Hong Kong Culture Night: Mon, May 11 6-10 pm

This year’s story is a fictional account of life in Hong Kong during the 2003 SARS epidemic.   Information provided courtesy of Hong Kong Student Society and the event’s Facebook page. Hong Kong Culture Night 2009 May 11, 2009, 6:00pm-10:00pm Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA “愛.疫:In Love and In Sickness” 一百日非典型生活…一千七百多人病倒…近三百人失去生命… 2003年春天發生的故事,成為了香港人的集體回憶 小小病毒,曾經令人疏離…互相猜忌…這家人憑著團結精神,渡過難關 但…生命…亦從此不一樣 A hundred days…

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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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