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Throwback Thursday, Week 7: Cyclical concern

I didn’t understand how controversial a bike lane could be until I wrote about one. Almost a year ago, the current city editor at The Bruin asked me if I could write about Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz’s opposition to a proposed bike lane on Westwood Boulevard. Read more...

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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)