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November 30, 1996
Speaking as a UCLA alumnus, I ask just one thing of USC: Don't fire John Robinson! STEPHEN C. KELLEY Aliso Viejo
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September 23, 2009 | Larry Gordon
Brush in hand, UCLA junior Jacob Castaneda was hard at work Tuesday, spreading a fresh coat of brown paint on the exterior of a classroom bungalow at Samuel Gompers Middle School. He was among an army of about 4,600 UCLA volunteers who came to the South Los Angeles campus and seven other spots around the region for a day of community service. "It's always nice to reach out to the community and it's always great to help out kids," said Castaneda, a Mid-City resident who recently transferred to UCLA from Santa Monica College.
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SPORTS
December 20, 2003
Ricardo Padilla [Viewpoint, Dec. 13] thinks USC "got spanked by a second-rate Cal team?" A road loss by a field goal in triple overtime is hardly getting spanked. A spanking would be more like a score of, say, 27-0, 52-21 or 47-22, as a UCLA alumnus should know. Michael J. Walsh Irvine
SPORTS
December 20, 2003
Ricardo Padilla [Viewpoint, Dec. 13] thinks USC "got spanked by a second-rate Cal team?" A road loss by a field goal in triple overtime is hardly getting spanked. A spanking would be more like a score of, say, 27-0, 52-21 or 47-22, as a UCLA alumnus should know. Michael J. Walsh Irvine
SPORTS
March 28, 1987
Let's hear some appreciation for the hard-working UCLA basketball team, Coach Hazzard and his assistant coaches. Some of your readers seem to take some cheap and inaccurate shots at a team that gave 110% effort. As a UCLA alumnus, it was a pleasure to watch a scrappy, determined UCLA team always hustling. The Bruins did their best, and what more can anyone ask? WAYNE BRANNON Pasadena
SPORTS
March 7, 1986 | PAUL DEAN, Times Staff Writer
UCLA oarsmen, acknowledging their readiness for an international reputation, announced Thursday that they will row against eights from England's Oxford University and the University of California at Marina del Rey on April 12. At a press conference at the J.D. Morgan Athletic Center, rowing Coach Jim Sims said the event also would be his eight's statement against recent athletic department reviews questioning the financing of crew and its continuance as a university activity.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 2009 | Larry Gordon
Brush in hand, UCLA junior Jacob Castaneda was hard at work Tuesday, spreading a fresh coat of brown paint on the exterior of a classroom bungalow at Samuel Gompers Middle School. He was among an army of about 4,600 UCLA volunteers who came to the South Los Angeles campus and seven other spots around the region for a day of community service. "It's always nice to reach out to the community and it's always great to help out kids," said Castaneda, a Mid-City resident who recently transferred to UCLA from Santa Monica College.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1987 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
John E. Anderson, a Los Angeles attorney and entrepreneur who built a private industrial empire with little public visibility, Friday gave $15 million to the UCLA Graduate School of Management--the largest gift by an individual ever received by the University of California. In recognition, the school will be renamed the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management, J. Clayburn LaForce, dean of the school, told a press conference attended by Anderson, a UCLA alumnus, and his wife, Marion.
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August 18, 1999 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
William E. Forbes, head of his family's Southern California Music Co. and a UC regent during the turbulent campus protests of the 1960s, has died at the age of 93. Forbes died Saturday in Pasadena, his family said. The businessman and publicist joined the university's Board of Regents in 1959 in his capacity as president of the UCLA Alumni Assn. In 1962 he was named to a full 16-year term on the board by Gov. Pat Brown. During the free speech movement of the 1960s, which included anti-Vietnam War protests and disturbances on several campuses, Forbes headed a committee to examine causes behind the student unrest and ways to address it. He also helped develop UC Education Abroad programs and facilities at the Irvine, Santa Cruz, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Davis campuses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1998
As a UCLA alumnus, I am deeply disappointed to learn of the University of California's refusal to recognize the union of graduate student employees (Dec. 2). When I was a student at UCLA, teaching assistants played a key role in my education and provided much of the one-on-one contact, which professors often can't provide. Why should graduate student employees not have the same right as any other workers in the state of California--the right to collective bargaining? Despite the frequent telephone solicitations from the UCLA alumni association, I will not be making any further contributions until the university recognizes the democratic rights of its students and employees and recognizes the union.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 2000 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
UCLA has reached its goal of raising $1.2 billion in private donations more than two years ahead of schedule, university officials announced Friday. Buoyed by such early success, leaders of the Westwood campus have decided to raise the goal by another $400 million. The idea is to use the extra money, in part, for interdisciplinary studies that can expand the "frontiers of knowledge" in biology, medicine and computers. The $1.
