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;? I I {? ' 3 78 3,10 BEUIN 2OOO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES VOLUME 81 308 Westwood Plaza 118 Kerckhoff Hall Los Angeles, CA 90024-1641 310.825.2640 Copyright 2000 by the ASUCIA Communications Board IK ' - " Lynn Nishimura UCLA Men ' s Basketball team captain Earl Watson aims high to score against the California All- Stars. Sports such as basketball allowed fans to display Bruin enthusiasm and school spirit. Lynn Nishimura Fingers rise to the air as the crowd waits anxiously for the Men ' s Basketball team to score a free throw point. Fans were always ready to support the Bruin sports teams at all events. ' ; This year, we pay tribute to the first graduates of the new millennium. The entire Bruin family celebrates the achievements of the new members of the UCLA alumni community. We, the staff of Bruinlife, dedicate the following pages to our graduating seniors, as well as to the ones who are " almost there. " We invite you all to join us in a journey through school year I999 ' 2000. Together, let us refresh our memories of all those late night (or was it morning?) cram sessions at Powell Library, those sleepless nights in our dorms, those long lines at Murphy Hall, those dreaded finals, exciting movie premiere nights, wild parties, last ' minute " microwave " term papers, and all those happy, as well as not ' SO ' happy, athletic events. If there is one common thing that we the Bruins both students and alumni, share alike, it is the distinct pride that is forever instilled in our hearts. And there are a thousand and one reasons for this. In our plurality, we share one goal. In our diversity, we share one voice. In our unity, we share one soul. Years after Bruins graduate from UCLA, they continue to cherish the memories, feel the pain, and share the pride, both of the present and of the past. Long after our UCLA sweatshirts are discolored, the imprints remain embedded in our hearts. UCLA, for the true blue and gold Bruins, is more than just a prestigious university. UCLA is a culture in itself. UCLA is an identity. UCLA is a race. UCLA is a way of life. Graduating from UCLA is not the end of our Bruin journey, but rather, the beginning of a greater one. Graduating means joining a family of prominent alumni, heroes all, who impart the knowledge that UCLA has entrusted in us to the rest of the world. Graduating means joining thousands of Bruin brothers and sisters who excel in their fields of endeavors. It is in this light that we preserve the sanctity of the Bruin experience in these hallowed pages. Our years at UCLA will forever be one of the most important times of our lives. As such, Bruinlife offers you a year ' s worth of memories that will remain forever in our hearts. Fellow Bruins, we present to you Bruinlife 2000! r A member of the UCLA Marching Band is seen through the reflection of a tuba ' s brass opening. Music filled the air as the band proudly upheld school spirit durin r practices on the intramural field. tynn W s 7 ; ' rntlfa Jackie Honda Don ' t worry, he doesn ' t bite. Students could be found throughout the year pettin g that back paw for good luck. A number of statues and sculptures adorn UCLA ' s north campus. Students who needed to get away from the pressures of academics could be found in the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, relaxing the day away. Lynn Mshimura student use at Powell Library. The UCLA ' s Men ' s Soccer team is among the top-ranked in the nation. Faithful fans were always there for the Bruins, come rain or shine. UCLA prides itself on having one of the biggest collection of books among university libraries. Students took advantage of many undergraduate and graduate research opportunities. A student passes the time away by skimming through books at the UCLA Store ' s Bookzone. With the variety of books available, one could always find something appealing to read. Julia Kwan :,!- ; Kelly Thomasson The Men ' s Water Polo team is another testimony to UCLA ' s commitment to excellence. The team was among the top contenders for this year ' s championships. : Dave Holmberg I A lonely sign along Bruin alk advertises ((activities as students rush to get to class. Student groups often set up sandwich hoards and signs on campus to attract interested students to participate in events. % IP r ents t W r Let ' s kick it! Athletics at UCLA is alive and vibrant. The athletic department recruited top-caliber student athletes from all over the world. Shop ' til you drop! The UCLA Store in Ackerman Union carries almost everything students need: from computers to Bruin Wear to food. Students who lived on campus did most of their shopping at the UCLA Store. Jackie Honda team spirit for Bruin fans at football games. ..--. LJL -. athmore Drive houses many of the University ' s apartments. To many students, the apartments became their home away from home. Students walking along Bruin Walk can expect to find an abundance of information on just about anything. Tables made it convenient for student groups to advertise on campus. .. Making the most of the few minutes before class starts, Bruins share the daily gossip with one another. Of course, once the professor began lecturing, all cell phones, and pagers were off! Lynn Nishimura - emng Julia Kwan " X-Cape " from the hours of lectures through games. In Ackerman Union ' s arcade, students relieved themselves from stress and rejuvenated their physical and mental bodies. Lynn Nishimura I " Who would not remember marching through Bruin Walk? Everyday, thousands of UCLA students trekked the solemn Bruin Walk on their way to their classes. i . ' i .. - " d ; ifc 4 fll Looking for something to do on a Friday night? Take a ride on the ferris wheel and try your luck at the game booths along the pier. The ferris wheel was among the nighttime entertainment at the Santa Monica pier. As Oregon State hikes the ball, UCLA prepares to charge with full force to uphold the Blue and Gold. The UCLA Football team strived to do their best in both offensive and defensive plays. V . JeremyAfuso _ . Brumlite Archives jgh the cherry blossoms is the grace of Powell Library. Bruins began and ended their day immersed in the breath-taking scenery all around campus. Students find peace and quiet under the shelter of the College Library ' s Reading Room. Bruins took advantage of this facility to maintain their sanity during finals week. The Bear Necessities! In addition to selling books, food and clothing, the UCLA Store offered a variety of spirit essentials. At Cirque de Soleil, the whole family can enjoy a night of amazing acts. Los Angeles hosted a variety of entertainment for people throughout the year. Chris Bourlier Chris Bourlier The UCLA Women ' s Volleyball team succeeds in blocking the opponent ' s attempt at a point. Volleyball was a sport that many students enjoy ed playing or watching. 14 Sangtip Chienpradap Diverting from the common study nvironments of the library and dorm, study groups often take advantage of the beautiful outdoor surroundings of the school. Students were found reading by the Royce Fountain and the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden. n . - I The UCLA Marching Band plays the famous fight song that brings the crowd to a cheer at a home soccer game. The band also performed at half-time shows during football games. A student treats himself to a refreshing boba drink made of milk tea and tapioca balls. The great taste of the boba tea always left Bruins wanting more. II. - Lynn Nisnimura t-i Jeter,-, A ' .uzv One of UCLA ' s most famous buildings, Royce Hall, is even more enticing with its lights on at night. Student and professional performances were often held in this magnificent theater. Go, team, go! When the football team scored touchdowns, the cheerleaders lead the crowd into rambunctious cheers. . Chrf The lights off the Santa Monica Pier reflect on the ocean ' s calm evening waves. Santa Monica was a popular off-campus spot visited by UCLA students. UCLA offers intellectually stimulating classes where students ponder over many aspects of life ' s trivial matters. " When does this class end? " Lynn Nishimura Shalini Dogra Hill Top is the dorm convenience store that fulfills last minute shopping needs. It saved students who needed that late night snack in the middle of the night. 18 Lynn Nishimura w There ' s always something entertaining at Westwood Pla .a during lunch I line. Students gathered around to watch hands perform on McClure Stage. w T I " " " m . Lynn Nishimura Full of school spirit, a UCLA band member plays the saxophone at a football game. The UCLA Marching Band was important in helping to keep Bruins alive during sporting events. With an arm full of popcorn, this student looks at the various plants available at Farmer ' s Market. This year, Farmer ' s Market in Westwood extended its operating hours to Sundays, in addition to Thursdays. Hill i t m Lynn Nishimura Jackie Honda Jackie Honda I Students walk through Kerckhoff Patio to class on a rainy day in October. Because of its location in the center of campus, Kerckhoff was a common rest stop used to socialize with friends, study or eat lunch. The illuminated arches of Royce Hall prove that UCLA is just as beautiful at night as it is during the day. Many visitors came to UCLA and admired our beautiful architecture. got its shape. UCLA cheerleaders and spirit squad raise the enthusiasm of a crowd rooting for the Men ' s Basketball team. Cheerleaders worked hard year-round to execute the perfect performance at each game. Chris Bourlier Julia Kwan Students write checks and complete forms while waiting in line. Murphy Hall was the place to go to pay school bills, request transcripts and get academic paperwork. " 22 Lynn Nishimura I Wf Players of the UCLA Foot hull team lift their helmets in the air in an effort to support their team memhers. The UCLA Foot hull squad learned to faee many ehallen ;es throughout the season. I I I - . . Jackie Honda Punch, jab and kick! Tae-Bo, offered at the John Wooden Center, was a popular fitness class for students who wanted to get a good workout combining Tae Kwon Do, boxing and The setting sun accents the rotunda at the south end of the College Library. Students were able to study in the library until late into the night. Jackie Honda Students show pride in the Bruin football team by wearing Bear Wear from head to toe. The Rose Bowl was always full of fans during UCLA football games. A Bruin walks past Canyon Point on his way to his room. Canyon Point was one of the three beautifully designed residential complexes of Sunset Village. Lynn Mshimura Necklaces and bracelets for sale! Stands all over north campus usually had venders selling various accessories or posters for students during the day. All you have to do is ASK! Academic information tables existed all over campus to provide students with the answers to their inquiries on school matters. Lynn Nishimura Lynn Nishimura Every notebook is out as students listen attentively to material explained by the professor. For some classes here at UCLA, the lecture halls were filled to capacity. " 26 Sha ini Dogra I This UCLA Store employee eats his luneh while flipping through a maga .ine. While sitting on the armchairs in the store, many students spent their breaks reading a goodpi book. PP Lynn Nishimura The goggles are on! Students got a hands-on learning experience in chemistry labs to help them understand what the professor said during lecture. Brightly illuminated skyscrapers prove that Los Angeles never sleeps. Businesses in metropolitan areas such as LA not only improved the economy, but also the night scene. Ajmal Ahmady Jackie Hondal With the blue and gold school colors painted on their bodies, Bruins cheer boisterously during itball game. UCLA fans were always creative in their efforts to support our teams. Eugene Wu " r Lynn Nisliunura Students at UCLA express their style through funky out fits or dyed hair. Trends ranging from cuffed pants and capri pants to skateboarder attire and tech-vests were seen throughout the campus. As a man sleeps peacefully on a sandy beach, a crab decides to inspect his chest. On warm Southern California days, students went to nearby beaches to relax. Tractors often appear on the UCLA campus to work on the never-ending construction. UCLA went through many architectural changes to keep the campus looking new and improved. Mindy Ross Julia Kwan On a sunny day, a man picks out his choice of flowers at the Farmer ' s Market. In addition to selling plants, Farmer ' s Market offered fruits, vegetables and tasty popcorn. Lynn Nishimura 30 i : i A studious Bruin writes douu notes on a piece of paper, livery year, UCLA lias l cen noted for the high academic achievements of its incoming students. Lynn Nishimura A young fan wears his cap to show off his Bruin pride as he attends a UCLA Men ' s Basketball game with his father. The UCLA Store sold a large amount of UCLA gear for future Bruins. Courtesy of Tere le Jerricks Dancers of the African Arts Ensemble perform a West African dance. Many cultural activities and performances took place on the campus throughout the school year. One Voice One (Soul I The year 1999-2000 was undoubtedly marked with a few rough times. Yet one thing that we could all truly be proud of is that during the trying times, our Bruin faith remained undaunted. We go beyond these unhappy times and celebrate the grandeur of the traditions that not even a thousand misfortunes could take away from us. While others merely talk about unity, we live it. While contenders talk about concepts of pride, we breathe it. While critics ramble about quality, we exemplify it. While opponents talk about superiority, we are it. We will all cherish the times we spent at UCLA, both the good and the bad. After the pain of our failures and mistakes are gone, we will look back and smile at the past as we savor the joy of emerging as victors of trials bygone. We will come out stronger, smarter and better. For through these trials we are able to test the strength of the genuine Bruin spirit that our alma mater vested on us. And through these tests of fire we reassure ourselves of the presence of that power that is greater than us the power of unity that binds us all as one family. There are countless trials and tribulations that we will remember of our experiences at UCLA. Yet all these will be overshadowed by an even more abundant magnitude of moments and reasons to cherish and celebrate. We are all bound to leave the portals of our alma mater at one point, and as our graduates leave, we wish them the best and reassure them that we will share ourselves with them forever. One voice, one spirit, one soul. I Prologue The Life of a Bruin iffif a Lynn Nishimura Catching the perfect wave, the surfer rides it back to the shore. The beach was a common weekend hangout for many students, especially since the ocean was only a 20 minute drive from campus. Oh what a tangled web we weave, as we try to get our books! When lines to buy books at the UCLA Bookstore got outrageous, students avoided the crowds by buying books through online web sites. Mere in ti can find then i Student Life 34 Tanning herself during a water polo game, this Bruin takes advantage of the wonderful Southern California sun. Tired from academic work, students usually used their free time to rest. Step by step, water flows peacefully down the Royce Fountain. Students often found the sound of the water very calming as they studied by the fountain. Privacy of fa sweating to de KM to find oi to finding then us, ' ithefob ruin -- : - ' - Listening attentively, these students try to absorb the complicated concepts described in class. UCLA has offered academically challenging classes for over 80 years. Chatting in between classes, Bruins find the patio outside Northern Lights a good place to hang out. Hordes of students could be found studying in the outdoors, from quads to patios, to the steps of many of UCLA ' s buildings. During the mid- afternoons, most campus paths are filled with students rushing to class. Bruins tried to avoid signing up for classes where they had to trek from one side of campus to another, in ten minutes. As UCLA Football punter Nate Fiske kicks off the game, fans cheer on. Athletics allowed students to strive for the best physically, just like they did academically. Chris Bourlier Where in the world are Joe and Josephine Bruin? They are everywhere. You can find them in the lines of the cafeterias on campus, eager to test that award- winning service that our school takes pride in. You can also see them grooving their " wild thing " as they watch performances at Westwood Plaza. They are in the privacy of their cozy little nooks in the dorms and the apartments. Or maybe sweating to death as they solve that abominable calculus problem. If you really want to find out where they are, flip the pages and see for yourselves. The secret to finding them is understanding that there is a Joe and Josephine Bruin in all of us. In the following pages, take a glimpse of our lives as students, circa 1999-2000. Student Life What By Erin Rattazzi Students came to UCLA to would just do it because my experience the vast array of brother ' s wife has a big one on her opportunities that a first- calf that says his name, Edward. " rate learning institution can offer Belly piercings were by far and them. They also came to blossom away the most accepted and beyond their Susie High School trendy of the piercing locations, persona and find who they really These offered flat tummys the are. For some, this meant dyed hair, piercings, and tattoos. For others, fashion-conscious Los Angeles can play an influence in perfect opportunity to be shown off under the short crop tops sported around campus and out on the town. Nose piercings, studs Only in Los Angeles can sandals be warm almost all year long. Simple, yet trendy, sandals have grown to be one of trie most popular footwear among young people. Lynn Nishimura their Gap-inspired clothing, and hoops, had also become more platform sandals, cuffed pants, and cell phones. The counter movement to that include grunge style clothing and the increasingly popular Goth movement. " My RA took me to get my belly pierced my freshmen year, " Alexis Hall, a second-year English student said. " Then I got my nose pierced that summer with my boyfriend. I wasn ' t rebelling, but I wanted to assert my independence. " Tattoos and piercings seemed to signal the ultimate in youthful independence. Popular tattoos for popular for women as well as eyebrow and tongue piercings. " I love a woman with a tongue piercing, " Sam Dunkerson,a fifth-year, biology student said. " You just know that she ' ll be good at... well, you know, " he concluded, embarrassed. For the fashion- conscious woman, capri pants and Abercrombie Fitch clothing with little Bebe dresses were the height of fashion. For the aware male, Tommy Hilfiger topped the charts. In the counter movement, girls were roses or butterflies on baggy clothing and black made ankles or lower backs. For males, their respective stands around eagles, snakes, and designs made their ways onto backs and arms. " I would like to get a Chinese symbol on my ankle, " Cari Song, a first- year sociology student said. " I campus. Every year, fashion altered a bit with the new influx of students. Today ' s cool outfit might be tomorrow ' s Halloween costume. Good A student proudly displays tattoos. Tattoos were justl students to express their p their bodies. in arm full of one way for rsonalities on Bottom left to right A tattoo artist meticulously on the back of a man. Stud to get body artwork permanent, had the option henna, tattoos. The ultimate So-Cal identit ' cell phone, dressed to pi cruising in the back of a lim students went out into the cil an exciting night out at towi stresses of school work. Here, the Chinese chara " peace " is drawn on the ba lower portion of the back area for tattoos. Llraws a figure nts who opted ihat vas not of inendhi, or : chatting on a rty, all while . Many UCLA y in search for , free from the cter meaning k of a girl. The was a popular Kelly Thomasson Lynn Nishimura Lynn Nishimuia The (Smoker ' s Corner Despite Facts, Smokers Persist in Danger Although the surgeon general has declared that smoking is bad for one ' s health, many students ignored the warnings and chose to smoke anyway. 1999 estimates for the United States claimed that 25.2 million men and 23.2 million women were smokers, and that an estimated 4.1 million teenagers smoked. Data from the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse showed that if current smoking trends among teenagers continued, approximately five million people under the age of 18 would eventually die from smoking-attributable diseases. The American Cancer Society estimated that 450,000 deaths occurred annually from smoking, 3,000 of which were non- smokers who acquired lung cancer from second ' hand smoke. Luke Chun, a senior microbiology student, was not too concerned with health issues. " I guess I am concerned subconsciously, but I smoke, then By Gina Marie Turcketta quit, then start up again, so I am not too concerned about it, " he said. Amazingly, Chun had been smoking for ten years, yet his parents know nothing about it. " Yeah, I guess I am addicted to smoking. It is possible for smoking to lead to other addictions, but not with me. " Jerry Kojima, a fifth-year history student with a specialization in business, had been smoking for five years, and blamed peer pressure for getting him started. " I am a little bit concerned with health issues regarding smoking. I see a reason to quit now, " he said. Unlike Chun, Kojima ' s parents did know that he was a smoker. But like Chun, he admitted to being addicted to smoking. " But I don ' t see how it can lead to other addictive behavior, " he explained. Eric Kim, a 19 year old engineering student claimed that curiosity got him interested in smoking not peer pressure. " I had been smoking since the ninth grade and I continue ' cause it ' s a habit. It is addictive, and I do think it can lead to other types of addictive substances. But I don ' t smoke pot, so that ' s not the case with me. " Kim was slightly concerned with health issues and its effects on other aspects of his life. " ... I am more concerned about doing well in school, " he said. Kim ' s parents were aware that he smoked. He would like to quit but he thought at that time he couldn ' t. " If it ' s a spur of the moment thing to stop, I know I wouldn ' t be able to, " he said. Nicotine, the substance smokers are addicted to, increases the heart rate and blood pressure, and thus increases the risk of heart attacks. The advice " don ' t start " were truly words of wisdom. People who have started smoking later on found themselves unable to stop, and many times they found that out too late. With a cigarette in hand, this student has no concern for the rising prices of cigarettes. People continued smoking despite the increased costs imposed this year. Jackie Honda A female student smokes her cigarette outside of Royce Hall in between classes. Smoking helped many students relieve some tension from a day at class. Jackie Honda Student Life 38 A student smokes a cigarette outside of Ackerman Union before the start of his classes in the morning. The American Cancer Society estimated that 450,000 deaths occurred annually from smoking, 3,000 of which were non-smokers who acquired lung cancer from second-hand smoke. Lynn Nisnimura 39 Listening to 1999 Invaoe the Music Scene By Carrey Wong With each decade, the music of America has turned another face. What was hot for your parents economics student said, " Pop music is whatever they play on the radio station. I listen to [Star] 98.7. I don ' t particularly like a probably hasn ' t been hot for you, specific artist. I listen to the song, and what is cool for you now will not the person. I think that over probably not be cool for your the last decade, music has children. Music listened to in this definitely not improved. Music era has created the social culture of America, often giving us a glimpse of the current ideologies of people. Popular music over the course of American history has ranged from swing dancing to anti- Vietnam songs, all showing us what the people cared about at the time. So what was hot in 1999? What has been considered right now to be popular music? " The trend right now seems to be the Backstreet Boys and N ' SYNC, " Calida Midi Le, a second-year physiological science student said. " I ' m not really into that type of music. They all sound the same to me too lovey-dovey. I like country music more. " Although music from pop stars such as the Backstreet Boys and Britney Spears seemed to be on the After classes are over for the day, this student listens to music on his home. Listening to music helped pass the time away when students walked back to the dorms. Lynn Nishimura has become commercialized ; the lyrics and melodies sound mostly the same. " Often, what students thought of as pop music groups in the ' 90s, had been songs by artists such as Jennifer Lopez and 98 Degrees. However, what students actually liked was very different. Although there were many people who listened to " pop music, " there was also an extremely large amount of students who listened to the Dave Matthews Band, Limp Bizkit and Nine Inch Nails. Not to mention classical music and opera. Every one of those should be considered pop culture too, because they were popular for our generation. What do the different types of music say about 1999? What does radio a lot, the diverse group of it say about our generation? The UCLA students took an interest in a different variety of music. When asked -what she thought of popular music nowadays, Amy Lee, a second-year business diversity of popular music has indicated that people listen to any and everything. We all had different ideologies. Through music, our voices were heard. Student Life On her year abroad i Education Abroad Progra encounters Backstreet Richardson in a club in Ma Boys were one of the mo bands " in this era of music. Bottom left to right On his way to class, th headphones to listen to t out on the market. Person such as CD players and wal students with entertai walked to their classes. Caught on the side stage of 182, a well known punk latest tune. When they we school work, UCLA stude go out to muscical concert Angeles area. Students nowadays pur than cassette tapes. Music an important part especially in helping th perfect mood for any situ faced with. " ! r Lfnn Nishimura Kelly Thomasson w hen one is looking through old college yearbooks from decades past, a common thought that runs through his or her mind must be: " My, this is so OLD-FASHIONED! " Well guess what! Decades from now, future UCLA students who peer into this 1999-2000 yearbook will think the very same things about today ' s popular trends and fashion. Let ' s look back through the eras of the ' 70s, ' 80s and today, to reminisce on what were the most " hip " and " popular " trends of the day. The ' 70s was an era of " funk " and " grooviness " . Men customarily had mustaches with either shaggy hair or afros. Women typically had long, straight hair. Bell-bottoms were definitely in style, as well as platform shoes, and people wore big, tinted- sunglasses. Disco was a popular style of music at the time with Saturday Night Fever and the Bees Gees. Young By Kevin Lee people and " Deadheads " went to Woodstock to listen to Jerry Garcia. The Volkswagen Bug was the car of the decade. Many people wore those bright, spiral -colored shirts, and the attitude in the air was " peace and love. " The ' 80s can be characterized as the pop and dance generation. Men wore jean jackets and Converse shoes. They looked up to the underdog image of Rocky Balboa from the movie " Rocky. " Break dancing was popular and also the movie " Dirty Dancing. " Party girls looking for a date wore pink, skin-tight stretch pants, " slap- bracelets, " and chewed bubblegum. Women idolized Madonna and guys wanted to be like Michael Jackson. " There was the whole music video scene and that entire weird era of rock and roll, " recalls Chris Diaz, a first- year political science student. Finally, personal computers appeared on the scene with Apple and IBM. In the ' 90s there was the " grunge " style, influenced by Nirvana, which consisted of t-shirts, flannels and jeans with holes at the knees. Then came the trend of skater-associated clothing and wearing oversized tops and bottoms. Men and women often dyed their hair with red, purple, green, or blue dyes. On the music scene, there was grunge rock (Pearl Jam), alternative (Beck, Green Day), the rap industry (Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur), techno (Chemical Brothers), R B (Boyz II Men), teen pop (Backstreet Boys), and even Latin pop (Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez). " People are getting richer and younger, " commented Kevin Chen, a second-year chemical engineering student. Though the trends of today will seem " old-fashioned " or " un-hip " tomorrow, they will always remain alive and an essential part of our most fondest college memories. Sporting a stylish bandana, this Bruin shows that hair accessories that match clothes can be trendy. Students at UCLA were known as being trendsetters among young society. Jackie Honda A closeup of a student clutching on to her leopard print purse. Animal printed clothing and accessories were popular in the ' 80s and have come back again in the fashion scene in a less gaudy style. Lynn Nishimura :; :: 42 A student walks to class in her hippy- style flared jeans. Fashion designers have updated the look of bell bottoms by adding designed cuffs to the bottoms of their jeans. Lynn Nishimura Movies from the 70s and ' 80s music still remain prominent in the hearts of UCLA students. Students put posters of their favorite stars of the earlier decades on the walls of their rooms. Trends Whats Hot Millennium Trends Compiled by Catherine Calleja What do you think is trendy nowadays? Gabe Barajjas Second ' year, undeclared " The trend of these days simply have brought back some of the old school clothes like cool 70s clothes. Most wear clothes that will bring attention also, and that is accepted as cool now. " L Julia Zhu Third ' year, math ' economics " Everyone is into the whole techno ' rave thing. The trendy thing to do nowadays is to listen to techno ' trance music, go to raves and even wear " tech " clothing and use open shoulder bags. Just look at GAP commercials! " Bryan Branly Third ' year, film and television " Anything relating to film is always trendy. Other trends come and go, but film is here to stay! " Erica Miyamoto Fourth ' year, biochemistry " People are doing what they want and being an individual is a trend in itself. I think that it ' s trendy to just be yourself and do your own thing. " R f: - Gabe Barajas Second ' year Undeclared Student Life 44 A Courtesy of Catherine Calleja Bryan Branly Third ' year Film and television Erica Miyamoto Fourth ' year Biochemistry Julia Zhu Third-year Math-economics 45 r v ' rr i o i wf f fi f-|f AvrfV k a LylllCICllL OLIUKCe) Balancing Our Fun with Our Grades By Roberto Reyes Ang Diversity at UCLA was not limited only to personalities, ethnicity and interests, but also to students ' study habits. Some people stayed at the College Library as late as in high school " said an undeclared 2:00 a.m. in their bid to maintain first ' year student, Anh Nguyen. a high GPA. Others preferred Since UCLA was one of the top studying outdoors by the Franklin universities in the nation, it was meaningful exchange of ideas, it also allowed for the development of what usually turned out to be lasting friendships among peers. " I study a lot... more than I did D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, basking under the sun as they pondered their lecture notes on Thoreau. Yet others would rather be sipping their cappuccinos at Starbucks Coffee as they passionately pounded on their laptops ' keyboards, beating the ticking of the clock for that paper due the following day. At UCLA, you could find all types of people with different ideas and methods on the best way to study. They were everywhere. Under the trees, over the tables, by the stairs, near the fountains ... and you might have even wanted to try in the fountains. You might have found students in there studying At UCLA, it is impossible to walk for more than five minutes and not find a student studying. Students engaged in their school work was a common, everyday sight. Sangtip Chienpradap not surprising to find that most students concentrated on their books. However, there were always a few who could party wild and still managed to do well in their classes. First ' year music student Jefferson Liao tried to balance between his studies and fun. " I can ' t do homework in class anymore. So, I guess I procrastinate a little less, " he said. He knew that one could only party so much at such an academically challenging school as UCLA. First ' year pre ' business economics student Ken Chang found that UCLA was also a place in one of those weird, desperate -where having too much fun posted additional challenges. " There are lots of stuff to do here ... lots more distraction, " he said. But then again, all work and no fun was not good either. At UCLA, most students had developed a skill whom you could study with was wherein they could solve calculus of paramount importance in problems in their heads while college. Not only did it help by " raving " the night away, way of being able to engage in a days. Try finals week. Sophomore political science student Mimi Park said she studied at different places, sometimes even at her friends ' Indeed, having friends rooms. Student Life Academics is taken se Many students took whate could get to sneak in a little by here and there. Bottom left to right Pathways, coffee shops, n about any place, turn into i during finals week. Student, last minute reviewing in t he 1 dorms. Two heads sure are better students preferred to stu friends to make hard physics understandable . Shhhhhhh ... Quiet! Stude solitude outside of Bunche gave all their attention t apocalyptic exam. also did their ounes of their ! i mi , . . Give a Outside me Lecture Some assumed that tutoring and help during office hours were for students who really needed help and did not know the most basic of the ideas presented in class. Such statements were incorrect, and completely off ' base, according to Amrit Chima, a UCLA graduate and Academic Advancement Program tutor. " There ' s a misconception that it ' s for slackers, [but the truth is] it ' s for everyone, " she said. Overwhelming classes in terms of size and materials were consistent complaints of UCLA students. For those who had questions and concerns, the answers were not too far away. Not only could students visit their professors during office hours on a weekly basis, but they also could ask questions and discuss materials with their teaching assistants. Reminiscing the summer before starting one ' s college career at UCLA, a spiel from faculty and staff would most likely come to mind a speech encouraging incoming students to visit professors and TAs during office By Catherine Calleja hours, as well as seeking help outside the classroom setting through tutoring and or fellow students. When one revisited in his or her mind the first day of classes of each new quarter, memories of professors ' introductions emerged. During the routine step by step explanations of the syllabus, professors and TAs seemed to have uniformly mentioned office hours and their impending loneliness during this time when students do not visit. The benefits of tutoring and office hours not only fell within the realms of improved grades and better understanding of class materials, but also within the good graces of those one has met with. By going to office hours, professors and TAs were able to meet with students personally. This not only helped the latter academically within the classroom setting, but also with any type of advisory role in a number of areas including endorsements through personalized letters of recommendation. Most, if not all, graduate and professional schools, as well as workplaces, require letters of recommendation from authority figures, particularly in the academic realm. What better way to build that relationship than by visiting office hours? The misconception that those who went to office hours or tutoring didn ' t know anything was refuted by professors, TAs and tutors. Such an act should not be deemed as embarrassing. " Many people think that tutoring is for people who really need help and don ' t understand anything, but I believe that it is primarily for reinforcement. It is not for people who don ' t have ideas, but actually tutors are really there to help students further develop their ideas and further their understanding and give them a new perspective on things, " continued Chima. The success of one ' s academic career may not have necessarily depended on tutoring or visiting office hours. But of course, a little extra help never hurts. This professor explains a diagram on a screen. Many professors opted to teach using computer generated projections, as opposed to writing notes on a white board or a chalkboard. Lynn Nisnimura A professor lectures as students diligently take notes from the chalkboard. Some lecture halls on campus had the capacity to seat almost 500 students. Lynn Nishimura nt Life A teaching assistant provides some helpful advice to a student ' s problem. In addition to class discussions, teaching assistants set aside special office hours where students could get more help on a one-on -one basis. Lynn Nishimura A student copies notes on the board during class. In addition to their own notes, the UCLA Bookstore sold Lecture Notes as a supplement to notes that students took in class. A teaching assistant writes notes on the board. Classes taught by TAs included fewer pupils so students could get a deeper understanding of the material discussed in lectures. Lynn Nishimura 49 mics Battle or the Bruins Majors Divide UCLA Students and Campus By Catherine Calleja Nearly as intense as the UCLA USC rivalry, the " rivalry " between the north and south campus students was always a hot topic of debate at UCLA. Like in most rivalries, stereotypes of both parties existed the most prevailing ones being that south campus students w ere geeks and that north campus students didn ' t do any work. Nicole Musser, a sophomore biochemistry student, found stereotypical impressions of the so called " southies " rather unflattering. " I am sometimes offended by the stereotypes that south campus students are boring, ugly, and too serious. I think that just because you choose a particular major doesn ' t mean that you ' re completely oblivious to everything else in the world around you, " she stated. Comparison between these two entities within the Bruin family was not limited to academics and majors. Even the structures and designs of various buildings around campus were pulled into the north and south campus rivalry. South campus ' Knudsen Hall had Albert Einstein ' s famous made the murals. Because of the " northies " ' supposed lack in scientific understanding, " southies " claimed the students on the other side had left out the two, leaving them the responsibility of fixing it because they were more responsible and had the " know-how. " The " southies " were not the only ones unhappy with the stereotypical impressions. The mural on the side of the Math Sciences Building is associated with an image of South Campus UCLA. The Math Sciences Building was home to many math and science majors at UCLA. Julia Kwan Students on north campus claimed that they were concerned about the way people perceived them as lazy workers as contrasted to their counterparts who had earned the reputation of not having " lives " outside of o their study groups and classes. Such beliefs, the " northies " claimed, were misconceptions and an unmerited categorization of the groups of individuals. Unfortunately, this stereotyping of students was found in the UCLA community. The good news was that it was not overruling. Though the stereotypes and rivalries were heard and felt, the friendships, similarities and compromises between individuals prevailed. And you bet, when " E=MC 2 " equation as its theme. But students started talking about the rather than claiming it as merely a much-abhorred Trojans, northies and decorative statement, as with the other murals, south campus students used it as an unflattering remark on the intelligence of their north campus counterparts. Looking closely at it, the exponent portion of the equation looked misplaced and unbalanced. The reason for this, according to common belief, was that the " artistic " north campus students southies united in bashing the notorious USC students. The only factor that kept the University from splitting between north and south campuses was team work, compromise and double majors in both north and south Campus classes. We all need to remember that it didn ' t matter which campus you belonged to: a Bruin is a Bruin. .7 ..:.: i . - Two students stand off in a north and south campus rivalry between north and students has always been a t among UCLA students. Bottom left to right During her class break, a student reads a book in the serene setting of tl Murphy Sculpture Garder North Campus, the Sculj featured sculptures and students and visitors to ;u I m j A girl eats her lunch by the Hall, a known place fo students. Boelter Hall classrooms and lecture hall engineering cafe located on where students had the of study A south campus student her multi-colored clicker recorder by her side. Man their own stereotypes about between north and s students. 4 lerffc lie i fNishimura Around the World Bruins Experience an International Perspective Many students came to UCLA and hoped to leave shortly thereafter to explore one of the many options that the Education Abroad Programs offered. " I can ' t wait to go to France, " said Shalom Sriter, a third-year political science student. " I ' ve wanted to go to France ever since I was a little child and now I finally have the opportunity. The only thing I am worried about is that my French won ' t be up to par, but I can ' t wait to see all the sights, sounds, and smells of France. I might even bathe nude! " With programs in 34 countries including France, Spain, Ireland, England, Japan, and Austria, EAP By Erin Rattazzi offered a comprehensive selection to suit most students ' desires. A student wishing to travel abroad must have fulfilled a set of stringent requirements. They must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the time of application and maintain that GPA throughout their trip. They must have junior standing and demonstrate a mature purpose in the selection of their country. Furthermore, they must be endorsed by the campus EAP selection committee and meet all campuS ' Specific requirements. Of course, they all must meet the foreign language requirements for their country. " Both my parents are Spanish, so I grew up with the language around me, " said Anita Alvarez, a first-year undeclared student. " But it was only when I came to UCLA that I learned the fundamental grammar rules of the language. Now I am planning to go to Spain in a year or so and get in touch with my roots. " For those students who didn ' t wish to go abroad, the Center for American Politics and Public Policy (CAPPP), program allowed an elite group of 25 students to go to Washington D.C. for a quarter and earn credits. Students also worked as interns there. For the adventurous student, UCLA offered plenty of variety in their programs to allow students to explore the world. Along with the many other picturesque spots of Italy, the Pontvecchio in Florence provided a peaceful setting for admirers to pass by and enjoy. An advantage of studying abroad was being able to personally see famous wonders of the world. Lynn Nishimura Student Life Visitors admire the cars along a street in Milan, Italy. Students who chose to study abroad were able to pick countries in just about every continent in the world. Lynn Nishimura 52 i.ynn Nisnimura In the Education Abroad Program office, a student examines a brochure in hopes of studying abroad in Austria. Many students who have studied outside of the United States gained a greater appreciation for other cultures when they returned home. Lynn Nishimura Featured in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, is the famous Venus de Milo sculpture and the Mona Lisa painting. The Louvre Museum was visited by many tourists throughout the entire year. Jeremy Afuso 53 M By Erin Rattazzi any students came to communications student. " But then college with stories I found out that he had a girlfriend about how their parents fell in love in college. Love was what we all want in our life. How else could the success of such romance ' driven sagas such as the movie " Titanic " be explained? Students at UCLA were no different in their quest for " The One. " They looked in their classes, hoping that under the watchful glance of our esteemed professors, a borrowed pen will lead to a discussion on how beautiful one ' s eyes are. They looked in Westwood, where students gathered to watch the latest blockbusters. They were set up by well ' ineaning friends and they also found love by chance or in the dorms. " I met this girl, Erin, on the tenth floor Dykstra [Hall] last year, " said Kevin Hall, a second ' year philosophy student. " She chose me over all the other guys and I ' m not even in a frat. Yeah, I was Holding hands is just one of the signs of affection towards a loved one. Couples on campus faced problems of not having enough time to spend with one another because of school or work. Lynn Nishimura and I realized he was a complete slimeball. " Some couples stay together through the difficult high-school ' tO ' college transition, but find that the nature of their partnership has altered. " There are two main differences between our relationship in high school and our relationship in college, " said Lauren Kimball, an undeclared second ' year who has been with her boyfriend Robert for two years. " One of which is that there is no friend ' pressure here in college. In high school, our friends didn ' t get along. But here everyone we met already knew we were together and it wasn ' t a big problem. " Some students who were restricted by curfews and dad ' s conservative habits shed their goody-two ' shoes personas when surprised, but everything has gone they came to college. well and we plan to marry in the " His parents didn ' t want him to future and have kids with anti-frat have a girlfriend in college, " sentiments, " Hall concluded. Kimball said, " but now that they ' re One popular place to congregate not around, we get along better, with the herd for love were the We ' re more independent and he ' s more mature, " Kimball concluded. As men and women in the formative years of their lives matured, love took a dominant residence in the concerns of many Thursday night frat parties. These often offered a good place to socialize and have a " hook-up " but rarely anything else. " I met this guy at ' Phi Si ' who I thought was pretty cool, " stated Anita Shalom, a third-year UCLA students. 81 idfi : L T This couple departs with a their separate ways. Man seen on campus walking holding hands before they classes. jiss before going couples were went to their for ing forms of Bottom left to right A couple takes a joy ride on i bicycle befo heading home. Sharing affection another also meant shai transportation, too. This pair walks across cam towards a place where they with one another. With so on campus, relationships dev personal interactions. A student hugs his girlfrienc UCLA Store before leavi evenings, places such as Promenade and the Santa M perfect places for romantic one s they head can spend time many students loped through 54 in front of t During the e 3rd Street nica Pier were ates. Balancin Priorities Personal ime Compiled by Gina Marie Turcketta How do the academic demands of UCLA affect your personal relationships? John Pedersen Third ' year, psychology " It has caused arguments between us Decause we are both stressed out with school. But we both understand that, and we move on. " Jayde Wilson Fourth ' year, French ' I have so much schoolwork during the school year that it is really hard to spend much time with my boyfriend, jut I would not say that school hurts us very much. It ' s fine. " Kristina Gordon Fifth ' year, sociology " Because he is out of school, he doesn ' t have to deal with the demands of academics which makes it hard to do things -with him and lowers my motivation to meet my academic responsibilities. " Gayle Goldman Third ' year, psychology " The academic demands of UCLA certainly puts a strain on our relationship. It is definitely difficult to have a successful academic career and a successful relationship. I think the key is compromise and understanding. " John Pedersen Third ' year Psychology Student Life Kristina Gordon Fifth-year Sociology 56 ! Gayle Goldman Third-year Psychology Jayde Wilson Fourth-year French One of the biggest and most exciting moments for students was when they stepped on campus for the first time and realized that they were actually in college. Doubts and uncertainties crept their way in, but before they knew it, this year ' s incoming freshmen were on their way to becoming next year ' s rich and famous. At the end of the year, how had the freshmen handled their classes, being away from home, and surviving a college as big as a small town? " The big difference I think everyone notices right away is the fact that there is no one there to hold your hand anymore. You ' re on your own finally, which can be a scary thought, but it truly is a nice change. The time has to come one day and it ' s nice to know that so many other people are going through the same thing, " replied By Michael Andersen Max Roberts, a first-year aerospace engineering student. The first time one realized that mom and dad were no longer there to help out was a traumatizing experience. It was funny how the little things were what mattered most. " The first thing I noticed about college was that there was no one to go to for guidance or motivation to get your work done, " says Phil Tadlock, an undeclared first-year student. " In high school you had teachers that would pressure you to do your homework, but here the professors and TAs [Teaching Assistants] don ' t really care what you do. In college you have to be proactive. " Freshmen had to stay focused and keep their heads because having the freedom to miss an assignment or go to sleep instead of finishing that last chapter were very addicting. The words " I can ' t party tonight, I have to get this paper done, " were never this hard to say back in high school. UCLA advised freshmen to take it easy the first quarter by recommending only 12 units. It paid off for those students who needed to shed parental control, while other students realized that college was not as hard as they thought it would be. Stacey Dodd, Diana Le, and Alvina Tr-Galstanyan, all first-year undeclared students, agreed, " It ' s easier in college; (we) worked a lot harder in high school. " Whatever their first impressions were, the growing pains -were just beginning for our new students. They made it over the first hurdle and can now look forward to all the amazing times to come, like their sophomore, junior, and senior years. Shalini Dogra Three students try to find room to study in their triple dorm room. Sharing limited space with other students was an early hurdle for newcomers. A representative from the Student Technology Center explains to a new student how to set up his Ethernet connection. The technology center was available to residents for any computer assistance they may have needed. 