Monday, July 16

The struggle for balance

By J.D. WhitlockSummer Bruin Columnist A recent poll taken by Gen X group Third Millennium found that almost twice as many 18- to 34-year-olds believe in UFOs as believe in the long-term existence of Social Security. Read more...



Televised police chase lifts head out of sand

By Monica SerafinSummer Bruin Columnist "Police led on car chase from Pacific Avenue and Brighton Street in Burbank" – CLICK – "Uh, it appears that the third wheel is missing, but it is possible that this truck is a dually and might have another one" – CLICK – "We’re not sure if there’s one or two passengers, but two shots have been fired at police from the left side" – CLICK – "For the past hour police have been on pursuit of this battered delivery truck, and have done a fine job protecting innocent drivers from possible collisions" – CLICK – "It appears that the police have some specific strategy as to protect …" June 16 marked the one year anniversary of O.J. Read more...



‘The Perez Family’ is by no means ‘Mi Familia’

‘The Perez Family’ is by no means ‘Mi Familia’ By David Aguilar Two Latino-themed family oriented films were recently released at the box office: one, the brilliant portrayal of Chicano culture in the barrio, Mi Familia, and the other, The Perez Family, the story of two Cuban refugees who come to Miami during the 1980 Mariel boat lift. Read more...



Remember, ‘united we stand, divided we fall’

Remember, ‘united we stand, divided we fall’ By Maita Schuster "Drowning, in a sea of fears/ Hatred, trying to hide your fears/Living, only for yourself/ Hating everybody else/ ‘Cause they don’t look like you." ­ Hootie and the Blowfish Well, for one of the few times in my life I am not quite sure what to say (and for those of you who know me this is a pretty hard thing to do.) For three years I have been reading the Daily Bruin, especially the Viewpoint section, and I am so overcome with anger I feel compelled to write, to jump on the bandwagon and voice my opinion on this whole USAC election/runoff controversy. Read more...