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bruinlife mm mm graduates sports 154 258 greeks groups 330 KH , : V. ! ' ' ,V ,, ' Sll Kershasp Dalai bruinlife Volume 78 University of California, Los Angeles 308 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90024-1641 September 1996 - May 1997 Copyright 1997 by the ASUCLA Communications Board . ' ' Y . .. if rr ' ] l IA i- - ' : ' . , - i . M I k ' oy e I lull low. r. iivci ll I ' d. in l y I ershaw I M|. il . J % 1 MMH| - I ' ' f j (r r 1 I t Facade of Powell Library after its reopening : . : rrf CAMPUS Revival UCLA has been hidden behind scaffolding long enough. Finally, the beauty and majesty of the campus can fully be appreciated. Royce Hall and Powell Library revealed their Romanesque architecture to the public. The new Ackerman also underwent a transformation, becoming a more modern facility. Although Kerckhoff remained masked behind construction boards, its coffeehouse renovations were completed this year. FEATURE POWELL LIBRARY By Matthew Heyn On September 24, before hundreds of students and alumni, Chancellor Charles Young rededicated Powell Library, ending four long years of renovations totaling $35.5 million. Powell Library (named after Lawrence Powell, UCLA ' s most notable librarian) closed in 1992, badly in need of renovations and seismic refitting. The original seismic project had been completed only three days before the Northridge earthquake, which severely damaged the ceiling of the main reading room, and weakened the walls. U.C. officials were faced with two choices: building a new ceiling, losing the 67 year old crowning glory of Powell, or going through the expensive process of restoring all 1 1,872 square feet of it, piece by piece. UCLA, under pressure from preservation societies, finally opted to restore the ceiling, spending $6 million dollars in the process. Over 2,000 pieces were carefully taken down, documented, and restored to their original beauty. Meticulous care was given toward historical preservation, earning UCLA the state ' s only preservation honor, the Governor ' s Historic Preservation Award. In addition, the renovation provided new book storage space, reading rooms, an outdoor garden, and a sturdy construction frame to ensure against future California tremors. In A Passion for Books Lawrence Powell once said, " To enter a library, no matter its kind or size, is to enter the heart of the whirlwind. " He obviously knew just how busy his namesake would be. Day after day, Powell ' s reading room the second largest reading room in the nation was constantly filled. During finals, many students had trouble getting seats. The 92 workstations in the computer lab were even more popular. According to library science graduate student, Paula Zeszotarski, " I ' ve seen more people here than in Towell. The computers have been incredibly busy. " She says that while check-out has n ot significantly increased, the terminals have been busy because they have Netscape, Bruin On-line and URSA On-line. Besides the appeal of Powell ' s resources, students are also drawn to its elegant exterior. The decorative, Romanesque architecture of the building made the short waits for workstations and reading room seats insignificant, especially when compared to the unsuitable atmosphere in Towell. Bruins had to endure its inconvenient presence for nearly four years. Steve Wallace, a third year microbiology major said, " [Powell Library] is a good, quiet place to study. It ' s comfortable, it ' s modern, and it ' s a lot nicer place to study than Towell was. Towell was noisy, and it felt like I was studying in a tin can. It was more like a high school library than a college library. " Opening the library has also changed the atmosphere of Royce Quad (the quad formed by Haines, Powell, Royce and Kinsey). In addition to taking down the fences, a fountain was added, making it a very hospitable environment. According to Paula Zeszotarski, " [The renovation] has changed this part of campus. It ' s changed the whole quality of life. This used to be no-man ' s land. Now it ' s the best part of campus! " 24 CAMPUS REVIVAL . Students lake advantage ol the many 25 FEATURE NORTHERN LIGHTS By Sue Wichayanuparp Located just behind Rolfe Hall, Northern Lights was this year ' s most recent addition to our campus. With its glowing fireplace and celestial atmosphere, Northern Lights had a warm and inviting feel to it. Because of its close proximity to the Anderson School of Management, the English Department, and the School of Theater, Northern Lights gave Espresso Roma and Jimmy ' s Coffeehouse some serious competition. Although Northern Lights duplicated much of Kerckhoff ' s menu by serving many of the same drinks and Baskin Robbin ' s ice-cream, they expanded their offerings to include more pasta salads and pastries. In addition, visitors to the newest coffee shop marveled at its spaciousness. " Northern Lights has a way better layout. There ' s more room and more espresso machines, " remarked Andrew Keefe, a fourth year mechanical engineering student. Besides its physical layout, much of Northern Light ' s allure was in its decor. Just before entering, visitors were greeted by the image of a steaming cup of coffee which hung just above the doorway. In keeping with its modern atmosphere, Northern Lights also included a brightly painted blue and white ceiling, metallic seats, and 90s music as part of its unique charm. These were just a few things that set Northern Lights apart from any of the other coffeehouses on campus. Since a cup of coffee has always been the number one remedy for midterm blues, finals week woes, and any other affliction associated with being a student, Northern Lights never had a shortage of patrons. CAMPUS REVIVAL , -. .--. fan,, " ' .:- ,.- KbendK ... Kershasp Dalai FEATURE . " " 111 mam BBF CAMPUS REVIVAL hind si iill. L i Kershasp Dalai EVENTS Information URSAOoLmc MM " " " M, l MKM Mike Muckerheide Mike Muckerheide Since the addition of URSA to UClA ' s web site, many Bruins had the convenience of checking their status online via computers. URSA online offered a menu featuring such options as a degree progress report, registration status, and a study list. r elcome to URSA telephone Bruins, this The beauty of the system is that [students] is UCLA ' s touch-tone information are accessing real data in real time, " said Elazar system.... " Harel, director of Administrative Information With the " information superhighway " Systems (AIS). becoming an increasingly popular mode of Having UCLA ' s information on the Internet communication, these words that Bruins hear began with the debut of Bruin Online last year, every quarter, may soon become obsolete. This URSA Online is a user friendly, free service for year, the launching of URSA Online provided anyone who has access to the World Wide students with an alternative to busy signals and the long lines at Murphy Hall. The main goal of URSA Online is BY anita chu Web. The general consensus is that it ' s much more convenient for students to get their academic information via computer. " Being able to get my student records in the comfort of my own home is appealing, " said Payul to eliminate the crowds at Murphy. Hundreds of students flood the offices each day to inquire about financial aid information, payment status, study list Shahpatel, a third year chemistry major. " Now, printouts, and degree progress reports. This all I have to do is go on the modem at any hour generates a ridiculous amount of paperwork, of the day and not have to go to Murphy during and contributes to the seemingly endless lines their operating hours. This saves me a lot of at Murphy. With the new Online service, time. " students will be able to gain access to their While some of URSA Online ' s services are records, and print out what they need on their still under construction, AIS hopes to expand own time. on many of its features. 30 URSA ON-LINE - T . S " V :. " ' ' ' -. ' -- - .,? ' .-V.-.i. ;...., Wffl 31 Mike Muckerhetde EVENTS Enthusiasm Koji Harmon Koji Harmon Jeremy Afuso The Bruin Fest parade through Westwood encouraged participation from a wide variety of people. The parade was part of the rally to gain support (or the Homecoming football game against Stanford. Where could you have gone to Others liked to try " Bungee Run " where experience the thrill of being an attached bungee cord would snap suspended by a bungee cord, play them back when participants would run carnival games, or see great musical too far from the Velcro wall, performers? The answer is UCLA ' s 1996 For the people who wished to sit Homecoming " Bruin Fest! " Bruin Fest back and observe the festivities there was a carnival held the night before the were a variety of musical performers, big Homecoming football game. The The performers included the alumni carnival was held in Westwood Plaza band and a group of dancers from a and hosted activities to interest everyone. Various groups set up booths to raise money for their organization. These booths had carnival type games where you could BY kelly krueger nearby children ' s dance studio. Whatever the interests of the people, Bruin Fest managed to meet them all. The carnival was a great way to win prizes. Such games as nerf get UCLA students and alumni alike basketball and dart checkers attracted excited about the Homecoming game, many carnival goers. " With all of the hard work we put Other exhibits interested the more into it, it was great to see so many daring individuals. " Acroflight " Bruins all fired-up and participating in appealed to those who wanted to do so many of the games, " said Adriana flips in the air, while a bungee-cord Lopez, second year political science harness hoisted them off the ground, major and member of SAA. 32 HOMECOMING On the streets of Westwood, added lo the raucous during the annual ;ing parade. Jeremy Afuso HOMECOMING Expectations The Bruin football learn put up a valiant effort on both sides of the ball in a last minute loss to Stanford. UCLAs 1996 Homecoming game pitted for a field goal on that possession. Bruins against Stanford Cardinals. The most remarkable play of the game, however, Optimism was high as UCLA went into the was McNowns only touchdown pass to tailback, game just having upset the Cal Bears a week Keith Brown. Kicker, Bjorn Mertin, even earlier. Going into the game against Stanford, increased UCLAs lead by 20-14. Unfortunately, UCLA was favored by 1 3 points. the Bruins were not able to cinch the lead. The stands were full, spirit teams rallied the " We played well during the first three crowd, and UCLA scored the first touchdown, quarters, but we didn ' t have enough to finish Tailback, Skip Hicks, ran the ball into the them off, " said Andrew Cippolla, a first year Stanford end zone from the five yard line. The score motivated Bruins enough to hold Stanford scoreless until midway in the second quarter, when one of Cade McNown ' s three interceptions gave BY matthew heyn communications major. After Stanford reclaimed the lead, the Bruins were given only a 51 second chance to score. Ultimately, McNown was unable to complete a single pass in the possession. Stanford the momentum to grab hold of the The drive, the game, and UCLAs bowl hopes lead by the closing minutes of the half. ended when McNown ' s final " hail mary " pass " ...I think sometimes when it ' s easy early, was intercepted. especially when it ' s against a team you ' re According to Hicks, " All I can say is that it supposed to beat, there ' s a natural letdown, " was the first time we ' ve had to deal with a said Head Coach, Bob Toledo. situation like that this year, and 1 guess it After half-time, Bruins narrowly missed showed. We work a lot in practice, but I guess tying the game on a dropped pass into the end in the game situation, there ' s the mental part of zone during the third quarter. The Bruins settled it, and we didn ' t do the job. " . 35 I Rivalry hv Matthew Hevn r by Matthew Heyn This year, for the 66th time in their prestigious histories, USC and UCLA competed in the cross-town grudge match at the Rose Bowl. Coming at the end of lackluster seasons for both teams, they competed for pride, honor, and the coveted " victory bell. " The rivalry between the two schools goes well back to the founding of UCLA in 1919, when USC students burned a bonfire which had been set for a UCLA rally. Many of these early traditions have prevailed, some in altered form, together with a number of new ones introduced in the succeeding years. In 1939, a bell from the a Southern California railroad car was donated to the student body by the UCLA Alumni Association. This bell was originally the school ' s symbol of victory that rang out points during Bruin home games. Then, in 1941, the " victory bell " was stolen by USC fraternity brothers who allegedly hid it somewhere in the Hollywood Hills. Hostilities intensified, resulting in a rash of vandalism, and a threat to kidnap USC student body president, Bob McKay. Finally, an agreement was reached whereby the bell became a trophy for the winner of the annual match-up: it would sit in a red or blue carriage signaling Trojan carriagt, iwlaU|t ilffl been i noaUt tufa of UK pr MurtonT i ado it 36 M ACT open! fe feat poled ton in oon This ' Courtesy of University or UCLA wins, respectively. For the last six years, the bell has been in a blue carriage, indicating UCLA dominance. Tommy Trojan, the 14-foot bronze statue in the heart of the USC, has also been a notable target. In 1941, a group of UCLA students splashed buckets of blue paint on the mascot. The next year, an aerial attack was launched by Bruins who rented a helicopter, and dumped 500 pounds of manure on Tommy. UCLA ' s card stunts have become another weapon in the rivalry. A favorite card stunt performed by Bruins at USC games displays, " WE CANT BUY OUR DIPLOMAS. " One of the most creative pranks occurred in 1982, just after the Bruins moved from the Coliseum to the Rose Bowl. Many students and alumni wanted to ban USC ' s horse mascot, Traveler IV, from the Rose Bowl, and sent over 150 angry letters to The Daily Bruin. After the two schools decided Traveler would still be allowed at the Rose Bowl, a UCLA undergraduate arranged for UCLA ' s own riding mascot, a Clydesdale borrowed from the Anheuser-Busch Company. His fraternity brother surprised all the Trojans when he rode out at the beginning of the game, and after each time UCLA scored. Courtesy of University Archives For the sixth consecutive year, ihe prestigious " Victory Bell " remained with the Bruins. The bell signified the win over USC in the 66th meeting of the two cross-town rival universities. 37 EVENTS A; fter a week of rain and looming clouds during the Kusanti Abdul-Salaam picked up this Trojan fumble .beat SC festivities, Saturday ' s football game and took it to the Bruin 44-yard line. Soon after, welcomed the bright sun and 80,644 fans cheering at Rodney Lee ' s diving catch inched the Bruins toward the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. scoring range at the 11 -yard line. Tailback, Skip With five consecutive victories under their belt, the Hicks, made a touchdown two plays later, tying up Bruin football team had high spirits going into the the game at 38-38, with only 39 seconds left. A biggest and last football game f 7 ' ,:-. J s - -Cj tf blocked Trojan field goal mV , of the season. However, football polls and sports critics named Bruins as the underdogs. With a new head coach and a talented, but inexperienced roster, the team wanted to prove the opposition wrong. game into forced the overtime. Overtime was just as nail- biting as the fourth quarter Bruin comeback. In the first overtime, a Trojan field goal was matched with Merten ' s When all is said and done, the players leave their grudges on the At the beginning of the field and are able to come together for a moment of silence. kick from the 40-yard line. showdown, UCLA ' s chances of winning looked With UCLA on offense, the second overtime period slim. The Trojans quickly gained control of the began. Again, Hicks made a critical play by scoring game, and had a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter another seven for the Bruins, giving them the first with a little over six minutes remaining on the lead of the game. The game ended with Bruin clock. Here was when things became exciting. Anthony Cobb ' s interception on a Trojan pass. Bjorn Merten ' s field goal cut the margin to 38-24, Bob Toledo and his team gave UCLA a 48-41 cheering up the Bruin fans just a bit. This play victory and the sixth consecutive win in the cross-town carried a momentum that would fuel the Bruin rivalry. Whil e the annual UCLA-USC battle is a much A.nit3 ChU squad to the very last minutes of regulation play. anticipated event, this year ' s game was especially The key play took place poignant. The Bruins came from behind and amazed when Danjuan Magee their fans, as well as the skeptics. With this triumph, knocked the ball out of the they proved that there really is a pot of gold at the end hands of a Trojan tailback. of the rainbow. beat SC ame Cade McNown dives into the endzone for one of his many touchdowns of the game. Everything is coming up sixes. This marked the 66th game and the 6th consecutive win by UCLA. ' 38 tumble : . ; i . " " r pv oU wh Bnra twTw|s p UCU 1 48-41 ilraDK-town HJtsimi nr pK opcdly A EVENTS by Kelly Krueger beat S,C week The mere mention of the UCLA USC football game sparks a heated fervor in the hearts of UCLA students. The biggest game of the year is preceded by a week of events dubbed, " Beat $C Week. " Throughout the week, a variety of events, sponsored by the Student Alumni Association (SAA), fired up the Bruin fans. Events were held in Westwood Plaza. Among those events, Bruins were able to throw pies at students masquerading as USC students. " As a member of the Campus Spirit Committee, I dressed up as a USC student, and allowed UCLA students to throw pies at me. I was amazed at how spirited the Bruins became, " remarked Amy Leonard, a third year anthropology major. On Wednesday, the annual car smash allowed students to show Bruin pride. A car was painted with Trojan insignia, and UCLA students were able to take turns smashing it with a baseball bat. As an expression of UCLA spirit, a rally was held Thursday night. Although the Trojan bonfire was cancelled because of rain, the rally was still held in Pauley Pavilion. The football team, water polo team, UCLA Band, and spirit squad participated in promoting spirit for the big game. These activities, capturing the essence of the rivalry between UCLA and USC, attracted students as well as the news media. " Beat $C Week " served to create spirit in the UCLA community. As the week ended, enough school spirit remained for the much anticipated football game. tt h-i 40 A USC decorated car rolled into Westwood plaza during Beat SC Week; and students took turns bashing the car with a mallet. The event invited many students to vent thier anger toward the cross- town rival school in a unique manner. SAA rallied for school spirit by organizing Beat SC Week. The week was filled with various events to ignite UCLA unity. Michelle Chang Nina Gregory 41 EVENTS Westwood Won Woo Won Woo Won Woo Along the streets of Westwood, students were able to find a variety of stores, from eateries and restaurants to gift shops and music stores. These places were just a quick walk from campus. Lined with coffee shops, movie theaters, and student, " commented Jaja Teng, a third year bookstores, the streets of Westwood microbiology and molecular genetics major. Village have long been a place of escape for In addition to the need for family oriented students. Some go there to study, relax, or hang stores, a lack of parking accommodations keeps out with friends. Some residents, however, feel many would-be shoppers away from the that Westwood just doesn ' t have the same Village. Many opt for the convenience of appeal as it did a few years back, when it was parking structures in nearby shopping malls, once considered a booming college town. " I ' d never come down here unless I was With these sentiments being expressed working. I see how bad the parking is, and hear throughout the community, great strides have about it all day from customers, " complained been taken to recapture the " old, " more vibrant Ritchie Roberts, manager of Jerry ' s Famous Deli. Westwood. The general perception of a lack of stores providing goods and services to suit neighborhood needs has brought about plans to revitalize the area. BY wendy ton To resolve this issue, a multi- level parking structure on Broxton Avenue was added to the plan to revive Westwood. " A new structure would Some plans include the Village Center definitely help since parking is the number Westwood project. According to project one complaint we get around here, " noted manager, D ' Lynda Fisher, the primary concern Steve Ebersole, supervisor of the ever-popular of the project is to make the Village more Coffee Bean. family oriented. Additions will include a Ralph ' s The new structure is proposed to provide Super Market, Long ' s Drug Store, upscale clothing almost 400 parking spaces. Planners hope this stores, restaurants, and a sixteen-screen will attract more Westwood consumers, multiplex theater. Whether it be through new stores or new " Westwood Village isn ' t really geared parking structures, renovations to Westwood towards families,- instead, it meets more of Village are expected to infuse new life into the college life standards. I know it stays open community, benefiting both the surrounding pretty late... probably to cater to the college neighborhood and students. 42 WESTWOOD REVIVAL In the opening prologue of fl e play, Jennifer Kelley portrays Socrates. Tlje play hod a min nal look and imi audience was delighted with the cast ' s vibranTperformance. GODSPELL Performance Kns Fallon Daily Bruin Performing in the musical Godspell, John Ferdenzi and Eric Greene dance with " Les Girls. " The play took a modern spin on the Book of Matthew. Holding a sopping wet sponge and a rather than 33 A.D. Jesus, played by musical yellow bucket, John the Baptist workshop veteran, John Ferdenzi, donned a walked through the theater. Following John shirt with the Superman insignia emblazoned the Baptist, the cast of Godspell danced on the front. His red, high-top shoes even their way through the audience. Together matched the red " s " on his shirt. His followers with the cast ' s vibrant voices, the creative were dressed in " Woodstock era " leather vests, choreography, and provocative dance steps, and wore purple, rectangular glasses. Others Schoenberg Auditorium was ignited with color and energy. Despite the play ' s minimal set, the musicians, cast, and crew produced an exuberant performance of Godspell. BY michelle bant a were clad in neon-green, polyester shirts and plaid bell-bottoms. These colorful costumes enhanced the already animated characters. In addition to the sight of neon green, orange, red, and purple, the sound of powerful voices drew the Godspell was performed by the UCLA audience into the parables and teachings of Musical Theater in Schoenberg Hall during the Christ. Songs, with titles like All Good Gifts fall quarter. With only a month of rehearsing, and Light of the World, eloquently expressed Godspell , in its animated and simplistic form, the play ' s theme of love and sharing, filled its audience with delight. " Godspell is a lesson in story telling. Based on the gospel of Matthew, UCLA ' s Beyond our minimal sets and costumes, our charismatic portrayal of Godspell strayed far purpose is to convey a story, a message, " said from the style of a typical Sunday service. The Juan Garcia, a fourth year English major who costumes reflected the attire of 1960 A.D played John the Baptist. Kris Fallon Daily Bruin 45 EVENTS ' " .ollege, " a [ ' nni Associate I ' M GOING TO COLLEGE Students Mike Muckertieide Mike Muckettieide Mike Muckertieide The outreach program sponsored by the Student Alumni Association worked together with the UCLA Athletic Department in order to distribute 1 20,000 free tickets to neighboring schools. During various football games this entertaining day of fun, " said Scott year, bands of elementary, middle Mitchell, the Marketing Director for and high school students participated in UCLA Athletics. " We talk to parents and " I ' m Going to College, " a Student Alumni youngsters about the benefits and Association (SAA) sponsored outreach empowerment of education, and tie it into program. This program informed these a fun day with other activities. " students about diverse aspects of college After the fair and carnival, students life, such as admissions, financial aid, were ushered to the Rose Bowl. The " I ' m academics, and athletics. The UCLA Athletic Department played a key role in distributing 120,000 free tickets to surrounding BY m chelte ban fa Going to College " program was implemented in the Arizona State, Stanford, and Washington State football games. The program provided a memorable and for the schools. The " I ' m Going to College " Saturday inspirational experience began with an energetic 8-clap greeting, participating students, and an introduction to Bruin volunteers. " College is a big step in your life. It ' s Students were then led to a college fair and different from high school, but [the carnival (complete with free games and atmosphere is] upbeat, and I ' m really rides) run by SAA and other Bruin excited about going to college, " said volunteers. Hayden Wong, a junior high school " We want to provide a wholesome, student. Mike Muckertieide 47 l t t Halloween, students enjoyed ing up and displaying their mes on Bruin Walk, by Kershasp Dalai tl Students ' ;ning to a Gregory s Mm 1 Alumni I I % ) I After graduation, the Class of 1 997 will be proud members of the UCLA Alumni Association. Plans After GRADUATION? Do seniors really know what they want to do after graduation? There are plenty of options for graduating seniors journeying into the " real world. " For Roger Chen, graduation will hopefully lead to professional acting. With a political science degree, breaking into the acting world is a difficult task. He plans to take a year off, while building up his acting resume and networking. " I ' ll need to do a lot of acting, including unpaid parts, just to get some experience in the business. I ' ll also need to get an agent, " said Chen. Mike Muckerheide FEATURE " Hopefully, with all these things working for me, I ' ll be able get my foot in the door. " For other seniors, continuing their education is another alternative. Dara Jones, a graduating senior in art history, is planning to attend graduate school. Taking the GRE is one step towards this goal. In addition to GRE scores, graduate schools also take into account the application, letters of recommendation, and internships. In graduate school, Jones will continue to pursue art history along with museum studies. Her ultimate goal is to work as a museum curator. " I studied abroad in Italy for a year. It really kept my interest in working for a museum, " said Jones. A third alternative after graduation is to go straight into a career. This is the path chosen by Ivan Yong, a graduating senior in economics. Yong is pursuing a career in the competitive field of management consulting. Yong has not only been interviewing throughout the year, but has also attended workshops and seminars. " The key thing to remember is that companies interview during the school year. If you don ' t look for a job until after graduation, it may be a while before you find employment, " said Yong. Esther Chang, a graduating senior in math applied economics and political science, conveyed what most seniors feel about graduation: " I ' m relieved that it ' s finally over, but nostalgic about all the good times that I ' ve had here. " By Christa Gomez Recruitment and job fairs were resources thai graduating seniors took advantage of in the planning for life after UCLA. SEV 56 AFTER GRADUATION PEOPLE Jennifer Chin, a second-year English major, was one of many students who took advantage of the Education Abroad Program. Along the streets of London, Jennifer feeds a bird . Students were given the opportunity to go shopping during their stay. At a souvenir shop in Amsterdam, Katie Wise models oversized traditional shoes. Courtesy of Katie Wise Courtesy of Hyok Chang Korea was a popular country of choice for students travelling abroad. In addition to learning about the Korean culture, Hyok Chang visited historical landmarks. EAR M I C H E L L E B A N T A Courtesy of Jennifer Chin CHANCE Students were given the opportunity to discover a multitude of cultures. Bruins found their niche, several time zones away, while morning broke in some countries and night fell upon others. UC students have studied abroad for over thirty years. Since 1962, the Education Abroad Program (EAP) has offered Bruins an opportunity to discover the world. " The philosophy of the Education Abroad Program has been to provide full academic and social ' immersion ' for our students, " said EAP student representative, Hyok C. Chong. Students could choose from 33 countries, ranging from Barbados to South Africa. Thirty programs, each lasting one semester, were available for those who desired short-term visits. Over 100 well-respected university support groups were there to provide service to students. " This is not an easy task, but our students prove year in and year out, that they can make great progress towards assimilating into their new countries, " Chong continued. Transition was relatively easy for most students. Upon arrival, students underwent intensive language training and reviewed cultural " do ' s and don ' ts. " " At first I wasn ' t sure what to expect. Some buildings in Madrid seemed the same as in New York, " said Priscilla Herbilla, a fourth year Spanish and psychology major. " But little by little, I got used to my surroundings and the language. " Students who studied abroad found adventure. With open minds they experienced all that another culture could offer. Some even went beyond the boundaries of their chosen country for a first-hand " feel " of the sights and sounds of surrounding countries. " So much happened. I was able to travel to see other parts of Europe. Aside from experiencing other European cultures, I even went to Morocco, " said Herbilla. Studying abroad breaks the trend of living comfortably in familiar environments. The challenge it offers leaves students with lasting impressions, as well as valuable lessons of life. For some, one experience abroad was not enough. Chong, who studied abroad twice (in the United Kingdom and Japan) said, " I found myself more daring. I tried many things 1 had never tried before. In England, I was introduced to cricket and rugby by my English classmates. " Undoubtedly, many students felt renewed and empowered after experiencing life in another country. " After studying abroad, there ' s so much more I know I want to do, " concluded Herbilla. 59 PEOPLE Prayer is an important aspect of most religions. It is both a personal and communal way of expressing religious faith. Passing out pamphlets is a popular way for many religious groups to share their beliefs with other students. Nina Gregory 60 RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS w E N D Y T A N DIVERSITY Organizations on campus provide students with an opportunity to learn about their faith as well as others. Although such diversity of religious groups may be overwhelming to students, it is generally looked upon as an accepted part of college life. It is virtually impossible to walk down Bruin Walk without noticing the number of groups representing various religions. Of approximately 230 registered organizations on campus, more than 45 have some sort of religious affiliation. The diverse collection of religious groups, from the Jewish Bible Study for Non-Jews to the Asian American Christian Fellowship, provides a variety of spiritual, psychological, and even academic support. Rather than revolving solely around social, athletic, or service activities, these clubs integrate their meetings and activities with their religious beliefs. " We ' re very focused on teaching from the Bible. We want to let people know why we believe the way we do, " commented Sheri Lee, a third year business student and member of Grace on Campus. Religious groups often provide services to students, such as contacts and information from outside the college community. Many religious students also feel that their organizations provide a sense of support and encouragement, and a place to meet others with similar beliefs and values. Most groups meet weekly, and some have additional meetings divided into smaller and more personal groups. For those students who are yet unsure about their faith, an assortment of organizations give them a chance to discover and compare the aspects of different religions. Many of these groups are open to any interested students, not just to devout members of the faith. As expressed by Daisy Wang, a third year economics major and Co-Director of the Buddhist Student Association, " A lot of our members are explorers who come to find out what it ' s about. We welcome anyone who ' s even slightly interested. " Nina Gregory 61 PEOPLE Anything goes at UCLA! Bold prints and funky color schemes can add to any outfit. Practical UCLA students opt for comfortable wear. Loose shirts and khakis never go out of style. Angela Ashman Backpacks do more than just hold books. Utility and fashion are combined to create individual style. , FASHION -.- CATWALK Bruins show their stuff, displaying a wide range of styles, from casual to dressy. Every morning before school, thousands of students look outside to check the weather. The question, " What am I going to wear today? " undoubtedly resonated from within. Warm? Maybe the cK baby-tee? Chilly? How about that Tommy Hilfiger cable-knit sweater? Once clothing had been decided, shoes become another dilemma. Comfortable or chic, choices range from Adidas slippers, Doc Martens, the old Converse tennies, and sometimes three to five inch platforms. Despite the morning ' s indecision, Bruins were always ready to strut their stuff down Bruin Walk, UCLA ' s metaphorical cat walk. By mid-day, students convene along benches and tables of Bruin Walk ' s 1,800 foot stretch. On a daily basis, various students browse among the steady flow of fellow Bruins passing through Westwood Plaza and Kerckhoff Hall. Remarks which echo hints of Forrest Gump were uttered as students commented to themselves, " those must be comfortable shoes. " At other times, when one ' s style reflected the bizarre, remarks mimicked Alicia Silverstone ' s PC comment, " I must give her courageous snaps for her fashion effort. " Some students enjoy showing off their threads along the walk for personal reasons. Others like to live up to the label of " fashion plate. " The appropriate dress rested with the opinion of the individual wearing it, and with those who noticed. " Some tend to over-dress, like they ' re going clubbing, " said Mark Carter, a fourth year biochemistry student. Despite the flattery of catching the attention and admiration of onlookers, others were hardly flattered. A handful of other students often feel criticized and judged. " People try to recruit you along the walk, yet before they decide to, they judge you by your appearance, " said Sonia Camarillo, a second year pre-biology major. For the most part, many students dress casually: jeans, shorts, T-shirts. Also among the casuals, there are always spirited students wearing UCLA paraphernalia. " Bruin Walk is the place where different fashion trends are witnessed the most trendy to the laid back. There are joggers, people who really dress-up, and people who just don ' t care, " said Omar Araizia, a second year English major. Each day fashion-frenzied students wear their final decisions, answering the perennial question of, " what will I wear today " to their satisfaction. Besides serving as a bustling walkway to campus, Bruin Walk is ultimately the focal point of fashion. M I C H E L L E B A N T A Angela Ashman 63 _ X_J Commuting Bruins had to put up with the everyday hassles of long drives and crowded parking lots. COMMUTERS CO MM IITI R A F NG M I C H E L L E B A N T A For some Bruins, the school day begins behind the wheel. Not all Bruins have the luxury of walking fairly short distances to get to campus. Rather, a certain population of Bruins cross freeways, streets, and more freeways just to get to school. They are the commuter Bruins. For commuters, the drive home demands patience, energy and undoubtedly, a reliable car. Commuter Bruins wake up as early as 5 a.m to get ready for class, and then leave as early as possible to avoid congested freeways and streets. Sometimes the trip to school lasts an hour and a half up to three hours a day round trip! " Commuters should anticipate that anything traffic, accidents can happen, " said Ruben Pena, a second year math major. " My car has broken down in the past. That ' s why its safe to allow about a half-hour cushion. " In L. A., traffic is inevitable, especially on the 405 near LAX. For many commuter Bruins, traffic is a daily test of tolerance. " I get traffic. I hate traffic. I hate it! " exclaimed Angelica Herrera, a second year sociology major. On a lighter note, Bruins looked for optimistic ways to deal with their ordeal. While commuting on the 405, UCLA pride, in the form of UCLA bumper stickers, could be found on various cars. " On my way to school one day, during heavy traffic, I noticed a car with a UCLA bumper sticker. I showed him my approval with a thumbs up, " said Emma Chavez, a second year sociology major. " It turned out that we both have permits to the same parking structure! I was so surprised. We still see each other from time to time. " 65 dft HP W PEOPLE IUALRY NORTH V S SOUTH North and South campus display different facades which lead to certain stereotypes. Ask any Bruin to describe UCLA ' s North and South campuses, and you are likely to get two dramatically different responses. While North campus is considered home to humanities and liberal arts majors, South campus is filled with students in the science and engineering fields. Even upon first glance, the two regions exhibit a glaring physical difference. North campus is well-known for the abundance of shady trees and green grass, the Sculpture Garden, and such architectural feats as Royce Hall. In stark contrast, South campus ' buildings have a more austere and stoic look, exemplified by Young Hall, UCLA ' s chemistry building. continued s u E W I c H A Y A N U P A R P The Sculpture Garden provides a peaceful atmosphere where students can both study and enjoy the fine arts. The South campus mosaics add a refreshing splash of color to the otherwise sterile and gray environment. Kershasp Dalai 67 PEOPLE Students pass by one of the few sculptures found on South Campus. This work of art is known as the " ear wax sculpture. " Many students also believe that the differences between North and South campus transcend appearance. Because the sciences are traditionally considered a competitive field, many South campus majors are perceived by others as extremely studious, and unwilling to assist their fellow classmates with homework. Unfortunately for many South campus students, this is one stereotype that seems to be true. " In math and science classes, all anyone cares about is getting the ' A, ' " commented fourth year physics student, Scott Adler. " No one really wants to help you. They ' re only worried about themselves. " Despite such negativity, South campus Bruins claim that there are advantages to science courses. Science majors feel the chemistry and biology classes are often useful for understanding how their body, and the world around them, operates. ' The things we learn in our classes are more relevant to life, " stated Anita Lee, a fourth year biochemistry major. In comparison to South campus majors, North campus students have a reputation for being " artsy " and carefree. The humanities and liberal arts classes are often considered to be less structured and more open to discussion and debate of controversial ideas, than either those of math or science. " North campus classes are less rigid and allow for more interaction, " claimed Theresa Yu, a second year English major. The truth of North and South campus stereotypes can never really be proven. There are always exceptions to every rule. Although each campus may differ in both appearance and course of study, it is these very differences which make UCLA as diverse as it is today. NORTH vs. SOUTH The abstract sculptures surrounding Dickson plaza create an open and creative atmosphere that is unique to North campus. The inverted fountain provides a welcomed reprieve for South campus students seeking to escape from their hectic schedules. PEOPLE After many hours of preparation, the marching band performs Game Day at the Rose Bowl during half-time. The enthusiasm of the marching band increased school spirit among the crowd for their home team. 70 MARCHING BAND Mike Muckerheide PERFORM Despite long, time-consuming practices, the marching band has fun and rouses spirit. C H R I S T A G M E Z The UCLA marching band is comprised of over 200 members. The brass, woodwind, drumline, and color guard sections contribute to the excitement, fanfare, and spirit that we have all experienced at sporting events. In order to accomplish this, band members work extremely hard throughout fall quarter. Practices are long, rigorous, and exhausting. All potential band members are first required to audition. Once selected, they join other members for practice three times a week. At the star t of the school year, members are required to attend " band camp. " Band camp is where the foundation is set for the entire season. It ' s where they learn all of their routines and songs. " It is a strenuous exhibition of sheer torture, but it is vital to our performances " , said John Lee, a sophomore in political science. " It ' s a lot of hard work, but we also have loads of fun. " The marching band performs at every home game between plays and at half-time. As important as it is to keep the athletes ' spirits up, the band knows also the essential thrills of pumping up the crowd. " It ' s really a lot of fun when the audience interacts with us, and enjoys our music, " said Aaron Bitzer, a sophomore majoring in music. There are numerous reasons to be involved in the band. For many, band in college is much more relaxed than in high school. Members receive class credit, free attendance to all games, and monetary compensation for certain positions. " Band is like a family to me " , said Jenny Plzak, a sophomore in history. " I don ' t always like practices, but performing makes it all worth it. I would really miss it if it wasn ' t a part of my life. " Mike Muckerheide 71 72 FACULTY Biology professor, Paula Jackson, lectures in Dickson before a class of 300 students. Making the material come alive to large classes has been a challenge for many professors. L 1 F U P - L O S M A T T H E W H E Y N Being a professor may not be as easy as others perceive it to be. Professorship. Sure, it sounds like an easy job. Teach a couple lectures a week, hold some office hours, work nine months a year, spend the rest of the days having TA ' s grade papers, and publish a little research in the subject of choice. What could be easier? Actually, for the majority of professors, days are long, hard, and free time is a scarce element. Although most professors don ' t teach more than two classes a week, the prep-time for a single lecture can take most of the day. From reading diversified materials to organizing and directing teaching assistants, most professors dedicate most of their time to teaching. For biology Professor Paula Jackson, her hectic day begins early. She picks up slides for the day ' s lecture before meeting with her TA ' s at 9 in the morning to discuss how the lab should be run. Lunch is usually in the office. If she ' s lucky, she can squeeze in time to e-mail her research colleagues before her biology lecture of nearly 300 students. Although she specializes as a lecturer here at UCLA, she is currently involved in two major projects: one in Brazil, studying diversity mechanisms, and the other in Panama, cataloging the forest canopy. According to Professor Jackson, a graduate from UCLA, " A lot of the hassles [of the job] are time related. [They are] small problems you don ' t have the time to deal with. " Professorship offers benefits as well. Philosophy Professor Seana Shiffrin points out that UCLA offers its professors an excellent campus, one of the world ' s best libraries, contact with a wide variety of people , and students who are motivated to learn. However, she worries about decreased funding for the library and the lack of collective bargaining power for TAs. Professor Shiffrin is working in a " tenure track " position at UCLA. Depending on the individual department, new professors teach and do research for a period of five to seven years. At the end of that time, they are evaluated for tenure. If they receive it, they have job security for their careers. If they are denied tenure, they generally move on. For new professors, the drive for tenure can be intense. Professor Shiffrin is currently doing her research on meta-ethic, and is on her first year of tenure track. 73 PEOPLE Joe and Josephine Bruin were seen at many UCLA events leading and participating in crowd pleasing cheers. After practicing for countless hours, the UCLA cheerleaders perform on game day. Their hard work and dedication to arousing spirit helped to pump up the crowd. 74 SPIRIT SQUAD K E L L Y K R U E G E R Mike Muckerheide LEADING The Spirit Squad dedicates their time and energy to encouraging Bruin unity and pride. What would a football game be without the UCLA spirit squad? Probably much quieter and less spirited. Most people see the acrobatic cheerleaders, energetic yell leaders, peppy Joe and Josephine Bruin, and the rhythmic dance team at sporting events. What few realize is the time, dedication, and skill needed to fulfill these positions. The yell leaders encourage the crowd by leading cheers over a microphone. Yell leaders encourage the crowd to participate in one of the most popular cheers at UCLA, the eight-clap. Their other duty is to lead the student section in half-time card stunts during football games. The mascots, Joe and Josephine Bruin, are the official representatives of UCLA. These lovable bears usually perform skits to entertain the crowds. Both the cheerleaders and dance team practice long hours in order to perfect their routines. The cheerleaders practice stunts and tumbling passes which accompany their chants at the games. " We practice six hours a week in addition to games and other events, such as Alumni breakfasts and the ' SC bonfire, " commented Jaclyn Parker, a second year physiological science major. The dance team also devotes many hours to practicing their routines. At games, and sometimes even at half-time, the team dances to music played by the band. Dancing skills, such as turns and kicks, add spirit to the games. Together, the UCLA spirit squad contribute to the energetic atmosphere at school and sporting events. Mike Muckerheide 75 PEOPLE Students often took advantage of company representatives that participated in the job fairs which took place in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom. Student would set up appointments and interviews for possible job oportunities. 