Saturday, January 18

Former Mexican military cadet aims to give back

After a year of training at a military academy in Mexico, Francisco Reinosa decided to leave behind his country, the military and his mother to pursue a degree in psychology in the U.S. Read more...

Photo: UCLA student Francisco Reinosa left behind his family, the military and his country to pursue a college education at UCLA.

USAC plans to promote SOOF funding to student groups

Members of the undergraduate student government plan on educating student groups about the funding available to them by launching a campaign that will be spearheaded by the Internal Vice President’s office.The purpose of the campaign is to promote the Undergraduate Students Association Council’s typically underused funding sources throughout the year, said Avi Oved, USAC internal vice president.Oved said his office plans to focus on alerting students to the Student Organizations Operational Fund, commonly known as SOOF. Read more...

UCLA club teaches kids Vietnamese language to keep heritage alive

The original version of this article contained information that was unclear and has been changed. See the bottom of the article for additional information. Inside a modest gray building, tucked among pho restaurants and Vietnamese cafes in the heart of Reseda’s Vietnamese community, UCLA students write out vocabulary lessons on whiteboards for children whose parents have brought them to learn about their heritage. Read more...

Photo: Members of UCLA’s Vietnamese Language and Culture club tutor students at the Hung Vuong Vietnamese School on Saturday mornings.

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