of the Pi Kappa Alpha house got a rare chance to appear in an MTV commercial yesterday afternoon. Read more...


Learning-disabled test status increases

Learning-disabled test status increases Reports say time limit exemption prompts new trend By Rachanee Srisavasdi A growing number of high school students are declaring themselves "learning disabled" in order to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) without time limits, new reports indicated. Read more...


Reliability of SAT debated in academia

Reliability of SAT debated in academia College Board says test is fair, others cite score disparities By Rachanee Srisavasdi To most high-school students, the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is not only just another obstacle to being admitted to college, but is an arguably unfair measurement of how well a student will do in college. Read more...


Education: crucial issue for 1996

Education: crucial issue for 1996 By Michael Angell The year 1996 marks the return of that spectacle called the presidential elections. Politicos across the country will be shaking hands, kissing babies and lunching with blue-collar workers in an effort to get the vote. Read more...


Faculty, regent accord at breach

Faculty, regent accord at breach Shared governance questioned in affirmative action ruling By Rachanee Srisavasdi Besides making national news, last July’s affirmative action ruling created a rift between the faculty and regents, which may be irreparable. Read more...