Last night, the students on campus experienced a euphoria we had never known before. We came of age in the era of terrorism, with attacks and fear dominating the headlines for our entire politically-conscious lives.
Prone as we are in LA to earthquakes, fires, floods, civil unrest and terrorism, there are many risks associated with life in the big city. Tunneling under a small portion of Beverly Hills is not one of them.
How many protestors have made the slightest effort to find out that Feisal Abdul Rauf, the driving force behind Park 51, was a first-responder on 9/11, running to the site so that he could pull victims from the rubble?