Friday, February 21

College life changes students’ relationships with their parents

So, what did you do this weekend?
It's the cringe-inducing question that college kids face on a weekly basis from our parents. And if you're like me, you choose to answer with sweeping generalities like "I hung out with friends," or if you're like others, you take the more extreme route of telling blasphemous lies. Maybe you don't want your parents knowing you spent all of Saturday playing Super Smash Bros. Read more...

Amy Chua’s unconventional parenting methods are misunderstood

Long Story Short: January 24, 2011

Is public parking in Westwood going for good? The Westwood Neighborhood Council won’t let it disappear without a fight. Brent Gaisford talks to us about Westwood’s struggles in the face of Los Angeles’s $350 million budget deficit.

Bad economy, better rent prices? What’s the apartment hunt looking like for students fresh out of the dorms?

And what was your mother like? This week, Radio Director Sarah Rogozen asks Accounting Professor John Hughes this question. We also get Daily Bruin Opinion Columnist Jordan Manalastas’s viewpoint on parenting techniques.

You’ve got questions and we’ve got answers on this week’s edition of Long Story Short, the Daily Bruin’s weekly news and culture show.

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"Long Story Short: January 24, 2011"

There is a little quip I have heard somewhere or another about all stereotypes being steeped in truth. Read more...

Aaron Williams a fitting keynote speaker for graduating class

The keynote speaker for the 2011 graduation ceremony has been announced and it's not a "Clinton" or a "Franco." Instead, Aaron Williams, director of the Peace Corps, will address graduating seniors. A distinguished but unrecognizable speaker means our graduation will not be about the speaker but will be about the graduating seniors, as it should be. Read more...

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