76 JOB FAIRS Mike Muckerheide PROVIDING With the worry of finding a job after graduation, job fairs were available as resources for students. The real world. For many students these three simple words conjure up vague and frightening images of leaving the comfort of the academic classroom and entering an uncertain life of self-sufficiency and rigid eight-hour work days. Yet, as ambiguous as this concept is, the fear and panic it instills in the hearts of Bruins, from graduating seniors to freshmen, is very much real. In hopes of easing the fears of students and preparing them to meet the challenges of the " real " working world, many on-campus organizations sponsor information nights and career fairs. The largest of these events was the " Jobs for Bruins " Career Fair, put together by the UCLA Career Center during the fall quarter. Held in Ackerman Grand Ballroom, the event brought together recruiters from 90 different companies in diverse fields, ranging from investment banking to volunteer services such as the Peace Corps. While some of the 2,400 attendees were dressed in suits with resumes in hand, others just wanted to browse and explore various career opportunities. " It was a nerve wracking experience, " said Alan Yeh, a fourth year business- economics student. " You only have a few seconds to impress people who could determine your career. " According to Joyce Haraughty, Marketing Manager for the Career Center and one of the coordinators of " Jobs for Bruins, " the event was an overall success. " The feedback we get [from the students] is usually positive. The most common remark I ' ve heard is that it opens their eyes to different career opportunities, to things they never thought of. " A similar event presented the news media field. Directed at students interested in careers in the media, the Media Job Fair represented staff from well known news organizations such as CNN and CBS. Even students like sophomore, Rachel Chang, who was still two years away from graduating, felt it was never too early to begin the job search process. " 1 think it is a good opportunity to start networking with professionals in the real world, " said Chang. " In the classroom you only get an academic viewpoint, but you don ' t get a practical view. " C H E R R Y W I C H A Y A N U P A R P Mike Muckerheide 77 PEOPLE Putting the finishing touches on her painting, second year student Eulalia Halloran enjoys being in a unique major. Most students in these majors appreciated the smaller class sizes and the personal attention. Using a pair of pliers, Sharon Schloss works on her art project. Alternative majors provided students with the opportunity to express their creative side. 78 MAJORS LOQUJNG FOR ALTERNATIVES While impacted majors, such as Communication Studies and Biology exist, there are still those students who choose majors that are less popular. 1 C H R I S T A G M E Z UCLA offers a variety of different majors for students. However, despite the wide range of options, some majors like communications studies and biology are impacted. It is a common occurrence for students to attend overcrowded lectures and office hour sessions. For those who want to avoid these hassles, " alternative " majors can be the way to go. Film, an example of such a major, is a small and fiercely competitive field. The UCLA film school is ranked as one of the top three in the nation. To apply for the major, propects must submit three papers along with their application. Only seventeen out of 200 transfer students were accepted this year. Classes involve screen writing, cinematography, and TV production. " Film was something I really wanted to pursue, " said Lulu Cheah, a transfer student in film. " I applied, not knowing whether I would get in, but I wanted to go for the dream. " Another alternative major, also from the School of Arts, is the recently reorganized design major. Acceptance into th e design major requires students to turn in a portfolio of sample works to be reviewed by department heads. Yet, for some students their motivation in choosing an alternative major is a consequence of something more than just artistic talent. " I wanted a major away from the mainstream, " said Christine Wilkie, a senior majoring in world arts and cultures and the study of religion. " I looked through the catalogue until I found what interested me. " Although " mainstream " majors can be just as fulfilling, smaller classes and individualized attention are some perks of " alternative " majors. 79 election prop 209 jackson smoking safety health 1 S Republican presidential candidate Bob Clinton makes his : Theatre at the University of San Diego on October ! Photo by AP Worla . ' m Tiber sits I student | class. m lilt VOICES of Democracy A country in the midst of a presidential election is typically inundated with campaigns, debates, and political rhetoric. In 1996, UCLA became a political battleground. Campus organizations stationed themselves on Bruin Walk registering voters, handing out bumper stickers, and promoting their causes. On November 5th President Bill Clinton was re-elected as the leader who would guide us towards the 21st century. THE ISSUES By Matthew Heyn The 1996 election gave many Bruins a chance to fulfill their civic duties in choosing the president, and in deciding on some very significant measures on the ballot. In addition to choosing incumbent President Bill Clinton and veteran Senator Bob Dole, voters determined the fate of affirmative action in California, the state minimum wage, whether or not physicians can legally prescribe marijuana, and other important issues. The California Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI or Prop 209) was a hotly debated issue on campus, and in the state at large. Effectively ending affirmative action statewide, the measure received large support from the electorate. UCLA ' s own " Students Firstl " , a coalition of USAC members led by president John Du, attacked the measure in a campaign called ' The Death of Education. " " Students First! " also organized a massive voter registration campaign in addition to large protests which informed voters on how initiatives would affect students. Prop 209 reached its political climax when the California State University at Northridge hosted a debate on the issue between a Los Angeles civil rights advocate and former Ku Klux Klan member, David Duke. Passions seared and a riot broke out at CSUN, l eaving five injured and six arrested. Also on the ballot was the Medical Use of Marijuana Initiative. It allowed for the possession and use of marijuana when prescribed by a physician. State Attorney General, Dan Lungren, brought the issue to the forefront when he approved a highly publicized raid on the " San Francisco Cannabis Buyers Club, " an underground establishment where people with AIDS, cancer, and other painful conditions could purchase the drug. This initiative, as well as the move to raise the state minimum wage, received wide acceptance among UCLA students. ELECTION ' 96 Reverend Jesse Jackson spoke at the Federal Building in Westwood during a rally against Proposition 209. " Keep Ihe hope alive, " was a common phrase heard as students, citizens, and public figures such as Bruce Springsteen united. Former UCIA professor Angela Davis expresses her views against Proposition 209. She was one of many who favored the protection of affirmative action. Kershasp Dalai These important issues almost eclipsed the presidential race between Republican Senator from Kansas, Bob Dole, and Democratic incumbent President, Bill Clinton. The candidates battled it out through months of campaigning, but Clinton ' s sizable lead kept hopes for a Republican White House low. On campus, President Clinton appealed greatly to students. According to Darrin Horwitz, a fourth year political science major and member of Bruin Democrats, " Bob Dole is pretty much out of touch with young people. Clinton ' s agenda really affects the interests of young people. He has a pro-education agenda, and a pro- environment agenda. " Going into the first debate, Newsweek reported that Clinton held a sizable 21 point lead over Dole. During the Hartford debates, Dole attacked Clinton ' s weak drug policy, and painted him as a liberal hiding in conservative clothing. Clinton rebuffed by discrediting Dole ' s 15% tax cut. Both were remarkably congenial and non-confrontational. As for the results, a Newsweek poll showed that 49% of Americans thought Clinton did better, helping him to maintain his 21 point lead over Dole. The vice-presidential debates between Jack Kemp and Al Gore centered on the competing interests of business versus environment. Amidst all the television hoopla, massive efforts were made on campus to mobilize student voters who are stereotypically perceived as apathetic. Bruin Democrats registered well over 700 voters, 300- 400 on the last day. Just down the hill, Billy Dredd registered 100- 150 a day for the few days he visited UCLA. Dredd, a private contractor and fifth generation Californian, tours many campuses registering the student bodies. According to Dredd, " UCLA is one of the most politically active schools in the area. " 89 FEATURE BRUIN DEMOCRATS BRUIN REPUBLICANS By Sue Wichayanuparp Every four years, our nation anxiously awaits the outcome of the presidential elections. As with every election year, members of both the Republican and Democratic parties discuss issues that will affect the lives of every American. This year ' s presidential elections, because of its focus on youths and education, spurred a considerable amount of interest from members of UCLAs student body. One of the most controversial and widely debated issues on college campuses was Proposition 209, also called the California Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) by its proponents. " Education is the most important issue in this election. Prop 209 is one of the front-runners this year, and as Democrats, we are doing our best to keep affirmative action, " declared Michael Schneider, a fifth year student and President of Bruin Democrats. However, supporters of Prop 209 felt that it levels the playing field for all students, and causes beneficial changes to colleges across the nation. " We are in support of equal opportunity, not reverse discrimination, " stated Jason Steele, a third year political science major and President of Bruin Republicans. " Nothing could be more geared towards equal opportunity than Prop 209. " Among other issues, Democrats accused Republican nominee Senator Bob Dole, of being anti-education. They felt that he would end school programs that are helpful to students. " Dole wants to eliminate the Department of Education. Programs such as Headstart, Goals 2000, and Americorp are all under attack, and that ' s why we ' re fighting for a Democrat to be in office, " explained Schneider. However, Dole supporters claimed that he has always been in favor of educational funding and his opposition to such programs was due to the fact that the programs are ineffective. Additionally, Republicans have cited Dole ' s proposed 15% tax cut as an example of how his programs would benefit the country. " Every time taxes have been cut in the past, we have seen an economic growth, " commented Steele. " The tax cut is long overdue, it will stimulate and be a great benefit to the economy. " The 1996 elections proved that whether you are a Republican or a Democrat, the issues raised this year affected each and every one of us. Bruin Republicans positioned themselves on Bruin Walk in support o( the Dole Kemp ticket. On October 23, 1996 students held a massive call for action rally in the middle o( Westwood Plaza to oppose the passing of Proposition 209. Following the rally, there was a march into Westwood that resulted in 34 student arrests for civil disobedience. Michelle Chang A J, I WO students pin hands and marched into Weslwood with the message, " Take back our university. " FEATURE DEATH OF EDUCATION By Adrienne Martinez Tombstones on Bruin Walk!? During the " Death of Education " campaign put on by USAC and various campus groups, the UCLA campus was transformed into a graveyard overnight. This mass action, during which students set up tombstones in honor of recently " deceased " programs, attempted to shed light on generally overlooked issues affecting students and their community. At various stations on campus, the students prepared to answer questions and distribute information on various statewide and national issues. " The purpose of the Death of Education campaign was to wake students up about issues affecting their education, " said USAC President, John Du, a fifth year economics major. " The ' Death of Education ' [campaign] showed students the urgency with which we need to fight for our education. " One such program that lent students textbooks for a quarter if they could not afford to buy their own was not offered this year due to cuts in school support and funding. To represent the loss of the Book Lending Program, students filled a coffin with commonly purchased textbooks. The Muslim Student Association, MEChA, Samahang Pilipino and GALA were just a few of the groups involved in the planning and execution of this project. USAC External Vice President, Albert Retana, organized the groups and propelled the project forward by mobilizing issue committees. The group was separated by issue and each issue was dealt with 94 ELECTION ' 96 - AP Wide Worfd Photos at an appropriate location on campus. Issues of Financial Aid cuts and rising tuition costs were directed at the students population near Murphy Hall, while the possible loss of Affirmative Action programs were located in front of Campbell Hall. Near the highrise dorms, activists dressed as prisoners to remind students that more tax dollars go toward building prisons than toward building institutions of higher education. The " Death of Education " served to inform the student population of issues facing everyone associated with the UC system. It also called for all students and faculty to stand up for their rights at UCLA. " Without action, a lot of programs currently benefiting students will die, " Du said. President Clinton, First Lady Hillary, Vice President Al Gore and his wife Tipper greet supporters in front of the Old State House during an election night celebration in Little Rock, Arkansas. The " Death of Education " movement on campus was organized to register students to vote. ISSUES x- s ix - ' - l s NNUM by Adrienne Martinez Living in Los Angeles can be unnerving at times. It These services were provided free of charge from 6pm can be easy to feel wary when walking around certain until lam daily. parts of the " city, but students should be able to feel This may have seemed excessive compared to the safe when strolling around campus. The September relatively few services offered to students living off 15 murder of Central Ticket Office employee Kevin campus. At night, off campus residents could take the Jeske, opened students ' eyes and made them realize UCLA Evening Van Service to Westwood and certain that violence can occur anywhere, even on their destinations within the apartments to avoid walking in seemingly safe campus. This incident generated much the dark. CSOs were also available to walk students fear among the UCLA community. To combat this on and off campus at night for extra protection. Yet image of perpetual danger, UCPD and the this left some off campus residents feeling less safe Department of Community Safety implemented their than their on campus counterparts, support systems to " Los Angeles is a dangerous guarantee student safety for H H H H B | | place. I would say it ' s those living both on and off I V V H | I definitely safer to live on I IBA - " P W campus. ' r ' fi 9 i B TBal 1 I campus, " said Taline For students living in Z S t F V0M1HHR ' ' " " yan, a second year the dorms, safety issues jfffct ft f " biology student living in the were handled through a I " " B Ktet. " " !B dorms. Some students AHJUB -x m - =-JpB number of convenient I . v . " - ' give general safety and channels. CSOs (Community [ m _ ; ] protection Service Officers) patrolled AngelaAshman reason f or choosing tO Combining safely and convenience, the evening van picks up the high-rises and Sunset students nightly and lakes them to various on and off campus sites, remain in the dorms after Village nightly, along with Resident Assistants, who their freshman year. Although the freedom and had been extensively trained in crisis intervention. flexibility of living in apartments would be Both carried walkie-talkies to communicate with sacrificed, residence halls carried an image of a safe UCPD in the event of a situation. haven to both students and parents. Community Service Officers were also available " 1 know that my family is much more for escorting students, faculty and staff to and from comfortable with me living in the dorms, " said campus buildings, local apartments and Westwood. Parunyan. ISSUES Angela Ashman ISSUES by Anita Chu tn I r many, between the years of high school and having a full- schedules. Holding these jobs usually gives students some time job, there ' s a transition period known as " college. " In extra spending cash, but for some, earnings go towards their general, college consists of being thrust into a " semi " real tuition, housing, or books. orld where the comforts of home are lacking, and self- " I have two jobs at UCLA. One is with the Work Study sufficiency seems years away. Program, and the other is with the UCLA Student Media, " During their college years, many students come to said Page Kishiyama, a second year communications studies realize that they are now adults and shouldn ' t rely on Mom major. " With two jobs, I can pay for living expenses and and Dad so much. When this reality hits, they find books. " themselves living modestly with their staple diet consisting Another way for students to pay for their schooling is mainly of Top Ramen. Such a common lifestyle perpetuates through financial aid, like grants and loans. Applicants can the notion of the " poor college student. " receive aid if their financial situation meets the qualifications Sometimes, even more pressing than studying and of being " needy. " Although the application process can be getting good grades, is being able to manage finances in tedious, obtaining government support often determines the order to stay in school. With the rising costs of higher fate of one ' s education. education, students must consider various options to make ends meet. Finding a job and receiving financial aid are just two of the ways students can cope with their money worries. Luckily for students, UCLA offers a variety of on-campus " Financial aid has allowed me to pursue my academic and future goals, without burdening my family ' s and my own financial security, " stated Lisset Pacheco, a third year Microbiology major. " All in all, 1 feel that, as a student, my sanity has been saved (at least until I finish college), knowing that whatever fees I need to jobs. ASUCLA provides jobs in Student cashiers at the computer counter in the new UCLA Store pay have been provided for by the help customers. On-campus jobs that catered to students ' schedules food service and retail, whereas were a convenient way to earn needed cash. government. " the University hires library, lab, College teaches students more and office assistants. These positions, which pay higher than than just research, theory, and analysis. Students should learn minimum wage, enable students to hold part-time, good from their experiences and also view college as an paying jobs with flexible hours. ASUCLA managers also opportunity to encounter various aspects of financial make it a point to accommodate students with busy school responsibility. ISSUES first week of winter quarter to ascertain the status of thei ' ) aid. ISSUES Vl_x -S IX J OF LOVE by Christa Gomez In a university that boasts of its cultural diversity, it seems " My parents could care less if he had purple spots and only natural that interracial dating would be a part of the green stripes, " claimed Kariane Nemer, a second year UCLA community. For students coming from urban graduate student in education. " My parents have adopted centers, interracial dating generally comes as nothing six children, all of different ethnicities. They like whoever new. On the other hand, those from small towns are makes me happy. " often taken aback. So what issues are there to consider? On the other hand, some parents may need time to There are many positives and negatives involved adjust. Concern for their children is a primary motivation when one is dating anyone. Dating interracially can for parents ' reactions, either heighten tension or enhance a relationship. " My mom never forbid my African-American " Dating has enough complications of its own, boyfriend and I to be together, but she was worried about without the added factor of dating a different ethnicity, " what society would think, " said Danielle Martin, a senior said Jaimi File, a senior in history. " But, it ' s worth it, in linguistics and Spanish. " She pointed out that we whatever problems may come up. " wouldn ' t have the same freedoms in some places of the The biggest problem that arose for her, after starting to date her Chinese-American boyfriend, involved familial acceptance. Having the family accept one ' s significant other is always important. " It was hard for them to adjust to the idea that their Nina Gregory country that we have at UCLA. " Although interracial dating is becoming more widespread, not all of society whole-heartedly acknowledges such unions. This is unfortunate since people can always learn from each other. " It ' s all a matter of how you daughter ' s last name may | nte rracial couples are commonly found on campus, proving tha , . . r relationships can transcend racial boundaries. , , eventually be rong, and that respond to the situation at hand, their grandchildren may not look like them, " mentioned A small issue can escalate into a huge event, or you can File. work it out, just as in any relationship, " said Dave Rojas, Some parents, however, are open to the idea of a senior in mechanical engineering. " Dating interracially is interracial dating immediately. Being in an interracial more interesting, and more of a challenge because you ' re relationship is much easier when parents are " colorblind. " each coming from different backgrounds. " ISSUES moor ifc we I - WC . Khrf ISSUES FRUSTRATIONS by Wendy Tan 3 lease note: There are a limited number of student several hundred dollars, but to the dangers of leaving parking permits available each quarter. " a car to fend for itself while the student attended to Limited? Obviously an understatement. The business on campus. ecessity of a parking permit on campus unfortunately Horror stories abound, mostly of stolen cars, always brought with it an abundance of annoying stereos, and speakers,. ..not to mention the cost of hassles. repairing all the damage! The application process was just one of these " With the price we ' re paying, they should offer hassles. While the deadline popped up several better security, " insisted Edward Ma, a third year cell months before the quarter, students had to decide if molecular biology major who had been awarded two the five-section application, and long wait in line at the Parking Commuter Services were worth an eleven-week parking permit. Spaces were assigned to the most " needy " according to a " need-based point system " quarters of parking, but was denied renewal of the third quarter due to an administrative error of lost paperwork. Even for those who safely made it through the application process, possessing a parking Kershasp Dalai by parking administrators p ar king bis would commonly become full. In Lot 8, cars were stack permit did not guarantee a parked in order to maximize the limited space. who also figured in details, place to park. Many such as commuting distance, carpool status, and class students found it necessary to arrive at school standing. several hours early simply to secure a parking space. Then there was always that agonizing wait for the Parking Commuter Services made efforts to solve notification signifying approval or denial of one ' s the problem by adding about 750 spaces to Lot 3, application. And when a few lucky students were and proposing underground additions to Lot 4 finally awarded precious parking spaces, it was time located below the Wooden Center. Despite these to consider the price they would have to pay. Price, efforts, adequate parking facilities remained elusive referring not simply to the unbelievable yearly fee of throughout the year. ISSUES Kershasp Dalai ISSUES EXTRA POUNDS by Anita Chu Nothing is more surprising than stepping on the scale, In addition, pre-exam days are also highly and seeing you ' ve gained ten (or more) pounds. susceptible to junk food cravings. Sure, you need fuel Weight gain is common, especially during the college to burn the midnight oil, but there are other years. Dorm food, parties, and late night snacking alternatives. It may be smart to study on campus so during studying all contribute to the pounds that the refrigerator doesn ' t distract you. If you study college students pack on during the year. better at home, keep lots of fruits, vegetables, and For residents, the dining halls are reminiscent of other healthy options in stock. the ones dreamed of as a little kid. Unlimited The best way to lose weight (and keep it off) is to hamburgers, fries, pizza, ice cream, and all the other combine healthy eating habits with exercise, junk food your mom never let you have, are served Although working out isn ' t all that exciting, there are daily. Unwanted pounds can be avoided, however. By numerous benefits to following a regimen. Besides taking advantage of the dining halls ' variety of entrees burning calories, exercise helps relieve stress caused by you can grab a grilled chicken _ . college life. y k " I try to go running at least sand wich instead of a hamburger, skip the fries, and head to the salad bar instead. For dessert, there is always a choice of frozen yogurt flavors. Another problem you may or may not encounter is a high three times a week, " said Tricia Hoff, a third year sociology major. " Not only is it a good workout, but it really helps clear the mind. " L It seems the average Nina Gregory In order to keep in shape, students were able to take certain consumption of alcohol. Parties classes, such as dance, at ihe Women ' s Gym. student ' s metabolism doesn ' t are not only a place to have fun, but are calorie-filled suit the average college lifestyle. Even though it feels romps, due to alcoholic beverages. You may boast of like one burns thousands of calories lifting those fifty a high tolerance, but there isn ' t much to brag about pound text books, and scaling the peaks and valleys of when a beer belly starts developing! This " spare tire " Bruin Walk, it isn ' t the most effective way to shed off can be avoided by drinking in moderation. If you a few pounds. It takes motivation and self-discipline aren ' t too hung over, you can also run around the track to really see results, but when you feel better about a few times. yourself, the work is well worth it. 104 ISSUES a d or k Ml Nina Gregory ISSUES N SMOKING by Adrienne Martinez (Eating at any restaurant in Westwood, you may have followed the recent trend toward smoking cigars. The noticed a group of people sitting at the tables outside. Cigar Joint, a new addition to Westwood Village, has They seem cool, casual, under control. While they sip catered to this fad by providing, within the coffee in between drags from a Djarum clove, you may establishment, a smoking atmosphere complete with catch bits of their conversations which range from plush, over-stuffed chairs and chess boards. Magritte surrealism to Holden Caulfield. The thick Another tangible drawback to a smoker ' s lifestyle, smoke of their cigars, cloves, cigarettes is unwanted by is the excessive amounts of money spent weekly on the generally health-conscious Los Angeles populace, tobacco. The average cost of a pack of cigarettes is Thus they linger on the outskirts of our restaurants from two to four dollars. Smoking specialty and stores, emanating intensity as they do smoke. cigarettes and cigars can be draining on students ' The hazards of smoking, which are well known to pocketbooks as well. A pack of cloves is generally the public, seem unimportant to this group. High more expensive than normal cigarettes, and they Won Woo deadly. Yet, despite many T h e rece nt trend of cigar smoking has caught on at UCLA. For some Spending money on a good students, the taste of cigars is apparently worth the health risks. warnings, smokers persist. cigar, " said Mike Montijo, a " Everybody knows that smoking is bad for you, " first year theater student. said Rob Rogoyski, a first year political science pre- Until smoking is fully accepted by society, communications student, " but if you are going to do it, those who do, will have to remain on the outskirts you should do it well. " as calm bouys of serenity in the often chaotic Rogoyski, like many UCLA students, has waters of LA. 106 ISSUES Ik ' bit Kershasp Dalai ISSUES ISSUES CONSUMPTION by Matthew Heyn n a society that includes nouveau coffee shops, the high as temperatures rise. While they refused to divulge J ' Arch Deluxe, " and artificial fat, juice bars are quickly the secret recipe, what is no secret is how popular their Becoming the biggest fad of the 90s. The health food flavors are to the students. " Super Strawberry " is a craze has carried over to the beverage industry, as perennial favorite, but pineapple is also very refreshing, evidenced by the popularity of Snapple and other These treats don ' t come cheap, though. They run " natural " fruit drinks. On campus food services has around $2.50, depending on what flavor you get. reflected the demand for a healthy alternative to soda. Dorm housing has also caught on to the fad. On Puzzles, a popular fast food eatery nestled in the special " smoothie bar " nights, students are allowed hills of residential life, offers fruit smoothies in addition unlimited blended juices. Although they aren ' t as good as to their Hi-C, iced tea, or soda. At a little over two those you buy, they are a welcome addition to residents, dollars, the smoothies are in high demand. " I ' m glad they finally got a juice bar in Hedrick, even " I love pineapple juice and as a smoothie, it ' s really though it ' s only offered once a week, " said Erika Knoop, tasty, " said Patricia Lawrence, a first year English major. " Since it ' s right there at Puzzles, it ' s really convenient whenever I have a craving. " Across campus in Ackerman Union, Tropix offers students a variety of a second year computer science and engineering major. " It ' s refreshing after that big walk up from campus. They should have it everyday! " Will this juice bar trend last forever or will it fade like the hula-hoop, the pet rock, or Juice Star, one of the new joints in Weslwood, became one of many . delicious juice concoctions. places which targeted the health onscious people on-campus. the mood ring? Despite their Currently, they offer strawberry, pineapple, orange, high prices, juice bars seem to be more than a passing grape, and many other fruity choices. According to the phase. As long as people crave healthy and invigorating workers, demand is pretty steady, and gets especially drinks, juice bars will be there to quench their thirst. ISSUES OUTREACH by Cherry Wichayanuparp campus of over 20,000 students, intimidated in asking them questions, organizations that provide free, beneficial " Students feel more comfortable with us s are continually searching for ways to because we are the same age and experience advertise their services to the unaware UCLA similar problems, " said David Vu, a fifth year community. Peer Health Counselors (PHC) is physiological sciences major and Publicity one such group. PHC was created by Student Director for PHC. Health Services to promote health awareness Of approximately 200 candidates who apply among UCLA students. Run entirely by students, each winter quarter to become counselors, only the main goal of the %j. : " 1 I about 75-100 are ZA chosen. These new counselors are required to enroll in a program is educating students about health and fitness as well as providing realistic solutions to problems regarding these issues. PHCs offer counseling and services i 4 unit course on community health during the spring and attend a one day training session before Mike Muckerheide in five different areas: AS a Peer Health Counselor, students assisted in a variety of health the fall quarter begins. tests. Here a PHC lakes the blood pressure of a fellow peer. women ' s health, primary The extensive training care, fitness, community outreach, and speaker ' s and education prepare counselors to be able to bureau. The latter two are designed to promote answer a variety of questions, awareness of PHC services and provide health Not all of the services provided by PHCs are education to other campus organizations that geared towards serious health issues. Bruins request speakers knowledgable in specific health feeling a little under the weather can obtain free issues. Because the counselors themselves are cold medicine or receive relaxing massages from students, they hope that others will feel less their friendly PHCs. ' ISSUES Jeremy Aluso ISSUES RECOGNITION by Matthew Heyn i bold response to UC administrators ' refusal to which organization should represent the cognize their right to collective bargaining, Teaching Assistants of the university. organized a strike for all Teaching University officials appealed the decision, Assistants during the eighth week of fall quarter. asserting that the graduate students were Graduate students picketed on the outskirts of apprentices and their efforts in teaching the school to encourage undergraduates and facilitated their education. Thus, the graduate graduates alike to avoid campus. students had no right to unionize. According to Christopher Campbell, a Monday morning, graduate students picketed graduate student in the sociology department, as planned, but they did not receive the unilateral " Our hope is that if the I B support that they undergraduates don ' t show up, if graduate students don ' t show up, then we can shut this university down, and eventually the administration will see that they really do need to be negotiating with hoped for. A majority of undergraduates went to class as usual, and many graduate students, particularly those involved in South Campus majors, chose not to Jeremy Afuso TA ' s hoped thai their efforts during the strike would garner them participate in the recognition by the chancellor and the UC system. walk-out. us. For the graduates, this fight is just one in a war According to Kenji Tanaka, a Physics to gain recognition that began in 1994, when a Teaching Assistant, " Frankly speaking, I am not majority of student academic employees signed interested in this movement. I am quite satisfied cards stating that they wanted SAGE to represent with the present situation around the physics their interests to the university. In September department. " 1996, Public Employee Relations Board Judge, Unfortunately, the strike did not persuade UC James Tamm, ruled that the university should officials, who remained firm in their stance. The either voluntarily recognize SAGE ' s collective strike ended with no side achieving victory, so bargaining rights, or hold a vote to determine the threat of another strike loomed on. i ISSUES Jeremy Afuso 113 relations welcome week move-in casino night computer facilities return of the coupons room decor hall in construction popular d e A A FEATURE Sharin: LIVING It ' s Summertime. The phone rings and you pick it up: " Hi, I ' m going to be your roommate. " This was, for many, the first contact they had with the person who they would live with for the next year. The main concern students experienced during those long summer months of anticipation, was whether or not they would like their roommate(s). Students wondered how they would deal with all of the quirks and habits of a stranger. Living in a room barely big enough to walk in was bad enough! Perhaps even worse than that, were the people who found out they would be living with two other people in the same size room. Fortunately for many students, life with a roommate was full of compromise and amusing anecdotes to relate to j friends and relatives later. I t.. FEATURE MICHAEL WANG GREG CHAN By Wendy Tan Horror stories abound of high school friends becoming lifelong enemies as a result of sharing a room in college. But for Mike Wang and Greg Chan, second year residents of Sunset Village, the roommate business hasn ' t been much of a problem. Both graduates of Alhambra High, the two were roommates in Dykstra Hall their freshmen year, and chose to remain as roommates in Canyon Point this year. Although Wang is a computer science major and loves cartoons while Chan is a pre-med Trekkie, their differences haven ' t brought about any major disagreements. " We rarely get into conflicts, and if we do, we always talk it out, " said Wang. As for division of the cleaning chores, neither really has any complaints: " We take turns when taking out the trash. But vacuuming? No one does it, " commented Chang. Whatever their roommate rules may be, the two are definitely an exception to the " horror story " roommate stereotype. Michael Wang, friend Alan Pao, Greg Chan, and friend Yahn Chu play Super Nintendo while hanging out in Mike and Greg ' s Canyon Point dorm room. 122 DORM ROOMMATES Joy Yuson 123 FEATURE flit, KRIChS . 1HC UDT BULLOQG8 DORM ROOMMATES PARASTOO ANITA MESRI DARA RICHMAN By Christa Gomez Starting the new school year holds a considerable amount of anticipation for those living in the residence halls. Parastoo Anita Mesri and Dara Richman were two randomly paired roommates in Courtside. " Since I ' m an only child, I was nervous about living with a roommate, " said Richman, a freshman in world arts and cultures. " I didn ' t know what it would be like to live and share things with someone else. " Luckily, she was paired with Mesri, and the two got along great. The duo miraculously remained considerate and respectful to one another throughout the year. " I ' m really glad I roomed with someone who was willing to compromise, " said Mesri, a senior in political science. Mesri and Richman are more than just roommates - they are friends, too. They enjoy each other ' s company and can be seen clubbing at the Palace or Florentine Gardens. 125 Joy Yuson At the Sproul turnaround, first year student Angle Bouteller receives help in unloading her items from the car. Most students moved in all of their personal belongings with ihe help of family and friends. It I MOVING story by Kelly Krueger ndreds of people trying to fit in tiny elevators, with boxes of ir personal belongings and family members in tow. Sounds like a trick done at the circus with a VW bug, right? Wrong. It was move-in day at the UCLA dorms. Those who were returning for another year of dorm life were prepared. Those who were coming for the first time were blissfully ignorant. Either way, when they drove into their dorm ' s turn-around and encountered the gridlock, reality set in. Students fought to stabilize the conflicting emotions between their newfound freedom, and the worries that go along with leaving home. In the midst of frenzied students, parents and siblings attempted to lug dorm " must- haves, " like bedding, clothes, and of course the most important items, televisions and stereos, into the rooms. While family helped accelerate the move-in process, they also contributed to the chaos by adding more opinions about how the new rooms should look. While parents were arranging and rearranging the rooms, students were worrying about matters they felt were more important. Students were seen walking up and down the halls, checking out who their neighbors would be for the year. Making friends, and finding people to hang-out with for the first week were top priorities for many students. " On the first day, I met one of my best friends in the bathroom on my floor, " said Mary Kovacs, a first-year pre- business economics major. Overall, " Move-In Day " was a mass of people trying to adjust to a new environment. Parents wanted to make their children ' s lives comfortable in the dorms, while students were ready to start new ones. Once the confusion of " Move- In Day " subsided, and the elevators emptied out (not completely of course), students could finally look forward to the upcoming year. MOVING SPROUL HALL 127 RESIDENTIAL LIFE 128 WELCOME WEEK In the Sproul Entertainment Center, students were invited to join in a game of Twister. This was one of many activities encouraging students to feel more welcome at UCLA. Rocel Ryan story by Kelly Krueger Dpular question that was heard floating through dorm halls [ first week of school was, " What is there to do? " Dorm government staffs answered that question with an array of activities. During the first week, each hall had an activity planned in order for students to get to know each other. Starting Sunday, barbecues and dinners were planned so residents could mingle. That night, Mission Impossible was shown in the Northwest Campus Auditorium. First year Rieber Hall resident, Zachary Foster, stated, ' The movie night was a really nice introduction to UCLA. It wasn ' t only because they showed Mission Impossible, but because it was a perfect opportunity to get to know my fellow incoming freshmen. " The rest of the week helped new residents explore the surroundings and the UCLA campus. Some students went on trips to Santa Monica, Hollywood, and Universal Studios. Others who wanted to hang-out at the dorms, played Twister in Sproul, watched a hypnotist in Rieber, or went to the " All Hill Dance " at Hedrick and Dykstra. Dances were a chance for residents from all dorms to meet each other, and have fun at the end of their first week. In the midst of these social activites, many departments held open houses during Welcome Week. Interested students attended seminars at the dorms, and visited with people involved in their field(s) of interest. For out-of-state and transfer students, there were transfer adjustment workshops. Convocation also took place the first week, and was mandatory for first-year students. Students had chances to learn about the Chancellor ' s message, and what UCLA was all about. The message focused on excellence in education, and activities available at UCLA. For dorm residents, the first week was undoubtedly full of things to do. New and returning students alike were able to meet fellow Bruins, and have fun in the process. WELCOME WEEK 129 RESIDENTIAL LIFE Children from neighboring communities were able to satisfy their sweet tooth as residents filled their bags. Besides trick-or-treating, " Hall-o-ween " festivities included haunted houses set up in study lounges. I Koji Harmon HALLOWEEN story by Christa Gomez ft III When October 31st rolls around, the Halloween atmosphere floods our minds with memories of costumes, candy, and haunted houses. Even in college, the holiday spirit was evident, especially for students in the residence halls. For less priveleged children from neighboring communities, the dorms hosted a special night of Halloween fun. The " Hall " -o- ween program provided transportation for inner- city kids to partake in safe trick-or-treating at the dorms. All halls prepared for about 2000 children to participate in the event. ' This program gave residents a chance to be involved with children. The little kids really appreciate our efforts in making their night memorable, " said Henry Ha, a fourth year political science major. To set the spirit and the mood for the evening, the halls decorated each floor and study lounge according to their floor ' s theme. There were haunted houses, students in costumes, and mock graveyards set up in the lounges. Red plastic wrap covered some lights, while others were dimmed, creating an eerie and mysterious setting. There were also jack-o-lanterns, face paintings, and tour guides to show the trick-or-treaters where to go. ' The night was really fun. The most rewarding part was bringing a smile to the kids ' faces, " said Eljin Wong, a sophomore in chemical engineering. Halloween was also celebrated at the dorms in other ways. The On-Campus Housing Council (OCHC) organized an All-Hill Halloween dance. Costumes were optional, and the event was free to residents. HALL-O-WEEIU HAUNT Koji Harmon 131 RESIDENTIAL LIFE story by Wendy Tan Sa the word " pumpkin, " and undoubtedly, Halloween comes to mind. At Hitch Suites, a pumpkin carving program turned out to be a creative and fun pre-Halloween festivity for residents. Hitch staff members spent several weeks working hard to prepare for the event, held outdoors on the sundeck in a lively atmosphere of music and candy. The event provided a rare chance for residents of Hitch to socialize and meet their neighbors. A turnout of forty to fifty participants made the event quite successful. " It ' s really hard to program in the suites and get residents to come out, but we were impressed by the turnout and had a really Koji Harmon good time, " commented Danielle Edouarde, a third year business economics major and Resident Assistant who planned the program. Each participant was given a pumpkin and carving tools with which they could express their artistic talents. The pumpkins were donated by various places in the community, mostly supermarkets such as Ralph ' s and Pavilions. Contributions were also made by Virgin Megastores to be used as prizes for the winners: the scariest, funniest, most creative and best overall pumpkins. Who said Halloween was just for kids? Hitch residents proved otherwise. The event was a great success in its first year of existence. Hopefully, it can become a tradition carried on in future years. As Hitch Suites converted into a pumpkin patch, residents quickly chose their favorite one and began their night of carving. PKIN CARVING 132 " v HALLOWEEN i.MO-ttOS MOWKVOK PROHIBITS) Koji Harmon 133 RESIDENTIAL LIFE tt be ' " DECORATIONS With lava lamps, 60s paraphenalia and other retro decorations, the boring old dorm room could be transformed into a " groovy " home. Student Media Photo i story by Sue Wichayanuparp n a school as large as UCLA, students often arrive iverwhelmed. With college being a completely new experience, some students have a difficult time adjusting to life away from home. However, many Bruins living in the residence halls were able to make themselves feel more at home by finding unusual and creative ways to decorate their rooms. From simply hanging posters and pictures on the walls, to elaborately decorating the entire room, residents of on-campus housing utilized a variety of methods to brighten up their " homes. " Susan Wofsy and her roommates, residents of Hitch Suites, enhanced their common area with several uncommon designs. Upon entering this unique suite, visitors were greeted by the sight of beads draped over tables and lamps, strips of fabric covering the walls, and Christmas lights hanging on the ceiling. Because of their decorations, these residents claimed that their suite now seems more like a home instead of a dorm. " What we ' ve done to the room makes it unique. It feels like our place and a comfortable home, " stated Wofsy, a second year anthropology student. In addition to making students feel more at ease, decorating their room also made the dorm experience more pleasant. Many residents who took the time to decorate their room enjoyed the reactions to their decor that visiting friends had. " Our decorations give the room more dynamics, and every time someone comes in, they always have a reaction, " commented Laura Del Valle, a third year psychology major. " Whether it ' s positive or negative, I like hearing their opinion. " Decorating a room is more than a way to display your favorite items, it is also a means to express your individuality. Personalizing your room not only helps you to better adjust to life in the dorms, but it can make your time there unique and enjoyable. Student Media Phot ROOM DECOR 135 % III MEALS story by Christa Gomez any changes took place in the residence halls this past year. One of the more ticeable differences involved sack lunches. In the years prior to this one, residents were allowed to choose between meal coupons and a sack lunch, as a substition to their meals in the cafeteria. You were allowed one lunch coupon, and one dinner coupon per day. Meal coupons were accepted at all ASUCLA restaurants. During fall quarter, meal coupons were no longer available, so students were required to pack their own lunches in their blue sacks at designated times throughout the day. While