CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 3, 1993
The UCLA hunger strikers protesting the lack of a Chicano studies department on the Westwood campus are to be commended for peacefully exercising the courage of their convictions. They have made their point quite forcefully. But their prolonged water-only regimen could irreversibly damage their health. The fast should end immediately. And outside mediation is now in order to bridge the chasm between the protesters and UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young.