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Back Issue - July 2008


Beat Scholars
Students embracing hip-hop Hip-hop is an important part of academic inquiry in Westwood.
Jul 1, 2008
Pending Patents
UCLA Intellectual PropertyPlastic sheets that power your home. Biofuel that takes the pain out of filling up. Portable kidneys. Just a normal day's work for UCLA's Office of Intellectual Property.
Jul 1, 2008
Of Sheiks & Cinema
Jonathan Friedlander collects Pop Culture artifactsJonathan Friedlander is traveling the U.S. to save what's left of an entire movement in American Cinema.
Jul 1, 2008
Jonathan Williams '05 - 400m Hurdles
Hurdler Jonathan WilliamsJonathan Williams, a 2005 graduate of UCLA, will compete in the Beijing Olympics: 400m hurdles for Belize.
Jul 1, 2008
Tibet, Human Rights and the Beijing Olympics
An op-ed piece examining the conflicts between Tibetan and Chinese nationalism colliding prior to the Beijing Olympics.
Jul 1, 2008
Jessica Cosby '05 - Hammer Throw
Hammer Thrower Jessica CosbyCosby '05 is competing in the Beijing Olympics for the U.S. in the hammer throw.
Jul 1, 2008
Yoo Kim '04 - Pole Vault
Pole Vaulter Yoo KimUCLA alumnus Yoo Kim, a 2004 graduate, is competing in the Beijing Olympics. His sport is pole vault; this is his second Olympics.
Jul 1, 2008
Lauren Cheney, UCLA Student - Soccer
Soccer Player Lauren CheneyUCLA student Lauren Cheney is competing in the Beijing Olympics as a forward on the U.S. women's soccer team.
Jul 1, 2008
Beijing Preview
Hurdler Jonathan Williams in positionBruins have participated in every Summer Olympics since 1928. In August, we learn about some of the more than 30 UCLA alumni who could be going for the gold in Beijing.
Jul 1, 2008
Kim Vandenberg '07 - 800m Freestyle Relay
Swimmer Kim VandenbergKim Vandenberg '07 will compete in the Beijing Olympics as a member of the U.S. swimming team, 800 meter freestyle relay.
Jul 1, 2008
Bruins Bound for Beijing
Bruins competing in the 2008 Beijing OlympicsThe Summer Games always bring out the best in Bruins, and Bruins always play a pivotal role in America's Olympic success. This year is no exception.
Jul 1, 2008