Dear Editor, The escalation of drone attacks by the United States in northwestern Pakistan is a topic of much contention between the two countries. While the policy began under the Bush administration, the Obama administration has increased the use of drone strikes in Pakistan from one drone attack per year to approximately one every four days, causing anti-American sentiment to deepen among Pakistanis.
Dear Editor, I am very proud to be the winner of the pool tournament organized by University Centers this quarter. Unfortunately, after winning the tournament, I was shocked to learn that I cannot participate in the tournament next quarter merely because I won this quarter!
Professors Rosaura Sanchez, Luis Martin-Cabrera (Literature) and Charles Thorpe (Sociology) recently wrote a letter in the UCSD Guardian about Israel’s actions in Gaza that was filled with distortions and falsehoods, some of which have been addressed in recent letters published in this paper.
There are strict regulations on what can be considered “organic.” However, there are very few on the word “natural.” There is high fructose corn syrup (or “corn sugar,” as the new marketing term goes) in many products that claim to be “all natural.” What’s so bad about high fructose corn syrup? There is a lot of labeling that has started to advertise that it does not contain this chemical, but why? Well, it only shuts down our body’s ability to say when we are full.