Sunday, February 23

Hip-hop speaks volumes on real life

Hip-hop speaks volumes on real life Professor gets grant to study music’s influence on youth By Tiffany McElroy Daily Bruin Contributor One can "dis," be "phat" or be "all that." Not uncommon to the hip-hop world, these are only a few words that Marcyliena Morgan, professor of linguistic anthropology at UCLA, is studying with a grant to research California hip-hop. Read more...


Child care, the UCLA way

Child care, the UCLA way Caregivers emphasize the need for patience, respect in dealing with children By Karen Duryea Daily Bruin Contributor While undergraduate students study Chaucer in North Campus and chemistry in South Campus, a special group of "students" in West Campus study with playdough, finger paints and plastic barnyard animals. Read more...


Impact of affirmative action vote weighed

Impact of affirmative action vote weighed Officials predict decision will not affect faculty, staff By Anne Mai Daily Bruin Contributor A year before students feel the impact of the University of California Regents’ decision to disband affirmative action, prospective staff and faculty are dealing firsthand with the program’s end. Read more...


Archives thief sentenced to jail term

Archives thief sentenced to jail term By Brooke Olson Daily Bruin Staff A former library employee and undergraduate student who stole more than $1 million worth of material from the UCLA archives was sentenced to three years and four months in state prison on Wednesday. Read more...


Community mourns loss of former UCLA track star

Community mourns loss of former UCLA track star Olympic gold medalist Benjamin Brown killed in automobile accident By Rachanee Srisavasdi Daily Bruin Contributor Benjamin "Benny" Brown, a former NCAA champion quarter-miler for UCLA and a gold-medal winner in the 1976 Olympics, died last week in a car accident. Read more...


Military’s policies about homosexuality debated

Military’s policies about homosexuality debated Opponents of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ cite unconstitutional basis By Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Contributor As openly bisexual cadet Huong Nguyen awaits resolution on her enrollment status in the Army, national court battles continue over the constitutionality of the military’s "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy on homosexuals. Read more...


Late-drop policies frustrate UCLA students

Late-drop policies frustrate UCLA students School guidelines force many to make tough decisions By Toni Dimayuga Daily Bruin Contributor During the first two weeks of the quarter, many students try out classes like they try on clothes in a department store. Read more...