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UCLA Establishes Center to Study Health, Poverty in Latin America

UCLA's Blum Center is a research institute that seeks to contribute to improving the health of communities with few economic resources in Latin America. continue reading »

ESL Educator Octavio Alvarez Honored by Presidential Commission

The Civil Rights Project at UCLA announces that Octavio Alvarez is one of 10 teachers of Latino students from across the nation to receive honors at a White House ceremony sponsored by President Obama’s Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. continue reading »

Combs Deserves UCLA Football Scholarship

A controversy has brewed in the media about a college scholarship to UCLA for football player Justin Combs. Combs worked hard to earn a $54,000 merit-based scholarship through dedication to football and a 3.75 GPA. continue reading »

MALDEF to Sue California Car Washes for Unlawful Labor Practices

MALDEF will hold a press conference on Monday May 21, 2012 to announce details of a class action lawsuit against multiple southern California car washes. The car washes have maintained unlawful labor policies and practices resulting in thousands of hours of free labor at each car wash and a work environment depriving workers of their right to be paid, MALDEF is alleging. continue reading »

UCLA Releases Radio Hate Speech Study

Scholars at UCLA released Tuesday the results of Quantifying Hate Speech on Commercial Talk Radio, a study analyzing content that denigrates vulnerable communities. continue reading »

Formerly Conjoined Guatemalan Twins Celebrate 10th Birthday with Mel Gibson

Guatemalan twins Josie and Teresita Cajas who were born conjoined celebrated their 10th birthday with a Hawaiian-themed birthday party and all the people who made everything possible for them. continue reading »

Pedro Almodovar’s Films to be Interpreted by UCLA Psychoanalists

Encouraged by the success of last year's conference on the films of Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation, Being John Malkovich, Synecdoche New York), UCLA’s New Center for Psychoanalysis is hosting “Mirrors of the Heart: The Films of Pedro Almodovar, a symposium on farce, human relatedness and psychoanalysis” continue reading »

Alexandra Wallace Drops Out of UCLA Following the Brouhaha From Racist Video Rants (VIDEO)

Remember Alexandra Wallace's crazy rant against Asian people talking too loud in the campus library? It spawned so many responses, parodies and death threats, the blonde political science student decided to drop out of UCLA! continue reading »

Untimely: UCLA Student’s Poised Racist Rant Against Asian People (VIDEO)

We don't know what is more disturbing, this girl's rant, or the fact that she claims to reach epiphanies through reading political science theory. HS News wants to know what the hell are they teaching out their at UCLA??? continue reading »

Setting the Record Straight on Cost of DREAM Act

In a new report, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) paints a misleading financial portrait of the DREAM Act. The report, entitled Estimating the Impact of the DREAM Act, claims that the bill would be a burden on continue reading »

The Power of Bilingualism

UCLA linguist expert, Jared Diamond, has just published his findings on the benefits of ‘multilingualism’ in this current issue of Science and has confirmed what many belief: the benefits are many. continue reading »