Diversity, with a Capital “D”

A group of UCLA graduate students captured national attention recently by complaining about the unfair grading practices of Professor Emeritus Val Rust.  I am not surprised that Rust has “emeritus” in his title, because he is one of a dying breed: a faculty member who painstakingly comments and corrects his students’ papers. And therein lies […]

A New Entry for Academic Trompe L’Oeil? Racial Slurs in UCLA Johns

Or maybe it should be “racial slurs about UCLA johns.” Whatever. The Daily Bruin reports: University police are investigating racial and sexist slurs, similar to those posted on a Vietnamese Student Union sign earlier this week, that were found written on the door of a bathroom stall in Powell Library Wednesday. Second-year psychobiology student Antonette […]