Wednesday, January 23

‘Broken Arrow’ flies straight into toilet bowl

‘Broken Arrow’ flies straight into toilet bowl Movie shortchanges Hong Kong action fans Natural language cannot begin to communicate the titanic disappointment of John Woo’s latest film, "Broken Arrow." (The title will doubtless soon enter the language as a veiled metaphor for flaccid and bankrupt imagination.) Michael Horowitz’s excellent Feb. Read more...


Attack on United States elicits defense

Attack on United States elicits defense Judgment clouded in unfair critique of American way By Jeremiah Reynolds This viewpoint is in response to the Feb.15 column by Roxane Márquez ("Rhetoric of ‘American way’ rests in lies"). Read more...


Cut the dissection

Cut the dissection Alternative methods are available to teach science By Jonathan Balcombe I will always remember the small, dead, squint-eyed, black and pink piglet I purchased in a see-through plastic pouch for $9 from a shelf at the back of the campus bookstore. Read more...


Freedom depends on economics

Freedom depends on economics Capitalism, political policies constrain ‘little people,’ support rich Tax the rich / feed the poor / ’til there are no / rich no more. Read more...


Choosing a new leader for UCLA

Choosing a new leader for UCLA Students must actively participate in search for next chancellor By Brett Bouttier and Brad Miller Chancellor Charles Young’s recent notification of his retirement has stirred quite a bit of sentiment in the academic community. Read more...



Letters

Letters Primary concern Editor: REMINDER FOR ALL REGISTERED/REGISTERING VOTERS: The deadline for registering for the spring primary is Friday, Feb. 26. In addition to voting in your selected party’s presidential nomination race, various ballot initiatives will be put to the test. Read more...