Sitting hand-in-hand, two young lovers gazed into each other’s eyes while the audience piled into the theater. Within 10 seconds after the characters Man and Woman were introduced, the young couple decided to have a baby, clearly not thinking it through because they were “young,” “horny” and “in love.”
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a “state of emergency” through an executive order on Monday, which comes 100 days after Ferguson officer Darren Wilson killed unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Since Brown’s death, his family members, their supporters and Ferguson residents have organized for months, demanding accountability for Brown’s killing.
About 200 students gathered in Quarry Plaza Tuesday afternoon to rally against UC President Janet Napolitano’s proposed plan to increase tuition by up to 5 percent over each of the next five years, if state funding continues at expected levels. The rally comes in preparation for Wednesday and Thursday’s UC Regents meeting, when the tuition hike will be voted on.
After 26,000 cases of sexual assault in the military were reported to have occurred during 2012, a 37 percent increase from 2010, the Secretary of Defense decided to examine the systems in place for handling sexual assault cases. UC Hastings Academic Dean and Provost Elizabeth Hillman spoke about these issues on Nov. 6 as a part of the UC Social Justice Speaker Series.