Wednesday, February 20

Dole prevails in Iowa with 26 percent

Dole prevails in Iowa with 26 percent Buchanan finishes second in caucus as Gramm, Forbes slip By Phillip Carter Daily Bruin Senior Staff Senate Republican leader Bob Dole kicked off the race for the GOP’s presidential nomination last night with a not-so-resounding victory over conservative commentator Pat Buchanan, who charged into second place fresh from an upset victory in Louisiana over Texas Sen. Read more...


Little-known majors offer more personal experience

Little-known majors offer more personal experience Smaller classes, close student-professor relationships are ‘major’ advantages By Rachanee Srisavasdi Daily Bruin Contributor Some UCLA departments still provide a personal approach to higher education, an option not considered by most undergraduates. Read more...


Rape Awareness Week invites campus to fight crime

Rape Awareness Week invites campus to fight crime Events planned to educate students and encourage action By Lena Hicks Daily Bruin Contributor Despite years of "No means No" campaigning, the issue of rape still carries a weighty stigma in the minds of many rape victims. Read more...


UCLA researcher’s award allows further AIDS study

UCLA researcher’s award allows further AIDS study Pediatric Aids Foundation grants $650,000 to faculty member Jerome Zack By Rachanee Srisavasdi Daily Bruin Contributor A UCLA AIDS researcher recently received the Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Award, which allocates $650,000 for furthering research at the UCLA AIDS Institute. Read more...


Cuban official sets record straight

Cuban official sets record straight First Secretary aims to dispel misconceptions about foreign policy By John Digrado Daily Bruin Staff Speaking out against an economic embargo that some consider an injustice against a peaceful people, Cuban First Secretary José Luis Ponce held an informal discussion group Thursday evening regarding the United States’ "misconceptions" of Cuba and its foreign policy. Read more...


Gay support wavers for Clinton in ’96

Gay support wavers for Clinton in ’96 President may lose votes for waffling on issues, but GOP offers no alternative By Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Contributor As the 1996 elections draw close, many members of the gay community find themselves adrift in a hostile political sea. Read more...


Hip-hop speaks volumes on real life

Hip-hop speaks volumes on real life Professor gets grant to study music’s influence on youth By Tiffany McElroy Daily Bruin Contributor One can "dis," be "phat" or be "all that." Not uncommon to the hip-hop world, these are only a few words that Marcyliena Morgan, professor of linguistic anthropology at UCLA, is studying with a grant to research California hip-hop. Read more...