58 Lynn Nishimura Walking to and from classes and the- dorms, students remember the good old days of a small high school. It was quite a hike to get around the over 300 acres of UCLA. Jackie Honda Decorating her new room, a student hangs up some valuable memories. Hanging pictures was one way that made a dorm room seem more like home and a little more appealing. Chris Bourlier At least one freshman is all smiles about the coziness of a dorm room. Dorm life became a lasting experience for students who lived on campus. Lynn Nishimura oL .brperiences 59 For the First Time Diverse Bruins, Diverse Experiences By Roberto Reyes Ang UCLA prided itself as the " beginning of great futures. " But to most of its students and alumni, UCLA not only stood for great futures, but also for great experiences. College was the time to explore Vietnamese ' American community. Immersion into a new environment, indeed, posted an adventure and a challenge to most students at UCLA. Junior Microbiology and Genetics major Hemantkumar Vekaria recalled new things, not only in academia, his experience as he moved to his but also in one ' s inner self. As new pad. UCLA students journeyed into " ...Living with five complete maturation, university life provided a path for its students to trek. The many experiences and the degrees of their impact varied, some blissful, and some painful. Yet they all lead to one direction, the development of a mature person. UCLA prepared its students for life in the real world. " As a Vietnamese ' American growing up in a non ' Vietnamese ' American neighborhood, my very first experience at UCLA was that of surprise. Until UCLA, I had never been around so many Some students get their first taste of alcohol during college. Students experimented with different kinds of drinking in those fun-filled college parties. Chris Bourlier strangers is the most memorable thing I can think of. I was weary about being around strangers for the first time. But soon things clicked, and I can honestly say it was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life, " he said. Some students were plainly overjoyed by the " party ' atmosphere " found in any college. Senior Business Economics major Justin Quan plainly stated his case. " Thinking back to my first year at UCLA, I was overwhelmed by my newfound freedom. I was Vietnamese people at once, " said exposed to such a kaleidoscope of third year Neuroscience major academic and social opportunities. Andrian Nguyen. There were clubs, new people, Nguyen added that this sudden roommates, and places to go that immersion to the Vietnamese bombarded my new life. Not to community at UCLA has helped mention, the girls here are fine! " him learn more about his culture he said, and increase his awareness of many issues relevant to the Student Life College parties can atmosphere to student pressures of a hectic quar UCLA students did not crazy party nights. Bottom left to right College life gets more ex share it with that Students spent time friends whenever they g schoolwork. Experiencing a first foot much pride into a stude who developed an intens took the time to root fo Bruin team. This student faces pressu never felt before. Co brought many mixed leaving home and en environment. Chris Bourlier ra( i K Cftr s Bourlier Lynn Nishimura Erst Time Experiences A Change or ettin, Transfers MeWe into UCLA Communit This year, approximately 2,700 students chosen from a pool of more than 7,000 applicants transferred to UCLA from other academic institutions. Though some came from other four-year universities, most transferred from California community colleges. Coming to UCLA as a transfer student had its pros and cons. Students who chose to attend a community college before transferring to UCLA enjoyed the benefit of thousands of dollars in savings. At a community college, the average cost of attendance was about 12 dollars per unit. However, a number of transfer students found it difficult to adjust to the UC educational system. Junior philosophy student David Chon related how he felt about attending Santa Monica Community College before coming to UCLA. " My experience at SMC did not prepare me By Roberto Reyes Ang for what I encountered here. At a junior college I was able to work full time as well as take 15 units without problems. This is not the case here, " he said. While most students at community colleges were able to efficiently juggle between work and school, many of them shared the same sentiments as Chon. " My philosophy classes at UCLA involved an extensive amount of reading, as well as analyses. I am now forced to change my two ' headed objectives of work and school. This is a positive experience because one cannot truly benefit from attending school here while devoting too much time in menial labor. How I see it is this: I have the rest of my life to work for money, now is a prime opportunity to gain knowledge, " said Chon. At UCLA, most students prioritized academic excellence over their jobs. They were confident that their sacrifices would pay off after fulfilling all of their academic responsibilities. Junior economics and French student Nguyen La still did not feel he had adjusted to UCLA academics yet. " The biggest challenge that I ' ve had was learning to adjust to UCLA academics. Several classes that I took at Fullerton did not prepare me for some of the classes that I ' m currently taking at UCLA. However, it is not a major disadvantage. I know that with a little hard work, I can handle the work that the professors dish out, " he said. Chon, La, and many others did well in blending with those who began their college education directly at UCLA. After all, it did not matter where one came from. Everyone at UCLA was expected to meet the challenges of a university that ranked among the best in the world. Lynn Nishimura :: ' .::: ' I. " These two transfer students give each other a high five outside of Hilgard Housing. Hilgard allowed transfers to adjust to UCLA by sharing the experience with other transfer students. A transfer student shares a few jokes with friends in her apartment. Transfer students who were not able to get housing in the dorms moved into many of the apartment complexes by the campus. Ajtnal Ahmady 62 Lynn Nishimura Sitting in class, this transfer student takes a break from the projects they are working on during discussion. Transfers adapted to the idea of having large lecture classes as opposed to smaller, more intimate sessions. Chris Bour ier A transfer student is surrounded by many female friends on a grassy area on campus. Some transfer students adapted to UCLA quickly while others found it more difficult to meet people. Lynn Nishimura 63 Transfers Cheers for UCLA Chillin ' on the UCLA Campus By Gina Marie Turcketta Did UCLA students mind Miguel Naranjo, a senior that there was no pub theater student, would like a pub located on campus, on campus. " I think it would be whereas most schools have pubs on fun to have a pub on campus, but their campuses? These pubs there are plenty of places to hang usually became the favorite out on campus. I spend a lot of hangout for most students, and time in the Sculpture Garden, and played an important role in the at Lu Valle, if I want to study. I social atmosphere of the school. can ' t study at the library. It ' s too Did UCLA lack in social unity quiet and I would fall asleep. " because there was no central place on campus to congregate? " Westwood is so spread out, so there is not just one place where everyone goes, " said Marsha Ibanez, a third ' year psychology student. Ibanez found that her favorite hangout campus Sipping their coffee, students engage in a light chat outside of Kerckhoff Coffeehouse. The coffeehouse was a great place to relax and hang out. Kelly Thomasson IS on Northern Lights, " because I get good studying done there. " Second-year international development studies student Zeina Zeitouni, spent much of her time at the Kerckhoff Coffeehouse. " Most people I know are south campus majors, and they hang out there, so I usually know someone in there. It ' s also very convenient being close to Ackerman. " When asked the pub question, Steven D ' Ambrose, a graduate student in screen writing, thought that it probably be better to keep alcohol off campus. " Besides, Westwood is an extension of the UCLA campus, and it is so convenient just to go there to have a beer. " D ' Ambrose spent much of his time on campus in Northern Lights. " There is a nice fireplace there, which is kind of reassuring. It reminds me of the east coast. I ' m from New York, so I really like it. Also, you can get everything you need all in one place. " So the absence of a pub did not seem to affect most students. UCLA provided many other places for students to choose from Zeitouni agreed with Ibanez that as their favorite hangout. The UCLA did lack in the social scene. great thing about that was when " It doesn ' t affect me that there is no pub on campus, but it would be nice to have one because it would definitely add to the social one got bored of one place, he or she always had the optio n to choose a new favorite hangout on campus. scene on campus, and create more of a social environment. " Working on a class project, decide to meet on campus plans. Even though p available for students to me found a way to get the work Bottom left to right These two friends chat lunch from Panda Expre Union was a popular hangoi especially during lunch time Sitting on the steps, these gi their day went. Students hanging out on the st buildings on campus. We might not have a p nothing like a fresh cup Kerckhoff Coffeehouse. Tl offered space and free coff e and finals weeks to help stu three students ) discuss their bs were not they share a ss. Ackerman t for students, Student Life Sangtip Chienpradap Lynn Nisnimura Han in In the ' Wood Where UCLA Students Chill Where did Bruins go when not in class? Bruinlife set out to uncover just where the Bruins chilled. Whether they were just looking for a quiet place to study or an entertaining place to enjoy some time with friends, UCLA and the surrounding Westwood community offered a variety of settings to suit all of our Bruin needs. Wearied students, stressed to meet deadlines, were -welcomed throughout Westwood in several quiet coffee shop environments. A visitor to Starbucks Coffee would first notice the sweet aroma of French roast, but then would be reminded that Westwood was a college town. With nearly 20 students buried in open books and stacks of notes, one can begin to wonder if coffee stains decreased the resale value of used books. Dave Browne, the manager of Starbucks, was aware of this situation but didn ' t seem to mind. UCLA student and Starbucks employee Frank Pinto By Michael Andersen advised this to say to fellow Bruins: " Buy a coffee and stay as long as you like. " If Starbucks happened not to be one ' s " cup of coffee, " then gyms, theaters, and gardens offered wonderful surroundings for those who would like to get away from the pressures of UCLA. Many students opted to head for workout areas either at the John Wooden Center, the LA Fitness Club in Westwood, or even in their own apartment buildings. " I like to slip away to the Wooden Center. It gives me a chance to work out and get in shape as well as it ' s an opportunity to get a break from my school work for a little while, " said Jacqui Bispo, a first-year English and psychology student. In any case, getting into shape could become a habitual routine that was not only great in relieving stress, but also helpful for students who wanted to find others with similar interests. Anyone who had shown up late for one of Westwood ' s numerous theaters knew well enough that it didn ' t matter if the theaters sat over a thousand viewers. For six bucks you could sit back, laugh and cry for a couple of hours and have no care whatsoever for what was happening past that theater screen. There was no wonder why it was a favorite hangout on weekends. The scenic greenery in north campus provided a wonderful area to relax and spend time with friends. Shade from numerous trees, artistic touches, and the tranquil-grass- covered landscape, highlighted the transition from the bumper-to- bumper, horn-noise-pollution nearby freeways. Was there a more perfect place to show visitors to UCLA? Whether you liked a quiet surrounding where you could finish some work or a lively spot to have fun with your friends, you would be able to find a place of your liking in Westwood, both within the UCLA campus and downtown. Mindy Ross A view of the the Fox Theater and the recently refaced Broxton Avenue. With many of the storefronts of Broxton Avenue still vacant, the street offered a very quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Madison ' s is just one of the many restaurants that UCLA students go to hang out and dine in Westwood. Students often went to Westwood to eat because of its closeness to campus. Mindy Ross Student Life W Lynn Nisnimura Looking for a simple dessert after a movie in Westwood? Diddy Riese, which stayed open until late into the night, was a well known spot to get cookies for a quarter apiece. Mindy Ross Aahs, located on Westwood Boulevard, is a popular place that students go to for novelty gifts. When decorating their dorm rooms or apartments, this store was often frequented by Bruins because of its wacky items. Mindy f (MM in Westwood 67 By Michael Andersen UCLA was at the center of a city renowned for sleepless nights and limitless pleasures. Wandering students could find hours of fun all over Los Angeles in the form of museums, theaters, beaches and clubs. If you got past the hunt for parking, Los Angeles offered all kinds of fun places and events for any mood you might be in. A community so large and diverse was a gold mine for the fun-seeker. " When I get a chance to leave Westwood, I usually go to the beach, " claimed third- year aerospace engineering student Geoff Huntington. " If I just want to hang out, I ' ll go to Santa Monica and walk around the Pier and bum through some of the stores on Beach Street, but when I go body boarding, I usually go to Malibu. It has the better waves for surfing and body boarding. " One of the confusing decisions for UCLA students came when they had to decide where to go on a free night. The smorgasbord of options was almost too much. Along Sunset Boulevard, Miyagi ' s brightly lit sign attracts people to go in. Miyagi ' s was a popular bar that specialized in sushi appetizers. Lynn Nishimura times and took off in whatever direction they stopped. Sunset Strip with numerous clubs and stores was to the east, the beach and 3rd Street Promenade to the west, Disneyland to the south, and Magic Mountain to the north. How could students ever decide on where to go? " The decision on where to go is usually pretty easy for me, " answers Chris Uejio, a first- y e a r environmental science student. " I think 3rd Street Promenade is the best place to go. There are plenty of stores to walk in and out of and the all the performers are great to watch. It ' s free entertainment. Don ' t miss Mr. Animation! " Amy Spitzer, a second-year psychobiology student agreed, " 3rd Street Promenade is the place to get great shopping, great food, and a great place to go with friends. " While often difficult to find time, students who managed to get away from school had an easy time finding something to do. Ceaseless They might as well have closed entertainment was just one of the their eyes, spun around three perks of a big city. Student Life The movie " Toy Story 2 " is well known El Capitan theater was located alo " Boulevard. Bottom left to right Inside the popular Krispy K shop, employees work hard t the demand. Krispy Kreme place to go to satisfy a hun your-mouth doughnuts. er for nfelt ' in- Palm trees symbolize the Southern California. Motior filmed in Los Angeles t beautiful scenery that the ci The famous Rodeo Drive si LA ' s wealth and beauty, and Sunset Boulevard we visited tourist attractions. warm city life in pictures often capture the y possj Lynn Nishimura Lynn Nishimura [i. 4 4.1 en life in i Id Rodeo Or 9 tynn Nishimi for a Ride? Los Angeles. To say its name is to evoke images of movie stars, beaches, and cars. L.A., the rightful home of the freeway and the stage ' three smog alert, was a bastion of the nation ' s car culture. Yet, for many UCLA students driving was not an option. Limited parking and congested traffic conditions meant finding an alternative way to UCLA. Students in the dorms and nearby apartments usually found walking the most efficient way to get to their classes. Every morning Bruin Walk and Sunset Boulevard swarmed with groggy students making their way to class. Although this walk could take 30 minutes from some apartments, UCLA ' s sunny weather and beautiful campus made the endeavor an enjoyable affair. According to Willard Hu, a fourth ' year political science student, " I enjoy walking to class because sometimes I By Matthew Heyn will run into people I know... I enjoy seeing people going to class, how they ' re dressed and stuff. " For those coming from Santa Monica, Culver City, Hollywood, West L.A., and Palms, the bus was a popular option. UCLA was served by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), The Culver City Bus Lines, and The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus. The Big Blue Bus alone had five lines that stopped at UCLA ' s bus terminal along Hilgard Avenue, and for 50 cents (a quarter extra for transfers), the bus would deliver to areas as far off as Downtown L.A. and Los Angeles International Airport. When time was a big constraint, commuters to UCLA traded in their walking shoes and bus tokens for wheels of a different type. Unlike the cars, motorcycles and scooters had no trouble finding parking ultra close to their classes. Motorcycles could park in Lot 5, Lot 8, near the Inverted Fountain, near Ackerman Union, adjacent to the law school and just about any place they could wedge their wheels on Westwood Boulevard curbs. Another advantage of the motorcycle was the ability to " share lanes " with cars, giving them the ability to whiz through gridlocked traffic by riding between the lanes of cars. The evening vanpool was established as a way to keep a low incidence of rape for students returning home late at night. The vans would pick up tired students every fifteen minutes from various places on campus and safely whisk them to their dorm rooms or apartments. Whatever form of transportation used, students -were always in a hurry to get where they were going, be it class or home. A student saves time travelling to his classes by riding a bicycle. In addition to parking lots, many bike racks were located on campus to accommodate the students who needed a place to park their bikes. A student arrives to school on his motorcycle. Many students that had motorcycles or mopeds were able to avoid the high costs of parking. Roberto Reyes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang A student rides his skateboard to another part of campus. Other such forms of convenient transportation included roller-blades. Kelly Thomasson Heading to class, some students choose to take the subway. There were many alternatives for Bruins who did not want to walk to school. Lynn Nish mura Transportation 8 What ' s Your Favorite Hangout Spot? Compiled by Michael Andersen Greg Magnuson Fourth-year, political science " Diddy Riese. It ' s the cookies. They have the chance to gouge the public, but they don ' t. I respect that. " Enoch Kim Second-year, biochemistry Starr Airey First ' year, undeclared " I really enjoy going to the athlete ' s training center. I ' m on the swim team and this gives me the chance to meet other athletes. " I " I have two words: Bomb Shelter. It ' s all about the name. Many of my friends hang out there; it ' s a place to do homework, and it ' s right next to most of my classes. Michelle Koski Fourth-year, microbiology and molecular genetics and English " I like to sleep during my free time, so the couches by Kerckhoff Coffeehouse are very useful! " Greg Magnuson Fourth-year Political science Student Life Jackie Honda Enoch Kim Second-year Biochemistry Michelle Koski Fourth-year Microbiology and molecular genetics and English D By Carrey Wong iversity was always one orientations at the beginning of thing that UCLA prided winter and spring quarters. " I think cultural groups have a good side and a bad side, " said Blhahm Mackani, a third year international economics student, who recently joined the Iranian Student Group. " With UCLA being so diverse, it ' s good that i Signs and sandwich boards are displayed along Bruin Walk, including this sign for the Pakistan Student Association. Students found a sense of connection when they joined ethnic organizations on campus. Julia Kwan e n t on itself on and this was evident in the varied student population. Take a stroll down Bruin Walk and you ' ll see evidence, not only of the unique people that walked past you, but also the different ethnic organizations that promoted themselves. There were a total of 26 cultural s t u d e organizations campus, addressing the many issues of the different ethnic groups. Ethnic ' based organizations gave students of similar backgrounds and origins, a chance to meet and share traditions and history. The main goal of the organizations was to give an opportunity for people to interact. Many of these cultural based groups were known on campus for sponsoring events such as talent shows, to smaller activities, where the members simply got together and talked. Getting involved in a cultural group was usually very simple. Most advertised on Bruin Walk, where students dropped by a table, talked to members of the cultural organization and got information on meeting times. Generally, groups had meetings on campus. Orientation meetings were held for many groups in the beginning of the school year to introduce members to the club. Occasionally, groups also held each ethnic group can get together to become familiar with their culture through the clubs. But, the down side to it is that because of all the organizations that we have, sometimes culture groups tend to become cliquish. And as diverse as we are at UCLA, we become segregated. " " I don ' t think that they should be officially be sponsored by the University, " Herbert Quan, a fourth-year political science and economics student said. " I ' m not against their existence... The University should allow cultural organizations to exist, but it shouldn ' t be funded by the University. " No matter how students felt about the effects of cultural groups, or the financial income of the organizations, cultural associations have been a part of our lives. From Samahang Pilipino to Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, the ethnic groups have given UCLA a sample of all cultures around the world. This group of students inf ' oi m other people passing along Bruin Wai c about their organization ' s meetings. Students to advantage of the fact dial they were not confined to joining ethnic oroanizations of their own background, since clubs 8flT campus were open to all. Bottom left to right A student sits at a table alo ig Bruin Walk, waiting for others to sign up for upcoming events of the association. TThe Hong Kong Student Union aimed toward gathering students with a Chinese Background, to participate in traditiona activities. The Association of Chinese on a yearly cultural perfc features entertainment fo Chinese culture. Other or campus put on cultural sh the year that were open f watch. Students from the Nikkei hang out along Bruin Walk time. This organization wa the many organizations for that helped promote diver awareness. Student Life 74 Julia Kwan I M .. I .,1 Sangftp Ch enpradap Sangtip Chienpradap the Deadline Dublicati(3ft Offer News to Community By Erin Rattazzi with contribution by Peter Pham Working late into the night, staff members of ASUCLA Student Media work feverishly to produce award ' winning and cutting ' edge articles for the UCLA and Westwood communities. Having often worked on their high school newspapers, many students came to UCLA in order to experience the University ' s renowned writing opportunities, catering to a wide variety of interests and audiences. Seven newsmagazines are based on the community they serve, such as Al- Talib, the Muslim magazine at UCLA; Ha ' am for the Jewish community; La Gente de Aztlan for the Chicano Latino community; Nommo serves the African American community; Pacific Ties, for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community; TenPercent for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender comuunity; and Fern for feminists. Each newsmagazine worked to provide information not only to their own communities, but also to everyone who wanted to read the publications. The newsmagazines published issues twice a quarter. Thus, the newsmagazines were extremely valuable to the community in multiple ways. Sakeena Mirza, editor of Al-Talib, and third ' year Arabic student, discussed how the newsmagazines can become one ' s entire life. " I ' ve worked on it for two years. I first heard about it in high school and my dream was to come to UCLA and work on Al-Talib, " said Mirza. " I came here and I started in advertising and I ended up as editor. It ' s taught me life skills and given me more of a closer insight to the community than school has, " said Mirza. In addition to these seven newsmagazines, ASUCLA Student Media includes the Daily Bruin, Bruinlife Yearbook and UCLA Radio. The Daily Bruin, with a circulation rate of 20,000, has responsibly informed its readers of current events since 1919. In addition to being UCLA ' s major news provider, the Daily Bruin also provided students with employment opportunities. Lindy Shibata, a fourth-year design student stated that " The Daily Bruin is a great place to work. I acquire experience and knowledge while giving people valuable information that they need. " With looming deadlines and little sleep, the staff of ASUCLA Student Media supplemented their academic careers with the fulfilling and demanding opportunities provided in writing and communication for and about the UCLA community. Al-Talib staff member Sumia Abubaker and Poetry Book Review Editor Uzma Naz look over copy articles before they go to print. Pac-Ties staff members Charles Muranaka and Stefanie Wong are busy working on the production of their newsmagazine. Lynn Nishimura Bruinlife editor MarissaTangonan and copy editor Erin Rattazzi go over their plan on how to meet the next deadline. Julia Kwan Lynn Nishimura Editor Terelle derricks reads copy articles on the computer, in preparation for an upcoming publication of Nommo. Lynn Nishimura By Peter Pham While the majority of students confessed to joining academic organizations to build their resumes, some students discovered that academic organizations provided a unique bond for students who would normally feel interact with professors outside the classroom in faculty student dinners and learn about careers in weekly lecture series, " stated Carrey Wong, a second ' year political science student. The Regent Scholars Society and the Undergraduate Science out of place and lost in the crowd Journal provided certain students of about 35,000 here at UCLA. with identity through association. Nationally recognized academic societies such as the Golden Key National Honor Society and Mortar Board not only provided prestige and an extra line on resumes, but also a means to meet fellow students. These two national academic organizations recognized and encouraged scholastic achievement and excellence in all undergraduate fields of study. Specific academic organizations like Phi Alpha Theta, the international honor society in history, Pi Sigma Alpha, the nationally recognized political science honor society and even the Political Science Student Organization (PSSO) sought to promote academic excellence with The Student Alumni Association brings Los Angeles High School students to spread holiday cheer to handicapped children. This was just one of several events that was coordinated by SAA to reach out to the community. Lynn Nishimura " The Regent Scholar Society ' s various socials like the ice cream and pizza parties were a great social benefit, in addition to the prestige and test banks because you really would not have met these people otherwise, " said Mariko Mui, a fourth-year physiological science student. The Undergraduate Science Journal was very interested in providing biology and physical science majors a venue to publish their research and articles. According to co-founder and editorial board member, fourth- year psychobiology student Shaun Hussain, " the Journal showcases the many achievements of the opportunity for students to undergraduates who don ' t have an expand their studies in their alternative method to publish, and respective majors. Without PSSO, provided editorials to discuss political science students " would scientific research. " not have the unique opportunity to At an ethnic studies groupl students express wonder an! unique culinary options, provided a nice change from I Bottom left to right The Regents Scholar SoB gathering to meet with This society organized manM so? ice cream and pizza parties. Beting, two fight at the se dinners Delta Sigma Pi, a co-ed bus holds a meeting at the beai many business associations for potential business economic ness fraternity, !h. There were on the campus PSSO Chair Grey Frands speaking professors at a faculty and student event, PSSO and Pi Sigma Alpha, chance to socialize with the en introduces dinner. This sponsored by lave students a Student Life Julia Kwan Lynn Nishimura ftt i IK. Tb EPSUHOKPTER A n WKD 1MB VJ " S Cou jjff SKf h-Jiu U l Find Friendship and Fun at UCL he immensity of UCLA facilitated diverse forms of community service. Special interest student groups, from numerous newsmagazines to California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG), to the unique Bruin Belles Service Association, constructed and implemented various activities designed to help the community in their own way. Some of the organizations have won national awards. The UCLA Advertising and Marketing Team participated in a nation ' wide competition to promote and advertise a new product. In 1999, they won first place in the USA in a competition held in Washington, D.C. This year they developed a campaign for The New York Times. Environmental groups like CALPIRG organized beach clean-ups By Peter Pham and Erin Rattazzi and sought to educate the community about the dangers about polluting the earth. For basically any interest, however remote, there exists a group for it. Other groups include African Arts Ensemble, Animal Welfare and Best Buddies, a mentorship program to improve the lives of those with developmental difficulties. At UCLA it was easy to form a group, if one didn ' t exist. Many students often found themselves joining several organizations as a way to meet people and supplement their internal growth at UCLA. UCLA Bruin Belles Service Association is UCLA ' s official and oldest community ' linked service organization. Its members officially represented UCLA in services provided to the university and the outlying community. Bruin Belles differed from many other special interest organizations in many such respects. Primarily, the organization was entirely composed of women committed to community service. " It ' s something I really enjoyed doing. I enjoyed signing up for events and going to the weekly meetings, " said Kelly Thomasson, a third ' year biology student. Bruin Belles was involved with the annual Three-on- Three Tournament, Meals on Wheels, beach clean-ups, Halloween Trick-or- Treating for canned goods and the Saint Anne ' s Maternity Home for pregnant teens, to name a few. Whether participating in special service organizations or by simply cleaning up the beaches, dedicated UCLA students found a device to give back to the community. Free Menorahs, Gelt Driedels! ft UCLA ' s Ad Team wins the National Championships for the National Student Advertising Competition. 31 members organized an entire ad campaign for Toyota which they presented in Washington D.C. Sangtip Chienpradap Students gather around the Chabad Student Organization table for their free menorahs, gelt and driedels. In addition to providing this simple service to students, the organization also raised awareness about the Jewish community. StudfflitTJfe Courtesy of UCLA Advertising and Marketing Team Sifting through the sand, a CALPIRG member separates potentially damaging trash. In addition to beach clean-ups, CALPIRG also worked with the homeless. Sanglip Chienpradap A CALPIRG member teaches young students about the biological damages occurring from pollution of the ocean. CALPIRG often worked with youths to address dire issues. Jackie Honda A sign alerts students of a recycling rally that is to take place on campus. Many efforts were made to implement recycling programs on campus such as putting more recycling bins near many of the school ' s receptacles. Sangtip Chienpradap Special Interest Organizations 81 Alcoho IOAV ' areness non to 3rinl -j :x By Matthew Heyn Lynn Nishimura On October 29, the residence halls reported six incidents of alcohol poisoning among its resident students. Six different students drank well over their capacity, and six times ambulances were needed to bring students to the hospital. Although this rash poisoning was a high for the residence halls, the incidence of alcohol poisoning on campus was not a rare one. Almost every weekend some student needed to be hospitalized for partying a little too hard. Moreover, the six poisonings that were reported that weekend were not the only ones experienced by UCLA students. This did not count those students in fraternities, sororities and on ' Campus housing who did not report these incidents. Alcoholism was especially apparent to students this year as MIT reported its fir st alcohol ' related death in the school ' s history. As an initiation for rushing a fraternity, an MIT student was locked into a closet KROQ radio station promotes a Spring Break free of alcohol on the window of a store. Several posters and advertisements were featured on campus and in the Daily Bruin as part of an alcohol awareness campaign. with his quota of alcohol to drink before he could come out. The student was able to drink the alcohol, but suffered serious alcohol poisoning that pushed his body into comatose. He died days later at the nearby hospital. Fraternities here have received much pressure from school Spring Break Don ' t Drink and Prive! administrators to limit the amount of alcohol c onsumption that they promote at parties. Some fraternities, including Theta Chi, promoted dry events, but drinking remained a problem at these occasions. UCLA had taken efforts to fight the rampant amounts of binge drinking (defined as having more than four drinks at a sitting). Among the efforts was a popular media campaign that ran in the Daily Bruin called " Done 4. " Despite these efforts, binge drinking remained high among students, hovering at about 40 percent in recent years. Students, administrators, and concerned parents were left scratching their heads at this major problem. ousine. Different types of alcohol drink compartment of a li many of the problems th UCLA population was bing not knowing limits when dijinking Bottom left to right - " During a party held at one on the fraternity houses nearby the eanipns, students drink while they soeiali .c vilh others. Not all parties held in the apart nients or in the fraternity houses served alcohol. People drink on the balconylHH Z aroW " L held on Halloween ni ht. Upon entering college, students have learnJao make their own decisions about whetj should drink. Lynn Nishimura Lynn Nishimura ' , tynn Nishimura iving in an age where violence was around every corner, many people took extra precaution to protect themselves. People installed alarms to protect their homes and automobiles or carried pepper spray to protect themselves in case of attack. In addition to pepper spray, many women took self defense classes in order to learn the skills they needed to be safe. At a self-defense class, women learned how to protect themselves from an attacker. Not only did they learn the skills to get away when confronted by an attacker, but they also learned how to avoid situations where one becomes a likely target. In metropolitan areas such as Los By Carrey Wong Angeles, some women found it more comforting to know how to handle an offender. Twice a quarter, the Women ' s Resource Center offered self-defense classes to the women of the UCLA community. The classes took place in the John Wooden Center and was completely free to everyone who was interested. Although not everyone took advantage of the classes, most agreed that self-defense was a good skill to learn. Nina Lin, a second-year computer science and engineering student said, " I think they [self- defense classes] are necessary because violence does happen and women need to be prepared for unexpected situations. " Aviva Roller, a second-year political science student, took a self- defense class. Although the class she took was not at UCLA, she thought that " self-defense classes teach you some practical things. It teaches you how to get out of little things like how not to get raped and how not to get in a bad situation. I think their presence makes people feel better, but UCLA is generally pretty safe. The self-defense classes make people feel better, more self-confident to be outside at night. " Whether women took advantage of the class or not, the option of learning the important skills to protect one ' s self was available. Next time you ' re out in a dark alley by yourself, those skills that you learned from the classes sponsored by the Women ' s Resource Center might just come in handy. Aiming high, this Bruin punches the sand bag, pretending it to be a perpetrator. Women felt safer after they took a course on how to punch an attacker correctly. Jackie Honda Pairing off, girls who attend a self defense class practice the skills they just learned. Instructors not only taught women how to defend themselves from attackers, but also how not to invite an attack. Student Life Jackie Honda Jackie Honda A group of girls sit against the wall to listen to the important skills that the instructor relays to them. Paying attention in these classes brought valuable results in the end. Jackie Honda After practicing with a sand bag, students try out their moves with each other to simulate a possible attack. Knowing the right places to punch was an important defensive skill. Jackie Honda Self -Defense Classes 85 Nighttime (Safety otee fiM Ourselves from 3an-4er Compiled by Gina Marie Turcketta Do you ever feel like you may be in danger on campus? Sharon Liu Third ' year, political science and East Asian studies " I make every effort to always go places in groups of two or more so not only do I get the company of my friends, but I also feel safe. " Juan Julian Bermudez Fourth ' year, art history " I make sure that I travel in groups and in well ' lit areas. I am always aware of my surroundings. " Sharon Liu Third-year Political science and Bast Asian studies Gina Turcketta Student Life I Tanya Crawford Fourth ' year, art history " I commute with a friend so we basically do everything together. I rarely walk alone. I would constantly check my surroundings so that there -would be no surprises I -would know who was around at all times. " Emily Bell Fourth ' year, art history " I always walk with a group of people or take the evening van. I also always carry my cell phone, and never walk alone at night ' that ' s important. " Tanya Crawford I Fourth ' year I Art history I Emily Bell Fourth-year Art history Juan Julian Bermudez Fourth-year Art history Tae-Bo Madness Many Fitness Opportunities Available at Wooden B By Catherine Calleja eing fit and looking good to promote fitness at an earlier age is nothing new to college and hopefully they -would be able to carry on a fitness routine for the rest of their lives. " Most people work out to look students, and UCLA students were no exception. The John Wooden Center at UCLA was one of the primary places at which good, but that ' s not the right students were able to work on reason to work out. I truly believe their own personal fitness routine. your heart and spirit need to be With various fitness equipment the reason you work out, " quoted and fitness classes, students were Blanks in The Star newspaper. given a wide array of exercise options including the very popular Tae- Bo workout. It seemed as if everyone has heard about the workout known as Tae ' Bo. Promoted by word of mouth, newspapers magazines and infomercials, the craze for Tae ' Bo had been greater than ever. Personally developed by seven-time World Martial Arts Champion Billy Blanks, Tae ' Bo evolved when he began to train by combining dance music with his Tae Kwon Do A girl lifts weights in order to tone her muscles. Students went to the Wooden Center during class breaks or after classes to get a good workout and relieve the stresses of school. Jackie Honda moves. Elisa Terry, Senior Recreation Supervisor and Sports and Fitness Coordinator at UCLA ' s Wooden Center, decided to ask Blanks about the possibility of having Tae-Bo taught at UCLA. " He is really as genuine and nice as he appears. Billy really cares and the only reason we have Tae- Bo here is out of the generosity of Mr. Blanks ' heart, " said Terry. Blanks had felt with a young " It ' s just a good workout. It works every part of your body and you are still having a lot of fun, " said Lizelette Javelo a second ' year economics student. With Blanks ' brother, sister, daughter, himself, and three other staff members teaching Tae ' Bo at the Wooden Center, attendees felt the actual Tae ' Bo experience that people at Blanks ' Sherman Oaks ' studio pay for ten dollars for a one hour session. To be able to get into the Tae ' Bo class at the University, students needed to purchase fitness passes for $10 a quarter or $25 for an entire year. The passes were not only valid for Tae ' Bo, but also for other fitness classes held throughout the Wooden Center. The infectiousness of the Tae ' Bo craze appeared to be unstoppable. It was not only the most popular activity in the UCLA community, but the entire country. " It ' s group of individuals, such as the overwhelming. We ' re lucky to get UCLA population, he may be able it here, " Terry said. Student Life Who says you have to go toH Koct ics nl Colorado to experience- tlnl thi ' ro k climbing? The John WH s ( " enta provided UCLA students the sail adrenaline rush for those Vho wanted u live on the edge. Bottom left to right Students looking (or a high :. workout -went to the bopen Center for Tae ' bo classes. Tae-bo corHir.ed martial arts vith dance moves in o vorkout filled with fu endurance. er to create a sweat and Students wishing to shoot basketball can do so in the V indoor basketball court, those who opted for the m physical fitness equipmen muscle-pumping pounds treadmills, and convenient rollers. oops and play boden Center ' s t of course, conventional indulged in of weights, y designed ab In the weight room, a ma i applies more pounds on an exercise machine ; better workout. The ooclc i Cent i haven for the health ' ConsRms ui lent and faculty of UCLA. iffy I Jackie Honda Jackie Honda Hk I Lets Play Some Ball! Athletic Variety Offered Through IM Sports Whether a student felt that he could show his skill in handling a basketball, or that he was a true natural when it came to finessing a tennis ball over the net, UCLA Recreation offered intramural and club team sports for these and many other types of games and activities. Students who signed up for these sports had not only a chance to play the sport they love, but also got to achieve the rewarding feeling of camaraderie which only comes from being part of a team. Passer-bys commonly saw a variety of sports being played on the intramural field, such as football, rugby, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, ultimate frisbee and golf. Prospective players formed teams with their friends, or teams that were based on pre-established groups such as dorm floors, the Marching Band, or student clubs. During winter quarter, many of By Kevin Lee the field sports were cancelled because of construction work on the intramural field. Common indoor sports included basketball, badminton, bowling, volleyball, hockey, fencing and indoor soccer. " We had our games in either Pauley Pavilion or the Wooden Center. The most beneficial effect of joining IM basketball was the exercise as well as the team collaboration. I enjoyed the fact that I could play a fair game of basketball with my peers, " commented Kenneth Tarn, a second- year chemistry student and avid IM basketball player. A number of sports clubs received very little funding and had to provide their own money to compete as a team. For example, Bowling Team had to work hard to fund their equipment and travel expenses. " We had to pay for our practice, bowling equipment and uniforms. Most of our tournaments were in Northern California. All the lodging travel, food and bowling equipment were all incurred by us, " said Leonardo Guiala, a fifth-year sociology and Asian American studies student and manager of the Bowling Team. Other outdoor sports which are performed off campus are: surfing, crew, cycling, hockey and skiing. " The ski team was very laid back, " said Ramsey Samara, a second-year biology student. " It wasn ' t about competition, but just having a good time skiing. Most people, including me, join just for a low lift ticket price to Mammoth and free lodging. " IM and club sports accommodated almost any popular sport imaginable for UCLA students. There was no lack of opportunity to play and have fun in a competitive sport through UCLA Recreation. Hitting the ball back to the other team, an intramural volleyball player returns a serve. Most players joined not only for the competition, but also for the workout it provided. Jackie Honda Students participate in an competitive game of intramural basketball in the Wooden Center. Participants joined IM teams for the opportunity to play with other avid players. Jackie Honda 90 Two students sprint around the intramural field during the afternoon. Many students liked to. exercise in order to stay in shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Lynn Nishimura A cheering section roots for a sorority during a close game of intramural flag football. The intramural sports field hosted a number of sports including field hockey, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee and soccer. Sangtip Chienpmdap This group of runners jog around the perimeter of the intramural field. The IM field was always filled with different sports teams and clubs who made use of the large, grassy space. Lynn Nishimura 91 By Roberto Reyes Ang UCLA was more popular internationally than any public university in the nation. In the fall of ' 99, UCLA hosted approximately 1,900 international students and scholars from 115 countries. Additionally, UCLA also had students from all 50 states. As a public university funded by the government, UCLA had to give priority to its International flags hang outside of the Tom Bradley International Student Center. The student center offered international dishes as part of its lunch and dinner take-out menus. Julia Kwan The tuition and fees for out ' of- state students were about four times higher. While California residents paid $3,863 for tuition and other fees, out ' of-state and international students had to pay $13,437. This was aside from other expenses such as room and board, estimated at about $8,000 annually. Plus, local students. But do not be misled. We are not talking about any California stude nt. We are talking about the creme de la creme. The average GPA of the entering freshman class was 4.08; 97 percent of the entering freshman class belonged to the top 10 percent of their high schools, putting UCLA among the top in the nation. Because of UCLA ' s priorities and the quality of admitted students, out-of ' State and international students faced an even more rigorous competition to earn the title of a Bruin. In addition to the rigorous the cost of moving to California also had to be factored in. Yet, despite the rigor of competition and the cost of attendance, UCLA continued to attract thousands of applicants outside of California. Pakistani senior business economics student Hassan Farid did not seem to mind neither the competition nor the cost. " UCLA is known all over the world! " he said. He knew that UCLA outclassed many universities at his home country. Farid said he preferred the more liberal education that American universities provided. He also believed that UCLA provided in- competition that out-of-state and depth education in one ' s field of international students faced, they specialization. On top of his also had to deal with a greater major, Farid was minoring in financial challenge than their local accounting with a computer counterparts. Non ' California specialization. With a near- residents had to pay more, since perfect GPA, Farid was among the they did not enjoy the government creme de la creme who would be subsidy provided to the locals. leaving UCLA with Latin Honors. Missing her family overseas, home using a calling card, home was one way for students to relieve their ho Bottom left to right A student seeks help from uses the computers in Acke send an e-mail overseas, especially important for students because they family members when they home. Two Swedish studies marv received from their horn photos enclosed. Internati faced higher tuition rates t residents. Filled with school pride, purchase souvenirs for their heading home. Many interna chose UCLA because of reputation. J| s were " S Wl Hernadonal the place of 1 1 e away from Student Life 92 triend as he an Union to a letter ith fam stude Califor N n Nishimura Lynn Nishimura Transfer and reentry students made up a fair amount of the student body at UCLA. According to the Planning and Budget Office, an estimated 9,900 of these students applied to UCLA in the fall 1999 quarter, and an estimated 3700 were admitted. Over 80% of these students transferred from community colleges. Many of these students were older, and were happy with their decision to go back to school. Michael Lewis, a 53 year old, third ' year political science student, decided to attend college later on in life, rather than straight out of high school. " I chose UCLA because it has one of the best political science programs in America. It is also very accessible. " When asked if he felt accepted by the younger students, Lewis said, " Sometimes there is some tension, but I understand, because when I was 20 years old, I wouldn ' t have hung out By Gina Marie Turcketta with people my age either. " Lewis hopes to receive his master ' s degree in political science. According to Lewis, " if you ' re going to go school, you might as well go to the best. " Andrew Woodworth, a 29 year old fourth ' year English student, did his freshman year in 1989, then decided to take a five year leave from school to pursue his musical interests. He decided to return to school to get his degree. " There are more options for people who have degrees, so I decided to get one. Being back at UCLA definitely makes me appreciate the education I am receiving, but I should also be singing! " Connie Jones, a fourth -year, 33 year old English student, decided to go back to school to be able to further her career with the Fox Television Station. " I wanted to get my law degree to be able to practice entertainment law, so UCLA was my first choice because my sister graduated from here, and also it ' s close to where I work. " Jones admitted that sometimes she did feel uncomfortable with the younger students. " I make myself feel uncomfortable only because I know that I am older, so I can ' t really relate to some of the younger kids here. But they don ' t treat me any differently. They ' re all pretty nice. " David Burgess, a 27 year old majoring in Near Eastern studies, decided to go back to school with hopes of teaching someday. " I got sick of not doing anything. UCLA is one of the best universities and only one of two that carries my major. UCLA has helped many students to rise to the occasion and take on new challenges, challenges that may be met at any age, and by anyone. Lynn Nishimura Before the start of class, this re-entry student glances up from reading an article from the Daily Bruin. 3700 re-entry and transfer students were admitted to UCLA during the 1999-2000 school year. Packing her backpack, a student switches roles from being a high school teacher to a college student. Many re-entry students had to get used to the idea of going back to school after it had been such a long time since they were in a classroom. Lynn Nishimura Student life 94 Drinking a cup of coffee, a re-entry student watches the crowd of people walk by. Some re-entry students chose to attend college later on in their life, as opposed to after high school. Lynn Nishimura A professor chats enthusiastically with this re-entry student at UCLA. Re-entry students of the school often went back to college in hopes of getting a degree and furthering their education. 95 Re-Entry Students " Different Perspectives Non-CA otudents Offer Views Compiled by Michael Andersen and Justine Manzano So, what do you think of Los Angeles? Sean Green First ' year, business economics " I like UCLA a lot, but I hate it down here in Southern California. I wouldn ' t have a car down here at all. I even hate riding with people in their cars. " Szc Tang Second ' year, undeclared " I was born in Hong Kong and moved here to go to school. This may sound ironic, but L.A. is less polluted than it was back home. I ' m not sure if I made a good trade hurricanes for earthquakes. " Sean Green First ' year Business economics Student Life __ I James Ngo Second ' year, communications " Vietnam is horribly humid and you have to take at least seven showers a day. UCLA and Southern California are very diverse, but my town in Vietnam was much more community oriented. " Lisa Neuman Third ' year, psychology " Los Angeles is quite different from Colorado. Everything is much more fast ' paced here, and the people are more aggressive and self-involved. " James Ngo Second ' year Communication studies c K CM I Roberto Reyes Ang Napa Sacramento Alpine Am rfcv V Tuolumne Mono Tular I n y Orange Coming to UCLA, out-of-state students bring their diverse point of views to our school. Students from outside of California experienced a completely different environment when they moved to Los Angeles. Annie Krikorian Szc Tang Second ' year Undeclared Lisa Neuman Third-year Psychology Courtesy of Lisa Neuman Voices By Kevin Lee Who ' s afraid of " Y2K " ? Not UCLA, that ' s for sure. " UCLA has finished renovation of all its administrative information systems for the year 2000. We are confident that things will go very well when the new year begins, " stated Don Worth, head of Administration Information Systems at UCLA. Many computer- related improvements were also made at UCLA for the year, including an upgrade of the College The CLICC lab also began promoting its new web-mail program, which facilitates the downloading of e-mails and attachments without the use of preference disks. The College Library also began making web improvements of its own. mouse of a computer in the CLICC lab. The computers were used to do quick tasks such as checking e-- mail and browsing web sites. Minh-ha Do Library Instructional Computing Commons (CLICC) labs, a modification of the " my.ucla " and University Records System Access (URSA) web sites, and the implementation of a new web-based system to replace ORION for the College Library. " I often checked out the " The library is in the process of A student clicks away on the bringing up a brand new, web- based system to replace ORION, which is mainframe based, ' commented Don Worth. Additionally, people strolling by X-Cape arcade noticed a curious arrangement of PCs set up in an emptied part of the arcade. The establishment, called PlayFX, a network of PCs intended specifically for the purpose of playing popular net-worked games, like " Starcraft, " was the work of Craig Jepson. headphones to listen to music pieces for my music appreciation " I was sitting at the dining class, " stated Matthew Brunnings, table one night with two of my a second-year civil engineering buddies after a fulfilling ' Quake ' student. session, " explained Jepson, about Students who regularly used the makings of PlayFX, " and now the CLICC lab were happy to find this is the result! " that all of the lab ' s computers There were only about 50 other were replaced with brand new such computer networked game systems and upgraded with the set-ups in the U.S. most current software. UCLA was continually " The laptops are actually quite advancing its computer nice! " said an enthusiastic Ginna technology alongside high- Brereton, a second-year English technology developments in the student. Student Life competitive working world. With Calvin Klein w computer ' s desktop, a stude to go online. The dorms connection that made surfin files done in a jiffy. illpaper provided a fast and transferring Bottom left to right A long line of students wait to use the computers. Stud beeper that went off wlioi a com available. LICC lab e _given a A row of students use A computers. This establishi lent of connection displayed UC toward greater integratio technology with the campus :kerman ' Union ' s nternct puter Students intently use the ten stations in the College Libra CLICC lab implemented monitors for the computer more space for a larger numl porary com " ry. This yea tiew extra ' stations to er of computers. nr fir Minn-ha Do Minh-ha Do ComDiiter Culture ' ! Camera! Action! fedia and Popular Culture in Our Lives L iving in Los Angeles, UCLA students were at the heart of a massive entertainment industry, involving movies, television and radio. This exciting location provided UCLA with the unique opportunity to be at the hub of growth, wealth and power with lasting implications for the thousands of students who walked through its hallowed halls. Decades ago, " calendar girls " like Marilyn Monroe were adorned in males ' rooms as icons of feminine beauty and sexuality. Today the standards of beauty have shifted, but our ideals remained secure in their position, thumbtacked to the walls of our home. This was not to say that women didn ' t a lso beautify their walls. Abercrombie and Fitch models were the objects of drool for many a young lady. A new generation of superstars has arisen in the last few years, making By Erin Rattazzi millionaires and box office sensations out of actors not much older (and sometimes younger) than the average undergraduate student. The new flux of actors included Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman and Leonardo DiCaprio. The music scene of late has been cited for its lack of quality, abundance of indistinguishable one ' hit wonders, and the absence of rock whose last triumphant stand came in the early ' 90s with the Seattle ' based grunge movement, led by Nirvana and Soundgarden. While bands like Nine Inch Nails, Metallica, Rage Against the Machine and Tool, still remained to provide rock fans with alternatives to the teenage boy bands and " bubble gum " sounds of female pop stars, the edginess that prevailed in the early ' 90s has been lost in today ' s mainstream music culture. " There ' s no variety in the groups today, " said Robert McCauley, an undeclared second-year student. " I think that ' s how music works though, someone comes out with something new and then everyone imitates it, so there ' s a period when everything sounds the same, but eventually it evolves. " UCLA ' s location made it the perfect spot for celebrities, who wanted to continue their careers, while obtaining their degrees. Many others have used UCLA as a stepping stone for their future success. Famous past and current students include Ben Stiller, Michelle Kwan, directors Francis Ford Coppola and Rob Reiner, and Superior Court Judge Lance Ito, most famous for presiding over " the trial of the century " with accused murder O.J. Simpson, a USC student. Overall, UCLA students found plenty of opportunities to mix in their academics while enjoying the Los Angeles mega- industry of entertainment. Students watched young adult television shows such as " Felicity " because of its similarity to college life. Many students felt they could relate to the characters ' situations. Courtesy ol Danielle Eldridge Two UCLA students are all grins when it comes to hanging out with actor Nick Nolte. Living in a city so close to Hollywood, many students got the chance to meet and greet famous stars. M nh-ha Do ! Li! ' !