Sunday, December 15

Bruin Republicans’ request for MEChA debate unanswered

Bruin Republicans has challenged the Chicana/o student group MEChA to a public debate on Friday to address the merit of MEChA’s founding documents. Radio talk show host Al Rantel will air the debate on his radio show if members of MEChA attend, aiming to broadcast the debate to L.A. Read more...



Accord reached in grocer strike

A tentative agreement was reached between grocery workers and major supermarket chains Thursday that could put an end to the nearly 20-week-long supermarket strike. Details about the agreement were not disclosed by representatives of the United Food and Commercial Workers union. Read more...



Donation establishes new chair

A Japanese American who had been forced to enter an internment camp in the 1940s has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s Asian American Studies Center. The center will establish the nation’s first endowed academic chair to focus on the World War II internment of Japanese Americans. Read more...


De Neve residents partner up with city youth

They make sad faces and try to climb into the UCLA van with hope of going home with their mentors. The children from the Ujima Village Development hate to see their UCLA mentors leave after their weekly homework help time. Read more...


Evening midterms test students’ scheduling ability

As midterms approach, some students are finding that they have to change their schedules in order to accommodate evening midterms conflicting with their class schedules. Yasmin Bholat, a second-year neuroscience student, dropped her Life Science 3 course which had an evening midterm so she could continue to take a chemistry lab course scheduled for the same time as her midterm. Read more...