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First Day of UC Protest against Fees Increase

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Students from all of the University of California system, came together to protest the tuition hikes and fee increase The UC Regents passed Nov. 19. The footage was filmed Nov. 18, before the decision was made and showcases the willpower of the students.

Highlights of Nov. 19 UC Protest

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Over a two day period, UC students came to UCLA to protest at the UC Regents meeting which took place at Covel Commons.

Reconnecting Broken Links

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Family Tracing Services is provided by the Red Cross free of charge to anybody in the U.S. looking for a close relative in another country.

Repainting History at the Los Angeles River

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Now that the Great Wall is losing its brilliant colors, Judy Baca brings new and past muralists - including UCLA students - to restore what is now part of the history of Los Angeles.

DREAMers: Taking the Reins of their Cause

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - One group that has changed dramatically since past immigration battles - with help from the growing influence of social networking - are the so-called “DREAMers”: undocumented youth who would benefit from the proposed DREAM Act. The act would form part of a plan for comprehensive immigration reform, and has also been proposed as an independent bill.

The Cookie Village Peeps

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Anyone who has been in the Westwood Village area knows about the special dessert comprised of a large scoop of Dreyer’s ice cream sandwiched between your choice of freshly baked cookies.