While the article in your Oct. 7 issue, “Racking up a Score — Not Really So Cool Anymore,” far exceeded the humor of Chris Alexander’s previous article, “Take the Back Door to Unexpected Pleasure” (Daily Nexus, Sept. 30, 2009) — I’ll take a surprisingly good pun over anything that uses the phrase “‘O’ face.” Alexander still didn’t measure up to even passable standards of common sense and decency, try as he might. I suggest before you take up more space with another similar piece, you should run these sorts of articles through UCSB’s Women’s Studies Program. I doubt they would agree with your editorial decisions.
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Male "Wednesday Hump" ColumnistsAs a former student (’08), I had several years to take in "Wednesday Hump" articles. Is it just me, or does it seem like every time a male writes the Hump column, he is derided as sexist, sophomoric, etc. while the females don’t seem to get the same kinds of comments? The last time the Nexus tried to start the year off with a male columnist (Alex Shlyakhov in ’07), he got a lot of negative feedback and only had three articles published before being replaced by Dana Olsen. The next year, Jenni Perez wrote the column… Read more »
Thank you for saying what I was thinking anonymous poster. Zach ferguson can fuck himself. This is why I wanted to write under a pseudonym.