“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.
“This panel is bull***t,” Deloria said. “There is a fascist in the White House, and you’re normalizing it by talking about [hate speech] in the abstract. People are dying in the streets.”
“The majority of my life I had to fight tooth and nail with my dad to say ‘Hey, shoulders aren’t sexual. I should be allowed to wear tank tops in 80 degree heat,’” Suthar said. “Now I don’t owe anyone an explanation and there’s no one stopping me.”
TEDxUCLA facilitates a space of diverse knowledge production where speakers, coordinators, and audience members are able to come together and collaborate in the interest of promoting a positive learning environment, and spreading the love of learning that so many of us have lost.
When the white male student body president throws up a gang sign and it’s brushed off as a simple mistake, the overwhelmingly cavalier response is indicative of just how prevalent anti-blackness is on our campus.
This year, in keeping with tradition, the Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) Elections and their tenure have been filled with ups, downs, and finally, results. To make this past month’s events more digestible and to clear up ambiguity about the election process in the future, here is a brief timeline of the election:
A single party system is not a democracy.
True representation is about fueling, not appropriating, the causes that the student body is passionate about, and such should be reflected in the platforms of USAC’s 2017 candidates.
On April 20, Bruin Drag Royalty, UCLA students who do drag, performed in UCLA’s Northwest Auditorium.
The six hour event featured guest speakers and workshops about maintaining mental health in a bustling college environment.