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College resources every student should know about

College resources every student should know about

COVID-19 has transformed the college applications and admissions system. From financial aid to determining which colleges to apply to, students are now faced with important decisions more than ever. This year, students have dealt with challenges unique to the...

UCLA hosted its annual PIE conference

UCLA hosted its annual PIE conference

UCLA hosted its annual PIE, or Proto-Indo-European linguistics conference from Friday, Nov. 9 to Nov. 10. I attended the conference on the 10th, and I found all of the presentations thoroughly engaging. I had time to stay for three and a half of them, and they all...

Saffron and Rose — A taste of Iran in Westwood

Saffron and Rose — A taste of Iran in Westwood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyuMOhKQ0Dc A long line of late-night dessert enthusiasts overcome by a gnawing sweet tooth spills out the front doors of Saffron and Rose Ice Cream most Friday nights. The shop, with its floral and aromatic flavors, is rooted in...

This is what 2018 applicants want you to hear

This is what 2018 applicants want you to hear

In 2018, getting into your “dream school” is not as easy as it looks. Despite what High School Musical 3 might have to say, schools like UCLA and USC are continuing to surpass their stats every year, reaching new and astonishing numbers. With the college decisions for...

The ultimate ghost town

The ultimate ghost town

The City of Redlands is deemed to be one of the most haunted towns in America. From apparitions of a boy swinging on a swing at Mariposa Elementary School, to hearing footsteps run across the stage at Prospect Park to an even more frightening demonic face that appears...

Persistence pays: UCLA track star George Gleason

Persistence pays: UCLA track star George Gleason

UCLA distance runner George Gleason learned from a young age to never give up, and his persistent spirit leads him to success every day. A 6-foot-2 sophomore, Gleason grew up in Huntington Beach under Patrick and Gina Gleason with two younger brothers, Henry and Will....

Mattel Party on the Pier

Mattel Party on the Pier

Some of entertainment’s favorite stars came to support Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA (www.uclahealth.org/mattel) and celebrate the 17th Annual Mattel Party on the Pier benefiting Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. The event took place on Sept. 25 at Pacific Park on...