Foundation keeps former basketball manager’s inspirational spirit alive


Brett Tashman was irate and frustrated. Not because of the constant whirring machinery, the IV drips scattered around his room or the rounds of chemotherapy he had endured for his soft tissue cancer over the last two years.

Shorter life sciences core series to debut in fall with video lectures


A new life sciences series will begin replacing the current Life Sciences Core Curriculum with video-based lectures in fall 2016. The new series will shorten the existing course sequence by one quarter.

Noodle World owner seeks new Westwood location after store closure

Noodle World closed after 20 years in Westwood, but the owner is hoping to open another location in the neighborhood. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant photo editor)

Noodle World closed its doors Friday after two decades of business in Westwood. The pan-Asian restaurant on Westwood Boulevard will vacate its space when its lease ends Thursday.

Students feel the heat of wildfires in Southern California

A firefighting helicopter drops flame retardant on a 5,200 acre fire burning above the cities of Duarte and Azusa. (Courtesy of Oscar Cortez)

  Sonia Puri’s family packed valuables in their car Tuesday night as fires scorched the hills near their home, so they would be able to flee at a moment’s notice.

Editorial: Westwood Village crown jewel building not meeting full potential

Submission: As public transit moves forward, remember bus is no substitute for rail

#Throwback: Mojo’s 2012 Fresh Faces graduate

The Daily Bruin’s former blogging site, Mojo, published a series of articles in 2012 that featured five freshmen who had just moved into the dorms. Kristina Solorio was one of those freshmen – now she's graduating. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

The Quad throws back to its previous iteration, Mojo, and the freshmen we interviewed back in 2012

The Quad’s first year in review: An editor’s farewell

Graduation: the final college expense



(Naren Akurati Daily Bruin)

LACMA: Reigning Men

(Efren Piñon/Daily Bruin)

The song of Moses: Broken and bold.

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Radio reporter Jonaki Mehta, photographer Sonja Bartlett and an external translator, Ravindranath Chandran, spent nine days in Vadamanappakkam covering the progress and effectiveness of Project RISHI’s initiatives and exploring the complexities of this rural village and its residents. This project was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which has funded UCLA’s student journalists for eight years to cover stories of a global reach and local impact.

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