Virgin Coconut Oil: The Alternative

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Ever have those days where you’re out of skin moisturizers and Vaseline is almost the only last resort? Do you often feel as if sometimes your skin isn’t being moisturized enough by the lotion sold in stores? Well, wait no longer because the next best product has advertised itself into the market of skin care and is even more affordable …

Can the Obama Administration do More to Help Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

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What if historically black colleges did not exist? What if the ability for students of low socio-economic status had no method of paying for their tuition? These questions have become a reality for many students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). According to the Washington Post, the U.S. Department of Education is on the verge of creating tighter restrictions …

Tonight: BBSA Exclusive Networking Event

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Join the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) today for their first general body meeting at 6:30 pm in the Pauley Pavilion Media Room. There will be members of BBSA in front of the John Wooden statue until 6:15pm to escort everyone. Feel free to arrive early and and to invite your friends; prospective members are encouraged to attend. Jessica Conley, …

Black L.A. Leaders Meet in Support of Affirmative Action

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Black Los Angeles leaders came out in a show of solidarity yesterday morning at the Los Angeles Sentinel headquarters in an effort to persuade the Supreme Court to “do the right thing” in regards to Affirmative Action. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday that could potentially overturn Michigan’s 2006 state voted Proposal 2—the sister initiative to California’s Proposition 209—which …

Let the Revolution Begin!

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  Oct. 10- New NOMMO staff members met for the first time  in 118 Kerckhoff. The meeting began with an icebreaker and pizza (can’t have a good staff meeting with out pizza) then the new team got straight to business! NOMMO is looking forward to serving the Afrikan American student community on campus and is eager to bring back “the …

Recap: The First Day of “Days of Defiance II”

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As the Supreme Court heard arguments over Michigan’s Prop. 2– an anti-affirmative action law that resembles California’s prop 209– dozens of UCLA students assembled in protest to demand racial diversity. Kamilah Moore, Chairperson of UCLA’s Afrikan Student Union led the call and response chant “What do we want?” and received a loud response from marching students, “Diversity!” Other protesters held …