By Aiden Western Winter Quarter: A time for long, cold walks to Public Affairs, rain showers for weeks on end, and that 5pm discussion section that meets after it's already dark outside. It seems like the world is ending, or at least the bliss of Fall Quarter has come to a halt. But what if … Continue reading Top 8 Things to Know about Dance Marathon, the 19-Hour Party that Saves Lives
Our Statement Regarding COVID-19’s Impact on Dance Marathon 2020
To the friends and supporters of the Pediatric AIDS Coalition at UCLA, From the start, this organization has had one central purpose: creating a world free of pediatric HIV/AIDS and advocating for the health of those involved with and affected by our cause. It is with that intention that, with great sadness and disappointment, the … Continue reading Our Statement Regarding COVID-19’s Impact on Dance Marathon 2020
DANCE MARATHON 101: Have you registered?
Everything you need to know before you sign up to participate in the largest student-run philanthropic tradition on the West Coast.
Post Dance Marathon: An Open Letter to Our Dancers
To all our dancers, You could’ve been anywhere last weekend, but you spent the first weekend of Spring Quarter in Pauley Pavilion on your feet for 26 hours, dancing the day and night away with other Bruins. You spent 26 hours becoming advocates for those affected by HIV and AIDS. Twenty-six hours is no small … Continue reading Post Dance Marathon: An Open Letter to Our Dancers
How we talk about HIV/AIDS matters
Language and activism have a necessarily fraught relationship: the right words can define successful activism just as the wrong ones can undermine it. For activism like that in the fight against HIV/AIDS, one unfortunately inextricable from misconception and stigma, language proves especially significant. Put simply, how we talk about HIV/AIDS matters. In any successful allyship, … Continue reading How we talk about HIV/AIDS matters