Mexican cultural group Grupo Folkórico de UCLA will present its annual showcase, titled “Fiesta Mexicana,” Sunday at Royce Hall. Representing six regions of Mexico through costumes and choreography, the culture show will also highlight the 16 graduating seniors of the group, who will dedicate their performance to the region of Guerrero. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

Mexican cultural group Grupo Folkórico de UCLA will present its annual showcase, titled “Fiesta Mexicana,” Sunday at Royce Hall. Representing six regions of Mexico through costumes and choreography, the culture show will also highlight the 16 graduating seniors of the group, who will dedicate their performance to the region of Guerrero. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

Grupo Folklórico de UCLA to perform annual cultural showcase

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Swirling skirts in shades of green, purple, pink and yellow ripple in wavelike patterns as folklórico dancers spin in tight circles. Representing the coastal region of Veracruz, Mexico, some of the dancers practice dizzying spins and tap their heeled boots in time to the upbeat music on McClure Stage in Bruin Plaza, only pausing to catch their breath as the music continues wildly.



Fourth-year physiological sciences student Joe Douglass sits on the steps outside of a place he has come to call home over the past three years – the Acosta Athletic Training Complex. Since his second year at UCLA, Douglass has spent every quarter – even summers – working as a student-intern trainer. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

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With the sun in his face, fourth-year physiological science student Joe Douglass looked up at the Acosta Athletic Training Complex. “It’s been a long journey,” Douglass said.


UC Regents endorse state budget plan keeping in-state tuition flat

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SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California Board of Regents Committee on Finance voted unanimously Thursday to endorse the state funding framework agreed upon by Gov.


State budget’s pension deal met with concerns from UC faculty

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While many have praised the governor’s state budget plan, which was endorsed by the University of California Board of Regents Committee on Finance on Thursday, some UC faculty members expressed concern that the deal’s pension plan will reduce the quality of faculty at the UC.


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