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events p €j student life gQ 10U sports r . iK Du } eiu graduates t Lc JwJ u ads 30 P A eui v6cjy ! University of California, Los Angeles 308 Westvvood Haza • Kercklioff HaU 118 • Los Angeles, CA 90024 310.825.2640 • bnmilife@media.ucla.edu Bruinlii iXjLiiAn ve Sol Copyright © 2001 by the ASUCLA Communications Board i I I : ■ ' -M ' n T r ou knew you were a Bruin the first time you set foot on campus. Those first few days you walked around bewildered and a little awestruck, hut after a while, it really began to feel like home. Westwood became your neighborhood and college friends became your family. Suddenly, you blinked and It was four years later. The last three years were a hazy blur of fun and unforgettable experiences, h, the life of a Bruin... i 2 PROLOGUE ♦■•n. •if »%» ' Eiilicr on ilie way to classes or back, siLidcnis irck the Jans Steps as part ol ilieir daily routine. These steps had earned their place as one of the most prominent icons thai best embody life at UCLA. Kobcno Roves .Xiii PROLOGUE Paulette Fontanez J-- . Squirrels are peculiar animals that spend most of their time in trees. One could not stroll through campus without spotting a squirrel. A sculpture such as this one grabs the attention of any observer. In the UCLA sculpture garden, many of us found inner tranquility. The heart and soul of our campus lies in this .sculptural masterpiece. This enormous bear gave all Bruins a sense of pride and joy. MM Mi ■V M j t ■r ,- V ;- f - r ' m. M? SkTiS a a wfiB rwy s y I 7 V 4 OPENING ie ediication career rErvtinalsouieiiin UCLA has, for many years, been the hirthplace of its students ' ideas, education, and careers. The four original buildings that make up the Royce Quad still stand today and continue to facilitate students in their learning and progression. Students who crossed the quad every day were reminded of UCLA ' s pledge to honor and encourage its students and offer them every opportunity available. The unique architecture of Royce Hall, the exquisite ceilings of Powell Library and the beautiful facades of Kinsey and Haines, all served to create the aesthetically pleasing environment that perfectly complements the intellectually challenging atmosphere of UCLA. — The familiiir corridors of Royce are ceilings bring a sense of awe to passing students. OPENING 5, m •r ( A - ' .f I I 6 OPENING Beyond the buildings and the facilities available, beyond even the classes and the homework, there was something about UCLA that has made four-year students, lifelong Bruins since 1914. There was a spirit, an understanding that instilled a pride in the school that made its students so enthusiastic. Student activism on campus targeted controversial political issues as well as interesting cultural and social ideas. Students stood up for what they believed in and tooic an active role in the world around them. Whether in support of student shows or on Bruin Walk, students ' concerns were as blatant and bright as the blue and gold colors that they wore. Messages are posted all thmiighoiil eampus to express ihe x ' oiee o student body At I ' Cl.A.we not only expressed ouisehes physicaMv btil isLiallv iis well Breaking through the symbolic jail, this youngster communicates his political message to the audience On such a diverse campus, this unique form ot expression was not Roberto Rcyos Ans; When conflicts arise in our community, people express then ideas. UCI.A students protested measures in order to increase OPENING 7 Hot wheels. Often seen riding around campus, future Bruins refine their skate-boarding and scooter-riding skills. Scooters were an especially popular mode of transportation this year. student takes a break to observe the carefree antics of a squirrel. Bruins took lime to stop and enjoy the simple pleasures in life. Golden arches. A Bruin lounges in an archway of Royce Hall in between classes. Archways were popular outdoor spots of relaxation. , . f HPt w 1: ■J mi %V: 1 Svdnev Zh 8 OPENING I mmmmM Student life at UCIA was filled with activity and study. Balancing between the many demands required of the UCLA student and the additional responsihilties of jobs and extracurricular activities, Bruins still managed to find time to enjoy their college experiences. Whether it was hanging out on Bruin Walk, screaming at the Beat SC rally, or lust relaxing on campus, UCLA students had a clear understanding of what it meant to be a Bruin. Students carried with them the pride of knowing that they were a part of such an excellent institution, it was their diverse talents and concerns that were responsible for the individuality that was such a part of UCLA and its student body. Two heads are better than one. Two friends compare notes outside of Powell Library. Powell was a hotspot to squeeze in a little on- the-ao studvina. OPENING 9 . . .r ' T) 10 OPENING T-J.. ' T ' ' ■.1% , ' rf ' 1 w The pride and enthusiasm of the Bruin student hody was evident in their unending school spirit. Nowhere was this spirit more evident than at the UCLA sporting events. As always, the football and haskethall games, as well as the many other sports that draw such financial and moral support to the school, were well anended by UCLA students. Through the wins and the painful losses. Bruins stood by their athletes, decked out proudly in their blue and gold, cheering themselves hoarse, and 8-clapping until they dropped. Proving themselves once again as some of the most faithful fans, UCLA students demonstrated an incredible pride in their school. So you wanna be a rock supersUir? Decked out in metallic blue wigs, two fans cheer on their team Fans went to nKM lenmhs to show then Superstar! Wide Receiver Freddie Mitchell performs a victory dance after scoring a touchdown. Mitchell was a key player to the Bruins " success this year. UCLA wants you. Wearing a basketball for a helmet, this Super- Bruin attempts to recruit more supporters. Creativity was rampant amons fans cvcrvwherc OPENING 11 A UCLA alumnus gets into the football spirit with a future Bruin sports star. Many alumni attended athletic events, some with their children, usually decked out in blue and gold. smiles to impress the crowd, a mother and daughter cheer for the Bruins. Games such as the UCLA vs. USC matches were often family affairs. Two current sports enthusiasts fill the stands with excitement. Sports fans braved cold weather and huge crowds to see the Bruins play. Brulinainilies aiumnLlutuf ji i n ' M SK ■♦ 1 1 Rosette Gonziiles 12 OPENING ' { mf " Sfe L . viW 1 . J iitfi HKa ' ' V » m . raati :t! s jm -.it . The saying goes, " Once a Bruin, aiways a Bruin ' or sometliing iilce tUat. UCLA students formed a close linit community of friends and colleagues which formed the hackhone of our college experience. The spirit of the student hody was overwhelming as the pride in being a member of the UCLA community shone through in every event and activity anended by Bruins. Athletic events in and of themselves were enough to convince any outsider of the enthusiasm the students had for the school. Anendance at the use versus UCLA football game in November was over 80,000, higher than Base Bowl capacity. ApathyP Yeah right. Not in this family. In a tense moment that could change the outcome of the game, anxious Bruins wait nervously for the results. Their blue and gold war-paint-like adornment showed their intense support for UCLA. OPENING 13 As OIK ' ol the iiiosi allniclivc scenes (in Lanipus. Janss Slops is a lavdrilc aniDiiu visitors anil slinlcnls alike. These steps also eairieil a rieh history, beiny one oT the first pathways to campus. I ' liologiaphed lly: KolxTio l eycs Any 14 PROLOGUE if .r •. j f. — jtrA ' is- ' v.- ■ vrt : X I s we moved from one circle of life to the next, we often look back on the things we ' ve done with a hint of regret. Not regret for the things we ' ve ' done or the way we ' ve done them, but regret for not appreciating them as we experienced them. So as college goes on, we had to ask ourselves, despite all the midterms and papers, were we appreciating this as we ' re living through itP if the answer was no, maybe we should reexamine where we were and what we ' ve got because as Bruins, we ' ve got it all. PROLOGUE 15 Bruin Life Yearbook 1983 ifC iSr MM MS uffr r i iWi . i TiT T P ' 9 6 li i f»,.««f f 1 T3 1 6 EVENTS Robcilo Reyes Ana Nl S pAi.lt ' i f 1 N a 1 DIVISION 1 7 During Bruint ' est. a courageous Bruin prepares to test his strengtli on tine Hammerhead carnival-style game. Many student groups sponsored activities like this one for fundraising and provided a break from the daily routine of classes. 18 EVENTS Throughout UCLA histon, campus exents ha e icprestMitcd tlic diverse interests and concerns of the students. Following in this tradition, students ert ' capti ated b ' mo ie premieres, sports events, political discussions and cultural shows. Performances and social events sponsored by student organizations were also well attended as students continued to support their fellow Bruins in celebrations of their cultural and ethnic identities. Clearly the social focus of UCLA, events both on and off campus demonstrated an important representation of the student body and its interests and concerns. Traditional events such as Spring Sing and the annual UCLA job fair continued to draw in record numbers in attendance. Once again they proved that UCLA students were not onlv academically focused but also active and in ' olved in organizations and events that maintained the well-rounded and diverse tradition that has always defined the UCLA student body. In addition to tlie many events sponsored by various UCLA administrative groups, student organizations also held many different activities. Rallies, student speeches, and shows celebrating different poUtical ideas or protests, filled up the UCLA calendar and kept students active and aware of tlie world ai ' ound them. The world outside of the Westwood bubble definitely found its way onto tlie UCLA campus. Presidential candidate Al Gore and f Bruinlife Yearbook 1988 The ISO dance theatre performs an unusual yet entertaining piece. With unique costumes and presentations, this group impressed and inspired many Bruins. Iiis entourage of Democratic supporters visited the Westwood area in late October and the event drew hundreds of Bruins in support. Students became e. -tremcly involved in the presidential elections whicli followed the Wsit and kept up with the continuing drama of the controversial Indecision 2000. A little further away, students also tuned into the 2000 Olympic games held in Sydney, Austnxlia. More than ten UCLA athletes competed on various Olympic teams as representatives for the United States. Back at home. Bruins who watched the events from their living rooms, supported these exceptional athletes and stayed updated on the many athletic competitions throughout the Games. Always supportive of any sporting events, Bniins showed up by the thousands to support their athletes playing on the home field. In the fall, fans drove to Pasadena almost ever) ' weekend to cheer on the Bruin football team at the Rose Bowl. Athletic support did not end there. Throughout the year, students attended basketball games, tennis games, soccer games and cheered enthusiastically regardless of the outcome. Events on campus and around the world captivated the attention of involved Bruins. Sports, politics, social issues and community welfare kept students as active as ever. We volunteered, protested, supported, and participated. UCLA events illustrated the many different causes and interests in which students were involved. Despite tlie differences between the By: Ashleigh Lonson Bruinlife Yearbook 1950 The 1950 UCLA Mardi Gras king is crowned to preside over a week of festivities. Though absent now, the Mardi Gras celebration was a highlight of the social calendar for many half a century ago. OVERVIEW 19 H P ■ ■ 1 1 r M H 1 ■ ■ ■ m 1 H 1 1 H B SB 99 ■ H 1 H gg S V y H fl S SS S 1 1 m 1 A HJH B l W M H HB HJ I ;V ■ M mJL |H l r K. Bl M WP H H B i H H Kk j L U Ef A ' p , 1 ' -a H H HBiff C 1 1 1 j H 9 jl HE] -_is;-- ' ' " AAi HH p ti H IT- 9 1 p SI 3 1 - " ' 1 s 1 p ' ' ■a i ai«v ;: i2S -n- Hbv H k Hi na df i » On II ! MuiJi mj;iu I " I I In WeslwoiK-. , .iJenis hop from one store to another in sc.ir li I Jems the chance to ilri s up. siui; ni n I IK til nil ' Ml. ..I.Jivt , Tff. 5t % .•■ ' ♦■ 20 EVENTS ' ■r ' wa £. «i . li while some studied, others celebrated Halloween LA style Wliat was scarier than midtenn- crazed students wandering through the halls like zombies? Halloween at UCLA- when real life ghosts and goblins, and a few ad enturous students in costume, haunted the campus for the daw Halloween festi ities were numerous, ranging from apartment parties to programs for inner-city kids that took place in the dorms. All day, students could be seen wearing monster, witch, and de ' il costumes to class. It was not onK ' the students who got into the Halloween spirit. Professors joined in on the festi ities in 1.1. , A student plavfullv seduces his order to hven up classes, up friend. On Halloween, a popular including linguistics professor costume idea was dressing as the Da id Nicolas, who paraded as opposite sex. Bruce Lee. Though midterms overwhelmed nian - Bruins on October 3Lst, the ' did not keep all students from haxing a good time. " I had a lot of stud ing to do, " said Samara Friedman, a graduating fointh year sociolog ' major, " but I couldn ' t stay home mv last Halloween in college! We went to a couple of apartment parties then moxed on to the bars. " Hordes of people flocked down to Madison ' s and Maloney ' s, the local Westwood bars, to have a drink and get a glimpse of fellow students in costume. " Some costumes were realK ' creative, but there were way too nianv girls dressed up as Britney Spears, " said second ear theater major Jessica Last. Al Gore campaigning in est ood was another popular Halloween event. Many students showed up to hear him speak and to support his political ideas. While many students were there to support Gore, many others really went to see the celebs. " I went to the rally to see celebrities, and I got to see stars like Whoopi Goldberg, Gray Davis, and Ben Affleck on top of seeing Al Gore. I thought Whoopi Goldberg was very funn -, and Al Gore fit well into his costume as a politician. People dressed up for the rallv too and one of the bands was in costume, " said second year undeclared student Rvan Yu. " We saw Lynn Nishimura , ' Cher- it was Halloweenish, " said second year astrophysics student Stephanie Herczog. " That was certainly mv biggest fright of the night. " Still other students took their chances with traffic and crowds and entured out to West Hollywood, where thousands of people went to see the Halloween parade and to party. " It was a craz) ' and big part}- scene, " said third year Enghsh student Erin SoUs. Earlier in the week, the dorms held their annual " All-Hill Halloween " for children, who trick or treated through decorated hallways accompanied by volunteer guides. The kids got candv and treats from students who bought gocxlies from their RAs. With midterms, politicians, and ghosts, Halloween at UCLA proved to be its usual scar -, but interesting and e.xciting self, yet again. HALLOWEEN 21 Defensive tackle Ken Kocher blocks against the rival Trojans. UCLA vs. use games have always been close and tense contests going either way. Raising his sword in the air, the use mascot celebrates their victory. It was the second straight year that USC has defeated UCLA in this heated rivalry. Lvnn Nishimura Roberto Reyes Ang UCLA By Ashleigh Lonson Game Bniins hang their heads us the Trojans steal their second football ictor) ' in 10 vears. " Ya win some, ya lose some, " goes the old saying. But Bniins found it hard to accept defeat in the 2000 UCLA versus USC football game. Enthusiastic tans irom both schools geared up for the game, donning school colors while screaming support as their pla ers battled it out on the held. The livalry between these schools has been a subject of controversy since it first began. The eight straight football victories by UCLA, followed by a disheartening defeat in 1999, only served to further intensify the battle of v ills. The 2000 game promised to be an exciting one as both teams prepared for a fight to the finish. Attendance at the Rose Bowl illustrated the support sho l bv each school as some 83,000 people attended to sing their fight songs and veil across the stadium. After a week ' s worth of pranks and several exciting rallies. Bruins and Trojans were prepared to do battle on the field as well as in the stands. And so the game began. The excitement, which truly endured imtil the last second of the game, started with UCLA scoring the first touchdowii. Bruin fans, thrilled at the thought of half a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts (rewarded to every student 22 EVENTS " Even kD Aq we were facing OMr 5Q.cu d loss, of (f Q ev]d of t e game, t( e stands were still paciked " - Em D ' Broplouj AY dec ared 2Y d ear who displayed his ticket stub if UCLA scored the first touchdown of the game) prepared themselves for a stunning ictoiy. Their endiusiasm, however, was a little premature, as the Trojans managed to rouse their team and coiue back. Fans screamed louder and the players fought harder as each team sensed the taste of victory. As the points on the scoreboard climbed, so did the hopes of the students and supporters. As soon as one team scored, the other came back. Although UCLA maintained a steady lead throughout most of the game, USC showed no signs of defeat and tought hard to close the gap between their scores. The fourth quaiter began with the scores tied. Predictions of overtime ran like wildfire through the stands as the game came down to the last hvents ' seconds. And then, it happened. In final fourteen seconds. USC gained control and won the game with a miraculous field goal. Bruins watched in horrified disbelief as their dreams of revenge died. Expressions slowly changed from excited anticipation to the shock of a high-stakes loss. The game for Bruins ended in utter disappointment. However, there was a light at the end of the timnel, for in the hearts of every UCLA student and alunmi was the kniowledge that, in the end, revenge will be Bruin. Man ground, devastated by the brutal loss sufferedwip the Bruins. The UCLA offense had a good game against USC, but in the end it was not enought to beat the Trojans. Photographed By: Lynn Nis This Bniiii l;iii gels pumped up lor the game during Beal ' SC Week. Many UCLA siudents looked loiward lo the big game ; Iheir hated rivals - the Trojans. . Karen Chan Roberto Reyes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang The UCLA bear " goes into hibernation " the week before the big USC game to protect it from Trojan pranksters It was a common occurrence throughout the years that students from each school would play pranks on the others ' campus. • A student participating in Beat ' SC Week plays " Pm the Trojan on the Trojan " to get in the rivalry spirit. Fun games and activities like this were scattered throughout the week before the big day. • A display of little Trojan voodoo dolls is laid out; going for a couple dollars apiece. These voodoo dolls were the perfect items to mount on dorm room doors to show Brum pride. 24 EVENTS iL Oefinit By Hellen Lee M ri Bruins participated in a week filled with festivities ] inil( ' Being a Bniin never felt as real as it did during Beat ' SC Week. All around campus, our Bruin spirits soared as we bashed USC in eveiy way possible. With only a week left before our impending football game, the campus came alive with acti ities that stirred our pride and ignited our hatred for those cross-town private school kids. For decades, Beat ' SC Week has remained unchanged. It has simply been a litde watered down since the days when UCLA students used to paint Tommy Trojan a Bruin blue and when Brains used to clutter the USC campus with massive amounts of Trojan condoms. Yet ■ ' Re enge was sdll Bruin " in the year 2000, as Beat ' SC Week united UCLA in USC hatred once again. After months of preparation, the Student Alumni Association ' s (SAA) campus spirit committee put on a week ' s worth of both seniceable and fiercely vengeful acti aties. On Monday, November 13, a crowd gathered around a freshly donated car in Bruin Plaza while listening to the tunes of our local KROQ station playing on stage. This car was the victim of our Bioiin pride, as we participated in our annual " Car Smash. " The car was painted a despised red with anti-USC messages spraved relentlessly ' on it. As the crowd stood arovmd and cheered on their fellow Bruins, students took turns smashing the car to pieces wth a sledgehammer This e ' ent caused contro ' ersv as some people thought that the event was too xdolent, but Beat ' SC week was not all simply vengeance. On Tuesday, we were simultaneously good citizens and cunning Brains as we tried our hardest to " Get the Red Out. " UCLA and USC participated in a blood dri ' e to donate as many pints of blood as possible. Although we lost to USC by a mere eleven pints, both USC and UCLA were able to donate thousands of pints to the shortage of During the bonfire. Tommy Trojan is engulfed in flames. Burning use ' s mascot was one of tfie big events during the fun-filled week. blood in our region. We also became almost sinister as we promoted our Bruin piide. While earning aroimd beat-up Trojan oodoo dolls, we also participated in the burning of Tommy Trojan at the Beat ' SC rally on the Wednesday night before the big game. About a thousand people gathered as we watched past football victoiy videos and screamed our favorite cheers with fierce pride. Joining the UCLA Band, Spirit Squad, football players and coaches, we watched Tommy Trojan explode into flames as it conctn-rently fired up our spitits. To our wallets ' delights, " Bruin Night Out " followed that Thursday ' night. Many restaurants provided discounts at Westwood Village to UCLA students. Brimming with Bruins, the hot spot was Baja Fresh where thev offered food at an amazing 50% off. Beat ' SC week came to a close wth our annual carnival which was shared by students, alumni, and families alike. Packed with tons of events from Pop the Trojan Condom to ferris wheels, to performances on stage, it was an amazingly fun and vibrant event. In conclusion of Beat ' $C week, first year physiological science student, Bridgette Rivas stated, " I ' ve never expeiienced such famil) ' -like spiiit. The students here have this passion to defend the Bruin title and honor. " I ve v ef eypermced 5 ac( fam - ke spirit, Ti e 5tMdent5 (here to defev d ( e bmm title,,, " - Bridgette Rivas P 5 o oq ca Science l5t ijear BEAT ' SC WEEK 25 A daring fan dresses up in a " Super Bruin " costume. Costumes were not a common sight, but they always demonstrated great enthusiasm. Joe Bruin mingles with fans during the game. The talented mascot kept spirits high with tlieir antics and energy at each game. Band director Gordon Henderson conducts fight songs and music through the night. The band performed at every game, entertaining crowds and taunting the opposition. 26 EVENTS I i By Ashleigh Lonson Bruins and Cardinals reminded fans how great football can be The 2000 UCLA Homecoming game against the Stanford Carclinals was not a game that will soon be forgotten. Exciting quarter followed exciting quarter as the teams fought mercilessly for victon ' . Tnily there was not a fan in the crowd who could have asked for more excitement or anxiety than there was in this one football game. The game began with a touchdovvm by Stanford. Right from the beginning, it promised to be a nerve-racking but great three hours of football. Attendance was high as fans from both schools anticipated a fantastic p. 1 . 1,1 • 1 Roberto Reves Ang fight, and thev certamlv wen- ■ ,. . , ' 1 n 1 iV 1- Students, friends and alumni gather not disappointed. By nali-time, , . ,■,.■:. ,, Y 1 1 r together in support of the tootball Stanford was aliead of UCLA. p ,j, „ Fans quickly grabbed hot dogs binding traditions at UCLA. only escalated as " the Bruins extended a six- point lead to 27-14 midway through the third quarter on Cor ' Pans ' pass to Mike Seidman, " reported AP sports writer John Nadel in die post-game recount. Tv-pical of UCLA football this year, the decision came down to the fourth quarter. As the temperature dropped in the Rose Bowl, spectators hastily threw on sweatshirts and hats, because they weren ' t going anywhere. Cold as it was, enthusiasts had their eyes glued to the field and dieir hearts in their mouths as the clock counted down seconds in the last quarter of the game. Nadel went on to that, " Pans, who 16 of 27 passes and nachos before they hurried back to their seats, unwilling to miss a minute of this decisive battle. Athletic supporters to the end, the Half- time Show sponsored by UCLA included a tribute to all of the UCLA athletes who competed in the 2000 Olympic games in Sydney. Men and women of every sport, from Softball to track and field events, got a moment to revel in Bmin support as fans applauded and cheered their accomplishments as athletic representatives of UCLA and the U.S. at the world games. As the game resumed and the second half began, the crowd fired up for the rest of this nerve-racking confrontation. Enthusiastic fans went into overdrive as Bruin players moved closer and closer to actory. The excitement report completed with two interceptions, threw a 41-yard scoring pass to Freddie Mitchell with 6:58 remaining to give the Bruins the 37-28 lead, and as it turned out, enough points for the win. " The victor ' was enough to qualify Bruins for a bowl game, despite our later disappointing losses we made to Texas to play in the Sun Bowl. Ending in a well fought victory for the Bmins, fans filed out of the Rose Bowl exc ited and relieved. The Stanford game had been a great one and UCLA students and supporters felt exliausted and ecstatic at the same time. Returning home, spectators and players alike felt the thrill of victory and the msh of having been a part of a great game in Bmin football history. HOMECOMING 27 i Vice Prcsiilenl Al Goic. the Denioeratie candidate for the President of the Lhiited Slates, addresses his supporters, many of v honi were UCLA students, in Westwood Village. His eleventh hour stop lo the politically active city created a niob of support. SKOOO lfch ' t. ' j APAVIDt; WORLD PHOTOS Lynn Nishimura Lynn . ' ishimura Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. George W. Bush holds up a " W during a campaign rally at Raymond Jones Stadium in Tampa. Florida on November 5. 2000. Florida turned out to be a key state in the decision for president. • Actors clap and hold signs up supporting the Gore-Lieberman team. A number of prominent enteilainment personalities such as Cher and Whoopi Goldberg were on hand promoting the Democratic campaign for the White House. • UCLA students cheer for the Goie campaign in Westwood Village. Many students took advantage of Gore ' s campaign stop in Westwood to experience the 2000 Presidential race firsthand. 28 EVENTS Uncenauity By Kevin Lee WlSlWBlin Extremely tense election day produces no clear winner APAVIDE WORLD PHOTOS Voting Americans wmting late into the night on Nov. 7, 2000 witnessed the most bizarre results to ever come about in recent presidential election histon ' . Before the final electoral college count came in, the two candidates, Al Gore and George W. Bush, were in astl ' different dispositions. Bush was relaxed, sitting comfortably in the Governor ' s Mansion in Te.xas alongside his wife and his parents, former President George Bush senior and Barbara Bush, watching the results toll in on the tele ision screen. On the East Coast, Al Gore was fervently making phone calls, trying to muster as many votes as possible in his favor. The final results came in around 2 a.m.: George W. Bush had won the electoral college vote. Yet this was only the beginning of a tumultuous series of events that will go dovvoi in the history hooks. Even though presidential candidate George W. Bush had technically won the election based on the electoral college, a few hours later, election officials from the state of Florida announced that diere would be a mandatory recount since Bush had won the state ' s popular ' ote by such a slim margin. Soon after, Al Gore ' s lawyers added to the fray bv bringing to the public ' s attention the " Butterfly Ballots " used in a number of Florida counties, which many Floridian voters considered excessively confusing due to its condensed and narrow layout. Bewildered voters punched the hole for the wrong candidate, or even punched two holes, which automatically disqualified their ballot. Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan recei ' ed a large number of votes on account of the mis- voting with the butterfly ballots. As a result, Gore ' s lawyers declared it in the interest of justice that Florida election officials recount the ballots by hand in order to remedy voters ' George W. Bush speaks to his supporters at the Family Arena in St. Charles in Missouri on Thursday, November 2, 2000. All around the nation, political excitment was in the air during the days before the election. mistakes. Chris Butcher, a third year euNdronmental studies student, did not agree in the efficacy of the hand recount. " This whole Florida mess most likely wasted millions of taxpayers ' dollars and will sadly accomplish nothing but put Bush back again in the Presidential seat, " commented Butcher On the other side. Bush ' s law) ' ers said a hand recount would be completely unfair, citing that while machines have preference of who no votes for whom, people doing the hand recounts do, thus removing the objectivity of die election process. The " Itihmik (f Q av d reco Av is AV fdw beca A5e v esjer e ec OY em am eiecuon i j_ _li j_i i lawyers ( IW S St lStlC I demanded diat all hand- Y COm5 eV C e5, It 5e 5 a bad precedev for f A we e ec ov 5 " - AaroKi Ma Political Science 4t(n bjear recounted ballots be thrown out. Aaron Ma, a fourth year political science student, also felt that the hand recount was unjust. " I think the hand recount is unfair because in every election there are always statistical inconsistencies, " said Ma. " It sets a bad precedent for future elections. " Toward the end of November, the Florida Supreme Court finally concluded that Bush had officially won Florida ' s majority vote. However, the Florida Supreme court then ordered a recount of over 40,000 " undervotes, " spurring Bush to appeal to die U.S. Supreme Court and causing the entire election process to again fall into uncharted waters of the legal system. It wasn ' t till the end middle of December before Gore conceded and Bush was declared the official winner of this rollercoaster election. ELECTION 29 Indecision 2000 leFB ruins and Americans everywhere confused and frustrated By Ashleigh Lonson lw Aer 1 ??? m As Indecision 2000 splashed all over newspapers and and dominated news headlines, American citizens waited in frantic anticipation for the verdict to be reached. But as the days and then the weeks wore on, frankly, they began to lose interest. Would someone just pick a president already?! The 2000 Presidential Elections were, without a doubt, some of the most controversial elections in American political history. With two ambitious candidates, citizens knew the election would be close. No one could ever have guessed how close it really would be. As the East Coast polls began to close on November 7th, it became painfully clear that this election was going to come down to die wire. And, as the ballot count in Florida was announced then reannounced, it was obvious that neither Bush nor Gore was going to take defeat lying down. So die Florida recount and hand count, and every other count began, Americans waited patiently for the system to work. Would our votes really be null and void and our next president be elected by a panel of judges? It seemed so undemocratic. But in the end. Bush was finally declared to have won the electoral vote. It was about time. UCLA students reflected on this momentous election and gave their opinions on the consequences of Indecision 2000. " I tf]W] k it ' s a ven 5ad dm, for democracy) N m (f e dec 5 ov is iefr Ap oa pam ofudqes " - l Ake Walter Applied Mcft(nematic5 4t(q ear " People are qiAestbmg ( e mpot m ce of (f e e ec![om coWeqe as a resMit of all of t is, It ' s all partisai , " - Liz Biair Comm AY ca ov Studies 4t(i L ear .. " It ' s nee (f a it ' s final I ij over, A feco AV woMld i ' t realliy) be fair, Hopefi ili i Gofe doesn ' t sfow up next L ear, - Miclnaei AnderseKi Aerospace EKigiKieerJKig 2Kid L ear (fmk I ' ve lost interest, I tt ini we sfeMid Ji ist let t(ie SLjstem do wi ot it (f a5 to do and wait it OMt, " - ' }em fef C aY g P(iL)sioiogicai Science 4t(o ear 30 EVENTS !■..■■,■ ■ Republican candidate George W. Busii gives the tiiumbs up to supporters at the Riverfest Amphitheatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. He faced Al Gore in their third and final presidential debate on October 17, 2000 in St. Louis. APAVIDE WORLD PHOTOS m i. ave , ELECTION VOICES 31 An anarchist covers his face with a bandana. This was his ominous way of preparing to protest the Democratic National Convention. This young supporter carries the American flag with pride. The convention brought out much interest in U.S. politics in America ' s youth. A homosexual couple holds up signs asking to legalize gay marriages. Gay rights was an important and controversal issue on the presidential platform. 32 EVENTS mocrat By Kevin Lee The 2000 DNC heated up as Gore discussed campaign issues E Oil ft y In the sweltering August heat from the 14 through 17 " , downtown Los Angeles sei ved as host for the 2000 National Democratic Con ention held in the Staples Center, during which former Vice President Al Gore accepted his nomination to run for President of the United States. The unrelenting weather ga e no relief to the angiy protests that flared in front of the Staples building. Most of the stores in the area temporarily closetl down because owners feared that the protestors might damage their shops. Around its perimeter, police guarded against rioters. " At times their tactics seemed dangerous because they did some sudden things; I don ' t think the police put anyone in danger, " commented Brad Morikawa about the police at the conxention. Morikawa was a recent graduate of UCLA who was working as an intern for CBS. The Democratic Fari spoke of the three " P ' s " as part of their Democratic Platform: " Prosperity, " " Progress, " and " Peace. " Regarding " Prosperity, " the Democrats discussed reallocating the budget surplus to different projects such as lowering the National Debt and giving money to Social Securit) ' , Medicare, and Education. The ' also spoke of drafting an Electronic Bill of Rights to protect private citizens on the web. For " Progress. " Democrats spoke of ending the " revolving door " of drug and alcohol abusers repeatedly going in and out of jail and buffing up gun laws to protect children in the wake of the Columbine tragedy. In reference to " Peace, " the Democrats talked about dealing with the greenhouse effect, and containing global epidemics such as AIDS HIV. They also spoke of continuing to mediate peace talks for countries like Israel and at the same time continue " engaging " with other " problem-countries " such as Russia in its struggle to build a better democracy. Even though the majority of UCLA ' s population voted Democrat, a number of people were critical of Gore ' s campaign for the presidency. " I think Gore ran one of the worst campaigns in history because he didn ' t stress some important key issues, " commented Chris Butcher, a third year environmental studies student. " He ran away from any mention of Clinton like it was the plague and didn ' t stress all the good things that ha e come out of the past seven years when he and Clinton worked together to make this country what it is today. " Other public figures who spoke at the convention included Tennessee representative Harold Ford Jr. and the Reverend Jesse Jackson. " Mv favorite speech was definitely Jesse Jackson ' s, ' said Melanie Ho, a fourth year student who was an intern for the Democratic News Service at the convention. " He touched upon all the issues I believe are important, and I felt really inspired about die whole campaign. " Lynn Nishimura A protestor parades around the convention with a flag. Symbolic speech was a way for people to express their political sentiments. DNC 33 Waving signs demonstrators Government demanded a a rally, at the They of " TRe ssed presidential election APAVide World Photos APAVide World Photos APAVide World Photos A bag containing chads are collected from the vote counting area at the end of the counting for the day on Thursday. November 16. 2000. There were 283 chads collected. • Two days later, workers continue to manually recount the ballots at the Broward County Emergency Operative Center in Plantation. Florida. The recount seemed to go on and on. • Bush is opposed to the manual recounting of the ballots. The aides to George W. Bush complained that ongoing hand recounts in three counties were " flawed and subject to human error. " 34 EVENTS The .B Voters across America waited anxiously for the recount results APAVide World Photos AS residents of Los Angeles, it was impossible to ignore the effects of the most unusual set of circumstances in which American citizens found themselves this fall. Li ing within close proximits ' to the Federal Building, UCLA students witnessed protest after protest ahout the Florida Recount. Some wanted Floridians to revote, others just wanted to see the end of the whole debacle. Regardless, the recount had Americans from coast to coast on the edges of their seats, an. iousI) ' awaiting the final decision. ..and waiting, and waiting, and waiting... So how did this all come about? The controversy began when several television news networks announced on No ' ember 8th, the end of election day, that Gore had won the ' ote in Florida and therefore the election. Se ' eral hours later, the neh orks withdrew the announcement, saving that the final results were yet to be determined. The next morning, it was announced that Bush had ultimately won the most votes in Florida and would be the 43rd Freident. Gore called Bush soon after the annomicment and conceded. Hours later, howexer, the Democrats were informed that Bush had won bv an extremelv small margin, motivating Gore to retract his earlier concession. ...And chaos ensued. With a margin of onlv 1,725 Notes, Florida state laws mandated an automatic machine recoimt of the ballots. Things were further complicated when the issue of the complex " butterfly ' ballots arose and 19,000 votes were disqualified, with man - votes suiprisingly going to Pat Buchanan. Soon after. Palm Beach County electors demanded that voters be allowed to revote in their counts ' . On November 9th, Gore demanded a hand recount of votes in four counties, all of which were predoniinantiv Democratic. Cf)nfusion reigned as the battle and the Democratic Presidential candidate Vice President A! Gore makes a statement from fiis home in Wastiington regarding ttie Florida recount on November 15, 2000. It was history in the making as America watched Florida for a decision on the next president. controversy wore on. Bush tiled a lawsuit against Gore questioning the validity of the recount and whether it was constitutional. Both the Deiuocrats and Republicans soon after presented their cases before the Floiida Supreme Court, at which point, most citizens lost interest. Will we ever have a new president? Mavbe we ' ll just have four more vears of Clinton. Maybe not. On the 12th of December the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Bush which halted the recounts in Florida. Altiiough the controversv ' continued, it was finally determined that Bush was the victor in the state of Florida and the next President of the United States. Undoubtedly, Bt.sh will fepfQ ' m (J VQ Of face extreme cvnicisiu due , ■ i i i i to the fact that many feel t dWldeQ that his election was won " in the courts. " Nevertheless, American citizens certainly e.xpeiienced a sigh of relief as Indecision 2000 was finally decided. So did our system fail this election? Third vear political science student Annie Chang feels that " The uncertaintv with the constitutionaliby ' of the recount. ..showed legistlators and politicians... that there luav need to be changes in the .svstem so that Ameiica will not have to face the same embarrass ment again in future elections. " Is Bush ' s Presidency legitimate in the eyes of the people? Assuredly the controversy will be one that is discussed for years, but for now, lets just be grateful it ' s finally over. " Hopefully, Pre5 dev t I3m5I will see 5 close electm as bemg Yiatm " - Ay v e Cf ay]g Political Science 3rd Ljear FLORIDA RECOUNT 35 The Award-winning Broadway musical The Lion King opened at the Pantages Theatre on October 19. Living in the center of the city of entertainment. Bruins had the privilege to attend such performances. Bruins had the luxury of the performing arts right at their doorstep. Many UCLA theater productions took place in the Geffen Playhouse, located on Le Conte Avenue, just south of campus. Sydney Zhang 3 " J eater is 5 Ac(h a big part of muj feav d It m Man - people associated Imng in Los Angeles with exposure to many different t)pes of art and culture. In addition to several museums, the cits- has plenty- of theaters where musicals and plays are performed after extended nms on Broadway. This year marked the opening of The Lion King at the Pantages Theater in Holl) ' wood, as well as the closing of Cats, the longest running musical in histotv. Renowned productions such as Pliantom of the P JPf J r) ]P CChV Opera and Les Miserables played mere miles from . , UCLA. But students did not even haxe to step off VQV]QUt WOYY G campus to see productions that were just as amazing. Ii-H-Io uli-ui ' ? Ii i Whether it was a theater department staging in 1 1 1 I ! - l l 1 1 I ' - I I MacGowan or a music department presentation in Schoenberg, in many cases students were ke) ' players in the productions. Kimberly Arnold, a fourth year theater student performed in the department production of " him " based on an E.E. Cummings play last year. Arnold said, " The most exiting part of performing in front of my peers is letting them see what r e been working so hard on. The ' finalK ' get to see what has been such a major part of mv life for all the months I ' ve spent preparing and rehearsing. Theater is such a big part of m life and I think exenone can benefit from a little t e r lives, " - Kimberlij Arnold Jf eater 4t ear culture. " The UCLA Performing Arts Student Committee invited performers to Royce Hall throughout the year. UCLA ' s famous landmark attracted performers such as the world renovvai dance troupe The White Oak Dance Project directed by dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and The Boys Choir of Harlem during the past year. The GATE Theatre of Dublin also brought Beckett ' s " Waiting for Godot " to MacGowan ' s Freud Playhouse. These performances were offered to the general public and the UCLA communit) ' who could purchase tickets at discounted prices. Students also used the theater to present important political issues. In November, Conciencia Libre performed a short skit at Fowler in protest of all the people who ha e died crossing the Mexican American border. Whether students used the UCLA theatrical outlet to express cultural and artistic ideas or to take a stance on a political issue, theater performances were not to be missed. From Baryshnikov to Conciencia Libre, the theatrical productions, represented the many diverse components that made up the UCLA commimity. 36 EVENTS Audience members wait in line to enter tlie Laugh Factory, a comedy club in West LA. Comedy siiow cases tiiat feature stand-up comics were popular places of entertainment. Photographed By: Sydney Zhang DANE COOK PETE liRAY MITCH MlJllAN THEA VIDALE f1 1 f f 5 1 •vc.; x , ' :Vv. THEATRE 37 f Diaz is interviewed by Entertainment Tonight reporter Julie Moran at the Hollywood premiere of Charlie V Angels, Adoring fans, including many Bruins, gathered in Hollywood with their cameras ready as they gazed at the stars. One of Chailie ' s new angels, Lucy Liu, appears on the red carpet at the Mann Chinese Theatre for the revamped version of the popular ' 70s TV show. Charlie ' s Angels was one of the most anticipated movies of the year. An Entertainment Tonight director focuses on veteran actress Sally Field at the Beautiful premiere held at LACMA. BeautifuL starring Minnie Driver, was Field ' s first directorial project. Jim Carrey and Renee Zellweger cruise down the green carpet for the world premiere of How the Grinch Stole Christmas held at the Universal Ampitheatre. Under the direction of Ron Howard, Carrey was magically transformed into Dr. Seuss " notorious character, the | Grinch. " 38 EVENTS By Erik Fonseca J 0 Bj fc trtofo Movie premieres are definitely a plus to LA living Li ing in tlie enteitiiinnient capital of the world has its a(l aiitages as l CLA students had access to all of the hot spots in Southern California. Within just a few miles there were mega attractions such as the celebrity ' mansions of Be erlv Hills and Bel Air, the hopping club scene of Holl ' vood, and ol course, the beautiful beaches. UCLA was the envy of universities around the world. Bruins were luck ' to ha ' e the opportunit - to rub elbows with celebrities of all tvpes, and as one strolled down to Rodeo Drive or Hollywood Boulevard, spotting a movie star or pop singer was no rarit) ' . One clid not have to walk far in order to see the rich and famous, as ' est vood itself was a haven for popular stars. Throughout the vear, students had the opportunit) ' to see movies such as Charlie ' s Angi ' ls. The Exorcist, The Contender, and Beautiful in their own citv, all of which were hits at the box office. The HolKvvood premiere of Charlie ' s Angels took place at the world famous Chinese Mann Theater. The stars of the film, Lucy Liu, Drew Barnmore, and Cameron Diaz, all showed up to support their latest flick and to take a quick stroll down the famous red caqiet. Other celebrities stich as Tom Green, LL Cool J, Courtnev Love, and Christian Slater made appearances as well. But the chance for star stnick students to see their favorite celebrities did not end there. The terrifying horror mcnie. The Exorcist, Widely acclaimed actors Joan Allen and Jeff Bridges are caught up in the media frenzy at the premiere of their hit film, Tlie Contender. premiered at the l ruin Maun Theater in Westwood, as did [oan Allen ' s political drama. The Contender at the National Mann Theatre. The vear was a great one for the silver screen, and UCLA students took advantage of the manv opportunities to be a part of the glamorous Hollywood scene. Although the glamor and glitz of HollvTiVood was o e rwh e 1 m i n gly exciting, at times it hail its controversies. For example, the HollvvN ' ood premiere of Jim Carrevs Me, Ml self and Irene brought much heavy scrutiny and criticism from protesters who were offended by the movie ' s depiction of ' " " " " i- children, midgets, and handicapped people. A similar situation occured in the premiere of the cartoon movie South Park. This film sparked protest from moral and religious factions by the mere fact that the movie was a cailoon which could have hui1: children. Both movies were R-rated and, like all movies of this rating, children under the age of 17 could not view the film without being accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Despite these occasional real-life Hollvwood dramas, the local movie and entertainment scene was just as exciting to Bruins as ever. " T really loved the entertainment scene in Los Angeles, " said fourth-vear Geologv ' student Teresa Mae Lassak. " It was so diverse, and there was always something for everybody out there to enjoy. " MOVIE PREMIERES 39 Roberto Reyes Ang Robcno Reyes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang One student fills out a job application to submit to the business she would like to represent. Some students were hired on the spot at the job fair. • Many representatives spent all of their time addressing students " specific questions and giving general information about certain careers. • Countless students visit company tables as representatives find time to look over their resumes. 40 EVENTS A h ' Employment By Hellen H. Lee [m B B BB It P uaiui u Graduating seniors began the hunt for a job On October 13, 2000. a job fair for all majors was held in the Ackcrman Union Grand Ballroom . Using the UCLA campus as a main source of recruiting, hundreds of companies sent representatives to find future interns and employees. Manv opportunities were offered, vaning from part- time jobs to dream-fulfilling internships and permanent positions. The many companies represented in the job fair seemed to deepK ' reflect the location of our school. As a campus immersed in the boisterous, professional city of Los Angeles, and nmning alongside the glitz and glamour of Holh-wood, the many different companies at the Job F;iir accurately represented this bu.s ' cit " students lo ed so much. Investment banking firms galore, and broadcasting stations like CBS, ABC, and FOX were all united to e.xtend a helping hand to our UCLA students. Filled with mobs of students, the career fair was booming with new ideas, new positions, and tons of things to do. There was food available, and manv companies also gave awav freebies that sparked the interest of many students. " The job fair was a bit overwhelming with the masses of companies, but there was a lot of cool free stuff. There were bouncing b;ills that lit up and even free T-shirts. It was a great way for the companies to attract a diverse crowd of students, " said Ale.x Tang, a fourth year economics and accounting student. While students walked around in their spiff ' suits looking for jobs, talking to reps, and handing in resumes, they were able to see what large companies such as Abercrombie and Fitch and Walt Disney Incorporated had to offer. Walt Disney presented an enormous variety of positions, including options in advertising, legal practice, web design, and various computer engineering sectors. Students could also research opportunities at smaller businesses and organizations. Among those who turned in resumes, man ' were inter iewed on the spot and offered jobs. Others walked around picking up pamphlets, and initiated prospective ties to the businesses. Many said that the job fair seemed to be in alliance vith more of die business, economics, and communications majors, and neglected some others. For those interested in health science related intenisliips and jobs, the term " a job fair for all majors " seemed contradicton ' and misleading. For those who could not find a job diat suited their interests, there were many other job fairs that accommodated them throughout the year. The graduating seniors benefitted tremendously from the job f;iir. Because recruiters came with the sole purpose of offering jobs and internships (along with many cool toys and gadgets), it became an extremely easy way for UCLA students to get an early start in tlieir careers. Even if one did not land a job or an internship on the spot, the job fair incited an awareness of the many different fields out there in the real world. " (f Q job fair W6f5 a bit wit( (f Q ma55e5 of compams, b A ere wa5 a o of coo free 5 Aff. Inhere y iere bo AV c v q bah ( o iit MP and e ev free T- 5( irt5, " - Alex TcfKig Economics 4t(n bjear Students listen attentively as representatives explain their companies ' vision. Job fairs served as an excellent forum for students and employers to share ideas. Roberto Reyes Ang JOB FAIR 41 These UCLA students gather in a circle during their play. Many talented UCLA students participated in such shows as part of their extra-curricular interests. Members of Conciencia Libre perform a political skit. Dramatic and comedic productions were an important part of the cultural shows at UCLA. Roberto Reyes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang D U Gultured By Erik Fonseca Cultural shows, sponsored by different cultural groups at UCLA, brought conimunities together in harmony and made people more aware of the important di ersities that existed on campus. At UCLA, Bruins were surrounded and influenced by many student organizations. " Mother " organizations like MECHA, AISA, ASU, LASA, and USAC were just a handful of groups on campus that were available to students. No matter what ethnic or racial group a student represented, there was a club or an organization that one could join. These groups not only gave students academic and moral support, but they also helped them find a niche on UCLA ' s large and sometimes overwhelming campus. Many of these organizations represented their dynamic culture and heritage in unique ways and performances. Students of the American Indian Student Association, for example, put on a cultural show in May at Spaulding Field called the POW WOW, the largest student run activity on campus. It included cultural Native American dances and dnuniners of different tribes from the West Coast and southwestern United States. Likewise, the " Cinco de Mayo " celebration, conducted by MECHA, was another cultural demonstration. This presentation of 42 EVENTS rwl Tfllpntpfl IPIv lltvU " (f Q 5feW5 different groups poxhrm OKI camp Ab mwmds M5 d (f Q mavwj jpQ of people t(hat go to IACIA: - Frav ce5 Migita Amencav) l terat Are 4t(o ear Latino heritage represented the famous Mexican ictor) ' over the French in the 1880s and displayed Aztec dances, mariachi musicals, and other cultural representations of Mexico. The African Ainerican fraternities and sororities also participated in the cultural shows of the yean Members of these groups performed a Step show in late October, celebrating their individual organizations and the communit) ' in general. An open mic event held in Westwood Plaza, also sponsored by African American students, raised awareness about race and gender relations within the community. Students read poetn ' and sang self coinposed and empowering lyiics to a supportive audience of students. These cultural student organizations added much to UCLA ' s atmosphere. " The shows different groups perforin on campus remind us of the many tj ' j es of people that go to UCLA and di erse causes the} represent, " said fourth year American literature student Frances Migita. The shows, regardless of who performed them, were important in that they were representative of the students who made up UCLA. Most importantly, however, was the celebration of diversit)- they contiibuted. Thev helped students disco ' er a common groimd in a society that challenged them mentally, physiciilly, and spirituall) . Il i 3 A female UCLA sludeiit solemnly performs her piece in a Vietnamese Student Union Culture Night production. Many different student cultural groups put on their own performances to celebrate their traditions. Photographed By; Roberto Reyes Ang V f .:V CULTURAL SHOWS 43 Romanian gymnast Andreea Raducan competes on the floor during the all-arounds at the 2000 Summer Olympics Games. Raducan went on to win the gold medal in the event. USA ' s Erik Sullivan, right, passes as his teammate Michael Lambert prepares to assist as they play Korea in the qualifying game. Volleyball was an exciting sport to watch during the 2000 Games. Karina Gerber of South Africa competes in the swimmirag portion of the women ' s Modem Pentathalon in Sydney. The variety of water events during the Olymics was endless. USA ' s Wolf Wigo, right, battles againt Serguei Garbouzov of Russia during the men ' s quarter final waterpolo match, Russia won 11-10. 44 EVENTS I Comp By Jennifer Bayerd Bruins represent the country as Olympiads The concept of the Olvmpic Games, handed down from ancient Greece, carried with it the noble ideals of competition, patriotism, and brother sisterhood. In ancient times, cities competed agiunst each other, jnst as the nations do today, earning respect for their place of birth. Over the years, this trend had altered, and often athletes trained in foreign countries while still competing for their native lands. The question then became whether the Games are a contest of heritage, or of athleticism? Did it still count as Czechoslovakian skill when the athlete had all of his coaching and did all of his actuall) ' competing. The appeal of the Games lied in the heart of the athletes, competing for the ultimate prize of a medal, and the respect of the world, instead of a salary of millions. There was a puritv in the competition of the Olympics that was so often lacking in professional sports. However, this year U.S. athletes were criticized for their professional-athlete- size egos, evident for example in the track team posing as Greek Gods. A refreshing change from this embarrassment found in performance APAYIDE WORLD PHOTOS Bernard Williams, right, runs with U.S. sprinter Maurice Greene, left, training in England? Which as he sets a year ' s record of 9.86 weighed more heavily - raw, seconds inthe Men ' s 100 meters. natural talent, or the finesse and perfection gained through coaching? Vhich was more important — the nationalit) ' of the athlete, or the nationality of the training? It seemed an OKanpiad cannot exist without certain amounts of both. The most fascinating aspect of the Olympics uas the wa ' in which this country pulls together in support of its athletes, regardless of background. The 2000 Olympics held in Sydney, Australia were a demonstration of the unification of the nation, indeed, of all nations. At no other time was a citizen so proud to belong to his or her country than when gazing upon the flag waving triumphantly above the crowd. Spectators sit ting on their couch felt as much pride in their countrv and in their athletes as those was the and behavior of the UCLA Bruins who were honored to participate in the Games. UCLA in particular tended to focus on diversit) ' , and individuality through heritage, yet when it came to sports, this issue was pushed to the background. Athletics seemed to be the only arena on campus when students were more concerned widi solidarity than individuality. Race and diversity were at the center of every issue on campus, but in sports, we were all blue and gold, regardless of our skin color. It did not matter so much where you came from, only that you performed to the best of your abiUty. This summer when UCLA students flew to Sydne) ' to compete for their countn-, their pride la) ' foremost in the United States, but perhaps secondarily they carried Bruin spirit with them. In representing UCLA, they represented those noble ideals of competition, patriotism, and brotherhood. OLYMPICS 45 A musician passionately plucks liisl favorite string instrument during a] pultural performance. Cultural] roups often came to UCLA andi brought diversity of the arts to| [campus. Photographed By: Paulette Fontanez WS? V ' . . n ' Paulette Fontanez Paulette Fontanez Roberto Reyes Ang This Bruin plays her traditional Chinese instrument during practice. Different types of cultural interests were expressed through musical talents. • A member of a cultural musical group happily taps his tambourine. Many cultural groups performed concerts on campus. • With a playful look on his face, a guitar player summons a member of the audience to join him on stage. There existed many student- formed rock bands on campus. 46 EVENTS i ' V t» Makijig By lenny Raven HH H T B " 111 U V I If Students enjoyed performances on campus The beat went on at the UCLA Performing Arts Center. Not onh ' was the campus dix ' erse, but so was the wide ariet ' of musical talent shared among campus grounds. Theatre, dance, philliarmonic wind quartets, and choral ensembles were just a few of the man ' kinds of groups that performed on campus. One example in particular included " Musicals From Around the World. " " Musicals From Around the W ' orld " was a series of musical performances that showcased films dating from the golden age of American musicals in the 1950s to the Beatles of the 1960s. Some of the featured songs were " Help " and " Yellow Submarine " bv the Beatles. In other extensions of this musical performance enue, there were featured exceipts from films like Wcstsidc Stonj, Pennies From Heaven, The Boy Friend. Qiiadroplienio and Absolute Beginners. Other popular musicals that ran earlier in the fall season were Mack and Mable and Strike up the Band. Structures of performances varied as well. One particular e ent was " Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz Da) " which used music, poetiT, and lecture to delixer the performance. Sounds of music traxelled throughout W ' estAvood Plaza. Performances took place at Royce Hall, Schoenberg Hall, Macgowan Freud Plaxhouse, and the James Bridges Theatre. Sexeral groups irom UCLA ' s music department were also able to take advantage of performing in the concert halls. The UCLA chorale had its annual holida - concert and the UCLA Jazz and W ' ind Ensemble was able to share tlie stage. There were also special performances that took place at the dormitories. Solo acts such as Lakita, were performed at Sproul Hall located in Simset ' inage. In Westwood Plaza, an altemati e rock band. Munkafest, got their grooxe on when the ' While doing a rock pertonmance, a bass player looks to the side at his adoring fans. One of the best things about performing in public was the attention the musicians received. came to campus to promote their fifth album, Down for Days. In the quad area of campus near Bruin Walk, otiier bands and groups could put on perfomances on Wednesdays while students walked to class. What was most beneficial to students was that thcN ' did not ha e to worry about the stress of finding parking. E er thing was conveniently located and in walking distance. Students did not have to worry about high prices either, because these events were made affordable to students with the presentation of dieir student identification cards. Another popular event that the Student Alumni Association coordinated was the Spiing Sing held during spring quarter. This annual e ent has been taking place for over fifty years. " I think it ' s fun to see students with different talents on cainpus, " stated third ) ' ear sociology ' student Claire NVendt. Held every year at the Los Angeles Tennis Center, indi iduals and groups entered specific talent categories and competed for various titles. Sororities and fraternities combined their tdents in the production performance categorv. The panel of judges was made up of guest celebrities and facultv members, including Matthew Lawrence and " The Wonder Years " star Danica McKellar This amazing production was a great way for students to work together and to combine their musical interests. All musical performances on campus brought out the message that music is a universal language and that it can be enjoyed and understood b ' all. " I t(hm it ' s fMKi to see 5t[Adev 5 wit differevit talevits OKI camp A5 " Claire Wendt Sociology) 3rd ear MUSICAL PERFORMANCES 47 D E Canadian director Jean-Nicolas Verreaull and actress Marie-Josee Croze answer students " questions about ttieir careers. Sessions like this helped students learn how to achieve success in their fields. Jimmy Carter receives the UCLA medal for his achievements in promoting peace. The medal was a great distinction awarded every year to an outstanding person. Since 1979, the UCLA medal has been gi ' en to people whose contiibutions to the community, nation, and world, were greatly appreciated. This year, the man of great adulation was «. I Jimmy Carter. The citations on his medal defined I W6i5 GW GZG(J former President Carter as one who was a champion (} nX (iX lf) lAPHiV-) of human rights, freedom, equality, and peace. His old, Carter still f]ad t e dfwe to remdm a world leader for peace " equality, and peace compassion was moving and he inspired millions through his noble fight for a better world. The achievements of his past and especially his continual effoits for peace were held in great esteem. He was an American hero. As the audience rose for multiple ovations, it was evident that former President Carter was worth) ' of the honor. Jimmy Cart:er gave the 21 annual Bernard Brodie Distinguished Lecture on the Conditions of Peace. His speech, entitled, " Talking Peace, " shed light on the many resolutions for peace in the past and his commentaries on both the present and future. He illustrated the tactics for peace used during his presidential term by reliving the Camp David Accords, which made peace between Israel and Egypt. He also explained how much progress toward peace was inade between North and South Korea in these recent years. " I was amazed that at 76 years old, Carter still had the drive to remain a world leader for peace, " commented Jimmy RoUins, a first year undeclared student. A question-answer session also gave the audience the opportunity to come in direct contact with former President Jimmy Carter. Three questions were randomly selected from the audience and answered directly by our former president. " The second question was the one I had submitted on mv card, and I was verv ' flattered thev chose to ask it. In so many words. Carter expliuned that militaiy action is, and always should be the last resort. He gave figures comparing the number of times he emplo)ed the mihtaiy compared to how many times it had been used in recent years, and it was clear that our world involvement had risen dramatically, " said Rollins. His integrity was unquestionably apparent in Royce Hall that night, and it thereafter lingered in the minds of the many who found his ideals and character amazing. Rustin Crandall, a first year history student, concluded the event by saving, " He was an excellent speaker who offered a bold vision of what our foreign policy should be. He didn ' t refrain from criticizing the current administrations ' blunders. His presence was humble. " Tmrn Rollms Ay dec ared l5t ear 48 EVENTS i 0ky Nobel Peace prize winner Rigoberta Menchu Turn delivers a poignani speech to UCLA students. Motivational speakers and famous figures would often visit campus to encourage students to make the most of themselves. Photographed By: Roberto Reyes Aug Bruin Life Yearbook 1979 ( I I I I 50 STUDENT LIFE TT over ming as outw i 1 J r 1 i m L DIVISION 51 ■ ecu lie {fill ' Mips. MeiHit jftfc « Two students joke around between classes on the B- level of Ackeiman Union. With food, clothing, and every essential for a day at class, Ackerman was a hub of social activity. m-H tAmiiMMiMiOM 52 STUDENT LIFE For main, life l)e ond tlie let ' tiire luill was siniplx lite - a cliunce to be free and pursue some of the hundreds of activities avjiilable at UCLA. Eating tacos between classes, dining with friends in Westwotxl and passing out fliers for a club all constituted student life on campus. College was not just about grades and getting into Siradiiate school. It was about who nou were, who xou are, and ho von are going to become. The mam acti ities for Bniins to take part in lets us have fun as well as helped to shape our futures. Life at UCLA was nothing if not busy. Students performed a constant juggling act of their responsibilites at scliool, work, and extra-curricular acti ities. Bruins, however, alwa s made time for fun. Whether students got involved in the exciting night life at UCLA, in the trend - fashion world of LA, or student government on campus, student life was a whirlwind of sociiJ activities that were as different as the students who were involved in them. Student groups at UCLA formed some of the most popular activities for Bruins after school. The groups ranged from Greek organizations to honor societies and troiu sports clubs to communitv senice programs. If there was somediing a student wanted to be involved in, UCLA probably had a group which participated in it. But there were many other aspects of student life other than just student groups. Tlie outside world had a great deal of influence on student hie at UCLA. Trends and fashions formed Bruin stvles and ideas, and popular T ' siiows and uuisic were the topics of conversations all over campus. Living so close to the glitz of Hollvwood, many students felt the pressures of keeping up with the latest trends, while other students did all thev could to avoid being " so Hollywood. " Regardless of preference, UCLA certainly showed signs of external influence as students were very aware of the world outside of Westwood. A little closer to home, student life was largely centered on campus. Sick students made the trip to the Arthur Ashe Center for those much needed antibiotics, while healthy Bruins jogged next door in tlie Wooden Center or climbed on the rock climbing wail. Many more students just hung out on Bruin Walk, socializing, people watching, and killing time. The many facilities on campus made UCLA the center of student life. Life at UCLA consisted of as many activities and aspects as there were students. Bruins differed greatly in the things which thev considered to be daily activities. From student groups, to LA trends, student life represented the manv different backgrounds and interests of the student body as students found their own niches within the school. Regardless of what it was that Bruins did with their time, or how they did it, students made their experiences, their own. And regardless of the paths they chose. Bruins agreed, that life at UCLA, was good. By: Ashleigh Lonson and Carrie Basham K Wj Bruinlife Yearbook 1960 Bruinlife Yearbook 1950 Enthusiastic and politically active Bruins shake hands as they cast votes for campus elections in 1950. Students have been the deciding voice at UCLA since its founding in 1919, though now technology has allowed for more advanced elections. Sorority members from Aplha Delta Pi prepare to spend an evening out at the 1960 Black Diamond Ball. This event, held every year in May, was a fomial in honor of the seniors and was the last event of the year. OVERVIEW 53 A myriad oj ' UCLA s deiUs ' .walk up and dolvn Brui " Walk. ' The Walk- syml ' •ijitelleciiia % i Roberto RcTes Ang ¥ j ' f : . « f« i i ' N 54 STUDENT LIFE many, a saiidwii.li board displays the dales of an up coming meeting for the Environmental Coahlion. • Students relax and sociah e on the ever-busy Bruin Walk. • Students table for many different organizations in an effort to express and support their various causes. Bruin Walk was an excellent outlet for students to display announcements and Shalini Dogra advertise events. By Jennifer Bayerd vv r:i I IV f Activity on Bruin Walk was a major component of student life Fivers missiled past ' Our head as you narrowK- escaped bodil ' collision wth a skateboard. Coffee mugs were held as firniK ' as rifles, and backpacks used as shields. Sandwich boards dotted the hill like crouched soldiers, behind which their representati es waited to pounce on the unsuspecting traxeller. The battlefield in front of Kercklioff was used b ' man - a politician, gathering support from his or her " troops " on the newest political issue. The scene was void of an - real danger, fatality was improbable, but ne ertheless, it was a war zone. This chaotic scene could only be Bruin Walk, the center of campus both plnsicalK ' and figurati ' elv. This was the Ho Chi Minh Trail, No Man ' s Land, the neutral ground that draws the line in the sand between the two competing factions: North and South campus. In spite of the oxer vhelming anarchv or perhaps because of it. Bruin Walk continued to be the central gathering place, the life force of UCLA. Some students were apprehensive about even strolling by, contamination of so manv enthusiasts gathered in one place. " I ha e to admit, I didn ' t realh know what to do the first time someone came up to me " said fourth ' ear microbiology student . drienne Rice. Still, students had to get to Taco Bell somehow... Others loved the chaos, loved the debates and the performances, and sat in the eye of the storm on the hill below Kercklioff during breaks between classes, simply absorbing all of the energx- of their passionate peers. The centraliU ' of its location on campus caused the Walk to become the focal point for students from iill walks of life. Ironicall)-, this neutral ground travelled bv the 35,000 UCLA students was the exact place where the enormous student bodv began to break dowm into its indixiilual parts. This was the place to come to find our niche among so man ' , be it Bruin Democrats, Hillel, or the Greek system. Truly, there was something for eveiyone, (or nothing if you were a nihilist) whether it was celebrating your racial heritage, joining a political group, celebrating " Earth Day, " or just getting free passes to a movie. " I remember being totallv overwhelmed bv Bruin Walk when I first came to UCLA. NCfKlCM WOfl Sr 1 " ' ft r ' 1 .vear of being bombarded by _ , ijeople, r e finalK ' started getting used to it. LULy ' riu ' rnn-j jj j, . good place to nin into friends and hang 2 Kl d A6Gy ° " ' " between classes. And in terms of all the people tning to solicit you, I ' ve finalK figured out the trick: stick your hands in vour pockets and just say " No thanks! " It works eveiytime, " said second year business economics student Nancy Walker. Bruin Walk was the embodiment of the UCLA spirit, it shouted at you " Get involved! " as you hurried past, but you could still seek individualitv in declining. Hey, if nothing else, it was a great place to people watch . . . just do it at a safe distance from all the action. " I ' ve finally figured OMt (he trick 5tic( ujow (f m ds v jpw pock av d JM5t 5(7Uj ' No ' ](hav " fearing the BRUIN WALK 55 welcomed distraction to stjdents A female UCLA student rocks to her music through her headphones. Many UCLA students enjoyed using such devices as Wallcmans and Discmans to give them that extra boost of energ y as they moved through the day. By Jenny Raven theb A fter spending endless hours of studying, the stresses of school could temporarlK be replaced with the click of a button. Dramas, niillion-dollar game shows, and " realits " tele ision caught the eyes of many Americans and pro ided a study break for Bruins. Shows like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, and Survivor proved to be the most watched teleyision programs not only in the dorms, but in all of America. Other shoyvs like Dawson ' s Creek, Will and Grace, Felicity, Friends. The Real World, and Dat s of Our Lives were among the fayorite programs of students. After the what ' s-gonna-happen- ne.xt?! season fiuiile chffliangers, the new 2000-2001 season jump started yvith millions of viewers wondering ' Did she or didn ' t she? ' (Dawson ' s Creek) or ' Will tliey get married? ' (Friends). Pop culture in music was rampant among UCLA students as well. The teeny-boppers continued to dominate MTV ' s TRL charts. Everywhere people went, the immistakable vocals of boy bands like NSYNC and Backstreet Boys, and teen pop queens such as Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera could be heard. Punk rock and hiphop were crowd-pleasers as well. Artists hke Limp Bizkit, Kid Rock, Blink 182, Incubus, Destiny ' s Child, and Sis(jo topped the charts, with songs like " I i ad to break dav ce battle aqd Y 5 5ome of e be5 breaker5 m (f e coMKitriy), " - DaKi Nier Sociologi 4t(n L ear Rollin ' and Independent Woman. While many artists were topping the charts with their catchy tunes, Eminem sparked controversy and topped headlines. This year, with the help of Dr. Dre, Eminem was able to steamroll over the boundaries of freedom of speech, drayving his oyvn lines and taking nodiing from nobody. This radical new artist changed rap forever, sparking up endless debates on whether he was breaking down sterotypes or reinforcing them through his lyiics. Some appreciated his boldness in expressions, others did not approve of the language of his songs. Each student enjoyed a particular style or beat of their oyvii. Fourth year student Dan Nier, an avid music fan, was able to express this when he was chosen to be MTV ' s Sisqo ' s Shakedown Champ. " I had to break dance battle agiiinst some of the best breakers in the country, " he said. Rage Against the Machine and Smashing Pumpkins expeiienced their oyvn kind of breaks: the break-up of their bands to the avail of many. Luckily, students still enjoyed their music on the radio and on-line. However, music fans on the internet sparked controversy yvith the sharing of MP3 files. Lars from Metallica made headlines by speaking out against Napster and had the support of many fellow recording artists. The media impacted the exendav lives of UCLA students. Whether one was whistling while meandering to class or singing in the shower, students were exposed to ;ill different types of tunes. Music and telexision contributed heayily to the pop culture that encompassed campus life. 56 STUDENT LIFE A male student manually flips through channels on his television set. Many students liked ordering such luxuries as Direct TV to extend the variety of programs they could watch on television. Roberto Reyes Ans was sqo ' s ainst Sf need ilk laiiJ enls. ssor lent Mo Roberto Reyes Ang MUSIC AND TV 57 bo Nights wiu By Jenny Raven As the sun set, students explored the sigh ts in Los Angeles 58 STUDENT LIFE riday night and time to toss the hooky We forgot about homework and the es of school. Now it was 5pm and time {1 up for an exciting niglit in the beautiful ngeles. ' st decided to stop by a friends apartment to y out information on the partv scene. Our lachs had begun to growl and after a few phone s we decided to grab a bite to eat. Miat more convenient place than est ' ood X ' illage. which was just minutes awa ' . As we traveled further, bright lights caught our attention and we realized that it was one of the famous tiieatres, the Fox. There was much commotion this particular night because Elizabeth Hurle and Brendan Fraser appeared for their premiere of the moxie Bedazzled. Now that we were star-stnick, we continued om- trip down to the en ' popular Madison ' s, UCLAs fa orite oca] ban After getting a drink or two and making our appearance, we then decided to get a breath of fresh ocean iiir and headed towards Third Street Promenade. This place was packed with )oung people and the Santa Monica Pier was just minutes away. It was nearing midnight but, being college students, it was not time to go to bed just et. Our next destination was one of the exclusive clubs on the Simset Strip. At the clubs we used our last bit of energy dancing the night awav Then all of a sudden, ne.xt thing we knew, it was Monda - morning and the stresses of school became realit) ' once again, leaving only anticipation for next Friday. Across the street from Miyagi ' s is another popular joint called Dublins. Students looking for a warm, cozy place to have a few drinks with friends were often drawn there for its pub- like atmosphere. • Live music, dancing, and booze rolled into one. What more can anyone ask for? That was the reason why The House of Blues was the place to be. • Starving college students fear not! Sushiya was the combination of fine dining and socializing that perfectly suited Bruins " needs. UgHtS ' %. oiil lor liiiiiiis over 21. or so s;iy (heir IDs. .Some wciil lliciv lo show were ;ihk ' Miiiiv tiol the riui|os;Ki|ilic(.l ■ " (waiii ! " jd — " S5£i( " ; ..v,. ■-.