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UCLA Men's Basketball is NO.2 in the Nation
-- According to the AP and Coaches polls. The Bruins came out strong at home this past Saturday against the Stanford Cardinals. The Ohio Buckeyes comfortably sit at No.1 following their victory against Wisconsin on Sunday. Our friends over at USC moved up to No.23 following an impressive season both at home and on the road.

The Bruins finish their season undefeated at home and now move into March Madness.

Hundreds of UC Students Rally at the State Capital

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Students from all UC's packed themselves onto buses to rally at the North steps of the State Capital yesterday, where they demanded a second year of student fee buyouts, the restoration of 2002 K-12 outreach program funding levels, as well as the passage of two major education bills. One bill -- AB 175 -- would update the cost-of-living calculation for Cal Grants. The second -- AB 302 -- would increase aid for eligible first-year students.

Israeli Ambassador to Britain to Speak at UCLA

Israeli ambassador Ron Prossor will speak today about the changing climate of Middle East politics. Using the example of Shiite and Sunni stratification, he will discuss how the radicalization of some religious circles has driven many moderate Muslim states to form an ally with the state of Israel. Prossor is also concerned with how the peace process not only involves conflict between Muslims and Jews, but is even more dynamic because of growing internal conflicts -- like the religious situation in Iraq, as well as growing conflict between Liberal and Orthodox Israeli Jews.

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