Saturday, October 20

Back to their roots…

Tuesday, May 21, 1996 African Student Union is small but by no means silent By Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Staff Born out of the fires of the 1960s, the African Student Union was formed to address the needs of African-American students on the UCLA campus. Read more...


Religious historians compare Jesus and Buddha

Tuesday, May 21, 1996 Weekend conference explores similarities between two faithsBy Jennifer Louie Daily Bruin Contributor Out from the shadows of a time when religion was banned from UCLA years ago, members of the Center for the Study of Religion are making an effort to provide its study with a more welcoming reception from the campus. Read more...


$45 million gift yields new research center

Tuesday, May 21, 1996Donation for inter- disciplinary building largest ever in UCsBy Gil Hopenstand Daily Bruin Senior Staff A $45 million donation–the largest charitable gift from an individual donor in the history of the University of California–will manifest itself in a new research facility on campus. Read more...


Board OKs letter of rec. regulations

Monday, May 20, 1996 Regents can write on students’ behalf, not meddle in admissionsBy Michael Howerton Daily Bruin Staff SAN FRANCISCO — While the Board of Regents resolved that they would no longer seek to use their influence to change the outcome of admissions in the university, they reaffirmed their right to write letters of recommendation on behalf of applicants. Read more...


Connerly withdraws weighty item

Monday, May 20, 1996 Regents postpone vote on gender- and race-based scholarships until September By Michael Howerton Daily Bruin Staff SAN FRANCISCO — Race- and gender-based financial aid and scholarships at the university were expected to be the subject of a cankerous debate at the Board of Regents meeting last week, but the issue never got to the table. Read more...


Graduation focuses on diversity

Monday, May 20, 1996 Controversial jurist ignores partisanship at ceremony speechBy Phillip Carter Daily Bruin Senior Staff Despite expectations that he would preach the values of political conservatism, Federal Judge Alex Kozinski instead imbibed the virtues of non-legal professions to the 1996 graduates of UCLA’s School of Law on Sunday afternoon. Read more...


Giving back to the community

Monday, May 20, 1996The Asian Education Project seeks to improve the reading, writing, verbal and listening skills of individual students by pairing UCLA volunteers with children from Castelar Elemen-tary School in Chinatown. Read more...