Amy Shao is the current Cultural Affairs Commissioner. She is a third year political science major from Hamburg, Pennsylvania who enjoys running in her free time. Her boba drink of choice is passion fruit peach black tea. How did you get involved with USAC? My first year, I applied for the Cultural Affairs Commission internship.…
Margaret Cho’s upcoming comedy tour, “There’s no I in Team, but There is a Cho in Psycho,” focuses on her belief that it is OK to be angry about social injustices like racism and rape culture, and it is OK to talk about it in an unapologetic way.
Singaporean-born first-year student, Malcolm Au, was forced to withdraw from UCLA for the next two years in order to serve for the Singaporean army. He will be spending the next two years serving in the Singaporean army with the hope that he will return to UCLA when he is finished.
Tracy Nguyen, a second-generation Vietnamese American and rising second-year business economics student at UCLA, passed away on August 1 while attending the HARD Summer Music Festival. At around 4:45 PM, Nguyen went into a seizure and was rushed to the San Dimas Community Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. She was 19 years old.
As part of the Asian American Pacific Heritage Month, Pacific Ties is looking at different AAPI student leaders on campus. In this edition, we interviewed Trent Kajikawa, the recently elected Academic Affairs Commissioner and current Academic Affairs Commission Chief-of-Staff.
On April 9, the 7th annual Southeast Asian Admit Weekend (SAW) began. Each year UCLA Community Programs Office’s retention projects such as Southeast Asian Campus Learning And Retention (SEACLEAR) and MEChA Calmecac invite admitted students from all over the world to come to UCLA for the weekend and learn about UCLA and their identity.