lunches were previously packed by cafeteria workers, this year, the residents filled the lunch sacks themselves. To compensate for the elimination of meal coupons, residents were able to choose from a larger variety of lunch meats, chips, fruits, and drinks. Although the new sack lunches resolved the problem of students paying extra for meals, it was inconvenient for some students to make their own lunches. With the widespread opposition to the loss of meal coupons, student government quickly acted to reinstate the program. Over 3,000 students signed petitions for the reissuance of meal coupons. Two weeks later, the residents ' voice was heard and the popular coupons were brought back. The value of the coupon was even raised to $1.90 for lunch and $2.00 for dinner, allowing students to get more meal for their money. " All residents should be happy with what we did. It ' s a win-win situation for everyone, " said Nimesh Narayan, the On-Compus Housing Council (OCHC) chairperson. Other changes in the meal program, however, were not so favorable. A variety of popular favorites were cut from the meal program, such as Sproul Hall ' s stir-fry dish. " There are no more lemon slushies, and the sandwich bar, which used to be open every night, was rarely open. We ' re paying a lot more money this year, but getting a lot less, " continued Lee. Although residents complained about the menu changes in the dorms, the return of the meal coupons eased their disapproval. With the lack of variety in the cafeterias, students could now seek a greater selection of food on campus. Mike Muckertie ICE OF FO 137 RESIDENTIAL LIFE 138 RAs, PAs, SHAs Resident Assistants, such as Danielle Edouarde, help residential students with any housing or personal troubles that they may have. They are also a good source of information about UCLA. story by Christa Gomez bident Assistants are excellent resources to students living in the dorms. Mediating conflicts and offering counseling are part of an RA ' s duties. Not only do RAs help students adjust to dorm life, they also provide academic and general assistance. " My goals as an RA were to give my residents tools to survive at UCLA, as well as the means to succeed, " said Manuel Martinez, a junior in political science. Working with the RA is the Program Assistant whose tasks include organizing and implementing programs to promote floor camaraderie and entertainment. PAs planned numerous activities which served as learning tools, and fostered interaction among floormates. " My main goal was for my residents to get to know each other on a personal level, " said Gina Shao, a junior in biology and chemistry. The last of the three services offered by residential life is the Student Health Advocate (SHA). Comforting and treating students with medical problems, such as the common cold and minor cuts, are just a few of their duties. Serving as a SHA is a great step for students who are considering a career in medicine. The SHA program serves as an excellent link to the professional medical field, providing hands-on experience, and working with an assigned doctor. " People really took advantage of our services, " said Mia Toribio, the SHA Medkit Coordinator and former SHA. " We had a lot to offer them, like contraceptives and free over-the- counter drugs. " Together, the RAs, PAs, and SHAs were important resources to those living on campus. They made adjusting to dorm life and the college experience a lot easier. Joy Yuso Joy Yuson RAs,PAs, SHAS 139 RESIDENTIAL LIFE 140 RA PROFILE ADVISER Pamela Roa, a third year English major, was the Resident Assistant on 2 North in Sproul Hall. For the past three years, Pamela has lived on 2N, also known as the Multicultural Floor, as a resident, a Program Assistant, and this past year, as an RA. Because amongst her duties as RA are to counsel, advise, and maintain the regulations of the residential halls, Pamela finds aspects of her job very rewarding. " Even though you ' re there as a resource and aide to your residents, you end up getting to know each one on a personal level and become their friend, " explained Pamela. The position of an RA carries a lot of responsibilities. It can be overwhelming being " mom dad " to over 60 residents. Most RAs must devise ways to combat the stress that goes along with their job. For Pamela, making school her first priority gives her another focus besides her RA job. ' To avoid getting too caught up in being an RA, I try to put aside some time to do things unrelated to the job. When I ' m just hanging out with friends, spending time with my family, or busy with schoolwork I can unwind and have a moment to myself, " she elaborated. Joy Yuson 141 RESIDENTIAL LIFE RIEBER DINING Students line up to eat dinner i Hard Hal Cafe. f, m j story by Wendy Tan UCKl " is often the first reaction to the sight, smell, and taste of dorm food. Residence hall cafeterias have never been known for serving the most appetizing of meals. Despite all this, no one seemed too happy over the temporary closing of Richer Dining Hall as it underwent reconstruction during Fall quarter. Residents most affected by the change included those of Richer Hall and Saxon Suites. " We didn ' t think it ' d be a big deal because it was only for a quarter, but it really turned out to be an inconvenience having to walk so far just to eat, " noted second year Rieber resident, Judy Gruenwald. Reconstruction of the dining hall lasted from August 1st to Winter quarter. For many residents, this caused quite a distraction. " I live on the second floor, and it ' s really annoying to wake up to the noise of jackhammers at 7:00 in the morning, " commented Jason Yu, a second year biology major. The absence of a dining hall also resulted in the lack of a general meeting place for residents. This effectively reduced the social atmosphere of Rieber. Despite these setbacks, creative alternatives for dining were readily available, such as Fall quarter ' s Special Dinner held in an outdoor tent. The Hard Hat Cafe was temporarily in business at the Rieber back patio, serving dinner to about 250 students each evening. In addition, UCLA Housing officials compensated residents of Rieber and Saxon by installing free " micro- fridges " (handy microwave refrigerator units) in students ' rooms. The greatest benefits, however, came from the new dining hall itself. The alteration changed the thirty-year old " cafeteria line " style of Rieber into a " French market " model. Such a scheme divides the food service area into eight autonomous stations. This set-up allowed for better preparation of food, and shortened the wait in line. Meals were no longer cooked in back rooms, and left to warm under heat lamps. Future changes in other dining halls have been planned in an attempt to modernize the current food delivery program. The cafeterias of the remaining three " high-rises " , namely Hedrick, Sproul, and Dykstra, are all scheduled to be remodeled in the next few years. With these new changes scheduled, students may finally be able to enjoy going to their meals, no longer cringing when the words " dorm food " are uttered. Mike Muckerheidi NSTANT 143 RESIDENTIAL LIFE 144 COMPUTER LABS Students that did not own computers were able to use the computer labs found in the residential halls. These labs are easily accessible 24 hours a day. T Mike Mucker-he ide story by Michelle Banta e dorm computer labs offer a beneficial service for residents without computers or access to the internet. Conveniently located in Dykstra, Hedrick, Hershey, Rieber, and Sproul, these facilities are open on a 24 hour basis, seven days a week. For the most part, the labs offer students the use of IBM compatibles. The computer lab in Sunset Commons, however, is an exception. Usually open until very late, this lab provides residents with a wide range of computer choices, from Macintoshes to Pentiums. These computers are even hooked up to laser jet printing. Unlike the computer labs in the other dorms, Sunset has proctors who are always available to deal with computer quirks. Lab proctors are hired by the Office of Residential Life. " Despite how hectic it may get in here, we ' re always willing to help, " said proctor Jay Tulathimutte, a third year computer science and engineering major. Instructing students about the proper use of the lab are required before lab use. Residential Student Interns (RSIs) play a significant role in educating and assisting residents with computer problems or questions. Every dorm houses an RSI. " It ' s exciting to give students informative workshops. While they ' re listening, I actually learn more by interacting with them, " said Delee Bersbach, an RSI and second year mechanical engineering major. While many students use the labs to type last minute papers, others take advantage of programs like Excel and Power Point, as well as gaining access to the web and e-mail. Whether it is signing onto URSA online, or visiting chat rooms on the internet, students are now more able to utilize the latest technological advancements. COMPUTER LABS 145 RESIDENTIAL LIFE 146 Max Andrews enjoys a big bite of one his most favorite snacks. Student Media Photo SNACKS story by Michelle Banta ien stomachs growl, tasty snacks quickly become students ' new t friends. Whether it is in the dorms, apartments, on campus, or in Westwood, snacks are easily found. If you are open, they will come such is the philosophy of UCLAs snack and food world. In surveying various dorm rooms and apartments, popular snacks included Pepperidge Farm Chesapeake Chocolate Chunk pecan cookies, Cheez-its, Goldfish crackers, handi-snacks (pretzels and cheese), the infamous cup-a-noodles,. . .. The list goes on. Undoubtedly, by the end of four, five, or six (circle one) years of college, Bruins become more than masters of their majors they become snack connoisseurs. First year Bruins will inevitably discover " sweet-filled " aisles four and five at Breadstiks. For students with late night cravings " We ' re open ' til midnight, every night, " said Breadstiks employee, Mark Cattalini. Students also took advantage of on campi I t v " t eateries. Baskin Robbins, located in Kerckhoff and Northern Lights coffeehouses, holds an impressive reputation, thanks to Bruin ice- cream fanatics. This year, the number one selling item was the refreshing Cappuccino Blast. Coming in at a close second, was an order of a single scoop of ice cream. " We ' re one of the top ten busiest Baskin Robbins west of the Mississippi, " said Kerckhoff manager, David Newlove. Despite the success of Baskin Robbins, Diddy Riese remains a front-runner among students ' snack favorites. Diddy Riese, UCLA ' s most popular cookie corner, is dedicated to serving " hunger- challenged " students. Open as late as la.m, they have never turned students away. For just a buck, Diddy Riese will scoop a choice of ice cream sandwiched between two cookies (yum!). The most frequently sold cookies include chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin. " We ' re always busy, especially at night, " said manager Mark Berry with a smile. SNACK ATTACK 147 RESIDENTIAL LIFE 148 HILLYMPICS turned out to I provided an excellen m hall residents k athletic talents. Fo, ear in existence, it p qreat success. story by Wendy Tan Sportsmanship and teamwork Weire exemplified by residents during the first annual Hillympics. This inter-hall competition was sponsored by the On-campus Housing Council (OCHC) during the first three weeks of November. The mock Olympic events included were basketball, volleyball, a lip sync competition, and " Floor Feud, " modeled after the game show " Family Feud. " These competitions were held mainly in the Men ' s Gym and Pauley Pavilion. Dorm residents were split into four groups: Sproul, Sunset, Rieber, and a conglomeration of Hedrick, Dykstra, Saxon, and Hitch residents. Floor bonding was one of the goals of the event, as both North and South residents on each floor had to combine into teams. " Floor unity was emphasized, but we also tried to promote sportsmanship, camaraderie, and hall identity, " stated Kevin Chen, a second year continued THE HILLYMPICS 149 RESIDENTIAL LIFE Games for [he Hillympics look p! the AAens ' Gym and Paufey Pavilion The event took months lo plan and was only made possible by the hard work and dedication o( the On-Campus RESIDENTIAL LIFE international economics major, and on e of OCHC ' s Program Commissioners. The Program Commissioners spent months planning and organizing the events. Efforts spent on planning paid off, as residents turned out to participate and compete in events. " The purpose of all our events is to get people involved and give residents something to do as an alternative to drinking and partying, " explained Stephanie Chao, a second year math economics major and also OHC Program Commissioner. Event finals produced some exciting results. The basketball and volleyball champs: Rieber 5 and Sproul 5, respectively. Team " Cl " from Sunset proved victorious in the Lip Sync competition. Floor Feud winners turned out to be Sproul 5 and " A3 " from Sunset. Winners were rewarded with pizza and cookie parties sponsored by OHC. For those who wanted to relive the Hillympic memories, a highlight film was produced by Student Technology Center (STC) and shown on UCLA ' s own cable channel, m ns ' Gym for the basketball title .tttoholls. The - . 151 ARCADE story by Wendy Tan I; dead week, and you ' d expect the study lounges to be packed full th people cramming for finals. But as you run down to Puzzles to grab dinner, you glance into the Villager Arcade, and what do you know, it ' s even more crowded than the study lounges! " People come to the arcade so they don ' t have to study, " commented Stan Chiao, a fourth year computer science and engineering major who worked as a proctor for the Villager. Midterms and finals weeks brought about the highest number of arcade-goers, since many dorm residents who normally went home for the weekend decided to stay at school to study. Street Fighter, Samurai Showdown, Mortal Kombat ... " The most popular games are easily the fighting ones, probably because they ' re empowering, " observed Chiao. Aside from the Jeremy Afuso power and control video games brought about, many played simply to relieve stress or to temporarily turn their minds away from their studies. As for the age-old question of why there were so many more males than females in the arcade population, one theory was that women are more practical or conservative with their money and didn ' t see the point of spending all their change on a game that lasts only a few minutes. Sunyee Wang, a second year business economics major, had her own reasons for visiting the arcade. " I went because my boyfriend was always there, but then 1 got caught up in the games too. Once you get hooked on the competition you can ' t stop because you want to beat the game and everyone else. " Be it for stress relief, empowerment, competition or no particular reason at all, many residents found the Villager Arcade an entertaining and worthwhile place to spend their time. GAME PLAYING 152 RESIDENTIAL LIFE Jeremy Afuso A resident tries to outrun the computer in a car race. The Village Arcade provided a shelter for those weary students seeking a place to escape or pass the time. 153 I m GRADUATES David Abramovitch Political Science Esther Agepogu Psychology Brian Ahangar Biology Susy Alimwidjaja Economics Michelle Ababa Biochemisrty Marisol Acosta Sociology Jose Aguayo Physics Robin Aguilar English Psychology Jabar Akbar Biochemistry Genevieve Alcantara Communication Studies Yelena Alman Economics Turi Altavilla English Aileen Acuna Sociology Natalie Aguirre P sychology Ata Alijani Physiological Science Melissa Altman Communication Studies 158 GRADUATES Christopher Alva Melvin Alvarez Psychobiology Patsy Amaya Civil Engineering Melissa Anderson English A. Maxwell Andrews Materials Science Engineering Michael Angell English Marisol Antonio History Sociology Laura Appleton Sociology Josh Arce Political Science Nicole Ancelovici Political Science Cyrnni Ariate Electrical Engineering Michael Arlotto Business Economics Karen Armstrong Psychology Sara Anjargolian Political Science Jonathan Archibald Civil Engineering Shahriar Arshadnia Neuroscience 159 GRADUATES Jill Asami Linguistics Psychology Lap-Ki Au Computer Science Engr. Marigee Bacolod Economics Aniit Bahl Computer Science Angela Ashman English Natalie Ashouri Psychology Frank Atwood Civil Environmental Engr. Annie Avanessian Psychology Simon Avery Electrical Engineering Neda Azizi Neuroscience Marc Bacsafra Applied Mathematics Talar Baghdassarian Biology Basel Bahhour Mechanical Engineering Nam Baik East Asian Studies Christina Balacuit Cynthia Banchich Linguistics Anthropology Geography-Environmental Stds. 160 GRADUATES I Youn Bang East Asian Studies Molly Barnes Sociology Sona Basmadjian English Richard Banks English History Erwin Barbieto Physiological Science Stacy Barnhart Sociology Alberto Barraza Political Science Sebastian Basso Economics Esperanza Basulto History Chicana(o) Studies E. Charmaine Barizo Biology Rebecca Barth Physiological Science Daniel Battey Physics Erin Bauling Jimin Baz Anthropology Economics . B 1 loana Bazavan Tim Beal Math-Applied Sci. Marine Bio Biology Neuroscience 161 AS HEAD OF THE 250-MEMBER STUDENT ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (SAA), A HUMOR COLUMNIST FOR THE DAILY BRUIN, Executive Director of Spring Sing, a gourmet cook, and researcher in Brazil, Robin Aguilar participates, with a smile, in all her activities. College life was not always so active for Robin. In her freshman and sophomore years, her only campus involvement was participating in the Academic Advancement Program (AAP). However, she eventually found her place in the Student Alumni Association (SAA). In SAA, Robin saw a chance to widen her college experience. In this organization, she became an important leader and organizer for many school functions. Robin felt her most important impact in SAA was the way she interacted and affected other people. " I want people to look at what I ' ve done and feel empowered to do even better, because that ' s how I ' ve learned to succeed, " said Robin. Robin felt her biggest accomplishment in SAA was her work for Spring Sing. While the annual show was under consideration for being cut from the SAA program, Robin took charge and through many late nights of work, helped save the show. Although Robins future plans are tentative, she knows she wants to take a " well deserved " year off and work at a small, rap based record label. After she saves enough money, she hopes to attend the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco to get a degree in the culinary arts. ROBIN AGUILAR B.A. ENGLISH B.A. PSYCHOLOGY Ib I GRADUATES I Alison Beck Theater Fernando Benitez Electrical Engineering Wendy Bernal Sociology Stephanie Bladen Psychology Ali-Babak Behzadmanesh Biology Lidia Belay Applied Mathematics Ursula Berger Physiological Science Julia Berger-Morales Linguistics English Sandra Bernardo English Patricia Betancourt Mathematics-Applied Science Stephanie Blair Political Science Dana Blakemore History Staci Beltram Theater Sabrina Berliner Microbiology Mark Bingener Mathematics Brooke Blau Business Economics 163 GRADUATES Kathy Bodie Anthropology Marissa Borden Sociology Zahra Borjian Sociology Mark Bowen History Suzanne Bonner Business Economics Laura Lynn Boone Biochemistry Art History Sarah Borelli Psychology Anie Borja English Jennifer Boro Sociology Betty Bostani Psychology Monica Boostanfar Psychology Jason Borja Computer Science Engr. Julia Bourbois Art History Eleanora Braus Nursing Nikki Brinton Sociology Michael Brooks Business Economics 164 GRADUATES Cherise Brown Sociology Denna Bui Biochemistry Justin Burkett Biochemistry Ann Michelle Cabalu Anthropology Comm. Studies Juliet Brown Biology Sharon Brown Political Science Stan Budeshtsky Business Economics Uyen Bui Biochemistry David Bumi Business Economics Ildefonso Burgos Mechanical Engineering Monay Bushae Political Science Jennifer Bushek Psychology Maria Candy Caballero History Christina Cajigal History Stacy Calhoun Anthropology Francesco Callari Communication Studies 165 Martha Campos History Ann Carruthers Economics Sociology Julia Castillo Psychology GRADUATES Rey Castuciano Microbio. Molec. Genetics Anthony Carandang Biology Martha Carlos Econo conomics Phillip Carter Political Science Arturo Casas Sociology Analisa Castro Political Science Christina A. Castro English Delia Cazares Sociology Daniel Ceron Computer Science Engr. Jesse Carrasco American Literature Cultures 166 Katy Castellanos Sociology Christina M. Castro Sociology Gail Cervantes History i, GRADUATES Dennis Chae Electrical Engineering Leon Chan Economics Vanessa Chan Economics Chih-Ping Chang Business Economics Nairi Chakalian Political Science Allan Chan Chemical Engineering Michael Chan Economics Scott Chan Computer Science Engr. Will Chan Chemical Engineering Mimi Chandra Biology Connie Chang Psychology Elizabeth Chang Sociology Cindy Chan Business Economics Simon Chan Business Economics Cheryl Chang Economics Francois Chang History 167 GRADUATES Jenny Chang Economics Michelle Chang Psychology Jessica Chase Biology Alicia Cheak English Psychology Karry Chang Biochemistry Kelly Chang English Mindy Chang Neuroscience Stephanie Chang International Economics Norma Chavez Sociology Ka Lok Chau Business Economics Natalie Cheak Business Economics Wendy Cheatham Sociology Melissa Chang Business Economics Pavel Chaplya Mechanical Engineering Kathleen Chau Business Economics Diana Chen Electrical Engineering 168 FOR SANDRA KIM, THE UCLA EXPERIENCE GAVE HER THE CHANCE TO TRAVEL the world while finding her faith deep within. During her years at UCLA, Sandra explored various majors including biology, psychology, anthropology, English, history, and finally history art history. Sandra also took classes abroad, visiting Czechoslovakia, Austria, England, Switzerland, and France. She also spent time at an advertising internship with the Kennedy Center in the nation ' s capital. Her many journeys were more than for intellectual and social betterment, but also for spiritual growth and exploration. At UCLA, Sandra participated in the Korean American Christian Fellowship for three years, which allowed her to " continue to grow in the Christian walk. " Of her many accomplishments, she is also proud of her seven years as a Sunday school teacher, where she had the opportunity to work with children. " I grew up in a very Christian atmosphere that was very closed off. When you get to college, you find out what you believe in, you explore, " said Sandra. In addition to being involved with church, Sandra also devoted much of her time to the arts. Some of her hobbies include singing, playing the flute and piano, and watching movies, musical theater, and symphonies. Sandra ' s immediate plans are to become involved with graphic design and or to attend a graduate school in education. Her future plans are more eclectic, ranging from owning a small cafe to becoming a cast member in " Miss Saigon. " According to Sandra, " I still think you can accomplish a lot in one lifetime. " SANDRA KIM B.A. HISTORY B.A. ART HISTORY GRADUATES Gina Chen Asian American Studies Michael Chen Electrical Engineering Ruby Chen Biochemistry Sophia Cheng Computer Science Engr. Jacqueline Chen Business Economics Jennifer Chen Business Economics Nancy Chen Psychology Paul Chen Computer Science Sandy Chen International Economics Vincent Chen Biology Christine Cheong Biochemistry Saranya Cherdsuriya Physiological Science Li-Chiuen Chen Chemistry Roger Chen Political Science William Chen Electrical Engineering John-Paul Cherry Chemistry 170 GRADUATES Uien . . . . Burke Cheung Cybernetics Jenny Cheung Communication Studies Joanne Cheung Business Economics Yat-Yee Cheung Math-Applied Sci. Economics Heng-Tech Chhoeu International Economics Daphne Chi Business Economics Andrew Chiang Computer Science Cathy C. Chiang Computer Science Cathy Z. Chiang East Asian Studies Ka Yari Cheung Economics Victor Chi Biochemistry Gloria Chiang Bu siness Economics Shelly Chien Economics Cynthia Chin Sociology Gregory Chin Art History Shalina Chin Biology 171 GRADUATES Christine Ching Marine Biology Li-Yen Chiu International Economics Brian Choi Economics Jeeyeun Choi Linguistics EALC Emily Chiong Communication Studies Michael Chiou Economics Julie Cho Biochemistry Rebecca Cho Biology Christian Choi Biochemistry Eunsun Choi Biochemistry Jung Choi Computer Science Engr. Linda Choi Political Science 172 Chun Chiu Business Economics Tricia Choe Political Science Hae Jin Choi Linguistics Spanish Mee Choi Chemistry I i REG CHIN ' S ACHIEVEMENTS AT UCLA ILLUSTRATED HIS DIVERSITY OF INTERESTS. IN ADDITION TO STUDYINC, art history and classical civilizations, Greg was involved in the UCLA Student Health Advocate (SHA) program for two years, the southern California HIV AIDS hotline, and the UCLA Conflict Mediation Program. He also served as the Scholarship Chair for the Mortar Board National Society, and as the co-chair ot the Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week during a campus-wide clothing drive for the Ocean Park Community Shelter in Santa Monica. This diversity of interests reflected what Greg believes to be the most valuable thing he learned from his college experience. From his activities at UCLA, Greg was able to form his own unique identity. " I grew up in a very sheltered and homogenous suburb of L.A., " said Greg. " By attending UCLA, my perceptions and beliefs were challenged by all the different people I met during my four years here. By exploring these differences, I was able to discover myself. " Even with all of Greg ' s extra-curricular and " soul-searching " activities, he still managed to keep his grades up. During his four years at UCLA, Greg made the Dean ' s Honors List for six quarters. Greg acknowledged his improved academic performance as his most notable achievement at UCLA. After graduation, Greg plans to work in a public relations firm or as a productions assistant in the entertainment industry before eventually entering law school. GREGORY CHIN B.A. ART HISTORY GRADUATES Sunny Choi Biology Joyce Choy Business Economics Mei Chu Economics Jie-Ming Chou Political Science Comm. Studies Diana Chow Business Economics Jeffrey Chow History Political Science Stelios Chrisopoulos Political Science Betty Chu Communication Studies Brenda Chu Psychology Oi-Ling Chiu Business Economics Justin Chua Chemical Engineering Abraham Chuang Civil Engineering L ' - Pauline Chui Computer Science Engr. Catherine Chun Business Economics Stephanie Chun Psychology Sung Chun Economics 174 GRADUATES - ' Binh Chung Communication Studies Chao-Mei Chung Japanese Hui-Ju Chung Study of Religion Tim Chung Civil Environmental Engr. Uyn Joo Chung Linguistics Yea-Jhin Chung Spanish Matthew Clifton Physiological Science Alen Cohen Neuroscience Brandy Cole Anthropology Mirasol Conde Biochemistry Dawn Contreras Sociology Bradley Cooper English Hyun Jung Chung Economics Melissa Clark Linguistics Michael Cole Philosophy Michael Cooper Economics 175 GRADUATES Stacy Copeland Psychology Jonathan Crisp MCD Biol Timothy-Ariel Cruz Civil Engineering Lynda Dahl Art History Myrna Cordova Sociology Greg Corlin Political Science Maura Crossin Anthropology Justin Crudale Physiological Science Claudia Cueva Spanish Rodolfo Cuevas History Christopher Costello Economics Haley Cruz Psychology Grace Custodio Economics Ruth Dahlquist Biology Lieu Dang Psychology Loan Dang Political Science Sociology Trinhft 176 GRADUATES ' J Trinh Dang History Christine Dea Physiological Science Mariam De La Cruz Chemical Engineering - Anthony Deniega Microbio. Molec. Genetics Karen Ann Daniels Art History Edel David Political Science Lina Davidian Comm. Stds. Political Sci. Luis De Alba Political Science Sociology Manuel Dekermenjian Chemical Engineering Celestin de la Cruz Mathematics Applied Science - - Cecille de Leon Chemical Engineering Cecilia Delta Political Science James Demus History Melina Der Danielian Sociology David de Rubertis History Melissa De Vore Political Science 177 GRADUATES Katherine Diaz English Malinee Dibbayawan Computer Science Engr. Derek Dicker Computer Science Engr. Rebecca Dietz Economics Rob Difiglia Design Francis Dinglasan Anthropology Linh Dinh Geography Karen Divino Mathematics-Applied Science Anne Dixon History Hallema Dixon Political Science Tiffany Do Political Science Quan Doan Political Science Emily Dodd Civil Environmental Engr. Diane Divino Business Economics Kimberly Dixon Sociology Jessie Dominguez Communication Studies I 178 GRADUATES Latasha Doyle History Jimmy Duong Psvch Nasir Ebrahimian Political Science Iranian Stds. Ryan Duffy Sociology Kirsten Dulak Physiological Science Marcus du Plessis Communication Studies Caitlin Dyckman English Shahin Ebrahimian Microbio. Molec. Genetics Daniel Edber Psychology Yoko Eguchi Sociology Jennifer Elliott Political Science John Ellis Political Science f - T T Yaron Dunkel Economics Sara Ebrahimi Psychology Catherine Edwards Sociology Hooman Emanuel Psychology 179 I N SIXTH-GRADE, BRYAN K.ASSING KNEW THAT HE WOULD SOMEDAY , GRADUATE FROM UCLA. To reach this goal, " It took nearly a decade, five colleges, several jobs, and a great deal of determination. " After being accepted as a transfer student, UCLA presented him with a myriad of opportunities to develop himself as a person and to enhance his knowledge of the world. As a student at UCLA, Bryan had the chance to participate in the many organizations offered on campus. Two of which he was most proud of were the UCLA Conflict Mediation Program (CMP) and the Special Olympics. While CMP taught him to appreciate diversity and to " to respect, to listen, to learn, " the Special Olympics showed him the strength of those with disabilities and adversity. Both programs allowed Bryan to become a better person by accepting everyone. Bryan holds great admiration for UCLA and its pursuits to provide the best education available for the students. With his UCLA education, he has been able to travel and broaden his horizons. " As the first student in the newly established European studies major, I have been able to survey courses across the campus and throughout Europe. " In the future, Bryan wants to " help others achieve their full potential. " By researching the concepts behind motivational and success coaching, Bryan hopes to one day " deploy my own findings and discoveries and develop my own corporation designed to assist others in achieving personal success. " BRYAN KASSING B.A. EUROPEAN STUDIES GRADUATES Kari Emerson English Kimberly Eng Aerospace Engineering MJEng Computer Science Kristina Ennix Sociology Paige Ericksen Communication Studies Elizabeth Escamilla Sociology Rose Espinosa Political Science Katrina Espinoza Anthropology Chehrnaz Etedalizadeh Biology Allison English French Michael Eshaghian Biology Omar Ezzeldine Physiological Science Shannon Faherty Theater Xing Fang Civil Environmental Engr. Simon Farahdel Sociology Johnathan Farahmand Psychobiology 181 GRADUATES Jenna Favelukis Mechanical Engineering Cecilia Fernandez Sociology Christopher Filippi Mechanical Engineering Enrique Flores Business Economics Wolfgang Fengler Mechanical Engineering Mike Fenton Biochemistry Kimberly Fernandez Communication Studies Heather Field Biochemistry Kelley Finan History Gregory Fisher Poltical Science Walter Flores Sociology Nicholas Flynn Electrical Engineering Anne Ferguson Art Rebecca Field Political Science Arlen Flores French Hannah Fong Physiological Science Nancy F Mi. Mob 182 GRADUATES Derakhsh Fozouni Biology Matthew Friedman English Nancy Fujishige Cell Molecular Biology Selma Francia Political Science Araceli Franco English Chicano(a) Studies Elizabeth Frank History Alejandro Fuentes Civil Engineering Dahlia Fuentes Neuroscience Katsuya Fujino Computer Science Engr. Grant Fukuda Chemical Engineering Christina Fung Chemical Engineering Mieleanwati Fung EC ronomics Tracy Fung Applied Mathematics Neil Furuno Physiological Science Arash Gabayan Neuroscience Jilberto Galvan Electrical Engineering 183 GRADUATES Teerarat Gammarabutr Business Economics Karla Garcia History Jennifer Can Economics Guadalupe Garcia Sociology Juan Garcia American Literature Culture Lisa Garcia English Clare Gardner American Literature Culture Fernando Gavia Biology Delhia Gaynor Hi story Art History Margaret Genstler Pyschology Evan Gershbein Philosophy Melanie Geller Sociology Daniel Gertmenian Musicology History Peyman Ghasri Neuroscience Justin Gibson Economics Elizabeth Gimbel Psychology D 184 H f DOUBLE MAJORING IN MICROBIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, GOLI SAMIMl ' S ADVICE tO FELLOW AND FUTURE BRUINS is TO " TRY EVERYTHING!!... NEVER LIMIT yourself in what you can do. " Coli has undoubtedly lived true to her words. Throughout her four years at UCLA, Goli has remarkably demonstrated her leadership, academic, and creative abilities. During her first two years, Goli was active in dorm government and was elected president of Hitch suites her sophomore year. Goli was. involved in the Student Alumni Association (SAA) during idergraduate years, and was appointed the Campus Spirit Eutive Director in her senior year. In addition, Coli was the supervisor ol biology and chemistry tutoring tor the College Tutorials Services during her hnal year at UCLA. I B ftff But perhaps the most unique aspect ol Colis many iccomplishments was her dedication to theatre arts. Goli has been theatre for close to ten years. She was a co-founder of the Troubadour Theatre ( ompany which has produced shows County, Bakersfield, and Hollywo .. ' I : i the Troubadour. Coli was also in for a comedy troupe based in Santa Monica, theatre provided Coli with many advantages While some students tinned to athletics, aerobics or meditation to ease the stress of academics, Coli participated in theatre, " Being a member of the Troubadour gives me an outlet tor my creative, silly, and comedic sides, " said Coli. " This has kept me sane during my career as a student. It ' s extremely therapeutic for me to balance academics with comedy. " In addition to earning a Ph.D. in molecular biology, Coli hopes to research cancer in humans GOLI SAMIMI B.S. MICROBIOLOGY MOLECULAR GENETICS . GRADUATES Melanie Gisler Biochemistry Anna Gong Busniess Economics Alex Gonzalez Geography Melissa Gonzalo English Katie Click Irma Go English Rose Gong Anthropology Zeline Gonzales Political Science Claudia Gonzalez Sociology Ismael Gonzalez Spanish Literature Remmel Gopez Chemical Engineering Robyn Gould Psychology Ushakumar Gogineni Biology Adrian Gonzalez Political Science Wendy Gonzalez Psychology Seema Goyal Psychobiology 186 GRADUATES Eric Grabiel History Bernard Gramados Political Science Heather Grierson World Arts Cultures Daniel Gryczman Communication Studies Nina Gupta Psychology Jennifer Gut Communication Studies Claudia Gutierrez Geography-Environmental Stds. Nancy Gutierrez Psychology Angelica Guzman Spanish Linguistics Jenice Ria Guzman Nursing Noemi Guzman-Espinoza Sociology Henry Ha Political Science Irene Ha Sociology Evelyn Haddad Physiological Sci. Psychobio. Parisa Haghshenas Biochemistry Jeff Haig Psychology 187 GRADUATES Sharon Hakimfar Business Economics Hyung Sook Ham Mathematics Ester Handoyo Art History Lynn Harris History Tenny Halim Business Economics Ben Noel Halili Sociology Political Science Tae Hamaoka Anthropology Eun Young Han Psychology Kanela Hanna Psychology Mary Hanna Psychobiology Sara Harris German Sherry Hartel American Literature Economics Courtney Haller Political Science Seung Han Economics Ronald Harmon East Asian Studies Bianca Harutunian Biology GRADUATES ' - Mia Hashibe Biology Japanese Susanna He Business Economics Jennifer Henry Art Hanahal Hassani Microbiology Jin Hatano Sociology Heather Heath Sociology Michael Hedrick Sociology Javier Hernandez History Jose Hernandez History Wendy Hernandez Psychology Carol Herrera Neuroscience Jennifer Hertz Psychology Sociology Michael Hayes Philosophy Tarik Heitmann International Economics Thomas Hernandez Political Science History Aviv Hever Physiological Science 189 Keisha Hill Mathematics Cheung-Yau Ho Mechanical Engineering Man-Wai Hon Biochemistry Gil Hopenstand Political Science Rodrick Hill Applied Mathematics Michele Hiromoto Economics Lauren Hiyama Physiological Science Michelle Ho Economics Nathan Ho Biology Kim Hoang Physiological Science Ellen Hong Civil Environmental Engr. Janet Hong East Asian Studies Seung Kwon Hong Applied Mathematics Tina Houston Theater Jane Hseu English Chia-Han Hsieh Computer Science 190 GRADUATES - . wa Joeace - Marie Hsing Psychology Baldwin Hsu Electrical Engineering Jeff Huang Electrical Engineering Anne Hsiue Biology Adam Hsu Mathematics Maggie Hsu Economics Yane Hsu Economics Jun Huang Physiological Science Teresa Huang Business Economics Pun Zee Hui International Economics Timothy Hui Physiological Science Phi Hung Psychology Alex Hsu Economics An Ti Hu Psychology Cynthia Huey Business Economics Nhat Huy International Econ. Poli. Sci. ; 191 MuiiAii CHLN HAS L-XPLRII NC LD so MUCH IN HIS SIX YL-ARS LIVING AT II teOR:V OF IRISHMAN IN ' 91 , Chen is finally prepared to face challenges of life niter college, graduating with Hi m his BS and MS in Hlectrical Engineering through Departmental Scholar Program. Chen ' s numerous years living on-campus allowed him to take advantage of many opportunities for involvement. Five years ns a part of Sproul Residents ' Association have taken him from the responsibility of Special Programs to the position of President. Working with other volunteer residents, Chen has helped put on various programs such as building an award winning float for Homecoming and running the Sproul Hall Wacky Wire at Mardi Gras. Not only has ( ' hen been involved with student government; he ' s also worked a 1 - ' M programmer analyst for the School ol Mrdk.in teaching and assisting on the web. i Ic ,i!so involved with the Center for Student Programming as a webmaster ; for the UCLA Studentgroups V : server which houses home pages for student organizations. Aside from computers and engineering, Chen ' s years at UCLA have brought about an interest in health and fitness, culminating in a passion for mountain biking. He has also learned how to be open minded and to work with diverse groups of people. Chen is looking towards a career in electrical engineering, hopefully working in the Silicon Valley with a company such as Intel, where he will be able to apply the skills and theories he has developed throughout his college career. His ultimate aspiration is to attend one of the top five business schools in the country, earn his MBA, and become involved in the high-tech industry as a strategic planner. MICHAEL CHEN B.S. M.S. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING GRADUATES " - ' Tammy Huynh Biochemistry Diane Ichikawa English Michael Jackson Electrical Engineering Anahita Jamshidian Psychology Nam Hwang Japanese Yoon-Jung Hwang Psychology Shunpei Iwata Psychobiology Steven Jabami Sociology Afrouz Jahanfard Biology Henry Jai Applied Mathematics Ahron Janfaza History Political Science Jongeun Jang Electrical Engineering Je Hyeon Economics Mosi Jack Economics Political Science Kevin Jakel Mechanical Engineering Rebecca Jankowski Psychology 193 GRADUATES Jose Jauregui Anthropology Bahareh Javadi Neuroscience Joyce Javier Physiological Science Amy Jelmeland Microbio. Molec. Genetics Sara Jenkins Communication Studies Lori Jensen English Arthur Jerijian Computer Science Engr. Jea-Chim Joa Business Economics Brooke Johnson History Political Science Jessica Johnson Political Science Sylvia Johnson English Rashida Jones History Whitney Jones Political Science Sociology 194 Ka-Ying Jin Biochemistry Maisha Johnson Applied Mathematics M. Christina Jose Sociology L 0-, GRADUATES Eun-Ae Joung Musicology Taekun Jung International Economics Hee Jung Economics Behdad Kadkhoda Neuroscience John Kahen Psychobiology Janet Kamikihara Psychology Jennifer Kamon East Asian Languages Cultures Lena Kang Economics I Omario Kanji Psychology Chris Karas Psychology Jessica Karasick Psychology Afshin Kasher Biology Ramy Kassabgui Linguistics English Bryan Kassing European Studies Naoto Katahashi Economics Caryn Kato English 195 Sl F Hi i i i s i iViAN i i AK i i KNA i) ' MILLS PASSIONATELY VVANTFD TO I ' URSUF A CAREER IN THE FILM INIUISTRY and worked hard to make his dream a reality. Interning for prestigious entertainment companies such as MTV and NewLine Cinema, Fernando was able to gain valuable experience to use for his professional life and his hopes of going into producing. Fernando took the initiative to accomplish his goals. Ever since his freshman year, he created and maintained a successful entreprcneurship. Using his own money, time, and skills, he purchased equipment for a mobile disc jockey business. He uses his business not only for his benefit, but for charity events and fund-raisers. He wor ked during the holidays to raise funds for food banks and also helped out high schools. Using his business skills effectively, he also became involved with the Student Alumni Association for three years. Two of those years, he was the executive director for different programs. In his junior year, he became the Executive Director of Career Network which provided the student body with career skills and advice. In his senior year, he was the Executive Director of Spring Sing, UCLA ' s oldest talent competition. Fernando plans to utilize all he has learned at UCLA to help in his future life. His immediate plans are to apply as a film intern at the Cannes Film Festival and travel to Italy and Africa, where he can utilize his language and heritage effectively. Fernando believes that " it is possible to do everything. Anything. After all, any true UCLA student knows that there are actually 26 hours in a day. " FERNANDO MILLS B.A. ENGLISH GRADUATES Shoshannah Katz Theater Kristen Kawakami Engineering Geology Alex Kaya Psychology Asian Amer. Stds. Caroline Kemp Microbiolo. Molec. Genetics Daniel Kessler Physiological Science Babak Khakshooy Biology Pejman Kharazi Anthropology Jason Kiesel Psychobiology Boseung Kim Business Economics Doug Kim International Economics Edward Kim English Grace Kim Sociology Hae-Jin Kim Linguistics Bemnet Kibreab Economics Edmond Kim Anthropology Hee Jung Kim Women ' s Studies 197 -GRADUATES- Howard Kim Microbio. Molec. Genetics Hyun J. Kim Applied Mathematics Hyun S. Kim Business Economics Jeannie Kim Psychology Joonwon Kim Mechanical Engineering Mi-Jin Kim Biochemistry Jeff Kim Biochemistry Jihye Kim Applied Mathematics Ju-han Kim Civil Engineering Kwan Kim Music Jang-Wook Kim Molecular Biology Joon Kim International Economics Linsung Kim Computer Science Engr. Sandra Kim History Art History Sara Kim History Art Histry Soo Kim Musicology 198 -GRADUATES- Sun Kim History Yi-Rang Kim Economics Michael Kirchner Electrical Engineering Sunah Kim History Sungwoo Kim Economics Yun-Ju Kim History Yura Kim Applied Mathematics Sunhwa Kim Mathematics Valerie Kipper Psychology Robert Kirchner History Craig Kirkpatrick Cognitive Science Kimberley Kirkwood Poli. Sci. Afro-American Stds. Gabriella Klett Communication Studies Kathryn Koga Sociology Shoketsu Kojima Business Economics Amy Koines History 199 -GRADUATES- Tom Komaromi Geography Barrett Korerat English-Poetry Adam Krikorian Psychology Rachel Kumar Psychology Jheny Koo Business Economics Julia Koo Business Economics Thomas Koo Geography-Environmental Stds. Victoria Korn Sociology Kristi Kraemer Theater Denise Kramar Communication Studies Stephen Krug Mathematics Catherine Kuang Business Economics Yoshie Kubota Sociology Denny Kung Psychobiology Shintaro Kurita Psychology Chakris Kussalanant Creative Writing Poetry Carol? ' 200 - GRADUATES- - :; Carolyn Kwak Neuroscience Chi Ho Kwong Sociology Economics Tiffanie La Biochemistry Alan Lam Chemical Engineering Minhwan Kwak Business Economics Hee Kwon East Asian Studies Elizabeth Kwong B.S. M.S. Biochemistry Wing Kwong Electrical Engineering Tamara Lackner Cognitive Science Nazanin Lahijani English Julie Kwon Mathematics Quoc La Economics Chein-Hung Lai International Economics Larissa Lam Business Economics Likkwan Lam Business Economics Nhut Lam Sociology 201 -GRADUATES- Vikki Lam Economics Geography Michelle Lao Anthropology Dorene Lau Computer Science Engr. Daniel Law Chemical Engineering Waisze Lam Sociology Wai-Yin Lam Business Economics Linda Lassiter Sociology Carlene Lau Mechanical Engineering Erica Lau Environmental Studies Karen Lau Economics Joy Law Business Economics Ming Law Geography-Environmental Stds. Melanie Lao Mathematics Denise Lau Business Economics Kar-Leung Lau Electrical Engineering Yvette Lawhorn Sociology 202 JOSHUA ARCE DOMINATED THE POLITICAL SCENE BEFORE HE COULD EVEN VOTE HIMSELF. HlS LOVE OF POLITICS LED TO GREAT ACHIEVEMENTS DURING HIS YEARS AT UCLA. Joshua has been a part of the California Democratic Party Executive Board since 1995, and helped the Democratic party since 1991. His political career began when he ran for the Los Angeles Community College Board in high school. Although he did not win, he used that experience and went on to be elected as the Democratic candidate for the State Assembly in 1994 at the age of 18. This made , Joshua the youngest candidate to win a nominati Bt the California Assembly. Graduating as a political science major, his future plans include a career in law and then running for Congress. Besides being interested in politics, Joshua also had time to play in a skiffle group, ' The Quarrymen. " Although elections and politics dominated much of Joshua ' s college years, he is not hesitant to acknowledge " the UCLA experience as one of the most influential in my life. " With his first hand knowledge and experience in politics, Joshua has a strong footing in future races. JOSHUA ARCE B.