Tag Archives: UCLA

May 11

The most selfish act

  “But in the end one needs more courage to live than to kill himself.” ― Albert Camus A college buddy and roommate killed himself last week. I don’t really know how you sum up a life or friendship. Vaughn Shain Alexander was smart, witty, and the kind of guy everyone admired. One of his friends posted […]

February 17

“Dinner for 12 Strangers”

For over 45 years, from Beijing to Paris, UCLA Bruins have held and participated in “Dinner for 12 Strangers.” Hosts open their homes to students, faculty, and alumni for great food, conversation and uniting a community of Bruins worldwide. For 3 years, I have hosted a dinner at my house. It is an annual tradition […]

November 30

Go Blue! Beat ‘SC!

The greatest college football rivalry in college sports. Michigan vs. Ohio State. Series History: Michigan leads 56-37-6 Michigan points: 1,637 Ohio State points: 1,181 No other UCLA tradition generates as much fanfare, nostalgia and excitement as the Beat ‘SC game. What’s at stake? LA bragging rights and revenge.

June 16

Dinner for 12 Strangers

For 45 years, from Beijing to Paris, UCLA Bruins have held and participated in Dinner for 12 Strangers. Hosts open their homes to students, faculty, and alumni for great food, conversation, and uniting a community of Bruins worldwide. As a host for the last two years, I have loved this annual tradition. Few can put […]