Tuesday, November 21

Donate blood and buy a keg

Donate blood and buy a keg By Brian Birkenstein I had a revelation the other day while sitting in Kerckhoff Coffee House. I was attempting to study, but my thoughts drifted to the party my roommates and I were planning for Friday night. Read more...


Right to education should not be ‘screwed’

Right to education should not be ‘screwed’ By Peter Simithka Until completely drunk with their hideous successes, Pete Wilson and his UC Regents adhered to their version of a Lincoln dictum: you can screw some of the people some of the time, but not all the people, all of the time. Read more...



Remember why affirmative action exists

Remember why affirmative action exists At the University of California Regents meeting last Thursday, the focus turned to affirmative action, a topic fast on its way to becoming the hot button issue in 1995. Read more...


Feminism and abortion are two separate issues

Feminism and abortion are two separate issues By Bess Hubbard This letter is in response to Roxane Marquez’s Jan. 12 column, "A continuing defense of reproductive freedom" and to Chris Ford’s rebuttal, "Defense of ‘choice’ is just an excuse for murder." The recent slayings of two workers at an abortion clinic seem to be heating up the abortion issue in the media again. Read more...


Life’s subtler pleasures are the most rewarding

Life’s subtler pleasures are the most rewarding What’s the antonym for "point"? Because this column doesn’t have one. Just a little caveat. My dad used to interrupt me midsentence and say, "So what’s your point?" He always told me that I should be able to summarize a whole movie in a sentence. Read more...