Entries by Alina Abidi

Women’s soccer returns home for conference games

The women’s soccer team will face Utah on Friday before taking on Colorado on Sunday. The Women of Troy return to McAlister Field for these two major conference games after dominating Oregon on the road last weekend. Not only is the team undefeated on their home turf this season, but it also boasts a plus-five […]

UCLA party under speculation for racist undertones

On Oct. 6, members Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority organized a “Kanye Western” themed party, where some students dressed in baggy garments, put on cushioned bottoms and even sported a hint of totally racist “blackface.” While the party is still under investigation by campus officials, Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Phi have […]

Recent actions by DNC chair warrant her removal

For the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) sanctioned 26 debates. For the 2016 primaries, it has sanctioned six. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, head of the DNC, has stood firmly by her decision to allow only six official Democratic debates, despite criticism she has received from candidates, party officials (including two vice chairs) […]