Wednesday, May 27

Tax helps fund UC breast cancer research

By Donna Wong Daily Bruin Senior Staff Contrary to what its critics have said, cigarette smoking may actually be good for some people’s health. Since the beginning of this year, cigarette smokers in the state of California have been paying an extra 2 cents per pack to fund breast cancer research and early detection services. Read more...


Nursing survives one more year as major

By Gil Hopenstand Daily Bruin Senior Staff Enjoying a temporary victory, UCLA salvaged its distinction of being the only University of California offering an undergraduate major in nursing – at least for one more year. Read more...


Courses bring real world to classroom

By Donna Wong Daily Bruin Senior Staff One year ago – at the dawn of the academic year – the Social Sciences Collegium gave birth to classes that transcended the boundaries of any department curriculum. Read more...


State prosecutes UCLA in wage suit

By Alisa Ulferts Daily Bruin Senior Staff UCLA is fighting in court a ruling by the state that claims the university owes its construction workers a higher wage for working on publicly funded projects. Read more...



Asian American studies graduates to major

By Julie Ann Silva Daily Bruin Senior Staff Asian American studies graduated this summer. Beginning this quarter, students intrigued by Asian American ethnic studies can major in the field whereas before only a specialization was possible. Read more...


UC Berkeley’s withdrawal further cripples UCSA

By Greg Cooper Daily Bruin Staff Soon after the UC Student Association lost its lobbying powers in the state government, the official student representative body to the university’s administration was further crippled when UC Berkeley yanked its support late last month. Read more...