October 11, 1:24 am
Just a few years ago, fresh college graduates could think of postponing reality by taking a well-deserved break from a lifetime of school.
They'd travel the world, contemplate life or spend time with family.
If only we could afford such a luxury today.
As my four-year adventure at UCLA comes to a close, I've quickly realized that taking such a hiatus is the last thing that will improve my future prospects, at least career-wise.
In the event that I don't go to graduate school immediately following college, I'll have to "take a year off."
This misnomer no longer refers to a meditative interim between two extremes, namely a euphoric graduation and paying the bills. Read more...
October 7, 12:36 am
If my trip to the grocery store to buy orzo had a literary equivalent, it would have been Homer's "Odyssey." Read more...
Pictured are the ingredients, preparation and final result of Greek orzo. The recipe was submitted by Debra Dralle, the director of staff human resources for the College of Letters and Science.
October 6, 11:50 pm
With all the lease signs posted on the windows of the stores lining Westwood Boulevard, the pall that hovers over the graveyard of failed ventures is reminiscent of the nearby cemetery on Veteran Avenue.
Notorious lack of parking and high rents are some of the factors that have driven people away and left UCLA a perpetual ghost town. Read more...