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“Soy América Latina”: 10 Latinx Orgs to Find a Home at...

While the UC system reports having accepted more Latinx students this year than ever before. However, UCLA has not seen much of an increase in its Latinx admissions. With current Latinx students making up about one-fifth of UCLA’s student population, Latinx voices still have the potential of getting lost among other majority communities. As a…

Get Out of Town: 10 Road Trip Ideas to Get You...

After six months of quarantine and the holidays coming around, cabin-fever might be hitting us particularly hard right about now. With social distancing protocols changing our old college ways of life, many UCLA students now wonder how to spend their time at school. Don’t worry — believe it or not, you can still find safe…

How The Pandemic Made me Realize I’m Not Okay, and That’s...

Mental health became a hot topic in those early months of quarantine. Pandemic depression had essentially snowballed into a worldwide phenomenon. So much so that some SSRI’s went out of stock at drugstores. And like every college student, my pandemic-induced depression reminded me that I had other, older mental health issues that I swept under…

Give It Up, USC: Los Angeles Belongs to the Bruins

What looks blue, red and gold and sits pretty atop every travel bucket-list? Why, the City of Angels of course- streaked in a confusing mix of USC and UCLA colors. But the time has come to put an end to this age-old feud, for there can only be one winner, one true heir to this…

Fight On: 8 Reasons Why USC is Better Than UCLA

Cardinal and gold or blue and gold: that is the question. USC and UCLA have been battling on and off the field for decades. While both universities reside in sunny Southern California, the difference between USC and UCLA lies in athletics and networking opportunities, among many things. Can’t make up your mind about which school…

A Journey to Home Through a College Acceptance

I’m sure most students can relate with dreaming about life outside of high school since childhood, ecstatic to begin their journey of self-discovery. My dream outside of high school began when I was eight years old, as I moved from LA to the Central Valley, leaving the familiarity of home. My financial situation wasn’t the…

How You Can Get Involved with the Bruin Belles

UCLA plays home to an overwhelming amount of student organizations. As an incoming student on a massive campus, finding a place to grow into your own while maintaining your identity as a Bruin may prove difficult. However, when one finds their community, everything falls into place. The Bruin Belles Service Association allows womxn to expand…

Navigating an LDR Amidst the Frat Parties and Casual Hook-ups

My biggest worry in high school was whether or not that boy liked me back. Well, turns out he did, but that “honeymoon phase” ended pretty quickly when we transitioned to an LDR. IT WAS EASY IN THE BEGINNING. pexels.com We got together when I was a senior and he was a sophomore in high…

Top 10 UCLA Resources to Survive Distance Learning

Distance learning, remote learning, whatever you call it, the online format won’t be leaving anytime soon. UCLA predicts that the entire 2020-2021 school year won’t return to in-person. However, the tools us Bruins need to survive appear readily available. Get ready for your pandemic survival guide for online classes. 1. CAPS pexels.com Your mental health…

10 Famous UCLA Alumni That Have Shaped the Music Industry

The epicenter of popular music creation and business lies in the forces from the city. New York, L.A. and London all make a consistent impact on the music industry as we currently know it. But the sphere of musical possibilities in L.A. specifically, opens up even further when we acknowledge Hollywood’s mainstream film production. Therefore,…

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