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Joan Weiss (26 Dec)
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Member Updates

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Rees Clark 1965
Earlier today "someone" played the UCLA Fight Song at full volume in the Gare de Lyon in Paris.
Don Harrison 1966
I have been publishing for many years San Diego Jewish World, which has approximately 50 volunteer correspondents all over the world. Jewish writers who like to explore Jewish...
Edward Goto
Moved to Wisconsin circa 1994, new career in 1996, married in 2005, basset hound acquired in 2006, son born 2007.


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Luckily, a smart phone conveys all the color, sound, talent and style of the... [LINK]
rees - Mar 18, 2024, 11:13 AM
Aha! Sadly that item from 2006 has vanished from the WWW; no way to recall/omit...
rees - Dec 26, 2020, 2:34 PM
Turns out they also have a Facebook page. [LINK]
rees - Apr 26, 2019, 12:22 PM
CNN now reporting number of students contacted is around 500.
rees - Apr 26, 2019, 12:18 PM
Sorry to report that the conversation ended right there. We're still here, DB...
rees - May 14, 2014, 10:51 AM
In spring, 1964, I also applied to be the DB editor. The Comm Board made the...
dyippie - Sep 25, 2009, 12:02 AM
1971-1972 trying to find members. dyippie@aol.com
dlipkin - Nov 11, 2008, 7:12 PM
I believe the house you are describing is what Bruins today call the treehouse....
dlipkin - Apr 19, 2008, 6:12 PM
The UCLA Media Department? Is that the same thing as Student Media? I know Sara...
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