A Gift of Knowledge for the Heart: UCLA PISA’s Third Annual Polynesian Arts & Culture Night

UCLA Pacific Islands’ Student Association (PISA) hosted its 3rd Annual Polynesian Arts & Culture Night at Ackerman Grand Ballroom on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The evening consisted of an authentic Samoan dinner catered by Kumar’s Island Market/Boutique Samoa Market in Anaheim, Calif. and traditional cultural dances and music of the islands of Polynesia. Cultures featured…

Meet TinyBubbles Aranda

We met so many passionate, articulate, and inspiring APIDAs from all walks of life that we couldn’t just stop at 31 Days of APIDAs. So here’s another bonus interview featuring TinyBubbles Aranda, a fourth year sociology major who was vice president of PISA 2014-2015. How do you identify? I am half Samoan and Mexican, I’m…

31 Days of APIDAs: Moneel Chand

In honor of May being Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Pacific Ties and Asian Pacific Coalition (APC) are teaming up to featuring Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Bruins. We’ll be posting one interview per day.  Moneel Chand is a 5th year mechanical engineering major who has been in the Pacific Islands’ Student Association, the…