Unique majors beneficial


Unconventional study paths offer diverse skill sets and more fulfilling learning experiences.

Pure research deserves a place in the sun, too


Most of us have had the experience of driving around on a hot day searching for a shady parking spot. But imagine a scenario where, instead of avoiding the blistering sun, you welcome it, knowing your car — even its air conditioning — is solar-powered. Solar energy has the potential to revolutionize our lifestyles.  Now […]

Education proposal is not out of this world


Earlier this month, Utah Sen. Chris Buttars put many up in arms by proposing to nix the senior year of high school for Utah teens in an effort to minimize the state’s massive $700 million deficit. Understandably, educators argued that doing so would deprive students of a formative year before college or the working world. […]

Toyota skids off course, but is not completely lost


The past couple of months have thrown a series of speed bumps at the Toyota Motor Corp. First, the auto manufacturing giant was forced to recall 3.8 million vehicles in October to replace faulty floor mats. Within the past month, the car company recalled 2.3 million vehicles to repair gas pedals, and last week it […]

USG election endorsement: Cheng-Ogbevoen


The candidates that assume the mantle of the Undergraduate Student Government president and vice president face the taxing responsibility of reconciling the workings of a complex institution with the needs of a diverse student body. Although some of the candidates have listed their many combined years of USG experience, undergraduates need a ticket that is […]

Letters to the editor


Student manager not solely to blame Yes, Stan Holt’s actions in the game against Oregon were ill-advised and dumb. Yet, I disagree with Jon Haber’s arguments (“Student manager was out of place,” Feb. 1, 2010) on two terms. Holt cost the team a technical foul due to his reactions to a call by the referee […]

Ambitious proposal a little too green


When I’m craving some In-N-Out, a BJ’s pizzookie or Diddy Riese, Westwood is my destination. With a car full of people, I make the trek to Bruin land and usually park in the parking structure on Broxton Avenue. The lot is often busy, so I drive past the long, empty row of spots reserved as […]