-.4» -. ' W»- ' , -V •- ■ ' " ■ mam . ff-, ' nBaiii •r . ■..«-■» .«r .-S: ' tj Hmile ShariN Students diligently work in the i(CLA Medical Center. Bruins often volunteered their time to learn rKom projects and research they wouldSiot experience in class. Tabling for CACmC. a student commits her tirnMo her club. Students invested a lot olstime and energy into their organizations to show their involved spiHt 60 STUDENT LIFE Emile Sharifi r «l.: bGALPIKG ' ' ■ II I I I I III " Many studentscouUi-btrtound ihiuugllOTrrfEelialls of medical facilities. One of the major reasons was because such internships provided hands-on experience. « Neuro The 11 I ;s: Emile Sharifi :r n Lend% By Erin Sheffield ▼ ▼ Han UCLA students volunteer their time to help the less fortunate jjping few a non-profit organ izatioKi wor( c (f Q same fime, " itli choices ranging from Project Angelfood to Project Share and Bruin Belles to CALPIRG, UCLA students certainl)!( had pleuts ' of choices when looking for organizamons where thcN ' could volunteer their time. Despite aWmeling class schedule, many students were able to gi e anywhere from one to five daws a weak to various causes. Several students klpt in mind graduate school VOM ( t tO n O applications when they volunteered, 4- C„ ,„o,„„, ,, l-i-, , knowing ,hat schools looked for t COmrKlM Kilty olunteer n ' ork in students fields of (}!f ( QQf ] Q OlAt study. Mar y pre-med students spent several hours a week at various medical institutions including the UCLA Medical Center, hoping for letters of recommendation from their bosses. AVith so many different organizations to choose from, all availably right on Bruin Walk, the decision was sometimes difficult. Surpnisingly, many students even fouiiifl the time to volunteer vsdth more than one organization. ' California Public Interest Research .roup, or CALPIRG was a popular ' choice for many students. Offering opportunities for beach cleanups, recycling programs, and a hunger and homelessness committee, among others, the organization gave students opportunities to devote time to the causes that most concerned them. CALPIRG olunteer Robyii Sulli an, a third year political science student, was on the hunger and homelessness committee last yean " Last year we organized a tri da game on Bruin Walk with questions about what type of people make up the homeless population, and the number of people who are currently homeless. We gave Rice Krispy treats to people who got the right answers. People were surprised with the answers to the questions and it raised awareness about the e.xtent of the problem. " Many volunteer programs on campus offered students a chance to tutor underprivileged children. One of these programs was Project Share, an after- school tutoring session in inner city Los Angeles. UCLA students travelled by van one afternoon a week to help elementar) ' and junior high school students with their homework and to play educational games with them. Bruin Belles was one of the most prominent volunteer organizations on campus. Third year histor) ' student Katharine Ng talked about her experience as a Bruin Belle. " Volunteering in Bruin Belles is wonderful. You get to help the community and leam about how a non- profit organization works at the same - , time. But the best part is the actual r CA Y (Al Y ii INC) volunteer work. Last year, I volunteered ttistOTM ' ' ' ' " le ' s shelter for teen mothers- it was a cool experience and I got to see JfQ GQf how different other girls " lives can be. " Students were involved in volunteer programs off campus as well. Bruins participated in the annual AIDS Walk, as well as the Race for the Cure. These programs benefitted AIDS patients, and women with breast cancer While some students ran or walked in support of the programs, others volunteered their time for organization and administration. Whether it was through the mentoring and tutoring of children, doing beach clean ups, or volunteering in medical facilities, students found many different ways to donate their time to those in need. Just as the student body at UCLA was diverse, so were their opportunities to volunteer widiin this large and needy community. VOLUNTEER WORK 61 s style By Carrie Basham Pin sync Students embraced the latest trends Tliev rang in the middle of lecture, whizzed by you on the way to class and adorned the bodies of most UCLA students. What were they? Trends. From cell phones to scooters to the latest fashion do ' s, UCLA students were quick to succumb to the newest crazes. " You wanted to feel like you were in svnc with the rest of the campus, " said fourtli ear student Sunn) ' Seegmiller. Razor scooters were a top trend and could be seen all over campus. Not onlv were the ' st •lish, but they sped up the process of getting to class. Howe er, at a cost of about one hundred dollars, manv KellL) StiCRleS thought that they mdedared " T ' °° ' ' ' ' " ' ' T and impractical. l5t ear They were cute but my first thought was junior high, " said Seegmiller. Cell phones were another item that proved to be more of a necessit ' than a fad for thousands of Bmins. And boy, were they everywhere. Ringing in class, beeping outside of Powell and generally occupving the attention of many walking students, cell phones popped in every ' place imaginable. With bright colors and rings from traditional tones to hip-hop songs, cell phones became an expression of style while remaining practical. " They were really convenient, " said second year student Amy Lovin. " People became attached to them. " " MCLA was more ov (f Q rev d 5 de biAt v ev people Nev t to class, t(oeu) tev ded to be m eav s av d a t-5 irt, " gold tde •k-packs Instead of buying the latest gizmos, many students preferred to decorate their bodies wath multiple piercings and dyed hair. According to bleached blond and, second vear student Phil Porter, hair d ir was " a fringe thing - more e. otic, m extreme. " For the students more in touch vith their Hollywood ' side, rhinestone tglttoos and retro ' 70s bab} ' tees complnr leather pants and high boots. Belt jewelry and hoop earrings also rean trendv heads as many accessorized Bruins looked more like they were straiglA out of Prctttj In Pink, as opposed to the ) ' e ar 2000. Other fashion throwback from years past were aviator sunglasses and flip])ed out layered locks. For those looking to be a 1 dressed up, satchels replaced b; and sandals outnumbered platfomis last year as the overall trend on camjbus was comfort with sts ' le. " [UCLA] was more on the trendy side but when people went to class they tended to be in jeans an shirt, " said first year student Kelly Stickle: No matter what the trends individualit) ' prevailed at UCLA. ' I diat I could just be myself, " said first yl student Ma a Thow. " It was so diverse ar eveiybod) ' had their own interests. " Regardless of what style or look Bruins acheived, the world of fashion and fads was certainly apparent. Whether it was the glamorous influence of Hollywood, the casual air of Santa Monica or the busy feeling of Vest LA, students were in touch with what was in. From clothes to accessories, and from tovs to hair. Bruins were not left out of the exciting world of fashion as students kept up with the fast pace of LA and looked good doing it. felt 62 STUDENT LIFE Among other things, students find tattoos helpful in expressing who the ' are to the outside world. No matter what the trends were, indi idualit prevailed at UCLA. TRENDS AND FASHION A helpful cashier JMRealMlyt with the Schedule of Claisps av ble at the UCLA storey lynany ' pbs l lable to iCudefflP was " lSUCL - ' V WlBf y Zhang A P " - ! $ B i t ' :9ki «» ' il»«r ' ■ 64 STUDENT LIFE I iving 111 a dorm requires a lot of communiLalion with the Ironl desk. Some of us wild lived ill ilic dorm remembered going to the front desk to ask for assistance or just to soeiali .e. • These two employees of Kerckhoff Coffee House bear grins after being awakened by the sweet aroma of coffee. • " How do you make a cafe latte again? " A Bruin lends fellow co- worker. Anna .Samoff a hand at Kerckhoff Coffee House. An experienced worker Ar ' an Chan was always helpful. K Its Off By Ashleigh Lonson and Linda Tsai Working students balanced the demands of school and jobs Despite the iiianN ' weight) ' academic and social responsibilities that UCLA students assumed, manv sHll made time for internships, paii time and e en full time jobs. Both on and off campus, working Bruins found time for earning extra cash and gaining aluable work e.xperience. Finding a job at UCLA could lia " e been o enxhelming, but oiil - because there were so man - emploxnient opportunities available to students. On campus, students were readiK " hired at the UCLA Store, in the man ' different eateries, at the libraries, and for many other customer ser ice positions. " ' [Working] was a fun way to meet people and to take a break from studxing, " said first ear student Amber Richer. Richer worked 14 hours a week at the Kercklioff Coffee House and managed to balance school and work, partK ' because of the flexible hours axailable at her job. In addition to the flexibilit - of on campus jobs, students found that working near residence halls and classrooms was an adchtional benefit to working at UCLA. Third ear computer science student Lincoln Luk was another Bruin that ' orked on campus and appreciated its flexibilih. T prefered working on campus because it was convenient and I didn ' t have a car. ' he said. Luk worked ten hours a week at the Alumni Center on website and webpage maintenance and web base application development. " Working was hard because ou couldn ' t take as many classes " I love ( Q people I worked wit( , N j siApefvbor v e N eMe (fw q av d (f e Na ' b ver (he pM aY d o emv " - Lmcoln l Ak CompMter Science 3rd ijear because you wanted to balance school work and a part time job, " he said of working as a student. " But, " he continued, " I loved the people I worked with. My supervisor knew everything and he was very helpful and tolerant. " His e.xperiences as a working Bruin were representati e of the man ' students ' ho also had to juggle school and jobs. The Career Center, a useful resource to all students, was instrumental in helping Bruins find intemships and work opportunities at school and in the surrounding areas. Here students could research job possibilities for companies and organizations outside of UCLA as well as those a little closer to home. For example, some students chose to intern or work at the Student Media Center on campus. The headquarters for all student based publications, the Media Center pro ided a useful outlet for students looking for journalistic experience while earning a little extra money. Other Bniins found the Anderson School of Management an excellent opportunit) ' for learning the ropes of the competitive business world. Anderson offered both paid positions and intemships to undergraduate students that had future interests in the business, management, and accounting worlds. As interns and emplovees, both on and off campus, many working Bruins found that they learned aluable lessons about time management and the ways of the working world in addition to earning a little extra cash. WORKING BRUINS 65 through student government j:] B Vl u HH rjF =) BV I -D ftlv BI viv ' " ■■(i ' v t Br MLi O i HOL ' " vl - hh I hl ' ' 1 CL E j| H|fl « a l HHj H c Vy 3 CD 3 CO 1 USAC members try to find sponsors for their next event on campus. USAC was composed of a panel of elected representatives who the entire student body elected in a campus-wide election. Sangtip Chiendpradap holding By Erin Sheffield The Undergraduate Student Association Council, or USAC as it was more comnioiiK ' knowii, pla ed an important role in student life at UCLA. Among its responsibilities were coordinating events on campus, offering educational seminars and programs for students, providing funds to students groups, and acting as a representative of the student body to the administration. Last vear USAC organized a bipartisan oter registration dri e on Bruin Walk in anticipation of last falls presidential election. USAC ' s subcommittee, the Student Welfiire Commission, planned " Remember My Name " in honor of Domestic Abuse Awareness week. There were also manv multicultural events sponsored by USAC. LJSAC was composed of a panel of elected representatives who the entire student body elected in a campus- wide election. Appointed positions were also available. For the past five years the same slate, something similar to a political party, had governed USAC. This slate " Praxis Students First! " typically had liberal views and opinions about issues such as affirmative action. This year, however, the run was broken when independent candidate Elizabeth Houston, a transfer student ' ith conservative " I y iav ed to qe more people involved, amd break t(he political madme (f a ad controlled t c M5AC for 50 long, " - Elizabeth HoMSton Political Science 4t eaY office views, beat the Praxis candidate by a very small margin. The race was finally determined after a nm-off took place. The controversy over the outcome of the election (hmm, doesn ' t that sound familiar...) was factor in the UCLA student government for the entire 2000-2001 term. Members of both " parties " conflicted frequently as their ideas about the direction USAC should take, differed as much as the students themselves. However, despite their manv difficulties and the obstacles that faced them, student government continued to be a representational and effective part of UCLA and student activity. Students themselves had mixed feelings about the change in the control of student government. Some felt that change would do the school good, while others were aaxious about the tlisruption in the status quo. But despite the concern of many, Houston was optimistic as she assumed office. She took her position as 2000-2001 USAC president with ideas to change the wa)- that student go ' ernnient had been run in previous years. She hoped to give " fair funding to all groups and offer equal representation in student government. " Houston, a fourth year political science student " wanted to get more people involved, and break the political machine that had controlled USAC for so long. " She hoped diat she could reform die practices that past USAC members had implemented with only a few campus groups receixing the majority of funds. Although she realized conflict between she and die remaining Praxis members was inevitable, Houston hoped to cooperate for tlie good of the students. 66 STUDENT LIFE USAC ' s Internal Vice President Ellas Enciso checks his e-mail. Students can always e-mail their USAC representatives to voice the changes they want to see at UCLA. Roberto Reyes Ang encf ktk She SAC ■of illlie Woman on top. USAC President Elizabeth Houston takes a break from reviewing important data. She had a big job to fill as she focused on many UCLA issues. During a USAC meeting, a transdi er takes down the minutes. Student gisyernments gave students a good feehsif what it was like to conduct offlcutkpieetings in the eal world. Roberto Reyes Ang Siingtlp Chicndpriidiip USAC 67 By Ashleigh Lonson Bruins found academic help just around the corner UCLu " s intelIectual reputation was a factor that attracted many students to its hallowed halls. However, the challenging curricuhmi as well a the emphasis placed on academic achieveiuents was stressful at times. How did UCLA studeuft cope with these sometimes difficult academic ctations? Man students flocked to the Powell Libran- where one could ;ilwavs find a quiet seat and a studious work en ironnient. Another popular stud - spot was Kercklioff Coffee House. A noisier, but more lively choice, Kerckhoff was open until late and always offered that much needed cup of caffeine. " Sometimes it ' s a good break from the Ubrary; due to its hveliness, " said third vear biochemistry student, Mahmud Penjwini. ' hile students sometimes felt o ' eri.vhelmed hv the academic load at UCLA, help could idwavs be found. Professors and teaching assistants offered regular office hours and welcomed questions and concerns from their students. Adchtional help could iilso be found through tutoring. AAP students found a wide range of tutors axailable to them for a ariet ' of different classes. On an indi idual basis and in groups, students found the instnicHon extremeh ' helpful. Students also found guidance and academic help at Covel Commons con enientl ' located near the UCLA residence hiills. They were able to sign up for one-on-one tutoring sessions diat worked around their schedules. Although UCLA ' s studious atmosphere and reputation for academic excellence was at times intimidating, with a little help, a bit of perseverance, and a whole lot of stud ing. Bniins excelled as alwa s. From the very first minute Powell Library opens to the very last minute before closing, students come in and out as they cram for exams or make up for lost sleep in between classes. • Overwhelming schoolwork leads students to run around with giant stacks of textbooks. • A Bruin enjoys the change in atmosphere from the crowded lecture halls to the peaceful quiet of the Sculpture Garden. im: 68 STUDENT LIFE Three students work tt)gether through tough equations and hard math assignments. Many . gprs -- favored group studying Ja oca n " more questions were answered in [o. the helpful group environmehp_ ' Photographed By: Sydney Ztrahg ' -(-Xs RoLx ' rto Reyes Ang I HariL By Ashleigh Lonson H W Bruins shaped up and worked out at the Wooden Center round sociiil Students niins were an active biincli as IM Sports and the Wooden Health Center were bus ' and filled with sweaty, healthy students year pen until llpni, the Wooden gvm ser ' ed as a itlet as well as a great place to work out. bund time between classes and work to run on tread iiills, do sit ups, and create their owm Work outs, as well as attend ;lasses offered t hrough the " WOOdeH 5 grGOt g ni. " Wooien is great because I work out with UTS ' friends and we motivate ■, " said second year art lent Lauren Smith. With the purchase of the student fitness a ariet of each othe histoiT stu pur studi beca A5e I wor( frmds av d we motivate eac otf]er " pass, students had access to fun and e.xercise-intensive classes that ranged from the popular TaeBo to Indian dancing and Hip Hop. Third year ph siological science student Calida Li said, " I go to Wooden once a week for ths Guts, Butts and Thighs class and far Stretch and Strengthen. I like the masses because the instructors are infc rmati e and the classes are small. " For students who were a little less iiythmically inchned, racquetball and basketball courts ' were convenientK ' located inside the gym for all to use, as well as an indoor rock climbing facility. " It ' s nice that the ' provide racquetball and basketball equipment, " said Li. But the Wooden Center is not all athletic. Classes such as acting, guitar, and photography were also available to students with a more artistic tendency. .or lack thereof. Instructors cbd not discriminate against students who lacked experience, and in fact encouraged those who had never tried the classes to give it a shot. Most students found the classes to lie fun and rewarding, and well worth the time. Whether athletes or artists. Wooden offered a little something for everyone. With just a simple pass of their Brain Gold Cards, students were granted access to a world of excellent fitness and recreational resources. Intramural Sports, or IM were the other options for fun ways to get some exercise and relieve a little stress. Different groups of students came together to form teams which played competitively against each other in football, soccer, tennis, Softball, basketball, and many other sports. Teams formed from all walks of life. Greeks, UCLA Marching Band members, residence hall floors, student organizations and just friends in general participated in creating games that were fun and sometimes fiercely competitive. " I played on two intramural football teams. It was great to get out there and nm around, and the competition just made the games so much more fun, " said fourth year business economics major David Hutchins. IM teams were open to everyone and the games were mostly scheduled for the evenings so students would not have class or work conflicts. Friends and sports fans came out as well to support and cheer on their favorite student teams. Regardless of talent or athletic ability. Bruins had fun pla) ' ing, and even more fun winning. Whether students preferred to work out as individuals, in classes, on teams, or in groups. Bruins were always found shaping up and working out at Wooden and on the nearby IM fields. Through the manv different activities available on campus, students found a valuable outlet for the relief of their mental stresses and managed to have a little fun in the process. Lai ireKi 5mit( Art Histori) 2Y d ear WOODEN IM SPORTS 71 .ftiki " U £ Insides By Jenny Raven I W 1 love Bruins balanced relationships and academics " J ere b not m Aq(f time to spmd N (p mdf o er av d p ov e bills cav be expemm wrong with relationship. He lo es me, he loves me not. Relationships at UCLA were wonderful and e.xJiausting. It was perfectly illustrated by the Red Hot Chili Peppers remake of the song, " Rollercoaster. " That was e.xactly how relationships were, rollercoasters. If one did not have a bump here or there, there was something the They took time, tears, hard work, and compromise. Tiying to figure out the opposite sex was ven ' confusing, challenging and it always managed to puzzle us. There were many ditterent kinds of relationships, including long chstance ones. After talking to students, it seemed that there were both advantages and disadvantages to these difficult romances. Fourth year, psycholog) ' major, SheetiJ Patel said, " It ' s easier to focus on school and appreciate each other ' s company, et there is not enough Hme to spend with each other and phone bills can be exjiensixe. " Many would say that trast, honests ' , and communication were the most important factors in a relationship. According to third year sociolog) ' major, Ahmed Asghari, " Respect, unconditional support and love, " were some of the things he looked for in a relationship. Communication was be difficult and sometimes it was hard to find time or to compromise, but if lioth people - S eetal Patel P5 cf o og 4t(o ear wanted the relationship to work, it could be done. Manv Bruins were inx ' oKed in long-term relationships. " I prefer long-term relationships because von can depend o, the other person at an) ' time, you get used to being with the same person, and rou know what to e.xpect and what not to e mect from them, " stated fom-th ear ps chplog - student, Michelle Vartanian. Going out to a romantic thnner and a movie was very popular, but going to die beach was ;ilso a frequent choice among couples. Watching the sunset and being in each other ' s arms sometimes M ' as the perfect end to an evening. Li in;; in Los Angeles iJlowed people to be crea ive with the t pes of dates they planned. Chris Samuelson, a fourtii year, political science student remembered, " I was blindfolded and dri en around for a couple of hours until we reached a park near thel Queen Mary where my girlfriend had a romantic dinner waiting for us under the stars with a few candles. " Short-term relationships on the nthe hand were also great because they were less demanding and stressful. By sharingXthe same interests, it was easier to find things that both people enjo ed doing. Dating ks frientls was et another option. " Id prefer a short-term relationship now because I have no reason to settle downi just et, " replied third year business economics student, Christine Lee. No one said relationships were easy, and break ups were definiteh- hard. But the best remedy for getting through a break up was to remember the good times that vou shared with your lo ed one and to move on. There are so many more " fish in the sea " and UCLA was a great place to start fishing. I - 72 STUDENT LIFE Hand in hand, this couple walks through campus together Throughout the day, many couples could be seen strolling around UCLA. RELATIONSHIPS 1 li;ici;;iulcrc;itc studies arc available lo iiUeresled students in each of the grad school departments. • Business graduate students gather outside the Anderson hiiilding to study for their exam. • Another way of researching for graduate school programs is through the internet. Each school has its own website accessible to all Bruins. RohertoNReyes Ang Roberto i;L-c--An. s highes adei By Linda Tsai and Ashleigh Lonson CU-XXX 1.1 Students continued their intellectual journeys in graduate programs The purpose of die seven UCLA graduate schools that existed both on and off campus was to gain new knowledge through research and study. This took place in classrooms, laboratories, libraries, seminars, through independent research, and in teaching experiences. As one of the most respected research uni ersities in the country, UCLA offered graduate students a unique opportunits- to studv in an en ironment that promoted not onK ' excellence in academics, but also proxided the skills to pursue a successful l)GCG A5G V v QV UCLA ' s graduate school department was 5 Qn Q C Q55i made up of seven individual and specific schools. Each school had different goals and requirements based on the individual needs of the students within that school. The School of Arts and Architecture, for example, strove tow arcl a balance of practice and theors ' and an understanding and appreciation of both interdependence and integration of creativit) ' , performance, and research. A totallv different field, the School of Dentistrv- offered training and research programs to prepare students for professional careers dedicated to patient treatment and service. The reputable Graduate School of Education and Information Studies (GSEIS) worked toward the understanding and improveinent of ways of teaching and learning, educational practice, information policy, and information .sv ' stems in a diverse society. The School of Law " Jf e gmd scfeols are good prof 6550 5 still start v j tf t(f Q ba5 c5 " - Wemav q PandW Civil Y q Y eer Y q lv d ear grad offered courses that provide legal skills such as interviewing, counseling, negotiation, and trial advocacy. Located off campus, the School of Medicine exposed students to strong research-oriented basic and clinical science depaitments. A related yet distinct school, the School of Nursing of UCLA was inteniationallv renowiied for excellence in teaching, research, and clinical practice. Similarlv, the School of Theater, Film and Television was, as usual, nationallv recognized, and had graduate programs as well as undergraduate programs. The Master of Fine Arts degree programs prepared students for careers in the world of media while the MFA and Ph.D. programs engaged students in studying and researching media, including the historv, aesthetics, and theory of this exciting and competitive field. Tm in the School of Engineeiing and Applied Science, " said second year civil engineering graduate student Hemangi Pandit, " The grad schools are good because when we start a class, professors still .stait with the basics. People come from different backgrounds, so the professors don ' t assuine you already know everything. " UCLA ' s seven graduate schools offered students continuing in high education, an opportunity to study and work in one of the greatest research environments in the world. The programs presented different courses to better prepare students for success in their individual careers. GRAD SCHOOL 75 O CO E D 1- U) o Q_ E Bruins a chance to exploie the world c CD Sitting back to back, these two students sure are having a grand time abroad! It was common for students to make lifelong friends in their travels overseas. Roberto Reyes Ang o Afraid M By Carrie Basham T Vl J ' V " At UCLA, travel opportunities abound. At aii - given time, over 200 students can be found learning and teaching in a foreign countr - through several tra el study programs. The entire UC system expands on this tradition of education abroad uith over 2000 students studying other cultures across the oceans and nearly 1000 foreign students studying in America simultaneously With the goals of cultural awareness, foreign language improxement and practical life skills acquisition, diese programs proxided a once-in-a- lifetinie experience for ambitious Bniins. The UCLA Travel-Study office offered dozens of summer programs that allowed students to concentrate on their chosen field of stud ' and experience a foreign culture at the same time. With man ' trips to countries such as Spain, France and ItaK, students were offered the chance to immerse themseKes in a Afln upnv language and enjoy a taste of daily hfe as well. Other programs, such as Theatre at Bali and Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon, allowed students to satisfy requirements for dieir majors in a historically rich part of the world. For those students that preferred to tra el for longer, the 76 STUDENT LIFE " Afrer a qo to be reaW good frmds wit( miy) Spam roommates, T e eypermce was great, " - CoMrtKiei) Wev dnck5 EKigli5(i Education Abroad Program (EAP) ga e them the chance to visit another country for a semester or a year. EAP offered programs in arious academic disciplines for sophomore through graduate students. Bruins often returned fluent in another language, more independent and always more aware of other cultures and the excitement of foreign customs. W(M-king Bruins also had the oppoitunitv to experience the coiporate world. The Expo Study-Abroad and Internship Ser ' ices through the UCLA Career center helps ambitious Bruins find a job or internship in foreign countries and politically-oriented American cities. Locally, one may find an internship at Sotheby ' s, KM EX Channel 34, or at the Academy of Television Aits and Sciences, to name a few. There were also opportunities outside of the Los Angeles scene. In Washington D.C., Expo enabled UCLA students to spend ten weeks or longer working and gaining experience in the political arena or cultural affiiirs. Some opportunities includeil jobs in the office of a legislator, pubUc interest group, government agency, business, prix ' ate industn ' , media, arts, and international organizations. Teachers at heart had the chance to impart their knowledge of the English language to Japanese students through the JET program. Since its founding in 1987, American students have traveled to Japan to teach English in one of the best cultural exchange programs in the counti -. UCLA has always been a cultural center of di% ' ersih and learning. With many opportunities to experience a cultme unlike our own, thousands of Bniins ha ' e come home to share their experiences and memories of places far away and rich in tradition and customs. Bruin Joel Esparza walks in front of his travel study classmates as they leave the Palace of Versaille. The Political Science Travel Study program this summer visited London, Amsterdam, and Brussels and Paris. 10 Reyes bli ' 1r l Bicycles are among the many icons that symbolize Amsterdam. Students travelling in this Dutch city enjoyed the colorful streets while cruising on their bikes. Third year computer science Udent Mei Chen hands in her boaMnig pass as she leaves to study abroaasn Hong Kong. LAX became the grouhtlfor many tears as students departed t -ejiplore the rid. Carrey Wong Sydney Zhang ABROAD 17 , IRoa By Ashleigh Lonson Tr led Studying abroad opened the eyes of bolcy and brave Bruins M anv tudents packed up and shipped out, eiyring their beloved UCLA behind. Whv vOu ask? No, they didn ' t call it cjuits, or take a quarter off. On the contrary, they went abroad. Some students went for fun, others went to learn a langmtge , and still others went to share in an e.TOerience that would truly change them forever. egardless of the reason, students who studied abroad found their experiences to be filled with change, learning and above all, a new understanding of the world. Bruins from different majors sought out programs abroad that fulfilled their academic needs and gave them opportunities to live in regions of the world that they had never known before. The UC Education . broad Program offered an academic and exciting opportunity to study in countries on almost every continent. The programs had specific concentrations on integration into the cultures of the host countries. " After a while, I got to be really good friends with my Spanish roommates. The experience was great, " said 4th year English student Courtney Hendricks. In addition to EAP, there are hundreds of abroad programs available to UCLA students through the EXPO Center, located in the Career Center. Students researched many different programs and chose the one they felt best met their needs. Education abroad was a scaiy step but one that all retimiees testified as being " one of the best decisions I ever made. " Mail is one of tlie world ' s universal mediums of communication, and so is the process of sending mail. This Bruin was lucky enough to experience mailing her postcards while abroad. • Found in an intense staring contest with The Thinker, UCLA student Li Yu was close to falling in love with it, as well as the country she studied abroad in. Many found it difficult to part with the country they studied in, for the experience was too memorable. • On their last night in Paris, Travel Study students Rick Feger, Peter Brunton and Jonathan Dickinson enjoys a boot of beer at a pub clo.se to their hotel. The drinking age in many foreign countries were lower than in the United States. 78 STUDENT LIFE )w.sing- tne tree Spain, students sU native spices. Tra often widens studei ' i. and knowledge about , Photograp Rosett 37 Standing in front or he Bruin Bear. incoming freshmen cheer for UCLA. Freshmen cremation helped build a strong schooK irit for new Brui Lynn Nishimura STUDENT LIFE I o First Days By Ashleigh Lonson and Hellen H. Lee UOA irst year UCLA students were nervous and excited about orientation resliman orientation — the horrors, tlie wonders and the nenes. First ear UCLA students came from all o er Cahfomia and the couVtn- for the first three da s of their Bniin expenende. As students began to arrive and register, anxieh " sat in. They found their ways to their teinporar) ' dorm rooms in die infamous Sproul Hall and timidly met their first expenence roommate; others, tl •oommates. For some, the was a positive one and the interesting remained friends. For e three davs was an first lesson in tolerance and :lesi£ compromi! e Orie was d students was desi: register campu coxAmehfb were (f Q best, T ey actMaiy answered qMestioKis, " tation and Welcome ' eek ned to introduce new I life at UCLA. The program led to teach students how to for classes, get around and in general adjust to collega ' life. [he first da ' of orientation was spent meeting new people and hearing inspirational UCLA lecturers talk wjut what it meant to be a Brain. It ga ' e many indents their first sense of pride in being a UCLA student, and breathed man ' aspirations to these freshmen. Students were di ided up into their respecti e majors and die groups discussed academic requirements as well as student concerns. But orientation was not all work. Welcome week staff also organized fun events and activities for students during the evening. " Carpe Noctum, " the nighttime scaxanger hunt was one of the most popular acti ities. Students had to ran all o ' er campus, finding unique and quirk- ' things about buildings, people and objects related to UCLA. Students commented that the sca anger hunt was a great wd to get to know UCLA, even if they did get lost a few times. In addition to the introducton lectures and fun acti ities, students also learned inxaluable information about registering for classes and the academic part of UCLA. Orientation counselors guided students through the rather daunting process of selecting their classes and registering. Although for some this was the most frustrating part of orientation, most students also found it to be the most helpful. " The orientation counselors were the best. Tlie ' actualK ' answered questions, and made theniseKes erv ' accessible. They didn ' t leave me hanging in the dark. " said Trang Nguven, a first year mathematics student. Between the frantic struggle to find their first college classes, the plentiful inspirational speeches, and amusing acti ities, the freshmen took many placement tests in this brief three day stay. The chemistn-, mathematics, music, and language placement tests were all offered. Taking the multitude of tests seemed a bit tedious for some students, but it was necessar) ' in order tor them to choose which courses to enroll in. Freshmen orientation was also a great time to meet people. Manv participated in a repetitive three-Liner process, asking for names, hometowns, and majors. These introductions were often short-lived, yet many led to interesting and stimulating conversations, and some even led to future friendships at UCLA. " Orientation was an interesting pre-college experience, " summed up Grace Kim, a first ear applied mathematics student. " Meeting people was a bit oNeiw ' helming, but fun, and it ga ' e me a taste of the future ears ahead of me as a Brain. " Moft( emc(tic5 l5t L ear W , J i WELCOME WEEK ORIENTATION 81 I GhanDes By Jenny Raven -iFTF 1 C Go o xo 00 UCLA transfer students came from many different placeis UCLA ' s populariU attracted the attention of many prospecti e stndents all o er the world. Each year, UCLA has to administer a competitive selection process to admit their students. If one took a walk through campus, one would realize that out of 34,000 students, more than 125 countries were represented b the International Student program. Third " ear transfer student Krista Lenhard stated, T was attracted to UCLA because of its strong academic program and wealth of di ersih. " Transferring in general could be a rigorous process, but for international and transfer students, it was well worth the hard work. Thixjugh 5yd l eGY the transitions of coming to a new countrx, city, school, and overall environment, students took advantage of many of UCLA ' s supportive services. The Transfer Student Association helped accommodate new transfer students in their transition to a foiir- ear uni ersit ' . The Transfer Student Association also offered academic assistance, mentoring, and social acti ities so that new Bmins had the opportunit) ' to become acquainted with one another. Through this, students were also able to share their UCLA experiences with each other There were also senices and centers " I was attracted to ACiA becaiASQ of it5 5trov g academic program av d wealth of d ver5 t jj " - Krista len hard Engli5(i made a ailable to international students. Located in the Tom Bradle - International Hall was the Dashew International Student Center and the Office of International, Students and Scholars. These tw programs encouraged UCLA intemational students to interact with scholars and yche rest of their new communitv " . Tom Bn«lle ' Intei ' national Hall was a place that catered to the interests of special multi-cultural groups. It offered workshops, com unit information, and social e ents so stfudents could become familiar with theSr new en ironment and each other. Therg was an English Con ersation Program cultural dinners. International Speaker ' s Clubs, an International Familv an International 82 STUDENT LIFE Frida ' Night Live and Connections program. Coming to a new school could and fnistrating, but at UCLA o feel at ease because there was something for e er bod ' . Fourth vear international economics student Cath - Le - staled, " I think International students work hard! I took a class with a lot of inteniational students and the professor was talking too fast for them to understand. It was harc for them. But o erall, I think they are happv here. It is a whole new world for them ancl they are able to explore it themselves. CatliN ' had the opportunits ' to spend some time in China and she remembered feeUng isolated at first. Things were scan ' and sometimes intimidating, but once she was able to get into the swing of things she felt more confident. UCLA ' s strong and di " erse luiit was welcoming to all. Each Bruin had something special to offer, creating a multicultural environment where students could leam from and about each other A transfer student from Santiago Canyon College proudly displays fiis school shirt. Nonetheless, once a Bruin, always and forever a Bruin. An international smdeiii makes his way to his next class thniugh Bunchc Hail. Because LICkA has such a hirge campus, it was sometimes very difficuit for students to adjust. Kohorto Reyes Ang For many international students, a passport is the key to the Bruin World. Due to UCLA ' s prestige, many students from other countries were drawn to come study. .NSFER INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 83 ■ student works on a paper in his domi room. At times, it was hard to find the sohtude needed to study in donns because it providesjiaLsuch a social atmosphere Photographec oy; Roberto Reyes Ang ' ' ■-.r ' , 84 STUDENT LI. n I i- f; " i. Laundry machines IhiDuglioiil llie dorms were available lor students who were not able to to return home. • In order to announce messages or advertise special events to esidenis. signs like is one in De Neve PI a a were posted throughout the halls and on floors of the dorms. • Two residents moved through the line at one of the many on- campus dining facilities Arvnn Chan By Hellen H. Lee T T ViTl Q The dorms offered exciting new experiences to incoming students I walked down tlie donii lialls in desperate need ot a computer technician. I stuck mv head into ever) ' door, hoping that mv lifesax ' er would tiini up behind one of m ' knocks. As the door opened to a dimly lit room with cluttered clothes and displaced gadgets, I finallv reached m destination. He scrounged his entire room for a tlashlidit, and then resorted ,,, - , It ake5 me two to using his " Counter-Strike-lit " (a shooting game) computer screen to fi. the broken chsk ( r) r ' Xf ' ) | |SP ( P drive. I silenth ' panicked as I thought about m lost mid-term amidst my failed disk drive. His face finally lit up after many intense moments of disk-dri e surgerv, and pulled out mv disk in one, miraculous piece. I found m ' lifesaver for that night. , x „ With help just a couple of doors dowii, and tK15 W6f i ) . friends just a simple knock awa ' , dorm life was an experience like none other For incoming freshmen, it was a period of manv mi.xed feelings: the excitement oi li in2 awav from home, watered df)W ' n b the nostalgia that often haunts us at lonel - hours, mixed into our manv encounters with a diverse variety of people. Students had to adjust to li ing with different people. " It took me two hours to use the bathroom. There were just so manv distractions on the way! " said Jennifer Beck, a first ear pre-med student. Along with adapting to the chaotic environment of the dorms, students found themseKes changing and discoveiing new found flexibility in their need to live in a somewhat unique living boti room, ( em are JM5t so mavw } distractions on Pre -med situation. " Unique " was clearl} ' defined by those students who shared study and lounge rooms with five other people, in contrast to the conventional tvvo or three. These students fle.xed their time mu.scles for too long, and missed their deadlines for housing. Yet making the most out of their e.xperiences, these rooms often became the center of entertainment for many floors. " We called ourselves the Rainbow Koom in the Hediick 6 Noith lounge. This is because all six of us were so different in race, personalities, and hobbies, " said Tri Tran, a first year biology student. This exceptional time, a punishment for procrastination, suqirisingly became a reward for many who shared these commodious and often amusing " lounge homes. " Living standards also sky-rocketed with the long-awaited opening of the DeNeve suites. Although the buildings were not fully constructed, some few, luck-x ' students were ISt AQQf able to experience living in these hotel-like rooms on campus. Each room had its own bathroom, which was a concept much coveted by the residence hall students. " People say that social life is a bit dry here, but it iJl depends on who you are and what you make of it, " said Anna Chan, a first year undeclared student. Amidst the better living conditions, there were manv problems due to the unfinished and ongoing construction. Elevators were often dysfunctional. DORMS 85 Halloween grams on sale! The holidays away from home were always celebrated in the dorms through the many activities the student leaders organized. i Ar ' an Chan air-conditioning was not fiiUv set, and some objects such as mirrors and screens had not been placed. Despite this, DeNeve residents have a blight future to look ionvard to. More buildings, less constniction, and possibly a dining hall are all future expectations for DeNeve Plaza. Although we hesitated at first to call this place home, soon enough, we gave into the comforts of dorm life. With goumiet Hedrick Dining Hall food just a flight of stairs away, computers only an elevator ride down, and campus events at their fingertips, life was comfortable. With each dorm, a different atmosphere surrounded our experiences. Each building had its o vn story ...the craz ' Dvkstra dorms, the posh DeNe ' e and Sunset suites, the convenient Sproul dorms, the distant Hedrick and Rieber Halls, and apartment-like Saxon and Hitch suites. Students made the experiences their own, regardless of dorm reputations, and thev replaced old stories with their own new ones as thev adjusted to their li ing situations. Some of the greatest dorm remembrances came from the " People 5a t at social life 5 a bit drij (here, but it ail depends ov wi o i oiA are av d wto OM make of it, " - AY Y a Cf av Ay dec ared l5t ear social aspect of life on campus. A few spent their nights partying at the fraternitv houses, while some found Westwood and movie showings more interesting. Others seemed happv participating in random events in their coz dorms. Wherever our social niche was located, there were always events going on in our respective dorms and suites. Resident advisors, program advisors, and floor governments constantly provided many activities. Dykstra Hall, eighth floor went on an all-floor snowboarding trip one weekend, while the first floor of Building E in DeNeve held a piano recital another weekend. Many other halls held tailgatingi parties, trips to Third Street Promenade, and other Los Angeles activities. At the end of the vear, dormals (dorm formals) also became a big hit with the on-campus residents. Overall, if one truly searched, there were more activities available than simply sleeping and placing computer games all dav-. The dorms could have just been a place where our belongings slept, but ultimately it was a place we claimed as our ver) ' first " home away from home. " In some dorm areas, studving was possible, while in other settings, homework was a futile attempt against the stimulating and tempting conversations around us. Discipline was just one of the nianv lessons learned bv dorm residents as thev attempted to studv and have fun at the same time. Although each person could paint a different picture of dorm life, the residence halls provided a great place to begin hfe at UCLA. ■ I 86 STUDENT LIFE II These tws oormates review their lecture notesSopreparation for an upcoming midteiln iving in the dorms was convenient i?Kljat there was always someone to study UCLA students adjusted to living with friends and strangers alike he summer, the tatef ul, long awmted g envelope, containing a roommate assignment, arrived in each freshman ' s inassuming as it seemed, it was an integral lit of e ' er - first year ' s experience at UCLA, the names listed were recognizable or not, a of emotions filled the mind as well as anxious predictions about the personalit ' behind the listed name. After having filled out a brief generic suney about preferences, personalit - matches were at best a twist of luck rather than an actual compatibilit}- set-up. Some chose their roommates aliead of time. This was true for Sunset ' illage Can on Point resident Jennifer Lee. " My high school friend and I decided to lie roommates because we thought it would make the transition easier with a famihar face around. We also were afraid of getting a bad roommate. " Random roommate assignments timied out to be either a stroke of good luck or a nightmare. Natalie Leslv a first ' ear resident of Sproul Hall, felt that she and her roommates were " a good match. " " The three ot us had a lot of common interests, and hung out with each other on a normal basis. " Foi- Da id Woo, a first year in the Saxon Suites, however, roommate relationships ended up as simply " living together. " Privacv and personal space became an issue for some, but RAs prevented this by requiring roommates to negotiate guidelines and complete contracts that addressed guests, study time, and details to avoid a roommate ' s habits from becoming another ' s pet pee ' es. Having roommates turned out to be an eve-opening experience, but if a student was luckv-. resulted in felong friendships. Roommates help each other in their studies. One of the many perks of Hving together was the availability of a 24 hour tutoring service. • Heads up! To relieve stress, roommates often engage in playful pillow fighting. May the best roommate clobber the other one. • Star light, star bright. Roommates enjoy the breezy balcony view of their apartment together If ' 88 STUDENT LIFE foommates celebrate the completion of their first midterm with a drink. This was one of the many bonding opportunities Bruinstd enjoyed with their bedroom ■ 1 Roberto ReyesXAng Ironing his pants in the middle of his iving room, a student begins is list of chores. Many felt apartment life was their first exposurs to true independence. While studyingvTor an exam, a student calls a msnd for help. Compared to the atjrms, the apartments gave more room and privacy to each individua 90 STUDENT LIFE Roberto Reyes An: students the opportunity to cook, many still chose to eat out because of the extra chores that needed to be done. Maintenance. By Erin Sheffield ( 00 Wl MP Moving out of the dorms and into the apartments d or some, moving out of tlie dorm and into an apartment was all that diey had hoped for, but for many others the experience turnetl into somewhat of a mixed adventure. . partmeVits offered the benefits of a little more space and possiiiK- one ' s owai room. The responsibilities of cooking, cleaning. and paxing bills, however, tpok some time to get used to. A] ter two years of dorm life, UCLA students were forced to move out on their own without RAs, prepared food, or the compan ' o their floor-mates, into apartment Apartment life was for man people a first lesson on cooking, cleaning, and budgeting. Cooking was a major undertaking for many studentK who had rarely cooked for tlremseKes before. Many startefl out the vear with high exj " )e ' tations such as cooking full me lls e ' eiT night and sitting dovvni to eat with their roommates. This fantas) lasted n a few weeks when busy schedules allowed time for ' only macaroni and cheese or Top Ramen on the go. Students also had to allow time for trips to the grocers ' store, either locally at Breadsticks on Cayley, or at Ralphs or Albertson ' s on Wilshire. Nicholas Sanchez, a third ear histoiy and p.sychologN ' student said, " I missed the conxenience of not haxing to buy or make m food, or wash the dishes, but the dorm food wasn ' t alwavs appealing and at least I could make what I like. 1 missed socializing with people at dinner though. " Apartment life also ended up being a crash course in home repiiir. Although maintenance was supposed to be taken care of, many apartment dwellers such as " Dorm food VMQsri ' t alwavjs appedmg av d at least I com Id maike wto I Wike, I mi55 50c a zmg wit people at dmvier t oiAgk " - Nicfiolas Sam ez History) Rolmi Sullixan foimd themsehes frxing or repairing run-down fixtures. Sullivan, a third year political science student, said, " I gave up on trying to get the maintenance man up here so I had to fix the toilet mxself on several occasions. " Negligent managers also proved to be an apartment problem that man ' students had to face. Sharon (■regg, a fifth year psychology student, thought her apartment last X ' car was " bad and nm dowai. " Gregg continued, however, that her three year stay in the dorms was " too much " and that she nmch preferred apartment living. Gregg commented that, " the best thing about apartment life is the fact that you get to pick your roommates. " Although this held tme for most students, roommate relations were not alwavs as great as 3rd V 6Gf expected. Students had to share living spaces and clean up duties that t re not factors in dorm living. " The dish situation in ni) ' apartment got a little out of hand sometimes, " commented Josh Barrett, a fourth year computer science major While students did miss the social atmosphere of the dorms, on the whole, living in apartments gave students a sense of freedom and independence. Students found that taking responsibility for the day-to-day parts of living on their owai was positive experience. Apartment life offered students the freedom of the dorms with more privacv and an environment they could make their owm. Though challenges like cooking and paying bills proved to he formidable tasks. Bruins enjoyed the freedom and experience of apartment life. APARTMENTS 91 Friendly, By Ashleigh Lonson ' | f 11 Weary apartment hunters found an alternative at the co-of Amongst the expensive rents, ridiculous housing shortage and sometimes impersonal apartment buildings arose an affordable and viable living option for UCLA students: the Co-op. The Universit)- Cooperative Housing Association, UCHA, was one of the only organizations which offered a different and interesting lixing environment for students who were fed up with the hassles of apartment searching. At the co-op, residents were members as well as owners and decided collectiveh ' on the mles and regulations that governed the house. Members had to ha e good social skills and a willingness to compromise in order to live in this friendly en aronment. But what made the co-op so different from other living options? Co-op residents pay some of the most inexpensive rent in Westwood, which includes furniture, utilities and meals (with the veggie option available, of course) in exchange for four hours a week of work in the house. The living .space is tight, but residents commented that the two to three person rooms were an important aspect of the social ambiance that was so mucli a part of the co-op. The in-house work, which was part of the rental contract, was flexible and could " Miy) brother lived in e co-op.. (f Q. were aii transfer students av d m Ad oider (f aY (he was, " - Priscilla C AY q Comp A er Science 3rd Ljear an ho 11a BCL lence Other ' s the it. He first for his = ended iiiv aldno; be organized around students schedules, making this a unique living possibility. Located on Landfair and Ophir, the co-op was also walking distance to campus which made it not only an affordable br convenient place to live. Although the co-op offered alternative hving situation for students v desired it, it was not for everyone. P: Chung, a third vear computer si student, remembered her br experience there. " My- brother live co-op for a dav or hvo, he didn ' t liki didn ' t talk to anyone because he w year. They were all transfer stuck nts and nnich older than he was. There was no freshman atmosphere, no bond and die food wasn ' t that good. He also didn ' t like his room. There was no frame mattress and it was really dark. H up moving into the dorms and re; it. It was a better place for him ak a first vear student because it had more of the " new " atmosphere that ' s so fun about freshman year. " Most of the students that lived in the co-op were in fact older, of them were transfer and intern students and even married couples, were looking for a more social affordable living opportunity-. Still, the were a few younger co-op residents, who ir general appreciated the house. While nianv residents ended up at the co-op due to on campus housing shortages, th e interesting people, many of them foreign students, as well as the convenience in its proximit) ' to campus, helped co-op dwellers adjust and come to appreciate tliis type of living. Although the co-op may not have been for evenone, this unique experience definitely gave its residents a different perspective on college living. 7- SC STtf Z --.. 92 STUDENT LIFE A co-op resident checks her mail as sfie comes in from class. In this unique living environment. members learned to share living space and live cooperatively. flli I. ' " i C(iii cniently locateirsn Landfair and Ophir. the co-op is ab to campus. Residents can easilySj ' alk to school or take the UCLA Campus Express. CO-OP 93 .t -v ¥• ' ' ■ % ( som w Id ' EV lee W flfi and i 4 log km T 94 STUDENT LIF| I s- And Do Bv Carrie Basham These I ' raternity brothers are all dressed up and ready for their next event! Fraternities olTered many Bruins a chance to develop their sense of brotherhood. • The crest to Sigma Nu hangs as a symbol of their fraternity pride. Each Greek group held a different symbol to represent themselves. • Hanging out in their fraternity house, these roommates joke and have a good tiine. A sense of community was formed for inany within the Greeks Shalini Dogra system. Greek Life captured the hearts and devotion of many Growing up as an onK ' child did not prevent thousands of Bmins from finding brothers and sisters in college. The UCLA Greek system, consisting of dozens of fraternities and sororities, let students find a niche among the masses. ' ith the traditional fraternities and sororities as well as those dedicated specifically to academics, religion and learning about a particular culture, there were many places where one could call home. Amid controversy at the first of the year due to a downbeat editorial in the Daily Bruin, Greek life at UCLA was under scrutiny. However, the negative tone of a few did not cause new pledges or active members to forget what it was tniK- like to be a part of a sorority or fratemit)-. There were parties, meetings, philanthropy events and parents ' da ' s that gave members the chance to socialize and ha e a good time. " My favorite event was ADPicnic, " said fourth year history student Marcella Cortez, who was a member of Alpha Delta Pi. " It was one of the events where eyer) ' one in the whole house came together, had fun, and did something to help others. " This philanthropy event was just one of many that allowed members of the Greek system to assist charities. As every house had a specific philanthropy, there were always events to attend. Besides these, houses had other happenings that " I kmosW foMKid symQ of (f Q be5 frmdb I will e er (f (JNQ " - McKeKizie Kwijal AmericofKi LiteratMre and CMlti ire 4t(i bjear were inore about having fun and getting away from school for an evening. Houses gave awards for high scholarship and even held dinners for professors to come talk and share an evening with their Greek students. Parties, formal dances, and sisterhood and brotherhood events were all an integral part of every Greek ' s life. Some of the larger events, such as foam and regular dance parties that were held on fratemitv row, were attended by thousands of Greeks and independent students as well. Overall, students who went Greek found something more important and more satisfying within the system than just parties or events. Every house consisted of people with a common bond of friendship and loyalty ' to each other. Each member was unique and their diverse interests and talents brought them all together. " I honestly found some of the best friends I will ever have, " said second year American literature and culture student McKenzie Kuyal of Gamma Phi Beta. " Everyone always just says that, but it really is true. " With alumni who visited frequently and offered their time and financial assistance, current Greeks saw how important the system was years ago. It was with this same dedication and love for their sisters and brothers that UCLA Greeks devoted their time and hearts to their organizations and will certainly continue to do so in the future. GREEKS 95 This student eats dinner in a UCLA dining hall. Each night, the dining facilities featured a different menu so that students could choose from a variety of dishes. ArN ' .in Chan Taste By Jennifer Bayerd Eight pizza places, hvo bars, two microlireweiies, three ice cream frozen yogurt phices, and three burger joints — tliese were some of the popular attractions of Westwood Milage. Food on campus was not much better, (or worse, depending on ()nr perspecti e) consisting of coffee on e ' en ' corner, numerous burger and pizza places, and the all-impoitant Taco Bell. The Village, not to mention eateries on campus, was a junk food heaven. It was also a college student ' s paradise. With beer and hot wings aplents ' and not a health food store in sight, it was ideal for the pregnant-like cra ings of u student. Who needed protein shakes? We had Guinness. Totu? Nail, we went with big juicv burgers. And who didn ' t ha e room for a little Diddy? At UCLA, coffee flowed like water and midnight " snacks " meant a large everything-on-it pizza and luojo potatoes. ' Yes mom, I ' m eating my xeggies. " I always put green pepper on my pizza, don ' t I? And Buck Fitt) puts cucumber and tomatoes in their sandwiches, so we had some healthy alternatives after all. Of course, there were salad bars and juice clubs, they were just, well, the road less travelled. Malnourishment w-as as common as a hango er on 96 STUDENT LIFE " i enJoi Mmq (f Q opportM Klitl to cr ok for mjpQ t A id by (f Q way, my meotbaf i5 better (f m my mom ' 5, " -Dcivid HMtcfo ' ms Bi ismess Economics 4t(i i ear uclS ' Frateniih ' Row. One of the most widelv anticipated--antl dreaded- adjustments of going awa ' to college was being aw ' a " from mom ' s home cooking, and forcing down the notoiious dorm food. While it was rumored ( icious gossip staited b the UCLA PR teain, no doubt) that we had the privilege of eating at soiue of the coimtr ' s best donu cafeterias, no students truly believed the rumor. It turns out, however, tliat being awa) ' from moiu lueant luuch more than missing out on home cooking; it also meant having complete autonomy over food choices. With buffet style cafeterias, students could have as much, or as little in the case of brussel sprouts, as thev wanted. This was a good thing, since there was no proverbial dog around to hide the evidence of forfeited hma beans. The apartments were not much different: students having to cook for themselv es for the first time tended to relv on lots of macaroni and cheese and canned soup...veiy few students felt up to tackling moiu ' s meatloaf recipe. Food was evenvvhere you looked, and convenientlv available at ;ill hours. It seemed there was always something and somewhere to eat, be it Tommy ' s chili fries after parties, or Jerrv ' s Famous Deli for milkshakes at three in the morning. For UCLA students, food was a social activitv; with study groups meeting over coffee, friends gathering at Taco Bell on Bruin Walk, and herds of sororits ' girls lining up at Penguin ' s. Shy freshmen found safet - in numbers when braving the dorm cafeterias, and fraternities held barbecues on their balconies. This is what parents call junk food; this is what students called pure bliss. tf Before getting to their next class. students stop by the vendors at LuValle for a quick snack to boost their energy. Vendors sold sweet popcorn, hot dogs, and soft pretzels. Ills student enjoys discounted food ahd the close interaction with her customers. Students found many irfcertives to work on campus. Sydney Zhang The vending machines rejects the wrinkled dollar as this Bruin attempts to grab a snack before his next class. Vending machines in the Math Sciences building often provided students with a much needed sugar crave. .