In the beginning, Westwood was without form and void. Only ranch land was upon the face of the rolling hills.
Then Edwin and Harold Janss said, “Let there be UCLA.”
The Janss brothers’ land grant gift to mankind and the University of California came at $3.5 million less than the actual price – in effect, the first ever donation to UCLA.
This year’s Undergraduate Students Association Council featured the lowest voter turnout in at least the past decade, an eye-popping number of empty seats on the council table and a remarkable lack of fanfare.
“No Offense, But” is back for the quarter. Join Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti and columnists Reilly Berberian and Abhishek Shetty as they break down both the college admissions scandals in which UCLA has been implicated.
Yearbooks have been getting a bad rap recently.
It started last month with the resurfacing of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook photo, his page featuring a photo of a man in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan outfit.
UCLA’s successful completion of its $4.2 billion fundraising goal came, naturally, with a glowing press release that venerated its major donors. The campaign, part of a trend of growing university donations, went toward cancer research, buying a historic theater in Westwood, expansion of the Anderson School of Management and the like.
Tucked in between a couple of shrubs in the garden near Campbell Hall’s east entrance lies a large, gray stone. Barely noticeable to the hundreds of students that pass by every day on their way to and from Bunche Hall, it reads “Carter-Huggins 1969.”
Today, that stone bears extra significance.
“No Offense, But” is back in your podcast feeds for the new year! Join Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti, assistant Opinion editor Omar Said, and Opinion columnists Abhishek Shetty and Reilly Berberian as they talk about teenagers being charged with felonies for vandalizing the Bruin Bear.
“No Offense, But” is back in your podcast feeds for the year! Join Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti and Opinion columnists Abhishek Shetty and Chris Busco as they examine the biggest events of the midquarter: the annual National Students for Justice in Pales- tine conference and a viral video of UCPD face-planting from its scooters.
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