Polls at UCLA

Student Union Supports Divestment from Israel

Students in the University of California Workers Union voted last week to take a political stance and join a national campaign called Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). The campaign aims to apply political pressure on Israel to force the state to abide by international law and respect the right of return for Palestinian refugees. With […]

The Rise of Digital Streaming…

As you gear up for the Winter holiday, what better way to spend time with family and friends than with a good movie or TV binge? Remember the time when you had to go to your local video store to watch a movie? With the advent of Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, a new digital […]


Photo courtesy Amalia Skilton.

Linguists Study, Document Human Communication

Amidst ever-increasing globalization, it is relatively easy to access information on foreign languages, cultures, and traditions – one could Skype with a German friend, for example, or take Mandarin classes online. However, this is a luxury afforded to the cultures of nations; the traditions of many smaller people groups, particularly in remote locales, are fading to […]

Meet ‘The Penguins’ in “Penguins of Madagascar”

Super spy teams aren’t born…they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private. For a little humor to spark the holiday season, DreamWorks Animation is giving audiences a spin-off of the Madagascar film & television series, focusing on the supporting background […]