- r ' an Chan K.iren Chan FOOD 97 Winter By Ashleigh Lonson [vol Student groups offered students opportunities to be active UCLA Students have taken pride in die dive ' sity of the student body for many ye rs. This year, more than 300 student organizatim helped celebrate and recognize this unique blend of culture and talent. Through shows, demofmrations, and weekly meetings, students showed sijpjfcrt for tiieir different groups on issues diat ranged from religion to politics and just about eveiything in behveen. Different student organizations of course represented nian - ideas, cultures, heritages and ethnic groups. Walking dowii Bmin walk, students could barely avoid the solicitations and flyers with which student group representatives bombarded passer-bys. Although many students found these sometimes zealous supporters to lie irritating, student organizations were about much more than just standing on the walk and assaulting innocent students. Groups such as the African Student Union, ASU, have grown significanth ' o er the last several years. ASU, in its statement of puipose, stated that the organization strives to " promote and protect the interests of African American students at UCLA. " While many groups did " promote the interests " of one specific pait} ' , the various student organizations tried to support each other. Groups worked together to tr and achieve their conmion goals. From the Sailing Team to Bmin Democrats, students got involved in many different on campus organizations. Whether searching for cultural and ethnic representation or just for something to do, student groups provided an outlet for everything and anything UCLA students could think of A student urges passer-bys to join the Bruim Democrats. Students found Bruin Walk to be an excellent place to advertise upcoming events and to raise awareness about their groups. • Supporters are available to answer questions and provide information on their group. Grace on Campus was ju,st one of the many Christian groups organized for religious students. • Active students are hard at work in their on campus office. Student groups required lots of behind the scenes work. 98 STUDENT LIFE «„i„g the Mivm. community sine. ITO 41 Members of the Sam;ih;iiig Pilipino l eominuiiity gather in their ottiee Id discuss upcoming projects. They presented a cultural show to UCLA students every Spring. Pholoijr.iphod By: Roberto Reyes Aug P VJ5AC GROUPS 99 f1 ■1 •- Roberto ReyesNAng Kitn To. Editor-in-Chief of Pacific Ti s, works on a deadline in her KerckSpff office. All student news magazines were non-profit and tar ted the UCLA student community. Two staff memberssof Ha " Am, the Jewish news maga ne, answer phones and work oXarticles. Ha ' Am was a unique magazme hat published only onh 100 STUDENT LIFE Brewiiiuo By Ashleigh Lonson, Kevin Lee and Linda Tsai ¥ J f y Students read, wrote and listened to UCLA Student Media w ith opportunities in T radio, newspaper, magazines, and earbook. Student Media was a hotspot for students who wanted to get invoixed. Wliether tliey were looking for journalistic experience or just a political fflr cultural outlet, student media offered a ittle something of even ' thing for just about everyone. KLA, the UCLA radio station was one of the manv different j lielped m Media. e enthing music, to conductin )mnalistic mediums that ike up UCLA Student litems at KLA did from pla ing reggae reporting the news, to political discussions to representing the diverse interests ot the student body. The Daily Bruin, the UCLA newspaper, was one of the most liigliK raspected college newspapers in the ycountr ' . " Princeton Review- rated Hie Daily Bruin as one of the best college newspapers! " remarked Adam Hudes, a fifth-year mani applied science student. With dail)- issues and sections for ijoorts, special features, editorials, ' columns, and even cros.sword puzzles, the Bruin kept students informed and involved in UCLA and world events. " I used the Daily Bruin mostly for their ads, " commented Nina Lin, a third-year computer science student. Interns and staff members in copy editing, writing and reporting, design and layout, photojournalism, and electronic media found working on the paper an excellent learning experience and an exciting job. There were numerous other student-produced publications on campus as well. Fem, Al-Talib, Ten Percent, Nommo, Ha ' Am, Pacific Ties as well as La " I o e (f Q opportMKiitiy) to ded N (f i55Me5 tto I reaiy cam abo A , v ii c m (f Q process PmIIs me back to realiti . " Gente were the student magazines that addressed issues pertaining to ethnic, cultural and political awareness. These pubUcations discussed ideas and events that were important to many groups on campus. Lucia Torres, Editor-in-Chief for La Gente, believed that working on the magazine helped her keep in touch with her surroundings. " As a student, you tend to become immersed in vour books and get lost in the college beauracracy, ' commented Torres. " With La Gente, I have the opportunit) ' to deal with issues that I realK ' care about, which in the process pulls me back to reality. " The UCLA yearbook. Bruin Life, was another part of the Student Media publications division. This year. Staff worked to compile articles and photos that came together to create the largest yearbook in UCLA history. " The experience has been stressful but worthwhile and I ' ve learned a lot about working with different people, " saiil Marketing Director and Recruitment Manager Laura Gundersheim. " Student Media has offered me the opportunitv ' to work in journalism while still taking classes at UCLA, " commented Trisha Kirk, who is not only a part of UCLAt ' , but also a writer for the Daily Bruin. " It ' s the best of both worlds: valuable academics and hands-on journalistic experience. " Regardless of what aspect students were involved in. Student Media was an interesting illustration of the interest and concerns of the student body. From pohtics to on campus trends, student publications and communications well represented the heart and minds of the people. - LMcia Torres C caY o Studies 4t b)ear STUDENT MEDIA 101 iL drive ,„. By Hellen H Lee 1 rVVy fVI UCLA students exceeded classroom expectations For the academic-venture seekers on campus, there were many honor societies that satiated these intellectnal desires. The piiiposes of these organizations were to offer college education at more interacti ' e and challenging levels. Honors societies were based on academic achie ' ements and had strict selection piocesses. In many departments on campus, honor societies existed for those students who excelled immenseh in their areas of interest. Although many societies existed on the UCLA campus, two were especially prominent. The Golden Key and Phi Beta Kappa. Both programs offered students distinguished " ,„ fr e nd5f] p, morality, av d earmg, I beWe e tto t( e5e are principles tto I (hoje lived by av d wi5 to contii iMC to live by, " - Amir A, G(icfferi Pf 5 o Dg ca a c a d e m i c 5c ev ce Mv i ear recognition. The Golden Keys headquaiters were established in 1921, originally built in a private residential home. It has flourished into a huge organization that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence in all undergraduate fields of study. The society offered students the opportunity to run for leadership positions, apply for scholarships, and travel to different regions as UCLA representati es. Phi Beta Kappa was a society that was 102 STUDENT LIFE open exclusively to graduating seniors and exceptional juniors with C PAs neai " 3.9. As an honor society open to Letters and Science or Engineering students, theyV ' prided themseK ' es on ha ing members wh had experienced diversity and challengesfln their classes. This prestigious honor society stood as one of the oldest fraternities in the nation. Established in the Ivy Latigue schools in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa e.xpjftnded and created many chapters all o ' pr the nation. Amir A. Ghaferi the president of Phi Beta Kappas LICLA chapter sain, " The Socieh ' s key depicts a pointing firger and three stars that signify the ambitic n of the oimg scholars that founded the organization and the three distin3;uishing principles of their Society — friendship, morality, and learning. I believe tl at these are principles that I have lived by and wish to continue to live by. " Phi Beta! Kappa provided benefits beyond the imnressive addition to one ' s graduate school application. As a lifetime member, there were infinite numbers of social functions, luncheons, and guest lectures axailVble. Success was eminent to those who «ere alumni to this association. Phi Beta Ka[5p a alumni ha e included past presidents art six of tlie current Supreme Court justices. Honor societies became an important part of the UCLA academic experience. They offered scholarly students social and academic opportunities that proved invaluable in their undergraduate and graduate careers and provided a stimulus for intellectual activity amongst their members. The benefits of these prestigious societies were made clear through the accomplishments of their members. A student finds valuable information about academic opportunities at her departmental honor societies. Honor societies were an important part of the UCLA academic experience. • y0- OppDiiuniiics knocks jba around the corner! Students were uK|e to walk by the bulletin board anchtead up on the latest events and news about the honors program. 7 i i Sangtip Chicnpradap A counselor examines a student ' s degree progress report and aides her with her academic scheduling for the following quarter. Students found this type of guidance very; useful in helping them stay aynhe M right track. HONOR SOCIETIES 103 Chinese advertises th Walk. Rel! during maicir - yy -t ■ --?- r -• - « V r ' DOfti set 1 1. u OS Performances often occurred to gather religious Bruins together and promote their ideology. Events were very common among student religious groups. • Incense is one of ways students have used to enhance their religious ex- periences. However, the wonderful scent causes Bruins to use incense not only for religious purposes. • The Holy Bible is a source of comfort for many Bruins. The Bible was also the most widely pub- lished and distributed yes Ang Roberto Reyes Ang book in the world. Spiritual By Hellen H. Lee Camp An array of religious representations was present on Bruin Walk B ruin Walk should ha e been renamed. Since this was not possible, it should have ended before students reached the multitudes of booths that arra ed the last portion of Bruin Walk. This last section could have been called " Religious Walk " to clearly illustrate the great numbers of religious booths that offered services and information to those who sought it. As we uiilked down " ReUgious Walk, " students saw a huge variet ' of religious establishments from Christian clubs, to Muslim societies, to Jewish awareness organizations. Gatherings of rehgions were often simultaneouslv serious and social. Man ' groups offered to help individuals grow in their knowledge of their respective religions. Jewish Awareness Movement, or JAM, tra eled to New York as a group to learn more about their reUgion. They stayed with Jewish families and learned more about their Jewish religion and customs. Korean Campus Crusade for Christ, or KCCC, held early moming prater meetings every day to pra - for one another and for the many people of the world. Also, in each of the dorm halls, there were multitudes of bible studies that one could attend for spiritual nourishment and answers. These same groups also offered many social events to encourage bonding and friendship among the members. Another Christian group, the Crossroads Campus Ministries, " ReligioM5 Je N5 cav] (r CNQ af AV time, M q ov is km to CNe a qood time m5 ead of keeprnq p A from ihmnq a qood time, " - Sean McDonnell Theater or CCM, went broom balling at the beginning of the vear to allow upper and lower classmen to become better acquainted with one anodier. " We ' re focused on pointing collegians to the cross (our motto) through acti ities, events, fellowship, and discipling. " said James Oh, a third-year business economics student. Inter- Varsits; another Christian organization, left the hectic pace of the city for one weekend, and spent a few days together (jn CJatalina Island. Sean McDonnell, a fourth year theater student said, " Religious Jews can have a fun time. Religion should show you how to have a good time instead of keeping you from ha ing a good time. " In addition to these reHgious groups were many other forms of religious gatherings. Al- Talib, the Muslim Newsmagazine, served to reach out to the Muslim communit - through the written word. Christian fraternities also existed to uphold Christian brotherhood, supporting each other in their faiths. College is often a time when students tend to lose sight of their religious upbiinging, 4t [APCkY focusing instead on the temptations of college independence. It was refreshing to belong to a campus where rehgious faith was embraced by so many students. With Bmin Walk as a link between the public and religious organizations, diversit)- of religion and thought was widely avmlable on the UCLA campus. RELIGION 105 bizarre myths of UCLA o (D E B ' ' . 1 C 1 B PP ._.-: ' :tfJ H D mt HB «g| c -■i E wK T7rTr7. H CO » J U- L Roberto Reyes Ang From the top of Franz Hall, our inverted fountain looks just like a toilet bowl. Rumor said it was designed this way by a USC student as a prank on UCLA. truth " ■■■ " - tol r With a fountain designed like a toilet bowl and a dead man buried under the Janss steps, UCLA seemed to be quite eccentric to incoming freshmen. Though they soon realized that these were just a few of the nunors told as an annual rite of passage, not all freshmen could help believing that some of the strange tales were true. " Ve thought - it ' s UCLA, anything might be possible! " said first year student Matt Nguyen. And Nguyen wasn ' t alone in his naivete, as most incoming freshmen fell victim to the wild imaginations of their orientation counselors. Who knows, that might have been Jim Morrison ' s locker! Along with the traditional rumors about the helicopter lifting of Bunche Hall and the South Campus ear wax mold, new ones appeared: This year, UCLA was supposedly adding a farm to the IM field. While many freshmen secretly believed that these rumors just might have been true, not all were fooled. " My friends told me about the walk around at orientation and that at the end they say it ' s all not tnie, " said first year student Dan Kasuga. The notions of overcrowded dorms and unfinished buildings scared freshmen as well. However, these rumors " I felt pretti 5tMpid beca A5e I was (f e epitomized gMllible fre5 mav " - Dav KasMga Ay dec ared l5t ijeofr turned out to be true for an unlucky few in the recently completed De Neve Plaza. " The door didn ' t lock and we didn ' t have any screens on our windows, " said first year student Adam Langenbachen Other freshmen in triples had heard about the crowded dorms and found them to be a reality. " You really had to be considerate of a lot of people, " said first year student Khoeung Khieng. Academic rumors scared students more than anything else. Incoming freshmen heard that most UCLA students had a 1400 SAT score, that ever»-bod ' fails their first quarter and that the coinpetition was so stiff that students purposel)- share incorrect lecture notes. However, after attending the first few weeks of classes, freshmen realized that these rumors were nodiing more than legend. " I felt pretty stupid because I was the epitomized gullible freshman, " said Kasuga. So why terrify these poor first years before the year even starts? In one word, tradition. Rumors about UCLA and its campus have been a part of the orientaion (or should we say " initiation " ) process for years. Students get a kick out of the harmless and humorous jokes. Despite the somewhat daunting nunors that circulated, inost freshmen and incoming students realized that the truth of the matter was that college was not going to be the terrifying experience they had once believed it to be. UCLA may have bizarre rumors, but Bruins quickly learned that diere was little to fear on campus and college might even turn out to be... fun. 106 STUDENT LIFE 1 di Because of the Janss brother buried under the steps, superstitious Bruins often skip the sixth step when they trek this path. Stories hke this were told to freshmen at orientation. Naive freshmen readily believe that UCLA is making the IM field into a fann. This rumor was easily accepted because of all the construction around campus. Freshmen are told that studying with classmates should be avoided becausfe- ople will give you the wrorigsmiswers. The fierce competitioiiJH4JCLA ignited academic fears and wofTi s among stuflents. Sangtip Chiendpradap Roberto Reyes Ang RUMORS OF UCLA 107 The ups and downs of living in Los Angeles atyii Good ;u d bad things came from living in a ciU yfike Los Angeles. In LA, life was fast- paced, full of fame, glamour, excitement and plentNVof things to do. Yet the cit) ' also shared crime, srarog, and traific. Lox ngeles recei ed most of its fame througli film aiTjKinusic. HoUwood was exciting and glamorous as ways as stars li ' ed their e.xtravagant lives in t) ' j:)ical LA style. Aside from Holhwood, traffic was another important part of LA. The 405 freeway was iilways crammed with cars, but once one left the valley and ventured up the hill, the stressed eased, and the view was remarkable. Sunset Boulexard, another unique part of the city, had tons of unique restaurants and clubs, and Mel ' s Diner was a classic and traditional favorite among all. Clubs like Dublin ' s. Bai-flw and Miyagi ' s were some of the most popular social gathering places. But bevond the fame and glamour the re were also things that hw hidden in cit} ' streets. Crime was, as always, a problem in this wealthy city. For the most part people felt safe in their environment, but one still had to be cautious. The citA- was occupied with many people of diverse backgrounds. ' ithout this diversity, the city would have lost its culture and flavor. The vast range of different clothing, languages, cars, and homes epresented the imique mi. of people that existed and ived within the citv limits of Los Angeles. Above all, this rare collection of cultures and peoples, created a cit)- that was, if nothing else, completely LA. LAPD motorcycle officers clear the streets of Westwood as Vice President Al Gore arrives to campaign. Many LA events required high security for high profile visitors. • Protesters posing as the victims of a fake shooting are left in the street after the crime. Sadly, real shooting crimes are not uncommon in LA. • A rare scene in LA- a lone commuter cruises the streets. Citizens often got around without personal cars to avoid dealing with traffic and the scarcity of parking spaces. S. 108 STUDENT LIFE ■ ■I 1 c ■ 1 II «r W lany buse s that trav el thro ough the j HjWke disrupted the of LosA UigBlue Bus still rati, allowing, P ptaround the city.. r selection of areas. raphed By: Sydney Zhang 6, y -iia f Take one! A tudent inquires about a ticket to an opcoming company event. Many stiK(ents worked as they studied in onier to get that extra resume-boosting step. STUDENT LIFE F By Carrie Basham Students lived and learned with real world experiences he " real world " was not the true story of se en strangers iKing in a fully furnished Louisiana estate, a bungalow with six to a bedrooi t and one eliminated weekly via live television, nor a tropical island with rat meat and bugs as the local fare. Maim- UCLA students ha e had a taste of the true " real worid, and to them, it meant taking resjponsibilit ' and doing one ' s „ , , , i own thik " Its about being ' b (m ' 0 A VQMO independe it, learning about yourself and what )ou can and can ' t do, " said fourth veai computer science student Puya Parti )w. It was also " any job outside of UCLA where you have to deal with I people who have alread graduated college, " added Partow. UCL y gave students the chance to prepare themselves for life after college rhrough numerous jobs and programs. Third year electrical enginfiering student Jeff Gando, a Nav ' ROTC member, believed that prosrams such as ROTC offered exc ' pllent opportunities for dedicated stndents. " [ROTC] puts you in ?adership positions right as you get out of college so you gain that valuable experience for coq orations, " Gando said. While pursuing a college degree, ROTC students were also able to exjDerience leadership activities and real-world situations that manv college students were not e.xposed to. The Career Center was another UCLA feature that added more opportunities and connections to alumni, providing an added advantage that prepared students for the work force. Resources abounded for eager students who wanted to search for jobs or connect with a professional. The Student Alumni Association ' s Dinner for 12 Strangers program and Interview with a Bniin ii idependent, Qamv q abo A u)0Mr5df av d wto yoM cav av d cav do " - P A a Partow Comp Ater Science 4t(i ear sessions let students connect with professionals and practice their interview skills for a future real-life experience in the field. Besides these programs, UCLA ' s diverse atmosphere also prepared students for life after college. " UCLA broadened my horizons in terms of coming from a conservative, protective city; It really opened my eyes to the vast diversity of people, " said 1974 alumni Jody Lawshe. Living in the dorms and apartments around campus also gave students a glimpse into the real world. With more freedom than at home, freshmen especially noticed how different the dorms were than h ing with family. " It was a big change, especially if someone was brought up strictly, " said first year student Danielle Ruiz. " You acted out on your own without anyone pa ing attention to what you did. " Though RAs may have cracked down on too-loud parties and midnight yelling during finals week, dorms were about as much freedom as a high school graduate could hope for. Living with up to two other roommates in close quarters taught Bruins the values of respect and cooperation, which were absolute necessities after college. Apartment Ufe taught older students how to deal with noisy neighbors, strict landlords, and most importantly, doing one ' s own laundr - and cooking - real world duties that seem to torment all that live on their own. Though it was a big change for many, UCLA wasn ' t as bnital or difficult as life in the real world. Rather, it provided a gentle transition that made that step easier, allowing students to find out who they were and what they wanted before jumping into hfe at full force. Dressed well for work, this student takes a short break from the activities of the job. Bruins managed to find time to relax despite their busy schedules. ENTERING THE REAL WORLD 111 o Extreme sports gave students rushes of adrenaline " 5k j)d jmq was OY e of (f e best things I ' ve er dom. (here is not ' iKig in tine world li( e tto rMS(o, " Com Classes were done for the day at UCLA and the sun was beginning to fade away. After school some students opted to grab their skateboards and race through campus to get in their last few rails or jumps before the sun was able to disappear. Along with jumps, turns, and creative tricks came feelings of excitement and liNdng on the edge. Extreme sports such as skateboarding were extremely popular at UCLA as students searched out new and dangerous ways to get a rush. One sport in particular literally took place on edges - s n o w b o a r d i n g . Snowboarding was challenging not only physically, but also mentally. One had to be able to adapt to harsh weather conditions, be able to pull off jumps, and also think about their own safety. There were many advantages and disadvantages to this particular sport. The main disadvantage was the fact that snowboarding is a seasonal sport. Mountains and snow were an essential part of this now ultra-popular actixitx; but they can be hard to come b ' in our sunny cit)-. But. not to be deterred, UCLA students travelled to local mountains like Mt. Baldy. Mt. High, Mammoth Lakes, or e en hit the slopes near Lake Tahoe. Snowboarding gave students a chance to travel with friends and get away from the busy city for Mauja lee m ca ov 5 Studies M h ear 112 STUDENT LIFE the weekend. E.xtreme sports came in many forms but they shared the same kind of intensit) ' and desire for challenge. But where didy students get the hair-brained ideas whicl drove them to commit such crazy acts «f danger? ESPN and MT ' s Road Rules b6th catered to an adrenaline-addiped audience. Road Rules appealed to cmlege viewers because of its challenging mmsions including sk ' diving, skyboardinM and competitions in other seasonal events like winter sports. While the challenge of an extreme sport competition was tennpting, participants often won themselves lot only a medal for their skill, but also a fre ; ride to the emergenc - room. But then aga n, it was all about die risk, right? It took a special kind of person tc actually attempt a sport such as skydiving, or rock climbing. " Sk- di ing was one of me best things Fve e%er done. " said fourth year communications student Maya Lee.V ' There is nothing in the world like that msfc. " But not all extreme sports included jumping out of a plane or chmbing up a mountain. Sports like surfing, wake boarding, and water skiing gave students enough m a challenge to satisfy them udthout me nauseating feehng of falling from 10,0( 0 feet. In Los Angeles, Bruins had the opportunity ' to participate in many different extreme sports. Students were even able to get their adrenaline fLxes on campus at tlie rock climbing wall located in the Wooden Center. In addition, there were mountains, deserts and beaches awaiting frenzied extreme athletes only a short car trip away. Although extreme sports may not have been for everyone, the Bmins who did have the " need for speed " came, saw, conquered, and headed off to find the next big rush. With a pal. Elizabeth Houston smiles in nervous excitement as she bungee jumps from the extreme heights at Magic Mountain. Bungee jumping was so popular that one UCLA English 3 professor takes his class to try out this sport. Watch out overhead! Many Ibqns of daring feats were done on a bicycles by Bruins everywhere. Roberto Reyes Ang Anxious snowboarders go up the mountain, and to come down in - defeat or in victory. With Big Bear and Arrowhead just a couple hoursy away, siding and snowboarding ' became a resular winter even EXTREME SPORTS 113 A student relaxes while wailing patiently for a blood pressure check. Some students received these checks when donating blood, a popblar cause on the UCLA campu.s. riiptqgraphed By: Sydney Zhang 114 STUC NT LIFE 1 Students wail lor their appointiiKMits and I ' inisli any tinal medical paperwork al the Arthur Ashe Center. • Ldeated across from Ackerman Union and the Wooden Center, the Ashe Center offered many students a convenient place to lulfill their health iceds. • There were a ariety of doctors and nurses available to treat patients. Students who wanted immediate attention were even able to receive same- day appointments. By Erin Rattazzi | r ' i ' ' T TCdi ti ly Bruins sought help from the Arthur Ashe Student Health Cenrer Poor eating habits, coupled witli stress and close lixiii ' T quarters made iiian ' UCLA students susceptible to illness. Although not a replacement for home-made chicken noodle soup, die Arthur Ashe Student Health and ellness Center proxided UCLA registered students widi man} ' of the services found in anv doctors office. The most popular senice was Walk-In care, where students could schedule an consultation for same-day care. While useful for those who did not schedule an appointment in ad ance, its popularitv ' can make for long lines and waits. " I had a cold for a couple of da s. " said Shandra Collette, a first )ear biolog - student, " so I went in there during a break in my class schedule. I found out that the ' were all booked up for the da and I would ha e to come in early the next dav. It was realK ' frustrating to feel sick and not be able to see a doctor " The Women and Men ' s Clinics within the center serviced specific problems unique to the respective gender Specialit ' ser ices were provided dirough referral by an Ashe Center doctor, including dermatology, orthopedics, surgerv, allerg ' , head and neck, ophthalmolog) ' , podiatry, cardiology, endociinology, gastroenterology, urology and neurolog) ' . The Center also gave vaccinations, often at no charge and began HIV testing for free. Not content to fall behind in technology, the center also " I ad a cold for a coi ple of da jj5J was reaWvj fm5traf v g to feel 5 cik av d not be able to 5ee a doctor " - S andm Collette Biologi l5t Ljear offered prescription refills, appointment requests, and an E- nurse through the internet. " It took tA ' o da ' s to get in - biith control filled, " said Suzanne Roven, a fifth year economics student. " But it was convenient and prettv ' cheap, so it was worth it. " The Center also featured pre enti e medicine in the form of education, wellness, and outreach services, including Nutiition classes and wellness exams. Residence hall students, among those who got sick the most fretjuentlv, were benefited by Student Health Advocates (SHA), live-in assistants who served as the link between on- campus living and the Center " I provide services for residents late at night when thev can ' t get to Aithur Ashe or when thev- do not reallv need to see a doctor but do need some medicine, " said Ma)sa Eissa, a third year English student, and a SHA in the De Neve complex. These students held office hours and can provide basic medical supplies, including band aids, cough drops, and free condoms. " Condoms used to be tvvent)-five cents, " said Eissa, ' but now they ' re free and I encourage students to protect themselves. " While illness on a college campus will never be eradicated, it can be overcome by utilizing die Arthur Ashe Center and its many services. However as Eissa warned, " a good night ' s sleep and eating well will always be the best medicine. " HEALTH SERVICES 115 the campus and the stud(;nts U Z) " d O _Q D to t3 c 7r CD Ml. -11 ' ■■ " " ' " ■ " I „•(,««,» U •»? »«. lA ' it.rMa.-lY ll.tici) ,H,Vlli MS Even after graduation, UCLA ' s tradition of excellence carries on through such alumni as Nobel Laurette Ralph Bunche. Other famous alumni included Francis Ford CopoUa, James Dean, Rob Reiner, and Carol Burnett. Karen Chan §You Know, By Ashleigh Lonson T T g M M CL L The campus was your second home. You knew Ackerman, Bruin Walk and your preferential end of campus like the back of your hand. The days when you subtly (or so you thought) checked the map in the back of the Mortar Board to find ' our next class are long gone. You can picked yoiu " classes in under half an hour while at the same time arranged your schedule for no class on Fridays and absolutely NO finals after Wednesday of Finals Week. After four years here it seemed like there was nothing about UCLA you didn ' t know. Guess what?. You were wrong. Here are a few facts and achievements about UCLA you ma - not ha ' e known. So the next time you ' re bragging about vour great school, add this to vou list. ACiA was tf]e mo5t popiAlar Mniversiti m tihe v atm in Fall of 2000 for t(he M cov 5ec A e j}ear, Tto quarter f ere Nere 37,000 applicants for 4200 places, Did you Know that... - UCLA was founded in 1914 when Los Angeles had a whole 350,000 residents. - The campus moved to the present Westwood campus in 1929 when the four original buildings of Powell Libraiy, Rovce Hall, Haines and Kinsev were built. 5000 students attended UCLA that Fall. - This year, there were more that 36,500 students that attend 116 STUDENT LIFE UCLA even ' day. - 163 builchngs on 419 acres made up the UCLA campus, the smallest of the UC campuses. - UCLA campus was the home of 11 Professional Schools. - The school had 31 academic programs that rank in the top 20 in their field. - The Nobel Prize has been awarded to 5 UCLA professors since 1960 in the fields of Medicine, Chemistiy, and Physics. - UCLA was ranked 7th in the nation in federal funding for research and received 460 million dollars for research in 199S and 1999. - UCLA sports teams have won 82 NCAA National Championships, which was more than imv other college or university. - UCLA was among die top 5 major unix ' ersities in granting baccalaureate and master ' s degrees to minorities. - UCLA was California ' s largest imiversitv ' . - More than 7000 undergrads participated in community service. - 1 out of ever ' 140 Californians has a degree from UCLA. - UCLA was the most popular unixersit) ' in the nation in Fall 2000 for the 3rd consecutive year. - More than 37,000 students applied for the 4200 positions in the incoming Freshman class of 2000. These facts clearly show that UCLA was one of the most respected institutions of higher education in the nation. But we didn ' t have to tell you how great it was, did we? If you ' re a Bruin, you already knew. With over 500 clubs on campus. Bruin Walk is often covered with recruiters and other volunteers. Student organizations helped students build close bonds with others and promote change and awareness in the community. in? sin lOSt ire Part of the impact of the UCLA name lies with its countless accomplishments. In addition to high academic standards, UCLA demanded excellence wherever competition lay and repeatedly attained it. n[king on campus, students find vjt difficult not to notice the multituofesjf students surrounding them. WimHte most number of applications of any e i|lege- UCLA boasted more than 35,00l etLrolled Sangtip Chiendpradap STATS - DID YOU KNOW? 117 By Jennifer Bayerd Students ' study habits were as diverse ds the student body Stiideiys at UCLA devised many vaiying nietKods of stud) ' ing, some more effective tlyii others. Study habits ranged from the extreme, D0uncling out a week ' s worth of work in a single niriit session, to die mild, " I think I have a test tomorrow. " Various techniques were utihzed, and cajK-ine was often employed. Jessica Flores, a second ear psvcholog) ' major summed up her disciplined stud)- habits, " I got into a car accident one night and all I could think about while waiting for the tow tnick was all of the homework I had to do! " The opposite extreme was the technique of so-called " studying by osmosis. " This meant a student laid his or her head on top of the pertinent textbook and took a nap, absorbing the information by mere contact. And weren ' t our biology professors proud... Many students found that studying outside ot their dorm room or apartment provided a more stimulating atmosphere. One student chumed that the employees of Seattle ' s Best Coffee on Wilshire knew him not only by sight from the lengthy hours he spent studying there, but also by name. While some students found the quiet atmosphere at campus Ubraries like Powell or the YRL conducive to learning, many others were distracted by the tomb-like feel of a silent building. Going to class wasn ' t mandatory, and even became almost unnecessaiT with the advent of lecture notes. Of course, diis sentiment missed the whole point of having lecture notes, which was to allow the student to focus on lecture without having to worry about capturing every word. Many students only went to lecture to work on the crossword puzzle anyway. A .student uses her hand-held technological device to keep track of her classes. Palm Pilots were a popular way for students to keep track of their schedules. • Another student sits in lecture taking notes for his class. Attending class was essential to succeeding on midterms and finals. • A Lecture Notes employee pulls the notes from a class in Ackerman. High quality lecture notes supplemented the notes students took in class and provided an in-depth outline of lectures. .hi ( n . r 118 STUDENT LIFE 1 ' » V-. is4i if ' ' stuaent studi Qjj nmoniy while ' ' efijoyiiAlthe scenery in campus. Many !«j( cnts used lljey breaks in between classes to c ' atcli up on • fiUS giied Reading or lioniework. Photograpticd : Sangtip CtiSndpra t J ' m ' , I ' ' i. v, - " ' !l. ■ . mim,: ASS HABITS 119 ho ' s Who 4, By Erin Sheffield UCEA At a school as large as UCLA, It was oftentimes difficuft to stand out In the crowd. Some faces, however, were more recognizable on campus than others. Either coaches or professors, UCLA had Its own share of celebrities... Professor Roger Bohman was one such professor. Students by the hundreds flocked every quarter to his Bio 30 and 40 classes. Because they fulfilled the General Education hfe sciences requirements, thousands of UCLA students have at one point had a class with Professor Bohman. His Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology 30 class (Bio 30) was a class devoted to cancer, including topics ranging from DNA to the emotional effects of the isease on the patients and people around them. His Bio 40 class dealt with the topic of AIDS and other STDs. Students often took both classes from Professor Bohman. According to mda crazy, People come Professor, his classes to see W at I will do am Saiy) ll were popular l cc " because " the topics are relevant to students, and thev fulfill the Professor Roger bo mav MCD Biologij requirements; they ' re valuable to students and at the same time interesting. " He also added, " I ' m kinda cra2:y. People come to see what I will do and sav in class. " According to his course readers. Professor Bohman hoped his classes would " bridge the gap between north and south campus. " When asked what he thought his classes contributed to the UCLA communit) ' , he answered, " mv classes combine fun and scholarship with respect to tlie topics. Thev inform students about scientific issues without being overlv scientific in subject matter. " The Professor firmh ' believed that everyone needed to k-now 120 STUDENT LIFE photo credit Coach Bob Toledo r During Be;il SC nighl. Coach Bob Toledo addresses the Bruin tans that gathered in the IM field the night before the cross town rivarly game. Coach Toledo lead the Bruins to the Sun Bowl this year. Coach Steve Lavin casts a serious look as he watches his players in one of the games. The UCLA basketball team was the most storied program in the nation. Coach Steve Lavin ■ Rosette Gonzales about science, e ' n those who spent tlieir entire UCLA career on nortli campus Other popular professors included Michael Allen in the Englifih department. He has taught classes such as English lOA and the Shakespeare class 142A. He was rather humble when asked whv he thought he was a favorite of UCLA students. " Gee! If I ' m popular, it ' s probabK ' because people like getting attacked in the front row by a surrogate for Laurence Olivier. " With his thick British accent. Professor Allen lectured about topics rangniaaroin Beowulf to Paradise Lost, and eA ' erything in between. English students knew how wonderful he was as ' a protessor, but he would onl - admit contributing " some new and difficult words " to the UCl coinmunitv ' . Figures that were familiar to not onl ' UCLA students, but also the community and even the nation included coaches Bob Toledo and Steve Lavin. In charge of the most visible sports teams at UCLA, the football and men ' s basketball teams respectively, were clearly aware of their notabilitv. Coach Toledo thought that people could associate with the football program because it was often on TV and in the " national Roberto Reyes Ang " MCLA at( letic5 provides a window for t e pwbiic to eam more aboyit (f institution, " limelight, program He believed that his important to UCLA was it creates a bond between alumni, and the university - Coac(i Steve Lavin MCLA Basl erball because students, itself " Coach Lavin alscj spoke of the importance of men ' s basketball to UCLA. " UCLA athletics provides a window for the public to learn more about the institution. Fans, alumni, and boosters identify with student athletes who compete in our program; as a result it personalizes the relationship between UCLA and the public. " Coach Toledo and Coach Lavin were both often in the spotlight as their games were fretjuentlv featured on national television. WHO ' S WHO 121 -Albert Carnesale: Bruinlife: What was i onr most memorable college expenence? Chancellor: Trving to embarrass me? (Laughs.) B: No, we have other questiom that will. (Laiiglis.) C: My most memorable college experience was the inteniew for admission for Cooper Union. It was highly competitive because it was free. I was appKing for mechanical engineering and I remember that f the professors what was inteiA-iewing me asked me why I wanted to study mechanical engineering. I said it was because I had a cousin who was a mechaim al engineer. He said, " Did you ever build things or take watches apart? " 1 said no. [He asked] " Did you e ' er build model airplanes? " I said es. He said, " With gasoline motors? " I Sciid no. He said, " You mean the kind that vou wnd up ' ith the propeller and it has a rubber band? " I said yes. He said, " Well did it fly? " I said, " Well, actualh no. While winding it up, it collapsed. " He laughed and I was admitted. My other is a shorter one. Because I studied engineering at that time, thcic •ere vew few women in engineering. One of the most memorable thigns I remember was j4- Professor Mar) ' Blade my sophomore year. I came in one day and A said " Professor Blade! You ' ie all dressed up today! " And she looked at me and said " Carne.sale, I ' m AO ' AYS dressed up. " (Laughs.) These are the two that come to mind imniediatel). ■ - _ B: How are the cJuillniges ijoti fared hi college different from uhat the graduates are facing today? C: Well the big differences is a much smaller proportion of the population went to college. When I was a yotmgster, I ' m sine it wasn ' t 20 percent of die graduates of high school who went on to some form of higher education. Today, that number is greater than two thirds. So, j it was just a much bigger comparatix e advantage, simply to have gone to college. We didn ' t have to worry so much about what we studied in terms of thinking tliis out. It ' s an asset for that first job. B: What extmcnrricular activities were ijou involved in while in C: I was one of the few people who worked 25 hours a week. jlWrked at Macy s all tlie time that I went to college. That certainly cut back [on my free time]. Most of m ' extraciuTicuIar actixities were more associated wit hdie neighborhood in whitli 1 lived, because I was commuted to college from the Bronx, where I had grown up. I didn t do a lot of things at school other than arri ing there in the morning and going to my classes. It was not a residential school. None of us lived on campus. There wasn ' t the .same device of extra-curricular activities. B: When you were a kid, what did yon want to be? C: When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up and have a job where you wore a white shirt and tie, made $100 a week, and enjo ' ed what you were doing. B: How is being a chancellor better than that? C: Well first of all, being a chancellor meets all those criteria. I ' m veiy happy being chancellor. I did not anticipate being an educator or a professor at the time. I was the first one in my family to go to college. I was more focused on entering the middle class, so to speak. It was only when I got a little bit older, diat I thought, well, being a scientist or an engineer was sometliing I would like to do because it was something I enjoyed in school and was reasonablv good at. I had no intentions of becoming a professor e en when I was in college or graduated from college. I went to w ork as an engineer when I got out of collegg. It was only when I ' d been out a little wlfjp that I became interested in learning more lor the sake of learning, B: Who did yon look up to and aiknirf as a child? i (;.• Actually in iii ' case, it was more my mother whq w« closest and who always encouraged me most. She told me that: 1 could do whatever I wanted to do and took pride in any accomplishment I had no matter how small. B: Who do you admire now? C: Its not a single person, it ' s a vast range of people. First ot all, I adnaire most now people who have really dedicated tiiemselves to helmothers. I still admire people who have accomplislipd a great deal. But those who have really dedicated their lives unselfishly and without regards to how much praise, or income, or status... When they are truly capable of doing that, those are the ones I admire the most. B: How do you find time for recreational activities on top of everything and your busy schedule? ' Ci Well, it ' s a veiy good question, Unfortunately, the answer is, it ' s very ' : difficult. There isn ' t a great deal of time for recreation and ) ' et, the " only way you have any is to make sure you set aside some time. I ' m not as good at that as I should be. The other thing to add immediatel) ' to that is diat most of the res[)onsibilities 1 have as eliancellor aie eiijn able things to do. For example, most of mv evenings are spent on unixersit) ' business. Thev tend to be with intere,sting people — faenitv, students, ahunni, donors, peopk ' who care about UCL.V. and constituencies in the city. Man of the things that I do as part of my job, others would consider to be recreation. That is like going to a wonderful dinner ]iart tn- ' j;()ing to an opening at the Ceffen Theater, That I do partly because i am on theboard of tlirectors of the Gefien as Chancellor But also, it ' s hard to complain about going to the openings at the Geffen. I want to cKfferentiate the definition ol recreation. It doesn ' t work so i well. If you mean by private ■ time, that has no universit)- connection, that ' s the hardest part »lif niitl just ol ' p .h £1 ■BV !lir| oft inti ml «lie llol enjo U C:l gilu III 122 STUDENT LIFE Behind the Suir ie -• w part, rhere isn ' t a gr eat deal of time for that. 1 try to fiml some and when 1 do that, I am more prone to make it an e eninjj; of reallx doing nodiing, or close to it. It eonlil be ha ing dinner, going to a mo ie, or jnst sometliing tliat realK ' is private time, as opposed to a large group of people. B: How do i oii perceive yourself? C: Extraordinarih " fortunate... My life has been so much richer dian in ' expectations e er were that it ' s really been quite remarkable. I consider nnself en- blessed in terms of the responsibilities I ' ve had, e people I ' ve gotten to know, and work widi, and had as friends. All of those things were absolutely unandcipated. Perhaps die best indication of it ' as, I remember, once when I was in ited to go to a conference in Eiuope. I was ;xll excited and my son said to me, " Dad, when are ou going to stop getting excited about things like this ' ? " And I told him that I hope ne er. And so far the answer is still never. I just enjo - these opportunities and am grateful for them. B: How do you think other people pereeive you? C: The answer depends on how well they know me, because the nature of mv job is that I haxe contact with large numbers of people but I don ' t actualh ' get to kmow diem personally. And they don ' t get to know nie. Their perception of me is based more on the official actions I might take than it is on anything about me personally. So again, it depends on who you ask, whether you ' re talking about people who hio ' me well, or if x ' ou ' re really asking me not how 7 am perceived but how is the chancellor perceived. Those would be two veiy different answers. ffTHotf do you want other people to perceive you? C: Again it depends on what group of people you ' re talking about. If pu xv ' ere going to sa m - role as chancellor, which is the one I assume lu ' re interested in, I would hope diat they would see me as caring iabout the UCLA fciniiK and about the people wko make up this wonderful institution. Also, as tning to do my best to sene them and to make their affiliation witli UCIj. all the more positive and beneficial to tiiem. I hope thc will also sec me as someone who is enjoying himself, and reaUy does take pride in tlie institution and pleasure in being able to sen-e it. B: Wliat is your pet peeve? C: Pet peeve. Let me twist it jnst a little bit. I am compulsive. I am one of those people [who v ' antsj e ( ' i- thing in place. My pet peeves are almost alwa " s or tend to be quite iiiiiior and insignificant. When things are not in order in my Me. I tend to get distracted. B: What fictional character do you think you tnost resenibl C: Janies Bond B: (Laughs) Why- C: Miy not ' ?!! (More laughs.) B: What do you hope people will say about you once you completed lace than it would have been had he not ' i our clunwillnmhipr, C: That UC:LA is been chancellor. 15: What is the most (oniiium topic thai iiou discuss nith tiour students in i our office li s? w K- C: The l)iggcst suqirise abouCTriat is most people think that when students comedo office hour it ' s because tlic ' have something to complain about. It turns onl. thats not true. The majorih ' or students who come to my office hours, cj B ' siniply because die) ' d like to meet me, they ' re happy about UClJI nd they would just like to chat about things and it gives me wonderful opportunities. ' What I most often talk about are the responses to c[uestions, ' " What you like least, and what ou like most, about UCLA? " And what you diink might be able to do to make it ever better. It is remai-kable how small the percentage of students who come Iwcause they have some personal thing that they want to talk to die chancellor about. B: What do you expect will be some changes, such as in technology, that will shape UCLA ' s future? C: I think there will be a substantial reduction, for example, in eiy large lecture courses. It wont go away completely — there ' s still a difference between ha ing a person there iOj the nature of commimication, than there is watching the tape on ideo. Its certainly changing the way we do research. If you ask any faciilt i nember who ' s involved in collaboration with colleagues, there ' s a good chance that one of them won ' t even be on his continent, let alone, not down the hall. It ' s affecting that as well as the enormous amounts of data that we can handle. It will substantially extentl our senice to the commimity and elsewhere because the sources and information are so much more readily accessible. There ' s no doubt in my mind that diere will still be a place for i qgJOTjesearch imiversities like UCLA. Because we do all three in an integrated wa . students like xon are involved not only in the teaching and learning process, but also in the reseai-ch process and also in the semce process. Because they ' re integrated, it requires that we bring the peojile tog( ther for the interactions. I believe it will change the way v e do things, but it won ' t change what we do. B: Okay, one last ijucstion. Chancellor, and we reniind you that you don ' t have to ansircr this if you don ' t want to: boxers or briefs? C: You tend to be more embanassed than 1 am about this. Given the trouble die president [Clinton] got into for answering that question, I won ' t an.swer it. Intemewed by Annie Tang and Carrey Wong Photograiihv bv Lvim Nishinmra CHANCELLOR 123 Roberto Reyes An On the w y to class, students routinely picl : up a newspaper to keep them up to date in the world around them. Whether interested in the crossword, news, or job listings, the Dailly Bruin had it all. Once in class, BJiuins begin taking notes as soon as tht professor starts in order to not get behind. Lecture Notes were the key to survival in any class, and a handy tool when reviewing for exams . ts seven a.m. and you ' re tiding to ignore the ca al ums on the street and the noise of the construction that Ii s begun next to vour dorm apartment. Fitfully, you fight N , for two more hours of sleep until it was time to get up for your ten o ' clock lecture. You congratulated yourself again on learning your lesson about 8 or even 9 a.m. classes youi " first quarter at UCLA. You stumbled to your closet and pulled on board shorts, a Hurley t-shirt, and Reefs (if you live on Gayley) or tight capris, a halter top and heels (if you live on Hilgard). You passed die same people on your way to class that you always pass — it sort of felt like the Traman Show— always passing the same people at the same place. You didn ' t know them of course, there ' s 35,000 students here after all, but since you all had your routine, your paths still crossed. By the time you get to class ) ' ou ' re sweating like you ' ve just finished running the perimeter — the precipitous hills of Strathmore will do that to you, even in December. Quickly ) ' ou took your seat, back right, near the door for an easy exit, and tear the ciossword puzzle out of the Daily Bruin. The rest of the paper goes under your seat — nothing worthwhile except the puzzle. Lecture began, but you were concentrating on 27 dowai. Wait! The professor just said the word " midterm, " quick, write it down. Okay, back to the puzzle. Lunchtime rolled around and ' ou amble o ' er to Taco Bell where you pick up ) ' Our daily Double Decker Tacos. You put ) ' our head down and ignore the solicitors on Bruin Walk, while you made a mad dash for the hill belo ' Kerckhoff From here, you had a safe vantage point to check out the passing board shorts or capris (depencUng on your preference). Afternoon classes begin, and you mused bitterlv o ' er the lack of foresight b)- the Dail) ' Bruin not to Once classes are o ' er for the day, you hopped on the shuttle honie, and took a nap or got some study time in before gearing up for the evenings festixities. Maybe it ' s Margarita Mondaj ' s, or maybe it was a Maloney ' s night (because Brew Co. was .so passe — now cvcniouc ' s at Mal )ne ' s). Or, if it ' s a celebration of a birthday, it ' s off to tlie Strip — wliere you chow on sushi and drinks at Miyagis, or rode the bull at Saddleback Ranch. After a long night of slurred speech and bizarre dance moxes you called a cab — walk the three blocks home? Get serious. As for the rest of the day? You ' re not suie, you can ' t remember. . . Just aiypical Day for the Typical Student T IT By Jennifer Bayerd 124 STUDENT LIFE - ? ' m V - U VVf 4 M On their way to school, students ride bikes to quicicly travel to class. Although most students resorted to walking, at times they wished they had the luxury of a bicycle. V Roberto Reyes Ang t ' ' ' ,:, 1 . -5? DAY IN THE LIFE 125 During the day, students pass their time reading magazines at the Ackerman Boolcstore. Reading on the floor became a favorite past time for students waiting for their next class. These girls listen to the band during College hour. Noontime performers attracted many students to the square during the school i 1 Mm ' 4 f y 1 1 F-« -«« rj ki 1 9 ' i|]j Roberto Reyes Ang 126 STUDENT LIFE Student organizations set tables on Bruin Wali4 to promote their club and their cause. Hundreds of clubs existed on campus catering to a wide variety of interests id Sangtip Chiendpradap This Bruin catches up with his sleep in the afternoon. Many students took every chance they could to rest between their classes. Students do their shopping through various vendors that visit the campus. Poster sellers usually visited the campus in the beginning of each quarter. Sangtip Chiendpradap DAY IN THE LIFE 127 A male student does his daily dose of organizing at the end of the day. Most students living away from home for the first time faced up to the challenges of independent living. Sangtip Chiendpradap A female student practices h6r dance moves in a game at the X- Scape arcade. This establishment provided an outlet for students finding ways to relax. This student stays up late in order to keep up with his school work load. Students at UCLA had to make a lot of sacrifices in order to face up to the tough academic challenge. 128 STUDENT LIFE Roberto Reyes Ana Westwood is the mosi convenienl hangout at night for students wanting to have a good time. Catching an evening movie, savoring a late night snack, or simply hanging out were among the things that students do in this college town. Dining with friends provides an opportunity to unwind after a long day ' s work. Students enjoyed sharing their meals w ith each other in a number of eateries on campus. Sangtip Chiendpradap DAY IN THE LIFE 129 7 i v , 1 -SJ ' 31 V HHkv- ' Bfl %lrrt P Phai " n l| H JJ nT - It SCHOOLS ' 0 i j«4|i.; NO T7T,, o„ ' 21 m t LA J ■%r| li ' V- ? ? UCLA, as a distinct microcosm of society, has in its history dealt with the same explosive issues that society has had to grapple with. KTiif i!r rTTiriTiiRiiKi!f MJ iiiiFiniTiirr heing politically charged and socially motivated, educated to the world s politics for the first time, and yet still young enough to remain idealistic. A L ' CLA Niudcm bk L ' oiulemns ;iiili-u;iv L-quiiiuv H lionioscxiial comiiuiiiily. Sights Mich as ihesc were common throughout the year as students loudly voiced their opinions and A Bniins last nioiiuMits at lionie helbre packing the car to trek off to college can he peaceful, exciting and apprcliensive. Sniall- towii locals got leacK to enter the real world, away from their hometowns quiet atmosphere and friendly neighbors. However, nothing could prepare the wide-e ed freshmen for v hat they wouki hit upon reaching Bruin Walk; politics, religion and activist groups all intent on conxeyiug dieir message. Even though activism of all types was prevalent on campus, college can be a bubble; it was ea.s - for students to remain focused on their own worlds and issues and avoid any contact with the outside world. However, the activism of many students on campus was proof that this bubble was easily popped. With dozens oi passionate students lobb iug to sa ' e die Ciilifornia coastline, free unfairly jailed men, or to vote for a particular USAC candidate, it was difficult to keep one ' s eves closed and not become involved in at leiLst one or two organizations or causes. At an activism-hub like UCLA, it seemed absurd to us that at one time women were not allowed to enroll as students, or that minorities were forbidden entrance to the countiy. However, in realit}-, these issues reniiiined a focus of debate on campus, albeit in an altered form. Segregation no longer e.xisted in its original state, but diversity arguably remained the central issue on campus. SimilarK; women ' s studies remained an important part of the curriculum, designed to empower the " weaker " sex. It seemed that Bruin Life Yearboolc 1976 Students in 1976 rally for non- discrimination by the UCPD in a peaceful protest. Today, race issues still surround issues on campus and in the community in general. in the 81 years of UCLA ' s history, it was the same issues that keep popping up, demanding our attention and energy to create a more perlect world. One oi ' the most highly publicized political events at UCLA this ear was Al Core ' s Uth hour campaign trip to Westwtiod. Democrats flocked to rally support for dieir candidate, while faithful Republicans were not far behind, carrying Bush posters and chanting for their chosen canditlate. " The atmosphere at the rally was intense, " stated Robyn Coldfarb, a second year pohHcal science student. " It was one of the more riveting and relevant issues that was addressed all year on campus. " Other major issues on campus included the public request of many students tor the Regents to repeal SP-1 and SP-2. These were bills that took away the practice of affirmadve action on UC campuses, and many Bniins were angered by this decision. MEChA provided a poignant display of sadness and protest against the thousands killed while crossing borders with white crosses on Bruin Walk on el Dia de los Muertos. The welfare of poor Iraqi children was also an issue that consumed many UCLA students. Wliatever the cause, whoever the group - activists could always find a haven on campus to fight for what they thought was right. UCLA wasn ' t just about grappling with midterms and papers - diere were so many larger causes to fight for. By: Carrie Basham and Jennifer Bayerd Bruin Life Yearbook 1976 A student protests against CIA recruiting in 1976. Twenty-tlve years later, political activism was still very much alive on the UCLA campus. Ackerrndn met students ' needs By Hellen Lee iiipipj?r A fter a long morning of frantic dressing and extensive lectures, life slows dowai just in time for lunch. You headed to Ackerman to make the iMggest decision ofxour da -: what to eat tor lunch. You snuck a peak into a dim but li eh ' Cooperage, where pizzas, chicken, salads, and Krispy Kreme donuts stood with great temptation. You decided against it and headed on upstairs to the loud and bustling enxironment of The Terrace Food Courts. Panda Express and Wetzel ' s Pretzel stole a couple hungr y glances from vou, but ' ou headed straight to where oiu- pasta-cra ing nose led ou. You breeze through the hiirly long crowds and finall)- ordered your slice of Italy. But before you sat down and bite into that deiiciousK- baked egetable pizza from La Cucina, take time out to reminisce on what Ackerman was like a couple ears ago. If ' ou were a first or second year student, xour memon was blank, and for the third, foiuth, and fifth ear Bruins, what Ackerman used to be, might still be just a ague memory. But in case you ha e forgotten, Rubio ' s and La Cucina were new additions to the food coiut, with Rubio ' s opening in fall of 1998 and La Cucina ani ing in 1999. Preceding both restaurants was an old cafeteria hv the name of the Treehouse. The Treehouse was in humble Bniin senice for almost four decades! After years of dishing it out. The Treehouse became outdated and unable to keep up with the demands of the ever changing public. After nniltiple sun evs performed b - the food senice departments, it was ob ious that tlie UC ' LA student bod " hungered for some fresh Mexican food and saxoiy Itahan pasta. Like magic, the demands of the puiilic were met immediately by the UCLA powers that be, and Rubio ' s and La Cucina were brought to Ackerman. In this same mannei-. Tsunami and Krisp Kreme appeared to meet the diverse demaiuls of our school. Tsunami arrived in 1999 to provide us with the foreign tastes of sushi and other Asian delicacies. It was also the replacement for a coffee shop by the name of the ' iewpoint. This coffee shop was not as popular with the UCLA students, and so it was replaced by the more exotic and enticing Tsunami. Mouth-watering Krispy Kreme donuts were also brought to campus by ASUCLA in response to Bmin demands. Without having to travel many miles for this deepl)- coveted donut, students could enjoy them right on campus. Along with these new renovations, Mobv Discs joined our entourage of new additions. According to recent sun eys, a nuisic merciiandise store was in iiigh demand. With this information, Papercuts stationan- store was replaced with Moby Discs. In fiill of 2{)0(), Campus Cuts, a haircutting salon, also arrived. " We are always tning to make new renovations to stay current with the trends and demantls of the student body, " s;iid Bob WilUams, director of food senices. Their goals were successful and in geiUTal, Brnins seemed pretty satisfied with the results. " We are always tnjjmg to mako. new renovatioKis to 5taL c Anev N (f (f e rev d5 av d demav d5 of (f Q 5tMd(2nt body, " - Bob Williams Director Food Services Karen Chan A Krispy Kreme Doughnuts employee prepares for ttie fiungry customers. Many students welcomed the new addition to Ackerman. visiting it often. 130 ISSUES ACKERMAN 131 t -m- ent makes his weel the local Mobil gas stalioi up. Even with tiae raised i ' " I no choice bi liey wa IL.A. t Ograp 1 hcd By: Sangtip Chi I 1 } 1 11 K Special ■tV- m 1 32 ISSUES Bruins emptied their pocketbooks _ H and filled up their tanks | H B B H H k H B As tlu ' numhers kept rising, it didn ' t look like gas prices were going to fall any time soon. The gas prices for the ear 2()()() ranged from $1.54 all the way up to $2.19. What was wrong Nvith this pictnri ' ? (Jas was heconiing more exjDensive In tin ' week and the demand lor it wasn ' t slowing down. This gas crisis was not onK a problem for UCLA students, but for the entire connnunit , and the nation as whole. Millions of Americans shelled out more cash for gas and were forced to tn and limit driving time as problems in the Middle East and conflict o er oil management drove prices sky high. One student, who spent the ear abroard last year, was unpleasantK ' siuprised by the incredible increase in the cost of fuel during her time abroad. Fourth )ear Spanish student Kristin Brett remarked, " 1 couldn ' t believe it when I came home after being | (20M 161 1 t 1)G G Q gone for a year and had to pay $2.17 for a gallon of gas! Gas prices have definiteh ' i, gotten completely out of control. Students can barely afford to drive their cars! It ' s N VVkILkI I LOlKi ' lL expensive enough to live in Los Angeles wdthout having to pay fort) ' bucks to fill up Oxf- wxp nffpf Vlp ' wAni . feeling shared In ' man , - it vvf ev I came ( ome after bew qoy e for a ear av d (had to pa your gas tank. " Her surprise at the high cost of gas was a students and drivers in the LA communitv and across the nation. Because the production of oil was decreasing due to the overuse of this precious natural resource and because oil control was in the hands of a few tumulous foreign countries, Americans did not have much say in the control of gas prices. In the last 2i17 TOY a ClC IIOH twentv ' years, more and more people have begun to drive automobiles and as the number of cars on the road increased, so did the demands for oil. As a result of this gradual shortage of gas, public avvait-ness about the environment grew as did the need for new and more efficient transportation. Alternative natural fuels needed to be researched and the older models of cars needed to be replaced with newer, more gas efficient ones. If more cars were made to use gas in an economical way, gas consumption would decrease and the limited natural resource, presened. While solutions to these growing problems were being researched, the rapid gas consumption in America anil the resulting exorbitant prices charged to fill up continued to plague motorists. In an effort to tr ' relieve Americans of the strain on their pocketbooks and preserve the small oil supply available, officials issued recommendations for ways to conseive gas. Their suggestions were to maintain a constant speed limit, to use cniise control, and to use over drive gears. By heeding this advise, car owners were able to consene their gas and save a few bucks in the pi ' ocess. When purchasing gas, customers were charged according to the " volume of measurement. " Because gas pumps measvuv volumes of gas and not densities of fuel concentration, the ideal times to purchase gas were during early mornings and late evenings when gas was the densest. Although these penny saving ideas were helpful to some, for many of us stamng students, the best idea was to just leave our cars at home and take advantage of public transportation. Bniins got around by riding the Big Blue Bus, which was free for the first time this year, with the swipe of their Bruin Card. The bus took students all cner the Westwood and Santa Monica area which not only allowed Bmins without cars an efficient mode of transportation but also contributed to the preservation of gas. Nevertheless, Los Angelenos were citizens who kne their cars and despite the city ' s effort to encourage the use of public transportation in addition to caq ooling and ride sharing, many people continued to pa to ridiculous prices for gas rather than part with their precious wheels. The high cost of gas was a serious problem for LA drivers, who .spend their lives in their cars. Even beyond the LA community, the gas crisis touched commuters and car owaiers all over the countn- as it cost more and more each week to fill up their tanks. All Americans faced this financial burden and had to learn how to conserve their gas and save a little dough at the same time. of qa5 Ga5 prices hosie def v e gotten OMt of controi, " - Kristm Brett 4t(i L ear GAS PRICES 133 Still smokin ' after all these years By Jennifer Bayerd e years ■ There was an abundance of student smokers on campus, second in number perhaps only to the squirrels. The year 2000, and cigarettes were still plentiful and smokers still clueless despite all of the hiowledge and information forced down our throats growing up. The dangers of smoking, even of second-hand smoke were widely kiiown, vet people still fought for their right to pollute their owm bodies. Ironic, wasn ' t it, in the face of LA " s smogg) ' skies? The problem with smoking on campus was that it affected all those aroimd the smoker. It wasn ' t only the threat ot second- hand smoke, although that was potentially fatal, but it was also the smell... so why did so mam ' othei-wise intelligent people insist on smoking? Some used it as a stress reducer, beliexdng that it calmed them dowai and reduced anxiety levels. Others fell victim to conformity. So many people in Los Angeles smoke, that sometimes students started smoking as well, just to be a part of the group, only to eventually get addicted. It wasn ' t just tobacco being smoked, either. Reefer Madness also flourished, although still not as common as cigarette smokers on campus. Mary Jane remained as popular with students as in her hey-day of Dazed and Confused. Despite the manv warnings of our youth, many students still felt it necessary to partake in dangerous trends. Still, if you feel an addiction was necessary, my recommendation is coffee... Arabian Mocha Jaxa or H em-y ' s Blend can produce one hell of a buzz. t( e taste of cigars, bi it I cfeose not to bmoko. becQ A5e of all of t(ne mqo! e side effects " - lake N a a ao A Political Science 4t ear " After a ed[we, I JMst need a smoke, It relaxes me, " - Tarn as Acsadi Comparative LiteratMre l5t ijear " I doKi ' t consider mijself a smoker becai ise I only smol e socially, and I don ' t ( ave an addiction, I ( nk a lot of people feel (f e same way, " - la5DV .a A ev 5C eqef Englisfi 5 ijear " It ' s not some Hnq I ' ve ever feit fine need to do, I don ' t care if people smol e, bi it it ' s anno jj nq N en yoi i ' re wall lng beHnd a smoker " - Mai ireeKi Benton P5i)c(nologij ly d u)ear 134 ISSUES V K! » Look lamiliar? Alcohol and cigaicUcs played a significani role in college life whether stude nts were for or against the use of these substances. riiolographcd By: Rosctic Gonzales l i SUBSTANCE ABl Studen : felt the pressure of LA ' s high socio expe i III il By Erin Sheffield Witli images of perfect bodies bombarding them, students at UCLA often had their self-esteem compromised. Billboards, magazine covers, television shows, and even the evening news were constantly featuring the latest female celebrit) ' looking incredible. Slim bodies, tanned skin, deep blue eyes and perfectly stsled blonde hair were everyday sights for Los Angeles residents. Of course we ;ill knew that this was the result of a personal trainer, an expensive stylist, a professional makeup artist, and state-of-the-art airbrushing, vet for many Bruins, images such as diese were often painful. Many males and females spent every day at die Wooden Center working out to achieve that elusive perfect body. For women, this meant slim and toned while the men attempted to attain firmness by hfting an unlimited number of weights. Sure it was good for the bodv to work out; it was essential to being a healthv ' person. With time restraints and frustration about the dreaded " freshman L5 " , many students changed their eating habits in order to lose weight. Leaving home in general often resulted in a change in diet. Students no longer had their parents preparing nutritious and well- balanced meals for diem even- night; dorm life changed this. Students were seived meals diat, at first, seemed great: pizza, fries, grilled cheese, and other options were offered everv ' day. These options grew old rather quickly and students fell into unhealthy patterns. Third V ear sociologj- student C.laire Wendt said, " eating habits change because people have more freedom and choice in what tliev eat. They might be pick-y though, and eat the same foods all the time, getting little nutrition. " However, urban mvths that cleiimed even the salad was starched and bagels were glazed secretly prevented manv from even attempting to eat these seeminglv healthy foods. Research showed that certain t) ' pes of dieting were detrimental to the bod); possibly even as harmful as other eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. In addition to the physical effects like decreased metabolism and loss of lean body mass, die emotional effects were present also. Ranging from depression and mood swings to social withdrawal, these signs could hopefully be recognized by friends before the problem got out of control. Unfortunately, if not discovered, these disorders could lead to further deterioration and even death. Anorexia and bulimia, two of the most prominent eating disorders, affected mostly women, though a smaller percentage were men as well. Often afflicting middle and upper-middle class young women, these disorders can be caused by pressure to look good and fit in with society ' s standard of beauty. Especially in Los Angeles, the glamour capital of the United States, thin was in and beauty was defined by a small group of touched-up supermodels. Help was and is always out diere for people who have trouble dealing widi eating disorders, though, where they learned that tnie beautv ' does not come from conforming to unrealistic ideals. " LA is all aboiAt mage, People Norik oMt for appearav ce rotifer t(nav] to be fit av d (f ed ki) " - Eileen Vmas Psbjcloobiolog ) 3rd ujear %V 4 Lynn Nishimura A refrigerator stands open in a Bruin ' s apartment. Altfiougfi seemingly insignificant to some, this situation posed a threat to students with eating disorders. 136 ISSUES EATING DISORDERS 137 :» udent throws his bf the recycle bii :lins was an in " a can into campus. . ihed Bv: Roberto Re 38 ISSUES ■.