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE -GRADUATES- Leslie Lawmaster History Delora Lee Art Art History Elizabeth Lee Mathematics Joan Le Biology Andrew Lee Chemical Engineering Dong Jin Lee Economics Dongkyu Lee Business Economics Grace Lee Mathematics-Applied Science Hae Lee Chemistry Jenny Lee Anthropology Jimmy Lee Business Economics John Lee International Economics Arthur Lee Economics Dong Wook Lee Sociology Janet Lee Sociology Jonathan Lee Microbio. Molec. Genetics 204 -GRADUATES- . KiLee Physics Luke Lee Civil Engineering Roanna Lee Dance Kristen Lee Biochemistry Lily Lee Mathematics Marcia Lee English Norman Lee Chemical Engineering Salina Lee Physiological Science Samuel Lee Sociology Linda Lee Psychology Paul Lee Art French Sang Joo Lee Linguistics EALC Song Lee Psychology Stacy Lee Sociology Steve Lee Economics Sung Lee Sociology 205 BIG DREAMS CHARACTERIZE ELIZABETH ESPINOZA ' S PLANS FOR THE FUTURE AND THESE ASPIRATIONS ARE BACKED BY A SOLID EXAMPLE OF LEADERSHIP. Elizabeth has experienced growth as a leader in participation in 1997 ' s Latina(o) Leadership Opportunity Program (LLOP), a national program aimed at studying and developing public policy while enhancing leadership skills. As for putting these leadership skills into practice, Elizabeth d as the SAA ' s 1997 Spring Sing Financial Director. In addition to these positions, she volunteered with Women in Support of Each Other (WISH) and the Bruin t:rats. With her interest in politit.il suenc.e, Elizabeth loined the Bruin Democrats and established her political affiliation. In WIS1 orship program h had be a mentor lo a high school freshman " buddv " from a lower sot locconomi if ihc S.m inn IT " Fernando Valley. According to Elizabeth, " Being that 1 am the member of my family to attend college and now graduate from college, 1 enjoy encouraging other students who do not have such support and or role models available at home with their peers. At WISE, we strive to get these young females to envision receiving a higher education as a real opportunity for them. " In the near future, Elizabeth looks forward to law school and then with the degree, practice law in the entertainment field. Elizabeth ' s more distant future plans include pursuing a career in politics, hopefully with the United Nations. ELIZABKTH ESI ' INOSA B.A. POLITICAL Sci i: ci: m -GRADUATES- Susan Lee Nursing Yoomi Lee East Asian Studies Japanese Claudia Leos Art History Pui-Wai Leung Economics Teh-Shan Lee Psychology Victoria Lee Business Economics Allison Lefkowitz Political Science Jody Leibman Political Science Dominic Leslie History Sociology Ka Ming Leung Biology Stephen Leung Mechanical Engineering Warrick Leung Computer Science Yea-Jin Lee International Economics Rachel Lentricchia History Pauline Leung Business Economics Brett Levisohn Communication Studies 207 -GRADUATES- Adele Levy Nursing Jeffrey Lewis Business Economics Amir Liba Biochemistry Ji Lim Political Science Sharon Levy Physiological Science Matthew Levy English Mark Lewis Psychology Varavit Li Electrical Engineering Daniela Licata English History Richard Licciardello History Joyce Lim Business Economics Kent Lim Communication Studies EALC Collette Lewis Sociology Xiao Li Biochemistry Barron Lightner Linguistics f% Veronica Lim Psychology (V 208 -GRADUATES- Chenyi Lin Psychology Eric Lin Physiological Science Gisela Lin Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Joey Lin Materials Science and Engr. Lorraine Lin Biology Timothy Lin Chemical Engineering Wei-Chuan Lin Aerospace Engineering Angela Linares Psychology Melany Linder Theater Daniel Link Political Science Lucy Lisam Applied Mathematics Robert Littlejohn Psychology Jenny Lin Political Science Tony Lin Physiological Science Yuko Lindsay Biochemistry Joyce Liu Sociology 209 -GRADUATES- Judy Liu Microbio. Molec. Genetics Nedrudee Liu Political Sci. Asian Amer. Stds. Peter Liu Biology Wayne Liu Civil Engineering Suzanne Lo Physiological Science Lauren Loberg Environmental Studies Steven Long Civil Engineering Laura Lopez Psychology Robert Lopez Business Economics Robert Louie Physiological Science Tiffany Lowery Applied Mathematics Beverly Lu Political Sci. Asian Amer. Stds. Raymond Liu Mechanical Engineering Luyanti Loh Chemical Engineering Jacqueline Lord Neuroscience Ching Man Lu Chemical Engineering 210 GRADUATES- - Culbert Lu Economics Siu-Yung Lui Economics Theresa Luo Comm. Stds. Cognitive Sci. Stephanie Lu Biochemistry Willie Lu Economics Kristina Lucas Philosophy Shusu Luman Biochemistry Zitlalpilli Luna Biology Robert Lund Mathematics-Applied Science Amy Luong Biology Binh Luu Political Science Hoang Ly Computer Science Engnr. Christopher Lynch Shawndrell Lynch History Mathematics-Applied Science Bryan Ma Electrical Engineering Kenneth Ma Computer Science Engr. 211 -GRADUATES- Laura Ma Psychology Elizabeth MacKenzie Mechanical Engineering Brett MacLaren Business Economics Griselda Magallanes Psychobiology Leslie Magalong Physiolgical Sci. Neuroscience Jennifer Maglaya Neuroscience Ann Marie Magnusson Biology Elysian Mah Geography-Environmental Stds. Robyn Mah Biochemistry Physiological Sci Dharshini Mahadevan Physiological Science Kathleen Maher Sociology Van Mai Psychology Nursing liana Makovoz Political Science Scott Malabarba Cybernetics Audrey Maloney Psychology Christina Mancebo English 212 Id i -GRADUATES- Olivia Mandel Psychology Regina Mar Sociology Mayee Marshella Business Economics Thomas Marx Computer Science Engr. Sabrina Mandigo History Kimberly Manlutac Laura Mansen Mathematics-Applied Science Asian American Studies Jennifer Marinko Psychology Carolyn Marounian Biology Damien Marques Microbiology Geoffrey Martin Political Science English Jasmine Martinez Mathematics Maria Martinez Linguistics Joan Mateo Ethnomusicology Margaret Mateo Psychology Christopher Matthews English 213 LIFT: IS TO BE LIVED, NOT CONTROLLED, " QUOTES SEN ' H R JESSE CARRASCO FROM RALPH ELLISON ' S INVISIBLE MAN. Graduating with a degree in American literature and cultures, Jesse definitely put those words into action. His involvement with the UCLA Marching Band, the Yell Crew of the Spirit Squad, modeling for the BearWear Catalog, and being named to the 1996 Homecoming Court exemplified his attitude of living life to the best of one ' s abilities. lesse worked as an Orientation Counselor for three years and was also involved with the Office of Residential Life as a Program Assistant, Special Projects Assistant, and Resident Assistant. All of these positions gave him opportunities to integrate into dorm life while getting to know people of different cultures and ways of living Coming from a small mountain community, Jesse saw UCLA as a place to learn about himself as well as other people and to learn to make diversity a central part of his life. " I embrace the differences in people and only hope that the rest of the world one day will as well, " says Jesse. As the first of his family to attend college, Jesse has completed the first of many steps toward his future goals. He hopes to attend graduate school and earn a Master ' s degree in education, and eventually become a high school English teacher. JESSE CARRASCO B.A. AMERICAN LITERATURE CULTI ULTURES Tanw M -GRADUATES- Tanya Matzen History Nathan McCoy Spanish Patrick McMath Economics Amanda Mayhew Psychology Mei-Ling McAllister Business Economics Megan McCarthy English Tiffany McElroy History Korrie McGinnis Nursing Jennifer McGrath History Sara McPhee Psychology Eric Medel Psychology Alphonse Mehany Physiological Science Houman Melamed Philosophy Margaret Ann Mendenhall World Arts Culture Anicia Mendez Psychology Johnnie Mendoza Sociology 215 -GRADUATES- Gregory Menvielle International Economics Carmen Mercado Applied Mathematics Laura Mercado English Cheng Miao Biochemistry Rachel Michael Economics Shigeru Mihara Anthropology Amy Miller Political Science Jennifer Miller History Michelle Miller Sociology Fernando Mills English John Mills Economics Melia Mills Theater 216 Nicole Meylor English Anna Mikhailova Psychology Lauren Milligan Anthropology Hanriet Minasian Neuroscience -GRADUATES- Sharareh Missaghi History Stanley Miura Economics Marci Modesitt English Lizbeth Montana Political Science Rania Missoumi Neuroscience David Mitchell Political Science Julia Mitrevski Microbio. Molec. Genetics Shiho Miyagishima Comm. Stds. Sociology Lynn Mizrahi English Sharab Mohammadi Psychobiology Carlos Moises International Economics Adrian Montero Political Science History Jason Monusko Aerospace Engineering 217 Yuko Mizuno Communication Studies Wendy Mok Economics Jung Moon Chemistry GRADUATES Atousa Moozenpour Asil Economics John Morga Mechanical Engineering May Ly Moua History Mei-Chen Mu Biology Adrian Moran Sociology Joseph Moreno Psychology Loreno Moreno Microbio. Molec. Genetics Kunihito Morimura Sociology Vivian Morioka History Asian American Stds. Kimberly Morris Communication Studies Jacob Moussai Neuroscience Darrell Moy Sociology Jessica Mueller Biology Ryan Mukai Electrical Engineering Michael Munar Business Economics 218 Meredith Moyer Sociology GRADUATES - Akiko Murakata Psychobiology Kimberley Murillo Sociology Stephanie Musella Psychology Pauliana Nadjarians Political Science Stephanie Nagami History Sociology Marita Nagueiras Spanish Literature Arleen Nakama Linguistics and Spanish Tetsuya Nakayama Economics Suzanne Nasraty Psychology Eden Nacionales Sociology Yuko Nagura Economics Joubin Nasseri Sociology Rouzbeh Nasserizad Biology Toshiro Nawa East Asian Studies Souleye Ndiaye Economics Farshid Nejad Biology 219 GRADUATES Julie Nelson International Economics Shalonda Newton Mathematics of Computation Diane Ngo Psychology Hoc Ngo Chemical Engineering Justine Ngo Microbiology Anh Nguyen Psychology Bao Nguyen Computer Science Hovi Nguyen Biology Johnny Nguyen Microbiology Katherine Nguyen Biology Cindy Nguyen Political Science Luc Nguyen Biochemistry Thai Nguyen Chemistry Thanh Q. Nguyen Biology Thanh T. Nguyen Chemistry Thuc-Quyen Nguyen Chemistry L - GRADUATES Thu-Phuong Nguyen Applied Mathematics Tu-Uyen Nguyen Biolosv Richard Nishitoyo Business Economics Scott O Business Economics Thu-Thao Nguyen Biochemistry Tina Nguyen Nursing Tuyen Nguyen Chemical Engineering Angela Nieto Sociology Gemini Nolan Anthropology Abigail Nubia English Trang Nguyen Microbio. Molec. Genetics Biological Anthropology Annette Nunez Psychology Chicano(a) Studies Julie Oasay Sociology Nora Obregon Psychology Erin O ' Brien Psychology 221 GRADUATES Kristin O ' Brien English Heidi Ogne Psychobiology Mild Oji Linguistics Lizbeth Ochoa Political Science Sociology YaYa Ody Jayson Ogalesco Microbio. Molec. Genetics Mathematics-Applied Science Cynthia Oh Sociology Mihwa Oh Fine Arts Mamyar Okhovat Physiological Science Kyle Okumura Civil Environmental Engr. Alison Olson Communication Studies Clair Olson History Donatus Olukanni Biochemistry Sang Oh Business Economics Edward Olshansky Mathematics Lorraine Onedera Electrical Engineering 222 B J HI.IHVINC THAT A SUI ' POkTIVI: FAMILY HAS C ,1111)1.1 (HER THROUGH HI-R I 111, MARI..f R.AIiUY HAD A STRONG lollNIMTION RiR MIR SUCCESS AT UCLA. Her involvement with the many clubs on campus aided her personal growth and development. While attending UCLA, Mario became involved with Samahang Filipino which became her " surrogate family " while away from home Being passionately involved with the Filipino community allowed her to serve as the Assistant Director of Samahang Filipino Education and Retention (SPEAR). This organization helped her " connect with my community through peer counseling other Filipino students. " Also during her four years at UCLA, Mario participated in Bruin Belles, Unicamp, and UCLA Mortar Board. All these programs allowed her to do what she loves, volunteering her time to community service. Through her education at UCLA, Mario " developed an attitude of critical thinking " and realized to " continually question things. " Her attidude is that " Although it was a difficult concept to recognize, the practice of continually questioning has helped make me a more confident and stronger person. " With her anthropology major, Mario hopes to [continue her education by pursuing a Ph.D. in the field. She wants to one day become a professor to increase the " representation of women of color in the academic world. " MARIA LOURDES RABUY B.A. ANTHROPOLOGY GRADUATES Tanya Ong Physiological Science Jennifer Orr Sociology Mika Osako Japanese Tiffany Ong Microbio. Molec. Genetics Nicole Opas Political Science Joseph Ou-Yang Computer Science Engr. Maria Ortega Political Science Paula Ortega Psychology Alexander Ott History Jay Ou International Economics Namir Pabon Psychology Ana Pacheco Psychology Elizabeth Openshaw English Xochitl Ortega Anthropology Chhivith Oun Biochemistry Alana Palacio Sociology ],--. | 224 -- ' Melissa Palarea Communication Studies Johnson Pan Biology Maria Pardo Communication Studies Hyun Park Biochemistry GRADUATES Pamela May Palma Design Ingrid Palomo English Lui Stanley Pan Mathematics Richard Papasin Electrical Engineering Charles Park Physiological Science Cindy Park Business Economics Yolanda Palomo Computer Science Nell Papavasiliou Chemical Engineering Eun Park Art History Kay Park English Keum Park English Jane Park Communication Studies 225 GRADUATES Misung-Mila Park Art History Benjamin Pate Computer Science Robert Pearson Political Science Jason Pereira Civil Environmental Engr. Sungsil Park Music Taemin Park Economics Erin Patterson Psychology Emily Payne Music Amy Peng Biology Musicology Molly Peng Business Economics Nellie Pereira History Bridget Petersen Psychology Jason Pasion Electrical Engineering Raymonde Pazuelo Cell Molecular Biology Yu Ting Peng Business Economics Lisa Peumsang Political Science 226 GRADUATES An Pham East Asian Studies Tieu Phung Biochemistry Brett Poirier Mechanical Engineering Bich-Huyen Pham Biochemistry Ly Phan Biochemistry May Phongsasavithes English Olivia Pillado Psychology Sociology Itai Pines Veronica Plascencia Electrical Engineering American Literature Culture Robin Polansky Anthropology Christopher Pomeroy Political Science Michael Pond Psychology Arnold Poon Electrical Engineering Shana Portigal Political Science Benjamin Potter Sociology Mehra Pouyan Neuroscience 227 w ITU ALL OF LIFE ' S PLENTIFUL OPTIONS. VI I A Cl IAN BELIEVES THAT " THERE IS ALWAYS A UAY. " FOR THIS CLASSICAL PIANIST AND cooking enthusiast, there is no goal too great to achieve and no obstacle too hard to overcome. While attending UCLA, Mia became involved with various clubs such as the Association of Chinese Americans (AC A), Unicamp, and the Student Alumni Association fSAA), to name just a few. For Mia, these extracurricular activities made her college experience much more worthwhile. I have been part of many aspects of UCLA which has given me what I feel could almost be called, ' the perfect UCLA experience ' ! " Being involved with UCLA ' s many cultural organizations has created a foundation for Mia ' s plans for the future. With her political science background and business administration and Asian American studies specializations, Mia plans on becoming part of a " profession focusing on consulting, especially internationally, working with other companies in the financial world. " However, her goals are not limited to this, for she also sees herself someday holding a political office. As Mia has demonstrated at UCLA, there are no bounds to one ' s dreams. " Here at UCLA, I have either practiced, witnessed, experienced, learned and have aspired many great things. This ' education ' will guide me into my future. " MIA CHAN B.A. POLITICAL SCIENCE :3 ,- ss vX-.i ' ' Vi- ' vV ' j!?; -: ; ' ; :. ' r- ; ; ' ; ii;-.. GRADUATES David Pradana Chemistry Lisa Present English Lillian Qian Business Economics Caroline Quan Psychology Amelia Prado Anthropology Leavin Prak Political Science Candice Prieto-Quan History Andrew Pruter History Kimberly Quach Biochemistry Nancy Quach Chemistry Patricia Quin Mechanical Engineering Kelly Quinn English Jamie Precilla Chemical Engineering Stephanie Pullin Political Science Matthew Quadro Economics Sociology Michael Quinn Design 229 GRADUATES Ana Quinteros Philosophy Adrian Quiogue Economics Mariver Rabanera English Maria Lourdes Rabuy Anthropology Shiva Rafi Psychology Economics Nina Rakhlin Christian Ramers Microbio. Molec. Genetics Microbio. Molec. Genetics Catherine Ramos Political Science History Ramin Rabbani Psychobiology Salima Rahman Chemical Engineering Danny Ranch Microbio. Molec. Genetics Melina Hall Ranii Political Science Sabrina Raust Spanish Trini Raval Civil Engineering Arliene Ravelo Microbio. Molec. Genetics 230 FTER GRADUATION I WANT TO SLEEP FOR A WEEK! " I ' ROC ! AIMED CRAIG KlRKPATRICK, A COGNITIVE sc ll-NCE MAJOR IN HIS THIRTIES. With seven years at oth a community college and UCLA, along with his involvement in numerous organizations, this request doesn ' t seem too unre asonable. Craig was a member of the Alumni Scholar ' s Club, the Psychology Honor Society (Psi Chi), and Mortar Board. In addition, Craig was an officer in the Bruin Republicans, where he wanted to " put forth the effort to try to make a difference in today ' s world. " Craig was also the President of the Transfer Student Association which helps transfers " adjust to the demands of UCLA. " As an involved UCLA student, Craig did not avoid the controversial issues that proliferated on campus. In tact, this was why he chose to attend such a diverse university as UCLA. " Aside from daily rants or demonstrations, aside from conflicts which might divide the community on the surface, there are a great many people here who want to do their best in the pursuit of learning for the betterment of themselves and society, " said Craig. After graduating, Craig plans to re-enter the field of computer inter-networking. As his long term goal, he wants to pursue graduate studies in cognitive science, specifically in vision and perception. CRAIG KlRKPATRICK B.S. COGNITIVE SCIENCE GRADUATES Woatthana Reang Anthropology Sharla Reep Communication Studies Stephanie Rexroth Sociology Women ' s Studies Marvin Reyes Biology Camille Riley Physiological Science Seth Robinson Cell Molecular Biology Sue-Jin Rhee Biochemistry Rochelle Ricaforte Biology Kristy Rios Sociology Erika Rivera English Kelly Robson Communication Studies Jennifer Romeo Anthropology Jeannette Reyes Biology Jeffry Rijadi Electrical Engineering Pearl Roach Biology Walter Rong Microbio. Molec. Genetics 232 " ' GRADUATES ' Taraneh Roohi Psychobiology Heather Rubaum Anthropology Tanya Rustin Sociology Devi Roseboro International Economics Dara Rosenzweig Art History Deborah Rothberg Political Science Glendy Ruiz Psychology Jasmine Ruiz Communication Studies Ian Runciman Mathematics-Applied Science Jennifer Sacks Anthropology Ramis Sadrieh Mathematics Computer Sci. Roberto Saenz Sociology Pensiri Sahatrungsinee Psychobiology Hiromi Sako Computer Science Engr. Farnaz Salek Sociology Goli Samimi Microbio. Molec. Genetics 233 B " V ,RETT LEVISOHN! TRULY CHARACTERIZED WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A BRUIN. THROUGHOUT HIS FOUR YEARS AT UCLA, HE DEVOTED ENDLESS TIME AND ENERGY to SAA, Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, work, and KLA (UCLA ' s radio station). 4is involvement in SAA led to the positions of Academic Chair, Vice-President of Internal Affairs, Executive Director of Campus Spirit H, lce-P, and Vice-President of Public Relations. These positions enabled him to promote campus spirit through events such as Homecoming and " Beat ' SC Week. " His efforts contributed to UCLA ' s SAA being awarded the recognition of being the best SAA in the western region. Brett also helped to found the UCLA chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi. He became the Rush Chair in his freshman year and helped to quadruple the size of the house during his involvement in the I H, i fraternity. He fulfilled his devotion to the house by becoming president and continuing its growth and achievements. KLA was lucky to have Brett as a disc jockey for two years. This opened the gateway for his passion of filmmaking. With his communications background, he obtained an internship through the EXPO center with the Executive Vice-President of Columbia Tri-Star Pictures. After leaving this internship, he worked with a company where he was able to help write a story that Columbia Pictures bought. Brett hopes that what other students will discover from his example is that, " At UCLA, you can have fun and you can find your dreams and, through it all, you will find yourself. " BRETT LEVISOHN! B.A. COMMUNICATION STUDIES . X. i ' T; - . GRADUATES Mayer Samuels Electrical Engineering Faraz Sanei Political Science Caleb Sasson Physiological Science Paul Sehdeva Physiological Science Sasan Sanandaji Biology Christine Sanders Psychology Veevawan Sarbua Art History Vergene Sarkissian American Literature Gavin Schuette Economics Suzanne Scollo English Rajinder Sandhu Material Science Engr. Benjamin Sarmiento Sociology Evan Seamone Sociology Sandra Sepulveda English Michael Severa Linguistics Computer Science Francesca Sevilla Civil Engineering 235 GRADUATES Kamyar Shabani Political Science Shilpa Sharma Mathematics Yang Shen Business Economics Angela Shihady Physiological Science Maryam Shahrokhi Psychology Jason Shamas International Economics Sonya Sharp Anthropology Zoe Shaw Psychology Felise Sher Anthropology Jack Sherbetdjian Political Science Christine Shim Anthropology Lesley Shinohara Cell Molecular Biology Neda Shariff Physiological Science Michelle Shelotkov Nursing Joanna Shigemura Civil Engineering Foad Shirazian Psychobiology 236 GRADUATES 7 J Shirin Shojapour Political Science Carol Siem Biology Daryl Singhi Political Science David Smith Sociology Noel Shum Business Economics Jason Shyres Economics Sociology Joanna Siebert Sociology Darren Sigal Microbio. Molec. Genetics Tal Simchoni Chemical Engineering Thomas Simonovski Sociology Kitman Sit Business Economics Cynthia Siu Sociology Debra Skobba Sociology Business Economics Devon Smith Mechanical Engineering Kellie Smith English Sophie Sobol Physiological Science 237 -GRADUATES- Nicole Sodomka Physiological Science Aubrey Solheim Economics Katy So Business Economics Chinese Keunhyup Song Electrical Engineering Mi Kyoung Song Fine Arts Wonah Song Cultural Anthropology Young Song Music Erica Stanley Communication Studies Heather Stansbury English Literature Francesca Stobbe Political Science Jason Story Business Economics Matthew Strangio Design Ali Strocker Physiological Science Andy Sreng Economics Pauline Stokes African-American Studies Peggy Su Business Economics y 238 MARITA NOGUEIRAS IS NOT YOUR TYPICAL BRUIN:. BESIDES GRADUATING WITH BOTH LATIN AND HONORS COLLEGIUM honors in Spanish literature, Marita was a 35 year-old returning student and mother of two. Her story is truly a testimony of drive and perseverance. For many reasons, Marita chose not to attend college right after high school She eventually returned to college in September of l ' )93 and earned an Associate Degree in English literature before transferring to UCLA. In addition to this accomplishment, Marita was the recipient of two scholarships during her lime at UCLA. Marita received the Georgia Olefson Scholarship and the Helen Lane Two Year Merit Scholarship Marita appropriately cited her academic performance as her greatest achievement while at UCLA. Marita was also grateful for the " friendly " atmosphere of L1CLA. " Both the faculty and students at UCLA have always made me feel a part of them, " said Marita. " 1 have never felt like an outsider because of my age, something I feared would be the case ever since I returned to school Despite Marita ' s busv academic life, she still managed to spend quality time with her husband and children. However, the trade- off Marita was willing to make was not participating in extra-curricular activities at UCLA. " When I ' m not in school...! am busy picking my kids up from school, cooking dinner, helping them with their homework, and all of the other duties that go along with being a mother of two very active boys, " said Marita. Nogueiras plans to enter law school in the Fall of 1997 with the hopes of representing minority Hispanic groups who she feels " lacked access to quality legal services " in the past. MARITA NOGUEIRAS B.A. SPANISH LITERATURE -GRADUATES- Adriana Suarez Psychology Joanne Sugiyama Psychology Edward Suh Business Economics Hyun Suh Biology Gina Suing Political Science Alan Sung Sociology Jesse Sussell Economics Sean Suthers Geography-Environmental Stds. Melissa Sutkus History Nancy Sutton Communication Studies Theodore Swanson Psychology Amy Swanton English History Christine Szu Nursing Ani Tahtakran English Jemmie Tarn Business Economics Wendy Tam Computer Science Engr. . 240 GRADUATES Cynthea Tamayo Psychology Aimee Tang English Eileen Tatevossian History Judy Tejero Anthropology Karen Tan Psychobiology Michelle Tan International Economics Crystal Tang Business Economics Vanmary Tang Psychology Alissa Taylor Psychology Ya Tcha Political Science History Ilona Telefus Biological Anthropology Frank Teng Economics 241 Tung Fai Tan Biochemistry Ayesha Tar MCD Biology Tracy Teal Cybernetics Carla Tengan English n HALI. WAITERS EMBODIED THF. SPIRIT OF UCLA. THROUGH EXTENSIVE INVOLVEMENT IN NLIMEROUS CLUBS, ACTIVITIES, AND ACADEMIC endeavors, Michael had many accomplishments during his ears in college. He graduated with a degree in psychology nd hopes to eventually obtain a Ph.D. in industrial organizational psychology. Michael was a member of the UCLA men ' s rugby team for four years. He held the position of captain his senior year ind enjoyed the team atmosphere rugby provided him with. in addition, he was a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha Taternity and served as the president his senior year, ichael feels that, " This has been one of the most important :xperiences of my life because it taught me the value of rganization and diplomacy when dealing with leadership isues. " Community service also played a large role in Michael ' s ' ears at UCLA. Every spring quarter he participated in Project SHARE, an inner city tutorial program for elementary school children. He also worked in the UCLA Health Education Department, developing an alcohol awareness program for the Greek system. What Michael considered his most notable achievement at UCLA was the psychology experiment he completed his senior year in which he tested the effects of social influence and power versus humor. In the experiment, he tested the effects of humor on influencing someone to do something they originally did not want to do. This work constituted a huge step towards the graduate level work he hopes to participate in the future. As Michael explains, " 1 am an average student with average grades, yet I have accomplished things that I never dreamed I would coming out of high school and I owe it all to the opportunities presented to me at UCLA. " MICHAEL WALTERS B.A. PSYCHOLOGY loshiaTcn David TVr SHU An I l GRADUATES Joshua Tennant Political Science David Thergood Jr. Film Television Sheryl Thompson Psychology Khanh Thai Electrical Engineering Shelley Thai Biology Benoit Thibaud Civil Engineering Andrew Thompson Political Science Tracey Thompson Physiological Science Albert Tien Biochemistry Diana Tioleco-Cheng Art History Melanie Tioleco-Cheng Biology English Joko Tjandra Mechanical Engineering Kirati Thepsoparn Economics Political Science Mitchell Thompson History Jing Tio Business Economics Ailleth Tom Psychology 243 -GRADUATES- Jennifer Tom Art History Loan Tran Physiological Science Nicole Tran Biochemistry Susan Tomasheski Psychology Binh Tran Biochemistry Melissa Tran International EconTEast Asian Stds. My Trang Tran Sociology Paul Tran History Tracey Tran Psychobiology Julio Trejo Communication Studies Liza Tsai Electrical Engineering Patrick Tsai Physiological Science Hung Tran Political Science Nhat Tran Biology Tu Tran Economics ,p Raymond Tsai Computer Science Engr. 244 GRADUATES - -: Amy Tsang Economics Michael Tseng Chemical Engineering Cristina Tung Business Economics Brian Twomey Biochemistry Amber Tsao Biochemistry Janice Tsao Business Economics Zhuohua Tseng Business Economics Vincent Tu Chemical Engineering Rachel Tung English Michelle Turnbow Psychology Hitoshi Uchida Political Science Melissa Ulloa Psychology Danielle Tschirky English Dax Tualla Neuroscience Nathan Tweedie Economics History Rhodora Ursua Physiological Science 245 -GRADUATES- Judy Utomo Business Economics Thien Van Biology Alicia Vaz Political Science Julie Utomo Business Economics Artemisa Valenzuela Political Science Susana Valdivia Chemical Engineering Sharon Van Bruggen Sociology Shira Varon Physiological Science Jon Ver Halen Biochemistry English Emelinda Villacorte Anthropology Lorina Villete English Colin Vinnard History Jay Vinson Chemical Engineering Jose Vasquez English Vernon Villanueva Civil Engineering Manuel Vlachos Civil Engineering 246 DOUB1H-MAJORINC IN AMI.RK.AN I.ITliRATLIRt AND ECON HARTI;I. is I ' RI;I ARI ; D n. SIIRVH THI; I ' uni i WAY. SHF is keeping her options open until after law school, where she will : further explore her interests in civil rights law and especially legislation that; applies to women and low-income groups. Participating in numerous activities while at UCLA allowed Sherry to demonstrate her commitment to the community. For instance, organizing a Girl Scout Troop in inner-city Los Angeles gave her a chance to work with : vouth and help them set high goals for themselves. As a volunteer for domestic violence prevention, Sherry was able to act upon her dedication to . women ' s issues. Sherry also gained priceless experience from her involvement with the Rapid Response Team of the Bruin Democrats, volunteering with the American Civil Liberties Union, participating in several Democratic rallies and campaigns, and writing an opinion column for the Daily Bruin. Among several responsibilities which Sherry held in the Chi Omega Sorority, being Philanthropy Chair allowed her to practice skills in organizing ; community service and charity fundraising events. She was also a part of . GAMMA, Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol, which educates, organizes, and patrols Greek events. From her years of experience at UCLA, Sherry has learned to go after her dreams. As expressed in the sentiment engraved over Kinsey Hall, " Nothing is too wonderful to be true. " SHERRY HARTEL B.S. AMERICAN LITERATURE B.S. ECONOMICS -GRADUATES- Kimberly Vladovic Psychology Van Vuong Sociology Stacy Wade Biology Arsineh Voskanian Business Economics Van Vuong Economics Kira Wagner Psychology David Vu Physiological Science Luan Vu Computer Science Applied Math Tam Vu Electrical Engineering Kai Hei Wa Economics Krishanti Wahla History Art History Hon Fai Vuong Aerospace Engineering International Economics Michael Walters Psychology DMJ - 248 GRADUATES . " : Benjamin Wampold History David Wang Sociology Lisa Ward Sociology Erika Wanczuk English Adrian Wandi Business Economics Amy Wang Political Science History Margaret Wang Sonya Wangpuchakane Colleen Ward English Biology Psychology Political Science f Tf Shirley Weaver Biochemistry Women ' s Studies Randy Weis Applied Mathematics Justin Wen Economics Li-Wei Weng East Asian Studies Kari Wessman Biology Cedric Wells Physics Justine West Anthropology 249 Chong Whang Mechanical Engineering Alecia Whitaker History Bevan Whitaker Civil Engineering Christine Wilkie World Arts Cult Study of Relig. Marissa Williams Biology Nicole Williams Sociology Gregory Wilson Economics Geography Aung Win Chemical Engineering Katie Wise Anthropology David Won Economics Andrea Wong Communication Studies Audrey Wong History 250 Cherry Wichayanuparp Communication Studies Brian Willis English Chang Hee Won Mathematics Bonnie Wong Economics GRADUATES nuparp Cara Wong Business Economics Cecilia Wong Economics Chi-Wai Wong Biology David Wong Economics Juliana Wong Business Economics Rebecca Wong Physiological Science Suzanna Wong Psychobioloey Kelly Woods Physiological Science Danielle Wright World Arts Cultures Angela Wu International Economics Cindy Wu International Economics Gavin Wu Computer Science Engr. Janice Wu Computer Science Kari Wu Business Economics Wendy Wu Business Economics Xelsi Wu Linguistics EALC 251 ALWAYS PUTTING OTHERS BEFORE HIMSELF, ABRAHAM CHUANG REACHED OUT TO UCLA AND THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITY. Abraham was involved in numerous organizations during his stay here at UCLA. His most notable achievement was participating in dorm government for all four years. Working his way up the ladder, Abraham held positions such as External Vice-President, Secretary, President, and finally the Campus Relations Commissioner. Each role focused on programming and involved the student body partaking in residential life events. involvement didn ' t stop there. During his senior year, he devoted much of his time volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, an jrganization which helps build homes for families with low income status. He became involved while serving as Marshall for the National Civil Engineering Society. Abraham intends to devote his career to helping others as well. Graduating with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, he plans to attend Law t School at either Loyola or Northwestern. He wants to specialize in real estate law with an emphasis on construction. " 1 look forward to representing homeowners who have been taken advantage of or have deceived by development companies, " said Chuang. All of Abraham ' s achievements during his UCLA years left him vith a great impression on life. " Of all my experiences during my stay at UCLA, I have learned that books nd classes only tickle the mind, .it it is life that teaches the lessons. " 5RAHAM CHUANG t i.S. CIVIL ENGINEERING GRADUATES I Melanie Xanthos Sociology Staci Yamano Sociology Bahram Yashar Biology Emily Yee Sociology Amy Xu Business Econ. East Asian Stds. Nazanin Yadegar Psychology Natsu Yamaoka Psychology Jiangshan Yan Chemical Engineering Dwight Yao Microbio. Molec. Genetics Hugh Yao Chemical Engineering Helen Yee Physiological Science Rebecca Yee Biology Anthropology Brian Yam Biochemistry Yu-Pin Yang Materials Engineering Peter Yau Biology Regina Yee Electrical Engineering 253 -GRADUATES- Stephanie Yee Anthropology Daniel Yen Sociology Sandy Yenikomshian Communication Studies John Yi English Asian American Stds. Chung-Fu Yin Chemical Engineering Pamela Yiu Business Economics Yoko Yokouchi Anthropology Cindy Yonemori Chemical Engineering Ivan Yong Economics Unsil Yoo Biology Peter Yoon East Asian Studies Seung Yoon Biochemistry Tomohiro Yoshimi Business Economics Chick Young Geography Damien Young Political Science Natalie Naheed Youshaei Business Economics 254 " " GRADUATES m David Yu Microbiology Kunyoung Yu Civil Engineering Debbie Yu Communication Stds. Sociology Helen Yu Electrical Engineering Wenjie Yu Economics Youngjin Yun Economics Katrin Zadhambarsoomians Mathematics-Applied Science Robin Zakariaei Physiological Science Marcus Zalewski Electrical Engineering Peter Zaslav Physiological Science Patricia Zegarra Psychology Beth Zelkovitz Biology Jennifer Yu Psychology Joy Mari Yuson Sociology Sherry Zamudio Psychology Jing Zhao Electrical Engineering 255 -GRADUATES- Aaron Zube Sociology Payam Abedi Chemistry Cathy Tsuchihashi Psychology Luz Zuniga English Carie Zuzick Civil Engineering William Miller Cell Molecular Biology Michael Phirman Philosophy Natasha Zwick English Ghislaine Sopher Cell Molecular Biology 256 as? harrick fans football clubsports swimming diving sports 1 Penetrating the block, Middle Block Kim Krull, easily gets one through ASU ' s weak defense. Photo by Jeff Fu Freshman Shea Travis dominates his opponents as he navigates the ball through fierce opposition. Photo by Jeff Fu J Lit IN THE Stands " j? " ' " ' 1 " Some students choose to come to UCLA for its academic reputation. Others want to come here because of the winning teams. This is understandable since UCLA ' s sports program is rated among the best in the nation. UCLA athletics provides both challenges for its athletes and exciting games for the fans. Being in the stands and absorbing the energy during a game is a welcome change from the stressful school year. Bruins find out this devotion extends long after graduation and remains throughout their lives. 265 FEATURE DEDICATED FAN By Anita Chu For over 25 years, Jeff Strand, a 1971 UCLA alumnus, has been cheering for the Bruins. As a season ticket holder for football and basketball, Strand attends almost every one of these games, plus ones in various other sports. Even with a wife, two kids, and a full time job, Strand finds time to support the Bruins. His devotion to the UCLA teams is a perfect example of a truly dedicated fan. In the late sixties, when Strand was an undergraduate at UCLA, love beads and protests proliferated on campuses all across the nation. During this time, the attitudes and widespread cynicism were not conducive to school spirit and college athletics. " As an undergraduate in the sixties to seventies, it was uncool to be a fan. Groups were out and individuals were in, " Strand commented. Cheerleading was seen as a political outlet, rather than a way to rouse the crowd. As the head cheerleader at UCLA, Strand wanted to revive this aspect of the sport , and stray from political chants. In 1975, Strand was asked to set up a fan section in order to elevate the energy of spectators in the stands. The fruits of his labor produced the Alumni Spirit Section, which " 7 " . now has its own cheering section ' . and a 120 member band. The goal of Strand and the other members of the organization was to make UCLA football games a fun affair for the whole family. " The main idea is to build UCLA spirit. So, we began the pre-game tailgate party by giving out free beer from a keg and handing out fliers to the crowds. It has become so big that we don ' t even need to advertise anymore, " Strand said. Today, Strand can be seen on a platform at football games, screaming out cheers and having an enthusiastic crowd follow his lead. His efforts have made sporting events a more exciting experience, one in which fans can have an active role. 266 SPORTS FANS Mike Muckertieide SPORTS FOOTBALL by rebecca winder FOOTBALL Opponent Score Tennessee Northeast Louisiana Michigan Oregon Arizona State Washington California Stanford Washington State Arizona use 20-35 444 9-38 41-22 3 42 21-41 38-29 20-21 38-14 17-35 IN I I PAC 10 RECORD Outside linebacker Danjuon Magee stuffs the opposition at the line of scrimmage Free Safety Shaun Williams takes down the Washington Stole Cougars. o one said it was going to be easy - especially new headcoach, Bob Toledo. Following in the footsteps of the winningest coach in Pac-10 history, Toledo was called upon to lead the Bruins into a new era. With a new system to learn and one of the hardest schedules in the nation, the Bruins faced their opponents with vigor and determination despite the air of uncertainty which surrounded the team. If there is one word that could describe the Bruin season, it would be inconsistnecy. Each week held something new as the young Bruings faught and scratched their way to a 5-6 record. With a load of of talent as well as inexperience, the Bruins looked to Quarterback Cade McNown and Tailback Skip Hicks for leadership. As it turned out, All-Leaguers Defensive End Travis Kirschke and Strong Safety Abdul McCullough were the ones to continued SPORTS Keith Brown, running back for the Bruins, breaks through the defensive line to help in the win against the Cougars. Quarterback Cade McNown looks downfield for an open teammate. 269 SPORTS Despite the ups and downs of this past season, the Bruins have created a strong basis for which to rebuild. step their game up to a new level and provide the Bruins with a solid base on which to build success. With Wide Receiver Jim McElroy steadily improving his game, the Bruins looked to him to be the " GO-TO " man in a pinch. Despite the ups and owns of this past season, the Bruins have created a strong basis for which to rebuild. Skip Hicks finished the season with 1,034 yards rushing and a Pac- 10 record of 20 touchdowns. Together with Jim McElroy, Hicks should provide an invaluable offensive threat in the future. The year also provided Toledo with valuable experience as he was forced to lead his team to some tough victories including a come-from-behind-double- overtime defeat of cross town rival use. No one said it was going to be easy, but as the years pass - Beware of the Bruins! idography fin alphabetical order) Damion Allen, Greg Andrasick, Dylan Aquino, Larry Atkins, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Derek Ayers, Ali Azziz, Jason Bell, Jason Bendinelli, Keith Brown, jayson Brown, Steve Buck, Oscar Cabrera, Cheyane Caldwell, Jamal Clark, Vito Clemente, Darren Cline, Deatra Clinton, Anthony Cobbs, Andy Colbert, Dan Cotti, Gabe Crecion, Kil Davis, Micah Denison, Jonathan Dugas, Danny Farmer, Kris Farris, Weldon Forde, Mike grieb, Javelin Guidry, Paul Guidry, Sean Gully, Hamad Hebert, Duval Hicks, Skip Hicks, Erik Holcomb, Pete Holland, Ramogi Huma, Bob loja, Tony Ippolito, Kevin Jacobs, Travis Kirschke, Aaron ladd, Oj. Lataillade, Rodney Lee, Jermaine Lewis, Donjuan Magee, Thoddeus Massey, Tod McBride, Darren McClure, Abdul McCullough, Jim McElroy, Jeff McNeal, Cade McNown, Brad Melsby, Bjorn Merten, Andy Meyers, Scott Mitchell, Ryan Neufeld, Jason Nevadomsky, Chad Overhauser, Matt Phelon, Billy Pieper, Tyrone Pierce, David Plenty Hawk, Durell Price, Jeff Puffer, Jason Rempel, Aaron Roques, Ryan Roques, Chris Rubio, Jeff Ruckman, Chris Sailer, Chad Sauter, Eric Scott, Wasswa Serwanga, Damon Smith, Justin Sogoian, Joey Strycula, Shawn Sluart, Voe Tata. Glenn Thompkins, Travor Turner Craig Walendy, Phillip Ward, Gene Waters, Jarvis Watson, josh Webb, Micah Webb, Mark Weisman, Eric Whitfield, Michael Wiley, Shaun Williams, Brian Willmer, Langston Woodberry, Adam Wong, Rosco Zamano, Jason Zdenek. Coaching Staff Head Coach Bob Toledo, Gary Bernardi, Alan Borges, Ron Coragher, Marc Dove, Bob Field, Rocky Long, Steve Marshall, Skip Peete, Terry Tumey, Rob Walker, Grady Strelz, Randy Taylor, Kevin Yoxoll 270 SPORTS Scott QuintartfASUCLA Photography by rebecca winder SPORTS WOMEN ' S SOCCER ith the creation of the % I f first-ever 10-team league, A the UCLA Women ' s Soccer program looked to fulfill expectations for a second place finish and advancement to the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. With ten of the eleven starters returning from last year ' s team, the Bruins hoped to empower the young program with the experience of the past. Facing tough competitors including Stanford, Duke, and No. 1 North Carolina, the Bruins found leadership in the steady, aggressive play of Seniors Mari Meinhart and Sue Skenderian, who rank one and two, respectively, in career games for the Bruins. In addition, junior Traci Arkenberg provided a fierce offensive threat, while freshman Lindsay Culp anchored the defense. Despite their competitive spirit and gutsy determination, the Bruins completed the season Angela Ashman with an 1 1 -7-0 record and went 4-3-0 in the Pac-10. Although the Bruins did not advance to the NCAA tournament this year, they look forward to the numerous possibilities for next season. WOMEN ' S SOCCER Opponent Score Cal Poly Slo 0-1 Arizona fro CSU Northridge 1-2 North Carolina 1-3 Duke 1-2 Hawaii 2-0 Fresno State 3-0 San Diego OO UC Irvine 5-1 CSUFullerton 10 San Diego State 2-1 Peppcrdine 3-2 Washington 1-0 Washington Stale 2-0 use 2-3 California 1-2 San Francisco 3-2 Oregon Slate 2-0 Manfiml 1-2 PAC 10 RECORD 4-3 ASUCLA Photography Top Row Lindsay Culp, Coach David Vanole, Assistant Coach Paul Ratcliffe, Head Coach Joy Fawcette, Trainer Phil Hayworth, Maria jeffers Second Row Shanelle Eng, Mari Meinhart, Chrissy Whalen, Liz Willemse, Kerry Norris, Amy Moreno Third Row Wendy Polnzek, Lari Kiremidjian, Beth Thompson, Traci Arkenberg, Julie Koudelka, Rhi Tanaka Fourth Row Skylar Little, Sherice Battling, Sarah Miller, Tiffany Brown, Michele Lieberman, Sue Skenderian Bottom Row Rochelle Ouchi, Bree Edwards. Sarah Connell, Annie Luke, Louise Liberman, Shannon Thomas 272 I SPORTS Defender Rhi Tarraka spies the ball and attempts a steal from the opponent. The heat is on midfielder Sarah Miller as she attempts to out-maneuver the opposition. 273 SPORTS MEN ' S SOCCER straight down field by rebecca winder MEN ' S SOCCER Opponent California San Francisco Portland Washington UC San Diego San Diego Stale CSU Los Angeles CSU Nonhridge UC Irvine CSU I nil. rii.n Oregon State St Louis Cjl Poly SLO CSU Sacramento California OS!, ' Fullerton Score 1-2 1-0 2-1 1-3 1-0 M 2-1 2-O 2-1 2-0 2-0 3-2 2-1 9fl 4-0 1-2 MPSF RECORD 5-0 Despite losing over half its starting line- up to graduation, the Men ' s Soccer _ _ team bounced back from adversity to kick, pass, and slide-tackle their way into the NCAA post-season tournament. The secret of their success? The team ' s ability to land perhaps the best recruiting class in the nation, and the stability of all-star defensive leader, Senior stopper, Tahj Jakins. On the defensive end, Tahj Jakins controlled the opposing attack by shutting out his competi- tors. Hailed by Head Coach, Sigi Schmid, as " the best defender in the country, " Jakins was depended upon for his consistent, aggressive, and determined play. His maturity and experience anchored the team whose offensive attack called upon young, inexperienced Freshmen to pick up the rest of the slack left by last year ' s class of seniors. On the offensive end, a new five-man, mid- field rotation was utilized to make up for the loss of the last year ' s premier attackers. Emerging from the freshmen class with " superstar " zeal and the desire to win, Sasha Jenkins provided the Bruins with the early offensive it needed. However, as the mighty Bruins (10-4-5) clawed their way through their schedule and successfully defeated every opponent during league play, the bulk of their offensive threat came from forward, Seth George, and striker, Nick Theslof. As the MPSF Pacific Division Champs, the Bruins entered the tournament for the fourteenth con- secutive time to face Cal State Fullerton in the first round. However, the home field advan- Koji Harmon tage proved to be too much for the Bruins, who succumbed to Fullerton with a 2-1 loss. Having gained valuable experience and ample motivation for next year, the UCLA Men ' s Soccer team looks to avenge the loss to Cal State Fullerton next sea- son, and go beyond the first round of the NCAA tournament. ASUCLA Photography Top Row Adam Cooper, Damon Bradshaw, David Kurtz-Reyes, Kevin Coye, Steve Shak, Tahj Jakins, Jimmy Conrad, Sasha Victorine, Clay Kilbarger, Nick Paneno, Shea Travis, Chester Goodson Middle Row Manager Greg Chin, Student Trainer Brandy Brune, Martin Bruno, Caleb Meyer, Josh Keller, Head Coach Sigi Schmid, Craig Hart,, Junior Gonzalez, Pete Vagenas, Assistant Coach David Vanole, Assistant Coach Paul Krumpe Bottom Row Tom Polll, Nick Theslof, Brian Irvin, Matt Reis, Kevin Perrault, Kevin Harlment, Lars Ensberg, Seth Geroge, Caleb Westbay 274 SPORTS v-- - . :, , . : " : ---. , " xrGSGtt : KM xb. -...- -:-: - : - .- --- :: km : Junior Nick Theslor looks downrielu, with his eye on the goal . Midfielder Tom Poltl is on the losing end of this tangle up with his CSU Sacramento opponent. Angela Ashman 275 SPORTS CROSS COUNTRY by matthew heyn along day ' s journey Brandon Del Campo Devin Elizondo Githa Hampson Katherina Kechris Mebrahtom Keflezighi Chris Lynch Molly Mehlberg Kim Mortensen Matt Olin The District VIII Championship in Tucson, Arizona provided a disap- pointing end to the otherwise promis- ing season of UCLA ' s Cross Country team. Both the women ' s and men ' s teams failed to qualify for the 1996 NCAA National Championships. The men ' s team was unable to keep up with the three top teams for an at-large bid. The women ' s team had a much better chance of such a bid if they had placed fourth, but were edged out by the University of Oregon 153-172. These perfor- mances were made all the more painful for the Bruins, considering that two weeks before, they placed third and fourth respectively, in the Pac- 10 championships. In that race junior Mebrahtom Keflezighi finshed first, shattering the course record by nineteen seconds. Keflezighi was the only individual to partcipate in the NCAA Championships, placing tenth over the 10,000m course. He went on to earn All-American honors for the third consecutive year. Freshman Kim Mortensen did well for the Bruins by taking second and leading the UCLA women to a fourth place finish in the Pac- 10 Division. Fortunately, the year did not end on a completely sour note. Most, if not all of this year ' s runners doubled as athletes in track and field, tra- ditionally a much stronger sport at UCLA. There they hope to make up for a disappointing season, In addition, of the 27 runners on both teams, only two, Chris Lynch and Githa Hampson, are grad- uating this year, making for a more experienced team next season. All Pholos ASUCLA Photography Not Pictured Scott Abbott, Tina Bowen, Kevin Bowes, Dan Brecht, Tracy Clark, Jessica Corbin, Zalika Davis, Melinda George, Peggy Hall, Mark Mauser, Tanya Janet, Ryan Larson, Bethany Lucas, Rusty Moore, Anthony Ossa, Matt Pitts, Cicely Scott, Jeff Sneed, Jess Strutzell, 276 ASUCLA Photography SPORTS - -- :-: - : :::-, " UOATkii ' ::- - ::.