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All Your Thoughts are Belong to Us

Simeon Morris There can be no doubt that tolerance and mutual respect are elements that all UCSD students should embrace, and I would venture to say that most students do, indeed, embrace multiculturalism at UCSD. The UCSD administration, however, sees it fit to force these tenants–or more appropriately, their perceptions of what these tenants should […]

Teaching Diversity Conference will divide, not unify, UC-San Diego

Gabriella Hoffman, Advertising Manager Reposted from the Student Free Press Association Website. Following last year’s free speech debacle and backlash from the ‘Compton Cookout‘, UC-San Diego vowed to combat hate and discrimination while promoting diversity, social justice, and equality. Along those lines, UCSD will host its Teaching Diversity Conference today.

Is UCSD Trying to Cook Out More Controversy?

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief Last year following the “Compton Cookout” Controversy, the UCSD alumni association found itself with egg on it’s face after the UCSD Black Alumni Group originally planned the “Kool-Aid ‘n’ Chicken” Night before changing the name to “Down Home Reunion” to try to sneak by the controversy. This year, UCSD Housing and Dining […]

Another Letter to the Editor

While we work on another update, we’ll leave you with another letter to the editor. Letter to the Editor Raymond Michel, UCSD 2011 Everyone, I’m certain, knows about the situation by now, even if only marginally. If you’re reading this, then you know the primary cause for concern is simply Free Speech. There are those […]

Important Updates

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief Much has happened at UCSD that needs to be analyzed. Rumors of a KKK Style hood found on the Statue of Theodore Seuss Geisel next to the library have been spreading since approximately 11:15 last night. The UCSD Police shut down Geisel library early and roped off the area. This has been […]

DJ Jiggaboo Jones Returns & Letters to the Editor

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief Contributions by the California Review Editorial Board First I wanted to let everyone know we are working on a story on everything over the weekend, but we wanted to send out this brief update in the meantime. DJ Jiggaboo Jones has made his final statement on the Compton Cookout on a new […]

“Not classifying it as a hate crime.” Interesting…

KPBS: “A female student has come forward to take responsibility. Campus police are not classifying it as a hate crime, but they are saying the noose was left with the intent to terrorize.” CBS: “A University of California statement said a student admitted she and two other people were responsible. The statement did not identify […]

Noose discovered in Geisel

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief, with assistance from the California Review Editorial Board *** RACIAL CONFLICT SPREADS AS A NOOSE IS DISCOVERED IN GEISEL. (This photo was initially posted on someone’s Facebook. I was sent it by a contributor who felt it was too important to not post here. If you would like to be credited for […]

The Fascist UCSD Associated Students Senate

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief Contributions by California Review Editorial Board On the evening of February 24, 2010, I attended the UCSD Associated Students Senate official meeting. While there, the Associated Students attempted to stifle the First Amendment rights of Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press for me and other media organizations at the University […]

Silencing the Minority?

Alec Weisman, Editor-in-Chief Contributions by California Review Editorial Board Below is our uncut video footage of the two hour long “Black Student Union Press Conference and Rally.”

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