Kentucky Fried Steroids: Probing the Safety of Horse Races

Although the 2009 Kentucky Derby ended with a thrilling win when the horse Mine That Bird achieved a 50-1 long shot victory, horse racing continues to be marred by the events of last year’s derby when second-place competitor Eight Belles was euthanized after suffering two broken ankles. Unfortunately, not all horses in this year’s derby went unscathed, as shown by various injury reports from ESPN.

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UC Student Regents

In less than three months, Jesse Bernal will officially come into the role of UC student regent. Although Bernal’s voice will be the only one with the power to vote amongst thousands of students from 10 campuses, his voice was first heard far from earshot of any of the UC schools.

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