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.
With its numbers of projects, the Internation Student Film Association at UCLA has been awarded and recognized by both on-campus and off-campus organizations. The slogan of ISFA, “Don’t Dream It, Film It” illustrates the strong passion of the team toward the film production.
Stuck on gift-giving ideas? Low on money, but still want to show someone that you care about them during the holiday season? Have no fear! Luckily, from surveying different students on campus, it’s usually not the price tag that counts. You don’t have to buy anything fancy, so long as you plan ahead and get…