Thursday, November 21

Fourth-year film student Nicole Corona Diaz created a 12-minute short film detailing a student who decides not to take the LSAT, despite preparing for it for her whole life. The film reflects Corona Diaz’s own Latina upbringing. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Fourth-year film student Nicole Corona Diaz created a 12-minute short film detailing a student who decides not to take the LSAT, despite preparing for it for her whole life. The film reflects Corona Diaz’s own Latina upbringing. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Student’s short film champions putting self first over societal pressures

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Nicole Corona Diaz said she doesn’t think it’s ever too late for someone to change their career path. Filmed over the weekend, the fourth-year film student’s untitled 12-minute short film tells the story of a rising college senior who suddenly decides not to take the LSAT despite having prepared her entire academic career for it.



Wadada Leo Smith, a trumpet player and composer, received the UCLA Medal on Nov. 8. When he performs, he intends for his audience to connect with his music, he said. (Courtesy of Juan Tallo)

2019 UCLA Medal recipients bring unique perspectives to writing, music

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This post was updated Nov. 20 at 9:05 a.m. The UCLA Medal is UCLA’s highest honor. Established in 1979, it is awarded to those who achieve in their fields and who represent the ideals of UCLA.


Beat ’SC bonfire called off for 2nd straight year in response to state wildfires

The Beat ’SC rally will not feature a bonfire because of the recent California wildfires. Attendees will be able to write notes of gratitude at a station at the event in Wilson Plaza on Thursday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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There will not be a bonfire during the Beat ’SC rally at Wilson Plaza on Thursday. The bonfire was canceled in light of the recent wildfires across California, said UCLA Alumni Association welcome desk greeter and second-year political science and philosophy student Katherine Pappas.


Thefts in Village have increased, but community thinks Westwood is generally safe

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This post was updated Nov. 20 at 9:07 a.m. Thefts in Westwood Village have been on the rise in recent weeks, despite a decrease in other crimes, according to a senior lead Los Angeles police officer.


With 700,000 at risk, partisanship has no place in Supreme Court hearing on DACA


Op-ed: Students should scrutinize actions or lack thereof of district attorney candidate


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The Quad: Eating alone doesn’t always need to be a lonely experience

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This post was updated Nov. 18 at 9:09 p.m. For some, eating alone can be scarier than riding a Bird full speed down a hill. The perceived masses of judgmental eyes and the quietness of being alone with your thoughts can be hard to handle.

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