- 100 Jackie Honda Michael Jackson ' s star is seen on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. People have long looked up to many of the famous musical artists and actors featured on the walk. Minh-ha Do Advertisements for movies can be seen everywhere, including the outside of a bus. The movie culture has continued to be an important part in what makes America such an influential entertainment industry. M CHAE JACKSON Lynn Nishimura Media Culture By Matthew Heyn The budget surpluses in Washington and Sacramento were good news for education. Breaking a national trend, the University of California and UCLA in particular, were able to offer Gwendolyn Neal, Associate Director of the Financial Aid Office, " The biggest problem is that students don ' t use our resources. We have -workshops all over campus on how to fill our applications, but students don ' t lower fees in the past few years. take advantage of our counselors. " For the 1999-2000 school year, Jobs were an important way of California resident students paid $4,404.50 in mandatory fees to attend UCLA. This was a very small sum compared to the tuition of USC, where tuition was estimated at $22,000. Despite this, students still had difficulties in paying the cost of education. For these students, the Financial Aid and Student Loan Service offices became a necessary part of their education. There they often met with long lines, confusion, and disappointment. Recently, the trend has been to offer fewer grants and more loans. Loans came in both subsidized and subsidized forms, but had the common trait of being onerous with students who weren ' t quite sure how they A student inquires about a financial aid problem at a window in Murphy Hall. Lines at Murphy Hall often times were long due to students ' questions. Minh-ha Do keeping the cost of college manageable. For those able to receive it, work study enabled students to get premium jobs where their pay would be subsidized by the government. The Associated Students of UCLA offered many jobs in food services, but these tended to be in the lower end of the pay scale. Better jobs were available in Westwood, Santa Monica, and Century City. At the other end, budgets kept manageable by economizing. Living in apartments and commuting from home seemed to save students ' money over living in the dorms. Students also saved money by going to the movies less and taking advantage of deals in Westwood were wanted to mortgage their future. like Free Taco Tuesday at Acapulco Compounding this was the and Pint Night at Madison ' s. In increase of average stay at UCLA the end, being a starving student toward five years, making some was a character building " super " seniors unable to get some experience for some of the future forms of grants and loans. professionals, doctors and However, according to teachers of UCLA. Student Life 102 Buying books for classes can ; very pricey! In one quarter, students sometimes paid over $100 in books for one Bottom left to right A sign indicates the build Hall. Located on central c Hall was the place where al to inquire about their administrative questions. Every month, the bills a students through Billings (BAR) statements. Students the University Records (URSA) web sit e to check status of their bills. In Murphy Hall, the pay allows students to make a when making payments. St long lines by mailing in thei time or by dropping appropriate slots. ng of Mur mpus, Murphy students went financial and re sent out to and Receiving went online to System Access on the current juick getaway clcrjfj Avoided set - 1 Minh-ha Do m THE INVESTIGATION w a PAYMENT Df f Controversy feurrounds 209 By Matthew Heyn In the third year since the passage of Proposition 209, the organized resistance to affirmative action has continued. The decrease in the number of students from traditionally underrepresented ethnic groups troubled many students. UCLA ' s Law School staged a protest to encourage diversity in the Law School, as did many student groups. Proposition 209, sometimes called the " equal opportunity initiative, " was put on the ballot in November of 1996 and passed soon after. Despite legal challenges, it prevailed in California, and greatly affected the school ' s admission policies and the way that certain programs such as Academic Advancement Program (AAP), were administered. It required that no preferential treatment be given to a student based on race, or gender. Student and civil rights groups have been protesting it since. They A student expresses his feelings on a megaphone. Many students were upset by the decreasing number of minorities admitted to the school. attempt to enhance the diversity of the student body by preferring some students over others. Since then, higher numbers of Caucasian and Asian students have been admitted at the expense of other racial groups. AAP now offers tutoring that is based more on income than race. Where AAP has left off, other groups have stepped in. African American, Asian American, Native American, and Latino a retention groups formed through the Men ' s Gym have weakened the effect of ending AAP by offering tutoring services to those that might not otherwise qualify. Also countering this decline, Movimiento Estudiantal Chicano de Aztlan (MEChA) and other ethnic programs have begun outreach programs to inner ' city schools where there are more children from underrepresented ethnic claimed that the preferential groups. These children are far less treatment that is outlawed by the likely to attend higher initiative, such as affirmative institutions. Through tutoring and action, is important for correcting promotion, UCLA students may inequities that have existed from help to support greater diversity past discrimination. Moreover, the in the future. University could no longer Student Life A rally against Propositi n 209 controversy. Students playe in governmental issues Bottom left to right Angry students cry out Issues of diversity sparked h the multi ' Cultural campus. " Defy 209 " is written a chalkboard. Minority admi significantly after 209 pass A crowd of students pus express their opinions. Stu were very opinionated diversity and advancement. 1 an acti J Jeremy Afuso Jeremy Afuso jus Car Crunch Commuters (Scramble for Spaces as Permits Were Dare A re you among the lucky ones vho received a parking permit? The parking situation at UCLA was a headache to many students who found themselves having to figure out just how to get to school. Did they take the bus and spend much needed time waiting and waiting? Or did they just drive their own car? The problem was: where did students park their cars here at UCLA? Ramona Kadkhodazadeh, a fourth ' year anthropology student, was among the lucky ones. She got to park in Lot 32, which wasn ' t exactly the choice parking lot at UCLA. " It ' s far away from campus, the shuttles are always full, and they never leave on time. At nighttime it is sometimes scary to get to my car. I think it can be dangerous in a parking garage at night, especially one that is so far from campus, " she said. Kadkhodazadeh did not receive a parking permit her first year at UCLA. " I worked and lived in the By Gina Marie Turcketta Valley, so I ' d have to leave my house two hours earlier to make it to class on time. I would park my car at my friend ' s house and drive in with her. That was such a hassle, " she explained. Kristina Gordon, a fifth-year sociology student, also had her share of hassles in dealing with the parking situation. " I applied for parking, but got denied because the parking department said I still lived in Richer Hall, where I hadn ' t lived for two years. I lived in Ventura County, which is an hour drive away ... but I still was not given a parking permit. I finally went to the head of the parking department, and was given parking in Lot 32, " she said. Gordon was not concerned with safety issues surrounding the parking lots. " I am not that concerned with danger. I have a brown belt in karate, so I can take care of myself, " she said. Gordon was concerned, however, with the operations of the parking department. She thought they needed to make new parking structures before they close a parking structure down. They created Lot 4 to replace Lot 14, but it couldn ' t hold as many cars as Lot 14. Freshman Ross Wolf, an electrical engineering student, contended that dorm residents needed parking spaces just as anyone else. " I believe that parking for on ' Campus residents is necessary in some situations. As I understand it, parking passes are given more or less based on one ' s needs, like if they have a job off campus. Some students need these jobs in order to pay for school, " he explained. Several attempts were made to speak with parking enforcement officers, as well as parking services before the writing of this article, but to no avail. The bottom line was, everyone seemed to be affected by the lack of parking at UCLA. Needless to say everyone was hoping that a solution will arise very soon. Private lots near campus made high profits because of students desperate for parking. This parking lot on Le Conte Avenue and Broxton Avenue was a popular alternative that sold out despite its high prices. Sangtip Chienpradap With parking lots full, metered parking spaces are rare even at two dollars an hour. All quarters not saved for laundry were used for UCLA parking meters. Student Life ioe Sangtip Chienpradap Jeremy Atuso Waiting for space in Lot 32, this driver is happy to even find stack parking far away from campus. The demolition of Structure 14 intensified the shortage of parking. Sangtip Chienpradap Directing students to dead ends and headaches, this sign wrongly implies that there is parking to be found. Usually, daily permits were sold out by 9:30 a.m. Kelly Thomasson Limited Parking 10? 1 Cheaters Never Prosper Parkins (Scandals Affect UCLA By Matthew Heyn Kelly Thomasson The scandal was reported throughout the country, a scandal so big that Chancellor Albert Carnesale issued a public announcement: more than a dozen UCLA Football players were caught using handicapped placards obtained by forging DMV documents. Almost immediately, the implicated players who still played for the football team were placed on suspension. Then, the spin machine sent the message out to the media: the problem was restricted to just some football players, and the players only used the placards to circumvent the extreme difficulties in getting assigned parking passes. But we all have seen the way cars lined up on the access roads in the heart of the campus, proudly displaying the blue placard that not only got them premium space to Dodd Hall, Math Sciences Building, and fact, cheating on parking was common on campus. It ranged from the minor erasing of the chalk ' inarks that mark tires for the two hour restrictions, to giving incorrect information on parking applications about residences and carpooling status, to stealing passes out of cars with open windows, to parking in lot Parking is hard to find in a place like 32 on weekends, Los Angeles. Some drivers disobeyed signs and left their cars in spots longer than the allotted time period. to the extreme measure of forging DMV documents. Despite many increased enforcement efforts, students continued to find ways to cheat the system. The economics -were simple: if not buying a permits got a $30 ticket one out of seven times, it was worth finding a way to not buy the permits. With parking spaces reaching such a premium, students were ready and willing to do just about anything for space. In their desperation, students were lost in a culture of cheating. The the John Wooden Center, but got prevalence of others who them there for absolutely free. successfully cheated and the This was a violation of school benefits from cheating made it too parking regulations. Handicapped hard to resist. The ethics to it students are also required to pay weren ' t really a factor because in for parking; only handicapped the jungle of trying to find space, visitors should park for free. survival of the fittest was the only We all knew someone who also rule, found a way to beat the system. In Do you know how to get hours out of your parking sp lack of parking, students die could to keep a spot. an extr whateve Bottom left to right Get your facts straigi parking permit informatioi to avoid that wallet-breaki] A bag left over a parking the many ways UCLA stude quarter. UCLA students hav creative ways to avoid t feeding the meter, but th work. No parking spot? Why not us stress of finding street- many drivers from the ap up and leave their cars on th on the sidewalk. t! Looking up online helped i fine. ncter is one of ts try to save a 2 come up -with he hassles of did not always t _e curb! The larking caused tments to give driveways and Visit. Student Life L08 Jeremy Afuso Jeremy Afuso Q , Parking Hassle Stfortaxe or Car Space Compiled by Carrey Wong, Annie Tang and Justine Manzano How do you think UCLA should improve the parking situation? Mei Chen Second ' year, computer science " I think they should just make more parking spaces. Period. " Sonha Pham Second ' year, biology " They should make Lot 32 a parking structure. Right now, it ' s a waste of air space. " Mei Chen Second ' year Computer science Student Life Monique Guvlekjian Second ' year, economics " There isn ' t much we can do about it. We ' ve tried many things, but we ' re never going to find a fair solution for it. There ' s always going to be people that should have parking that don ' t get it. " Judd Jacobs Fourth ' year, economics " Subways. " Monique Guvlekjian Second ' year Economics Courtesy of Sonha Pham il!) I TO MOID JTATION - A A I Signs don ' t stop students from parking there if they are running late and are desperate! The lack of parking spaces was - a major issue at UCLA, and it was competitive to reserve a spot in one of the, lots on campus. Jeremy Atuso Courtesy ofJudd Jacobs By Matthew Heyn October 12 marked the beginning of National Coming Out Week. But the fun and festivities designed to promote gay pride hit a particularly sour note when hate reared its ugly head on campus. A group of demonstrators representing many religious groups including the Christian Anti-Defamation league came to Westwood Plaza to protest homosexuality. The demonstrators gathered around Westwood Plaza at noon with signs proclaiming " REPENT or PERISH. " Their speeches were just as blunt as their placards. Opposition such as this occurred throughout the year. The Knight Initiative, which sought to outlaw marriage between two members of the same sex, polarized members of the UCLA community. The issue was especially politically potent given that Hawaii had begun to marry same-sex couples. Despite this opposition, the University offered a great deal of support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Groups like the Lesbian Bisexual, Transgender Faculty Staff Network, and Mahu API LGBT Support Group helped students cope with homosexual issues and offered visibility and advocacy for UCLA students and staff. At the Anderson School of Law, the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Gay Alliance provided a supportive community to promote awareness of sexual orientation issues in the legal profession. Moreover, the UCLA peer-help line provided a non-judgmental ear where LGBT students could voice their concerns. TenPercent, one of UCLA ' s special interest newsmagazines, focused on addressing some of the homosexual issues in print. Its topics ranged from gay arts and artists to events in the community, to political advocacy. Throughout the tumultuous year, UCLA provided its gay community with an ability to feel pride in who they were. LA Pride is where everyone can express their sexual orientations. Many people gathered together joyously wearing creative costumes for the parade. UCLA ' s many student media newmagazines include TenPercent. TenPercent focused on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. All photos courtesy ol Hiyas Magilligan Student Life 112 simnrop TTHEW SHEPARD FIGHT AGAINST HATE CRIMES! Bur f MM During the National Freedom to Marry Day, students from the Gay and Lesbian Association promoted their ideals on Bruin Walk. Freedom of choice was just one of the many things the LGBT community stood up for. A UCLA student shows off her own expression of gay pride by wearing a " Queer Berkley " t-shirt. UCLA offered several support groups on campus for LGBT students and staff. LGBT Community 113 3ruin s on the Job Financial burden Relieved By Matthew Heyn It was 3:30 in the morning on Sunday, like many others that fourth-year psychology student Seth Tilley had experienced. He just walked in the door of his Westwood apartment. There was just one their jobs or working odd hours of the night. Waiting tables was a common way to make ends meet. Westwood ' s bars and restaurants provided a good opportunity for students to make extra money. wage, students made their real thing on his mind. He was not While these jobs generally paid thinking about the 9:00 morning only slightly above minimum class that he would soon have, signs posted on the windows of the homework he shops seek people looking for work. UCLA offered many resources for those students who wanted a job that was off campus. Shalini Dogra hadn ' t quite finished yet, or about the long six hour shift he had just endured waiting at Johnny Rockets restaurant. Ah 1 he thought of for that moment was how soft, warm, and comforting his bed would be once he slipped under its ample covers. Many students at UCLA had to deal with the demands of working a job off campus. These students made effective efforts to supplement the financial aid given them through state grants money in tips which could make them as much as $100 a night. Still, other students searched for job opportunities elsewhere. In their search, students often found the EXPO Internship and Study Abroad Services and Career Centers very helpful. In these centers, students got advice on resumes, were critiqued in mock interviews, and surfed the Web for job listings. Invaluable to students were the extensive scholarships, and parental aid. For listings of paid and unpaid them, life as a student was not as internships offered at the center, easy as the college movie Through these listings, students stereotype. In addition to studying gained access not only to jobs that for class, they fit work time into helped them afford school, but their busy schedules. This meant also careers that would take them moving classes around to allow for beyond. Student Life 114 Looking for a job to help costs? Students often looked the local newspaper or in t in hopes of finding a well pa ring job Bottom left to right Working as a waiter at the C Kitchen, a student prepares for his table. Serving t ibles was an :hool, because :rous tips.. excellent job to have with s of its flexible hours and gen Can I get a nonfat decaf lat ( ; with vanilla? UCLA students were foun 1 working th espresso machine at Starb jclcs C ' offee in Westwood. r Here, a student earns a money as a sales associaterm a clothing shop. It was sometimes diffic students who had worked campus because of commu le Dailj Bruin ilifornia Pizza x cup of coffee I " " IH.! LUC ling problems. Ml ,i Jobs Student There existed an abundance of on-campus jobs available to UCLA students who wanted to earn some extra money during the school year. Such jobs included: customer service in shops and eateries on the UCLA campus, serving as a Community Service Officer, being a research assistant for a professor, working in Residential and Dining Hall Administration and Services, and assisting as a lab proctor in one of the many computer labs on campus. In addition, students on financial aid could apply for work ' Study, through which the student would have no tax deductions on his or her paycheck and the federal government would partially pay for the student ' s salary. Students working customer service had the advantage of working in a familiar environment while learning how to provide quality service to their customers. When asked whether she felt her job at Wetzel ' s Pretzels, Tropix and Rx was fulfilling, Diane By Kevin Lee K. Lee, a second-year psychobiology student answered, " Yes, the people I worked -with were students like me. Everyone understood that you ' re a student first, but at the same time, they treated you like adults who had responsibilities. " Job opportunities could also be found in residential housing on the UCLA campus. One such job was working at the front desk for a particular dorm, in which the student took care of the daily administration for that dorm. " Our job at the front desk was to assist residents in their everyday living needs, like handling mail, issuing coupons for lunch and dinner, taking work orders, organizing housekeeping, overseeing RA duties, etc... Basically, we were there to serve as a central place for monitoring the quality of student life on campus, " said Sunset Village front desk worker, May Tseng, a second ' year electrical engineering student. Other jobs related to residential housing were available in Dining Services, in which the student was responsible for setting up the dining halls and serving food to on-campus housing residents. Those who wanted to take a more academic approach in their work- experience -worked as a research assistant for a professor. Being a research assistant usually involved a lot of clerical work, such as making copies, finding publications, and recording entries. Stephanie Hwang, a second-year pre-business-economics student, recalled her job as a research assistant for an economics professor: " My jobs ranged from finding library books for my professors to photocopying, to maintaining the web page. Other stuff I did included data entry and coding interviews. " Having an on-campus job was popular among many UCLA students and was most benefited through the experience and maturity they gained at the workplace. Julia Kwan Student Life Associated Students of UCLA stores provide employment to hundreds of students. Student employees worked between 12 to 20 hours a week while school was in session. Papercuts is one of the stores run by the ASUCLA. Students gained work experie nce and made extra money by working for the University. Julia Kwan I If) Shalini Dogra Lunch hours are among the busiest times for food service employees. Students working in those jobs learned to deal with long lines and many customers. Kelly Thomasson Working at a food stand on campus, a vendor rings up a student ' s purchase. Having a job on campus enabled students to avoid the hassle of commuting elsewhere to work. Lynn Nishimura On Campus Jobs Pride In Our PhDs d and Distinguished Professors By Gina Marie Turcketta u CLA has been blessed with many great Chris Bourlier professors. Professor Albert Boime, from the Art History Department, has been teaching at UCLA for 21 years. Boime praised the UCLA library system, stating that it was one reason out of many as to why he remained at UCLA. " The library system here is fantastic. I could not have done my work without this library system. " One of the most popular art history classes in the department was Boime ' s Modern Art Survey class. " I love teaching my Modern Art Survey class. It is a very popular class and it brings me a lot of satisfaction. " Professor Christopher Donnan, a famous professor of archaeology, has been teaching at UCLA for 32 years. Professor Donnan discovered the wealthiest tombs in the America ' s, the Royal Tombs of Sipan. Donnan extolled his team of faculty. " It is wonderful to be on campus with this quality of faculty to interact with when doing research. " Professor Donnan also mentioned the students. " UCLA has a high quality of students and they are wonderful to teach and interact with. I couldn ' t imagine my career anywhere else but at UCLA. " David Ravetch has been here Student Life for 18 years teaching accounting classes and just loves the students! " I ' m in a unique situation where I see the students grow in their professional life from beginning to end, so I continue to see the fruits of my labor. " When Ravetch first arrived at UCLA, there Professor David Ravetch ' s accounting classes help to place graduating seniors in the top accounting firms. Professor Ravetch aided in the development of the Undergraduate Accounting Program at UCLA. was no undergraduate program and he cited the development of one among his proudest accomplishments. " It ' s incredibly satisfying to help others achieve their goals. I ' ve been blessed with that opportunity here at UCLA, " said Ravetch. Professor Donald Cosentino, from the Folklore and Mythology Department, has been teaching at UCLA since 1980. " I love the fact that when I read the list of students in my class, it sounds like the United Nations!! I love the cosmopolitan life here at UCLA. " Professor Cosentino ' s exhibit on Haitian voudou has traveled all over the country, and ended at the Museum of Natural History in New York, where it was voted by The New York Times as one of the best exhibits at the museum. Professor Cosentino ' s book, " Sacred Arts of Haitian Voudou, " also received the Arnold Rubin Award, given every three years for the best book on African and African diaspora countries. After his human genetics le John Merriam happily conversation with one of ngages his students. Students often found it 1 elpful to ask questions during their pro fessors ' office hours. Bottom left to right Engrossed in his lecture, Pr fessor F N. Watson explains Shak( speare class. Professors who were anima excited about their class top ics en students to be interested, to . uraged World ' famous archaeoloi Christopher Donnan has b UCLA for 32 years. Donnan richest burials in the Amen Tombs of Sipan. Professor Donald Cosentino the teachings of voudou voudou exhibit has toured a and has received numerous Professor teaching at discovered the !Wthe Royal , His Haitian I over America honors. Julia Kwan Lynn Nishimura I I G na Turcketta Gina Turcketta Music and Sports Mingle at UCLA UCLA ' s main fight song, " Sons of Westwood, " -was played repeatedly at football games by the prized UCLA Marching Band, an integral part of competitive UCLA sports. The band was nationally recognized for its commitment to excellence in musical and drill presentation and was the 1993 recipient of the Louis B. Sudler Trophy presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation. When asked what he felt were the best parts of the UCLA Marching Band, John Leitch, a second ' year political science student replied, " Well, it ' s a lot bigger. Plus, no fund ' raisers! Depending on your position, they actually pay you for being on the band. " The Marching Band spent countless hours rehearsing for its performances, including an intense two-week band camp before the start of school and By Kevin Lee nine hours of regular practice every week during the football season. Most of the band members looked forward to going to all of the football games. As conveyed by Kelley Rogers, a second ' year communication studies student, " For me, the best part of the game is cheering with the entire student section. You can hardly hear yourself because everyone around you is so loud. " The Marching Band performed either as a full ensemble for home and local football games, or as a smaller " pep " band for away games. Marching Band contributed to many other activities besides football, including playing at other sports, making recordings, and being invited to appear in various tapings for movies or music videos. The Varsity Band, a select group of marching band members, performed at all Men ' s and Women ' s home and USC Basketball games as well as all NCAA Basketball Tournament games. The band has produced two albums so far, and the day after the USC game this year, the band was in Ackerman Union recording for its next album. In addition, during the summer before the start of the school year, the band appeared for 30 seconds in a Destiny ' s Child music video, " Bugaboo, " with singer Wyclef Jean acting as the UCLA Marching Band drum major. Whether they were playing at a game or practicing on campus, the UCLA Marching Band was a symbol for the " pride and tradition " that came from being a part of UCLA. The quality exhibited by the Marching Band as it plays its instruments reflected so many other athletic and academic successes associated with UCLA. . The Marching Band practices on the intramural field. The drum majors and directors stood on an elevated platform to conduct the Marching Band and spoke on megaphones which resounded on the campus as far as Janns Steps. Jackie Honda A marching band member smiles confidently as he makes his way with the rest of the band to the field. The UCLA Marching Band was renowned for its professionalism both in appearance and musical quality. Sangtip Chienpradap 120 Lynn Nishimura Members of a small " pep " band play at a UCLA basketball game. The Marching Band provided these small units of the main band to play at nearly all other spectator sports when the football season was over. Jeremy A fuso Marching B and members in the football stands play a reprise of " Sons of Westwood " after a good play by the UCLA Football team. On and off the field, the band was an important source of school spirit and cheer. Lynn Nishimura UCLA Marching Band 121 i Lynn Nishimura ! I Lynn Nishimura Mindy Ross What Happenin Lynn Nishimura These musicians perform joyously as they sing and beat on their percussion instruments. Musical performances that occurred on campus enlightened the lives of UCLA students when they were not studying for classes. Events Members of the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit march in uniform with rifles in hand by Westwood Plaza. Students enrolled in the ROTC program were given funding for tuition and military training in preparation for being a future military officer. Looking up, this Bruin hopes for another victory against the University of Southern California, our crosstown rivalry. Rallies held during Beat ' SC Week gave students an opportunity to show their pride and participate in lively activities. Cast members of the theater group, Lapu, the Coyote that Cares (LCC), make last minute adjustments to accommodate a full house. LCC held performances once a quarter and offered a variety of dramatic and comedic skits to the UCLA community. to. The world premiere of " Stuart Little " takes place in the Fox Westwood Village Theater. UCLA students crowded the streets in Westwood during movie premieres for the chance to see famous actors and actresses. A banner advertising the Beat ' SC Bonfire and Rally hangs along Bruin Walk. Students were often notified of upcoming events through many signs and fliers that were posted along various walkways and paths all over campus. Lynn Nishimura A student dressed in sumo wrestling garb takes a big hit during Activities Week in Westwood Plaza. Besides having crazy games like sumo wrestling, Activities Week also featured music and dancing for all spectators. - ' .- . ' - ' - - : ' H : ' A sign along Bruin Walk calls to the attention of graduating seniors of UCLA. The Student Alumni Association hosted several events throughout the year that were geared toward getting students involved in school activities. What to do and where to go? This has never been a problem at UCLA at all! Did you prefer going out to movie premiere nights or sporting your Bruin wear during athletic events? UCLA was the place to be. Did you enjoy rock concerts or ballet performances? UCLA was the place to be. Were you stimulated by political campaigns and speeches of all kinds of activists? UCLA was the place to be. Did you want to listen to scientists talk about their latest discoveries or artists exhibiting their masterpieces? UCLA was the place to be. It does not matter who you are or what you are interested in, at UCLA there is always something for you. 129 Events By Matthew Heyn Various Guests Speak at UCLA As one of the leading research institutions in the country, and a university that collects 33,000 undergraduates and graduate students, UCLA has attracted many important speakers to the campus. Its lecture halls, public spaces, and classrooms served as a public forum for the exchange of the most current ideas, theories, and research. The campus attracted such important figures as Jesse Jackson, John Malkovitch, World Bank President James Wolfensohn, Assemblyman Rod Wright, and actor Kirk Douglas. UCLA Campus Events arranged for many of the speakers to visit the campus. They often arranged for speakers from the movies to accompany a screening of their production. During the fall quarter, director Rob Riener gave a talk about his " The Story of Us " and screened it before it came out in theaters. Ajmal Ahmady In a large lecture hall, this guest speaker describes his area of interest. Turnouts for guest speakers were usually so large that lecture halls were booked for their visit. Colloquiums and symposiums brought academics from the across the country and the world to speak to students and their academic peers. Significant among these were the colloquiums offered by the philosophy the whole campus a place of learning, department. Every quarter they brought in five speakers from different universities. Interest in these colloquiums was so great that these speakers filled 1 50 person lecture halls with the best and brightest of many different academic departments. Last year, the human genetics symposium, a three day collection of speakers sponsored by many different departments, drew crowds so large that the speeches were telecasted over a closed circuit to stack seating in nearby classrooms. Political speakers were also present on the UCLA Campus. Protests against the end of affirmative action and calling for the end of institutionalized racism, drew many important speakers to campus. Moreover graduations attracted our society ' s leaders to give inspiring words to the academic achievement and importance to the future. With so many opportunities to see important figures, undergraduates had many opportunities to learn outside of the classroom. The public forum that UCLA offered made Susan Faludi, author of " Stiffed " , was invited by the UCLA Bookstore to talk about her work at the Charles E. Young Grand Salon. Students who were interested in attending Book Series lectures only had to open the Daily Bruin to find out information about them. Kv: itfi 130 Steve Hern Dr. Robert Goldberg speaks on genetic engineering and agriculture in the 21 si century. Guest lecturers on current research findings were common events held throughout the year. Nghi Tieu UCLA hosts the Science Coalition ' s 1999 " Champion of Science " award. Chancellor Albert Carnesale presented the award to San Bernardino congressman Jerry Lewis. Chris Bourlier Guest Speakers and By Peter Pham How UCLA Students Spent Their Halloween A candle illuminates and adorns a window shelf on Halloween. Many stores used candles to create a haunting atmosphere. UCLA students hand out candy and good cheer. Students in the dorm participated by giving treats to visiting underprivileged kids. Lynn Nishimura Jackie Honda Every year, Halloween was the perfect time to dress outrageously and gorge on candy. It was the time for scary tales and young children dressed as even scarier Pokemon characters. But for most UCLA students, Halloween was simply another reason to party. Many of those living off-campus like Susie King, a third-year psychology student, " went to party around the apartments with friends and cruised around Westwood all dressed up. " Her friends joined numerous students who simply hung out in Westwood. This past Halloween featured costumes including not only the usual frankensteins and draculas, ghosts, and werewolves, but also outfits like butterflies, cross-dressers, army personnel, cowboys, doctors, and the infamous Monica Lewinsky costume. It appeared A friendly face greets trick-or- treaters. Although immersed in school work, some students still found time to carve pumpkins and make jack-o-lanterns. that most students considered Halloween to be the perfect opportunity to become another person or monster in some cases. Other activities on Halloween included attending a Long Beach Allstar ' s concert, the Halloween All-Hill Dance at the dorms, Knotts Scary Farm, and even the traditional trick-or-treating in nearby neighborhoods. " It was my first time to Knotts Scary Farm, and it was frightening. I will definitely go again next year, " said undeclared freshman Graham Johnson. Also, in the traditional spirit of Halloween, Nathan Smith, a fourth-year economics student, " drank and stayed up all night watching scary movies with my friends. " Whether it was a relaxing night with friends, or a party trip around Westwood, most UCLA students enjoyed this night of horrors. Events y. I The frightening shadow or a Halloween mask signals the return of ghosts and goblins. Halloween was the perfect excuse to hide behind a mask and gorge one ' s self in sweets. Working to clean up after a Halloween prank, a student laments about the wasting of toilet paper. Students often pulled pranks on one another on Halloween. Jackie Honda Shalini Dogra AWk Z! 3t By Kevin Lee V Bringing a Taste of the Working World Home Job fairs were held on the UCLA campus to give undergraduates an opportunity to check out options for their future careers. A large number of the job fairs were organized and put on by on-campus student organizations, such as UCLA Business Associ ation, and the Student Accounting Society. A popular type of job fair set-up was a " social mixer " in which representatives from the different companies stood by their tables or walked around to interact with the students. " The best aspect about job fairs are: (I) that information about the companies are brought to you; (2) the representatives are very open to discuss about the company and their personal experiences within i -i i t i c Shalini Dogra their job; and (3) that many ot ' Considering a students question, a the jobs presented are tailored to representative stands in front of her specific fields such as accounting, table. Companies were always eager to help out interested students and formed connections to students by relating personal experiences. consulting, advertising and sales, " said Tracy Loo, a third-year communication studies student and former member of the UCLA Business Association. These companies often held separate speaker series to talk about new advances in their field of business. " The job fairs helped to open my eyes to the business world and the importance of getting a job and talking professionally to people, said Jason Young, a fourth-year international economics student and another member of UCLA Business Association. " However, typically, the elite firms have no need to go to job fairs, because they seem to wait for the ambitious people to find them, rather than go to the masses. " One of the benefits of a job fair was forming contacts with the different companies to facilitate the possibility of securing a job with those companies in the future. " Last summer I had a chance to do an internship at State Farm [Insurance] through my contacts. This following summer, I will probably use my contacts again to find a different internship, " said Loo. Job fairs were a great resource for students to explore the bountiful number of career choices they Job fairs frequently featured the " Big Five, " the will have once they graduate from college. The fairs largest accounting and consulting companies: Price were possible through the efforts of students to WaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte and Touche, KPMG, bring a taste of the working world home to the Ernst Young, and Arthur Andersen Consulting. UCLA campus. 1 4 Events 134 Using a variety of displays and items from their company, representatives provide animation, brochures, and information to curious students. Companies usually set up a pleasing table to attract notice. Shalini Dogra Representatives from Lexmark answer questions from an inquiring student. Students formed contacts with company representatives through an exchange of names and phone numbers. Shalini Dogra Passerbys talk to company representatives in a job fair held in Pauley Pavilion. Job fairs were held in a variety of places including the Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom, j Los Angeles Tennis Center, and the Tom Bradley International Hall. Shalini Dogra Students discuss amongst themselves the companies they have visited and the impressions they have. Given all the choices one found at a job fair, it often took much deliberation to decide which was the best. By Kevin Lee UCLA Caught on Film In some respects, UCLA was much like a casually-used movie studio. It was not uncommon for the ordinary UCLA student to walk by an elaborate set-up of lights, reflection screens and funny props as actors and members of the film crew worked hard to shoot a scene for a movie or TV series. Over the years, UCLA has been a choice spot for many media tapings, from " Scream 2 " in front of Kerckhoff Hall to beer commercials in the Los Angeles Tennis Center. UCLA, with its majestic buildings and pristine landscaping, provided a perfect backdrop for many movie and show tapings. A variety of TV shows have shot scenes on the UCLA campus. Many of the popular young adult TV shows such as " Felicity, " " Dawson ' s Creek, " " Buffy: The Vampire Slayer " and " Party of Five, " chose to shoot scenes at UCLA for its pleasant, distinguished college setting. A taping was done between Moore Hall and the Career Center for " Party of Five. " " There was what appeared to look like snow but which were actually soap bubbles everywhere, " reflected Philip Katz, a second-year music student. " I got to catch a glimpse of Mindy Ross Positioning his camera, a camera man prepares to shoot the scene. Whenever there was a taping on campus, studio equipment was everywhere. doing the taping and looking on. I think I saw the woman who plays Scully walking out of her trailer! " commented Vicky Chang, a second-year biology student. Nearly the same number of box-office movies as TV shows were taped on campus. A major reason why so many tapings were done at UCLA is its close proximity to Hollywood. A scene of " What Lies Beneath, " a film starring Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer, was taped on the intramural field. " You could see all the make-up trucks lined up on the field, " remembered John Leitch, a second-year political science student. Another taping from the previous year was done for " Mafia " in front of Royce Hall. " All I remember was that there was so much equipment! " reminisced Bruce Woo, a third-year computer science and engineering student. In addition, the premiere of " Prince of Egypt " was shown in Royce Hall, to which many celebrities, including Mariah Carey, came to attend. The average UCLA student had the rare opportunity to see their favorite stars as they filmed for an the make-up lady putting make-up on Neve Campbell ' s upcoming movie or TV series. Movie and show tapings face! " Philip said happily. -were in addition to all of the other great things one can The previous year, a scene from " X-Files " was taped see on the UCLA campus, in front of Young Hall. " There -were a lot of people A panoramic shot of the set-up for the taping of the Fox TV show " Party of Five. " It took a lot of planning and preparation to produce the entertaining shows we see on television. tats 136 t Mindy Ross While having her hair fixed, actress Lacey Chabert is given pointers about the upcoming scene. Communication between the actors and crew was crucial to get the right shots. Mindv Ross A crew member sprays a soap-like substance on the trees to create the illusion of snow. Film crews frequently resorted to innovative methods to create the proper settings. Mindy Ross Mindy Ross Shows Tkped on Campns 137 Bra ITElr, AK Bl m Displaying Loyalty to the Blue and Gold By Roberto Reyes Ang Get the (USC) RED out! Donating blood was one way for the Bruins to demonstrate their domination over the Trojans. Julia Kwan If kicking a Trojan, pinning a Trojan on a Trojan, and dragging Trojan voodoo dolls on the ground were among your favorite past times, then you came to the right place. There was definitely no place on earth, not even during the time of the Trojan wars, where the Trojans were as much a playful object of mockery and ridicule as they were at UCLA. The gap between current students and alumni disappeared when it came to attitude on the USC ' UCLA rivalry. Never did Bruin pride become more evident than when the very mention of the word Trojan came up and with good reason. In football, UCLA had been dominating USC for almost a decade until this past football season. A week before that dreaded game, the entire UCLA community was in a hype, hoping that they would score " 9 in ' 99. " The week began with a car smash at Westwood Plaza. Bruins demonstrated their opposition for the Trojans as they smashed a car painted with graffiti expressive of remarks against USC. On the sides, there were other fun activities, all in the name of mocking that school in the other side of town. Then, there was also " Get the Red Out, " a campaign for blood donation, while at the same time another way of stripping USC of their color. Students, faculty, and staff, including UCLA Chancellor Albert Smash that car! Students took turns in hammering a car with USC written all over it at Westwood Plaza. Roberto Reyes Ang Carnesale, outclassed USC in a blood donation campaign. On Thursday of that week, students, alumni, and fans gathered at the intramural field for the much ' awaited Beat ' SC bonfire. The band played and the cheerleaders danced while the Bruin family united in bashing USC. The Trojans were called all kinds of names: from the " University of Second Class " to " University of Spoiled Children. " First-year molecular cell and developmental biology student Ben Talei proudly proclaimed " UCLA is a better school! " He said he only slightly considered USC because they offered him a generous scholarship. Yet despite the offer, he still chose to go to UCLA. Freshman political science student Pat Cope shared the same pride of rejecting USC ' s offer admission and deciding to go to UCLA. He, like Talei, believes that UCLA has a better academic program. UCLA may not have won the game this year. Yet Bruin pride remained intact. Beat ' SC Week is actually a misnomer, for the Bruin ' s celebration of their claim of superiority over the Trojans is one that goes on the whole year round. USC may have won a football match against UCLA, but Bruins will be Bruins, and on this side of town, Trojans will remain just that, " only Trojans. " , Events Roberto Reyes Ana Pin the Trojan on the Trojan! Bruins excelled in creativity as they thought of ways to mock the other university across town. YSbe Lynn Nishimura Let the music flow! The UCLA Marching Band proudly exhibited their work of art in front of thousands of Bruin and Trojan fans during the UCLA v. USC game. THIS GAME IS MINE! Bruins and Trojans clashed head to head as they fought for their respective schools. The rivalry game between UCLA and USC remained to be one of the most-awaited events in Los Angeles. Lynn Nishimura 140 ' Cheerleaders lead in setting the Bruin spirit on fire during the Beat ' SC bonfire. A cheerleader demonstrated a stunning stunt and the spectators could not help but applaud and go wild! Roberto Reyes Ang PASSION PERSONIFIED. Bruins, old and young alike, were united in expressing their inherent dislike of the crosstown rival Trojans. Lynn wsmmura Beat ' SC Week By Matthew Heyn The Oii ' Going Restoration of UCLA For most graduating seniors, the continued " The new UCLA Medical Center means much more presence of a wrecking ' ball was nothing to California and to the world than just a new new as the UCLA campus has changed many hospital, " said Gerald S. Levey, UCLA ' s Provost of times during their stay. Medical Sciences and Dean of the School of Medicine. Perhaps one of the grandest endeavors they saw " It represents the highest and most spiritual of the started with an event over f ive years ago. The Northridge Earthquake made sizable damages to UCLA ' s prestigious hospital, a 1 95 1 vintage structure. Since then, UCLA has slowly been bracing for a new hospital. Declaring that it will set the standard for medical care in the new millennium, the $1.3 billion hospital and research complex was scheduled to arrive in 2004. The ten story, one- million square foot hospital was created by a team headed by renowned architect I. M. Pei and emerged from a two-year intensive planning process that involved more than 500 physicians, nurses and patients. The structures high ' tech engineering will allow it to remain functional following an 8.4 earthquake. It will be one of the first hospitals in the state to meet Chris Bourlier Quickly expanding into Westwood Plaza, the J.D. Morgan Center got a face lift as well as more space. The Morgan Center provided a home to the UCLA Hall of Fame and Media Relations staff. healing profession ' s goals to deliver state-of-the-art medical care better and more effectively than ever before in human history. This is our hope: that this new hospital, and the research done here in our new labs, will heal those that medicine could never help before. " On the other corner of campus, construction workers hastened to finish a long set of developments for the residential halls. What began with Covel Commons and the Tom Bradley International Student Center, will finish -with De Neve Plaza, a 1,258 bed dorm of the future with an 850 seat dining room, a 3,800 foot auditorium, a 430-seat lecture hall, and two computer labs. However, given UCLA ' s history, future students at UCLA should look forward to more construction. The stringent new California seismic safety standards that more UCLA stayed the same, the more it got changed, take effect in 2008. With fences down, students walking from the Anderson School at UCLA see the sky and restored face of the Dance Building. The space between the Men ' s Gym and the Dance Building has been home to a temporary library, a temporary student union, and a center for parking construction. Events Sangtip Chienpradap 142 Tear down those walls! Students faced the entire year walking past construction sites on campus, in the efforts to add more room in several of UCLA ' s buildings. Lying beneath the beautifully landscaped soccer field and Gym Quad, 700 new parking spaces replace those lost by the demolition of Parking Lot 14. UCLA also planned to build a similar structure under Janns Plaza. Sangtip Chienpradap Sangtip Chienpradap A new home for the Bruin Bear or is that just another construction site? In hopes to end the noise from construction sites, students looked forward to the finished restructuring of several edifices on campus. Construction 143 By Catherine Calleja Students Express Themselves through Performance A drummer performs on his beloved drum set. Students adept at playing an instrument oftentimes conducted performances on campus. Amateur bands duel it out in a Battle of the Bands competition. This contest took place in the Cooperage in Ackerman Union. Jackie Honda Julia Kwan " f t ' sjust such an exhilarating feeling to perform in front of an audience... to make people JL, laugh, bring tears, or touch some part of their lives... and best of all for me to morph into a different character that may or may not symbolize a little bit of myself, " said Jennifer Chen, a third-year computer science and engineering student and Lapu, the Coyote that Cares (LCC) performer. On the UCLA campus where the opportunities to share ones talents abound, many students have taken to performances as a means of expressing themselves. Throughout the year, many students have performed for the UCLA community and its surrounding neighbors. These student presentations have varied in style as much as those who present them. A part of student performances on the UCLA campus were the cultural events that hundreds of students have participated in each year, including Samahang Filipino ' s ' Filipino Culture Night. ' During such culture nights, student did various performances ranging from traditional dances, to singing in choirs and even ushering people to their seats. These performances not only gave students the opportunity to showcase their talents to the public, but also provided a means for them to teach and learn about different cultures while having fun and socializing at the same time. Yet another aspect of student performances on campus were the numerous bands that played at Westwood Plaza at noon and even in the Kerckhoff Coffeehouse. Students were able to perform for their fellow students, faculty and staff, while waiting between classes. Such forms of showcasing talent and entertainment were warmly welcomed by audiences and the performers. Chen further summed up the benefits of being a student performer by stating, " it gives me a pathway to express myself through another form and puts me in a trance. I think another LCC cast member said it all when he wrote, ' ...there are only a few moments in your entire life when you ' re really alive... whenever you ' re on stage, or whenever you ' re hearing your work produced to the best human ability is capable of, you ' re there... ' " Events. 