■.f «»-fl-(y I Bruins were well informed about the causes and consequences of environ nsequer By Erik Fonseca imentol issues H H ■ AM5 Iw i A Jr qj a j a5 m cedo mproved m Lo5 Angeles, Mhere 5 Lixinc; and studxing in Los Angeles had its nian - ad antages over other universities in other metropolitan cities. But despite the many opportunities LA offered, there was one major drawback to this hustling cit ' — pollution. There were times when we woke up in the moming, and just wanted to get a breath of fresh air Instead, we ended up breathing the d r polluted smog wiiich greeted us exei;) ' morning with the sun. The smog problem was just one of many pollution problems we Los Angelenos faced everyday. Through se ' eral go emmental measures, air, water, and land pollution officials tried their best to impro ' e our planet, our cit ' , our community, and our lives. There were hefty fines that penahzed anyone who Uttered, or contributed to die pollution problem in any way. But how stubborn we still were, we wouldn ' t listen! (Well, all right, at least some of us didn ' t.) A lot of us still used „ , , pesticides, hair spravs, oil, and other toxins that had harmful effects on our earth. Not AllHOMgH 6111 onl ' were we putting our own health in danger, but we contributed to the depletion of the ozone la er. Many experts predicted that the use of toxic materials would one day destro - the ozone laser, which was mainh ' responsible for blocking the harmful ultraxiolet ravs of the sun. MeKin Vega, a fourth year chemistry student said, " Although air quality has noticeabK ' impro ed in Los Angeles, there is still much more to be done. The more stringent emission standards ha ent caused a neglible effect on our economy in terms of commerce, and I believe that more stringent standards will have a similar effect. As 511 1 1 YIMCkI TO VQ one of the largest cities in the world, we have to set standards as an example for all and j r i , Alo Cr n lO activeh- take steps to preserve the environment. " ' ' ' ' 101 VL Emironmental issues were very prevalent at UCLA. Otilio Perales, a third year " [ " Q,,, 6lCtlVel[yl (J KQ English student, added to Vega ' s comments saying, " We now have the technology to record emironmental damage and that should be a basic concern in making economic _?l Cp-? I O yiLDLlvL decisions. ..much in the way cost is rationalized and a firm understanding of how (np p j v ' r) f V p " environmental damage locally affects the global conimimity should guide decision making. " UCLA students ' awareness about environmental issues and air pollution was ver) ' up to date, thanks to the continuing efforts of environmental groups on campus, such as CALPIRG and Greenpeace. These groups frequenth ' visited classrooms around campus to advertise beach clean ups and fundniisers open to all students. They also frequented Bruin Walk where students could sign up at their tables and volunteer their time to help preserve the environment. In addition, students were further educated about pollution through classes like Atmospheric Sciences 2 and 3. Because these classes fulfilled General Education requirements for Life Sciences, many students were exposed to this very pertinent information (we do Uve in LA after ail) and learned a great deal about air pollution in our citv and all over the world. Professors Lew, Cassmassi, and Lyons instructed classes which covered such sul)jects as the individual sources of air pollution and its global affects as well as general causes of air pollution and " proposed methods and status of its modification. " These classes, taken by so many UCLA students, helped educate and inform the student body about the serious problem of ;iir pollution and the small steps students as individuals could take to help stop it. Indeed, students at UCLA dealt with environmental issues in different ways, just as we all had differing opinions on how to fix it. As our city gre w larger and larger we had to buckle down on our usage of materials that were to.xic to our earth. If not, we would have been partially responsible for destroying the environment for the next generation. Through classes and on campus organizations, students learned a great deal about the causes and consequences of pollution. Melvin Vegcf 4t ear ENVIRONMENT 139 Finding the easy way out ■It By Hellen Lee a way our h m e ,t 111,0 our voAij tl i-rouik $ckoo[ Tliere were many va ' s stiiclents could have beat the sNsteni. Some of us nia ' have used hand signals or concealed cheat sheets, while others might even have stolen a few discrete glances at our neighbor ' s papers. Or maybe vou ' ve heard about the guv who wrote answers under his shagg -, overgrown leg hairs? Ma ' be you haven ' t heartl about him, but most ot us ha e been exposed to cheating of one iorm or another. This rather dishonest method of relief from stud)- responsibilites has been a temptation for man - students during their years in school. At UCLA, cheating was met with harsh consequences for anyone caught participating in this crime. If caught, punishment often meant suspension from school, or even expulsion from the entire UC system. This permanent stain on students ' transcripts threatened to follow them through graduate school and e en to their prospective occupations. It devalued students ' integrit ' in the opinions of their fellow colleagues anil professors and compromised their capabilities in their fields of study. Cheating was a crime at UCLA and was viewed with great seriousness by the administration. Although student opinions varied on this controversial subject, the general consensus seemed to be in accordance with the powers that be. Despite its temptation, in the end, cheating was wi ' ong. ti ]m ciheatmg is wri wroKig, But I osje to 5a j), I realli) don ' t t ' mik it ' s a big problem at MCLA, I don ' t t in( t(i(7t mavwjj people c eat. " - Natalie Estrada Sociology) 4t ear 140 ISSUES ard Jjet tine cheaters s are t e reward I woMid do miy) omeworik e iervj nqH wi ile oti ers woiyild do noticing and pass t(r e class buj copiy) lug, " - Alison Eigm AY dec ared l5t ear " Not (knowing wfe (billed Caesar won ' t prevent av pv e fr ' om t(f e r fi itwre career. Vet, i iltimatelij, c eatmg compromises jjow integritiy) and is Mnfair to tfese w(no stiyidled, " - J Ad G AO Classics 3rd ear wiil do tilings at times to SMcceed, Personal I ), I don ' t care if people c eat off me as long as t(oeiy| don ' t get caiAqiht. I do not ci eat, becaMse it ' s almost impossible to ct eat at UlCiA. " - Matt Frledrlc Political Science 2nd ear With ull the pressures of academic success, some students use cheating as a last resort. The seriousness of the punishment for being discovered deterred most Bruins from talcing the easy way out. Photographed By; Ro CHEATING VOICES 141 lOre dafi .ore students were tside of their own ethmcity H outside of their own ethnicitvT RH C if Gitalin leigh Lonson I I I . " I don ' t reaWi t(nm t at people at McLA oo at mtermcial re at ov 5 p5 m a Yiegatwe lig( t, " yAshleig Despite society ' s growing tolerance and even encouragement of diversit ' , interracial relationships remained a stigmatized issue in social debates. Couples faced discrimination and prejudice not only from society as a whole, but from other members of their own racial groups as well. Interracial couples struggled with problems that others didn ' t even think about. Coming from different racial backgrounds, oftentimes these couples had to deal with disapproving parents who felt that their children would be better off with someone of their own race or culture. People in interracial relationships frequently felt isolated and ostracized from their own racial group, from society, and even from their own families. The obstacles and difficulties they had to face were formidable at best and the lack of support these couples found, only made their situations harder Couples involved in these partnerships also laced discrimination from the opposite sex within their own races. For example, a woman involved with a man of a different race or culture might find that the men in her own race disapproved of her decision to date an ' outsider ' While some might view this attitude as prejudiced, others simph ' saw it as an important means R0C 0[ A6YY 0y ' 6 of m;iintaining their racial or cultural heritage. So whv persist with these seemingly impossible relationships you ask? Well, love was a strong motivation to make things work. In addition, many UCLA students involved in interracial or intercultural relationships hoped that the increasing tolerance for racial and cultural diversity would encourage people to understand and accept the situations of tlie couples. " I don ' t really think that people at UCLA look at interracial relationships in a negative light because it ' s such a diverse campus. If anything, I think we promote diversity rather than discourage it, " said fourth year English student Tinnetta Rockquemore of ' mixed ' couples at UCLA. This seemed to be the general consensus on campus as students felt that UCLA was relatively tolerant emironment for couples of different races or cultures. Couples of mixed backgrounds certainly felt the pressure of society to conform and date within their own races or cultures. However, UCLA, with its encouraging and supportive student body seemed to be safe haven for the otherwise discriminated against lovers. Although interracial and intercultural relationships remained a controversial issue in today ' s society, most Bruins supported this group and served as an unbiased environment where students of all races could interact and date as they pleased. - TinKietta AemDre EKigli5(n 4t( year 142 ISSUES Sangtip Chiendpradap On a diverse UCLA campus, this interracial couple meets for the first time. Many students dated people out of their own race, and many traditional ethnic lines were now broken. INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS 143 Practicing sate stx, a male student tears open a condom. With effective birth control n;_ ' ,c!it.s. more and more students were picvcnting the spread of srn Photographed By: Roberto Reyes Ang . f m p .. 144 ISSUES Early : §y Sducation and condom distribution lessened severity of otu By Eh KM%9i Statistics siiid that one in tour people would contract a STD at some point in their lives. Was it a major problem for UCLA students? When asked if she thought UCLA students as a whole practiced safe sex, Rob n Brandmeyer, a fourth ' ear history- student said, " Yes, it seems like there is enough information out there, I don ' t see why they shouldn ' t. " Bruins, along with the rest of the country, were indeed bombarded with achertisements of everjiliing from birth control pills to condoms. Professor Roger Bohman taught the Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology 40 class, a class that focused on AIDS and odier sexually transmitted diseases. He hoped that by teaching the class he could " minimize the number of students who will contract diseases. I infonn them of risk factors so they can be responsibly sexually active. " Oe of his goals in teaching the class was to spread information about the diseases by word of mouth. ' ith o er 400 students in each of his classes. Professor Bohman was certain that precautionary data was getting out to the UCLA community. With so much talk about AIDS and HIN ' people were nowadays more careful when choosing their sexual partners. Discussion about sexual education began its implementation at elementary and junior high school levels. Some People disagreed, ho ' e -er, about when instruction should begin. Many parents did not want their children taught about sex at too ' oung of an age. Most UCLA students did receive " sex ed " at some point during their earh ' schooling. Most of them were at first separated into groups, boys went to one room and girls went to another. Fast forward ten ears and it seemed Professor Bohman was giving us a refresher course in Bio 40. Another issue that future Bioiins and their parents were faced with was condom distribution at their schools. Many were opposed to junior high and high school students ha ing condoms readil - a ' ailable at the school because thev felt this promoted sex. Others thought that it might ser ' e its purpose as a method of pre ' enting unsafe sex and pregnancy. Few people were willing to admit if they were infected wth some t} ' pe of STD, but if the statistics were correct, one in four people will be at some point during their lives. Needless to sav, many were already infected and according to reports, many more will be in the next several years. So what can we do to prevent the further spread of AIDS and other infectious sexTiallv transmitted diseases? Education and behavior modification were our only true weapons against these devastating diseases. In addition, by targeting college students and college campuses for sex education, the information got to one of the most sexually active age groups. Students who were aware of the dangers of STDs and the consequences of contracting them, were more likely to take precautions against unsafe sex and therein protect themselves from these diseases. Awareness was definitely out there; clearly some people just remained unwilling to behave responsibly. Many claimed that " in the heat of the moment, " putting on a condom was the last thing they were thinking about. However, commercials and advertisements for Trojan and Lifestyles condoms addressed this issue and tried to glamorize the use of condoms while at the same time promoting the safets ' provided by the effective use of these prophylactics. Studies show that if used correctly, condoms can decrease the risk of contracting AIDS and other STDs by 60-90%. With such a encouraging number, it was difficult to understand why people continue to ignore the benefits of safe sex. Although information and education about STDs has caused the number of new incidences to decrease in the last few years, the AIDS epidemic and the spread of STDs was still a very prevalent problem in American society and around the world. We can only hope that the continued research about these diseases will soon offer a cure and that in the meantime, people use discretion and safety in their sexual activities. " (I trvi to) YY m ze (f Q vumbef of 5 Adev 5 wfe will contract diseases, I Inform ( em of mk fac or5 50 t(ocy cav be re5pomb 5ema j active, " Roger Bofiman Molecular Blologi Professor STDS-SAFESEX 145 Brui up for their beliefs as activism on campus reached an all time high. shleigh Lonson m By Ashleigh w Every student on campus was, at some point, approached by a fellow student or solicitor and asked to support their cause. While many felt that students had a right to stand up for what they believed in, their sometimes intmsive behavior was still a little obnoxious. So has activism on campus gotten out of control? Have those Jews for Jesus supporters and the angiy old men preaching about fire and brimstone and the temptations of the world gone too far? Some felt that thev definitelv had. Although actiNism on campus was an important part of Bmin daily life and did, without a doubt contribute to the diverse interests and concerns of the student body, there were times crivism m when non-biased students felt uncomfortable with the extremism of these active groups. Did they really need to stand in front of Wooden with those big signs and yell at passer-bys? The ultra- Christian older men, which frequent Westwood Plaza, even followed students to the USC versus UCLA football game to warn them of the tortures of hell. Come on now, that may be taking it a little far. While they may not have have been the most popular people on campus, man - Bniins felt that acti ists ' demonstration of their First Amendment rights was important in showing the need for students to stand up for their beliefs, no matter how controversial they might be. " Most activist groMps focus on small Issues, ' To build a red movemevit it ' s Kieccssarij to consider ti c wfeic M diverse, Wke Hamilton, Lincoln, and Martin LMt(icr King „ were doing, " - NatliaKi Wriglot Pf 5 C5 3rd ear 146 ISSUES activist groups are Msualli too extreme for me, Maniy] times I ' m offended at t(ne wai ti ese groups triy| to sucf me in, " - bnaY Sc eWer Mat ay d Economics 5 ear " t M activism is a good tiling as long as it ' s for a cause. But I don ' t lii e it w( en people use activism for t( eir own persoi d gain, " - An i ir lam Comp Ater Science 2Y d ear ' Student activism is a positive tiling but I don ' t lii e students imposing ti eir own ideas aind beliefs o me. If ti eu want to inform people about ti eir cause that ' s ov]e tinmg, but soliciting converts is not ol aij, " - Diana P Ag Political Science 4t(i ear :ampos voices With i ' ng times, students rec J sexual harassment. By Jennifer Bayerd k AfA We were all familiar with the traditional definition of sexual harassment, usualh ' peipetrated by a man against a woman. But times they were a-changing, and equal rights began to spread to the right to be harassed. Many women recall with a laugh, their cnishes on North Campus male professors. Danielle Furman a fourth vear English student states " I call it Professor goggles when all of a sudden )()ur professor is attractive — its the intelligence of his lectures, and his interpretation of the literature that ' s attractive. " Interestingl) ' enough, the intelligence of the professors seemed to be the catalyst for these crushes, as students were inspired by the lectures. And it probabh ' was not ftur to call this " harassment " as the professors imdoubtedly were never even aware that these cnishes existed. This was not to make light of a serious problem. The threat of sexual xdolence against women remained frighteningly real. Many students relied on Campus Shuttles and Evening Vans for a safe ride home in the dark after evening classes or a late night stud ing at Powell. Memories of the string of attempted rapes on campus just Uvo ears ago remained fresh in the minds of many female students, and in the minds of chivalrous male students, who insisted on wiilking women home from both bars and classes. Lots 2 and 3 were haunted this year by a man who would follow single women to their car and grab them — touching their breast or even grabbing them in between their legs. While no further violence was pursued b - the culprit, his presence was felt and feared b ' women on campus. E en men this year were accosted. One anon ' mous male student recalls with disbelief tlie time he was watched by a stranger in the restroom. In addition, the threat of sexual assault on campus increased in January as an assailant haimted se ' eral public restrooms on campus. Two women were assaulted by the same suspect in restrooms in both Schoenburg Hall and Boelter Hall. The first victim was approached from behind while at the sink. The suspect covered her moudi, direatened her, then sexu;illy assaulted her before fleeing the room. The second victim was similarly confronted in the restroom at the sink. The suspect forced her to lie down on the floor and threatened her, but she was fortunately able to persuade him to leave. Computerized composites of the suspect soon after appeared on the doors of every women ' s restroom, and UCPD increased foot patrols all over campus. Despite the many cautionary ' steps taken bv ' the Police Department, women on campus, in general, felt extremely threatened by such blatant assaults. Without a doubt, the iolence of these incidents left Bruins shocked and concerned for months. While many students felt a false sense of safety in living among peers, it was important to remember that college campuses were a magnet for the world ' s " sickos. " For this reason, UCLA took great pains to try and secure a safe campus for students, providing CSOs for walks home, as well as the Evening " Vans. " I call it Profe55or goggles N ev a of a 5 Addev yjow profe55or 5 attractive- it ' 5 t e intelligence of (fib lectMre, " -Danielle Fi irmoiKi Engllsli 4t i ear 148 ISSUES d I L Roberto Reyes Ang When speaking of a safe place, Los Angeles doesn ' t exactly come to mind. To counter tfiis problem. UCLA provided escort services and Evening Vans to students getting home late at night. _1 SEXUAL HARASSMENT 149 A student fishes change out of his pocket. The cost of ediicalion deprived the stiKlem-- t ' in;nii:ially in many aspects. Photographed By: Roberto Reyes Ang I ■i 150 ISSUES Rise in education costs produced inverse effects in students ' time at UCLA By Erik Fonseca Ji ucMlow " J e rbe in t e cost of ediAcatbv] (fxas a sesjere effect 01 1 e mcome backqmw d " Getting an excellent etlucation was the reason the nuijorit) ' ol ' ns went to UCLA. Having gone to one of tlie nations preeminent institutions of academia we felt a sense of prestige and self worth. However this prestige, as all great things tlo, came with a heftv price. For those of us who were not fortunate enough to get grants, scholarship mone) ' , or substantial financial aid, we were left at graduation with a large sum to pay. In addition to all our debts, the University of California Regents decided to raise the price of tuition. It was already difficult enough to manage pa)ing tuition. B)- raising the cost of education, it made affording an education near to impossible for many. UCLu was a diverse school with people of various economic backgrounds. Some students came from affluent families, where paying five to si.x thousand dollars a year for tuition was not a problem. Some could easilv afford room and board fees with a complete meal plan. For many others, however, paying money for an education was hard and bv increasing the price, their goals of finishing school and getting a diploma became ;rlmost unreachable. Many students were not even aware of where all this money was going. We certLunl)- did not need any more construction and we knew the Regents were not going to fLx the j. i.AQ n c h.)(r r- parking problem. So why did we have to pay more? The increase in the price of tuition ' created controversy throughout the entire UC education system as students wondered CUff .e ffC)W lOW about the reasoning behind this change. Were die regents doing this to trim down the inflax of the number of incoming students or were their intentions different? Was it fair or unhur to raise the price of tuition without letting students know where the money was going? These were puzzling questions for many students. Several protests were organized to attack this problem and represent the opinions of the students. It seemed to manv, that raising the cost of education benefited only the Board of Education itself Joseph Tugui a second year sociology student said, " the rise in the cost of education has a severe effect on the students who come from low-income backgrounds. Paving for an education becomes so expensive that this raise could have negative results. Students have to start looking for jobs, work 30 to 40 hours a week, and carry full course work load over the quarter as well. This makes it hard for many students trving to get an education. They have to sacrifice way too much to get a degree. After a while, they see getting an education and graduating as unattainable goals. " Other students had a more positive, but precautions outlook on rmsing the price of education. Paloma Pino, a first year mathematics students said, " while I have not had a chance to review the schools budget and see where the increase is justified, I think that a periodic increase to adjust for inflation or certain major investments is reasonable. But. I think that students should have some input in deciding where increasing would be justified and on which projects tcj institute. " Despite the vaning views on the raise, the general feeling among students was that by increasing tuition, the Regents not onl)- discouraged many lower income families from sending their kids to college, but also prevented many students iJready in school from finishing. What happened to the idea that the education of America was more important than money in the pocket? Although increases in the cost of higher education was a nation;il phenomenon, it was still difficult for students to accept this raise in tuition and to pay for it. Students everywhere were discouraged at the thought of having to shell out even more cash to get their degrees. Getting an education at UCLA came with a prettv ' high price tag, and although it may have been justified, it did not make the load on students any lighter. 05ep(i Ti igi ii Sociologi) 2Kid L ear RISING COST OF EDUCATION 151 The confrioversiql websit e known as Napster illicited varying ' re s from stude mm%m By Erik F During the advanced technological age we spent in school many of us spent a great deal of time on the computer. We surfed the net to find the hottest websites and searched online sources for research and information. There was one website in particular that attracted thousands of students and web surfers alike-Napster. Offering free downloads of MP3s of well-known music artists, this was one of the most popular and controversial sites on the web. As we downloaded songs from our favorite artists, some of us kept the music on our hard drives or stored it on a compact disc. This turned out to be very convenient for students who just wanted to hear music before buying an album. But some of us ou used it to take advantage of the free music by dovmloading a whole music album. This caused extreme controvers y between music artists who were determined to terminate Napster and its endless supply of free music, and those who supported the Napster service. UCLA students had varying opinions on this somewhat controversial issue. We asked four students during the 2000-01 year to give their opinions on Napster and where they thought this computerized controversy would end. While some strongly supported Napster and its sendees, others felt that the website was immoral and its use, unjust. " From altemat ' we to rap, from c Q55 ca to saba m d from coMi truj to foli mMsic p h can qi av Hv q p A desire, Napster Rocfe!!!!! " - Dav e Weslow Politiccil Science 3rd ujear 152 ISSUES termmated d ' HOJp be o (f er ■ wces wl ere to find free music, T(ie Napster legacLj wiil live forever, " - Mdsoio C Aav q Eoirt Science 4t(i Ljear " Napster is awesome, I i ise Napster for (hearmq songs of potentials albums I wisl to bMi), Napster is a great alternative to test miyisic, " - FrofKi i Telies Geologic 3rd year " Napster is a si ameless attempt at piracy. Disseminating copi rigt ted material witfeMt fine consent sfei ild be prohibited, " - Cdsei) Ri i5l er Life Science 3rd eaf •» t a click away are millions of songs waiting to be downloaded! Controversy arose in the music industry this summer as Napster ' ' " --lugh the court " INAPSTER VOICES 153 t Despite the parking shortage, stuoents found m m other ways to get to class I H By Jennifer Bayerc In Los Angeles, an available parking spot could move you to tears, at least until that guy in front of you skidded into it. Parking was not just a transportation issue on campus, it was the issue on campus. Parking was a problem because it was completeh ' non-existent. As residents of W ' estwood, we paid exorbitant amounts of mone - in rent and vet we still had no parking spot to call our own. The problem was exacerbated bv the blood thirst ' parking enforcement vultiu-es, who delighted in ticketing the miwan ' or the forgetful. Street parking was difficult by itself, but the addition of time limitations and the imshakable insistence of the cit ' to clean the streets twice a week made it that much worse. And lets not even mention the 7.5 minutes allotted to each quarter put in the meter... As if UCLA couldn ' t find better " I [A5[Aa jj taike t(he Camp A5 b pre55 to Westwood, I tf m if5 red CDV]vev ev t, It ' s better tf av] waltzing tihere " - J ' mf] To Electrical Ev qmeemg wa ' s of raising monev. Commuters had just as inuch, if not more trouble with parking. There was a big scandal in 1999 regarding the athletes who fibbed on their forms to receive specialized handicapped parking, but get serious, who recei ed a pass who did not lie on their forms? How could the authorities not ha ' e I ' aised an evebrow to see hundreds of students who claimed to commute from San Diego every day? Parking was so scarce that such " little white lies " were mandator ' in order to get the opportunity ' to pay hundreds of dollars a year just for the pri ilege of parking within a mile of campus. One way of easing the transportation problem by the school was to demolish the parking lot bv Yoimg Dri e. 3rd [AGGf Thanks. Then, as if to compensate, UCLA worked out a deal with Santa Monica ' s Big Blue Bus system, to pro ide it as a free service to bearers of Bniin Cards. Previously costing a mere $0.50, this was not realh ' that momentous an occasion. However, as they say, even ' little bit helps. The Big Blue Bus did provide an opening to new opportimities to students without cars, however, with easy trips to Third Street Promenade, Centur} ' Cih ' , and the beach. As an added bonus, the drivers were also very friendly, and never hesitated to point out the proper bus routes should a student get lost (not that I ever did...). Another method of transportation utilized by students was Campus E.xpress which shuttled students around campus and to Lots 31 and 32. ' hile these shuttles were mostly for convenience as all stops were within walking distance, they didn ' t iilleviate parking troubles, although they chd make for happier, and lazier students. The Evening Vans, added an element of safet) ' on campus, as they provided for a safe ride home in the dark after evening classes. Although many students griped about the problems with transportation around campus and ' estv ood, others found wavs around them, such as walking to class or taking the bus. And just about evenone was relatively satisfied with the convenience of the Campus shuttles, as thev were free and accessible to eveiyone. Sangtip Chiendprad.ip Getting on the Campus Express, students opt for a more convenient way to travel. The bus took students to Westwood Village or back to the apartments. 154 ISSUES TRANSPORTATION 155 ..(■fSf " ■■ fi- ' v.. 01 king fill her application, a high school :Student fills out the necessary forms and hopes to get iato a UC. High schoolers usually rush to send their applications in by the deadline at the end of November. rhotographed by: Roberto Reyes Ang 156 ISSUES " u With increasing applicant, UCLA reseted the standard of admission By Jenny Raven Ul Each year UCLA ' s admissions office was bombarded with thousands of applications that came from eager appHcants from all over the world. UCLA ' s strong academic reputation and ideal location made UCLA one of die top choices among high school seniors and transfe r students. U(;L- was iilso one of the most ethnicdU ' and culturally di erse communities, with 36,.351 total students in attendance during the 20()()-2()01 school year, including 620 international students and 11,683 graduate students. Prospecti -e freshman and transfer students had to meet certiiin criteria to be accepted to the unixersiU ' . The freshman applicant had to go through an academic review which included an e ;iluation of the academic grade point average, and performances on standardized tests like the SAT and SAT II subject exams. The performance in honors and ad ance placement college comses, the strength of the senior year program, the qualit ' , quantity; and level of coursework throughout the entire high school program, and the strength of the program taken within the context of the high school attended were all taken into consideration. Many of the entering freshman applicants had GPAs above a 4.0 because UC-recognized honors. International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, and college courses received extra grade points. After sur i ing an academic re iew came the comprehensive review. The personal i i i ' statement was an integral part of the application process. This part of the application CALLLylLU 0 Y L ga e students the opportunity to open themsehes up and to share their personal perspectives on their owni understanding of who the) ' were within the context of their community, family, and the rest of the world. Outside factors could eidier enhance students ' academic excellence or show the obstacles students overcame to achieve academic success. This personal perspective gave admissions counselors the opportunity to see die students as people rather than just numbers. Entering transfer students also had a competitive application review process. Transfers needed to have junior class level standing, a GPA of 3.0 or above in transferable courses, and show progress toward completion of major preparation classes. All these requirements were considered under the academic criteria portion. Personal criteria and circumstances were also considered in the transfer application review process. UCLA admissions took into account things like full and part-time employment, family responsibihties, involvement in clubs and or organizations and personal hardships. Admissions had a difficult time in deciding on which of the many talented students that applied to UCLA would actuallv be allowed to become a part of the Bruin community. UCLA was one of the most popular school in the nation for the third straight year. There were 37,000 applicants for the 4,200 places in the incoming class of Fall of 2000. No wonder it was so hard to get in! . ' Vldiough the admissions process was a trving one, students could take pride in the fact that their applications excelled above the rest. After considering the many factors that involved in acceptance, the office of admissions determined which students it was going to accept. The end result was a coniiiiunit) of students who achieved academic excellence and brought diversit)- to the campus. " I ' ve dreamed of going to ACiA for 50 mav] j} ear5, 1 was reaWyj excWed v ev I got amazing art program (here, " - lenmfer lee Art l5t Ljear GETTING INTO UCLA 157 Studen opinions about abortion vari© greatly as the controversy raged By Erirn Sheffield m 1 varieo WM -lion The word abortion was a powerful one. It could ignite a heated arginnent, bring someone to tears, and shape political agendas. Undoubtedly exenone had an opinion about abortion, whether it was the pro-lite or pro- choice conxdction. Fall 2()()0 marked the FDA approxal of RUD40, the so-called abortion pill. It had been available in Europe for a number ot years, and its arrival in the United States was met by mixed reviews. Many praised its availabilibi ' as another way for women to be in control of their bodies, while the dnigs critics charged that it would be abused as a form of birth control. Novembers presidential election was also an arena for abortion issues. As it usually happened, the Republican candidate George W. Bush was pro-li fe, while his opponent Al Gore, a Democrat was pro-choice. Man ' people based who they were voting tor on this issue. Many people who were pro-life chose to be this way for religious reasons. One of the major topics in olved in abortion was the arginnent surroimding the life, or lack thereof of the fetus. While some argue that the fetus was not a life because it cannot sui " vive on its own outside the womb, other vehementK ' beheve that a heartbeat equaled life. As usual, this controversy was well represented on campus in the form of vaning student opinions. " Despite wiy) antipoti b for pQr mv politics, I fi illi support Al Gore beca A5e of t(oe Abortion Issi ie, I fear ti ot wit( Bms( elected, a wo wall ' s rigl t to cfeose will be compromised " - Damca D a5 Political Science 3rd ujear 158 ISSUES wfeie lot !3i is( CQV do ak)o A abortion, I persoKiallij agree wit(o Gore t(nat abortion sfeiyild be safe, legal av d mm ' ! - Bein Saitsman Poiiticcfi ScieKice 3rd ijear " I don ' t Mk it sfei ild be Msed as a means of birt(n control but I i inderstand ti ere me some circi imstances wi ere it ' s necessary), so I ti inl it sfei ild be legal, " - DesWee Soto P5 cf o og 4t ujear i iove wea( opinions about abortion -not strong eitl er waiy), I don ' t lii e it but I ti inl we sfeuld let people cfeose, " - RM55 Bowers AKidersoio Scfiool 4t(i Ljear I .-r . •■ " ••■ r 4- ' ' ' .■4- ' - The abortion pill is one of the iss that generates heated debai within and outside of UCLA, considerable number of studei, throughout the Uniied States h; resorted to abort ii i to terminate unw:: ami % V i h ABORTIOl 159 Affir the e action just rmght be ro our cry for equality 9 By Erik Fonseca At UCLA we were faced witli main ' issues that affected our lives both mentally, physically, and to some great extent emotionally. During our time in school, we faced several political issues. One of those issues was the elimination of Affirmative Action. This was a system in where minorities and women were given an equal chance in entering a institution of higher learning such as UCLA. It was a measure that not onl - helped students of a lower disadvantage get in but it also made the " diversity " of the institution a lot broader and better. UCLA and many universities around the nation exercised this measure in order for it to have a good reputation as a imiversity. With such progress, Affirmati e Action still had its disadvantages. What Affirmative Action did was reject the admission of many students representing the majority who sustained excellent grades and SAT scores. Th ey were not admitted into UC schools while other student who might not have had the proper qualifications were admitted in order to better the schools o erall diversity- ' . As in any other conflict, there were protests all around schools about Affirmative Action. One side denounced it and the other supported it. Evei ' ything came douai to a democratic vote. During election month, the Affirniatixe Action measure was eliminated and there was Ndsible anger, turmoil, and unrest in our student body. Walter Meza, a fourth year psychology student s;iid, " As a minority, I believe that affirmative action affects most the oppressed in our society. This oppression therefore leads to insecurity in our (hispanic) people. Students who are admitted on the basis of Affirmative Action, feel somehow displaced. Many minorities such as Hispanics entered UCLA and not excel, mainly because they are not well prepared to handle the accelerated and rigorous academics. When we get objectified like [being incompetent], we form raciiil groups and follow lines of more oppression making look inxisible. " During the presidential campaign, there were several issues brought up regarding education and getting jobs as well. Measures to impro ' e the educational admission system were not taken seriously by man ' . Kane Hayashi, a third year geology major said, " I dont think the reinforcement of affirmative action will change the situation in our socieh ' because it is sustained b ' the few dominating power that manipulates our society only for dieir benefit without [us] being aware of it. " The reinforcement and eUmination impacted our student body in unique ways each taking it differently. Ranion Enriquez, a third year political science major gave his thoughts; " I think the end of affirmative action will have a negative effect on campus diversity and long term effects on minority groups. Without affirmative action, the voices of those groups can not be expressed and we, as students in general, lose out on the diversity of ideas. Affirmative action simply tried to ' level the pla ing field " by encouraging groups that were historiciilly under-represented. " tine ev d of affirmative action wiil i ave a wqa wiQ effect on campiAS dwrsitijj m d long term effects OKI minontij groiyips, " - RamoKi Enriqwez Political Science 3rd L ear Sangtip Chicndpradiip A rally in the Royce quad spark student interest in affirmative action. In the past, there were often talk of eliminating Affirmative Action. J 160 ISSUES sjjEgjjIgggEj j- AFFIRMATIVE ACTION 161 Posing in the Royce quad, students protest homosexuality. Although some condone same sex marriages, others hold to marriage between only a man and woman. ii:. du... Au •3I» 162 ISSUES Homosexuality beckons attention and acceptance from student Jgody By Hellen Lee }Ajier$ ooJi of few far we ' ve come, GALA. La Fatnilia. Mahii. Ten Percent Netvs Magazine. Do these names sound familiar? To some, these organizations were a part of e ' en, ' dav UCLA Hfe, while to others, they were unfamiliar and were harcUy gi en a thought. For tiiose in oblivion, these were all active groups under UCLA ' s Lesbian Ga Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) branch of organizations. All these groups met to provide actixities, resources, and tireless advocacy for the LGBT cause. G. LA was an acronvin for the Gay and Lesbian Association. Participating in " National Coming Out eek, " ■ this group pro ided a m Tiad of politiceJ and educational events, as well as simple, striiightfonvard fun. With rallies, speakers, movie nights, conferences, and " ( ff- i t W Q5, tfe little social galores, this group never ceased to fill the calendars witli events geared towards i-r -+ the multicultural LGBT community. ' ' La Familia and Maliu created an even tighter circle of interests by creating (JOY] ' t CQTG CibOMt, lil e narrower and more comfortable organizations. In the realization of apparent 3 | i g j differences, these groups created associations that provided support tor people ot - - similar sexual and racial orientations. La Famiha was UCLA ' s lesbian, gay, bisexual and y Qf Q, QTQ Q Q5 GW QV transgender organization for Latinos. They fought for the same causes as the mainstream ga - communities, and simultaneously tried to maintain their heritage. In co;ilition with UC Berkelev- and Stanford, La Familia held The Queer Latina Latino Youth Conference (QLYC) in hopes of promoting social connections and political acti ism in their respective communities. Similariy Mahu existed to cater to the needs of the Asian Pacific LGBT students and communit)-. Their programs consisted of weekh- rap sessions, youth conferences, workshops, karaoke, and bonfires. In addition to these support groups, an on campus newsmagazine circulated to contest homosexual injustice through the written word. Alongside personal stories and information concerning local and global affairs. Ten Percent tried to speak out to the LGBT communitT,-. Ten Percent, the name of the magazine, was a mystical number derived from a study done in the 19.50 ' s. It boldly declared that a suqmsing ten-percent of the population was either gay or lesbian. This number remained in the minds of many people today. Tolerance on campus was an important issue addressed by many of these groups. ' While some felt that die UCLA community still had a long way to go in terms of the acceptance of homosexualit - and homosexual couples on campus, it appeared to be accepted by the student body. As a fairly liberal campus. di ' ersit ' was always encouraged at UCLA. Undeniably, homophobia was an obvious occurrence, but v ath the numerous organizations and a UCLA-sponsored Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies education department, progress was made in helping people understand homosexuality. Despite the fact that there were still large obstacles facing the LGBT community, namely a few people ' s ignorant prejudices, Steven Waldon, a second year Political Science student and Editor in Chief of Ten Percent commented about the extent of LGBT ' s progression, stating, " Often times, the little things that people don ' t care about, like gays walking hand in iiand. are a testament of how far we ' ve come. " - Steven Waldon Political Science ltd eaf LGBT 163 Thepr? S3 ive recall of Firestone tires causa serious problems for Ford Explorer owners By J UV VUV Wm nne In response to heightened unease over the safety of Firestone tires, the company in the summer of 2000 recalled 6.5 million tires of the line typically found on Ford Explorers. Both Ford and Firestone were held accountable for the recall. In -estigators found mounting evidence that Firestone tires had a higher tendenc) ' for tire tread separation, which could make the tire explode and cause an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration compiled a total of 88 traffic deaths at the time of the recall. Explorer owners by the hundreds of thousands put themseK ' es on the waiting list for tire replacements. Most of the recalled tires were manufactured in Firestone ' s Decatur, Illinois Plant. In its own defense, Firestone stud that the lower-than-suggested air pressure Ford recommended for the Ford Explorer tires (26 psi), may have contributed to the accidents. Eventually, records revealed that Ford had already been worried about the safeh ' of the Explorer due to tlie instability of the car ' s design in relation to its tires. In the end. Ford decided to end its contract with Firestone and sign a new one with Michelin ' s ATX tire. The following are responses by UCLA students on the Firestone tire recall: L " It wasn ' t r gf] for Ford to wait 50 long to ma e a recall, or for Firestone to blame Ford for its faults, To me, It seems bot(i companies are to blame. " - Jo Y 5KiowdeKi 3rd ear 164 ISSUES was relived w(ien found ouit I didn ' t ( ave Firestone brand tires. I did feel a bit sorriy) for Ford on accomt of (f e recall, but also was SMsplcioMS t(iat tCnebj ( new somet(oing (f e wfele time, " - Ramsei) Samara Biologiy) 3rd f ar " Bot(i companies will lose customers ' trust, similar to ]acl in t( e Box. H o Aq h t(iebj proyY 5ed Y o more tainted meat, it tooi time to regain customers ' trust, " - Albert C a Computer 5c eY ce 5fd ear ' Tor companies, it ' s i ard to keep constant qualiti) measwes. Jiney sfeuld be punis(oed for people ' s losses. However, if bottn companies raise t e ' ir qualitiy), I wouldn ' t ( ove a problem wit(i ti em, " - Wen Cm! Y terY at o a Ecov om c5 3rd ear rtone) The Internet offers us much usefu information when the Firestone recall was announced. The Firestone recall brought up a lot of concerns on car safety. Photographed By: Roberto Reyes Ang !« n« MjRCmer Frint «y Hie, Qk ' y Cl Favorite. 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People all over California were faced with electricit) ' bills that were between 200 and 400 percent higher than their normal bills and the threat of blackouts looming ahead in the not so distant future. Suddenly what seemed like a problem for the power companies became an enormous threat to their consumers. How this crisis began and how it got so out of control, was the question on the minds of many Califomians. A brochure published on the internet by Southern California Edison, one of the power companies most affected by the crisis in Southern California, described the problem as stemming from the fact that California uses natural gas, a fuel which is much more expensixe than the low-sulfur fuel oil or coal used in other states. They also contributed much of the problem to the fact that citizens were against the idea of building new power plants and their complaints slowed down the building process of the plants. Signs of an impending shortage began in the summer of 2000. As reported by the informative web sites published by SCE, there were blackouts and 22 emergency shortages in the Bay area during the month of June. Shortly therafter, San Diego residents started to feel the affects of this crisis when their bills increased at dramatic rates. The winter months brought even higher bills for more Southern Califomians and even rolhng blackouts in many areas during the first few weeks of the vear Although the crisis seemed hopeless, SCE and other companies issued chiims that they would continue to try and keep costs down and urged consumers to conserve in every possible way. " SCE ' s objective is to keep the hghts on in Soudiem California and to provide reliable and safe service to customers. " The state government also issued hsts of ways to conserve electricity during the shortage. Radio and T commericals asked consumers to conserve by doing things like using large appliances such as washing machines and dryers during off peak hours, unplugging extra refridgerators, and turning off all but the most necessary lights. Many Califomians and in tmth many citizens of other Western states, felt the consequences of the most severe power shortage California had seen in decades. While consumers tried hard to conserve the precious Httle energy Califomia still had, power companies and the state government fought hard to end the crisis and restmcture the market to prevent the crisis from reoccuring in the future. ■r " 5C£ ' 5 objective i5 to kQQ.p (f Q q(h 5 OKI v SoMem California av d to provide reliable and 5afe service to customers, " California EdisoKi 166 ISSUES Roberto Reyes Ang Hasting College Law student Jesse Sisgold is helped out of an elevator that is stuck between floors due to the power crisis. Both Northern and Southern California felt the effects of the blackouts. POWER CRISIS 167 Wilshire. t [early displayed Medical Plaza. " ■ ited » I nni P-Hf . ' f ' lv ' 77tf. x . Controversy over a Westwood mural raised _ questions about freedom of speech H I B k Anmral of tlie Statue of Libei+v ' situated on the side of the Westwood Medical Plaza building was the subject at hand in a contixnersy over the rights to free public speech. The artist, Mike McNeillw was painting his mural on Febman- 20, 1999 for only a few hours before police accosted him, citing the artist with 16 criminal charges that could ha e led to either sLx months in jail or a S 1,500 fine. The primary reason why McNeilly was arrested was that he had violated a cit code which said that an artist maN ' not paint a mural that is in public iew without first obtaining a permit from the Cultural Affiiirs Commission. According to City Councilman Feuer, the particular section of W estwood at which the mural was located " merits special protection from off-site billboards and mural signs. " In response to the accusations laid against him, McNeill)- argued that the process of getting a permit to p;iint his mural was not as easy as it sounds. In order to apply for a permit at the Cultural Affairs Commission, McNeilly needed to obtain permission from Feuer, which McNeilly claimed would have been very unlikely. McNeilly cited the 1969 Shuttlesw ' orth ' . City of Birmingham Supreme Court case in which it was ruled unconstitutional for a higher power (such as the cit) ) to restrain citizens from their right to free speech without specifying " narrow, objective and definite standards. " Bob Ross, McNeilh ' s attonie)-, also planned to use the cit) ' municipal code yHy15 " t " fQ DQCt v Q 91.6205.1, which stated that artists were allowed to paint temporary signs that contain , , 4- " political, ideological, non-commercial messages without obtaining a permit. The C ' P ' IkIKJkI UI I IUjC building owner, who supported McNeilly, ;ilso faced charges. Therefore, according to Aj( ]r-) P f (lJ P [ McNeillv, it was because of the impossibility of obtaining permission from the - i i « councilman that constituted a violation of McNeilly s First Amendment right to free QX ' bCkO Q.Q. WIT k1 IL speech. " Although I personally agree with the mur;il ' s message, I also diink that one must respect the opinion of those who might disagree with it, " said Anthony Aleta, a second ear political science student. " This is wh - I can see vvhv the councilman would be opposed to the mural. " McNeilly refused to take the mural down during the court process for fear that doing so would indicate the cits ' s victon ' . On the original mural, McNeilly had painted a tear on the eye of die Statue as a symbohc protest ot his arrest. Soon after the arrest, McNeilly laid across die unfinished mural a sign saying " Liberty Censored, " and then on Memorial Day 2000, covered the mural with a new graphic called " Liberty 2000. " On August 10, 2000, McNeillv again covered the mural with another graphic called " Know Censorship " in which " know " was used instead of " no " to let the public " know " about the infringement of the right to free speech laid against him. The mural condnued to change and raise controversy periodically, such as the " Pearl Harbor " movie ad put up for a short time in March. This controversv, alth(High it may not have occupied the top spot in the CNN Headline News, was nonetheless nevvsworthv. The debate over the right to free expression and speech was one that has been important to American citizens for decades. In fighting for his right to express himself, McNeilly continued the legacv ' of this debate and impressed upon many people the importance of standing up for whatever we believed in. tl " Alti OMg I per50 ialliy) aqfQQ witi (f e mwdb me55aqe, I also ( Y k (f a! om - Anthony Aleta Political Scie ice 2Kid L ear LIBERTY MURAL 169 UIB Jpdents in general were i n tota pport of out talented athletes su Ashleiqh C W Rumors of the special treatment athletes receive have circulated for years. People have claimed athletes get new cars, clothes and other benefits ' regular ' students were denied. But were these rumors true? And more importantly, if so, were this treatments well deserved? No one attends UCLA for four years without coming to understand the importance of the athletic department to the school. One trip to a UCLA football game illustrated the pride and fanatic enthusiasm students and alums share in support of Bruin sports. Furthermore, the money that the games and the teams brought in to UCLA was enough to assure any doubters that the UCLA athletic department was one of the most profitable sectors of the school. But despite the importance of the department, some students still felt that the special treatment of athletes at UCLA was unfair They felt that there was no reason why athletes got to take their finals early or get free parking while the rest of us were denied these benefits. Because there were so many different opinions about this subject, we ask students what they had to say about this issue. It turns out, most people supported the athletes, specitil treatment or not. So, although some may feel that early finals and special tutoring was unfair, many felt it was justified in light of the many benefits the athletes bring to the school. fit I " I do HY k e mcQwjQ special treatmev]t bwt I tCiini it ' s JMstified because t eijj go awaiy) a lot to meets and e jev]ts. " - Mic(nelle Dei ing Biologi) 2nd ear 170 ISSUES " I realliy) cav ' t sav} w etf]er or not at(r etes receive special treatment but I deliniteliy| t v k collegiate oti letes sfewld receive compensation for t( e reveniyie ti ci bring into universities " - David Hi itc ins BMsiness £coy ow c5. 4t(n ujear ] v p 1 g|y Hk l " 1 woMid saiy) it cavi riAvi " At(iletes maij receive special treatment but bot(h waL]s, If t ei do (receive benefits), tihe deserve tdiem becaiAse ti eL] are reqmed to tfoeiy) earYi so miAc practice for fiows everijdaiy) amd travel om moYiei j avid respect for t e scfeol, " weei ends av d don ' t get paid for t e y ork ti eiy) - Amir lacob BioiogL) do: 3rd i)ear SociologL) 4t( u)ear The newly renovaled J.D. Morgan Center now boasts more offices for coaches and more student-athlete services. The administration for all the different types of UCLA Sports was located in this office. Photographed By; Roberto Reyes Ang TES ' SPECIAL TREATMENT College rivalries got students across the juntry engaged in bitter competition JBy Erik Fonseca I rAA ow Since the beginning of time man has al a s competed for the essential things to survive. Whetlier it was for food, clothing, or shelter, man has always searched for an image and a territorv- in which he may express himself. To accomplish these feats, man had to compete with odier men or beasts win. Whether it was a caveman competing with other cavemen for shelter or women or the powerful emperor Augustus in the Roman empire fighting to e.xpand his kingdom and conquer the world agiunst the resistance of his bitter rivals, man has alwavs expressed a desire to be dominant. Millions of vears later a lot has changed, but the determination to rise above )our competitor has not. Toda -, we find these actions most i idh ' expressed in sports rivalries, especially in the competitive world of college sports. UCLA knew a thing or Uvo about rivalries, as was clearly evident in the bitter attitudes of most students when the letters ' USC were mentioned. During Beat ' $C week UCLA held a bonfire, destroyed a car, and even sang chants to express our hatred towards those nastv Trojans. Although the rivalry has become a strong and long lasting tradition for both schools, occasionallv things go a little far This vear, SC (in the opinion of many) went to far by spray painting many signs on Bniin wiilk and releasing rats with red and gold tails into the on-campus computer lull. In the past, both Tonuuv Trojan and our sacred Bruin Bear have also been vandalized. In these modern times, the Bruins go to extremes by vvTapping our bear in a giant latex condom to protect it from SC vandals. Likewise SC took precautionarv measures to ensure the safetv ' of Tommy But college rivalries didn ' t begin or end with the LA cross town rivalry. Battles between schools were all across the country. USCs rivalry with Notre Dame, Stanford and Cal Berkeley, Miami and Florida State, Army and Navy, and Harvard and Yale were just a few rivalries students experienced during the college years. Whether it was football, basketball, soccer, or academics, students tried hard to better their rivals in order to bring a better name to their own universities and at least a little disgrace to the enemy. Howard Chambi, a graduate student in historv, expressed mixed feeling about this issue, indicating that college rivalries can be " fun but pointless. " But Shondella McClellan a fourth vear political science student and a cheerleader Siiid, " Everv vear I look (bnvard to the UCLA versus USC football game. Being part of a Bruin tradition where for one day.. .over 20,000 UCLA students unite to achieve a common goal. ..Ideating that enemv from across tovvni! " But not all Bruins approved of this ongoing battle. Chai Shenoy, a fourth year political science student expressed her feelings by saying, " I think the USC and UCLA rivalry is not healthv. It does not promote on love. " Regardless of how different people ' s opinions were on die subject, the fact remains, no matter how wrong it might be. Bruins were still better. " ,„Dver 2D,DDD MCLA ' D Adm 5 MKiite to ac(f eNQ a cummuA qoaL becAfmq t( at emm from acro55 town! " - 5 ov de a McClellan Political Science 4t(i i)ear Roberto Reyes Ang A student sells voodoo dolls on Bruin Walk during Beat ' SC Week. The cross-town rivalry intensified that week as the campus filled with anti-USC spirit. I 172 ISSUES i l i l 7 % ' I ; I®fi. -- , - ' . ' . f . njfcj Tf» jj,., -• 1 ■ i 7 1 |-1 :ir RIVALRIES 173 CONSTRUCTION ACCESS ONLY Construction on campus was an ongoing phenomenon that mystified many students H H RH By Erin Sheffield i or UCLA students were o envhelined In ' the amount of construction that occurred on campus. It seemed like just as a project was finished, the Facilities Management tmck pulled up and tore another building down, Clearlw UCLA was not satisfied until perfection had been reached. Brick pathwa s were redone at the first sign of wear and tear, and grass was often dug up and replanted outside of Kercklioff and other buildings for no apparent reason. Certmnh- all of these projects had a puipose. Despite what students may ha " e thought, the constniction projects were not arbitran ' . " It is exciting to see the progress that the)- make, but it is fmstrating that the campus is always torn up, often inconveniencing people; I doubt the - will e er stop, " remarked Nicholas Sanchez, a third year histon ' and psychology- | " | " |3 XCltlH6f tO student. The amount of building and remodeling that was always happening on , campus was ovenvhelming to many students. When was the last time there was no JCC I K IL yfULjlLDJ construction going on at all? It was definitely long before any of us were here. tf]CJ t t PlA W G!R.Q. Many of the constmction projects did fulfill the need for more space as UCLA , , continued to grow. The new De Neve Plaza remained unfinished as hundreds of l) M It 15 underclassmen mo ed in to the areas that were complete. When the project finjilly came to an end, it was soon as o ercrowded as the other student housing. Plans for more dorms were constantl) in the works. In addition to housing shortages, the need for additional classroom space was also a problem for the e ' er-e. panding campus. The old Career Center was demolished in order to build a new Ph ' sics and Astronom - building. Plans illustrated a building that resemble UCLA ' s statel) ' brick buildings from the exterior. The new Career Center was relocated to a recently finished building on Westwood Boulevard. One by one, UCLA ' s four original buildings were vacated and seismic iproxements were made in addition to general renovations and remodeling. Haines frMstroting ti ot t e camp A5 is always om Ap " Nic(nola5 Sanchez Historij 3rd eaf Hall was to be completed Spring quarter and undoubtedly will be occupied once agiiin by students and professors. In addition to new buildings that pro ided more space, this reno ' ation assured us that existing space would not be lost for future Bruins. Students who looked back at the changes on campus dining their time at UCLA were amazed. In the past three vears, the Morgan Center was built (after the existing building was first demolished), the parking stmcture beneath the Men ' s Gym and the Dance building was completed and the quad was reopened, work began on the new Medical Center, and the Wooden Center went through some expansion. Landscaping changes were even more abundant with areas around Public Policy recei ing a complete facelift and other areas seeing more minor changes. There were certainly more alterations than have been discussed, but just those aforementioned illustrated how UCLA was changing and continuing to improve itself for future generations. { CONSTRUCTION 175 A cc ' lege education was increasingly expensive, but increasingly valuable as well i By Ashleigh Lonson As senior year drew to a close and graduation loomed up aliead, thousands of high school students faced the big decision. What next? Although the possibilities seemed endless, college seemed to be the logical answer to this life changing question. While four more years of school seemed like an endless commitment to more tests, midterms, and papers, as freshman year began, first ' ear college students began to see that diey had clearly made the right decision. Increasingly each year, the demand for college educated employees grew. As technology ' became a more integral part of the workplace, a college degree was no longer an impressive addition to the resume, but a mandatory factor in getting the job. Gone were the davs when a high school education could carry one through life to a rewarding and successful career. Today, a college degree was a standard expectation for anyone interested in a promising career. Advancements in technology and our growing understanding of the workings of the world has led to the quickening of the pace of life and a new need for well educated and imaginative members of the workforce. Employers have increasingly begun to realize that a college education was an necessary to this new and improved workforce. Employees who lacked this crucial element on their resumes have recently begun to find that they are left at a clear disadvantage, as more college graduates enter the workplace and fill high-paying positions. But the growing cost of attaining higher education often discouraged potential college graduates from achieving graduation goals. Every year tuition increased and with it, the number of students who can not afford to get their degrees. Never the less, the importance of a college education has continued to grow and more employees have felt the pressure to return to school and complete their educations, despite the hefty toll it might take on their paychecks. Maysa Eissa, a third year English and French student reflected on how her education will affect her after she graduates. " College education is expensive but I ' m hoping that the benefits we will receive in the workplace after we graduate, will make the cost more than worth it. I ' ve talked to a lot friends who have graduated from UCLA and they all say that you might as well not even walk in the door [of a potential job] if you don ' t have a college degree. I think paying for college is definitely an ' investment for my future, ' " said Eissa. Clearly, a college education has became an inxaluable resource in the quest for employment. Despite the high cost of education, it seemed that students were willing to shell out the money now in order to reap the many benefits later. In this age of technology, and social advancement, the education and training as well as the exposure to diverse interests and backgrounds received in college will stand us in good stead as we earned our diplomas and headed out into the real world. " College ed Acat 0Y is expemve but I ' m looping tto t e bev ef t5n,after we gmdiAote will ma e t e cost more (f aY worti it, " - Mai sa Eissa EKiglis(i ofKid FreKic(i 3rd i ear 176 ISSUES bangtip Lhiendpradap Knowing tfie opportunities out tliere gives great encouragement to many Bruins. Students often took advantage of UCLA ' s career planning centers ' resources and connections. I - k-- - . Kolicrlo Kovcs Am; %i Apathy was not allowed. UGLA fans have lor years shown some of the strongest spirit around in support of events that are such a part of the UGLA experience. As usual Bruins not deciced out and dressed up as tney showed un to yell the many sportina events that are such a part of the ITCLA experience. As usual. Bruins not deciced out and usual Bruins not dressed un as tnev usual Bruins not deciced dressed up as tney showed and scream for their nu team. UCLA Mens Basketball player T.J. Cummings makes a basket. This spectacular player scored 24 points in his debut game for the Bruins. Cummings. from Homewood, Illinois, was the son of former NBA player for the Golden State Warriors. Terry Cummings. Roberto Reyes Ana At the UCLA vs. USC football game, yellow and blue faces and bodies cheered for every touchdown with high spirits. It was THE game - everybody went or saw it on television. Attending sporting events was one of the many ways that Bruins had fim and spent their precious weekends and evenings. Despite the tact that most students had to juggle school, work and extracurricular activities, as always, fans made time for the games and showed up to support the blue and gold with that old traditional Bruin spirit. Whether it was to cheer on good friends at swim meets, scope out that cute pitcher from the baseball team, or rally against a cross- town rival team that had no chance of claiming victory, the fans of UCLA athletics never failed to show support. " The sports fans here at UCLA really bring the school together, " said Stephanie Toby, a second year American literature student. " My friends and I always had so much fun dressing up and getting out there to cheer on the athletes. " It was not just current students who sported their UCLA gear while trecking to games. Hundreds of alumni came as well, bringing their children and families to spread that Bruin love. Even prospective Bruins that have just entered elementary school came to scream for their favorite role models with the " I ' m going to college " program. No matter their what age, size or attachment to UCLA was, every person that cheered or clapped helped that winning touchdown, goal, or run to be made. Of course, it w as none other than the talented athletes of UCLA that brought extra fame and reputation to an already outstanding school. With a drive to succeed for the team or with a personal desire to break self-set boundaries. Bruin athletes pushed their hardest to win. " That feeling when you know you ' re about to beat a team, and the clock is ticking down; you know you ' re going to win and that it took the whole team to get there - that ' s the best feeling, " said fifth year Women ' s Basketball player Marie Philman. It was with this deep passion that all UCLA athletes played. With world-renowned coaches and many number one ranked programs. Bruins had experience and knowledge to push them ahead. The year was filled with wins and unexpected losses, which created euphoria or sometimes sadness amongst the entire student body. The cheerful air surrounding Bruin Walk following an amazing win the night before showed the immense impact that athletics had on UCLA as a whole. It wasn ' t just athletes that got into the games. Screaming fans felt that yelling just a little louder would block the opponent ' s goal or send the ball flying out of the park. Though UCLA wasn ' t just about sports, the athletics created a sense of unity and pride throughout campus. If we won, we all cheered. However, if we lost, we vowed to take on that team, far away or just across town, with a vengeance in 12 months ' time. And they had better watch out: all of UCLA will be there along with the athletes to win. By: Carrie Basham Lifc Yearbook 1955 It is difficult to believe these players were on the field in 1955. The UCLA crowd, players and game were very similar to those of 2001. lin Life Yearbook 1979 In 1979, two women soccer players battle for the soccer ball. Though the uniforms they wore then may not have looked much like today ' s uniforms, UCLA soccer teams had not changed much they still challenged the best. Roberto Reyes Ang 178 SPORTS Rosette Gonzales The cheerleading squad ignites the crowd with their enthusiasm at the Beat ' SC rally. Though nights were often cold, the weather never prevented the squad from supporting UCLA. 4 UCLA cheerleaders deserved respect for their athletic talent and their dedication to UCLA spirit I The UCL. cheerleaders pla ' ed lui integral part in promoting school spirit both at games and tliroughout the conimunity during their nmnerous public appearances. According to their ad isor VIollie Quinn, " the UCLA Spirit Squad continues to work hard to promote school spirit, and through long practices and constant!) challenging tliemselves, they ha e achie ed the highest level of their sport. " TechnicalK, the cheerleaders were only one part of the U(X. Spirit Squad, but each separate group desen ' ed its individual spothght. One could not find diem on the UCLA Athletics website because they were actually a part of the Center for Student Programming located in Kercklioff Hall, far from the other athletes in the Morgan Center. Despite this distinction, the members were clear!)- athletes. Their practice schedule consisted of two-hour practices, from 6:30 until 8:30 each weekday morning, five days a week. Following auditions in May, the cheerleaders held simimer practices fixe to eight hours a day from July through September. This rigorous practice schedule did not include their attendance at games which included football, men ' s and women ' s basketball, and the OKnipic sports such as men ' s volleyball, women ' s gymnastics, Softball, and soccer. To make even further demands on their time, squad members often made public appearances, usuallv at some tvpe of an alumni event and frequentlv for local radio and television stations as well. The UCLA cheerleading squad was co-ed, giving the members some extra muscle and allowing them to throw tlie girls even higher antl perfonn more comphcated stunts. Most of the men had some cheerleading experience either during high school or at a company such as United Spirit Association. Some, however, had no [)rior experience, yet thev ' had the athletic abilit) ' and coordination that worked so well for the squad. Tliis was partly due to many hours in die gym before auchtions took place. Given their long hours of workouts, choreography, polishing, performing, cheering, competing, and making public appearances, it was hard to think of the squad as anything other than anotlier UCLA athletic team. Roberto Reyes Ang Roselte Gonzales CHEER 179 Courtney Capps and NictJe Rush flash brilliant smiles as theyiwait to perform for crowds at UCIJA. The dancers performed not only at UCLA but also at many B y Susie Lee shows off her moi) the Dance Team e)KCutes a difficult rountine at a home hasketbiill . The dancers practiced five days " 3%%iJyD perfect their skills. Mollie Quinn » 1 1 ,C I P- - Velesifc| WW Roberto Reyes Aug 180 SPORTS Molllc Quinn Tara Osbrink completes a perfect fpirouette as fans took on in awe. he auditions to win a position on the Dance team were competitive and involve difficult technical dance moves. Away by Cairie Basham p 5 UCLA dancers twisted and turned with flair W No one can clSiy that UCLA football and basketball would not be l CLA tootbal! and basketball without the entire Spirit Squad, riie ex-tremeix ' dedieated members of the UCLA Cheerleading S(|iKid, Dance Team and Yell Crew have lor nian ye;u " s embodied Bniin sprit. . Kva s supporting the team from the .sidelines, the talented members of these groups not onh encourage die players, but also helped to pump up the crowd and excite the fans. Altliough all three groups were teehiiieally part of the Spirit Squad, each has its own function, and personality. The Dance Team defiiiiteh dispkued an imdeniiible attitude and style whether the girls were on the court or on the field. But the treAf. mo es and coordination of the team wasn ' t nearly as easy as it looks. The Dance Team practiced long hours five davs a week iAddition to attenchng almost all the major sporting events throughout the ' ear, both at UCLA and a ' ; K: On top of this ahead) ' rigorous schedflp the Team, hke tiie Cheerleadinij Squad, ;ilso frequently made public appearances for radio and lA ' to help promote UCLA and the athletic department. AlthougJ! the Dance team did not compete, as does its Clieerleading coumteqDart, the competition to win a spot on the team was fierce enough. Thousands of girls compete every year to be a part of this eleven women group. ,. So was all their 1 lard work and coi " Bfcment worti i it? One UCLA sporting e ent experience w ill eeitainly co nvince any doubter that it was. The tinesse and extra spark the girls brought to every game they attend was enough to illustrate how nun h their dedication has payed off The UCLA Dance Team vork(-d hard and practiced even harder to perform at e en game, rain -o hine. And, after iJl the determination, reherscils, aiid piactices, it was undeniable that their contributions to tiie UCLA athletic experience were innumberable. Combmed with die Cheerleading Squad, the Yell S(|uad and the talented UCLA Marching Baud, whatever the outcome of the game, the Dance team alwaxs puts on a good show. ilpance Team: Top Row: Tara O bijnk, Jol T a(k. B uchholz. Megan Walsh. Bottom Row: Kari Pickler. Nicole Rush, McClellan, Laurie , Courtney Capps. r% mm T. T-hjee exible dancers show their stutf at a UCLA basketball game. , The members of the Dance Team practiced long hours to achieve cjoordination and pizazz. » ► ' .A ■%■■■ -I FV -3j Roberto Reyes Ang Mollie Quinn DANCE 181 «$ Band members cheer during a performance at a home football game. The band kept the mood alive by doing a complex and entertainina field show. The drum line creates the rhythm for a halftime show. The percussion section led the Band with their synchronization, keeping the instruments together. y Lynn Nishimura 1 82 SPORTS Rosette Gonzales Lynn Nishimura A band member raises her hand in support of the Bniins. Band members not only entertained the crowd during football games, but contributed to the spirit. CD ■tiSand by Jennifer Bayerd The UCLA Marching Band left Bruins sports fans screaming (and singing) their praises 1iile many students originally questioned the presence of the haiul in the athletics section of the yearbook, this year the 250- nu ' iiiher Marching Band rightfully earned their place. The musical s[iirit of tliose in the blue and gold Hawaiian shirts enihociies the concept of the 12th Bruin. Not onl did the band pro ide " amping " music to bodi fans and players, but the group also took their Bruin pride onto the field, challenging USCs band to a football contest before the big game. Trachtioniilh ' , the Band Bowl took place the Sunilay before the big game and kicks off Beat ' SC week. UCLA leds the series with 25 wins, compared to USCs 15 victories, a feat which, unfortunateK ' was not matched hv the football team. MnsicalK-, not only did die band stick to die traditional classics, such as " Sons of Westwood, " but their repertoire also included current faxorites, such as Offspring, Baha Men, and even Pseudopod. These tunes were familiar to die students, who could be seen not Only cheering, but dancing in t he stands as well. The Band ' s enthusiasm extended to much more tlian l()()ti)all, as the smaller ' arsit ' Band brought music and excitement to ail home men ' s and women ' s basketball games, as well as selected awa ' games. The ' arsitx Band also played at men ' s and women ' s ' olleyball niatclics. soccer matches, and various other special events. While the Band may not win games or score touchdowns, it was unquestionably a critical part of UCLA athletics. Witliout their support, winning would be much more difficult for the teams. The dedication and hard work of the Band was also something to be admired. Endless practices and incomenient awa)- games were only a small part of the incredible commitment the members of tliis ' team ' make to bring spirit and excitement to UCLA and its man) sporting e ents. So the next time you ' re at a game, think about liow much the Band adds to the experience. After all, you know ou sing along to every song. ' Who doesn ' t ' ? V ASUCLA Photography Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography BAND 183 ill sports fall sports fall sports fall sports fall sports u ( Lynn Nishimura • " % % m e -v. VNlMMifaii ' ' " Wj footballbandWaterpOlOcheerieadersdancefooi 184 SPORTS tts fall sports fall sports fal Edward Lin Daily Bruin vj % ' M ' i • f h E y »»=. » ncefootbaiicrosscountrywaterpoiocheerieaiii DIVIDER 185 CLiLFi] IPvi 1 kA A 186 SPORTS - ?