Vol. 8, No. 4: Spring/Summer, 1985 Preview

Here is what’s inside this Edition:

40 years Ago

Forty years ago, the world entered the nuclear age as atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

 

S/CP-AC Retreat

The facilities at Big Bear for Student/Community Projects Retreat were dismal.

 

Coming of Age in the 30’s

On the weekend of September 14th and 15th the Asian American Center and the Japanese American cultural and community Center cosponsor a conference entitled COMING OF AGE IN THE THIRTIES: The Nisei and Japanese Immigrant Press.

 

Hello

Though changes spark growth and development in our lives, goodbyes to friends and co-workers are not always easy to accept.

 

Affirmative action

In the Fall of 1984, it was brought to the Asian American Studies Center’s attention that Asians were being eliminated from the “protected pool” of the Academic Advancement Program (AAP) applicants.

 

Plan of Action

Who won’t be admitted. Our concern is whether Asian students were getting a fair shake in this regard.

 

Pacific Rim Studies

The UCLA Center for Pacific Rim Studies, concentrating on countries located around the Pacific Ocean, was started this Summer by the International Studies and Overseas Programs (ISOP).

 

National Asian American Media Arts Conference

On July 26th, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center welcomed members of the National Asian American Telecommunications Association (NAATA) to the Westwood campus for a three day National Asian American Media Arts Conference.

 

On the Run

Education has always been a traditional priority for Asian/pacifics, yet their representation on educational policy-making boards has always been low.

 

Lucie Cheng: UCLA’s Woman Warrior

Lucie Cheng, the director of the Asian American Studies Center of UCLA was honor at the Fourth Annual women Warrior Awards Banquet on Friday, February 22, 1985.

 

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