144 Students from Lapu, the Coyote that Cares, perform a dramatic skit. LCC was an Asian theater group formed by aspiring Asian student actors. Jeremy Afuso - A band member decked out in his tank top sings alongside the electric guitar player. Rock band performances in ' Westwood Plaza could usually be very loud and heard all the way up Bruin Walk to Powell Library. Lynn Nishimura Lynn Nishimura A female singer flaunts her tunes in a solo performance in Westwood Plaza. A variety of music was performed in the outdoors for students on a lunch break. Student Performances 14:) NownereXO RE By Erin Rattazzi T Disappearance of Freshman Raises Safety Issues he safety of students is one of the most Bellagio Drive and Sunset Boulevard. common questions posed to tour guides by " I ' ve always felt very safe on campus, " said the roaming tours of prospective college Heather Thompson, a third-year biology student. students. In an ever increasingly violent and chaotic world, everyone must take those extra precautions. For one San Diego family, their worst nightmare came true when their son, freshman Michael Negrete, vanished during fall quarter finals week. " It was shocking, " said Kelly Richardson, a second ' year Spanish student. " At UCLA, it ' s easy to get entangled in your everyday life of school, work, and friends. You never believe that anything truly horrible will ever happen. One lives in a tiny bubble of delusion, which was completely shattered by Mike ' s disappearance. " The freshman disappeared from the sixth floor of Dykstra Hall on December 10, after playing a computer game with a friend. He was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and short khaki pants. Mary Ciecek Daily Bruin Senior Staff Friends from UCLA write messages of hope and love to Negrete. The UCLA community banned together to pray for Negrete and devised fund raising methods to help support the search efforts. " The only area that I ever feel concerned about is toward the end of Bruin Walk because it ' s not as well lit as the rest of the campus. But other than that, I ' ve never worried. " Even if Negrete left voluntarily, many parents were left worrying about the physical and mental safety of their children. " When Brian is at home, I know what he is doing at pretty much every moment of the day, " said Virginia Welch, mother of first-year student, Brian Welch. " I know that he couldn ' t just up and vanish in the middle of the night. But at school, anything can happen. A kid begins to feel invincible. " Dykstra Hall had a fund raising event to find the missing student and a $5,000 reward was offered by the parents of Negrete. Added to the stress of finals, news media and investigators created a tense and At press time, Negrete was still missing, but no sign of foul play was detected by detectives. electric fall finals week atmosphere. Despite the Bloodhounds from the Los Angeles County Sheriff ' s apparent lack of foul play involved in Negrete ' s Department picked up Negrete ' s scent from case, many students were left wondering about Dykstra Hall to a bus station on the corner of their safety at UCLA. A night time view of Dykstra Hall. Negrete disappeared during the middle of fall finals week from the sixth floor of this dorm building, while hundreds of other students slept peacefully. Eugene Wti Events Freshman Michael Negrete ' s senior picture was used on the many flyers around campus. The 5 ' 8 " student ' s face and stats were posted around campus to facilitate possible leads amongst students. On the sixth floor of Dykstra Hall, floormates of Negrete decorate the wall with a poster expressing their concern for their missing friend. Information regarding Negrete ' s disappearance was widely distributed in order to gain leads about the missing student. Mary C ecek Daily Bruin Senior Staff The empty side of Negrete ' s room serves as a disheartening reminder of his absence. Members of sixth floor Dykstra Hall were shocked and dismayed at their friend ' s disappearance. Missing Student 147 GOES By Matthew Heyn UCLA in Chaos An old UCLA tradition turned sour last fall when 19 people were arrested and dozens detained by police, thereby attracting the attention of the administration, community members and television news media. The traditional Finals Week Midnight Yell, to release stress, got out of control when students on Glenrock Avenue started fires and threw bottles and eggs at law enforcement officers. The January I Oth issue of the Daily Bruin reported that Wednesday night of the fall finals week, as many as 700 students were reported to be in the streets to see the events. Chancellor Albert Carnesale condemned what some reporter called " riots, " saying, " As members of the Westwood community, we abhor this activity by students or by anyone else. " It all started Monday night when firefighters responded to a call that a couch was burning in middle of the street. Apparently, students had set it afire as part of the Midnight Yell festivities. When the firefighters extinguished the couch, an unidentified student threw a glass bottle, leading to a minor injury being sustained by the firefighter. Despite it initially being more quiet the second night, the police came prepared, suited in riot ' gear. According to third ' year political science student Laura Gundersheim, " I think that the police didn ' t need to show up in riot gear to control students who were just letting off finals stress. " By the third and fourth nights, Midnight Yell was a media event with students bringing signs and video cameras to capture the conflict between the students and the police. Around 100 police on foot and on motorcycles were present to control the situation. Riot police fired rubber bullets into the crowd and arrested some for failure to disperse. In a particularly egregious violation of civil rights, police kicked in the doors of some apartment tenants on Glenrock Avenue to detain them on suspicion of throwing objects at the law enforcement officers. Those charged for participating in the disturbance were further disciplined by the University and faced penalties of probation and suspension. Students caught yelling in the dorms were given as much as 20 hours of community service. Despite all the trouble, the Midnight Yell tradition will persist. " Onlookers to the occurrences in the Westwood apartments stand back as they watch fires being put out. Incidents in the apartments during finals week of fall quarter began when a couch was set on fire in the middle of the street. Events Courtesy ot David Hill Students who live near the Westwood apartments cheer on, as the Midnight Yell incidents take place. As many as 700 students were reported to be seen in the streets during the disturbances. Courtesy of David Hill Courtesy of David Hill A policeman arrests a student caught participating in the unruly behavior of the Midnight Yell festivities. Students detained due to the finals week events, were disciplined by the University. Courtesy of David Hill 149 Millennium Thoughts Changes for the New Year Compiled by Gina Marie Turcketta What is your New Year ' s resolution? First year, business economics " I resolve to look more like Pippi Longstocking and to eat, sleep and breathe the supply and demand curve so I can be the best little economics graduate this school has ever seen. " Karen Chapman First ' year, undeclared " I resolve to not waste time and energy thinking up resolutions that I am not going to keep anyway. " First ' year Business economics Mike Schneider First ' year, physics " I would like to become more involved with the community. " Buu Chung Fifth ' year, biochemistry ' I resolve to not pig out just because it ' s a buffet! " lie Policy Research licy Studie cial Welfar an Planning An excited student wears a pair of 2000 glasses to celebrate the coming of the new year. The new year caused some people to think about changes they wanted to make to improve their lifestyles. Gina Turcketta Gina Turcketta eTcomesJHE By Carrey Wong A Night of Peaceful Celebrations On the eve of the year 2000, celebrations around the world were like none ever seen in history. Celebrations from Australia to Hong Kong, Paris to New York, welcomed the new year with fireworks going off and people in the streets counting down the final seconds before 2000 started. However, along with the celebrations, there was also some fear. Not only were we heading for a new millennium, but also there was a wo rid ' wide concern about the problems of the Y2K bug. Many major corporations and government agencies greeted the new year with their breath held, hoping that their computers wouldn ' t fail them when the clock struck 12. As each of the 24 time zones in the world hit midnight, people let out sighs of relief as they turned on their computers and their systems continued to function. There were no major problems, and hardly even a glitch, caused by Y2K. Along with the fear of Y2K, there were also concerns over riots. Most people avoided big parties and decided to stay home. Even those who went out were careful most crowds on the streets dispersed quicker than expected. There were certain security precautions that most major metropolitan cities took, in case of riots. In New York City, for example, sharpshooters kept an eye on the crowd in Times Square from rooftops. New York police also carried anthrax ' antidote kits in case of bioweapons attack. Similar precautions were displayed world ' Wide, both on the streets and at the various concerts. However, the peaceful actions of the people that night relieved the wary police. The night ended early; most crowds on the streets had dispersed by 2 a.m. However, the precaution people felt did not stop them from making New Year ' s Eve any less spectacular. The brilliant fireworks in cities such as Paris, Moscow, and Sydney were among the most extravagant the world has ever seen. Cities like Hong Kong staged shows that cost over $8 million. Seoul ' s show that night included five fake UFOs landing on buildings in downtown. South Africa had a celebration with dancers of every race on its Robben Island. And there were countless concerts, with major celebrities performing to many admiring fans that night. The only disappointment came locally, in Hollywood, as an over ' hyped lighting of the Hollywood sign proved anti ' dimactic with many people complaining about being unable to get close enough to appreciate it. The celebrations that night marked the beginning of a century, full of unexpected surprises and hopes, along with a remembrance of the past that had brought us here. 111 Events In Lake Tahoe, several policemen prepare themselves for any danger that might spark for the coming of the new year. Law enforcement took extra precautions in order to safely welcome the new year. Lynn Nishimura While in concert, Barbra Streisand ' s image is projected on a big screen television along the Las Vegas strip. Many entertaining events took place on the night of New Year ' s Eve in every city in the world. Courtesy of Annie Tang An animated float depicts the Year of the Dragon, to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, offered a wide variety of colorful floats for the many who watched along the streets or on television. Eugene Wu Millennium 153 IlflOK BACK By Kevin Lee with contribution by Erin Rattazzi Tragedy, Violence and Political Upheavals Mark Year T he Columbine shooting haunted the minds Popular British television star Jill Dando was and hearts of the entire country. On April 20, murdered on her front door step with a single bullet 1999, 18 ' year ' olds Eric Harris and Dylan through the head, evidence of a contract hit. Klebold, outcasts at their high school, systematically murdered 15 of their fellow students and injured many others. Then, they turned the guns on themselves. It became the worst schoolyard shooting in the United States. People watching were captivated by the grisly images of a student jumping out of a window to escape his untimely death and t he students running from their school with their hands over their heads. Most of us simply left the TV dial alone as we watched, mouths agape, at the impending sequence of events. The average person would have felt sick at the idea of such a thing happening at his or her old high school. Apart from a frightening number of other youth ' related gun violence that happened during the year, there were many other unfortunate accounts of disaster and strife in the rest of the world. Taiwan and Turkey both AP Wide World Photos On August 17, 1999, an earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale devastates north-western Turkey and kills over 17,000 people On November 12, a second major earthquake, measuring 7.2, destroyed much of the two towns of Kaynasli and Duzce in Turkey. Other deaths included baseball star and former husband of Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio, director Stanley Kubrick, and singer Dusty Springfield, among others. Significant events happened in the political arena as well. 1999 finally saw the close of the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal. America ' s economy was the strongest it had ever been. Toward the end of the year, the world discovered the resignation of Boris Yeltsin as president of Russia. At the turn of the century, California passed a number of laws and policies, one of the which was the law limiting the ownership of suffered major earthquakes, while war and " ethnic certain types of assault rifles, a symbol of America ' s cleansing " was going on in Kosovo and Albania, increasing awareness of tighter gun control. Controversy abounded around the Egypt Air crash in Finally, a discussion about 1999 would not be which investigators attempted to figure out whether complete without mentioning the outcome of the ever- or not it was indeed an intentional " suicidal " decision ominous Y2K. Pretty much the only result was a lot of by the pilot. Two figures in American media, John F. extra gallons of water and canned foods left in the Kennedy, Jr. and golfer Payne Stewart both perished house basement that will probably take a whole year to in plane crashes. John John, the youngest child of slain eat up. president John F. Kennedy was a political and social Like every passing year, 1999 had its share of icon who reminded people of his father. His wife tragedies and triumphs. A more intense focus was Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and his sister ' in ' law, taken to gun laws after the occurrence of so many Lauren Bessette, also perished in the crash. fateful campus shootings, while technology is still Students from universities across the nation rolling high into the 2 1st century. There are many sympathized with those at Texas A M who died when things about 1 999 that remained in our memory as we their homecoming bonfire structure collapsed on them, continued in our lives. i Events Fireworks sparkle and light up the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France for millennium festivities. Many people watched their TV sets and witnessed the coming of the new year in the different areas of the world. AP Wide World Photos A Look at 1999 155 9 _ " rankI onl thin we have to launches the NEW DEAL acroser Look... i Albert Einstein devefcfts new 19 o Take 19 IflK collapses (Closer Loo 18th i Amendment K... 19 Mart in SINKING Events. THE TITANIC " I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be ;ed by tiie color of their skin charace r feneti Hfi! ! Clc m, 15!; Ml " Ask not what your country can _ Kennedy Assassination do for you... is. made up acid. of " | lob el Peace Prize a Ml y i itk ii Invasip cesj the first successful flight of the wrigh BELLOWS SFIIS CORN Brothers 1 1. AUKS Cl Ghandus shot to death ne Take a CbcSer Loolffi A Look at the Century ofrdati : His theory- 1900 1901 The United States forms the American Association of Baseball Clubs American League. The league teams consisted of Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee and St. Louis. ' ! ' ' - ' ' : The first Nobel Peace Prize is equally divided between John Henry Dunant, founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and Frederic Passy, founder and president of the first French Peace Society. President William McKinley is assassinated. His assassin was mentally ill anarchist, Leon Czolgosz. 1902 1903 The teddy bear is introduced to society. It was named after President Theodore Roosevelt. The first silent movie is made. It was called " The Great Train Robbery " and ran a total of 10 minutes. The first successful flight is achieved. The plane was flown by the Wright Brothers, Wilur and Orville. 1904 The Russia and Japan war begins. It began when Japan attacked a Russian fleet in Port Arthur. AP Wicte World Photos ' Albert Einstein I I I develops his | famous theory ! i of relativity. ! I This theory ! was the ! foundation for ! AP Wide World Photos an. I understanding j t of physics, j Kellogg ' s sells Corn Flakes for the first time. It is now the most popular breakfast cereal. 19p5 AP Wide World Photos The women ' s suffrage movement turns violent. 57 women were arrested. 1906 1907 The General Motors Corporation is formed. It was the first car company to develop a line of color ' painted cars. Robert E. Peary is the first person to reach the North Pole. Peary was a civil engineer of the United States Navy. The National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is formed. 1908 1909 Take a Closer Look... The Beginning; of Motion Pictures By Reha Modi Running 10 minutes long with only 14 scenes, it ' s credited as the beginning of motion picture history. Made in 1903, the first narrative film was titled " The Great Train Robbery. " Filmed in Delaware and New Jersey, this brief motion picture was an astounding accomplishment in an era of horse and buggy entertainment. Audiences were thrilled to a storyline that today ' s high ' tech consumers would find silly. The film relived the notorious Great Train Robbery, based upon the true story of George Leroy Parker ' s " Wild Bunch, " and their attempt to rob the No. 3 train on the Union Pacific tracks near Table Rock, Wyoming. The bandits forced the conductor to uncouple the passeng er cars from the rest of the train and then blew up the safe in the mail car to escape with about $5,000 in cash. The film also depicts the subsequent police chase and the mounting apprehension of the desperadoes. " The Great Train Robbery " is still considered a milestone in film history because it utilized so many new techniques. Its revolutionary film editing included jump ' Cuts or cross-cuts, that is, showing events happening simultaneously, but in different places. Action-packed in rapid-fire succession, the film shows the bandits fighting with the telegraph operator, the operator ' s daughter finding her father, the recruitment of a dance hall posse to track the bandits, the robbers dividing up the money and the now infamous final shoot-out. Pan shots and the use of an ellipsis were also employed. It was also the first film that included what is now a western cliche, the pivotal scene in which the bad guy forces his enemy to dance by shooting at his feet. Technically, a single film shot illustrated each scene, and just about every shot was long and static, only allowing an eyC ' level view of the camera. So instead of moving camera angles, actors were positioned to create excitement. The ending was another one for the film and history books, a gun pointed straight at the audience and fired into their faces. 159 1 Ufi 1 1910 1 ZM . ISK1 1310 13 IH- | 1 i Massachusetts lu becomes the HI The Boy and 11 N first state to 1 vl i Girl Scouts are in Illlllll introduced to The Triangle adopt a The Federal America. They remain very Shirtwaist fire occurs, killing minimum wage Reserve System for working is created. The popular among young girls and 146 women. It was the worst class Federal individuals. Reserve Act boys. factory fire in the history of New York City. was approved The Titanic on December sinks on its 23,1913. first trip to New York, drowning The first traffic lights are put up in the U.S. The colors on the I Jff j w i 1, 513 people. It lights were remains as one onl y red and Li i of the worst g reen - 1 xli | I ' J tragedies ever. - Hi A Children ' s u i L3 JK Efl r. t , L L Bureau with Ol iSLa IB the tieT i AP Wide World Photos Department of Labor is %fc(y established. 4en Timeline This regulated Dentists. Dt , , .. 160 child labor. Puerto Ricans Tne Versailles are granted Treaty is The Woman ' s u - s - ratified. This Peace Party is citizenship. marked the i organized. The However, official end of (founders were Puerto Rico did World War I. me Addams and not became a -Carrie Chapman state. The World Catt,two A worldwide Series results in S 2 womens n g hts ASfrjiB 5 The U.S. enters i n Ilin-iv ' i ' ' u ' most activists. j k raAw 3WEi ' 8 MM World War I 1111 1 Udl M. epidemic kills famous scandal A I i flp G P on the side of 22 million of baseball The Supreme: " elfe? ' the allies. , . _,. , f K TtjLl ' Jvrt Jt ' ' PH people. The history, bight Court declares: ; v Causes for first case was players from 1 ;nc 0T inciia,tner , I Jnited States ' reported at the White Sox clauses; entrance were Fort Riley, were accused HV A nconstitutional.: numerous. J ' Kansas, in of throwing the . H Jntil this black dfl March of 1 9 1 8 . series against 1 lien were denied | the Cincinnati voting rights. Reds. , 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1914 1 1 1 Take a Closer Look... By Reha Modi Titanic Tragedy " The sound of people drowning is something I cannot describe to you and neither can anyone else. It is the most dreadful sound and then there is dreadful silence that follows it. " Ms. Eva Hart, Titanic survivor (Died February 15, 1996 Atft ' " - ' _ ?j J at age 91) tnfficiijta mjZjj jj ? as jg As an event of indescribable proportions, its romantic tragedy has haunted pot up in and fascinated generations of people. On April 14, 1 912, the sinking of the the lUk r4 jjl " unsinkable " Titanic left indelible footprints on humanity ' s heart. The SS cdonoctk Titanic, a mammoth British luxury liner, tragically sank to the bottom of the kbwt sea. Weighing 46,000 gross tons, it was carrying more than 2,200 passengers. Its J red and TjJ ? " AP Wide World Photos maiden trip to New York City was called " the voyage of discovery. " Despite ; repeated iceberg warnings, the crew neither slowed the speed of the great ship jreoi from 22 knots, nor did it perform any precautionary tactics. It was more than halfway to New York when it struck an iceberg and sunk to the bottom of the sea. The boat originally had enough life boats to carry everyone on ship. But for aesthetic reasons, half of the lifeboats were removed prior to launch. Passengers were so sure of the Titanic ' s infallibility that when the crew tried to load them into the remaining lifeboats and carry them to safety, most were launched half empty. By the time the magnitude of the disaster struck the remaining panicked people, their fate was sealed. Within two hours and forty minutes, theTitantic had completely sunk, leaving I ,513 out of the 2,220 passengers to perish in the freezing ocean water. In total, only 705 people survived, making the Titanic, then and now, one of the worse maritime disasters in history. Ironically, a nearby ship, the Californian, was close enough to rescue Titanic passengers, but did not respond to emergency transmissions because the radio operator was asleep. Within the last decade, the mystery of the Titanic ' s final resting spot has been uncovered by scientists. Despite fruitless talk of resurrecting the gargantuan ship, there it remains, at the bottom of the sea. 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 Prohibition begins with the making of the 1 8th Amendment. The first meeting of the League of Nati ons occurs. It convened at St. James Place in London, England. The " Red Scare " occurs in America. 3,000 communists, anarchists and other radicals were arrested on January 2. Timeline L62 Ireland is divided into two governing areas. This was achieved through the Anglo ' Irish Treaty signed on December 6. Revival of the Ku Klux Klan surfaces on May 18, when a black teenager is tortured and burned at the stake. Benito Mussolini marches into Rome. This established the first European totalitarian state of the 20th century. Francisco Villa, best known as " Pancho Villa, " dies. He was Mexico ' s most notorious bandit. HI Hill. I. Eco opniawd " media Frwtkei ofiuqjff trending . AP Wide World Photos The New York Wall Street establishes itself as the world ' s most important stock market. John Baird invents the television. 1925 Charles Lindbergh flies the first non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean. 1926 AP Wide World Photos The New York Stock Exchange completely collapses on October 29. It was also known as " Black Tuesday. " Penicillin is discovered through accident. The drug has cured colds for years. 1927 1928 1929 1924 ( Take a Closer Look... Economic Ups and Downs By Catherine Calleja By 1925, the New York Wall Street had established itself as the world ' s most important stock market. This " Jazz Age, " experienced by the United States, was a time when the United States underwent enormous wealth and development. America asserted itself as a great world power in authority and prosperity which could be seen in quickly emerging cities. An urban growth attributed to the erecting of great buildings and monuments that still stand today, marking the golden era of the 1920s boom in development, technology and economy. From the mid- 1 920s, the United States economy had experienced tremendous growth, but trouble began with the high levels of unemployment. By late 1929, the United States stock market boom underwent a rapid decline with a sudden downward trend in stock market prices. The halt came in October of 1929 when the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street completely collapsed, resulting in a depression that was felt across the Western world for much of the 1930s. Wealthy men were destroyed over night, including James Riordan, President of the County Trust Company, who committed suicide. The crash taught people much about the confidence of the investor and the role in which he plays in his own destruction. 163 1920 1930 1931 1932 Due to the stock market crash of 1 929, three million Americans are out of work. Over a thousand banks were closed. Al " Scarface " Capone is found guilty of federal income tax evasion. An onslaught of gangster films glorified his type of lifestyle. Japan attacks the Chinese force in Manchuria. Japan had wanted Manchuria for years. Amelia Earhart flies alone across the Atlantic Ocean. She was the first woman to to this. Timeline 164 AP Wlde World Photos 1933 Prohibition ends. The government hoped to boost the economy with the sale of alcohol. President Franklin Roosevelt launches his New Deal plan. He declared, " The only thing to fear is fear itself. " In Germany, the rise of Adolf Hitler occurs. Impoverished masses embraced the Nazi Army. 1934 The Southwestern Great Plains turns into the " Dustbowl. " It was due to misuse of land and destructive weather. Many children find a heroine in Little Orphan Annie, a popular comic strip of the time. f - Pttsewrao ' Monopoly from Parker Brothers comes out. Through the Works Progress Administration and the Civil Works Administration, President Roosevelt employs thousands of skilled workers. 1935 AP Wide World Photos Spain is in a civil war. General Francisco Franco and Bmilio Mola lead their revolutionary army against the Loyalists. The Hindenburg crashes and explodes in Lakehurst, New Jersey. The blimp was filled with hydrogen gas. Amelia Earhart disappears over the Pacific Ocean. Americans join the Spanish Loyalists. Walt Disney ' s " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs " is released in theaters. It was the first feature-length animated film. 1936 1937 1938 Baseball great Lou Gehrig falls ill and retires from the New York Yankees. His consecutive game record was not broken until 50 years later. Adolf Hitler ' s baneful attack on Europe continues. He invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland, and annihilated the Tews. 1939 Take A Closer Look... By Aphrodite Manousos A Challenge to Others Born in 1897, Amelia Earhart, the great aviator, didn ' t encounter a plane until her tenth year. She saw her first airplane at an Iowa State Fair and thought it to be a thing of rusty wire and wood and not at all interesting. Who would have thought that she would go on to break several flying records and attempt a flight around the world? Her fame came with a flight she took over the Atlantic as a passenger. She, not the pilots, got all of the acclaim and even President Calvin Coolidge sent her his congratulations. In 1935 she became the first pilot to make the solo flight from Hawaii to California and began making plans for a flight around the " world. AP wide World Photos Her plans were finally realized on June I, 1937. Despite bad weather and illnesses that plagued the trip, she kept going. Her plane disappeared over the Pacific on July 2, 1937. There was a raft on board whose traces have never been found. President Theodore Roosevelt authorized a search that cost over $4 million and was abandoned on July 18. There have been several theories about her disappearance, including that she was on a spy mission for Roosevelt. Others believe she was caught by the Japanese in WWII. What became of her may never be known, but her spirit, courage, and perseverance will always live on as a staple for all people and for that era as a whole. She died for her passion and believed that women must try and do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others. 185 1930 1940 1941 1942 1943 Japanese dive bombers fly over Pearl Harbor and surprise the United States Navy. This destruction of the U.S. Pacific fleet killed and injured about 3500 people. An order is issued from the Nazi leaders at the Wannsee Conference to deport all Jews to be worked to death or murdered en masse. Timeline 1944 Ml nil. in Oswald T. Avery, Colin M. MacLeod and Maclyn McCarty report evidence proving that genetic material is composed of deoxyribo- nucleic acid, DNA. Altai, - 166 AP Wide World Photos The Manhattan Project was first tested at the Alamogordo air base on July 16. On August 6, the end of World War II, the atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima. 1945 1946 A rocket plane breaks the speed of sound. The Bell X- 1 rocket plane vas flown by American Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager. British colonial rule in India comes to an end. British Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten are wed in November. 1947 Scrabble is marketed. This popular word game later became a TV show. Mhandas Karamchand Gandhi is shot to death by a young Hindu fanatic. Gandhi spent his life advocating non- violence. 1944 OnUT. ! ,( IDbcLeoil Take a Closer Look... By Catherine Calleja The Second World War Much of the 1940s was remembered for the tragedies that took place during the second world war in which hundreds of thousands of lives were lost not only in battle, but also in prison camps. However, it was not until the end of the war that the world realized the extent of the horrific events that took place beyond the closed doors of the communist forces. The war had taken on a global scale at the end of 1 941 when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. In April of 1945, the Allied forces led by the British, Russians and Americans were able to march into Berlin, bringing the European war to and end. However, the war raged on in the Pacific for several months. After the U.S. dropping of atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki toward the end of 1945, the war in the Pacific came to a quick end with devastating results. The bomb that exploded over Hiroshima vaporized 66,000 people in the first split second and a further 69,000 people were injured. On August 14, 1945, the Japanese Emperor called an end to the fighting against the advice of his military advisors. Japan surrendered unconditionally and with that announcement World War II came to a final end. IB 1940 Movement. 1955 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 The Korean War begins. North Korean Communist forces invaded South Korea. Charles Schulz introduces the " Peanuts " comic strip. This comic strip lasted 50 years. Color TV is introduced in the United States. This lead to a new era in the entertainment business. Dwight Eisenhower is elected president. After being elected, he followed through with his campaign promise to visit Korea. The first issue of " TV Guide " hits the newsstands. Circulation was 1,560,000. I num. ff-VJUTS O UfS Inf A ban is placed on racial segregation in public schools. This was partially due i the Brown v. Board of Education Trustees Supreme Court case. UFS, Inc. Timeline It . " ' . 168 EX H H H l Alaska becomes the 49th state. Elvis Presley emerges as one ' of the -world ' s Hawaii becomes the first rock stars. 50th state. Rosa Parks He had guest M K appearances on refuses to sit at A quiz show the back of a B T scandal shocks bus. This helped spark the Civil Rights variety shows and starred in his first movie, " Love Me Russia launches Sputnik I . This was the AP Wide World Explorer I is fired into orbit. hotos . the country. The popular game show Movement. Tender. " beginning of the Space Age. This was the first U.S. " Twenty ' One " gave advanced satellite answers to successfully contestant launched into Charles van Doren. space. 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 i i i i 1 1 will flj! MS -, late Take a Closer Look... By Angelique Toschi A Bus Seat and a Boycott Rosa Parks has been called the " mother of the civil rights mo vement. " Born February 4, 1 91 3 Rosa was 42 when she helped set into action a movement that would help change the way minority groups throughout the United States would be looked at for a very long time. On December I, 1955, after a long and tiring day at work, Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger, even though the law at the time stated that this was the mandatory procedure for any blacks who rode the city buses. For not complying with the law, AP Wide World Photos Parks was thrown in prison. This action started a citywide boycott of the bus system by African Americans, which lasted more than a year. It also rose into prominence a young man named Martin Luther King, Jr., who spoke against the unfair laws toward African Americans. Parks also founded the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self-Development as a way of helping young people learn about the civil rights movement. For her struggles and work to make the United States a better place for minority groups to live and work she has also been the recipient of such honors as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize. 169 L950 1960 1961 1962 1 963 1964 President j The Beatles A The United Kennedy is take America 1U States enters assassinated in | by storm. John 101 On April 12, Vietnam with Dallas, Texas Lennon, Paul 1. vii the Soviet 300 U.S. on November j McCartney, HI num. Union sends helicopter 22. His assassin George the first man pilots. Under was Lee Harrison and JohnF. Kennedy is elected president on November 8. into space, Cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyvich Gagrin. the pressure from army commanders, President Kennedy was forced to Harvey Oswald, a former U.S. marine who defected to the Soviet Union. Ringo Starr j paved the way for what | became known as the " British Invasion. " He was one of On August 12, commit more m the youngest East Germany forces to the H s! men ever begins building Vietnam cause. M ' elected to the the Berlin o JL 1 itf k , White House. Wall. It was MUM GwnwCd successful in _ s Tfl praidndal deterring the TBf V A IfetJVSl emigration F 1 I ' x,- ' i " h tfl L.mm 1 Prnil_ from East IP m r r V t IV . f MR 1 T " _ l 1 M 1 | Germany to I If n w r " . West Germany. X JLfl F , , j Iii T " " " " " " Timeline - r-if 1 r f _l fa The predominantly black Los Angeles district of Watts becomes a center for rioting. 34 people, most of them black, were killed by the National Guard. IttbM : .- - 385,000 US troops are in Vietnam. More th an 5,000 troops died in this year alone, and United States broadcasts showed U.S. troops setting fire to villages as distressed peasants looked on. AP Wide World Photos 1965 The " Summer of Love " hippie movement is in full swing. Many gathered in the Haight- Ashbury District in San Francisco. 1966 On April 4, Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. King was known as a peaceful campaigner against racial segregation. 1967 In August, the era of peace and love reaches its peak with Woodstock. This relatively peaceful concert was held in Bethel, New York. 1968 1969 Take a Closer Look... AP Wide World Photos By Gina Marie Turcketta The Kennedy Assassination On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Although warned by some not to visit Dallas, since Dallas was once known as the " hate capital of Dixie, " Kennedy decided to campaign for re-election in Dallas anyway since he felt he needed to gain as much support as he could with his visit. Kennedy, his -wife Jaqueline, Texas governor John B. Connally and his wife Nellie, drove in an open-top car. The Lincoln reached Dealey Plaza at approximately 12:30 p.m. when the assassination took place. It lasted a mere five seconds and consisted of two shots striking Kennedy. The first wounded i neck and back, and the second shot blew away the side of his head. Governor Connally was also wounded in the back and wrist. The entire assassination was filmed on a home movie camera. The presidential Lincoln sped to Parkland Hospital, but Kennedy was already dead. Walter Cronkite, a rookie CBS TV presenter, told the American people at 1:35 p.m. that the president was dead. About twelve hours later at 1:30 a.m. on November 23, Dallas police arrested Lee Harvey Oswald for the assassination of President Kennedy. Oswald denied any knowledge of the assassination. The assassin ' s rifle, found by the police at the Book Depository, further confirmed Oswald ' s involvement in the assassination. The rifle had been bought by Oswald under an assumed name, and a photo of him brandishing the weapon was found. The complete story of the assassination was not known because just two days after the assassination, as Oswald was being transferred from the city jail to the county jail, Jack Ruby ran forward and shot Oswald point blank in the stomach. Oswald died almost 48 hours after Kennedy. m 1 ' 1 -f 1 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1 Jim Morrison, m i lead singer for - m the Doors, is IQJ Five men are found dead in , iiiiini arrested for his Paris On May 4, students at Kentucky State apartment on July 3. The On September 5, eight Palestinians breaking into the Democratic National m cause ot his I University break into the Committee 1 death remained Bl organize a mass demonstration a mystery. living quarters office at the of the 20th Watergate Patty Hearst is abducted by against the 1 Olympic games Complex in the Symbionese BP Cambodian L f . in Munich, Washington. Liberation m Incursion. The III Germany, kill Army. She m Ohio National two Israeli c h ose to stay W Guard shot and team members with the SLA, 1 A killed four and hold nine and was later unarmed hostage. In the arrested for one.Nia,, students, with end, all the robbing a bank In July. 19- virtually no hostages, one with SLA .f i , provocation. policeman and colleagues in ' . - AP wide World Photos five terrorists an Francisco. " w alrA,.. were killed. Timeline . 172 U.S. forces withdraw from Vietnam. On August 16, Elvis Presley is found dead in UUlll V VUMUU In Montreal, Graceland. The remained | the first perfect popular singing JsSr S M dependent on score in the star of the the U.S., butj vith Congress history of 1950s became an Las Vegas t2?S H slashing .. . . j , : Olympic gymnastics is nightclub 91 4 people, AP Wide World Photos nilitary aid to achieved. 14- performer and including 276 Vietnam, it| year-old was known for children, die in inevitably cut : Romanian popping too a mass suicide America ' s first off thej gymnast Nadia many pills. at a commune nuclear country ' s j Comaneci won in Guyana. accident occurs financial ' three gold Their cult was at Three Mile lifeline, j medals and known as the Island, a scored the first " People ' s nuclear plant in perfect 10. Temple. " Pennsylvania. 1975 19 76 19 77 19 78 19 79 " I i I I I -j Take a Closer Look... By Gina Marie Turcketta The Watergate Scandal On June 17, 1 972 , five men were arrested for breaking into the offices of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Complex in Washington, D.C. The trial of the Watergate burglars had already begun by the time of Richard Nixon ' s re-election. Five men were indicted, two being former FBI agent Gordon Liddy and CIA operative Howard Hunt. However, Judge John Sirica ensured that the case would continue to be investigated. At the same time, two young journalists from the Washington Post, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, received information from an anonymous informant " Deep Throat. " These two journalists were key in uncovering the events of Watergate. By 1973, the walls of secrecy began to tumble down around the president. One by one, Nixon ' s " team " either talked or resigned. In July, 1 973 , a former White House aide revealed that conversations in the presidential Oval Office had been secretly taped, and Nixon was ordered to hand them over. Meanwhile, Nixon ' s vice president Spiro Agnew had been forced to resign because of unrelated tax evasion charges. In a desperate attempt to restore his popularity, Nixon gave his infamous speech, " I am not a crook. " But by that time most Americans no longer believed Nixon. Eventually the tapes proved what the rest of America already suspected. In March, 1974, Nixon was indicted as co-conspirator in the Watergate cover-up, and the House Judiciary Committee recommended the impeachment of the president on the grounds of obstruction of justice. On August 8, 1974, President Nixon announced his resignation. Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn in as president the following day, and granted Nixon a " full, free and absolute pardon. " AP Wide World Photos 173 1970 1980 Former Beatles member John Lennon is shot and killed outside his apartment in New York City on December 8. Mount St. Helens in Washington erupts on May 18. The blast was about 500 times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic blast. Timeline 174 1981 The first PC is launched by IBM. 52 Americans are held hostage in Iran for 444 days. They ' were flown to freedom on January 20, when the U.S. agreed to return to Iran $8 billion in frozen assets. The space shuttle Columbia is launched into space on April 12. It was the world ' s first reusable spacecraft. 1982 1983 1984 After seven and a half hours of surgery, Dr. Barney B. Clark becomes the first receipt of a permanent artificial heart. A bomb explodes in Lebanon killing 216 U.S. Marines. The bomb was allegedly the work of Iranian terrorists. Ml III. I,,, The Macintosh computer with a mouse is launched. French and U.S. teams discover the AIDS virus. AP Wide World Photos The great defense budget of the U.S. is being spent at a rate of half a million dollars per minute. On January 20, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed in the U.S. for the first time. The U.S. space shuttle Challenger explodes, killing six astronauts and a New Hampshire teacher on board. 1985 U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to reduce the nuclear arms of both countries. A -world stock market crash occurs. 1986 The Berlin Wall falls. This momentous event finally reunited communist East Germany with capitalistic West Germany. 1989 .. Ilia " 1 Take a Closer Look... By Catherine Calleja The Fall of the Berlin Wall In 1989 the Berlin Wall fell, finally reuniting communist East Germany and capitalistic West Germany. On November 9, East German authorities fell to the wave of democratization sweeping through Eastern Europe. The wall was erected during the night of August 12, 1 96 1 as a result of a law passed by the East German Parliament to prevent the flow of skilled and professional workers who were leaving East Berlin for the more prosperous and free West Berlin. Originally built from barbed wire and cinder blocks, the barbed wire was replaced by a 15 foot concrete wall, with watchtowers manned by machine gun units and electrified fences and minefields. In the Berlin Wall ' s 28-year history, AP Wide World Photos around 200 were shot dead while attempting a crossing to freedom. The collapse of the Berlin Wall, the ultimate divide between East and West Germany, marked a time of freedom and an exuberant celebration for all the world. The collapse of the Berlin Wall proved a symbolic vision to the eventual and long-awaited downfall of Communism. 175 1980 1990 1991 1992 On September I 5, the USSR is The release of m officially replaced by a In April, four police officers Netscape rr ' Navigator A bomb goes oil at M Union of i . i the World Trade j occurs - in mini Nationalist Sovereign States. are acquitted for beating black motorist Center, killing six people and injuring : Nelson thousands. It was a -Mandela is Wei leader Nelson In March, Rodney G. plan by Ramzi Yousef | sworn in as the ii ' j Mandela is released after 27 years of imprisonment. Michael Jackson signs the largest King. The riots that followed lasted two days, killing to get the U.S. to j first black withdraw support for : preside nt of the state of Israel. C , . c . ; South Africa. mm r:: 4 1 ' iLU contract in LBtOa more than 50 On October 3, East and West music industry, people. The reported L ft 4 Rr Mm mtillHl. sum was $890 m JK m Wi VWB Germany are T A Expmiao million. 1 united in a single state of TKj KJtH The Anita Hill over 77 million H ll Social fa Clarence B i people. TU t nc. G n - k 1 Timeline 176 hearing dra vs the public eye to the issue of sexual harassment. ' I AP Wide World Photos [j J The first cloning occurs ;j . in February. The cell from a 6-year-old The release of Garv sheep created a Microsoft ' s Kasparov, one perfect twin Internet of the best named Dolly. f i J anuar y I999 world Photos computer crash, and II o f the 15 named Deep Mother Teresa members of the who died in Union chose to Calcutta, India. participate. 1995 1996 1997 1998 19 : 99 1994 : i " 5 - t tm |MH Take a Closer Look... By Anna Fender Welcome to Cyberspace Wandering past the video arcades on Vancouver ' s Granville Street, science-fiction writer William Gibson was struck by the image of the players ' hunched figures, illuminated by the glowing light of the screens. " I could see in the physical intensity of their postures how rapt the kids were, " he said. " These kids clearly believed in the space the games projected. " In a novel that followed this episode, Gibson introduced the term " cyberspace. " Unbeknownst to the general public, cyberspace was not a science-fiction fantasy. As early as 1969, the first four-way computer network was established by the U.S. Defense Department, fostering the reality of this invisible realm. But it was not until 1 991 , with the release of the first browser for public access to the World Wide Web, that people began to truly recognize the significance of this vast network. As of mid-1999, close to 200 million people around the world were using the Internet. Experts estimate that traffic on the Internet doubles every 9 to 12 months. Services available to us through the Internet are also multiplying rapidly. We are able to bank, shop, pay bills, and order countless varieties of entertainment, all without leaving the house. Social forecasts have thus implied the image of modern man, isolated in his high tech urban castle, as every basic desire becomes a mouse click or two away. Today, eight hair-thin optical fibers can transmit the equivalent of 90,000 encyclopedia volumes in a second. This access to unfathomable sources of information has the potential to revolutionize our perceptions of the world, our systems of knowledge, and future forms of human interaction. 1990 liT Sleep and Live - -I, ' WJltJit: Di : - ,_, ox out or Eugene Wu Through Sproul Hall, on-campus residents can get to the entrance of Caruso ' s Deli, the new Italian eatery. Due to the increasing number of new Bruins, dining services had to open up more places to eat and extended the hours of many dining halls. A sign on the wall of Hedrick Hall welcomes students every time they walk in. Hedrick Hall ' s front desk not only addressed the needs of the hall ' s residents, but also those who lived in Hitch Suites. ' ' . ' . :, ;-, We might not be Forrest Gump, but Bruins sure know how to play a fierce game of ping-pong! Ping- pong was one of the many activities that all the residential halls provided equipment for. Dykstra Hall stands next to the construction of De Neve Plaza, at the bottom of the hill of residential dormitories. Dykstra was far away from most dining halls, but students were able to have take-out lunch and dinners at the Tom Bradley International Student Center. Pt toas from avail; fora more some What you. R 178 The art of boiling water and making coffee is perfected when students move into the apartments for the first time. Lacking dining hall food and home- cooking, apartment life usually forced a student to learn to cook on their own. - cWi n - The holidays are a time of love, joy... and seasonal decorations, of course! Having one ' s own place allowed Bruins to express their creativity during the festive days of December. On the floor of their apartment, these roommates work on a project with the sound of the TV in the background. Apartments gave students more room to do work than in the limited space of a dorm room. A basket of supplies is taken out of the drawer underneath the sink in an apartment bathroom. Bathrooms in the apartments required maintenance so students learned to be responsible for the cleaning of their own lavatories. Part of the rite of college was learning to live with one another. Having to a share a room with fellow-students provided us an opportunity to learn from and about each other. At UCLA, various housing options were available. The dormitories provided a vibrant neighborhood that allowed for a closer interaction among the residents. The residential suites were more concentrated in smaller clusters, yet opportunities to socialize with people were still abound. The apartments al lowed for more privacy, and somehow encouraged roommates to develop a more family-like structure. Whatever what your preferences were, college life had something to offer you. Remember, to most of us, UCLA was our home away from home. Housing 179 The Student Technology Center helped many students connect to the Internet through Ethernet cards. Each residence hall room came complete with a super-fast connection to the Internet. Lynn Mshimura By Kevin Lee The Delightful Adventures of Moving: In AKh, . . .move-in -weekend. It was a time full of new things and excitement, yet much physical labor and frayed nerves. Of all the busy moments during the school year, this was certainly one of the most hectic. Countless numbers of students with dollies packed high with luggage lined up to use their dorm elevator. Equally long lines of automobiles along Sunset Boulevard and De Neve Drive were stuck in a bumper-to-bumper standstill like mid ' day traffic on the 405. The residential hall move-in weekend took place the Friday through Sunday before classes began fall quarter. Residents who didn ' t care to have the few extra days of free time before classes started could move in even later. In addition, those in fall ' Season sports or the Marching Band had to move in a week or two early to prep for their sport or activity. Matthew Brunnings, a second ' year civil engineering student who had the opportunity to move into his suite a week early because his roommates were in the Marching Band said of his early move ' in that, " there weren ' t very many people around and we had to go to Westwood for meals. However, it was still nice because I wasn ' t stressed out about moving in and neither were my parents. " The Student Technology Center also worked doubly hard during move ' in weekend to provide services to install Ethernet cards into students ' computers and configure them for use in the dorms ' Ethernet connection. Welcome Week assistants arrived on the dorm premises a week early to assist with the move ' in process. Welcome Week responsibilities included decorating the dorms and sitting at help-booths to give directions and answer questions that new residents had about the residential dorm area. Sherry Liu, a second ' year electrical engineering student and Welcome Week assistant for fall 1999, said that her favorite things about Welcome Week were, " decorating...! love decorating! And moving in early so that we beat the traffic. " After settling into their rooms, new students could finally realize that they were in an intermediate stage of domicile, in which they were not quite at home, but were not totally on their own as in the apartments. Residents with randomly- chosen roommates in time learned fully the habits and personality of those strangers that he or she had just shaken hands with. What at first seemed like a hall full of postgraduate high ' Schoolers had, with the help of some energetic Resident Advisors and Program Assistants, hopefully become remembered nostalgically as a " home " full of great friends and fond memories. Housing 180 . -. few " Parting is such sweet sorrow as parents bid their kids goodbye. This family grouped together for one last picture before their child began their college life. Lynn Nishimura Lynn Nishimura A student immediately decorates her room after moving in by hanging her favorite pictures on the bulletin boards. Students were careful in where they hung pictures since damaging the walls could incur steep fines. Lynn Nishimura Move-in Weekend Mutants ' Needs Resourceful Facilities Availab e Everywhere By Kevin Lee Polishing his thesis, this Bruin uses the computer lab in Covel Commons for his late-night writing ideas. Students were allowed to print 1 00 free pages a quarter. Mindy Ross week, between breakfast and If a dorm resident felt like exercising on a treadmill, or needed to type up a paper on a word processor, on-campus housing provided rooms and facilities to fulfill many of such students ' daily needs. Study rooms, computer labs and activity rooms could be found for each dorm on the lobby level or in a nearby building. Students who felt that their floor lounge was too noisy, or who just didn ' t have a lounge because it had been converted into a " lounge ' room " could use the general study lounge for their building. Those who needed the usage of a computer could go to one of five computer labs in the residential halls: Dykstra Hall , Sproul Hall, Rieber Hall, Hedrick Hall, and Sunset Village. Clubs and organizations that wished to put on a newcomers ' meeting or an event could utilize the activity room in one of the dorms. Business and law society events were frequently held in Covel Commons, in which company and firm representatives stood by their display table to talk about their business or organization. The high-rise towers each had recreation rooms for exercise, games and practicing of musical instruments. Said Jaime Wilson ' Chiru, a second-year biology student who frequented the dorm exercise rooms, " I usually use the treadmill in Dykstra Hall about once a week, between breakfast and lunch. " There were also game areas where students could play ping-pong or billiards, or, in the case of Sproul Hall, arcade games. What used to be the Village Arcade in previous years had been downsized and moved to Sproul Hall ' s recreation room this year to serve as a mini-arcade for dorm residents. Finally, the musically-talented could practice their instrument in a music room within one of the high-rise dorms. The student could play the piano that was available in the room, or any other instrument that they had brought along to school. Outdoor recreational facilities included the Rieber Hall basketball courts and Sunset Village Recreational Facility. Kenneth Park, a second-year English student who often played at the Rieber Hall courts, commented " the courts were pretty cool. Unfortunately, they were usually crowded when I was free, and empty when I had to study and was dying to play! " Sunset Villiage Recreational Facility, located right behind Sunset Village, had an Olympic-sized swimming pool and many tennis courts, both of which -were used as regular practice and tournament areas for the Men ' s Water Polo team and Women ' s Tennis team at UCLA. The residential dorms offered a sufficient number of facilities for students ' studying, recreational and exercise needs. They existed to provide dorm residents with a positive environment as they continued their education at UCLA. fen 182 Concentrating on the cue ball, this student attempts to put spin or " English " on the ball. Pool tables inside the dorms were a favorite for study breaks. Finishing a load of colors, this student empties the dryer in the residence halls. Washing laundry could be expensive for tight budgets. Washing machines cost one dollar and drying was 50 cents. Working on their skills, these basketball players engage in some fierce two-on-two competition. The Rieber Hall basketball courts were the sight of many great matchups. Student leaders and residents alike all use the resources available at the dorms ' front desks for their convenience. Behind the front desks usually were the offices of the residential director, a person who works closely with all the RAs and ensures that everything is running smoothly. By Kevin Lee Positions Strengthen Community Feel for Residents The Resident Assistant (RA), Program Assistant (PA), and Student Health Advocate (SHA) student positions are essential to maintaining quality of life in the residential halls and deal intimately with the everyday lives of the on-campus residents. The RA acts as the regulator and counselor for the residents. The PA thinks up and executes academic and social activities important to floor spirit. The SHA is the " medicine person " of the building who possesses the materials and medicines necessary to heal an injury or suppress a sickness. The RA is typically the one who holds the largest responsibility in the dorms. He she must establish genuine relationships with every resident. Another responsibility includes dealing with students who violate community rules. Indeed, many noisy residents have been " written up " by an RA; the punishment usually involving community service or following an RA during a regular " round " on the floor. " Before you become an RA, you really gotta think about what YOU want to give, and especially about whether you have the time and resources to do so, " said David Lin, an RA in Saxon Suites. Though the responsibilities of maintaining a positive environment and counseling the residents are very important for the floor, resident directors still feel that the highest priority for any RA should be academics. " If an RA is letting his or her grades slip on account of the job, it wouldn ' t be reasonable for us to allow him or her to continue with the job, " commented Kathleen Blankenship, Resident Director of Saxon Suites. PAs organize social and academic group activities for a floor, including barbecues, bowling trips and ski trips, as well as special programs for alcohol and Sexual Awareness Week and cultural events like Black History Month. " Thinking up the programs is sometimes pretty challenging, " admitted Avanti Paranjype, a PA for Saxon Suites. " The reason I became a PA was that I wanted a more involved experience in the dorms and also wanted to help get other people involved. " SHAs are allowed to administer first aid, distribute over-thc ' Counter drugs and provide contraception to residents. They are the so ' Called, " bridge between the Arthur Ashe Medical Center and the dorms, " as Dyllan Siemann put it, a SHA in Saxon Suites. " I am pre ' med, and I wanted the experience of administering medication and how to handle people in need, " continued Siemann. " I wanted to get involved with the school, and I thought this was a great program for that. " The dorms just wouldn ' t be the same without the assistance of RAs, PAs and SHAs. Not only do the residents benefit from their work, but the RAs, PAs and SHAs themselves gain experience and satisfaction from helping their fellow students. Housing I ' M . , ,:r Eugene Wu At a floor meeting, residents discuss plans and activities that they would like to see done with their floor. Floor government was a good way for residents to be involved with leadership positions in the dorms. Dave Holmberg Dave Holmberg Putting up posters about upcoming events, these Bruin leaders encourage student participation in activities. One of the PAs ' duties was to decorate the halls, which included making door signs with students ' names on them. Dorm leaders 155 10W Changes in UCLA Residential Dinin By Kevin Lee Cramming for finals? Puzzles is the place to stop for fast food. Students gathered at this take-out eatery to refill their empty stomachs and to socialize. Jackie Honda Lasagna, personal pan pizzas, hefty burritos... sound like a great restaurant for eating out? How about several restaurants? The UCLA Residential Dining Facilities were a consortium of sit ' down and take ' Out eating places that over the past year served residents living in the dorms and suites. UCLA residential dining consisted of three main dining halls: Richer Hall, Hedrick Hall and Covel Commons, and three take-out eateries: Crossroads Cafe, Puzzles, and Caruso ' s Deli. The different eating facilities were designed for different purposes: the main dining halls served the three basic meals of a day, Puzzles and Caruso ' s served evening meals for students on the run, and Crossroads was primarily for those who ate late lunches in the afternoon. " The quality of the food fluctuated enough so that people were satisfied with what they got, " commented Derek Leung, a second-year electrical engineering student. The residential dining facilities opened this school year with the addition of Caruso ' s, an Italian style take-out eatery specializing in lasagna and sandwiches. This was the third of such take ' Out eateries, the other two being Puzzles, and Crossroads. Over the years, Puzzles had been a popular night- time take-out eatery, with a menu consisting of burritos, soup, burgers, pizza and smoothies. Crossroads Cafe served breakfast and dinner, but its specialty was sandwiches and burgers for late-afternoon lunches. Residential dining was based on a theme called " destination-location " in which specific styles or cuisines could be found at certain halls. For example, if one wanted Italian food, he or she would go to Caruso ' s; for the afternoon munch, the place was Crossroads; for sushi, the place to go was Hedrick; and for some great stir- fry, it was Richer Dining Hall. The three main dining halls hosted a " special dinner " for each quarter, in which the hall was decorated according to a certain theme and the cooks prepared some extra-good food. Special Dinner was basically the " student ' s dinner " and it was up to the students (through each floor ' s Food and Environment representative) to indicate what they wanted for the theme and what ought to served on the menu. While talking about one of his more memorable special dinner experiences, Leung fondly recalled the " great steak they had at the Cinco de Mayo special dinner. " The UCLA residential dining facilities faithfully served the many students living on campus. Over the years, the facilities improved themselves by developing more locations and more menu items to provide for the needs of its residents. The dining services were definitely an integral part of the full experience of on-campus housing at UCLA. bi . Housing Transfer students living along Milgard Avenue eat dinner before heading back to study. Residents found Hilgard a good place to socialize and regarded it as their home away from home. Covel Commons is one of the spots to dine on campus. Dorm and suites residents frequented the commons not just for the food, but also for other services available to students, such as seminars and workshops. com COMMONS Lynn Nishimura How do you feel about eating out at the best dining facility in the University of California System? Hedrick Hall provided top-of-the-line service to the UCLA community. Residential Dining Two roommates gather around the TV and play video games. Although there was limited space in the dorm rooms, students found it easier to adapt if they found similar interests as their roommates. F Roommate Relationships By Erin Rattazzi or many, living with a complete stranger was an integral part of the college experience. In the middle of the summer before freshman