-: grind CROSS : COUNTRY ; Invite Team Results Tennessee Invitational Women ' s Team 1st , Men ' s Team 3rd Aztec Invitational 2nd Women ' s Team 1st Men ' s Team Stanford Invitational 3rd Women ' s Team 4th I Men ' s Team , NCAA Preview 12th Women ' s Team llth Men ' s Team Cal Poly Pomona Invite 1st Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Pac 10 Championship 4th Women ' s Team 3rd Men ' s Team District Championships 5th Women ' s Team 4th Men ' s Team Junior Mebrahtom Keflezighi has established himself as one of the nation ' s top distance runners At the Fbc-10 Championships, he bested the course time by 19 seconds. ASUCLA Photography 277 SPORTS MEN ' S WATER POLO by rebecca winder MENS WATER POLO Opponent Score UC Santa Barbara 13-6 Pacific 8-7 Pepperdine 12-6 Cal 9-8 Stanford 6-7 CSU Long Beach 13-7 USC HM3 UC Irvine 6-5 Pacific 54 Pepperdine 9 i UC Irvine 4.7 UC Davis 184 USC- 8-7 MPSF RECORD 6-2 NCAA TOURNAMENT FINAL The defending NCAA water polo champions, the UCLA Bruins, returned seven seniors for the 1996-1997 season. Together, these seniors formed the core of the team, which focused on strength and experience to lead them back to the championships. Led by the confident and experienced Head Coach, Guy Baker, the Bruins had much to draw on as they aggressively defend- ed their MPSF and NCAA titles. Returning an over- whelming twelve of sixteen players, the Men ' s water polo team got off to a great start. However, the season on the whole, can best be characterized as a combination of peaks and valleys. Despite placing sixth in the MPSF conference and losing two of its last three games, the water polo mem- bers managed to shine at the NCAA Post- season Tournament, marking three consec- utive tournament appearances for Baker ' s Bruins. After defeating UC Davis in the semi-finals, the UCLA Bruins faced top-ranked USC in the championship game. Using the experience on which they built their season, the Bruins captured the title by beating rival USC. Much of the experience which became key to the team ' s success depended upon a trio of seniors whose accolades are as long as the length of the pool in which they compete. Anchoring the team on the defensive end continued ASUCLA Photography Top Row Jim Toring, Corbin Graham, Terry Baker, Matt Swanson, Jeff Porter, Jeremy Braxton-Brown Second Row Randy Wright, Eric Heifer, Jake Yokota, Brett Stern, Steve Covec, Luther Weidner, Assistant Coach Adam Krikorian Third Row Trainer Eric Buckman, Micah Miller, James Palda, Matt Armalo, Parsa Bonderson, James Duff, Aaron Harries Fourth Row Head Coach Guy Baker, Mike Coppin, Brian Bent, Neal Houston, Adam Wright, Sam Grayeli, Assistant Coach Mark Sutler Bottom Row Sam Bailey, Andy Bailey, Dave Parker, Brian Brown, Blake Wellen 278 2 Milke Muckerheide " Using the experience on which they built their season, the Bruins captured the title, defeating the Trojans " Milke Muckerheide Goalie Malt Swanson, played an integral part in the Bruin victory over USC to clinch a second consecutive NCAA title.. Hole man Luther Weidner contributes both offensively and defensively to the Bruin squad. 279 SPORTS UCLA Head Coach Guy Baker strategizes with his team during the Championship tournament. Senior Corbin Graham, in a dead heat with his oppo- nent, races down pool side towards a free ball. Mike Muckertieide 280 SPORTS was senior goalkeeper, Matt Swanson, whose fourteen saves Furthermore, the return of Brian Bent, and James Palda, solid- in the championship game secured the win. Other key seniors ified the Bruin ' s offensive threat, while Junior Brent Stern ' s included first-team Ail-American, Jeremy Braxton-Brown, and return provided the defense that shut down opponents. U.S. National Team member, Jim Toring, both of whom con- Other sources of supreme talent included Corbin Graham, tributed in the offensive output of the championship game. Randy Covec, and Luther Weidner. o 1996 Scon Brock NCAA Photos 281 SPORTS WOMEN VOLLEY BALL side, n .out Bruins by wendy tan WOMEN s VOLLEYBALL Opponent Oregon Oregon State use Arizona Arizona State Washington Washington State California Stanford use Arizona State Arizona Washington State Washington Stanford .ililc.rm.i Oregon Slate Oregon Score 3-0 3-0 3-2 2-3 3-2 0-3 0-3 3-2 1-3 0-3 3X) 1-3 1-3 0-3 0-3 3-1 PAC 10 RECORD 9-9 v v y v inner of six National Championships, the UCLA VY Women ' s Volleyball team had some serious goals to accomplish this year. The season began with great optimism, as the Bruins were ranked sixth in the pre-season USA Today AVCA national poll. The young squad had the skills of four talented rook- ies to cultivate, as well as the already proven leadership of team co-captains, Kelly Flannigan and Kim Krull, who were handed the helm by the graduating Jenny Johnson. The season also marked head coach Andy Banachowski ' s 30th year guiding the team. A victorious match against Cal was the last home game for seniors Flannigan, Krull, and Alison Zamora. It was also the last in Pauley Pavillion for freshman Melissa Wendt, who faced setbacks from an aggravated knee injury for the remainder of the season. Despite an early lead, the season held more than its share of disappointments. For the first time, the Women ' s Volleyball team failed to qualify for the NCAA play- offs. Even with losses to f the Bay Area schools, playoff hopes still looked plausible after a sweep over the Oregon - universities. However, the j| titk season came to a close with K - ' losses to Pepperdine and Long Beach State, both tough matches, which eliminated the Bruins from the NCAA playoffs. The season ended with a record of 17- 14, but with such a young team, there is hope for better season ahead. Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photo graphy Front Row Head Coach Andy Banachowski, Lyn Embree, Jennifer Coopman, Alison Zamora, Tanisha Larkin, Assistant Coach Kim Jagd, Manager Rebecca McAlexander. Middle Assistant Coach Burt Fuller, Chaska Potter, Kelly Flannigan, Kim Krull, Kara Milling, Kim Coleman, Athletic Trainer Krista Polanski. Back Row Student Athletic Trainer Mark Takesue, Linda Shudlick, Jennifer Wittenberg, Tamika Johnson, Elizabeth Bachman, Melissa Wendt. 282 SPORTS u :. held " for the NCAApla, t, the " dot with . Wi tough k IK bi the 17- Strtshopetor Kara Milling saves anolher one for the Bruins! The Bruin ' s leading reluming play- er and co-captain, Kim Krull, is prepared to give another quick kill for the Bruins. Mike Muckerheide 283 SPORTS What does the Mure hold for the Bruins? Athletic Director Peter Dolis held a news conference in which he gave truth to the rumor that coach Jim Harrick was to be terminated. In his pbce, Steve Lavin was appointed interim head coach for the 96-97 by sue wichayanuparp On November 6, the UCLA community was stunned to hear the news of Jim Harrick ' s termination as head coach for the men ' s basketball team. The events leading to Harrick ' s dismissal involved a recruiting dinner at which Harrick allowed two returning members of the team to attend, without accompanying new recruits. Harrick ' s decision violated NCAA regulations, which state that each returning player be designated as a student host to only one prospective recruit. Harrick was also condemned by UCLA officials who investigated this matter. Apparently, Harrick did not include the names of the returning members on the dinner ' s expense reimbursement form, but substituted two other names instead. Reactions from the UCLA community on this matter were widespread and varied. Harrick ' s supporters believed that his removal as head coach was unjustified. There were even some who felt that Harrick ' s dismissal was based on more than just recruiting violations. " It seems suspicious that Jim Harrick would be fired over what seems like a minor event. I ' m sure there must be more behind this than we are being told, " remarked Wilfred Hsu, a first year graduate student in civil engineering. However, not all felt that Harrick ' s termination was unreasonable. Because Harrick Jeremy Afuso 284 SPORTS As of November 6, 1 996 it was announced that Jim Harrick would be terminated on the grounds of newly discovered NCAA recruitment violations. breached NCAA rules, and then misled officials into thinking otherwise, many agreed with how the situation was handled. " About his firing, I think it was warranted. He did disobey the rules, " stated first year English major, Kirra Steel. " Any violation has to be taken care of. " Aside from casting a shadow on the season ahead, the firing of coach Jim Harrick two weeks before the early signing period has also had negative effects on recruiting. Prior to Harrick ' s dismissal, the UCLA Bruins hoped to sign what was considered to be the Jeremy Afuso top recruiting class in the nation. Harrick ' s firing, coupled with UCLA ' s delay in hiring a new coach for the 97-98 season, compelled twins Jared and Jarron Collins to sign with Stanford. In addition, the nation ' s top recruit, Baron Davis, has yet to respond to UCLA ' s invitation to become a Bruin player. Furthermore, with such an unstable future ahead, UCLA ' s " trio of indecision " (J.R. Henderson, Toby Bailey, and Jelani McCoy) have been forced to reconsider leaving UCLA early for the NBA . 285 Seniors Charles O ' B;. .15 ihe fate of Head Coach ' ' 9 a press conference he!d by Athletic L1 e!et Dalis. SPORTS MEN ' S BASKETBALL take it to the rim by rebecca winder HENS BASKETBALL Opponent Score Washington State Washington Stanford Arizona State Arizona use Oregon Oregon State California Stanford Arizona Arizona State use Oregon Stale Oregon Washington Washington State Charleston SO- Xavict- Iowa Suit Minnesota 84-56 79-70 61-109 7 62 8478 967 85-87 7468 68-71 87-68 H.I:, 92-81 82-60 UK. ' ) 7467 87-85 87-86 109-75 96 3 7473 72-80 PAC 10 RECORD 15-3 NCAA Playoffs After a humbling loss in the first round of the 1996 NCAA tourna- ment to the Princeton Tigers, the more mature UCLA Men ' s Basketball team hoped to defend their Pac-10 title for the second straight season and possibly become a contender for the NCAA crown. The high hopes for the 1997 season began to dis- appear as Steve Lavin, the 5th youngest Division I coach in the nation, replaced Jim Harrick as interim head coach. Relying heavily on fundamen- tals and heart, Lavin coached the team to suc- cess with his " one day at a time " attitude. Led by a " Trio of Seniors, " the Bruins ignored their less than stellar non-conference record to defend their Pac-10 title. The transformation of senior Charles O ' Bannon from inconsistent slam dunk specialist to dependable " go-to " guy gave the Bruins con- sistency as they battled through a rigorous conference schedule. While only missing two starts in his whole career, O ' Bannon led his team in both scoring and rebounding. Key games for Charles included the Cal game at the Cow Palace in which he grabbed a career high 1 6 boards and both of the games against Nation Champions Arizona in which his combined 50 points led the Bruins to two key victo- wuckerheide rics. Meanwhile, senior guard Cameron Dollar, fully recovered from twin pinky injuries, solidified the Bruin attack with his ball-handling skills and quick hands. Dollar was on themoney as he raced the length of the court in a victory over Washington State. Bob Myers filled in r3 J Jeremy Aluso Despite playing with a sore ankle (or most of the season, junior Kris Johnson provided valuable offensive and defensive support. 288 SPORTS ' : " It was definitely a special season. We ' ve all grown up and it ' s extremely gratifying just to see my boys grow up from boys to men. " - Charles O ' Bannon Kershap Dalai Junior Toby Bailey solidifed the victory over the Duke Blue Devils (73 69] with his shots from the free throw line. Junior forward J.R. Henderson, one of UCLA ' s most versatile play- ers, loob to score as teammamte Toby Bailey loob on. SPORTS admirably at the center and forward positions when the Bruin big men needed breathers. While the seniors provided leadership, the other players contributed much to the Bruin squad as well. Leading the nation in shooting percentage, sophomore cen- ter Jelani McCoy dominated the inside with his shot block- ing ability and easy looks at the basket. Junior guard Toby Bailey led the team in minutes as he moved back to the No. 2 position and continued a string of consecutive starts dating back to his freshman year. Junior forward J.R. Henderson, whose versatility and finesse with the balll became an inte- gral part of the game, smoothed over some rough spots with the new coach to become a key part of the offense. Also adding some valuable playing time were junior Kris Johnson and sophomore Brandon Loyd. Johnson ' s moves down low, quick first step, and free throws down the stretch became pivotal in close games. Loyd was looked to blister the nets with his three point shooting ability. As the Bruins danced into the madness of March, they rolled past Charleston Southern and defeated a fiesty Xavier squad with a come from behind performance to go to the Sweet Sixteen. Dollar led the team to the Elite Eight with another full court dash as time ran out against Iowa State. Unfortunately, the Minnesota Gophers outmanned the gutsy Bruins and ended dreams of the Final Four. Earning himself a four year contract, Lavin instilled discipline, patience, and pride in Bruin basketball. Although they did not earn the crown, they learned the fundamentals of basketball and life. Lavin claims, " What we Ve learned about each other, about the basketball family, about how life is a lot more than this game or the score or whether we go to the Final Four. It ' s a special experience when you overcome and go through the things that we went through and really that ' s what college basketball is all about. " Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography Front Row Chris Woobrd, Sean Jacobsen, Jacob Luna, Tony Luflman, Malt Gordon, David Sachs, Andy McMullen. Middle Row Assistant Coach Steve Spencer, Assistant Coach Jim SaiQ Head Coach Steve Lavir Assistant Coach Michael Holtor Trainer Tony Spinq Student Manager Andrew Pruter. Back Row Vince McGoutha, Brandon Loyd, Kevin Daley Sean Farnhom, Charles O ' Bannon, J. R. Henderson, Jelani McCoy Dave rbrker, Bob Myers, Toby Bailey Kris Johnson, Matt Harbour, Cameron Dollar, Harold Sylvester. 290 Team Work - the upheavals; enced both on the court, Basketball able to put it al them and stay come game tM| Photo by Jeremy Atuso A SPORTS WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL by rebecca winder H. istory sometimes repeats itself. Unfortunately for the UCLA Women ' s Basketball team, this statement has been all too true. Prior to the start of the season, freshman Takiyah Jackson injured her knee and thereby, became inactive for the rest of the season. Expectations for t he ' dynamic duo ' , Jackson and Erica Gomez, were postponed for a full year. There was hope as the 1996-1997 season began that Jackson would team up with Gomez, Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, to form a powerful back court tandem and possi- bly challenge perennial power- house Stanford for the Pac-10 title. As Jackson recuperated, Gomez also injured her knee during the pre-season. Consequently, the Bruins were forced to face a rigorous schedule and to find someone to step into the shoes which Gomez vacated. Filling those shoes quite nicely, freshman Maylana Martin was a key part of the Bruin attack all season. Martin even challenged the Pac-10 Front Row Jamie Oenning, Erica Gomez, Laura Tomich, Aisha Veasley. Second Row Tawana Grimes, Linda Shudlick, Carlo Houser, Marie Philman. Third Row Takiyah Jackson, Janae Hubbard, Melanie Pearson. Last Row Carly Funicello, Maylana Martin. Freshman scoring record, formerly held by USC ' s Lisa Leslie. Other key freshmen were Carly Funicello and Melanie Pearson, who along with Jackson and Martin, marked the first time four freshmen have been regulars in the starting lineup in 16 years. While the newcomers contributed their share, the veterans pro- vided the much needed leader- ship and experience for this young crew. Juniors Aisha Veasley and Tawana Grimes posted consistent numbers all season long. Having never missed a game in their careers, Veasley and Grimes paced the Bruin attack. Jeremy Afuso While the Bruins did not fulfill hopes for a predicted 3rd place Pac-10 finish, head coach Kathy Olivier has much to look forward to next season. A healthy Gomez will solidify a talented Bruin squad which will return all of the key players from this year ' s team. Assuming history only repeats itself once, the Bruins will be a legitimate competitor for the Pac-10 championship next year. t 13 _ - ASUCLA Photography 292 SPORTS WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL Opponent Score Washington State 77-73 Washington 75-98 Stanford 62-74 California 74-65 Arizona State 6V66 Arizona 4 69 use 5640 Oregon 64-76 Oregon State 77-54 California 82-56 Stanford 68-98 Arizona 78-90 Arizona State 91-61 use 74 7 Oregon State 79-68 Oregon 61-64 Washington 75-76 Washington State 8M3 PAC 10 RECORD 7-11 Jeremy Afuso Quick and aggressive, Junior Tawana Grimes, with the aid of Marie Philman, bypasses her Stanford opponent and makes a bee line for the basket. Freshman forward Takiyah Jackson, sidelined last season by injury wastes no time in proving that she is a force to be reckoned with. 293 SPORTS SWIM DIVE by wendy tan ith five Ail-Americans returning to the team, the Bruins were well prepared to face the new swim season. Although the team was relatively young, their inexperience was compensated by strong swimmers, seven of whom com- peted at the 1996 Olympic Trials. Two-time All-Americans Lindsay Etter, Jill Jenkins, and Cindy Bertelink were expected to lead the team to a victorious Under the guidance of Head Coach Cyndi Gallagher and Head Coach Andy Kwan, the team displayed talent in Salmeen, a 1996 Olympic gold medalist and NCAA Champion in the 200 butterfly, The season progressed beautifully, with a 6-0 record and the defeat of Illinois bringing a fit- ting end to the home season. Diving also had its own show of talent, with five out of six divers placing in the top twenty at the Annual Bruin Invitational. Junior Rose Huelskamp placed first on the three-meter board in seven out of the first eight meets. Then came the toughest meets, culmi- nating in three consecutive loss- es against Stanford, Cal, and use. every event. The Bruins were strongest in sprints, with two nationally ranked sprinters, sophomore Susan Trainer and freshman Keiko Price. Another plus was the return of Assistant Coach Annette Angela Ashman Several swimmers qualified for the NCAA Championships, led by Etter in the 100 and 200-meter breaststroke, and Price in the 50, 100, and 200 free, 100 fly, and 200 free relay. WOMEN ' S SWIMMING Meet Blue Gold Meet SMU Classic UCSB Ncvada-Reno UCLA Mniiiii.it Meet Arizona Florida Arizona SpeedoCup UCSD Michigan Illinois Stanford California use Team Results 2nd 3rd Scon Quinlartl ASUCLA Photography Front Row Monica Janera, Leslie Carr, Lindsay Etler, Tracy Wilcox, Julie Flynn, Rebecca Ronsaville. Second Row Lindsey Masterson, Amy Sloan, Cindy Bertelink, Lindsey Rock, Rose Huelskamp, Amanda Dobbs, Laura Segundo, Christa Thomas Erinn Noeth, Jennifer Poree. Third Row Rosalind Dunn, Kalie Simmons, Kimberly Wilson, Erin Walsh, Amber Wines, Ashley Haendiges, Jaclyn Caslellanq Keiko PriceStephanie lutz, Jill Jenkins, Head Swim Coach Cyndi Gallagher. Fourth Row Assislanl Coach Genii Masluk, Assistant Coach Bryon Davis, Alicia Solomon, Katie Stuppi, Susan Trainer, Lara Potter, Miranda Walz, Amanda Hall, Kiley Ames-Klein, Head Diving Coach Andy Kwan. 294 SPORTS w Bruin Swimmer dives into ihe water as she sets to defeat all the opponents. Sprint Freestyler Keiko Price, member of U.S. Swimming ' s " Project Sydney " led a spectacular class of freshmen. Angela Ashman WOMEN ' S DIVING Meet Blue Gold Meet SMU Classic UCSB Nevada-Reno UCLA Alumnae Meet Arizona Florida Arizona Trojan Diving Invite All American Diving Invitational Illinois Bruin Invite Stanford California use Team Results 1st 2nd 2nd }rd Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography 295 SPORTS WOMEN ' S GYMNASTICS all the right moves by matthew heyn Head Coach Valorie Kondos has to be proud of her accom- plishments while with UCLA athletics. In the last four years, she has guid- ed the team to four consecutive Regional titles. Slowly she has watched the team edge up from fifth in ' 94 to fourth in ' 95 to a second place finish in last year ' s NCAA champi- onships. In 1995 she was awarded Pac-10 and West Regional Coach of the Year. This year, the gymnastics team started the season with a number one ranking and a drive to bring home the school ' s first NCAA title. However, compe- tition was stiff from the start. UCLA lost their first meet to second ranked Georgia. After a promising win against Stanford, they faltered against San Diego State. Things picked up significantly mid-season at the UCLA invitational. There, they ran away with the competition and proved that they were still a team to be reckoned with. The Bruins kept their sights focused: the NCAA championship, and a big finish. Crucial to the team ' s success has been the leadership of Senior, Leah Homma. The four-time Ail- American holds the school records in both the Balance Beam (9.975) and the All- Around (39.750). Last year she placed in the top three Mike Muckerneide on at least one event in every meet prior to the NCAAs. According to Head Coach Kondos, " We ' ve got a great team. ..It should come down to us and Georgia. We ' re more polished, we have a better record. Georgia is more hit or miss. " WOMENS GYMNASTICS Opponent CSU Fullenon Georgia Stanford Arizona State UCLA Invitational Brigham Young Magical Classic Bruin Classic Shanico Inn-vltc Pac-10 Championships Score 191.5-189.175 195.725-196.95 195625-193.225 194.45-195 1 1st 194.125-193.7 1st 1st Rultf n of pm lifflc ASUCLA Photography Top Row Assistant Coach Anthony Calderon, Kiralee Hayashi, Amy Smith, Stella Umeh, luisa Portacarrerq Leah Homma, Deborah mink, Lena Detgeva, Kerri Strug. Bottom Row Head Coach Valorie Kondos, Karin Silvestri, Anne Dixon, Carmen Tausend, lisa Hiley Andrea Fong, Heidi Moneymaker, Susie Erickson, Assistant Coach Mark Cook. 296 Angela Ashman Sophomore Luiso Portocarrero demonstrates why she has become one of UCLA ' s most consistent beam performers, averaging 9.832 on the apparatus. Go getter Kiralee Hayashi finishes her floor exercise program which has, in the past season garnished top scores. 297 SPORTS MEN ' S VOLLEYBALL by matthew heyn MEN ' S VOLLEYBALL Opponent CSV Noithridge UC Santa Barbara San Diego State UC San Diego Loyola Marymount Pcpperdinc use CSU Long Beach UC Irvine Hawaii Stanford Pacific Brigham Young Brigham Young Games 3-0 2-3 3-O 3-1 3-1 0-3 3-1 M 30 W 3-1 3-1 3-1 3-2 Hr Milr. u of prnw lime Under the astute coaching eye of veteran Head Coach, Al Scales, a talented Men ' s Volleyball team sought what most believed was impossible, another 3-peat of the NCAA championship. The start of the season seemed shaky as UCLA lost their first match to UCSB. UCLA won two of the first three sets, but was unable to fol- low through and lost the last two games by close margins. The Bruins ' confi- dence was dampened further by a debilitating loss to the Pepperdine Waves in three straight sets, making their record (5-3). However, the program still had life in it. With the powerful forces of senior oppo- site, Paul Nihilpali and senior swing hitter, Trong Nguyen leading the team, UCLA had a strong foundation to allow them to surge ahead. This year, Nihilpali was able to beat former Bruin Jeff Nygaard ' s career record for most kills. The season was further highlighted after Scales earned his 900th vic- tory by beating the Trojan ' s in USC ' s North Gym. The Bruins ended their season with important wins against Long Beach State and arch-rivals Hawaii. UCLA ' s Men ' s Volleyball regained confidence and showed that they were indeed, true cham- pions. Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography Front Row Team Manager Todd Tydlaska, Ben Moselle, Charlie Jackson, Eric Vallely Trong Nguyen, Donald Puathasnanon, Student Trainer Anh Nguyen Second Row Trainer Dave Polanski, Assistant Coach Mark Knudsen, Matt Grace, Brandon Talifaerro, Danny Farmer, Andor Guylai, Fred Robins Bock Row Assistant Coach Brian Roter, Selh Burnham, Fbul Nihipali, Adam Naeve, Tom Slilllwell, Evan Thatcher, Head Coach Al Scales, Public Address Announcer Kirk Kilgour u Pino , 298 SPORTS Mike Muckerheide Quick Hitter Tom Stillwell entered this season ranked the best blacker in NCAA volleyball. As a sophomore, he broke the records for single season blocks and assists per game. Together with teammate Fred Robins, the Bruins look to rebuild the Great Wall of Westwood. Senior Paul Nihipali is, arguably one, if not the premiere collegiate volleyball player in the nation. He managed to break UCLA ' s career record for most kills (1800+) set by former Player of the Year and teammate, Jeff Nygaard. Mike Muckertieide 299 on the BretfrT PhotoTjy SPORTS on. the right track by sue Wichanyuparp rebecca winder TRACK FIELD The UCLA Women ' s Track Field team once again lived up to their outstanding reputation. Under the direction of Jeanette Bolden, in her 4th season as head coach, the team exhibited true skill. Among their victories, the Bruins won meets against UCSB, CSU Long Beach, and CSU L.A. They have also been unbeaten in dual meets for three seasons. The secret behind the Bruin Track Field team ' s success was in the strength of the individuals comprising the team. Five All Americans returned to the team, including senior high jumper Amy Acuff, senior sprinter Darlene Malco, junior throw- ers Suzy Powell and Nada Kawar, and junior runner Cicely Scott. Acuff, a collegiate record holder in the high jump, was also the two time defending NCAA Outdoor champion. Moreover, Acuff, along with Kawar, competed in the 1996 Olympiad for team USA and team Jordan, respectively. Adding to the talent of this experienced group of athletes was an incoming freshmen class rated " No. 1 " by Track Field News . Two of the fresh- men held respective positions of " No. 1 " , Kim Mortensen, and " No. 2 " , Seilal Sua, for Track Field News 1996 National Female Prep Athlete of the Year. The abundance of such skill among the team ' s Jeff Fu individual members led to the Bruin ' s formida- ble power as a team. Such power is what has maintained UCLA ' s top ranking in Women ' s Track Field. In the past decade a tradition of excel- Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography UCLA DISTANCE CORPS Front Row Matt Olin, Mark Mauser, Mebrahtom Keflezighi, Chris Lynch Second Row Ryan Larson, Jeff Sneed, Daniel Brecht, Kevin Bowes Back Row Scott Abbott, Matt Pitts, Jackie Stewart, Rusty Moore, David Valencia, Anthony Ossa 304 SPORTS TotJd Cheney ASUCLA Photography UCLA JUMP ERS Front Row Jeanarta Jackson, Keisha Porter Second Row Zoe ' Shavy Jocelyn Chase, Deanna Simmons, Kelly O ' Connor Back Row Amy Acuff, Erica Hoernig, Renee Emery Todd Cheney ASUCLA Photography UCLA THROWERS Front Row Kristin Ayers, Rachelle Noble Back Row Seilala Suo, Nada Kawar, Suzy Powell Like team mate Amy Acuff, Nada Kawar shines both on and off the field. She appeared in the 1996 Olympiad, competing for Jordan. In addition she earned Second team Academic Ail- American honors. ASUCLA Photography 305 SPORTS UCLA SPRINTERS HURDLERS Front Row Biso Grant, Mame Twumasi Second Row Stephanie Fong, April! Hincbon, Tamar Cherebin, Joni David, Andrea Anderson Back Row Joanna Hayes, Cicely Scott, Darlene Malco, Krystal Walden Senior Amy Acuff is one of Track Field ' s most successful team mem- bers both on and off field. Last summer, she competed in the Olympics as a member of team USA. In addition, she manged to earn First team Academic All- American honors. UCLA DISTANCE CORPS Front Row Melinda George, Zalika Davis Second Row Molly Mehlberg, Katherina Kechris, Christina Bowen, Kim Mortensen Back Row Kara Barnard, Jessica Corbin, Cicely Scott, Bethany Lucas, Margaret Hall " -. bjjhM : .,,.: -.-,: I ,..,. Expw! ! dKSBWVB " du Lading die ! bit b totktow Todd Cheney ASUCLA Photography Todd Cheney ASUCLA Photogmphy 306 SPORTS lence in the UCLA ' s Men ' s Track and Field Program has been established. Included among the accolades for the Bruin program are two NCAA titles, four Dual Meet titles and eight Pac-10 crowns, the last five in consecutive years. Despite losing a wealth of talent from last year ' s squad, the Bruins matched the success of the past. One way the team overcame the obstacle of such a tremendous loss of talent was to recruit a fine class of fresh- men. Rated third in the U.S., this year ' s recruiting class fea- tured three top athletes - 800m runner Michael Granville, sprinter Damien Allen, and discus performer Lance Jauron. Expected to pick up the slack left by the graduation of the seniors, six returning All-Americans used their experi- ence and dedication to match the success of the past. Leading the pack were throwers senior David Dumble, junior Josh Johnson, and sophomore Travis Haynes. Also included among this group were distance runner Mebrahtom Keflezighi, vaulter Scott Slover, and sprinter Akil Davis. Junior transfer Mark Hauser rounded out the Bruin All-Americans lending depth as a distance runner. In addition, a healthy Ibrahim Hassan showcased his talents in the 200m and 400m races. Likewise, Bruin return- ers, junior hurdler Gerimi Burleigh, junior high jumper Rich Pitchford, and junior triple jumper Mel Moultry duplicated their personal successes from last year. With such assets, the 1997 Track and Field Team met opponents with determination and confidence. The tradi- tion of excellence will continue as the track stars of the pre- sent use their experience to achieve personal and team goals. Scott Quintatd ASUCLA Photography UCLA SPRINTERS HURDLERS Front Row Gerimi Burleigh, Derek Loudenback, Jess Strutzel, Michael Granville II, Brett Fernald Back Row Nyron Bernard, Anthony Ossa, Ibrahim Hassan, Sam Napier, Randy Brookes Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography UCLA FIELD ATHLETES Front Row Lance Jauron, Travis Haynes, Greg Carpenter, Rich Pitchford, Scott McPherren Second Row Josh Johnson, Matt Pentecost, David Dumble, Ed Barnett, Travis Calkins, David Rynearson, Mel Moultry Back Row Jason Nienberg, Lawrence Owusu, Josh Leng, Derrick Evans, Daniel Baumeister, Luke Sullivan, Wade Tif TRACK FIELD Meet N. Arizona Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Corn Husker Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Bill Cosby Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Notre Dame Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Wyoming InvitationaJ Women ' s Team Men ' s Team CSU Fullcrton Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team UC San Diego Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Cal - Nevada Invitational Women ' s Team Men ' s Team Place 13-6 8-7 12-6 9 6-7 13-7 10-13 fr5 5-6 9-8 4-7 18-6 8-7 307 SPORTS BASEBALL bruins bat by rebecca winder BASEBALL Opponent Hawaii UNLV Nevada Loyola Marymount Ari ona State Arizona use California Series 3-0 50 2-1 M 2-1 1-2 2-1 a of pran lime Despite a tradition of success and a rep- utation for being one of the best in the nation, the UCLA Men ' s Baseball team wanted nothing less than a National Championship. Head Coach Gary Adams had just the right combination of power and touch, desire and want, experience and youth to take his team " all the way. " The Bruins were dominant on offense with the power of junior third baseman Troy Glaus. Glaus brought with him a wealth of expe- rience from the US Olympic Team, as he and seven other starters returned to the team this year. Joining Glaus as both an Olympian and a Bruin, junior pitcher Jim Parque led the pitching staff. Glaus ' presence was also a valuable addition to last year ' s win leaders, junior Peter Zamora and sophomore Dan Keller. Although the team struggled defensively last season, this year proved different. In the out- field, senior left-fielder Jon Heinrichs, sophomore center-fielder Eric Valent, and junior right-fielder Eric Byrnes anchored the defense. All three were starting for the second year in a row. On offense, the Bruins had power on their side. Glaus, Valent, Byrnes, and Zamora were the four men in the middle of the lineup who together combined for 42 home-runs last year. At the midpoint of the season this year, the Bruins were on track to hit well past the marks of last season. Adams ' strong batting lineup posed a strong threat to opposing pitch- ers - With such a formidable batting lineup, improved defense, and a strong pitching staff, the Bruins had the " all " to achieve their goal of a National Championship. With a preseason 2 national ranking and a solid start, the Bruins are well on their way to the College World Series. Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography (Alphabetical Order) Sam Brownwell, Brennan Burns, Eric Byrnes, Casey Cloud, Gabe Crecion, Derek Fowler, Troy Glaus, Jason Green, Jon Heinrichs, Rob Henkel, Mike Hymes, Tom Jacques, Mike Jaramillo, Dan Keller, Matt Klein, Jeff Lassiter, Sam Madrid, Chad Matoian, Jake Meyer, Brett Nista, Cassidy Olson, Ryan O ' Toole, Jim Parque, John Phillips, Billy Pieper, Aldo Pinto, Ryan Reightley Tony Righetti, Brandon Rogers, Ryan Roques, Nick St. George, Jack Sanlora, Rob Schult, Nick Theodorou, Al Thielemann, Glenn Thompkins, Eric Valent, Royce Valent, Matt Walker, and Peter Zamora. 308 SPORTS Mike Muckertede Left handed pitcher Jim Parque has become one of the premiere collegiate pitchers in the nation. With Parque leading the way the team looks forward to the National Championships. Senior Jon Heinrichs, named one of the top ten pro- fessional prospects in the league by Baseball America, can definitely be counted on to perform on a consistent basis. 309 SPORTS SOFTBALL fc bases , covered by sue Wichayanuparp SOFTBALL Opponent California Stanford Oregon Oregon State Arizona Loyola Marymount St. Mary ' s Fresno State CSU Nonhrldge CSU Long Beach CSU San Diego Series 1-1 3-1 3-0 3-0 1-1 M 2-0 0-2 2-0 1-1 1-0 M of prcu rui n- Although the UCLA Softball team began its season with some disappointing loss- ' es, it did not allow these defeats to pre- vent it from displaying the skills that have made the Bruins one of the best teams in the nation. With the return of experienced seniors, the talent of several outstanding freshmen, and the supervision of head coach Sue Enquist, the team was able to prove their power and strength on the field. Early in the season, they dropped 3 of 4 non-conference games. The Bruins suffered losses to both FSU and CSULB. Nevertheless, the team demon- strated that it still possessed championship qualities when it later compiled a 21 -game winning streak and knocked off No. 1 Arizona for the first time in two years. " We are starting to play with more authority and confidence, " remarked Coach Enquist. Integral to the Softball team ' s success were seniors Alleah Poulson and B ' Ann Burns. Poulson, a two time All American, returned to her position at first base. Burns also provided strength to the team with impressive pitching, ranking among the top ten in four career pitching categories. In addition, two fresh- men helped cinch Bruin wins. Courtney Dale was the top all around prospect in the nation, demonstrating her value on the pitching mound and in the out- field during her first year at UCLA. Christa Williams came to the team as the top pitching recruit in the nation, as well as a member of the 1996 gold medal US Olympic team. With such assets, the Bruins had lit- tle difficulty establishing themselves on the field. Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography In Alphabetical Order Julie Adams, Christie Ambrosi, Operations Manager Sharron Backus, Nikki Barbieri, B ' Ann Burns, Courtney Dale, Head Coach Sue Enquist, Lesley Feldman, Assistant Coach Lisa Fernandez, Laurie Fritz, Student Assistant Kelly Howard, Assistant Coach Kelly Inouye, Julie Marshall, Johanna Mike, Stacey Nuveman, Nicole Ochoa, Nicole Odom, Alleah Poulson, Team Manager Kari Robinelte, Christa Williams, Kim Wuest 310 SPORTS Sophomore catcher Julie Marshall possesses a great com- mand of the plate. With only two seasons under her belt, Marshall already demonstrates great skill and leadership. Consistently improving both defensively and offensively, Marshall will be an invaluable asset to the program in the fol- lowing years. Senior pitcher B ' Ann Burns strategizes with catcher Julie Marshall. The Softball team looted to All-Amerioan B ' Ann Burns for leadership and experience Kofi Harmon 311 ace up ,the sleeve by matthew heyn MEN ' S TENNIS Opponent Games CalPolySLO 7-0 Boise State 34 Texas 6-1 UC Irvine 6-1 UNIV 4-3 Pepperdine 7-0 UC Santa Barbara 7-0 Arizona 7-0 Arizona State 5-2 Fresno State frl use 4-3 Rcfttilta M or pfCM time SPORTS MEN TENNIS isapointment characterized the 1995-96 Men ' s Tennis Season. Head Coach Billy Martin wit- nessed his Bruins upset by Stanford, with the team having to settle for the runner-up posi- tion. Despite losing key players Justin Gimelstob and Srdjan Muskatirovic, the Men ' s Tennis team earned a No. 2 ranking and coasted through much of the early competition. In their place, Eric Taino has taken the leadership position of the team. He posted a 22-5 dual match record at the No. 3 singles slot last year. The additions to the 1996-97 team include the top junior players in the country: Kevin Kim, Alex Decret, and Jason Cook. Unphased by an early upset to Boise State, the Bruins made short work of their other competition, including Cal Poly SLO, San Diego State, Irvine, and UNLV. Most significantly, they shut out the Pepperdine Waves, who are traditional- ly a fierce competitor. National champi- onship dreams were in the eyes of the Men ' s Tennis team from the start of the season. The only real com- petition left for the Bruins was their old nemesis Stanford who was ranked above UCLA. The Bruins had a huge ace up their sleeve in hosting the event, but would it be enough to defeat the Stanford Cardinals? Only time will tell. ASUCLA Photography First Row Matt Breen, Alex Decret, Jay Jackson, Chris Sand Second Row Eric Taino, Alon Schwartz, Jordan Duboff, Mark Miller, Ivan Volkov Third Row Assistant Coach Brett Greenwood, Kevin Kim, Eric Lin, Jason Cook, Head Coach Billy Martin. Back Row Vince Allegre, Brandon Kramer, Tal Russ, Manager Chip Humphries. 312 SPORTS Angela Ashman Freshman Kevin Kim is one of the most versatile players on the squad. He entered the arena of collegiate tennis with a No 38 ranking by the ITA, and improved it to a 22 ranking by the fall. Kevin Kim looks to be the face of the future for Bruin tennis. The torch of leadership was passed on to returning veteran Eric Tain, who managed to earn first team All Pac-10 honors last year. Under him, the Bruins looked forward to the NCAAs, and ultimately the team title Angela Ashman 313 SPORTS WOMEN ' S TENNIS by wendy tan WOMEN S TENNIS Opponent Washington State Pcppcixline Arizona State Arizona William Mary Duke Boise State Loyola Marymount Arizona Arizona State USC Washington Pepperdine Games 7-2 4-5 4-5 40 42 5-4 5-1 6-3 6-3 6-3 RewOu a of pfc time Although the 1996-97 Women ' s Tennis was comprised primarily of underclass- ._. men, Head Coach Stella Sampras was confident in the talents of her team. The team not only lost all three of the last year ' s top players, but Coach Bill Zaima as well. Despite these setbacks, the team set high goals with its newest members, freshmen Elizabeth Schmidt, Annica Cooper, and Katia Roubanova. Transfer Kati Kocsis, another invaluable addition, began the season ranked 6th in the nation and was expected to present herself as the top player for UCLA. Team Captain, Kelly Rudolph, was the key to team unity and leadership. As an experi- enced Junior, she brought the Bruins into the sea- son ranked 7th in the ITA fall rankings. Six Bruins competed in the Pac-10 Indoor Championships in preparation for the start of the 1997 season. The team ' s win over Washington State in their first dual match foreshadowed the spirit, intensity and hard work throughout the remain- der of the season. Although Schmidt injured her ankle early in the season, it did not seem to affect her performance in the close match against Pepperdine. The season pro- gressed readily, highlighted by the team ' s 9-0 inspiring win A over Loyola Marymount. The Bruins went on to tie for 5th at Angela Ashman the USTA ITA Women ' s National Indoor Collegiate Team Championships. Tough competi- tion came from Cal, USC, and Arizona, but the young Bruins managed to fight their way success- fully through the challenging season. ASUCLA Photography Back Row Annica Cooper, Kathy O ' Daly Brandi Freudenberg, Undergraduate Assistant Coach Anicia Mendez, Assisant Coach Ranee Brown Head Coach Stella Sampras. Second Row Kelry Rudolph, Kati Kocsis, Shana Gray Volunteer Assistant Coach Alisha Fbrtnoy Front Row Elizabeth Schmidt, Alyson Gray Jody Anglin. 314 SPORTS spirit, wwtnihc ;.: ' -- -: . -: ' .-.-:: :-;:.-:-. .. ...: I Angela Ashman Freshman Annica Cooper possesses an aggressive style of play but still remains calm and collected when the pressure is on. Junior Team Caption Kelly Rudolph is the most expe- rienced returning member of last year ' s team. In her, the rest of the team hopes to find leadership and experience which to draw upon. Angela Ashman 315 SPORTS GOLF by kelly krueger MEN ' S GOLF Invitational Team Results Nike - Northwest Classic 1 1 111 Coca Cola Classic 10th USF Collegiate Invite 7th Fresno Lexus Classic 12th Pioneer Electronics Invite 3rd Mauna Kea Collegiate 6th tied TaylorMade Intercollegiate 17th tied San Diego Invitational 1 1th Reiu]i as of preu time The men and women ' s golf teams faced tough competition, but their success- ful seasons proved that young teams also exhibit incredible amounts of skill. Consistency, however, was a major challenge, nonetheless, the Bruins were able to place in a number of major tournaments. The men ' s golf team worked toward their desire for national recognition in a num- ber of national tournaments. Early in the season, they placed sixth in the Corey Pavin Invitational. Freshman Jason Semelsberger led the Bruins with the highest individual finish of the season. The men ' s team then went on to finish sixth at the Mauna Kea Collegiate. Despite trying conditions, sophomores BJ. Schlagenhaut and Brandon DiTullio performed exceptionally. DiTullio placed in the top ten and achieved his " personal best " of the year. In the San Diego tournament the Bruins competed with four of the nation ' s top twenty teams and placed eleventh. Again Brandon DiTullio led the team with three finishes in the top ten. The women ' s golf team faced the same obstacles as the men ' s team. Despite their inconsistent start, the team came together as the season progressed. They placed second in the Regional Challenge and third in the Pioneer Electrics Bruin Classic. The team was led by Sophie Sandolo, a recent transfer from France. She finished fourth at the Regional tournament and third at the Bruin Classic. Also a strong player, junior Amandine Vincent tied for third with Sandolo at the tournament. The future looks good for a young, skill- ful golf team. The season gained the Bruins valu- able experience and confidence enabling them to grow and stregthen as a team. Todd Cheney ASUCLA Photography Front Row Ross Fulgentis, BJ. Schlagenhauf, Christopher Kim, Doug Kazanjian, Jason Semelsberger Second Row Head Coach Brad Sherfy, Perry Dickey, Mark Sander, Brandon DiTullio, Cameron Blount, Steve Wagner, Ben Bost Back Row Kevin Roughen, Darren Humphrey, Kyle Shoren, Eddy Lee, Raul Ohshima, Chris Sturdivanl 316 SPORTS Front Row Alexandra Gasser, Jill Axelrod, Assistant Coach Jennifer Biehn Second Row Betty Chen Amandine Vincent, Annie Markowitz, Head Coach Jackie Steinmann Third Row Eunice Choi, jeong Min Park Senior Jeong Min Park, with a con- sistent overall game, looks to be not only a team leader, but one of the nation ' s top golfers. Todd Cheney ASUCLA Photography WOMEN ' S GOLF Invitational Top Cup Rolex Fall Preview Stanford Collegiate Rolex Match Play Golf World Invite RegionalChallenge Bruin Classic San Jose Invite Team Results 2nd 12th 3rd 8th 12th 2nd 3rd 3rd Results as of press time ASUCLA Photography 317 SPORTS WOMEN WATER POLO by rebecca winder WOMEN ' S WATER POLO Opponent I ' Santa Barbara California Stanford LIC Santa Barbara Pacific Caliofornia I ' . San Diego State use I Massachusett Score 12-6 M 7-6 11-8 10-3 1W 9-7 7-4 166 M of press time In only its second year of existence, the A group of " Super Sophomores " rounded UCLA Women ' s Water Polo team reached out the Bruin attack. Driver Coralie Simmons, also the pinnacle of NCAA competitiveness, a starter for the US National Team, led the offense. Behind the experience and knowledge of Coach Joining her at the set position were Catharine von Guy Baker, the Women ' s Water Polo women were Schwarz and Amanda Gall. On the defensive end, no longer satisfied with a mere championship qualification - they wanted to win it all. Despite losing two of last year ' s top players, Jennifer McFerrin and Stephanie Natcher, to injury, the Bruins used the depth and experience from last year ' s team to achieve their ultimate goal. Junior Mandy McAloon and Katie Tenenbaum helped Payne counter the opponents ' attack. The Bruins were also assisted by Baker ' s " FabFive Freshmen " which included left-handed Serela Mansur a former mem- ber of the Junior National Team. Utilizing the depth and Nicolle Payne anchored the defense as she defend- talent of this year ' s team, the Women ' s Water Polo ed the goal with strength and tenacity. Also a hoped to duplicate the success of last season, starter for the US National Team, Payne has been Although their goal is to win the National described by Baker as the " glue that holds [the Championship again, the Bruins will look at each team] together. " game with focus and determination. Front Row Nicolle Payne, Coralie Simmons, Jenn Cady Molly Barnes Second Row Stephanie Natcher, Catharine von Schwarz, Serela Mansur, Amanda Gall, Mandy McAloon, Paige Ericksen Third Row Alllison LaBonte, Kristin Barlh, Laura Wallace, Sarah Borchelt, Adele Bradford Fourth Row Jessica Stewart, Jennifer Bazilius, Erin Humphrey Katie Tenenbaum Fifth Row Assistant Coach Adam Krikorian, Carly Herrera, Emily Franks, Erin Golaboski, Head Coach Guy Baker ASUCLA Photography 318 SPORTS Jeremy Afuso As the team gets ready to play coach Guy Baker stategizes and prepares the women for victory Baker is the head coach for both women ' s and men ' s water polo Looking for a shot, Coralie Simmons gets ready to score yet another goal. Simmons was named first team Ail- American and led the Bruins in all offensive categories during the 1996 season. Angela Ashman 319 SPORTS by evan seamone R NGER C.YULLENGP R O T C One of Army ROTC ' s many achieve- ments has been in representing the competitive " Bruin Spirit. " The Ranger Challenge, a yearly competition, requires unparalleled endurance, teamwork and sports- manship from the finest and toughest cadets in the state-wide Army ROTC program. The Army ROTC has participated in this varsity sport state championships for over a decade. In order to prepare for the compe- tition, UCLA cadets train for months to perfect their skills in marksmanship, grenade courses, timed disassembly and reassem- bly of the Ml6 and M60 machine guns, and timed team constuction of a rope bridge. UCLA participants also must complete a 10 kilometer race in full military gear. " Ranger Challenge has taught me a lot about my personal strengths and weaknesses, as well as those of my fellow team members, " said Jesse Camp, a third year political science major. UCLA Ranger Challenge members have consistently placed well in past competitions against more than fifteen other accredited California, New Mexico, and Arizona uni- versities. UCLA participants consistently lead the rigor- ous competition, with " Bruin Pride " running through their veins. " The December ' 96 Ranger Challenge Competition was the most physically and men- tally challenging weekends I ' ve experienced, " said Thomas Rogers, a third year business-eco- nomics major. Photo courtesy of Evan Seamone Photo courtesy ol Evai Top Row Cadet Sergeant Jesse Camp, Cadet Sergeant Thomas Rogers, Cadet Private John Suehira Middle Row Cadet Corporal Arturo Murguio, Cadet 1st Lieutenant Christopher Langland-Shula, Cadet Sergeant Lori Rubino, Cadet Corporal William Salazar. Bottom Row Cadet 1 si Lieutenant Phillip Carter. 320 SPORTS . " " to, 1 aid -: Pl Iin -: ' . ! ft N ' : " : :-.