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The lucha libre culture that is Latino mental health

The lucha libre culture that is Latino mental health

Editor’s Note: The Latina students asked us not to use their names. But, they wanted to share their stories of how social determinants of mental health in the Latino community influenced how they wrestled with their conditions.   Think of it like lucha libre. The wrestling ring is like our house. Los luchadores enmascarados—the masked fighters—brawling in the ring are us, ...

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Practice, Practice, Practice…

Practice, Practice, Practice…

Practices have been packed, tryouts have been exciting, and song selections have been handed out. From now on all practices are mandatory! We have to be there everyday of the week, as we now work in smaller groups. ROYCE MODE is in full action. And, I suspect that some of the first year dancers will realize what we all mean ...

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Night of Cultura

Night of Cultura

Watch the video to see as UCLA's Night of Cultura prepares for their 2012 show, and to learn more about the organization.

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Race: The R-word: Cultural sensitivity and dialogue; their absence in UC campuses

Race: The R-word: Cultural sensitivity and dialogue; their absence in UC campuses

After suffering what she considered a great social injustice, Alexandra Wallace got on YouTube and ranted about how Asians were too loud in the library. Within hours, the video went viral and it was immortalized on the Internet. Should I or anyone else, be surprised, seeing as the persistent trend of racialized incidents in UC schools? Numerous racist attacks such ...

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