Tuesday, October 16

Four candidates vied to lead the campus undergraduate student government in 1983. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Throwback Thursday, Week 6: Turn out for what?

Each Spring quarter, student voters must ask themselves the question: What has student government done for me? In 1983, Perfect Student Union president Stuart Holbrook asked this question during the Undergraduate Students Association Council debates. Read more...

Photo: Four candidates vied to lead the campus undergraduate student government in 1983. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Four candidates vied to lead the campus undergraduate student government in 1983. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A pair of investigations in 1996 found that UC officials were influencing the admissions process in favor of their relatives and children, while UCLA leaders compromised admissions standards to attract donors. (Daily Bruin archives)

Throwback Thursday, Week 5: Admissions backdoor

What sets UCLA apart from USC, we tell ourselves, is that this campus provides education for all, while that other school does so for the privileged. Read more...

Photo: A pair of investigations in 1996 found that UC officials were influencing the admissions process in favor of their relatives and children, while UCLA leaders compromised admissions standards to attract donors. (Daily Bruin archives)

A pair of investigations in 1996 found that UC officials were influencing the admissions process in favor of their relatives and children, while UCLA leaders compromised admissions standards to attract donors. (Daily Bruin archives)



The Daily Bruin's 2003 coverage of Dance Marathon included a front-page centerpiece. (Daily Bruin archives)

Throwback Thursday, Week 1: The longest dance

Bruins were dance marathon-ing for diseases years before UCLA professor Michael Gottlieb identified acquired immune deficiency syndrome and the AIDS epidemic was discovered. The Dance Marathon we know today debuted in April 2002 to raise money for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, but in 1979, the event began when Greek life revived UCLA’s annual Greek Week and raised money for the American Cancer Society and the then-National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis. Read more...

Photo: The Daily Bruin's 2003 coverage of Dance Marathon included a front-page centerpiece. (Daily Bruin archives)

The Daily Bruin's 2003 coverage of Dance Marathon included a front-page centerpiece. (Daily Bruin archives)


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Throwback Thursday, Week 8: An assassination in Westwood

An assassination took place in Westwood in 1982, but most students have probably never heard of it. Unless you’re Armenian, it’s unlikely that you know the names Hampig “Harry” Sassounian and Krikor “Koko” Saliba or the fact that they were involved in the assassination of Kemal Arikan, the Turkish consul general in Los Angeles, just a stone’s throw away from campus. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin archives)

(Daily Bruin archives)


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