-:;. i Oullenge ncco -u Cadet Sergeant Jesse Camp Cadet 1 st Lieutenant Phillip Carter Cadet 1 st Lieutenant Christopher Langland-Shula Cadet Corporal Arturo Murguia Cadet Sergeant Thomas Rogers Cadet Sergeant Lori Rubino Cadet Corporal William Salazar Cadet Private John Suehiro Photos courtesy of Evan Seamone Timed rope bridge construction. The process involves three steps which include constructing the bridge from scratch, putting on the swiss seat, and climbing across the bridge. When the final cadet is off of the rope the clocks are stopped. Cadet 1 st Lieutenant Philip Carter assists his comrade in arms, Cadet Corporal Arturo Murguia, dur- ing the timed rope bridge event. Photo courtesy of Evan Seamone 321 trainer demonstrates the forward lunge punch Nguyen CLUB SPORTS WOMEN S RUGBY riginally begun in 1974 as an off- Boizzet, former coach of the UCLA Women ' s shoot of UCLA ' s Men ' s Rugby team, team. Boizzet, who led the U.S. team to the UCLA Women ' s Rugby has, in World Cup Title in 1991, is joined by current Bruin ruggers Tara Flanagan, Elise Huffer, Brenda Lee, and UCLA ' s current coach and team- mate, Tarn Breckenridge. Another of the Bruin arse- nal, Janine Cochran will represent the Sevens National Team in Hong Rugby Action Photo Rugby Action Photo " Going my way? " Undetered by the one Coast player No Mercy - Determination creases her brow and air N-Ong this rail. 1 his season, who has sunken her jaws into her shoulder, UCLA ' s rushes into her cheeks as UCLA ' s Gretchen Greene Brenda Lee marches on. gathers the force that will carry her past her opponent, the team remains undefeated. 1997, firmly entrenched itself in the mud and It is slated to take the league title as it tackles glory of the sport. Today, the USA National April ' s Southern California Territorials in search Women ' s Rugby team is coached by Frank of its ultimate goal, national gold. by han pham absolutely tough , enough Rugby Action Photo Front Row Co-Captain Jill Schooler Second Row Sheri Hunt, Co-Captain Jill Fenske, Marcy Barrios, Janine Cochran, Lydia Peterson. Third Row Coach Tarn Breckenridge, Olisia Stefurak, Kelly Lynch, Cindy Cruz, Sue Bullough, Sue Thompson, Kim Wilson, Berta DeLeon. Not Pictured Cinnamon Basco, Rebecca Berry Mia Cameron, Gabriella Crowe, Amanda Edwards, Sandy Ewing, Tara Flanagan, Grelchen Greene, Trisho Harper, Renee Harris, Claudette Jacbon, Julie Kang, Brenda Lee, Julie Lieberman, Donna Markland, Liesl Miller, Han Pham. 324 CLUB SPORTS SKI AND SNOWBOARD The Alpine Race Team is a part of the Ski team captain Chris kitchen, along UCLA Ski and Snowboard with racers Gerald Oh, Alex Crenewitz and James _. Association. As a club, they boast over Ryerson, went into Regionals with the hope of 120 members who love to ride the mountains. For securing a team spot in Nationals. Unfortunately, those 40 with a competitve edge, skiing and board- the team as a whole did not qualify, but racer ing offers slalom, giant slalom, dual slalom, super Gerald Oh qualified in individual competition for G, and World Cup GS. In addition, boarding offers slalom and giant slalom. The women ' s team fared half pipe, and freestyle events. The team competes in the Southern Collegic Ski Conference against 1 3 other schools including UCSB, UCSD, and USC. The regular season begins December 30th and ends around Easter. The season consists of twelve races at Mammoth, with Regionals at Squaw Valley and Nationals at Diamond Peak. -r, , . u u i u Gerald Oh, the only member of the ski team to make Monica Einsenstecken flies out of the starling gate, I he half-pipe events are held at June, the i( (o Nationdi . lakes on Steve Mje ,| er from UCSD with her mind on nothing but a good run super G on the backside of Mammoth, and the equally well during the season, led by Monica World Cup Gs from the bottom of Cornice. Einsenstecken, Tracy Teal and Sara Gordan. The This year the team went to Snowboard Team consistently dominated the sea- Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia, for 4 days son earning top spots in racing, half-pipe and and 5 crazy nights. The team trained for two days, freestyle events. Star boarders included Neil just in time to compete in the All-Cal dual slalom. Ishibashi, Mike Rockwell and Gabe Leung. The There they took first place in both skiing and women ' s team also took many top honors, led by boarding. Sheila Pejavar and Gala Magrina. by max andrews Max Andrews Senior racer, Tracy Teal, prepares for the next gate in the Giant Slalom event. 325 CLUB SPORTS MEN ' S LACROSSE Rejuvenated by a supply of talented fresh- men, this year ' s Lacrosse team looked to redeem themselves after last year ' s 5-15 record. The team was able to acquire experienced Freshmen attackers Paul Eugenio and Matt Hill, as by matthew heyn Angela Ashman " Superstar " Mike Arlotto faces off against Claremont. Robert " Hoggy-style " Hogg well as goalie Pete Abbot. This fresh talent, cou- pled with a nucleus of seniors including Mike Arlotto, Robert Cambel, Jeff Rieger, and Randy Josselyn made for a more solid team. The change was evident early on. During the pre-season, the team swept through the Loyola Marymount Tournament, capping their champi- onship with a victory against the 7th ranked Loyola Lions (4-2). The boosted confidence was apparent when the Lacrosse team beat Stanford in overtime during the season ' s first game. " LMU knocked us out of the playoffs the year before, " recalls Senior Mid fielder Randy Josselyn, " so when we beat them it fired us up for the season. " Dedication was the key to success for the team. Lacrosse team members spent 1 5 to 20 hours a week Angela Ashman i . i j . i 1.11 building their skills. going hoop. Through rigorous practices, second year coach Wes Parrish-Rudulovich built a team oriented defense out of the individual talent of players. According to Captain Jeff Rieger, " In the past, our team has had some trouble scoring, this year we ' ve got scorers. " sticks .and stones Angela Ashman Mike Arlotto, assisted by teammate Rocky Choi, struggles for the ground ball as fellow teammate Brian Gilsen is being screened by two opponents. SPORTS ICE HOCKEY Throughout this year, the members of the er. The score ended with a tie of one-to-one. UCLA hockey team were competitive The team was carried by leading scorer, contenders in the quest for a national Ben Theule. Other key players were Dumas Magiule title. The team perservered through challenging conditions, such as having late night prac- tices on an ice rink clear across town. The season began with several near-misses including a loss to USC. As the season pro- gressed, however, the team photo 0( Howson Fong JeremyMux gained momentum and defeated Face ' f a 9 ainst Stanford - UCLA ' S leading scorer, Ben UCLA goalie, Howson Fong, thwarts the shot on goal Thelile takes the face off. On left wing, is Dumas by his opponent, allowing the Bruins to defeat their CSU Long Beach. This victory Mau 9 ile and on " 9 ht win 9 is Zachaf y R Y new rivai usc gave the team confidence to face their toughest and James Campbell. In the CSU Long Beach game, competitor, Stanford. This match-up resulted in a goalie Howson Fong played an outstanding game stalemate on who would be the Pacific 8 title hold- and helped to contribute to the large victory. by kelly krueger in check Photo courtesy of Howson Fong Front Row Mike Siegel, Ben Thelile, Pot Masson, Andrew Lister, Howson Fong, Mike Michelena, James Campbell, Wolf Fengler Back Row Coach Brad Jensen, Ben Caplin, Paul Mahlovy Bryan Scott, Jayson Ogalesco, Zachary Rynevy Justin Crudale, Blake Buyan, John Timberlake, Jason Karas, Chris Manning Coach Nathan Brandstater Not Pictured Dumas Maugile, Jim Hannon, Woody Josseyln, Jeff Rieger 327 CLUB SPORTS MEN ' S RUGBY It was another building year for the UCLA Rugby This year, the squad faced tough competition in the team. Under the leadership of volunteer Head University Division typically dominated by San Diego Coach Darren Maloney, the Rugby team spent State and UC Santa Barbara. The team had great mis- the year building the strength, skills, and talent that fortune in facing those rivals for the first two games of m B| { m - m i t ' le season - but drew some confidence in being able to hold their own. Head Coach Maloney said of those two games, " We ' ve seen the best, now we ' re looking to adjust. The skills are coming. " Maloney had to fight other battles, though, mainly funding and the negative stereotypes of the sport. These factors, he feels, have kept Rugby from reaching its full potential. H , I Mike Muckertieide Mike Muckertieide . . D k I U U Up in the air this Bruin rugby player stretches with all his Not exactly a game for the faint of heart, rugby is a com- M St Ku 8 b y clubs nave a negative might for the oncoming boll, while two opposing players bination of soccer with the full contact of football minus tr -, A n attempt to bring him down to earth. the pads and helmet. reputation. UCLA Rugby is actually pretty con- made UCLA the premier team in the nation during the servative. I ' ve tried hard to build it in a positive way into late 60s through the early 80s. an organized club, " he said. " [Rugby is] a contact sport, In his two years of coaching he has watched but not a collision sport. A lot of abrasions, but nothing the team move from one win a season to a 4-3 record. too serious and it keeps [the athletes] in good shape. " by matthew tumble The Bruin Rugby team, in scrum formation, takes the field against their opponent. Mike Muckertieide 328 CLUB SPORTS KUNG-FU he UCLA Kung-fu program began in Shuai-Chiao grappling comprise the curriculum. Sifu T1992 as the UCLA Koushu Club and Cheng is careful to explain the finer points of the arts fledgling branch of the US Shuai Chiao in which he is one of the youngest to represent. Says Association. Since then, it has bios- Sifu Cheng, " Kung-fu is about understanding our- somed into one of the US ' strongest collegiate traditional martial arts program. Under the guidance of Sifu Mark Cheng, a Bruin alum- nus, the program has produced several nation- ally ranked athletes and has been featured in various trade magazines including: Inside Martial Arts, Karate Kung-fu Illustrated, and Inside Kung-fu. The class offers students a way to release all the stress of the day by burning it , Mike ' Contrary to beliet, some or the fiercest Shuai- In class, all skill levels work together. Here, Eddy out of their bodies, a kind of cathartic experi- Chiao 9 ' PP lin 9 competitors are actually Quan, Assistant Instructor level, works with a first women. level student (throwing). ence. Training is extremely rigorous, pushing every- selves. If we get careless and stop trying to see the lit- one a bit beyond their own self-expectations, creat- tie details that make up our training, then we miss all ing results that astound even the most skeptical. the little improvements that we need to make,- not Southern Sil Lum Kung-Fu, Tai Chi and only in here, but in our own lives as well. " by lee ann wong more Mike Muckertieide The maxim " No pain no gain " does not necessarily hold water in Kung - Fu. Sifu Mark Cheng takes the time to carefully explain the rights and wrongs of various techniques. The safety of those involved is of the utmost importance. 329 delta cso program omega cso u c p d phc golden key J( g rTe groups m Pi U n i W l 1 t ' Bfli 1 - v GREEKS DEITA SIGMA PHI AZO Delta Sigma Phi is a brotherhood of men exemplifying campus leadership, individual development, and most importantly, lifelong friendships. Through our work with other campus organizations, the March of Dimes, and prominent alumni, we challenge each member to better themselves. Our goal is to help aspiring young men on this campus to realize their potential while learning about leadership and life in general. In the end, through these experiences, we will all have skills to help us after graduation and lifelong friendships to cherish. Y.I.T.B.O.S. - Travis Fabian President Travis Fabian (President), Erik Helmstetter (Secretary, PR), Marcus Zalewski (Historian), Rom Kandavel (Vice President), John Mangold (Engineer Leadership Director), Rich Hatten (Treasurer), Adam Dick, Greg Marques, Kris Graf (Pledge Educator), Jason Fiore (Brotherhood), Alan Nicholls (IM Chair), Charlie Jackson (Social Chair), Emmett Keyser (House Manager), Brent Gordon (Vice President), Mac Blatchford (Pledge Trainer), Paul Walker, Tim Strouse (Philanthropy), Garrett Eggers, Kevin Harker, Eric Torres, Jack Wright, Liam Saracino, Ryan Jordan, Buddy Mayhew, Mark Glavinic I 334 GREEKS KAPPA DELTA KA Kappa Delta is excited to be celebrating our 70th anniversary on the UCLA campus. As part of our campus and community involvement we take pride in our various philanthropic activities. Throughout our history we have raised funds for Children ' s Hospital as well as hosted our annual Shamrock Casino Night benefitting The National Committee to Prevent Child Abuse. Recently we have participated in Sharon Stone ' s Planet Hope Charity Ball. With philanthropy, leadership, sisterhood, and scholarship as our main objectives, we at Kappa Delta continue to " strive for that which is honorable, beautiful and highes t. " Trang Au, Suzanne Balluff, Lisa Barrad, Sarah Bice, Angie Bouteller, Ginny Brewer, Selena Bryce, Amy Byun, Jennifer Camacho, Analisa Castro, Christina Chang, Angelina Chen, Danielle Chenault, Becky Conover, Lisa Conover, Linda Corrie, Tamara Drake, Caitlin Dyckman, Laura Ellison, Heather Field, Stacie Friesen, Shaina Goldberg, Stacy Goodman, Cheryl Hackworth, Elizabeth Handelin, Kanela Hanna, Heather Heath, Janice How, Sara Jenkins, Lisa Johnstone, Sheri Koplik, Silia Leamy, Laurie Lieberman, Melody Lindholm, Lola Lo, Jennifer Loef, Jill Lopez, Ling Lu, Chelsea Lymons, Darcy Mack, Dee Malkerneker, Jean Mandeville, Jen Mankowski, Marisa Marcos, Angela Marino, Brenda McClellan, Joanna McEachern, Ashley McKell, Lauren Mendez, Reina Mendoza, Dayna Michaelsen, Laura Mora, Kristin Murphy, Liz Newell, Heather Olsen, Emily Payne, Brandy Phillips, Nicole Poimiroo, Mariver Radmacher, Candi Ramos, Sabrina Raust, Lisa Rosen, Noelle Roux, Rachel Roux, Madelene Santiago, Laura Seltun, Kelly Sew Hoy, Anne Swoboda, Sara Tomkoria, Carleigh Toub, Stacey Traenkner, Lisa Wade, Jennifer Wishner, Phoebe Wu, Sarah Yellin 335 GREEKS DELTA GAMMA AF Date Founded: 1873 Symbol: Anchor Colors: Bronze, Pink, Blue Flower: Cream-Colored Rose Philanthropy: L.A. Blind Children ' s Center Andrea Atkinson, Ananda Baron, Michelle Bologna, Kristine Boucher, Beth Brown, Tiffany Brown, Lisa Chan, Mercedes Chavez, Jessica Chilvers, Shannon Chirone, Alyse Christensen, Kim Coleman, Jennifer Collins, Laurel Coster, Caren Dawson, Christie DeBeau, Kelly Flanagan, Lisa Georgino, Liz Greene, Brooke Croefsema, Nicole Curkin, Cyndee Hernandez, Laura Hiser, Julie Hunt, Laurel Hunt, Robyn Hunter, Emily Johnson, Nicole Lautze, Sabrina Little, Alex McCee, Becky McConnell, Melisa McHale, Carla Mackauf, Erika Malek, Rachel Michael, Lilliana Morales, Kim Murillo, Natalie Novom, Liane Ortman, Claire Owens, Jessica Palanjian, Alexa Pallas, Katie Parsons, Dena Pearlman, Kara Pendleton, Megan Redford, Ali Reid, Alyson Richards, Gloria Rico, Rachel Rosati, Stephanie Roumeliotis, Amanda Sandifer, Anneliese Schumacher, Cheryl Scott, Carly Sesma, Dina Shapiro, Julie Anne Sommers, Shannon Spring, Jill Steele, Jenny St. Sure, Jen Tomasco, Kristen Ulery, Alison Vigil, Denise Waller, Nicky Wallock, Chrissy Whallen, Stephanie Wasserman, Karen Weatherwax, Mia Young, Katie Allen, Carli Anderson, Sarah Beakes, Regan Daigneault, Heather Davey, Tara Donegan, Beth Ferryman, Jenny Hall, Alicia Johnson, Lauren Kelly, Meg McComas, Natalie Mariani, Lisa Monfredini, Carolyn Pentopoulos, Ali Pierce, Jill Simonian, Krista Simla, Marisa Thompson, Beth Ann Younggren, Brita Zaia, Cristina Gallagher, Bria Kulinski, Rchanna McClean, Elizabeth Dcmgen 336 GREEKS Dahlia Aguirre, Jessica Ancona, Monica Agarawal, Laura Anderson, Jorli Baker, Charmaine Barizo, Catherine Bidart, Lauren Boudreau, Alii Britisch, Crissy Carney, Casey Christie, Tami Chance, Karen Chang, Cathy Coddington, Clarisse Cristobal, Chrissy Cruz, Denise Culver, Milly Diaz, Jennifer Drane, Jay Duenas, Tracy Eichorn, Karen Duryea, Laura Eng, Chrysty Esperanza, Jodi Ezrin, Elyse Frank, Cina Freschi, Lisa Garcia, Missy Goldberg, Nicole Hernandez, Jenni Hertz, Galen Holmes, Heather Holmes, Li-Pei Hung, Jenny Kleinberg, Kelly Krueger, Tracy Kumagai, Monica Jaramillo, Robin Jeffers, Eileen Lee, Adriana Lopez, Renee Lopez, Nicole Lukeroth, Renee Madhok, Elysian Mah, Melodic Manahan, Audrey Mao, Natalie Marino, Sara Marzullo, Stephanie Matter, Courtney McGhee, Danica McKeller, Elizabeth Menard, Jennifer Mickey, Kristen Montet, Shonda Murphy, Danica Myers, Jaimi Nanko, Ann Nelson, Jennifer Nelson, Jennifer Niefield, Nicole Opas, Olga Ospina, Nell Paparasilion, Jaclyn Parker, Kate Parsons, Amy Patterson, Jennifer Pendergrass, Anne Marie Perrie, Aimee Rainwater, Michelle Raust, Stephanie Rich, Laura Rimdzius, Jennifer Roden, Stacy Rothman, Rachel Sanders, Sonja Schuemann, Brooke Schulz, Stephanie Simms, Kellie Smith, Michelle Solon, Michelle Specker, Amy Sprang, Sara Staley, Mary Stiefvater, Sheryl Thompson, Nundhini Thukkani, Heather Tobey, Nora Torki, Rachel Tyree, Jennifer Ulbrich, Kathy Villannueva, Kimberly Vladovic, Christy Vollmer, Dina Weinberg, Alison Winkler, Amanda Winn, Kelly Winterheimer, Adrienne Wood, Cynthia Zatkin Date Founded: 1851 Symbol: Lion Diamond Colors: Azure Blue White Flower: Violet Philanthropy: Ronald McDonald House AAH ALPHA DEIIA Pi 337 GREEKS friendship genuine supportive fun dynamic social intelligent best friends diverse beautiful inspirational maid of honor unstoppable - Stellar " to be womanly always... UMEGA chi-O ' s boogie discouraged never " Catherine Shearer, Rebecca Jankowski, Liana Yamasaki, Elizabeth Pineda, Sherry Hartel, Ann Mah, Rebecca Barth, Nicole Sodomka, Carolyn Manuel-Barkin, Melissa Conzalo, Staci Beltram, Amber Rye, Jennifer Holmes, Claire Cochran, Leslie Jones, Marisa Dellanini, Alisa Kornfield, Jill Dever, Amelia Foreman, Heather Marsden, Nicole Labrow, Rebecca Sullivan, Leticia Johnston, Lindsey Johnson, Monica Rai, Michelle Johnson, April Phillips, Johanna Fernald, Marsha Fox, Tina Kwon, Erin Mills, Shana Spangler, Melody Nosce, Sahra Cordon, Jennifer Lee, Lisa Ansell, Carey Chesterton, Elisabeth Crabtree, Danielle Dellner, Jennifer Getz, Carrie Tjong, Miriam Lindermayr, Susan Kim, Suzanne Kassir, Kelly Kinnings, Rachel Goldman, Noel Manuel, Jamie Morikawa, Vanessa Montague, Michelle Reidt, Alisha Song, Lisa Stimmel, Nina Tandon, Sarah Vanderhelm, Andrea Klein, Susan White, Cretchcn Boyd, Emmanuelle Ejercito, Sarah Crowley, Marissa Markota, Jennifer Olivares, Jasmine Ruiz, Jessica Wise, Julie Amerian, Thclma Abhyankar, Olivia Carlos, Martha Castillo, Heidi Castle, Leah Dellanini, Lisa Diaz, Kris Dowling, Danielle Fox, Amber Henry, Karen Johnson, Jennifer Lombardi, Rachclle Lowry, Justine Melonc, Sarah Petruncola, Joanna Proctor, Anita Shich, Debbie Shurman, Kaeccy Smith, Nicole Young 338 IS II GREEKS 339 GREEKS DELTA DELTA DELTA AAA Once in a while, a special friend comes into your life and touches you in a wonderful way. Your personalities just seem to click, and it seems your friendship has existed for years. Immediately, there is a sense of trust and sincerity. And a feeling of closeness develops instantly. Once in a while, somebody special comes into your life, and right away you know you have found a friend. Even after parting, this friend leaves such an impression that from time to time, for no reason, you think of that friend, and it makes you happy. Seniors, we are so proud of you. May you be successful in every avenue you choose. The Sisters of Tri-Delta " If it hurts you to look back, frightens you to look ahead, Then just look beside you... I ' ll be there. " I ' d like to be the sort of friend that you have been to me. I ' d like to be the help that you have always been glad to be. I ' d like to mean as much to you each minute of the day as you have meant old friend of mine to me along the way. -Edgar A Guest There is something in your friendship very sweet for rainy days- Tis your thoughtfulness in finding what I like in little ways, And of doing, one by one, things others leave undone. There is something in your friendship sane strong And glad and true which makes better everything I have to do. And your friendly word smile somehow make life worthwhile. There is something in your friendship very rare to find, my friend Tis unselfishness is giving without stint without end. So there it is. 340 GREEKS If I had given you any parting advice it would have been comprised in this one sentence: to live up always to the best and highest you know. A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you today just the way you are. " My friend, if I could give you one thing, I would give you the ability to see yourself as others see you, then you would realize what a truly special person you are. " Barbara A. Billings When we forget ourselves, we usually do something that everybody else remembers. " A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever. And of all the memory pictures that happy times have brought, my favorites are the ones we ' ve made together. " John Grey Enthusiasm is the key not only to the achievement of great things but to the accomplishment of anything that is worthwhile. 341 GREEKS Ashley Adams, Ashely Anderson, Ashleigh Armstrong, Karen Armstrong, Chrissy Babbits, Caroline Bernatow, Ja Ja Bernatow, Amy Bevan, Stephanie Bladen, Missy Brown, Paloma Buckelew, Nicole Calta, Janet Canon, Lisa Carillo, Katie Cavanaugh, Cheryl Chang, Michelle Cheowtirakul, Jen Christiansen, Andrea Cianfarini, Katie Clark, Maile Collmer, Leigh Conley, Courtney Crandall, Katie Donnelly, Kristin Duggan, Kate Dunnett, Tracy Durbeck, Stephanie Durso, Chelsey Ellsbury, Monica Escobedo, Cindy Fair, Anne Ferguson, Michelle Foosaner, Stacy Fowler, Karen Freedman, Monica Garcia, Alex Getty, Beth Cimbel, Amy Gitnlen, Alanna Goates, Melodie Greene, Jennifer Greenhill, Tina Gutierrez, Katie Happe, Sara Harris, Krista Haas, Tara Hegarty, Mindy Hughs, Patti Hurtado, Taryn Hutt, Lisa Hyde, Kara Janowsky, Jessica Jerrick, Crary Jones, Marina Jurica, Anne Kallus, Mary Kellogg, Jessica Kelmon, Katherine Klasila, Meagen Leary, Nicole Lee, Susan Lee, Jennifer Lemmer, Elizabeth Lewinson, Kindra Liedtke, Jennifer Maglaya, Molly Magnuson, Larissa Martinez, Carrie Mebane, Margaret Miller, Maile Misajon, Marci Montenegro, Melonie Montford, Molly Morgan, Michelle Morones, Shelby Morrisroe, Merdith Moyer, Jaimee Neben, Kelly Neubert, Cindy Nguyen, Laura Noroski, Regina Novickis, Kelly O ' gara, Kim Oliver, Nital Patel, Rachel Paul, Shannon Pawl, Jennifer Politowski, Mollie Quinn, Gayle Rivera, Tracy Schiefelbein, Neela Sethi, Heather Shahon, Kimberly Sherman, Soo Bin Shin, Ana Simundich, Carrie Smith, Laura Smith, Melissa Soto, Lori Stahl, Amy Steinfeid, Jana Tallerico, Nadine Toosbuy, Jane Toraason, Aimee Tyo, Evelyne Vu-tien, Christina Vaszari, Kellie Williams, Karen Wynn, Danielle Zotter, Elena Zubarevsky ALPHA PHI AO 342 GREEKS 343 GREEKS ALPHA EPSILON PHI AEO Founded: October 24, 1909 Colors: Green White Symbol: Columns Mascot: Giraffe Flower: Lily of the Valley Philanthropy: Chaim Sheeba Medical Center, Pediatric AIDS Foundation U 344 GREEKS 345 GREEKS 346 GREEKS I ALPHA EPSILON PHI AEO 347 GROUPS Chinese Culture Night All-Cast Meeting: smile for the camera girls! 1000 Dumpling Assembly Line " We are finally out of here. Hasta la vista, Baby CSA bruins. " CHINESE STUDENT ASSOCIATION 1996-1997 We would like to dedicate this page to all the people who have contributed their time and energy. Fall Quarter Dumpling Night-Karaoke C.S.A. Beach B.B.Q.-A big tha nks to our master chef, Charlie Chen. CSA. 1996-1997 Staff-Thank you for all your hard work and dedication Ski Trip Winter December 1996-Congratulations to all our black diamond survivors-We are glad to see you all back in one piece. One of C.SA. ' s main goals-promoting Chinese Culture 348 GROUPS Bruin Belles Service Association is an official UCLA philanthropic organization dedicated to community and university service and to the promotion of women ' s leadership. Comprised of 150 undergraduates, Bruin Belles Service Association annually contributes over 15,000 hours of community and university service in the areas of philanthropy, fine arts, athletics, alumni relations, UlxUlli UEiLLfjO women ' s leadership, and special events (student-initiated events). We work with underprivileged youth, the elderly, and the homeless,- in battered women ' s shelters and in soup kitchens, and with such organizations as Christmas in April, the Red Cross, the Amanda Foundation, H.O.L.A., Loaves and Fishes, the Young Musicians Foundation, and Caring for Babies with AIDS. Mike Muckerheide DISTINGUISHED BELLES Tanya Baker Jennifer Brown Salena Chiang Angela Chou Clara Chung Karissa Dang Dani de Jesus Sabrina Fox Ramela Grigorian Mimi Guzman Stephanie Heisser Laurie Held Anita Hu Liberty Huang Lori Janoyan Ronnie Jordan Michelle Klein Janet Lee Ann Lovell Kris Neider Tiffany Pang Lisa Peumsang Julie Rattray Regan Swegle Laura Tsoneff Margaret Wang Michelle Wong Rebecca Yasharel Mike Muckerheide FRESHMEN Panteha Abdollahi, Donzhella Alford, Mary Arnett, Erin Burke, Mindy Cherng, Maria Chi, Christina Coll, Melinda Coy, Shana Elman, Katie Elwell, Tania Esakoff, Gina Gallucci, Emily Johnson, Phillis Kim, Jessica Louie, Jennifer Mankowski, Ayumi Nakamoto, Anh Nguyen, Yen Nguyen, Wendy Oswell, Christine Parsadaian, Jennifer Quiros, Nyssa Roeth, Michelle Samore, Olivia Sanwong, Cornelia Sterner, Karen Takeda, Alison Webb, Kathy Wong, Jennifer Wu SOPHOMORES Marisa Abrajano, Patricia Araki, Ghadeer Badran, Nicole Bok, Eva Carrasco, Jennifer Chen, Alisa Davis, Amanda Erickson, Katie Fesler, Gianna Gruenwald, Haydee Guerrero, Monika Hanssen, Serena Horn, Lisa Howell, Stephanie Jones, Leah Klinger, Vivian Koo, Cindy Lara, Susan Lee, Shruti Mahindrakar, Mary McCormick, Laura Messerschmitt, Erica Mimran, Michelle Moy, Maiteeny Pumpuang, Bernadette Reyes, Jennifer Shin, Allison Singhi, Carla Stelling, Mary Stokes, Cindy Tat, Tran Tran, Alice Tu, Vina Vina, Delilah Vinzon, Jennifer Wang, Sherry Wang, Sue Wichayanuparp JUNIORS Kelli Boyd, Catherine Campbell, Jenny Holloway, Nadine Jernewall, Michelle Jun, Margaret Kim, Linda Lah, Kathy Lee, Lily Lin, Lynn Luong, Jennifer McMullen, Astrid Mickens, Lori Olds, Roxana Osorio, Ann Park, Ann Sanguinet, Nikki Sood, Jennifer Soumakian, Mary Washburn, Erin Welden, Shelly Whitsell, Wai Yu SENIORS Anna Besch, Anie Borja, Cyndi Chin, Angie Foster, Maria Hsing, Tanya Ong, Hyun-Joo Pak, Peggy Shen, Regan Swegle, Dinh Tran, Michelle Turnbow, Sherry Zamudio, Debbie Zolla EXECUTIVE BOARD Linda Klein President Sarah Tinsley Vice President Philanthropy Director Chely Cordova Secretary Joy Yoshikawa Treasurer Melissa Palarea Special Events Director Kristin Herdman Public Relations Director Megan Murphy Social Coordinator Petty Tsay Women ' s Leadership Director Senior Representative Sylvia Young Fine Arts Director Junior Representative Rachel Kelly Athletics Director Sophomore Representative Linda Lam Historian Freshman Representative 349 GROUPS T UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA POLICE DEPARTMENT he University of California Police Department at Los Angeles is a leader in providing progressive law enforcement services to a culturally diverse urban campus and its surrounding community. We actively foster a safe environment by maintaining a high state of readiness, cultivating community partnerships, and creating innovative community programs. The UCPD currently has 58 sworn state peace officers who patrol, investigate and serve the surrounding University community. Services include a bomb detection K-9 unit, bicycle patrol units, Mentorship Program, S.A.N.E., Westwood Village Community Center, and much more. The Department also includes the campus ambulance service utilizing students who are certified emergency medical technicians (EMTs). These dedicated students also provide support to the Police Department by writing police counter reports and managing the campus lost and found. UCPD is also proud of its Community Service Officers Program (CSO) which has been serving the UCLA community since 1977. The CSO ' s duties include the campus escort service available by calling 794-WALK, bicycle patrol, residence hall patrol, patrol of libraries and an evening van service to mention a few. 350 GROUPS UCPD CSO EMT 351 GROUPS ' UCLA STUDENT ALUMNI ASSOCIATION The purpose of the Student Alumni Association is to facilitate interaction between students and alumni and to enhance the student experience by providing opportunities that strengthen their lifelong loyalty to UCLA. Beat $C Career Network Dinners for 12 Strangers Homecoming Senior Class Gift Spring Sing 352 GROUPS GOLDEN KEY NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Advisor Dean Joan K. Nelson President Tanya Ong Vice President Nazanin Lahijani Corresponding Secretary Michelle Toy Recording Secretary Elsa Aghaian Community Service Chair Adrienne Youdim Honorary Members Chair All Strocker Social Chair Rachel Novak Public Relations Robert Yashar Treasurer Richard Pang Just the Facts Chair Elda Aghaian Advisory Board Michelle Chang Anna Hsu Jason Yeh PEER HEALTH COUNSELORS Serving the UCLA community since 1972, PHCs provide a variety of health services for their peers. These services include a free cold clinic in 401 Kerckhoff, campus information tables, community health outreaches, a Fitness Inventory Testing clinic and volunteers in the Women ' s Health and Primary Care Clinic of Student Health Services. Thank you for 25 years of service. ' = Most UCLA students have 4 or fewer drinks when they party. 353 B ' Dedicated Bruin fans camp out ' the eve of the Stanford game in order to obtain priority passes for the arena level of fauiey ftivilion. Photo by Michelle Cadden 1 Bruin Ice Hockey a part of UQA ' s proud sporting tradition since 1925, battles it out with crosstown rival USC. Hr V A rainy day a rarity in Las Angeles, forces students to take refuge indoors Only on rair was Brutn Walk ever deserted. by Mike Muckerheide Students line up al the Fox Theater in Westwood for the opening day showing of Star Wars Special Edition. Star Wars opened on January 31 to four sold out shows in Westwood. ' H K T Billl 10U7 Liirv (lIMQlJt (UNIQUE I ill: Students check out the cosmetics available at the Clinique counter. Clinique was a new addition to the UCIA Store e ' I I I Pure Premium (evlon Tea TheNfetropolitanTeaC ' i ij Jk ,. fi i tlK m Hi B personal ads graduation congratulations friends family parents job well done best wishes d ao ADS CONGRATULATIONS DARYL We are so very proud of all your achievements and wish you continued success and happiness in all your future endeavors. Love always- Mom, Dad, Allison Melanie Congratulations Dino!!! We are very proud of all your achievements; however, it doesn ' t end here. We pray for your success in achieving your goal. Keep up the hard work! Always loving you, Dad, Mom and Auntie It is just the beginning. Congratulations Jeff!!! We are so proud of all your achievements, especially this one! May all your wishes come true. Much happiness always! All our love, om and Dad CONGRATULATIONS EDEN!! We are so proud of all your hard work success. We Love You Always, Dad, Mom, and Helen 374 ADS HOORAY, HOORAY! CONGRATULATIONS ALPHO NSE, On a wonderful achievement due to your hard work, intelligence, and perseverance. We are thankful to the Lord for His presence and work in your life. We want you to know how deeply we love you. We admire your compassion, wisdom, and commitment to serve our Lord Jesus Christ. Continue to walk in His ways and God will reward you many times over. We are very proud of you. You are unique and very special. As king David instructed his son in I Kings 2, so we encourage you: SO BE STRONG, SHOW YOURSELF A MAN, AND OBSERVE WHAT THE LORD YOUR GOD REQUIRES: WALK IN HIS WAYS, HIS LAWS AND REQUIREMENTS, SO THAT YOU MAY PROSPER IN ALL YOU DO AND WHEREVER YOU GO. LOVE ALWAYS, I DAD, MOM, ALBERT 375 ADS Marc Cherlin If you can make a concrete canoe float, and can do a 9.5 pommel horse, and can achieve the iron cross, We expect that: you ' ll never be up the creek without a paddle, you ' ll continue your flare for creativity, and you ' ll always land on your feet. Congratulations on your graduation from UCLA Love, Mom and Dad j aM wiimab Qs ve avow we awe awaifo Who would have thought that this wide-eyed cutie would make such wonderful accomplishments in such a short time. We love you hope your future shines bright! Congratulations Mike! Love, Dad Ivy 376 ADS Congratulation On Your Graduation!!! We commemorate you Sabrina - Daughter, Sister, Advisor - FRIEND We reminisce and -we remember You were yourself, and no pretender Your spiky chestnut baby hair The underwear you -wouldn ' t wear The vay you ' d give and always share Your graceful presence and your glorious flare We dedicate to you Sabrina - Daughter, Sister, Advisor - FRIEND We reminisce and we remember How you fight and won ' t surrender Your dedication, your devotion You ' d climb a mountain, swim an ocean We applaud your undying notion You won ' t concede once in motion We celebrate with you Sabrina - Daughter, Sister, Advisor - FRIEND We reminisce and we remember We are so proud and we commend her Time to graduate, begin a career Don ' t look back, you have nothing to fear You ' ll succeed in life, my dear We have no doubts you ' ll persevere We love you - Mom, Danny, Rebecca and Luis - Your family!!! sin DAX CONGRATULATIONS ! We are so proud of your achievements. Best wishes for a future full of happiness and success! With ALL of our love, MOM, DAD, and ALEXIS Congratulations, Mayer May your future be filled with happiness And success. You made us very proud of Everything you ' ve accomplished. Rewards will come your way. With all our love, Mom, Dad and Leora 377 ADS CONGRATULATIONS HEATHER FIELD! Extraordinary academic, professional, and social success continue to define your special individuality. We are all so proud of your incredible accomplishments and support you with all of our love. We love you always, Mom, Dad, Greggory, Courtney, Shayna Slinky GO KA! Your continuous triumphs make us so proud. Congratulations! Our love goes with you into the future. Mom, Dad, Kristy Jim Congratulations David Jr.!!! We are so proud of all your achievements and wish you a future full of love, peace, and joy. We love you always, Dad, Mom, Grandma, and Joey 378 ADS WITH LOVE WISHES FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUCCESS. WE ARE SO VERY PROUD OF YOU!! LOVE ALWAYS, MOM DAD -u a en manu haventa ad we ai -e to having, a - uauan B tifce uou . A VP ud. Congratulations Lori We are very proud of your achievements and wish you all the joy, love, peace, and success in the future. We love you always. Mom Dad LYNN JOY HARRIS " CONGRATULATIONS " We are so very proud of you. We love you very much. MOM, DAD, and PIXIE 379 ADS Congratulations Martha!! 14 e aw aM to fwoua o U MM - acsw v m nfo ana witm, uou n tnvna oufffie veat. l l e W wafcnea uou avow pt m a cnawmma titue ai l fo a vewu $ucce Mut woma i ana vmavn- Rectal in ouw neawfo towevew-i We towe -you cue ft f I ,. ,; We a (you nawe acc mAuAned a lot. Ire widri uou q eat tetccete, iGve Congratulations Dan!! We are proud of you. Keep up the Good work and Good luck in your future. " Life is Good " Mom, Dad, and Gina 380 ADS KAREN i Congratulations! wou ewfe ' vnto a mew cnaSit K of uouv fife, (3yod (te with ' uou to- auide uou thvcuah a t tife i cnoice . ama ZucceM tie uoum, vuf !r - -love . Jve ewe vevw fiwuid of uou and ' kwe uou iiewu SEIZE THE DAY MISSY, FOR IT S YOURS! Our pride is unbridled your extraordinary confidence inspires success. Always remember: Success is never ending, Failure is never final. Though we know the eagle has flown, In our hearts you will always be home. Congratulations Peter! ! We know you will be successful in the future. We believe in you forever. We love you always, Mom, Dad, Katherine Lucia Ifld Adrian Montero v . Congratulations on your graduation on June 16, 1997. We are very proud of your double major. Love from Mum, Dad, David 381 ADS Congratulations! Ana L. Quinteros " thank God, all of you for your support, and those who made my achievements possible. " To Our Pride and Joy: Congratulations on your graduation! We are proud of your many accomplishments throughout your four years at UCLA. We look forward to continued success as you enter " the real world. " Love, Mom and Dad 382 ADS Congratulations Axel! We ' re very proud of who you are. Love Always, Mom and Dad HEY, ANGELA! YOU DID IT!!! Words cannot express how very proud we are of you! You are so dedicated, and beautiful inside and out. Your future can only hold success because of your caring and loving nature. We love you! Congratulations! ! ! Daddy, Mom, George and Liza WAY TO GO STEPH!! Congratulations on your successful Bruin years! And best of luck on your future career! Love, Mom, Dad, Danny, and Is a belle MALIGAYANG BATI SA IYO REY!! NAGMAMALAKI AT NAKIKIGALAK ANG BUONG LAHI NG CASTUCIANO, VILLARUEL, OCBINA AT CHU, SA IYONG NARATING LAHATNANG NAGMAMAHAL SA IYO AY NAGNANASA, NA SANA ' YANG IYONG HINAHARAP AY MATAGUMPAY AT PUNONG-PUNO NANG PAGMAMAHAL, KAPAYAPAAN AT WALANG KAPANTAYNA KALIGAYAPiAN. 383 ADS HAPPY? CONGRATULATIONS JANET We are so proud of you! May continued success be yours as you begin the next phase of your life. Love, Mom, Dad, Sandy, and Danny Congratulations Suzanne Here ' s to the FUTURE! The " best is yet to come! " We ' re so proud of all your accomplishments! Love, Mom, Dad, and Stephanie Congratulations Jamie!! You are truly a special daughter. We are so very proud of you, your hard work and accomplishment. You are a person of goodness, trust, generosity, warmth, and caring and we love you very much. We wish you but the best in this world. Good health and happiness. And most of all thank you for being this beautiful person. Good Luck. Your Loving Family, Dad, Mom, and Marc Congrats Grad!!! Go Bruin.... Dudley, Jeanie and Pinky Bear 384 ADS 9ns HUE mto riofd .ad it Congratulations ! ! ! Blanca Cervantes Oince the first day you arrived into our lives, you ' ve been very special to us. Because of your understanding, support, and kindness we have watched you grow into the woman you are today. Your beautiful smile is put forth in everything you do for everyone to see. This is just the beginning of a new life for you which is full of surprises yet to come. You deserve everything you ' ve earned and worked so hard to achieve. We know you will succeed! We wish you the best! Stay as sweet as you are, and as wonderful as we all know you are. We love you always, Alfonso, Amalia, Rocio, Alfonso Jr., and Laura ii IK SO toe i I thank ply, rj.Marc Luis Hijo gracias por ser un graduado de UCLA. Nos sentimos orgullosos de ti y esperamos que nunca olvidos los principios que te enenamos. Tu hermano, mama, y papa te quiren mucho. Tu papa Roberto de Alba y familia. CONGRATULATIONS TAM HUYNH We are very proud of you Love Mom, Dad, and Hanh CONGRATULATIONS ROBYNH Your outstanding achievements make us proud beyond words! We know you will realize your dream and " make a difference in the world " as you already have made a profound difference in our world! All our love, hugs, and kisses Mom Jamie 385 AOS Electrical Engi neering RAY RODEMICH C } or a , J Love you, J Dad, Mom Andy Felicidades Lily!! Hija, nosotros tus padres nos sentimos muy orgullosos al ver que has hecho bastantes esfueros por llegar a una cima anhelada. Dio nuestro senor te llene de bendiciones ahora y siempre. Te queremos y deseamos todo lo mejor de este mundo. Buena suerte mi reina. Tus padres y hermanos Felicidades " Marisol " Lo Lograste: Eres lo mas Importante en, nuestro hogar. Tu future esta en tus manos. " Adelantc " Estamos orgullosos de ti todos te queremos Familia Acosta 386 AOS CONGRATULATIONS EVAN OUR FAVORITE BRUIN! We are so proud of you. . . and ALL your accomplishments All our love, Mom, Dad, Jana, Chris, and Maggie, too! MARC BACSAFRA CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST OF LUCK TO YOU MARC! WE ARE SO VERY PROUD OF ALL YOU ' VE ACCOMPLISHED, BUT THERE ' S SO MUCH MORE AHEAD.... WE HOPE THE YEARS AHEAD WILL BE WONDERFUL FOR YOU IN EVERYWAY. WE ALSO WISH YOU A LIFE FULL OF HAPPINESS AND JOY WITH ALL YOUR DREAMS COMING TRUE. MAY GOD KEEP AND WATCH OVER YOU ALWAYS AND GUIDE YOU IN YOUR LIFE. WE LOVE YOU YOUNG MAN, YOU ' RE THE BEST. LOVE, MOM DAD Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of 1997! een, oesta Icn CONGRATULATIONS MIKE! You have been the music in our lives from day 1. We love you, Mom, Dad, Annie, Winnie 387 ADS Congratulations Robert Lund From Rascal to Rugby... We ' ve always loved you and always will, Mom Dad Dear Amir, Congratulations on your impressive achievements. Follow your dreams. Love, Mom, Dad, Yael, Guy, and Yifat Congratulations on achieving your first goal. I am certain that the rest of your goals will be as successful as your first. You have always reached for the best and have never returned empty- handed. I ' m very proud of you and always will be. Love your sister, Julietta Laura, Felicidades Nos sentimos orgullosos de verte llegar a otra meta mas, sigue adelante con el mismo entusiasmo. Nosotros estaremos siempre contigo. Que Dios te Bendiga Te Queremos, Tus Papas, Jose y Julia ADS Robyn Elise Polansky " Our shining star " We love you madly! Mom, Dad, Jon and Jen 389 ADS CONGRATULATIONS JOHN!!! We are so proud of all your achievements and wish you happiness, love, and success everyday of your life. You will always be in our thoughts and prayers. WE LOVE YOU!!! Mom, Dad, and Jessica Congratulations Kelly!! So proud of you! Your hard work, determination, and perseverance! We applaud your achievements, ambition; striving for excellence!! And know that your future holds only the best!! Love, Mom and Dad Congratulations Bryan!!! Be proud of your achievements, Be brave to explore the unknown, Be successful in your endeavors, Most of all, be happy and keep that wonderful smile! We are so proud of you. Love from all of us, Mom, Dad, Grandmas and Grandpas HAPPY GRADUATION DAY, MOM You ' ve Worked and Studied hard to get to this plateau in life. We ' re extremely Proud you ' re our Mother Congrats Mom. We love U! BOBBY MARC Me Too! Your loving Husband, RICHARD Michael, We love you and are proud of your persistant pursuit of a successful and productive career. Mom, Grandma Grandpa 390 ADS Theodore George Treantafelles CONGRATULATIONS TEDDY! Love Mom and Dad Congratulations Kelly!! We are so proud of all your achievements wish you a future full of Love, Peace, Joy We love you always, Mom, Dad, Sberri Congrats to Kim Dixon To our beautiful and precious Jewel. We are so very proud and pleased of your accomplishments . Keep striving and reaching for the stars and you will reach your goal of becoming a doctor. We love you, we cherish you, and we thank God for blessing us with you. Love Always, Mom, Dad, and Sister War to go Rachel! Love, Mom, Dad and Winnie 391 ADS Congratulations Mike!! We are very proud of your achievements and wish you a happy and prosperous future. Love, Mom Dad Congratulations Heather Your future is bright! We ' re so proud of you. Love, Mom, Dad, Will Kate Congratulations Damien!! We are so proud of your achievements. Remember, through God all things are possible as you continue to reach for the mountain top. We love you Damien, Love, Mom, Dad, Elisha, Ajamu, Brandon and Briana CONGRATULATIONS MARTHA! We are so proud of all your achievements and wish you a future of continuing success. Love you always, Dad, Mom, Brother Sister For Marci and Brandon, We Remember. Mom and Dad Marci Modesitt, Class of 97 Brandon Oba, 1972 - 1995 392 ADS a!! fertile Ha land ITHA! . : DlC Of cccs. -.v idon. off 199) p ynawahMafamA Q wna ff ' uou W ftnaMu made iff e ave Ao- fwvucl o aM uouw u wfo wnd ' ac iiewmewfa, ama full o ff (7 Jt e tone iicu OUWVUA and and fowvew, ' 393 ADS " Keep up the good work! " - Grandma Nena " We love you ! " j ..- ffl - Uncle Roland, Auntie Peya Gabe Raymond, Mary Nates Robert, Gigi Megan Hansel, Lady Audrey " Congratulations ! " - Uncle Theo Auntie Ruby Ardee, Jennet Justin and Vincent " We ' re so proud of you. " -Auntie Lulu Vv J I We were proud of you then, We are proud of you now, We will love you always ! - Mom Dad " We love you, - Jay, Arlene and.. e , " It ' s now time to make your dreams a reality. " - Uncle Ossie, Auntie Noemi, Arvin, Arabel Armand way to Love ya, Uncle Ninong! weioveyou 394 - . . Uncle Ading t A untie Baby Jartces, Janelle Jennifer ADS " You do us proud. " " Now is your time to shine...Congrat illations! " Uncle Ading t Auntie Baby you - Uncle Jimi. Auntie Bubut Jah-Jah, Jeremaine, Jussie Amin ay to go e I o V ou made it., " Keep up the good work! " - Uncle Manhar, Auntie Lily andMeera " Congratulations... now go and conquer the world! " - Uncle Rody, Auntie Carmen, Caroline and Murphy HalUi " All your hard work has finally paid off.. .congratulations! " - Uncle Alex Auntie Mameng Joseph, Mary Grace " There was never any doubt in our minds... Best Wishes! " - Uncle August Auntie Henie Anthony, Marvy, Christopher Nicole Anne Marie, Jessica Cristine Andrew Letty . hurrah Hr u I a t i o n s 395 ADS FROM ONE COOL CAT TO ANOTHER SUCCESS Is THE JOURNEY AND YOU ' RE READY To Go FIND JOY As You TRAVEL IT ' S YOUR CHOICE You KNOW WITH ALL OUR LOVE, M. Le Baron Pamplemousse Mama Papa Simone ETAL 396 ADS Genevieve Congratulations! We love you very much and we are very proud of you. Our little soft spoken baby has grown up into a very dynamic and strong woman. Love, Mom Dad Gen . . . looking through ALL of our pictures, I am reminded of a real, special, and beautiful person who was always there in life. A true sister - practically twins. In time you have blossomed into much more than I even could have imagined. Discovering the Pinay in you, you are complete. Francis CONGRATULATIONS BEVAN!! CLASS OF 1997 some things are worth the wait . . I love you and am so proud of you. Lydia Congratulations on Graduating, Joey!! I am very proud of all your accomplishments and wish you the VERY BEST in the future. With love always! Mama and Doggie Heather Grierson Congratulations!! You ' ve come a long way since this first day of school. We ' re very proud of you. love, Mom Dad 397 ADS It is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and sing praises unto thy name, O most High. -Psalms 92:1 Congratulations! You made il I am proud of your perseverance and dedication and what you have accomplished. Dear Kari To graduate is one thing, but to graduate and overcome the obstacles and barriers that you have is something that you can be proud of the rest of your 1 " I " lire, 1 am. Good Job Mom (-you did it Q am, QskttDw someaau Qs witt read WHIP K . ;? lease snatw utitih at lew uouf fa veactt the oa i uou have achieved. mof ie it Zf fo cvve a. cx x Now you ' re the brilliant one of the family Great Job j o t Kari Renea Emerson JPe cw tofwoud. Qfie e i , . . . Qp . ... fv r iterc c tf( i( ' r t tt iftxt ff e. (C ' t t iff Congratulations MeliafH Your accomplishments in these four years. . . Bruin model, actress, Howard University, radio D.J. . . have filled us with pride. May you enjoy a life full of success, love, satisfaction and joy. Loving you always, Daddy, Mommy, Iman, Grammy Lola, Grandpop,The Fitzgerald, Mills and Parker Families 398 ADS Marcus Winner Again T Aim High, Choose Wisely. Love, Your Parents Congratulations Felise! The smile is still the same but now there is wisdom and knowledge behind it. We are so proud of you and all you have accomplished. Love, Mom, Dad and Kevin PATTY Congratulations It has been a joy watching you grow up and follow your dreams. We wish you the best of everything. Love, Mom, Dad, Xande, Mini We. have. shared many happy moments together. These. memories wiff fast forever in our hearts. Thanks for always being there.. Neda, Diana, FarnazS., FarnazE., Ana, Sara, Nofta, Bafiareft 399 ADS Congratulations Robin. Little in life has given me more pleasure than watching you grow into the sweet young woman you have become. Cultivate your sensitive, gentle manner and your disarming smile. Direct your boundless energy into your life and you will accomplish all of your hopes and dreams. My sweet Wabba... don ' t change a thing, you are perfect. I am consumed with pride and joy in your accomplishments. Your Father 400 ADS Congratulations Melanie! We ' re so proud of you. GO BRUINS!! Lots of Love, Mommy, Karen, Debra Domino Jof HAPPINESS is HAVING DREAMS- AND MAKING THEM COME TRUE. Go do it! Congratulations, we are so proud! Love, Mom Dad 401 ADS (y?ou tavd atodc ana dedication he ied jjou acniewe $ areat moment. (7 CtM fwtOUa Of UOO, , To Honor You. Nicole Our entire family congratulates you for your successful accomplishments as a UCLA student and sister of Alpha Delta Pi. May your life be filled with joy and wonderful times. Congratulations Quan! To a true yearbook veteran. Thank you for all your help throughout the year. Good luck in law school! -the ' 97 yearbook staff ELIZABETH DANA MILLS We have proudly watched you grow into the wonderful woman that you are. Your love, kindness and generosity of spirit have filled our lives with happiness. Your honesty and high standards are reflected in everything you do. Congratulations on achieving this special goal. May you always continue to fulfill all of your dreams. We wish you everything good. Love always, Mom, Dad, Lauren, Grandma, Grandpa, Your Aunts, Uncles Cousins 402 ADS CONGRATULATIONS SHAWNIE, We thank God for the blessings he has bestowed upon you. Since the day you were born you ' ve been an endless source of love, joy and beautiful memories. Always remember you are your own greatest asset, there is nothing you cannot do. No one can keep you from dreaming your dreams, and only you can prevent them from coming true. Your achievements are not determined by your ability alone, but by the desire you possess to reach them. We pray for good health and success for you. We love you congratulations, mom dad Shawndrell First I thank God for you. Your graduation seems to be the perfect time to honor and say we love you. CONGRATULATIONS! We celebrate your accomplishments and we wish you continued success in life. You are understanding, beautiful, thoughtful, and smart. You are all of that and more. We pray that the lord will continue to bless and lead you and may all of your dreams come true. WE LOVE YOU, PAPA GRANNY Shawndrell, We have watched you grow from a wonderful happy little girl into a beautiful, disciplined and determined young woman. For it has taken much discipline and determination to accomplish this great milestone in your life. We feel very blessed and proud to have been afforded by God the privilege to watch you grow, mature and blossom into the marvelous young lady that you are. We are glad to be a small part of your life. Our prayer for you is that you will always honor and acknowledge God in all your ways and by so doing you will cont inue to reach higher and greater heights in life. BE BLESSED!! LOVE, PAPA JOHN HARRIET SHAWNDRELL DELAYNA LYNCH SHAWNIE a sister is a precious part of all that ' s dearest to the heart. Thanks for paving the way and being the role model you are. PEACE Much Love, Juic-A SHAWNIE This is a special time to tell you how much I love you. How proud we all are of the person you ' ve become. I believe you will always be faithful to God, Family, friends and the values that have shaped your philosophy. I believe in your courage, compassion and strength of character. Shawnie reach for the stars, sweetie you can be persistent and make your dreams come true. You only have to decide what it is you want and then stay with it, never deviate from your course no matter how long it takes or how rough the road until you have accomplished your goal. Think about it SUCCESS is really just a matter of holding on after others have let go. Many of the worlds great failures didn ' t realize how close they were to success when they gave up. People don ' t fail they just quit easily Your persistence, your dedication your committment is proof that you have not been defeated and you won ' t be. Life holds no greater wealth than a steadfast committment. GO FOR IT!!! LOVE YA DINAH 403 ADS CONGRATULATIONS ! GAIL, LAUREN, SHARLA, KRISTI, AND SHANNON You ' re the best ' tioOKCtS ever on bruinlife! No one has ever " sold it " so well. Each one of you brought such professionalism, dedication, style, wit, silliness, laughter, and most importantly, FUN to the office. Never has there been a more diligent and awesome business staff. