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February 6, 2013 | By Chris Foster
A fence sitter has fallen to UCLA. Isaac Savaiinaea, a middle linebacker from Honolulu Punahou, signed with the Bruins on Wednesday. It's doubtful Hawaii Coach Norm Chow had a chance at him. GRAPHIC: UCLA recruits Savaiinaea, who is 6 feet 3, 235 pounds, is ranked third at his position by Scout.com. Notre Dame was in hot pursuit. ALSO: UCLA recruiters hit the road, and it's paying well   National signing day:UCLA lands defensive end Kylie Fitts National signing day: UCLA gets Sean Covington, Caleb Benenoch
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 3, 2013 | By Larry Gordon
Adding their voices to a debate that also has engaged media organizations, UCLA's undergraduate student government recently approved a resolution that condemned the use of the term “illegal” when describing  immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission. The so-called “Drop the I-Word” resolution declared, in part, that: "We are aware that certain racially derogatory language used in media, political discourse and other institutional settings has historically bolstered the foundation for racially harmful actions including racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence.” It also said that some students have expressed fears about the appointment of Janet Napolitano as the next UC system president because she helped oversee an expansion of deportations during her recently concluded term as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security.
SPORTS
January 15, 2011
UCLA TODAY AT OREGON Where: Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Ore. When: 2 p.m. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 10-6, 2-2; Oregon 8-9, 1-4. Record vs. opponent: 81-27 all-time. Update: Senior forward Joevan Catron, Oregon's leading scorer, did not play Thursday against USC because of a calf injury and is questionable for Saturday's game. Howland called the Ducks a tough matchup because of their quick, guard-heavy lineup that mostly plays zone defense.
OPINION
August 30, 2011
If all philanthropists were required to be morally upright, hospitals would be low on new wings and colleges would be starved for buildings. We'd also be missing a few beloved institutions outright — Stanford and Carnegie Mellon universities are cases in point. Charity is a virtue that should not be off-limits to scoundrels — if, in fact, they are truly giving to an institution rather than tethering their donations with strings that benefit them. Lowell Milken would probably be counted among the less pristine philanthropists, though not among the most scurrilous.
SPORTS
April 23, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Standout 6-foot-2 junior guard Kennedy Burke of Chatsworth Sierra Canyon has committed to UCLA. She led Sierra Canyon to the state Division IV championship. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
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