Study Abroad – Highlight of my undergraduate experience

This summer, I had the opportunity to partake in the UCLA Study Abroad Program. UCLA offers students a variety of programs that varied in location, major courses, and even duration. I ultimately chose the Political Science program in Europe because it aligned with my major and it allowed me to complete some major preparation courses,…

Summer in LA as a nursing student!

Hey guys! My name is Faith and I am an incoming 4th year nursing student. This summer between junior and senior year is one that I spent in LA taking summer classes as a part of the nursing program. As a nursing student, I get a lot of hands-on experience in addition to theory and…

Westwood Summer of my Dreams

My sunny summer in Westwood is shaping up! Spring quarter ended June 15th – I went home to San Diego for a hot second – then returned to my apartment for the Westwood summer of my dreams. We’re talking… reading for fun. frequenting Upside Down for a week straight for the best iced lattes signing…

My Summer Study Abroad Experience

            This summer, I participated in a study abroad program that took me to four countries and seven different cities. Through UCLA’s Political Science Department, I was able to study comparative government and politics of Western Europe while travelling to England, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France. As a Political Science and Communications major with a…

My pursuit towards the Arts and Entertainment Industry

My name is Stephen Heo and I’m about to enter my fourth year at UCLA as a Design Media Arts major. While the major gives me a lot of exposure to everything from graphic design, 3D modeling, interactive works, animation and more, I specialize mainly in film and photography related projects. After graduating, I’m hoping…

Finding my Place at UCLA

I was about to go into surgery, and at the time, I thought it could lead to the amputation of my leg. The nurse by my side could sense my nerves, and in an effort to console me, she said, “I understand this is hard for you, but at least your tragic story and being…

A Cappella and Dim Sum

Random Voices has been one of the most formative components of my experience here at UCLA. Founded in 1999, Random Voices A Cappella is UCLA’s oldest all-female a cappella group. I auditioned for RV during the first week of fall quarter my freshman year. I was immediately blown away by the talent, sass, and incredible…

Keeping It ‘K’

I’m a recent UCLA transfer student from UC Santa Cruz. Amongst the forest and mountainous climate, UC Santa Cruz isn’t as different as UCLA due to their equal pride in community service. At UC Santa Cruz, I along with a group of undergraduate students began the first chapter of Camp Kesem at UC Santa Cruz…

Another Openin’, Another Show!

Bruins Care 2015 was an amazing experience. As someone who is not a theater major, but who has grown up performing, I have been eager to pursue extracurricular theater here at UCLA ever since I arrived as a student. A few good friends spoke highly of Act III Theater Ensemble, so I checked it out…

IASA: Cool Club on Campus!

This week I’d like to highlight one of the awesome clubs we have on campus here at UCLA. The club is called the International Affairs Student Association, run by students from diverse majors and backgrounds including Sociology, Political Science, Global Studies and many more. The clubs mission statement is as follows: “We seek to grow…