Tuesday, September 26

American politics erases shame from agenda

American politics erases shame from agenda J.C. Curelop There is no longer any shame in American politics. The good old days when politicians might actually feel remorse or at minimum some embarrassment for their actions has long since disappeared. Read more...


Tarantino exposes, not espouses, racism

Tarantino exposes, not espouses, racism By Steven Miller This article is in response to Mike Horowitz’s review of the new movie Pulp Fiction that ran in the Arts and Entertainment section of the Daily Bruin on Friday, Oct. Read more...



UC reaffirms protection of gay, lesbian rights

UC reaffirms protection of gay, lesbian rights The following message in honor of Coming Out Week was delivered by UC President Jack Peltason Oct. 13: I appreciate this opportunity to affirm the University of California’s commitment to seeing that our campuses continue to be communities that welcome the strengths and contributions of the diverse individuals they embrace, regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation or any other personal characteristic. Read more...


We cannot compromise upholding of civil rights

We cannot compromise upholding of civil rights By Ali Beck and Jùlio C. Rosa In "Gay activists must seek ROTC compromise" (Oct. 12), J.D. Whitlock appeals to the fears and prejudices of people who are misinformed about the issues surrounding gays in ROTC. Read more...



Front-page image provokes emotional student response

Front-page image provokes emotional student response Donald Carpenter-Rios Perhaps you can imagine my surprise on Monday. Having casually followed the same thoroughly routinized route to campus through a slight and lifting fog, stopping at the same old leaf ­ and newspaper-strewn kiosk for my morning dose of the Daily Bruin, I saw the paper and gasped until my complexion shaded blue. Read more...