year, a piece of paper arrived bearing the names of your roommates, the people who will eventually know the idiosyncrasies of your day-to-day lifestyle, and significantly impact the degree to which you enjoy that first year. The first phone call to their roommates was marked with anxiety and trepidation. First-year sociology student, Michelle Ornelus, was one of the lucky few who were paired well with a roommate. " I have two really nice roommates and we don ' t have any conflicts. " Resident advisors attempted to facilitate the ease of roommate relations with the creation of roommate contracts. These signed documents laid out the policies that each room has adopted, concerning overnight guests, alcohol and study habits. Adjusting to another ' s habits proved to be one of the more difficult aspects of roommate relations. Conflicts varied in severity, but common issues were noise, study time, and guests. The lack of personal space in the cramped housing caused problems too. " Our biggest problem was space because you are living on top of two other people. It ' s a prison in a space for two people, " said Adam Hunt, a second- year political science student. " If you ever wanted to watch a movie or something, it was really hard to find room. I had a hard time relating to one of my roommates because he was always on the computer. " Residential living created a sense of community, where many people become lifelong friends. Anagha Apte, a second-year political science student decided to live with a girl she knew from her freshman year for her next year in the dorms. " For their second year, most people room with floormates from the year before. I ' m glad my roommate Marie has the same taste in tacky wall decorations as I do. " Aura Baldomero, a senior ethnomusicology student stated, " There are four of us. Me and my roommates get along really well and we all trusted each other. " More frequent were ex-roommates -who share horror stories about each other. " My roommate my freshman year was a nightmare! " said Alexis Hall, a third-year English student. " One day I came back from class and all my stuff was out in the hallway. " Most roommates learned a lot about each other and despite problems, were able to forge intimate relationships that they would not have had otherwise. Housing m (k 4 | ,- - ' -M When studying for an exam, headphones are a common tool used by roommates to block out the sounds of the noisy dorm floors. Learning to live in a group, such as in the dorms, is often a big adjustment for most freshmen. Lynn Nishimura A neighbor drops by his friend ' s room after a hard day of classes. The dorms provided the convenience of having a friend to talk to who was just a hop, skip and a jump away. w Roommates Housing Shortages in the Dorms By Kevin Lee Sitting at her workstation, this Bruin uses her computer to type her homework. Bringing their own machines enabled students to avoid the hassle of crowded computer labs. Jackie Honda " He cost of the lounges is tke same price as a double in a This year, On-Campus Housing had to deal with the inconveniences of housing shortages and construction noise. Housing utilized some methods to deal with the timeless problem of housing shortages, including converting doubles into triples, and even transforming -whole study lounges into six-person super-dorms. As for construction noise, Dykstra Hall over the years, had been in the unfortunate position of being situated right next to some major construction work involving the development of a new commons building as well as the new De Neve Plaza Residential Halls. Living in a study lounge had its okay moments, as well as its really awful moments. There was quite a bit of room , and in some cases, lots of windows for fresh air and a nice view. However, most lounges were located right next to the elevator, so lounge residents were frequently disturbed by the sound of students moving to and fro in that area. Students who ended up living in lounges were usually transfers because their housing applications were processed after freshmen applications. " The cost of the lounges was the same price as a double in a residential tower, " said Maryam Javani, a third ' year transfer student majoring in women ' s studies, and who began the year living in a lounge. " This is mostly because the lounge covered a lot of area, and the price was based on the amount of floor space the room took up. " Lounge residents had first priority to move in when space opened up in a regular room. Students who woke up to the sound of hammering and drilling most likely lived in Dykstra Hall, a ten-story tower situated next to extensive construction work. Dykstra residents not only had to put up with noise but had to spend some extra energy to walk around the partitioned area reserved for construction. Because of the inconveniences of construction, Dykstra residents were given a complementary micro-fridge by housing as a token of appreciation for their tolerance of such annoyances. When asked whether the noise from construction this year worsened compared to last, Vanessa Fong, a second-year microbiology student and Social Chair for Dykstra Hall replied, " Yeah, they ' re working on the podium, which is all metal and steel " . The " podium " that Vanessa referred to was a commons area like Covel Commons, and would have an auditorium and dining facility. Aside from their free micro-fridge, Dykstra Hall residents, as an extra bonus, were given highest priority for housing the following year. Shortage of space in the residence halls and the never-ending construction alongside Dykstra were two inconveniences that UCLA on-campus residents have learned to recognize and accept. One may claim that nothing will ever be perfect in the residential housing facilities, but on-campus housing residents were still able to make a fulfilling experience during their stay in the dorms. ii;: ;.;:. iiR !?; - - -.:- 190 Without a lounge, it is popular for students to hang out in the halls instead. This student reviewed his notes in the narrow halls of Sproul Hall. Enjoying the privacy of their two-person room, these reside nts take a break from studying to watch the TV. Many students brought TVs, stereos, VCRs, and microwaves to their dorm rooms. Shalini Dogra Eating in their residential suites, two students choose to eat food from Puzzles in the room. The pizza, burgers, burritos, soup bowls and smoothies at Puzzles were a staple in the residence halls. Housing Shortages 191 A Program Assistant puts up a sign for an event facilitated by leaders and staff throughout the residential hall. Events gave opportunities for residents to meet new people and be involved. Dave Holmberg By Catherine Calleja Events and Activitiei by On-Campus Housing Being an on-campus resident not only held the benefits of living extremely close to campus and classes, but also the opportunity to attend and participate in a diverse number of events and activities around campus. Facilitated by the residential life staff and student leaders, programs throughout the hill were not only an option, but also a requirement. " As a PA [Program Assistant], it is my job to provide the residents with many programs relating to community development, leadership development, academic success and personal growth, " said Julie Burger, a second-year psychology student. " The programs I have done on community development include floor dinners, basketball games versus other floors, trips to 3rd Street Promenade, and trips to TV tapings. " Programmed events helped residents get to know each other and feel a part of their residential communities. Opportunities within the residential halls were found in leadership programs offered so residents could build their leadership skills and help the community. Leadership programs included participation in AIDS Walk Los Angeles and public speaking workshops. The academic programs some students have participated in included study skills workshops and making floor study lists which helped residents find people on their floor to study with. The goal of the academic programs was to provide residents with tools so they could be academically successful at UCLA. The personal growth programs that were provided for residents included volunteering in an AIDS clinic, field trips to the Getty Museum and to see " Les Miserables. " Burger added, " It is important for students to have opportunities to get involved in their community, meet other students, develop leadership skills and to have learning experiences both inside and outside of class. Program Assistants, Resident Advisors, and other student leaders help facilitate these opportunities for students. " Learning to get involved early through these programs established by on-campus housing allowed UCLA students to meet more residents and made the transition from living outside their own homes easier. llu:: MM 192 MOftiA . .-.- iynn Nishimura Signs around the dorms promote residents to get involved in different activities on campus. Many believed that participation in various groups and activities contributed to the best part of their college career. Dave Holmberg Residential Activties 193 Delays in the Construction of De Neve Plaza By Catherine Calleja Due to the postponement of the completion date, the De Neve Plaza project is still in its construction phase. This residential complex has been scheduled to house approximately 1,500 students upon completion. MMy floss " The objective was to make a To the dismay of anxious UCLA students and staff, the turn of the century approached sooner than the completion of the $72 million housing project known as the De Neve Project. As construction began on October of 1997, the prospects of a new and " high ' tech " complex on the " hill " became a bright light in the eyes of residents and staff hoping for a grand expansion for the on-campus housing community. However, after two years of ant icipation, the project became a constant bother and eyesore for residents and employees around the " hill " instead of becoming the new haven for the UCLA community that it was meant to be. Because of construction tragedies, miscalculations and the forces of nature, completion of De Neve Plaza faced delays after delays. Although various explanations for the causes in the delay were offered, the outcome remained the same: an unfinished, but promising residential complex. While members of the residential staff were forced to reside in other complexes, incoming students and residents desiring to find housing in the De Neve complex were also disappointed, but not displaced. Although the option of living in De Neve Plaza was given as a possibility, students were not offered the facility in their final housing offer. Rather, students were assigned to other on ' Campus complexes with the promise that as soon as De Neve Plaza was completed, they would have the option of entering a selection process for housing in the buildin g. Because of the influx of residential students at the University, a large percentage of incoming students were assigned to triples in the existing residential facilities. The prospect of having less triples than desired during the I999 ' 2000 school year was overturned in light of the delays in construction. Hoping to house students in the De Neve residential complex, the buildings were to provide approximately 1,500 beds. Aside from the living quarters, the complex was to include a large dining facility, several meeting, study and recreation rooms and a lecture ' sized auditorium. With each new expected date of completion pushed back, the De Neve Project became an ongoing question in terms of a completed physical realization. This realization would facilitate a campus community in which Marc Fisher, the 1997 director for Campus Programs said, " the objective was to make a campus community. " As a residential, academic and social edifice meant to expand the UCLA community, De Neve Plaza would have been an oasis or a mini-stop for students after trudging up the dreaded hill along Bruin Walk. Only time will tell when the elaborate complex would be complete, but with an albeit slow, yet consistent effort, the future looks bright for future UCLA students. Housing . ' I IK; ; is 194 il Rf Located next to Dykstra Hall, this $72 million housing project will not only have rooms for 1 ,500 students, but also a dining hall and an auditorium. This complex was planned to become a part of the campus community. With bricks piling up outside of De Neve Plaza, construction workers continue to work on the building. The De Neve project has been expected to be finished by the next school year. Chris Bourlierl Because of the growing population, UCLA plans to increase the number of dormitory rooms by lowering the number of triple rooms on campus. Many were disappointed when UCLA announced that De Neve Plaza would not be completed by the 1999-2000 school year. De Neve Plaza Living in an apartment close by the campus, a student prepares a home-made dinner in her kitchen. Students were faced with issues such as learning how to cook, commuting and budgeting their finances when they moved from the dorms into the apartments. Jeremy Muso m By Kevin Lee Moving into Apartments Forces Students into the Kitchen When asked whether he missed dorm food, Andrew Yoon, a fourth-year business economics student and apartment dweller said nostalgically, " Yes. . . I do. " Many apartment dwellers missed having the nice perks of dorm life, which included pre-cooked food, on-call maintenance and a resident advisor to maintain a pleasant atmosphere for the residents. After their two years of living in the dorms, most UCLA students were forced to find housing in an off-campus apartment for their remaining years. Many of these apartments could be found in advertisements in the Daily Bruin, postings on campus billboards, or through assistance by UCLA housing services. Apartment living presented a world of challenges when compared to living at home or in the dorms. Students living in apartments picked up the responsibility of preparing their own food and paying for the rent and bills. As he talked about his first year of life in the apartments, Matthew Pih, second-year computer science student commented, " You think you ' re going to cook everyday and have food that tastes much better than what you had in the dining halls. But when it comes down to it, you ' re going to end up saying, ' Hmm, so what are we going to have tonight? Hot dogs again? All right! ' " Apartment-dwellers usually had to go to nearby supermarkets to do their shopping so they could prepare meals. A popular place to shop was the nearby Lucky ' s supermarket, or if the resident preferred a more homely environment, Breadsticks, which was just along Gayley Avenue. In talking about how he and his roommates divided up their shopping expenses, Andrew Yoon said, " Sometimes if one of us went out to buy an item, we would buy enough for everyone in the apartment. Then, we kept a list of expenses so we could keep track of how much each person owed the one who bought the stuff. " Many of the apartments used specifically by UCLA students were located in the area behind the dorms, as well as the neighborhood south of Wilshire Boulevard. Students also lived in apartments all along Santa Monica toward 3rd Street Promenade. Those who lived in apartments were usually provided with a free parking spot for their apartment, but many still had a hard time attaining a campus-parking permit if they lived within walking distance to school. Living in the apartments had its own benefits and inconveniences. Students in apartments had the advantage of true privacy, as well as a place to park their car. However, they also learned to be self- sufficient in taking care of food, maintenance and other duties intrinsic to living in the outside world. Housing 196 . The sink piles up with dirty dishes as the students living there study for finals. Often, agreements had to be made on how to split the chores around the apartment. Lynn Nishimura Jeremy Afuso Relaxing after a stressful day, two students compete against each other in their new video game. Many students chose their roommates according to their hobbies and interests. Lynn Nishimura irtment Life Risi I999 ' 20QO Apartment Rise By Matthew Heyn Several students check the apartment listings at the Community Housing Office. Due to the increased price in rent and the lack of availability in the dorms, many students had to try much harder to find a place to live. Jeremy Afuso " Of paramount importance was finding a roommate with li Rising cost and limited availability of space in the dorms meant that by their third year, most students here had to either move into the fraternity sorority housing or find themselves an apartment. Their apprehension in this was understandable. As terribly mundane and tasteless as on-campus dining was, it was always there at meal time no shopping, cooking, or thought required. Similarly, the dorm room may have been a tad cramped, but apartment life meant cleaning up after one ' s self, a rare trait that eludes male college students across the nation. And after ' all, as strict as the resident advisor was about noise and substance abuse, it really didn ' t compare to the ho rror stories about managers evicting tenants for throwing parities. Apartment living usually began with the search for a new roommate. Unlike in the dorms, people couldn ' t depend on being set up with a roommate. The roommate service offered by the Housing Administration helped some to find companions, but the typical way of getting roommates was through friendships and networking. Of paramount importance was finding a roommate with a compatible living style. Pairing a messy party animal with a neat study freak was a disaster waiting to happen. Laying out the duties and expectations was important for comfortable apartment living. Despite the best coordination, misunderstandings occurred: three futons could arrive on move in day, but no flatware. Those with significant others often developed a code for communicating when privacy was needed. Establishing a duty schedule for cleaning the apartment helped keep some apartments clean, but in other apartments it was just the source of a battle of who could ignore it more. Sinks overflowed with dishes, while flies buzzed around week old lasagna. And that was a good day at my apartment. Apartment life was not all bad, though. Some found it much preferable to dorm living. First, it was much less expensive. Despite recently rising costs to live in Westwood, two bedroom apartments in Westwood averaged $1446 and $1215 in West L.A., according to the UCLA Housing Office. That ' s $361- $303 per person on a four person occupancy. Some dorms, on the other hand could cost as much as $7552 for a year ($861.33 per month for nine months). Privacy was also a huge advantage of the apartments. For better or worse, students could keep to themselves more, and have guests without signing them in. Now if they could only do something about those dirty dishes. Housing Students living in the apartments discuss their expenses for the month and how much they will pay. Most apartments usually housed four roommates, which cut rent to about $300-$400 per person. Looking for an apartment? Students who live in the dorms are only guaranteed housing for two years. After their second year in the dorms, students looked at various resources, such as ads in the Daily Bruin, for apartments early in the year. These three roommates sit at the table and pay their apartment bills together. Typical prices for apartments located in Westwood started at $1 400 and apartments in West Los Angeles started at $1 200. Jeremy Afuso Apartment Expenses W Co-Ops offer a satisfying alternative to apartments. The duties of the Co-Ops involved making meals, cleaning, and contributing to a community feel. By Catherine Calleja Provide Alternative Form of Livinj Relying on the participation of residents to make housing a successful alternative to high-cost apartments, dormitories, fraternities and sororities, the University Cooperative Housing Association (UCHA) was established in 1935 to provide housing for those who might not be able to afford other alternatives while attending UCLA. In the past few years, the Co-Ops have expanded to accepting applicants from UCLA Extension, Santa Monica College, and other nearby educational institutions. Currently owning three buildings in the residential area of Westwood, Robinson Hall, Essene Hall and Hardman-Hansen Hall, the Co-Ops house 432 people altogether. The UCHA has provided reasonable-cost housing to students, staff and faculty of UCLA and other educational institutions for over fifty years. Located two blocks from campus, the Co-Ops are an independent, non-profit organization run primarily by those who live there. The Co-Ops owe its success to the residents. Co-Op residents in good standing are considered members of the UCHA organization. Members have the right to vote in elections, run for Co-Op office, and automatically stay each quarter, as the Co-Op contracts are offered on a quarterly basis, unlike the typical year-long plan of most housing institutions. Because the Co-Ops are run by its occupants, every resident is expected to carry out responsibilities to the building. Residents ' quarterly responsibilities include one to four bathroom cleanings, four quarter work hours, four to five hour work-shifts, one or two house meetings, and continued academic standing. It is stressed that all work-shifts are arranged so that they do not conflict with classes or outside employment. By fulfilling these responsibilities, residents got a furnished room, 19 meals per week, paid utilities, the ability to stay in their room during academic breaks, laundry facilities, study lounges, an exercise room, a TV room, a computer lab, game rooms, social activities, parties, and movie nights- all while paying a low rent. If living in a university-owned residential complex, a Westwood apartment or even commuting seem like the only alternatives you have to one ' s living situation, you are mistaken. The Co-Ops are nearby, and have had the aim to foster a community of cooperation, learning and friendship for over fifty years. Housing In the Co-Ops, a student happily helps in the kitchen by pushing a cart to the other end of the room. Students were required to do chores such as cooking dinner, in order to decrease their housing expenses. Ajmal Afimady AjmalAhmady The Co-Op building shines brightly in the afternoon sun. The Co-Ops comprised of three buildings: Robinson Hall, Essene Hall, and Hardman-Hansen Hall. A malAhmady 201 Co-OoLife On a Quest fdr Academic Excellence By Vanessa Scott Having a great time at an annual sorority picnic, these Alpha Delta Pi girls show that there ' s almost nothing like a great group of pals. Sororities often gave students a sense of togetherness, where many of the girls made lifelong friends. Courtesy of Laura Gundersheim " ...the older Jirls in my louse really helped me choose to tie a Contrary to popular belief, the Greek system isn ' t all wild frat parties with crazed college students gyrating to loud bump and grind music in an " Animal House " scenario. The Greek system is also a network of motivated students who support each other in their quest for academic excellence. The system provides valuable resources to members to aid with the rigorous studies at UCLA. Older members mentor younger students with advice on careers, courses, professors and majors. Mentors make the first major obstacle for most freshmen, choosing a major, an easy and enjoyable experience. " I had a hard time trying to decide my major and discussing different options with the older girls in my house really helped me choose to be a double major, " said Erin Eriksson, a fourth ' year political science and history student and president of Delta Gamma sorority. Alumni are another asset when looking for help beyond the classroom. Networking through the alumni provides Greeks with career-advancing internships, as well as invaluable career advice. And alumni can be the key to success in that dreaded first job search after graduation. They can make an intimidating and dreadful experience a positive career move with a little help from the top of the corporate ladder. Study nights sponsored by sorority and fraternity houses are held on a regular basis. In turn, this promotes study groups among members and a positive environment for achievement. Study nights are especially welcome during finals week when students need extra support to stay focused and pull that all-nighter. The Greek system positively reinforces the importance of academic excellence through scholarships and awards given by the houses to members with outstanding academic records. There is a Greek honor society, Order of Omega, open only to Greeks in recognition of their hard work. " Professor dinners " are yet another benefit of being part of the Greek system. They are held by many houses to promote positive professor-student relations, an all-too-rare opportunity given UCLA ' s massive enrollment. Professors attend dinner at the house and receive the opportunity not only to get to know the students outside of the classroom, but to see the Greek system up close as well. " This is a great chance to learn more about your professors and ask them questions about their careers or education " says fourth-year political science student and Delta Gamma member, Chrissy Cheski. Greeks as a whole are hardworking students determined to make the most of their time at UCLA. With the help of the system, they can succeed in scholastics and make lifelong friends in the process. - ' : " Housing This Greek Bruin is packed and ready to go for Sigma Nu ' s Dad ' s Day event. Joining a fraternity or a sorority was a wonderful way to build communities. A student sits by a sign on Bruin Walk that advertises the founder ' s day of Delta Sigma Omega. Bruin Walk was one of the ways for students who were interested in joining the Greek community to get information. Chi Omega shows the strength of their fraternity by playing a tough game of Tug- of-War. Part of Greek life was participating with your fraternity brothers (or sorority sisters) in fun-filled events. Courtesy of Mary Ragsdale Greek Life 203 Located on Landfair Avenue, the Triangle fraternity is comprised of engineering and science students from UCLA. This fraternity housed approximately 22 members. By Catherine Calleja Breaking the Mold of Fraternity and Sorority Life When you thought of the Greek system and its fraternities and sororities, did you always imagine them as a non- distinct group of individuals? Did they strike you as all being the same, but possessing no real distinction among the diverse UCLA population? If so, then you are likely mistaken. Consistent claims that those in the Greek system are like everyone else and that they are not merely carbon copies of each other, but rather individuals, is a valid and non-discriminatory remark. Aside from the more " popular " and " talked ' about " fraternities and sororities, there is another fraction of the Greek system within UCLA that is usually overlooked. These Greeks are those that have a common bond besides the union of brother and brother, sister and sister. These greeks, such as Alpha Phi Omega, Alpha Gamma Omega, Phi Beta Sigma, Alpha Kappa Delta and so on, are all fraternities and sororities that uphold a strong theme and core that their members have in common. The fraternity Alpha Phi Omega for example is known as the community service fraternity, that not only has male, but also female members. Members of non-traditional Greek fraternities found that their common interests and goals within their fraternities helped the group as a whole in various aspects of their lives as students and later on as career-oriented individuals. The community service fraternity focused on numerous facets of service for individuals, the group, the University and the community as a whole. The Christian fraternity, Alpha Gamma Omega, proposed that the fraternity ' s aim be to promote Christian fellowship, to present Christian ideals, to uphold the traditions and ideals of the university, and to deepen the spiritual lives of the members. At UCLA, being Greek no longer exemplifies a " cookie ' CUtter " image. From the traditional Greek houses like Sigma Chi and Chi Omega, to the non- traditional ones that focus on sociology undergraduates like Alpha Kappa Delta, being Greek was something of which to be proud. Housing 204 Wtt Girls from Theta Kappa Phi, one of the two Asian sororities at UCLA, show off their style by posing with their cell phones. Other Asian Greeks included Chi Alpha Delta, Lambda Phi Epsilon and Omega Sigma Tau. Courtesy of Vivian Tran A Christian fraternity sells doughnuts and pastries along Bruin Walk. Not only did this event raise money, but it also was an opportunity to recruit members within the community. Lynn Nisnimura Greek Life UCLA At Sports Of: I999- 2000 has been a very emotional year for UCLA sports. The Bruins have had a fair share of ups and downs throughout the season. Yet despite all these adversaries, there is one thing that the Bruins have been very consistent with perseverance. Win or lose, the Bruins never surrender. This attitude was well-articulated by football coach Bob Toledo when he said at the end of the season: " We will be back! " The same attitude was demonstrated by Steve Lavin ' s team when they beat then i Stanford at Stanford after going through a tumultuous basketball season. Then we have the Men ' s Water Polo clinching the national title, Men ' s Soccer remaining valiant in grabbing the second place; and Women ' s Basketball, Women ' s Gymnastics and Men ' s and Women ' s Volleyball showing the world what Bruins are made of. The list goes on. To all the Bruin athletes, perseverance is more than just an attitude. Perseverance is the " bruiness " of the BrUinS. All photography by ASUaA Student Media 20Z Sports Football Women ' s Soccer Men ' s Soccer Cross Country Men ' s Water Polo Women ' s Volleyball ! I Kelly Thomasson P : Youth ; Aspirations j$ high. Two amazing seasons, including an Ireak during the last two seasons made us Id found the secret formula for success. LA could have been a contender for the National Title and certainly could II respected team any year they played. The signs to the contrary were 4j I I. s o J .ough. From the last season, Bob Toledo had hinted that this mig ding year. Despite the second or third best recruiting class in the lountry, the Bruins were a young team. Mor -, defensive problems that d the team last year wefe not fully addressed. But we looked through 5 hoped the talent of the young team would outweigh its inexperience, d that the combined quarterback attack of Cory Paus and Drew d put up the numbers that Cade McNown did to compensate for fc Perhaps it was karma. Some-members of the football team Jn a handicap parking fiasco just weeks before the season. Hk for public support to reach the team., :. The 13th. ranked lat victory. League play offered no solace to the tered Bruins. Despite being at nearly full strength, they were blown Hw in tne league opener by the Stanford offense. Cardinal back-up quarterback Joe Borchard ame off the sideline to throw five touchdown passl| deluding a Pac- 1 record 98-yarder to Troy Walters. Walters, the Pac- 10 Receiver of the Year, had nine receptions for 278 yards, a Stanford record for receiving yardage in a game and the third-highest total in Pac- 10 hist ory inutdonpagi- 21 ' icott QuintariUteuwn ' hotography - 8t " le 1999-00 Football Team: Coach Bob Toledo, All Abdul Azziz, Ed Anderson, Marques Anderson, Audie Attar, Mike Babcock, Dave Ball, Wat Ball, Jason Bell, Drew Bennett, Bryce Bohlander, Kevin Brant, Keith Brown! Oscar Cabrera, Tyson Clayton, Kenyon Coleman, Duke Cooke, Gabe Crecion, Doug Cummings, Troy Danoff! Jon Dubravac, Asi Faoa, Danny Farmer, Mate Fikse, Anthony Fletcher, Bryan Fletcher, DeShaun Foster, Dennis Fox, Adam Geitner, James Ghezzi, Jeff Grau. Chris Griffith, Randy Hakes, Santi Hall, Akil Harris, Pete Holland, ftjppolito, Chris Jackson. ' k lu ' iy loyra Rlane Kezirian Ken Kocher than Kohrs, Rob KolaczynskrCuke Krall, Shane Lehmann, .. ; i isle, Jermaine Lewis, Dunnis Link, Losman yan Maier, Saia Makakaufakti - ' -, ivlanning, Ryan Ifeuinn, DeShaun McCullough, Scott McEwa Brad Melsby, Freddie MitchelLjB Ryan Mece. rani Nelson, jny Owens, Cory Paus, Matt Phelan, Sean Phillips, Billy Pieper, Brian Polak, Brian Poli-Dixon, Durell Price, Ken Pritchett, Devon Reese, Marcus Reese, Ryan Rc MvlikeSaffer.Stevi inchfi , Mike Seidman, Hyan Smith, Matt Stanley, Ed Stansbury, Jason Stephei pPrTstromsborg, Jo Sf B Stephen Sua : Robert rhomas, Blake Tibbetts, Travor Turner, Vanis, Josh Webb, Micah Webb, Tony Whitf ; i ic i Vhilfield Doug AfflBWikert, Ryan Wilkins, Jifl Williams, Rusty Williams, Blake Worley, Jason Zdenek shman cornerback Lovell Houston returns a punt while playing on special teams. The Bruins were a very young and inexperienced team this season, but looked forward to greater success in the futur e. Lynn Nishimura Senior flanker Danny Farmer beats the defense, scoring a touchdown for the Bruins. Farmer received Most Valuable Player and Second Team All-American honors, as well as capturing UCLA ' s all- time receiving yard record with 3,020 yards. Freshman quarterback Cory PauAef Jbady to pass downfield. Paus beg find his rhythm, and gain more confid as the s HjlRre on. Scott Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Continued from pti i 210 The football team then lost a heartbreaker to Arizona State. In tiie final minutes of that game, the Bruin offense surged ahead of the Sun Devr to have their lead washed away by a one point margin in a last ' ininutc ASU. touch down. The Bruins licked their wounds back home against Oregon, but they vere caught off guard by the Cal defense, which shut them tt on their home turf, 17-0. Injuries and poor play continued in liu unEJosses to Oregon State and Ariabna. In a streak of brilliance, the JK jefe g? held Strycula ' s interceptiA that turned a threatening Washington sc. into a UCLA lead, 17 14. Desperate for a win, Washington kicked u j, field goal to force overtime. It would not be enough " " SJLJCtA s defense ma - ' " " S ' nington, ending the game 23-20 in overtimk Washington win, hopes were high that UCLBwould be able to decade of dominance against theTrojans. In tliemighly contested L....[,u nsraps, UCLA had won the last eight matches. The contest was jd by 25 penalties, 16 against USC, plus missed tackles and dropped s by the Trojans and Bruins. jC quarterback Chad Morton, who guaranteed a victory against UCLA : the start ojf the season, carried 36 times and helped t tempo ofdie game. On the other side the UCLA oil HpK problems, was Ryan McCann, a redshirt fi t. McCann completed I7-of-29 for 204 yards, but thrBv thre " ' ---is. McCann took over a week er ' ' ' J T I0 ' " ' a stop W llarbone in that game. His __ beat USC ' s 17 points in the fi .n 9 years. wn accoinpl as UCLA w i with Goals At the beginning of the season, Jillian Ellis began her job as the third Women ' s Soccer coach in as many years, directing a young and talented team. Prospects looked great, although the team lost talented midfielder Sommer p Hammoud. They returned ten other starters, including All ' West second team member Staci Duncan, senior Captain Skylar Little, under ' 21 National jj Team Member Venus James, and UCLA ' s shutout leader, Lindsay Culp. - Joining the team was freshman forward Jessica Winton, who gained recognition as a NSCAA All ' American. The rigorous schedule made it difficult for the team to gel in the early season. In only their second regular season game, the Bruins (then ranked 1 6th) faced top-ranked Florida in the USC tournament at the Coliseum. The Bruins fell behind 3 ' 0 before freshman Tracey Winzen scored UCLA ' s only goal of the afternoon. UCLA recovered and went on a seven game winning streak against teams such as Cal Poly San Louis Obispo, and UC Irvine. In league, they scorched Arizona and Arizona State each by five point margins. However, they faced much tougher opposition against the tenth-rated Stanford Cardinals. In that game, both teams fought through a scoreless first half where only seven shots were taken. Then, the Bruin defense collapsed, allowing six goals in the second half five of them by the 75th minute. According to Little, " I come back and looked at the Scoreboard...! just couldn ' t believe it. " Despite being locked out of Pac ' IO Championships, the Bruins redeemed themselves in their rivalry match-up against eighth-ranked USC. UCLA ' s Women ' s Soccer team came up big, putting together 15 shots while dominating the Trojans and holding them to only three shots in the entire game. Sophomores Lauren Emblem, Staci Duncan, and Breana Boling scored t hree to put the game out of reach. " Overall, we just had a great team performance, " UCLA Head Coach Julian Ellis said. " We really pushed the ball around well. It was just a great team effort. Obviously it ' s a big win for In league, the Women ' s Soccer team won their first match at home against the University of San Diego, 2 ' I. Despite optimism going into their second game, the team lost that third round match to first seed Santa Clara 7-0. With expected return of Head Coach Ellis, the Bruins can look to start building a steady program for assured future success. 214 Scott Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography The 1999-00 Women ' s Soccer Team: Janine Altman, Courtney Arrigo, Bethany Bogart, Breana Boling, Krista Boling, Vanessa Clark, Courteney Cosso, Lindsay Culp, Staci Duncan, Bree Edwards, Lauren Emblem, Brooke Flamson, Katie Greenwood, Karissa Hampton, Venus James, Emily Koch, Sarah Lazaro, Skylar Little, Tracey Milburn, Sarah Morgan, Rochelle Ouchi, CiCi Peterson, Stephanie Rigamat, Mary Stuart, Beth Thompson, Jessica Winton, Tracey Winzen Senior defender and captain Skylar Little clears the ball out of the backfield. Little helped lead the Bruins to numerous shutouts through her relentless defense. Junior forward Tracey Milburn goes head -to head with her opponent beating her for I position and the ball. Milburn not only commanded this Bruin squad with her " leadership, but was a huge goal scorer. A UCLA player competes for a header in a game early in the season. This Bruin squad showed amazing determination and heart through all of their matches. Chris Bourlier Chris Bourlier Chris Bouriier Senior defender Skylar Little warms up before a game by crossing the ball to a teammate. Little made few mistakes and played extremely consistent soccer throughout the entire season. Chris Bouriier A UCLA player dribbles downfield looking for an open teammate to hit with a pass. This young Bruin squad proved that they had the talent to compete with the best squads in the Pac- 10. Sophomore forward Staci Duncan dribbles past her opponent en route to a shot on goal. Duncan ' s speed, power, and agility made her a consistent threat to her opponents. Chris Bourlier Junior defender Karissa Hampton steals the ball from an opposing forward. Hampton ' s dominating physical presence and quickness made her difficult to pass. Chris Bourlier Women ' s Soccer Stell Season JS c I sa The Men ' s Soccer team finished their season with a 19-3 record, having remained ranked within the top five for the whole season. The team won its seventh consecutive Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Pacific Division title and competed in the 1999 NCAA Men ' s College Cup. However, the Bruins ' hopes of winning the National Title was stopped short with a disconcerting defeat in the semifinal game against Indiana. This was the 1 7th consecutive time the Bruins have made it to the NCAA Tournament. In his first year as coach for the UCLA Men ' s Soccer team, Todd Saldana honored with being named the Far West Region Division I Coach of the ear by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), as ill as being voted for the MPSF Pacific Division Coach of the Year The most all-around standout on the team was Sasha Victorine, a senior midfielder who was named the male winner of the Missouri Athletic Club Sports Foundation College Player of the Year Award, as well as being honored as the official Division I Player of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. " In my four years on the team, I have many memories, but the best are of my teammates, " said Sasha, reflecting on his career on the soccer team. " I think that is what makes the team unique, " Sasha continued. " Everyone on the team is really close, and they all love to hang out together. " Three players, Steve Shak, Sasha Victorine and Pete Vagenas were elected to join the U.S. Under-23 Men ' s National Team to play against the full Armenian National Team. All three players also participated in the West team for the Umbro Select College All ' Star Classic in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Scott Quintard- ASUCLA Photography The 1999-00 Men ' s Soccer Team: Coach Todd Saldana, Carlos Bocanegra, Martin Bruno, Adam Cooper, Chadd Davis, Brian Foote, Jimmy Frazelle, Ryan Futagaki, Stephen Gardner, Craig Hart, Kyle Julian, Brandon Kay, Ryan Lee, Nick Paneno, Kevin Perrault, Tim Pierce, Nick Rimando, Steve Shak, McKinley Tennyson, Jr., Scot Thompson, Shea Travis, Shaun Tsakiris, Pete Vagenas, Sasha Victorine, Sean Walker, Zach Wells, Caleb Westbay, Joe Woznuk A Bruin player wins the fight for a header in a match late in the season. The Bruins once again proved the dominance of UCLA soccer by reaching the finals of the NCAA. Nishimura Senior Defender Steve Shak chases down an opposing forward, managing to stop him from scoring. Shak proved to be one of the premier sweepers in the nation. of Success The semifinal game with Indiana was intense. The Bruins, a team kno for their gracefulness at handling the ball and strategic passing ability, faced with the more physical Indiana team. The score was 2 ' 0 Indiana and the 2 Bruins made their way back when they finally scored their first goal, then a made an electrifying second goal to tie up the game. But in the end, it was Indiana who took the win with a goal in the fourth overtime quarter. The loss was devastating, but that doesn ' t take away the num erous number of feats and accomplishments the Bruins made over their season. Their first two playoff games were against University of San Diego Toreros and Saint Louis Billikens, whom the Bruins successfully beat, 4-1 with USD and 2 ' 0 with the Billikens. The Bruins then went to take on the Virginia Cavaliers, a close rival ever since UCLA beat them in the 1997 National Championships. Proving their dominance once again, UCLA won against the Cavaliers, 2 ' 0. The match ' Up with the Indiana Hoosiers in the semifinal was considered one of the best college soccer match-ups ever. The two top college soccer teams, UCLA and Indiana, had three national championships and ten Final Four appearances and four national championships and 12 Final Four appearances, respectively. McKinley Tennyson, Jr., a junior forward and native of Indiana, could not wait to take on his hometown. Yet, in the end, after a courageous display of endurance and willpower by both teams in four overtime quarters, Indiana happened to find an open hole and made the game- winning shot. Nonetheless, the 1 999 UCLA Men ' s Soccer team proved without a doubt their position as a National Championship ' Worthy team in college soccer. " It was difficult that we didn ' t win the championship, but it showed our drive and determination, " said key player, Sasha Victorine. " Even though we didn ' t -win, it showed the team ' s heart to come back from two goals down. That, I believe, was the most important thing of the year. " 220 Sophomore midfielder Ryan Futagaki streaks down the field looking for a teammate to cross the ball to. During the off-season, Futagaki and teammates Vagenas, Bocanegra, Shak, and Victorine, earned bronze medals while playing for the U.S. Under-23 National Team at the Pan American Games. Chris Bourlier Senior Midfielder Pete Vagenas takes a shot on goat. Vagenas was the hub of the Bruin attack and consistently dictated the tempo of matches, making him an extremely dangerous player. Freshman defender Scot Thompson looks downfield for a teammate. Thompson came to UCLA as one of " Soccer America ' s " Top 25 Recruits in the country. Disfance JS c I The 1999 season for UCLA Cross-Country resulted in a better outcome for Women ' s CrosS ' Country than the Men ' s Cross-Country. The women ' s team qualified for their second consecutive NCAA Cross-Country Championships, in which they placed 30th, lead by sophomore Kate Vermeulen, who placed 67th as an individual in team scoring and 90th as an individual overall. The Men ' s CrosS ' Country team was unable to perform up to speed during the season due to the flu and numerous injuries. The two high points of the season was Minnesota, in which they placed 1 2th and Districts. However, the team was unable to place high enough in the Pac-IO Championships to qualify for the NCAA Championships. As senior Matt Pitts put it, " Almost everybody got sick, injured, or was just plain burnt out. " In addition, the training for the Men ' s team may have been too tough and fast ' paced for the runners to handle. " I think you always need training to improve and do well, " said Paul Muite, a sophomore runner, " but some of the stuff we did, like intense morning work ' Outs, simply left us too tired. " " However, " Paul continued, " with this year ' s season behind us, we feel confident that we ' ll do a lot better next season. Senior Christina Bowen edges out her opponent as she crosses the finish line. Bowen led the Bruin squad to one of its best performances in many years. Scoff Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography 222 Senior Meiinda George takes a warm down lap after finishing a race. This Bruin squad met season expectations and was one of the top teams in the West Coast. Scott Quintara- ASUCLA Photography Junior Mason Moore plows through puddles to take a commanding lead in the race. Moore added depth and experience to the Bruin lineup. Scott Quintara- ASUCLA Photography Sophomore Bryan Green paces himself alongside teammate Will Bernaldo in a long race early in the season. Green also competed on UCLA ' s Track and Field team. Scott Quintarti- ASUCLA Photography Scott Quintara- ASUCLA Photography Cross-Coimtry WleGlofy The Men ' s Water Polo team finished an outstanding season this year with another National Title, putting the total number of Bruin NCAA titles at six (1969, 1971, 1972, 1995, 1996, 1999). This was Co-Head Coach Guy Baker ' s third NCAA men ' s title in his nine years of coaching the Bruins. The team also won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) title, which made the Bruins the first team to win both the MPSF and NCAA titles in same year since 1994. " It just felt really good to know that you ' re the best in the country, " commented Adam Wright, a junior play-maker on the team. The Men ' s Water Polo team ended the season with a 22-3 overall record, and 8-0 in conference play. Coach Guy Baker and Junior Sean Kern were named NCAA Coach of the Year and Player of the Year, respectively, by the American Water Polo Coaches Association. Kern was named the NCAA Tournament ' s Most Valuable Player when he scored four crucial points in the semifinal (Massachusetts) and final (Stanford) rounds. Kern earned his third All-America Team Honors and ended the season with a career-high 55 points. When asked what he felt made the team so successful this season, Wright said he felt it was the " team -work, staying focused, and setting goals. " Wright continued, " We knew what it would take to make it to the championships, and that a loss in the conference would be devastating. We were happy to have won every game in the conference. The coaches also helped a great deal too. " Others who earned All-America Team Honors were senior Matt Armato, junior Adam Wright, junior Brian Brown, junior Blake Wellen and true freshman Brandon Brooks. 224 Scoff Quintarct- ASUCLA Photography The 1999-00 Men ' s Water Polo Team: Co-Coaches Guy Baker and Adam Krikorian, Matt Armato, Andrew Bailey, Samuel Bailey, Kyle Baumgarner, Parsa Bonderson, Brandon Brooks, Brian Brown, Ryan Brown, Mike Coppin, Brian Estes, Matt Flesher, Eitan Goldstein, Mike Hall, Bryan Henry, Neil Hueston, Sean Kem, Mike Komrosky, Eric Meadows, Micah Miller, Nick Pacelli, James Palda, Dave Parker, Jeff Pflueger, Jon Puffer, Jake Simmons, Alfonso Tucay, Blake Wellen, Adam Wright, Dan Yeilding Scoff Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography Junior defender Andrew Bailey swims to get the ball before a rival opponent gets there first. The Bruins utilized Bailey ' s incredible speed to facilitate counter- attacks. Scoff Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Junior two-meter offenseman Dave Parker looks over the pool trying to find an open teammate. Parker ' s huge 6 ' 8 " frame consistently bolstered the team ' s offense. Scott Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Junior playmaker Brian Brown passes to a teammate in an attempt to create a scoring opportunity. Brown brought good speed and accurate shooting to the Bruins. Lynn Mshimura 225 Sports Mia Kwan A UCLA player takes on a shot for a goal by passing the outstretched arms of a defender. This UCLA squad captured the National Championship by beating California rival Stanford. 226 Freshman play-maker Ryan Brown passes to an open teammate earning an assist. The Bruins credited their success to their determination to meet pre-season goals. A UCLA player fights his opponent for the ball. The Bruins competed for the second ear in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) league, touted as the toughest water polo league in the country. Kelly Jhomasson bcott Oumtard- ASUOA Photography Julia Kwan I Season i en ' s Volleyball season made doubters believers. Despite rters and 14 letter winners from the 1998 team, UCLA i team was ranked well behind league giants, Stanford, vere a young team, with only one senior, they were led by ;dy Banachowski who is NCAA Volleyball ' s second i v behind legendary UCLA men ' s coach Al Skates). pundits, the lady Bruins played for their season ' s first three igainst Pittsburgh and Minnesota tered against fourths-ranked Hawaii, three games to one. rom their tough match to sweep the next two tournaments without losing a game. They experienced little trouble against Arizona, Arizona State, Washington and Washington State. Their match :1 at Pauley Pavilion was particularly important. On their vould have the opportunity to show the quality of the rhey shocked critics by devastating icir (then) sixth-ranked foes 3 ' I, a victory not accomplished since 1994. ophomore Kr Porter led the charge with a match-high 21 kills and ye-popping .40(T4) tting percentage. Junior Elisabeth Bachman had nine cills on 14 swings iw a .500 hitting percentage and led the team with six block assists. Sophomore Ashley Bowles double-doubled in the match, with .12 kills and a team-high I 2 digs, while adding three block assists. UCLA would not lace a reasonable challenge again until they faced Stanford in Palo Alto. There Stanford knocked off 7 UCLA in front of a Pac-IO season-high of 5,291 enthusiastic Women ' s Volleyball fans, ending CLA ' s 19-match winning streak. The Bruins held on in their rcmainii four league games to guarantee their H B in the League Championships. Mbung Bruins would share th :oi with Stanford. After a season of makH Hae Pac-IO believe, they had the title fove it. Banachowski, Dwyer, Angela Eckmier, Lyn Embree, Lauren Fundrick, Ella Han i Hogan, Tamika Johnson, Jackie Levin, Han ihip Stacy Millichap, Amy Nihipp Peterson, Kristee Porter, Michelle Quon, aylor Rodger, Danielle RybaTErika Selsor Scott i e UCLA squad prepares to return a serve. The team ' s hard work and dedication paid off at the end of the season with the Co-Pac-10 Champic Senior outside hitter Lyn Embree spikes the ball over the net, beating her opponent. Embree ' s experience provided much needed leadership to the young team. the vandiu ' iibts on tl omen ' s Volleyball team entered the ; hough they won 25 games during ce losses of the regular season came in the he Pac- 1 0, they shared the title with the teir great record, UCLA hosted the regional first and second Bruins travele ilion, where they had not yet lost. In the first round, e Eastern Washington Eagles (15-5 15-5 17-15). Junior abeth Bachman paired her 12 kills in 17 attempts with r Kristee Porter ' s 18, defeating the Eagles. Their Eftflo State Buckeyes, in the NCAA second round also I5-IO, 15-12, 15-10). With a victory over Ohio, the country to the regional competition at Penn S ' he first game of the Regionals, paired the Bruins off against Pepperdi s raced out to a nearly insurmountable H-0 lead to open game UCLA turned things around. Porter stepped to the service Porter jump served the Bruins to eight consecutive points, and brought her team to within 14-11 before losing her service. UCLA f six game points after that, and took the game from an cxhaus Pepperdine defense. The Regional final against first-seed home-town favorites, Penn State proved too much for UCLA. Although the serving of Ashley Bowles brought 9 tie, the Nitany Lions took the first game 1 5-1 1 and Penn- Sate running away 15-9. UCLA fought nobly in the start of game three, ) tie, midway. However, Central Regional MVP Lauren Cacciamani ended NCAA championship dreams with her 24th kill ending the contest, 15-5. infl ame l A UCLA player prepares to set the ball for her teammates. The squad displayed great sportsmanship and hustle throughout the entire season. Chris Bourlier Men ' s Basketball Women ' s Basketball Women ' s Swimming and Diving Women ' s Gymnastics Men ' s Volleyball S _,- m Shalini Dogra Roberto Reyes Ang Shalini Dogral Basketb Dianes 58, the last time the UCLA ' s Basketball team failed to make the NCAA tournament playoffs, most of the current team members were still in elementary school. Yet, on February 19, the Bruins lost 99-88 to Arizona, their sixth of seven games, and hopes for a playoff game were dim. The rough season started with a demoralizing loss in their first competitive match against Gozaga. In that game the Bruins shot 26 percent and had 16 turnovers. However, the Bruins saved face by beating the Purdue Boilermakers 55-53. In that game, Jason Kapono dribbled the length of the floor and scored a lay-up with I . I seconds remaining to give the Bruins the winning margin of the game. Pac-IO play began with a heart-breaking, controversial loss to Washington lying on t C territory, the Bruins were then upset by cross- wn rivals USC (79-91). This was the first time UCLA has lost to USC since Head Coach Steve Lavin ' s leadership. Disheartening losses to Arizona and Stanford followed. Against Arizona, the Bruins went on 7-0 scoring slumps due to turnovers. In the home game against the Stanford Cardinal, freshman Jason Kapono scored 21 points to little effect as the Cardinal trampled the Bruins by dominating in rebounds (37-23) and shooting 55%. The low point of the season came after an emotionally draining loss to the California Bears (70-73). With their backs against the wall, Lavin and Ins squad fought back in true Bruin fashion. In the home stretch after they had lost their sixth of seven, they scored convincing victories against Oregon and Oregon State. The next week the Bruins traveled to Berkeley for a rematch. In an impressive effort, Dan Gadzurick came off the bench late in the first half, contributing 8 points of the 1 7-0 scoring run. The three game win streak put the Bruins on a roll, but UCLA needed to prove themselves against tough competitors to get into the tournament. At the dreaded Maples Center, Stanford ' s home court, things looked bleak at the outset as the Cardinal scored 12 points to start the game and Bruins were reminded of the thirteen-game winning streak the Cardinal had amassed. Yet, somehow, the Bruins overcame the emotional drain. Sophomore Bruin Billy Knight hit key three-pointers that kept the team in the game. Playing their most intense basketball of the season, the Bruins kept in the game and tied it at the end of regulation. Despite losing star players Jerome Moiso and Dan Gadzurick to foul trouble, the Bruins kept the game close in overtime. In the emotional highlight of the game, JaRon Rush, playing his first game since a nine-game suspension, scored the winning shot at the buzzer to complete the improbable upset. The Bruins were victors 94-93 . CLA Photography -l ! The 1999-2000 Men ' s Basketball Team: Head Coach Steve Lavin, Ryan y, Matt Barnes, Brandon Brooks, Sean Farnham, Jason Flowers, Dan j Mines, Jason Kapono, Billy Krnqht, Jerome Moiso, Todd asar JaRon Rush, Earl Watson, Ray Young Billy Knight searches for an open teammate to pass the bail. A sophomore this year, Knight was back after having missed the entire 1998-99 season due to injury. Sophomore center and forward Jerome Moiso posts up inside for an easy two point basket. Moiso was one of the top young forwards in the U.S., combining size and agility with an outside jumper. Ryan " Moose " Bailey stops his opponent from stealing the ball away. Bailey ' s tenacity on defense was the spark needed in many of the Bruins ' comebacks this Lynn Nishimurs _ 5 Basketball Head Coach Steve Lavin had his work cut out for him at the beginning of the I999 ' 2000 season. Far and away, he had the best recruiting class in the nation with the talent originating throughout the nation and even Holland. Yet amongst these young stars, there was a lack of veteran leadership. The team ' s two sophomore starters, Earl Watson and Baron Davis, would have to step up and show the rest all they had learned in their tumultuous first year. Moreover, Lavin would have to build his talented team into a mature, cohesive group after they were so used to being one-man shows. Unconvincing victories in exhibition and losses in the Puerto Rico tournament to talented Maryland and Kentucky showed the teams immaturity and the inability to gel. Lavin had a difficult time keeping the Bruins to maintain pressure throughout the game. Often the Bruins would build a big lead in the first half only to have the opposition come back late in the game. PaC ' IO play was especially contentious this year. Arizona, Stanford, and UCLA were all ranked in top 1 spots. Moreover, the rest of the league had respectable programs in their own right. Every game was a struggle for the ?lay opened at home against league rival Arizona. UCLA came out 3 percent in taking a 40 ' 24 lead that the Bruins survived getting outscored by nine points in the second half. Bruins Dan Gadzuric and Earl Watson gave outstanding defensive performances. Moreover, Arizona didn ' t have an answer for Moiso, the 6 ' foot ' IO 1 2 freshman whose insidb-outside shooting touch left the Wildcats scrambling on defense. The Bruin surge continued in playoff action. In the second round they upset an overpowered Maryland team with high Hying theatrics and deadly three-point accuracy to win by 35 points. Perhaps confidence was a little too high as a slow, methodical Iowa State cut the wings of the Bruins. After looking so good in the previous game, the Bruins were trampled by over 20 oints. Yet, despite their failings, the Bruins had been much to be proud of. They turned a potentially disastrous season into a sweet sixteen birth and hing future Bruins, still in elementary school, can look up to. Sophomore guard Ray Young hits a jumper le the three-point arc. Young ' s sistent play for the Bruins provided stability in a roller coaster season. Lynn Nishinwa Jason Kapono fights his way to the hoop against a Stanford Cardinal. Kapono was highly regarded by coaches and players alike as one of the best freshman players in the Pac-10. jtiimura w ff Junior Co-Captain Earl Watson gives his all to make a basket for the Bruins. Watson took over the leadership of the team after the departure of Baron Davis. , jumper paint. Gadzuric ' s towering height and strength made him a threat on both offense and defense. Toweri Success Women ' s Basketball team entered the new millenni 10 co-champions. With all five starters returning from last id the addition of talented freshman recruits, the Bruins looked ;o add to their legacy as a great basketball team. Hke Tennessee kly jell into a solid unit. The combination of senior experience and freshman youth created a cohesive and unique chemistry on the court. f Returning senior forward Maylana Martin, I999 ' s Pac-IO Player of the Year, led the Bruins with her excellent hands in the post and quick around the basket. Her experience as a senior complemented the yout exuberance of freshman guard Nicole Kaczmarski, regarded by many as one f the best high school players in the country, Kaczmarski showed great poise being thrust into a leadership role so early in her collegiate career. Playing alongside these two players were two Bruin veterans. Center, 6 ' 4 " senior Janae Hubbard, continued to conquer throughout the season, combining with the 6 ' 3 " Martin to create a twin tower attack for UCLA. Senior forward Marie Philman ' s hard-nosed style of play added a 1 1 f - " toughnes|!