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OMBUDS OFFICE TACKLES CAMPUS DISPUTES

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERSWhen employees find themselves locked in a nasty dispute, there is a place on campus where neutrality reigns and peacemakers preside.In an office where no university records are kept identifying clients and where there is a ...
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PANEL: FEW GAINS IN FACULTY DIVERSITY

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
A NATIONAL DILEMMAA committee of the Academic Senate has concluded that faculty diversity will not take as big a hit as student diversity from Proposition 209 or the elimination of affirmative action because the number of minorities on the faculty and ...
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PATIENTS GIVE THANKS FOR RECOVERY

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
A HOLIDAY FOR HEALINGThanksgiving�s just around the corner, but for patients in the hospital, enjoying a traditional turkey feast with family members is usually impossible.Not so for patients at the UCLA Neurological Rehabilitation and Research Unit. ...
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REFLECTIONS ON THE END OF MARS PATHFINDER

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The Mars Pathfinder has gone silent and the mission has officially ended. The last faint transmission from the lander was received on Oct. 6. As someone who has followed the project closely since it�s conception, I�m struck by the fact that Pathfinder ...
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SON OF L.A. STUDIES CITY, ITS PEOPLE

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
HOMETOWN HISTORIANFor Professor Eric Avila, the newest addition to the faculty of the Cesar Chavez Center for Chicana/o Studies, teaching at UCLA was a lifelong dream, one that exceeded all his family's expectations. A historian who specializes in Los ...
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�TIS THE SEASON OF SPENDING FOLLY . . .

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The holiday shopping season is upon us. UCLA staff and faculty have no need to suffer from shopping anxiety, though. The campus and its surrounding environs can be a shopping Mecca stocked with everything from genuine African dolls (now 30% off at the ...
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VOTERS SHOULD DECIDE MIKE HERNANDEZ�S FATE

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Everyone seems to have an opinion about Councilman Mike Hernandez. I do, too. But not about Mike Hernandez the person, rather Mike Hernandez the professional, the drug user and, yes, maybe the addict.As a visible public official, Hernandez brings the ...
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WHO�S NEW AT UCLA CHERYL TYLER

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
Position: Chief Administrative Officer, Graduate School of Education & Information StudiesBackground: An alumna of the University of Hawaii and UCLA, Tyler worked for five years as an assistant manager of a property-management firm in Beverly Hills. ...
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WILL TO FIGHT BIAS ON THE WANE WITH PROP. 209

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
The central question in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold Proposition 209 -- what will be the impact of ending affirmative action in California? -- is one that cannot be answered with any certainty. Answers from both supporters ...
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WOMEN RECALL STRUGGLE TO JOIN MOVEMENT

Nov 24, 1997 12:00 AM Pacific
A TRIBUTE TO �HER-STORY�They came together 25 years ago from different corners of the campus to share their pain. Among them were housewives returning to college, women administrators passed over for promotion and female students entering ...
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