■. by Kevin Lee The Bruins were still d force to be reckoned with Going 6-5 for the season, the UCLA Football team had a great year,. They defeated Alabj iia and Michigan, both of which were ranked top three in the pre-season polls. Quarterback Cor ' Pans had an injury-ridden season, separating his shoulder in the very first game against Alabama. Second-string cjuarterback Ryan McCann had to take over and continued to start as quarterback for the nejct three games. Although Paus- ' recovered, he suffered fmlijer j.niuries_,jjjjJj jjj owl game. " The fabulous one, " Freddi Mitchell, opened ever) ' ones eyes a „ he exploded onto the field this year and was determined to make the most of this season. Mitchell led the Bruins with 77 receptions, second-most in UCLA history, and set a school record of L494 receiving yards. In the Sun Bowl, the Bruins suffered an gunfortimate one point loss Ito Wisconsin, 21-20. .Mitcliell walked away with the MVP award after catching nine passes for a Sun Bowl-record of 180 yards. During the game, however, the overly enthusiastic Mitchell cost UCLA two fouls for misportmanlike conduct. The Bruins also lost to use again, 38-35. lonicaUy, however, USC ended up dead last in the PAC-10, while UCLA was somewhere in the middle. The Bruins suffereJigurprising losses to both USC and Cal. Daspitr UC ' LA ' ijiiy-ridden season, the Bruins pra . ' ed h■ d •, were still a force to be reckoned with in the P. ; . Lynn . ' ishimura Falling after a play, one player lies on the ground while Jermaine Lewis and Mike Seidman come to his aid. Bruin sportsmanship was .a key factdr in team unity and success. As the Bruins tackle the defense, Tailbaraf DeShaun Foster prepares to run for a touchdown. Tight Ends Mike Seidman and Bryan Fletcher came to Foster ' s aid by clearing the path. FOOTBALL rl 87 Roberto Reyes Ang 188 SPORTS Roberto Rows An Finding an open man. Quarterback Ryan McCann gets ready to fire the ball. A worried opponent follows diligently. %J!¥fe have a lot of talent and experience, on both A- offense and defense. ' ' ' DeShaun Foster, Tailback, Junior 2000-2001 Football: Marques Anderson, Audie Attar, Dave Ball, Mat Ball, Jason Bell, Drew Bennett, Bryce ' Bohlander, Terence Bowman, Craig Bragg, Kevin Brant, Oscar Cabrera, Nick Carey, Ray Cassaday, Brandon Chillar, Tyson Clayton, Kenyon Coleman, Gabe Crecion, Troy Danoff, Jon Dubravac, Eyoseph Efseaff, Ben Emanuel. Asi Faoa, Nate Fikse. Anthony Fletcher. Bryan Fletcher, DeShaun Foster, Dennis Fox, Jeff Grau, Chris Griffith, Akil Harris. Jonathan Hogstad, Joe Hunter, Ed leremia-Stansbury, Chris Jackson. Cody Joyce, Blane Kezirian, Chris Kluwe, Ken Kocher, Matt Kocher, Rob Kolaczynski, Luke Krall, Shane Lehmann, Rodney Leisle. Garrett Lepisto. Jermaine Lewis. Dennis Link, Taylor Llewelly. Kory Lombard, Ryan Maier, Saia Makakaufaki , Ricky Manning Jr., Ryan McCann. Dashaun McCullough. Scott McEwan, Freddie Mitchell, Paul Mociler, Steve Morgan, Ryan Nece, Paul Nelson, Pat Norton, Jerry Owens. Jeff Patty, Cory Paus, Tab Perry, Adam Peters. Sean Phillips, Brian Polak, Brian Poli-Dixon, Chris Poling, Ken Pritchett, John Ream. Devon Reese, Marcus Reese, Mike Saffer. Steve Sanchez, Mike Seidman, Keith Short, Ryan Smith, Matt Stanley, Jason Stephens, Kevin Stromsborg, Stephen Sua, Robert Thomas, Russell Thomas. Mike Vanis, Steven Vieira, Tim Warfield, Josh Webb, Micah Webb, Manuel White Jr., Tony White, Ryan Wikert, Ryan Wilkins, Rusty Williams, Blake Worley, Roman Ybarra, Eric Zdenek, Jason Zdenek. „ . . , ,. Backmg away from the one ol scrimmage, quarterback Ryan McCann runs to make the pass. Stanford followed close behind. Lynn Nishimura Roberto Reyes Aug CD o uieWin Kathryn Lee gains control of the ball as she is confronted by an opponent. The players took aggresive but necessary steps to secure UCLA victory. by Jennifer Bayerd UCLA ' s Women ' s Soccer finished at the top Beginning the season with nine returning starters, a top- ranked recniiting class, and a national rank of 14, the UCL Women ' s Soccer team was poised for an outstanding season. Last summer in the preseason. Head Coach JiUian Ellis stated, " I don ' t put a whole lot of stock in preseason rankings. I always tell the plaM-rs at the beginning of the season that it ' s not where von start, it ' s where you finish. " Her prophetic words must ha ' e been ringing in tlieir ears where the Bruins ended up at the end of the season — the 2000 NCAA College Cup in San Jose. This ' was UCLA ' s fifth showing in the, NCAA Tournament in the mere eiglit years of tiie women ' s soccer program. Junior co-captains Krista Boling and Bethany Bogart led their team through an incredible series of victories, dominating the entire season, and culminating in a disappointing loss to University of North Carohna in the championship " I alwai]5 tell t(ne ■ j5 at t e p m q rj tine season t( at it ' s mt w ere iy)oi i start, it ' s wihere you flmh " -mian Ellis, Uead Coac game. As soccer fans can atfelt, th ttstanding talent among tlie team this year was remark;ihle. The 2000 recruiting class was ranked number one and included Olympian Nancli Pnce Defensive standouts included Bogart and Krista Boling, not to mention the incredible skill of goalkeeper CiCi Peterson. Offensixely, Rigamat, Igiilbum, James, Duncan, and Breana Boling all deser ' e men n. " We rgaliy pulled together as a team. There was talent, but also a comaraderie that made for an incredible season, " said CiCi Peterson. The outstanding 2000 season points the wa) to 2001... r l-orward Stephanie Rigamat fights to maintain possesion of the ball. Soccer players aggressively battled to score and defend their goal. 190 SPORTS Nicole Mllicr Oiiily Bruin w In an attempt to score for the Bruins, Venus James sets up to kick with all her might. UCLA ' s soccer team had the strength and the will to win, leading them to a successful season. Nicole Miller Daily Bruin WOMEN ' S SOCCER 191 SHOTS snuEs lO " •O M I I I 1 1 I I 1 I I I , M M I H I I 1 1 I I « m ' Stephanie Rigamat and her opponent chase after the soccer ball. Rigamat was a sociology major that transferee! from UC Irvin. Our Bruin forward heads the ball. winning points for UCLA. UCLA soccer games always involved stiff competition. W } Nicole Miller Daily Bruin 192 SPORTS Nicole Miller Daily Bruin M i Ai ' i " k- ■ ■ ' 7 .o. J Patil Armenian Daily Bruin A use player and Venus James battle for control of the ball. Women ' s Soccer games were usually very physical and intense. NicoleMiller Daily Buin After the USC opponent heads the ball. Bruin defense plans to attack . All positions worked both sides of the field to win the game. •r b. " " women ' s ' M l " We rea y pulled together as a team. There was talent, but also a comaraderie that made for an incredible season ' -CiCi Peterson, Goalkeeper, 4 th year 2000-2001 Women ' s Soccer: Top Row: Head Coach Jillian Ellis, Assistant C cli Lisa Shattiick, Kristine Brittingham, " hitne - Jones. Naiidi Pnce, Karissa Hampton, Trace)- Milburn, Conrtne) i fa eain Manager Lacey Nickerson, i Assistant Coach Katerine Mertz. Middle Row: Kathr n Lee, ' enus James, |UyNl igan, Jessica Stamp, Michelle Mangiardi, Brittam- Whalen, Breana Boling. Bethanv Bogart, Staci Dmik in, Ltndsa Greco. Bottom Row: Emily Emsdorf, Katherine Bjaze ich, X ' ictoria Bloom, Sarah-Gasle Swanson. jaclyn,Hanvood, Cici Peterson, Katie Greenwood, Stephanie Rigamat, Lauren Emblem. Krista Bblifefe, Tiacev Winzen. sUCbK rhotography WOMEN ' S SOCCER 193 Nicole Miller Daily Bruin DRAKE STADIUM UCLA HBLF BLEST. It " x i L ' ' " " HlMMH te ku. IL V 194 SPORTS $ Ux Aiin.i , ik ' P iil ' liruin by Jennifer Bayard Toughing it out in the tournament It should come as no suq)rise that the UCLA Men ' s Soccer team scored a bid to the 2000 NCAA Tournament. After all, this was the ISth straight year of UCLA ' s in olvement with the College Cup. Wliat was suiprising was that UCLA ' s fate was held in the hands of a 10 member selection committee. After a string ol tough losses, it seemed the season would end with the conclusion of conference play. However, after big wins over Stanford and CaK UCLA clinched their position in the bracket, positioned against the number 4 ranked San Sftirin- Diego Toreros. ' 0 After 18i years, senior Caleb Westbav said, " It would have been kind of an embarrassment if we hadn ' t made it. " Head coach Todd Saldana said, " For tlie first time in a long time, there were some questions going into the selection, and it was more in the hands of the committee than it had probably e er been for onr proij;ram. " Willi .50 seconds IciL oil die (lock, V ' ' estl)av incredible sa ' e and f prexciitcd the Toreios from si ' oring, resulting iu A ' JC ' ii the ' j;anie going i ' |9»V (A ' crtiiue, neither sidf 11 ha ' ini sccn-ed a single! j|| goal. Ten minutes i " to%Afcl o ' ertiiiie, tlic Torerr " ' •■ managed to sneak fliie knockin ' J c ' Btnflh ' oiJl: ' of the tonnianient. with a 12-7 season. t% Senior starters Ryan Lee, McKinlcx Tennyson Jn, Shaun )|(||V| Tsakiris, and Caleb Westbay all made outstanchng J||. • contributions to the team, and will be sorely missed Mt year. Tennyson was ranked No. 9 on UCl A ' s all-time career points list witli 102. Tsakiris ranked fifth on UCLA ' s all-time career assists list with 31. .1 Ai. ' 1j over a fallen opponent in a battle for the bail. The Bruins fought for victory in the NCAA Tournament but unfortimatly suffered a loss. imy I Joey usunas sets up to leal llic ball linm his Saint Mary ' s opponent. The talent and determination of the team was obvious by the tough games won this season. MEN ' S SOCCER 195 Anna Avik Daily Bruin MfdRlldei- Sean Tsakiris sends the ball flying as an opponent prepares to defend. Tsakiris was a 3-year Varsity letter earner and an asset to the team. fcKinley dribbles the ball around the legs of his defender. With fancy footwork and quick thinking, McKinley was able to reach the goal. II Patil Armenian Daily Buin 5 M H _ 5 jk JjL ' n P a lit I IHl 9 S P w ' ' %-.H Patil Armenian Daily Bruin 196 SPORTS Anna Avik Daily Bruin Midfielder Tim Pierce heads thej ball away from his opponent. Fast j maneuvers were UCLA ' s strengths] on the soccer field a It would have been kinaofan embarrassmen hadn ' t made it ' ' Caleb Westbay, Junior Midfielder, 4th year 200O-20O J en ' s Soccer: Top Row: Head Coac|i Todd Saidaiiu, Brf Foote, Leonard Griffin, McKinle - Tennvson Jr., .A,lex Yi, Ryan Lee. Scot Thompson Cliff Ms atigy, Assistant Coach Ste e Rammel. Middle Row : Nelson Akwa Matt Taylor Ty Maurin. Brandon Kay, Dru Hoshimiya, K -le Julian, Sean alker, Saun Tsa»is, Adolfo Gregorio. Bottom Row; John Carson, Ton)- Lawson. Jimm ' Fra e, Stephen Gardler, DJ Countess, Zach Wells, Tim Pierce, Ryan Futag ' . Caleb Westbay. , x o ; ?an4 a raaHe, ASUCLA Phologrdpliy MEN ' S SOCCER 197 Patil Armenian Daily Bruin bJD - §i ;Finish by Ashleigh Lonson a thi A UCLA Men ' s and Women ' i ross Country teams ran toward victory Tlie UCLA NfSi s Bp en ' s Cross Coimtn- teams enjo 1 1 season of numerous peSnal and team achievements. Staitii October, tlie UCLA " Women ' s Varsity team won tlie Titan Cioss Countiy Invitational at CS Fullcrton. The Men ' s " B " teani also pcrt ' ormetl exceptionally well and jilaced second at the invitational with 56 points. The Women ' s Varsity won their e ent with 24 points. On an individual basis, the team also pro ed to be tough competition. Christina Bowen took first place in die Women ' s 5000m event and an the SOOOm course, Justin Patananan managed to be the first collegiate finisher, experienced fui-ther-victory at one of the most important meets ol the season, the 2000 Pac-10 Cross Countiy meet. The meet wa held in Seattle, Washington and die UCLA Women ' s and Men ' s teams placed sixth, led b) ' Head Coach Eric Peterson. Biyan Green, a third year who placed in die top 10 of almost even- UCLA Men ' s meets this season, placed Sth in Seattle and was the top hnisher. " 5o far ti is seasoin we (ha e beatev] teams tf]S m tih past f a e -Eric Peterson Head Coac The teams His success continued as he and Christina Bcjwen qualified indi%itluall at the NCAA Regional Qualifi)ing Meet for the NCAA Cross Countr)- Chanipioiisliips on Ames, Io a.,;At the Regicmal Qualif ing Mett, which was an extrei ly importiiMiCompetition for botlj teams, theVlen ' s team placed TtJ and die S en ' s team came in 8di. jw ■ " ' Later on in the onth. Green and Row en ended the season at the C:hampionships in loxva. J ust h cjualifying for the C;hampionships, both adiletes demonstrated their talent and abilih: Creen finished 121st, and Christina placed 70th in the women ' s i ace against some eiy stiff competition. V Head Coach Eric Peterson has led the Wifnen ' s Cross Countrx tettm for die past sex-en years. I tf3,-ing the 1998-1999 season, he took the team all die way to the NCAA Cross Country Championships. This year, however, was the first year that he coached both the Men ' s antl the ' Womep ' s teams, in addition, he was also a specialty coach for the menSand women ' s distance squads in track. Tliis season, he lead his teaxm to sexeral victories at various meets diroughout the country. Eariv on in the season, after the • TOfe|en ' s team won the Penn State inxitational, he commented. " SO far this season xve hax ' e beaten teams that in die past ha e given us trouble. " Clearly he was able to lead liis team through any troubled waterS aml enjoyed a successful season. ' f ' J LEFT: This cross country member paces herself behind her opposition, waiting for the right moment to surge ahead. Victory came iViim careful strategy, not just speedy running • RIGHT: Christina Bowens sprints towai ' ds the finish line as a member of the men ' s team cheers her on. Both teams pushed each other to succeed. Nicole Miller Daily Bruin 198 SPORTS Nicole Millcr n.iilv Bruin v ' ' iiiirii 1 jS qI " hk A tm mf , -■ ' -i ' L... ■ ■■: ■ ' . -i .- .— ■ ' - ' ' 5 1 -1 li S VJ - ' r - ■■ . ' starting Fine speed jwv :; ;v - ir V ' Nicole Millcr Dailv Bruin Bryan Green separates from the pack and pulls ahead. Cross country was often a solitary sport, as athletes focused more on beating personal records than a visible opponent. CROSSCOUNTRY 199 " ' - . by Kevin Lee and Ashleigh Lonson Men ' s Water Polo was victorious... again A stiCcessful season was an understatement. Tlie UCLA Mens Water Polo team won the NCAA Championship this season, making it their fourth NCAA title in six years, putting Ae fejrtal at seven. The final score in the game wa.s 11-2 with the Bruins victorious over the UC San Diego Titans, all five seniors having scored at some point in tht game. The season got i )f I to a gocxl start " He (G A ba er) despite the fact tliat Head Coach ■. 4. , , u. ,„„„ Gu Ba1 er was missing. Senior Sea n -J Kern was also gone, as the were WWACf] dbOWt tHs both at the t)lympics in Sydney. In I , addition, the team suffered the loss gamemd abOt tt of senior captam Adam Wrlght at the dSVglopiUfl G " ' ' ' season due to XCAA ineligibility. Despite these seemingl) ' StrO ig 5eme of difficult setbacks, the team still did teOfm W litM, " exceptionaUywell. - Unfortunately, this was the last -year for Head Coatli Guy Baker. Baker left UCLA to coach the Women ' s National Senior Water Polo team. " Regaidiiig Guy Baker, I wouldn ' t e ' tn know where to start, " Coach Adam Krikorian. " He has md about tlexdoping a -Adam Krl orlav] C6- eadi Coac Andrew Bailey palms tlie ball w hile searching for a teammate to pass to. Andrew ' s older brother Sam also played water polo for the Bruins. commented Co-head taught me so much about tliis gan strong sense of team unity. " In addition to the amazing accomplishments of the tea m season, on an individual le el, Sean Kern won the Peter J. Cutino Award for the second straight year. This award was considered to be the water polo ecjuivalent of footnalls Heisman Trophy A 2000 Olympian, Kem was also named CAA Tournament ' s most aluable pla er, having scored goals. The UCLA Men ' s Water Polo team enjoyed an incredibly successful season under tlie direction of the talented Guy Baker. Although Baker will not be witli the team next year, the tiUent and determination of the players will carrv on his tradition of success. Two of the Water Polo team members accept an award on behalf of their teammates after winni NCAA Championship. Bruin HS " polo excellence was well kncnvn. 200 SPORTS Chris Ixicklcy Dally Uruln " 4W A UCLA Water Polo player fends off an opponent while he tries to pass to a teammate. When under pressure from the opposing team, players had to think and act quickly to make the right play. Chris Backley Daily Bruin MEN ' S WATER POLO 201 202 SPORTS ' We knew we had to win to was do or die. We had to give everything we had, and we did ' « ' Brian Brown, Playmaker, 4 th year 2000-2001 Men ' s Water Polo: Top Row; Co-Head Coach Adam Krikorian, Co-Iiead Coach Guy Baker. Student Trainer K)le Brooks. Fifth Row: Joe A. elrad, Brian Estes. Dave Parker. Mike KoniroskT, Alfonso Tiica . Fourth Row: Jon Puffer, Sean Kem. Bradon Brooks, Blake WeDen. i Third Row: Kyle Bauingamer, R an Brown, Jeff Pflueger, Eric Meadows. Second Row: Andy Baile . Matt Flesher. Dan Yeilding. Jake Simmons, Brian Browai. Bottom Row : . ' Vdam Wright. Re ni After winning the NCAA Kurihara. Albert Garcia, Nick Pacelli. John Briscoe Championships again t us Bruins shake hands witinh ' opponents. Good sportsmanship was evident through Bruin sports Chris Backley Daily Bruin MEN ' S WATERPOLO 203 ' SUCLA Photography Chris Bacl ley Daily Bruin f ' :. .M ' t: C- ' 4i Volleyball players ' hard work and determination took us almost all the game t vb, the Tigers fought back, and capit;ilized o: The UCLA ' omen ' s Volleyball team fell just short ' of a final four title at the end of their 2000-2001 season. Ithe team set ■ ' ovef ' ' ffife top " goals for itself at the beginning of the season due to the team ' s enormous talent and " It WCi5 G Jer GXCltlnQ coheslveness. The - domonstrated didvi ' t W e tf e oiAtcome, but we emy ed bmq a part " d it, " _; hard work throughout the season under the tutelage and guidance of five returning starters from the 1999-2000 season. Kristee Porter lead this group of returning starters and became the first m errors to win the game 15-10. The third game was a battling Jij wills. It started with nuiflerous rallies by both the Bniins and the Tigers Jjut ended up with UCLA winning the game with help from Sophon Ella Harley, whose block assists gave the Bruins a 2-1 lead. In gaiT: four, ♦The Bruins took an early and substantial lead but were m with an tquallN ' impressive comeback by the Tigers. Finally, the Bniins capitalized on a Lauren Fendrick kill to finish the game artd match. Unfortunately, the Bniins ' tournament run came to an end with a 3-2 loss to ' iK!onsin. Head Coach Andy Banacho sld ' %as proud of his team de te the end result. " It was a verjf exciting match l3aKiac(iow5(?l, Head Coac And M UCLA Women ' s Volleyball player tonight. We didn ' t like the outcome, but we enjoyed being a part of " " ' ' ' ' ' ■ • ' •• ti r 1 . 1 " " redibK close to bfe named a first team AVCA All-American since 1994. Porter set numerous UCLA and PAC-10 records on her road to her All- American honors. Such an outstanding season helped Porter to lead her team to their impressive season finish. The Bruins advanced to the Ehte Eight with a win o er Pacific. UCLA won their first game led by Elisabeth Bachman who had six kills on SLX attacks, and Bowles who had a team-high seven lolls. In it. " The mate! I went to five games, all of which were and tense. in was difficult for the Bniins. The The entire si the most difficu their season ranki higher achievem legitimate candid, ex|3erience hedules in the PAC-10, yet tlpey •ere ablfe nd 11th in the conntrv ' . Ne.xt season promised even with the return of Porter whS will be a for National Player of the " Year, and an oetiHori and has met tl LEFT: First year Bruin Stacey Lee stretches for the ball to make a last minute play. An undeclared student, Lee was a defensi e " tpeciali.st for the team. • RIGHT: With a look,o£.deteriliination on her face, Michelle Quon is ready and waiting for the ball to come from the opposing team. A fourth year psychology student, Quon was also defensive specialist forithe team. I Jesse Porter Daily i; 204 SPORTS Edward LIn Dallv Hruln w . «. I Edward Lin Daily Bruin Kristee Porter hits the ball over the net, trying to find a space where there are no opposing team members. Porter, a third year psychology student, was an outside hitter. W( MEN ' S VOLLEYBALL 205 Kristee Porter prepares to bump the bali up so that someone else can set it. Porter, a third year psychology student, also competed in track and field and basketball. One of the Women ' s Volleyball team members spikes the ball over the net, hoping to catch the opposing team off guard. Strength and coordination made a difference in each same. F I II. I Edward LiiVDnily Bruin 206 SPORTS Bridget O ' Brien Daily Bruin fj „ , ,g_ j , ; ,. , ,gy Bridget O ' Brien Daily Bruin g ika Selsor, a third year Bowles is congratulated by the rest psychology student, sets the ball to one of her teammates to spttp. of her team members. Teamwork was apparent in Bruin Volleyball. Working together was important m aps spit womSJfs m really pleased.. We ' ve had a great year, and are looking forward to a bright future ' -Andy BanachowskU Head Coach 2000-2001 Women ' s Volleyball: Top Row: Student Manager Aiidreea Iliescu, Staff Atliletic Trainer Cliris Fern. Assistiint Coath Kim Jagd, Head Coaeli Aiidy Banachowski, Assistant Coach Burt Fuller, Student Althietic Trainer Julie Ottosen. Third Row: Regan Beam, I.-auren Fendrick. Elisabetli Bachman, Angela Eck-mier, Ashlev Boweles. Second Re : Knstee Porter, Lauren Hogaii, Ella Harley. Cira Wright, Alyssa Rviander. Bottom Row Natalie Ra kiAstul Mi I ' arland, Stacey Lee, Miclielle Quon, Erika Selsor. ElisabeU Wiz " Bachman spikes the ball to a hole in n al USC ' s defense. Bachman was team captain for a third consecutive season. Dave Hill Daily Bi ' SUCLA Photography WOMEN ' S VOLLEYBALL 207 Dave Hill Dailv IVuin ?r sports winter sports winter sports winter sports t Mindv Ross Daily Bruin Edward Lin Daily Bruin 1; : •: ?-ff t ,J M asketbaiigymnasticsvoiieybaiibasketballgymn 208 SPORTS nter sports winter Marv Ceicek Dailv Bruin Mary Holscher Daily Bruin ticsVOlleyballbasketballiyyninaStiCSvoiieyballba DIVIDER 209 by Jennifer Bayerd Under strong leadership, UCLA Men ' s Basketball overcame early setbacks and pressed to success UCLA Men ' s Basketball got off to a slow start, and seemingly became bogged do sTi e en further under rumors of Rick Pitino replacing Ste e l.avin as head coach. This scandal, however, seemed to pull the team togetlier in solitlaritN with Lavin, and Earl Watson has strongK ' vocalized liis support tor the coacli. Perliaps because of the pressme, La in instructed tlie team to employ tlie lull court zone press, a metiiod which has proven unstoppable since its induction The press was -ja50V KapOY 0 the UCLA basketball stor - of the 2nd l )6C7r season. Since its bunip , beginnings, the press ha s jOC 0 0 iuded the team in gaining momentum through big wins over use and illanova. UCLA (at time of press) was onl - half a game behind numlier one ranked Stanford. Lavin has stated diat the press has become tlie team ' s piiman- defense. Humorouslv, La in has also noted that the ISruins were pkuing like a Rick Pitino coached team. " J e press q s as meed Ap.Me wa i it ' s v or mg, it gives 1 15 a definite ps cMoq ca advantage, " " The press gets us juiced up, " said toi-ward Jason Kapono. " Earlier in the season we ' d come out slow and stagnant, but now that we ' re pressing, it gets us going right awa -. The way it ' s working, it gi es us a definite psychological achantage. " " It ' s gotten the players more aggressixe, " La in said. ' " They ' re on their toes, attacking more, whereas before the ' played on their heels and let odier teams chctate. " " When you hear plaxcrs breathing hard in the first luxlt, huffing and puffing — and vou feel like you can go another 40 minutes — that ' s when you know vou ' e got ' em, " UCLA guard Earl Watson said. " It gives us confidence. You can ' t think when you ' re tired; that ' s when vou start tlirowing balls out of bounds and stuff " Vilkmova guard Jermaine Medle can also claim credit for the Bniins string of victories. " (Medley) was yelling at me before die game, " Watson said. ' " It was strange. I tliought for a second lie wanted to fight me. I let my game do the talking (but) I did go up to him in the second half and tell him " You don ' t get to talk unless you can lead vour team. ' " As one of three captains (iJong with Ryan Bailey and Rico Mines), Watson speaks from experience. His efforts, along with standouts Jason Kapono, walk-on Cinderella stor)- Jason Flowers, and the consistence of Matt Barnes promise a winning season for the 2001 UCLA Bruins. LEFT: Bruin Men ' s Basketball player Matt Barnes goes to the basket tor a dunk. Barnes, a third year at UCLA, considered going out for the Bruin football team in the fall. but decided to stay with basketball full-time. • RIGHT Player Jason Flowers gets ready to pass the ball to a teammate. Flowers, a UCLA fifth year, transfered from UC Irvine, where he played basketball for two years. Edward Lin ' P.iily Bruin 210 SPORTS Mindy Ross Daily Bruin Jason Kapono attempts to get past his opponent and score two points for the Bruins. Kapono, a second year, was on the 2000-01 Wooden and Naismith Awards Player of the Year preseason lists. ASUCLA Photography Edward Lin Daily Bruin 212 2000-2001 Men ' s Ba ketball: Top Row: Mikul Tanha, Ryan Walcott, Earl Watson, Todd Raniasar, Biily Kniglit, Jiuson Kapono, Matt Banies, John Hoffart, Daij Gadzurik, T.J. (Jmnmings, Josiali Johnson, Spencer Gloger, Rico Hines, Ray Young, Janou Rubin, Sam Nelson, Kvan Moilins, Rmhi Bailev, Jason Flowers. Middle Row: Coaching, Training, Office Staffs. Bottom Row: Managers. i fTjnens " " P ing hard in the first When you hear players half.Mnd you feel like you can go another 40 minutes N% thaVs when you know you ' ve got ' em ' ' Earl Watson, Guard, 4th year Dan Bzuric and T.J Cumniings tn Brebound the basketball from Husky. The height of the two pla ers was a postive factor in this. Junior Matt Barnes dribbles the ball away from his opponents. Barnes " consistency added to the talent of the squad this year. Men ' s Basketball player Dan Gadzuric dunks for two points for UCLA. Dunks were a definite Bruin crowd pleaser. Chris Backlcy Oiiily Bruin Cliris Bactcley Daiiy Bruin Mindv Ross Dailv tirui MEN ' S BASKETBALL 213 Mindy Ross Daily Bruin uAmOU As a Georgia opponent guards her. Women ' s Basketball player Natalie Nakase looks for a teammate to whom she can pass the ball. Nakase was a second year from Himtington Beach. California. positive W) e " by Ashleigh Lonson Olivier led Women ' s Basketball to victory Although tlie season ma ' ha e started out a little shakv; the UCLA Womens Basketball team turned it around as they beat use and won tvvo of three conference games the ' had pla ed. The team ' s win o er . rizona on Jan 20, 59-56 in overtime was an incredible one as the ' Lldcats were ranked 19th in the nation. Michelle Greco, junior guard and a tnie leader of the team, sliined as usual as she " We (lOpe to win scored 29 points in the game. The use game, another crowd 50We WDm PaC-1D pleaser, was attended In- 4,010 tans CkCkW P (7Pt on (1 ' ■ Bruins took on the Trojans on their home court of Pau!e " Pa ilion. roll ay d end e The Bmin vNomen puUed through in the second half of die game and came out victoiious, 65-53. It was no wonder these women haxe been die victors in so many games recently. Under the direction -Michelle GfeCO of Head Coach Kathy Olixier th( -| 1 ] team was sure to succeed. This w as MYWOr U Aam .- y , season as Head Coach for UCLu ' V bmen ' s Basketball, anc her team went to the 2000 XCAA tournament for the third straight year last year, setting a new school record. Michelle Greco was iilso an important factoi- in UCL, ' s season. The junior guard was the Pac-10 leading scorer this season witli an average of 19 points per game. In a hve chatroom discussion with fans, she said of the season, " I definitely think we ' ll be a lot stronger next year But we ' re not looking to wrap up the season and hang up our hats. ' e hope to win some more Pac-10 games, ' j;(t on a roll, and end the seastm on a positi e note. ' 2000-2001 Women ' s Basketball: Top Row: Head Coach Katln- Olixier, Assistant Coacii Tia Jackson. Siialada Allen. Malika Leatham, Janiila ' fasle . . ssistant Coacli Thcon Carrier, Assistajit Coacli Pani Walker. Middle Row : Jalina Bradle -, .Natalie Jarrett, Whitney Jones, Stacy Robertsdii. Michelle Greco. Bottom Row: Gennit ' er . rranaga, Natalie Nakase. 214 SPORTS Icsso Porter Oiiily Hruin A Gennifer Arranaga makes her way toward the basket as several opponents attempt to steal the ball from her possession. Arranaga, a second year from Corona, California played guard for UCLA. Edward Lin Daily Bruin layup fasLbreak. running on }M g pressure crowns WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL 215 215 m This UCLA Women ' s Diving team member prepares for her dive into the pool. Concentration before and during the dive was critical in ensuring well-executed and safe dives. A UCLA Women ' s diver holds her body in tight position and twists in the air as she descends into the diving pool. Divers tuned their technique to produce difficult dives and score high in competition. Catherine luiVDaily Bruin Cillherine lun Daily Bruin Catherine lun Daily Bruin 216 SPORTS Catherine lun Daily Bruin The Bruins dry themselves off after a competition. The Swim and Dive team practiced very early in the mornine. H . " hWater hy Carrie Basham . Women ' s Swimming and Diving teams made waves in and out of the water It was more tliaii just a tla at the pool loi ' ICLVs women swimmers ami dixeis. With earlv morning practiees Wen- dav and intensive strengtii. agilitv. ami speed training, tlie aSiaties teams wdrked hard and pla ed hard. The lieginning of the se; ()n left room tor improvement, but under the direction of Head Cojiehes (Audi Gallagher for swimming and Tom Stebbins for diving, the Bruins proved to be one of the top teams in the nation. AVli her it was swimming endless laps around the pool wk( prepaiin nfcn lit;at the enemv ' or tning to perfectly align her bodv ' ir n three mSpr iialhe , ciir, the swimmers and divers excelled in all areas. " " V Before taking a small break in December, many Bniin .swimmers easilv made NC. . qualifsing times. Several , meets were also dominated h the Bruins, inclutling the Te.xas Invitational. While On the first dav it didn ' t seem as if DCLA was on top, a spectacular performance on the final dav allowed them to win the meet. " Evenone had either a lifetime best or a season be.st time [that] weekend, " said Gallagher. At the Speedo Cup, UCL4,jj; mnu is and tlivt-rs finished in tlie top ten in 12 of the 18 events. Six oi UCLA ' s divers also qualified for the Zone I " , meet. Ii iiig up to their normal standard of excellence. This .standard was conlirmed when, on December 14th. UCLA was ranked number 2 in the nation by the Colletie Swimming Coaches Association ol America. The successes of the Ladv Bruins did not come easilv, though. Their winter competition break was filled with grueling practices that improved, vet exhausted the team. However, the puipose of these practices was to train for the larger matches ol the year against ; phools such as Gal and Stanford. The ultimate goal was the NCAA •Championships which were daunting but exciting as well. The clivers faced the same challenges, with tough opponents like USC readv to fight. However, neither the coaches nor the divers Uiemselves were too worried about the maljJies. Stebbins cUd not train lln girls to peak too early, and tliey Slfflfcthat, while flying through the air prepaiing to splash down into the water, thev really only coulil move upwards. 2000-2001 Women ' s Swimming and Diving: Top Row: Assistant Coacli Don Witzel. Head Diving Co h Tom Stebbins, Stacy Kearney. Starr Airey. Jie Lee. Sara Platzer. Carolyn Conrad. Apfirodite DapHnis. Janet Wortliington. Angela Belloni, Kristen Tinney. Head Coach Cyndi Gallagher, Assistant Qiach Susan Trainer. Third Row: Brighid Dwyer. Beth Goodwin. Chelsea Murray. Cathy Coler, Katie Winkeihaus, Nicole Beck. Lindsay Wolf. Brooke Winkler. L a Ackerman. Second Row: Leslie ' IJotsepian, Chrissie Amorosia, Erin ZehnLner, Jen Noddle, Katie Younglove, Tracy Kinsch, Kristen Lewis. Erica Shiigart, Leanne Cadag. Jennifer McNally. Ashley Grissom, Sarah Clark. Bottom Row: Anni Baghramian, Regan Qosnell, Heidi Prosser, Julie Madden, Naoko Watanabe. Julia Voiiovitsch, ' . Rachel Stratton. Emily Melina, Erin Thomas, Michelle Brown, Kasey Reinhard. .«£ii|Miiiitmti (Miiimm ' " ' !! ! ii , .% M a. lA ' . •:rm VA } - ll I i li ing sp rm G vomen ' s Swimming team member Lakes a breath of air in the final leg of her freestyle race. Breathing was an important basic skill for success in Swim Dive. • 4? • Catherine }un Daily Bruin ASLICLA Photogr.ipin WOMEN ' S SWIM AND DIVE 217 f ex ercise r . m ] M m . r% St rength ft V 218 SPORTS it 4 Agile -c h Kevin Lee Bruin gymnasts excelled under competition pressure Malia Jones delivers a crowd-pleasing perforniance on the floor exercise. Jones was knov n fwher stellar achievements in many events. Coiniii ' j; liack as the defending National Champions, thi l CLA VAununs Gymnastics team was aiming to win again Ix ' ing ranked NO. 1 in the pre-season polls. Man) UCLA students attentled the g)innasties competitions and cheered on the team. " I like the air ol personal competition. It ' s really intense to watch, " s;ud Marian Cheng, a third ear mathematics major. " The effort anil their performance lU ' e truly genuine. iiur of the five scholarship freshmen for this y( ar ( ic 2000 Olympians. Alvssa k MS Beckerman, Jamie Dantzscher, and Kristen Maloney were American Olympians, and Yvonne Tousek was a Canadian Olympian. In addition, the fifth scholarship freshman, Jeanette Antolin, finished in die Top 11 at the U.S. OKnipic trials. 2000 Olympian and freshman, Jamie Dantzscher, made history- as she scored perfect 10s on the uneven bars and floor exercise in her very first meet. It was the first time a UCLA gymnast had ever recorded two 10s in the same meet. Moliini Bhardwaj was the lone senior As the defending uneven bars national champion, last ear Bhardwaj won 29 individual titles with .39.431 points in the all around. She was the first gNinnast in Pac-10 histoiy to earn all c onference honors in the all-around and all four events. In 20( ) 1 , Bhardwaj was determined to lead 1 ler team, which was considered both the youngest and the most talented, to Athens, Georgia for the 2001 national championship. In the past five years. UCLA Gymnastics Coach Kondos Field led UCJLA to t vo NCAA titles. The Bniin.s were also top-ranked in tlie Sports Illustrated for bmen rankings. f- WOMEN ' S GYMNASTICS 219 Nicole Miller Daily Bruin f ' Mindy Han Daily Bruin Kristin Parker displays a victorious smile after a successful routine. Floor routines captivated the crowds and showed tremendous talent. We put a high standard for everything we do, which also includes things outside of gymnastics, such as academics. ff ' Valerie Kondos Field, Gymnastics Coach 2000-2001 VVbnien ' s Gjiiinaslics: Top row: Aiigie D ' Agostino J;ijine W illiains, Trislina Patel, Stepliaiiif Johnson. Third Row: Ak ' ssa Beckcrniaii, Carl) Kaali. Doni Thompson. Second Row: Yvonne Tonsek. ' alerie V ' elasco, Kristin Parkor, Janne Dantzschcr, Onnic Willis. Christ) ' Eiicksim Bottom Row: Ivristen Malone -. Malia Jone.s, Moliini Bliardwaj. Lind.sev Dong, jeanette Aatoliii. Doni Thompson soars high during her bar routine. Upper body strength allowed gymnasts lo execute these difficult acts. MScole ,N4iller Daily Bruin ' •• v ' ' i§ nozr ASUCLA Photography WOMEN ' S GYMNASTICS 221 X ' icole Miller Dailv Hruin : " bJD I IsoaHieh - P by Erin Sheffield CD The Men ' s Volleyball team tried to add another National Championship to their impressive collection As UCLAs most successful NCAA team, the Mens Volleyball team hoped to continue their success this season. With Head Coach Al Scates in charge for his 39tii season, the team certainK nnuiined xictoiious. Tlie defendins; NCAA men ' s voile) hall champions began dns season ranked third by the polls. According to senior Seth Chani[)i, " it is al ' avs our goal to win die National ( Ihampionship. " The team has reailied lliis t nal an astounding number ( l Jji " It is alwai s ow qod to wiKi (he Notbnc il - 5et(i Cf amp Historic 5t(n ear fact, last M ' cir ' s win t) er State was the ISili t team under Sci s won the coveted title. The team could be nothing but successful with four starters returning from last season including Adam Nae x a three-time All- American and Mark WiUiams, a 2000 Olympian. Villiams played for the Australian team in Sydney while Naeve spent much of last Near training with the U.S. National team. Starters included Matt Komer, Scott Morrow, Adam Naeve, and Mark Williams. Dan Connors and Rich Nelson battled for the position of setter that was left vacant h Brandon Taliaferro ' s departure from UCLA. The new Libero position that belonged to Matt Davis last season, who incidentalK ' was the best in the country, was likely to be filled hv Adam Shrader. These talented players spent the earh [lart of their season appearing in three tournaments and performing very well. They took second place in both the UCSB tournament and die WSiidliam Caiden Hotels Iinitational at UC Iniiic The Outrigger Hotels Imitational in Hawaii was especially extiting for tlie team because man there expected to see Coach Scates win his 1000th career same. This t ' cat added to Scates ' resume which dreadv included the honor of being the most successful coach in NC. A sports. Other important games intiiided those against USC. A loss last yegr in Pauley unfortunately ended the Bniin ' s long winning streak against the Trojans at home. There was, understandably, a at deal of tension lietween the two teams and tlie loss at home left an especiall)- bad taste in the players ' months. As the pre-season ended, the team shifted their focus from weight training to more fine-tuned practices that prepared them foi " the league games. The coaches worked.on specific areas and sought to focus on what few weaknesses the team had. Undoubtedly these tactics will lead to another successful season for the men s -olleyball team. LEFT: A Bruin team member swiftly spikes the ball across the court ai (he UC Irvine game. The talent: and strength of each player combined to create a powerful team. • RIGHT: It ' s a team effort as Dan Conners prepares to set the ball. The team as a whole strove to defend their status as NCAA champions. Mart ' Ceicek ' Daily Bruin 222 SPORTS Mary Ceicel; Oaily Bruin Mory Celcek Daily iViiin i ys ; ' l» 9 i ' N sJ HJJ M flN ' fi. " - ' m. » ' H i« 1 r.. »v - BB J ■ " HfV ' ' TB 1 erees serve focus 14 1 block winning teamwork WiTv Ccicek Diiils ' Bruin Quick hitter Adam Naeve gives a powerful serve for tJie Bniin learn. The talem of the players ietl them to many impressive victories this season. EN ' S VOLLEYBALL 223 fc I ff- ' -f ' r -. Sophomore outside hitter Cameron Mount, right and senior outside hitter Mark Williams, left, hustle to return the ball over the net to the opponent. Naeve was ranked among Uie UCLA career leaders in many offensive categories. Quick hitter Scott Morrow prepares to serve the final point. In the 2000 season. Monov recorded 220 total blocks and ranked third nationally in blocks. Marv Ceicek Daily Bruin Mary Ceicek Dnily Bruin m il ' ut itt. a iE ' A m " V r%: UElA z 224 SPORTS J " 1 zs ■ .Man- Ceicek Dailv Bruin Bruin players share a round of high-fives. As the 2000 Champions. there was much cause to celebrate. Mary Ceicek Daily Bruin Seller Rich Nelson concentrates on bumping tiie incoming ball. In 2000, Nelson averaged 16.7 assists and 1 .3 digs per game. ' ' This year we ' re so ready for Northridge. The team has been playing real well and improving every day ' ' Rich Nelson, Setter, 2nd ye _ 2001 Men ' s Volleyball: Top Row: Head Coach Al Scates, Malt Komer, Kris Welch. Jonathan Acosta, Paul cas, Adam Naeve, Scott Morrow. Dan Conners. Ian Bumhara. Middle Row: David Lin. Parker Smith, Jesse Qu ' ' - ' ' ' " er " phomore Spott Debban, Adajn Shrader, Greg Coon. Bottom Row; Mark William.s, Chris Pena, Rich Nelson. Morrow winds up to serve. Scott ' s younger brother, Kevin, -also S SiVj ' t.- recentiy joined the CLA team. Roberto Reyes Ang MEN ' S VOLLEVBALL 225 m vasMsimm Nicole Miller Daily Bmir « - • Sr, 226 SPORTS ,g sports STOTITIP STpOTvS spring sports Edward Lin Daily Bruin Claire Zugmeyer Daily Bruin (k fieidbaseballsoftbaiitenniSgoifwaterpolotrac mm DIVIDER 227 I love M G elite ping wit for eypemme beca A i can edm l£ f AY ' essed crcL) D ' H Pole Vaults fier winning season tradition of jy JJ Tier-Kersee, tlie Women ' s nd Field team wjp poised for victory again in 2001. the leadership M Head Coach and Olympic gold vinn Jean ' oette Bolden, the Bruins were striving the sixth Pac-10 title in seven years. Currently ber one, defending dBlndoor title, with four crowns, andJJf sd by a recniiting class. rankeMpumber one in the nation, these Sffuins were ready for victor) ' . Also a cross couatn standout. senior Bridie Hatch said, " Our coach eaUed pur training group The Fab Five. ' ■ We trained awcsotpeK together, This being j|IS ' last -ear I It a sense of urgencv ' to h all my goals. With the traioing oup, I think the ' ' ainable. " s team as wx ' W was ' kGC D ' ht trainin lWl|i||gpp|(Wi|BM801 ' p aart.. With a recruiting class Redfnumbcr four and led by John ;1, Steve KltCTiels, ' Bryan HGree% jy e.i inen were petition. Besides evepts for competed in evdSfiiyfie the e of UCLA ' s top athl fc were jl ' also sent seven squad mj bers to theWS Track and Md Indoor Championship. ? These athletes were Christina Tolson, Tracy O ' Hara, Jessica.Cosby. ChaniquJj oss, Cari Sootlg Dim Ames, and Scott Moser. The strenjft of these i| , joined by their teammates, indicated a strong and ' v Bs 2001 season for both Men ' s and Womenl rack and Fi Rf, ;son, Scott Mosel ly to nm all over rurjners, the fielding rut and pole vauitd rs of this tea and women ' s Sophomore distance nmner Ornar Hart tli over e water and onto ;: the next challenge. Distance runners had lo have both spe and .endurance to win. Junior Scott Moser prepares to launch the shotput. .A part of the throwing team, Mo.ser needed both upper and lower body strength. 228 SPORTS » i ' ' sstfeK i i- i Sf f 8r Lii 111 I IMki(4 iiy power misr :4 Junior p -vaulter Tracy 0 ' fia flies over the bar. O ' Hara qualified for the US Track ariid Field indoor f Champicjinships with a win at the MPSF i tournamfeht. Ilndy Ross Dally Bruin TRACK AND FIELD 229 r f by Gina Turpel Bruin Baseball made if home with a successful season The UCLA baseball 2001 seas on began with the Annual Alumni found success off of bunts, hits, and running. " game where the 2001 Bruins came out ahead beating the Bruin j iter wdnniug the Hawaii series the Bniin baseball team began Professionals 4-3. Senior pitcher Jon Brandt allowed only two runs their home game season Februar)- 6th, taking easy victories over during his impressive five innings LMU, and UNLV. In the three game series against USC, the Bniins As lOH G5 WQ of pitching. His ami proved to be managed to take home a win in the first game and staved competitive c,fniAorl r r :x) tl k orkWi ' - ' V ' ' of striking out American in the .second and third games. Junior Josh Kaip, one ol tlii ' hvo top • ' League Home run Champion collegiate pitchers at the game that day, brought oiitians and scouts could (MHG Jp SWSlI Troy Glaus of the Anaheim to applaud his six innings. He walked awav from tlifcrnound after Angels. In his 27di year at UCLA, striking out nine Trojans and giving up onlv due Bs to the Head Coach Gar) ' Adams earned disgruntled cross-town riv als. L - GiOifXA AdCfWSi die most wins of imy otiier head With even, ' game, the UCLA team continuecBterove that it had f coach in eill of UCLA baseball a promising seasoivthis year. The Bruins were foM? to be improving, tidCAU UOC CKI histor . Adams " experience and thev quickly moved up in .tjA| A ToduvpfsPN ranking from : looRe: ithis Bruin tradition, foreshadowed an exciting and promising 2001 .s Hon. Tliis team had a number of assets in several areas. Assistant Coacli an prnier team member Gaiy Adcock said, " Our strengths were in oti || liing team, guys hke Jon Brandt, Bobbv Roe, and Josh Kaip and our veteran outfielders like Matt Pearl anil Brian Baron. Last year vVSltiitl team of homerun liitters: this year we ' ve II ylctorij. " 24th to 17th. If thin||K could not loolTDettei-, Biian B designated hitter for ClCLA, was Pac-tO Plavtr o .1 senior imu ' eek. Baron was awarded the week of Fej E P2H liaron avi Wed a .750 in wins over Number 16 TnlafiTand Number ITlMMaperdin He leads the team with a .510 batting average and 26 hit l aines. Tliis honor was UCLA ' s 36th and Baron ' s first. UCLA baseball tlnlseasoi ' , seemed t)nlv capable of continuing to impress and please scoutif aim fans. N i LEF-T; Junior pitcher .losh Karp discusses strategies with junior catcher Casey Gi ecka. UC Riverside snuck a win in the season opener game with four runs in the 7th inning and two ■g|iis iathe 8th • RIGHT: Tkinior third baseman .Randall Shelley takes a break between plays at the L anie against UNLV. Last summer, Shelley attempted 10 boost his NBC World Series teams morale by cutting his hair into a mullet. ir a L ' j.vaid 1 ill O.iiK Llruin 230 SPORTS Junior Adam Berry swings wjth great force after receiving a pitch from the UC Riverside pitcher. As an outfielder and ' jdesignated hitter. Berry had to be consistent in many areas of baseball. Kd ' .vjril l.in ' Dailv Bruin BASEBALL 231 ■«B!i: Senior uiility Matt Pearl resiira swinging as ihe ball is thrown low. IVasebal) players had to make split- second decisions whether to atlcjnpt to hit the ball or not. Redshirt sophomore pitcher Wade Clark uses al! his strength for the pitch. As a relief picther with itiuch potential. Wade was seen as a possible future L ' CLA great. 232 SPORTS h the ball llies toward the plate, Casey Grzecka swings. Strong pitching diiin ' t help UNLV, as UCLA won all 3 games against them. We have true baseball ploA ers on this team. We ' re more cohesive and thaVs cool ' ' Brian Baron, Designated Hitter, 4th year l-20(in Baseball: !• ' ion! iii Biyiint, MarkeHoivat, Matt Pearl, Matt Theixcr Paul Due Mikp Castillo, lv •... Mdifi er Russ O ' dono. Secimd m v: Slimie Miranda. Ben h i.,;r . ! M:itt Sliaip, T: ilTjn ' . Rasliad Parktr, Josh Canales, (Jliristi.iA Lciwis, Ryan utsimisw-ii. Doug Si) ' a. Tbiitl row; Mike Kiiiies, Joii Brandt, Kevin |erkeiis. Chris Cordeiro. Adam Bern ' . Brandon .Veril!. Cases |ansseii Mike Davcrn, Jolin CJampailplla. Warren Trott, Case f ' 11 li ( .li Adcf)ck, Assistant Coach ' jijMlLGreea, Randall Shelle . " ■ . i.. |osli Karp. Eric Reece, AssisfantOjaeli ' in( ' e Beringhele. id Coach Can Adams.. Shane Miranda, riglit, heads to llie Held to talk to a runner. Coaches were stationed at lirst and third -lases to assist ninners. BASEBALL 233 swin whistle home run umpire pitcher piate winning competiton ■ , 234 SPORTS m5 " V Siei U l . ' v.rftiAifti rdw.irct in P.iilv Hiiiin Own ' •Jfey Gina Turpel Bruin Softball scored with a great season After taking home their " intk Natioiuil Cliampioiiship title lust season. Head Coach Sue Enquist and her players _ elearK hoped to continue this tradition. The talent ancwL " " strength of the team seemed to sugg|P| no hitentioi-Jof - wavering. In the pre-season, USA Today National Fast Pnch Coaches Association poll rated UCLA as (lie number one f team and there our team remained. 4 UCLA ' s Softball roster was indeed intimidating. Oi tiie si.x Bruins that were menilieis of the U.S. Olympic gold- medal winning team in Sjdney, three were still eligible to pla) ' with die l niin squad, junior All- American catcher, Stacey Nuveman, pitcher, Lisa i- ' ernandez, and junior pitching altemate Amanda freed all resumed their positions tliis yeai " on the i iiiin team. A strong ' j;iinip of women athletes and Coach Enquist treated a team stacked with Bruin pride and winning experience. Enquist, in her twenty- sixtli year at UCLA, has J| coached for the last hventy ' twi) ears, thirteen ot which were as head coach. After a victor) ' over Long Beach, Enquist commented that her 2000- 2001 team has showed me a lot in their ability to remain focused. " f or Bniin Softball, it Edward Lin Daily Bruin Freshman Claire Sua - wiftiy caiches the ball, making an out again.st USD. This play lielpcd the Bruins win with an 8-0 shutout in 6 innings. 1( loki ' d more than likely that these women would bring home yet another tille. Enquist did, howcx-er. see areas for improvement. " We just wanted to attack [tlicse arcasj in a positive ' A and comeinto a tt)umament ready to perfonii, no matter who is on the mound, " .she sixid. The team s talent and potential for ictor)- proved to be the perfect combiriation with En(jiii.st ' s experience as the team proved successful vet again. Concentrating her energy into the swing, senior Courtney Dale hits the ball into the outfield in the game against University of San Diego. Dale was a redshirt senior this year after missing most of la.st season because of a torn labrum in her right (pitching) shoulder. I 41 .. SOFTBALL 235 t:dward IJii Oaily Bruin J - ' ' It was our attitudes and sticking with each other that really helped us stay in the game ' " Tairia Mims, Utility, 2nd year 2000-2001 Softball: Top Row: Toria Auelua. Liipe Branibila, Julie Hosliizaki. Erin Ralin. Amanda I Simpson. Monique Mejia, Crissy Buck. Middle Row: Natasha Watley, Stephanie Swenson, Keira I Goerl, Marin Noack. Stacey Nuvenian, Coiirtnev Dale, Amanda Freed. Back Row: Claire Sua, j Tairia Minis. Marcel Torres, Assistant Coach Kelly Inouye-Perez, Head Coach Sue Enquist, Tairia Mims slides to second after i ssistant Coach Gina Wcchione. Assisant Coach Lisa Fernandez, Casc Hiraiwa. Stephanie Ramus sending a hit to right field and bringing in two runs against USD. Her play, along with Claire Sua ' s giiand slam, led to a shutout win. Edward LillBailv Bruin " STRIKT 7 8 r ' O RUNS-r? i-, WM - r . a Vx J Kk — " SOFTBALL 237 k. • ASUC1j Photography Edward Lin Daily Bruin Sophomore Travis Rettenmaier watches as the ball soars across the court. Rettenmaier was one of the youngest athletes to play at UCLA. Sophomore Erfan Djahangin aims to hit the incoming ball. The team played well in singles and doubles. Claire Ziigmeyer Daily Bruin Louriney Stewnrt Dailv Bruin 238 SPORTS Courtney Stewan Daily Bruin Courtney Stewart Daily Bruin Senior Chris Sands stretches to hit the ball. As a co-captain. Sands worked hard to motivate and help improve the team. thin ir by Kevin Lee Number one ranked men ' s tennis set the court on fire Though the cliclie oiten heard was that a team is like a familx, it re;ilK ' pro i il to he tnie for the Bruin Men ' s Tennis team. " There was a t( Ml II spirit among us, " said co-captain Jean-Noel Grinda, " The team was composed of voung men from all different horizons. Si line of ns dt)n ' t have relatives around, so the team is like a iamily. " Men ' s Tennis began tlie season ranked number three in the pre- season ITA ranldngs. The Bniins. losing two top plavers from last year. Jong-Min Lee and Brandon Kramer, still had senior Jean-Noel Grinda and sophomore Jean-Julian Rojer to cnntiinic the tradition (it . Acellence from the 2000 season. Success abounded on the courts. Tln ' Bruins won dieir sexenth L ' STVITA National Men ' s Team Tennis Indooi ' Ghampionship, beating out Stanford in the final round. Hosted by the University of Washington the championships featured sixteen ot the top men ' s progranis III tlu ' nation. In the first round .igainst San Diego State. the Bruins won two of tin-ee doubles matches to claim the doubles point, suspending the number one match featuring Rojer and Grinda. Later, the Bniins defeated Texas A M, in which Grinda came from behind to clinch the v for the Bruins. Then, in the final round. Roi r upset Stanford ' s NC ' A. champion Alex Kim at number one singles. So far, Stanford imd UGLA were the only schools to win the lournanient. As a result of the vvin, the UCLA Men ' s Tennis ITA rankings moved up several notches, overtaking Stanford. " We appreciated the win, since we consider Stanford to be our greatest rival, " Grinda said. The tennis team had a solid singles ladder with each player capable of winning each of his matches. In the UCLA game against the University of Portland, the Pilots played very strong tennis, but it w asn ' t enough for them towin most of the matches. The one point that tlie Pilots won was a singles matchup in the number five position betxveen the Pilots ' Matt Baer and the Bruins ' 63rd ranked Lassi Ketola. But UGLA swept the rest of the matches with singles games featuring Jean-Noel Grinda, Marcin Matkowski. Erfan Djahangiri, and Tra is Rettenmaier, as well as the doubles games. In addition, Rojer pkned in tlie Davis Cup in Costa Rica, winning three matches to lead the Netherlands-Antilles to a first round victory over Costa Rica. " We were lucl y there were not too many injuries. " said Coach Billy Martin on the season. " We attribute our performance to our conditioning in the Fall. There was definitely a cheniistn among pla ers. " ( nmw 2000-2001 Men ' s Tennis: Top Row : . ssistant Coach Jason Sher, Head Coach Billy Martin. Middle Row: Zac Kinsh. Tobias Clemens. Jean-Noel Grinda. Lassi Ketola, Jarcd Freedman, Travis Rettenniaier. |eaii-lnlieii Rojer. Front Row: Derrick Xsjiiyeii, Erfan 13jahanu;iri, Student Trainer Morgan Gelbart. Chris Sands, Vlanager Zach .Miller. Danny Coiiwav. r " MEN ' S TENNIS 239 240 SPORTS Nicole Miller Daily Bruin UCLA Women ' s tennis made quite an impression this year despite inclement weather Til. l.il.nt ami potential lor ic t()n- by the U0LA WomenV Tennis team was clear befoii ' tliox o en stalled the season. In tlie preseason, the team debuted at number six and nnmbei one in the West Ree;ion. not to mention tlie tact that five of tlie team members ere ranked in the top 30 pla ers in the region. . lthough the team pla ed well, the ' sntrered a few Setbacks, and numv disappointins; cancellations due to iuelement weather. The team ' s loss to Fresno State in Februan- was surprising as it was Fresno ' s first win ex ei ' o er UCLA. Some of the trouble was attributed to tiie unusual}} incessant rain Westmiod e) rienced during Febfiui ' . However, tlie team as also forceil to play without the leadership of their number one plaver Sara Walk. r. who suffered a stress fracture in her left toot. In addition. Ziuia Zlebnik, another cmcial player on the team was out all season with a back injun The 15th strait game without ' alker and Zlebnik. I CLA lost to the Uni ' ersitv of New Mexico in March in a close tournament at the LA Tennis Center. UCLA held their own in the first three singles matches but aft( r losing the doubles point, Jennifer Donaliue lost a close match to Xicoleta Spilca and New Mexico took the win. ' However, tliu Lcaiii pulled togetlier and was set for a strong comeback agiiinst Oregon. And come back they did. With a 6-1 victory (j er the Ducks, the Bruins won five ot six singles matches and took the doubles point as well. In aildition. the top fixe positions in the tournament were filled by Bruins. Partly responsible for the victoiv was the fact that Sara Walker returned to the team after recovering from her earlier injun . The ictorv ended the Bruin season and closed their year with a 7-17 overall record and 3-5 mark in Pac-10 plav The season marked Head Coach Stella Sampras " fifth )ear as the leader of the Bniins ' Women ' s Tennis team. In the last four years, Sampras has taken the team to 3 top 10 finishes. In addition, she led them to an NC ' .-VA Championship last ear in which the team frai.shed in the quarterfinals. Despite the lact that the team had a few minor problems at the beginning of tlie season, the integrit) ' and potential for success was clear and certainK carried them through whate ' er rough weather they may ha e encountered. Clearly the Bruins pulled together as they finished the season victorious over Oregon and performed as unihed and winning group of athletes. a)00-2()01 Women ' s Tennis: Top Row : Head Coach Stella Sampras, Team Manager Jennifer Barto, Lauren Fisher, Cristina Popescu, Zana Zlebnik, Petya Maiinova, Assistant Coach Jon Heexes, ' cjluiiteer Assistant Coach Bill Zaima. Front Row: Jennifer Donahue, Chelsea Godbey, Catherine Hawlew Michelle Stiefel, Sara ' alker Not pictured: Mariko Fritz-Krockow. Senior Zana Zlebnik chases after a ball. Speed and endurance were key for tennis players. N ' icole Miller Dailv Bruin Scolt Quintard ASUCLA Photography WOMEN ' S TENNIS 241 rf by Ashleigh Lorfson Men ' s Golf completed another successful segg Under the direction ot ' liead coach Brad Sherf , the U Men ' s Golf teanMiad an exciting season of close ties atod hig rankings. T| ey sfcrted out the season in Tucson Arizona at N.G7Arizo ' iSli the PIj C 289-8S2, they placed 14th Jdltoson, a sophomo|e tied in for tffe team. Intercollegiate. With a score of 303-290- " It was a great expermce, m the tournament. Travis 23rd and was the top finisher iter in the season, the team prefl W for the Taylor Made Big § IslanWciassic at the Waikoloa Res( W The tournament w i tRe Universit - of Haw Hfclo and the Bruins held their amongst some of the be Hf tean in the nation. Although the Uni took the touniame, Arizona State, U 11th place with 54j 928. Parker Mc finished tied in Johnson tied just behind him at 19th pj| McLauchlin had an exciting year, o managed, despite stiff competition, for the 2000 Sony Open at Waialaei great experience, " said McLachli support I had, especially on the la I really enjoyed it. This was head coach Brad Bmins and as always, he and four years, Sherfy has led til victories, and consecutix y tal status at the Pac-10 Cl Kpioil the team has provenJ Ririie the best. ' nior Parker McLachlan eyes the ball after he hits toward the green. Golf required not only good aim. but strength as well. , ■ 1 iBiM.:i , rv. ■■fFV ■ ' " i — y, ■a % u w ' i ' j ' ' im . V: Assistant Coach Ryan Qway Parker McLachlin, l riy. Bottom Row: Sang ' lMBi " ' Fiilgentis, Steve Moon. 242 SPORTS Courincv Slcwiirt Daily Bruin S ' I t " ir " -f, Freshman Steve Conway looks to putt the ball. In 1999, Conway qualified for the U.S. Amateur and won the state championship title. MEN ' S GOLF 243 Freshman Johanna Andersson swings with perfect form. Timing and form were the keys to a good ijolf same. by Jennife: Women ' s Golf swung to sweet The Bmin Women ' s Golf team boasted an iiicix Jible 2000- 2001 season. In November, the team took tlieir second title at the Rainbow Waliine Fall Classio Oahu. The team posted a 54-holescore of 899 finishing just in front of New Mexico and San Francisco. One of the leaders of the team, senior Laura Moffat finished tied in second place with an impressive score of 224. In the Fall season alone, the Bruins ' Women ' s team finished in the top 10 fi e times and took the title at the San Diego State Fall Classic. Johanna Andersson, a freshman, won that tournament taking first place. After a three month break between their Fall and Winter seasons, the Women ' s Golf team returned to the TRW Regional Challenge held at the Palos Verdes Countr) ' Club and hosted b)- Ohio State. They placed 15th in the tournament and posted a final score of a 54-hole total of 940, with a final round score of 305. Freshman Mehssa Martin was die top finisher for the team and came in tied at 37th place. Following the tournament in Palos Verdes, the team competed again in Tucson, Arizona at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational. Placing 11th in the tournament, freshman Gina Umeck tied for 22nd place and her teammate Melissa 5 Martin tied 26th just behind her. Clearly the Bmin Women ' s Golf team had a successful Q season. With their second consecutive title in the Rainbow i Wahine Fall Classic and high rankings in almost all of their t other tournaments, the team finished the season as one of § the best teams in the nation. " Dw pradlces m d beeY mom difficMit av bst [ ear, w(oic(n sfowld make owv ameY 5 seem eas ef " -Came lear , ead Coac 2001 Women ' s Golf Team: Top Row: Assistant Coach Ken Lewis, Charlene Alfonso, Johanna Andersson, Jamie Kim. Leilani Bagby, Head Coach Carrie Leaiy. Middle Row: Gina Umeck, Melissa Martin, Bridgit Dw er, Knstal Shearer, Vivian Pliosomoran, Julie Oh. Bottom Row: Kristin Thompson, Saki Uechi, Laura Moffat, Alicia Urn. 244 SPORTS ' icole MHIer Daily Bruin Senior Leilani Bagby watches as her ball flies toward the green. Bagby was co- captain of the team and a three-time letterwinner. Nicole Miller Daily Bruin puuuig stroke green birdie jilubsJournaments win cnip sannfrapcnampionsliip hole in one swing WOMEN ' S GOLF 245 Attacker Kristyn Pulver defends the Bruins by preventing a fierce opponent from passing the ball. An accomplished player, Pulver ' s efforts helped the Bruins play one of their most successful seasons in UCLA history. Senior Coralie Simmons frantically looks to find an open teammate. Simmons sat out the 2000 season as a member of the USA Olympic Team. Nicole Miller Daily Bruin ' . ' ' vW H «rU.. -mi, ' Nicole MlHer Daily Bruin 246 SPORTS Nicole Miller Daily Bruin I ■fsr- ' Nicole Miller Daily Bruin Members of the Bruin team watch their teammates from the deck. Competing for the first time as a NCAA team, ' the team looked forward to another successful season. " °S;iHard by Erin Sheffield Women ' s Water Polo showed no mercy against their opponenets As the reigning National Champions, UCLA ' s Women ' s Water Polo team faced a new season looking to win again. With former assistant coach Adam Krikoiian promoted to head coach of both the mens and women ' s teams, the Bruins ' prospects were promising. Although the ' lost four graduating seniors last year, the Bmin team did not feel a deep impact. Two of their players, Coralie Simmons and Robin Beauregard, redshirted the last two seasons to train with die U.S. National team. After competing in the Sydney Olympics, the ' returned to play for the UCLA team. Simmons, the team ' s captixin, reentered as a senior and Beauregard as a sophomore. The return of these giris and the ox ' erall strength of the team gave the Bruins a pre-season ranking of first place. This season, diough, things were a httle different. The 2001 season marked the first year that women ' s water polo was a NCAA sport: only after the sport gained fort ' -four teams could they qualify for this position. With this new distinction came some different rules. Instead of sixteen teams going to tlie National Championship, as had happened in the past, NCAA rules dictated that only four teams would go, diree from each conference and one wild card. The wild card team was Ukely to be the second place team in die Bruins ' conference, as this conference historically had the top teams. As a team in the most competitive conference, the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, die Bruins ' understandably felt a little more pressure. ,1he four top teams in the country, UCLA, Cal, Standford, and USC were in the MPSF, and the new rules guaranteed that only two of diese teams at the _ most could go to die NCAA tournament held at Standford in May. Even with the additional pressure, the Bruins were prepared to ' defend their title. ' Tm proud to be a Bruin and so are the rest of my teammates. We all worked incredibly hard to make each other and our coaches proud, " said junior set defender Eleanor Muqiliy. Practices were just the beginning of their hard work. Their pre- season schedule consisted of two hour practices each morning and weight training three days a week. Once the season began, the schedule increased to diree hours a day, six days a week unless there was a game. Players were also required to attend morning conditioni workouts two to three days a week, and weight training two days a week. Coach Krikorian believed this schedule was imperative for his team to succeed. " We had many talented players but the challenge was to get tliem playing well as a team and to maximize their potential. " Women ' s Water Polo 2000-2001 : Top Row: Diana Day, Volunteer Assistant Coach Catharine von Schwarz. Kristin Guerin. Kristyn Pulver, Jody Schmidt, Leah Wilson, Jennifer Puffer, Jessica Lopez. Second Row: Head Coach Adam Krikorian, Assistant Coach Nicolle Payne, Devon Mclntyre. Elaine Zivich, Jamie Hipp, Kelly Hall, Natalie Golda. Third Row: Thalia Munro, Ashley Stachowski Maureen Flanagan, Mari Joyce, Grace Woods. Bottom Row: Coralie Simmons, Jenny Lamb, Eleanor Murphy, Kelly Heuchan, Robin Beauregard. , " | ' ,« . « . ' »x »; fr ' h ■ (% ' ' A 4 Sophomore Goalkeeper Jaime Hipp looks for an opening after making a save. The Bruins won this game against SDSU 1-3. SVu. ;r 1 Scott Quintard ASUCLA Photography Nicole Miller Daily Bruin WOMEN ' S WATER POLO 247 bJD : iJBest • ii w by Came Basham Outstanding athletes at UCLA strove for excellence and surpassed the standard It took a lot to be an athlete at one of the best athletic schools in the nation. With many teams ranked liigh or e en number one, UCLA boasted the hardest working and most talented sports players from across the country including several Ohmpians, and many outstanding all-around athletes. Even though all Bruins were extremeK ' talented, some stood out for specific reasons. They showed their talent to die world wlule supporting their team, following their goals. and representing UCLA. One of the most prominent teams at UCLA was die Men ' s ' ater Polo team. This year they won their fourth NCAA Championship in sLx ) ' ears as aM ' . five seniors scored goals in the final game against UCSD. Track again excelled as well ith their NCAA wins, building upon last year ' s excellent season as a team and widi 11 Olympians in Sydney. Other excellent teams included Men ' s Tennis, ith athletes like Jean-Juhen Rojer leading the ' ay to a ictorious season for UCLA. i " Witi ti e impact of t( e ' 0 mp c Games and ow first NCAA C amp 0Y 5 p, he po ev a growtt of ow sport co A d be wim ed " - Gi i) Ba er, MCLA Water Polo av d MS Women ' s Coac(o They quickly moved up the ITA rankings this year, climbing all way to the number one spot in a unani mous 8-0 ' ote. Bmin athletes made America proud and victorious at the 20tK) Svdnev OKmpics as well. Pla ing softball for tlie U.S. alternate and pitcher Amanda Freed and catcher Stacy Nuveman excelled as the - helped their team win the gold. Nuveman also caught the first-e ' er solo no-hitter in the history of the games. Women ' s ' ater Polo continued the winning tradition vvith set offense set defender Robin Beauregard and playmaker Coralie Simmons winning the siKer medal with die U.S. in S -dney Kristen Ji|aloney, Jamie Dantzscher, Yvonne Tousek of the UCLA Gynmasocs Team also demonstrated their extreme talent in the Olympics, as did track star Ato Boldin. Coaches were also an integral part of Bruin victor), and Men ' s Volleyball Head Coach Al Scates was no exception. This ' ear, he waj die first collegiate coach to win his 1000th ict(ny. Outside hitter- Mark Williams, under Scates ' direction for four years, joined the Australian OK nipic Team in the 2000 Sydney games. Women ' s soccer made dieir mark this yean gready improsing upon ail idready outstanding team and players. For the first time, the team made it to the Final Four in 2000 and rj tidy earned second place, " this xear, under Coach Jillian EUis, diey continued their strength. All our athletes were good and they ga e nothing but the best. LEFT: Senior Mark Williams prepares to set the ball. As an Olympian playing libiro for Australia, Williams showed tremendous strength and drive to win • RIGHT. Pitcher Amanda Freed winds up and makes the pitch, aiming for a strike. As an alternate to the US Olympic Team, Freed improved her skills and supported her country. Man, ' Ceicek ' Daily Bruin 248 SPORTS Courtney Stewart Daily Bruin ' Kdwaal I lii 1 ' .niv Bruin .■WWj I i i ■l i i l W ts 1 ■fc t r («M-!ist? IP (.1V , .tJ . 1 J ...... n. aHMH y | r I i _- ; ■atiwsa-«iaai ,- : , K ■ syB Bi " K - mJ Ev HH Bu . ' «f «-- ■tas - --- ' - ' ■ ■ ' 4. ' - H HJP V : Hk ' v,yi• ij mtmjtatlt -- Bhmmhmhhhhi IL I i play hard TT leadership practice persevere champs compete medal I FT hi triumph upset REFLEX rrti-iinr ' iMi¥ffinTr-[ifii ' ' ' ti lmmmilLA Edward Lin Daily Bruin - In p erljc i form, freshman Yvonne Tousek competes on the balance beam. Having iyT EiWtd in the 1996 and 2000 Olympics, Tousek stood out at UCLA as an excellent rANDING ATHLETES 249 ftmnast. - " m Stacey Nuveman concentrates on making a home run. Not only did she receive the title of the 1999 NFCA Catcher of the Year. Nuveman also won the gold in Sydney with the Softball team at the 1999 Pan American Games. Freshman Whitney Jones attacks the elusive ball. Women ' s Soccer gained even more strength and determination this year with a second place NCAA thle behind them. I lil .- rmenian Dailv Bruin 250 SPORTS outstaniliifg ir ' ' When you feel you ' re ready enough to start playing and carving a niche in the NBA, thaVs when you go pro ' -Jason Kapono, 2nd year, forward About going pro versus staying at UCLA, Jean-Julien Rojer plays with a vengence. Men ' s ' Tennis was ranked number one in the country, and Rojer was one of the top players. T Al Scates, Head Coach of the Men ' s Volleyball Team, scans the crowd. With 1 000 career victories, Scates was known as one of the best coaches in history. Edward Lir P I ■ UMUiM , A iV ' Mtndy Ross Daily Bruin OUTSTANDING ATHLETES 251 Edward LiiVDailv Bruin :UCLA athletics provide a window for the public o learn more about the institution. Fans, alumni, and bloosters identify with student athletes who compete in our program; as a result it personalizes the relationship between UCLA and the pubUc. 252 SPORTS Mens Basketball Coach Steve Lavin " Every day in the gym you can challenge yourself in ways that you normally couldn ' t because you ' re worried or scared of failing. To overcome that fear and then do something really well is a good feeling. " Carly Raab, Women ' s Gymnastics collage 253 aantf »i a».ia 254 SPORTS fit The UCLA Tennis program gives you preparation for your professional debut and a iumpshot into the ATP tour. You get to practice with professionai players like Andre Agasi - it ' s really inspirational, and shows you that UCLA athletes can compete with some of the top players in the r world. " I Hassan Mkiaal. Men ' s Tennis i ' ' There ' s this feeling when you Icnow you ' re about to beat a team and the Glocli is ticlcing down and you Icnow you ' re going to win. It takes the whole team to do that, and then you all celebrate. That is the best thing about basketball. " Mane Phllman, Women ' s Basketball I f - W W: ' »;-■ ■■■ %■ % track, you get such a buzz and feel all of your goals become a reality. It ' s not just a win or lose thing - you get something good in return for working hard and spending a lot of time practicing. " ' Paul Muile, Track Cross Country j , i interaction with tiie Band is amazing, too. Whenever there s a time out or a duil moment on the fieid, we re up dancing. Being an entertainer n front of 90,000 peopie is difficuit but truiy exhiiarating. Nicole Rush, Dance Team m M u I I f v- " -: - m % ■ -:- .:i: W ::;:i:::x::-vv.v;-;::i-: : lA ' 1 ' • ' ■ ' i ' ivr ! ' i i . ' ! Si •.-.