|B y adding an outside shot to her arsenal of weapons, Philman rounc e key players contributed to much of the 1 . :eplay. In a pivotal 82- 62 win againlS jam demonstrated its excellent abilities and went on J the conference and a key position in the Guiding the t lother grueling season was Kathy Olivier in her sevM of t h e Bruins. The 82-61 win over San Diego Sfl Olivier her 1 00th win as a head coach, making her only women ' s coach at UCLA and I Ith in Pac-IO history ta achieve that g The cM ;rie of the players and the coaching staff helped UCLA onS again acfl y greatness that comes with the blue and gold uniform senior players stepped gracefully aside at the end of the season, M K established a bright future for UCLA Women ' s Basketball. Scott Quintard-ASUCiA The 1999-2000 Women ' s Basketball Team: Head Coach Kathy Olivier, Jalina Bradley, LaCresha Flannigan, Carly Funicello, Erica Gomez, Michelle Greco, Janae Hubbard, Takiyah Jackson, Natalie Jarrett, Nicole Kaczmarski, Maylana Martin, Natalie Nakase, Marie Philman, Kristee Porter, Ayesha Rembert Roberto Reyes Ang Senior forward Marie Philman blocks out an opponent from an ensuing rebound. Philman, one of the best athletes on the Bruin squad, was a tenacious physical player. forward Maylana Martin hits from inside. Martin was regarded as having some of the best hands in the cost and moved quickly around the basket. Strokes The 2000 Swimming and Diving team entered the new millennium with the competitive experience and knowledge gained from the previous year, ider the guidance of head coach, Cyiidi Gallagher, the Bruins swimming xam achieved remarkable accomplishments. is returned to contribute vibrancy and talent to the team Sophomore American Nicole Beck was a key member in the backstroke e in school history. Two-time All-American sophomore Beth Goodwin also improved her freestyle sprints. 1999 All- Americans Angela Belloni, Lyndee Hovsepian, Katie Ryan, and Julia brought their respective talents to the team ' s excellence. The accomplished veteran swimmers exercised great leadership and guided the team to great success. A Pac-IO 100 freestyle title-holder, Pan- Pacific Championships racer and three-time All-American, Keiko Price, was a tremendous advantage for the freestyle group. The other seniors, three-time All-American Amber Wines and co-captain Heather Teagle, gave superb races to breaststroke and freestyle respectively. The team is predominantly lower classmen, thus ensuring a solid foundation with years of consistency and talent ahead. Head coach Tom Stebbins guided the Bruins in diving with expertise. Junior Anne Baghramian, who qualified for the NCAA Championships last year, led the diving pack for a thriving season. Many of the divers qualified for the U.S. Nationals, including Regan Gosnell, Jennifer McNally and Heidi Prosser. Each member committed their talent and determination to make an excellent Women ' s Swimming and Diving team. With great leadership and talent, the Bruins 2000 Swimming and Diving teams continue a tradition of excellence. Scott Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography The 1999-2000 Women ' s Swimming and Diving Team: Head Swimming Coach Cyndi Gallagher, Starr Airey, Sophie Bambuck, Magan Bamum, Nicole Beck, Angela Belloni, Beth Boehm, Leanne Cadag, Marilyn Chua, Nicole Dotts, Brighid Dwyer, Beth Goodwin, Ashley Grissom, Courtney Gulledge, Lyndee Hovsepian, Stacy Kearney, Tracy Kinsch, Jie Lee, Courtney Mayo, Emily Melina, Jen Noodle, Hilary Peterson, Holiday Powell, Keiko Price! Katie Ryan, Geraldine Schick, Erica Shugart, Rachel Stratton, Anna Swanson, Heather Teagle, Erin Thomas, Juila Voitovitsch, Emily Whichard, Amber Wines, Janet Worthington, Katie Younglove, Erin Zehntner. Head Diving Coach Tom Stebbins, Ami Achrekar, Liz Ackerman, Chrissie Amorosia, Anne Baghramian, Regan Gosnell, Jennifer McNally, Heidi Prosser A UCLA swimmer overtakes her opponents in the fly during a competition in February. This Bruin squad built on last year ' s inexperience, and returned to top-1 at the NCAA ' s. 100m breaststroke. Three Bruin breastrokers qualified for the NCAA ' s last year, demonstrating their strength as a group. Scott Quintard- ASUCLA Photography A UCLA swimmer dominates the field in the 200m fly. Since 1996, the Bruins have been a very strong team in the butterfly. ' cott Quintard-ASUCLA Photography Lynn Nishimura " fling and Grawiy to 1 ' ' I feel that our team did awesome, " Valerie felasco, a sophomore on the UCLA Women ' s Gymnastics team, commented. Awesome would be the word to sum up the women ' s team during the 2000 season. Starting the season ranked eighth , they rose to second in the U.S. The Bruins performed with excellence and grace, executing nearly flawless routines on the floor. Junior Mohini Bhardwaj, awarded Best All ' Around gymnast, dazzled audiences and coaches with her routines on the uneven ' bars and balance beam, usually placing first or second in each event. On this year ' s team, 10 out of the 13 members were underclassmen. They " stepped up to the plate and basically hit a home run almost every time, " commented an enthusiastic Velasco. Freshman Onnie Williams was recognized as Pac-IO Gymnast of the Week in February. An especially exhilarating moment for the team was during the competition against Stanford in which the Bruins set a new school record for the uneven bars (49.7) and floor (49.625). " It was an unforgettable feeling, " remembered Velasco. The team had an abundance of talent and leadership in senior co-captains Heidi Moneymaker and Lena Degteva. Together, the two of them have had 16 All ' American honors. They also competed at the 1999 World University Games. Moneymaker won the 1999 NCAA vault crown and the 1998 bars title. Degteva won the 1998 PaC ' IO vault title and the 1997 West Region beam championship. Both gymnasts scored perfect 10 ' s on the vault during the year. Moneymaker remains the National Champion for the vault. Moneymaker was also the only gymnast in the country to be ranked within the top 10 on all four individual events and the all-around. Individually, UCLA had five gymnasts ranked in the Top 25 in the all ' around: Mohini Bhardwaj, Heidi Moneymaker, Lena Degteva, Kristin Parker and freshman Malia Jones. The 2000 Women ' s Gymnastic team delivered an awesome performance for the year and will definitely display the same level of talent and spirit in 2001. Scott Quintard-ASlmLA Photography The 1999-2000 Gymnastics Team: Head Coach Valorie Kondos, Mohini Bhardwaj, Sarah Deegan, Lena Degteva, Lindsey Dong, Stephanie Johnson, Malia Jones, Heidi Moneymaker, Kristin Parker, Carly Raab, Alison Stoner, Doni Thompson, Valerie Velasco, Onnie Willis, Amy Young Senior gymnast and co-captain Heidi Moneymaker exhibits grace in motion during a floor exercise. Moneymaker competed for the United States for the first I; time in her career this year and was Team : USA ' s top competitor at the World University Games. A UCLA gymnast performs a backflip on the balance beam. UCLA retained their reputation as a consistent power and strongly skilled squad. Roberto Reyes Ang Freshman Malia Jones demonstrates grace and strength on the balance beam during a meet early in the season. Jones proved to be the most durable and consistent freshman. Roberto Reyes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang Senior gymnast and co-captain Lena Degteva shows restraint after completing a tumbling pass in the floor exercise. Degteva competed with four separate tumbling passes on the floor. , A UCLA gymnast concentrates on the uneven bars during competition. The gymnastics team excelled in every competition, earning them accolades throughout the season. Roberto Reyes Ang 1 Senior gymnast and co-captain Heidi Moneymaker leaps off the beam, making it seem effortless. Moneymaker ' s competitive drive continuously inspired her teammates. Junior gymnast Mohini Bhardwaj concentrates as she prepares for the dismount off of the beam. Bhardwaj was touted by her coach as the most talented gymnast that she has ever had at UCLA. Roberto Reyes Ang " and Spike Victory For Al Scates, head coach of the UCLA Men ' s Volleyball team, wirinin rest coach in all of volleyball, five time AVCA Coach of the year, and first active coach ever inducted into the Hall of Fame, the goal of this year was to win N the NCAA championships. In his thirty years as head coach, he has compiled Championships with a .863 win average, unheard of in any sport. wever, the goal seemed further at this season ' s start than it often had as the team lost the important plays of Brandon Taliaferro and Adam Naeve. If there were any doubts about the credibility of the volleyball threat, they ' were silenced quickly. The Bruins began their season with a nine-game vinning streak, beating top teams, and winning tournaments along the way. won both the West Coast Challenge and Outriggger Morels From their strong showings against these top teams, the Bruins were vaulted to 1 in the nation. their success in the tournaments, it came as a shock when they lost consecutive matches to USC and Pepperdine. The USC loss (2-3), in ' ilion, was plagued by 40 errors. In the match against the Pepperdine Waves, the Bruins fought well until the fifth match when they recorded an embarrassing ' our kills in 20 attempts. The two losses put them| second place n the MPSF league, behind Brigham Young University. Scates mac ,, U p an{ ] t h e Bruins jumped back into ; fray. Althoi y fell behind 2-0 in the their next competitive mate against the :ame back, led by Junior Mark Willi Williams contributed 30 kills in that game. s From the Scates adjustments, a new confidence was born and it showed in the two games a fortnight latter against lead rivals BYU. In the first, the Bruins destroyed their competition in four games. The Bruins upset the division leaders in 28 minutes to tie for first in the league. Key for the Bruins was a timely substitution by Head Coach Al Scates in Game I. Down 1-8 in the first, Scates inserted senior Ed Ratledge, and the Bruins promptly scored of the next 16 points. Ratledge spiked four kills and served two points in the game. The Bruins also hit .400 and their five team blocks limited the Cougars to an attack percentage of .220. Scon Quintard- ASUCLA Photography The 1999-2000 Men ' s Volleyball Team: Head Coach Al Scates, Marc Anderson, Seth Bumham, Seth Champi, Greg Coon, John Coon, Matt Davis, Ryan Kittel, Matt Komer, David Lin, Scott Morrow, Cameron Mount, Rich Nelson, Sam Nelson, Ed Ratledge, Brandon Taliaferro, Evan Thatcher, Mark Williams Barry Nelson Brams I Senior quick hitter Seth Burnham soars above the net to slam down a point. Even though Burnham sat out last season due to. a knee injury, he was known for his incredibly fast armstring. The UCLA Men ' s Volleyball team strings together passes leading to a point to win the match. UCLA has consistently been an exceptional team, winning numerous National Championships. Shalini Dogra ;|BEU Senior Evan Thatcher jumps high in the air in an effort to hit the ball to the opposing team. Thatcher established a career high by spiking 30 kills in a game against Long Beach State. Stialinl Dogra Shalini Doora Sha ini Dogra Sophomore outside hitter Matt Komer prepares to serve during a match early in the season. Komer played well this year after lower back problems during the fall limited his activity. The UCLA volleyball team huddles to discuss strategy during a timeout. Head Coach Al Scates has won 17 NCAA Championships in 30 years, and has been chosen AVCA Coach of the Year 5 times. A UCLA volleyball player slams the ball over the net. This season the NCAA adopted the new libero position, now used in international play, who is required to wear a different color jersey. Shalini Dogra .s Volleyball 249 rack and Field Baseball Softball Men ' s Tennis Women ' s Tennis Golf Women ' s Water Polo id w The UCLA Men ' s and Women ' s Track and Field entered the outdoor season fresh from a successful indoor season and with high hopes and expectations after last year ' s victory. The women ' s team won the indoor season and were Pac-IO champs last year. An impressive mark was made by Tracy O ' Hara who set the American Collegiate record in the pole vault at I4 " 6 ' . The outdoor season began in an equally impressive way when O ' Hara and the HIS 4X1 00m relay team set Drake Stadium records. O ' Hara vaulted 14 ' 1 .25 " to break the previous stadium mark of 1 3 ' 7 " . The relay team ran a 38.17, which beat the old time of 38.57 set in 1988. This meet also saw the triumphant defeat of Iowa, Wyoming, and CS Northridge. The women ' s team is coached by Jeanette Bolden whose impressive record includes five Pac-IO titles in six years for the Bruins. The women ' s team was primarily led by junior Michelle Perry and All- American Seilala Sua. In 2000 rankings, Sua is listed as No.6 in the world in the discus. In U.S. rankings Sua is No.6 in the shot put and No. I in the discus. Sua is also a Two-Time U.S. National Champ, Four-time NCAA Champ, Six-Time All- American and Four-time Pac-IO Champ. " When you come to UCLA you come for the tradition. You come because you know you are among other athletes that want to win as much as you do, " Cari Soong, freshman thrower for the team said. The Men ' s team is headed by Coach Art Venega who began his first season as head coach with an impressive record behind him, which included 26 NCAA individual titles in the throws. The men ' s talent included Jess Strutzel and captain Scott Mosher who was the nation ' s top thrower as a redshirt freshman in last year ' s season. Strutzel was a three-time All- American who continued to turn in impressive marks in the 2000 season in the 800m and the 1500m, including a mark of 3:46.99 at the meet against Wyoming, Iowa, and CS Northridge. With the abundance of talent and dedication, the Men ' s and Women ' s Track team showed impressive growth and dedication to their sport. Scoff Quintent-ASUOA Photography Nicole Luque out-distances the field. Many Track and Field runners also participated in Cross Country in the fall, displaying extreme dedication to their sport. 252 Scoff Quintan- ASUCLA Photography A UCLA runner strides to the finish line. First year Head Coach Art Venegas demonstrated that he was amply capable of continuing the Bruins ' winning tradition. Jess Strutzel out-races the field en route to a first place finish. Strutzel recorded the top qualifying time in the 800m at the USA Championships. Scoff Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Scoff Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography 253 lor Home In his 25 years as head coach of UCLA ' s Baseball team, Gary Adams has made his mark on UCLA athletics. His name has become synonymous with the names of UCLA ' s greatest coaches. He has made UCLA a baseball powerhouse, while also scoring the most wins of any UCLA coach. Launching into seasonal play, the Bruins were well-respected despite having only one senior. According to Collegiate Baseball, they had the best recruiting class in the nation from the commitments of Justin Wade, Shane Miranda and Mike Kunes. They were ranked fourth and were determined to 35 climb to number one. Given the strength of the Bruin line-up, it was little wonder when, in their first match-up of the season, they swept the Hawaii Waves in grand fashion. The powerful bats of junior Chase Utlcy, senior Aldo Pinto, and junior Garret Atkins helped the Bruins score 34 runs during those three games ng pitchers Mike Kunes, junior Jon Brandt, and Josh Karp held the hapless waves to three runs in each game. From auspicious beginnings they hit a mid-season slide. Errors and walks were the primary cause of a 5-4 loss to Loyola Marymount. The upset was just the beginning as the Bruins lost seven of their next eight including two losses to USC. The losses to USC put the Bruins below .500. Faced with this decline the Bruins surged in the late season. Their games against Kejo University of Japan and Harvard allowed them to regroup and refine their skills for their rematch against USC in April. Indeed April and May would be redemption months for the Bruins, as they faced many of the tough teams that contributed to their early-season slump. Through it all, the Baseball team kept their eyes on the prize in Omaha, Nebraska. Gary Adams had set the goal at the championship, and that is where the team pushed toward. The 2000 Baseball Team: Head Coach Gary Adams, Scott Arrasmith, Garrett Atkins, Brian Baron, Adam Berry, Jon Brandt, Josh Canales, Ryan Carter, Chad Cislak, Wade Clark, Tyler Dersom, Paul Diaz, Ryan Hamill, Jim Hemming, Rob Henkel, Rich Hofman, Kevin Jerkins, Forrest Johnson, Ed Jung, Josh Karp, Mike Kunes, Christian Lewis, Nick Lyon, Ryan McCann, Charles Merricks, Shane Miranda, Freddie Mitchell, Matt Pearl, Aldo Pinto, Eric Reece, Bobby Roe, Bill Scott, Randall Shelley, Khelyn Smith, Warren Trott, Chase Utley, Justin Wade ' uintart- ASUCLA Photography I I Redshirt junior pitcher Rob Henkel throws a knuckleball to earn a strike. Menkel turned down an offer from the New York Mets to play for UCLA. Junior second baseman and team co- captain Chase Utley prepares to steal second base. Utley solidified the Bruin infield and was the glue that kept the team together. Scott OuintarrJ- ASUCLA Photography Scoff Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography A pitcher from the UCLA Baseball team throws a pitch. The Bruin squad, according to Collegiate Baseball, had the best recruiting class in the nation. Scoff Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography Scott Quintard- ASUCLA Photography UCLA Photography Senior infielder and pitcher Aido Pinto throws the ball to first for an easy out. Pinto was one of the most solid and efficient infielders on the Bruin squad. mm " Scoff Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography Scoff Qumtard- ASUCLA Photography Junior pitcher and co-captain Chad Cislak throws a fastball down the middle of the plate. Cislak picked up right where he left off last season, continuing his outstanding play. Scoff ASUCLA Photography Junior left-fielder and co-captain Bill Scott concentrates on the pitch while at the plate. Scott was a threat at the plate every time up, and went with power to all fields. Scoff Oulntard- ASUCLA Photogr aphy Uke Champions " We were the defending National Champions, and with that came the added pressure to win, " commented Stacey Nuveman on this year ' s Women ' s Softball team. And what team wouldn ' t be serious about winning, especially one with the prestige of having been crowned the 1999 NCAA National Champions. The V jmen ' s Softball team started the season a bit shaky, losino- to iked Hofstra and Sacramento State and sixth-ranked Michigan, but improved dramatically weeping doubleheaders against Cal State Northridge and Fresno State. " As with any year, the Pac-IO is extremely competitive, with each of the eight participating teams rated in the top 25, " contended Nuveman. " Every team wanted to knock us off of our " throne " and we were aware of this. So we just tried to stay focused during r and made sure that we were in the best position to defend our title, " ontinued Nuveman. Second baseman Lyndsey Klein lead the Bruins at the plate. Stephanie Swenson also hit very well, especially during the Fresno State game. The team began the year with the much-publicized pitching duo Courtney Dale and Amanda Freed. Unfortunately, both pitching stars sustained ie point had to replace both pitcher. ' 3ec J U p " commented an ed is the alternate pitcher for the National Team. , shutting out Stanford both times, and allowing Cal only one po; e ' ve definitely improved along the way, especially since we ' gelled ' as a team and everyone ' s been contributing so much to tl said Marshall. The team set goals to whB Allege World Cup so they ma once again come out on top. Scott OuintarU- A ' HiCLA Photography Softball Team: He? jist, Julie Adams, Toria Auelua, Lupe Bi mbila. Crissy Buck, Courtn : reed, Jenny Gardner, iraiwa, Lyndsey Klein, JuH inique Mejia, Tairia Mims, toack, Stacey Nuveman. Erin Rahn, Stephanie Swenson, Natasha Watley 10 Crissy Buck positions herself to catch the ball down low. Besides having been a member of the U.S. National Team program, Buck was the Bruin ' s starting short stop At bat, senior Julie Marshall waits for the right pitch. During her athletic career with the Bruins, Marshall was Second-team All-American, First-team All-Pacific Region, All Pac-10 in 1999 and earned the right to be a member of UCLA ' s .300 Club for career batting average. Freshman Tairia Mims bends down to retrieve the ball. Known for keeping her cool under pressure, Mims played most of the season at first base. Rn! arto Reyes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang The dominance of the UCLA ' s Men ' s Tennis team is one of the lesser known legacies of the school. Names like William Ackerman, J.D. Morgan, Arthur Ashe, and Jimmy Conners have helped solidify a program that has produced 15 team national champions, II runtier-ups, 22 doubleS ' team champions, 9 singles champions, and 2 Olympians. No other school has so dominated the NCAA, and only UCLA ' s volleyball team has claimed more titles. This year, the Bruins hoped to add their names to the storied legacy by showing the prowess that gave them a number five pre-season ranking. Once again, the PaC ' IO Conference meets offered the most challenge for the Bruins outside of the NCAA championships. Conference rival Stanford was the returning national champion. Across town, USC was ranked 1 5th, Arizona State was ranked 1 7th, and Washington pinked 1 8th. Despite the challenging schedule, the Bruins aimed high: hoping to be a top ' 8 seed for the newly, expanded NCAA tournament format. With a HO ' 25 dual match record, sixth year head coach Billy Martin made many adjustments to the line-up to optimize his team ' s performance. Leading the way for the Bruins was sophom started in the 1 singles position after earning A his freshman year. Freshman Zack Fleishman with senior Jason Cook in the two an d three spots Early in the season, the Bruins won in Arizona, but lost to Arizona State. J The encouraging 5 ' I start against Arizona showed the Bruin ' s ability in the double position, but Arizona State upset the Bruins by showing some vulnerability in the singles positions. Most surprising was the loss of 1 singles, Jean-Noel Grinda to Gustavo Marcaccio, in a hard fought match. Later, encouraging wins against New Mexico and UCI gave way to tough losses against USC and Stanford. UCLA fought hard throughout the season and Coach Martin watched his team progress quickly through the NCAA tournament rankings. In their courageous play, this year ' s Bruins earned their p time-honored tennis history. Jean-Noel Grinda who merican honors during contributed in singles spectively. Scott Ouintard-ASUCLA Photography The 2000 Men ' s Tennis Team: Head Coach Billy Martin, Alan Bohane, Erfan Djahangiri, Zach Fleishman, Jared Freedman, Jean-Noel Grinda, Lassi Ketola, Zac Knysh, Brandon Kramer, Jong-Min Lee, Travis Rettenmaier, Jean- Julien Rojer, Chris Sands A UCLA Men ' s Tennis player prepares to return a serve. The strength of this year ' s team was their depth and it proved invaluable throughout the tough Pac-10 competition. A UCLA Men ' s Tennis player slams the ball across the net to win the set. This season, the 2000 Bruins made the nation recognize their incredible talent. This year ' s Women ' s Tennis team soared to new heights with depth at every position. Among the one senior, four juniors, four sophomores, and three freshmen were power players such as All ' American Amanda Basica, PaC ' IO player of the year Annica Cooper, West Region Rookie of the Year Cristina Popescu. They were led by third ' year head coach Stella Sampras and senior team captain Brandi Freundenberg. Returning healthy from their multiple injuries last year, the Bruins began the season ranked eighth. This year included five newcomers, including Sara Walker who never lost a high ' School match and was ranked 66th in the ITA at the start of the season. The Bruins went into the season roaring despite the tough Pac-IO competition against California ( 4), Stanford ( ), Arizona State ( 12) and play opened at homo against Arizona and Arizona The team played well against Arizona with all but one of the singles players fighting through three game sets. Undefeated, the team then went to Pepperdine where they avenged a heartbreak loss from last season by going [ in singles, preempting any doubles match efforts. Perhaps the Bruins gained too much confidence from their convincing defeat of the previously unbeaten Waves, because the next week they faced a tough Trojan squad that upset them (6 ' 3). In that match, USC ' s No!| (Roubles team, ranked No. 30 in the nation, surprised the No. 12 doubles team in the country UCLA ' s duo of juniors Amanda Basica and Annica Cooper. This win clinched the victory over the Bruins on USC ' s turf. The early losses did not daunt the Bruins long. They traveled to Texas the next weekend and made an impressive showing against a No. 6 ranked Texas. Moreover, the team gained cohesiveness and strength as the season progressed. Anica Cooper and Amanda Basica continued to post impressive wins that were augmented by the success of newcomers to the squad. Next year looks even brighter for the Bruins, with only one player not returning. That will make these belles truly a force to be reckoned with. jtography Tennis Team: Head Coach Stella Sampras, Amanda Basica, Annica Cooper, Jennifer Donahue, Catherine Hawley, Petya Marinova, i Schmidt. Abigail Spears, Michelle Stiefel, Sara Walker, Zana Zlebnik Sophomore right-hander Petya Marinova hits one down the line to score a point and win the set. Marinova ' s agility and great foot speed has teamed up to play doubles with great success. Junior right-hander Jennifer Donahue slams the ball, beginning a rally. Donahue returned as a walk-on this season and continued to display an aggressive game. Senior right-hander Elizabeth Schmidt concentrates on returning a volley. Schmidt was one of the Bruin leaders through her incredible work ethic. Scoff Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Scott Quintard-ASUCLA Photography Women ' s Tennis Woris arid Birdies CQ The 1999 Men ' s and Women ' s Golf teams both experienced great seasons this past year. Ranked No. 22, the men ' s team recorded four top ten finishes during their fall season. The women ' s team did especially well during their season, placing first in the Rainbow Wahine Fall Classic in Hawaii. krandon DiTullio made Bruins in strokes and was ranked I8th among all U.S. collegiate golfers in the Nov. 8 Sagarin ranking by Golf Week. Sophomore Parker McLachlin was another key player for the men ' s team. He tied for fourth individually at the Ping Tournament in Arizona and led the Bruins to I Oth place in the Golf World Invitational at the Palmetto Dunes.The Bruins finished sixth in the Carpet Capital Invitational, tenth in the Golf World Invitational, and fifth in the Ping Tourney. Tournaments for the women ' s team " went up and clown, " as put by Alicia Um, a sophomore for the Bruins. " But this year ' s team was more focused and motivated than last year ' s team, partly because of the new coaching staff and partly because of the large size of our team, " Um said. The Bruins did well in the opening Fall Preview tournament in Oregon in vhich they placed fifth. Amanda Moltke-Leth and Laura Moffat, the two top players on the women ' s team went head-to-head for the indiv idiAl title in which Moffat won with a birdie and took home her first collegiate o tournament. ' We were very excited and seemed much more confident in what we wore doing, " commented Moltke ' Leth. ' The freshmen practiced really hard and showed that they were serious about doing their best. Also, we have really good friendships on the team. " The UCLA Men ' s and Women ' s Golf teams made benchmark wins for the year and the record books during their I999 ' 2()00 season. Scott Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography The 1999-2000 Men ' s Golf Team: Head Coach Brad Sherfy, Kevin Bodlovich Brandon DiTullio, Ross Fulgentis, Travis Johnson, J.T. Kohut, Jeff McGraw Parker McLachlin, Jason Semelsberger, Michael Vera, Steve Wagner Junior Michael vera carefully watches his ball sail down the fairway. The Bruins had one of the toughest schedules in the Pac- 10 this year. Scott Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Senior Jason Semelsberger slices the ball through the air. Semelsberger has ranked 73rd nationally, posted a 74.1 scoring average and recorded four top ten finishes during his collegiate career. Scoff Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Brandon DiTullio prepares both visually and mentally before teeing off. Besides being one of the country ' s top players, DiTullio maintains a cumulative 3.25 grade point average. Scoff Quintard- ASUCLA Photography Men ' s 265 1SUCM Photography The 2000 Women ' s Golf Team: Head Coach Carrie Leary, Charlene Alfonso, Leilani Bagby, Garance Dilan, Bridget Dwyer.Adriana Han, Jamie Kim, Amanda Moltke-Leth, Laura Moffat. Julie Oh, Vivan Phosomran, Saki Uechi, Alicia Dm Using a sand wedge, Laura Moffat digs the golf ball out of a massive sand trap. Encouraged by her father, Moffat began playing golf at the age of nine. Scott Ouintara- ASUCLA Photography Alicia Um sends the ball flying through the air. As a sophomore team member, UM redshirted her freshman year, but came in strong having tied for seventh at the Pac-10 Championship during the 1997-1998 season. ; fardB ICLfl _ in Scoff Ouintafd- ASUCLA Photography Power 3 -S Despite vinning three consecutive NCAA championship titles, the UCLA Women ' s Water Polo team came in a disappointing third place in 1 999. Under the leadership of co-head coach Adam Krikorian, the team worked hard to get back its winning status this season. At the start of the season, Coach Krikorian placed emphasis on getting " back to that winning attitude and championship feel. " This was evident with the plethora of talented and devoted athletes. j : V Catharine von Schwarz, the returning U.S. National Team player, an All American senior and Bruin team captain, brought experience and knowledgi to the squad. Also guiding the younger players were seniors Erin Golaboski, Serela Hay, and Carly Herrera. Golaboski, a two-time Ail-American, returned to the field after being the starting goalkeeper last year. According to her coach, " Erin probably has one of the best outside shots in file nation. " The other key seniors Kay and Herrera displayed their impressive leadership abilities in their positions as playmaker and set defensive player, respectively. Other players also brought their strength, speed, and size to the game. Junior Kristin Guerin, a specialist in counterattack goals, further demonstrated her experience in the game with her offensive pursuits. Sophomores Elaine Zivich and Jenny Lamb added crucial points to the Scoreboard. Zivich was a returning first-team All-American and All-MPSF selection who was a top scorer. Lamb, an honorable mention All-American selection, used her speed to create scoring opportunities on the fast break and counterattack. Kelly Heuchan, a sophomore transfer, brought diversity with her v- -ii rounded playing ability. She proved her strength at the two-meter offense and defense positions. Lastly, the skilled freshmen players, Jessica Lopez, Ashley Stachowski, Devon Mclntyre, Maureen Flanagan and Mari Joyce comprised " one of the best recruiting classes in team history, " Krikorian said. This diverse squad of senior leaders, experienced returning pl|fl and skilled freshmen came together to achieve Coach Krikorian ' w als ' to improve and get [even] better as a team. " With the abundance of iiUtuiiu, the 2000 Bruins continued to display their ability as champions, it; ! ;1 : attitude and spirit. Sports 268 The 2000 Women ' s Water polo Team: Head Coach Adam Krikorian, Robin Beauregard, Diana Day, Maureen Flanagan, Erin Golaboski, Kristin Guerin, Kelly Hall, Carly Herrera, Kelly Heuchan, Jamie Hipp, Bryna Hubbs, Mari Joyce, Serela Kay, Jenny Lamb, Jessica Lopez, Devon Mclntyre, Rebecca Miller, Eleanor Murphy, Jessica Povey, Coralle Simmons, Ashley Stachowski, Catherine von Schwarz, Sunny Yacenda, Elaine Zivich Scoff Quintan)- ASUCU Photography - " %- 1 i iRC Scon Uumtard- ASUCLA Photography Catherine von Schwarz shoots for the goal, von Schwarz redshirted the 1999 season to play with the U.S. Women ' s National Team, but was this year ' s team captain. This year ' s playmaker Kristin Guerin searches for an open teammate to receive her pass. Her third year with the team, Guerin ranks within the top three scorers. A Scott Ouintard- ASUCLA Photography 269 ASUCLA Student Media I Kelly Thomasson ASUCLA Student Media ASUCLA Student Media BUM v , Josh Bassoon Chris Bourlier Senior Life Senior life Senior Glass Gift Lynn Nishimura Julia Kwan Shalini Dogra It is one thing to get a college degree, and yet another to get one from UCLA. Graduating from UCLA means more than just getting a piece of paper stating that you have completed a four-year program from a university. Graduating from UCLA means being a part of a longstanding tradition of excellence that is an essential part of the Bruin experience. As our seniors leave, they join the ranks of our Bruin luminaries in the like of Francis Ford Coppola, Ralph Bunche, Carol Burnett, Karim Abdul-Jabbar (formerly Lew Alcindor), Tim Robbins and more. We wish them all the best in the future. Congratulations! 1 ' lass Panteha Abdollahi History Psychology Brandon G. Abraham English Jennifer M. Abeleda Mathematics Applied Science Sherwin F. 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He is also currently involved on a senior project on Klezmer music, which further accents his diverse range of interests by teaching him about other cultural and religious codes. He has been extremely active in all aspects of UCLA extracurricular opportunities. Some of these include: Community Event Coordinator for the Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society, Tenor in the UCLA Gospel Choir, Community Service Chair for the Golden Key National Honor Society, President and Founder of the Federation Club, President and Founder of the Gerontology Club, and an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant. He has been actively involved in community service having worked with the Boys Girls Club in Venice, the Saint Joseph ' s Homeless Shelter, UCLA Medical Center, and as a volunteer at the American Cancer Society and Century City Hospital. However, it was his work as director, supervisor, and founder of the Federation Tutoring Program of which he is the most proud. The Federation Tutoring is a nonprofit community program that provides tutoring for disadvantaged city students in grades I ' 12. " What satisfies me the most is not only the ability to help the students, but also how the tutoring process touches the lives of all those involved, " Eghbalieh said. " Most of the tutors have never really worked on a volunteer basis before. They are generally surprised at how much personal satisfaction they gain from their participation. " Eghbalieh credits UCLA with teaching him the skills to succeed and the ability to focus on challenges. To other UCLA students, he stresses the importance of staying focused on the human elements of life and embracing the leadership roles offered. He further notes, " The great friendships and relationships you have all established here at UCLA are at the heart of the learning and growth we have experienced during our time here. 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Hernandez Biology cd u Glass of 2000 317 dj Kesle T Graduating with college honors, a 3.963 GPA in both political science and sociology, and garnering ten A+ grades under her belt seem to be reason enough to find Cassidy Michelle Kesler an outstanding senior. Kesler however, proved not only to be an intellectual, but also a caring and involved UCLA student. Growing up in Utah as the middle daughter in a family of five children, Kesler ' s parents have always inspired in her the notion that " you can be and do anything you want if you work hard. " With this in mind, Kesler set off to UCLA leaning toward public interest law involving children. She is planning to continue her studies in law school and was accepted to every school she had applied. In the fall of 2000, Kesler took the opportunity to go to Washington D.C. with the Center on American Politics and Public Policy (CAPP) program. At Washington, she interned at the Justice Policy Institute which is a program of the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. Kesler found that the Sociology Immersion Quarter Program in Spring of 1999 was the most academically challenging experience she has had so far. In the program, she participated in three intensive class seminars, in addition to spending ten hours a week volunteering in an elementary school classroom and completing an original field research paper. Not only did Kesler do sociology research, but she also worked as a research assistant in the political science department. At UCLA, Kesler was a participant and member of the Community Service Commission, UCLA Pre-Law Society and the Golden Key National Honor Society. She maintained an involvement in UCLA Bruin Partners, serving as a mentor to a fifth grader and director to Bruin Partners a year later. Kesler says that " serving is the least I can do because I have been so lucky to have so much love and support. " Kesler continued serving through her sorority, Lambda Delta Sigma, a sorority affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, as a Pledge Educator and later, the sorority ' s president. Kesler has won numerous awards and competitions in her ears at UCLA. She was a finalist in UCLA ' s Annual won first Martin Lutlier , Jr. Oratorical Contest, latic-n rize in th in the Best Undergrac ve its, jto to rely achieve Patricia Hernandez Psychology Matthew C. Heyn Economics Philosophy Amy C. Hirsh Political Science David K. Ho Microbiology Molecular Genetics Griffen N. Herrera Theater Shawna S. Herrera Sociology Marilyn N. Hin Psychology Nurha I. Hindi Political Science Chen-Han Ho Civil Engineering Christopher P. Ho Psychobiology Grace I. Ho Business Economics Huei ' in Ho Biochemistry Dorris K. Hester Wood English Sarina M. Hinson Sociology Cun M. Ho Economics jfl Lip W. Ho Asian American Studies Class of 2000 319 I WinnyW. Ho Physiological Science Mark R. 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Llanes Physiological Science Diana D. Lo East Asian Studies Economics International Area Studies Llanyee I. Liwanpo Molecular, Cell, : Developmental Biology EvaY. Lo Psychology Class of 2000 337 i Shap ro " Were it possible, I vou d -require every course to have a Susan Rodriguez- Shapiro to crystalline an aggregate of students into a learning community, " proudly stated Melvin Pollner, Professor and Vice Chair of the UCLA Department of Sociology. But Susi Shapiro exhibits a life that extends far beyond academic excellence at UCLA. She is also a mother of three, with her eldest son graduating this year from CSU Northridgc. Therefore, Shapiro feels that her most notable achievement during her time at UCLA was, " the ability to try and balance my schoolwork and community involvement with being a wife, mother and daughter. " Even after having worked her way up to Western Regional Area Manager for AT T, Shapiro still had the lingering feeling that she should have gone to college. After deliberating the idea by herself and with her family, Shapiro finally decided to quit her job and enroll in Santa Monica College. " I was just totally clueless about the college process and everything was new to me- from blue books and scantrons to raising my hand before 1 talking, " fondly remembered Shapiro. After two Hfers at Santa Sh Monica college under the IGETC (intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum) program, Shapiro transferred to UCLA. A large reason behind Shapiro ' s choice lied in a childhood memory. " My fourth grade teacher once took me and another student to UCLA ' s Powell Library. When I was there, I was absolutely awe-struck by the beautifully ' tiled floors and painted ceiling. From then on, I always knew Ewanted to become a Bruin. " Now, as Shapiro plans to continue her education at the USC School of Gerontology, she is working toward her ultimate goal of advocating for the rights for the elderly. Upon entering UCLA, " Being middle ' aged on such a youthful campus made me feel very out of place, " recounts apiro. So Shapiro decided to form Alpha Gamma Epsilon, -ed " soro ' frat " for the " non ' traditional aged college student. " AGE was a place where these " older-than ' usual " college students could meet and interact to ease the transition o linto college. Most of their meetings pertained to how one can anage a family and still keep up with his or her academics. If a member was having a family ' related crisis and at the same time had a terni ' paper due the next day, he or she could ask the other members for advice on how to get through with the situation, " commented Shapiro about AGE. Susi Shapiro has done countless items of community service, among which include: working as a liaison for the Los Angeles Unified School District and UniCamp Outreach Recruitment, lunteering with the Youth Motivation Task Force to help inner-city kids, acting as the Community College Transfer Outreach Director for Alumni Scholars Club and being a Girl Scout Troop co ' leader. She is the recipient of the 1999 Wasserman Grant and UCLA Foundation Achievement Awards as well as the distinguished Bruin Award 2000. In her spare time, Shapiro and her husband enjoy traveling and " exploring people, cultures and lands different than ours. " When inking over all she has done during her college experience i rtyhel icves that, " The most important nee! at UCLA is that if you are willing to reach out, there always someone there who will help you. " Written by Kevin Lee ina - rf u -nfer -- - Grace Lo Business Economics Chinese Mona I. Lo Communication Studies Kelly J. Lack English Linda L. 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Patterson Political Science Numazer D. Pavri Political Science LeeT. Patajo English Nital Patel Business Economics Vanessa M. Patterson Psychology Heather A. Paul Economics Jenny R. Pearson Geography Peter M. Pellegrini Biochemistry Taline S. Parunyan Political Science Sunita H. Patel Physiological Science Sociology Rachel A. Paul Communication Studies cq Robert John Pels Mechanical Engineering Class of 2000 355 Marni J. Penta Business Economics Veronica M. Perez Sociology Lisa C. Peterson History Tarn Thanh T. Pham Microbiology Molecular Matt Pentecost English Michele S. Perera Sociology Jennifer Perez History Political Science Ari S. Perlin Communication Studies Jo ' An A. Pessin Psychology Michael J. Petersen Economics Sarah A. Petruncola Theater Mikhanh L. Pham Linguistics Quynh H. Pham Economics International Area Studies Genetics Tu T. Pham Biochemistry Ling Phansavath Anthropology N. Pearl Philip English Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Graduates 356 Christy L. Phillips Sociology Eva E. Pierce Economics Leah A. Plaskin American Literature Culture Arunee Phongsasavithes Microbiology Molecular Genetics Usance E. Phongsasavithes Sociology Joy Phusawasdi Business Economics Lisa A. Pompelli Earth Sciences Geography Melinda E. Pike Sociology Ronald J. Pinto Economics Political Science Krysten L. Plunkett Psychology Louis M. Poimiroo Economics Melanie S. Pong Microbiology Molecular Genetics Wilson K. Poon Psychobiology Gabriela M. Pinto Vega Political Science Jennifer L. Politowski Psychology Madhuri R. Pottathil American Literature Culture u Class of 2000 357 sc jrian Brian Vala Nahed Nahed s career as a physician an ntist actually began when he was I6 ' yearS ' old and still in high school. At that time he began doing research at the UCLA Brain Research Institute with Dr. David Hovda. From assisting graduate students with their research, to independently running experiments assessing the cognitive performance of rats pre and post-injury, Nahed was published in periodicals such as the Journal of Neurotrauma, even before he entered UCLA in 1 995. As the recipient of the 1999 UCLA Outstanding I NAiroscience Research Award, Nahed has been recognized as the best in his field by the department ' s professors and by his fellow students. But his most rewarding experience has been his ongoing research at the UCLA Brain Research Institute with Dr. David Hovda. From his research, ' he has been given the honor of address in the National Neurd Society and the Natic ial Society of Ncurosci trch Institute. numerous honorable icademic achievements, ; landing leBership he UCLA Students DD) and serve! as r organization for the UCL has bee: runk Drivin 700 hours at t ,bly led him t 11 as the UC LA Brain Re Im Adition to h presentations and an azing Nahed has also demo stratc qualities. In 1995, he O ' fou Against Drunk Driv ig (S president ol this 700 serves as the Tapping wff Be ioaril penio Konor Soc speaker for Mothers Agains and he has vfflunteercd Medical Center which the 1998 and 1999 UCLA Hospital Scholarship. Ami all of tliis is just the t in berg! Nahed ' s accomplishments are far too many to list! B ahed ' Hiotto is " Work hard. Play I ard. " In addition to all of his hard work, he does admit to being an avid golfer. When he is not on the golf course (or immersed in a research, project, or volunteering his time to the community!), Nahed can bo -found at the theater or at a museum. He has been an active painter since grade school, often trying to mimic successful impressionists and pointillists that he looked up to. " The height of my painting career was when I had all but mastered Seurat ' s " A Sunday on La Grande Jatte. " Nahed truly appreciates the arts as well as the sciences, and this appreciation has made him a well rounded person, and a most deserving Senior of the Year. Nahed has just begun to make his mark on the world! ritttti Bi Cfina Marie Turcketta . . I Mt I active Mary G. Prado Business Economics Michael L. Prosper Economics International Area Studies Kristian M. Pujol Political Science Russ M. Ouan Political Science MarcV. Precilla Applied Mathematics Jennifer D. Pregenzer Art History Joanna K. Proctor Communication Studies Armanda H. Pruitt Psychology James P. Pugeda English Microbiology Molecular Genetics Michelle M. Purtee Psychology Candace C. Quach Economics John J. Quick Sociology Renato J. Quilalang Asian American Studies January K. Pugh Political Science Minh T. Quach Computer Science Engineering Jennifer A. Quiros Sociology Class of 2000 Lisa D. Quon Communication Studies Faiz U. Rahman Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Rebecca Rahmanpour Chemistry Geoffrey L. Rakness Music Laura Ramos Sociology Cherita E. Randall Latin American Studies Gabriel A. Ramirez English Jose A. Ramirez Ethnomusicology Marianne Ramos History Women ' s Studies Raj R. Ramos Mechanical Engineering Peter M. Rajczyk Psychology Jason A. Ramos Economics Talwinder S. Rana Business Economics Emma I. Rao Economics Helsa Raouf Communication Studies Siavash Daniel Rashtian Economics Political Science ,- 1 u s Tiffin S.