Today In Totally Awful News: Josh Smith, a junior on the UCLA basketball team, left the team in response to accusations that he simply wasn’t in good enough shape to play — and to a chorus of professional sports commentators and fans claiming he was “too fat.” “I have made the decision to leave the program for personal reasons,” Smith said in a statement. “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at UCLA and am grateful for the opportunity that has been presented to me here.”
Smith said he had difficulties with training and conditioning, and struggled with his weight. And that, apparently, was enough to make some in the media attack him for it. Keep reading »
A new study done at UCLA explored women’s changes in behavior toward their mates during ovulation. As you may guess, it was erratic, because lots of bizarre things happen to us when we’re ovulating. Like, we’re better at spotting snakes.
“A woman evaluates her relationship differently at different times in her cycle, and her evaluation seems to be colored by how sexually attractive she perceives her partner to be,” said Martie Haselton, one of the researchers.
The research found that women who had chosen a “Mr. Stable” over a “Mr. Sexy,” were the most screwed by this phenomena, feeling distant and finding fault with their good men when they were most fertile. Keep reading »
Earlier this week, a bitchtastic UCLA undergrad named Alexandra Wallace took to YouTube to complain about her Asian classmates. Because clearly the most sensitive time to do that is days after Japan has been destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami! But still, Alexandra griped about “hordes of Asians” UCLA lets in every year who don’t have “American manners” in the library.
Surprise, surprise, Alexandra Wallace is now leaving UCLA. Keep reading »
This is a joke, right? A lovely UCLA
student — identified by The Daily What as poli-sci undergrad Alexandra Wallace — took to the Intertubes to bitch about Asians
. (You know, because they’re a monolithic group.) According to Alexandra, UCLA accepts “hordes of Asians” every year — which is fine
— who don’t have “American manners” when it comes to talking on the phone in the library. Entitlement! Obliviousness! Hedging her racist comments with “you guys know I’m not really politically correct”! This woman’s career in politics is golden.
After the jump, one of those gabby Asians responds to Alexandra with his own video about white girls in the library: Keep reading »
While sticking a bunch of microbicides up your hoo-ha may seem like a bad idea, turns out it may save your vaj from the likes of HIV and other STD’s. Researchers are currently conducting clinical trials at UCLA’s AIDS Institute for microbicides, a shield you would schmear in your vajane. Nowadays, women must rely on making sure their male sexual partners use condoms, but the hope is that this type of safeguard will help ladies take matters into their own hands. The study in the U.S. is based on the larger 12-month trial of microbicides involving 10,000 people currently underway in South Africa, Tanzania, Rwanda and Belgium. Fingers crossed we girls can get some protection! [Newswise]
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Love is one of those things that has a million different precious expressions about it: Absence make the heart grow fonder. All you need is love. When it comes to matters of the heart, itâ€™s the heart that matters most. Love is a many splendored thing…. The list goes on and on. Despite how cool they sound in song, most of the altruisms are unproven. Although, researchers at UCLA, just like the sexy boy band Louis XIV, are â€œFinding Out True Love Is Blind.â€
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