Three women stand in front of Royce Hall, their eyes blindfolded and their mouths taped shut. They hold out their arms, markers in hand.
Despite a federal lawsuit, Title IX investigation, demonstrations, and petitions from students and faculty, UCLA history professor and serial sexual harasser Gabriel Piterberg has returned to teaching on campus after a short suspension. Protests sprung up around campus as a result of Piterberg’s reinstatement.
Look to Our Elders, Listen to the Youth: Important Conversations at the Intergenerational Activism Conference
“Your battle is my battle. Till we recognize that, we’re going to have a real problem.”
“There’s no space in North Carolina to articulate Asian American identities. It was very black and white when I grew up, and continues to be today.”
“The safeness of the word allowed for the candidness of that conversation, and I think that reflects on the word’s ability to foster important and at times uncomfortable dialogue in addition to self-expression.”
In response to Trump’s executive orders, the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) called for an emergency rally and march, on the same day Trump signed the executive orders, to defend immigrant students from Trump’s anti-immigrant policies at UCLA.
This past Wednesday, Westwind – UCLA’s creative journal of the arts – hosted their Winter poetry reading at the Fowler Museum.
Through her course, Yamasaki aims to reach those people, claiming that “so much of [a survivor’s] trauma lives in their body.” This inspired her to create a healing practice that speaks to and honors the “language of the body.”
As part of their fourth annual Consent Week, the Bruin Consent Coalition (BCC) set up a miniature version of the UCLA Clothesline Project in the Kerckhoff Art Gallery. The project, on display from Jan. 17-20, featured a collection of shirts decorated by survivors of sexual assault.
The Mask You Live In focuses on the culture of toxic masculinity that surrounds boys and young men in America today. The documentary explores the relationship toxic masculinity has with violence, repressed emotions, and mental health.