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Throwback Thursday: UCLA could have been home to oil wells

This post was updated Sept. 28 at 2:47 p.m. UCLA welcomed thousands of families to move-in weekend last week. Students and visitors took in the lush green hills that run alongside Bruin Walk, the dominating, brick-laced architecture of buildings like Royce Hall and Powell Library and the readily visible blue-and-gold pride of Westwood’s largest institution. Read more...

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UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

The Quad: 100 years ago, UCLA professors organized senior send-off for students

Remember that time your chemistry professor partied with you? Yeah, neither do I. One hundred years ago, however, graduating seniors didn’t just have the privilege of attending parties with their professors; they had the privilege of attending parties organized by the professors themselves. Read more...

Photo: UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

The John Wooden Center opened around 34 years ago. (Daily Bruin archives)

Throwback Thursday: The humble beginnings of the John Wooden Center

A watershed moment occurred 34 years ago at UCLA, at least for us gym junkies: the John Wooden Center officially opened to the public. On May 2, 1983, the Cultural and Recreational Affairs Department ran a full-page advertisement for the newly opened center with twelve general questions students might have about the Wooden Center. Read more...

Photo: The John Wooden Center opened around 34 years ago. (Daily Bruin archives)

The John Wooden Center opened around 34 years ago. (Daily Bruin archives)




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