Nushin Arbabzadah, a communication studies lecturer, worked for three years at BBC Monitoring before beginning her career at the university. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Lecturer’s educational enthusiasm stems from upbringing in war zone

Nushin Arbabzadah didn’t know she was looking at dead bodies the first time she saw them. She and her 7-year-old classmates lined up in front of the classroom and stared as men carried teenage girls on stretchers to the hospital next door. More »

Man reported peeping into student apartment on Hilgard Avenue

A UCLA student called police early Wednesday morning after she saw a man looking through the door of her second-floor balcony on Hilgard Avenue. According to a university police statement, the student heard a noise on her balcony about 3 a.m. More »

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(Courtesy of Black Cricket Recording Co.) Album review: ‘Archive Series Volume No. 1′

“Archive Series Volume No. 1″ Iron & Wine Black Cricket Recording Co. 4 paws Sam Beam, also known as Iron & Wine, is an enigma. The South Carolinian singer was once a cinematography professor at the University of Miami who decided not to pursue a career in music. More »

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Submission: Faculty should consider pros, cons ahead of diversity requirement vote

The original version of this article contained multiple errors and has been changed. See the bottom of the article for more information. In multiple previous advisory votes, the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences faculty defeated proposed diversity requirements, including a decisive rejection two years ago. More »

Wake of the Storm

Read our feature series about recovery efforts in the Philippines, which was devastated by a super typhoon last November. UCLA student donations played a part in the relief missions of several aid agencies in the wake of the storm. The Daily Bruin spent 19 days in the Philippines talking to typhoon survivors and relief organizations. The reporting in the Philippines was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which is in its seventh year of funding UCLA journalism with global reach and local impact.

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