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Back Issue - October 2009


Classy Clown
BurnettTV legend Carol Burnett kicked off her acting career as a Bruin — by accident, when her plans to be a writer were thwarted.
Oct 1, 2009
House of Champions
 Pauley Pavilion gets an updateA UCLA legend gets a makeover. The 44-year-old Pauley Pavilion will retain classic features, but with a fresh twist.
Oct 1, 2009
Hail to the Hills: Stars, Stripes, and Sousa
Stars, Stripes, and SousaThis one time, John Philip Sousa led the marching band ... John Philip Sousa's final national tour included a visit with the Bruin band.
Oct 1, 2009
Get Ready: Blogging Bruins
bloggingbruins UCLA faculty find a new realm to share their ideas.
Oct 1, 2009
Domain Name of the Game
Kevin VoHow to launch an online business: advice from two Gen-Y whippersnappers who've already beaten you to the punch.
Oct 1, 2009
Hammer Time
hammertime In the 10 years she's been with The Hammer, museum director Ann Philbin has helped it transform into a world-class museum — and says she's still having fun.
Oct 1, 2009
Cultivating Justice
HuertaAlvaro Huerta is a new kind of activist — and he's changing lives with his fresh energy and style.
Oct 1, 2009
Curtain Up: Love Gone Really Wrong
medea Experience the tragedy of Medea in a whole new way, featuring Academy Award nominee Annette Bening.
Oct 1, 2009
Mind Openers: Sexier When Wet: The Art of Marilyn Minter
mintermouth Her sensual works have even caught Madonna's attention.
Oct 1, 2009
Cinematic: Footsteps and Fog
footstepsandfog UCLA Film and Television Archive puts a British spin on noir style.
Oct 1, 2009
Bruins in Space
 Astronaut Walt Cunningham '60 watches the starsBruin astronauts talk about zero-G "chipmunk face," the difficulty of being a working mother in space, and above all, the burning desire to explore space.
Oct 1, 2009
Good Sports: Bruin Ball, Soccer Style
soccerstyle Women's soccer coach Jillian Ellis has her own definition of success.
Oct 1, 2009
A Target of Violence
 Professor David JentschEscalating violence by animal rights extremists has put UCLA faculty at risk.
Oct 1, 2009
More Perfect Unions
More Perfect UnionsNeed to work on your relationship or make a great one better? The co-directors of UCLA's Relationship Institute dish out 10 tips.
Oct 1, 2009
Letters to the Editor, Oct. 2009
October 2009 Magazine CoverReaction to stories in the October 2009 issue of UCLA Magazine, the university's alumni magazine.
Oct 1, 2009
Health-Care Reform Checklist
 Cyan background hospital illustrationAs health-care debates rage in Congress, it's easy to forgot what they are really about: the people.
Oct 1, 2009
On Exhibit: Crash Course
crashcourse Hundreds of yards of masking tape were used for this larger-than-life exhibit.
Oct 1, 2009
Heart of Darkness
Heart of DarknessUCLA's grounds are transformed at night.
Oct 1, 2009
Bruin Tracks: Dinners Goes Global
dinnersglobe A 40-year-old UCLA tradition continues to expand.
Oct 1, 2009
Armed and Scientific
Military Dr. Ohab's audio webcast demystifies Dept. of Defense science, from battery-powered tanks to atomic time-keeping.
Oct 1, 2009
All That Jazz
JazzBy day he's an energy policy specialist — but by night, he transforms into a jazz radio deejay.
Oct 1, 2009
Building Human Capital
Building Human CapitalUC President Mark Yudof must ask some tough questions to bring the UC system into the future.
Oct 1, 2009
Do the Hustle
Do the HustleLet writers focus on writing: Bruin Anne Walls "just wants to revolutionize publishing" with her site that practically submits articles to publishers for you.
Oct 1, 2009
Playing for Posterity
FootballIn '39, when few college football teams had even one black player, UCLA had four. And it was the team's first unbeaten season. It's a double legacy.
Oct 1, 2009
Family Values: Big With Little Ones
bigwithlittleones This popular rock band has crossed over to family rock — and they're loving it.
Oct 1, 2009
Good Medicine: Stopping Seizures
 Doctor Gary Mathern with some of his 'kids'This health-care hero is the pioneering director of the UCLA Pediatric Epilepsy Program.
Oct 1, 2009