Friday, April 28

Two social movements your high school history textbook probably missed

Think back to your high school history textbooks and try to recall how much space publishers allocated to various social justice movements. Columnist Aram Ghoogasian argued that textbooks’ underrepresentation of different communities’ histories generates the misunderstanding efforts like the recently passed College of Letters and Science’s diversity requirement aims to remediate. Read more...


Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)

Journalism, the Trading Card Game

As journalists, our trade is stories. Listen in on a gathering of journalists out to dinner – or more likely out for drinks – and you’re likely to hear sophisticated talk about the advances in data journalism or high-minded conversation about ethical considerations of publication, wedged in between the gallows humor that describes the state of the industry, and how we’ll end up broke and on the streets with only our humanities degrees to keep us warm. Read more...

Photo: Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)

Journalists trade stories rather than cards. (Creative Commons photo by Oliver Hallmann via Flickr)


(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

#HashItOut Episode 1: I wish we had hash browns

From #PrayForFetty to #NationalCoffeeDay, listen to the first podcast of the #HashItOut series where Daily Bruin Digital Managing Editor Eldrin Masangkay and Social Media Director Francesca Manto discuss three popular trending hashtags from this past week. Read more...

Photo: (Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A Daily Bruin Viewpoint columnist writes about parking issues in 1990. (Daily Bruin archives)

Throwback Thursday, Week 1: Parking Woes

This Thursday, we’re throwing it back to 25 years ago when Opinion – formerly known as Viewpoint – columnist Rebecca Stone listed parking options of varying inconvenience for her readers and explained UCLA’s complicated history with parking. Read more...

Photo: A Daily Bruin Viewpoint columnist writes about parking issues in 1990. (Daily Bruin archives)

A Daily Bruin Viewpoint columnist writes about parking issues in 1990. (Daily Bruin archives)

As with public places, parties can be full of bodies but short on people to talk to.

On friendship and first week

For the first time after two years of party-going at UCLA, I went to a party and actually made friends with people I didn’t know. The layout was the usual: beer pong, jungle juice, a Spotify playlist on someone’s phone with tiny speakers blaring. Read more...

Photo: As with public places, parties can be full of bodies but short on people to talk to.

As with public places, parties can be full of bodies but short on people to talk to.

The Coalition Application platform aims to help improve high school students' accessibility to college counselors and developmental feedback in preparation for the application process. (Creative Commons photo by NWABR via Flickr)

Arthur Wang: New college application can offer increased accessibility, counseling

You might remember college application season as a confusing, daunting and anxiety-inducing time. Part of the stress comes from the fact that there are so many different application systems and forms to navigate. Read more...

Photo: The Coalition Application platform aims to help improve high school students' accessibility to college counselors and developmental feedback in preparation for the application process. (Creative Commons photo by NWABR via Flickr)

The Coalition Application platform aims to help improve high school students' accessibility to college counselors and developmental feedback in preparation for the application process. (Creative Commons photo by NWABR via Flickr)