Saturday, August 24

Letters

Letters Primary problem Editor: Nick Golding began his letter to the editor about my candidacy for state Assembly ("Party crashing," Feb. 22) with the phrase, "I read with interest … " I found several of his statements interesting, too, and would appreciate if The Bruin gave me equal space to refute his ridiculous and patently biased claims. Read more...


Graduate employees’ union calls for student support

Graduate employees’ union calls for student support Undergrad government recognizes necessity of respecting workers’ rights By York Chang On Feb. 8, the Student Association of Graduate Employees (the labor union for academic student employees – tutors, readers, research assistants and teaching assistants) voted to hold a strike authorization vote meeting on Feb. Read more...


‘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...


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...


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...