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Two years later: UCLA feels the effects of The Green Initiative Fund

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Two years later: UCLA feels the effects of The Green Initiative Fund Almost two years after a referendum passed to form The Green Initiative Fund, or TGIF, committee members, students, and the senior press secretary from the Natural Resources Defense Council weigh in on the fund's current projects. As TGIF continues to expand its visibility on campus, focus continues to be on UCLA's environmental impact and ways students can get funding to minimize the school's carbon footprint. "Two years later: UCLA feels the effects of The Green Initiative Fund"

Almost two years after a referendum passed to form The Green Initiative Fund, or TGIF, committee members, students, and the senior press secretary from the Natural Resources Defense Council weigh in on the fund's current projects. As TGIF continues to expand its visibility on campus, focus continues to be on UCLA's environmental impact and ways students can get funding to minimize the school's carbon footprint.


ORL presents NAKED, a drag fashion show, to inform about transgender community

ORL presents NAKED, a drag fashion show, to inform about transgender community

On Feb 18, The Office of Residential Life organized NAKED, a drag fashion show, to increase transgender awareness. The models, dressed and made up as the opposite gender, reflected the way Mikaela Cullen, a second-year transgender student at UCLA feels every day.

"ORL presents NAKED, a drag fashion show, to inform about transgender community"

On Feb 18, The Office of Residential Life organized NAKED, a drag fashion show, to increase transgender awareness. The models, dressed and made up as the opposite gender, reflected the way Mikaela Cullen, a second-year transgender student at UCLA feels every day.

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Expression: A review of “˜The Ghost Writer’

Expression: A review of “˜The Ghost Writer’ "The Ghost Writer," a film by infamous director Roman Polanski, stars Ewan McGregor as a writer who has to finish the memoirs of a politician (Pierce Brosnan) after the previous writer dies unexpectedly. However, things aren't as they seem. Kevin Seo discusses the film and whether it's worth watching. "Expression: A review of “˜The Ghost Writer’"

"The Ghost Writer," a film by infamous director Roman Polanski, stars Ewan McGregor as a writer who has to finish the memoirs of a politician (Pierce Brosnan) after the previous writer dies unexpectedly. However, things aren't as they seem. Kevin Seo discusses the film and whether it's worth watching. More »

Expression: A review of ‘Shutter Island’

Expression: A review of ‘Shutter Island’ "Shutter Island" is the newest movie by lauded director Martin Scorsese. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Teddy Daniels, a U.S. marshall sent to a mental institute on a remote island to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a patient. Kevin Seo delivers the skinny on whether you should see the film or not. "Expression: A review of ‘Shutter Island’"

"Shutter Island" is the newest movie by lauded director Martin Scorsese. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Teddy Daniels, a U.S. marshall sent to a mental institute on a remote island to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a patient. Kevin Seo delivers the skinny on whether you should see the film or not. More »

A reminder of historical racial conflict, Jeb Stuart’s “Blood Done Sign My Name” represents the filmmaker’s return to the silver screen

A reminder of historical racial conflict, Jeb Stuart’s “Blood Done Sign My Name” represents the filmmaker’s return to the silver screen Films about the persistence of racism resonate with us. "Blood Done Sign My Name" is one such film. It tells the story of how the murder of an African-American Vietnam War veteran ignited civil unrest in the 1970s. The director, Jeb Stuart, talks about the film in an interview with the Daily Bruin. "A reminder of historical racial conflict, Jeb Stuart’s “Blood Done Sign My Name” represents the filmmaker’s return to the silver screen"

Films about the persistence of racism resonate with us. "Blood Done Sign My Name" is one such film. It tells the story of how the murder of an African-American Vietnam War veteran ignited civil unrest in the 1970s. The director, Jeb Stuart, talks about the film in an interview with the Daily Bruin. More »

Students, TAs weigh in on swelling size of discussion sections

Students, TAs weigh in on swelling size of discussion sections UCLA has seen a growth in the size of discussion sections as a result of recent budget cuts. This increase has affected both undergraduates and teaching assistants, and there is debate in regards to the severity of the change. "Students, TAs weigh in on swelling size of discussion sections"

UCLA has seen a growth in the size of discussion sections as a result of recent budget cuts. This increase has affected both undergraduates and teaching assistants, and there is debate in regards to the severity of the change. More »

Moda Ecole: L.A.-based Haitian-American glove designer sends profits to Haiti

Moda Ecole: L.A.-based Haitian-American glove designer sends profits to Haiti

The earthquake in Haiti has personally affected couture glove designer Numa Perrier. As a first generation Haitian American, her parents' immediate families are those that are lost, those that are suffering and those that have been hit hard by the earthquake. In response, Perrier has created an "I Glove Haiti" T-shirt campaign, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to supplies and relief work in Haiti. To purchase an "I Glove Haiti" T-Shirt or learn more about Numa Perrier visit missnuma.com.

"Moda Ecole: L.A.-based Haitian-American glove designer sends profits to Haiti"

The earthquake in Haiti has personally affected couture glove designer Numa Perrier. As a first generation Haitian American, her parents' immediate families are those that are lost, those that are suffering and those that have been hit hard by the earthquake. In response, Perrier has created an "I Glove Haiti" T-shirt campaign, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to supplies and relief work in Haiti. To purchase an "I Glove Haiti" T-Shirt or learn more about Numa Perrier visit missnuma.com.

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