Tuesday, June 25

Passions surround film

In Latin, the word “passion”Â means suffering. And in various communities nationwide, including UCLA, the same word has been evoking a sense of apprehension in recent months. Read more...


A closer look: UCLA alums, faculty get hitched

Five minutes gave them 1,136 new rights. When the City and County of San Francisco decided to change the words “bride” and “husband” to “applicant 1″ and “applicant 2,” they drew a flood of same-sex couples from all over the nation hoping to obtain marriage licenses. Read more...



Teach for America seeks Bruin applicants

Several UCLA graduates will join thousands of graduates across the country who have decided to take the problem of educational inequity into their own hands. There are hopes that close to 200 Bruins will become educators next fall by participating in Teach for America, a federal educational program geared toward teaching low-income students. Read more...



A closer look: Celebrating one man’s lifelong dream

As people nationwide celebrate Black History Month, many of the them overlook the man credited with beginning the annual event. Dr. Carter G. Woodson ““ who was born in 1875 to former slaves and later went on to become the second black person to receive a doctorate degree from Harvard ““ is known as the Father of Black History Month, even though he was no longer alive when the first such celebration was officially recognized. Read more...




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