•• R8»« S88» i ' . ' ' ' •• • • ' • ' » • ' • ' ; r-iS:-: i lyPlwSi E9«»QH 1 V ■ V ' 1 F »1 1 1 ■ W 1 F 1 1 L i LU m§ sfi i 1 1 L i J vOOC -V ' I , . :■-■ , ; ' :: I I J ooLirtcsv of Dennis Windsohcffol % " W ' ' « ) k All our lives weve graduated: from TTTP [iUiFR CiTllWimMIIiTi school. Graduation means the closing of one door, and the opening of another. But with every past graduation, there has been a logical HANI teji the difference with cor graduation is that nohody is really sure what that next step is. Three eUise IViends and UCLA graduates spoil their caps, gowns, and leis as part of celebrating their graduation from college. Knowing that this meant separating from many friends, graduation was bittersweet. UCLA ' s college graduation ceremony was a spectacular occasion for all graduates. It symbol i cd the closing of one door and the opening of another. Unlike high school graduation. however, there was a great variety of different doors being opened by each graduate. •V For nian ' , i;r,iduation k-lt very bittersweet. We were leavinj; childhood and stability behind in tavor of assuming more adult challenges. With these challenges came an immense amount ot both autonomy and responsibility tor our decisions. Before, we may have had parents guiding our steps, or we just followed along with what everyone else was doing; now it was entirely up to us. Before everybody was still pretty much doing the same thing. We all moved from diapers to the potty and the tricycle to the bicycle. We all went from high school to college. At the time, choosing the right university seemed a daunting task, but in comparison with where we are today, it was a fairly minor decision. Now we have to decide where we go from here, in any of thousands of directions. Law school? Grad school? A job at Pricewaterhouse or Morgan Stanley? Go for a PhD and a professorship? Or a degree in publishing? Teach? The world is open to us, ready to receive us, but we have to choose the form. Graduation d.iy was, for this reason, both exciting and petrifying all at once. Were headed into the real world (not to be confused with " The Real World " that we ' re familiar with as college students via MTV). For the la st four years, we ' ve lived with, eaten with, gone to class with, and partied with all the same people. Our friends became our family. It was almost unbearable to consider a life when we will not see those people every day. Now we ' re all headed in different directions and different lives, albeit with passionate promises to keep in touch, tjroups of friends were cast to to far corners of the country, sometimes even beyond. Relationships fall under the strain of becoming " long distance " or even crumble outside of the college atmosphere. Wouldn ' t it be easier if we could all be like the gang on Beverly Hills 90210, and always stay with the same group? Maybe. But that ' s not as fun, and its not very challenging. Although we will encounter loss, and we close the door on certain aspects of our lives, we will also gain new experiences and new friendships. We will be exposed to opportunities that were impossible at a university. Although life after college may be scary, we had to take that next step. And, as tentative as that step may be, we all took it eventually, the question just becomes, where exactly will it take us? So now, we ' re all wearing the same black robes and the same black mortar boards sitting in the same gym. But we all look a little different too. There ' s the girl with the pink flip-flops, and look, that guy has a lei made with money. Gone were the days when we sat with our high school friends and giggled excitedly about what the next four years would be like. This was college, or should I say was. The poignancy of the moment was captured by the fact that this is the very last time we will all be in the same place, both physically and figuratively, for we are all going very different places. And that ' s what makes it fun, and that ' s what makes it challenging, and maybe that what makes it the real world. By Jennifer Bayerd ruin Life Yearbook 1 967 A father takes a photograph of two graduates of UCLA ' s Class of 1967. Graduation moments captured by cameras whether film or now digital, continue to be cherished. Bruin Lifc Yearbook 1960 Two UCLA adniini.strators casually converse after addressing the Class of 1960. They were known for stressing the importance of education in one ' s ftiture. Graduates continue to benefit from their degrees earned at UCLA. T. Peter Abbott Geography Saghar R. Abrishami Psychobiolog) ' Heity A. Adisetiyo Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Edmund Afriin-Antwi BiocheniistiT Hennelinda G. Abcede Neuroscience Ataullah M. Abdullah Biochemistry Kara B. Achzet Art Historv Jama F. Adams Political Science Linnea N. Adier Political Science Economics Aadra A. Adrid Electrical Engineering Doris Aghaei Political Science Katy Y. Aguirre Spanish ' Maria Abrahamian Psychology I -I Ninve R. Adams Political Science Andrea L. Aduato Histor) ' Christine L. Ahn Design 258 GRADUATES Hiratsugu J. Ail)a Business Economics Deepak Alagh Electrical Engineering Anna M. Alexander PSNchologN , lin Akopians PliNsiological Science George Akopo Economics Homa Akrani Political Science Pegah Alavi Electrical Engineering Pedro M. Albuquerque Economics Angel D ' Marco Alekent African American Studies American Literature and Culture CjTithia A. Alexander Business Economics Chris M. Alleyne-Chin Anthropology " Reyna L. Alorro Linguistics Anthropolog} ' Adrienne G. Alvarado Sociology Jessica Al arado PsNchology Erika Aniadi Political Science Marc F. Aniaral Psychology CLASS OF 2001 259 Maria Aniatuni Classics Comparative Literature Favio Amezcua Latin American Studies Ugochi L. Anaebere Political Science Ana Elvira Anderson Classics Edwin O. Ainbrosio Computer Science and Enginecrintr Alex Anierri Psychology Robert C. Amezaga Economics 1 !■ ' Ivy Amezcua Plnsiological Science Saman Aminpour Economics Hong-Min An Economics Jasmine N. Anchaleechamaikom Psvchobiolog) ' Marcelle A. Andaya Phvsiological Science Laura E. Anderle Plant BiolocTN Jonas R. Anderson Anthropology Sarah B. Angel Political Science Rayo A. Antonio Business Economics 260 GRADUATES Patrick N. An ak«») I ' cilitiial Science Tini )lli J. Appleford Plnsiolosjiciil Science Omar Araiza I )litical Scit ' iice Le) la Arjang Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Zanovia S. Armand-Baoy Psvcholog) ' Chris E. Amibruster Business Economics Sarah L. Armstrong Sociology ' Kimberly L. Arnold Theater ' ivada J. Aroonhip Psvcliobioloaj ' Ja J. Arbolario Sociology a id E. 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Cao Biochemistn ' Matthew C. Cardona Chemical Engineering Brian J. CaiTanza Pli siologieal Science Anna M. Capati Psychology Study of Rehgion Andreh Carapiet Psychobiology Claudia Cardenas American Literature and Culture Olivia C. Camahan History Mary F. Carries Physics Erlyn E. Cartojano Neuroscience Kelly Ann Casselman French Anthropology Richard L. Castiel Histor - 270 GRADUATES Francoise M. Caslro Linguistics Spanish Novena J. Catalla History Angela C. Caron Antliropology Megan L. Cassidy Political Science Leah R. Gates Political Science ' alei-ie N. CaMilla Political Science Amy Y. Chai Sociologx ' Jenny L. Chan Business Economics Aurora Ana a Clcrda Histon Chicana and Chicano Studies Sunmin Clia East Asian Studies Seeyeon Chai Economics Beclde Chan Electrical Engineering June H. F. Chan PsNchology Kara Q. Chan Geography Ed in Chacon Musicolog) ' Daniel L. Chan Electrical Engineering Eric Chan Gladys Y. Y. Chan Hui Min Chan Jack S. 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Chapa PsNcholog) Vineet Chaplot Danielle J. Chase Fong Chau Vu H. Chau Biologs Art Psychology Computer Science anc Engineering Vinika V. Chaudhari Physiological Science Alice C. Chen Psvcholog) ' Cintlv Chen Design Media Arts Da Chen Business Economics CLASS OF 2001 273 Jason C. Chen Ph siological Science Patricia S. Chen Biolog) ' Katy K. Chen Sociolog) ' Lih Chen Biology ' Pi-Yu X. Chen Japanese Susan Shu- Wen Chen Sociologx ' Cliing Yee Cheung Business Economics Chun Ting Cheung Business Economics Kun Chris K. Cheung Electrical Engineering May N. Chen Biochemistry Adrienne Y. Cheng Cvbenietics Brandon L. Cheng Li Cheng Peter J. Cheng Ying-chia Cheng Business Economics Computer Science BiologN Biochemistn- Mathematics Lily Cheung Sociology 274 GRADUATES Lisa . Cheung BiologN ' Michael S. Cheung Electrical Engineering Sioux L. Cheung Geograpli En ironnient il Studies Van Ting Cheung Business Economics Joseph S. Chew Psychobiologv ' Lianne K. Chew Psychology ' Minnie C. 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Christodouhdes Economics Economics Economics International Area Business Economics Applied Mathematics Studies Eric H. Chu Julia T. Chu Justin J. Chu MeUssa L. Chu ectrical Engineering Biochemistn- Computer Science and Engineering PsNchologN ' Wan Yce Chui Business Economics 278 GRADUATES r Since slie was a child. Jama Fitzgerald Adams has been taught the ahie of philanthropN and social acti ism. Crowing up in Los Angeles, Jama was aware of the extremes between tlie -ei- wealthy and the impoverished. |ama learned earl that many things about the world were uTiiair. One of her professors, Barbara Koremenos, said about [ama, " I have not encountered an otlier student at UCLA with more commitment to anil enthusiasm regarding public polic ' issues. " Choosing political science as her major. Jama focused nnich ot her time on public polic) ' issues. She accimiulated a 3.8 GPA while Cixrrjing two minors. Women ' s Studies and Urban Planning. Brimming o er with excitement, [ama hopes to " get started working for change on the most difficult problems we face as a societv. " She was passionate enough about these issues to write five research papers while at UCLA. Incredibly enough, she managed to receive an A grade on each paper. According to Jama, " the research papers all center around the things 1 want to dedicate nn ' life to - leadership and urban policx ' , especially housing issues. " Jama was truh ' an indi idual who knew who she was. She said, " My deepest instinct is to change things about this world that I think are unfair. " She iilreacK made a difference. Working with die " Lm Going to College " program for foiu " ears. Jama hoped to change the mind set of many .children who are told b societ ' that college was imattainable to them. As I program ' s assistant coordinator for the past year she further devoted her le to these children. i ■ Jfima de oted nmcli of her time to changing the political attitudes of her " ' ' temporaries. With the 2000 presidential election approaching, Jama and ottier Bruin Democrats dexased a program called " 200 in 2000. " Acting as the program ' s director. Jama sought to enlist at least 200 olunteers to not C O hyi Ct i bZ O e VO Va onK add manpower to the organi tion, put also to more importantly increase awareness about political apatli ' and challenge it. The culmination of " 200 in 2000 " was a ralK held on Halloween, one week before the election. Attended by the Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore, Governor Gra ' Davis, and nmnerous celebrities, the raOy drew a crowd of over 12,000 from all o er the L(xs Angeles area. Despite Gore ' s narrow defeat. Jama insists that. " I feel proud to have been a leader in a successful campaign that sought to empower otcrs and raise awareness of important To future generations of UCLA students Jama offers this advice: " appreciate and take advantage of the incredible opportunities that exist at UCLA. " Jama cei-tainly did. While attending UCLA .she not only got involved in the " Lm CJoing to College " program and Bruin Democrats where she s( rv ed as Alumni Director. Jama was also the Alumni Scholars Club presitlcnt, a campus tour guide, and an orientation counselor for incoming freshmen, just to name a few. Moreox er, she ventured off campus to volunteer for the Special Olympics antl to mentor elementan ' and middle school children through the LA Teamworks program. A devout member of the Catholic church. Jama acted as her brother ' s confirmation sponsor, and has been a volunteer at the Universit) Catholic Center her entire time at UCLA. Following graduation. Jama plans " to spend a few years gaining " real world ' public policv ' knowledge to ground mv ' graduate school experience in a vei-) ' practical understanchng. Eventually I will work in the urban policy fH arena. I want to run for elected office and eventually I will be President of i 5y the United States. " Clearly Jama has fomul her purpose in life; she can be counted on to inspire those around her to make a difference. She declares firm|) ' , " I know we can attack social problems with public policy, and I canAt wait to begin. " - Enn Shcjfielcl Jenny H. Chun Luke S. C;hun , ngela Chung Sociolog • Microbiolog)- and Molecular Sociology Genetics Korean Karen Chung Business Economics Michelle B. Chung Histon Economics Miriam S. Chung Economics Chi-Huang Chung International Development Studies Claude Ciocan Computer Science Kathleen J. Clark Marjorie H. Clark Meredith A. Clark Victoria C. Clark HistorN ' Conununication Studies Political Science Conunimication Studies History ' Ke in T. Claudeanos Amaud D. C olantonio Dylan P. Cole Juliette Comniagere Physiological Science Molecular, Cell, and De elopmental Biology Art Ethnomusicology 280 GRADUATES Shimon ( " oneli Ps clioloijx Alicia M. C ' onklMi Art Histon Alexis A. C; )iirad Microbiology and Molecular Conotics Ciabriela L. C onlieras Sociology Historv Rosemar - Contreras Film and Tele ision Eric A. Cook Political Science Oscar A. Cordero Sociology John L. Coi-])iis Physiological Science Peter R. Corral Andiropologx ' Roman Corral Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Ana E. Cortez Mathematics Miquael A. Cottrell Plnsiological Science erto Covarrubias Martha E. Crow Sean Casey Crowe Jaime S. Cruz Mathematics Histor) ' History Sociolog) ' Histon ' CLASS OF 2001 281 Momian B. Cruz Sociology Vince M. Cruz Civil Engineering Ricardo Cruz Jr. Physiological Science Haidee C. Cuasim Psychology Jody A. Culp Biochemistn ' Suzanne H. Dalton Political Science 282 GRADUATES Jennifer A. Currie Psychology ' Sinione D ' Amico Russian Language and Literature Michelle Dalton Business Economics Julie K. Damgen Psycholog) ' Hoa N. Dang Biochemistry Julie Trang D. Dang Physiological Science Stefanie M. Danlii Phi A. Dao Marialuisa Dapuello- Dana S. Darwish Sociology Electrical Engineering Hemandez SociologN ' Biochemisti-v I KathrATi R. Dauphine Biocheniistn Gabrielle D. Da is W ' onien ' s Studies Rowena M. De Jesus MicrobiologN and Molecular Genetics Terri M. De Long Ps chologv ' . nupri a Anna P. Da da Business Economics Annie L. Da ' idian English Shannon M. Davis PsNcholog) ' Courtney K. Dawson Physiological Science Rocio I. De La Cruz PsNcholog) ' Roxana G. De La Rosa Ph siolot;ical Science ' ivian E. De Luna American Literature and Culture Donald A. De Paz Spanish Shauna L. Davidson Psychologv ' Ensrlish Paul P. Day Geology Mj» 2 2JL L j l S B M ' l M m Jo De La Torre Chicana and Chicano Studies Rlioda Di ine R. De Vera Asian American Studies CLASS OF 2001 283 Rohan James De Vera Sociology ' Lindsey B. DeBaets Communication Studies Stacy A. DeCandido Psvcliology Bahaiak Dejban FsNcliologs ' Aniline Jo ce T. Dola C ' ruz Economics Diane W. Delgadille SociologN ' Economics Elizabeth H. Delshad Microbiolog and Molecular Gei K ' tics Kris Deniirjian Political Science Malissa O. Denney Spanish Teni Der Hovanissian Communication Studies Mike P. DeRoze Business Economics Judy A. Descallar Electrical Engineering i Maria I. DeHowitt History Antonio Delgado Aerospace Engineering Amanda K. Dennis Psycholog) Ai-turo Diaz Economics 284 GRADUATES Edward C. Diaz Molecular. Cell, ami Developnient;il Biolog I onne Diaz Ph siological Science C ' hicana and Chicano Studies Martha L. Dia Econoniics Internatii)nal Area Studies Elizabelh D. Diaz II l- ' olitical Science Megan L. Dickerson Histon Jerod Dien Electrical Engineering Tran A. Diep Ps ' chobiologN ' Jennifer Ding i svcholog) ' Randy R. Dingwall Cheniistn Lena B. Dishakjian Molecular, Cell, antl Developini-iit.il Hi()lti i Comparative Literature Hera Djihanian PsNchobiolosn Uyen N. Do Business Economics Donna E. Doan Economics Jav NL Dobrowalski Political Science Jessica L Dominguez Spanish Haodi Dong Economics CLASS OF 2001 285 Kristin A. Dostal Coninuinicatioii Studies Mark S. Douangchak Physiological Science Malissa Dounel Psychobiolog) ' Kern C. Dovie SocioloiA Wanda A. Dragoniirescn Classical Ci ilization Georgia A. Drainer English Da id M. Drucker Histon- Tiffany E. Duarte Sociolocr - Andrew D. Ducote Psv ' chobiolog) ' Christine M. Dulav Electrical Engineering Leslie A. Dunipit Business Economics Ashle Duong Computer Science and Engineering 286 GRADUATES Jeanie A. Dourbetas English Anne M. Dreyfus French Th addeus A. Duke English CMithia Duong Business Economics Mam H. 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Frankel EcDnoniics International Area Sociolog)- Mechanical Engineering Economics Studies History Joseph D. Franklin Chinese Entrlish Justin Fredericks SociologN ' Justin D. Frederickson Connnunication Studies Robert B. Friedman Political Science Samara Friedman PsNcholog) ' Mathew L. Fruzza Plnsiological Science Susan E. Fukunioto Business Economics Patricia T. Fullinvvider Political Science 290 GRADUATES 1 Gakate Fung Cheiiiistr ' Melina Gallardo Economics Spanish Danika J. Garcia Marine Biologv ' Miriam S. F ' ung Psychology ' Y onne O. Funk European Studies Melanie C. Gabriel Mathematics Applied Science Computer Science Andrea M. Galvin Enghsh Aida M. Gamez Biolog} ' Mariela Gamsie Psychology Diane V. Garcia Biolosn Jennifer D. Garcia AnthropologN ' Jennifer R. Garcia Applied Mathematics Laura S. Garcia Psychology Luis F. Garcia Economics Marcos NL Garcia Political Science Nicole L Garcia Sociology CLASS OF 2001 291 Reginald A. Garcia Electrical Eiisrineerino; Ricardo Garcia Histon Susana Garcia Economics Iiitematioiial Art-a Studies Latin American Studies ' eronica CJarcia Ps cliol()g Victor A. Garcia Histon Francisco J. Garcia, Jr. Latin American Studies Lilit Garibvan Microbiologv ' and Molecular Genetics Rachel S. Gamer Molecular, Cell, and De il(«piiiriit.il Biology Lon-an N. Garrison Histon MavTa G. Garza Psvcliobiology Maniya C. Gatmailan Psychology Saniantha B. Gatniaitan Sociology S l ia Garcia Business Economics Michael L. Garibay Computer Science Laura B. Gar ood Entrlish Brent J. Gaulke Cheniistn ' 292 GRADUATES L la A. Ciazariiiii Anthropolog) ' kristina V. Cce Mnsic Abigail Cielh MicrohiologN ' and Molecular Genetics Ava CelliiKNt T AnthropologN Chicana and C ' hicano Studies Elizabeth S. Gendy Annie CJeorge Katharine L. Gerst Melissa I. Gervase Ps chobioloaj Ps tlu)liiol()g ' Ecology, Belia ior, and Spanish Evolution Eno;lish .•Vmir A. Ghaferi Ph siological Science Tashi W. Ghale Business Economics Sylvia Ghatan Sociolog) ' Aniira A. Ghoniem Electrical Enirineering Brock T. Gibson Tiffany M. Gilliam Eric J. Gitig Scott A. Goldfarb Mathematics English Spanish History Business Economics CLASS OF 2001 293 Ga le A. Goldman PsycholosA ' Leah D. Goldman Music Stella GoUko Psychology ' Da is J. Collata Philosophy •Vinalia L. Gomez Frida M. Gomez Maricehi (iomez Michelle C. Gomez Sociolog)- SociologN ' Matheniatics Applied Science Classical Civilization Histon- Computer Science Donny Gomez SociologN ' Carlos A. Gomez Marmolejo Latin American Studies International De elopment Studies John A. Gonzales Ph)siological Science Rosette Gonzales International De elopment Studies Political Science Heraldo A. Gonzales II Anthropology Asian American Studies E ehn I. Gonzalez Sociology Fredrick P. Gonzalez Atmospheric Sciences Guillermo O. Gonzalez Anthropology 294 GRADUATES Manuel I. Gonzalez American Literature and Culture Ani Gorgee Biolog ' Nadia M. Gonzalez Sociology Ulises n. Gonzalez Psychology ' Sabrina A. (i ordon History Iistor Laura S. Gomiican Psychology Joanna A. Gorska Political Science Nicholas H. Gorzkowski Economics International Area Studies Laura NL Graf American Literature and Culture Anjelique J. Granados Histon ' Art Historv ' Lara B. Grant Communication Studies Nancy Grant English Arash Gra ori Psychobiolog)- Stefanie T. Greenberg Psychology- Sharon l. Gregg Psv ' chology Kendra L. Grether Ph sic)logical Science CLASS OF 2001 295 Tina M. Griffith PsNchologv " Marisa C. Grijalva English Adam D. Griser Business Economics Sarah E. Guerrero Chicana and Chicano Studies Jacqueline B. Guinto Ps chobiologv Jessica B. Guinto Pin siological Science Evan H. Grobecker History Taline M. Gulesserian American Literature and Cultnre Tanya Gulesserian American Literatme and Culture Courtney A. Gulledge Business Economics Laura H. Gundersheim Political Science Alisa C. Guo Psychologv ' Flong K. Guo Electrical Engineering Lesley R. Gurkin Political Science Fred P. Gutierrez Aerospace Engineering Patricia O. Gutierrez American Literature and Culture 296 GRADUATES James H. Cutzmaii Entriish Orlv Hakinii Psxcholoi ' Eugene T. Hamai Economics Xiaoyan Han Psychology Young J. Ha Histon Siroon Hadigian English Ardalan Haghighat Physiological Science Ahjalia H. Hall Sociolocrv Kimberly M. Hall English Ji-Hjain Ham Mathematics Heather J. Hamby Ps ' cholog l ' ( ililic .il Science Kristien A. Hamilton Political Science Art Histon Chong C. Han Sociology- Robert K. Hanaoka Business Economics Ain L. Hanf Psvciiologv ' Robert A. Hankoff English Histon CLASS OF 2001 297 Amanda M. Hansen Economics Jennifer L. Hansen Psychology Brian M. Hanssen Political Science L ' Chee J. Hardamon Political Science Hubert Hari Soejono Economics Nathaniel J. Harkleroad Psychology Malia A. Harris Electrical Engineering Lisa M. Hart PsychologN ' Narineh B. Hartoonian Ph)siological Science Marie France Hascoet-Achart Linguistics and Spanish Jill N. Hasegawa English Ana M. Haskins History Farhana Haque Electrical Engineering Khara C. Harris English Allison S. Harvey Ciiemical Engineering Arash R. Hassid Psychology 298 GRADUATES ' As Professor Scott c:luindler described her, " Arta is a gem, a student wlio faculty experience probably one or tA o times at most cliiriiis; their careers. I haw been on the facnlt)- 21 years, and .she is my first true ,u;em. ' " C;learly Art;i toudied e eryone she eneounterd with her dedication and perseverant Profes,sor C handler, who Arta cited as an important mentor in lier life, w: clearlv impressecl b ' the diligence and hard work this exceptional youii woman puts into ey ' dA-thing she does. But it was not merely her academic success that was impressixe, but her ability ' to iialance an incredibly difficult academic load in conjimction with a strong commitment to research an ' connnunit)- seniee. This well-rounded student combinc-d a determination to succeed widi die hard work she willingly puts forth, and the result is the accomplished Bniin diat she is. Academie;ill . Arta had a immber of accomplishments. As a double maj in Biologv and Women ' s Studies, she not only nuiintained a 3.95 GPA earned several awards, recognition from honor societies, and membership, prestigious scholarship groups. Among her many achievements was die a ' of the UCLA Regents Scholarship, the Distinguished Bruin Award, involvement iis a Regent Scholar, a member of the Regents Scholar Socii and initiation into Phi Beta Kappa. In addition, her extensive research in 1 field of biolog) earned her an Undergraduate Research Dexelopmi f Stipend as well as the 2000 Honors Program ' ice Provost Research Awi Her research was also recognized by die greater scientific community published in the journal of Investigative Medicine. Her abihtv to balance a life outside of school with her demanding acade ' schedule further illustiated , rtas discipline and commitment to success. Most notabh- in her extracurricular activities, was her active involvement itli the Iranian Students Group. As a member for the first two years at UCLA, she became interested and active in the groups commitment " to presci-x ing ■ Iranian culture and unification among all Iranian students. " During her junior I and s enior vears. she moved beyond mere appreciation and invoh ' emeiit in B group to become a leader of it. She was elected Social Coordinator lie junior vear and ' ice President during her senior year Arta said ol lici experience, " as an immigrant, I oiten found myself feehng at a loss becans( 1 lacked the link to my countiy of descent. Coming to Los Angeles and joinnig this organization has helped me reestablish that. " Arta ' s commitment to die community stretches beyond ISG and i cn UCLA. She was an active volunteer in the 2000 Presidential Election, lias olunteered at a number of hospitals and clinics incluiling the UCLA Medic Center, and pledged her time at high schools in underprivileged communities. In addition, she worked at die Center of Human Nutrition at the UCLA School of Medicine. It was tliis, which she considerd to be her most notable achievement at UCLA. She " whole-heartedly dedicated significant amounts of [her] time becoming educated on women ' s h gldi issues and [is] devoted to emphasizing tlie importance of continued women ' s health research. " In her work at CHN. she was able to incoiporate terest in medicine with her strong belief in women ' s issues. Arta ' s contribution to the medical iield was something she looks forwari Continuing in die future. She was interested in the field of m rrespondence and hopes to gain a Masters degree in journalism in addii her M.D. degi-ee. Through an intvniship with KYSR STAR 98.7 ■eloped an interest in broadcast journalism and hoped to pursue a ci would combine her " love for die sciences and my love for toucl iples Uves on a massive scale. " Slie hopes to work in preventative medii md expand her knowledge as a physician to " transcend scientific boundari er desire to not only practice medicine but to touch the lives of her padd ,s best demonstrated in lier own words: " Although physicians cannot alwi be healers, I believe and will do my part to maintain that they .should al be patients ' heroes. I jKOe pan L Ashleigh I mnn 4 Akiko Hattori Plnsiological Science Jessica V. Hausman Political Science Christina L. Havens Antlnopology Jessica H. Hav ' thome Art Heidi P. Hayes Communication Studies Joanna Dove Hayes Sociologv ' Chuan He Electrical En rineerin2 Timoth) ' W. Heiderich Psvcholog - Kimberlj L. Hekiniian Sociolo2A ' Kelly L. Henderson Mathematics R an C. Henneberg Gretchen F. Heno Business Economics American Literature and Cultme Viannda Marie Hawkins Histon Stephanie A. Haygood Psychology Jennifer M. Helm Connnunication Studies ' Sean M. Heni- Histon ' 300 GRADUATES Robert L. Her Ps cliolosr Renee Caprice Hernandez Ps chobiolog Tiffani M. Heredia Psychology Claudia L. Hernandez Interiuitional Devolopnient Studies Marie A. Hernandez Psychology Dominie A. Herridge Econoniics Therese M. Hiekev Geograpliy Michael A. Hidalgo American Literature and Culture Latrice C. Hight Steve C. Hill Sonia M. Hine Miyoshi S. Hirano English Astroplnsics Applied Mathematics English Ps chol()g Mary T. Hirsch-Jaeckel American Literature and Culture Agnes Ho Psychology Pliilosophv Lac Hong Ho Histon Melanie Ho Policy Media Studies CLASS OF 2001 301 Ming-Wai Ho Business Economics Erica K. Hoemig Geograpln Emironmental Studies Keena M. Horn Sociology i " ssr r ' - »-, 11 ' f ' ■■ Rebecca L. Hobscheid Business Economics Sarah L. Hockinan Psvchology Laura J. Hohmann Chemistn- Judd W. Hollander Theater C hiyon Hong Chemistn David K. Hong Sociology ' Cann C. Hoe Economics Judy M. Horn Art History Melia Y. Hong Communication Studies Misook Hong Biocliemistn Un Cheng Connie Hong Business Economics Michallene M. Hooper Sociology Brent W. Hopkins American Literatiue and Culture 302 GRADUATES Mai- am HoriAal Janice Hou Cia M. Hovannisian Biocheniistr - Economics PsNcliology h siological Science Robert Hsieh Ps chol )g Economics International Area Studies Hung gi Hsu Music Maria Hovscpian American Literature and (, ' nlturc Jui-Ting A. Hsia Christie Y. Hsiao Claire Hsieh Nancy Hsieh Politiciil Science East Asian Studies Design Histon- American Literature and Culture Annie Hsu Englisli Economics Carol Hsu Economics Da id C. Hsu Microbiol()g and Molecular Cienetics Psvchobiology Raquel H. Hsu Business Economics Ray T. Hsu Electrical Engineering Fei-Ya Hu Oral Biology- CLASS OF 2001 303 Anita F. Huang Sociolog) ' Jeffrey Huang Computer Science and Engineering Lily Huang Economics International Area Stmlies Carrie Huang Mathematics of Computation Grace Y. Huang Mathematics Applied Science Jennifer Kuo Chen Huang Cheniistiy Karin K. Huang Political Science Lynn L. Huang Ps chohiolog) ' Michael S. Huang Biolog) ' Heidi H. Huang Biocheniistn ' Kevin Huang History Monica T. Huang Ps cliolog ' S()ci )liig Shannon W. Huang Electrical Engineering Szu-Hua Huang Economics Teng chao Huang Mathematics of Computation Erika M. Hubbard Physiological Science 304 GRADUATES icna C. Hiii Da id I ' . Huizinga illio C:. Hung Ps cliolog Koinomlts lntiTiiational Area Studies Cloiiiputcr Science and Histon Engineering Yu-ling Hung Bnsiness Economics Etta Hur Kj-ung hwa Hur Vilia Husin David M. Hutchins usiness Economics East Asian Studies Matliematics Economics Business Economics Anna Hu Tih Mathematics Applied Science Yoon S. Hwang Economics Thu - ' an T. Hujiili Computer Science and Entliin ' i ' i ' lni ' ■» - i M m Vivian V. Huynh Electrical Engineering Emilia Y. Hwang American Literature and Culture Comnnmication Studies Michael J. Ibarra Chemical Engineering Claudine S. N. Ibraliim English Anthropolog) ' Maki Iguclii Linguistics and Spanish CLASS OF 2001 305 Emmie C. Ikiao Psychology Carrie A. Imoto Biolog) Jacquelyn M. Irvine Ps chobioloa ' Akiko Izumitani Film and Tele ision . ndreea J. Iliescu American Literature and Culture Heui S. Ini Economics Internationa! Area Studies Maria-Carmen Ifiiguez Communication Studies Oi Lun Ip Economics Lisa M. Ishimai-u Political Science Bassam S. Islam Computer Science and Engineering R oko Imai Psychology Andiropology Julia H. Irick History Robin E. Ivey Ps cholog ' Yalda Jabbai-pour Physiological Science Cina Jachimowicz Psychology Jeremy S. Jacob Physics 306 GRADUATES Joiiiiitor M. |ac ' ()l)s Busiiu ' ss Economics Sai-ena P. Jaggi; Dt ' sii ' ii Slioloh I,. Jaliangii Histoi ' v Danii ' l P. Jang Electrical Engineering Seonah Jang Physiological Science Neuroscience Angelina Januardy Business Economics John Benito P. Ja ' ien BiochemistiT Katherine L. Jezak Political Science Yoosun Ji Economics Diana Jimenez Political Science Mary G. Javier English Communication Studies Lisa D. Jimenez Business Economics eronica R. Jimenez Arnold F. Jimenez Amita V. Jivrajka Stephen S. Joe PsNchologv Economics Business Economics Biology French CLASS OF 2001 307 liana Y. Joffe Chelsea R. Johnson Cheryl L. Johnson Jeffrey B. Johnson Sociology Political Science French English Psychology Kittredge D. Johnson Economics Tiffany Jordan History Tae Iloon Jun Business Economics 308 GRADUATES Shiho I. Johnson World Arts and Cultures Ainber M. Jones Microhiolog) ' and Molecular Cenetics Carrie B. Joost Business Economics Histon ' Mark E. Jorgensen Business Economics Veronica Juarez Comparative Literature Andrew G. Juhan Music Seung-Ali Jung Psychobiology You-Jin Jung International Development Studies Sanaz Kafa i Business Economics jasmine kahoii Si)ciolo!i Pcdroiii kahen kaslii I ' sxclioliioloiA Connie D. kahng Ecoiioniics Iiiteniiitional Aiva Studies Pei-Chun Kan Sociology- Cindy J- Kang Economics International Area Studies Heekyong Kang Psychobiolog) ' Sam Kalioundji Neuroscience Meejung Kang Chemistn ' Nancy N. Kang Computer Science Yun G. Kang Electrical Engineering Oren S. Kaplan Computer Science and Engineering Ra inder S. Kapoor Economics Sarika Kapoor English Hyun Sook Kang Sociolog - Michael A. Kapamasian Physiological Science L Tine R. Kapo ich Psycholog)- CLASS OF 2001 309 Erik T. Karling English Azeein A. Kamially Business Economics Suzanne Karpilovsky English Faizal Kassaniali Computer Science Yasuhiro Kawai Economics Takavuki Kawamoto International Development Studies Lara T. Kayayan English Meagan H. Keane World Arts and Cultures Bryan R. Kehl Political Science Colleen B. Kelley Italian and Special Fields Michelle M. Kelnian Ps chobiolog Ryan M. Kenney Economics Daniel Kliakshouri Business Economics 310 GRADUATES Azadeh Khatibi Molecular. Ceil, and Developmental Biology Reza Khorsan Biology- Anthony S. Khoury Social Deviance and Criminal Justice i Ani H. kini Histon Jae H. Kim History Aiiiia S. KJiii Si)ciol()g ' Doo S. Kim Econionics International Area Studies Jean K. Kim Economics Jennifer I. Kim Political Science Elizabeth J. Kim Political Science Ji Young Kim Sociolog) ' Jin K. Kim Bnsiness Economics Jongmi Kim Bvisiness Economics Jung H. Kim Economics Junghoon Kim Economics Ken H. Kim Economics K ung H. Kim Linguistics KjTing Jean Kim Biochemistry Min Hce MiSun Kim Commnnication Studies Russian CLASS OF 2001 311 Minchae Kim East Asian Studies Young-Sin Kim Biochemistn. ' Minsoo Kim Economics Moovvi Kim Political Science Masako Kioi Business Economics Herbert C. Kimmons III Ps choloir ' Diana R. King Ps cholog Serli Kircc Mathematics Trisha B. Kirk Political Science Nanc H. Kim English Nellie Kim Pearl C. Kim Sonny S. Kim Sunhee Kim Sociolog) ' Microbiology ' and Molecular Genetics Business Economics Sociology ' Susan B. King Ps cholog ' Dana E. Knickerbocker Sociology 312 GRADUATES Jasun k. K PliNsiologic ' iil SciiMne Ps choloir ' i ian J. Ko Asian American Studies Wai-fan Ko Linguistics Slicri li. Kohiilnick Ps cli()log ' James J. Koch English Eric Fu Hoi Kong Business Economics Sharon C. Koo Business Economics Won T. Koo Economics International Area Studies Maja Korzeniowska Computer Science Michelle E. Koski Microbioloij ' and Molecular Genetics Sachiko Kotani PsNcliology EUeni K. Koulos Psychology Jessica N. Ko anagi Forrest L. Kragten Eric R. Kruse Benjamin B. Kii MicrobiologN " and Molecular Business Economics Matliematics Applied Scienece Biochemistn ' Genetics CLASS OF 2001 313 Tonioyuki Kubuta Economics East Asian Studies Darlene Kwan Ps ' cliohi()lo 4 Erin E. kuhns Theater Kishore B. Kukreja Histon ' Doris H. Kung Physiological Science Jacob Y. Kuo I ' liiiiie Kurai Robert H. Kurata Maral S. Kurdian Cvhemetics Antliropology Computer Science and Engineering Psychology Luwin Kwan Psvcholog - Maggie Hiu Van Kwan Electrical Engineering Carter K. Kwok Aerospace Engineering 314 Julianna Kwok Patricia Kwok Eunha Kwon Monica Kwon Business Economics Business Economics Political Science Economics GRADUATES Soo Jin Kwoii Art Histon ' Aimee M. La Font American Literature and Culture Bott Kwong W ' oiucn ' s Studies Winston Kwong Cognitive Science Maria V. La Pietra Italian Noreen A. Laberinto PsNchoIogv Gar K. Lam Economics Marjji C. Lam Economics Monica S. Lam Business Economics Danielle M. Kyser Biology Arta Lahiji Biology Women ' s Studies Annv Lai Erin Lai Jane F. Lai Yan Yan Lai Economics American Literature and Culture Asian AmnK m Studies Economics Business Economics Wendy Lam Biology CLASS OF 2001 315 Maureen L. Lamorena Lily L. Lan ' eronica Landeros Jessica L. Langenhan Anthropolotj - Microbiologv ' and Molecular PsychologN ' Physiological Science Coninuinication Studies Genetics Sesilia S. Langi TiIllolh S. Langslon Sand X. Lao Danijehi Laptose ic Bioli)ij Computer Science and Engineering Chemical Engineering Enghsh Rosa L Lara Political Science Hsin M. Lau English Chinese Laura E. Lauver Political Science Ka Yin Law Ci il Engineering Tatiana M. Lawler Stephanie R. Lawrence Nita Nee Lawson Amanda T. Le Women ' s Studies Economics Anthropology Economics 6 GRADUATES (iians; T. Lc PsNchohiology Hiiii) II. I,e Computer Scii-iice Paul H. Le Computer Science and Engineering Tran Le Biochemistry- .■Uicia D. Lee Political Science Annie Lee Sociology ' Dana S. Lee Psychology Eunice Lee History- Hung P. Le ( ' (imputer Science anil Engineering Tuan P. Le Computer Science Catherine Lee Ps chobiology- kellie L. le Business Economics Joshua R. Le Duff Political Science Christine C. Lee Political Science Asian American Studies Heidi Lee Economics Heuijin Lee Economics . CLASS OF 2001 317 Ja H. Lee Jae S. Lee Janet C. Lee Jeanelle P. Lee Psvchology Computer Science and Engineering Psychobiologv ' Sociolog) ' Jenny Hy-unju Lee Ph ' siological Science Jin Y. Lee Ci il and Environmental Engineering Jong L. Lee Business Economics Kyung E. Lee Ps chobiologv Linda J. Lee Political Science Macson Y. Lee Ps chobiolo£ Mankate Y. Lee Business Economics Maya S. Lee Connnunication Studies Melissa C. Lee Sociologv ' Jung Hak Lee Computer Science Marie M. Lee Biolog - Michael J. Lee Histoiy 318 GRADUATES Speiiiling time nearly even- quarter in the laboiaton, duc wcnilil he uiliiised thai Xiiiia Moiisa iol Gharavi had time for ainthing else. Tinu- in e lab as a research assistant, hdwever, was just one of mam ' activities that ima dove into while at UCLA. Amazingly enough, he fomid the time to to-fonuil two organizations at UCLA. In the M of 1999, Ninui start( d tlie IJCLA liittiiK ' t l ' .ntiv|iiviieurs Association " due to a Noid that 1. along with Rtoof ni friends, felt existed in the UCLA undergraduate cnrrieuluni. " ing as a link bet een undergraduates and the Anderson Seliool o Management, tlie organization provided information on e-business and Internet entrepreneurship. In addition to the lEA, Ninia recently co- founded UCLA Aware, an organization devoted to helping the homeless. My friends and I initiated this organization liecause we felt that by increasing awareness of such organizations, we would encourage students to participate in public semce, " said Nima. While doing all of this, he managed to accumulate a 3.98 GPA. Jhe greatest amount of his time, it seems, was spent in the lab. Since fqm 1998, Nima has worked in the UCLA Division of Cardiologv- in the Adierosclerosis Research l!nit. Here he conducted numerous studies iinder the supervision of various professors. Three of his research projects have been pubhshed, ;md he has presented his work to various medical conferences and meetings. In conjunction with the UCLA Health Department, Nima also produced an Independent Study Project and a Student Research Project, both focusing on customer satisfaction at the Arthur Ashe Student Healdi and Wellness Center. Along die hues research, Nima was chosen last summer to participate in the An Heart Association Research Program. This ten-week intemsh cardiovascular laboratorv ' " enabled me to gain tremendous insight process of scientific research. " Nima ;ilso spent countless hours applying what he was learning in tl classroom to the greater communit)-. He volunteered his time witli die ' enice Familv Clinic and the UCLA Arthur Ashe Center as a chnic . assistant. When asked which position was more rewarding Nima repliei " the Venice clinic sen ' ed low-income and underprivileged inchviduals...ll made me realize how fortunate I have been in my life. " Not always completely engrossed in scholarly thought, Ns volunteered to coach his younger brothers basketball team in 199.5 and been doing it ever since. " I initially began volunteering as means spending time wddi my younger brother... It was my first experience at a leadership position. " He also tutored high school students, undoubtedly bestowing on them some of his vast knowledge of science, mathematics, Enghsh, and historv. Nima found time to be the co-chairman of tlie Mortar Board National Senior Honor Society, and to be the editor of die society ' s annual calendar Nominated by one of his research supervisors, an assistant professor of cardiology, Nima was described as " a superb individual who not only deserves recognition, but also more importantlv ' can be a great role model for other students who may be encouraged to follow a similar padi and to acliieve what Nima has achieved. " Nima graduated with a degree in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology and a speciahzadon in Business Administration. On the way to die degree, Nima accumulated several awards for his academic excellence and his research work. He was recognized as an Alumni Scholar and by the UCLA Alumni Association as one of UCLA ' s top 200 seniors. The Provost Honor ' s List acbiowledged Nima everv ' quarter he has attended UCLA. Nima will continue with his education as a M.D. Ph.D. student in UCLA ' s Medical Scientist Training Program. His advice to future generations of UCLA students is " Don ' t forget your roots. Don ' t forget about the most important things in life, such as family friends, and health. " rin Sheffield 9 ■ SENIOR i i«K m mmjii m iim m mm Mirian Lee Spanish Portuguese SaeAoung Lee Applied Mathematics Stephanie P. Lee Psyeholog) ' Monica M. Lee Psvcholocrv ' Paul R. Lee Economics Rita W. Lee Economics International Area Studies Sarah S. Lee Sociology Sharon Lee Biochemistn Soo J. Lee Business Economics Yong Sung Lee Business Economics Alena Lehrer Design Media Arts Jennifer A. Leman Art History Wendy M. Lemon Yi-Chien Leng Adam S. Lentz Jessy Leon Enghsh Economics Economics American Literature and Culture 320 GRADUATES m C Leung IntiMiiational Dinelopinciit Studies Andrew H. Leung Computer Scienee and Engineering Ming-Chun Leung Business Eeononiies Taniniie Leung Sociology Thomas S. Leung Ke in S. Lev Computer Science and Business Economics Engineering Thomas Lew Psychology Chiang-ai Li Chinese Elaine E. Li Ps chology Jin X. Li Business Economics Stephanie A. Leung Psycholog) Ruth Deborah Le y PsNcholog) ' Timothy A. LevWs Cath Le Caridad Lezcano Mathematics Economics Inteniational Area English Studios Political Science Joanne C. Li Political Science Business Economics CLASS OF 2001 321 Vincent K. Li Biochemistrv And ' Y. Liao Electrical Engineering Erin L. Lien Economics Spanish Calvin C. Lini Economics Grace J. Lim Isabel M. Lim Valerie A. Lim Abbey A. Lin Business Economics International De elopment Biology Economics International Area Studie Studies Chinese Christy C. Lin Political Science David Lin Political Science Janet C. Lin World Arts and Cultures Fancy P. Lin Economics Asian American Studies PsNchologv ' Asian American Studies Stephanie Lin Sociology 322 GRADUATES Eunice A. Ling Economics International Area Studies Hill Yan , nn Ling Business Economics Stacie C. Link Sociology Bi- an V. I.ioii Bioclu ' inistn Tlionias L. LisU ' i-iid EoDi ion lies Maria L. Littleton Music Paul E. Litwin Microl)iolog ' and Molecnlar Genetics Alex Y. Liu Alice C. Liu Benjamin M. Liu James Liu usiness Economics Economics Economics International Area Electrical Engineerin Biocheniistn Studies Teddie Liu Wendy Y. Liu Nathan T.H. Lloyd Angel Yanki Lo Economics International Area Biochemistry Political Science Sociologx- Studies Jeffy K. Lo Suet F. Lo Mctor P. Lo Oarrie A. Loewenthal Plnsiological Science Mechanical Engineering Neuroscience American Literature anil Culture CLASS OF 2001 323 Rebecca E. Loh Political Science Jeff C. Loi Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Jason L. Lombardi Political Science Ashleigh P. Lonson English Analiza Y. Lontok Microbiology ' and Moleciilar Genetics Tracy J. Loo Conniiunication Studies Abrey K. Lopez Psychobiolog) ' Alma A. Lopez Plnsiological Science Aslilei M. Lopez Latin American Studies Caroline J. Lopez Psvchobiolog) ' Heidi M. Lopez Historv ' Maria Elena Lopez Biology Nancv A. Lopez Political Science Regina M. Lopez Spanish Jeriel A. Lorca Physiological Science Julie A. Lorenzen Political Science i 324 GRADUATES Cianialicl Lorenzo Neurosc ' ience Pin sioloeiciJ Science Matthew T. Low Business Economics Physiological Science Lora T. Lu Psychology Nicole S. Loskulofi Endisli Cheiyl M. Lott Political Science African American Studies Tammy Y. Low Ps ' choloij ' Jia Lu Computer Science and Engineering Paul C. Lu Aerospace Engineering Vicki W. Lu Electrical Engineering Tiffany M. Louie Ps clioliiolog ' Khai H. Lu Computer Science and Engineering Karen W. Luh English Ernest T. Lui Matthew T. Lum Desiree A. Luna Fay L Lung Business Economics Economics Asian American Studies Biolog) Chemical Engiueering CLASS OF 2001 325 v ' ' ' H B L. 1 s C Iiclsea R. Lyons Political Science James W. Macdonald Psycholog) Lilia Lupercio Rose H. Luu Vincent Luu Tu C. Ly Chicana and Chicano Studies Business Economics Economics International Area Siiidics Sociology Corbet K. Ma Economics Tienshiao Ma Computer Science Darcy R. Mack Biochemistry Elhahni Mackani Economics International Area Studies Rachele T. Macahilig FsNcliobiology Gina M. Madrigal Sociolog) ' I la Maewal Microbiology and Molecular Cenetics Michael E. Maffei Political Science English Henry John C. Magalong Physiologiciil Science Elmer Y. Magana Spanish 326 GRADUATES I 1 Sasha F. Magor Political Scifiice Robert Mahanian Psychobiolog) Calina T. Mala Ps cholog Sounisa Manivong Business Economics Rliainy N. Magid Economics Karina L. Magsino Physiological Science Ruth Vonnettc D. Magtanong Ps ili()l)i()logii ' Anthropolog) ' Hoang A. Mai Mathematics Richard Mak Business Economics Kristyn E. Male Ps cliolo n- Lynda T. Manalang Ps ' cliolog) ' Jessica A. Manlongat Biocliemistrv ' Dannette R. Mann Aerospace Engineering Selina Mak Business Economics Ronelia M. Manalang Biology Kristie M. Manning FliNsiolosiical Science CLASS OF 2001 327 Rachel S. Manning Aniericun Literature and Culture Ani Manukjan Biochemistrv- Elniar Mardakhaev Ps chobiolog) ' Vanessa Mardueno HistoiT Tsoghig M. Margossian Political Science Histor - Angelica Marin Histon ' Agnes Markarian German Political Science James A. Markis Business Economics Athina S. Markos Sociologv ' Helen E. Mardirosian English Lowell B. Marinas Atmospheric Science Gerardo Marquez Business Economics Ian M. Marquis Mechanical Engineering 328 GRADUATES Jennifer C. Marsh Histors Political Science Marguerite N. Martel Communication Studies American Literature and Culture Lindsax J. Mariin Political Science Sara M. Mai-tin Antlin)pol()g ' Ceniuiii Dannia M. Martinez SocioloCT 1 ■ 3 . lison B. Martinez Psvtholog) ' Alma K. Martinez Politkal Science Sociology ' Jennifer Martinez Art Histor ' Rafael Martinez Sociolog) ' Ruth C. Matela Electrical Engineering Susan A. Mathews-Rivera Psychology Maria A. Maliella Geology Olaudia Marline Ecoiioiiiics L;itiii American Studies ■ Marsha Lucille Martinson Biocheniistn Maria T. Mason Sanaz Masserat Heather A. Masterton Uri J. Matatyaou Ph -sio!ogical Science French Women ' s Studies Political Science Economics Anllion T. Malsiishila Electrical Engineering CLASS OF 2001 329 Cainille D. Mattison Linguistics and French Christine A. Mayor Psychology Classical Civilization AzucenaJ. Mayorga Linguistics and French Reza Mazaheri Ps chobiology Catherine M. McClean Historv Political Science Joanna K. McDowell Psychology Gregory A. McEwen Sociologx Daniel S. McGilvray American Literature and Culture Timothy S. McGrath Economics Ping Maythawisal East Asian Studies Scott I. McEwan Historv Kathleen E. McKibban English CjTithia J. MeKim Anthropology Brian E. McLaughlin Mechanical Engineering C Tus P. McNally Neuroscience Daniel A. Medal Sociology i 330 GRADUATES Oregon M. Medici B isiness Efonoinics Gilberto Medina Physiological Science Silvia Medina Psvcliolog) ' Esmeralda Medrano Applied Matheniiitics Famaz Mehraban SociologN ' Pablo Mejia Economics Fred Mehrabian Biochemistry gH , m I 11 m mi r W ' . ' iWi H m jM Crystal G. Mejia Political Science Chican;) Chicano Studies Esther Melamed Neuroscience Tatyana A. Melara Business Economics Emma B. Mejia English Ana K. Melgar PliNsiological Science Lorena C. Melgoza Ps chology Lauren M. Mendez Sociology Edgar Y. Mendiela Biology Martha L. Mendizabal Latin American Studies CLASS OF 2001 331 C arlos O. Mendoza Ecoiioiiiics Edgar L. Mendoza Political Science Mario Mendoza Physiological Science Randv F. Mendoza Electrical Engineering Rebeca Mendoza Clicniistn Materials Science Am B. Messigian Political Science Melissa A. Metli Political Science Louis P. Meyer Political Science Economics Steve J. Michels Physiological Science Frances T. Migita Melissa A. Miklos American Literature and Culture Economics International Area Studies Heidi M. Milan Histor) ' Jason T. Miller Shaun J. Miller Diana J. Min Nancy R. Minassian Connnunication Stnilies Neuroscience Economics Economics 332 GRADUATES Loiirdes 1 ' . Mina a Neuioscience Pooja Mittal Neuroscience Sepande Mocha er Psychobiology Kasov J. Miianlia Business Efoiioiuics Vmljor K. Misseijer Fli sioloi ' iral Sfii ' uce Helen Milropoiilos Plivsiol()si;icul Science Huichun Miu Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Waibong Miu Molecular, Cell, and De elopniental Biolog Levon Mkhitarian Microbiolog - and Molecular Genetics Catherine Mock Business Economics Ainanda L. Moddejonge Spanish Rene Mojarro Business Economics ro Mojica-Pineda Gina M. Molclio Michelle C. Monrov Taniara J. Monson Sociolog - Business Economics Political Science Historv English CLASS OF 2001 333 a Monlazc ' ri Maureen M. Moore Shannon M. Moore Kristina F. Mopas Biology- International Development PsN ' chology Economics International Area Studies Studies Guadalupe Morales Political Science Yadira Moreno Sociology Jamie R. Mori ania Political Science Sociology 334 GRADUATES Mary Anne Morcos Ph siological Science Marissa I. Morelos Electrical Engineering Joe L. Morentin Ps ' chology Gregoiy A. Morgan History- Political Science LMine A. Morrish Coniniunication Stiulics Mehran Movassaghi Physiological Science Rosary Moreno Psychology Political Science Michael K. Mori Cybernetics . i J. Mozes Electrical Engineering 1 Karen C Mulitar C ' lu ' inistn Jessica S. Muiioz Histon ' ChicaiKi Cliicann Studies Karia N. Munoz MolccMilar, (Jell, and DeM ' lopmental Bi()loa; Mauricio A. Munoz MfC ' lianical Eni iiiccriiiu; Aimee K. Munton Englisli Russell T. Muranaka Asian American Studies Mercy A. Murcia Sociologv ' Ryan M. Murrietta Biolos ' Joseph Muzsnai Psychology Eric D. Myers Sociology Histon Pejman Nahal Histon ' Psychology M n — ' J Si Nicole S. Nadel Psychology C:arohTi D. Nagel 1 1 1 siolosrical Science Czarina Isoebel S. Muro Computer Science and Enginririiri Abcloiila) ' e N ' Gom Italian Anita M. Nagrecha Asian American Studies Japanese CLASS OF 2001 335 Elizabeth M. Nainian Sociologv Natalie A. Nassar Ec ' ononiics Intt rnational Area Stiulio Political Science Francine Nazarian Ps chobioloin Noelle A. Nemeth Psychology Julie E. Naito Microbiolog) ' and Molecular Genetics Kinsty L. Nakai FsycholoaA ' Michael A. Nasir Psx ' chology Neda Natanian Fs cliobiolosi; ' Jose J. Navarro Chican;i Chicano Studies Naceem F. Navidi Political Science Nicole L. Nazemi Ps chohiolosn Denise S. Nazzal Biolosrv Sarah S. Nelson Molecular. Cell, and I3i ' rl )i)iiii ' ntal Biology Lisa J. Neuiiian Psychobiology Mignonne M. Ng Electrical Engineering Sean Chye-Shin Ng PsychologN ' 336 GRADUATES Shirley N. Njr Business FA ' ononiic-s Srey R. Ngov Histon Victor Ng Business Economics Man Wai Ngan Economics Chung Nguy PsNclioIosn ' Chau V. Nguyen Biocheniistn ' Tim K. Ngo Plivsics Diep H. Nguyen Women ' s Studies Helen T. Nguven Hoang Due Nguyen Hung ' an Nguyen Jack T. Nguyen Ps cholog ' Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Physiological Science Engineering Computer Science Karlene M. NguAen C hernetics Laenising T. Nguyen English Mai TN Nguyen Biocliemisti " v Myttanh T. Nguyen Physiological Science CLASS OF 2001 337 Phong H. Nguyen Snow Trinh T. Nguyen Thuy T. Nguyen Tiffany Nguyen Electrical Engineering Neuroscience Microbiology and Molecular Psycholobiology Phxsiological Scienec Genetics Tina N. Nguyen Economics HK ' p Q) Wt 11 Lynn Misa Nishimura Microbiologx ' ami Molecular Genetics French Atif M. Noon Materials Engineering Vi i D. Nguyen Business Economics Kathleen F. Nierva Business Economics Rudy Njoto Business Economics Kyeong M. No East Asian Studies Ann C. Nordahl Economics Sara Noroozkhani Neuroscience Minh Hien T. Ninh Applied Mathematics Joe R. Nocera Sociology ' Arvin Norouzi Business Economics 338 GRADUATES avonte ivities and a job, few can compare to the iiiUnsc iledieation of I ' lanns Canies. With a strong desire to help otliers and earn cess, Carnes put herself tliroiigli college while inaintainhig a high ' el of involvement in the UCLA nimniunity. She was involved ith Air Force R.O.TlI, worked part-time for UCLA Parking ices, served leaekiship positions in her sororitv and joined the lean Student Union as tlie Graduation Committee Chaiiperson. also recei ed the UCL.V Alumni Association Distinguished Bruin rd. In the IvO.T.C, Man ' s position was Flight Commander, which ludeil the responsibility of trainuig 25 cadets. She was also Cadet Uugistics Group Commander, as one ol the top ri e cadets out of t»ht} ' . For the past fi e ears. Maiy has held on to a competitive T.C. scholarship ami received the Academic Excellence Award. Ihe has also been awarded the Armed Forces Communication and fectronies Aw aiil But Mary says that the award she was most proud was the Role Model Cadet Award, because it was voted on by her s and therefore, " came from tlie hcai t and is veiy personal. " the Far West Regional Representative of Delta Sigma Theta Xaffonal Sorority Man sened as a member of the National cutive Board, one of onl five undergraduates to do so. Her ilvement with the sorority also included a great de;d of immunity seivice, including volunteering in the children ' s ward of ,g Drew Hospital. Two ol MaiVs mottos were " cherish each day " and " make an today. " It is clear diat she lives these goals through her action widi others in her spare time. Aside from her many,;; ivities and responsibilities, Mary cites her family as a top priority. . Man- presents herself as a model and a guide to those younger and iless experienced than herself She does this in part through the UCL. Career Based Outreach Program, in which she worked with freshmen at Washington Preparatory High School and advised them on achieving their goals. Also, through the African Brothers and Sisters Program, she mentored a college freshman and tutors through rican Student Unions S.H.A.P.E. project. " In everydiing that I I think about the effect diat my hard work, commitment, and lughtfulness will have on others. Doing so helps me to keep doing that I do! " ' " I believe that each day is special and grants us another oppoitunity make an impact on someone else ' s Ufe. As a member of the ' christian faith. I know that tomorrow is not promised to us. I would Uke to encourage other students to cherish each day and to make an impact toda ' radier than waiting for tomorrow. " -Jennifer Baijerd J 1 .. SENIOR OF THE YEAR 339 Laura Novak Business Economics Sonia E. Nunez Psychology Nicholas M. Nyema Electrical Engineering Brian T. O ' Canib English Leah M. Oeanipo Ph siological Science Nicole M. Oganesian Economics History Kathryn E. Ogle Political Science Sherry J. Ohara Ps cholog ' Michelle C. Omura Neuroscience Gulcin H. Omuroglu European Studies Luis O. Onti eros BiologN ' Erin M. Orenstein Business Economics Man EUzabeth Or Astrophysics Sejin Oh (;i ' il Engineering Amber N. Ong Sociolog)- Fernando Ortega Electrical Engineering ll 340 GRADUATES Marco A. Ortega Matln ' iiuitits EcDiioinics Piotr OzdzMisld Computer Science Maricola Ortiz Histiin American l.iteratnrc and Culture Katth L. Osuiia PsNcliology Classics Jiiiim . Oil Ncuroscience Erica V. Pablo PliNsiological Science Maria L. Paciulli Sociolog) Jeanelle Marie V. Padre Ps chobiolog)- Brenda M. Padron History Maria T. Padron Sociology Luz ' iininda J. Paglinawan Sociolog) Leloba V. N. Pahl Geologv Kellv A. Painter Golnaz Pak Tai-Sze Pak Janette X. Palacios Design Sociolog) ' Business Economics llrhan Planning CLASS OF 2001 341 Manni Pan Business Economics Pedro Pan Matlieniatics Applied Science Ruth A. Pan English Business Economics Thomas Pan Biology Anargyros L. Panayotopoulos Mechanical Engineering Donna M. Pang Asian American Studies Louisa Pangestu Business Economics Carolyn C. Pao Electrical Engineering James H. Papasin Chemical Engineering Sydney Pardino Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Daniela E. Pardo American Literature and Cuhure Jeong W. Park Economics Mira Park Psychology Tanimv Park English Joan Park English Jerry W. Parks Political Science 1 342 GRADUATES Nicole L. Parra English Sheetal C. Patel Psychology ' Albert L. Pascual PsNchohiokiiA ' Bina A. Palel Business Eeononiics Mejilina Palel MierobiologN autl Molccniar Genetics Tanvi P. Patel English Economics Kristin N. Patterson Psycholog} ' Reveleanne J. Paulino Psychobiology Eleonora Y. Paulsen Political Science Michael J. Pa Tie II Biolosn ' Christopher C. Pearson English Juha J. Peck History ( icoi ' ninliN John C. Pedersen Psychology Carlos C Peria Piiysiological Science Ann Peng Economics International Area Studies Chanjira Pengcharden Psychology CLASS OF 2001 343 Cassie L. Perazzo Business Economics Alma E. Perez Latin American Studies Anna M. Perez Chicana and Chicane Studies 1 " Leticia Perez Sociology ' Hoang H. Pham Economics Biology Joseph M. Phillips Psychobiology 344 GRADUATES Aide R. Perez PsNchobiologN ' Chicana and Chicano Studies Gabriel J. Perez Chicana and Chicano Studies Political Science Josephine Pham Ps cholog - WiUiam T. Pham Chemistn ' Marc A. Pilotin Political Science Psycholog) ' SaKador A. Pineda Ci il Engineering Anthony Perez Applied Mathematics Zuzana Pelrovska Ensilisli Anh M. Phan Computer Science and Engineering Aldo Pinto Economics International Area Studies Omar Fiiil i Political Scii ' iice l)a id C. Piotrowski Political Science Marcela I ' i airo Sociolog) ' Mitliael Plateiicia Bioclieuiistn Jared A. Foe Theater Hugh VV. Pollard Computer Science and Engineering Robert S. Poolsawat Biolog) Aga Tii Pogosyan Russian Language and Literature French and Linguistics Brian J. Pollard Electrical Engineering Gregory R. Pollard Computer Science and Engineering Vanessa L. Ponce Latin American Studies Eric Pong Business Economics Kimberly M. Ponton Anthropology Mihaela C. Popescu Faurei Economics International Area Studies Donald J. Portacarrero Psychobiolog) Elena M. Powell Film and Television CLASS OF 2001 345 Jennifer A. Prakash American Literature and Culture Jennifer L. Preece Psychology Jennifer J. Preston World Arts and Cultures Sindy Pudja Electrical Engineerinsj Michelle L. Puga Histor - Diana A. Pugh Political Science Mark L. Punzalon Political Science Tiffany R. Putiniahtama Economics International Area Studies Jenny Quan Histon ' Anna-Lia Quiniu Physiological Science Megan C. Quinn HistoiT Criselda C. Quintanilla Psychology Sandeep Pruthi Physiological Science Gad-Illan Gadi Pujol Business Economics Juanita E. Quevedo Phvsiological Science Cindy R. Quinto Physiological Science I n 346 GRADUATES 1 ! anessa E. Quinlo Matluinatics Applied Science MoKin M. Quitiqiiit Bioclu ' iiiistn Cienessee Rose Quizon PsN ' chology SocioloijN ' Michelle Quon Psycholog) ' Fakharunnisa S. Qureshi Art Histor ' Anisa Qurestii brld Arts and Cultures Sheila Kabizadeh Psycholog) ' Venus A. Rachal English Deanna C. Radwan Political Science Histon 7 .---llii " t • L- .r i : ■i hl V - j H Leslie A. Quon Psychology ' Karen S. Ra Art History Lisa L Raffetto Business Economics y E. Ragsdale Jesus Ramirez Andrea Ramos Jessica K. Ramos Art English Psycholog) Neuroscience Physiological Sceince CLASS OF 2001 347 Yolanda Rangel Sociolog ' Michael P. Regalado Ps chologN ' Kristina D. Rettig Sociology Binazir F. Rawshan PsNcliology Allison E. Rector Political Science Patriz C;. Regalado Cliemical Engineering Libb K. Rego Theater Carolina Reyes MicrobiologN ' and Molecular Genetics Lucia L. Re es Histon ' Art Histor Julia A. Redle Psvcholog) ' Brian C. Relth Economics Aldriena D. Rico Applied Mathematics Susan A. Riehle Yesenia Rios Allison G. Ritter Claudia 1. Rivas Molecular, Cell, and Physiological Science English Physics, General De elopmental Biology Neuroscience 348 GRADUATES 4 Diana E. Ri a.s Matlu ' inatic ' s Mcridilh C;. Kobeils Ps choloii; ' Nakita K. Kobinsoii Economics Lionel Rodriguez Jr. Political Science Michele R. Roeder FsNcholosA Da id S. Roh English Literature Nicole R. Romano American Literature and Culture Raquel E. Roniskv Political Science Karen J. Roonie Anthropology ' Mo Robles ChcMiical Engineering eronica Robles Monica A. Rocha Lisa M. Rodriguez Martha E. Rodriguez Sociolog) Classical Cixiliz.ation Classical Civilization Cieography International Dexelopment Studies Vivian A. Roknian PsNchobiolosn Sagiv Rosano Business Economics CLASS OF 2001 349 Melinda R. Rosas Michael T. Rosen-Molina Marian) Roshangah Ekaterina Roubanova Historv ' Histon- Political Science Economics Intemational Area Studies Jose R. Rovirosa Art Histon Jason S. Rubi Mathematics Applied Science Heather M. Rummer English Kelly A. Ryan PsN chobioloaA ' Kelly J. Ryan Ps cllolocr - Kristi M. Ryen PsNchobioIogv ' Julie H. R ai Psvchobiology Alimad F. Saadat Biochemistry Ingrid Sacerio Ne iroscience Roseanne S. Rusiecki Ps cholog ' Han O. Ryu Business Economics Tania Sadoun Anthropology 350 GRADUATES II ' i Leila Saedi Molecular, Cell, and Dexelopmental BiologN ' Claudio Salazar Mathematics Applied Science Carla M. Salley Histon . niy R. Safl Classical Cixilizations .■Vlejandro J. Sahagun Anthropology Yok ) Saito Japanese I M k ' J m - - ■ - .y Juliet Y. Salazar Psychology Renee A. Saldafia Psychology ' Alex O. Salguero Mathematics of Computation George Salman Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Lourdes U. Salvador Asian American Studies Bonal D. Sanireth SociologN Serey San Physiological Science Socheata San English Economics Vanessa B. San Jose Business Economics Consepcion Sanchez Mechanical Engineering CLASS OF 2001 351 Diana Sanchez Psychology Polili(;il SiiciKc Moin Satahuddin FsNchobiolosA Lori M. Sauret Mathematics Elisha A. Sandhu Business Economics Luis Sandoval Art History Marissa Sandoval Chicana and Chicano Studies Sandra Sani Michelle M. Santorsola EIna Santos Scot E. Sargeanl Psychobiolog)- Mathematics of Computation Sociology ' P ' rench Ecoiiomics InteniatiDTial Area Studies Miles F. Sattelineier Applied Madiematics Rick J. Saunders Socio!og Musicology Elizabeth H. Saur American Literature and Culture Ofelia Sbingu Political Science Heather B. Scafidi Sociology Don A. Schachner Psychology 352 GRADUATES llD ( I Jaiiiio L. Sc ' liliiiiinei Ps choiotn Tamara M. Schubert lnteniatit)iial De elc)piiient Studies Rachel D. Schwarzlose English Simone 1. Schneider Art HistoiY Stacv v.. Schnitzel- I listen Emily J- Schultz PsNcholog) Matthew J. Schutte Political Science Coniniiinication Studies Kristin L. Sciarra Political Science Vanessa A. Scott Commnnication Studies Sunny C. Seegniiller Art Historv- Mamie S. Sefa-Boakye International Development Studies Jackeline Seiden Psycholog) ' Jeff A. Schoettler Socioloijx ' Gaea J. Schwaebe Anthropology Lynde A. Seaton English Ruby N. Selag Economics CLASS OF 2001 353 Nancy Y. Selim Physiological Science Harout Semerdjian History Shara N. Senior Mechanical Engineering Christopher P. Sercena Psychology Asian American Studies • Melinda J. Serin Political Science Herbert Serrano Histon Adrienne L. Shaffer Political Science Tritia M. Setoguchi Nicole E. Seymour English American Literature and Culture Mathematics ot Computation • I I Juan Shao Mathematics Weber H. Shao Stephanie E. Shapiro Computer Science and Histon ' Engineering Sociology t I Michelle L. Shaver Chemical Engineering Angela H. Sha) Psychobiology Marissa L. Shear Business Economics Marj ' Frances Shelton English 354 GRADUATES I Peter V. Shen Chemical Engineering Yufen Shen Business Economics Courtney L. Shepard Political Science Samantha A. Sher Sociology Hallie B. Sherman Communication Studies H eseon Shim Mathematics Kimberly M. Shimabukuro Anthropology Angela H. Shin Psychobiology Rammi Shin Applied Nhithematics Kate S. Shintani Electrical Engineerintr Todd L. Shintani Histon Jennifer S. Shioya Computer Science Alan G. Shirian Histor Ani V. Shirinian English King Lok Shiu Business Economics Shlomit Shlomof Psvcholog) ' CLASS OF 2001 355 Anan Shonimetoub Psychology Eric W. Shu Biocheniistn ' Kar Kin Shuin Business Economics Teresa L Sh - Business Economics Sue S. Siaini Political Science Douglas G. Siha Mathematics Jachii C Silva Electrical Engineering Reuben A. Siinantob Historv Conni Su Siminski English Literature Monique N. Simpson Sociolnsn Asha Sims Art Histon Mvchele L. Sims W ' orkl Arts and Culture Karin O. Sinavsk Angela N. Singer Birinder P. Singh Reema Singh Chemical Engineering Civil and Environmental Computer Science and Biology Engineering Engineering 356 GRADUATES 1 { Aslha Siiiwhal (!()iiiputc r St ' iiMU ' i ' Andrei A. Siraljionian Business Etoiiomics Sih ia Silar Art Iliston ' Mandy M. C. Sin Film ami Television Miis; in Siu Ps eliol()in Ersin SiMncan Aerospace Engineering Ashlee N. Skinner Political Science Marina Skorobogalov Ps) ' chology Alisa Skulpong Jamila Y. Small Kimberlv R. Smith Lee A. Smith Economics Microhiologx and Molecnlar Psvchologx Histon ' Political Science Genetics American l.itcratnre and Culture Erica D. Snijlie Business Economics Chandra M. Snyder Business Economics Janet M. So Design Julie E. Sohn Political Science CLASS OF 2001 357 Ann L. Song Physiological Science Sandra Sosa Psycholog) ' Maria E. Spears Sociology- Felicia Song Psychobiology Grace Yoon J. Song Biolog) ' Gabriella Soto S ociology Ka Wai Susana Sou Biochemistry Traci M. Spencer English Jennifer L. Sporty Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Augusto C. Sosa Economics Aja M. Southern Sociolog) ' Vanessa L. Slack Comparati e Literature Melitta A. Stafford Psychobiology Christine E. Stanford Psychology- Sociology Alice L. Staubs Psychology- Jennifer L. Steele Business Economics 358 GRADUATES t Karen ' s uiu ' iuliiii; coininiliiiciit to help tliosc in nci ' d can easily be recognized in her acconiplislinieiils oM ' r tlie last lour years. Iler seivice to the coninnniit - was imitjne not only in its magnitude, but also in consideration other incredible academic achievemeuts. Her ability to not onK balance her academic ' load in addition to her extracurricular work but to excel in both. clearK marks her as an exceptional student -ith tlie determination antl discipline to tackle any feat. As a chemistn major. Karen was acknowledged as an exceptional scholar In professors and honor societies alike. In the tall of 1999, she was awartled the prestigious i ' ' thvl Terr - Mc ' Coy Prize for Excellence in Chemistn- based on lu ' r high academic achievements and facult) ' nominations. In addition, she has been ii ' cognized by se ' eral honors societies including the Golden Key Academic National Honors Society and National Societv of Collegiate Scholars and was initiated into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa as a junior. Karen largely attributes her academic success to her parents, whose attitude, she says, " caused me to approach all of mv endea ' ors vvath a determined mind-set. " Professor Jay Friedman, who worked with Karen in the UCLA College Honors Program, described her as " a superior student. " He was supported in his opinion by fellow Professor Yves Rubin who said she " was a star student in [his] course. " Clearly, Karen ' s h ard work and masteiy of her subjects las won the attention of man) different people within the UCLA academic community and will certainly stand her in good stead as she moves on to medical school. But Karens achievements went way bcNond the classroom. Most notably was her ovei-vvhelming commitment to those in need. She was involved with volunteer programs benefiting people and especially childi-en throughout the Los Angeles area. During her first t vo years at UCLA, she was involved in the Student Recruiter Program wliich aimed to encourage jimior high school children which come from disadvantaged backgrounds, to work toward college. She described |ier experience as " emotionally rewarding as I witnessed a shift of pei-pecti e in the minds of die young children. " She goes on to add that, " my experiences with these cliildren triggered an awareness of certain priceless benefits that can be reaped b ' helping a person in need. " In addition to the Student Recruiter Program, Karen was also active in the Jewish Student Union where she was elected publicit chair and in conjunction with the board, helped to increase participation in the organization by 75%. She also participated in CALFH G, was a member of the UCLA Pie-Medicine society, and involved in tlie Bruin Leaders Project. Karens community service has been extensive and her interest in the field of medicine has motivated her to achieve incredible goals within die medical community. In her junior year, she was offered the opportunit) to work closely with a pediatric oncologist, Dr Robert Cooper. It was in Dr. Cooper that Karen found an important mentor and the inspiration to truly pursue a medical career. In speaking of her experience, Karen says, " apart from [Dr. Coopers] many accomplishments stands a unique compassion that shines in moments of human suffering. This is the a.spect that I admire and a.spire to emulate above all. " Her work at the oncology clinic aUowed her to " accompany Dr. Cooper on his rounds in the hospital and spend time wi th many of the critically ill patients. " Karen cited her countless volunteered hours as her most notable achievement. Her work at the oncology clinic stood at the forefront of her dedication to those in need, howe er, it is certainly not limited to that experience. Her involvement in the Student Recruiter Program, as weO as in Camp Heartland and the C:ARE organization also demonstrated her unending commitment to the communit). As she embarks upon the ne.xt part of her academic career at medical school, Karen hoped that like her mentor Dr Cooper " I too will transcend boundaries as I reach out to touch individual lives. " - Ashleigh Louson SENIOR OF THE YEAR 359 Andreea I. Slef Chemistrv Laura L. Stephey Psychology Rebecca A. Stilwell Psycholog)- Stacy C. Stumi Political Science 360 GRADUATES Daniel M. Stein Antliropolog ' Emily F. Stein Molecular, Cell, and Dc c ' l()pinriital Hii)log ' Beatrice L. Steiner Business Economics Tiara M. Stevens AnthropologN ' Kariniah S. Stewart Theater Arts Sarah L. Stewart Economics Stacey N. Stone Political Science Ashlev B. Stowell Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology Heather D. Stroud English Zhongmin Su Business Economics Yiu Suen Business Economics Inteniational Development Studies Mia H. Sugi Physiology Alice H. Siili Aincricaii Literature ami Ouitiire Dona F. Suh Sociolotn Guslavo L. Sujo Chemical Engineering Xoelle J. Sung Pin siological Science Tai S. Sunnanon Political Science William Surja Business Economics Kaori Suzuki Linguistics East Asian Language and Culture Angela M. Sveda English Leah M. Swalley Cognitive Science Angel P. S_v Political Science Aimee B. Sze Mathematics, General KataUn Szeker-Soniog i Art Histor Mark A. Suniinski Political Science Iliroyuki Suzuki Neuroscience Richard J. Sweet Histon ' Rafaela P. Szpoganlcz Biology- CLASS OF 2001 361 Jocehii P. SzjTiianski Geolog) ' Ciuliano Tagliari Economics Lawrence Tam Microbiolog) ' and Molecular Genetics Hemane Tabav Economics Mamelli T. Tabbada Electrical Engineering Laura M. Taccini Psychobiologv " Mieko Takaoka Sociology Alissa E. Talesnick English Avery H. Tam Physiological Science Stephen J. Tam Biocheniistn- Tina Tam Cognitive Science Cindi K. Tanabe Economics Jennifer M. Tanaka Sociology Chris Pak Keung Tang Electrical Engineering Eva K. Tang Computer Science Hei-Wai Tang Matliematics Econoniics 362 GRADUATES Nini Tang Asian American Studies Reyna Tang Sociolo2 - Rick Tang Mathematics of Computation ai H. P. Tang Sociology Garj ' Tarasovsky Electrical Engineering Daniel Tarekegn Mathematics Economics Jenna M. Tarkela English Kristine Tatosyan Molecular, Cell, and De ' el()pnie[ital Biolog Russian Language and Literature Candice E. Taylor Physiological Science Teri-y W. Tang English Coiinnunication Studies Susy A. Tari Chemistiy Elana S. Taylor Sociolog) ' Julie R. Taylor Chia-Ai C. Teng Yumin Teng Mareta Ter-Galstian Communication Studies Economics Computer Science Sociologs ' Economics CLASS OF 2001 Taleen L. Tertzakian Russian Studies Medigel Teshoine Plnsiolotrifiil Science Jonathon H. Thach Chemical Engineering Eddy V. Thai Psychology Peter Thamniasatit Computer Science ;nid Engineering Erica A. Thomas Histon- Nalascha A. Thomas Neuroscience Brittani A. Thompson Psychobiology EUzabeth M. Thompson English La Chanee D. Thompson Alexis K. Thornton Sociolog)- American Literature and Culture Meng H. Tia Electrical Engineering Synue Tiff Psychology Kafa) ' at Tijani HistoiT Jennifer A. Tobar Spanish David J. Tobin Chemical Engineering 364 GRADUATES 1 p 1 ' p m 1 Ikuko Toda C ' oniniunitation Stuilies , iii Tokat Adam M. Tolljert American Literature and ( ailtnre American Literature and (Culture C:lii-istina A. T« lson Anthropoloe Michael E. Tom PliNSiological Science Elizabeth J. Tomhm American Literature and Culture FeUx Wen Guang Tong Mechanical Ensineerine; Jennifer W. Tong Economics Internation;il Area Studies Felipe A. Topete Economics Michelle C. Torres Iliston Belen M. Torres-Gil Political Science Josh D. Toschi C. ' liemistn Ana G. Tovar Albert n. Tran Hoa L. Tran Mai Thanh Thi Tran English Electrical Engineering Psycholog) ' Economics Computer Science CLASS OF 2001 365 Kirsten K. Trautwein Jeanette E. Trejo Qiiincey A. Trigillo Catherine N. Trinh Sociology ' French English Biochemistn- Economics Liza T. Trinidad Mathematics Applied Science Phvsiolosical Science Christine Truon Economics Nicole E. Trott Economics Jena R. Troutman Comnumication Studies Niclo Truong Classical Ci ilization Janet C. Tsai Chemical Engineering Nick D. Trujillo Economics Rick S. Tsai Sociology ' II 366 GRADUATES Noniian . Tsang Biolog) ' Wing-Sze Tsui Business Economics Ashlev L. Tyson Communication Studies Queen N. Udofia Afro-American Studies Philosophy Alice Y. Tsao Chemical Engineering Jennifer L. Tse Communication Studies Man kay Y. Tsuji Pohtical Science East Asian Studies Masataka Tsunetani Ceology Robert M. Tzall Historx ' Sheila Tze Physiological Science Cagdas K. Ulusoy Economics International Area Studies Seunghee Um Biochemistry Evon Tseng Economics Ramona K. Tuniber Economics English Lucina Q. Uddin Neuroscience Maya Umemura Economics CLASS OF 2001 367 Julie S. Ung Biochemistn ' Ph siologiciil Science Corinne M. Uni-uh Ecology, Beluuior, and Evolution Yukie Uraiio Psycholog) ' Daniel J. Unnan Political Science History Nicole M. Usher Communication Studies Neha G. Vaghasia Physiological Science Soheil Vahedi Cybernetics Luis Valadez English Paola A. Valencia Alfred V. Valera John W. Vang Christina A. Vargas History Electrical Engineering Anthropology International Development Studies Political Science Michelle Vartanian Psychology Daniel J. Vasquez Electrical Engineering Fre a Vass Linguistics Lisa E. S. Veal PsNchobiology i 368 GRADUATES Ps cholotn Rosalinda Ci. Velarde Anthropology Florencia Velasco Spanish Angelica Velasio Englisli Marianne Velasquez Communication Studies Zulenia Velasquez English Political Science Cesar Velazquez Sociolog) ' Rita Velikina Molecular, Cell, and De elopmental Biolog Yauvana Venkataraman Neuroscience Ernesto F. Vera Electrical Engineering C;lirist )phor J. ' ergara Economics Political Science Rafael B. Victoria Electrical Engineering Cindy C. V ilia English Jennifer A. Velez Economics Michael J. Vera Sociology Lucette R. Villa-Sosa PliNsiological Science CLASS OF 2001 369 Ileana ' illalba Sociology . lnia E. Villalobos Sociology Danielle S. Villareal English Carlos A. Villegas Applied Matliematics Javier VUlela- Velazquez Business Economics Jose L. Viela Economics International Area Studies Lauri K. Voelkel Psychology Senh D. Vong Chemical Engineering Natalie N. Voskanian