Monday, February 18

In the name of education

In the name of education By Karen Duryea Daily Bruin Staff The 225 high school students from the inner city who gathered in Ackerman Grand Ballroom stared at their surroundings, awed by the looming size of the room. Read more...


Immigrants more likely to be victims of homicide

Immigrants more likely to be victims of homicide Study finds increased risk for foreign-born living in California By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff California is not a safe haven for immigrants, who are more likely to be victims of homicide than people born in the United States, a UCLA School of Public Health study revealed. Read more...


UCLA student seeks nomination to Assembly

UCLA student seeks nomination to Assembly By Michael Angell Daily Bruin Contributor Around midnight, Mike Gatto and his friends were walking down Sixth Street and Lafayette near Downtown Los Angeles when they were approached by a woman asking for a light. Read more...


Bisexual cadet to be dismissed from ROTC

Bisexual cadet to be dismissed from ROTC Nguyen verbally notified, awaits word on discharge status By Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Contributor For Huong Nguyen, a bisexual ROTC cadet placed on leave after revealing her sexual orientation, the light is finally appearing at the end of a long tunnel of bureaucracy. Read more...


Study finds pattern in domestic violence cases

Study finds pattern in domestic violence cases African Americans in poor areas more likely to self-report injuries By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff In a study of married Americans, UCLA researchers revealed that young African Americans who are poor urban dwellers are more likely to self-report domestic violence. Read more...


Regents compromise on new admissions policy

Regents compromise on new admissions policy End of affirmative action to begin spring 1998 for undergrads By Michael Howerton Daily Bruin Staff In a vote that passed as quietly as the clamor leading up to it was deafening, the UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to implement new admissions policies beginning fall 1997 for graduate students and spring 1998 for undergraduates. Read more...


Young plans active retirement

Young plans active retirement Chancellor intends to stay involved in UCLA fund-raising campaign By Phillip Carter Daily Bruin Senior Staff After 27 years at the helm of UCLA, it would be impossible for Chancellor Charles Young to fade away quietly after his June 1997 retirement – nor does he intend to do so. Read more...