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…

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API environmentalist Dorothy Le’s thoughts on minorities and the green movement

Vietnamese American Dorothy Le, 24, is a 2007 UCLA alumna who majored in Environmental Science and minored in Geography/Environmental Studies.  As an undergraduate, she led E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity, an environmental and social justice organization at UCLA and was involved in the  UC Divestment Taskforce, The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF), and the Statewide Sustainable Transportation…

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