White supremacy has always lived in the American fraternity house, whether or not the members wear hoods.
From the vestiges of Jim Crow, to racist songs about lynching at the University of Oklahoma last year, to a blackface party here at UCLA just this fall, Greek life has been an incubator of racism for so long that nothing should come as a surprise when a story about racist fraternity members breaks.
It didn’t take long for the student government election to spiral out of control.
Before voting even began, it came to light that the Social Justice Referendum campaign had outspent the agreed-upon campaign finance limit nearly tenfold.
The drama unfolding 15 miles west of Sacramento is worthy of its own television adaptation.
University of California, Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi is currently at the center of so many significant controversies that you can’t count them on one hand.
The governor of the country’s most populous state signed legislation Monday to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour, a move being celebrated by labor and bemoaned by capital.
Dancing with your friends for 26 hours while wearing a ridiculous getup won’t tell you much about pediatric AIDS.
Once a year, UCLA students attending Dance Marathon spend an inordinate amount of time dancing in Pauley Pavilion.
The University of California Board of Regents finally adopted its long-awaited Statement of Principles Against Intolerance last week after much debate.
If you followed the news at all during the week-long hiatus between the winter and spring quarters, you’d know that Zionism dominated the conversation.
The University of California Board of Regents’ attempt to condemn bigotry was as ill-conceived as it was mismanaged.
Myriad media outlets published columns criticizing the Final Report of the Regents Working Group on Principles Against Intolerance, which claimed anti-Zionism is a form of discrimination that has “no place at the University of California,” resulting in a well-deserved public relations fiasco.
An assassination took place in Westwood in 1982, but most students have probably never heard of it. Unless you’re Armenian, it’s unlikely that you know the names Hampig “Harry” Sassounian and Krikor “Koko” Saliba or the fact that they were involved in the assassination of Kemal Arikan, the Turkish consul general in Los Angeles, just a stone’s throw away from campus.
Many progressive Jewish activists feel alienated from progressive activist groups because of their pro-Israel views. Opinion columnists Aram Ghoogasian and Shani Shahmoon discuss whether the issue should actually be a major ideological difference and whether progressive Jews can hope to move past it.
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