USAC General Rep 3 speaks COVID-19: What’s to Come for UCLA Students

Mahala Herron News

Brandon Broukhim is a fourth year political science major, who serves as General Representative 3 on the USAC board. There are fifteen council members who represent students to the administration, and his position is of 1 of 3 students general members. I met him through the communications board, where he served as the News Magazine representative. Broukhim has been an …

The Fight for a COLA at UCLA Gains More Traction

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Photo from @UCLA4COLA Instagram Emotions were riding high the morning of March 5th as the graduate-student fight for a cost of living adjustment (aka COLA) reached new heights during a rally held on Janss Steps. Over 500 graduates, undergraduates, faculty, and allies took part in a UC-wide walkout to protest the administration’s refusal to pay graduate students a living wage. …

UCLA Acquires Works of LA’s “Unofficial Poet Laureate”

Chrisauna Chery Archive

Photo via poets.org Recently, UCLA’s library archive celebrated the organizational efforts and arrival of works by Afrikan American writer Wanda Coleman, including her poetry and TV/Film screenplays. The campaign to bring Coleman’s work to UCLA was spearheaded by English PhD candidate Kim Calder. The intimate celebration featured anecdotes and readings of selected pieces by many of the event’s attendees. Guests …

Guest Lecturer Discusses ‘The Rebellious Life’ of Rosa Parks

Briana Tracy Archive

In elementary and high school we are told the brave and historic story of Rosa Parks and how her refusal to move from her seat on the bus changed the course of history. On Wednesday, April 27th visiting lecturer Jeanne Theoharis from Brooklyn College spoke about her biography, The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks which was published in 2013. …

Conscious Mind. Gifted Hands

Jerzy Messan Archive

About the Artist: Jerzy Messan I’m a first year, undeclared Black Bruin from Tucson, AZ who has a major love, appreciation and passion for all art forms. I’ve been drawing, painting, making music, and dancing since I was born. Working with copic markers are my favorite. But honestly, I just love expressing myself in any way, shape, or form.  

UCLA Administration Responds to White Student Union

Mia Brumfield Archive

Today UCLA Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Janina Montero released a statement in response to the creation of a UCLA White Student Union Facebook group. The Facebook group is one of more than 30 that has appeared on college campuses around the country. Other schools include UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Penn State, New York University, and the University of Missouri. Although the groups …