Sunday, February 17

Second annual AIDS Ride raises money, hope

Second annual AIDS Ride raises money, hope UCLA students, faculty will cycle across California By Patrick Kerkstra and Kimberly Mackesy Daily Bruin Staff Early Sunday morning, more than 1,500 bicyclists will depart from their camp overlooking San Francisco Bay on a week-long trip canvassing 525 miles of California pavement ­ in the largest AIDS fundraising event of its kind. Read more...


Professor redefines traditional readings

Professor redefines traditional readings Sundquist says American literature is not black or white By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff Redefining American literature has been Professor Eric Sundquist’s project for the past 10 years, culminating in his book, "To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature." The UCLA English department chair’s efforts won him the Modern Language Association’s James Russell Lowell Prize, awarded each year to an author of an outstanding book. Read more...


Next Senate vice chair looks forward to new post

Next Senate vice chair looks forward to new post Eclectic professor Dorr specializes in education, media By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff Next year’s Academic Senate vice chairperson and School of Education Professor Aimee Dorr wears a Sesame Street watch on her left wrist. Read more...


Students First sweeps runoff offices

Students First sweeps runoff offices Brazil, Duarte, Kawai win IVP, academic affairs, facilities commissioners slots By Rashmi Nijagal Daily Bruin Staff In undergraduate runoff elections Thursday night, Students First candidates swept the remaining offices of internal vice president, academic affairs commissioner and facilities commissioner. Read more...


Reed reflects on ASUCLA career

Reed reflects on ASUCLA career Former director still shocked by board’s decision By Patrick Kerkstra Daily Bruin Staff For almost 30 years, Jason Reed devoted his professional life to ASUCLA. Read more...


U.S. Labor Secretary speaks at Berkeley

U.S. Labor Secretary speaks at Berkeley Reich warns grads of America that is ‘growing apart’ By Michelle Locke The Associated Press BERKELEY — Labor Secretary Robert Reich warned graduating students at UC Berkeley that they inherit an economy where the gap between the haves and have-nots is growing dangerously wide. Read more...


SAGE eyes working benefits, bargaining table

SAGE eyes working benefits, bargaining table UC Berkeley grad union gains apply to all universities By Maria Beerens After the Student Association of Graduate Employees (SAGE) went on strike two weeks ago, it received no significant promises from the UCLA administration. Read more...