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After 'Compton Cookout' scandal, UCSD forges a more positive association with the city

May 3, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
University leaders are visiting Compton High for discussions about race, working with teachers on joint science programs, and lining up scholarships for students to attend a summer program on campus.

High school students in Compton were upset in February when they heard that a group of UC San Diego students had mocked their hometown by holding a "Compton Cookout" party and inviting guests to come as "ghetto chicks" and gangsters.