Molecular, Cell, and Dexclopnicntal Biology i iane U. Vu Microbiology ' and Molecular Genetics 370 GRADUATES Alan Wain English Mark J. VVakim Physiological Science Antonio Villegas Political Science John K. Vladovic Psychology Christine T. Vu Psychobiology Stacy M. Walder Communication Studies f . iniee S. Waldnian European Studies Jessica N ' allace Business Economics Ste en D. Wallace Mathematics Anne M. Walls American Literature and Culture Tiffany M. WaUs Histor - Megan R. Walsh Sociolog) ' Angle Wang Electrical Engineering Connie Y. Wang Electrical Engineering Jason Lin Wang Business Econoniics Jennifer S. Wang Asian American Studies Jennifer T. Wang Economics lTiteniational Area Studies English Sean E. ' ang Apphed Mathematics Steven L. Wang Anthropolog ' Mark W. Washburn Economics Joanne Y. Wang Business Economics Susan Wei Economics International Area Studies CLASS OF 2001 371 Michael D. Weiner Alan D. Weinfeld Carine D. Weinstein Robert A. Weisler Histon ' Political Science Stnictnral Engineering Political Science Political Science Lindsay L. Welch Political Science Rachel A. Wengel English Alexis N. White Art History Debra R. White World Arts and Cultures Roxssani E. Whittemburj ' Physiological Science Frank Wiley Histor ' Barbara M. Williams Anthropolog) ' Derrick R. Williams Sociology Tyesha Malena Williams Ps chology 372 GRADUATES Jennifer A. Wills Political Science Jennifer L. Wilnci Psvchology Bradlee K. Wing Psychology P I Olga SiKa Winkler PsNcholosrx ' inoB w S5= J P $E m i rrr - ' r I JuslMi D. VViniiei I ' dlitii-al ScicMicp Deonna D. Winrow Political Science Anna K. Wong Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Chui C. Wong Colin C. Wong Debra A. Wong Donald Wong Biocheniistn ' Electrical Engineering Physiological Science Computer Science and English Engineering Elaine C. Wong Microbiolog)- and Molecular Genetics Eric E. Wong Physiological Science Jennifer L. Wong Theater Thomas K. Wong Electrical Engineering ' icla T. Wong Psvchology Yan Y. Wong Business Economics Rena Wong Political Science Asian American Studies Ying S. Wong Electrical Engineering CLASS OF 2001 373 Cuong N. Woo Economics Charles C. Wu PsN ' choIog)- Jennifer A. Woo Physiological Science Maggie Woo Biochemist ly MolecuUir. Cell, ;infl llc clopinental Biology ' Chieh-Pin Wu Biochemistry Kevin S. Wu Economics Political Sc ' ii ' iRi " Forrest P. Woolnian History Political Science Eric C. Woon Samuel K. Worku Adam P. Wright Bruce A. Wu Chemical Engineering Nhithematics ot Computation Histor) ' Sociologv ' Political Science Melissa S. Wu Mnsic Michael N. Wu Sally T. Wu Tina T. Wu Yim K. Wu Computer Science Economics International Area Studies Biochemistn- Biochemistn 374 GRADUATES Diedra M. vlie Sue F. Xia Kathy J. Xu Ps cliolog Computer Science ami Biochemistry Enginc ' c ' rinij; Fcdiiomics Tohfeh Yadegar Psychology Erik K. Yakimoto Business Economics Erica K. Yamamura Political Science Asian American Studies Da id T. Yang Psycholog) ' Kelly A. Yaniada Japanese Amy M. Yamanioto Mathematics Mitsuko L. Yamanioto Microbiologv ' and Molecular Genetics Judy T. Yan Mechanical Engineering Michael E. Yan Madiematics of Computation Sibila Y. Y ' aneva Communication Studies Hjebok Yang Sociolog) Katherine Rose L. Yap Physiological Science Natasha Yashar Sociology CLASS OF 2001 375 Pantea M. Yashar Psychology Mehmoush Yazdanyar Political Science VVei-Quan Ye Mathematics Economics Jonathan R. Yee Economics Kristy J. Yee Computer Science and En£i;ineering Stacy M. Yee Business Economics Garin Yeghiazarian Ps cholog ' Cheerv H. Yen Conununicution Studies Elana Yerushalmi Neuroscience Joseph M. Yeung Economics Martin W. Yeung Electrical Engineering Shun T. Yeung PsNcholotn- Tung-Lei Yeung Electrical Engineering Jasun C. Yi Political Science Linda J. Yi Ph siological Science Raymond Yiin Physiological Science 376 GRADUATES Adam Kar Yui Yip Busiiu ' ss Efoiioiiiifs K Tingmin You Efonoinics mi k H MH H 1 " TT.V l- V VI V 1 y H Jason . Yip Englisli Wing Man Yip Business Economics Wendy W. Yin Microhioloi ' and Molecular (U-iietics Nenroseii ' iiee Leidy Y ' ong Seagon Yoo Unhui Yoo Suzv S. Yoon Cheniistn- Business Economies Economics PsNcholog ' Spanish Sociology Pliilosophv Sooniin You Microbioiog ' and Molecular Genetics Seung H. Y ' oun Linguistics Jennifer S. Y ' ounan English Alan S. Young Microbiology ' and Molecular Genetics Caroline A. Young American Literature and Culture Russian Studies Meredith T. Young Sociology Nabil A. Yousef Mathematics CLASS OF 2001 377 Alexander G. Vu Business Economics Anthony L. Yu Physiological Science Charlton B. Yu Computer Science Chin Lan Yu EconomicsAntemational Area Studies John K. Yu Electrical Enninecnnii Joyce Millie K. Yu Economics Kannie K. Yu Communication Studies Kiyoung Yu Microhiolog) " and Molecular Genetics Economics Susan X. Yu Biochemistrv Jennifer M. Yuen Psvcholog) Luk C. Yuen Business Economics Ting Hin Yuen Chemistr ' Henn T. Yum Bi-yan L. Yuniori Tak-Kin Yung Vera Yung Linguistics Biochemistn Computer Science and Engineering Psycholog - GRADUATES (4 e e t V- 1 «T ' J ' x I Queens strength of cliaracter was the faeto)- that shines througli in even one ol " her many academic, personal, and connnunity service accomphshnients. One of the many faculty members who has been involved with Queen and has beei; touched by her sheer strength of will said, " While Queen ' s educationa accomplishments are clear when you look at her transcripts, what is not reflected there is her ragged tenacity when confronted with severe hardships... While most students would be unable to continue their academic pursuits hi the face of what Queen has dealt with as a matter of course. Queen has flourished. " Having faced the death of her father. Queens ability to deal with this tragic loss while also maintaining her student status at UCLA, made her truly exceptional. This remarkable woman ' s achievements were not only impressive, but awe inspiring. Her academic success in and of itself was to be admired. Putting herself through UCLA by working sometimes more than 40 hours a week. Queen still managed to maintain a Summa cum Laude academic standing, while double majoring in Afro-American Studies and Philosophy, with a minor in Education studies. In addition, she received a number of awards for her scholarship. They included the UCLA Distinguished Bruin Award, membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society and Mortar Board National Honor Society, the Julian " Cannonball " Memorial Scholarship, as well as being an honor student in the UCLA College Honors Program. One of her most notable academic accomplishments was her acceptance as a Law Fellow at the UCLA School Qf.,i .aw. She v ' as one of only 47 students selected from tens of thousands of )licants to participate in this elite program. Outside of school, one of Queen ' s largest commitments was as a United States tAir Force R.O.T.C. cadet. In this capacity. Queen excelled as usual. During her J involvement, one of tlie many awards she received was die American Legion 1 Award (Gold Medal). This distinction was reserved for one cadet each year and was the liighest honor that can be bestowed upon the most exceptional Air Force ;adet. In addition, through the UCLA Expo Internsliip and Study Abroad iervices. Queen was granted die opportunit) ' to study abroad in Cariatti, Italy, in an exchange program, and also in Washington D.C. as a full-time intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Clearly her sense of duty ' included, but was not limited to her studies at UCLA. Among her commitments to her academic studies and the Air Force, Queen Iso dedicated a great deal of time to tlie community In her years at UCLA, she pinanaged to volunteer for Project MAC, Project B.R.I.T.E., Project SET, was involved in the AIDS Walk 2000, the Career Based Outreach Program and a )letliora of other activites. Her dedication to the community around her was just more of die many tilings to which she was deeply involved. Clearly Queen ' s tensive community service and academic accomplishements attest to her ievotion to many worthy causes. Queen ' s own words best describe her ability to maintain a positive oudook on life no matter what the circumstances. When asked what was the most important tiling she learned at UCLA, she replied with, " if you can dream it, you can achieve it. You owe it to yourself to be much more dian a number on a transcript but rather, POTENTIAL personified. " Furthermore, the adxice Queen passed on to future Bniins was a testament to her own success. She stated; " Realize that our college journey is yours alone to experience. Be prepared to rise to the challenge of adversity when times get tough. Acknowledge the fact that you can ' t have a rainbow without first going through a personal storm. And finally, reserve your strength to be able to continue when at times it would be so much easier to quit. " The tenacity of this accomphshed woman wjus clearly something to be admired. Her personal triumphs in die face of her own adversity make her a role model for any Bniin to follow. - Ashleigfi Lonson SENIOR OF THE YEAR 379 Yoko Yuzawa Psychology Elisheva H. Zaft English MariljTi Zaks Psychology Aiifjela D. Zainora Ps) ' chology Jennifer M. Zainora Geology Mya R. Zapata Psychobiology Jason S. Zdenek Mechanical Engineering Tanya A. Zeigler Biologv Scott C. Zengel Economics 3 i Aric J. Zamel Business Economics Political Science Guadalupe Zaragoza Electrical Engineering Amy X. Zhang Business Economies Jing Zhang Karen VV. Zheng Mei C. Zhou Jianwei Zhuang Business Economics Computer Science and Engineering Economics Electrical Engineering m 380 GRADUATES Brenda C. Zuniga Art Eni ' lish Lester N. Banh Psycholog) ' Laurent ' M. Zurcher HistoiT Dallas E. Zurcher III Mechanical F,na;inccring Homblenda Barragan Psvcholog) ' Ya-Hsiu Chuang Japanese Nora Business Economics Nicole A. Hunau Mathematics Carolee J. Kurta French -_»_- - -— - J 5» ■KT-Sj-CS dOt I E= m 1 Estelle W. Lee Biochemistrv Vanesa G. Mateu Communication Studies Spanish Jeffre) A. Regalado Sociolog) ' Elwin C.Ong Aerospace Engineering fTl 1 1 1 ' A 1 ' ' r!M ■ m Paris Tasker Art Histon- Nona l. Tirre Psychology Christopher M. Von Maack Enghsh CLASS OF 2001 381 Kurt Wendlenner William M. Willis Electrical Engineering Phyllis S. Wong English World Literature David Zieper Political Science im 382 GRADUATES tl [while the rest ot iis were sleeping oillast nights rexeliT or stressing o er part-time job, Leif-Eric Easle lias traveled the world attendiii] onferences on international affairs, particularh ' East Asian econoni nd Nucleai " Weapons Policy. He has studied in Japan, the Lhiitei agdom, France, the Netherlands, and attended the acade onferences " New York to Beijing. " While at UCLA, Easlev majored Political Science with a focus on International Relations and a minor in Jjttheniatics. He lias done all of this while maintaining a 3.929 overall GPA. Easlev ' s priman intellectual interest is East Asian affairs, as e idenced through his man projects and extensive research into the field. He has iveled die globe, promoting understanding, and stri ing to better Japan- ' .S. relations. He spent a quarter in Washington D.C. researching leater Missile Defense and East Asian Securit) ' , as well as semester at [eiji Gakuin Unixersity in Japan as part of the Global Security and Iconomic De elopment Program. He also joined an exchange program itween Waseda Uni ersit ' in Tolc o and Lewis and Clark College in regon researching the Asian economic crisis. In addition to these joumeNS. Easle " has participated as a student delegate to international ferences including Harvard ' s Project tor Asian and International itions in Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, and Beijing. He also joined Si3T)pe2020 in Budapest, in addition to national conferences aiross United States. As Easley states, " I love to travel abroad and see wh stud - firsthand. I most enjoy interacting with people from differe )ackgrounds who hold different perspectixes. Life is boring whe; evenone agrees; life is made better when disagreement comes in the fori of people learning from each other. " When he came home to southeri California, Easley worked as an intern with the Japan America Society, issisting in the organization of e ents for better international relations. In ecognition for all of his endeavors, Easley was awarded with the teurgess-White Scholarship Foundation Community award for )romoting race relations. Wlien not traxeling the world, Easle ' has also been very involved in die UCL communits ' . He was a part of the Plato Society Discussion Group, a Japanese ethnomusicolog ' group, and UCLA ' s Model United Nations. But Easle ' s;ud that his in ol ement is concentrated on the Regents Scholar Societ) ' . For this group, Easle initiated a program to " bring the community ' leaders of toda ' together with the potential leaders of tomorrow " and became the Founding Director of the RSS Luncheon Program. Easley went on to hold the position of External Vice President and later became President. Eas]t organized vaiious lectures, a lunch uitli Chancellor Camesale, and breakfast vith the UC Regents, Easley was located at UCLA long enough to be awarded an Alumni Scholar, a UC Presidents Scholar, a Distinguished Bruin, and belonged to both Plii Beti Kappa and the Provosts Honor List. Easley sumed up his experiences at UCLA, saying " In a way UC reflects the entire world, all in one community. To be a pait of thi ' communit} ' , to interact in that diversitv ' , to take advantage of nearl; limitless opportunity, and to enjoy some of the best years of mx ' life — that ! is what UCLA has meant to me. " - Jennifer Batjerd kJt h M- 1 SENIOR OF THE YEAR 383 (AAyUxyCtuypX i Anne M. rie GucuELMd Italian and Special Studies Golden Key National Honor Soceiti . SRP Research on Italian Dialects, Best Enf lish 10-series student. Special Ohjinpics. Triatlwlon, Guitar Lessons. Opera Vocal Studi . Universiti of Bolof na suini team, Nike P.LAY. Scholarship, Best Buddies program. Slwhe.speare Aetiuil Troupe " Enjoy and cultivate strong iclalionships including professors, faniih; friends, and our roommates. .. Mien you think back to what you did in college, you do not mereh want to remember that comer desk in Night Powell. After college, all ou will have are these ties. " Adriewe R. Isa c Psychology MiNORm Child De telopment Student Research Program. Psi Chi. Earlt Childhood Partial Hospitalization Program. Amigos de UCLA. Provost ' s Honors List. President ' s Undergraduate Fellowship, Frank Young Scholarship Award. Distinguished Bniin Award. Carrie Hunter Tate Student .Atcard. Golden Keij. Mortar Board " When encountering or observing anv situation or e ' ent in life, consider the various ways of percei ing the situation, that is, the wa in which others ma ' ' iew it. It is then possible for vou to glean the reasons for others ' behavior, and consequently maintain a more accepting and understanding stance as an actor in life. " JiLLIAN WeIBERT Communication Studies Phi Beta Kappa, The National Socicttj of Collegiate Scholars, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, UCLA Center for Comnuinication Policy, CAPPP, Bniin Belles, Project BRITE. Spanish Club. Bel Air Prcsbi tcrian College Croup, peer counselor. Spectnini Ministries " Look beyond your immediate surroundings for unique opportunities... for it is these opportunities « hich allow you to transcend the routine of student life, promote personal growth and learning, introduce new friends and sites, create cherished memories and open doors for the future. Take advantage of the opportunity to explore bevond the evervdav! " Stagey Rayelle Brenner Physiological Science College Honors. Student Research Program, UCL, Peer Helpline, Los Angeles Free Clinic (LAFC), Volunteer Income Tax Association (VITA), Senior Cititzen Home Volunteer .Academic Adiancenwnt Program " Miilc you attend UCLA, take advantage of everything this campus and the surrounding Los . ngeles area has to offer. Do not be afraid to try a aricty of acti ities until you find one that suits you. Basically, do not stress o er one little midterm because college involves so much more. " Jessica L. Lancenhan Physiological Science Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, UCLA .Muinni Scholais ' Club, National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Golden Ket National Honor Society, Moiiar Board. Student Research Program. Daih Bniin. Bniin Belles. " I ' m Going to College, " University Catholic Center. The Regis House " Take advantage of all that UCL.4 bas to offer. Don ' t be afraid to explore new classes or even different majors. Sign up for the aetivitv that you ' e always wanted to try, and then make the time for it. " (yOyin yuzid £ i tn Uci Uiy Mary ELi7, Bin:ii Ohh AsXroyihxjsicn. National Merit Stholar. National Sciniif Foumlation Scholar. Office Residential Life. Ktijipn Delta Sororitij. Itiirnantitij Clin. lian Fellouship. Ralltj Committee EmcA Yamaml ' ka Political Science 6- Asian American Studies. Provost ' s Honors List. College Honors Program. Golden Key Honor Society. Pi Si ma Alpha - Political Science Honors Society. Institute of International Education Study Abroad Scholar. LAVSD Asian Pacific Educators Scholar, Atian Pacific American Leadership Deix ' lojtment Project. Asian American Studica Center. Bruin Belles. Bruin Leaders Project. UCLA Career-Based Outreach Prof ram. Residential Life MaRJOKIE CL Hk Communications 6 Political Science. College Honors. UCLA Alumni Scholar. Campus Tour Guide. Bruin Woods. Knppa Knppa Gamma. Santa Monica Rtipc Crisis Center. Pnijcct SHARE. The Milken Familij Foundation Kate Lee Business Economics. Bragg Scholar. Santa Barliara Foundation Scholar, Golden Ksij hUcntational Honor Society. Education Abroad Program. Campus Tours, Thcia Kappa Phi. Student Accounting Society and Business Associations, TACL - Taiwanese American Citizen League Da id Chooljun Anthropology. Regents Scholar UCLA Alumni Association Dykstra Gold Shield Memorial Scholar. National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Golden Key National Honor Societi . President ' s Undergraduate Fellouship Atcard, Stone Research Award, jeffenj George Wilson Research Award. Jeffcnj H. ir Kim Miller Honors Collegium Essay Scholar. UCLA Foundation Alumni Scholar Achievement Award. Alnnmi Scholars Cluh. State Finals Committee. Regents Scholar Society. Office of Residential Life ' s Leadership Intern Program. Composition Lab Tutor in Covel Comtmms. UCLA Blood Bank. Boy Scouts of America. Project BRITE Donald Ciini Histortf 6- Business Administration. National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Phi Alpha Tlteta. Mortar Board National Senior Honor Socii-ty. Korean Student Association. UCLA Orientation Program. UCLA Peer Advising Network. UCLA Student alumni Association, UCLA Scniro Class Cabinet. UCLA Mortar Board National Senior Honor society. Holy Trinity K rean Catholic Church. Korean American Leadership Conference Brian Choi Phljsics ir Mathematics. Rudnick-Abehnan Scholar . G 6 M Ball Scholar MSF Undergraduate Research Grant. Schoninger Scholar. Karean Christian Crusade for Christ. Society of Physics Students. Plasma Physics Research Assistant Daniel Urman Political Science d- Histonj. Provost ' s Honors . Biitish Marshall Scholar Distinguished Bniin Award . Phi Beta Kappa . Golden Key National Honor Society. UCLA College Honors Program. National Society for Collegiate Scholars, Certificate of Academic Achievement. Bruins for Recycling. Campus Ambassador, UCLA Undergraduate Admissions and Relations with Schools. Undergraduate Tutor, Student Recruiter. Bruin Democrats. Chrysalis Community Center . Golden Key National Honor Society. National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Residence Hall Representative. California Democratic Coordinated Campaign 2000 Volunteer Fkeva ' ass Linguistics. College Honors Program. Provost ' s Honors. Undergraduate Research Development Stipend Award. Distinguished Bruin Award. Alumni Scholar, Lena de Groff Scholar. Golden Key National Honor Society. Alpha Gamma Epsilon. Student Alumni Assonation. Undergraduate Student Linguistics Association Lr A Tanya Aquino Thinidad Mathematics. Dean ' s Honors List. Provost ' s Honors . Giildcn Kry National Honor Society. Moiiar Board Senior Honor Society. ResidetUial Life. Bruin Leaders Project, SPEAR Program. Pilipinasfor Community Healt h. Filipinos in Engineering, Undergraduate Mafhematus Stntlent Associatiim. Student Alumni Association. Project BRITE, UCLA UniCamp. AIDS Walk. Mattel Children ' s Hi spital. Venice Family Clinw ANALI ' M LEr EL LONTOk Microbiology 6- Molecular Genetics. Alumni As.sociation Community Transfer Student Scholar. Undergraduate Research Development Stipend Award. Elma Gtmzalez Dena ' s Prize. CARE Undergraduate Research Award. Vice- Provost ' s Recognition Award. UCLA Prc-medical Enrichment Program. Alumni Scholars Club. College Honors Program. Center for Academic Research and E.xcellence Program, Wilmington Health Fair, UCLA Medical Center ' s Child Life Child Development. University Catholic Center ' s Liturgical Mini.stnj FnAN ' k Wiley Histonj. Distinguished Bmin Award. Gold Shield Scholar. Alumni Association Community College Transfer Scholar, Academic Advancement Program Scholar Lew 6 Edie Wassennan Scholar. UCLA Foundation Alumni Scholar. .■ lpha Gfiinma Ep.silon, Law FeUows Early Academic Outreach Program. Career Based Outreach Program . Homtrs Program. UCLA Alunmi Self Help Grant, Alumni Schohirs Club. UCL Villag, Childrare. HOPE, for Kids. Church Bihle Class Teacher, K-Mart kids Race Against Dntgs. Toys for Teens. UCLA Graduate School B ible Talk HEini PvrHKiA H TS Communications. UCLA Advertising and Markiiing Team. Mortar Board. Bancroft Middle School . Beyond 2000 Enterprises KiMIA Setoodeh Economics. Regents Scholar. Tau Beta Pi Engineering Hont r Society. Eta Kap} a Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society. Los Angeles Secitou of the Society of Women Engineers Scholar. Fluor Daniel Engineering Scholar. Honors Program. Golden Key Hom r Society. National Dean ' s List. A P Program Tutor. Society of Women Engineers, Undergraduate Business Society. UCLA Pre-Law Society. Bniin Belles. Democratic National Convention. UCLA Law FeUows Program . Community Affairs Committee Erin Ehicksson Political Science 6 Geography Environmental Studies. UCLA College Honors Program. Golden Key Natiimal Honor Society. Pi Sigma Alpha. Omega Greek Honor Sociiiy. 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Los Angeles Team Works 384 SPECIAL DISTINCTIONDS AND HONORABLE MENTIONS [Ti- ' e Yearbook 1 94 m - s- ; u ' r ■r • ' jcrB IHH Mf Rl M 1I,!T ||_i 1 fi J Jt i njiH Snnglip Chicndpradap W PR %- m - ' 1 ii» AS H As much as we whined and moaned as kids ahout how uncooi our parents were, as wove grown oider, wove learned to appreciate our eiders wisdom and experience. Mothers and fathers of Bruins showed their support in many different ways as they were always there to do the eight clap or lend a snoulder to cry on. A student reads UCLA ' s daily newspaper, the Daily Bruin and comes across a Bruin Lite Yearbook ad. Bruin Life ads were common in tlie Daily Bruin. Bruin Life Yearbook ads that reminded students to purchase a yearbook featured the famous UCLA squirrels. Ad reminders to purchase yearbooks while having graduation portraits taken utilized the two word question " Forgot Something? " , a take off of the popular milk commercial that featured the two word question " Got milk? " 0- .Sb Av:o Roberto Revcs Anq Bruin parents have tor many years been some of the most involved supporters of the school and its students. UCLA football games clearly illustrated the spirit of this great group as many parents attended the games and tuned in when attendance was not possible. But this was only one of the many facets of parental assistance at UCLA. Many students relied on the moral support of their parents and on parental encouragement to fulfill students ' dreams of higher education. Parents also donated their invaluable financial support. Many students made it through school on their own but many others could never have done it without the support of their parents. With tuition raising every year, many Bruins depended upon their parents to help through them with the heavy financial burden their college educations incurred. Although we mav have moved out and moved on to college and done all the other things growing up entails, it was important to remember that for most students, it was our parents who got us here. It was also our parents who made us stay and helped us through those rough first few weeks in the dorms (boy that food was bad). But more than Mom ' s cooking or Dad ' s advice, it was the knowledge of the fact that they stood behind us and our decision to continue our education in the hopes of graduating and moving on to something bigger and better. Whether it was financial help, their spirit at the games, or their shoulders to cry on during those, " Mom, what am 1 going to do after college? " moments, the support students received from parents was invaluable as always. In addition to parental support, students depended almost as heavily on their friends. Acting as our surrogate families, our friends were a crucial part of our college experience through their ability to understand and empathize with the stresses of midterms and finals and the worries about what life will entail after college. Most students felt that without their friends, they never would have made it. Who else would have stayed up with us all night and studied or driven all the way to Sunset to pick us up at bars at 3 a.m. Friday nights? Although friends provided different types of support that good old Mom and Dad, the help students received from both groups was imperative and undeniably helped make college the incredible experience it certainly has been. So next time your roommate leaves their dishes in the sink or forgets to clean the bathroom, try to look the other way and remember how many times they ' ve bailed you out over the last four years. And, while our parents did have a tendency to nag and worry, maybe we should realize how important they really were and remember to say, " Thanks Mom and Dad. " Because despite the fact that the question of the day every time you see them was, " So, what are you going to do with your life next year, " remember, they only do it because they love us. By: Ashleigh Lonson The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority giris of 1951 enjoy the cool water of UCLA ' s inverted fountain. The Ads section was a popular place for sororiry and fraternity ads. Bruin Lite Yearbook 1951 Bruin Life Yearbook 1988 Two young boys are captured in this photograph from the 1 988 Bruin Life Yearbook Ads section. Parents continued publishing pictures of their children ' s ' growth, childhood through graduation from UCLA in Bruin Life Ads. We are very proud of you. Congratulations! We believe in you and we know that you will have a very bright future. You are a very special person. Always follow your dreams and do your best in whatever you do in life! Love, Dad. Mom, Miguel, Martha, Claudia. (Silvia, and Grandma 386 MARTINEZ V y to Go Sarah! I You ' ve done it again! You have accomplished a lot and have achieved this milestone in your usual superb manner. We are so proud of you and so impressed with your accomplishments! We know that you are about to move on to an exciting future. You are a very special person, Sarah, and it has been a pleasure and an honor to be with you on your journey. The world is definitely a better place with you in it. We know you are going to do great things! You are terrific! We love you a million! Congratulations! Mom, Dad, Leah Congratulations Felix! You have worked hard since kindergarten and now you have started the next phase of adult life. We are very proud of you. These accomplishments will lead you toward a happy, prosperous, and successful life. We love you very much. Mom Dad EISENBERCTONG 387 Congratulations Kristyn! In your personal statement to UCLA before you were accepted, you wrote: I believe that with an education from UCLA, I can do what I want to do, go where I want to go, and be what I want to be. All of your hard work enabled you to accomplish your goals, and upon your graduation with a BA in Psycholog the sky is the limit, making your words a reality. You will be a tremendous asset to the FBL We are so incredibly proud of you. All Our Love, Mom, Dad, and Charisse Congratulations Andrea! We are very proud of your hard work and accomplishments. We know that your future filled with happiness and success. We love you very much. Mom and Michael be HEIDI CONGRATULATIONS MI HIJA! WE ARE PROUD OF YOU AND ALL THAT YOU HAVE DONE. ALL YOUR YEARS OF HARD WORK HAVE PREPARED YOU FOR THE LIFE AHEAD OF YOU. WE KNOW YOU WILL DO WELL. LOVE YOU DAD, MOM RUDY 388 CALVIN, LOPEZ, MALE i Our Dearest Abigail, We thank G-d for having a lovely, caring daughter. You are acs beautiful on the inside as yon appear on the outside. We are truly 5LE6 ED to be your family. Watching you grow hacS provided us with much happiness. We are very proud of how hard you have worked and everything you have accomplished. Keep the faith and follow your dreams The world is a better place because o ' i you. Our prayers will always be with you. G-D BLE6 ! SHALOM! MAZEL TOY! We love you, DAD, MOM ADAM Dear Laura, You have filled our Vwes with a great deal of joy for the past 22 years. You have known what you wanted out of life for a long time and have always been able to reach your goals. You have many accomplishments such as your sports achievements; graduating from high school and college with honors; but its your enthusiasm for life, friends, family and the world that makes you who you are today. Continue to grow and be the special person you are. We know you will be a successful lawyer and we will love and support you always. We love you very much Lula! Mom, Dad and Jesse Congratulations. Kwamd At long last victory! We are all very proud ofyou and your achievement. A great future lies ahead ofyou. We. your family wish you the best in your future endeavors. Mommy. Daddy. Yvonne. Sheila and Awade GELB, GUNDERSHEIM, KHAN-VARIBA 389 CONGRATULATIONS MERIDITH We are all very proud of you and your amazing achievement. May you continue to learn, live and love fully wherever the future ;; takes you. Love, Dad, Mom Kiefer We congratulate our daughter, Helen Mardirosian on her high achievements in school and in life. We wish her many prosperous years filled with success to come filled with success and happiness. With Love and Pride, Dad, Mom, and your loving brother Martin for all lebi Hie pi A Toast to Christopher E. Armbruster Congratulations on your UCLA Graduation Life is an opportunity, benefit from it Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is bliss, taste it. Life is a dream, realize it. Life is a challenge, meet it Life is a duty, complete it Life is a game, play it Life is costly, care for it Life is wealth, keep it Life is love, enjoy it Life is mystery, know it Life is promise, fulfill it Life is sorrow, overcome it Life is a song, sing it Life is struggle, accept it Life is a tragedy, confront it Life is an adventure, dare it Life is luck, make it Life is too precious, do not destroy it Life is life, fight for it! Through all of life s crossroads, we will always be there! 390 ARMBRUSTER, MARDIROSIAN, ROBERTS Congratulations, Aaron. I know it was not easy but you made it. I ' m very happy and proud of you. The next step is not going to be easy but I know you ' ll do fine. May your future be bright and prosperous! Love, Mom Let your light shine For all the world to see The brightness of your life within The peace that set you free Congratulations to Nicole Elizabeth Seymour Congratulations Kevin! All your life you ' ve made us proud! We ' ve watched you work hard, focus on your goals and never give up. We know your future will be bright, happy and fulfilling. Good luck in Medical School! All our love. Mom and Dad " It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves " -William Shakespeare Aaron, We have watched your creativity grow throughout the years and with each step forward we stand in awe of your abilities. You ' ll achieve your goals with talent and determination. We are all so proud of you! Love, Dad, Mom Ashley ) ■ ' i X m -- t. 1 l-t — J -i " fc .H i« From Toddler to Traveler I am proud of what you have accomplished, but most of all I love the person you have become. Congratulations Lucia! CLAUDEANOS, FEINSTEIN, FOKLOK, REYES, SEYMOUR 391 m Congratulations Florencia! We want to congratulate you for working hard and accomplishing your first phase in life. We are proud of you and wish you the best in the coming future. God bless you! We love you, Mom, Dad, Brother, Sister, and Family Congratulations Amber - Words cannot express how proud we are of you and how much we love you. May the Lord continue to keep His hand on you! Love always. Mom, Dad and Brandon You are a child of the universe ... the universe is unfolding as it should. As you travel amidst the noise and haste ... remember what peace there may be in quiet reflection. Whatever your labors and aspirations ... keep peace with your " self. " Desiderata Congratulations Lane We applaud your many accomplishments and celebrate the exciting universe you have created for yourself Love, Mom, Dad, and Jay .1 Lane LaD±)ert Datchford 392 JONES, RATCHFORD,VELASEO HjL H Bl - ' H L Dear Ofelia, Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5,6 We love you very much, Mom, Nicu, Dani, Adina, Lauren, Gabby and Ovi To Xuan: From childhood you discovered your love for books, and from that you found your gifr for writing them. We also noticed that you spent a great deal of your life improving your talents. Xuan, we wish for you much success and prosperity from the one thing you love most. We love you and wish you all the luck. Bo, Me, and Be » Sabrina youVe come a long way baby! Congrats for a long hard journey. 1 i Love Mom, Flufiy and Nacho! GORDON, SBINGU, IRAN 393 CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATE SABINE PATERSON Sabine, We are so proud of your dedication and hard work while at U.C.L.A. You ' ve set a great example to all that know you. Your major, Biochemistry, kept you studying hard, you managed to work at the Lab, and to ROW FOR THE CrEW TeAM. You ' vE BALANCED TIME WITH YOUR MARRIAGE TO GLENN and your ACADEMIC STUDIES, ALL WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE. We love you. Bob, Carolyn, Matthew Paterson Congratulations " Good Job " Love, Bonga (Dottie Zahnd) Elaine Bob Steinmetz I LOVE YOU SABY, GLENN vftt; Greetings and Congratulations from your Parents and family in Holland, Love Mom " The Dad (Theo Lidy, Roy Spekreijse.) Lads " MELANIE, Wc were blessed to have such an ideal daughter and sister. We are proud of all our accomplishmen ts. Thank you for taking us to a higher level We all love you very, very much. CONGDATULATIONS! Dad Mom, Gail LJr J 394 GABRIEL, PATERSON ( Paulina K. Bartczak You have worked hard. It will pay off. You made us proud already. Mom, Dad and Grandparents. Congratulations Yasmin! Wc know you worked hard and now you start the next phase of your Hfe. We are very proud of your accomphshments and know you will have a happy, pros- perous life and will always be successful in the future endeavors. Love, Mama, Mummy, Daddy, Munira, Ebrahim Sarah The Lord has blessed you with so much. Continue the good fight. Always remember, for " His " glory be strong. For all that you do, for " His " glory and honor. Love, Mom, Dad Joseph EICPID Chfng Yee OuQ Ttxjinkling thnough £he mfdse of the night sk , a stan Remfnds us of you. Vou ' ue accomplished so much, its hand to belfeoe it ' s tnuB. You cueRe aluoays deteumined tn do youn beat. You aluoays sbfned aboue the nest. Nou7 thuough the many yeans, you ' ue gnouon. FiRse in euenything you dfd, youn leadeRsbfp has aluiays shoion. Nou? again you ane the finst, Che finst Ong in oun family to gnaduate. BoRn Kuith the name, Pune Detenmtnation it must haue been fate. Youn Stan, high up in the sky cufU ahu ays shine bnight. For you, endless oppontunities taill alcaays be tn sight Loue Alcjoays, Mom, Dad, Jeff Hey, Rfchand ft The«esa BARTCZAK, BHAIJI, GONZALES, ONG 395 1 1 1 Bi 1 r [p- to i Bj D K Dearest Dobby: It has been such a delight to watch you grow and become your own person. What a journey! You have taught us many things. Here are two: to relax, and listen. We look forward to learning many more things from you. We are very proud of you and wish you the best for the present and future! Love, Mom. Dad, and Nina I fli Paquito, Miro tu foto y veo que sostienes en tus manitas de nine tu primer diploma, y me pregunto: A que hora creciste, que no me di cuenta? Estoy inmensamente feliz al ver que llegaste una vez mas al triunfo, y me doy cuenLa que his desvelos valieron la pena. Estoy muy orgullosa de tener un hijo como Lu. Que Dios te bendiga, ilumine y Guide hoy, manana y siempre. Tambien Le doy gracias por ser como eres un joven honesto, recto, buen hijo, y por supuesto un buen Cestudiante. Decibe de tu familia que te quiere mucho y que te desea como siempre lo mejor, mil felicitaciones, un abrazo muy fuerte de parte de todos, incluyendo primes y ties tumn, tun, tun, tun. Decibe muchas bendiciones de la persona que mas te ama en la vida y que simpre te apoyara en todo. Tu mamita, Olga A V,.,M lii n h ch 396 ARZU, KAPOOR •tccUiXu. Avuutd. Munei d etw gcU Ut ea. " TUa voetac arta, You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You ' re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the girl who ' ll decide where to go. „ c o -Dr. Si " ws Congratulations Michelle!! Love, Mom Dad CASSIE FINK You are gradLlating this June After just 4 K reative years You ' ll leave Lios Angeles soon Amidst both l ughter and tears. I vMhi ■ n l nr 7 R M 3 H B HS P 7 iS B i ti 9 l l 1 1 p5SiS3Sn H HH 1 ■ HjA iri 1 n ]Nhen you see an obstacle, you accept it as a challenge. When you see a problem, you dig deep to find a solution. When you traveled to 23 states and 9 countries, you absorbed the culture. When you see a child or adult (especially one who is physically or mentally challenged) , you give them your time, energy and talents. It has been a gift to be your parents and brother and watch all this develop in you. We can ' t wait to see what comes next, but we know it will be wonderous! Love, Mom, Dad, and David BARTA, COLANTONIO, FINK 397 ■V jr jfc 398 HEALY ( BRANDON!!!! You set your goals high and strive for the best! Follow your dreams, trust your heart, and enjoy your future! Congratulations, we love you! Dad, Mom, Nina, Karl, Ar ik I TALIAFERRO 399 Francine Over the years you have lit up our lives with joy and happiness as you have grown. We are so proud of you, and we wish you a lifetime filled with success, happiness, and love! Follow your dreams, the future is yours. ' Congratulations ' With all our love Afagh Farhad V H H i a h e vui e ' H K l c c i i e . V-H flr V HI c i, atcMMi; u-e lite :i y bUiud Ih I bI C-f MH . ' OUAy OCcdr qUOUtied. ■ j 9 M-uxeM ' . want- od ' kleii ifcti ' 1 kititif-uz. y it-iAe ' iAett i B . ' t ' UZtH) CONGRATULATIONS STACY! As we travel down life ' s highway there are those we meet that truly make a difference--you are one of these special people that make places and others better because you passed their way. We are so proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad, Grandma, Scott and Joy Nhat do we live for if not to make life less difficult for others? --George Elliot Dear Aimee, Maze I Tov! « May your kind heart, compassion and tielpful nature bring liappiness and joy to others. Friendship is one of life ' s most precious blessings and one of the sweetest gifts life can bring. We are grateful for your friendship to Abigail. You are a blessing. Stay as sweet as you are. Follow your heart with joy and resolve. G-d Bless. With Prayers and Love, Mamma Gelb, Papa Gelb, and Adam 400 DECANDIDO, NAZARIAN, TURNER, WALDMAN Dallia. No one could ever love a daughter and believe in her more deeply than we love and believe in you. There is a wondeillil dream waiting juest for you. We know you can make it come true. Congratulations! We love you. Mom. Dad, and Michael To my wonderful parents Virtes and Bruno Szpoganicz rd like to thank you for always being therefor me and for believing in me. This chapter of my life is now ending and soon I will be headed to Dental School Your support and guidance has helped me get this far in life and achieve all that I have. I love you both very much Rafaela Pauletto Szpoganicz AZARIAN, SZPOGANICZ 401 Forrest CONGDATULATION6 and GOOD LUCK!!! Love. Mom, Vicki. Bryan and Mitchell You ' ve come a long way, Forrest, and you continue to amaze us with your determination and perseverance. We are so proud of you for overcoming seemingly insuramountable obstacles, and we are sure that you will accomplish many more great things throughout your life. Gus, We praise the Lord for everything He ' s done in your life and for guiding you in crossing the first hurdle in your career. We ' re proud of you. Congratulations, with Love Jeremy Mitzy " For I know the plans I have for you, " declares the LORD, " plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and future. " Jeremiah 29:11 " Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go. " Joshua 1:9 Gus you made it; CONGRATULATIONS, but remember the LORD JESUS made it possible; TO GOD BE THE GLORY, your Mom and Dad love you. Gustavo Marlene Delgado Gustavito: Felicidades! Estamos super contentos y orgullosos de ti. Eres un ejempio para nosotros, que todavia no nos graduamos. A Dios sea toda la gloria por tus logros presentes y futures; pues sabemos que esto solo es el comienzo de tus estudios, y de tu vida. Te amamos mucho, Karem y Justin Vira, You have worked hard and now your hard work is beginning to pay off. We are very proud of your accomphshments. Good luck. We love you very much! Mom, Dad and Oleg 402 DELGADO, KALINICHENKO, WOOLMAN Joseph, Some people go through life trying to find out what th e world holds for them only to find out too late that it ' s what they bring to the world that really counts. Share your gifts and your friendship and you will always be a happy and wealthy man. We are so proud of you. Love alw ays, Dad, mom. Amy Ann Dearest Christina: We have watched you grow from a small child into an independent young lady. We have watched you fall then pick yourself up and learn from the experience. Your drive to excel, as well as your caring soul, courage and perseverance has forged this moment of personal triumph... May it be but one of many in your chosen Path of Life, and may all who cross your Path know that you have touched their hearts and enhanced their lives. Our spirits overflow with Joy and Pride at your considerable accomplishments! With Love, Mom, Dad and Big Bro, Little Sisters and little Bro. Mamamama and Papa papa. And the rest of the clan! Linda, You have worked hard and now you start the next phase of life, we are very proud of your accomplishment and know you will have a happy, prosperous life. We love you very much! Mom, Dad, David and Rachel FRANKLIN, NGUYEN, VARGAS 403 Congratulations Natascha Audrey Thomas f m ' We are all proud of your achievements and your aspirations. With continued love and support, Mom and Andy Dawnte Terence Arthur Lawrence, Jr. Gran-Gran Uncle Jerry Aunt Joyce Aunt Jestelle Aunt LaDelle Aunt Neat Uncle Junior Aunt Gee Gee Aunt Dee Dee Danielle 404 THOMAS I 1 ASHLEY STOWELL CLASS OF 2001 You have come a long way in 22 years and we are all very proud of you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! AND LOTS OF HUGS KISSES.... MOM, DAD, WHITNEY, NONI NANA.... STOWELL 405 Elna, Congratulations on your exceptionally good accomplishments at UCLA! Continue to strive for your highest goals and with God ' s Guiding Light, you will reap success and find joy in what you have attained. You are terrific! We are very proud of you. Good luck and have wonderful experiences in law school. Love always, Mom, Dad, Jaclyn Lx jJ vLuXy LAjy t uJC aJCcOCZU C XAA,ViM , Crh (2 vb CZi JC t t yuP Ue(Z VUA■ M , Lonny ti4 vv€A tt XAi (X Ae yo€ vea (24 vec . j-x- L-vh, CriA.tlLHZ ' Vct tCrti s 406 GROSSER, SANTOS 1 ANUPRYA (ANNA) DAVDA I 1 TOMATOES Tomatoes please qro N, tomatoes please gro N, for if L oM do, I will feel I i e new, and feel li e a growing tomato too, - Anna Davda (Age 5) Dearest Anna, From before the day when you first wrote this poem, we have watched you grow like a healthy and happy " tomato. " We are immensely proud of your efforts, successes, achievements and most especially of the kind of caring, idealistic and thoughtful person you have grown into. May the wind be on your back and the sun always shine on you. We love you Dad and Aakash DAVDA 407 Congratulations David! ik Kl H B I • i t? [mTh • Cf adu.a.tio (: Tfi: e- P f cam is If a w R a iz e, J oa ' V- e Hade- tie F i t s t Stco foa a FatoLt e, u t e, 0. m s and (fOais. ou ' if-e Come, a lon Wa . . . Tke ' t e is so Haci to e P o a d ds Yo« 4- we io V- e u, u. u- e i u, m u. c k Dad, Horn, fiat c 0 Bro, I am very proud and happy of your accomplishments. Now that I am going down that same path as you, I reahze the hard work and effort you have put forth. You have been a great role model and tough brother to follow. I am proud to have you as my older brother and I know that you will be successful in whatever path you choose. I will always be here for you. Congratulations!!!!!! Love, T.K. Ryan, Well here you are - A college graduate - Congratulations! Where has all the time gone? You have become a man before we had time to take it all in. Your accomplishments and success make us so very proud. i You have become a person whom more than exceeds the dreams and desires that every parent have for their child. You continue to delight us in your individuality, persistence, kindness and good-natured being that you are. We love you and are so very proud of you. We wish you only the best in your life ahead. Love, Mom, Dad and Sharon 408 Kenny, Sason CONGRATULATIONS TRICIA ANNE WARD iXnow yourself -- what you can do and what to do in life Set goals and work hard to achieve them Have fun every day in every way Be creative -- it is an expression of your feelings Be sensitive in viewing the world Believe in the family as a stable and rewarding way of life Believe in love AUTHOR ' S NOTE Tn ' cia Ward lives in Naples on 153 Angelo Walk. Tricia Ward ' s hobbies are swimming, sailing, gymnastics, piano and she also goes to Catholic Church School. She is 9 years old and almost 10. She has written 5 books and this is her 6th book. She dedi- cates her book to her family. The Wards. SISTERS-KTS Physiological Sciences Major, 2001 MiaFamilia Tr ricia Wg o Tune. ' 1 l i4K- as the most complete ' " 11 ' important emotion possible | Believe that you are an important part of everyone ' s life that you touch Believe in yourself and know that you are loved SAILING BUDDIES-TRICIA A EMILY Long Ears-Owens R. May Every Dream in Your Heart Come True for You, LOVE MOM c DAD Ward 409 icvy , You ' ve come a long way baby and we ' re proud of you! We wish jou the very best in all that you want to do, and we know you ' ll be successful. We love you, Your Family Mom, Dad, and Charlyn ero. knew Vero. than 10 mi frieni i - ' i m .3 1 • ' c f w 1 ■ i Vour D O R I S There are those who pass like ships in tlie nij lu... Who meet for a moment, then sail out of sight... With never a backwards glance of regret... Folks we know briefly then cjuickly forget... Then there are those friends who sail together... Through quiet ! waters and stormy weather... Helping each other through joy and through strife... And they are the kind that give meaning to lite True friends, Best friends. With love, Forever (To Ghazy, Moosh, Neds, Egal, and Benny ... thank you for the memories) Vera, tappi ' foihi VOlll] love, Lupe 410 BENDER, YASHAR Felecidades Vero dcseo lo incjor para ti y cjue sigas prosperandc). Son los deseos de tus ahiiclitos, Klisa V Trino Vero, Congratulations!!! You graduated from UCLA. I knew that you could do it. Vero, I just want to say that you are really special to me as a sister and a friend. You were always there for me. I am so proud of you. I love you! Always aim high!!! Your brother, Jr- Vero, " Mi Gorda " Back in 1979, a little girl was born who made mom and dad the happiest couple in the world because she was their first baby. As the years went by, and you began to go to school, it was then we knew that you would be a smart and pretty girl. Now. almost 17 years later you are still " smart and pretty " with a college degree. No one can be more proud of you than your mom, brother, and of course, your daddy who loves you very much. So I want to congratulate you on your accomplishments and wish you the very best in your future studies and normal life. So anyway, I think I went overboard. I just want to tell you that I love you un chingo and your mom and brother also. Lupe Sr. vere, Lupe Jr. Mija, Muchas Felicidades, te deseamos en tu graduacion. Tu papa y tu hermano nos sentimos muy orgullos de ti porque eres y has sido una hija ejemplar. Se que has trabajado mucho para lograr lo que quieres sen Pero si Dios quiere de hoy en adelante vas a cosechar lo que has sembrado. Siempre estaremos contigo. Te queremos mucho, Tu hermano, Papa y Mama JIMENEZ 411 FELICITATIONS, BEN! Grosses bises, Mom, Dad, Joe Congratulations Jennifer! We are very proud of you and all your accomplishments. We wish as you start a new phase in your life that all your dreams, no matter how big or small, come true. May you find success, happiness and love. We love you very much! Mom, Dad, Carlos and Sergio TAMAD. Your accomplishmenU have made us proud. And now you m become a UCLA Grad. Your hard work and determination led you through, And now we congratulate you Keep up your excellent work in law schoo . We know you will make us even prouder in the years to comt Much love and success always, Dad, Mom, Mamedz, Dita, Lena 412 BUCHAKJIAN, SCHWARTZ, VELEZ QVERIDA DIANA. ESTOY TAN ORGULLOSO DE Tl QUE NO TENGO PALABRAS PARA DECIRTELO. GRACIAS Y FELICIDADES, TU PAPI. QUE DIOS TE BENDIGA, DIOS SABE RECOMPENSAR TO DAS LAS NOCHES QUE TE DESUELASTE. ESTOY ORGULLOSA DE Tl, TU MAMi. MI AMOR TODO SACRIEICIO TIENE SU RECOMPENZA, TE AMO. FELICIDADES, TU ESPOSO RAFAEL LLEGASTE, DESPUES DE TODO, QUE DIOS TE BENDIGA. IFELICIDADES! LUVCLAUDL . CONGRATULATIONS, YOU DID IT! LUVANA. WE ARE PROUD OF YOU, CONGRATULATIONS! L UV CHRISTOPHER AND VICKY. URG! URG! CHIRP! CHIRP! CONGRATS CHANGA! LUV LOS CHANGOS! ii ' « " Ti ■SHI WP7 3K , ' t3b ' l r 1 X l " yjfM Jk . M LM I. RAMIREZ 413 CONGRATULATIONS, We are best an love, h our x ' -g .-. I all the le. May id may you! HERNANE very proud of you. We wish yoi d hope all your dreams come tri appiness and success be yours ar ord always guide you. We love Mom and Dad ocuoe- coi-vTX a, Lo tM ' loa . A -c Ryan, Congratulations SON SHINE Love, Mom Dear Marnelli. You have worked hard to excel in everything that you do. Congratulations on your many accomplishments! May God continue to bless you with a life full of success. We ' re proud of you! We love you! Love, Mom. Dad. Mildren, Marites and Michelle Wc have grown Lo see each oUier Lhe face challenge LhaL lay ahead of u«. Your persevenence and failh in God has always kepi you grounded in pursuing your dream lo become an engineer. We ' re happy lo see your dreams become a realily. You have made il Ihis far and we know you will succeed in lhe real world. Congralulalions! You are a Lrue inspirationl We love you! Love. Marile and Michelle Congratulations Marnelli! Love, Uncle lo and Auntie Virgie 41 4 HENNEBERG, JULIAN, TABAY, TABBADA m jARDi m (living ;ii ' chan cl of Cod) Don ' l be afraid lo c yourself As the jou-lhaL-you ' d-like-to-be. No malLer how far removed from the real The you-of-your-dreams may be. Keep dreaming the dream — hitch a ride on a star, Hold light-never let yourself fall. And one day you ' ll find that the you-of-your-dreams Is the vou-lhat-is-real. after all. C0NGDATULAT10N6 WE ADE SO PDOUD OF YOU. AND YOU DID IT YOUD WAY DAD, MOM, SHANIF, JA5ADI and AMBED . 1 J L ' T 9 l f ' Islands of ' Paradise ' San Die so SCPA Homecomine. V-l A j w " ' }?len,aues ' d v% m i SasrP Prnm -97 I " C ' (S are GOOD ' YOU GO GIW. ! SIMS 415 Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 God Bless You Steven, The possibilities that lay before you are endless. We are so proud of how hard you have worked to reach your goals. While seeking new heights, you have always stayed grounded in your beliefs. Love, Mom and Dad, Sarah and Matthew Jessica, Congi ' aailations on your graduation. You have completed another portion of your life ' s tapestiy. Weaving strands of compassion, hard work, sacrifice and dedication. You are the fabric we are most proud of. May all your hopes and dreams come through. Love, Mom, Dad, Joanna, Jim MIKE, MUCHAS FELICIDADES, There you are leaning on Dad, at almost a year old. Time has passed, and now you are receiving your Bachelor Degree in Sciences. We are so proud of you. You are a GOOD ROLE MODEL and an inspiration to all of us. Keep Up the Good work, and take care of yourself. We love you very much! Mom, Dad, Sal LLL, Jeffrey Sergio CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN! 416 LANGENHAN, MICHELS, PLACENCIA n i iod mi ciiOf £ cl kof d and cij qj o pMad ok oa. andaocu oof- accompois vment . Contim onto t ve. ne )ot pfvase ok oaf - m witk tke same ze t hf - mi ' entar-e and ceof ninQ tlvat c oa. kat e ama ma. We £nO(iJ O ' Oa wffc vau-e a It app , p ospe oaS ' c k Ma ac oa d eoMS come tf-aef We ooif-e u ou. i et -a, ma lv nom, Dad, iff andmom and Coa ' tne Congratulations Jessi! We are very proud of you. Your dedication and liard worl have finally paid off You have finished college. Don ' t stop there, keep on pursuing your dreams of having it all. Glamour, Fame Health and Love We love you very much! Mom, Dad, and Cayi and all your relatives and friends. Good luck and God bless you forever JOHNSON, MUNOZ 417 conai-Rtulations jason fodd miller Jason How terrific you are to bring so much joy to everyone you encounter You make people feel good witfi your unselfish ways and your insight into right and wrong. Along with your strength of character, you ' re smart, very talented, hand- some, and have an abundance of common sense. You ' ve always been such a facile athlete, as well as being so gifted with your musical abilities; you never cease to be a source of amazement and delight. You ' ve endured some experiences in your young life that have tested you, and you have excelled in proving yourself a winner I couldn ' t be more proud to have you as my son as well as my friend, it ' s so true that when your family is happy and healthy... that will always take first priority in every phase of your life, and I ' m very lucky to be able to share with Mom, the thrill of seeing our boys grow and succeed. I wish you only good things in your life, and remind you to " never lose the groove " . I love you a lot Dad Special (spesh ' el) adj. EXCEPTIONAL, distinctive or valued. These are some definitions from Websters dictionary and my feelings about you, my son. You ' re sensitive, serious, kind, caring and have a great sense of humor Your ability to play a soulful blues guitar is awesome and a true gift. I know the future will be filled with great moments and memories because you know how to live life and will make a difference in this world. To wish you success is the zenith. To wish you a long life with good health is the acme. To say that I ' m proud of your achievements is an understatement, and to be your mom is the pinnacle. Both you and brother U.C.L.A. graduates I ' m bursting with pride. Love you lots, mom Some people call you intelligent. Some people call you talented. I call you brother So we ' re two-for-two at UCLA. Pretty impressive, eh? In only four short years (in my dreams, four years!), I have seen you grow in leaps and bounds. I can ' t tell you enough how proud I am of you for all you have done at UCLA and beyond. You continue to amaze me. I was going to write a song in your honor, but I forgot that you are the musical one, so I ' ll leave it up to you to serenade yourself. Just remember, always strive to be number one, but don ' t ste p in number two. Congratulations on your graduation! Love ya, Jordan Ue ce X e o-e X U f t cyu o cC U cu C ' (yk !yiA (Ay iyl e 0 i yX cC O yvO ( t e ' U C o e Q (y(A V tyexytyv . co-u Sevda, Congratulations dearest. You arrived at this glorious day with a lot of hard work, but we think you already had a head start by exhibiting curiosity, enthusiasm, and zest for life right from the start. Please, continue to seek knowledge, and enjoy your journey. You will feel our love with you always. We are truly proud of you. Mom, dad, Asli and Yasemin 418 ECER, MILLER, STOCKWELL Congratulations Jocelyn! Your voyage has just begun and we know that you are well prepared for it. We are very proud of you. Love, Dad, Mom Kay Tannaz We praise you! We appreciate you! dr We love you!! The BanisadreSy Mom, Dad and Kiarash Jenn Mika, It has been seventeen years since you started preschool to get your college degree with piano lessons sandwiched in between. It has been a pleasure to see you grow up and become an adult. Best of everything in the years to come. You have made us proud. Sotsugyo Omedeto! With love, Mom and Dad BANISADRE, TANAKA, 41 9 Mar Adan Siempre supe que lo lograrias, felicidades! Me sien- to muy orgullosa de tener un hijo como tii. Se que el haber terminado esta etapa de tu vida es un logro mas para ti y te deseo con todo mi amor que sigas logrando lo que te propongas a traves de tu vida. Te amo muchisimo Tu Mama Felicidades Mar, me hace sentir muy orguUoso el ver que tengo un hermano tan inteligente y con tan buena voluntad. Te deseo lo mejor en lo que hagas, aunque se que te va ir de maravilla. Leon, tu hermano 420 MACIAS FELICITACIONES A MAR ADAN ,!, .x- " X- L- ■st ' ■ ■ - -A- -X- -X- ■X ' - ■X ' ■X ' " " " " " " i " " i " " i " " i " " i " " A " " " i ■ ' " ■A ' " X " " " " " " " " ' " " i " " " i " " i " ' " " " i " " i " " " " " " " ' A ' " " i " " " " i " " ' " ' ' J i - - - - -X " -T " -T ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' " X " " T " " T " " T " " T " " T " " T- ■T ' ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' " T- ' T ' " T -T " -T " T ' T ' " T " ' T ' ' T- " T- " T- ' T ' ' T- " T ' T ' ' T " ■T ' ' T " " T ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' ' T ' " T " " T " ' T ' " T- ' T ' ' T ' ■T ' ' T ' T- ' T ' T ' ' T ' Cada paso adelante, es muy importante en la Vida... Bravo Mar Adan! sigue siempre adelante! Tu abuelo que te quiere, Julio M. Macias. » ♦ +♦ Tu esfuerzo, tu inteligencia, tu constancia y el apoyo incondicional de tu madre: te han llevado a la culminacion de una etapa basica para tu vida: La Universidad, felicidades! Deseamos que tu incursion en el mundo de las Ciencias Sociales sea exitoso y llene tus espectativas. El camino por andar aiin es largo y muy interesante, sobre todo para una persona como tii; la cual disfruta enormemente aprender. Manten la constancia como clave de tus logros. Es muv recontortante ver como, a lo largo de estos liltimos anos, te has ido convirtiendo en un hombre integro, inteligente, noble y luchador. Recibe nuestro mas amplio reconocimiento y por supuesto, nuestro afecto y cariiio. Tus tics que te quieren mucho: Arturo y Lulii. Querido Mar Adan, realmente es muy dificil decir algo o muchas cosas a la genre, creo que sale mejor cuando no tienes una relacion afectiva familiar, cuando a la persona a la que se las dices o piensas hacerlo tiene un lugar muy especial en uno, este es el caso de parte de nosotros que nos hemos percatado de los grandes esfuerzos que han hecho ustedes tres en salir adelante y desde luego guiados por la direccion de tu Mami y la comprension y amistad de Leon tu hermano, estos esfuerzos culminaran en fechas proximas con la terminacion de tus estudios profesionales, mismos que tu has llevado acabo con gran exito y con mucho trabajo, pero desde luego que el linico que podra vanagloriarse o pensar en una equivocacion del camino escogido seras tii, los elementos se te han proporcionado con todo amor de parte de ellos y siempre esta, tu sucursal familiar a estado al tanto de tus actividades y desde luego apoyandote en todo, por ello te felicitamos de todo corazon. No estas terminando, ahora empiezes otra etapa de tu vida estudiantil, con mas trabajo y responsabilidad que confiamos saldras adelante para lograr tu futuro y la tranquilidad de tu Mami y hermano. No cambies y sigue adelante y como siempre contaras con tu ti ' o Pepe o Papa postizo, como yo lo entiendo y dado tu entusiasmo por ser alguien en la vida, tendras garantizado un lugar muy importante en la profesion que has elegido. Como siempre y hasta donde yo pueda cuentas conmigo. Te quiere tu tio Pepe. Hijo, yo quiero ser breve pues tu ti ' o se emociomo tanto al pedirle te escribiera que te ha escrito una carta de amor. Pero todo eso y mas es lo que en forma diferente te hemos demostrado. Mar tu sabes lo orgullosa que me siento de todo lo que has hecho en la vida tanto como hijo, como hermano, como estudiante, como primo, como sobrino, como amigo etc.etc. Pero me da mas gusto el que tii estes empezando esta otra etapa de tu vida, que va a ser igual de exitosa de eso estoy segura. Sigue en este camino y sigue como hasta hoy. Espero de todo corazon que tu vida siga tan exitosa y tan llena de amor. Te quiere mucho tu Tia Pata +♦ ♦ Mar: No sabes el gusto que me da el saber que tengo un sobrino Profesionista, lo cual te va hacer que seas mas seguro de tf y de tu vida, para abrirte los mejores caminos para tu felicidad, estabilidad emocional y familiar, deseo sinceramente este sea uno de los primeros grandes triunfos de tu vida y este tu motivo para ser una mejor persona toda la vida. Con carifio tu tio Julio. Mar que bueno que hayas realizado tus estudios con exito, te deseo de todo corazon que te sirvan para poder conquistar todas las metas que te propongas y conociendote estoy seguro que seras una persona muy exitosa. Felicidades!! Roman Macias. MACIAS 421 IliaiBHiieinif As parents we have always supported you in your decisions and inspired you to do your best. Your spirituality has given you an undeniable character of strength and courage. Always remember through Christ all things are possible. You have used the gift that God has blessed you with, your sensitivity and nurturing spirit has already touched so many people. We are so proud of your accomplishments and we wish you continuing success in your future education. Congratulations on this very special day. Love always, Mom Dad 1 JEFFREY DE ALDAY REGALADO ♦ CONGRATULATIONS! As your journey continues, reach for your dreams. May your future be beautiful and your dreams come true. We are extremely proud of your achievement and we all know that the best is yet to come! You have given us unforgettable memories, you brought smiles to our faces, love to our hearts, and pride in the character of your soul. You are very special and we all love you. MOM DAD Dennis, Risa Lola Epay 422 REGALADO, STAFFORD i Aric, Today is the happiest day of our lives. It represents a major achievement on your part consisting of the many accomplishments in your years of education. Most of all, it teaches that when you want something bad enough, you can achieve it, and you don ' t even have to knock yourself out to do so. Even you will agree that had you exerted yourself with maximum effort, it is likely that by now you would be close to completion of graduate school. But, you will look back years from now and you will say-without hesitation-you did it right. You paced yourself perfectly, and your social life— a very important part of the entire college experience- certainly did not suffer. Your humility is amazing-perhaps, the most incredible of all of your many attributes. From your award in elementary school for the spelling bee to taking first on your team in the academic decathalon; from the California Golden State Award to Valedictorian of your graduating high school class... when you decided you wanted it, you worked for it, and you won it. We must confess, we would have to think really hard before committing to be in a competition against you. With all of this, you never lost your sense of humor. You never lost your sense of good nature, loyalty to friends and family, and feelings that so many young men lose out of despair and as they shed their teen years. You ' ve remained a good brother, a good son, a seriously good friend, and overall, a balanced young adult. Aric, you are unquestionably on the right track. Stay there. Know that we care for you and we are here for you. Congratulations, dear Aric. We love you very much. Mom, Dad Michele ZAMEL 423 Carol Hsu Dear Carol You have paved a road of accomplished goals... there is no end to this road with your ambition and intelligence. Please remember to stop and smell the roses whenever you can. We are very proud of you and love you very much! Mom, Dad, Karen Mabvauk Andres t We are very proud of you and wish you great happiness in the years to come. Mom, Poppi, 8l Fed Michael J. LaFemina Dearest Michael, Congratulations! You are the greatest son and brother! All our love always, Mom, Dad, Jennifer, Steven, Maureen MICHAEL, ishmg you success in everyming jou re loping for and a future with dreams come true! Congratulations anc lappiness always. We love you, Mom, Dad, and Alfrec Good luck from all of us . . . Grandparents, uncles, aunts, anc cousins 424 CAMPO, HSU, IBARRA, LAFEMINA REMEMBER WHEN? REMEMBER WHEN YOU WERE A BABY AND LOVED TO PLAY? REMEMBER WHEN AT AGE ONE YOU DISCOVERED THE BAT AND THE GLOVE AND STARTED LOVING THE GAME? YOU USED TO DRAG YOUR BAT ALL OVER THE HOUSE LOOKING FOR YOUR BALL AND DESTROYED THE WHOLE PLACE. REMEMBER WHEN? REMEMBER WHEN YOU STARTED LEARNING THE GAME AT THE AGE OF FIVE. ALL THE WAY TO TEN, REMEMBERWHEN? IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY AND TODAY YOU ARE GRADUATING FROM UCLA. WE ARE PROUD, REMEMBERING ALL THE THINGS YOU HAVE ACCOMPLISHED, AND THE ONES YOU WILL IN LATER DAYS. BUT MOST OF ALL, WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU ATA BASEBALL GAME . . . WITH LOVE, MOM, DAD, AIMEE, GIANCARLO REMEMBERWHEN YOU PITCHED YOUR FIRST GAME AT TUJUNGA LITTLE LEAGUE IN 1987 AND WERE SO PROUD OF FINDING YOUR PLACE AMONG THE NINE PLAYERS OF THE BASEBALL GAME. REMEMBERWHEN? THEN CAME ST FRANCIS HIGH WHERE YOU LEARNED TO BE A MAN, CONTROL YOUR EMOTIONS AND KEEP PLAYING THE GAME, REMEMBERWHEN? REMEMBERWHEN YOU GRADUATED AND WENT TO PLAY THE GAME AT UCLA. PLAYING THE TOUGHEST OF GAMES AT STANDFORD UNIVERSITY IN 1998, REMEMBERWHEN? THE TIME HAS GONE BY SO FAST BUT THE MEMORIES STAY OF A BOY WITH A DREAM AND THE LOVE FOR THE GAME, REMEMBERWHEN? DIAZ 425 Elleni, ■ ■ Ts ' B Mil M %i K We are very proud of all of your achievments. May your future be H filled with H Love, j B j l (Success, and Happiness. We love you eso very much and we are so proud of you and the person you have become. Congratulations. Love Dad. Mom John From Kindergarten to college graduate. You are our shining star. Whatever you do or wherever you go, know that we will always love you. You will always be our " Little Lulu " Lulu CONGQATULATIONS CQISTINE! ik ik We arc very proud of your accomplishments. Good luck in Graduate (School. Wc love you very much. Mom, Dad Catherine Ethan, Congratulations on your gradua- tion. You deserve the very best life has to offer. We are so proud of you! Love, Mom, Dad and Ethan " We ' re aeryy proud trfall aur }fear ' i fiord umrk and dedicatwrv, " Ma}f awfiU iUall}faur ' dreams and gaaUy. Qodlie mitfi fmi and ma }f4iUy alaia amlh in fii ' patfi. Can fratulatumA Dad, ISianv, CAuck, ehrv 426 FURMAN, HOBSCHEID, KOULOS, RONGEY, TSAO ik Congratulations Vivian! 1 You are our star, Vivian. We are so proud of you, your hard work and your accomplishments. We love you very much! Mom, Dad, Daniel Micaella DAVID HUIZINGA ESTRELLA DE LUNA, HUIZINGA 427 Congratulations Avital We are so proud of you and all of your accomplishmeitts. You hat e achieved so much in just four short years - a major in Communications Studies, a major in Political Science, and a minor in Anthropology! You are dedicated to your cause, you are talented, andyouarenot afraid of challenges! You obviously have the formula for success! Keep on Shining, we love you very much. Ima, Aba and Leor Congratulations for completing this stage of the Race... Continue to live in the tension of the unknown... Love... Mom, Dad, Nate George, We love you because you are our son and brother We give you our love but not our thoughts for you have a mind of your own We are proud of you because you have gained pride Our Love and Pride for you will only grow as you grow, excel and distinguish yourself along the path of life Dad, Mom, Jawan and Marriame ■uLf 428 BINSHTOCK, SALMAN, WULF li Cy e !y!yC OCt { t ( ' f (y ' C Oe.- ' I eoAy c eMi.ca., Cvcte- ti i ur (£ll4ro uJLtU ' tX-uzb ei ' vouAxi Love cl Lv i ujt copuitA-e -. (o- i£c ££ : X thiZt ei MM Love ' loiVC t vot U eizt. (0- a-c-ov tluzt ot vouMx iotfc axCL puyt C7 e T-. (o- o aJLL- tfuzt efujtA.Mx. Loot- coCtL i uot Krt,i £ae. ut vuzk eA -i-ofr cilLLc ' vcnxX ' h.ou, ' - cL ettKAp :ie ztect vuzu ' wj t i t ' vouAt , hcti. ti ' uul zu: £ the- ta-i-u -, Cx hl a-te zt Ui t-vvcit ZK€. ' C uLLccoe vt tetxtiztztioi ot- tot ' C ' coitC ■veAoL it- exit. (Wl7 t J p X(Zi-uXyat xri !i ' cx Ae xu-cceA ' i -uyoe- axi Ucocct-, tt y (uy uyt-i- if K yoe wot , tfve- £ ' c-6e( ' u£s Lj-ouyoe uzd- , t(-i£ Loi- ' e- tjc uyoe- HAWTHORNE 429 Shat2y your future endeavors. You have overcome, many obstacles to get to this plateau, and on this special day, I ' d like to let you know how very proud of you I am. In the face of adversity, you have excelled. I thank God for bless ing me and allowing our paths to have crossed. Congratulations, and I wish you the greatest of successes in all of Queen, we have watched you grow into the superstar that you have become today. When your strength was tested, you remained steadfast and strong -focused on your goals. Tlorough each obstacle, you have endured. TJorough each accomplishment, you have been humble. In short, through each moment, you have shined. Know that you are blessed and that your family is very proud of you. Wank you for blessing us with your kindness, laughter, wisdom and love. What a Super Woman you turned out to be! We love you always. Dad would have been so proud of you. Mom, Augustin, Inem 430 UDOFIA h Mi bright s iKilng star ! Dm famllij Is blessed w t ijowr swKis iKie, ujowr (lappi spirit, yowr goodness onod steriing example, Vow graduate wit owr utmost ddwIratioKi ciKid pride, Our love will alwaijs be wit l om as ijow step mto t e great adventiAre of life. Mmw, Michael and Brad l( e Colors In Vow W en yoM were bortn tfieij were tCiere, and as ou grew, 1 watc(ied t(ne patches of color mside grow wit(i ijow, Tdey changed around all tf e time, taking tury]5 rumlng f e s ow, Pinf? was in cf arge of ma mg ou dance, wntil vermilion too over and made i ow sing, and eventwailij t at moved off to one side so t(iat sunflower i)eilow cowld spread out and make Ujou a citizen of t e world, Mani a matf] problem (oas ad to f gf t ard for space in ou, becau at problems onli) come in grai scale, and t(iere is not m 4cf room in you for float, 1 e been VoM ave ' mastered t e Freshman dorm, t e Howse, Spain, ay d now w( U , look behind ojom, at w(iere i oi i ' v colors everi w ere. ' ,_ W V Ten-and-ten, mi) little Yellow Submarine captain, my darling, Fritzl Asfistar? A , good, Tfiot ' s all t at matters to me. Weil, and t ls: Wherever bjow go, whatever i ou do, keep tf e colors coming, paint t e world wit(i yowr great b q ( eart. HA Acf , muc , muc love, ° M W H Ti|H J To Darling Asfiie Pasfiie- ' " " ■ Congratulations-- " We are t(nrilled wlt i owr progress and admire L OMr dedication to pursuing t e basic essentials of living particularly along t(ie spiritual and academic lines, T ese will lead you to true fulfillment, Continue on tf e same road and follow t( e same principles for a life of Joy and (oappiness, Muc love, N.-_ , P ' Nana and Mncle BJTI :l t LONSON 431 Congratulations Seniors! We ' ll Miss You. ALPHA DELTA PI " Some people come into our lives by chance, Or maybe not really by chance. Perhaps in destiny ' s grand design, There are no random meetings and all is meant to be. " 432 ALPHA DELTA PI I Kappa Delta Class of 2001 m , um TTTmr ' im mr ' alerie Terrano, Gayle Goldman, Claudette Banda, Liz Orr, Allison Rector, Lyndsey Gayer, Chay Thaopaset, Monica Lee, Liz Foley, Faye Chang, Erika Cruz, Jennifer A. Johnson, Sheriy Panganiban, Michelle Osborne, Keriy Doyle, Lynne Morrish, Hallie Sherman, Jenny Urquhart, Jin Li, Hedda Aspacio, Cynthia Duong Congratulations on graduation. Your smiles, your laughter, and guidance will be missed. May you always be in our hearts as sisters and friends! PC V7, thank you for your leadership, patience, and loyalty. Love AOT, Your Kappa Delta Sisters KAPPA DELTA 433 CONGRATULATIONS KAB SENIORS! Vapp v e55 is fDMKid along tf e way, not at tfe ev d of t( e JOMmeij, " We y you! your Theta sisters W1C( 11 434 KAPPA ALPHA THETA MARTHA CECILIA CABALLERO. DIRECTOR • HECTOR RAMIREZ -ERNESTO RIOS • KATHY lENNINGS • LYDIA BUSTAMANTE ISABEL VERA ' AISHA MARSHALL " MELINA CHAVEZ -JOSE PAZ -ANGELICA AGUILAR " SUSAN SANTANA • SUSANA DIAZ alpha A I LJOLA. delta Ocnotamriip CffMir f AAA Hm fmummr cdlsor P e«i -v " «o betel A TT -. .WrtV ' C:4a- T . : lu ItMrms ' ' •w ' Mrvuir OtaMO UMmh ittt. Jo»n » Uiwir . a rv Ng. VMar C- 4 I a vat in m rvu n. rCaifipbfa I lestn S m iiMChaf da TutMtlno I yU ■94 to fltl t«, plMH Dcrixt h OMA Of SMM once tnu ) K t?