Nearly 600 pounds of colored powder sat neatly arranged in Ziploc bags Thursday afternoon at Sunset Recreation Center.
Thirty minutes later, as the powder settled, the grass was no longer just green and students left with multicolored clothing and a better understanding of a long-celebrated part of Indian culture.
Hundreds of people participated in the 14th annual Dance Marathon – a fundraising event where students stay on their feet for 26 hours to raise money to fight pediatric AIDS.
No. 2 UCLA women’s water polo faced off against crosstown rivals No. 3 USC in both teams’ regular season closer.
The Bruins took the lead and never gave it up, ending the contest in their favor 9-5.