| Graduates 360 fmiim Mikel Rastegar History Irishia R. Reed Psychology Chandima R. Ratnayake Business Economics Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Colleen M. Rau Women ' s Studies Nicole Yvette Reese Shawn T. Rettig History Japanese Ryan D. Reddy History J Jennifer N. Reyes Biology Tiffanie N. Reyes Sociology Raymond R. Ribaya Amer ican Literature Culture Nina Rezvani Psychology Jung ' Seub Rhee Psychology Andrew S. Rich Political Science Nicole M. Richardson History Seung H. Rho Asian American Studies Ramon L. Richardson History Class of 2000 Sarah E. Richardson Design Brian D. Rivera Economics Christopher H. Robinson Chemistry Materials Science Kim N. Richter Art History Maisha U. Riddlesprigger Psychology Brenda N. Riveros Political Science Claire E. Roberts Biology Ana Lynn A. Rocio Sociology Liza Rodriguez Psychology Sherri A. Rodriguez Education Gretchen E. Roehr Physiological Science Raina L. Roessle Psychology Christos I. Rigopoulos Biology Justin M. Robillard English Natalie K. Rodriguez Communication Studies Sun Ho Roh Psychobiology Graduates Tae I Roh Electrical Engineering Cynthia Roman Anthropology Peter A. Rosel Latin American Studies Darren J. Roth Sociology Randee E. Rudich History Mona Sabeti Biology Lisa D. Rothenberg Sociology Noelle A. Roux Political Science Daniel J. Ruhkala Aerospace Engineering David A. Russomanno English Nina K. Sacks Business Economics Imbar Sagi Biology Christopher R. Roth Political Science LungalaJ. Rubadiri Business Economics Parasto Saadat Neuroscience Ami Saidi Cognitive Science u Class of 2000 - Tomoko Saito World Arts Cultures Rodolfo Salas History Political Science Jeanne S. Sakamoto Communication Studies Scott T. Sakamoto Communication Studies Peter A. Saleh Neuroscience Adler M. Salazar Physiological Science Maria E. Salazar Anthropology Pejvak S. Salehi Neuroscience Stephanie D. Sales History Jammie Lynn R. Salaguban English Psychology Christopher Saldivar English Political Science Michelle L. Samore Political Science Sherry Samoukhian Psychology Anthony C. Sampanes Psychology Courtney M. Sams General Chemistry Jeri L. Samuel Economics Graduates - Mark C. San Filippo Ethnomusicology Seiko Y. Sanchez East Asian Languages Cult ures Amy N. Sandoval English Madelene A. Santiago Political Science LisetV. Sanchez English Monica Sanchez Sociology Mark S. Sander Political Science Kevin J. Sanders Economics International Area Studies Abigail S. Santamaria Asian American Studies History Art History Ardith D. Santiago East Asian Studies Kenneth L. Santos Biochemistry Olivia D. Sanwong Applied Mathematics Sandra S. Sanchez Psychology 03 Kristine E. Sanders Psychology Evelyn C. Santiago Psychology Marissa B. Saria Physiological Science Class of 2000 365 William P. Sarracino Political Science Andrew E. Saxon Political Science Elizabeth A. Schmidt Sociology Tina G. Sen American Literature Culture Graduates Miho Sato Economics International Area Studies Elizabeth Saucedo Anthropology Elizabeth A. Saylor History Sociology Delkys N. Scarlett Political Science Psychology Matthew I. Schrage Physics Wen-Ching Sea Psychobiology Viktoria A. Saxby International Development Studies Mara A. SchiavO ' Campo Communication Studies Charmaine B. Sello Art History Sheri A. Seto Physiological Science Victoria C. Sevilla Asian American Studies Kelly J. Sew Hoy Psychology IdLU fclfttt GaKOB Beeial D. Shah Physiological Science Ali K. Shaikley Arabic Economics International Area Studies Susi Rodriguez Shapiro Sociology Hana A. Shash Microbiology Molecular Genetics Rosetta Shatkin Political Science JohnW. Shaw Business Economics Amita A. Shenoy Psychology Cori M. Shepherd International Development Studies Nadia Sherif Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Chiung ' Fu Shih ElectricafEngineering Gary W. Shih Biochemistry Ida R. Shihady Psychobiology Ramy M. Sharobeem Physiological Science LJ YulandaY. Sheng Computer Science Charlene Shih Economics Jae-IlShin Mathematics Applied Science Class of 2000 367 Lawrence P. Shin Psychobiology Emanuel S. Shirazi Political Science Connie K. Shung Psychology Sharon Shuster History Diana A. Shy Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Flavia R. Silva Civil Engineering Kenneth W. Sickels History Jessica H. Silva Latin American Studies Josh A. Sigal History Rachel S. Silverman Sociology Bryan J. Sigel Ecology, Behavior, Evolution Byron C. Sim Sociology Paula A. Simcox Psychology Graduates 368 Jill M. Simonian Communication Studies Cathy J. Simpson Sociology Howard C. Simpson Economics Political Science . Kari L. Sims Sociology Christopher T. Skidmore Mathematics Carolyn A. Smith Psychology Kylie S. Smith Physiological Science Leslie M. Sino-Cruz Asian American Studies . Sociology Aracely Siordia Political Science Renata Slarova Business Economics Jonathan D. Sloey History Dennis J. Smith Biology Jessica O. Smith English Laura D. Smith Communication Studies Laura E. Smith Astrophysics Sonia Siyan Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology jd u Teresa M. Smid Chemical Engineering Kerrie A. Smith Communication Studies Patrice J. Smith Mathematics Applied Science Class of 2000 Tarryn K. Smith Sociology Todd R. Smith Political Science Lisa T. Snider Sociology Sonia E. Snobl Psychology Katie M. Sobczak English Don A. Solum History Brian Somoano Biology Sarah M. Songer Comparative Literature Vanessa M. Soto Psychology B everly Sharon C. Sotto Physiological Science Scott C. Spang Political Science Tatana Spicakova Biochemistry 1 1 isiui K. Stanley Political Science Graduates 370 Amanda L. Stebbens American Literature Culture Emily F. Stein Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Amy M. Steinfeld Geography Environmental Studies Carla J. Stelling Psychobiology Frederick J. Stewart Theater Jennifer A. Stentz History Cornelia Sterner Psychology Jacob E. Stewart Political Science Matthew R. Stout Psychobiology Michael R. Stevens Psychology LJ Naomi Z. Strauss Civil Engineering Scott J. Street English John B. Strelow Political Science Carly B. Strocker Psychology Stephanie J. Stuart Political Science Sandy X. Su Chinese Shannon N. Suber English John K. Suehiro Economics Political Science Lucy J. Suen Economics Class of 2000 371 I I Darlene E. Sugita Psychology Sociology Mark Jay Sullano Asian American Studies Psychology Shizuka Suzuki Cognitive Science Osmin B. Suguitan Anthropology Kevin K. Suk Biology Mark A. Suminski Political Science Naifeng Sun Computer Science Elena M. Swanson Political Science Elisa D. Sweigart World Arts Cultures Jessica L. Sulahian Political Science Stacey M. Suppe Business Economics Anne I. Swoboda Anthropology Anita K. Szajek Psychology Marianne S. Szeto Classical Civilization James M. Tai Business Economics Yoshinori Takeichi Economics International Area Studies Graduates ffl Lisa A. Takeuchi Chemical Engineering Chun-Sing Tarn Business Economics Rolondo R. Talbott Political Science Albert Tarn Political Science Jimmy Tarn Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Man Kin Tarn Economics Devy Tan International Development Studies Mintra Tan Microbiology Molecular Genetics Anna Nonnie ' Lee S. Tandoc Political Science Dara M. Tang English Political Science Judy Y. Tang Business Economics Kelvin K. Tang Physiological Science Belinda Tarn Political Science Cheryll A. Tan Psychology Morakot Tanehsakdi Physiological Science Michael Tang Mathematics Applied Science - o rd Class of 2000 373 Phong G. Tang Economics Linda A. Taniguchi Psychology Joyce Tao Psychobiology Cristina E. Tapawan Electrica l Engineering David R. Tapia Psychology Francine L. Taran Geography Environmental Studies International Development Studies Brandon J. Tarbet Biochemistry Rita Tartarian Psychology Paris Tasker Art History Cindy G. Tat Physiological Science Jamie B. Taylor " Psychobiology Kerrie E. Taylor Political Science Sarah Techaphunphol Sociology Michelle E. Tarigo Sociology Mona Tavakoli Communication Studies Economics Daniel Tena History Graduates Michael J. Terronez Sociology Vorakrit T. Theerasatiankul Economics Noreen P. Tiangco English Molecular, Cell, 61 Developmental Biol Seth D. Tilley Psychology Lan-Vi T. To Physiological Science David D. Tieu Neuroscience Sharon S. Tillit Sociology TraciV. Thomas Sociology Richard Thurman HI - - Physiological Science -J Nghi Tieu Psychology Monica Tinoco History Shirley S. To Computer Science Aleen Tokmajian Biology Jason Ulip Tilan Physiological Science Cahalina Y. Tjong Business Economics Kazuhiro Tominaga Business Economics Class of 2000 I Matthew W. Tommasini Music Rikki M. Torres English Nikki H. Tram Chinese Economics International Area Studies Julie Ton Psychology Kit Yee Tong Business Economics Gerald B. Torres Electrical Engineering Seta Toumayan History Political Science Cassandra O. Tovares Sociology David D. Tran Electrical Engineering Huy N. Tran Chemistry Thai H. Tran Political Science Tho N. Tran Sociology Uyenphuong C. Tran Biochemistry Graduates Stacey L. Traenkner History Quynhlam V. Tran Biology Maryanne J.G. Trazo Economics Carolyn M. Trinh Business Economics Jennifer P. Tsai Business Economics Man-Kai Tse Economics Elizabeth Tsing Microbiology Molecular Genetics Angel R. Truong Biology Tiffany P. Truong Psychology Tatsu C. Tsai East Asian Studies Les A. Tsang History Wing- Yin J. Tse Biology Beth H. Tseng Biochemistry Vincent Tsu Film Television Maria C. Tucay Political Science Howard Tsai Anthropology Kam ' Suen Tse Electrical Engineering Victor Tseng Civil Engineering u Phylypo Turn Mathematics of Computation Class of 2000 Denchell Andrew! Renchel] John Andres, known as R.J., has always dreamed of being a doctor, and this dream will soon become a reality as he enters the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine in the fall of 2000. " I consider this acceptance to be my greatest achievement because of all the hard work and dedication I put forth to achieve this dream. " Andres ' ability to succeed was seen when he and his mother emigrated to the United States after his father enlisted in the U.S. Army. After many moves, he and his parents spent 1 1 years in Germany. But Andres knew that he must attend college in the U.S. in order to get accepted into a good medical school. Participating in Filipinos for Community Health and acting as a Student Health Advocate, Andres has been able to advise people on how to maintain good health. Through Project Working for Immigrant Literacy Development, he has been able to teach immigrant children to speak, rejid and write better English. He has been involved in Mortar Board community events, which has shown him that sacrificing a little bit of his time will go a long way toward making others aware of the importance in giving back to the community. Andres is as equally successful in his studies as he is in his community service work. He has completed all the necessary coursework to be awarded College Honors at graduation, which places him within a very elect group of students. He has participated in the Student Research Program in his quest for medical research, and has already received Departmental Honors in the Physiological Science Department for his project of computer videos that demonstrate certain elastic properties of the muscle. He truly is a researcher, scientist, teacher and the ideal student all rolled into one! Clearly Renchell John Andres has demonstrated his successful acclimation to the California way of life. There seems to be nothing that Andres cannot do! Why, he was even a contestant on " The Price is Right " and was lucky enough to hear host Bob Barker say, " Renchell John Andres, come on down! " Now that ' s a true sign of adapting to California life! Written by Cjina Turcketta SeaieroftheYear m c: ' , V-- Gina Marie Turcketta Art History Douglas F. Tyler Chemical Engineering Jose Antonio Urias, Jr. History Sociology Vanessa M. Valdes English Adrienne C. Turner Geography Environmental Studies Travor D. Turner Sociology RicaTy . , Microbiology Molecular W Genetics Uduak T. Udo Physiological Science Eddy M. Ulloa Molina Linguistics Spanish Ana Maria Uribe Psychology Shantel T. Vachani International Development Studies Psychology Luis S. Valencia History Physics Maria S. Valenzuela Spanish Paul C. Umpierre History Political Science Ramon Valadez Political Science Miguel A. Valenzuela Psychology Class of 2000 379 Lorena A. Vallejo Psychobiology Keng C.Vang Economics Jason A. Valles Sociology Study of Religion Miriam V. Van Allen Psychobiology Daniel Vargas Physiological Science Carmen Vasquez Political Science Roger D. Van Sluis Business Economics Sociology Jennifer E. Vasquez Psychology Keri A. Vasquez Psychology Robert Vega Psychobiology Mark A. Vasquez Political Science Candice Y. Vega Latin American Studies German Velasco History Political Science Lina M. Velasco Chicana Chicano Studies History [Icana I.Vega Sociology Adriana Ventura Psychology :-- P, .. Graduates 580 Katharine E. Vereeke Psychobiology Maria F. Villanueva Psychology Melissa G. Villanueva Political Science Robert Villanueva, Jr. - - Sociology w Janice T. Villareal Psychology Diana T. Vo Physiological Science Jacqueline M. Wade Psychology Tanya Vine r Political Science Russian Studies Kelly B.Vlahakis Communication Studies History Valerie Vlahovic History ny Psychology Suong M. Vong Asian American Studies East Asian Studies AnnW.Vu Microbiology Molecular Genetics David T. Wakisaka Mathematics Krystal R. Walden ' Stover Sociology Cara A. Walker Political Science Class of 2000 381 Melissa J. Walker Neuroscience Yow ' Ning Wan Chemistry Albert C.Wang Computer Science Allen P. Wang Economics Ben C. Wang Computer Science Engineering Jerry H. Wang Electrical Engineering Kristina C. Warner Psychology Candy J. Wang Economics Chao N. Wang History Jocelyn R. Wang Asian American Studies Sociology Peggy P. Wang Economics Brent R. Waters Computer Science Anne Marie Wear Theater Eugenia J. Wang Political Science Szu-Ching Wang Computer Science Elizabeth A. Weathers History }- Graduates 382 Allison S. Webb Psychobiology Katherine J. Weir Art History English Jennifer M. White Physiological Science Ling- Feng Wei Electrical Engineering Daniel W Weinstein History Political Science Michael H. Wellen Political Science Joanna J.Welte Biology gy Anna M. Wiewandt Biogeography Heather R. Wilbur Animation Erika R. Weinstein English ) Ariella C. Wermes Psychology Christi L. Wiley Sociology Elizabeth T. Willemse Sociology Adriana D. Williams Sociology Johanna V. Williams Sociology Spanish Kylee D. Williams English Mathematics Class of 2000 Mary E. Williams Economics International Area Studies Ryan M. Williams English Linden E. Willis ' Kilgroe Mechanical Engineering Marquetia S. Wilson Psychology Michael D. Wilson, Jr. History Sociology Tiesha H. Wimbish Psychology Wendy M. Winckler Microbiology Molecular Genetics Claire H.Windham History Alison M. Winkler Business Economics Karen L. Womack American Literature Culture Amanda Lo Wong Business Economics Amy K. Wong Economics Mark A. Wilson English Laura M. Winans English Marissa L. Witham Communication Studies Amy S. Wong Electrical Engineering Graduates . Christine Bo Fun Wong Art Geraldine T. Wong Communication Studies Kathy Wong Psychobiology Scott B. Wong English Cynthia Wong Economics Denise N. Wong Communication Studies Psychology Elgin W.Wong Chemical Engineering Hang Yee Wong Computer Science Engineering Jaclyn C. Wong Business Economics Kin K. Wong Economics Lan M. Wong Economics Shu Yuen Wong Economics Virginia P. Wong Psychobiology Karen Elaine Wong Psychobiology Phoebe Wong Business Economics Lilia L. Woo Psychobiology Class of 2000 385 Adrienne C. Wood Political Science Katherine A. Worthen Communication Studies Pei ' chen Wu Biology Michael Xu Business Economics Amy M. Wood Sociology Kristina C. Woods Psychology Melissa A. Woon History Sociology Anne Wu Chemical Engineering Bertina Wu Sociology Jennifer Wu Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Veronica M. Wu Business Economics Wan ' Ning Wu Sociology Patrick Wydra Chemistry Si Prissilla K. Xu Biochemistry Ai Yamamoto Psychology Thomas K. Yamamoto Biology Graduates - Marisa S. Yamane Communication Studies Yuko Yamazaki Anthropology Women ' s Studies Si-WaiYan Economics International Area Studies Amy W. Yang Business Economics YvetteYates Physiological Science Maggie M. Yeh Computer Science Engineering I ' Chiang Yao Civil Engineering I ' Wen Annie Yao Psychobiology Jennifer S. Yee Art History English Satik Yeghiazarian Computer Science StefanieYeh History Moses Mark Yenikomshian Political Science Amy Yang Biology Marsha M. Yasuda Political Science Karen P. Yeh Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Gavin K. Yeung Computer Science Engineering jd Class of 2000 April Z. Yi Geography Joseph HochongYi Electrical Engineerii ring Julie Y.Yi Physics KrisJ.Yi Chemical Engineering Jade N. Yim Chinese Mark T. Yonemura Sociology Ka Hing Ying Physics Mayumi Yokomizo Economics International Area Studies Joung S. Yoo Korean Sandra A. Yoo Spanish Andrew D. Yonce Political Science Fumie Yoshimoto East Asian Studies DunvYtt Nathan T. Yoshizaki Economics Jennifer S. Youn Psychobiology Colin B. Young History Political Science Delandy H. Young Biochemistry Graduates . Mnftfat Jarvis J. Electrical Engineering TaneaYsaguirre Biochemistry Danny Yuangbhanich History Tamara S. Yurenck Political Science Nicole M. Young Psychology Ryan M. Young Business Economics Jason T. Yu Psychobiology Stella Y.Yu Sociology Kyung Sim Yuh Communication Studies Aine J. Yung Biochemistry Graziella Zabatta Italian Political Science Ralph R. Zaichik Physiological Science Casey C. Yourn Political Science Su Young Yu Japanese Linguistics Yu Ching Yung Chemical Engineering Robert E. Zaki Biology gq u Class of 2000 Aaron M. Zakowski Political Science Tamara Zavaliyenko Economics International Area Studies Gabriela H. Zaragoza Sociology Richard Zaragoza Sociology Candice T. Zee Communication Studies Ruth Zepeda Psychology Nidia C. Zavala Psychology Christina Zheng Molecular, Cell, Developmental Biology Chantel B.D. Zimmerman Geography Environmental Studies Nerrie M. Zohn Computer Science Engineering Katherine Rose D. Zorrilla Economics Gabriel A. Zuniga Economics Kristopher D. Zuniga Economics Regina D. Zurbano Biochemistry Joi K. Robinson English GHM] uitttj m - - 1 jnan oomoano ' " ; Ited l inu. over all the classes he has taken at UCLA, Brian Somoano realized that he cannot remember much of the detailed material that he had once worked so hard to learn for tests and papers. He feels that one ' s dedication to schoolwork is never a wasted effort. Each successive year, Somoano found that he was able to spend O j fewer hours on his coursework and still maintain a stellar | GPA, yet at the same time participate in me curricular activities. " It was because of my decision to do the things that interested me the most and to walk my own path (instead of somebody else ' s) that I was able to come across to the medical school intervi with unique likes, dislikes, passions, and f The most significant lesson Somoano 1 college is understanding the factors that distinguish himself as an individual. His work on the E Latino AIDS) project, a joint effort between Chicanes Latinos for Community Medicir e (CCM) and the Black Pre-Hcalth Organization (BPHO) to bring education and awareness of AIDS to the community, has helped him to grow as a leader. Now co-director for the project, Somoano organizes visits to inner-city schools where he leads discussions on the subject, while emphasizing the importance of continuing one ' s education by going to college. Second, Somoano considers his family to be one of, if not the most important influence on his life. " My family, not a textbook, holds the most important place in my heart, " said Somoano earnestly. A third aspect of his life is his involvement with LASA (Latin American Student Association) and participation in their Salsa Dancing troop, which does performances all around the L.A. community. " For me, dancing is a passion I cannot simply forget exists, " stated Somoano. Some other activities Somoano has been involved with is his work with the Golden Key National Honors Society, where he is Director of Academic Events, as well as his participation in the CCM Mentorship program, in which he mentored an entering a pre-medical freshman. " Mr. Somoano is one of the most pleasant persons I have ever met, " contends Professor of Biology, Donald G. Buth. " He does not fit the stereotype of the aggressive pre-med but is rather relaxed about it and makes it look easy and fun. " If there was one message that Brian would want to tell all pre-meds at UCLA, it would be to " not let yourself sacrifice the things you love just for your classes... I just want my fellow UCLA students to remember to remain open-minded about the different resources and clubs on campus so that they may ultimately find the things that truly make them happy. " Written by Kevin Lee Sei Aaron Hand Balancing a job, three major organizations, research seminars, and community service with a degree in chemical engineering in four years, Aaron Hand breaks the mold of a typical engineering student. How does he get through this while staying on the dean ' s honors list? According to Hand, " I ' ve learned you can survive sleep deprivation... There is no pressure without flow. If I don ' t have pressure, I wouldn ' t get through this. " Like most engineering students, Hand spends long hours working with groups on lab projects. Over a two week period, the group can put together a 60 ' 80 page report. As a result he spends much time with his fellow engineers. Beyond the classroom he attends weekly seminars on the research in chemical engineering. He also is around for proof-reading thesis papers for the foreign graduate students. Realizing the value of the many opportunities UCLA has to offer outside the classroom, Hand has joined many social groups. Since his first year, he has been a member of the Alumni Scholars Club, where he participated in the " I ' m Going to College " program. He was a member of Tau Beta Pi and an Academic Advancement Program (AAP) tutor, helping students in both of these programs. Most significantly, he was highly involved in the on ' campus housing administration. He worked his way up from being a Resident Technology Supervisor, to a Resident Assistant, to being Resident Technology Supervisor. For Hand, being involved is part of the UCLA experience. According to Hand, " UCLA is what you make of it; it ' s easy to get lost in the crowd if you don ' t make an effort. The wealth of resources and people on the campus make UCLA great; taking advantage of them is up to each individual student. " Written By Matthew Heyn Senior of the Year 392 OF AR This year, we received many outstanding applications for Seniors of the Year. It was a tough decision to just pick seven out of all the honorable seniors who applied. Therefore, we would like to recognize those who displayed great merit and achievement in the process. The Bruinlife staff would like to congratulate the following people. As with all the graduating seniors of the Class of 2000, we wish you all the best of luck in your future endeavors! Honorable Mentions Chris Alfama Mathematics; Wilson Scholar; Student Alumni Association; UCLA Spirit Squad Student Housing Government Michelle Banta American Literature Asian American Studies; UniCamp; Pacific Ties, editor; Lapu the Coyote that Cares Veronica Brooks Political Science Psychology; Mortar Board,; UCLA Spirit Squad; Residential Life; UCLA Women ' s Crew; Bruin Belles; Student Alumni Association; UniCamp John Fredy Castro Psychobiology; Latin American Student Association-, Chicanos for Community Medicine; Community Programs Office Dani de Jesus Psychology Political Science; Student Alumni Association, president; Spring Sing, director; Residential Life; Bruin Woods; Delta Gamma; UCPD; UCLA Clothesline Project; Mortar Board; Bruin Belles Brian Fell Design; UCLA Track and field; American Advertising Federation Matt Fox Sociology; Departmental Honors Program; Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society; Knights of Pythias Scholar; Huguenot Scholar; Residential Life; Project Literacy o u Stephanie Beth Gordon Sociology; Bruin Belles Service Association; Shir Bruin Jewish A Capclla Choir (UCLA Mel); Sociology Undergraduate Association; Student Alumni Association Serena Hongphairoch Sociology; Thai Smakom; Saint Stephen s Church Michelle Moy Marine Biology; UniCamp; Project MAC; Mortar Board; Bruin Belles; Golden Key; Regents Scholar; Soroptimist Youth Scholar Nirmol (Pearl) Philip English Molecular Biology; Ford Foundation Fellow; Student Research Project; Bruin Leaders; Mortar Board; College Tutorials; WISE Michael Shapiro Physiological Science; College Honors; Student Health Advocate Program; UCLA Medical Volunteer Scholar; Golden Key; UCLA Medical Theater Workshop Kristina Carroll Woods Psychology; Project Literacy; Student Alumni Association; Warner Avenue Elementary School Mayumi Yokomizo Economics; Alpha Delta National Honor Society; Mortar Board; Undergraduate Business Society; Symphonic Band Senior of the Year - Honorable Mentions Greeks Golden Kev.National Honor Society 303 iLJClIa Student Alumni UCLA OCMsl DISCOVERY CENTER . m Groups Association I GOLDEN KEY NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY - Jeff Chan Communications Chair Jennifer Chadorchi Honorary Members Chair 1999-2000 Board Michelle Moy President Angie Sung Vice President Panteha Abdollani Recording Secretary Mimi Yun Corresponding Secretary Jennifer Steele Treasurer Miriam Jin Campus Relations Chair Brian Somoano Academic Events Chair Sammy Eghbalieh Community Service Chair Margaret Leung Historian Dennis Espitia Public Relations Chair Brian Nelson Newsletter Editor Alison Winkler Social Chair DISCOVERY CENT ER UCLA Officers ' retreat, Orlando, Make a Difference Day, COPE, BruinFest, Scholarship Workshop, Great American Smokeout, Getty Trip, Coffee Break, UCLA Discovery Center, KPMG, Bowling, Krispy Kremes, Sophomore Recognition, Michael Dukakis, Induction, Ice-cream cakes, tabling, tabling, tabling!!! A W DiMi Wrist Loot Ck tan Dm. DM :-v. . . tan Dm. (aa Congratulations to all our graduating members and best wishes to a successful future! - rH feayan. Golden Kcv National Honor Society ttntl ' CLAI UCLA Student Alumni Association WW-2000 2L I Board of Directors and Advisors Top (L-R): Latasha Buck, Russel Heskin, Annie Yang, Samantha Sher, Dan Maass, Mai Nguyen, Dani de Jesus, Jorge Ancona. Bottom (L-R): Ciara Padgett, Shawn Westrick, Kristina Woods, Albert Gonzalez, Judith Komuves. Not Pictured: Danay Hoang and Shannon Davis. Bruinfest: Louise Chu, Shannon Davis, Danay Hoang, Jeanne Jorge, Ernest Kwong, Christine Lee, Jennifer Leung, Dan Maass, Jill May, Ciara Padgett, Chris Saldivar, Adam Simon, Belinda Tam, Ryan Tracy, Annie Yang. Campus Spirit: Ramona Cruz, Shannon Davis, Kristen O ' Connor, Rasha Pensanti, Sarah Phelps, Trisha Ranney, Miki Reynolds, Chris Saldivar, Samantha Sher, Jennifer Thai, Ryan Tracy. Career Network: Claudette Banda, Jill Block, Malia Gary, Jennifer Ku, Ernest Kwong, Andrew Leet, Ellen Luo, Giorgia Marchini, Jenny Ortega, Sarah Peters, Jessica Stocks, Taleen Tertzakian, Shawn Westrick. Communications : Josephine Deang, Erik Flegal, Angie Gardner, Albert Gonzalez, Justine Lazans, Jennifer Leung, Laura Noguera, Ed Rhee, Adam Simon, Leah Swalley, Hernane Tabay, Tina Yesayan. President: Dani de Jesus. Dinners for 12 Strangers: Mei Chen, Arta Farshidi, Zeina Hamzeh, Michelle Kowalski, Jennifer Ku, Connie Kwong,Yumiko Maeda, Joe Manko, Mai Nguyen, Jasmine Panchnanda, Paula Peters, Melissa Quinlan, Shirley Wang. Internal: Jon Buchholz, Kristen Coco, Dustin De Young, Nick Donofrio, Inbal Kaplan, Amy King, Brian Lewis, Nathalie Shartin, Laura Taccini, Annie Yang. Operations: Ara Farnam, Diane Fleetwood, Alex Kaplan, Nova Star Pieman, Robert Tzall, Kristina Woods. Senior Class Cabinet: Brad Brauer, Mark Chirco, Felicia Dalton, Stacia Herold, Monica Lee, Dan Maass, Erin Richey, Carly Stocker, Eva Varma. Spring Sing: Chris Alfama, Mark Armstrong, Donald Choi, Louise Chu, Cari Cymanski, Natale Danino, Nancy Hayashida, Bita Khatibi, Judith Komuves, Fabiola Marin, Rowena Ocampo, Andrea Snoyman, Nemika Trotter. Membership: Ciara Padgett Student Alumni Association UCLA Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society Scholarship - Leadership - Service Congratulations and Best of Luck! 1 999-2000 Members: R. J. Andres - Rocelle Bade - Jennifer Benedict - Veronica Brooks Linda Calvillo - Susan Cheng - Donny Dumani - Gauree Gupta Tiffany Hamilton - Melanie Ho - Adrienne Isaac - Sarah Kokin Parag Ladhawala - Mike LaFemina - Sheryl Lim - Greg Magnuson Julia Ng - Hoang Nguyen - Numazer Pavri - Andrea Perera - Shiva Shirazi Kabir Singh - Mono Takavoli - Hop Iran - Kai Truong - Lisa Whitson Mayumi Yokomizo - Jim Zelenay UCLA Mortar Board OMEN ' S UCLA PERSONAL SAFETY PROGRAMS SERVICES WORKSHOP personal www.WrCucla.edu a service for women and men s I workshops | calendar of events | about the wrc | links Congratulations, Seniors of Bruinlife Yearbook! bruinlife Mat thev Heyn Kelly Krueger Justine Manzano Grina Turcketta Thanks for all the hard work you put in to the yearbook. We ' ll miss you! Bruinlife, Women ' s Resource Center CONGRATULATIONS XQ SENIORS! GOOD LUCK IN THE FUTURE, WE ' LL Miss YOU. LOVE IN CHI-O, I YOUR SISTERS Chi Omega 1TULATIONS iENIORS! LUCK IN : UTURE, 1 MISS ' OU. E IN CHI-0, fi SISTERS MO iOI Chi Omega Delta Delta Delta Once in awhile, 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. A closeness only found in friendship and sisterhood. Seniors, we are so proud of you. May you be successful in all of your future endeavors. Av, your sisters are never far apart, each keeps the other in her heart. " r " Favorite people, favorite places, favorite memories of the past . . . These are the joys of a lifetime. " Delta Delta Delta 402 i " True friends are never far apart, each keeps the other in her heart. " " What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us. " " Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay awhile and leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never, ever, the same. " Delta Delta Delta 403 Alpha Delta Pi We ' ll miss you seniors! We wish you happiness and success in the future. , the sisters of AAn ' Years and years of happiness only make us realize how lucky we are to have friends that have shared and made that happiness a reality. fheniei wcwcriTv.. but when we we were bed Alpha Delta Pi 404 Best Wishes to the Seniors of Alpha Epsilon Phi ' When we were good, we were really good, but when we were bad, we were better. " 9 ' 4f il I A ' " Our memories of yesterday will last a lifetime. We ' ll take the best, forget the rest, and soon we ' ll find- These are the best of times. " " This is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end. It is perhaps, the end of the beginning. " Love and LML, Your Sisters 405 Parent Ads Congratulations! We ' re so proud! We wish you the best! 406 Dear Shirin: You have come a long way reaching this important milestone. Hope you had as much fun and memories as we had. With your dedication and persistence, we are confident that you will reach your higher goals and dreams. In doing so, make sure to enjoy every moment of your life to the fullest. Congratulations Love: Mom, Dad, Cyan and Sara Ralph de Unamuno Words cannot express how proud we are of you. Since you were a child you have known what you believed in and followed your dreams. You have accomplished a great deal by your dedication and perseverance. You are an inspiration to your nieces and nephews. We have always believed in you. Love, Your Family Congratulations, Garni! This is the part where the greeting card dispenses profound advice On the Art of Living Well, but since I am just your baby sister, I figure it ' s not my place to tell you how to live. So here are some words of wisdom from Dr. Seuss: Step with care and great tact and remember that Life ' s a Great balancing Act. Just never forget to be dexterous and deft. And never mix up your right foot with your left. Good luck in all of your future endeavors! Love, Melita Congratulations! Karissa Leong We are so proud of you. Much love and continued future success. Mom, Dad, and Cher Badrtalei. Barthoudarian. de Unamuno, Leon? 408 Congratulations Marc!!! You did it! With your hard work and perseverance, we congratulate you on your accomplishments. Be very proud of your achievements. Wish you all the success in your endeavors. Go out there and follow your dreams. We are very proud of you, of what you have become. This nice, easy, responsible, kind person. Most of all ... we love you very, very much. Dad, Mom and Jamie Go Marc! -Pinky Riggs Congratulations Kristina What a wonder you are- you have accomplished so much ... and with a kind heart and a beautiful smile. You ' ve had a busy schedule with classes, work and SAA but you made it, and managed to have some fun too! We are very proud of you, and know you have a bright and beautiful life ahead of you. Love ya lots, Mom Kelly riluue success. DaiandCte Imagine the Possibilities! Congratulations Matt! We are so proud of you. Love, Mom and Dad CONGRATULATIONS EMILY! You intended to be a year 2000 grad and you accomplished your goal! We are so proud of you! Love, Dad and Mom Bell. Johnson. Precilla. Woods 409 Congratulations Janet! We love you very much and wish you the best of everything. May the Lord bless and keep you always. Love, Dad, Mom, Freddie Congratulations, Cathy; Dear Cathy, We can ' t believe that our baby is graduating from college. It seems like it was only yesterday that we brought you home from the hospital. You have grown to be everything we ever wanted you to be- an intelligent, compassionate, and independent person. As you venture out into the real world you will be traveling unknown paths and traversing through obstacles. But we want you to remember something: we will always love you and support you because, in our eyes, you ' ll always be our baby! Congratulations! Love, Dad Mom Dear Li ' l Sis, I just wanted to say how proud I am of you graduating from my alma mater. But I am even prouder that you ' re my sister! We have had our ups and downs throughout the years but you ' ve always been my best friend and confidant. And one thing is for certain, you ' ll always be my favorite sister! Love, Your Big Sis, Karen... Chen. Mendoza 410 To our DEADEST Jammie. CONGRATULATIONS, we are so proud of your accomplishments. You are a WONDERFUL daughter. It brings us such happiness to see the love you give reflected in your smiling face. We want you to know that you are special to us, your family, and you are a very precious gift to all of us. As always, TRUST in the LORD with all your HEART and LEAN not on your own UNDERSTANDING; in all jour ways ACKNOWLEDGE HIM, and HE will make your paths STRAIGHT. Proverbs 3:5-6 LOVE, MOM DAD KUYAJAY JASON JOFE 411 Salagiibang " SISTERS SHARE A UNIQUE BOND THAT ENDURES DESPITE ... GEOGRAPHICAL SEPARATION AND DIVERGING LIFESTYLES. " LOVE ALWAYS, LISA MY DEAREST JANICE, I HOPE THAT YOU ENJOY YOUR SUCCESS AT UCLA BECAUSE YOU WORKED VERY HARD AND NOW YOU DESERVE TO BASK IN THE FRUITS OF YOUR EFFORTS. I AM VERY PROUD OF YOU. LOVE, P.J. WE LOVE YOU DEAR JANICE! HI! HI! !!!! !! MY ADORABLE JANICE, YOU KNOW A BOOK WOULD NOT BE ENOUGH FOR ME TO SAY EVERYTHING I WANT TO SAY, BUT JUST LET ME TELL YOU THAT I WISH YOU THE BEST FUTURE IN THE WORLD BECA USE YOU DESERVE EVERY MINUTE OF SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS THAT COMES TO YOUR LIFE. YOU GIVE HAPPINESS TO EVERYONE, I LOVE YOU AND I AM VERY VERY PROUD OF YOU, OF HAVING A DAUGHTER LIKE YOU!!!!!!!! Maaaaaaaaaaaaaam li .V :. 412 01 ffC4i a ki is tine M roa ft ! (1 BKA s?y (nation Jo.it ' We- are so proud OK you.. TOU hare ta en the O V 5 trammed through some wcred we cht. haw done ft aft with a TWINKLE in pour epe, (SMILE , j Mda POSITIVE WORD ftor ewponepou meet. Some map thinfc that the- hiphftp ht oft pour u ' fte was y at ' Championship team, tut we now that pou haw seen a champion since the aap pou were porn. We oo ftoruard 1 , as pou do, to the nettpreat adventure, ingratulations Love , % MdOaJ, J-P J ronz - 413 Millsap were tiro d oft u ou. f then. . . 1980 art, d oft poa, now... 2000 Conpratu.Gations to a. spectator woman toko is ax inspiration to u.s aw with u otu brains, determination and ' beauty, tlia {future is tfours ftor tke ta infr, vac ie we tfowaou., tfotteuou., tfotreuou., and wish vou. a the flne f owand happiness in the tvortfd ft ops and Cisses, WOK, Dad, (Jonathan, (Jennifer and Rick dream your : ' embrace life, and tap Congratulations to our Michael Spread your wings like an eagle Soar high up to the skies Learn a lesson from an angel Catch some shooting stars. Just like the seeds of an acorn Scattered far wide with each gentle breeze May you conquer life ' s every thorn As you set out to build your dreams. Make us proud always Papa, Mom Matt Ermino. Grossman. Jones, Sakamoto 414 We ' re so proud 700. w a a s l ee our pride and loo,, you. kaw surpassed our expectations. Congratulations Jahnell L. Jones You have accomplished one of your three goals and within the 4 year time frame you set for yourself. You have always been determined, dependable, reliable, honest, beautiful and a joy to know. I am so proud to be the mother of the Bruin graduate ... the baby. Love Always, Mom We, ' ey en one dtf ?e love you and Congratulations Brooke June 2000 The eve of your graduation and the eve of the new millennium are turning points in your life as you graduate from what has been. The molding of the past has led to who you are today, a unique and beautiful individual who can dare to dream your life and hold it firm in your visualization. Know that whatever you dream you can create. Most of all, as you continue the rest of life ' s trip, dare to give yourself space and love and understanding. Remove judgements, embrace life, and let yourself fly! V gbmeyw Ale. honest, Eric, Be optimistic and brave and try not to waste even one day! We love you and we ' re very proud of you. Mom and Dad e, are, proud oft MOU.J axcla e ytf admired the in which aou. ( reams coit e true,. we a We, wv-e uoa. with a four hew- fa Congrats Lauren! " Life ' s a beach. " Enjoy it! Love, Mom, Dad Allison FranMin, Santiso. Short. Wcnck 415 Claire Windham, We are so proud of you! We ' I watch lovingly as you Move into your bright future. Mom and Pop Windham U6 Congratulations Ryan Conor Donlon From the wise words of Coach Mike Hunt: " Always keep a leg up on your competition and you will go far in life and the pride of your parents will follow you. " 417 Congratulations, Aviva! We hope all your dreams come true. We are very proud of who you are and what you have accomplished. Spread your sunshine wherever you go. Love, Ari, Elanah, Daddy Mommy Keep up the pood wor MOM, DAD Helpful Naive CONGRATULATIONS TERESA (PIPS)! FAIR WINDS AND FOLLOWING SEAS May the hand of a friend always be near you. May God fill your heart with gladness and cheer you. May God hold you in the palm of His hand. Love, Tatay and Nanay Knowledgeable Worldly Entin. Narcise. Smid Congratulations, _ 49n s +W - " - :::::::; FOU0NMGSEAS M p offe We are all very proud of you and your accomplishments. Remember that life will become what you make of it. Continue to challenge yourself and you will be rewarded with success. Love, Mom, Dad and Lei Congratulations Dennis! We are very proud of you, and wish you all the best for a bright and successful future ahead. Love Always - Dad, Mom, Mike, Dave, Elise, Pearl Cotton Saige... Ever since you were born, we have been proud of you... Now that you are a " big " girl, that pride continues to grow! We love you very much and will always be there for you! Good luck and God bless on whatever path life leads... we know you will succeed! Mom, Dad, Lee Graduation 2000 CONGRATULATIONS 5IAGIO DONALD DULL We are proud of your character development and academic achievements. Your future success will be in direct line with past perseverance and dedication. Best wishes! Love, Mom and Dad DuLHaaeltorn.Tbng. Young 419 HOLICYNTH JANILLE BRYAN Heaven sent Our darling Lovely inside and outside Intelligent lady Christ Centered You ' ve found the moon (the stars come with it) No goal is ever too big for you Truly a blessing Honorable woman of God YOU ALWAYS GO GIRL V ttUjNtvlltiOU Ki tomritaitifi , tin itn fowkiirti.il tod Lwck, iy (,, Wtmktkroi|k YOU DID IT! CONGRATULATIONS HI-TEE! WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU! LOVE, MOM, DAD, DAWNICA, MARK, PHILIP, PAUL GRANDMA - . CONGRATULATIONS BRENDAN! As a son and a friend, I am so proud of your GI.C.LA. accomplishments. Your warm, gentle personality and capable mind will truly be your greatest assets. I love you and look forward to you making great memories for our family. Follow your dreams and may your happiness remain forever. Dad Congratulations Kelly! (Our Koukla) You are beautiful, you are spirited, kind, generous, sensitive, loving and infectious to all you touch. As always, you were a blessing right from the start. You bring a smile forever to our hearts. We are so very proud of you. Good Luck, my Koukla, you will inspire all who you touch throughout your life just by being a part of theirs as you have been in ours. We love you, Mom and Dad Caleca. Vlabakis 421 Eddie Hamamura You came into our world with a zestful inquisitiveness for life, developing into a responsible and a compassionate individual. Every milestone has been exciting and we proudly shared in all of your many achievements. As you leave the Bruin chapter of your life, we wish you continued success. With love - Dad, Mom and Jaime CONGRATULATIONS LAURA!!! Hoy en este dia tan especial, queremos desirte que nos sentimos muy orgullosos de ti y apreciamos mucho tu espiritu de sacrificio. Damos gracias a diospor tener una hija como tu. Valoramos mucho tu esfurso. Te queremos mucho. Que Dios te vendiga. Son los deseos de Mami, Papi, hermanos. Claudia Salazar Mami, con mucho amor le agradesco su apollo y sus sacrificios que me han permitido a sobresalir. Ces, what can I say, you ' re my sister and best friend. I love you. Congratulations Sabrina Schumann f- You have done well and we respect and admire your achievement. - Love, Mom Dad Espana. Hamamura. Salazar, Schumann Congratulations Raymond! You have come a long way, and words cannot express how proud we are of you. You have reached the goals that you set for yourself a long time ago. Your efforts have truly proven that you have what it takes to make it in this world. God has truly blessed you and you have made us all very proud. Your drive has earned you a scholastic achievement that no one can ever take away from you. This is only the beginning of great things that are ahead of you, and with God ' s blessing you will do even greater things. For we have left you in God ' s hands and what better place can one be. Love, Mom and Dad CONGRATULATIONS To Our Favorite Seniors! Arwen, Amy, Jen, Katie, Amy, (Stephanie CONGRATULATIONS OUR AMY ESPRIT GREEK! You were a miracle when you were born, and you have never ceased being one. You fill us always with such love and pride and awe. You are beautiful, brilliant, talented, so responsible and ultra-organized. You have a golden compassionate heart and a deep and generous spirit and soul. You have excellently accomplished every goal (and deadline!) you have set for yourself. We are so very proud of you! Thank you for being the magnificent daughter, sister, friend and person that you are. We are so lucky that you ' re ours! We will always be there for you, 100%. You are such a gift! With Infinite Love, Mommy, Dad, and Katie Christiansen. Garcia. Greer 423 CONGRATULATIONS CHON We are so blessed to have you for a son. You have Filled our lives with love, laughter, joy, and pride in Your character and achievements. We eagerly await Your new adventures. May they be wrapped in Friendships and tilled with wonder and love. Kantikovit 424 13 Mia, every month you ' ve grown in wonderful ways. Thank you for the joy you bring to our lives. Congratulations on your graduation. Love, Mom and Dad Stefanko Conprata. ation$ to oar De We ' re, so proud ' ofa an , a poa. are And tfoofc ftorward to av-or oar moments oft jotf, see tltem e eretwltere. and eep tkat o i d Dad CONGRATULATIONS SANDRA S. NO Congratulations to my beautiful sister Sandra... " Girl, you did it. " We are so proud of you ... Sandra, always reach for the stars and nothing less. Just remember we love you and we will always be here for you no matter what ... We love you very, very much with all our hearts. Hugs and Kisses From: Dad Mom And Chang ' s Family Congratulations Roberto A son like you brings a special kind of pride; the kind of person you ' ve always been and the wonderful young man you ' ve become. Trust your judgment and maturity Then, you ' ll be happy and successful. Love always, Lar, Steven and Mom I seems like yt We are all so very proud of all your accomplishments. From a little girl growing up, to a beautiful, intelligent, young woman. May God Ble s You on your continuing journey. Love, Mama, Dadd , Sisters, Brothers, Baby Josh, Pooh (tarda, No, Pregenzer ' tap BBn you ' ve Congratulations Craig! It seems like yesterday that we dropped you off at Dykstra Hall to begin your college experience. Mom and I are very proud of you and all you have accomplished. We are even more pleased at what God has done in your life and the man you have become! Best wishes as you begin your next experience. Love You Very Much, Mom and Dad CONGRATULATIONS, MARIA We are very proud of you and all that you have achieved. We wish you continued success in all your endeavors. All our love, Mom, Ronnie and Brian Congratulations, Leslie We are so proud of you! Love, Dad, Mom, Don, Phillip and Liza THANK YOU FATHER FOR THE VICTORIES CONGRATULATIONS SPENCER MCKNIGHT SLATON Always know we ' re proud. Your Great Grandparents Your Grand Parents Your Mom Dad Petie your loving friends. Galli, Hart, Sino-Craz. Slaton 42? il- RACHEL ANN PAUL a We are so Proud of you. ;nrvp.; . Good Luck and God bless you With Love From, Mom Dad Nathan Leisa and Madyson 428 11 . ' Congratulations Susan! Quite an accomplishment, indeed! You ' ve continued to succeed in everything you had set your heart and mind to achieve. We truly share in your happiness. We are so proud of what you have accomplished and what you have become. You have shown courage, willingness and determination to overcome life ' s challenges - and you were thrown a lot. As always, we support you in the pursuit of your new goals - your own dreams, your own aspirations. The future for you will now be whatever you make of it. There will be new bumps along the way, new friends, new opportunities, but life is short - just go do it! We want to thank you for sharing this milestone with us. Know that you will always be a part of us. Know that we will always love you. Know that we will always be there for you. We wish you the best. Once again, congratulations on your graduation from UCLA! Go, Bruins!!! Love, Luv, Ate Vic, Goldeen, Kayleen Carla . i Congratulations Veronica Love Mom, Dad, Anthony Alvarado, de Leon Congratulations Joy... . St. Lucy 1991 ... on yet another great milestone In your life. May all your hopes, wishes and dreams come true. The best is yet to come. There are no boundaries... no limits... it ' s all within your reachl We ' re all so very proud of you! Tatay, Nanay, Ate lelzle, Ate Nene and Girlie U.C.L.A. 2OOO Martin, Remember your first graduation? It was not a long time ago, but very important for u too. We are very happy for you. Congratulations and good luck. From Mama, Tata and Michael We love you very much. ait, 3 you ! BRUIN FREDDIE STEWART ZDDD My Dear Son, It ' s been a long, hard journey to see and enjoy this day. But, against all odds and many obstacles, you ' ve made it! You set your goals high and met the challenge. You ' ve developed skills and gained knowledge with passionate perseverance. I applaud you, admire your accomplishments, and want you to continue to live your dream. Like the last chapter written at UCLA, it will take lots of continued hard work. But, if you strive for it with the same vigor, you will be as successful in your professional life! Although I expected nothing less, thank you for bringing home all those A ' s. You ' ve made everyone so happy and proud of you. Phenomenal Job!!! You have set the standard ... Carry on, Son! ;) Your spirit, mind and thoughts are so bright. You continue to be, and forever, the light of my life. As I thank God, I ask that you always be blessed ... With nothing but love, your very proud Mom. Chavez. Kaszubowski. Stewart m Congratulations We are, and will always be proud of you and of your quiet, meaningful achievements. Zouheir, Guilda, Nikolas, Alexander, Hercule and Epona 431 txi Lexington A CONGRATULATIONS ANNALISA! No matter what you do or where you go, I know you ' ll succeed! Follow your dreams Anak... I ' m proud of you! Love, Mom 7f7n n Congratulations NICKY!! I know that you worked hard for all that you have accomplished. I am very proud of you. Keep reaching for your highest goals. You have my support with God ' s presence in all you do. Love you, Mom Dear Lidia- Congratulations on all of your success, in excelling as a student and for being a beautiful person. Your achievements have brought us much happiness and made us very proud of you. Good luck in accomplishing your goals and may all your dreams come true. Love, Mom, Dad Carmen PLANNING AHEAD PAYS OFF... DAVID MEDBY AT 3 CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING THE 7TH FAMILY MEMBER TO BECOME A UCLA BRUIN! WE ' RE PROUD OF ALL YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND WISH YOU HAPPINESS SUCCESS! LOVE - YOUR FAMILY Rtzerald, Gutierrez. Medby Moseltov! 6U6I RODRIGUEZ SHAPIRO Not many people have the power to inspire others the way you have. From family to friends you have been the driving force to lead us all. Your hard work has gotten you to where you are today, and coupled with your determination will get you where you want to go tomorrow. We are all so proud of you, and honored to call you Daughter, Wife, Mother. Nos Qucrcmos Mucho; Lita, Steve, J.Q., Elizabeth, and Max CONGRATULATIONS JOSH KAPLAN We so admire your courage and strength of character. May your future be filled with health, happiness, love, and good fortune. All Our Love - Mom, Dad, and Andrew BRANDON JASON TARBET Summa cum Laude (3-929) Bachelor of Science-Biochemistry Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society Alpha Lambda Delta National Academic Honor Society National Society of Collegiate Scholars Golden Key National Honor Society Congratulations on your outstanding achievement at UCLA. God blessed you with much ability and you have used that ability well. Our prayer is that you will continue to use your gifts to His glory and in all your future endeavors. Give Him first place in every aspect of your life and never compromise your walk with Christ. Jer. 29:11-13; Prov. 16:3; Prov. 3:5-6 Love, Dad, Mom, Carlyn Katherine Diane Hutton Congratulations Katie Ta-Dah! You made it! UCLA Class of 2000 WOW! You worked so hard and vt are so very proud of yc Time to celebrate. We love you! Mom, Dad, Mary Hutton. Kaplan. Shapiro, Tarbet Si IONS HAPUN ! Dear Cynthia: Congratulations! We are so proud of you! Keep up the good work and we know you will succeed in whatever you do. Love Always, Dad, Mom and Sister 435 Yang Stephanie Beth Gordon We are so proud of you and all of your accomplishments - Golden Key, College Honors, Bruin Belles, SAA, Sociology Undergrad Association, Shir Bruin - A Capella Choir - and most importantly, now a UCLA grad! (joining the other Bruin alumni in the family). Best of all, you have stayed the same wonderful, compassionate, helpful daughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend that you have always been! Your grandparents, who loved you so very much, would be so very proud of you! We know as you continue to succeed you will always be there for us and we for you. We wish you a lifetime of love, happiness, health, success and laughter! We love you and are bursting with pride for you and your achievements! All our love, Mom, Dad and Jeff Congratulations Stephanie! We are so very proud of you, our latest UCLA graduate. We know Mark is watching, too, smiling and proud, remembering our adorable flower girl. You are, and have always been, such a special, caring person, a wonderful, loving niece and a terrific, fun cousin. May you be successful in all your future endeavors and may your life always be filled with happiness and love. We love you very much. All our love, Sandy, Mitchie, and Jonathan Congratulations Stephanie! You are now a UCLA graduate! We are so very proud of you and your accomplishments. You are a wonderful, loving part of our family, our very special niece and cousin. Not only are you sensitive, fun and caring, but you are also bright, capable and motivated. May you achieve all your goals in life and may your future be filled with love and happiness. We love you very much. All our love, Wendy, Mark, Matt and Corey ::;:- to you c Iteming by 9 brings. May you tea special p to pi IE LOVE YOU VERTIU MOM DAD Nrote, Icanle asirry andoiu KlM W it turns out you and grace rtfc I ' M SO VERY PROUD GRANNY fate, s you entrap v ., SIS Gordon 136 , health, to Stephanie! ,- ' Teare ' . 0 CONGRATULATIONS NICOLE CHERI LYNCH NICOLE, Believe that you have the destiny, the innate ability, to become all you expect in life. Experience all of life ' s peaks and plateaus. Find the meaning of life ' s struggles and accomplishments. There you will find the meaning to life and life ' s work. Trust in your deeply hidden feelings, because they show the person that you are. Take hold of each opportunity, and make the most of it. Know the person that you are, the needs that your life contains. Search deeply to capture the essence of life. Find your limitations and build upon them. Create within yourself a person who is strong and capable of withstanding pain. Know that life will offer some disappointments, but remember through those situations, you become a stronger, more stable person. Don ' t overlook obstacles, but work through them. Remember that each road you choose will offer some difficulty. If life were meant to be easy, there would be no challenges and no rainbows. This writing by Sherrie Householder expresses what we hope for you. We believe in your courage, compassion and strength of character. We believe in your goodness and believe in you. We congratulate you on all your accomplishments thus far and we thank God for all the blessings for your success and all happiness it brings. May you sense with every accomplishment you seek, GOD has a special plan for you that ' s wonderfully unique. WE LOVE YOU VERY MUCH MOM DAD Nicole, First I thank God for you. Your graduation seems to be the perfect time to honor and say I love you. CONGRATULATIONS! I can ' t express enough to you the joy and how blessed I am to have you as my granddaughter. It means so much to me having you stay with me during a very difficult time in my life, while you were attending college. Your Papa and I were here to give you support and to encourage you, but it turns out you are here caring and supporting me. Thank you. With guidance and love you have grown into womanhood, creating your own strength and grace and becoming the special person only you can be. I ' M SO VERY PROUD GRANNY Nicole, It ' s heartwarming to look back upon your childhood yesterdays, recalling, bright and happy times we ' ve known. But it means even more to see the woman you ' ve become and realize how beautiful you ' ve grown. The most beautiful stones have been tossed by the wind, washed by the water and polished to brilliance by life ' s strongest storms. Believe in YOU, we do. As you embrace the future, remember to be strong, for things can get difficult, have fun, for it all happens only once, and be yourself, you ' re one of a kind. We pray for your continued success, you have our unconditional love and support. Dinah Craig MEDICAL SCHOOL My Sister... deserves to know that even though I don ' t always get a chance to show it, she is absolutely essential to the happiness that lives within my heart. I thank God for the gift of My sister. Congratulations Nicky! Love, Shawnie Nicole: CONGRAT ULATIONS! You have reached another great plateau in your life. Our prayer for you is that God ' s Peace will forever rest upon you and that you will be blessed above measure in your life ' s pursuit. Your hard work and sticktoitiveness has paid off. You are to be greatly commended. We are very proud of you and we pray for your continued success. Love, Papa John Harriet YOU GO GIRL!!!! . Congratulations Lil ' Bro! Words can ' t describe how proud I am of you! My first memory is of trying to pull you out of your bassinet to play when mom wasn ' t looking. You were my best friend even before you knew what a friend was. You taught me what it meant to share, kept me from doing bad things by threatening to tell, and made me laugh with dirty jokes that we didn ' t even know the meaning of. For all of that and more, Thank you! I love you! Big Sis Congratulations Brian! It finally paid off! Hard work and dedication has its rewards. You have proven that wishes can come true. As you start medical school you must not forget where you have come from, who you are and to continue being a good caring person. May God guide and provide you with the health and drive to continue to succeed. The biggest reward of your life will be having your knowledge and dedication help those that have been less fortunate. Love, Mami y Papi Congratulations Michael! We admire your determination and perseverance, and wish you continued success and happiness in everything you do. Keep following your dreams. We have so much to be proud of! Love Always - Mom, Dad, Claudette, Moxie Melody CONGRATULATIONS DANNY We are very proud of you. All our love, Mom, Dad, Lee To our Wonderful Ifturwannsniead fveryone ' sdayandrr Marisol, " CHULPIS " Nuestra Nina Querida, Nos sentimos muy orgullosos de ti. Celebramos con gran alegria junto a ti el premio a tus muy merecidos esfuerzos! A vip a vip is Mari Hurrah ! Kiko, Lulita, Juli, Jassie Diamond. Espinom Morrison, Somoaio on cone 2000 Huzzahs for our smallest girleen!!! Congratulations, Kayla!!! From two who love you- Mom Dad UNIONS DANNY To our Wonderful Daughter PARASTO, Your warm smile and caring nature brightens everyone ' s day and your sunshine personality makes you a unique individual. CONGRATULATIONS on Graduating with a Neuroscience Degree and a Minor in Applied Developmental Psychology. We are so Proud of you. May your dreams and aspirations lead you to a successful life filled with health and happiness and may God watch over you always. LOVE, MOM DAD we- on so happy for von, ! net the rest OR T r a U a a v pour ar-MMS come, true. ma.u 000. K xd life a g v v IK the rea u or i , tkonp t, cka tyi ra writ eM tiita ajfdiiftes-estiiia. ({ore, the ttears. Lots Oft tow, MOM, Dad, Jastm Jocefyn CONGRATULATIONS ROBERT We are so proud of you. God Bless You Always. Love, Mom, Dad, Sofia and Melissa Saadat Thames, Ulan. Vega 489 - nfieotfe, Reese, Class o 2000 Reese 440 (hrou.Q ' h the years we w watched u oa o row as a rare ower we, hoped and praued that (Jod ' WOO.M ' show theioa, and beaatoi that e Ke coacdhotfd, n ow we- see them 6ei a disp tatted with pride upon itoar mce, as we . neartaches, pain and tears wiKic Bat wow that Ma wiWsee it through a a and ' remember we re here to cow and. ' support you.. I his da ma lie a spee acone l ut remember the best is tte t to come nlico e Reese MICHAEL J. GROSSMAN Congratulations, Michael! You have always been a Bruin and you always will be! You are NUMBER ONE in whatever you do!! We are so proud of all of your accomplishments! We wish you even more success in your future and may all your dreams come true. Our hearts swell with pride and we love you very much! Mom and Dad L Kristopher David Congratulations ons- To say you make us proud is an understatement. You have made many sacrifices, studied long hours, gone without so many things. Some quarters you went without books and look at you- You made it on will, determination and Dad ' s prayers. What makes us most proud is that through it all you remained good young men choosing what was right over what was easy. Strengthening your character demonstrating integrity. You are already richer and more successful than any amount of money will ever make you. You were born to be special. God Bless You - We Love You Mom A Dad Gabriel Anthony I Luv U both very much- ConfiRADulations Luv, Joe Grossman. Reese. Zuniga 441 CONGRATULATIONS, EILEEN! May the blessings of the INFINITE GOD THE MOTHER, GOD THE FATHER be with you now and always. We wish you the best of luck. We love you! Mom and Dad Kuya Dennis and Ate Malou Kuya Willie and Ate Tess Zed and Ritzel CONGRATULATIONS KRISTIAN ANOTHER ACHIEVEMENT. WE ARE VERY PROUD OF YOU! PLEASE CONTINUE TO ACCOMPLISH ALL YOUR GOALS WITH YOUR COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE. A BRIGHT FUTURE IS WAITING FOR YOU! LOVE, MOM AND DAD Congratulations Oz! We are so proud of you. May God Always be with you. Love, Mom, Dad, Mysha Breanne Congratulations, Matt] You have worked hard and have done well! 5e Proud! Love, Mom, Dad and Dobyn Czarnecki. Pujol. Santiago, Suguitan L Congratulations, Hieu Thank you for being a wonderful son. We are proud of you. We ' ve always loved you and always will. Me, 5a and T. Dan, T. Hao, Vu Congratulations Zack Prager " full of passion " Love, Mom and Dad CONGRATULATIONS JACK WRIGHT!! We love you. DAD, MOM auons Oz! CONGDATULATIONcS! Carlos, We are all very proud of what you have accomplished. Your hard work and dedication have paid off, with a degree as your first reward. With much love and admiration, Dad, Diane, Debbie, Tina, Adrian, Rachel, Julian, Nikki, Ruthie, and eth Luis " Carlos " Villegas III Ho, Prager, Villcgas, Wright 443 ' ' Congratulations Magic! We are so proud of you! We Love You, Mom, Dad and Drew v 2000 Dear Sari, " If you can imagine ft, You can achieve it. If you can dream it, You can become it. " Congratulations on all your accomplishments at UCLA ... May life bring to you as many wonderful and inspiring experiences as all of the curls on your head. We all love you. Mom, Dad, Dena, Leah, Grandma, Grandpa and Squeeze (ID) Bushman. Pajher 444 I- ' " m so croud (on! w you, and Drew T A Nuertia Latin Princess que Dios te guie para que sigas siendo como hasta ahora, una persona sensitiva, inteligente y con mucha energia y que hagas la diferencia como abogado para defender y luchar por tus ideales. Recuerda que el cielo es el limite- Con todo nuestro carino Papi, Mami, Jorge, Bruin y Leo (Mush-Mush) Cuando una persona sabe a donde va el mundo entero si aparta para darle el paso Los Torres Mencia 445 " THE WORLD IS ROUND AND THE PLACE WHICH MAY SEEM LIKE THE END, MAY ALSO BE ONLY THE BEGINNING . . " TO PAOLA WITH LOVE DAD, MOM, PER AND VICKY Congratulations Yvonne I ' m so proud of you. And I know you will keep up your fine achievements in the bigger world that ' s waiting for you. I ' m very glad you have chosen film as your profession because they need more bright stars like you. With All My Love, Mom YOU DID IT GINA! FINALLY . . . NOW GO OUT THERE AND CONQUER TH1 WORLD - BUT FIRST GIVE Ml SOME GRANDCHILDREN! LOVE, DAD CONGRATULATIONS! TOM DORA A few years ago this photo was taken of both of you at the Monte Vista High School Senior Ball, and now you are graduating together from UCLA from the same science department. Wow!! We are very proud of you both. Tom we congratulate you working so hard through your internship and achieving such outstanding academic results, so it is no wonder you were accepted to one of America ' s most prestigious Dental Schools, UCSF! Dora, on top of your equally excellent academic achievements, we congratulate you for your outstanding accomplishments as president of the Tridelta Sorority! Your proven leadership abilities will help you reach whatever a mbitious goals you set in life. We wish you both happiness and lots of success in the future - you both deserve it! Love, Mom and Dad roll K lor. to toe. I Congflbi oneedrcaa:; Fontana. Green. Rubanyi, Turcketta 446 GO on CONQUER Tffi row GIVEN HIMLY MDAD Congratulations, Jessica You are a shining light in my life that never goes dim. Go out into your new world and share your light with everyone you meet. Love, Mom Congratulations! We ' re so proud of you! Love, Grandma and Cousin Duby Congratulations Karen on all your accomplishments, we are very proud of you and wish you continued success in everything you do. Love, Mom, Dad, Rachel Tzvi CONGRATULATIONS CHERYLL A. TAN We admire you for this great accomplishment! We love you and we are very proud of you! Mom Dad Congratulations Miguel You once dreamed of being a Bruin and with hard work and dedication your dream came true. May the rest of your dreams continue to become reality. Your loving Family Congratulations Olivia A few miles of this long road were rough but you pulled through and came away stronger and with your sense of humor still intact. Your future is in front of you, go toward it with love, laughter and the goodness that ' s you. We are so proud of you! Love, Dad, Mom, Jennifer Ryan Abuav, Duarte, Jennings. lewby, Tkn 44? Congratulations Jamie May today ' s dreams be tomorrows dreams come true. May past accomplishments open doors to future success and may all you ' ve learned give you confidence to be all you can be. Your continued self discipline, strong will, and dedication will take you wherever you want to go. We are so very proud of you and we will always support you in whatever you decide to do. All our love always Mommie, Daddy, Jeremy Congratulations, Paul Henderson Authentic Westsider Born a Bruin Connecticut Yankee Delta Terrace President Erudite Classics Minor Finance Commissioner Gavel-Wielder Hendu@ucla.edu IM Football - " Pain " - Captain Jedi to JD Knight to All Law School Bound Mr. Formal Newport Beach House On Campus Housing Council Chairman Political Science Major Qualified Computer Tech Rep, Faculty-in-Residence Selection Committee Sunset Village Residents ' Association Too Much More to Mention from 4 Full Years . A - - , Mom, CONGRATULATIONS Sandra Yoo We are very proud of you. We are sure you will do well in graduate school. Remember the following proverb: " A good name is to be more desired than great riches, Favor is better than silver and gold. " All our love Mom Dad You ' ve another. Novi Wvefa, and even- year f est Son and Apodv. Henderson. Yoo :d fc0i better Tomorrow will always be brighter and better than today. We are very proud of you Dimitry. You are the best son and brother any family could wish for. We love you Mom, Dad, little Sis You ' ve worked hard and exercised good judgement, achieving one goal after another. Now, the future is truly yours to make and mold. You control your destiny. We ' ve known since we brought you home that you were very special. Each and every year since, you ' ve proven us right. Congratulations Ryan, you are the finest Son and best big Brother anyone could wish for. Love, Mom, Dad, Sis Lauryn Fisherman, Pilot, Indian Chief, Congratulations Ryan . Williams -U!) Congratulations, Dan! We ' re so proud of you. Summa cum laude . . . what an accomplishment!! Good luck in all your future endeavors. All Our Love, Mom and Dad Hij =:::-: mtetoneofyw fruit of yw 8w srwsogitoosa -: :- CONGRATULATIONS JASON!!! We are so proud of you. We love you. Mom, Dad, Pia, Mia, Michael, Bianca, Wife Charmaigne and Son Justice Caleb ywersidad. Mi all our IM Mom and Dad Ginsberg. Granett 150 von. what ;:: JT Love, and Dad IONS ,1 od CONGRATULATIONS RACHELLE!!!! Tells: Congratulations and good luck on your future ventures. Thank you for being the best sister you could possibly be. (J K) Love Ronnie Hija: We are so very proud of you for accomplishing this most significant milestone of your life. You now have the prestigious honor of reaping the fruit of your labor. Estamos orgullosos de ti por ser la primera persona de toda la familia Padilla que se gradua de la universidad. With all our love: Mom and Dad Padilla 451 Congratulations Randy! Now, bring back the hands of time and you ' ll remember your very first scholastic achievement with feelings of anxiety and uncertainty of your Kindergarten graduation. You journeyed through grade school in an exemplary fashion to rake up a truckload of pins of distinction and graduated with a silver medal hanging around your neck. You went on to finish your secondary education with monthly scholastic awards that culminated to a Summa cum Laude place. You are now in the atmosphere of opportunities that are in great abundance for grab. And they are within your reach. You have but surmountable potential to be whatever you want to be! We are blessed to have watched you grow over the years to become what you are today and the future is shining for you. Your loving and caring family wishes you the best in health, forever wisdom, wealth and may God bless you always. We are very proud of you! We love you always, Dad, Mom, Ferdie, Joyce, and Nephew Elijah 452 Randy! " asfcr medal to finish in great : are blessed to rteprsto daring family " " . r ? fli w ww yw :V:-M Elijah E CONGRATULATIONS KELLY! Our beautiful daughter is graduating college! Four years at U.C.L.A. have gone by in a heartbeat. Your life is truly becoming a success story, each chapter unfolding into new challenges and opportunities. We are so proud of you and constantly amazed by your dedication and motivation. You have remained focused on your goals, and your efforts have been rewarded with many remarkable accomplishments. It is such a pleasure to see your life taking so many different turns, all with positive results, but none more rewarding than seeing the loving, caring person you have grown to be. Your honesty and integrity will always be your greatest assets. We wish you continued success in all your future endeavors. Law school will be a new challenge, one you will no doubt face with high energy. We know you will continue to do your very best on this next step to fulfilling your dreams. Remember, you have our unconditional support in everything you do, and we will always be here for you. We love you so much, Mom, Dad and Courtney 453 Krueger Congratulations Nagwa and Dalia Ibrahim May this be the first step to a successful future. We are all so proud of you both and we love you with all of our hearts! Good luck in all that you do. Love, Dad, Mom, Yah a Mona Charrise and I have been friends so many years we feel like sisters. Therefore, it is no surprise that our families are close, too. We would like to take this time and thank each and every member of our families and loved ones for their never- ending love and support. Thank you for your sacrifices and prayers, without which, we could never have made it this far. Love, Charrise and Parthenia Way to Go! We are so very proud of you. Congratulations! With lots of love, Mom, Dad, Jessica, and Sean Nat Ham KRISTIN ALYCIA DUGGAN Wa a lnr aT lll H .1 11 i fc . .: . ; .