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…

Fall means Retreat!

  At UCLA, the best part of being in clubs is getting to know people and working together for a common cause.  Being in a club or two also means retreats! It’s only week 5 and I have already been on a retreat this quarter.  The first one was with the Academic Affairs Commission (part of…

Zero Week!

  Balloons everywhere, flyers left, right, and sideways, herd of new students, Greek shirts…it must be ZERO WEEK. I cannot believe the start of the school year is already here.  It seems like just yesterday campus cleared out for summer vacation.  I still vividly remember my first Zero Week as a Freshman at UCLA. I…

A Whirlwind of a Quarter

  This has been a busy couple of weeks! The end of the quarter is finally in sight and I cannot wait for this marathon to be over! All that said, it has been a spectacular quarter so far.  I have been taking 4 of the most interesting classes that I have ever taken at…

Beginning of the Quarter Checklist

Contrary to popular belief, the beginning of the quarter isn’t exactly peaceful! For me, things tend to be hectic, but I know eventually it will all settle down and I will settle into my usual routine. Things to do: 1) Finalize class schedule. Hopefully everything has worked out like I hoped, but sometimes once syllabi…

Back to the Beginning

  Hello all! It’s the beginning of the quarter again and Week 1 is in full swing. I want to start by saying I hope everyone had a great break. It was much needed and greatly appreciated, but now its time to get back to work. Over the next week, I’ll be focusing on my…

Enormous Activities Fair 2011

Monday was the annual Enormous Activities Fair, where hundreds of student-run organizations take advantage of zero week to reach out and recruit interested students for their clubs.  The fair took place in Royce Quad and Wilson Plaza, in which thousands of students congregated to find out more about organizations they can get involved with.  It…