Righteous Path: The Arthur Ashe Story

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Sweat beads rolled down his forehead. But it didn’t matter. Nothing mattered but this moment now. This was his moment. Arthur squeezed his tennis racquet and then loosened his grip effectively. He had practiced every day, pushing his body to its physical limits, for longer than he could remember. But this was different. This time it was mind management. It …

Devin Murphy for USAC President

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“USAC has [had] an immense history of student activism – student empowerment, and really advocating for key issues that students deal with”- Devin Murphy Are we ready to ACT? So critical of the oppression we suffer as an Afrikan-American community, we often overlook our own homophobic self-oppressive nature. Devin Murphy, third-year Political Science and Afro-American Studies major, is a minority …

Irmary Garcia: USAC Cultural Affairs Commissioner

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This afternoon, I had the opportunity to sit down with Irmary Garcia, the incoming Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) Cultural Affairs Commissioner. She proved to be very knowledgeable, not only of student government, but also of the innumerable difficulties that Afrikan-American students face at UCLA.  She was eager to divulge what she has planned for her new position. Interviewer: Sharila …

Janay Williams for Academic Affairs Commissioner

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Meet Janay Williams, a third-year Microbiology Immunology Molecular Genetics major and African American Studies minor. Williams is a candidate for Academic Affairs Commissioner in the 2014 Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) elections. She is one of four African American candidates running under the Lets Act Party. Born and raised in Moreno Valley, Williams grew up in a large family as …

Simply Wholesome: Eat & Feel Good

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Behind the doors of Simply Wholesome lies not only the opportunity to indulge in a selection of healthful foods and beverages, but also a chance to partake in the unique atmosphere that has been created by owner, and UCLA alumni, Purcell Keeling. Since 1984, Simply Wholesome has made its home on the corner of Slauson Avenue and Overhill Drive. The …

DJ Jukeboxx: Behind The Turntable

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Bullets tore through the air, splitting a woman’s leg – causing pandemonium. Amongst the party, UCLA’s DJ Jukeboxx dropped behind his equipment avoiding the unnamed bullets. In transitioning from DJing “hood parties” to turning up UCLA’s party scene, Aaron Willis (commonly known as DJ Jukeboxx) says that the fundamental element that has kept him DJing is his, “passion for the …