Thursday, August 22


Author Francisco Cantú joined UCLA professors and a lawyer for a panel about immigration Wednesday on campus. Cantú's memoir, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border," was recently chosen as UCLA's 2018-2019 common book. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Author of UCLA common book discusses experience as border patrol agent

“The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border” was chosen as UCLA’s 2018-2019 common book in July. In months prior, thousands of immigrant children had been separated from their parents at the United States-Mexico border. Read more...

Photo: Author Francisco Cantú joined UCLA professors and a lawyer for a panel about immigration Wednesday on campus. Cantú's memoir, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border," was recently chosen as UCLA's 2018-2019 common book. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Author Francisco Cantú joined UCLA professors and a lawyer for a panel about immigration Wednesday on campus. Cantú's memoir, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border," was recently chosen as UCLA's 2018-2019 common book. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Anita Hill’s congressional testimony against Clarence Thomas is the topic of the documentary “Anita,” which was screened at the Hammer Museum on Tuesday night and accompanied by a discussion between UCLA professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and author Rebecca Traister.
(Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore via flickr)

Event analyzes roles of race, gender in testimonies against Supreme Court nominees

The rage of vulnerable populations is often stoked when injustice is made visible, said author Rebecca Traister. Such was the case with the congressional testimonies of Anita Hill and Christine Blasey Ford. Read more...

Photo: Anita Hill’s congressional testimony against Clarence Thomas is the topic of the documentary “Anita,” which was screened at the Hammer Museum on Tuesday night and accompanied by a discussion between UCLA professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and author Rebecca Traister. (Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore via flickr)

Anita Hill’s congressional testimony against Clarence Thomas is the topic of the documentary “Anita,” which was screened at the Hammer Museum on Tuesday night and accompanied by a discussion between UCLA professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and author Rebecca Traister.
(Creative Commons photo by Gage Skidmore via flickr)


Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Play looks into girls’ expectations, reality in responding to sexual misconduct

There’s a gulf between how someone thinks they’ll react to a certain situation and how they actually react, said playwright Anna Moench. Real confrontations are often complicated by power structures and imbalances. Read more...

Photo: Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)




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