NEWS
August 18, 1999 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
William E. Forbes, head of his family's Southern California Music Co. and a UC regent during the turbulent campus protests of the 1960s, has died at the age of 93. Forbes died Saturday in Pasadena, his family said. The businessman and publicist joined the university's Board of Regents in 1959 in his capacity as president of the UCLA Alumni Assn. In 1962 he was named to a full 16-year term on the board by Gov. Pat Brown. During the free speech movement of the 1960s, which included anti-Vietnam War protests and disturbances on several campuses, Forbes headed a committee to examine causes behind the student unrest and ways to address it. He also helped develop UC Education Abroad programs and facilities at the Irvine, Santa Cruz, San Diego, Santa Barbara and Davis campuses.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1998
As a UCLA alumnus, I am deeply disappointed to learn of the University of California's refusal to recognize the union of graduate student employees (Dec. 2). When I was a student at UCLA, teaching assistants played a key role in my education and provided much of the one-on-one contact, which professors often can't provide. Why should graduate student employees not have the same right as any other workers in the state of California--the right to collective bargaining? Despite the frequent telephone solicitations from the UCLA alumni association, I will not be making any further contributions until the university recognizes the democratic rights of its students and employees and recognizes the union.
SPORTS
November 30, 1996
Speaking as a UCLA alumnus, I ask just one thing of USC: Don't fire John Robinson! STEPHEN C. KELLEY Aliso Viejo
SPORTS
March 28, 1987
Let's hear some appreciation for the hard-working UCLA basketball team, Coach Hazzard and his assistant coaches. Some of your readers seem to take some cheap and inaccurate shots at a team that gave 110% effort. As a UCLA alumnus, it was a pleasure to watch a scrappy, determined UCLA team always hustling. The Bruins did their best, and what more can anyone ask? WAYNE BRANNON Pasadena
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1987 | NANCY YOSHIHARA, Times Staff Writer
John E. Anderson, a Los Angeles attorney and entrepreneur who built a private industrial empire with little public visibility, Friday gave $15 million to the UCLA Graduate School of Management--the largest gift by an individual ever received by the University of California. In recognition, the school will be renamed the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management, J. Clayburn LaForce, dean of the school, told a press conference attended by Anderson, a UCLA alumnus, and his wife, Marion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 2000 | KENNETH R. WEISS, TIMES EDUCATION WRITER
UCLA has reached its goal of raising $1.2 billion in private donations more than two years ahead of schedule, university officials announced Friday. Buoyed by such early success, leaders of the Westwood campus have decided to raise the goal by another $400 million. The idea is to use the extra money, in part, for interdisciplinary studies that can expand the "frontiers of knowledge" in biology, medicine and computers. The $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 28, 1992
What a wonderful idea, asking the University of California system to shed its "elitist" image. Finally, we realize what an abomination it is for our state to have a public university that has the gall to strive for greatness, to rival places like Harvard, Stanford or Princeton. How dare publicly supported universities rank in the top 10 academically? I am a UCLA alumnus. For Pete's sake, hang on to what you have. It's great. ROSS DURHAM, Chattanooga, Tenn.
SPORTS
March 7, 1986 | PAUL DEAN, Times Staff Writer
UCLA oarsmen, acknowledging their readiness for an international reputation, announced Thursday that they will row against eights from England's Oxford University and the University of California at Marina del Rey on April 12. At a press conference at the J.D. Morgan Athletic Center, rowing Coach Jim Sims said the event also would be his eight's statement against recent athletic department reviews questioning the financing of crew and its continuance as a university activity.
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