Tuesday, October 23

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UCLA student balances school and single motherhood

It's an early Wednesday morning, and 5-year-old Paloma is sitting on the sofa watching "Clifford the Big Red Dog." She's grabbed a box of Corn Pops and is eating them out of the bag while her mother, Nancy Gamboa, 26, gets ready in the bathroom. Gamboa has only a limited amount of time before she has to walk her daughter to the University Village day care center where Paloma will stay until closing time at 5 p.m. Read more...

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Young Bruin publishes novel

Step aside, Christopher Paolini "“ there's a new young author in town. Second-year undeclared student Dan Elconin has recently published his creation, "Never After," a young-adult fantasy novel that provides a dark twist to the traditional story of Peter Pan. Defying the odds with its recent publishing success, his book is a sign that young authors looking to make a name for themselves can now realize that publication is, in fact, possible. Read more...

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