Tuesday, February 19

Community crime briefs

Community crime briefs By Marie Blanchard Daily Bruin Contributor Robberies On Feb. 6, at around 7:30 p.m., a parking employee became the second kiosk attendant robbed at gunpoint in the last two weeks. Read more...


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...


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...


Gay support wavers for Clinton in ’96

Gay support wavers for Clinton in ’96 President may lose votes for waffling on issues, but GOP offers no alternative By Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Contributor As the 1996 elections draw close, many members of the gay community find themselves adrift in a hostile political sea. Read more...