} a, Ob rat i m " IIL c mart 7 CHTlKf ALFAMA CLAN CONGRATULATIONS! We are proud of you both. You have each done fine work. Our love always. Daddy and Mama Angela Marino Con9 ratu.cati ' ons f IK so proud OK ma uttce, airc, itou. w fi ' ia made ft, it ' s l e n a onp road, rtndjugt WOK, a.t you., you. w roa K into a a ' a a O ' WO KM, (Low 700.. 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Abdollahi, Panteha 280 Abeleda, Jennifer M. 280 Abesamis, Sherwin F. 280 Abhyankar, Thelma R. 280 Abraham, Brandon G. 280 Abraham, Sarah J. 280 Abrishami, Farnaz 280 Abuav, Karen 280, 447 Abubaker, Sumia 76 Acevedo, Christine G. 280 Ackerman, Ami 240 Acosta, Anita M. 280 Acosta, Cynthia N. 280 Acosta, Eugene B. 280 Adam, Christopher C. 280 Adams, Gary 254 Adams, Julie 258 Adams, Meghan S. 280 Adimari, Monica L. 280 Afrasiabi, Javid 280 Agaton, Bernadette M. 281 Aguado, Brian C. 281 Aguilar, Christine M. 281 Aguilar, ErikaC. 281 Aguirre, Renee L. 281 Aguirre, Veronica 281 Ahadi, Jaklin 281 Ahearn, Jill M. 281 Ahmady, Ajmal 486 Ahn, Jennifer E. 281 Airey, Starr 72, 240 Akonteh, Nachi L. 281 Al-Samarrai, Teeb28I Alarcon, Irania 281 Alcazar, Carlos J. 281 Alday, Noel A. 281 Alekent, Angel D ' Marco Z. 281 Alfama, Christopher C. 281, 455 Alfonso, Charlene 266 Alforque, Andre A. 282 Ali, Wais M. 282 Allen, Ron T. 282 Almazan, Cynthia M. 282 Almeda, Bernadette T. 282 Alnas, Jason L. 282 Alsberg, Matthew A. 282 Altman, Janine 214 Alvarado, Veronica M. 282, 429 Alvarenga, Jeri Lyn 282 Amerian, Julie L. 282 Ameripour, Nahal 282 Amir-Entezam, Anoush 282 Ammann, Dawn T. 282 Amorisia, Chrissie 240 Anan tasin, Pramuk 282 Anaya, Jorge 282 Anderson, Ed 210 Anderson, Holly J. 282 Anderson, Marc 246 Anderson, Marques 210 Andrade, Argelia E. 283 Andres, Renchell J. 283, 378 Andrews, Nia Amani 283 Anel, Melissa C. 283 Angeles, Benjamin D. 283 Angkasuwan, Ted 283 Anguelov, Peter 283 Ansari, Sanam 283 Apody, Jamie L. 283, 448 Aquino, Ana R. 283 Aquino, Gladys 283 Aragundi, EmmaYveth 283 Arayata, Charina A. 283 Ardthayukti, Ann 283 Arima, Keri M. 283 Arita, Robin R. 283 Arjang, Pejman 284 Arnato, Matt 224 Arranaga, Marc S. 284 Arrasmith, Scott 254 Arredondo, Gabino 284 Arrigo, Courtney 214 Arriola, Heidy 284 Asas, Kathleen D. 284 Ascough, Brian M. 284 Asemota, Edugie 284 Aslmand, Bita 284 Aspuria, Paul-Joseph Penaflor 284 Atkins, Garrett 254 Attar, Audie2IO Auelua, Toria 258 Aung, Andrew 284 Austin, Annette M. 284 Avalos, Anita D. 284 Ayala, Estela C.284 Ayala, Jorge B. 284 Azenstein, Vera 284 Azziz, Ali Abdul 210 Babaie, Cammy 284 Babcock, Mike 210 Baca, Jorge 285 Bachman, Elisabeth 228, 229 Bade, Rocelle A. 285 Badrtalei, Shirin 408 Bae, Sang K. 285 Back, John H. 285 Back, Young Sun 285 Bagby, Leilani 266, 267 Baghramian, Anne 240 Baker, Guy 224 Bailey, Andrew 224, 225 Bailey, Ryan 234, 235 Bailey, Samuel 224 Ball, Dave 210 Ball, Mat 210 Balotro, Lissa B. 285 Bambuck, Sophie 240 Banachowski, Andy 228 Banda, Maribel 285 Banta, Michelle Tapawan L. 285 Banuelos, Lisett 285 Barajas, Flor M. 285 Barajas, Gabe 44 Barjam, John P 285 Barkhoudarian, Garni 408 Barnes, Barbara S. 285 Barnes, Matt 234 Barnett, Ashley E. 285 Barnum, Magan 240 Baron, Brian 254 Baroumand, Christine S. 285 Barragan, Nanette B. 285 Barrios, Velma 285 Barroso, Analia 286 Barton, Jennifer A. 286 Bartov, Ornit D. 286 Bassica, Amanda 262 Bassin, Melissa N. 286 Baumgarner, Kyle 224 Bautista, Sandra 286 Bawa, Komal 286 Bay, Tina L. 286 Bayat, Reza 286 Baysic, Emeben R. 286 Bazant, Denise C. 286 Bazilius, Jennifer A. 286 Beakes, Sarah J. 286 Beaudine, Teresa L. 286 Beauregard, Robin 268 Beck, Nicole 240 Beemer, John M. 286 Begian, Talin 286 Beizai, Sam 286 Belgarde, Joanne 287 Bell, ArmiaC. 287 Bell, Emily E. 86, 287, 409 Bell, Jason 210 Belloni, Angela 240 Below, Charles T. 287 Beltran, Carlos L. 287 Ben-moshe, Danny 287 Benbahmed, Tarik 287 Benbow, Grant M. 287 Benjamin, Jonathan 287 Bennett, Drew 210 Benperlas, Rachel K. 287 Berenji, Manijeh 287 Bereskin, Danielle C. 287 Berger, Michelle 287 Bermudas, Jibrillah K. 287 Bermudez, Juan Julian 86 Bermudez, Michael A. 287 Bernheim, Debora S. 287 Berookhim, Nora 288 Berry, Adam 254 Berry, Charrise M. 288 Bersbach, Device A. 288 Bhandarkar, Naveen D. 288 Bobe.Ai.2M BoUrckNtfrW Bone,KjtliIeaD Bono, Jamttil SMI Bonn, TIM M. 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BweD,Cliriiti222 Bowles, Aiklff 22$ 454 Index 476 Bhardwaj, Mohini 242, 245 Bialik, Mayim H. 288 Bianchi, Stephanie L. 288 Bias, Olivia K. 288 Bigbee, Saida M. 288 Bigelow, Jill K. 288 Blanton, Patrick J. 288 Blazevich, Marisa L. 288 Blumkin, Rada 288 Bocanegra, Carlos 218 Bodlovich, 264 Boehm, Beth 240 Bogart, Bethany 214 Bohane, Alan 260 Bohlander,Bryce2IO Bohorquez, Dianne E. 288 Bolanos, Hassen F. 288 Boling, Breana 214 Boling, Krista2I4 Boloorchi, Negar 288 Bonderson, Parsa 224 Bone, Kathleen D. 288 Bono, Janice M. 289, 412 Boran, Tanna M. 289 Bordey, Joyce L. 289 Boriboon, Diana P. 289 Bossi, Jessica L. 289 Bota, SandorV. 289 Botkin, MeeyaongW. 289 Bouteller, Angela C. 289 Bowen, Christina 222 Bowles, Ashley 228 Boyadjian, Aline N. 289 Boyajian, Rena 289 Bozeman, Parthenia L. 289, 454 Bradley, Jalina 238 Bral, Setareh 289 Brambila, Lupe 258 Brandt, Jon 254 Branly, Bryan 44 Brant, Kevin 210 Brar, Kelly K. 289 Brayton, Kimberly M. 289 Brill, RinaA. 289 Briones, Johnny J. 289 Britsch, Alii D. 290 Bromley, Julie E. 290 Brooks, Brandon 224, 234 Brooks, Veronica A. 290 Brough, Branden 290 Brown, Brian 224, 225 Brown, Keith 210 Brown, Melissa A. 290 Brown, Ryan 224 , 227 Bruno, Martin 218, 219 Bryan, Holicynth 420 Bryce. Selena C. 290 Buck, Crissy 258, 259 Buckelew, Paloma L. 290 Buhler, Alexis L. 290 Bui, Cathy U. 290 Bui, Kerra Q. 290 Bunn, Pamela J. 290 Buranachuntr, Napatgamol 290 Burchard, Sky M. 290 Burgamy, Kirk P. 290 Burgos, Annalisa 290, 432 Burnett, Christopher R. 290 Burnham, Seth 246, 247 Bushman, Sari A. 291, 444 Buss, Emily M. 291 Butler, Anthony W. 291 C.. Caballero, Joseph D. 291 Cabrera, Oscar 210 Cachola, Caryl G. 291 Cadag, Leanne 240 Cadena, Nancy 291 Calderon, Roberto A. 291 Caleca, Brendan P. 291, 421 Calle, Patricia M. 291 Calleja, Catherine 482 Calleja, JanisV. 291 Calvillo, Linda O. 291 Camandang, Angelina A. 291 Camberos, Sandra 291 Campana, Mildred 291 Campi, Seth 246 Can, Rosemary 291 Canales, Josh 254 Canlas, Ginger H. 291 Canon, Janet L. 292 Capacillo, Christine J. 292 Capalla, La Chelle L. 292 Cappetto, Marlene A. 292 Carino, Sofia-Iris P. 292 Caritan, Mary V. 292 Carlos, Angelica L. 292 Carlos, Kara A. 292 Carlos, Olivia C. 292 Cam, Jean J. 292 Caro, Nadia 292 Carrasco, Eva L. 292 Carrido, Katherine C. 292 Carrillo, Marcela 292 Carter, Ryan 254 Castaneda, Margarita G. 292 Castellanos, Roberto 426 Castillo, Cynthia 292 Castillo, Helena T. 293 Castillo, Ivy M. 293 Castro, John F. 293 Cates, Timothy J. 293 Cavalier, Wyatt 293 Cayabyab, Tera L. 293 Cendejas, Ramon 293 Cepkinian, Jibit 293 Cerezo, Alison 293 Cervantes, Juanita A. 293 Cesena, Andrea C. 293 Cham, Peter M. 293 Chamberlain, Eric B. 293 Chan, Anthony 293 Chan, Chi Yip 293 Chan, Elaine Y. 293 Chan, Hung-Tat 294 Chan, Kitty 483 Chan, Lai Shuen 294 Chan, Min-Hui 294 Chan, Pui Lam M. 294 Chan, Rosa K. 294 Chan, Shang-Yu 294 Chan, Steve 294 Chan, Tak Ling J. 294 Chan, Tiffany C. 294 Chan, Wai Cheung 294 Chan, Wai Yip 294 Chan, Wendy 294 Chan, William 294 Chang, Annie 294 Chang, Carolyn K. 294 Chang, Eric W. 294 Chang, Joanne J. 295 Chang, Shein-Nien 295 Chang, Stephen S. 295 Chapman, Karen 150 Chao, Christine Chao 295 Chavez Jr., Francisco 295 Chavez, Alyssa J. 295, 430 Chavez, Christina M. 295 Chavez, Emma S. 295 Chavez, Rita S. 295 Chay, Saeran 295 Chen, Belinda M. 295 Chen, Catherine B. 295, 410 Chen, Chia-Fong 295 Chen, Chin-Ju 295 Chen, DiannaY. 295 Chen, Dingding 295 Chen, Jeffrey 296 Chen, Jonathan H. 296 Chen, Katy K. 296 Chen, Kevin Q. 296 Chen, Mary S. 296 Chen, MeillO Chen, Scott T. 296 Chen, Tao 296 Cheng, Lui 296 Cheng, Man Yee Katie 296 Cheng, RyanY. 296 Cheung, Chun-Tao 296 Cheung, Julie t Y. 296 Chi,YoonJ. 296 Chik, Shiu Mung Frances 296 Childers, Sharon E. 296 Childrey, Jennifer L. 296 Chin, Michael K. 297 Chiu, Chi Ling 297 Cho, JooYon297 Cho, Sheri H. 297 Cho, Yong I. 297 Choi, Irene Y. 297 Choi, Casey I. 297 Choi, Minhwa 297 Choi, Yonjoo 297 Chong, Cecilia C. 297 Chong, Hui-Ling 297 Chong, Kristin M. 297 Chou,AmyYi-Mei297 Chou, Shawn S. 297 Chow, Andrey K. 297 Chow, Christina K. 299 Abdollahi - Chow Chow, Jerry C. 299 Chow, Stella S. 299 Christiansen, Jennifer 423 Chu, Christian B. 299 Chu, Christine 299 Chu, Elizabeth F. 299 Chu, Julia 299 Chu, Amy R. 299 Chua,JeffP. 299 Chua, Marilyn 240 Chua, Jon Patrick O. 299 Chung,BuuI50 Chung, Carol K. 299 Chung, Chi B. 299 Chung, Chunyeung C. 299 Chung, Grace 299 Chung, Jaion 299 Chung, Ju-Yon 299 Chung, Kristie R. 300 Cislak, Chad 254, 257 Clark, Vanessa 214 Clark, Wade 254 Clayton, Tyson 210 Coleman, Kenyon 210, 213 Cooke, Duke 210 Coon, Greg 246 Coon, John 246 Cooper, Adam 218 Cooper, Annica 262 Coppin, Mike 224 Cosso, Courteney 214 Crawford, Tanya 86 Crecion, Gabe2IO Gulp, Lindsay 214 Cummings, Doug 210 Czarnecki, Matthew 442 n Dale, Courtney 258 Danoff,Troy2IO Davis, Chadd 218 Davis, Matt 246 Day, Diana 268 De Leon, Susan 429 De Unamo, Ralph 408 Deegan, Sarah 242 Degteva, Lena 242, 243 Dermson, Tyler 254 Diamond, Daniel C. 303, 438 Diaz, Lisa D. 303 Diaz, Paul 254 Dickson, Kristin V. 303 Diep, Khai T. 304 Digdigan, Honey Grace V. 304 Dilan, Garance 266 Dimashkieh, Julie A. 304 Dimayuga, Marie ' Antoinette 304 Dinh, Binh Q. 304 DiTullio, Brandon 264, 265 Dixon, Michael 304 Djahangiri, Erfan 260 Djambazian, Pauline 304 Do, Trang L 304 Doan, Thien-LongV. 304 Dobbs, Amanda K. 304 Dogra, Shalini, 486 Domingo, Michelle T. 304 Don, Biagio4I9 Donahue, Jennifer 262, 263 Donegan, Tara C. 304 Dong, Andrea Y. 304 Dong, Lindsey 242 Donlon, Ryan 41 7 Dorsey, Michael K. 304 Dotts, Nicole 240 Dowling, Kirsta L. 304 Du, Joanna Y. 304 Du, Phong 305 Duarte, Miguel 447 Dubravac, Jon 210 Duenas, Jennifer K. 305 Duff, Melinda I. 305 Duggan, Kristin A. 305, 454 Duh, Shinchieh 305 Dulay, Maria PazV. 305 Dull, Biago D. 305 Dumani, Donny A. 305 Duncan, Staci 214, 217 Duong, Sao Q. 305 Dwyer, Bridget 266 Dwyer, Brighid 240 Dwyer, Kate 228 Dybalski, Gregory A. 305 Ebrahimi, Maziyar 305 Exkmier, Angela 228 Edam, Amber M. 305 Eddington, Khanh K. 305 Edwards, Bree 214 Edwards, Katherine E. 305 Eghbalieh, Sammy D.D. 305, 298 Eichorn, Tracy A. 305 Eilbacher, William J. 306 Eko, Frederick N. 306 Eldridge, Laurie C. 306 Eldridge, Blair A. 306 Elegino, Trisharose Tre 306 Elgas, Jonathan A. 306 Elgorriaga, Igor 306 Elias, John 43 1 Ellis, Cydney C. 306 Eloi, Judette K. 306 Elwell, Katie H. 306 Emblem, Lauren 214 Embree, Lyn 228, 229 Emery, Brian L. 306 Eng, Laura 306 Eng, Olivia 306 Enquist, Sue 258 Entin, Aviva R. 306, 418 Erickson, Susie H. 306 Ermino, Michael A. 306, 414 Escobedo, Tania E. 307 Espafia, Laura E. 422 Espinoza, Elizabeth 307 Espinoza, Marisol 438 Espiritu, Maria Christine S. 307 Esposito, Joann M. 307 Estes, Brian 224 Estevez, Wendy W. 307 Estiandan, Christopher 307 Estrada, Francine C. 307 Estrada, Gina A. 307 Eyvazoff, Annie 307 Fanai, Golriz 307 Faoa, Asi 210 Farahbakhsh, Pouya A. 307 Faridi, Omar M. 307 Farmer, Danny 21 0,211 Farnham, Sean 234 Farzin, Matt G. 307 Fasoletti, E. Dario 307 Feinstein, Blaine M. 307 Fikse, Nate 210 Felix, Anthony T. 308 Felix, Daniel J. 308 Felix, Mitchell H. 308 Fell, Brian P. 308 Fendrick, Lauren 228 Fernandez. Cesar F. 308 Ferrari, Giovanna A. 308 Fest, Danielle K. 308 Figueroa, Abby J. 308 Finn, Candace E. 308 Fisher, Brandi M. 308 Fisher, Brett P. 308 Fishman, Victoria 308 Fitzgerald, Nicole A. 308, 433 Flagler, Reagan L. 308 Flamson, Brooke 214 Flanagan, Maureen 268 Flannigan, LaCresha 238, 239 Fleishman, Zach 260 Flesher, Matt 224 Fletchall, Kristi S. 308 Fletcher, Anthony 210 Fletcher, Bryan 210 Flores, Carlos A. 308 Florio, Christopher E. 309 Flowers, Jason 234 Fong, Roger K. 309 Fonseca, Horacio A. 309 Fontana, Paola 446 Fontecha, Shaun M. 309 Foote, Brian 218 Forgues, Rene I. 309 Fortenberry, Kristin A. 309 Foster, DeShaun 210,212 Fox, Dennis 210 Fraga, Mariana M. 309 Frailich, Reena B. 309 FranciS ' Bruce, Sassica E. 309 Francisco, Marianne A. 309 Frank, Larinia Carisa 309 Franklin, CairaJ. 309 Franklin, Eric Salter 309, 415 Frazelle, Jimmy 218 Freed, Amanda 258 . . GM.yfa.ti: GarckBlswckJW Garcu.DooD.L-: GnkGlm(m ; Gircu.NicoleJII Grit Link 310 Gardner, Jaw :$ Gardner, Sup|io:ii Gavira,LmilniF.3I! George, Melini ] 1.14311 - Index 172 myiJii J.3I! .: F.308 A. KB ft 1309 . ly 6 " " i ,118 Freedman, Jared 260 Friedman, Alvin L. 309 Fross, Kimberly D. 309 Fukushima, Sachiko S. 309 Fulgentis, Ross 264 Fung, Michelle 310 Funicello, Carly 238 Furihata, Rieko 310 Futagaki, Ryan 218, 220 Gaboury, Adrienne L. 310 Gadzuric, Dan 234, 237 Gaebel, Allison M. 310 Galace, RochelleT. 310 Gallagher, Cyndi 240 Gallegos, Yesenia M. 310 Galli, Maria C. 310, 427 Gallucci, GinaN. 310 Gangopadhyay, Aditya N. 310 Gannon, Kathleen A. 310 Garcia, Bismarck 310 Garcia, Donna L. 310 Garcia, Eduardo 310 Garcia, Gloria Garcia 310 Garcia, Jasmine A. 310, 426 Garcia, Nicole 311 Garcia. Linda 310 Garcia, Raymond 423 Gardner, Jenny 258 Gardner, Stephen 218 Gaviria, Landru F. 311 Geitner, Adam 210 Gelberg, Grant B. 311 Gendy, Mary S. 311 George, Melinda 223 Gharakhanian, Narbeh 311 Ghezzi, James 210 Ghodsian, Lida 311 Gibson, CindiS. 311 Giglio, Vanessa A. 3 1 1 Gih,Wanfang3II Gil, Pamela P. 311 Ginsberg, Jason Mark 450 Gip, Tracy S. 311 Girdner, David J. 311 Globerson, Shayne R. 311 Glockner, Dork M. 311 Glodery, Traci A. 311 Go,TerielD. 311 Goel, RishiN. 312 Gogineni, Sumana 312 Goi, Nicole 3 12 Golaboski, Erin 268 Gold, Jeffrey J. 312 Goldberg, DaraR. 312 Goldberg, Melissa S. 312 Goldman, Gayle 56 Goldman, Joseph A. 312 Goldsmith, Remy M. 312 Goldstein, Eitan 224 Gomez, Claudia P. 312 Gomez, Erica 238 Gomez, Monica K. 312 Gomez, Rodolfo M. 312 Gomez, Sandra A. 312 Gonzales, Bernadette P. 312 Gonzales, John A. 312 Gonzalez, Ana Lucia 312 Gonzalez, Angelica V. 312 Gonzalez, Araceli 482, 485 Gonzalez, Luis E. 313 Gonzalez, Samuel 313 Gonzalez, Saul 3 13 Goodwin, Beth 240 Gordan, Sara 313 Gordon, Kathryn L. 313 Gordon, Kristina M. 56, 313 Gordon, Stephanie B. 313, 436 Gosnelle, Regan 240 Gough, Stacey M. 313 Grabhorn, Keith D. 313 Graham, Loran F. 313 Granett, Daniel B. 313, 450 Granovsky, Dimitry K. 313, 449 Grant, Alexis L. 313 Grau, Jeff 210 Gray, ShanaH. 313 Greco, Michelle 238 Green, Bryan 223 Green, Sean 96 Green, Yvonne DeLa Rosa 313,446 Greene, Danielle C. 313 Greenstein, Sarah L. 314 Greenwood, Katie 214 Greer.AmyE. 314, 423 Grey, Paul 3 14 Griffith, Chris 2 10 Grimm, Ryan P. 314 Grinda, Jean-Noel 260 Grissom, Ashley 240 Griswold. Elizabeth A. 314 Grossman, Jaclyn 314, 414 Grossman, Michael J. 314, 441 Gruenwald, Judith I. 314 Gruner, Tatjana 314 Gryde, Brandon G. 314 Guano, Irene R. 314 Guei, Jennifer P. 314 Guerin, Kristin 268, 269 Guerra, Mary-Dolores 314 Guerrero, Jackie M. 314 Guiala, Leonardo 314 Gulledge, Courtney 240 Gundersheim, Laura 482, 483 Gurses, Serda 314 Gutierrez, Cindy 315 Gutierrez, Gloria A. 315 Gutierrez, Giiendy E. 315 Gutierrez, Jose D. 315 Gutierrez, Lidia E. 315, 433 Guvlekjian, Monique 1 10 Guzman, Nicole S. 315 Hackett, Jolinda C. 315 Hagiwara, Kaori 315 Hagopjanian, Inessa R. 315 Hail, Jeremy M. 315 Hakes, Randy 210 Hakim, Tanya S. 315 Hale, Antoinette M. 315 Hall, Brian M. 315 Hall, Kelly 268 Hall, Mike 224 Hall, Santi 210 Ham, Christine Y. 315 Hamada, Fumiko 315 Hamamura, Edward 315, 422 Hamill, Ryan 254 Hamilton, Kevin M. 316 Hamilton, Tiffany T. 316 Hamm, Kelly J. 316 Hampton, Karissa 214, 217 Han, Adriana 266 Han.AlysonK. 316 Han.JiE. 316 Han, Steve I. 316 Hand, Aaron R. 316, 392 Hansen, Sarah Jess 316 Harbour, Matt S. 316 Harley, Ella 228 Haro, Marisol A. 316 Harper, Leanna 316 Harris, Akil 210 Harris, Robin D. 316 Harris. Nicole L. 316 Hart, Craig 218, 427 Harwell, Elaine F. 316 Hasegawa, Ayako 316 Haselkorn, Saige L. 316, 419 Hawes. Michael J. 3 1 7 Hawley, Catherine 262 Hayashi, Atsue K. 317 Haylock, Floyd D. 317 Haytayan, HaigA. 317 Heang, Reasey 317 Heberger, Holly E. 317 Hecht, Monica R. 317 Heckert, Christopher J. 317 Hemming, Jim 254 Hencke, Andrew P. 317 Henderson, Eileen S. 317 Henderson, Paul A. 317, 448 Hendricks, Michael A. 317 Henkel, Rob 254, 255 Henry, Bryan 224 Henry, Dana M. 317 Heredia, Ronald C. 317 Hermosura, Randy B. 317, 452 Hernandez, Jose H. 317 Hernandez, Patricia 319 Herrera, Carly 268 Herrera, Griffen N. 319 Herrera, Shawna S. 319 Hester Wood. Dorris K. 319 Heuchan, Kelly 268 Heyn, Matthew C. 319, 482, 484 Hin, Marilyn N. 319 Hindi, Nurha I. 319 Hines, Rico 234 Hinson, Sarina M. 319 Hipp, Jamie 268 Hiraiwa, Casy 258 Hirsh,AmyC. 319 Ho, Chen-Han3I9 Ho, Christopher P. 319 Ho, CunM. 319 Ho, David K. 319 Ho, Grace I. 319 Ho, Huei-in3I9 Ho, Lin W. 319 Ho, Nguyen 443 Ho,WinnyW. 320 Ho, Yuk Kwan 320 Hoang, Nhat H. 320 Hoffort, Lisa M. 320 Hofman, Rich 254 Hogan, Lauren 228 Holland, Pete 2 10 Hollandsworth, Mark R. 320 Holzapfel, KariJ. 320 Hon, Enoch Chi 320 Hongphairoch, Serena C. 320 Hori, Yumiko L. 320 Hotai, Melodee M. 320 Hotta, Eleanor 320 Houston, Lovell 210, 211 Hovsepian, Ani 320 Hovsepian, Elizabeth A. 320 150 Hovsepian, Lyndee 240 Howard, Sarah E. 320 Hoxworth, Christopher C. 320 Hsieh, Christina F. 320 Hsing, Maria Y. 321 Hsu, George C. 321 Hu, Anita 321 Huang, Cheryl 321 Huang, Chien ' Li 321 Huang, Cindy 32 1 Huang, I ' Hao 321 Huang, James 321 Huang, Li P. 321 Hubbard, Janae 238 Hubbs, Bryna 268 Hueston, Neil 224 Hughes, Rebekah C. 321 Huhn, Harmony S. 321 Hui, Sai-Hung 321 Hunter, Joe 210 Hur, Sunny K. 321 Hurst, Mary 321 Hurtado. Patricia 321 Hutcherson, SaritaV. 321 Hutton, Katherine D. 322, 434 Huynh, Do Quyen T. 322 Huynh, Hoan H. 322 Hyatt, Keri S. 322 Hyde, Kimberly P. 322 Hylton, Danielle M.B. 322 I I, Edwin S. 322 lagnenuna. Joseph V.322 Ibrahim, Dalia 454 Ibrahim, Debra N. 322 Ibrahim, Nagwa 454 Im, Joon 322 Inouye, Katherine M. 322 Inzhakova, Lyudmila N. 322 Ippolito, Tony 210 Ishijima, Erica M. 322 Ivers, Samantha K. 322 Jackson, Chris 210 Jackson, Takiyah 238 Jackson, Tori L. 322 Jacobs, JuddllO Jacobs, Mark S. 322 Jagerson, Tina D. 323 Jalian, Elsie A. 323 James, Ann Marie E. 323 James, Jennifer G. 323 James, Venus 214 Jang, Yoon-Jung 323 Janoff, Marc D. 323 Jarrett, Natalie 238 Jarrin, Bruce A. 323 Jasso, Kurt 210 Jasso, Rosalba 323 Jauregui, Marsha 323 Javanbakht. Laleh 323 Javier, Christian James L. 323 Jenkins, Mack E. 323 Jennings, Jessica 447 Jerkins, Kevin 254 Jerricks, Terrelle 77 Jimenez, Amie L. 323 Jimian, Arda T. 323 Jin, Eunjoo 323 Jin, Miriam D. 323 Joaquin, Roscelle D. 324 Johann, Tamara L. 324 Johnson. Colin T. 324 Johnson, Emily E. 324 Johnson, Forest 254, 257 Johnson, Karen M. 324 Johnson, Matthew E. 324, 409 Johnson, Tamika 228 Johnson, Travis 264 Johnstone, Lisa M. 324 Jon, Jisun 324 Jones, Jahnell L. 324, 414 Jones, Malia 242, 243 Jones, Megan C. 324 Jones, Ramona L. 324, 455 Jones, Steven D. 324 Jones, Tammy L. 324 Jongeneel, Anton P. 324 Jonsson, Jeanette U. 324 Jordan, Jeremy E. 324 Joyce, Cody 210 Joyce, Mari 268 Jue, Pamela L. 325 Julian, Andrew G. 325 Julian, Kyle 21 8 Jung, Ed 254 Jurado, Flor F. 325 Kabelitz, Stella E. 325 Kabukuru, Dan K. 325 Kachadoorian, DenyseA. 325 Kaczmarski, Nicole 238 Kang, Hyun 325 Kantikovit, Chon Charles 424 Kao,AmyW. 325 Kao, Jeanette M. 325 Kao, Jenny C. 325 Kaplan, Joshua A. 325, 434 Kaplinsky, Robert B. 325 Kapono, Jason 234, 237 Kapoor, ManishaV. 325 Kaptain, David A. 325 Kaptain, Jeffrey S. 325 Karas, Jason M. 325 Kaszubowski, Martin 430 Kay, Brandon 218 Keyvan Karimifard, Keyvan 326 Karling, ArnvKristin 326 Karp, Josh 254 Kaszubowski, Martin P. 326 Katsunuma, Yusuke 326 Katzir, Hilli 326 Kay, Serela 268 Kearney, Stacy 240 Keiser, Gricelda L. 326 Kelling, Bruce A. 326 Kelly, Ryan P. 326 Kelly, Sean M. 326 Kercher, Barbara J. 326 Kern, Sean 224, 227 Kesler, Cassidy M. 318, 326 Kessler, Aaron M. 326 Ketola, Lassi 260 Kettnich, Karen M. 326 Keyvan, Yasmin 326 Kezirian, Blane 210 Khakshooy, Arash 326 Khan, Ahmad A. 326 Khaw, Debbie M. 327 Kikeshian, Melineh 327 Kiljian, Jenny 327 Kim, David J. 327 Kim, Deborah S. 327 Kim, Diana M. 327 Kim, Enoch 72 Kim, Gloria H. 327 Kim, Haeli 327 Kim, Hui C. 327 Kim, Hyon-Chong ; 27 Kim, Jamie 266 Kim, Jennifer S. 32 ' Kim, Jin Y. 327 Kim, Jinsoo 327 BnARwM Klein, Lind!ff2 KkinlxijJamFB KnigkBilklH:. " Ko, Junes YJ2S Ko.JisonK.J2S UM2M bkbllO Index 474 ' . JJ7 to ? Kim, Jiwon 327 Kim, Jungbum M. 327 Kim, MinA. 327 Kim, Mina 328 Kim, Sang S. 328 Kim, SangY. 328 Kim, So-Hyung 328 Kim, Susan 328 Kim, Susan Y. 328 Kimia, Hilla 328 King, Chih-Hung 328 King, Christa M. 328 King, Marie A. 328 Kinsch, Tracy 240 Kirk, Angie M. 328 Kitazono, Yuka 328 Kittel, Ryan 246 Klein, Lindsey 258 Kleinberg, Jenny F. 328 Knight, Billy 234, 235 Knysh, Zac 260 Ko, David J. 328 Ko, James Y. 328 Ko, Jason K. 328 Koch, Emily 214 Kocher, Ken 210 Koh, Karen S. 329 Koh, Nancy J. 329 Kohn, Joanna 329 Kohrs, Nathan 210 Kohut, J.T. 264 Kokin, Sarah Kokin 329 Kolaczynski, Rob 210 Komer, Matt 246, 248 Kondos, Valorie 242 Konrosky, Mike Kong, Celia 329 Koo, Bon 329 Koski, Michelle 72 Kotani, Chizuru 329 Kozen, Elizabeth A. 329 Krall, Luke 2 10 Kramer, Brandon 260 Kravatz, Tanya D. 329 Krikorian, Adam 224, 268 Krueger, Erik R. 329 Krueger, Kelly A. 329, 453, 482, 485 Kua, Caroline J. 329 Kudchadker, Julie A. 329 Kudo, Derrick K. 329 Kuhl, Jeffrey R. 329 Kumagai, Tracy D. 329 Kunes, Mike 254 Kuo, Tracy Y. 330 Kurose. Chiyo 330 Kwan, Gordon W. 330 Kwan, Jessica P. 330 Kwan, Julia M. 330, 486 Kwan, Let Zin 330 Kwan, Vonnet J. 330 Kwok, Gary 330 Kwon, Elizabeth 330 Kwon, Heejung 330 Kwong, Warren 330 Lai, Andrea K. 330 Lai, Chon leong 330 Lai, Jessica S.G. 330 Lai, Ron-Teh 330 Lai, StefanieP. 330 Lai.VivianaY.W. 331 Laird, Joanna L. 331 Lai, RoshniD. 331 Lam, David L. 331 Lam, Maria R. 331 Lam, Patty P. 331 Lam,VanSenh33I Lamb, Christopher S. 331 Lamb, Jenny 268 LaMothe, Christopher M. 331 Lane, Clayton T. 331 Lang, Leonard A. 331 Lanz, Teresa M. 331 Lapidario, Grace Parabot 331 Lara, Melissa A. 331 Larimer, Jeffrey D. 331 Larson, Catherine M. 331 Larson, Ryan D. 332 Latios, Alex 332 Lau, Amy X. 332 Lau, Helen 332 Lau, Jenny 332 Lau, Sauman 332 Lau, Stanley H. 332 Lau, Wai Man Lisa 332 Laudato, Maricar D. 332 Lavian, Pouya 332 Lavin, Steve 234 Law, Wai Shun Wilson 332 Lazaro, Sarah 214 Le. Tuan A. 332 Le,VuvyH. 332 LeDuc, Tran Anh 332 Le Roch ' Stanton, Eileen M. 332 Leary, Carrie 266 Lee, Christina M. 332 Lee, Clara 333 Lee, Daehwan 333 Lee, Daniel W. 333 Lee, Don 333 Lee, DongJooJ. 333 Lee, Eric H. 333 Lee, EvangelyneJ. 333 Lee, Garrett A. 333 Lee, Hei R. 333 Lee, Herbert 333 Lee, Hoi Wing 333 Lee, Hyae-Jung 333 Lee, Jae- Young 333 Lee, Jeffrey R. 333 Lee, Jie 240 Lee, Jocelyn H. 333 Lee, Jong ' Min 260 Lee, Joo-Suk 333 Lee, Joseph I. 334 Lee, Karen H. 334 Lee, Kevin 482, 484 Lee, Kyejune 334 Lee. Lang H. 334 Lee, Legacy 334 Lee, Loren 334 Lee, Man-Shik 334 Lee, Nancy M. 334 Lee, Pin-Pin 334 Lee, Robert S. 334 Lee, Ryan 218 Lee, Sabrina M. 334 Lee, Sharon M. 334 Lee, Shirley C. 334 Lee, Sun Y. 334 Lee, TinnaT. 334 Lee, Younga 334 Leese, Cynthia P. 335 Legargeant, Marine L. 335 Lehmann, Shane 210 Leisle, Rodney 210 Lekuona, Zurine 335 Le miner, Jennifer A. 335 Lemus, Gabriel 335 Lennon, Jennifer M. 335 Leon, Lilia 335 Leong, Karissa A. 335, 408 Lery, Julia J. 335 Leu, Jason H. 335 Leung, Benson 335 Leung, Margaret W. 335 Leung, Sonia Sun Ming 335 Levin, Jackie 228 Levy, Shoshana M. 335 Le Winter, Sandra D. 335 Lewis, Christian 254 Lewis, Jermaine 210,212 Li, HengW.335 Li, ZheJ. 336 Liang, Ying H. 336 Liao, Christina S. 336 Liao, Winnie 336 Lickitwongse, Keith 336 Liljeholm, Mimi 336 Lim, Hun E. 336 Lim, May 336 Lim, Nay 336 Lim, Sheryl C. 336 Lim, Sierin 336 Lim, Yee Theng 336 Lin, Bou How 336 Lin, David 246 Lin, David C. 336 Lin, Hoi Yung 336 Lin, Jasmine Y. 336 Lin, Jenny Y. 337 Lin, Kaichieh 337 Lin, Soon- Yen J. 337 Lin, Wendy J. 337 Lindeman, EricW. 337 Lindermayr, Miriam 337 Link, Dennis 210 Lippy, Stephanie H. 337 Little, Skylar 214, 215, 216 Liu, Chung N. 337 Liu, I-Lin 337 Liu, Melanie M. 337 TT T Hin - Liu 475 Liu, Sharon 86 Liu, Wing Han 337 Liwanpo, Llanyee I. 337 Lizada, Theresa C. 337 Llanes, Arlyn S. 337 Lo, Diana D. 337 Lo, EvaY. 337 Lo, Grace 339 Lo, Mona I. 339 Lock, Kelly J. 339 Loef, Jennifer I. 339 Loera, Linda L. 339 Lombard, Kory 210 Lombard, Robin M. 339 Lopez, Evelyn C. 339 Lopez, Jessica 268 Lopez, Olga M. 339 Lopez, RiaC. 339 Lopez, Rudy 339 Lopez, Tania M. 339 Lor, Stacy A. 339 Losman, J.P. 210 Lou. Tina Y. 339 Loughlin ' Morales, Mirna A. 339 Low, Christopher 339 Lowry, Rachelle E. 339 Lozano, Carolina E. 340 Lu, Esther Y. 340 Lu, Sharon S. 340 Lu, Szu-Pei 340 Lu, William 340 Luc, Mansan 340 Luciano, Allan C.340 Luftman, Tony B. 340 Luistro, Leah Anne G. 340 Luk, KaYeeA. 340 Lukesh, Melanie K. 340 Luna, Orlando 340 Lung, Lorena 340 Luque, Nicole 252 Luu, Alan T. 340 Luu, Joseph P. 340 Ly, Binh P. 340 Ly, Diana 341 Ly, Lyly 341 Lynch, Nicole C. 341,437 Lyon, Nick 254 Ma, KellieA. 341 Ma, Tiffany T. 341 Ma, Winnie W. 341 Mackin, Melissa D. 341 Macksoud, Alex E. 341 Madani, Nicole K. 341 Madoyan, Nadin S. 341 Madrid, Erica L. 341 Magana, Lorena 341 Magner, Meredith L. 341 Magnuson, Greg A. 72, 341 Magpantay, AlvinT. 341 Maier, Ryan 210 Mak, Selene S. 341 Makakaufaki, Saia 210 Makino, Azusa 342 Malagon, Jonathan 342 Mallari, Mae F. 342 Malonson III, John C. 342 Mangrum, Leslie K. 342 Mankowski, Jennifer L. 342 Manlove, Katherine A. 342 Manning, Ricky 210 Manville, Candace S. 342 Manzano, Justine Antoinette 342, 482 Mariano, Dawn M. 342 Marino, Angela 455 Marino, Natalie 455 Marinova, Petya 262, 263 Markray, Challyn Marie42 Marquez, Alberto 342 Marrero, Monica 342 Marsan Jr., Robert J. 342 Marsh, DeniseJ. 342 Marshall, Julie 258, 259 Martin, Billy 260 Martin, George Brandon 342 Martin, Maylana 238, 239 Martinez, Brion O. 343 Martinez, Danny C. 343 Martinez, Eusebio 343 Martinez, Gary M. 343 Martinez, Sarah L. 343 Martinez, Yeimi G. 343 Masinas, Edward W. 343 Maslim, Audrey A. 343 Mason, Jenny A. 343 Mastour, Jacob P. 343 Mathews, Megan L. 343 Maximo, Michelle C. 343 May, Jill M. 343 Mayo, Courtney 240 McAloon, Amanda J. 343 McCann, Ryan 210, 254 McCormick, Mary Ellen 343 McCullough, DeShaun 210 McEwen, Mark A. 344 McEwen, Scott 210 McGraw, Jeff 264 McHugh, Ryan S. 344 Mclntyre, Devon 268 Mclntyre, June J. 344 McJannett ' Taylor, Alexis K. 344 McLachlin, Parker 264 McManus, Roxanna R. 344 McNally, Jennifer 240 Meadows, Eric 224 Mebane, Carrie R. 344 Medby, David 433 Medina, Rhona C. 344 Medrano, Maria L. 344 Meeks, Brian N. 344 Mehta, BhavinV. 344 Meisami, Tannaz 344 Mejia, Monique 258 Mejorado, Maria C. 344 Mekhoubad, Shahram 344 Melidonian, Ani-Sevan 344 Melina, Emily 240 Melsby, Brad 210 Mencia, Giselle A. 344, 445 Mendizabal, Martha L. 344 Mendoza, Beatriz 345 Mendoza, Janet M. 345, 410 Mendoza, Shana M. 345 Mercado, Laura A. 345 Merino, Moises 345 Merricks, Charles 254 Merriman, Matthew P. 345 Meschwitz, Amanda V. 345 Metson, Rachel L. 345 Milburn, Tracey 214, 215 Millchap, Stacy 228 Miller, David J. 345 Miller, Jeffrey W. 345 Miller, Micah 224 Miller, Rebecca 268 Millsap, Carissa C. 345, 413 Mims, Tairia 258, 259 Mindru, Michelle M. 345 Miranda, Brian R. 345 Miranda, Jennifer R. 345 Miranda, Marifel G. 345 Miranda, Shane 254 Mischeaux, Melanie J. 345 Mitchell, Freddie 210, 254 Mitra, Somjita 346 Mix, Holly L. 346 Miyake, Masako 346 Miyamoto, Erica M. 44, 346 Miyoshi, Betty K. 346 Mizushima, Sachiko 346 Mmeje, Okeoma 346 Moffat, Laura 266, 267 Mohamadi, Parinaz 346 Mohebati, Arash 346 Moiso, Jerome 234, 235 Molchanov, David I. 346 Moldavsky, Edward 346 Molina, Frank 346 Moltke-Leth, Amanda 266 Moneymaker, Heidi 242, 243, 245 Montanez, Angelita M. 346 Montano, Elizabeth 346 Montealvo, Christian R. 346 Montford, Melonie A. 346 Moore, Jennifer R. 347 Moore, Mason 223 Moore, Michael R. 347 Moore, Peter J. 347 Mooshagian, Eric F. 347 Moreland, John F. 347 Moreno, Jacqueline A. 347 Moreno, Jeanine 347 Moreno, Olivia C. 347 Morgan, Carrie M. 347 Morgan, Melisa S. 347 Morgan, Sarah 214 Morgan, Steve 210 Mori. Larisa M. 347 Morikawa, Bradley 347 Morim, Sheila 347 Mom , ' Navarre, Index 476 u. toe % Moromisato, Lizy 347 Morris, Elisabeth J. 347 Morrison, Michael 438 Morrow, Scott 246 Moses, Dermar Q. 347 Moses, Jennifer E. 348 Mosley, Kazuko 348 Mosqueda, Priscilla 348 Mount, Cameron 246 Moy. Leonard W. 348 Moy, Jennifer L. 348 Moy, Michelle Y. 348 Mui, Mariko L. 348 Muller, Marcia Paula 348 Munton, Sarah M. 348 Murai, Trisha A. 348 Muranaka, Charles 76 Murdock, Danessa S. 348 Murillo, Pete A. 348 Murphy, Eleanor 268 Murphy, Nathaniel T.J. 348 Murray, Alyssa K. 348 Myers, Tamara L. 348 Naber, Susan A. 348 Nagano, Heather A. 349 Nahed, Brian Vala 349, 358 Naing, Aung M. 349 Najera, Monica E. 349 Nakamura, Christine K. 349 Nakase, Natalie 238 Namgoong, Eun 349 Namwong, Tiffany 349 Naranjo, Miguel A. 349 Narcise, John Paul Romero 418 Nash, Levena M. 349 Naslund, Scott R. 349 Nassir, Orly 349 Navarro, Sunshine C. 349 Naz, Uzma 76 Neal, Christopher C. 349 Neal-Schutte, Chandra A. 349 Nece, Ryan 210 Negus, Abel B. 349 Nehira, Jeffrey Y. 349 Nelson, Brian E. 350 Nelson , Cheryl L.350 Nelson, Paul 210 Nelson, Rich 246, 247 Nelson, Sam 246 Neuman, Lisa 96 Newby, Olivia 447 Ng, Jennifer M. 350 Ng, Kant 350 Ng, Kristine 350 Ng, Kwok Cheung Jackson 350 Ng, Susan L. 350 Ngo, David 350 Ngo, James 96 Ngo, My Linh 350 Ngo, Quang 350 Ngok, Sharon C. 350 Nguyen, AmyT. 350 Nguyen, Anh-Thu 350 Nguyen, Catherine K. 350 Nguyen, Christine 350 Nguyen, Hang A. 350 Nguyen, Linda 351 Nguyen, MinchauV. 351 Nguyen, Nancy 351 Nguyen, Phuong Mai T. 351 Nguyen, Rebecca D. 351 Nguyen, Thuytrinh 351 Nishimura, Lynn 486 Nihipali, Amy 228 Nix , Takeesha D.35I No, Sandra S. 351,426 Noack, Marin 258 Noble, Sabrina S. 351 Noodle, Jen 240 Nooryani , Farsheed Dokht35I Noroski, Laura A. 351 Nourani , Sally S.35I Nubia, Gladys M. 351 Nuveman, Stacey 258 Nuzum, Virginia S. 351 O ' Connor, Thomas J. 351 Ocegueda, Irma K. 351 Ochoa, MarissaA. 352 Oey, Monica 352 Ogan, Everdeen E. 352 Ogiamien , Adesuwa 352 Oh, In S. 352 Oh, Julie 266 Oh,Yun-Joo352 Ohanian, Jennifer R. 352 Ojeda, Frank J. 352 Olawsky, Jason M. 352 Oliver, Kathy 238 Olson, Wendy 352 Omi, Maki352 Omino, Takayuki 352 Ordonio, Marissa C. 352 Oreste, Judy D. 352 Orr, Leila C. 352 Ortega, Nicole M. 352 Ortiz, ArisaE. 353 Osaseri, UyiE. 353 Osborne, Oliver M. 353 Oshinomi, Brian S. 353 Osorio, Ivette 353 Otani. Allison M. 353 Otsuka, Risa 353 Ouchi, Rochelle 214 Owens, Apryl M. 353 Owens, Jerry 210 Pacelli, Nick 224 Pachucki, Paul 353 Padilla, Jenny G. 353 Padilla, Rachelle 451 Paguio, Dana F. 353 Pak, Sandy 353 Pakes, Rachelle C. 353 Palda, James 224 Palencia, Eldy C. 353 Pallios, Andrea K. 353 Palma. Andreina 353 Palma, Chris A. 354 Palomares, Eli 354 Pan, Desiree L. 354 Pandya, Arpna A. 354 Paneno, Nick 218 Paner, Alexis A. 354 Paniagua, Cristobal 354 Panossian, Lori A. 354 Parisi, John P. 354 Park, Daniel S. 354 Park, Grace 354 Park, HeeY. 354 Park, Hilary 354 Park, Irene I. 354 Parker, JaclynT. 354, 444 Parker, Dave 224, 225 Parker, Kristin 242 Parks, Joseph R. 354 Parrott, Ceondra N. 354 Parsadaian, Christine L. 355 Partida, Juan M. 355 Partlow, Gemma I. 355 Parunyan, Taline S. 355 Pasion, May B. 355 Patel, Nital 355 Patel, SunitaH. 355 Patterson, Joanna R. 355 Patterson, Vanessa M. 355 Paul, Heather A. 355 Paul, Rachel A. 355, 428 Paus, Cory 210, 211,213 Pavri, Numazer D. 355 Pearl, Matt 254 Pearson, Jenny R. 355 Pedersen, John 56 Pellegrini , Peter M.355 Pels, Robert John 3 55 Penta, MarniJ. 356 Pentecost, Matt 356 Perera, Michele S. 356 Perez, Henry 77 Perez, Jennifer 356 Perez, Veronica M. 356 Perlin, AriS. 356 Perrault, Kevin 21 8 Perry, Michelle 253 Pessin, Jo ' An A. 356 Petersen, Michael J. 356 Peterson, Celeste 228 Peterson, CiCi 214 Peterson, Hilary 240 Peterson, LisaC. 356 Petruncola, Sarah A. 356 Pflueger, Jeff 224 Pham, Mikhanh L. 356 Pham, Quynb H. 356 Pham, SonhallO Pham, Tarn Thanh T. 356 477 Liu - Pham Pham,TuT. 356 Phansavath, Ling 356 Phelan, Matt 2 10 Philip, N. Pearl 356 Phillips, Christy L. 357 Phillips, Sean 210 Philman, Marie 238, 239 Phongsasavithes, Arunee 357 Phongsasavithes, Usance E. 357 Phosomran, Vivian 266 Phusawasdi, Joy 357 Pieper, Billy 210 Pierce, Eva E. 357 Pierce, Tim 21 8 Pike, Melinda E. 357 Pinto, Aldo 254, 256 Pinto, Ronald J. 357 Pinto Vega, Gabriela M. Pinto 357 Plaskin, Leah A. 357 Plunkett, Krysten L. 357 Poimiroo, Louis M. 357 Polak, Brian 210 Poli-Dixon, Brian 210 Politowski, Jennifer L. 357 Pompelli, Lisa A. 357 Pong , Melanie S.357 Poon , Wilson K.357 Popescu, Christina 262 Porter, Kristee 228, 238 Pottathil, Madhuri R. 357 Povey, Jessica 268 Powell, Holiday 240 Prado, Mary G. 359 Prager, Zachery 443 Precilla, MarcV. 359, 409 Pregenzer, Jennifer D. 359, 426 Price, Durell 210 Price, Keiko 240 Pritchett, Ken 210 Proctor, Joanna K. 359 Prosper, Michael L. 359 Prosser, Heidi 240 Pruitt, Armada H. 359 Puffer, Jon 224 Pugeda, James P. 359 Pugh, January K. 359 Index Pujol, Kristian M. 359, 442 Purtee, Michelle M. 359 Quach, Candace C. 359 Quach, MinhT. 359 Quan, Russ M. 359 Quick, John J. 359 Quilalang, Renato 359 Quiros, Jennifer A. 359 Quon, Lisa D. 360 Quon, Michelle 228, 231 Raab, Carly 242 Rahman, Faiz U. 360 Rahmanpour, Rebecca 360 Rahn, Erin 258 Rajczyk, Peter M. 360 Rakness, Geoff 3 60 Ramazar, Todd 234 Ramirez, Gabriel A. 360 Ramirez, Jose A. 360 Ramos, Jason A. 360 Ramos, Laura 360 Ramos, Marianne 360 Ramos, Raj R. 360 Rana, Talwinder S. 360 Randall, Cherita E. 360 Rao, Emma I. 360 Raouf, Helsa 360 Rashtian, Siavash Daniel 360 Rastegar, Mikel 361 Ratnayake, Chandima R. 361 Rattazzi, Erin 77, 482, 484 Rau, Colleen M. 361 Reddy, Ryan D. 361 Reed, Irishia R. 361 Reese, Devon 210 Reese, Eric 254 Reese, Marcus 210 Reese, Nicole Yvette 361, 440,441 Rembert, Ayesha 238 Rettenmaier, Travis 260 Rettig, Shawn T. 361 Reyes, Jennifer N. 361 Reyes Ang, Roberto Reyes, Tiffanie N. 361 Rezvani, Nina 361 Rhee, Jung-Seub 361 Rho, Seung H. 361 Ribaya, Raymond R. 361 Rich, Andrew S. 361 Richardson, Nicole M. 361 Richardson, Ramon L. 361 Richardson, Sarah E. 362 Riddlesprigger, Maisha U. 362 Rigamat, Stephanie 214 Rigopoulos, Christos I. 362 Rimando, Nick 218 Rivera, Brian D. 362 Riveros, Brenda N. 362 Roberts, Claire E. 362 Robillard, Justin M. 362 Robinson, Christopher H. 362 Rocio, Ana Lynn A. 362 Rocques, Ryan 210 Rodger, Taylor 228, 231 Rodriguez, Liza 362 Rodriguez, Natalie K. 362 Rodriguez, Sherri A. 362 Roe, Bobby 254 Roehr, Gretchen E. 362 Roessle, Raina L. 362 Roh, Sun Ho 362 Roh, TaeJ. 363 Rojer, Jean-Julien 260 Roman, Cynthia 363 Rosel, Peter A. 363 Ross, Mindy 486 Roth, Chris R. 363 Roth, Darren J. 363 Rothenberg, Lisa D. 363 Roux, NoelleA. 363 Rubadiri, LungalaJ. 363 Rubanyi, Dora 446 Rubanyi, Tom 446 Rudich, Randee E. 363 Ruhkala, Daniel J. 363 Rush, JaRon 234 Russomanno, David A. 363 Ryan, Katie 240 Rybba, Danielle 228 Saadat, Parasto 363, 439 Sabeti, Mona 363 Sacks, Nina K. 363 Saffer, Mike 210 Sagi, Imbar 363 Saidi, Ami 363 Saito, Tomoko 364 Sakamoto, Jeanne S. 364, 414 Sakamoto, Scott T. 364 Salagubang, Jammie Lynn R. 364,411 Salas, Rodolfo 364 Salazar, Adler M. 364 Salazar, Claudia 422 Salazar, Maria E . 364 Saldana, Todd 218 Saldivar, Christopher 364 Saleh, Peter A. 364 Salehi, Pejvak S. 364 Sales, Stephanie D. 364 Samore, Michelle L. 364 Samoukhian, Sherry 364 Sampanes, Anthony C. 364 Sampras, Stella 262 Sams, Courtney M. 364 Samuel, Jeri L. 364 San Filippo, Mark C. 365 Sanchez, LisetV. 365 Sanchez, Monica 365 Sanchez, Sandra S. 365 Sanchez, Seiko Y. 365 Sanchez, Steve 210 Sander, Mark S. 365 Sanders, Kevin J. 365 Sanders, Kristine E. 365 Sandoval, Amy N. 365 Sands, Chris 260, 261 Santamaria, Abigail S. 365 Santiago, Ardith D. 365 Santiago, Evelyn C. 365, 442 Santiago, Madelene A. 365 Santiso, Guillermo 415 Santos, Kenneth L. 365 Sanwong, Olivia D. 365 Saria, Marissa B. 365 Sarracino, William P. 366 Sato, Miho 366 SekEribJB , Brad 364 368 Saucedo, Elizabeth 366 Saxby, Viktoria A. 366 Saxon, Andrew E. 366 Saylor, Elizabeth A. 366 Scarlett, Delkys N. 366 Scates, Al 246 Schiavo-Campo, Mara A. 366 Schick, Geraldine 240 Schmidt, Elizabeth A. 366, 262, 263 Schneider, Mike 150 Schrage, Matthew I. 366 Schuman, Sabrina Anne 422 Scott, Bill 254, 257 Sea, Wen-Ching 366 Seidman, Mike 210 Sello, Charmaine B. 366 Selsor, Erika 228 Semelsberger, Jason 264, 265 Sen, Tina G. 366 Seto, Sheri A. 366 Sevilla, Victoria C. 366 Sew Hoy, Kelly J. 366 Shah, Beejal D. 367 Shaikley, Ali K. 367 Shak, Steve 218, 219 Shapiro, Susi Rodriguez 338, 367, 434 Sharobeem, Ramy M. 367 Shash, HanaA. 367 Shatkin, Rosetta 367 Shaw, John W. 367 Shelley, Randall 254 Sheng, Yulanda 367 Shenoy, Amita A. 367 Shepherd, Cory M. 367 Sherfy, Brad 264 Sherif, Nadia 367 Shih, Charlene 367 Shih, Chiung-Fu 367 Shih, Gary W. 367 Shihady, Ida R. 367 Shin, Jae-Il 367 Shin, Lawrence P. 368 Shirazi, Emanuel S. 368 Short, Lauren 415 Shugart, Erica 240 Shung, Connie K. 368 Sinister, Sharon 368 Shy, Diana A. 368 Sickels, Kenneth W. 368 Sigal,JoshA. 368 Sigel, Bryan J. 368 Silva, Flavia R. 368 Silva, Jessica H. 368 Silverman, Rachel S. 368 Sim, Byron C. 368 Simcox, Paula A. 368 Simmons, Coralie 268, 269 Simmons, Jake 224 Simonian, Jill M. 368 Simpson, Cathy J. 368 Simpson, Howard C. 368 Sims, Kari L. 369 Sine-Cruz, Leslie M. 369, 427 Siordia, Aracely 369 Siyan, Sonya 369 Skidmore, Christopher T. 369 Slarova, Renata 369 Slaton, Spencer McKnight 427 Sloey, Jonathan D. 369 Smid, Teresa M. 369, 418 Smith, Carolyn A. 369 Smith, Dennis J. 369 Smith, Jessica Q. 369 Smith, KerrieA. 369 Smith, Khelyn 254 Smith, Kylie S. 369 Smith. Laura D. 369 Smith, Laura E. 369 Smith, Patrice J. 369 Smith, Ryan 210 Smith, Tarryn K. 370 Smith, Todd R. 370 Snider, Lisa T. 370 Snobl, Sonia E. 370 Sobezak, Katie M. 370 Solum, Don A. 370 Somoano, Brian 370, 438 Songer, Sarah M. 370 Soto, Vanessa M. 370 Sotto, Beverly Sharon C. 370 Spang, Scott C. 370 Spears, Abigail 262 Spicakova, Tatana 370 Stachowski, Ashley 268 Stanley, Allison K. 370 Stanley, Matt 210 Stansbury, Ed 2 10 Stebbens, Amanda L. 370 Stebbins, Tom 240 Stefanko, Mia 425 Steifel, Michelle 262 Stein, Emily F. 370 Steinfeld, Amy M. 370 Stelling, CarlaJ. 371 Stentz, Jennifer A. 371 Stephens, Jason 210 Sterner, Cornelia 371 Stevens, Michael R. 371 Stewart, Frederick J. 371, 430 Stewart, Jacob E. 371 Stoner, Alison 242 Stout, Matthew R. 371 Stratton, Rachel 240 Strauss, Naomi Z. 371 Street, Scott J. 371 Strelow, John B. 371 Strocker, Carly B. 371 Stromsborg, Kevin 210 Strutzel, Jess 253 Strycula, Joey 210, 213 Stuart, Mary 214 Stuart, Stephanie J. 371 Sandy X. Su, Sandy X. 371 Sua, Stephen 210 Suber, Shannon N. 371 Suehiro, John K. 371 Suen, Lucy J. 371 Sugita, Darlene E. 372 Suguitan, Osmin B. 372, 442 Suk, Kevin K. 372 Sulahian, Jessica L. 372 Sullano, Mark Jay 3 72 Sumin ski, Mark A. 372 Sun, Naifeng 372 Suppe, Stacey M. 372 Suzuki, Shizuka 372 Swanson, Anna 240 Swanson, Elena M. 372 Sweigart, Elisa D. 372 Swenson, Stephanie 258 Swoboda, Anne J. 372 Szajek, Anita K. 372 Szeto, Marianne S. 372 Tai, James M. 372 Takeichi, Yoshinori 372 Takeuchi, Lisa A. 373 Talbott, Rolondo R. 373 Taliaferro, Brandon 246 Tarn, Albert 373 Tarn, Belinda 373 Tarn, Chun-Sing 373 Tarn, Jimmy 373 Tarn, Man Kin 373 Tan, Cheryll A. 373,447 Tan, Devy 373 Tan, Mintra 373 Tanaka, Jennifer 482, 485 Tandoc, Anna Nonnie ' Lee S. 373 Tanehsakdi, Morakot 373 Tang, Annie 482, 483 Tang, Dara 373 Tang, Judy Y. 373 Tang, Kelvin K. 373 Tang, Michael 373 Tang, Phong G. 374 Tang, Sze 96 Tangonan, Marissa 77, 482, 489 Taniguchi , Linda A. 374 Tao, Joyce 374 Tapawan, Cristina E. 374 Tapia, David R. 374 Taran, Francine L. 374 Tarbet, Brandon J. 374, 434 Tarigo, Michelle E. 374 Tartarian, Rita 374 Tasker, Paris 374 Tat, Cindy 374 Tavakoli, Mona 374 Taylor, Jamie B. 374 Taylor, Kerrie E. 374 Teagle, Heather 240 Techaphunphol, Sarah 374 Tena, Daniel 374 Tennyson Jr., McKinley 218 Terronez, Michael J. 375 Thatcher, Evan 246 Theerasatiankul, Vorakrit J. - Theerasatiantnl 4(9 375 Thomas, Erin 240 Thomas, Robert 2 10 Thomas, TraciV. 375 Thompson, Beth 214 Thompson, Doni 242 Thompson, Scot 218, 221 Thurman III, Richard 375 Tiangco, Noreen P. 375 Tibbetts, Blake 210 Tieu, David D. 375 Tieu, Nghi 375 Tilan, Jason Ulip 375 Tilley, Seth D. 375 Tillit, Sharon S. 375 Tinoco, Monica 375 Tjong, CahalinaY. 375 To, Lan-Vi T. 375 To, Shirley S. 375 Tokmajian, Aleen 375 Toledo, Bob, Toledo 210 Tominaga, Kazuhiro 375 Tommasini, Matthew W. 376 Ton, Julie 376 Tong, Dennis 419 Tong, KitYee376 Torres, Gerald B. 376 Torres, Rikki M. 376 Toumayan, Seta 376 Tovares, Cassandra O. 376 Traenkner, Stacey L. 376 Tram, Nikki H. 376 Tran, David D. 376 Tran, Huy N. 376 Tran, QuynhlamV. 376 Tran, Thai H. 376 Tran, Tho N. 376 Tran, Uyenphuong 376 Travis, Shea 2 1 8, 221 Trazo, Maryanne J.G. 376 Trinh, Carolyn M. 377 Trott, Warren 254 Truong, Angel R. 377 Truong, Tiffany P. 377 Tsai, Howard 377 Tsai. 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Not pictured: Catherine Calleja, Laura Gundersheim, Kevin Lee, Justine Manzano, Annie Tang, and Stephanie Wong ! ' -. ' : : : layout Bruinlife copy C 9PJ copy Bruinlife Justlr yn sales ' ' ' -. -i - managin production Bruiilife 485 EDITOQ AcSUCLA newsmagazines student media Ten Percent Emar ISSUE N THIS ISSUE men we love eader survey interview with sally kirklam ASUCLA Student Media Newsmagazines 48, UIN6 J like to point! Whoever thought that I would be doing this all over again. I thought my yearbook editor days were over when I graduated from high school, but nnnooo, I got myself into this mess again. AAAHHH!!! It seemed like everything that could go wrong i n this office, did. However, I am glad to say that I still maintained my sanity for the most part, and I would like to give a special thanks to all of those who shared this experience with me. YO YO YO!! YEARBOOKstaffmembers-Hey eludes and dudettes. I could not have done any of this without all of your help. It ' s been a pleasure working with you all. GARREY-Hey! Why aren ' t you here with me right now, when I need you!? I ' m going craaazay right not without you to keep me sane in the production room. Not to mention, I am craving those dried mangos. I cannot say enough thanks for all the work you did and finished during all the deadlines. I am so happy that you were willing to lose a lot of zzz ' s like me, because of yearbook deadlines. You are definitely a hard worker. Thanks for helping me out with everything, Miss Production Manager. ANNIE- Despite you chatting on AOL during office hours, ( " ahem, is that Sally you are talking to again?) I would like to thank you also for all those late nights spent working on deadlines. You are a hard worker, too. Thanks for taking over the position earlier in the year. I am really happy with how the yearbook layouts turned out. STEPHANIE-You also have been a great part of the staff. Thanks for hanging out with us editors late into the night when we needed you to finish up random stuff. You know what it takes to meet deadlines. So, what are ya doing next year? KITTY- Thanks for staying with Bruinlife and helping out with the layout staff. Thank also for working odd hours of the day and for all the fun HI ' talks we had about our pre-req classes for Bus-Econ. ELAN A- 1 am so glad we finally saw each other mi in the office after your tests for dental school were over. Ha, ha. I was beginning wonder where you were. It was really great working with you another year. Thanks for your hard work! ERI N- Remember, back in fall quarter when you and Carrey kept on calling the wrong pager number for Roberto? You guys crack me up. Thanks for the laughs and for editing copy! KEVIN- " Do you feel like writing another article? Can you do it by tomorrow if we give you the assignment today? " Ha, ha... Just kidding! Thanks so much for coming through on so many of the articles that were never finished or assigned. You did so many articles and never once did I hear you complain... unless it was behind my back. Thanks so much for all your hard work! MA I I - " Hey, since you ' re in the office, do you want to do something for me Matt? " Don ' t worry, I ' m just kidding. That will probably be the last time you hear me say that. Thanks so much for writing many of the [sports] articles and for coming in to the office at late hours to complete your work. Thank you for always asking me if I needed help. We ' ll miss you! GINA-Thank you too, for turning in assignments on time. And look, you managed to keep away from the computers here the whole year. Hope you had a good time working on the staff. We will miss you and your cute accent! CATHERINE-Where are you? I never see you anymore! I know you have a lot of stuff to do, but you always seem to get your assignments in one way or another. Thanks! JENN- So, how did you like being business manager this year? Thanks for doing all you could when I didn ' t really know what I was doing. " Uh...I don ' t know, ask Justine! " Good job- it was nice knowing I could rely on you to take care of all the accounting and the paperwork. ARACELI- Thanks for always coming in for your office hours and for doing stuff with Jenn and Kelly on sales assignments. I am gtod that I could depend on you to know what you were doing witrojtbeing asked many times. KELLY-Thank you sooo much for staying ; ' ! with the sales staff and helping out with Jenn. I would not have been able to help Jenn out with a lot of stuff if you weren ' t here. Thanks for giving us info on how to take care of the sales jobs, such as ads and those mailers, that took forever to be sent out. Good luck with law school! We will miss you! LAURA-Thanks for taking care of all the sports pages! I didn ' t know what you were doing most of the time, but that ' s because I knew that you knew what you were doing. Good job " taking " - uh, I mean - " picking " out the photos! JUSTINE- Thank you for getting me into this mess. Okay, I ' m just joking- but didn ' t tell me if was going to be this hard! Thanks for the little talks and for giving us the 411 when we didn ' t know what were doing. Looks like you ' re out of here too. We will miss you! LYNN- " Lynn! We need more photos ASAP!!! " Thanks so much for putting up with all of our requests! You managed to get them all in one way or another. I appreciate all the work you put into making sure our photos in the yearbook turned out good. Thanks! ARVLIward-Yikes! I can ' t believe I took this job! Thanks for taking care of the Seniors of the Year awards process. You took a load off my back and you were able to do something that you have always wanted to do with the yearbook. Thanks for helping me out with the problems I had throughout the year! This was a good experience for me, but there is nooo way I am doing this again! ELENAjarviS-Got any candy for me to snack on? Thank you so much for helping me out when I was short on copy articles. I don ' t know what I would have done. I am so glad I came to you for help! JEFFmeyers-Thanks for having your intern staff writers (ELIZABETHblair-SPENCERinada-APHRODITEmanuosos-MARlKOobrero- JUDYpak-ANGELIQUEtoSChi-CHRISyoung) help out with writing some of our sports and events articles! I am so grateful that they were able to do this for the yearbook. MlSstaff- MIKEo ' connor CHRISbates- Thanks for helping me out with all the random computer problems in the production room. GEOFFallen ARTHURchang-Thanks for burning all of our CDs when we s them at the last Hhinute! TAYLORpublishing reps- COREYmundwiler CURTISwright-So, how did I do this year? Okay, you don ' t have to answer that. I am soo sorry for missing half of my deadlines! Thank you for being understanding and helping me out when I had yearbook problems. NEWSMAGSeditors-It ' s been a very good experience working with all of the other newsmagazines, especially in competing with the computers here- ha, ha! I ' m glad to know that you editors truly knew how I felt when I said I was " in production " and " on another deadline. " I look up to you all. PAOLOdeguzman-Hey there, oh wise counselor of mine. Thank you soo much for listening to me complain about yearbook, when no one else I don ' t think I could have survived without letting off some steam with you. YASIRmahar-Thanks also for being such a good friend to talk to about all my yearbook stresses. MYBESTBUDS- LYNNETTE CAMERON-HI! I miss you guys! MYfamily-HI! I miss you guys, too! What up to the OG SNorth Crew: my coolio roomies JEN KIRA, GEORGE, ELAD, YASIR, ALEX, EMERSON, DAVID, BRYAN, ANAGHA, MEGAN, MARIE, STACEY, STEFANIE, AMANDA, KATY-Let ' s go snowboarding, YO! Yes, I ' m going to yearbook, again Sorry I couldn ' t hang out with you guys as much this year. Don ' t worry, I ' ll be free next year! PEACE OUT, YO! I AM DONE. editor. Bminlife Thanks 489 COIO Bruinlife 2000, Volume 81 , was created by a student staff at the University of California, Los Angeles and printed by Taylor Publishing Co., in Dallas, Texas. Printing This book was printed on 80 pound matte paper using black on black. Cover Cover fonts are University Roman 80 ' point and Bickley Script 60-point. Designed by Marissa Tangonan, Annie Tang and Lynn Nishimura, with the help of Corey Mundwiler. Cover photo taken by Lynn Nishimura. Endsheets The endsheets are Passport Granite. Typography Body copy is Goudy Modern I2-point. All captions are HelveticaNeue Condensed 9-point. Photo credits are HelveticaNeue Condensed 7 ' point italics. Folios and page numbers are Fashion I6 ' point. Headline fonts are University Roman, Franklin Gothic, Helvetica, Trajan and Bergell and vary in point size throughout sections. Division page headlines are Trixie 72 ' point and sub ' headlines are in Matrix 36 ' point. Body copy is Matrix 18-point. Voices headline fonts are University Roman and Trixie in various point sizes. Index is Goudy Modern I2 ' point, University Roman 64 ' point and Bickley Scrip 64-point. Bruinlife staff pages, Thank you ' s and Colophon are University Roman 48-point, Bickley Script 60-point and HelveticaNeue Extended 60-point. Hardware The book was produced using five Power Macintosh G3s, all with Apple monitors. All negatives were scanned with a Polaroid Sprint Scan 35. All prints were scanned using a UMAX Astra I200S. Two Accel-a- Writer 8200 printers, an Apple LaserWriter and various Hewlett Packard LaserJet 2100 TN printers. Software Layouts -were produced with Quark Xpress 3.32, photos were rendered using Adobe Photoshop 4. O.I. , stories written with Microsoft Word 5.1. Other art created on Adobe Illustrator 6.0. Senior names typed with the aid of Microsoft Works 3.0 and Microsoft Excel 4.0. Printer Taylor Publishing Company 1 550 West Mockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75235 Publishing Consultants: Corey Mundwiler, Curtis Wright and Frank Meyers. Photography Photos developed by Student Media darkroom technicians (and local drugstores). Color processing was done by Campus Photo Studio and ASUCLA Photo Services. Individual student portraits were taken by Campus Photo Studio or by various photo studios. Seniors of the Year photos were taken by Lynn Nishimura. Film for black and white photographs was Kodak TMAX 100, 400, 3200, and XP2 film. All photographs and negatives were scanned by Marissa Tangonan, Carrey Wong, Annie Tang, Lynn Nishimura, Stephanie Wong, Kitty Chan, Laura Gundersheim, Justine Manzano and ElanaYerushalmi. All photos with the exception of senior photos, were sent to Taylor Publishing Company in digital format on Zip disks or CD. bruinlife r F n e o o Bruinlife has been the official yearbook of the University of California, Los Angeles for 81 years. Editorial content does not necessarily reflect the views of the University. Address inquiries to: Editor, Bruinlife Yearbook, 308 Westwood Plaza, 118 Kerckhoff Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Copyright 2000, the Bruinlife staff and the ASUCLA Communications Board, publisher of the UCLA Bruinlife yearbook. All rights reserved. ' .. 53 " .


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