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Our View: Leave the Miracle Cross alone

Our View: Leave the Miracle Cross alone

Staff

March 12, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

If you build it, they will come. Or in this case, if you put a cross up at the site of the 9/11 terrorist attack, atheists will come to take it down. The titles “Miracle Cross,” “World Trade...

Our View: Facebook shouldn’t censor neknominate

Our View: Facebook shouldn’t censor neknominate

Staff

March 11, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Facebook is currently being scrutinized for its inaction with regards to a barrage of “Neknominate” posts, videos that feature individuals completing outlandish drinking challenges and then nominating...

Our View: Sayonara SAT essays

Our View: Sayonara SAT essays

March 10, 2014

We have all heard the tales of our grandparents, or our parents, or our neighbors, etc. that go something like this: “When I was in school, I had to walk 20 miles in the rain or the snow just to get...

Our view: We’re thirsty for a bottle ban

Our view: We’re thirsty for a bottle ban

March 9, 2014

In an attempt to “go green,” the city of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to limit the use of plastic water bottles on public property Tuesday. The initiative, which is awaiting...

Our view: SCA 5 is a step backwards

Our view: SCA 5 is a step backwards

March 5, 2014

If racial diversity is the reason behind introducing Senate Constitutional Amendment 5, then the Cal State University system doesn’t need it. Authored by Sen. Ed Hernandez, SCA 5 would reverse Proposition...

Our View: Media spotlights racism

Our View: Media spotlights racism

March 4, 2014

Trouble’s a ‘Bruin on campus at University of California, Los Angeles — or so the media would have you believe. Major campus events like basketball games don’t seem to be enough to distract the...

Our view: Media spotlights racism

Our view: Media spotlights racism

March 4, 2014

Trouble’s a ‘Bruin on campus at University of California, Los Angeles — or so the media would have you believe.  Major campus events don’t seem to be enough to distract the public eye from a barrage...

Our view:  Google’s gray zone

Our view: Google’s gray zone

March 4, 2014

As journalists, we oppose censorship and any infringement of the First Amendment right to freedom of speech. But when that same free speech is used as a tool for inciting international violent protests,...