Monday, October 15

Converted sorority houses accomodate dorm overflow

Converted sorority houses accomodate dorm overflow Older students revel in feeling of community By Allison Lefkowitz Daily Bruin Staff Four large homes on Hilgard Avenue that once housed sororities are now being used by the university and the Office of Residential Life to accommodate transfer students who initially signed up to live in the university’s residence halls. Read more...


Israeli foreign minister visits UCLA

Israeli foreign minister visits UCLA Shimon Peres to speak about Middle East, receive medal By Gil Hopenstand Daily Bruin Senior Staff Marking an important stop during his 12-day tour of the United States, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres will address an estimated crowd of over 1,000 UCLA administrators, faculty, guests and students today. Read more...


UCLA, public schools will refund mandatory fees

UCLA, public schools will refund mandatory fees Bruins objecting to certain funding can be reimbursed By Gil Hopenstand Daily Bruin Senior Staff Students who object to certain uses of their mandatory student government fees can now get their money back ­ an average of about 20 cents. Read more...


Tax helps fund UC breast cancer research

By Donna Wong Daily Bruin Senior Staff Contrary to what its critics have said, cigarette smoking may actually be good for some people’s health. Since the beginning of this year, cigarette smokers in the state of California have been paying an extra 2 cents per pack to fund breast cancer research and early detection services. Read more...


Nursing survives one more year as major

By Gil Hopenstand Daily Bruin Senior Staff Enjoying a temporary victory, UCLA salvaged its distinction of being the only University of California offering an undergraduate major in nursing – at least for one more year. Read more...


Courses bring real world to classroom

By Donna Wong Daily Bruin Senior Staff One year ago – at the dawn of the academic year – the Social Sciences Collegium gave birth to classes that transcended the boundaries of any department curriculum. Read more...


State prosecutes UCLA in wage suit

By Alisa Ulferts Daily Bruin Senior Staff UCLA is fighting in court a ruling by the state that claims the university owes its construction workers a higher wage for working on publicly funded projects. Read more...