October 19, 2006
- A Kentucky state legislator has introduced a bill that would prevent state universities from offering special health policies for gay couples, the WKU Herald reports.
- Students across the country are fighting back against smoking bans. At the University of Mississippi, students staged a silent smoking protest, while three University of Kansas freshmen started a "Men's Room" where smoking is actually legal.
- UCLA students who oppose affirmative action held a bake sale yesterday to illustrate their reasoning, the Daily Bruin reports. Prices varied according to race and sexuality; gay students and Native Americans, meanwhile, were told, "We pay you!"
- A new energy drink called Cocaine has sparked a lawsuit--filed by Cleveland State University law students on behalf of an antidrug group--as well as several product bans, the Daily Collegian reports.