We Will Never Forget

This month marked the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on The United States. With few public remembrances scheduled on campus, The Patriot teamed up with the Berkeley College Republicans to make sure that the occasion would not be forgotten on campus. On the Thursday evening before the anniversary, club members stayed…

The Minuteman: Crossing the Conservative Wires

1. Thursday: Mock Deportation Protest On April 29, Berkeley students, gagged and tied, protested Arizona’s recent immigration law. The law, which requires police to detain and question anyone in suspected of illegal immigration status. While the law essentially just enforces existing Federal law, it has sparked national controversy surrounding threats to civil liberties including national…

The California Patriot’s Best of Berkeley 2010

1. Best Blockade of Sather Gate The Black Student Union’s “Blackout” in response to the UCSD “Compton Cookout” controversy. 2. Best Failed Initiative Professor Lakoff’s failed “anti-two-thirds” requirement “for democracy.” 3. Best Party on Campus Does this even need explanation? Are we not all compatriots? As always, the Berkeley College Republicans is the best party…

The Minuteman: Crossing the Conservative Wires

1. “Blackout” Avoids Discussion Regarding Campus Racism In the Black Student Union’s March 1st “Blackout”, about 200 black students dressed in black and wore black cloths over their mouths and faces as they stood or sat in silence under Sather Gate. The point was supposedly to protest the alleged racism at UCSD in the aftermath…