Friday, July 19

Letters

Letters Value judgment Editor: I am truly incensed to find a front page article about the automobile accident that ended former UCLA track star Benjamin "Benny" Brown’s life at age 40 ("Community mourns loss of former UCLA track star," Feb. Read more...



Just the facts, please: Feelings cloud issues

Just the facts, please: Feelings cloud issues Editor in chief should use column to effect change, not lament life By Benjamin Davidson Roxane Marquez’s anguished columns of innocence lost are really starting to grow on me – kind of in the same way that mold grows on a loaf of stale bread, that is. Read more...


Nguyen’s honesty deserves praise

Nguyen’s honesty deserves praise Cadet’s sexual orientation has no effect on commitment to military duties By Erik Jens I have seen letters and statements from many different groups concerning Huong Nguyen’s suspension from UCLA’s ROTC due to her bisexuality. Read more...


Patriotic rhetoric lives long and prospers

Patriotic rhetoric lives long and prospers American media fail to portray political realities "Entertainment – the American state philosophy … the diverted already have no idea from what they are diverted or why." – loosely translated from Wim Wenders "The American Dream" As I make my way to and from class every day, I see the Fruitopia advertisement: "Cynicism removed naturally." It annoys me to no end, and I have absolutely no idea what it means; though it implies that the idea of cynicism is a bad or unnatural thing, when, in fact, it is quite often insightful. Read more...


Letters

Letters Big bad Republicans Editor: Once again, Princeton Kim ("Who’s afraid of the big, bad Democrat?," Feb. 7) has given us an article that fails to make a persuasive argument. Read more...


Letters

Letters Union clarification Editor: I regretfully realized too late that some of the claims I made in my opinion piece ("Unions help workers govern their lives," Feb. Read more...