{e Ux;r) Kat piorfllS 3S71 f " K»-«ilO»«kjO«n TlV ■ i 0«r (1 B H hue N) JVMkr Caaatv SMdUMMaa UulOMtrc C boeMI Clunr vSw- (.nalt (DHS ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA PHI ETA SIGMA, RAZA ARTISTAS 435 Bccst WicshccS to the Seniors of Alpha Epsilon Phi " ThicS ieS not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end. It ics perhaps, the end of the beginning. " " 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. " Love and LML, Your Sisters 436 ALPHA EPSILON PHI OTD UCLA MORTAR BOARD National Senior Honor Society Scholars... chosen for leadership... united to serve John Corpus Liza Trinidad Babak Bobby Rostami Sherry Yafai Nima Gharavi Mandana Rastegar Pantea Yashar Queen Udofia Neveen Abdelghani Donald Choi Aura Baldomero Jama Adams Netta Avineri Medell Briggs Judith Komuves Jeremy Choflin Lindsey Debaets Jessica Langenhan ' ' ;t;jp ■ ' mb-- Wm m .k 2000-2001 MORTAR BOARD MEMBERS CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST OF LUCK! Vera Yung Vanessa Gabrovsky Katherine Yap Heidi Hayes Johnson Hua Mark Song Soo-Jung Yoon Lynn Huang Sul-Min Kim Phan Vinh Jennifer Wang Sagiv Rosano Taylor Tran Ernesto Vera Anthony Fermin Leif-Eric Easley Anna Trepetin UCLA MORTAR BOARD 437 UCLA Army ROTC ' Unity, Teamwork, Pride ' LTC Phillip Barnette MSG James Hortan MAJ Michael Berry MAJ William McCloskey 63 [CEUifjCa CPT Stacey Babcock I MAJ Lorenzo Phillips I 5FC Alfonso Hankerson 438 ROTC iU Leadership Training Competition Challenge Ranked: -Best Battalion in 4th Region -3rd Place Small School Division Ranger Challenge fisi. ' Jfe ' pa? " : T ' M I ROTC 439 Golden Key International Honor Society St the class of 2000-2001 for all of their successes and achievements Amy iNk ' Ssigian President Kate Lee Vice President Lisa Diane Jimenez Treasurer Dean Joan Nelsun Chapter Adv isor Tamar Biieliakjian Recording Corresponding Secretary Cliicli-Pin (Victor) Wu Historian Allison Dixon Newsletter Editor Marls Sonfi Ernesto Vera Penny Liu Jason Sandlin Rachel Abrisliami Campus Member Academic Events Corporate Relations Honorary Members Community Service Relations Chair Chair Chair Chair Veronica MaeDonalti Jeremy Chollin Public Relations Webmaster Conmiunications ' Chair Chair _l 440 Golden Key International Honor Society Student Alumni Association Bringing Bruins Together since 1984 f A ts 2000-2001 SAA Board of Directors: Top Row (left to right): Diane Fleetwood, Joe Manko, Albert Gonzalez, Sarah Peters, Dan Maass Bottom Row (left to right): Nova Pieman, Laura Taccini, Shannon Davis, Judith Komuves, Shawn Westrick Dan Maass, President Shawn Westrick, Vice President, Communications Judith Komuves, Vice President, Internal Affairs Diane Fleetwood, Vice President, Leadership Development Shannon Davis, Executive Director, Campus Spirit Sarah Peters, Executive Director, Career Network Joe Manko, Executive Director, Dinner for 12 Strangers Laura Taccini, Executive Director, Senior Class Cabinet Albert Gonzalez, Executive Director, Spring Sing Nova Pieman, ASAP District 7 Representative Brought to you by SAA: Beat ' SC Week Career Workshops Dinners for 12 Strangers Entertainment Night Interview with a Bruin Senior Social Hour Senior Days Senior Class Gift Spring Sing The UCLA Student Alumni Association is a student-run organization sponsored by the UCLA Alumni Association. 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Kara B. 258 Ackerman, Liz 217 Acsady, Tamas 134 Adams, Jama F. 258 Adams, Ninve R. 258 Adisetiyo, Heity A. 258 Adler. Linnea N. 258 Adrid, Aadra A. 258 Aduato, Andrea L. 258 Afrim-Antwi, Edmund 258 Aghaei, Doris 258 Aguirre, Katy Y. 258 Ahn, Christine L. 258 Aiba, Hiratsugu J. 259 Airev, Starr 217 Akopians, Alin 259 Akopov, George 259 Akram, Homa 259 Akwari, Nelson 197 Alagh, Deepak 259 Alavi, Pegah 259 Albuquerque, Pedro M. 259 Alekent, Angel D ' Marco 259 Alexander, Anna M. 259 Alexander, Cynthia A. 259 Allen, Shalada 214 Alleyne-Chin, Chris M. 259 Alorro, Reyna L. 259 Alvarado, Adrienne G. 259 Alvarado, Jessica 259 Amadi, Erika 259 Amaral, Marc F. 259 Amatuni, Maria 260 Ambrosio, Edwin O. 260 Amerri, Alex 260 Amezaga, Robert C. 260 Amezcua, Favio 260 Amezcua, Ivy 260 Aminpour, Saman 260 Amorosia, Chrissie 217 An, Hong-Min 260 Anaebere, Ugochi L. 260 Anchaleechamaikorn, Jasmine N. 260 Andaya, Marcelle A. 260 Anderle, Laura E. 260 Andersen, Michael 30 260 Anderson, Ana Elvira 260 Anderson, Jonas R. 260 Anderson, Marques 189 Angel, Sarah B. 260 Antolin, Jeanette 221 Antonio, Rayo A. 260 Anyakwo, Patrick N. 261 Appleford, Timothy J. 261 Araiza, Omar 261 Arbolario, Jay J. 261 Archer, David E. 261 Archie, Brandon M. 261 Arias, Beatriz 261 Arizmendi, Maria J. 261 Arjang, Leyla 261 Armand-Baoy, Zanovia S. 261 Armbruster, Chris E. 261 Armenian, Patil 261 Armstrong, Sarah L. 261 Arnold, Kimberlv L. 261 Aroonlap, Viyada J- 261 Arranaga, Gennifer 214, 215 Arrieta, SiKia J. 261 Arriola, Heidv 262 Artem, Irina 262 Armidel, Sabrina S. 262 Asanbaeva, Anna 262 Asano, Hiroko 262 Asano, Kaori 262 Ash, Arden A. 262 Ashimoto, Jason M. 262 Aspacio, Hedda B. 262 Atianzar, Kimberly ' C. 262 Atkinson, Christine M. 262 Attar, Audie 189 Attari, Leila 262 Au-Yeung, Kai Yin 262 Auld, Stephanie M. 262 Avashia, Kuntal D. 262 Avelewa, Juan Francisco 262 Avineri, Netta R. 263 Awad, Maiyan R. 263 Axelrad, Joe 203 Ayala, Dora G. 263 Ayele, Mahogany A. Aytona, Jennifer R. 263 Azarian, Dallia 263 Azizad, Samira M. 263 B Bachman, Elisabeth 207 Bachman, Elisabeth A. 263 Bader, Darren K. 263 Bae, Dong-Wook 263 Baek. Joo Yeul 263 Baghramiau, Anne 217 Bagla, Aarti 263 Bagnera, Rudy E. 263 Baik, Jean 263 Bailey Andrew 200, 203 Bailey Ryan 212 Baker, Guy 203 Baldomero, Aura T. 263 Baldwin, Charlene M. 263 Ball, Dave 189 Ball, Mat 189 Ballesteros, Chantell 264 Ballesteros, Joyce M. 264 Banachowski, Andy 207 Banafshe, Lila R. 264 Banda, Adam S. 264 Banda, Claudette M. 264 Bane, Thomas A. 264 Banh, Lester N. 381 Barajas Jr., Salvador 264 Barnes, Matt 210, 213 Barnes, Matt 212 Baron, Brian B. 264 Barone, Teresa L. 264 Barragan, Hornblenda 381 Barrera, Jennifer A. 264 Barrera, Rosie 264 Barroso, Claudia E. 264 Bartczak, Paulina 264 Bartelson, Daniel P 264 Bartelson, WiUiam M. 264 264 Barton, Ricardo A. 265 Basham, Carrie 469 Batta, Gautam 265 Baumgarner, Kvle 203 Bautista, Beverly 265 Bautista, Natalia N. 265 Bax, Rachel M. 265 Bayerd, Jennifer J. 265, 472 Beam, Regan 207 Bean, Tony J. 265 Beard, Amber N. 265 Beattie, Jason M. 265 Bebenek, Ilona G. 265 Beck, Audrey N. 265 Beck, Nicole 217 Beckerman, Alyssa 221 Bedi, Gunit K. 265 Begijanmasihi, Armine 265 Behnia, Nazly 265 Bejar, Manuel M. 265 Bejarano, Lenora J. 265 Belderian, Susan 266 Bell, Jason 189 Belloni, Angela 217 Bender, Sher ' l S. 266 Benedicto, Nicole M. 266 Bennett, Drew 189 Beimett, Kristen M. 266 Benosa, Zara Kristin ' . 266 Benton, Maureen 134 Berenji, Bijan 266 Beresten, Anna 266 Bhardwaj, Mohini 221 Bhatia, Prixa 266 Bird, Jonathan M. 266 Bitow, Naomi 266 Bjaze ich, Katherine 193 Blair, Elizabeth A. 30, 266 Bloom, Victoria 193 Bloomfield, Alyse M. 266 Bogart, Bethany 193 Bohlander, Biyce 189 Bohnian, Roger 120 Bojanic, Dragana D. 266 Boling, Breanna 193 Boling, Krista 193 Bonilla, Monica J. 266 Bonovich, Nikolas J. 266 Bookman, Noah S. 266 Bortnik, Bartosz J. 267 Bouganim, Tolly 267 Bounlom, Erick 267 456 INDEX How fi.s l-vuss 15S B(mU s. Ashley 206 Howinan. Terence 1S9 BrailK-y. Jalina214 Bragg. Cniig 189 Brant. Ke in 1S9 Braner. Braclle - T. 267 Brenner. Stace R. 267 Brereton. Foster T. 267 Bresson, Jessica L. 267 Bridges. Ann M. 267 Briggs. Medell K. 267 Bnnknian. Catherine S. 267 Briscoe. John 203 Brittingham. Kristine 193 Brooks, . riana M. 267 Brooks. Brandon 202. 203 Brooks. Kyle 203 Brooks. Trac E. 267 Brott. Kristen M. 267 Brown. Brian 203 Browii. Michelle 217 Brown, R an 203 Brownie, Debbie 267 267 Browniing, Daniel E. Brncelo, Abigail C. 267 Bn ant. Carissa D. 268 Buaeharern. ' illianl C. 268 Biiccat. Jason J. 268 Buchakjian, Tamar 268 Buchholz. Traei 181 Buckle ' , Meeghan L. 268 Bndinian. Marjorie 268 Buenaflor, CaroKn B. 268 Bueno, Jocelyn S. 268 Bui, Lvnette T. 268 Bulick, Nicole D. 268 Bullingham, Jamie I. 268 Bulygo, Marline B. 268 Biu ' ckin, Melinda B. 268 Burgess, Jacob A. 268 Burrise, Andrea 268 Burrow, Lillian I. 268 Busch- ' ilches. Cori M. 269 Butler, Diaja 269 Butler, Rebecca A. 269 Butts, Celeste S. 269 Bylander, Alyssa 207 Bvlard. Cedar N. 269 c Cabalette, Nicole M. 269 Caballero, Martha Cecilia 269 Cabrt-ra. Oscar 189 Cabreros. W ' eskn R. 269 Cadag. Leanne 217 Caguiada. Michael C. 269 Cakleron. Juan }. 269 Caniaeho. Edgar N. 269 Campos. Susana 269 Caneino, Carmen E. 269 Caner. jean-Pierre L. 269 Cantorna. Rhisie D. 269 Cao, Jennifer ' . 269 Cao, Khanh-Van L. 270 Capati, Anna M. 270 Capps. Courtney 180. 181 Carapiet. Andreh 270 Cardenas. Claudia 270 Cardona, Matthew C. 270 Carey, Nick 189 Camahan. Olixia C. 270 Carnes. Maiy F. 270 Camesale. Albert 122. 123 Caron. Angela C. 270 Carranza. Biian J. 270 Carrier, Theon 214 Carson, John 197 Cartojano, ErKai E. 270 Cassaday, Ray 189 Casselman, Kelly Ann 270 Cassidy, Megan L. 270 Castiel, Richard L. 270 Castro, Francoise M. 270 Cattilla, No ena J. 270 Cates, Leali R. 270 Cavalla, Valerie N. 271 Cerda, Aurora Anaya 271 Cha , Sunmin 271 Chacon, Edwin 271 Chai, Amy Y. 271 Chai, Seeyeon 271 Chan, Ar an 474 Chan, Beckie 271 Chan, Daniel L. 271 Chan. Eric 271 Chan. Gladys Y. Y 271 Chan. Hui Min 271 Chan, Jack S. 271 Chan, Jenny L. 271 Chan, June H. F. 271 Chan, Kara Q. 271 Chan, Karen 474 Chan. Kitt ' 271, 472 Chan, Kunming 272 Chan, Lo 272 (;han. Miu liing 272 Chan, Nora M, V. 272 Chan. Pui-Clii Joanne 272 Chan, Stephanie K. 272 Chan, Stephanie T. 272 Chan, Sum 272 C:han, W ' ai 272 Chang, Alice 272 Chancr, Andrea C. 272 Chang, Catherine G. 272 Chang, Chi-Jinn Albert 272 Chang, Cindy A. 272 Chang, Faye J. 272 Chang, Hector 272 Chang, James J. 273 Chang, Kwang Hvuck 273 Chansi, Milivang 273 Chang, Teh-Ying E. 273 Chang, Tiffany R. 273 Chang, Vicky 273 Chang, Yee Y 273 Chapa, Martha C. 273 Chaplot, Vineet 273 Chase, Danielle J. 273 Chau, Fong 273 Chau, Vu H. 273 Chaudhari, ' inika V. 273 Chen, Alice C. 273 Chen, Cindy 273 Chen, Da 273 Chen, Jason C. 274 Chen, Kat - K. 274 Chen, Lily 274 Chen, Mav N. 274 Chen, Patricia S. 274 Chen, Pi-Yu X. 274 Chen, Susan Shu-Wen 274 Cheng, Adrienne Y. 274 Cheng, Brandon L. 274 Cheng, Li 274 Cheng, Peter J. 274 Cheng, Ying-chia 274 Cheung, Ching Yee 274 Cheung, Chun Ting 274 Cheung, Knn Chris K. 274 Cheung, Lily 274 Cheung, Lisa W. 275 Cheung, Michael S. 275 Cheung, Sioux L. 275 Cheung, Wai Yin 275 Cheung, Yan Ting 275 Chew, Joseph S. 275 Chew, Lianne K. 275 Chi, |()lin 275 Chi, Minnie C. 275 Chia, Betty 275 (Chiang, Benjamin 1. 275 Chiang, Bruce C. 275 Chiang, Campbell C. 275 Chiang, Chiping 275 Chiang, Jennifer 30 Chiang, Judy I. 275 Chiang, ' enant 275 Chien, Jennifer Yn-Hsim 276 Chienpradap, Sangtip 474 Chillar, Brandon 189 Ching, Calvin K. 276 Chinsio, Regina R. 276 Chin, Cheston C. 276 Chiu, June C. 276 Chiu, Pei-chin 276 Cho, Eunjung X. 276 Cho. H im-jin 276 Cho, Janice D. 276 Cho, Jessie Y. 276 Cho, Kvoung Eim 276 Cho, W yne Y 276 Cho, Yoona A. 276 Cho, Yoonsoo 276 Choe, Yong J. 276 Chogo, Hideki 276 Choi, Asahi 277 Choi, Christine J. 277 Choi. Donald 277 Choi. Hee-Joon 277 Choi. Hong S. 277 Choi. Inryoung 277 Choi. Jin Sun K. 277 Choi, Joo-Yun Cecilia 277 Choi. Sunah 277 Choi, Yun S. 277 Chon, Jenny J. 277 Chong, Chang M. 277 Chong, Heidy L. 277 Choo, Sung S. 277 Chooljian, David M. 277 Chorn, Bunthav 277 Chou, David J. 278 Chou, Edward F. 278 Chou, Meichih 278 Chou, Ming C. 278 Chou, Pei-Chi 278 Chow, Diana Y. 278 Chow, Vincent D. 278 Christodoulides, Olga V. INDEX 457 278 Chu, Albert 164 Chu, Eric H. 278 Chu, Julia T. 278 Chu, Justin J. 278 Chu, MeHssa L. 278 Chu, Patricia R. 278 Chu, Sophia S. 278 Chu, Wai-Lei 278 Chuang, Mason 278 Chuang, Ya-Hsiu 381 Chui, Wan Yee 278 Chun, Jenny H. 280 Chun, Luke S. 280 Chung, Angela 280 Chung, Chi - Huang 280 Chung, Karen 280 Chung, Michelle B. 280 Chung, Miriam S. 280 Ciocan, Claude 280 Clark, Kathleen J. 280 Clark, Marjorie H. 280 Clark, Meredith A. 280 Clark, Sarah 217 Clark, Victoria C. 280 Claudeanos, Kevin T. 280 Clayton, Tyson 189 Cocjin, Catherine 473 Colantonio, Arnaud D. 280 Cole, Dylan P. 280 Coleman, Kenyon 189 Coler, Cathy 217 Commagere, Juliette 280 Coneh, Shimon 281 Conklyn, Alicia M. 281 Conners, Dan 222 Conrad, Alexis A. 281 Conrad, Carolyn 217 Contreras, Gabriela L. 281 Contreras, Rosemary 281 Cook, Eric A. 281 Cordero, Oscar A. 281 Corpus, John L. 281 Corral, Peter R. 281 Corral, Roman 281 Cortez, Ana E. 281 Cosentino, Joelle 181 Cottrell, Miquael A. 281 Countess, DJ 197 Covarrubias, Roberto 281 Crecion, Gabe 189 Crow, Martha E. 281 Crowe, Sean Casey 281 Cruz Jr., Ricardo282 Cruz, Jaime S. 281 Cruz, Morman B. 282 Cruz, Vince M. 282 Cuasim, Haidee C. 282 Cui, Ven 164 282 Culp, Jody A. 282 Cummings. T.J. 176d, 212, 213 Currie, Jennifer A. 282 D D ' Agostino, Angie 221 D ' Amico, Simone 282 Dalton, Michelle 282 Dalton, Suzanne H. 282 Damgen, Julie K. 282 Dang, Hoa N. 282 Dang, Julie Trang D. 282 Daniii, Stetanie M. 282 Danoff, Troy 189 Dantzsher, Jamie 221 Dao, Phi A. 282 Daphnis, Aphrodite 217 Dapuetto-Hernandez, Marialuisa 282 Darwish, Dana S. 282 Dauphine, Kathmi R. 283 Davda, Anupriya Anna P. 283 Davldian, Annie L. 283 Davidson, Shauna L. 283 Davis, Gabrielle D. 283 Davis, Shannon M. 283 Dawson, Courtney K. 283 Day. Paul P 283 De Jesus, Rowena M. 283 De La Cruz, Rocio I. 283 De La Rosa, Roxana G. 283 De La Torre, Jo 283 De Long, Terri M. 283 De Luna, Vivian E. 283 De Paz, Donald A. 283 De Vera, Rhoda Divine R. 283 De Vera, Rohan James 284 DeBaets, Lindsey B. 284 DeCandido, Stacy A. 284 DeHovvitt. Maria I. 284 Dejban, Baharak 284 Dela Cruz, Armine Joyce T 284 Delgadille, Diane W. 284 Delgado, Antonio 284 Delshad, Elizabeth H. 284 Demirjian, Kris 284 Denney, Malissa O. 284 Dennis, Amanda K. 284 Dennis, Lindsay 181 Der Hovanissian, Teni 284 DeRoze, Mike P 284 Descallar, Judy A. 284 Dias, Danica 158 Diaz II, Elizabeth D. 285 Diaz, Arturo 284 Diaz, Edward C. 285 Diaz, Ivonne 285 Diaz, Martha L. 285 Dickerson, Megan L. 285 Dien, Jerod 285 Diep, Tran A. 285 Ding, Jennifer 285 Dingwall, Randy R. 285 Dishakjian, Lena B. 285 Djihanian, Hera 285 Do, Minh-Ha Do, Uyen N. 285 Doan, Donna E. 285 Dobrowalski, Jay M. 285 Dominguez, Jessica I. 285 Dong, Haodi 285 Dong, Lindsey 221 Dostal, Kristin A. 286 Douangchak, Mark S. 286 Dounel, Malissa 286 Dourbetas, Jeanie A. 286 Doyle, Kerry C. 286 Dragomirescu, Wanda A. 286 " Drainer, Georgia A. 286 Dreyfus, Anne M. 286 Drucker, David M. 286 Duarte, Tiffany E. 286 Dubravac, Jon 189 Ducote, Andrew D. 286 Duke, Thaddeus A. 286 Dulay, Christine M. 286 Dumpit, Leslie A. 286 Duncan, Staci 193 Duong, Ashley 286 Duong, Cynthia 286 Duong, Mam H. 287 Duong, Quan M. 287 Duran, Anabel 287 Durbuzovic, Halil 287 Dwyer, Brighid 217 E Eads, Paul A. 287 Easley, Leif-Eric 287 Ecer, Sevda 287 Echeverria, Salvador 287 Eckmier, Angela 207 Edmunds, Alison M. 287 Edwards, Kari L. 287 Edwards. Michelle Y. 287 Efseaff, Eyoseph 189 Eisenberg, Sarah C. 287 Elgin, Ahson 140 Ellis, Jillian 193 Emanuel, Ben 189 Emblem, Lauren 193 Enciso, Elias 67 Eng, Tiffany 287 Epstein, Alison M. 287 Erdely, Michael J. 287 Erickson, Christy 221 Erickson, Jennifer M. 287 Ernsdorf, Emily 193 Escobedo, Tania E. 288 Eshaghian, Deborah 288 Eshaghian, Sharona 288 Esmaeili. Sharis 288 Espejo. Emmanuel P. 288 Espinola, Nelson O. 288 Estes, Brian 203 Estrada, Natalie M. 140, 288 Evenson, Derek E. 288 F Faciane, Kristy E. 288 Faden, Robyn S. 288 Falco, Nicole C. 288 Fallman, John M. 288 Fan, Winnie Y 288 Fang, Peir-Yu 288 Faoa, Asi 189 Farivar, Faraz 288 Farjoodi. Payam 288 Federico, Laura E. 289 Federoff, Nika V 289 Fekadu, Addis-Hiwot 289 Feldman, Melissa E. 289 Fendrick, Lauren 207 Feng, Jenny C. 289 Fernandez, Genevieve 289 458 INDEX P ' crn, ( ' hi " is 207 Figiu-roa. Aldo N. 2S9 Fikso. Nate 1S9 Fink. C:assandra A. 2S9 Fiipo. Robert B. 289 Fiske, William S. 289 Fitzgerald, Anna M. 289 Fitziuigh III, Howard N. 289 Fitzhugh, Kevan R. 289 Fit patrick, Katlinii I. 289 Fleetwood, Diane M. 289 Flesher, Matt 203 Fletcher, Anthony 189 Fletcher, Bnan 187 Flores, Xochitl M. 289 Flowers. Jason 210, 212 Foley, Elizabeth A. 290 Fong, Allison F. 290 Fong, Melanie 290 Fong, Natalie 290 Fong, Yi-Jen 290 Fonseca, Erik 472 Fonseca. Horacio A. 290 Foote, Brian 197 Foster, DeShaun 187, 189 Fox, Dennis 189 Franco, John B. 290 Frankel, Grant M. 290 Franklin, Joseph D. 290 Frazelle. Jimmy 197 Fredericks, Justin 290 Frederickson, Justin D. 290 Friedman, Robert B. 290 Friedman, Samara 290 Friedrich, Matt 140 Fruzza, Mathew L. 290 Fukumoto, Susan E. 290 Fuller, Burt 207 Fullinwider, Patricia T. 290 Fung, Gakate 291 Fung, Miriam S. 291 Funk, Yvonne O. 291 Futagaki, Ryan 197 G Gabriel, Melanie C. 291 Gadzuric, Dan 211, 212, 213 Gallagher, Cyndi 217 Gallardo, MeHna 291 Galvin, Andrea M. 291 Gamez, Aida M. 291 Ciamsie. Mariela 291 Garcia, Albert 203 Garcia, DanikaJ. 29! Garcia, Diane ' . 291 Garcia, Jennifer D. 291 Garcia, Jennifer R. 291 Garcia. Jr.. Francisco J. 292 Garcia, Laura S. 291 Garcia. Luis F. 291 Garcia, Marcos M. 291 Garcia. Nicole I. 291 Garcia. Reginald A. 292 Garcia. Ricardo 292 Garcia. Susana 292 Garcia, Sylvia 292 Garcia, Veronica 292 Garcia, Victor A. 292 Gardner, Stephen 197 Garibay, Michael L. 292 Garibyan. Lilit 292 Garner. Rachel S. 292 Garrison. Lorran N. 292 Gai " wood, Laura B. 292 Garza. Mayra G. 292 Gatmaitan, Maniya C. 292 Gatmaitan, Samantha B. 292 Gaulke, Brent J. 292 Gazarian, Lyla A. 293 Gee, Kelly 470 Gee, Kristina Y 293 Gelb, Abigail 293 Geltmeyer, Ava 293 Gendy, Elizabeth S. 293 George, Annie 293 Gerst, Katharine L. 293 Gei-vase, Melissa I. 293 Ghaferi, Amir A. 293 Ghale, Tashi W. 293 Ghatan, Sylvia 293 Ghoniem. Amira A. 293 Gibson, Brock T. 293 Gilliam, Tiffany M. 293 Gissom, Ashley 217 Gitig. Eric J. 293 Gloger, Spencer 212 Goldfarb, Scott A. 293 Goldman, Gayle A. 294 Goldman, Leah D. 294 Golikov, Stella 294 Gollata, Davis J. 294 Gomez Marmolejo, Carlos A. 294 Gomez, Amalia L. 294 Gomez, Donnv 294 C omez, Frida M. 294 Gomez. Mariicla 294 Gomez, Michelle C. 294 Gonzales II, Heraldo A. 294 Gonzales, John A. 294 Gonzales, Rosette 294, 475 Gonzalez, Araceli 469 Gonzalez, Evelyn I. 294 Gonzalez, Fredrick R 294 Gonzalez, Guillermo O. 294 Gonzalez, Manuel I. 295 Gonzalez, Nadia M. 295 Gonzalez, Ulises H. 295 Goodwin, Beth 217 Gordon, Sabrina A. 295 Gorgee, Ani 295 Gormican, Laura S. 295 Gorska, Joanna A. 295 Gorzkowski, Nicholas H. 295 Gosnell, Regan 217 Graf, Lavn-a M. 295 Granados, Anjelique J. 295 Grant, Lara B. 295 Grant, Nancy 295 Grau, Jeff 189 Gravori, Arash 295 Greco, Lindsay 193 Greco, Michelle 214 Greenberg, Stefanie T. 295 Greenwood, Katie 193 Gregg, Sharon M. 295 Gregorio, Adolfo 197 Grether, Kendra L. 295 Griffin, Leonard, 197 Griffith, Chris 189 Griffith, Tina M. 296 Grijalva, Marisa C. 296 Griser, Adam D. 296 Grobecker, Evan H. 296 Guerrero, Sarah E. 296 Guinto, Jacqueline B. 296 Guinto, Jessica B. 296 Gulesserian, Taline M. 296 Gulesserian, Tanya 296 Gulledge, Courtney A. 296 Gundersheim, Laura H. 296, 469 Guo, Alisa C. 296 Guo, Hong K. 296 Guo, Judy 140 Gurkin, Lesley R. 296 GutiiTrez, Fred V. 296 Gutierrez, Patricia O. 296 Gntzman, James H. 297 H Ha, YoimgJ. 297 Hadigian, Siroon 297 Haghighat, Ardalan 297 Hakimi, Orly 297 Hall, Ahjalia H. 297 Hall, Kimberly M. 297 Ham, Ji-Hyim 297 Hamai, Eugene T 297 Hamby, Heather J. 297 Hamilton, Kristien A. 297 Hampton, Karissa 193 Han, Chong C. 297 Han, Xiaoyan 297 Hanaoka, Robert K. 297 Hanau, Nicole A. 381 Hanf, Amy L. 297 Hankoff, Robert A. 297 Hansen, Amanda M. 298 Hansen, Jennifer L. 298 Hanssen, Brian M. 298 Haque, Farhana 298 Hardamon, LChee J. 298 Hari Soejono, Hubert 298 Harkleroad, Nathaniel J. 298 Harley, Ella 207 Harris, Akil 189 Harris, Khara C. 298 Harris, Malia A. 298 Hart, Lisa M. 298 Hartoonian, Narineh B. 298 Harvey, Allison S. 298 Harwood, Jaclyn 193 Hascoet-Achart, Marie France 298 Hasegawa, Jill N. 298 Haskins, Ana M. 298 Hassid, Arash R. 298 Hattori, Akiko 300 Hausman, Jessica V. 300 Havens, Christina L. 300 Hawkins, Viannda Marie 300 Hawthorne, Jessica H. 300 Hayes, Heidi P 300 Hayes, Joanna Dove 300 Haygood, Stephanie A. 300 INDEX 459 He. Chiian 300 Heiderich, Timothy W. 300 Hekimian, Kimberly L. 300 Helm. Jennifer M. 300 Henderson. Kelly L. 300 Henneberg, Ryan C. 300 Hemy, Gretchen F. 300 Hemy, Sean M. 300 Her, Robert L. 301 Heredia, Tiffani M. 301 Hernandez, Claudia L. 301 Hernandez, Marie A. 301 Hernandez, Renee Caprice 301 Herridge, Dominic A. 301 Hicke -, Therese M. 301 Hidalgo, Michael A. 301 Hight, Latrice C. 301 Hill, Steve C. 301 Hine, Sonia M. 301 Hines, Rico 212 Hirano, Miyoshi S. 301 Hirsch-Jaeckel, Mary T. 301 Ho, Agnes 301 Ho, Lac Hong 301 Ho, Melanie 301 Ho, Ming-Wai 302 Hobscheid, Rebecca L. 302 Hockman, Sarah L. 302 Hoe, Cann C. 302 Hoernig, Erica K. 302 Hoffart, John 212 Hogan, Lauren 207 Hohmann, Laura J. 302 Hollander, Judd W. 302 Horn, Judy M. 302 Hom, Keena M. 302 Hong, Chiyon 302 Hong, Da d K. 302 Hong, Melia Y. 302 Hong, Misook 302 Hong, Un Cheng Connie 302 Hooper, Michallene M. 302 Hopkins, Brent W. 302 Horivat, Maiyam 303 Hosgstad, Jonathan 189 Hoshimiya, Dru 197 Hon. Janice 303 Houston, Elizabeth 67 Hovannisian, Gia M. 303 Hovsepian, Leslie 217 Hovsepian, Maria 303 Hsia, Jui-Ting A. 303 Hsiao, Christie Y. 303 Hsieh, Claire 303 Hsieh, Nancy 303 Hsieh, Robert 303 Hsu, Annie 303 Hsu, Carol 303 Hsu, Da id C. 303 Hsu, Hung gi 303 Hsu, Joanne 473 Hsu, Raquel H. 303 Hsu, Ray T. 303 Hu. Fei-Ya 303 Huang, Anita F 304 Huang, Carrie 304 Huang, Grace Y. 304 Huang. Heidi H. 304 Huang, Jeffrey 304 Huang, Jennifer Kuo Chen 304 Huang. Karin K. 304 Huang, Ke in 304 Huang, Lily 304 Huang, L im L. 304 Huang, Michael S. 304 Huano;, Monica T. 304 Huang, Shannon W. 304 Huang, Szu-Hua 304 Huang, Teng chao 304 Huang, Tim 470 Hubbard. Erika M. 304 Hui. Rena C. 305 Huizinga. Da -id R 305 Hung. U ' illie C. 305 Hung. Yu-ting 305 Hunter. Joe 189 Hur, Etta 305 Hur. K amg hwa 305 Husin, Vilia 305 Hutchins, Da id M. 305 Huynh, Anna 305 Hu)iih. Thu ' an T. 305 Huyiih. ' i ian ' 305 Hwang. Emilia Y 305 Hwans, Yoon S. 305 I Ibarra. Michael J. 305 Ibraliim, Claudiue S. N. 305 leremia-Stansbuiy, Ed 189 Iguchi, Maki 305 Ikiao, Emmie C. 306 Iliescu, Andreea 207 Iliescu, Andreea J. 306 Im, Heui S. 306 Imai, Ryoko 306 Imoto, Carrie A. 306 Iniguez, Maria-Carmen 306 Ip.Oi Lun 306 Irick, Julia H. 306 Inine, JacqueKii M. 306 Ishimaru. Lisa M. 306 Islam. Bassam S. 306 Ivey, Robin E. 306 Izumitani. Akiko 306 J Jabbaipour, Yalda 306 Jachimowicz, Gina 306 Jackson, Chris 189 Jackson, Tia 214 Jacob, Jerem S. 306 Jacobs, Jennifer M. 307 Jagd, Kim 207 Jaggia, Sarena R 307 Jahangir, Sholeh L. 307 Jain, Ankau- 146 James, Venus 191, 192, 193 Jang, Daniel R 307 Jang, Seonah 307 Januard . Angelina 307 Jarrett. Natalie 214 Ja ien. John Benito R 307 Jaxier. Man ' G. 307 Jezak. Katherine L. 307 Ji , Yoosun 307 Jimenez, Arnold F 307 Jimenez. Diana 307 Jimenez. Lisa D. 307 Jimenez. Veronica R. 307 Jin. Tim 471 |i rajka, Amita ' . 307 Joe. Stephen S. 307 Joffe. liana Y 308 Johnson. Chelsea R. 308 Johnson. Chenl L. 308 Johnson. Jeffre) ' B. 308 Johnson. Josiah 212 Johnson, Kittredge D. 308 Johnson. Shiho I. 308 Johnson. Stephanie 221 Jones, Amber M. 308 Jones. Malia218. 219, 220, 221 Jones, Whitney 193, 214 Jones, Whitney 214 Joost, Carrie B. 308 Jordan, Tiffany 308 Jorgensen, Mark E. 308 Joyce, Cody 189 Juarez. Veronica 308 Julian, Andrew G. 308 Julian, Kyle 197 Jun, Tae Hoon 308 Jung, Seung-Ah 308 Jung, Yon-Jin 308 K Kafa i. Sanaz 308 Kahen Kashi. Pedrom 309 Kahen, Jasmine 309 Kahng, Connie D. 309 Kalioundji. Sam 309 Kan. Pei-Chun 309 Kang, Cindy J. 309 Kang, Heekyong 309 Kang, H am Sook 309 Kang, Meejung 309 Kang, Nancy N. 309 Kang, Yun G. 309 Kapamasian, Michael A. 309 Kaplan, Oren S. 309 Kapono, Jason 212 Kapoor, Ra inder S. 309 Kapoor. Sarika 309 Kapo ich, Lviine R. 309 Karling, Erik T 310 Karmallv, Azeem A. 310 Kai ' pilo ' sk ' . Suzanne 310 Kassamali. Faizal 310 Kawai, Yasuhiro 310 Kawamoto, Takavuki 310 Kax; Brandon 197 Ka)a an. Lara T. 310 Keane, Meagan H. 310 Kearney, Stacy 217 Kehl, Br an R. 310 Kelley Colleen B. 310 Kelman, Michelle M. 310 Kenney, Ryan M. 310 Kern, Sean 203 Kezirian, Blane 189 Khakshouri, Daniel 310 Khatibi. Azadeh 310 Khorsan. Reza310 460 INDEX It Klioin ' . Aiitlioiiv S. olO Kim. Ann II. ol I Kim. Annas. 311 Kim. DooS. 311 Kim. Elizabeth 1.311 Kim. JaeH. 311 Kim. |ean K. 311 Kim. Jennifer I. 311 Kim. [i Vonng 311 Kim. |in K. 311 Kim. |()ngmi 311 Kim. Jung H. 31 1 Kim. IimglKKin 31 1 Kim. Ken H. 311 Kim. Kvoing H. 311 Kim. K img jean 311 Kim. Nlin Hee MiSun 311 Kim, Minchae 312 Kim, Minsoo 312 Kim. Moowi 312 Kim. Nancy H. 312 Kim. Nellie 312 Kim. Pearl C. 312 Kim. Sonn - S. 312 Kim, Sunhee 312 Kim, Young-Sin 312 Kimmons III. Herbert C. 312 King. Diana R. 312 King. Susan B. 312 Kin.seh. Trac ' 217 Kioi. Masako 312 Kirec. Serli 312 Kirk. Tri.sha B. 312 Kluwe. Chris 1S9 Knickerbocker. Dana E. 312 Knight, Billy 212 Ko , ' tu-fan 313 Ko, Jason K. 313 Ko. ' i ian J. 313 Kobulnick. Sheri R. 313 Koch, James J. 313 Kocher, Ken 189 Kocher, Matt 189 Kolacz iiski. Rob 189 Komrosk) ' , Mike 203 Kong, Eric Fu Hoi 313 Koo, Sharon C. 313 Koo. Won T. 313 Korzeniowska. Maja 313 Koski. Michelle E. ' 313 Kotani, Sachiko 313 Koulos, Elleni K. 313 Koxanagi. Jt ' ssica N. 313 Kragti ' u. { " ' nrrcst L. 31.) Krail. Luke 189 Krikorian, Adam 203 Knise, Eric R, 313 Ku, Binjamin H. 313 Kiibuta, Tomcnuki 314 Kuhns, Erin E. 314 Kukreja. Kishore B. 314 Kung. Doris H. 314 Kuo, Jacob Y. 314 Kurai, Fumie 314 Kurata, Robert H. 314 Kurdian, Maral S. 314 Kurihara, Revn 203 Kmta, Carolee J. 381 Kwau, Darlene 314 Kwan, Luwin 314 Kwan. Maggie Hiu Yan 314 Kw ' ok, Carter K. 314 Kwok, Julianna 314 Kwok, Patricia 314 Kwon, Eunha 314 Kwon. Monica 314 Kwon, Soo }iu 315 Kwong, Rett) ' 315 Kw ' ong, Winston 315 Kvser, Danielle M. 315 L La Font. Aimee M. 315 La Pietra. Maria V. 315 Laberinto, Noreen A. 315 Lahiji, Arta 315 Lai, Annv 315 Lai, Erin 315 Lai, Jane F. 315 Lai. Yan Yan 315 Lam. Garv K. 315 Lam. Margi C. 315 Lam, Monica S. 315 Lam, Wendy 315 Lamorena, Maureen L. 316 Lan. Lily L. 316 Landeros, Veronica 316 Langenhan, Jessica L. 316 Langi, Sesilia S. 316 Langston, Timothy S. 316 Lao. Sandv X. 316 Laptose ic, Danijela 316 Lara, Rosa M. 316 Lau , Hsin M. 316 Lautensclileger, Jason 134 ljan t ' i ' , Laura Iv 316 La iii. Stc c 121 Law , Ka Yin 316 Lawler, Tatiana l. 316 Lawrence, Stephanie R. 316 Lawson, Nita Nee 316 La son, Ton ' 197 Le Dutr, Joshua R, 317 Le, Amanda T. 316 Le, Giang T. 317 Le, Hemy H. 317 Le, Hung R 317 Le, Kellie L. 317 Le, Paul H. 317 Le, Tran 317 Le, Tuan R 317 Leatham, Malika 214 Lee. Alicia D. 317 Lee, Annie 317 Lee, Catherine 317 Lee, Christine C. 317 Lee, Dana S. 317 Lee, Estelle W. 381 Lee, Eunice 317 Lee, Heidi 317 Lee, Heuijin 317 Lee, Ja H. 318 Lee, Jae S. 318 Lee, Janet C. 318 Lee, Jeanelle R 318 Lee. Jenny Hvmiju 318 Lee, Jie 217 Lee, Jin Y 318 Lee, Jong L. 318 Lee, Jung Hak 318 Lee, kathmi 190 Lee, Kathi " )!! 193 Lee, Kyung E. 318 Lee, Linda J. 318 Lee, Macson Y 318 Lee, Marie M. 318 Lee, Maiykate Y 318 Lee, Maya S. 318 Lee, Melissa C. 318 Lee, Michael J. 318 Lee, Mirian 320 Lee, Monica M. Lee, Paul R. 320 Lee, Rita W. 320 Lee, Ryan 197 Lee, Saeyoung 320 Lee, Sarah S. 320 Lee. Sharon 320 Lee, Soo J. 320 Lee, Stacey 204, 207 Lee, Stephanie R 320 Lee, Su.sie 180, 181 Lee, Yong Sung 320 Lehiuann, Shane 189 Lehrer, Alena 320 Leisle, Rodney 189 Leman, Jennifer A. 320 Lemon, Wendy M. 320 Leng, Yi-Chien 320 Lentz, Adam S. 320 Leon, Jessy 320 Lepisto, Garrett 189 Leung, Amy C. 321 Leung, Andrew H. 321 Leung, Ming-Chun 321 Leung, Stephanie A. 321 Leimg, Tannnie 321 Leung, Thomas S. 321 Le ' , KeNdn S. 321 Levy, Ruth Deborah 321 Lew, Thomas 321 Lewis, Jermaine 189 Lewas, Kristen 217 Lewis, Timothy A. 321 Ley, Cathy 32 i Lezcano, Caridad 321 Li , Jin X. 322 Li, Chiang-ai 321 Li, Elaine E. 321 Li, Joanne C. 321 Li, Mncent K. 322 Liao, Andy Y 322 Lieu, Erin L. 322 Lim, Cahin C. 322 Lim, Grace J. 322 Lim, Isabel M. 322 Lim. Valerie A. 322 Lin. Abbey A. 322 Lin. Christy C. 322 Lin. DaNid 322 Lin. Janet C. 322 Lin, Pancy R 322 Lin, Stephanie 322 Ling, Eunice A. 322 Ling, Hiu Yan Ann 322 Link. Dennis 189 Link. Stacie C. 322 Liou, Bnan Y 323 Listerud. Thomas L. 323 Littleton, Maria L. 323 INDEX 461 Litwin, Paul E. 323 Liu, Alex Y. 323 Liu, Alice C. 323 Liu, Benjamin M. 323 Liu, James 323 Liu, Teddie 323 Liu, Wendy Y. 323 Llewelly, Taylor 189 Lloyd, Nathan T.H. 323 Lo, Angel Yanki 323 Lo, Jeffy K. 323 Lo, Suet F. 323 Lo, Victor P. 323 Loewenthal, Carrie A. 323 Loh, Rebecca E. 324 Loi, Jeff C. 324 Lombard, Koiy 189 Lombardi, Jason L. 324 Lonson, Ashleigh P. 324, 468 Lontok, Analiza Y. 324 Loo, Tracy J. 324 Lopez, Abrey K. 324 Lopez, Alma A. 324 Lopez, Ashlei M. 324 Lopez, Caroline J. 324 Lopez, Heidi M. 324 Lopez, Maria Elena 324 Lopez, Nancy A. 324 Lopez, Regina M. 324 Lorca, Jeriel A. 324 Lorenzen, Julie A. 324 Lorenzo, Gamaliel 325 Loskutoff, Nicole S. 325 Lott, Cher) ' l M. 325 Louie, Tiffany M. 325 Low, Matthew T 325 Low, Tammy Y. 325 Lu , Lora T. 325 Lu, Jia 325 Lu, Khai H. 325 Lu, Paul C. 325 Lu, Vicki W. 325 Luh, Karen W. 325 Lui, Eniest T. 325 Lum, Matthew T. 325 Luna, Desiree A. 325 Lung, Fay I. 325 Lupercio, Lilia 326 Luu, Rose H, 326 Luu, Vincent 326 Ly, Tu C. 326 Lyons, Chelsea R. 326 M Ma, Corbet K. 326 Ma, Tienshiao 326 Macahilig, Rachele T 326 Macdonald, James W. 326 Mack, Darc - R. 326 Mackani, Elhahm 326 Madden, Julie 217 Madrigal Gina M. 326 Maewal, Ila 326 Maffei, Michael E. 326 Magalong, Henry John C. 326 Magana, Elmer Y. 326 Mager. Sasha F 327 Magid, Rhamy N. 327 Magsino, Karina L. 327 Magtanong, Ruth bnnette D. 327 Mahanian, Robert 327 Mai, Hoang A. 327 Maier, Ryan 189 Mak, Richard 327 Mak, Selina 327 Makakaufaki, Saia 189 Mala, Galina T 327 Male, Kristyii E. 327 Maloney, Kristen 221 Manalang, Lynda T 327 Manalang, Ronelia M. 327 Mangiardi, Michelle 193 Manivong, Sounisa 327 Manlongat, Jessica A. 327 Mann, Dannette R. 327 Manning Jr., Ricky 189 Manning, Kristie M. 327 Manning, Rachel S. 328 Manukyan, Ani 328 Mardakhaev, Elmar 328 Mardirosian, Helen E. 328 Mardueiio, Vanessa 328 Margossian, Tsoghig M. 328 Marin, AngeHca 328 Marinas, Lowell B. 328 Markarian, Agnes 328 Markis, James A. 328 Markos, Athina S. 328 Marquez, Gerardo 328 Marquis, Ian M. 328 Marsh, Jennifer C. 328 Martel, Marguerite N. 328 Martin, Lindsay J. 328 Martin, Sara M. 329 Martinez, Alison B. 329 Martinez, Alma K. 329 Martinez, Claudia 329 Martinez, Dannia M. 329 Martinez, Jennifer 329 Martinez, Rafael 329 Martinson, Marsha Lucille 329 Mason, Maria T 329 Masserat, Sanaz 329 Masterton, Heather A. 329 Matatyaou, Jake 134 Matatyaou, Uri J. 329 Matela, Ruth C. 329 Mateu, ' anesa G. 381 Mathews-Rivera, Susan A. 329 Matiella, Maria A. 329 Matsushita, Anthony T 329 Mattison, Camille D. 330 Maurin, Ty 197 Mayor, Christine A. 330 Mavorga, Azucena J. 330 Maythawisal, Ping 330 Mazaheri, Reza 330 McCann, Ryan 188, 189 McCleaiy, Catherine M. 330 McClellan, Shondella 181 McCullough, Dashaun 189 McDowell, Joanna K. 330 McEwan, Scott 189 McEwan, Scott L 330 McEwen, Gregoiy A. 330 McFariand, Kiystal 207 McGilvray Daniel S. 330 McGrath, Timothy S. 330 McKibban, Kathleen E. 330 McKim, Cynthia J. 330 McKinley Chffl96, 197 McLaughlin, Brian E. 330 McNally Cyrus R 330 McNally, Jennifer 217 Meadows, Eric 203 Medal, Daniel A. 330 Medici, Gregoiy M. 331 Medina, Gilberto 331 Medina, Silvia 331 Medrano, Esmeralda 331 Mehraban, Famaz 331 Mehrabian, Fred 331 Mejia, Cwstal G. 331 Mejia, Emma B. 331 Mejia, Pablo 331 Melamed, Esther 331 Melara, Tatyana A. 331 Melgar, Ana K. 331 Melgoza, Lorena C. 331 Melina, Emily 217 Mendez, Lauren M. 331 Mendieta, Edgar Y. 331 Mendizabal, Martha L. 331 Mendoza, Carlos O. 332 Mendoza, Edgar L. 332 Mendoza, Mario 332 Mendoza, Randy F. 332 Mendoza, Rebeca 332 Mertz, Katerine 193 Messigian, Amy B. 332 Meth, Melissa A. 332 Mever, Louis P. 332 Michels, Steve J. 332 Migita, Frances T. 332 Miklos, Melissa A. 332 Milan, Heidi M. 332 Milan, Laurie 181 Milburn, Tracey 193 Miller, Jason T 332 Miller, Shaun J. 332 Min, Diana J. 332 Minassian, Nancy R. 332 Minaya, Lourdes P. 333 Miraglia, Kasey J. 333 Misseijer, Amber K. 333 Mitchell, Freddie 10, 188, 189 Mitropoulos, Helen 333 Mittal, Pooja 333 Miu, Huichun 333 Miu, Waibong 333 Mkliitarian, Levon 333 Mochaver, Sepande 333 Mociler, Paul 189 Mock, Catherine 333 Moddejonge, Amanda L. 333 Mojarro, Rene 333 Mojica-Pineda, Pedro 333 Molcho, Gina M. 333 Mollins, Ryan 212 Monroy, Michelle C. 333 Monson, Tamara J. 333 Montazeri, Reza 334 Moore, Maureen M. 334 Moore, Shannon M. 334 i : 462 INDEX I Mopas. Kristina F. 334 Morak ' s, Guadalupe 334 Morc ' os, Man ' Anne 334 Morelos, Marissa I. 334 Moreno. Rosan 334 Moreno, Yadira 334 Morentin, Joe L. 334 Morgan, Gregon- A. 334 Morgan, Sanili 193 Morgan, Steve 189 Mori. Michael K. 334 Moriyania, Jamie R. 334 Morrish, Lvnine A. 334 Mo assaghi, Mehran 334 Mozes, A i J. 334 Muhtar, Karen G. 335 Muiioz, Jessica S. 335 Munoz, Karla N. 335 Munoz, Mauricio A. 335 Munton, Aimee K. 335 Muranaka, Russell T. 335 Murcia, Mercv A. 335 Muro, Czarina Isoebel S. 335 Murray, Chelsea 217 Murrietta, Ryan M. 335 Muzsnai, Joseph 335 M ers. Eric D. 335 N N ' Gom, Abdoulaye 335 Nabat, Pejnian 335 Nadel, Nicole S. 335 Naeve, Adam 223 Nagel, Carolvn D. 335 Nagrecha, Anita M. 335 Naiman, Elizabeth M. 336 Naito, Julie E. 336 Nakai, Kristy L. 336 Nakase, Natalie 214 Nasir, Michael A. 336 Nassar, Natalie A. 336 Natanian, Neda 336 Navarro, Jose J. 336 Navidi, Naceeni F. 336 Nazarian, Francine 336 Nazemi, Nicole L. 336 Nazzal, Denise S. 336 Nece, Ryan 189 Nelson, Paul 189 Nelson, Sam 212 Nelson, Sarah S. 336 Nemeth, Noelle A. 336 Ncuniau, Lisa |. 336 Ng, Mignonne M. 336 Ng, Sean Chve-Shin 336 Ng, Shirlev N. 337 Ng, N ' ictor 337 Ngan, Man Wai 337 Ngo, Tim K. 337 Ngov, Srey R. 337 Nguy, Chung 337 Nguyen. Chan Y. 337 Nguven, Diep H. 337 Nguyen, Helen T. 337 Nguyen, Hoang Due 337 Nguyen, Hung Van 337 Nguven, Jack T. 337 Nguyen, Karlene M. 337 Nguyen, Laemsing T. 337 Nguyen, Mai TN 337 Nguyen, Myttanh T. 337 Nguyen, Phong H. 338 Nguyen, Snow Trinh T. 338 Nguyen, Thuy T. 338 Nguyen, Tiffany 338 Nguyen, Tina N. 338 Nguyen, Vivi D. 338 Nickerson, Lacey 193 Nierva, Kathleen F. 338 Ninh, Minh Hien T 338 Nishimura, Ljam Misa 338, 475 Njoto, Rudy 338 No, Kyeong M. 338 Nocera, Joe R. 338 Noddle, Jen 217 Noon, AtifM. 338 Nordahl, Ann C. 338 Noroozkhani, Sara 338 Norouzi, Arvin 338 Norton, Pat 189 Novak, Laura 339 Nufiez, Sonia E. 340 Nyema, Nicholas M. 340 o O ' Camb, Brian T. 340 Ocampo, Leah M. 340 Oganesian, Nicole M. Ogle, Katlmm E. 340 Oh, Sejin 340 Ohara, Sherry J. 340 Olivier, Kathy 214 Omura, Michelle C. 340 Omuroglu, Gulcin H. 340 Ong. Aml)cr N. 340 Ong, Elvvin C. 381 Ontixeros. Luis O. 340 Oreustein, Erin M. 340 On-, Mary Elizabetli 340 Ortega, Fernando 340 Ortega, Marco A. 341 Ortiz, Maricela341 Osbrink, Tara 180, 181 Osuna, Katthy L. 341 Ottosen, Julie 207 Ou, Jimmy W. 341 Owens, Jerry 189 Ozdzynski, Piotr 341 P Pablo, Erica V. 341 Pacelli, Nick 203 Paciulli, Maria L. 341 Padre, Jeanelle Marie V. 341 Padron, Brenda M. 341 Padron, Maria T. 341 Paglinawan, Luzviminda J. 341 Pahl, Leloba V. N. 341 Painter, Kelly A. 341 Pak, Golnaz 341 Pak, Tai-Sze 341 Palacios, Janette X. 341 Pan, Manni 342 Pan, Pedro 342 Pan, Ruth A. 342 Pan, Thomas 342 Panayotopoulos, Anargyros L. 342 Pang, Donna M. 342 Pangestu, Louisa 342 Pao, Carolyn C. 342 Papasin, James H. 342 Pardino, Sydney 342 Pardo, Daniela E. 342 Park , Joan 342 Park, Jeong VV. 342 Park, Mira 342 Park, Tammy 342 Parker, Dave 202, 203 Parker, Kristin 219, 221 Parks, Jeriy W. 342 Parra, Nicole L. 343 Pascual, Albert L. 343 Patel, Bina A. 343 Patel, Meghna 343 Patel, Sheetal C. 343 Patel. Tanvi V. 343 Palcl,Trishna22i Patterson, Kristin N. 343 Patty, Jeff 189 Paulino, Reveleanne J. 343 Paulsen, Eleonora Y. 343 Paus, Cory 189 Payne II, Michael J. 343 Pearson, Christopher C. 343 Peck, Juha J. 343 Pedersen, John C. 343 Peria, Carlos G. 343 Peng, Ann 343 Pengcharden, Chanjira 343 Perazzo, Cassie L. 344 Perez, Aide R. 344 Perez, Alma E. 344 Perez, Anna M. 344 Perez, Anthony 344 Perez, Gabriel J. 344 Perez, Leticia 344 Perry, Tab 189 Peters, Adam 189 Peterson, Cici 193 Petrovska, Zuzana 344 Pflueger, Jeff 203 Pham, Hoang H. 344 Pham, Josephine 344 Pham, William T. 344 Phan, Anh M. 344 Phillips, Joseph M. 344 Phillips, Mike 189 Pickler, Kari 181 Pierce, Tim 196, 197 Pierce, Tim 197 Pilotin, Marc A. 344 Pineda, Salvador A. 344 Pinto, Aldo 344 Pinto, Omar 345 Piotrowski, David C. 345 Pizarro, Marcela 345 Placencia, Michael 345 Platzer, Sara 217 Poe, Jared A. 345 Pogosyan, Agavni 345 Polak, Brian 189 Poli-DLxon, Brian 189 Pohng, Chris 189 Pollard, Brian J. 345 Pollard, Gregory R. 345 INDEX 463 Pollard, Hugh W. 345 Ponce, Vanessa L. 345 Pong, Eric 345 Ponton, Kimberly M. 345 Poolsawat, Robert S. 345 Popescu Faurei, Mihaela C. 345 Portacarrero, Donald J. 345 Porter, Kristee 205, 206, 207 Powell, Elena M. 345 Prakash, Jennifer A. 346 Preece, Jennifer L. 346 Preston, Jennifer J. 346 Pritchett, Ken 189 Prosser, Heidi 217 Pruthi, Sandeep 346 Pnce, Nandi 193 Pudja, Sindv 346 Puffer, Jon 203 Puga, Michelle L. 346 Pugh, Diana A. 146 Pujol, Gad-Illan Gadi 346 Punzalon, Mark L. 346 Putimalitania, Tiffany R. 346 Q Qnan, Jenny 346 Quevedo, Juanita E. 346 Quinio, Anna-Lia 346 Quinn, Megan C. 346 Quintanilla, Griselda C. 346 Quinto, Cindy R. 346 Quinto, Vanessa E. 347 Quitiquit, MeKin M. 347 Quizon, Genessee Rose 347 Quon, Leslie A. 347 Quon, Michelle 204, 207, 347 Qureshi, Fakliarunnisa S. 347 Qvuestii, Anisa 347 R Ra, Karen S. 347 Raab, Carly 221 Rabizadeh, Sheila 347 Rachal, Venus A. 347 Radwan, Deainia G. 347 347 Raffetto, Lisa M. 347 Ra sdale, Man ' E. 347 Ramasar, Todd 212 Ramirez, Jesus 347 Rannnel, Steve 197 Ramos, Andrea 347 Ramos, Jessica K. 347 Rangel, Yolanda 348 Rawshan, Binazir F. 348 Ray, Natalie 207 Ream, John 188, 189 Rector, Allison E. 348 Redle, Julia A. 348 Reese, Devon 189 Reese, Marcus 189 Regalado, Jeffrey A. 381 Regalado, Michael R 348 Regalado, Patriz C. 348 Rego, Libby K. 348 Reinhard, Kasey 217 Relth, Brian C. 348 Retticr, Kristina D. 348 Reyes, Carolina 348 Rexes, Lucia L. 348 Rico, Aldriena D. 348 Riehle, Susan A. 348 Rigamat, Stephanie 190, 192, 193 Rios, Yesenia 348 Ritter, Allison G. 348 Ri as, Claudia I. 348 Rivas, Diana E. 349 Roberts, Meridith G. 349 Robertson. Stacy 214 Robinson, Nakita K. 349 Robles, Mo 349 Robles, ' eronica 349 Rocha, Monica A. 349 Rodriguez , Martha E. 349 Rodriguez Jr., Lionel 349 Rodriguez, Lisa M. 349 Roeder, Michele R. 349 Roh, Da ad S. 349 Roknian, Vivian A. 349 Romano, Nicole R. 349 Ronisky, Raqnel E. 349 Roome, Karen J. 349 Rosano, Sagiv 349 Rosas, Melinda R. 350 Rosen-Molina, Michael T. 350 Roshangah, Mariam 350 Roubanova, Ekaterina 350 Rovirosa, Jose R. 350 Rubi, Jason S. 350 Rubin, Janou 212 Rummer, Heather M. 350 Rush, Nicole 180, 181 Rusher, Casey 152 Rusiecki, Roseanne S. 350 Ryan, Kelly A. 350 Ryan, Kelly J. 350 Ryen, Kristi M. 350 Ryu, Han O. 350 Ryu, Julie H. 350 s Saadat, Ahmad F 350 Sacerio, Ingrid 350 Sadoun, Tania 350 Saedi, Leila 351 Saffer, Mike 189 Saft, Amy R. 351 Sahagun, Alejandro J. 351 Saito, Yoko 351 Salazar, Claudio 351 Salazar, Juliet Y. 351 Saldaiia, Renee A. 351 Saldana, Todd 197 Salguero, Ale.x O. 351 Salley, Carla M. 351 Salman, George 351 Saltzman, Ben 158 Salvador, Lourdes U. 351 Samara, Ramsey 164 Samreth, Bonal D. 351 San Jose, ' anessa B. 351 San, Serey 351 San, Socheata 351 Sanchez, Consepcion 351 Sanchez, Diana 352 Sanchez, Steve 189 Sandhu, Elisha A. 352 Sandcnal, Luis 352 Sandoval, Marissa 352 Sani, Sandra 352 Santorsola, Michelle M. 352 Santos, Elna 352 Sargeant, Scot E. 352 Satahuddin, Moin 352 Sattelmeier, Miles F. 352 Saunders. Rick J. 352 Saur , Elizabeth H. 352 Sauret, Lori M. 352 Sbingu, Ofelia 352 Scafidi, Heather B. 352 Schachner, Doiy A. 352 Schelter, Brian 146 Schlimmer, Jamie L. 353 Schneider, Simone 1. 353 Schnitzel; Stacy E. 353 Schoettler, Jeff A. 353 Schubert, Tamara M. 353 Schultz, Emily J. 353 Schutte, Matthew J. 353 Schwaebe, Gaea J. 353 Schwarzlose, Rachel D. 353 Sciarra, Kristin L. 353 Scott, Vanessa A. 353 Seaton, L aide A. 353 Seegmiller, Sunny C. 353 Sefa-Boak- ' e, Mamie S. 353 Seidell, Jackeline 353 Seidman, Mike 187 Seidman, Mike 189 Selag, Ruby N. 353 Selim, Nancy Y 354 Selsor, Erika 206, 207 Semerdjian, Harout 354 Senior, Shara N. 354 Sercena, Christopher P. 354 Serin, Melinda J. 354 Serrano. Herbert 354 Setoguchi, Tritia M. 354 Seymour, Nicole E. 354 Shaffer, Adrienne L. 354 Shao, Juan 354 Shao, Weber H. 354 Shapiro, Stephanie E. 354 Shargart, Erica 217 Shattuck. Lisa 193 Shaver, Michelle L. 354 Shay Angela H. 354 Shear, Marissa L. 354 Sheffield, Erin 471 Shelton, Mary Frances 354 Shen, Peter Y. 355 Shen, Yufen 355 Shepard, Courtney L. 355 Sher , Samantha A. 355 Sherman, Hallie B. 355 Shim, Hyeseon 355 Shimabukuro, Kimberly M. 355 Shin, Angela H. 355 Shin, Rammi 355 Shintani, Kate S. 355 Shintani, Todd L. 355 Shiova, Jeimiter S. 355 Shirian, Alan G. 355 464 INDEX Shirinian. Ani ' . 355 Sliiii. Kino; L„k 355 Shloinor, Shloniit 355 Shoiiiinetoub, Aiyan 356 Sliort. Keith 189 Sliu, F.ric W " . 356 Sliiun, Kur Kin 356 SluA, Teresa L 356 Sianii. Sue S. 356 SiK a, Douglas G. 356 SiK a. JacKii C. 356 Simantoh. Reuben A. 356 Siminski, Conni Su 356 Sinuuons, Jake 203 Simpson. Mouique N. 356 Sims, Asha 356 Sims, Mychele L. 356 Sina sk-)-, Karin O. 356 Singer. Angela N. 356 Singh. Biiinder P. 356 Singh, Reema 356 Singhal, Astha 357 Sirabionian, Andrei A. 357 Sitar, SiKia 357 Siu, Mandy M. C. 357 Siu, Viug in 357 Si rican, Ersin 357 Skinner, Ashlee N. 357 Skorobogatov, Marina 357 Skoilpong, Alisa 357 Small, jamila Y. 357 Smith, Kimberly R. 357 Smith, Lee A. 357 Smith, Ryan 189 Sm ' lie, Erica D. 357 Snowden, |ohn 164 Snyder, Chandra M. 357 So, Janet M. 357 Sohn, JuHe E. 357 Song, Ann L. 358 Song, Felicia 358 Song, Grace Yoon J. 358 Sosa, Augusto C. 358 Sosa. Sandra 358 Soto, Desiree 158 Soto, Gabriella 358 Sou, Ka Wai Susana 358 Southern, Aja M. 358 Spears, Maria E. 358 Spencer, Traci M. 358 Sporty, Jennifer L. 358 Stack, ' anessa L. 358 Stafford, MeUtta A. 358 Stamp, Jessica 193 Stanlonl, Christine K. 358 Stanle . Matt 189 Stauhs, Alice L. 358 Stebbins, Tom 217 Steele, Jennifer L. 358 Stef, Audreea I. 360 Stein, Daniel M. 360 Stein, Emih- F. 340 Steiner, Beatrice L. 360 Stephens, Jason 189 Stephe ' , Laura L. 360 Sterling, Colin 183 Stexens, Tiara M. 360 Stewart, Karituah S. 360 Stewart, Sarah L. 360 Stilwell, Rebecca A. 360 Stone, Stacey N. 360 Stowell, Ashley B. 360 Stratton, Rachel 217 Stromsborg, Ke in 189 Stroud, Heather D. 360 Sturm, Stacv C. 360 Su, Zhongmin 360 Sua, Stephen 189 Suen, Yiu 360 Sugi, Mia H. 360 Suh, Ahce H. 361 Suh, Dona F. 361 Sujo, Gustavo L. 361 Suminski, Mark A. 361 Sung, Noelle J. 361 Sunnanon, Tai S. 361 Suwa, William 361 Suzuki, HirovTiki 361 Suzuki, Kaori 361 Sveda, Angela M. 361 Swalley, Leah M. 361 Swanson, Sarah-Gayle 193 Sweet, Richard J. 361 Sy, Angel R 361 Sze, Aimee B. 361 Szeker-Somogyi, Katalin 361 Szeto, Stephanie 470 Szpoganicz. Rafaela P. 361 Szvmansk-i, Jocelyn P. 362 T Tabay, Hernane 362 Tabbada, Mamelli T 362 Taccini, Laura M. 362 Tagliari, Giuliano 362 Takaoka, Mieko 362 Talesnick, Alissa E. 362 Tarn, Aven H. 362 Tani, Lawrence 362 Tarn, Stephen J. 362 Tani, Tina 362 Tanabe, Candi K. 362 Tanaka, Jennifer M. 362, 473 Tang, Annie 468 Tang , Nini 363 Tang, Chris Pak Keung 362 Tang, Eva K. 362 Tang, Hei-W ' ai 362 Tang, Reyna 363 Tang, Rick 363 363 Tang, Tern N ' . Tang, Wai H. R 363 Tangonan, Marissa 469 Tanha, Milad 212 Taraso sk- ' , Ga ' 363 Tarekegn, Daniel 363 Tari, Susy A. 363 Tarkela, jenna M. 363 Tasker, Paris 381 Tatosyan, Kristine 363 Taylor, Candice E. 363 Ta ' lor, Elana S. 363 Taylor. Julie R. 363 Ta) ' Ior, Matt 197 Teiles, Franky 152 363 Teng, Chia-Ai C. 363 Teug, Yumin 363 Tennyson Jr., McKinlev 197 Ter-Galstian, Mareta 363 Tertzakian, Taleen L. 364 Teshome. Mediget 364 Thach, Jonathon H. 364 Thai, Eddy V. 364 Thammasatit, Peter 364 Thomas, Erica A. 364 Thomas, Erin 217 Thomas, Natascha A. 364 Thomas, Robert 189 Thomas, Russell 189 Thompson, Brittani A. 364 Thompson, Doni 220, 221 Thompson, Ehzabeth M. 364 Thompson, La Chanee D. 364 Thompson, Scot 197 Thornton, Alexis K. 364 Tia, Meng H. 364 Tiff, S Tiue 364 Tijani, Kafa at 364 Tinuey, Kristen 217 Tirre, Nona M. 381 Tmlin, Elizabeth J. 364 Tobar, Jenniier A. 364 Tobin, David J. 364 Toda, Ikniko 365 Tokat, Ani 365 Tolbert, Adam M. 365 Toledo, Bob 121 365 Tolson, Christina A. 365 Tom, Michael E. 365 Tomlim, Elizabeth J. 365 Tong, Felix Wen Gviang 365 Tong, Jennifer W 365 Topete, Felipe A. 365 Torres, Michelle C. 365 Torres-Gil, Belen M. 365 Toschi, Josh D. 365 Tousek, Yvonne 221 Tovar, Ana G. 365 Trainer, Susan 217 Tran, Albert H. 365 Tran, Hoa L. 365 Tran, Mai Thanh Thi 365 Tran, Sean 366 Tran, Tony 366 Tran, Tri Q. 366 Tran, Viet T 366 Trautwein. Kirsten K. 366 Trejo, Jeanette E. 366 Trigillo, Quincey A. 366 Trinh, Catherine N. 366 Trinidad, Liza T 366 Trott, Nicole E. 366 Troutman, Jena R. 366 Trujillo, Nick D. 366 Truong, Christine 366 Truons, Nick-v 366 Tsai, Janet C. 366 Tsai, Rick S. 366 Tsakiris, Sean 196, 197 Tsang, Norman W. 367 Tsao! Alice Y 367 Tse, Jennifer L. 367 Tseng, Evon 367 Tsui, Wing-Sze 367 Tsuji, Maiykay Y. 367 Tsunetani, Masataka 367 Tucay, Alfonso 203 Tumber, Ramona K. 367 Tyson, Ashley L. 367 INDEX 465 Tzall, Robert M. 367 Tze, Sheila 367 WJ Uddin, Lucina Q. 367 Udofia, Queen N. 367 Ulusoy, Cagdas K. 367 Um, Seunghee 367 Uniemura, Mava 367 Ung, Julie S. 368 Unruh, Corinne M. 368 Urano, Yukie 368 Urman, Daniel J. 368 Usher, Nicole M. 368 V Villegas, Antonio 370 Villegas, Carlos A. 370 Villela- Velazquez, Javier 370 Vladovic, John K. 370 Voelkel, Lauri K. 370 ' oito itsch, Julia 217 ' on Maack, Christopher M. 381 Vong, Senh D. 370 Voskanian, Natalie N. 370 Vu, Christine T. 370 Vu, Viviane U. 370 Vaghasia, Neha G. 368 Vahedi, Soheil 368 Valadez, Luis 368 Valencia, Paola A. 368 Valera, Alfred ' . 368 Vang, John W. 368 Vanis, Mike Vargas, Christina A. 368 Vartanian, Michelle 368 Vasquez, Daniel J. 368 Vass, Freya 368 Veal, Lisa E. S. 368 Veaslev, Janiila 214 Vega, Kath) ' a ' . 369 Velarde, RosaHnda G. 369 Velasco, Florencia 369 Velasco, Valeria 221 Velasio, Angelica 369 Velasquez, Marianne 369 Velasquez, Zulenia 369 Velazquez, Cesar 369 Velez, Jennifer A. 369 Vehkina, Rita 369 Venkataraman, Yauvana 369 Vera, Ernesto F. 369 Vera, Michael J. 369 Vergara, Christopher J. 369 Victoria, Rafael B. 369 Vieira, Steven 189 Viela, Jose L. 369 Villa, Cindy C. 369 Villa-Sosa, Lucette R. 369 Villalba, Ileana 370 Villalobos, Alma E. 370 Villareal, Danielle S. 370 w Wain, Alan 370 Wakim, Mark J. 370 Walcott, Ryan 212 Walder. Stac - M. 370 Wakhnan, Ainiee S. 371 Walker, Luke 30 Walker, Pam 214 Walker, Sean 197 Wallace, Jessica 371 Wallace, Steven D. 371 Walls, Anne M. 371 Walls, Tiffany M. 371 Walsh, Megan R. 181, 371 ' ang, Angie 371 Wang, Connie Y. 371 Wang, Jason Lin 371 Wang, Jennifer S. 371 Wang, Jennifer T. 371 Wang, Joanne Y 371 Wang, Sean E. 371 Wang, Steven L. 371 ' arfield, Tim 189 Washburn, Mark W 371 Watanabe, Naoko 217 Watson. Earl 212 Webb, Josh 189 Webb, Micali 189 Wei, Susan 371 Weiner, Michael D. 372 Veinfeld, Alan D. 372 Weinstein, Carine D. 372 Weisler, Robert A. 372 Welch, Lindsay L. 372 Wellen, Blake 203 Wells, Zach 197 Wendlenner, Kurt 382 Wengel, Rachel A. 372 Weslow, Daniel 152 Whalen, Brittan)- 193 White Jr., Manuel 189 White Jr., Manuel 23 White, Alexis N. 372 White, Debra R. 372 White, Tony 189 WhittembuiA ' , Roxssani E. 372 Vikert, Ryan 189 Wiley, Frank 372 Wilk ' ins, R an 189 Williams, Barbara M. 372 Williams, Derrick R. 372 Williams, Rusty 189 Williams, Tyesha Malena 372 ' illis, Onnie illis, William M. 382 Wills, Jennifer A. 372 Wilner, Jennifer L. 372 ing, Bradlee K. 372 Winicelhaus, Katie 217 Winkler, Brooke 217 Winkler, Olga Silva 373 Winner, Just ni D. 373 Winrow, Deonna D. 373 Winzen, Tracey 193 Witzel, Don 217 Wblf, Lindsay 217 Wong, Anna K. 373 Wong, Carrey 475 Wong, Chui C. 373 Wong, Colin C. 373 Wong, Debra A. 373 Wong, Donald 373 Wong, Elaine C. 373 Wong, Eric E. 373 Wong, Jennifer L. 373 Wong, Phyllis S. 382 Wong, Rena 373 Wong, Stephanie 468 Wong, Thomas K. 373 Wong, Vida T 373 Wong, Yan Y. 373 Wong, Ying S. 373 Woo ' Cuong N. 374 Woo, Jennifer A. 374 Woo, Maggie 374 Woolman, Forrest P. 374 Woon, Eric C. 374 Worku, Samuel K. 374 Worle , Blake 189 Worthington, Janet 217 Wright, Adam 203 Wright, Adam P 374 Wright, Cira 207 Wright, Courtney 193 Wright, Nathan 146 Wu, Bruce A. 374 Wu, Charles C. 374 Wu, Chieh-Pin 374 Wu, Kevin S. 374 Wu, Melissa S. 374 Wu, Michael N. 374 Wu, Sally T. 374 Wu, Tina T. 374 Wu, Yim K. 374 Wylie, Diedra M. 375 ft X Xia, Sue F 375 Xu, Kathy J. 375 Y Yadegar, Tohfeh 375 Yakimoto, Erik K. 375 Yamada, Kelly A. 375 Yamamoto, Amy M. 375 Yamamoto, Katherine Rose L. 375 Yamamoto, Mitsuko L. 375 Yamamura, Erica K. 375 Yan , Judy T 375 Yan , Michael E. 375 Yaneva, Sibila Y 375 Yang, David T 375 Yang, Hyebok 375 Yap, Katherine Rose L. 375 Yashar, Natasha 375 Yashar, Pantea M. 376 Yazdanvar, Mehrnoush 376 Ybarra, Roman 189 Ye, Wei-Quan 376 Yee, Jonathan R. 376 Yee, Kristy J. 376 Yee, Stacy M. 376 Yeghiazarian, Garin 376 Yeilding, Dan 203 Yen, Cheery H. 376 Yemshalmi, Elana 376, 471 Yeung, Joseph M. 376 Yeung, Martin W. 376 Yeung, Shun T 376 Yeung, Tung-Lei 376 Yi, Ale.x 197 " II 466 INDEX ' i, )ason (]. 376 Vi. Linda J.37fi Villi, Ha iiu)ii(l 376 Yip, Adam K.ar Yiii 377 Yip, Jason ' . 377 Yip, N ' ing Man 377 Yiu. WVikK ' . 377 Yong, Leid 377 Yoo, Seagon 377 Yoo, Uiihui 377 Yoon, Suz ' S. 377 You, K iingmin 377 You, Soomin 377 Youn , Seung H. 377 Younan, Jennifer S. 377 ■ibuns, Alan S. 377 Young, Caroline A. 377 Young, Meredith T. 377 Young, Rav212 Younglo e, Katie 217 Yousef, Nabil A. 377 Yu, Alexander G. 378 Yu, Anthon ' L. 378 Yu, Charlton B. 378 Yu, Chin Lan 378 Yu, John K. 378 Yu, Joyce Millie K. 378 Yu, Kannie K. 378 Yu, Kivoung 378 Yu, Susan X. 378 Yuen, Jennifer M. 378 Yuen, Luk C. 378 Yuen, Shireh 473 Yuen, Ting Hin 378 Yum, Heim- T. 378 Yumori, Bnan L. 378 Yung, Tak-Kin 378 Yung, bra 378 Y ' usunas, Joev 195 Yuzawa, Yoko 380 z Zaft, Ehsheva H. 380 Zaks, Marilyn 380 Zamel, Aric J. 380 Zamora, Angela D. 380 Zamora, Jennifer M. 380 Zapata, Mya R. 380 Zaragoza, Guadalupe 380 Zdenek, Eric 189 Zdenek, Jason 189 Zdenek, Jason S. 380 Zehntner, Erin 217 Zeigler, Tanya A. 380 Zengel, Scott C. 3S() Zhang, Am X. 3S() Zhang, Jiiig 380 Zheng, Karen W. 380 Zhou, Mei C. Zhuang, Jiauwei 380 Zieper, Daxid 382 Zuniga, Brenda C. 381 Zurchcr III, Dallas E. 381 Zurcher, Laurene M. 381 INDEX 467 annie tang productions manager Carrey and Anrwe at Bemhonos last years yearbook banquet and the beginning of fake hair :p ashleigh lonson copy editor Stephanie wong layout editor we totally love you. Best of luck in life after yearbook. After getting to know you this year, we know you ' ll go far... don ' t forget the rest of us when vou have reached fame and gloiy! We ' ll miss you! Stephanie Wong - I tliink for the past two years I ' ve knowar you, we have been through the most extreme ups and the downs of your life. And there were a lot of those bumps on the way. But that ' s what makes life interesting! I know you had to deal with a lot these past two years, but for future reference, don ' t fall asleep after lunch anymore, ok? Snort. Alright, I swear, this is the last time we vdll make fun of that. . . Came BaSliam - Wow. I am still patting myself on the back for hiring you as sports editor. . .one of the best decisions I ever made! -) You were so awesome, doing a fantastic job on sports AND whatever else needs to be done. I am so glad you joined us for Dallas too, the trip wouldn ' t have been the same wthout you! Hope ' ou " re readv for next year! RObertO ReyeS Any - Ok, I have to ask this one more time... what is your REAL age??? -) I ankyniiflianiaioiitiiaoiwoittiianloioutliankiill Thank you to all who knew me while I was working on this book... I know I was going crazy every time o deadline came, so thanks for dealing with me. Working on this yearbook will always be my best memory at UCLA. We had such an awesome staff this year! Annie Tang Annie, Annie, Annie. . . .ok, 1 had to do that to you at least once, seeing how many times ()u have sighed out MY name. What can I sa ' but gow deem la! No way would this book have ran as smoothly as it did if it weren ' t for vou. And it wouldn ' t have been as much fun either. Thanks for not only being production manager, but also a friend, through all my bitter little perspectixes on the world AShieigh Lonson There is no wa) ' to thank you for all that vou did. . . .if it weren ' t for you, Bruinlife would not ha e made it this vear. Those hours you put in, the dedication to the book, those brownies oh yeah. 468 STAFF Khankyouthankyouthankyoutliankyoutlianli Editor ' s Retreat-Summer 2000 Even editors need to ge fresh air every once m a while know ou ne ei " expected xearhook to be as (k iiiaiKling as it was, but somehow, ou alwaxs came through at the end. Thank ou so much for that. The book turned out to be beautiful because of xour hartl work. MariSSa Tangonail - Oh those endless questions I had for ()u....it seems even ' thing was confusing and hard to ,,_ - ' a»ri»- - H ' ' ' ' ' with! But ou -■■f : ij vir ' . :■ jiM. fJ Mbfi M totally helped me organize what I need to do and helped me with all those people problems and dealing with all the little thanks so much. The only bad thing is, I had a hell of a time following your act after the gorgeous 2000 yearbook! AraCBii GOHZaleZ - Ok, you know me, I was always paranoid about e ' ei-)thing, so I was asking you questions even ' 10 minutes on how sales was going. But eveiy single time, you had things completely under control. You are SO great! Without von, all the progress for this year ' s sales would never ha ' e happened... thanks. Laura GunderSheim - At first, I didn ' t know- how we were going to do without you on sports, but thanks to your great recruiting efforts this year, Brninlife has gone smoother than ever! All the things you did to promote the book, all the help with the planning....! am eternally grateful! Thanks! Best of luck after UCLA! Stephanie Szeto You and yearbook were meant to be... I never knew anyone who so clearly seemed to fit into the stereotype of what makes a true yearbook girl! -) Have fun during your semester at sea, and dont Carrie basham sports editor marissa tangonan managing editor araceli gonzalez liusiness manager laura gundersheim marlteting director THANK YOU 469 inkyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyl forget to bring that weird shaped brick wdth ' oii who knows when it wall come in handy, right? Thanks for staving as late as possible to help out with everything, even though you nearly missed your flight to fill out page envelopes! You ' re awesome. Kelly G66 - You are amazing. Thank you for spending so much time at yearbook. It was great getting to know you better through Potter ' s advertising class! You and Stephanie are the nitpickiest editors I have ever 2000-2001 BruinLife Yearbook Layout Staff; (left to right) Tim Jin. Tim Huang, Elana Yerushalmi, Carrie Basham, Kelly Gee. Stephanie Szeto Stephanie szeto assistant layout editor kelly gee assistant layout editor tim Huang layout 470 STAFF seen... and those fille I lo ' e [ ' tlClS VOU ' -°° ' ° ' ' working here again , Stephanie S, Ms. Editor-in-Chief m the making... with! And came up thanks for being so motivated, coming in to take care of stuff... we ' re depending on you for Bruinlife layouts next year! Tllll Huang - Yours was the only application ever MAILED out from Bruinlife, and that 35 cents on postage was not wasted, because we got one of the best people to ever work on layouts! Thanks for bearing with me when I was too tired to understand you and asked you the same question twenty- times after you answered it.... but believe me, without vou, vearbook would be impossible! thanks! Tim JlH - Quiet Tim.... You quiet alwa ' s come m and get lings done that I ish there were a ouple more of you to be on staff. That wav, I would never have to worry again! And what would we Internet-ignorant editors do without you to tell us to look for the ping on MP3 ' s? Yeah, we wouldn ' t sumxe without you....=p ErlCa TllOmaS - You have contributed so much to the layout staffl I wish we Jenn B . Kelly . ond Tim H -caught actually DOIN work m office hours„.what amazying yearbook creaturesi Ihankyouthankyoutliankyoutliankyoutlianl toinul ()u earlier.... can ' t believe ()u art giatluating! But at least we had one great Near with on. You are so awesome... alwius making it in tor produetions and office hours.... sony about those times we were running late and ou had to wait outside the door for it to open. We ' re reallv glac i ha x ' ()u this ear. NN ' e ' ll miss you! Elana YerUShalmi - Hey Elana... gosh, I ' ve known {)u tor as Ions as I am on Bruinlife! And despite how busv you are with eve thing else, ou alwav ' s come in to do as much as you can for earbook. We appreciate ever)i:hing that you do! Best of luck in the future! Hope you had a great time working with us diese past years.... er, despite that cnizA ' ad from a certain honor society... Kilty Chan - Sony about the page envelopes....! think you did almost all of them this ear! Thev were quite a pain in the ass. And we left it all up to you! Thanks for being so cool about it. You helped out so much this year, not only with sales stuff, but also with lavout and just exerN-thing that needs to be done in the office. And being the only other person on staff that understands what Annie and I were saying in Chinese, you will always hold a " special " place in Bruinlife! Catherine COCjin - Too bad I missed you when we went to the Triangle party.. .maybe next time we ' ll catch each other and hang out together there! =) You were awesome this year. You were such a valuable part of the Sales staff, and both Araceli and I much appreciates the work you do. JoaHHe HSU - Thank you for being part of Sales this year... you and Catherine and Shirley were always here to help Araceli out! You guys made Sales nm so smoothly this year, because you always kept on top of everything! Thanks for always making office tim iin layout elana yerushalmi layout 2000-2001 BruinLife Yearbook Copy Staff: (left to right) Erik Fonseca. Erin Sheffield, Ashleigh Lonson. Jennifer Bayerd erin Sheffield copy THANK YOU 471 » ankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankw Jennifer bayerd copy erik fonseca copy xciLeA 2000-2001 BruinLife Yearbook Sales Staff: (left to right) Top row: Araceli Gonzalez. Jenn Tanaka. Kitty Chan. Bottom row: Shirely Yuen. Joanne Hsu, Catherine Cocjin kiny chan sales hours, and doing what is necessaiy to get eveiything done! Jenn Tanaka - Thanks for coming in to help Araceli out with those ads....alih, passing on the torch and knowledge from last year. We couldn ' t have done it without you. We ' re gonna miss you sooo much don ' t forget Bruinlife in your future! Shirley Yuen - So calling Greeks up and saying the message in one breath was not a good idea....=p you did a great job on them anyway. Thanks for everything you did to help Araceli out... You were a tremendous help to the Sales team. Jennifer Bayerd - Those articles you wrote were the onlv thing that kept us sane when we were editing those long nights in production. ...thank you so much! Your writing is so creative, we totallv love it! Thanks not only for your work, but also being one of the funnest people to talk to! Vk Fonseca - I remember when you first applied to be on Bruinlife... You told me you just wanted to be part of something. Well, von definately made a difference on our staff! Those articles you did totally helped us out, and you were such an important part of the copy staffl Thanks! KeVin Lee - Juggling between DB and BL cannot be easy, but vou manage to come in and do whatever needs to be done! Thank you so much for doing that! We ' re sad that you weren ' t around more this year, but you are so busy that we feel lucky you decided to stick on staff Oh yeali, and thanks so much for coming in this summer to help move the furniture a r o u n d ! That was above and ie ' ond what you needed to do for staff! Erin Rattazzi I am so glad you decide to help out this year. You are also one of those people with so much to do, and I am glad that Bruinlife has been part of it! Thanks for all the copy people »nt,ng those art,clesl AsMe gh and Erin are here stuck in The dungeon we oiii: u« articles you did. =) Erin like to call production room 472 STAFF ighankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthanl Sheffield - Wow! You ' re one of ' tliose pcopk on stuff that I feel lucks to have on Biuinlilt tliis ear, l)ecause you are totalK here to lielp out and xou do so nnieh more than hat we ask for. Tliat helped out so much! I hope vou enjo ed Bruinlife this Near, despite thi stress and the sliort notice deadlines! GiHS Turpel - We didnt ha e that much to work on lor Winter Quarter, but good cop ' statt is alwavs in high demand, and we are so glad that ' Ou came to Bruinlife to help out! Hope vou enjoyed the assignments you had this quarter enough to come back and help out next year! ArVli Ward - It was so fun to work on the Seniors of the Year this year. Thank ou for gi ' ing me this opportunity to be Editor-in-Chief this year — I learned so manv valuable skills, interacted with so many wonderful people — it was an experience I will remember forever. Thank you for helping me out with any and eveiy problem I had. GUV LCVV - It seems like I always needed to drop by your office for something, er, ok, so a bit more " problems " occured after you put candy in vour office. ..but you always got on top of ever i;hing and found a solution ASAP. Thank vou so much for that. We could not have moved as smoothlv without your amazing assistance. Thanks for always asking how we are doing when we drop by... despite the fact that I lack sleep and increasing stress level everyday, I appreciate your help! =) Liz Magallanes - i know, i know....i shouldn ' t tie up both printers! Sony! But hey, I ' ll do those six fillers to make up for it! Hehehe. =) I am so glad I got to know ' ou, Liz. You ' re great! All the ads productions people - ok, ciiff.sony for asking you again and again how to merge those two photos. It takes me a while to learn these things, but you totally helped. Everyone of you in Ads Production have been super... even when I have endless questions, you guys are alwavs so Catherine cocjin sales joanne hsu sales shirely yuen sales ienn tanaka sales You.TaV « - DaWasWP THANK YOU 473 ankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyihai 2000-2001 BruinLife Yearbook Pho to Staff: (left to right) Arvan Chan. Karen Chan. Sangtip Chienpradap. Lynn Nishimura. Minh-Ha Do sangtip chienpradap photo arvan chan photo karen chan photo nice to me. Thanks freda, Christine, Ben, Doria - I am so glad I got to know all ol you better this Near. Christine, thanks especially for all the help during the summer. Doria, thanks for clearing up everything with our payroll. Ben, thanks for entertaining us v 4th your Senior of the Year application. And Freda, thanks for eveiything you do to help Bruinlife along- all of you are the best! Mike O ' Connor and Cliris Bates - it seems like I was having every type of problem this year. . .from flickering lights to software problems, to Grand Central crashing... you guys have always helped me out with it all. Thanks for understanding that I am really computer-stupid. =) I know I ask and bug and keep on nagging a lot, but you guvs always solved my problems. Saffl LiU - Thank you or stopping by to make sure I got the CD burned, thank N ' ou for numbering all those senior portraits when I was about to cry with all the problems, thanks for coming in to steal the See ' s Candies I left for my staff (no, they did NOT get fat.... and they are NOT undei " paid either!). Sangtip, Rosette, Sydney and ail you wonderfui piioto peopie Fall Quarter was killer - I know many of you guys sacraficed a lot of time to get everything done, often making up for what other people DIDN ' T do. Thank you. I know photo staff this year was quite hectic and disorganized, but you guys are so great in helping out get everything in. You ' re awesome! ROb HOWett - Hehehe, it seems like I was always dropping by at Campus Photo to bug you about getting Senior Portraits. ...thanks for getting those batches to us early so we could finish our deadline this year. It was great getting to know vou and working with you this ' year! Thanks! CurtiS Wrigilt - I know what a headache we caused with the tip-ins. Thanks for dealing with that, along with all those changes I always come up ' with. It was so nice to get to know you through our trip to Dallas, and also your trip to LA (sorry you got sick om that!). Without your help, it would be impossible to finish. Sony about the lateness and the messiness of the iirooi 474 STAFF [hankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthani proofs....! hiwv IcariUHl to clot all m is and cross all niv ts from now on. =) Thanks! Corcy MundWiler - what wonld I do withont ou? Thanks for being there to help on ever " change I had and exenthing that 1 had prohs ith....sorn- for the craz ' phone niessao;es as I was stressed out about exenthing! ' e totally enjoved the Dallas trip — thanks for making that happen this year. You ' re an awesome sales rep! Oh yeah, and thank ou so nnich for getting us that computer this ear — ou don ' t know how much that helped with ex-enthing. Evervone St Taylor PUbliShiny - it xxas so nice to have met some of ou when we isited. After the trip to Dallas, we realize how much work you guys go through to put together our book. Thanks! All the Editors and staff of the Student Mags (Nommo, Pac Ties, Ten Percent, La Gente, Al Talih, Ha ' am, Feml - Ahh, yes. You know me well b " now.... the girl who is always stressed and always here. ...(but, of course, Terelle always beat me for staying die longest in this god-forsaken place.... =p). It was great kicking you guys off computers in ' tlie production room w hen we had a deadline, crashing into eveiyone when I run down the hallway, and knowing tha t you understand exactly how I feel when we ' re on deadline (cuz you ' j;uys go through the same thing .). My own peeps: Ryan The Newsmags ediTorsi We ore here so much during productions that ||| - lOU cH ' C l l ' ODclDly tllC we could be roommates . person that contributed most to lynn nishimura photo minh-ha do photo rosene gonzales photo 2000-2001 BruinLife Yearbook Staff THANK YOU 475 m. ankyouth os g ' ' " ' ' Ryon ■ othy ortl all the sumrr, 476 STAFF uthankyouthankyouthankyi earbook without beins; in it. Thanks for the rides at all hours at nio-ht (even after vou have went to bed...sony...), thanks for finishing off the eold pizza I bring liome after meetings, and thanks for making me laugh. You have made me veiy happy. Thanks. You ' re awesome. Nina Lin -Yes, yes, I am slave to yearbook. You would think that as editor this ear I would be master, but nope, there ' s still that invisible force that hold me to work and work and work But thanks for dealing with me and giving me great advice, especially when I was going out of my mind with deadlines. M6i Cll6n -This year has been almost perfect, hasn ' t it? It ' s probably cuz I am li ing with all of you! It ' s so great to have you around, mostly cuz you entertain us so. . ..especially when you lack sleep =p jk. BTW, I know that Joseph and ou will probably end up li ing in a house with the cleanest bathroom ever! Calilla Midi Le - For you, I will totally abuse m yearbook powers to grant you our request! You shall have that picture vou desire.... = ) It ' s so true what ou say... the people who you come across in your life has to be special because of all the people in the world, you get to meet them. I am glad vou are my friend. Katharine Ng - without you, I would stai-ve. Literally I lo e talking to you, and as different as all of us are, I feel so relieved at times that we connect with one another so well. (Alrem, especially on disliking a certain someone...) BO Tan - No, you are not anno dng. Geez, how many times do u ha e to ask me that?? You are starting to get on my nei ves! Haha, jk. And I thought I was bitter, but your pessimism beats me by a long shot. Thanks for the talks and being a friend. UnCOln LUk -Thanks for being so knowledgeable about everything... hehe, I knew I could always come to you for a new quote for yearbook! And despite that cursed $6.66 you have to pay for DSL, nothing bad has ever come out of that number, right? Thanks for being a friend. Tllinll TO - You talk WAY too much... but ou knew that already, right? And dude, would you stop flirting with me? =p jk. I am so glad I can say anything to you and you won ' t get offended. You are a very optimistic person... maybe some day, some of it will rub off on me and Bo (although I think Bo is worst . )Catliy, Ruoc and all my summertime pals - I still can ' t forget this summer. . .it was so fun! I am so glad I met you guys! You guys are the coolest, and I love how we decide to do something (i.e. Office Depot.. =p) and we just do it. V eiy spontaneous. I think with all our busy schedules, we need to be. I missed living with xou guvs, but hev, we ' ll dways have those crayons and markers! Etta, Vinccnt, AiKo, Vluian, Carolyn, Paul, Karen and everyone at SPPSR - ok, I know, I have been at work less a lot this year because of yearbook. Thank you for being so understanding about that. And I really loved !o glod I 9» ' out with you guys ' the coolest -) [hankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthanh 1 girls (ond Jomes) at dir I miss you guys HELL-A much, DUDEi working witli all of ()u. You guvs have been such a big part of luy college experience so far... I look fonvard to coming into work e ' ery time. And not onlv for the excellent food from those lectures, but also because of till ' awesome people that work at SPPSR. Thanks! SiBven Wen - Ahh...m budd ! 0 er the ears, ou ha e heard m ' e erv college experience. Although ou tr - ()ur best to gi " e ad ice, it doesn ' t help....haha, jk. I think just having ()u there to listen to me complain and oxerdramatize eveiything in my life is enough. Thanks for being one of my best friends. Shelley SU - Nina once said to me that ou are a great mentor and she is absolutely correct. You helped me put so man things in perspective, and I am so thankful to know someone as wise as von. Sometimes, I think you know me better than I know myself. That ' s fine with me...cu7. I know you ' ll alwavs be there to help! Thanks! All HIV ICQ-SaVVy SF palS - Maggie Y., Lisa, Thanh, Harry, Amy, Alfred, Derek, Dennis, Chris, Jimmy, Zemmi, and everyone else on that ICQ or IM list - Thanks! Love talking to you guys! Thanks for beins: mv friend. You all know I couldn ' t live without the Internet — the reason is because I couldn ' t imagine not keeping in touch with von guvs. You ' re the best! My family - Ma, Daddy, Maggie, Lily: Cuess what? Chicken Butt! Click. Hehehe. LYRICS GAME! What the. ...you total FOB! Download what song now? How the hell did vou learn to sing in Spanish? You DORKO. Wahh, I wanna come home. Wahh, I can ' t cook (that meat smells). Wahh, how come I get the couch?!?! Go away, woofie dog! WHATE ER! I DON ' T CARE! Yes, thanks for making my life weirder [than ever. Ok, I love you, bye bye. -poke poke poke OUCH! Carrey wong editor in chief Christmas Time at my house ..Maggie and I are twins! Ok, not really. But don ' t we look like it? There ' s Mommy and Lily, hehehe, they are twins tool Where ' s Doddy?? Downstairs, snoring awayl =) I miSS you guys you are my strength and my soul, I love you. THANK YOU 477 Biuinlife 2001, Volume 82, was created b a student staff at the Universit) ' of California Los Angeles and printed by Taylor Publishing Co., in Dallas, Texas. printing This book was printed on SO pound matte paper using black on black. cover Cover is Lexatone Blue ( 491) with Gold Mylar foil stamp and Handtool grain. Cover fonts are Bickley Script and Impact. Cover photo is four color processed, laminated and tip on the cover. It is pro ided, by UCLA Archive, Suzanne Shellabv, Michael K. Stenstrom and Lvnn Nishimura. Designed h Carrev Wong and Annie Tang with the help of Corey Mundwiler. endsHeets Tlie endsheets are Midnight Blue ( 17) applied on Passport Granite ( 100) stock. Type is Tiffan)-, Bickley, and Impact. ypography B()d copy is New Caledonia 10-point. All captions are Times 9-point. Photo credits are Bk Hiroshige 7- point. Folios are Optima 14-point and page numbers are Optima 18-point. Drop quotes are in 14-point Squire. Headline fonts are Impact, Bergell, Futura and varv in point size throughout sections. Division page headlines are Impact. ardware The book was produced using six Power Macintosh G3s and one G4, all with Apple monitors. All negatives were scanned with a Polaroid Sprint Scan 35. Senior of the Year photographs were scanned on a Linotype- Hell Saphir scanner. All other prints were scanned using a UMAX Astra 1200 s. Printing was done on two Accel-a-Writer 8200 printers, an Apple Laser Writer, and various Hewlett Packard LaserJet 2100 TN printers. software Layouts were produced with Quark Xpress 3.32, photos were rendered using Adobe Photoshop 4.0.1. or Adobe Illustrator 6.0, stories wiitten with Microsoft Word 5.1. Senior names t ped with the aid of Microsoft Excel 4.0. ing Publishing Companv 1550 West Vlockingbird Lane Dallas, Texas 75235 Publishing Consultants: Corey Mundwiler, Curtis Wright, and Frank Meyers. photography Photos dexeloped bv Student Media darkroom technichians (and local photo developing stores). Color processing was done by Campus Photo Studio and ASUCLA Photo Senices. 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 photos with the exception of senior photos were sent to Tavlor Publishing Companv in digital format on Zip disks or CD. bruinlife Bruinlife has been the official yearbook of the University of California Los Angeles for 82 years. Editorial content does not necessarily reflect the views of the University. Address inquiries to: Editor, Bniinlife Yearbook, 308 Westwood Plaza, 118 Kerckhoff Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Copyiight 2001, the Bruinlife staff and the ASUCLA Communications Board, publisher of the UCLA Bruinlife yearbook. All rights reserved. 478 COLOPHON ilt vr S: K:)(SKL fly 8 te3V3 i i ftfl- inabx is Ulil is 831 881 JIf - 8iT:oq8 Affl- 3| kr n-vo 83i ' BU-bB I§ A r p QhB bruirJife YEARBOOK


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