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication these past years. We wish you the best of luck in everything you do. You are truly the best! r i I (L 404 ADS lANNON (Hmmm... Awesome " form " Kristi!) 405 ADS NEXT YEAR WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE. Improve your community, gain valuable skills, and earn help with your education through AmeriCorps. Join 25,000 AmeriCorps members who arc doing important service like tutoring young people, pre- venting crime, renovating houses, recruiting and training volunteers, and restoring parks and streams. For a year of full-time service, you ' ll earn a living allowance and an education award of $4,725 for college, graduate school, or vocational train- ing. Or you can pay off some of your student loans.AmeriCorps oilers opportunities through hundreds of community programs, as well as AmeriCorps NCCC (the National Civilian Community Coq)s), a rigorous residential program for 18- to 24 -year-old women and men of all back- grounds, and AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), whose members of all ages live and serve in disadvantaged communities to help residents become more self-sufficient. Apply now! Call: 1-800-942-2677 ext. 430 TDD 1-800-833-3777 http :www.cns.gov You ' ll be surprised what one year of service does for your country and your future. CLEVELAND CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE congratulates the Class of 1997. 4 -+ Do you have plans for the future? Consider a career as a doctor of chiropractic. Los Angeles Campus CCC 590 N. 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Home is where the dishes are neglected, the television is abused, and the freezer needs defrosting. When I was a child, home was anywhere my parents were. It was a roof over my head, whether that meant living with others or just my immediate family. Home was any one of the three grandmothers ' houses, a two bedroom apartment in LA, a bedroom in Compton, staying with friends in Las Vegas, or sharing a living room with my brother in Moreno Valley. When I was in high school and just coming out, home was the two-story, three-bedroom house I shared with my parents HOME and younger brother, Quinn. It was where showers were taken before 8:00 pm and clothes were ironed for the week. It was where there was a television in every room, and (sometimes) little or no food in the kitchen. Home was where I learned the realities about racism, unemployment, adultery, survival. It was where I learned that I am better than no one and no one is better than me. It was where I learned how to love, how to dream, how to believe in the true blessing of HOPE. Home is where I told my mom I was a lesbian, where we fought about it, where I couldn ' t wait to get away from so I could make a home of my own. Idealistically, when I think of the word " home, " I think of a place where people love, nurture, understand, and support one another without qualms. I think of the Luther Vandross song released in the early 80s, " A House Is Not A Home. " In it, he bu s 422 argues that one can never have a home without there first being love. I agree. What is anything without love? The love that Aisha and 1 have for one another enabled us to make the tough, but inevitable, decision to not go home to our respective families this holiday season. We did not go home to her parents because I am not welcome in their house. Because of their refusal to accept our relationship, for the first time in nineteen years, they did not spend the holidays with their only child. We chose not to go home to my parents for similar reasons. My parents continue to make progress towards accepting us as a couple but are still not quite there. In a very honest, two hour phone conversation 1 had with my mother, she told me that if Aisha and I were to come to the house we would have to sleep in separate rooms, because otherwise she would feel uncomfortable. Of course I was insulted. I know if the situation were reversed and my brother brought home his girlfriend of over a year home, my mother would not say the same thing. So instead of compromising, Aisha and I decided to spend the holidays in our single apartment, our home. We started playing Christmas music the day after Thanksgiving. I was so excited about the prospect of spending our first Christmas together that I finished shopping three weeks before the actual holiday. I eventually convinced Aisha to exchange gifts on the 15th of December. On Christmas day, we saw The People vs. Larry Flynt and The Evening Star . After that, we spent the rest of the day just enjoying each other ' s company. After the holidays, during the week between December 26th and January 1st, we celebrated our first Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a seven day celebration of African-American culture. Each day, a different principle is celebrated. A candle is lit and a prayer is said for each principle. We were fortunate enough to have my younger brother stay with us for a few days during Kwanzaa. On the last day of the holiday, Aisha, my brother, and I celebrated the principle Imani (faith). When one celebrates Imani, one is honoring and remembering our history, our parents, and our leaders. We also speak of having faith within ourselves, so that we can develop into useful men and women. I am grateful to have brought in the new year and celebrated the last night of Kwanzaa with two of the most important people in my life: my brother and my woman. As a community, gay les bi trans people reach out to each other for support, creating our own families and our own homes. There are times when I walk on campus or in Westwood and my " gaydar " is constantly going off. Armed with our " gaydar, " my friends and I point people out who we guess are " family. " We use the word " family " to mean that we share a commonalty based on our sexual orientation. I don ' t think it is just a coincidence that members of " the family " have continued to support and nurture Aisha and I in our times of need. I am very proud of the home that Aisha and I have made for ourselves. It is where honesty, trust, and respect are valued and expected. It is where continue to learn about each other and grow as human beings. It is where we ' ve decorated the walls with paintings, posters, personal artwork, and the floors with newspapers, dirty socks and CDs. Be it ever so humble . . . there ' s no place like home. 423 ith one sweeping signature on August 22, 1996, President Clinton unraveled a major piece of the federal social safety net by cutting Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and allowing states to enact their own welfare programs. Vera Juarez, a single mother, and her four children are among the millions of women and children affected by the new law. Vera is an on-again, off-again welfare recipient for the past seven years. Surpassing the five-year lifetime limit the new law dictates, Vera foresees herself being cut from the system. She counts herself as one of the luckier recipients who receive welfare to supplement her full time job. Still, Vera ' s dependency on AFDC jeopardizes her ability to provide adequate shelter, clothing, and food for her children. While there are provisions that mandate assistance to mothers like Vera, there is no guarantee that states will implement them. The reductions in welfare spending, amounting to $60 billion, will be phased over a period of five years. The total net reduction of funds when the law is fully implemented will reduce the current AFDC budget by forty percent. The impact of these cuts seem drastic for the following reasons: In California 2.6 million children are currently on AFDQ In Los Angeles County alone 670,000 children are currently on AFDC,- nearly a third of California ' s children live in poverty. With the law fully implemented, forty percent of these children will be ineligible for federal assistance. According to Dr. Duncan Lindsey, a specialist in child welfare issues at UCLA ' s School of Public Policy and Social Research, this law will affect California more severely than other regions in the county due to the already large number of children living below the poverty line. Statistics cited by Lindsey reveal most of the children living in poverty are African-American and Latino and are greatly over represented in AFDC. " In this state [poverty] sort of breaks down on color lines, " said Lindsey. Of the children added to AFDC in 1992, forty-four percent were Latinos. The foster care community will also feel the consequences to children thrust into greater depths of poverty through the reduction of AFDC. More than two thirds of the children in foster care come from families receiving AFDC. Since 1990, the number of children under the protection of the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has rocketed from 45,000 to the current 70,000 children. Of these children, approximately thirty percent are Latino. Schyler Sprowles, Director of Public Affairs at DCFS, predicts his department will see an increase in their steady stream of clients. Though children in the protective system will still receive federal money, Sprowles believes the number of child abuse cases will also rise as a result of he new law. Therefore, DCFS is preparing for larger case loads. According to Sprowles, the passage of the law will have negative consequences on children because of the economic hardships that will be placed on already poor families. " As the economy deteriorates, families deteriorate. The stress and dysfunction of a bleak financial picture will be borne on the children, " Sprowles added. Dr. Lindsey further suggests that the creation of a universal system of financial assistance, similar to social security, might be beneficial. Unlike the current residual system which only helps children when they are already mired in poverty, this universal system would help all children regardless of need and provide opportunity from the beginning. As for the future, Lindsey concluded, " What are we doing for these kids ' futures? We ' re building prisons and locking people up. And we may have to continue doing that if we don ' t provide access to opportunity. " Still, Lindsey is cautiously optimistic about the future and believes that one of the benefits arising from the new law will be finding the true needs of these children. As for Vera, she remains resilient and optimistic that she and her children will manage to survive despite any AFDC cuts. However, she painfully concedes, only as a last resort, would she give up her children for adoption if she is unable to take care of them. Vera remarked, " I ' m not really worried about myself. To tell you the truth, I think I ' m going to be just fine. What about those other people who aren ' t going to be fine? Those are the ones that I ' m thinking about. Because I ' m just not thinking about myself. I ' m thinking about everybody. " " What are we doing for these kids ' futures? We ' re building prisons and locking people up. And we may have to continue doing that if we don ' t provide access to opportunity. " 424 STORY BY ZENIA PARK Angela Davis has been an ardent political activist since the 1950s. In 1969 Davis was fired from her job as an assistant professor of philosophy at UCLA when she vocalized her support for the Soledad Brothers, three inmates who were accused of killing a prison guard. Due to such actions, as well as her controversial political beliefs (Davis was a member of the Communist Party), and the political unrest of the times, Davis was fired by the UC Regents. She was reinstated, but was ultimately dismissed from her position in June 1970. Don Kalish, then the chair of the philosophy department at UCLA, said that " [Davis ' firing] was a disgrace purely politically motivated with nothing to do with her merits. " Today, as professor of " History of Consciousness " and the presidential chair of African American and feminist studies at UC Santa Cruz, Davis remains politically active. During Fall quarter, Davis spoke in Westwood Plaza on " Affirmative Action and the Struggle for Social Justice. " Davis ' speech expressed her views on such topics as Prop I r 209, affirmative action, prisons, " presidential candidates, and the involvement of today ' s youth in political activism. B V B ' " ' " ' ' ' " sl outdoor ft rally at UCLA since 1970, I Davis thanked the crowd for H attending in numbers reminiscent of rallies of the " old days. " Beginning by asking how many in the audience were going to vote against or in favor of Prop 209, she urged those in the crowd to " drop everything in order to do the work that will guarantee that we will make it past election day with some kind of hope for the future " by " figuring] out a way to increase the number of people who will vote against 209, because if people really knew what this is about, they would vote against it. " Davis proceeded to warn that if Prop 209 passes, it will " create [a] climate that allows sexism and racism to grow on very fertile grounds. " Davis reminded the audience that " for those of us who 20, 30 years ago were challenging police crimes, calling for Chicano Studies, Black Studies, Native American Studies, Asian American Studies, Women ' s Studies Programs we were demanding that the generation doors of institutions be open to all. What I think that we need to learn from those past histories is that we can never take anything for granted... women ' s studies programs, ethnic studies programs, resource centers all these programs stand to be disestablished if Proposition 209 passes. We can never assume that the victories that we win are etched in stone. " Davis refuted the myth that people of color are often persuaded to oppose affirmative action, since it connotes that they may be somewhat " inferior " and may need aid in gaining admittance to universities or select jobs. She strongly argued that affirmative action should not be regarded exclusively as a program aimed at a certain type of person. Davis was also well-versed in relating her political views. A member of the Green Party, Davis expressed support for Clinton, but cautioned that " the progressives aren ' t so progressive, but almost conservative. " Davis feels it is important to challenge Clinton ' s conservative leanings, including his anti-immigrant stance, and his support for the " Defense of Marriage " and " Prison Expansion " bills. To ameliorate this conservative backlash, Davis urged listeners to " take advantage of moments when we feel emotionally high and do something. I ' ve been in this struggle for a long time. I mean, since the 1950s! That ' s like 40 some years and I am not going to give up! 1 am not going to give up! I am not going to give up! But what I do know is that younger people need to move out in front nowadays and take the initiative to do the kind of organizing that will lead us across the next millennium. What I ' m going to suggest is, for the purpose of these next nineteen days,... that we consider ourselves as a part of a vast movement. ..and do the work that we really ought to be doing.... [Let us] move in a proactive direction. " The work of Davis and the political activists who came before her have forged a path for those willing to follow Davis cautioned however, that young adults today should " demystify the generation of people that [they] sort of revere as activists " before getting involved in activism. " A lot of people have come up to me today and told me how much I mean to them. And I mean, that ' s fine, I ' m glad about that but it ' s not about a person. It ' s not about me at all. It ' s about the work that we all did. And that needs to be taken up by [the young activists ' ] generation, " reason ed Davis. The struggles for social justice now rest squarely on the shoulders of our generation. Let us begin the work. 427 ACCESS The Constitution does not explicitly mention any right to privacy. In many court decisions, however, the right to privacy under the Constitution has been recognized. The right to privacy, whether it ' s legitimacy is based upon the Fourteenth Amendment ' s restrictions on state action, or in the Ninth Amendment ' s reservation of rights to the people, is broad enough to encompass a woman ' s decision to terminate her pregnancy. Women won the inalienable right to choose an abortion in the 1973 Supreme Court ruling of Roe vs. Wade. In the twenty-fourth anniversary year of Roe vs. Wade, however, we have little to commemorate, as both state and federal laws increasingly reflect the conservative right. Within the past two years, Congress has approved legislation which has benefited anti-choice movement. These measures include denying abortion access to overseas servicewomen in military hospitals, women in federal prisons, and women patients in medical facilities owned or operated by the District of Columbia. Medical insurance coverage for federal employees is ENTENC also denied in cases of abortion. The only abortions allowed by most of the new laws are pregnancies resulting from rape and or incest or pregnancies which endanger the life of the mother. In addition, most states have expanded their role in regulating abortions by passing bills which make it almost impossible for a woman to exercise her right to choose. For example, Ohio has made the " dilation and extraction " procedure a felony offense. Pennsylvania provides funding for non-profit, anti-abortion agencies In Mississippi, due to a mandatory waiting period implemented after 1992, the number of women receiving abortions after the first trimester increased by seventeen percent. The American Medical Association (AMA) concluded that these mandatory waiting periods increased the risk associated with the abortion procedure. Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, and South Dakota threaten to outlaw abortion if Roe vs. Wade is ever overturned. Arizona, Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota, and Pennsylvania have voiced their intentions to regulate abortion as much as is constitutionally possible. Although state funding for abortions is available, fewer than twenty states provide public funding for abortions. In most states, public funding is distributed only when the pregnancy is the result of rape and or incest, or if the pregnancy poses a serious threat to the health of the woman. The absence of federal funding for abortions will almost certainly take away any choice available to low- income women. The lack of public funding forces most low-income women to prolong unwanted pregnancies until they are able to come up with the money for an abortion. Low-income women must either bear an unwanted child, delay the abortion, or have the abortion illegally. The state has also failed to adequately grant abortion rights to minors. Oftentimes, a pregnant teen simply cannot turn to her family for guidance and support. For example, a few years ago, a thirteen year-old girl from Idaho was shot by her father after he learned that she intended to abort an HO CE incest-induced pregnancy. Many minors will do anything to avoid parental involvement. Minors have even " escaped " to states where parental consent is not mandatory. In the face of such drastic and potentially dangerous measures, mandatory parental consent has definite drawbacks. Mandated parental consent can result in family conflicts, illegal or delayed abortions, or the birth of an unwanted child. In fact, teens are more likely to die from childbirth than from a first- trimester abortion. " [Mandated parental consent may drive minors to] run away from home, obtain a ' back alley ' abortion, or resort to Story By Cynthia Arntzen Photography by iiike Muckerheide self-induced abortion. The desire to maintain secrecy has Photo illustration by been one of the leading reasons for illegal abortion deaths, " Han PhaE reported the AMA. Essentially, the restrictions recently imposed on abortions deny women a fundamental, constitutional right, namely the right to freedom of choice. 429 Teacher Anthony Jackson ' s second grade classroom looks like any other elementary classroom. Closets are plastered with children ' s artwork, a full library crowds one corner, and a poster displaying team names and points hangs on another wall. And then there are the subtleties - the voices of the children reading about the Sanchez family and other ethnically and structurally diverse families, five Apple computers line one wall, juxtaposed against the children ' s work on their own Flossie the Fox storybooks, and the pocket chart comparing African-American Vernacular English with Mainstream English that stands propped up in another corner. The main difference: the Language Development Program for African- American Students is used here. " Ebonics " was one of the most controversial issues this year. The debate began on December 18, 1996, when the Oakland School Board decided to officially recognize the " language " spoken by African-Americans as Black English or African-American Vernacular English (AAVE). This decision propelled the Ebonics issue into public scrutiny, gaining nationwide attention and fervent arguments from both sides. While AAVE has been an issue covered in the intellectual arena for decades, it has just recently surfaced in political debate. In the climate of Propositions 187, 209, and English only laws, Ebonics seemed like another topic to add to the ethnic and racial relations in political discourse. The main argument of the opponents of Ebonics is the assertion that Black English is not a true language. Many feel that Black speech is just a form of broken English or slang. " I, as a linguist, know that it is not a genetic language. In contrast, it is a dialect. For most African Americans, in a social situation it is easy to speak the vernacular form of African -American English, " said Dr. Marcyliena Morgan, a linguistic professor at UCLA. In addition, some critics think the suggestion that Ebonics, as a legitimate language in the school system, is just a manipulative way to attain more money for their budget by adding language programs. Advocates of the Oakland decision believe Ebonics is not only a justifiable language but also has positive effects in our children ' s classrooms. In response to the controversy of the definition of language, the Linguistics Society of America scientifically studied the issue, and resolved that the African-American Vernacular English is " linguistically and pedagogically sound. " Ethnolinguists claim that AAVE can be considered as a dialect of English, where both share the same vocabulary while having different phonology, morphology, and syntax. Secondly, those for the implementation of Ebonics in the school system say it is beneficial to students. The Oakland School Board ' s most important goal of accepting Ebonics is " to help [students] master mainstream English while maintaining, not eradicating, their home language, " said Anthony Jackson, a second grade teacher at 99th Street School in Compton, California. Implementing a " bidialectical approach, " Jackson and his colleagues at the elementary school have used AAVE in their teaching in their Language Development Program for African-Americans. By embracing Ebonics into the school system, students do not have to believe what they commonly use for speaking is an inappropriate form of English. By adding their home language as a bridge to learn Standard English, children can understand the structural differences between the two and have the foundation to master the mainstream language. Empowering the children to take responsibility for their education through creative projects such as producing their own version of Flossit the Fox, a folktale written in AAVE, gives them a special pride and self-esteem that would otherwise be erased if their home language was ignored in the classroom. " I wonder how many of the potential Zora Neale Hurstons, Maya Angelous, and Toni Morrisons among them will be stifled by an educational system that regards the language of their homes and communities as something to be ashamed of instead of cherished, " said Jackson. Ebonics manifests varying levels of issues and social aspects to regard. Its complexity stems from the racial, class, and economic inequalities between Americans. Even within the African-American community there is stigma attached to both those who utilize AAVE and those who have become proficient in Standard English. Such widespread debate on Ebonics have only complicated the passing of any legislation. Debate about Ebonics continues to muster a great deal of attention as the proposal moves from local to state examination. While both sides have their opinions, the real dilemma is the uncertainty about what is best for the children. Needless to Second graders Joroi and Olga read from Teacher Anthony Jocbon works closely with the children during their their multicultural social studies textbook. The reading exercises. The language development program includes multicultural book, celebrating diversity is the reading out loud from their multicultural textbook, writing, comparitive only one ol its kind approved by the CoMornio language exercises, learning structural differences such as timeorder Board ol Education. words, computer work, and creative assignments. 430 EMPOWERING the children Language Development Program utilizes home language, bridging gap in students ' learning of Standard English story by Anita Chu names abcdefghi jklmnopq rstuvwxyz r i n e x INDEX Ababa, Michelle 158 Abbot, Pete 326 Abbott, Scott 304 Abdollahi, Panteha 349 Abdul-Salaam, Kusanti 38 Abedi, Payam 256 Abhyankar, Thelma 338 Abrajano, Marisa 349 Abramovitch, David 158 Acosta, Marisol 158 Acuff, Amy 304, 306 Acuna, Aileen 158 Adams, Ashley 342 Adams, Julie 310 Adler, Scott 68 Afuso, Jeremy 444 Agarawal, Monica 337 Agepogu, Esther 158 Aghaian, Elda 353 Aghaian, Elsa 353 Aguayo, Jose 158 Aguilar, Robin 158, 162 Aguirre, Dahlia 337 Aguirre, Natalie 158 Ahangar, Brian 158 Akbar, Jabar 158 Alcantara, Genevieve 158 Alford, Donzhella 349 Alijani, Ata 158 Alimwidjaja, Susy 158 Allegre, Vince 3 1 2 Allen, Damian 268 Allen, Damien 306 Allen, Katie 336 Alman, Yelena 158 Alpha Delta Pi 337 Alpha Epsilon Phi 344, 347 Alpine Race Team 283 Altavilla, Turi 1 58 Altman, Melissa 158 Alva, Christopher 1 59 Alvarez, Melvin 1 59 Amaya, Patsy 159 Amerian, Julie 338 Ames- Klein, Kiley 294 Amrosi, Christie 310 Ancelovici, Nicole 159 Ancona, Jessica 337 Anderson, Andrea 307 Anderson, Ashely 342 Anderson, Carli 336 Anderson, Laura 337 Anderson, Melissa 159 Andrasick, Greg 268 Andrews, A. Maxwell 147, 159, 444 Angell, Michael 159 Anglin, Jody 314 Anjargolian, Sara 159 Ansdl. Lisa 338 Antonio, Marisol 159 Appleton, Laura 159 Aquino, Dylan 268 Araizia, Omar 63 Araki, Patricia 349 Arce, Josh 159 Arce, Joshua 203 Archibald, Jonathan 159 Ariate, Cyrnni 159 Arkenberg, Traci 272 Arlotto, Michael 159, 326 Armato, Matt 278 Armstrong, Ashleigh 342 Armstrong, Karen 159, 342 Arnett, Mary 349 Arshadnia, Shahriar 159 Asamijill 160 Ashman, Angela 160, 444 Ashouri, Natalie 160 Asian American Christian Fellowship 61 Asil, Atousa Moozenpour 218 Atkins, Larry 268 Atkinson, Andrea 336 Atwood, Frank 160 Au, Lap-Ki 160 Au, Trang 335 Avanessian, Annie 160 Avery, Simon 160 Axelrodjill 317 Ayanbadejo, Brendon 268 Ayers, Derek 268 Ayers, Kristin 306 Azizi, Neda 160 Azziz, Ali 268 Babbit, Chrissy 342 Bachman, Elizabeth 282 Backus, Sharron 310 Bacolod, Marigee 160 Bacsafra, Marc 160 Badran, Ghadeer 349 Baghdassarian, Talar 160 Bahhour, Basel 160 Bahl, Amit 160 Baik, Nam 160 Bailey, Andy 278 Bailey, Sam 278 Bailey, Toby 279-280, 285 Baker, Guy 278, 281 Baker, Jorli 337 Baker, Tanya 349 Baker, Terry 278 Balacuit, Christina 160 Balluff, Suzanne 335 Banachowski, Andy 282 Banchich, Cynthia 160 Band, Marching 71 Bang, Youn 161 Banks, Richard 161 Banta, Michelle 444 Barbieto, Erwin 161 Bariberi, Nikki 310 Barizo, Charmaine 337 Barizo, E. Charmaine 161 Barnard, Kara 307 Barnes, Molly 161, 278 Barnett, Ed 305 Barnhart, Stacy 1 6 1 Baron, Ananda 336 Ban-ad, Lisa 335 Barraza, Alberto 161 Barrios, Marcy 282 Earth, Kristin 278 Barth, Rebecca 161, 338 Battling, Sherice 272 Basco, Cinnamon 282 Baseball 308 Basketball, Men ' s 278 Basketball, Women ' s 274 Basmadjian, Sona 161 Basso, Sebastian 161 Basulto, Esperanza 161 Battey, Daniel 161 Bauling, Erin 161 Baumeister, Daniel 305 Baz, Jimin 161 Bazavan, loana 161 Bazilius, Jennifer 278 Beakes, Sarah 336 Beal, Tim 161 Beck, Alison 163 Behzadmanesh, Ali-Babak 163 Belay, Lidia 163 Bell, Jason 268 Beltram, Staci 163, 338 Bendinelli, Jason 268 Benitez, Fernando 163 Bent, Brian 278, 280 Berger, Ursula 163 Berger-Morales, Julia 163 Berliner, Sabrina 163 Bernal, Wendy 163 Bernard, Nyron 305 Bernardi, Gary 268 Bernardo, Sandra 163 Bernatow, Caroline 342 Bernatow, Ja Ja 342 Berry, Rebecca 282 Bersbach, Delee 145 Bertelink, Cindy 294 Besch, Anna 349 Betancourt, Patricia 163 Bevan, Amy 342 Bice, Sarah 335 Bidart, Catherine 337 Biehn, Jennifer 317 Bingener, Mark 163 Bitzer, Aaron 71 Bladen, Stephanie 163, 342 Blair, Stephanie 163 Blakemore, Dana 163 Blatchford, Mac 334 Blau, Brooke 163 Blount, Cameron 316 Bodie, Kathy 164 Bok, Nicole 349 Bolden, Jeanette 304 Bologna, Michelle 336 Bonderson, Parsa 278 Bonner, Suzanne 164 Boone, Laura Lynn 164 Boostanfar, Monica 164 Borchelt, Sarah 278 Borden, Marissa 164 Borelli, Sarah 164 Borges, Alan 268 Borja, Anie 164, 349 Borja, Jason 164 Borjian, Zahra 164 Boro, Jennifer 164 Bost, Ben 3 1 6 Bostani, Betty 164 Boucher, Kristine 336 Boudreau, Lauren 337 Bourbois, Julia 164 Bouteller, Angie 127, 335 Bowen, Christina 307 Bowen, Mark 164 Bowes, Kevin 304 Boyd, Gretchen 338 Boyd, Kelli 349 Bradford, Adele 278 Bradshaw, Damon 274 Brandstater, Nathan 327 Braus, Eleanora 164 Braxton-Brown, Jeremy 278, 280 Brecht, Daniel 304 Breckenridge, Tam 282 Breen, Matt 312 Brewer, Ginny 335 Brinton, Nikki 164 Brita, Zaia 336 Britisch, Alii 337 Brookes, Randy 305 Brooks, Michael 164 Brown, Beth 336 Brown, Brian 278 Brown, Cherise 165 Brown, Jayson 268 Brown, Jennifer 349 Brown, Juliet 165 Brown, Keith 35, 268-269 Brown, Missy 342 Brown, Ranee 314 Brown, Sharon 165 Brown, Tiffany 272, 336 Brownwell, Sam 308 Bruin Belles Service Association 349 Bruin Democrats 89 Bruin Republicans 90 Brune, Brandy 274 Bruno, Martin 274 Bryce, Selena 335 Buck, Steve 268 Buckelew, Paloma 342 Buckman, Eric 278 Buddhist Student Association 61 Budeshtsky, Stan 165 Bui, Denna 165 Bui, Uyen 165 Bullough, Sue 282 Bumi, David 165 Burgos, Ildefonso 165 Burke, Erin 349 Burkett, Justin 165 Burleigh, Gerimi 305-306 Burnham, Seth 298 Burns, B ' Ann 310 Burns, Brennan 308 Bushae, Monay 165 Bushek, Jennifer 165 Buyan, Blake 327 Byrnes, Eric 308 Byun, Amy 335 Caballero, Maria Candy 165 Cabalu, Ann Michelle 165 Cabrera, Oscar 268 Cadden, Michelle 444 Cady, Jenn 278 Cajigal, Christina 165 Calderon, Anthony 274 Caldwell, Cheyane 268 Calhoun, Stacy 165 Calkins, Travis 305 Callari, Francesco 165 Calta, Nicole 342 Camacho, Jennifer 335 Camarillo, Sonia 63 Cameron, Mia 282 434 INDEX Camp, Jesse 274 Campbell, Catherine 349 Campbell, Christopher 1 12 Campbell, James 327 Campos, Martha 166 Canon, Janet 342 Caplin, Ben 327 Caragher, Ron 268 Carandang, Anthony 166 Carillo, Lisa 342 Carlos, Martha 166 Carlos, Olivia 338 Carney, Crissy 337 Carpenter, Greg 305 Carr, Leslie 294 Carrasco, Eva 349 Carrasco, Jesse 166, 214 Carruthers, Ann 166 Carter, Mark 63 Carter, Phillip 166, 274 Casas, Arturo 166 Castellano, Jaclyn 294 Castellanos, Katy 166 Castillo, Julia 166 Castillo, Martha 338 Castle, Heidi 338 Castro, Analisa 166, 335 Castro, Christina A. 166 Castro, Christina M. 166 Castuciano, Rey 166 Cattalini, Mark 147 Cavanaugh, Katie 342 Cazares, Delia 166 Ceron, Daniel 166 Cervantes, Gail 166, 444 Chae, Dennis 167 Chakalian, Nairi 167 Chan, Allan 167 Chan, Cindy 167 Chan, Greg 122 Chan, Leon 167 Chan, Lisa 336 Chan, Mia 228 Chan, Michael 167 Chan, Scott 167 Chan, Simon 167 Chan, Vanessa 167 Chan, Will 167 Chance, Tami 337 Chandra, Mimi 167 Chang, Cheryl 167 Chang, Cheryl 342 Chang, Chih-Ping 167 Chang, Christina 335 Chang, Connie 167 Chang, Elizabeth 167 Chang, Esther 56 Chang, Francois 167 Chang, Hyok 58 Chang, Jenny 168 Chang, Karen 337 Chang, Karry 168 Chang, Kelly 168 Chang, Melissa 168 Chang, Michelle 168, 353, 444 Chang, Mindy 168 Chang, Rachel 77 Chang, Sheree 444 Chang, Stephanie 168 Chao, Stephanie 151 Chaplya, Pavel 168 Chase, Jessica 1 68 Chase, Jocelyn 306 Chau, Ka Lok 168 Chau, Kathleen 168 Chavez, Emma 65 Chavez, Mercedes 336 Chavez, Norma 168 Cheah, Lulu 79 Cheak, Alicia 168 Cheak, Natalie 168 Cheatham, Wendy 168 Chen, Angelina 335 Chen, Betty 317 Chen, Charlie 348 Chen, Diana 168 Chen, Gina 170 Chen, Jacqueline 170 Chen, Jennifer 170, 349 Chen, Kevin 149 Chen, Li-Chiuen 170 Chen, Michael 170, 192 Chen, Nancy 170 Chen, Paul 170 Chen, Roger 55, 170 Chen, Rudy 170 Chen, Sandy 170 Chen, Vincent 1 70 Chen, William 170 Chenault, Danielle 335 Cheng, Mark 329 Cheng, Sophia 170 Cheong, Christine 170 Cheowtirakul, Michelle 342 Cherdsuriya, Saranya 170 Cherebin, Tamar 307 Cherng, Mindy 349 Cherry, John-Paul 170 Chesterton, Carey 338 Cheung, Burke 171 Cheung, Jenny 171 Cheung, Joanne 171 Cheung, Ka Yari 171 Cheung, Yat-Yee 171 Chhoeu, Heng-Tech 171 Chi Omega 338 Chi, Daphne 171 Chi, Maria 349 Chi, Victor 171 Chiang, Andrew 171 Chiang, Cathy C. 171 Chiang, Cathy Z. 171 Chiang, Gloria 171 Chiang, Salena 349 Chiao, Stan 152 Chien, Shelly Chilvers, Jessica 336 Chin, Cyndi 349 Chin, Cynthia 171 Chin, Greg 173, 274 Chin, Gregory 171 Chin, Jennifer 58 Chin, Shalina 171 Chinese Student Association 348 Ching, Christine 172 Chiong, Emily 172 Chiou, Michael 172 Chirone, Shannon 336 Chiu, Chun 172 Chiu, Li-Yen 172 Chiu, Oi-Ling 174 Cho, Julie 172 Cho, Rebecca 172 Choe, Tricia 172 Choi, Brian 172 Choi, Christian 172 Choi, Eunice 317 Choi, Eunsun 172 Choi, Haejin 172 Choi, Jeeyeun 172 Choi, Jung 172 Choi, Linda 172 Choi, Mee 172 Choi, Rocky 326 Choi, Sunny 174 Chong, Hyok C. 59 Chou, Angela 349 Chou, Jie-Ming 174 Chow, Diana 174 Chow, Jeffrey 1 74 Choy, Joyce 1 74 Chrisopoulos, Stelios 174 Christensen, Alyse 336 Christiansen, Jen 342 Christie, Casey 337 Chu, Anita 444 Chu, Betty 174 Chu, Brenda 174 Chu, Mei 174 Chu, Yahn 122 Chua, Justin 174 Chuang, Abraham 174, 252 Chun, Catherine 174 Chun, Stephanie 174 Chun, Sung 174 Chung, Binh 175 Chung, Chao-Mei 175 Chung, Clara 349 Chung, Hui-Ju 175 Chung, Hyun Jung 175 Chung, Tim 175 Chung, Uyn Joo 175 Chung, Yea-Jhin 175 Cianfarini, Andrea 342 Cippolla, Andrew 35 Clark, Jamal 268 Clark, Katie 342 Clark, Melissa 175 Clemente, Vito 268 Clifton, Matthew 175 Cline, Darren 268 Clinton, Deatra 268 Cloud, Casey 308 Cobb, Anthony 38 Cobbs, Anthony 268 Cochran, Claire 338 Cochran, Janine 282 Coddington, Cathy 337 Cohen, Alen 175 Colbert, Andy 268 Cole, Brandy 175 Cole, Michael 175 Coleman, Kim 282, 336 Coll, Christina 349 Collins, Jennifer 336 Collmer, Maile 342 Colton, Shannon 444 Community Service Officers 96-97, 350 Conde, Mirasol 175 Conley, Leigh 342 Connell, Sarah 272 Conover, Becky 335 Conover, Lisa 335 Conrad, Jimmy 274 Contreras, Dawn 175 Cook, Jason 312 Cook, Mark 274 Cooper, Adam 274 Cooper, Annica 314-315 Cooper, Bradley 175 Cooper, Michael 175 Coopman, Jennifer 282 Copeland, Stacy 176 Coppin, Mike 278 Corbin, Jessica 307 Cordova, Chely 349 Cordova, Myrna 176 Corlin, Greg 176 Corrie, Linda 335 Costello, Christopher 176 Coster, Laurel 336 Cotti, Dan 268 Covec, Randy 280 Covec, Steve 278, 281 Coy, Melinda 349 Coye, Kevin 274 Crabtree, Elisabeth 338 Crandall, Courtney 342 Crecion, Gabe 268, 308 Crisp, Jonathan 176 Cristobal, Clarisse 337 Crossin, Maura 176 Crowe, Gabriella 282 Crowley, Sarah 338 Crudale, Justin 176, 327 Cruz, Chrissy 337 Cruz, Cindy 282 Cruz, Haley 176 Cruz, Timothy-Ariel 176 Cueva, Claudia 176 Cuevas, Rodolfo 176 Gulp, Lindsay 272 Culver, Denise 337 Custodio, Grace 176 Dahl, Lynda 176 Dahlquist, Ruth 176 Daigneault, Regan 336 Dalai, Kershasp 444 Dale, Courtney 310 Daley, Kevin 280 Dalis, Peter 284, 287 Dang, Karissa 349 Dang, Lieu 176 Dang, Loan 176 Dang, Trinh 176 Danielian, Melina Der 176 Daniels, Karen Ann 176 Davey, Heather 336 David, Edel 176 David, Joni 307 Davidian, Lina 176 Davis, Akil 306 Davis, Alisa 349 Davis, Angela 421 Davis, Bryon 294 Davis, Kil 268 Davis, Zalika 307 Dawson, Caren 336 De Alba, Luis 176 de Jesus, Dani 349 de la Cruz, Celestin 176 De La Cruz, Mariam 176 de Leon, Cecille 176 de Rubertis, David 177 De Vore, Melissa 177 Dea, Christine 176 DeBeau, Christie 336 435 INDEX Decret, Alex 312 Dekermenjian, Manuel 176 Del Valle, Laura 1 35 DeLeon, Berta 282 Dellanini, Leah 338 Dellanini, Marisa 338 Dellner, Danielle 338 Delta Delta Delta 340 Delta Gamma 336 Delta Sigma Phi 334 Delta, Cecilia 176 Delta, Kappa 335 Demgen, Elizabeth 336 Deniega, Anthony 176 Denison, Micah 268 Detgeva, Lena 274 Dever, Jill 338 DiTullio, Brandon 316 Diaz, (Catherine 178 Diaz, Lisa 338 Diaz, Milly 337 Dibbayawan, Malinee 178 Dick, Adam 334 Dicker, Derek 178 Dickey, Perry 316 Dietz, Rebecca 1 78 Difiglia, Rob 178 Dinglasan, Francis 178 Dinh, Linh 178 Diving, Women ' s 295 Divino, Diane 178 Divino, Karen 178 Dixon, Anne 178, 274 Dixon, Hallema 178 Dixon, Kimberly 178 Do, Tiffany 178 Doan, Quan 178, 444 Dobbs, Amanda 294 Dodd, Emily 178 Dollar, Cameron 280, 287 Dominguez, Jessie 178 Donegan, Tara 336 Donnelly, Katie 342 Dove, Marc 268 Dowling, Kris 338 Doyle, Latasha 179 Drake, Tamara 335 Drane, Jennifer 337 du Plessis, Marcus 1 79 Du, John 88, 94 Duboff, Jordan 312 Duenas, Jay 337 Duff, James 278 Duffy, Ryan 179 Dugas, Jonathan 268 Duggan, Kristin 342 Dulak, Kirsten 179 Dumble, David 305-306 Dunkel, Yaron 179 Dunn, Rosalind 294 Dunnett, Kate 342 Duong, Jimmy 179 Durbeck, Tracy 342 Durso, Stephanie 342 Duryea, Karen 337 Dyckman, Caitlin 179, 335 Ebrahimian, Shahin 179 Edber, Daniel 179 Edouarde, Danielle 132, 139 Education Abroad Program 58 Edwards, Amanda 282 Edwards, Bree 272 Edwards, Catherine 179 Eggers, Garrett 334 Eguchi, Yoko 179 Eichorn, Tracy 337 Einsenstecken, Monica 283 Ejercito, Emmanuelle 338 Elliott, Jennifer 179 Ellis, John 179 Ellison, Laura 335 Ellsbury, Chelsey 342 Elman, Shana 349 Elwell, Katie 349 Emanuel, Hooman 179 Embree, Lyn 282 Emergency Medical Technicians 350 Emerson, Kari 181 Emery, Renee 306 Eng, Kimberly 1 8 1 Eng, Laura 337 Eng, MJ 1 8 1 Eng, Shanelle 272 English, Allison 181 Ennix, Kristina 181 Enquist, Sue 310 Ensberg, Lars 274 Ericksen, Paige 181, 278 Erickson, Amanda 349 Erickson, Susie 274 Esakoff, Tania 349 Escamilla, Elizabeth 181 Escobedo, Monica 342 Eshaghian, Michael 181 Esperanza, Chrysty 337 Espinosa, Elizabeth 206 Espinosa, Rose 181 Espinoza, Katrina 181 Etedalizadeh, Chehrnaz 181 Ette, Lindsay 294 Etter, Lindsay 294 Eugenio, Paul 326 Evans, Derrick 305 Ewing, Sandy 282 Ezrin, Jodi 337 Ezzeldine, Omar 181 Ebrahimi, Sara 179 Ebrahimian, Nasir 179 Fabian, Travis 334 Faherty, Shannon 181 Fair, Cindy 342 Fang, Xing 181 Farahdel, Simon 181 Farahmand, Johnathan 181 Farmer, Danny 268, 298 Farnham, Sean 280 Farris, Kris 268 Favelukis, Jenna 182 Fawcette, Joy 272 Feldman, Lesley 310 Fengler, Wolf 327 Fengler, Wolfgang 182 Fenske, Jill 282 Fenton, Mike 182 Ferdenzi, John 45 Ferguson, Anne 182, 342 Fernald, Brett 305 Fernald, Johanna 338 Fernandez, Cecilia 182 Fernandez, Kimberly 182 Fernandez, Lisa 310 Ferryman, Beth 336 Fesler, Katie 349 Field, Bob 268 Field, Heather 182, 335 Field, Rebecca 1 82 File, Jaimi 100 Filippi, Christopher 182 Finan, Kelley 182 Fiore, Jason 334 Fisher, Gregory 182 Flanagan, Kelly 336 Flanagan, Tara 282 Flannigan, Kelly 282 Flores, Arlen 1 82 Flores, Enrique 182 Flores, Walter 1 82 Flynn, Julie 294 Flynn, Nicholas 182 Fong, Andrea 274 Fong, Howson 327 Fong, Stephanie 307 Foosaner, Michelle 342 Football 268 Forde, Weldon 268 Foreman, Amelia 338 Foster, Angie 349 Fowler, Derek 308 Fowler, Stacy 342 Fox, Danielle 338 Fox, Marsha 338 Fox, Sabrina 349 Frank, Elyse 337 Franks, Emily 278 Freedman, Karen 342 Freschi, Gina 337 Freudenberg, Brandi 314 Friesen, Stacie 335 Fritz, Laurie 310 Fu, Jeff 444 Fulgentis, Ross 316 Fuller, Burt 282 Funicello, Carly 274 GALA 94 Gall, Amanda 278 Gallagher, Cyndi 294 Gallucci, Gina 349 Galvan, Jilberto 183 Gambel, Robert 326 Gammarabutr, Teerarat 1 84 Can, Jennifer 184 Garcia, Guadalupe 184 Garcia, Juan 45, 184 Garcia, Karla 184 Garcia, Lisa 184, 337 Garcia, Monica 342 Gardner, Clare 184 Gasser, Alexandra 3 1 7 Gavia, Fernando 184 Gaynor, Delhia 184 Geller, Melanie 1 84 Genstler, Margaret 184 George, Melinda 307 George, Seth 274 Georgino, Lisa 336 Geroge, Seth 274 Gershbein, Evan 184 Gertmenian, Daniel 184 Getty, Alex 342 Getz, Jennifer 338 Ghasri, Peyman 184 Gibson, Justin 184 Gilsen, Brian 326 Gimbel, Beth 342 Gimbel, Elizabeth 184 Gimelstob, Justin 312 Gimlen, Amy 342 Gisler, Melanie 186 Glaus, Troy 308 Glavinic, Mark 334 Click, Katie 1 86 Go, Irma 186 Goates, Alanna 342 Gogineni, Ushakumar 186 Golaboski, Erin 278 Goldberg, Missy 337 Goldberg, Shaina 335 Golden Key National Honor Society 353 Goldman, Rachel 338 Gomez, Christa 444 Gomez, Erica 274 Gong, Anna 186 Gong, Rose 186 Gonzales, Zeline 186 Gonzalez, Adrian 186 Gonzalez, Alex 186 Gonzalez, Claudia 186 Gonzalez, Ismael 186 Gonzalez, Junior 274 Gonzalez, Wendy 186 Gonzalo, Melissa 186, 338 Goodman, Stacy 335 Goodson, Chester 274 Gopez, Remmel 1 86 Gordan, Sara 283 Gordon, Brent 334 Gordon, Matt 280 Gordon, Sahra 338 Gould, Robyn 1 86 Goyal, Seema 186 Grabiel, Eric 1 87 Grace on Campus 6 1 Grace, Matt 298 Graf, Kris 334 Graham, Corbin 278, 280 Gramados, Bernard 187 Grant, Bisa 307 Granville II, Michael 305-306 Gray, Alyson 3 1 4 Gray, Shana 314 Grayeli, Sam 278 Green, Jason 308 Greene, Eric 45 Greene, Gretchen 282 Greene, Liz 336 Greene, Melodic 342 Greenhill, Jennifer 342 Greenwood, Brett 3 1 2 Gregory, Nina 444 Grenewitz, Alex 283 Grieb, Mike 268 Grierson, Heather 187 Grigorian, Ramela 349 Grimes, Tawana 274-275 Groefsema, Brooke 336 Gruenwald, Gianna 349 436 INDEX Cruenwald, Judy 143 Gryczman, Daniel 187 G uerrero, Haydee 349 Guidry, Javelin 268 Guidry, Paul 268 Gully, Sean 268 Gupta, Nina 187 Gurkin, Nicole 336 Gut, Jennifer 187 Gutierrez, Claudia 187 Gutierrez, Nancy 187 Gutierrez, Tina 342 Guylai, Andor 298 Guzman, Angelica 187 Guzman, Jenice Ria 187 Guzman, Mimi 349 Guzman-Espinoza, Noemi 187 Gymnastics, Women ' s 274 Ha, Henry 131, 187 Ha, Irene 187 Haas, Krista 342 Hackworth, Cheryl 335 Haddad, Evelyn 1 87 Haendiges, Ashley 294 Haghshenas, Parisa 187 Haigjeff 187 Hakimfar, Sharon 188 Halili, Ben Noel 188 Halim, Tenny 188 Hall, Amanda 294 Hall, Jenny 336 Hall, Margaret 307 Haller, Courtney 188 Halloran, Eulalia 78 Ham, Hyung Sook 188 Hamaoka, Tae 1 88 Han, Eun Young 188 Han, Seung 188 Handelin, Elizabeth 335 Handoyo, Ester 188 Hanna, Kanela 188, 335 Hanna, Mary 188 Hannon, Jim 327 Hanssen, Monika 349 Happe, Katie 342 Harbour, Matt 280 Harel, Elazar 30 Harker,, Kevin 334 Harmon, Ronald 188, 444 Harper, Trisha 282 Harrick, Jim 278, 284, 287 Harries, Aaron 278 Harris, Lynn 188 Harris, Renee 282 Harris, Sara 188, 342 Hart, Craig 274 Hartel, Sherry 188, 247, 338 Hartment, Kevin 274 Harutunian, Bianca 188 Hashibe, Mia 189 Hassan, Ibrahim 305-306 Hassani, Hanahal 189 Hatano, Jin 189 Hatten, Rich 334 Hauser, Mark 304, 306 Hawk, David Plenty 268 Hayashi, Kiralee 274-275, 3 1 3 Hayes, Joanna 307 Haynes, Travis 305-306 Hayworth, Phil 272 He, Susanna 189 Heath, Heather 189, 335 Hebert, Hamad 268 Hedrick, Michael 189 Hegarty, Tara 342 Heinrichs, Jon 309 Heisser, Stephanie 349 Held, Laurie 349 Heifer, Eric 278 Helmstetter, Erik 334 Henderson, J.R. 279-280, 285 Henkel, Rob 308 Henrichs, Jon 308 Henry, Amber 338 Henry, Jennifer 189 Herbilla, Priscilla 59 Herdman, Kristin 349 Hernandez, Cyndee 336 Hernandez, Javier 189 Hernandez, Jose 189 Hernandez, Nicole 337 Hernandez, Wendy 189 Herrera, Angelica 65 Herrera, Carly 278 Herrera, Carol 1 89 Hertz, Jenni 337 Hertz, Jennifer 189 Heyn, Matthew 444 Hicks, Duval 268 Hicks, Skip 35, 38, 268 Hiley, Lisa 274 Hill, Keisha 190 Hill, Matt 326 Hill, Rodrick 190 Hinckson, Aprili 307 Hiromoto, Michele 190 Hiser, Laura 336 Hiyama, Lauren 190 Ho, Cheung- Yau 1 90 Ho, Michelle 190 Ho, Nathan 190 Hoang, Kim 190 Hoernig, Erica 306 Hoff, Tricia 104 Hogg, Robert 326 Holcomb, Erik 268 Holland, Pete 268 Holloway, Jenny 349 Holmes, Galen 337 Holmes, Heather 337 Holmes, Jennifer 338 Holton, Michael 280 Horn, Serena 349 Homma, Leah 274 Hon, Man- Wai 190 Hong, Ellen 190 Hong, Janet 190 Hong, Seung Kwon 190 Hopenstand, Gil 190 Horwitz, Darrin 89 Houser, Carla 274 Houston, Neal 278 Houston, Tina 1 90 Howard, Kelly 310 Howell, Lisa 349 Hoy, Kelly Sew 335 Hseu, Jane 190 Hsieh, Chia-Han 190 Hsing, Maria 349 Hsing, Marie 191 Hsiue, Anne 191 Hsu, Adam 191 Hsu, Alex 191 Hsu, Anna 353 Hsu, Baldwin 191 Hsu, Maggie 191 Hsu, Wilfred 285 Hsu, Yane 191 Hu, AnTi 191 Hu, Anita 349 Huang, Jeff 191 Huang, Jun 191 Huang, Liberty 349 Huang, Teresa 191 Hubbard, Janae 274 Huelskamp, Rose 294 Huey, Cynthia 191 Huffer, Elise 282 Hughs, Mindy 342 Hui, Pun Zee 191 Hui, Timothy 191 Huma, Ramogi 268 Humphrey, Darren 316 Humphrey, Erin 278 Humphries, Chip 312 Hung, Li-Pei 337 Hung, Phi 191 Hunt, Julie 3 36 Hunt, Laurel 336 Hunt, Sheri 282 Hunter, Robyn 336 Hurtado, Patti 342 Hutt, Taryn 342 Huy, Nhat 191 Huynh, Tammy 193 Hwang, Nam 193 Hwang, Yoon-Jung 193 Hyde, Lisa 342 Hyeonje 193 Hymes, Mike 308 Ice Hockey 327, 359 Ichikawa, Diane 193 Inouye, Kelly 310 loja, Bob 268 Ippolito, Tony 268 Irvin, Brian 274 Ishibashi, Neil 283 Itow, Janice 335 Iwata, Shunpei 193 Jabami, Steven 193 Jack, Mosi 193 Jackson, Ay 312 Jackson, Charlie 298, 334 Jackson, Claudette 282 Jackson, Jeanarta 306 Jackson, Michael 193 Jackson, Paula 73 Jackson, Takiyah 274-275 Jacobs, Kevin 268 Jacobsen, Sean 280 Jacques, Tom 308 Jagd, Kim 282 Jahanfard, Afrouz 193 Jai, Henry 193 Jakel, Kevin 193 Jakins, Tahj 274 Jamshidian, Anahita 193 Janera, Monica 294 Janfaza, Ahron 193 Jang, Jongeun 193 Jankowski, Rebecca 193, 338 Janowsky, Kara 342 Janoyan, Lori 349 Jaramillo, Mike 308 Jaramillo, Monica 337 Jauregui, Jose 194 Jauron, Lance 305-306 Javadi, Bahareh 194 Javier, Joyce 194 Jeffers, Maria 272 Jeffers, Robin 337 Jelmeland, Amy 194 Jenkins, Jill 294 Jenkins, Sara 194, 335 Jenkins, Sasha 274 Jensen, Brad 327 Jensen, Lori 194 Jerijian, Arthur 194 Jernewall, Nadine 349 Jerrick, Jessica 342 Jewish Bible Study for Non-Jews 61 Jin, Ka-Ying 194 Joa, Jea-Chim 194 Johnson, Alicia 336 Johnson, Brooke 194 Johnson, Emily 336, 349 Johnson, Jenny 282 Johnson, Jessica 194 Johnson, Josh 305-306 Johnson, Kris 278, 280 Johnson, Lindsey 338 Johnson, Maisha 194 Johnson, Michelle 338 Johnson, Sylvia 194 Johnson, Tamika 282 Johnston, Leticia 338 Johnstone, Lisa 335 Jones, Crary 342 Jones, Dara 56 Jones, Leslie 338 Jones, Rashida 194 Jones, Stephanie 349 Jones, Whitney 194 Jordan, Ronnie 349 Jordan, Ryan 334 Jose, M. Christina 194 Josselyn, Randy 326 Josseyln, Woody 327 Joung, Eun-Ae 195 Jun, Michelle 349 Jung, Hee 195 Jung, Taekun 195 Jurica, Marina 342 Kadkhoda, Behdad 195 Kahen, John 195 Kallus, Anne 342 Kamikihara, Janet 195 Kamon, Jennifer 195 Kandavel, Rom 334 Kang, Julie 282 Kang, Lena 195 Kanji, Omario 195 437 INDEX Karas, Chris 195 Karas, Jason 327 Karasick, Jessica 195 Kasher, Afshin 195 Kassabgui, Ramy 195 Kassing, Bryan 180, 195 Kassir, Suzanne 338 Katahashi, Naoto 195 Kato, Caryn 195 Katz, Shoshannah 197 Kawakami, Kristen 197 Kawar, Nada 304, 306 Kaya, Alex 197 Kazanjian, Doug 316 Kechris, Katherina 307 Keefe, Andrew 26 Keflezighi, Mebrahtom 304, 306 Keller, Dan 308 Keller, Josh 274 Kelley, Jennifer 44 Kellogg, Mary 342 Kelly, Lauren 336 Kelly, Rachel 349 Kelmon, Jessica 342 Kemp, Caroline 197 Kessler, Daniel 1 97 Keyser, Emmett 334 Khakshooy, Babak 1 97 Kharazi, Pejman 197 Kibreab, Bemnet 197 Kiesel, Jason 197 Kilbarger, Clay 274 Kilgour, Kirk 298 Kim, Boseung 197 Kim, Christopher 316 Kim, Doug 197 Kim, Edmond 197 Kim, Edward 197 Kim, Grace 197 Kim, Hae-Jin 197 Kim, Hee Jung 197 Kim, Howard 198 Kim, HyunJ. 