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Back Issue - April 2010


On Exhibit: Iranian L.A.
iranianla A UCLA grad student knew only stereotypes for L.A.'s Iranians: glitzy, insular. Her photos explore the real lives of the world's largest expat Iranian community.
Apr 1, 2010
Baking a Better World
ChallahKneading bread allowed these girls to make dough — money, that is — for Darfur.
Apr 1, 2010
Dream Weaver
Marty SklarTheme-park designer and alumnus Marty Sklar began working at Disneyland a month before it opened and teaches Mickey's style in UCLA's Imagineering class.
Apr 1, 2010
Healing Artisan
Dean of Medicine Dr. A Eugene WashingtonThe new dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine and vice chancellor of health sciences at UCLA talks about his ideas of leadership, where medicine is headed, and what he'll bring to Westwood.
Apr 1, 2010
Natural Nursing
Natural NursingBabies' most nutritious food is also free, but barriers from the hospital to the workplace mean not enough moms nurse. Five tips from UCLA's Breastfeeding Resource Program director to ensure breastfeeding success.
Apr 1, 2010
Backstage Pass
UCLA cast and crew of the HousekeeperTake a peek behind the curtain of the latest production by the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
Apr 1, 2010
Go Fug Yourself
FUGBruin Jessica Morgan's blog pokes fun at celebrities' fashion missteps.
Apr 1, 2010
Power Player
powerplayer This tech guru has created technology that has saved businesses and consumers over $4 billion dollars — that's a whole lotta green!
Apr 1, 2010
Stars and Seats
HarrisBruin Tim Harris doles out what Hollywood A-listers want: prime tix to the Lakers games.
Apr 1, 2010
Family Values: Puck and Friends
puckandfriends The Geffen Playhouse brings Shakespeare alive for kids of all ages.
Apr 1, 2010
Get Ready: Truck Stop
foodstop Grab a delicious meal before it drives away.
Apr 1, 2010
Hail to the Hills: It's All in the Postcards
It's All in the PostcardsMy how it's changed! UCLA postcards show scenes of the campus in years' past.
Apr 1, 2010
Street Legal
Justice CorpsUCLA students make a difference in crowded Los Angeles County courts.
Apr 1, 2010
Cinematic: Space Trip
spacetrip Even with 8 months left until its release, Disney's TRON Legacy is building huge buzz.
Apr 1, 2010
Mind Opener: Getting Graphic
gettinggraphic Titans of the comic book world speak at UCLA about their work.
Apr 1, 2010
Saving UCLA
UCLA budget cut graphicHow will UCLA survive the current crisis? An in-depth discussion on what it's going to take.
Apr 1, 2010
Hoarding Huck
Bookshelf with Huckleberry Finn memorabiliaMore than 1,000 tchotchkes in Prof Thomas Wortham's Huck Finn collection shows how pop culture sanitized Mark Twain's slavery message.
Apr 1, 2010
Beltway Bruins
J. Jioni Palmer in front of Capitol buildingOn the other side of the country, alumni in D.C. media, on the Hill, and in the White House are making a difference.
Apr 1, 2010
Rank and File
Rank and FileWhat do rankings really mean when choosing a college? UCLA is ranked 2nd nationally. And 24th. And 3rd. And 9th. A critical look at lists.
Apr 1, 2010
Curtain Up: Nightmare with Music
nightmarealley Movie and TV icon Gil Cates, who once worked circuses and ice shows, directs the world premiere of Nightmare Alley, a musical about the seedy world of carnies, cons and clairvoyants.
Apr 1, 2010
Future World!
Future WorldTake a retro-futuristic look at UCLA.
Apr 1, 2010
Good Sports: Pitch Perfect
pitchperfect Bruin pitcher Trevor Bauer thinks about the physics of fastballs.
Apr 1, 2010
Bruin Tracks: Heroes Wanted
heroeswanted Alumni are taking action to advocate for UCLA. Get tips to help UCLA during California's budget crisis.
Apr 1, 2010