A Rude Awakening to a Dream

Unfortunately for undocumented minors, Asian Americans being one of the major groups, good grades will not get them far alone with the failure of the Dream Act in the House of Representatives. The Dream Act was a piece of legislation that if passed, would allow undocumented minors under good standing to become legal residents. This…

Ethnicity should be counted (excerpt)

Negar Tehrani’s opinion piece in this past Wednesday’s Daily Bruin addressed a question I’ve wondered about too.  Why don’t applications provide a box to check for “Middle Eastern”?  Currently Middle Eastern Americans check off  “other” or white” for lack of better alternative. At UCLA, the Iranian American, Arabic American, and Israeli American student organizations are…