Wednesday, June 19

A crowd of students and community members gathers in Dickson Court, preparing to see former President Bill Clinton, gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom at last Friday's Democratic rally.

Rally should not be used as just a reminder

After a brisk, cold night of standing barefoot on the lawn of Dickson Plaza, screaming my lungs hoarse in agreement with politicians and registering people to vote outside of Powell Library, I was in a very political mood. Read more...

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A crowd of students and community members gathers in Dickson Court, preparing to see former President Bill Clinton, gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom at last Friday's Democratic rally.

A crowd of students and community members gathers in Dickson Court, preparing to see former President Bill Clinton, gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom at last Friday's Democratic rally.






Plan ahead for a gap year

Just a few years ago, fresh college graduates could think of postponing reality by taking a well-deserved break from a lifetime of school. They'd travel the world, contemplate life or spend time with family. If only we could afford such a luxury today.
As my four-year adventure at UCLA comes to a close, I've quickly realized that taking such a hiatus is the last thing that will improve my future prospects, at least career-wise. In the event that I don't go to graduate school immediately following college, I'll have to "take a year off."
This misnomer no longer refers to a meditative interim between two extremes, namely a euphoric graduation and paying the bills. Read more...



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