198 Kim, Hyun S. 198 Kim, Jang- Wook 198 Kim, Jeannie 198 Kim, Jeff 198 Kimjihye 198 Kim, Joon 198 Kim, Joonwon 198 Kim, Ju-han 198 Kim, Kevin 312 Kim, Kwan 198 Kim, Linsung 198 Kim, Margaret 349 Kim, Mi-Jin 198 Kim, Phillis 349 Kim, Sandra 169, 198 Kim, Sara 198 Kim, Soo 198 Kim, Sun 199 Kim, Sunah 199 Kim, Sungwoo 199 Kim, Sunhwa 199 Kim, Susan 338 Kim, Yi-Rang 199 Kim, Yun-Ju 199 Kim, Yura 199 Kinnings, Kelly 338 Kipper, Valerie 199 Kirchner, Michael 199 Kirchner, Robert 199 Kircmidjian, Lari 272 Kirkpatrick, Craig 199, 231 Kirkwood, Kimberley 199 Kirschke, Travis 268 Kishiyama, Page 98, 444 Kitchen, Chris 283 Klasila, Katherine 342 Klein, Andrea 338 Klein, Linda 349 Klein, Matt 308 Klein, Michelle 349 Kleinberg, Jenny 337 Klett, Gabriella 199 Klinger, Leah 349 Knoop, Erika 109 Knudsen, Mark 298 Kocsis, Kati 3 1 4 Koga, Kathryn 199 Kojima, Shoketsu 199 Koines, Amy 199 Komaromi, Tom 200 Kondos, Valorie 274 Koo, Jheny 200 Koo, Julia 200 Koo, Thomas 200 Koplik, Sheri 335 Korerat, Barrett 200 Korn, Victoria 200 Kornfield, Alisa 338 Koudelka, Julie 272 Kovacs, Mary 1 27 Kraemer, Kristi 200, 444 Kramar, Denise 200 Kramer, Brandon 312 Krikorian, Adam 200, 278 Krueger, Kelly 33 7, 444 Krug, Stephen 200 Krull, Kim 282-283 Krumpe, Paul 274 Kuang, Catherine 200 Kubota, Yoshie 200 Kulinski, Bria 336 Kumagai, Tracy 337 Kumar, Rachel 200 Kung, Denny 200 Kurita, Shintaro 200 Kurtz-Reyes, David 274 Kussalanant, Chakris 200 Kwak, Carolyn 201 Kwak, Minhwan 201 Kwan, Andy 294 Kwon, Hee 201 Kwon, Julie 201 Kwon, Tina 338 Kwong, Chi Ho 201 Kwong, Elizabeth 201 Kwong, Wing 201 La, Quoc 201 La, Tiffanie201 LaBonte, Alllison 278 Labrow, Nicole 338 Lackner, Tamara 201 Lacrosse, Men ' s 326 Ladd, Aaron 268 Lah, Linda 349 Lahijani, Nazanin 201, 353 Lai, Chein-Hung 201 I.am, Alan 201 Lam, Larissa 201 Lam, Linda 349 Lam, Nhut 201 Lam, Ukkwan 201 Lam, Vikki 202 Lam, Wai-Yin 202 Lam, Waisze 202 Langland-Shula, Christopher 274 Lao, Melanie 202 Lao, Michelle 202 Lara, Cindy 349 Larkin, Tanisha 282 Larson, Ryan 304 Lassiter, Jeff 308 Lassiter, Linda 202 Lataillade, O.J. 268 Lau, Carlene 202 Lau, Denise 202 Lau, Dorene 202 Lau, Erica 202 Lau, Kar- Leung 202 Lau, Karen 202 Lautze, Nicole 336 Lavin, Steve 278, 280, 284 Law, Daniel 202 Law, Joy 202 Law, Ming 202 Lawhorn, Yvette 202 Lawmaster, Leslie 204 Lawrence, Patricia 109 Le, Joan 204 Leamy, Silia 335 Leary, Meagen 342 Lee, Andrew 204 Lee, Anita 68 Lee, Arthur 204 Lee, Brenda 282 Lee, Delora 204 Lee, Dong Jin 204 Lee, Dong Wook 204 Lee, Dongkyu 204 Lee, Eddy 316 Lee, Eileen 337 Lee, Elizabeth 204 Lee, Grace 204 Lee, Hae 204 Lee, Janet 204, 349 Lee, Jennifer 338 Lee, Jenny 1 37, 204 Lee, Jimmy 204 Lee, John 71, 204 Lee, Jonathan 204 Lee, Kathy 349 Lee, Ki 205 Lee, Kristen 205 Lee, Lily 205 Lee, Linda 205 Lee, Luke 205 Lee, Marcia 205 Lee, Nic ole 342 Lee, Norman 205 Lee, Paul 205 Lee, Roanna 205 Lee, Rodney 38, 268 Lee, Salina 205 Lee, Samuel 205 Lee, Sang Joo 205 Lee, Sheri 61 Lee, Song 205 Lee, Stacy 205 Lee, Steve 205 Lee, Sung 205 Lee, Susan 207, 342, 349 Lee, Teh-Shan 207 Lee, Victoria 207 Lee, Yea-Jin 207 Lee, Yoomi 207 Lefkowitz, Allison 207 Leibman, Jody 207 Lemmer, Jennifer 342 Leng, Josh 305 Lentricchia, Rachel 207 Leonard, Amy 40 Leos, Claudia 207 Leslie, Dominic 207 Leung, Gabe 283 Leung, Ka Ming 207 Leung, Pauline 207 Leung, Pui-Wai 207 Leung, Stephen 207 Leung, Warrick 207 Levisohn!, Brett 207, 234 Levy, Adele 208 Levy, Matthew 208 Levy, Sharon 208 Lewinson, Elizabeth 342 Lewis, Collette 208 Lewis, Jeffrey 208 Lewis, Jermaine 268 Lewis, Mark 208 Li, Grace 444 Li, Susan 1 37 Li, Varavit 208 Li, Xiao 208 Liba, Amir 208 Liberman, Louise 272 Licata, Daniela 208 Licciardello, Richard 208 Lieberman, Julie 282 Lieberman, Laurie 335 Lieberman, Michele 272 Liedtke, Kindra 342 Lightner, Barron 208 Lim, Ji 208 Lim, Joyce 208 Lim, Kent 208 Lim, Veronica 208 Lin, Chenyi 209 Lin, Eric 209, 312 Lin, Gisela 209 Lin, Ivy 444 Lin, Jenny 209 Lin, Joey 209 Lin, Lily 349 Lin, Lorraine 209 Lin, Timothy 209 Lin, Tony 209 Lin, Wei-Chuan 209 Linares, Angela 209 Linder, Melany 209 Lindermayr, Miriam 338 Lindholm, Melody 335 Lindsay, Yuko 209 Link, Daniel 209 Lisam, Lucy 209 Lister, Andrew 327 Little, Sabrina 336 Little, Skylar 272 Littlejohn, Robert 209 Liu, Joyce 209 Liu, Judy 210 Liu, Nedrudee 2 1 Liu, Peter 2 1 Liu, Raymond 210 Liu, Wayne 2 10 Lo, Lola 335 Lo, Suzanne 210 438 INDEX Loberg, Lauren 210 Loef, Jennifer 335 Loh, Luyanti 210 Lombardi, Jennifer 338 Long, Krystal 1 37, 444 Long, Rocky 268 Long, Steven 210 Lopez, Adriana 32, 337 Lopez, Jill 335 Lopez, Laura 210 Lopez, Renee 337 Lopez, Robert 210 Lord, Jacqueline 210 Loudenback, Derek 305 Louie, Jessica 349 Louie, Robert 2 1 Lovell, Ann 349 Lowery, Tiffany 210 Lowry, Rachelle 338 Loyd, Brandon 280 Lu, Beverly 210 Lu, ChingMan 210 Lu, Culbert 211 Lu, Ling 335 Lu, Stephanie 21 1 Lu, Willie 211 Lucas, Bethany 307 Lucas, Kristina 2 1 1 Luftman, Tony 280 Lui, Siu-Yung 21 1 Luke, Annie 272 Lukeroth, Nicole 337 Luman, Shusu 2 1 1 Luna, Jacob 280 Luna, Zitlalpilli 211 Lund, Robert 2 1 1 Luo, Theresa 2 1 1 Luong, Amy 2 1 1 Luong, Lynn 349 Lutz, Stephanie 294 Luu, Binh 2 1 1 Ly, Hoang 2 1 1 Lymons, Chelsea 335 Lynch, Chris 304 Lynch, Christopher 21 1 Lynch, Kelly 282 Lynch, Shawndrell 21 1 Ma, Bryan 21 1 Ma, Edward 102 Ma, Kenneth 211 Ma, Laura 212 Mack, Darcy 335 Mackauf, Carla 336 MacKenzie, Elizabeth 212 MacLaren, Brett 2 1 2 Madhok, Renee 337 Madrid, Sam 308 Magallanes, Griselda 212 Magalong, Leslie 212 Magee, Danjuan 38, 268 Magiule, Dumas 327 Maglaya, Jennifer 212, 342 Magnuson, Molly 342 Magnusson, Ann Marie 212 Magrina, Gala 283 Mah, Ann 338 Mah, Elysian212, 337 Mah, Robyn 212 Mahadevan, Dharshini 212 Maher, Kathleen 212 Mahindrakar, Shruti 349 Mahlow, Paul 327 Mai, Van 2 1 2 Makovoz, liana 212 Malabarba, Scott 212 Malco, Darlene 304, 307 Malek, Erika 336 Malkerneker, Dee 335 Maloney, Audrey 2 1 2 Maloney, Darren 328 Manahan, Melodic 337 Mancebo, Christina 212 Mandel, Olivia 2 12 Mandeville, Jean 335 Mandigo, Sabrina 2 1 3 Mangold, John 334 Mankowski, Jen 335 Mankowski, Jennifer 349 Manlutac, Kimberly 213 Manning, Chris 327 Mansen, Laura 213 Mansur, Serela 278 Manuel, Noel 338 Manuel-Barkin, Carolyn 338 Manzano, Justine 444 Mao, Audrey 337 Mar, Regina 213 Marcos, Marisa 335 Mariani, Natalie 336 Marinko, Jennifer 2 1 3 Marino, Angela 335 Marino, Natalie 337 Markland, Donna 282 Markota, Marissa 338 Markowitz, Annie 317 Marounian, Carolyn 213 Marques, Damien 213 Marques, Greg 334 Marsden, Heather 338 Marshall, Julie 310 Marshall, Steve 268 Marshella, Mayee 213 Martin, Billy 312 Martin, Danielle 100 Martin, Geoffrey 213 Martin, Maylana 274 Martinez, Adrienne 444 Martinez, Jasmine 2 1 3 Martinez, Larissa 342 Martinez, Manuel 139 Martinez, Maria 213 Marx, Thomas 213 Marzullo, Sara 337 Masluk, Genii 294 Massey, Thaddeus 268 Masson, Pat 327 Masterson, Lindsey 294 Mateo, Joan 213 Mateo, Margaret 213 Matoian, Chad 308 Matter, Stephanie 337 Matthews, Christopher 213 Matzen, Tanya 213 Maugile, Dumas 327 Mayhew, Amanda 2 1 5 Mayhew, Buddy 334 McAlexander, Rebecca 282 McAllister, Mei-Ling 215 McAloon, Mandy 278 McBride, Tod 268 McCarthy, Megan 215 McClean, Rehanna 336 McClellan, Brenda 335 McClure, Darren 268 McComas, Meg 336 McConnell, Becky 336 McCormick, Mary 349 McCoy, Jelani 280, 285 McCoy, Nathan 215 McCullough, Abdul 268 McEachern, Joanna 335 McElroy, Jim 268 McElroy, Tiffany 215 McGautha, Vince 280 McGee, Alex 336 McGhee, Courtney 337 McGinnis, Korrie 215 McGrath, Jennifer 215 McHale, Melisa 336 McKell, Ashley 335 McKeller, Danica 337 McMath, Patrick 215 McMullen, Andy 280 McMullen, Jennifer 349 McNeal, Jeff 268 McNown, Cade 35, 38, 268-269 McPhee, Sara 21 5 McPherren, Scott 305 Mebane, Carrie 342 MEChA 94 Medel, Eric 215 Mehany, Alphonse 215 Mehlberg, Molly 307 Meinhart, Mari 272 Melamed, Houman 215 Melone, Justine 338 Melsby, Brad 268 Menard, Elizabeth 337 Mendenhall, Margaret Ann 215 Mendez, Anicia 215, 314 Mendez, Lauren 335 Mendoza, Johnnie 2 1 5 Mendoza, Reina 335 Menvielle, Gregory 215 Mercado, Carmen 216 Mercado, Laura 216 Merten, Bjorn 38, 268 Merlin, Bjorn 35 Mesri, Parastoo Anita 125 Messerschmitt, Laura 349 Meyer, Caleb 274 Meyer, Jake 308 Meyers, Andy 268 Meylor, Nicole 216 Miao, Cheng 216 Michael, Rachel 2 16, 336 Michaelsen, Dayna 335 Michelena, Mike 327 Mickens, Astrid 349 Mickey, Jennifer 337 Mihara, Shigeru 216 Mike, Johanna 310 Mikhailova, Anna 216 Miller, Amy 216 Miller, Jennifer 216 Miller, Liesl 282 Miller, Margaret 342 Miller, Mark 312 Miller, Micah 278 Miller, Michelle 216 Miller, Sarah 272-273 Miller, William 256 Milligan, Lauren 216, 444 Milling, Kara 282-283 Mills, Erin 338 Mills, Fernando 196, 216 Mills, John 216 Mills, Melia216 Mimran, Erica 349 Minasian, Hanriet 216 Mink, Deborah 274 Misajon, Maile 342 Missaghi, Sharareh 216 Missoumi, Rania 217 Mitchell, David 217 Mitchell, Scott 47, 268 Mitrevski, Julia 217 Miura, Stanley 217 Miyagishima, Shiho 217 Mizrahi, Lynn 217 Mizuno, Yuko 217 Modesitt, Marci 217 Mohammadi, Sharab 217 Moises, Carlos 217 Mok, Wendy 2 17 Moneymaker, Heidi 274 Monfredini, Lisa 336 Montague, Vanessa 338 Montana, Lizbeth 217 Montenegro, Marci 342 Montero, Adrian 217 Montet, Kristen 337 Montford, Melonie 342 Montijo, Mike 106 Monusko, Jason 217 Moon, Jung 217 Moore, Rusty 304 Mora, Laura 335 Morales, Lilliana 336 Moran, Adrian 218 Moreno, Amy 272 Moreno, Joseph 218 Moreno, Loreno 218 Morga, John 218 Morgan, Molly 342 Morikawa, Jamie 338 Morimura, Kunihito 218 Morioka, Vivian 218 Morones, Michelle 342 Morris, Kimberly 2 1 8 Morrisroe, Shelby 342 Mortensen, Kim 307 Moselle, Ben 298 Mothershed, Ernae 444 Moua, May Ly 2 1 8 Moultry, Mel 305-306 Moussai, Jacob 218 Moy, Darrell218 Moy, Michelle 349 Moyer, Merdith 342 Moyer, Meredith 2 1 8 Mu, Mei-Chen218 Muckerheide, Mike 444 Mueller, Jessica 2 1 8 Mukai, Ryan 218 Munar, Michael 218 Murakata, Akiko 219 Murguia,, Arturo 274 Murillo, Kim 336 Murillo, Kimberley 219 Murphy, Kristin 335 Murphy, Megan 349 Murphy, Shonda 337 Musella, Stephanie 219 Muskatirovic, Srdjan 312 Muslim Student Association 94 Myers, Bob 280, 287 439 INDEX Myers, Danica 337 Nacionales, Eden 219 Nadjarians, Pauliana 219 Naeve, Adam 298 Nagami, Stephanie 219 Nagueiras, Marita 219 Nagura, Yuko 2 1 9 Nakama, Arleen 2 1 9 Nakamoto, Ayumi 349 Nakayama, Tetsuya 219 Nanko, Jaimi 337 Napier, Sam 305 Nasraty, Suzanne 219 Nasseri, Joubin 219 Nasserizad, Rouzbeh 219 Natcher, Stephanie 278 Nawa, Toshiro 2 1 9 Ndiaye, Souleye 219 Neben, Jaimee 342 Neider, Kris 349 Nejad, Farshid 219 Nelson, Ann 337 Nelson, Dean Joan K. 353 Nelson, Jennifer 337 Nelson, Julie 220 Nemer, Kariane 100 Neubert, Kelly 342 Neufeld, Ryan 268 Nevadomsky, Jason 268 Newell, Liz 335 Newlove, David 147 Newton, Shalonda 220 Ngo, Diane 220 Ngo, Hoc 220 Ngo, Justine 220 Nguyen, Anh 220, 298, 349 Nguyen, Bao 220 Nguyen, Cindy 220, 342 Nguyen, Hovi 220 Nguyen, Johnny 220 Nguyen, Katherine 220 Nguyen, Luc 220 Nguyen, Thai 220 Nguyen, Thanh Q. 220 Nguyen, Thanh T 220 Nguyen, Thu-Phuong 221 Nguyen, Thu-Thao 221 Nguyen, Thuc-Quyen 220 Nguyen, Tina 22 1 Nguyen, Trang 221 Nguyen, Trong 298 Nguyen, Tu-LJyen 221 Nguyen, Tuyen 221 Nguyen, Yen 349 Nicholls, Alan 334 Niefield, Jennifer 337 Nienberg, Jason 305 Nieto, Angela 221 Nihipali, Paul 298-299 Niksefat, Samira 221 Nishitoyo, Richard 221 Nista, Brett 308 Noble, Rachelle 306 Nocth, Erinn 294 Nogueiras, Marita 239 Nolan, Gemini 221 Noroski, Laura 342 Norm, Kerry 272 Nosce, Melody 338 Novak, Rachel 353 Novickis, Regina 342 Novom, Natalie 336 Nubia, Abigail 22 1 Nunez, Annette 221 Nuveman, Stacey 310 I? O ' Connor, Kelly 306 O ' Banndn, Charles 278, 280, 287, 301 O ' Brien, Erin 221 O ' Brien, Kristin 222 O ' Daly, Kathy 314 O ' gara, Kelly 342 OToole, Ryan 308 O, Scott 221 Oasay, Julie 221 Obregon, Nora 221 Ochoa, Lizbeth 222 Ochoa, Nicole 310 Odom, Nicole 310 Ody, YaYa 222 Oenning, Jamie 274 Ogalesco, Jayson 222, 327 Ogne, Heidi 222 Oh, Cynthia 222 Oh, Gerald 283 Oh, Mihwa 222 Oh, Sang 222 Ohshima, Paul 316 Oji, Miki 222 Okhovat, Mamyar 222 Okumura, Kyle 222 Olds, Lori 349 Olin, Matt 304 Olivares, Jennifer 338 Oliver, Kim 342 Olivier, Kathy 274 Olsen, Heather 335 Olshansky, Edward 222 Olson, Alison 222 Olson, Cassidy 308 Olson, Clair 222 Olukanni, Donatus 222 On-Campus Housing Council 131, 149-150 Onedera, Lorraine 222 Ong, Tanya 224, 349, 353 Ong, Tiffany 224 Opas, Nicole 224, 337 Openshaw, Elizabeth 224 Orr, Jennifer 224 Ortega, Maria 224 Ortega, Paula 224 Ortega, Xochitl 224 Ortman, Liane 336 Osako, Mika 224 Osorio, Roxana 349 Ospina, Olga 337 Ossa, Anthony 304-305 Oswell, Wendy 349 Ott, Alexander 224 Ou, Jay 224 Ou-Yang, Joseph 224 Ouchi, Rochelle 272 Oun, Chhivith 224 Overhauser, Chad 268 Owens, Claire 336 Owus, Awrence 305 Pabon, Namir 224 Pacheco, Ana 224 Pacheco, Lisset 98 Pak, Hyun-Joo 349 Palacio, Alana 224 Palanjian, Jessica 336 Palarea, Melissa 225, 349 Palda, James 278 Pallas, Alexa 336 Palma, Pamela May 225 Palomo, Ingrid 225 Palomo, Yolanda 225 Pan, Johnson 225 Pan, Lui Stanley 225 Paneno, Nick 274 Pang, Richard 353 Pang, Tiffany 349 Paparasilion, Nell 337 Papasin, Richard 225 Papavasiliou, Nell 225 Pardo, Maria 225 Park, Ann 349 Park, Charles 225 Park, Cindy 225 Park, Eun 225 Park, Hyun 225 Park, Jane 225 Park, Jeong Min 317 Park, Kay 225 Park, Keum 225 Park, Misung-Mila 226 Park, Sungsil 226 Park, Taemin 226 Parker, Dave 278, 280 Parker, Jaclyn 75, 337 Parque, Jim 308-309 Parrish-Rudulovich, Wes 326 Parsadaian, Christine 349 Parsons, Kate 337 Parsons, Katie 336 Parunyan, Taline 96 Pasion, Jason 226 Pate, Benjamin 226 Patel, Nital 342 Patterson, Amy 337 Patterson, Erin 226 Paul, Rachel 342 Pawl, Shannon 342 Payne, Emily 226, 335 Payne, Nicolle 278 Pazuelo, Raymonde 226 Pearlman, Dena 336 Pearson, Melanie 274 Pearson, Robert 226 Peer Health Counselors 1 10, 353 Peete, Skip 268 Pejavar, Sheila 283 Pena, Ruben 65 Pendergrass, Jennifer 337 Pendleton, Kara 336 Peng, Amy 226 Peng, Molly 226 Peng, Yu Ting 226 Pentecost, Matt 305 Pentopoulos, Carolyn 336 Pereira, Jason 226 Pereira, Nellie 226 Perrault, Kevin 274 Perrie, Anne Marie 337 Peterson, Bridget 226 Peterson, Lydia 282 Petruncola, Sarah 338 Peumsang, Lisa 226, 349 Pham, An 227 Pham, Bich-Huyen 227 Pham, Han 282 Phan, Ly 227 Phelan, Matt 268 Phi, Alpha 342 Phillips, April 338 Phillips, Brandy 335 Phillips, John 308 Philman, Marie 274-275 Phirman, Michael 256 Phongsasavithes, May 227 Phung, Tieu 227 Pieper, Billy 268 Pieper, Billy 308 Pierce, Ali 336 Pierce, Tyrone 268 Filipino, Samahang 94 Pillado, Olivia 227 Pineda, Elizabeth 338 Pines, Itai 227 Pinto, Aldo 308 Pitchford, Rich 305-306 Pitts, Matt 304 Plascencia, Veronica 227 Plzak, Jenny 71 Poimiroo, Nicole 335 Poirier, Brett 227 Polanski, Dave 298 Polanski, Krista 282 Polansky, Robin 227 Politowski, Jennifer 342 Polnzek, Wendy 272 Poltl, Tom 274-275 Pomeroy, Christopher 227 Pond, Michael 227 Poon, Arnold 227 Poree, Jennifer 294 Portacarrero, Luisa 274 Porter, Jeff 278 Porter, Keisha 306 Portigal, Shana 227 Portno, Alisha 314 Portocarrero, Luisa 275, 313 Potter, Benjamin 227 Potter, Chaska 282 Potter, Lara 294 Poulson, Alleah 310 Pouyan, Mehra 227 Powell, Suzy 304, 306 Pradana, David 229 Prado, Amelia 229 Prak, Leavin 229 Precilla, Jamie 229 Present, Lisa 229 Price, Durell 268 Price, Keiko 294-295 Prieto-Quan, Candice 229 Proctor, Joanna 338 Pruter, Andrew 229, 280 Puathasnanon, Donald 298 Puffer, Jeff 268 Pullin, Stephanie 229 Pumpuang, Maiteeny 349 INDEX Qian, Lillian 229 Quach, Kimberly 229 Quach, Nancy 229 Quadro, Matthew 229 Quan, Caroline 229 Quan, Eddy 329 Quin, Patricia 229 Quinn, Kelly 229 Quinn, Michael 229 Quinn, Mollie 342 Quinteros, Ana 230 Quiogue, Adrian 230 Quiros, Jennifer 349 Rabanera, Mariver 230 Rabbani, Ramin 230 Rabuy, Maria Lourdes 223, 230 Radmacher, Mariver 335 Rafi, Shiva 230 230 Rahman, Salima 230 Rai, Monica 338 Rainwater, Aimee 337 Rakhlin, Nina 230 Ramers, Christian 230 Ramos, Candi 335 Ramos, Catherine 230 Ranch, Danny 230 Ranii, Melina Hall 230 Ratcliffe, Paul 272 Rattray, Julie 349 Raust, Michelle 337 Raust, Sabrina 230, 335 Raval, Trini 230 Reang, Woatthana 232 Redford, Megan 336 Reep, Sharla 232 Reid, Ali 336 Reidt, Michelle 338 Reightley, Ryan 308 Reis, Matt 274 Rempel, Jason 268 Residential Student Interns 145 Retana, Albert 95 Rexroth, Stephanie 232 Reyes, Bernadette 349 Reyes, Jeannette 232 Reyes, Marvin 232 Rhee, Sue-Jin 232 Ricaforte, Rochelle 232 Rich, Stephanie 337 Richards, Alyson 336 Richman, Dara 125 Rico, Gloria 336 Rieger, Jeff 326 Rieger, Jeff 326-327 Righetti, Tony 308 Rijadi, Jeffry 232 Riley, Camille 232 Rimdzius, Laura 337 Rios, Kristy 232 Rivera, Erika 232 Rivera, Gayle 342 Roa, Pamela 141 Roach, Pearl 232 Robinette, Kari 310 Robins, Fred 298-299 Robinson, Seth 232 Robson, Kelly 232 Rock, Lindsey 294 Rockwell, Mike 283 Roden, Jennifer 337 Roeth, Nyssa 349 Rofer, Brian 298 Rogers, Brandon 308 Rogers, Thomas 274-275 Rogoyski, Rob 106 Rojas, Dave 100 Romeo, Jennifer 232 Rong, Walter 232 Ronsaville, Rebecca 294 Roohi, Taraneh 233 Roques, Aaron 268 Roques, Ryan 268, 308 Rosati, Rachel 336 Roseboro, Devi 233 Rosen, Lisa 335 Rosenzweig, Dara 233 ROTC, Army 274 Rothberg, Deborah 233 Rothman, Stacy 337 Roughen, Kevin 316 Roumeliotis, Stephanie 336 Roux, Noelle 335 Roux, Rachel 335 Rubaum, Heather 233 Rubino, Lori 274-275 Rubio, Chris 268 Ruckman, Jeff 268 Rudolph, Kelly 314-315 Rugby, Men ' s 328 Rugby, Women ' s 282 Ruiz, Glendy 233 Ruiz, Jasmine 233, 338 Ruiz, Sheldrin 444 Runciman, Ian 233 Russ, Tal 312 Rustin, Tanya 233 Ryan, Rocel 444 Rye, Amber 338 Ryerson, James 283 Rynearson, David 305 Rynew, Zachary 327 Sachs, David 280 Sacks, Jennifer 233 Sadrieh, Ramis 233 Saenz, Roberto 233 SAGE 112-113 Sahatrungsinee, Pensiri 233 Saia, Jim 280 Sailer, Chris 268 Sako, Hiromi 233 Salazar, William 274-275 Salek, Farnaz 233 Salmeen, Annette 294 Samimi, Goli 185, 233 Samore, Michelle 349 Sampras., Stella 314 Samuels, Mayer 235 Sanandaji, Sasan 235 Sander, Mark 316 Sanders, Christine 235 Sanders, Rachel 337 Sandhu, Rajinder 235 Sandifer, Amanda 336 Sands, Chris 312 Sanei, Faraz 235 Sanguinet, Ann 349 Santiago, Madelene 335 Santora, Jack 308 Sanwong, Olivia 349 Saracino, Liam 334 Sarbua, Veevawan 235 Sarkissian, Vergene 235 Sarmiento, Benjamin 235 Sasson, Caleb 235 Sauter, Chad 268 Scates, Al 298 Schermerhorn, Bob 444 Schiefelbein, Tracy 342 Schlagenhauf, B.J. 316 Schloss, Sharon 78 Schmid, Sigi 274 Schmidt, Elizabeth 314 Schneider, Michael 90 Schooler, Jill 282 Schuemann, Sonja 337 Schuette, Gavin 235 Schult, Rob 308 Schulz, Brooke 337 Schumacher, Anneliese 336 Schwartz, Alon 312 Scollo, Suzanne 235 Scott, Bryan 327 Scott, Cheryl 336 Scott, Cicely 304, 307 Scott, Eric 268 Seamone, Evan 235 Segundo, Laura 294 Sehdeva, Paul 235 Seltun, Laura 335 Semelsberger, Jason 316 Sepulveda, Sandra 235 Serwanga, Wasswa 268 Sesma, Carly 336 Sethi, Neela 342 Severa, Michael 235 Sevilla, Francesca 235 Shabani, Kamyar 236 Shahon, Heather 342 Shahpatel, Payul 30 Shahrokhi, Maryam 236 Shak, Steve 274 Shamas, Jason 236 Shao, Gina 139 Shapiro, Dina 336 Shariff, Neda 236 Sharma, Shilpa 236 Sharp, Sonya 236 Shaw, Zoe ' 236, 306 Shearer, Catherine 338 Shelotkov, Michelle 236 Shen, Peggy 349 Shen, Yang 236 Sher, Felise 236 Sherbetdjian, Jack 236 Sherfy, Brad 316 Sherman, Kimberly 342 Shieh, Anita 338 Shiffrin, Seana 73 Shigemura, Joanna 236 Shihady, Angela 236 Shim, Christine 236 Shin, Jennifer 349 Shin, Soo Bin 342 Shinohara, Lesley 236 Shirazian, Foad 236 Shojapour, Shirin 237 Shoren, Kyle 316 Shudlick, Linda 274, 282 Shum, Noel 237 Shurman, Debbie 338 Shyres, Jason 237 Siebert, Joanna 237 Siegel,, Mike 327 Siem, Carol 237 Sigal, Darren 237 Silvestri, Karin 274 Simchoni, Tal 237 Simmons, Coralie 278 Simmons, Deanna 306 Simmons, Katie 294 Simms, Stephanie 337 Simonian, Jill 336 Simonovski, Thomas 237 Simundich, Ana 342 Singhi, Allison 349 Singhi, Daryl 237 Sirola, Krista 336 Sit, Kitman 237 Siu, Cynthia 237 Skenderian, Sue 272 Skobba, Debra 237 Sloan, Amy 294 Slover, Scott 306 Smith, Amy 274 Smith, Carrie 342 Smith, Damon 268 Smith, David 237 Smith, Devon 237 Smith, Kaecey 338 Smith, Kellie 237, 337 Smith, Laura 342 Sneed, Jeff 304 So, Katy 238 Sobol, Sophie 237 Soccer, Men ' s 274 Soccer, Women ' s 272 Sodomka, Nicole 238, 338 Softball 310 Sogoian, Justin 268 Solheim, Aubrey 238 Solomon, Alicia 294 Solon, Michelle 337 Sommers, Julie Anne 336 Song, Alisha 338 Song, Keunhyup 238 Song, Mi Kyoung 238 Song, Wonah 238 Song, Young 238 Sood, Nikki 349 Sopher, Ghislaine 256 Soto, Melissa 342 Soumakian, Jennifer 349 Spangler, Shana 338 Specker, Michelle 337 Spencer, Steve 280 Spino, Tony 280 Sprang, Amy 337 Spring, Shannon 336 Squad, Spirit 75 Sreng, Andy 238 St. George, Nick 308 St. Sure, Jenny 336 Stahl, Lori 342 Staley, Sara 337 Stanley, Erica 238 Stansbury, Heather 238 441 INDEX Steel, Kirra 285 Steele, Jason 90 Steelejill 336 Stefurak, Olisia 282 Steinfeld, Amy 342 Steinmann, Jackie 317 Stelling, Carla 349 Stern, Brent 280 Stern, Brett 278 Sterner, Cornelia 349 Stewart, Jackie 304 Stewart, Jessica 278 Stiefvater, Mary 337 Stilllwell, Tom 298-299 Stimmel, Lisa 338 Stobbe, Francesca 238 Stokes, Mary 349 Stokes, Pauline 238 Story, Jason 238 Strand, Jeff 266 Strangle, Matthew 238 Stretz, Grady 268 Strocker, Ali 238, 353 Strouse, Tim 334 Strug, Kerri 274 Strutzel, Jess 305 Strycula, Joey 268 Stuart, Shawn 268 Student Alumni Association 40-41, 46, 47, 352 Stuppi, Katie 294 Sturdivant, Chris 316 Su, Peggy 238 Sua, Seilala 306 Suarez, Adriana 240 Suehiro, John 274-275 Sugiyama, Joanne 240 Suh, Edward 240 Suh, Hyun 240 Suing, Gina 240 Sullivan, Luke 305 Sullivan, Rebecca 338 Sung, Alan 240 Sussell, Jesse 240 Suthers, Sean 240 Sutkus, Melissa 240 Sutler, Mark 278 Sutton, Nancy 240 Swanson, Matt 278-279 Swanson, Theodore 240 Swanton, Amy 240 Swegle, Regan 349 Swimming, Women ' s 294 Swoboda, Anne 335 Sylvester, Harold 280 Szu, Christine 240 Tahtakran, Ani 240 Taino, Eric 312 Takeda, Karen 349 Takesue, Mark 282 Talifaerro, Brandon 298 Tallerico, Jana 342 Tarn, Jemmie 240 Tam, Wendy 240 Tamayo, Cynthea 241 Tan, Karen 24 1 Tan, Michelle 241 Tan, Tung Fai 241 Tan, Wendy 444 Tanaka, Kenji 1 12 Tanaka, Rhi 272-273 Tandon, Nina 338 Tang, Aimee 241 Tang, Crystal 241 Tang, Vanmary 241 Tar, Ayesha 241 Tat, Cindy 349 Tata, Vae 268 Tatevossian, Eileen 241 Tausend, Carmen 274 Taylor, Alissa 24 1 Taylor, Randy 268 Tcha, Ya241 Teal, Tracy 241,283 Tejero, Judy 241 Telefus, Ilona241 Tenenbaum, Katie 278 Teng, Frank 241 Teng, Jaja 42 Tengan, Carla 241 Tennant, Joshua 243 Tennis, Men ' s 312 Tennis, Women ' s 314 Thai, Khanh 243 Thai, Shelley 243 Thatcher, Evan 298 Thelile, Ben 327 Theodorou, Nick 308 Thepsoparn, Kirati 243 Thergood, David Jr. 243 Theslof, Nick 274-275 Thibaud, Benoit 243 Thielemann, Al 308 Thomas, Christa 294 Thomas, Shannon 272 Thompkins, Glenn 268, 308 Thompson, Andrew 243 Thompson, Beth 272 Thompson, Marisa 336 Thompson, Mitchell 243 Thompson, Sheryl 243, 337 Thompson, Sue 282 Thompson, Tracey 243 Thukkani, Nundhini 337 Tien, Albert 243 T.f, Wade 305 Timberlake, John 327 Tmsley, Sarah 349 T io, Jing 243 Tioleco-Cheng, Diana 243 Tioleco-Cheng, Melanie 243 Tjandra, Joko 243 Tjong, Carrie 338 Tobey, Heather 337 Toledo, Bob 35, 38, 268-269 Tom, Ailleth 243 Tom, Jennifer 244 Tomasco, Jen 336 Tomasheski, Susan 244, 444 Tomich, Laura 274 Tomkoria, Sara 335 Toosbuy, Nadine 342 Toraason, Jane 342 Toribio, Mia ! 39 Toring, Jim 278, 280 Torki, Nora 337 Torres, Eric 334 Toub, Carleigh 335 Toy, Michelle 353 Track Field, Women ' s 304, 306 Traenkner, Stacey 335 Trainer, Susan 294 Tran, Binh 244 Tran, Dinh 349 Tran, Hung 244 Tran, Loan 244 Tran, Melissa 244 Tran, My Trang 244 Tran, Nhat 244 Tran, Nicole 244 Tran, Paul 244 Tran, Tracey 244 Tran, Tran 349 Tran, Tu 244 Travis, Shea 5, 274 Trejo, Julio 244 Tsai, Liza 244 Tsai, Patrick 244 Tsai, Raymond 244 Tsang, Amy 245 Tsao, Amber 245 Tsao, Janice 245 Tsay, Petty 349 Tschirky, Danielle 245 Tseng, Michael 245 Tseng, Zhuohua 245 Tsoneff, Laura 349 Tsuchihashi, Cathy 256 Tu, Alice 349 Tu, Vincent 245 Tualla, Dax 245 Tulathimutte, Jay 145 Tumey, Terry 268 Tung, Cristina 245 Tung, Rachel 245 Turnbow, Michelle 245, 349 Turner, Travor 268 Tweedie, Nathan 245 Twomey, Brian 245 Twumasi, Mame 307 Tydlaska, Todd 298 Tyo, Aimee 342 Tyree, Rachel 337 Uchida, Hitoshi 245 UCLA Alumni Association 54 UCLA Kung-fu 329 UCLA Musical Theater 45 UCLA Ski and Snowboard Association 283 Ulbrich, Jennifer 337 Ulery, Kristen 336 Ulloa, Melissa 245 Umeh, Stella 274 University of California Police Department 350 Ursua, Rhodora 245 USAC 94 Utomo, Judy 246 Utomo, Julie 246 Valenzuela, Artemisa 246 Vallely, Eric 298 Van Bruggen, Sharon 246 Van, Thien 246 Vanderhelm, Sarah 338 Vanole, David 272, 274 Varon, Shira 246 Vasquez, Jose 246 Vaszari, Christina 342 Vaz, Alicia 246 Veasley, Aisha 274 Ver Halen, Jon 246 Victorine, Sasha 274 Vigil, Alison 336 Villacorte, Emelinda 246 Villannueva, Kathy 337 Villanueva, Vernon 246 Villete, Lorina 246 Vina, Vina 349 Vincent, Amandine 317 Vinnard, Colin 246 Vinson, Jay 246 Vinzon, Delilah 349 Vlachos, Manuel 246 Vladovic, Kimberly 248, 337 Volkov, Ivan 312 Volleyball, Men ' s 298 Volleyball, Women ' s 282 Vollmer, Christy 337 von Schwarz, Catharine 278 Voskanian, Arsineh 248 Vu, David 110, 248 Vu, Luan 248 Vu, Luke 248 Vu, Tam 248 Vu, Thao 248 Vu-tien, Evelyne 342 Vuong, Hon Fai 248 Vuong, Van 248 Vagenas, Pete 274 Valdivia, Susana 246 Valencia, David 304 Valent, Eric 308 Valent, Royce 308 Wa, Kai Hei 248 Wada, Jeffrey 248 Wade, Lisa 335 Wade, Stacy 248 Wagner, Kira 248 Wagner, Steve 3 1 6 Wahla, Krishanti 248 Walden, Krystal 307 Walendy, Craig 268 Walker, Matt 308 Walker, Paul 334 Walker, Rob 268 Wallace, Laura 278 Wallace, Steve 24 Waller, Denise 336 Wallock, Nicky 336 Walsh, Erin 294 Walters, Michael 242, 248 Walz, Miranda 294 Wampold, Benjamin 249 Wanczuk, Erika 249 Wandi, Adrian 249 Wang, Amy 249 Wang, Daisy 61 Wang, David 249 Wang, Jennifer 349 Wang, Margaret 249, 349 Wang, Michael 122 Wang, Sabrina 444 firf Ward Wh Vu fc Watt Wat Wtat Wta WtN fcbi Wcin Ww Ww Wen Wcr, Wtn, W Wha ffh Whi Win Win Whi Whi Whi ID n i fl V Wils Wils Wils Win Win: Win: Win! Wm, Wmi W IS( W I5( Wisl Win Won Won Won 442 INDEX Wang, Sherry 349 Wang, Sunyee 152 Wangpuchakane, Sonya 249 Ward, Colleen 249 Ward, Lisa 249 Ward, Phillip 268 Washburn, Mary 349 Wasserman, Stephanie 336 Water Polo, Men ' s 278 Waters, Gene 268 Watson, Jarvis 268 Weatherwax, Karen 336 Weaver, Shirley 249 Webb, Alison 349 Webb, Josh 268 Webb, Micah 268 Weidner, Luther 278-279, 280 Weinberg, Dina 337 Weis, Randy 249 Weisman, Mark 268 Welden, Erin 349 Wellen, Blake 278 Wells, Cedric 249 Wen, Justin 249 Wendt, Melissa 282 Weng, Li-Wei 249 Wessman, Kari 249 West, Justine 249 Westbay, Caleb 274 Whalen, Chrissy 272 Whallen, Chrissy 336 Whang, Chong 250 Whitaker, Alecia 250 Whitaker, Bevan 250 White, Susan 338 Whitfield, Eric 268 Whitsell, Shelly 349 Wichayanuparp, Cherry 250, 444 Wichayanuparp, Sue 349, 444 Wilcox, Tracy 294 Wiley, Michael 268 Wilkie, Christine 79, 250 Willemse, Liz 272 Williams, Christa 3 10 Williams, Kellie 342 Williams, Marissa 250 Williams, Nicole 250 Williams, Shaun 268 Willis, Brian 250 Willmer, Brian 268 Wilson, Gregory 250 Wilson, Kim 282 Wilson, Kimberly 294 Win, Aung 250 Winder, Rebecca 444 Wines, Amber 294 Winkler, Alison 337 Winn, Amanda 337 Winterheimer, Kelly 337 Wise, Jessica 338 Wise, Katie 58, 250 Wishner, Jennifer 335 Wittenberg, Jennifer 282 Wofsy, Susan 135 Won, Chang Hee 250 Won, David 250 Wong, Adam 268 Wong, Andrea 250 Wong, Audrey 250 Wong, Bonnie 250 Wong, Cara 251 Wong, Cecilia 251 Wong, Chi -Wai 251 Wong, David 25 1 Wong, Eljin 131 Wong, Juliana 251 Wong, Kathy 349 Wong, LeeAnn 444 Wong, Michelle 349 Wong, Rebecca 251 Wong, Suzanna 251 Wood, Adrienne 337 Woodberry, Langston 268 Woods, Kelly 25 1 Woolard, Chris 280 Wright, Adam 278 Wright, Danielle 251 Wright, Jack 3 34 Wright, Randy 278 Wu, Angela 251 Wu, Cindy 251 Wu, Gavin 251 Wu, Janice 25 1 Wu, Jennifer 349 Wu, Kari 251 Wu, Phoebe 335 Wu, Wendy 251 Wu, Xelsi251 Wuest, Kim 310 Wynn, Karen 342 Xanthos, Melanie 253 Xu, Amy 253 Yadegar, Nazanin 253 Yam, Brian 253 Yamano, Staci 253 Yamaoka, Natsu 253 Yamasaki, Liana 338 Yan, Jiangshan 253 Yang, Yu-Pin 253 Yao, Dwight 253 Yao, Hugh 253 Yashar, Bahram 253 Yashar, Robert 353 Yasharel, Rebecca 349 Yau, Peter 253 Yee, Emily 253 Yee, Helen 253 Yee, Rebecca 253 Yee, Regina 253 Yee, Stephanie 254 Yeh, Alan 77 Yeh, Jason 353 Yeh, Karen 444 Yellin, Sarah 335 Yen, Daniel 254 Yenikomshian, Sandy 254 Yi, John 254 Yin, Chung-Fu 254 Yiu, Pamela 254 Yokota, Jake 278 Yokouchi, Yoko 254 Yonemori, Cindy 254 Yong, Ivan 56, 254 Yoo, Unsil 254 Yoon, Peter 254 Yoon, Seung 254 Yoshikawa, Joy 349 Yoshimi, Tomohiro 254 Youdim, Adrienne 353 Young, Chancellor Charles 24 Young, Chick 254 Young, Damien 254 Young, Mia 336 Young, Nicole 338 Young, Sylvia 349 Younggren, Beth Ann 336 Youshaei, Natalie Naheed 254 Yoxall, Kevin 268 Yu, David 255 Yu, Debbie 255 Yu, Helen 255 Yu, Jason 143 Yu, Jennifer 255 Yu, Kunyoung 255 Yu, Theresa 68 Yu, Wai 349 Yu, Wenjie 255 Yun, Youngjin 255 Yuson, Joy Mari 255, 444 Zadhambarsoomians, Katrin 255 Zakariae, Rosin 255 Zalewski, Marcus 255, 334 Zamano, Rosco 268 Zamora, Alison 282 Zamora, Peter 308 Zamudio, Sherry 255, 349 Zaslav, Peter 255 Zatkin, Cynthia 337 Zdenek, Jason 268 Zegarra, Patricia 255 Zelkovitz, Beth 255 Zeszotarski, Paula 24 Zhao, Jing 255 Zolla, Debbie 349 Zotter, Danielle 342 Zubarevsky, Elena 342 Zube, Aaron 255-256 Zuniga, Luz 255-256 Zuzick, Carie 255-256 Zwick, Natasha 255-256 443 STAFF Here we are at last - the end of the book, the end of the year. Let me say now that this has been the greatest learning experience I ' ve had thus far during my years at UCLA. I have learned from each and every one of you how to persevere, how to continue, how to keep believing. This book is an extension of each of you. It is a reflection of the ideas, the effort, and the time we have expended throughout the year. Be proud of it and enjoy. Keep dreaming, keep reaching, and most of all, keep creating. Only you have the power to unlock all the gifts and talents that lie within you. At Southern Methodist University. The Dallas trip was definitely a blast. What a motley crew we were. Too bad we didn ' t get the picture under " Black, White, and Color. " The 1997 bruinlife staff monkeying around: Matthew Heyn, Joy Mari Yuson, Susan Tomasheski, Gail Cervantes, Kryslal Long, Page Kishiyama, Rebecca Winder, Kelly Krueger, Ernae Mothershed, Kristi Kraemer, Wendy Tan, Bob Schermerhorn, Lee Ann Wong, Ivy Lin, Anita Chu, Michelle Banta, and Karen Yeh , m { n : ' ,: : ting the 1997 i n n J in] 444 STAFF managing editor promotions layout some parting thoughts to each of you... bob - I ' m so glad you joined staff this year, you are truly a brave man for volunteering to deal with ernae all the time, ha! thanks for the hard work on senior spotlights! karen - ever since i met you last summer when you helped us on yowrfrosh record, i knew you were special, good luck next year, ivy - i know you were very busy this year but i hope you can find your way back to bruinlife ' cuz we always need talented copy-editors like you. cherry - thanks for sticking around so long, you have been so helpful both on copy and production. Congrats on your graduation and i wish you only the best in all your endeavors, sabrina - your spunk and hard work has been very valuable to us. lee ann and i both know how much effort you put into sports and in dealing with sports info, thanks! sue - you are a wonderful writer and don ' t ever forget that, thank you for your smile and your energy in the office, i have all the faith that you will continue doing the great work you do next year, and if you ever need more surveys filled out, you can count on me - I ' ll still be around, kelly - you are truly a superstar! the first time i met you last summer i could already see the talent flowing out of you - both in copy and layout, you will be great in whatever you choose to pursue next year, just make sure to keep page sane as well, ok? michelle - have i ever told you how gifted you are? well, you are. you are a talented writer and artist, thank you for all the art you created for us - the new logo, the beautiful frosh record cover, the feature art, and all the random pieces of art you created for our office, i know you are very busy with school and in pursuing all your interests, but make sure you come back to us at bruinlife. your talents here are invaluable, thanks again, michelle! matthew - what can i say to you, matthew. you are a superstar as well, your willingness to help out, to try new things and projects, and your great writing all prove your superstar status, continue the great work on sports and i know you will only succeed, thanks for working with me this year, matthew and good luck next year! wendy - I ' m so happy you joined staff this year, anita, rocel and i, whenever we would read one of your stories, we would comment on how well you write, just think, ' you ' re only going to get better and better as you continue writing and ' working on bruinlife! gail - do you know that you are the best? you are ' the best at selling ads and you ' re the best josie! thanks for your hard-core ' enthusiasm throughout the year and your willingness to dress up as the bear. r very, very cute you were! congrats on your graduation and i know you ' ll be a " great teacher, hey, we still need to make a trip to goldilocks and get us some " ensaymadas and lumpia! kristi - you are another awesome salesperson, thanks for your _ I work on selling all those pages, good luck with the life after college and take care of yourself, krystal - i hope you had a good time working on staff this year, sales needs you so please come back! have fun in all you do and don ' t party too much :). susan - i ' m glad you joined staff this year, you were always willing to help me out and i appreciated that, congratulations on your graduation and good luck to you. sheree - thanks for your help on sales, make sure you come back and help anita out next year.. .good luck with your advertising efforts! beth - congratulations on your graduation and good luck to you. thanks for your help on sales this year, christa - thanks for your hard work on copy, you are truly special for taking on all the stories you did. michelle chang - thanks for your support and advice this year, let me just tell you now that i admire your ambition and energy, you are truly good at all you do - KLA, Nike, photo, good luck to you. Jeremy - broomball was fun - why did you sleep through it? thanks for your diligence and hard work on photo . we could always count on you. mike m. - you are another one we could always count on. thank you. i ' m sad i never got to go swing with you but keep swinging! kersu - you are a true artist, thank you for sharing your beautiful work with me and bruinlife. Welcome to Southfork Ranch, Date fans!! I ' ll be sure to fly out there for your wedding, Ernae. Just make sure Colin and Luther are there too. The Senior Spotlight photo shoot - lots of silly fun in the sun! Next year, make sure the shoots are shorter... The Butcher Shop Restaurant and Hard Rock Cafe - Rocel, how did you ever survive in a world of steaks? I know I was in heaven. " Rock on " at Hard Rock. We gotta go back to Lulu ' s since we ' re almost all legal, Page! 445 STAFF sports copy photo jefi fu, angela ashman, koji harmon, Jeremy afuso, mike muckerheide Whenever I was stuck, you were always there to pull me through. Thanks Page, Ernae and Bob! 446 sa les STAFF some parting thoughts (continued)... jetf - if we didn ' t have so much politics in this place i think life may have been a little smoother, thanks for the beautiful work throughout the years and good luck to you. lee ann - what would i have done without you? you are truly the queen of sports, thanks for your hard work, the late nights, the stress from sports info, i enjoyed working with you this year, your wit, sarcasm and humor never failed to amuse me. why didn ' t we ever play racquetball again? i think it ' s something we really need to do. good luck with the rest of the science classes you have to take, make sure you keep sane, ok? take care, my future kung fu master, one last thing - master yoda lives on! " be with you the force will, lee ann. " lauren - Where ' s chewy? he was supposed to join my yoda. first of all, don ' t be mad about that crazy gum picture, i got it from sharla, so hit her, ok? thanks for your hard work on sales, your organization, motivation and " kick some @ " attitude are all admirable, those are the reasons why things got done this year, i loved working with you this year, your intense motivation seemed to rub off on me as well, and i ' m thankful for that, i hope you get all you want for your future (archaeology digs?), good luck and take care of yourself, when are we going to the Derby? rocel - forgive me if i ever got on your nerves about the vegetarian thing, i admire you for your strength ' cuz i could never do it. thanks for sharing your talents and your company, i had a great time making fun of people and of course hanging out in dallas. " frank, it ' s god... " good luck in d.c. . i know you ' ll do great, and i still think my professor is cute, no matter what you say! hey, we haven ' t drank together, yet. what ' s up with that? page - you were created to be editor, don ' t ever forget that, kick some butt next year and go down in the books as the greatest bruinlife editor to live, i know you can do it. you have the right creative juices, ambition and drive flowing through you. just remember what " black duotone " is. anita - i ' m happy i got to work more with you this year, the more i worked with you, the more i realized how talented you are as an editor and writer, thanks for your dedication, i know you will do a great job next year, have faith in yourself and hold your head up high, sociology rules!! ernae - you have been a constant throughout my 4 years here, have i ever told you how much i thank god to have a friend like you? i do. we have been through so much, you have been with me through the hardest times and i ' m grateful for all the love and care you ' ve extended to me. and i think we ' re going to be stuck with each other for a long time - our future business endeavors, our plans, our trips..yup, you ' re stuck with me. i love you, ernae. Jaime - i had a great time working with you this year, thanks for the guidance and support you provided me and my staff, thanks for believing in us and giving us the time of day. i truly appreciate all you ' ve done - advised, supported, made fun and laughed at us. thanks! oh yeah, you owe me a drink still, or maybe i should buy you one this time, arvli - thanks for believing in bruinlife. your unrelenting support for us made the year a great one. with all this knowledge and understanding we have realized this year i have faith that next year will be even greater, thank you again for believing, becca - i ' m so happy you joined staff this year, where else could you write about the one who " rocks your world " without sounding like a comlete freak? your unending support, faith in me, and unconditional support have kept my head above water not just this year but ever since the moreau days, everyday you give me reason to love you more because i am constantly reminded of who you are - a beautiful, compassionate, unselfish woman, i love you with all my heart and you know what else, you ' re stuck with me for life, thanks for being you, becca. quan - you are one of the most special people i have ever met. i am truly the lucky one to say that you are my friend, who would have ever thought that yearbook could create such a special friendship as the one we share, quan, thank you for your love and care throughout the year, thank you for your compassion and your sensitivity, i love you and can only wish you the best in law school, keep believing in yourself like i beleve in you and you will realize your dreams, always know that you are never alone because you will always have a friend in me. snowboarders rule! sisima - look at where you bing is. who would have thought, i am so proud of you and your achievements, sisima. remember always that i admire you deeply and love you. alina - i enjoyed living with you this year, thank you for all that you shared with me. in you i see the power of faith, of love, and of peseverance. continue to hold your head up high and all will come together, skillet - you are one of the greatest people i know, thanks for sharing your silliness, your deafness, and your love with me. i have faith that you will succeed and find all that you want in life, dorita - congratulations on your graduation, take care of yourself and i know you too will find your calling in life, i thank god that you are a part of my life and only hope that we can continue to watch each other grow. loisa - i miss you and i love you. i haven ' t forgetten all that you have taught me - superpower strength, faith, and unconditional love, michael - what else can i tell you that you don ' t know already? well, now it ' s immortalized, you are my world, in you there is my heart, my soul, my being, thanks for believing in me and teaching me everday how to love myself, keep believing, kid. as long as our love is strong nothing, not even miles, will keep us apart, i love you. mama, papa, inday, jb, and Jordan - thank you for instilling in me the values of love - love for each other and love for myself, thanks for allowing me to dream and giving me the power to reach those dreams, i thank god i have all of you in my life, i am truly blessed. i . always - advisor jaime maldonado consultant quan doan THE COUNT " P.G. Sightings " 35 last count as of march 31, 1997 447 ms. mcgeever-i ' ve come a long way since the voyager! colophon The 1997 bruinlife, volume 78, was created by a student staff at the University of California, Los Angeles and printed by Taylor Publishing Co., in Dallas.Texas. The publishing consultant was Frank Myers. Individual student portraits were taken by Campus Photo Studio. Book price was $48. Press run was 2500. Printing This book was printed on 80-pound matte paper using black-on-black. Endsheets and dividers used Pantone 876 and black varnish. Cover The cover was partially quarterbound using matte lithocote in a duotone of Pantone 876 and black. Type on the front cover was Cochin. Type on the spine was Garamond and stamped in brass foil. Photo taken by Kershasp Dalai. Endsheet The endsheet was printed on 80-pound black classic linen paper by Neenah using Pantone 876. Division Pages Title appears in Cochin. Text is is Franklin Gothic and Helvetica Neue 55 Roman. Pantone 876 used in duotone and in text. Typogr aphy All body copy is 10-point Weiss. All captions are 7-point Futura Light. Photo credits are 5-point Helvetica. Folios are 8-point Futura Condensed Light. Page numbers are 9-point Futura Condensed Light. End-of-copy marker is in 5-point Woodtype Ornaments 2. Fonts and sizes in sections are as follows: Features Headlines are in Garamond Light Condensed. Subheads are Garamond Book Condensed. All artwork and borders designed by Michelle Banta. Byline appears in 14-point Garamond Condensed. Events Headlines are in 60-point Americana and Shelley Allegro Script. Bylines appear in Americana. People Headlines are in 30 percent black Helvetica Compressed and 24-point Americana. Subheads are 14-point Times italic. Bylines are CB Helvetica Condensed Bold. Issues Border taken from Page Edges. Headlines are in 48-point Shelley Andante Script, 65-point CL Futura Condensed, 25-point C Futura Condensed. Residential Life Headlines are in 30 percent black Helvetica and Helvetica Ultra Compressed. Bylines are in Weiss. Drop caps are 60-point Helvetica Ultra Compressed. Graduates . Graduate names are 12-point Weiss bold. Majors are 10-point Weiss. Senior Spotlights were taken by Jeff Fu, Jeremy Afuso, and Mike Muckerheide. Sports Headlines are Birch. Bylines are Americana. Pull quotes are in Weiss and Birch. Sport name appears in Helvetica. Scoreboard is 6 and 1 2-point Garamond Book. Greeks Groups Name appears in Symbol and Garamond Book Condensed. Ads Ads use Futura, Birch, Shelley Allegro, Garamond, Weiss. Voices " Heart Home " reprinted with permission byTenPercent Newsmagazine. Headline appears in Mambo. Artwork courtesy of David Bain. " Our Children " reprinted with permission by La Gente Newsmagazine. Headline and pull quote appear in Helvetica. " The Power of a Generation " reprinted with permission from FEM Newsmagazine. Headline appears in Helvetica Compressed and Futura Bold. " Access Denied " reprinted with permission from FEM. Headline appears in Trixie. Index Index appears in Weiss. Special Art Logo art directed by Joy Yuson and produced by Michelle Banta. Special thanks to Mich elle Banta for the cover design of the Freshman Record, bruinlife ' s annual publication for incoming freshmen students. Photo All black and white processing was done by the Student Media darkroom. Color processing was done byASUCLA Photo Services. bruinlife has been the official yearbook of the University of California, Los Angeles for 78 years. Editorial content does not necesarily reflect the views of the University. Address inquiries to: Editor, bruinlife yearbook, 308 Westwood Plaza, 1 18 Kerckhoff Hall, Los Angeles, California, 90024. Copyright 1997, the bruinlife staff and the ASUCLA Communications Board, publisher of the UCLA bruinlife yearbook. All rights reserved. bruinlife YEARBOOK 448 3 a ;i r ' . ' win ' : . .S-V-- ' :


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