Saturday, January 20

A few thoughts about the sponsorship issue

A few thoughts about the sponsorship issue Donald Carpenter-Rios Well, I had an interesting weekend. I spent the better part of two days pouring over at least 500 pages of news clippings, meeting minutes, photocopies of photographs, photocopies of songbooks ­ in short, the entire history of the recent "responsorship" controversy ­ compiled on the fraternity-sorority-songbook-racism-misogyny-homophobia issue. Read more...


Voter conflict raises questions of priorities

Voter conflict raises questions of priorities ‘Three Strikes,’ ‘Save Our State’ address repression, not problems By Kevork Madooglu Two of the propositions on the November ballot, Proposition 184, dubbed "Three Strikes," and Proposition 187, dubbed "Save Our State," are asking California voters to sanction increased repression against certain sections of the state’s population. Read more...


‘Crisis’ begins with high school system

‘Crisis’ begins with high school system By Dan Komaromi After reading UCLA professor William Allen’s perspective ("’Crisis of the classroom’ pervades UCLA lectures," Oct. 24) I must say that I am bothered by the scene he described so well. Read more...



Can you say, ‘Welcome to USC West!?’

Can you say, ‘Welcome to USC West!?’ By Kevin Welner UCLA student: "Our fees increased another 18 percent this year." USC student: "Wow. You pay all that money and you still have to learn stuff!" Actually, the fee increase this year will hopefully be "only" 10 percent (unless you are an incoming professional student ­ see below). Read more...


Letters

Do new kiosks signify a trend? Editor: Well now, isn’t that pretty? After two years of dealing with (da da dah) the REAL WORLD (aaaaGH!) I am once again a student on UCLA’s beautiful campus. Read more...