Tuesday, April 24

Joe Bruin, beloved UCLA mascot, receives another makeover in an attempt to give him an updated ’90s

Past and Present Joe Bruin, beloved UCLA mascot, receives another makeover in an attempt to give him an updated ’90s look By Susan Lee hen the students’ association set out to redesign UCLA’s venerable Joe Bruin mascot, the developers were faced with a daunting challenge – balancing tradition, progress, profits, athletic aggressiveness and the university’s full diversity. Read more...


Communications Board allegedly disregards rules

Communications Board allegedly disregards rules Failure to announce Operations Committee meeting may be illegal By John Digrado Daily Bruin Staff With only weeks remaining before voting on a controversial restructuring plan, the Communications Board Operations Committee met on Tuesday night to discuss some of the fine points of the proposal. Read more...


Fire alarms plague dorms

Fire alarms plague dorms Frequency of drills causes complacent attitudes, apathy By Patrick Marantal and Brooke Olson The ringing of the fire alarms in a residence hall during the wee hours always awakens sleepers, interrupts studiers, and sobers up those who are wasted. Read more...


Comedians film at UCLA fraternity

Comedians film at UCLA fraternity David Spade, Chris Farley join Bruins to promote their new film ‘Black Sheep’ By Jennifer Louie Members of the Pi Kappa Alpha house got a rare chance to appear in an MTV commercial yesterday afternoon. Read more...


Learning-disabled test status increases

Learning-disabled test status increases Reports say time limit exemption prompts new trend By Rachanee Srisavasdi A growing number of high school students are declaring themselves "learning disabled" in order to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) without time limits, new reports indicated. Read more...


Reliability of SAT debated in academia

Reliability of SAT debated in academia College Board says test is fair, others cite score disparities By Rachanee Srisavasdi To most high-school students, the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is not only just another obstacle to being admitted to college, but is an arguably unfair measurement of how well a student will do in college. Read more...


Spinning a new wheel

Spinning a new wheel New sport incorporates team spirit, aerobic workout, race training and fun for all By Sarah Krupp At first glance the room appears cozy, with wood stools, and plump couches, a blackboard listing food items ranging from mango smoothies to fat-free blackberry scones. Read more...