“Our community provides a cornerstone for growth in all aspects. Our sisters are among the brightest scientists, the most talented performers, the most passionate leaders, and the most selfless individuals.”
College is expensive these days. Besides basic costs like housing, tuition, food, and books, additional fees are tacked on to student’s BruinBills to pay for a variety of initiatives on campus – from sustainability efforts to student concerts. Whether you believe these fees are part of the cost of living in a community or an unfair burden on the ever-increasing cost of education, it’s important to know where your money is going.
Allowing students to take classes that relate to their experiences, and giving other students a different medium through which to understand experiences that differ from theirs, is just one example of why classes like “The Sunken Place” are not only popular, but in high demand.
The recent strides in Hollywood finally punishing men’s abominable behavior has made Adams ecstatic. She feels as though the women who have come forward to decry their abusers, after years of suffering in silence, have broken that cycle of shame. Shame that has no place being carried on victim’s shoulders.
“If students don’t believe their cases are being taken seriously, they won’t feel comfortable coming forward.”
“Like you all, I was a bleeding heart- I’m going to change the world, I’m going to conquer the world,” said Haroon Azar.
As the competition’s name suggests, there were five winning entries all in all: “Crush,” “Heavy Weight,” “Jamie,” “Still Burning,” and “Where We Are Now.” Each film tackled a different LGBT+ experience, their plots ranging in complexity—from the anxious innocence of a first crush to the arduous journey of transitioning as a parent. Each story invites audiences to empathize with the LGBT+ community, not just by appreciating the different challenges LGBT+ people face from their own challenges but more importantly the similar values which guide their choices.
Dr. Hernandez’s work demonstrates the importance of intersectional knowledge production and initiation of dialogues across cultures.
On Wednesday afternoon, at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs, Dr. Victoria Baranov presented her research on the correlation between women’s empowerment and perinatal depression in rural Pakistan, utilizing a form of psychotherapy to subdue symptoms of depression during maternity, restimulating the decision making agency of pregnant women.
Calvin hopes to see greater diversity in the future, and a more accepting culture in general: “Just do whatever you want to change the world without anyone holding you back.”