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Thousands protest beating

Monday, April 8, 1996 Demonstrators jam downtown in rally against police actions; law enforcement supporters convene at Federal BuildingBy Dinos Lambropoulos The Associated Press CIVIC CENTER — Thousands of chanting, sign-waving demonstrators jammed downtown streets Saturday, demanding justice in the wake of the videotaped beating of two illegal immigrants by Riverside sheriff’s deputies. Read more...


Student government booklending program expanded

Friday, April 5, 1996 Association seeks to make project permanent serviceBy Brooke Olson Daily Bruin Staff Students have another chance to receive free textbooks this quarter as the student government expands its booklending program. Read more...


UCLA community grieves for Brown

Friday, April 5, 1996 Late commerce secretary remembered for strong leadership, global tiesBy John Digrado Daily Bruin Staff As the nation woke up this morning, Washington began to pick up the shattered pieces of the Commerce Department, the most prominent monument to the leadership of late Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown. Read more...


April Fool’s letter seen favorably on campus

Friday, April 5, 1996 SAGE makes stir, but university still opposes grad unionBy Michael Angell Daily Bruin Contributor What began as the delivery of a prank letter ended in the anomaly of actual discussion between the Students Association of Graduate Employees (SAGE) and the university administration. Read more...


Making

Friday, April 5, 1996 Over the last several decades, MEChA has united Chicanas and Chicanos at UCLA to fight for civil rights, improve economic conditions and empower the communities they came fromBy Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Staff Born out of the civil rights movement in the late 1960s, el Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana y Chicano de Aztlán was first formed in Santa Barbara to unify Chicana/o university students in combatting poor social and economic conditions. Read more...


News basks in glow of Joint Commission review

Friday, April 5, 1996 Hospital’s rating upgraded from ’95 conditional statusBy Donna Wong Special to The Bruin After nursing wounds from an investigation prompted by a patient complaint, UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute Hospital (NPIH) is back on track again with a glowing review and full three-year accreditation. Read more...


Minority group admissions at UCLA decrease

Friday, April 5, 1996 Application review process changes may have led to drop in acceptance rateBy Rachanee Srisavasdi Daily Bruin Staff Due to a change in UCLA’s admissions process, the acceptance rate of certain minority groups for the fall 1996 freshman class decreased significantly from last year. Read more...