Cuban Special Olympics athletes Lilianni Salgado and Darianny Urtado hand off the torch to USA Special Olympics athlete Destiny Sanchez. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Cuban Special Olympics athletes Lilianni Salgado and Darianny Urtado hand off the torch to USA Special Olympics athlete Destiny Sanchez. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Special Olympics World Summer Games coverage

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Follow Daily Bruin for continuing coverage of the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. An interactive map displays the different UCLA facilities being used for the Games.



Former piano partners Jihyun Lily Moon (left), a third-year classical piano student, and Allison Tsai (right), a UCLA alumna, performed a concert at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Beverly Hills Saturday night as a tribute to their friendship. (Courtesy of Sarah Lu Chang)

UCLA pianists compose friendship through classical notes

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A combination of motorcycle and car accidents brought pianist Jihyun Lily Moon’s musical and academic career to a halt midway through her second year at UCLA.


UC to mandate additional sexual assault prevention training

(Courtesy of Kevin Cheung)

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California Board of Regents announced at a meeting Thursday it will mandate additional sexual assault response and prevention training for UC students, faculty and staff.


Delta Terrace to be closed for renovations during 2015-2016 year

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The Hill residential complex Delta Terrace will be closed for a $7 million renovation during the 2015-2016 school year, officials said. UCLA spokeswoman Rebecca Kendall said the renovations are part of the overall Hill renovation plan.


Zoey Freedman: Responses to controversial post characterize gender inequality


Album Review: ‘How Does It Feel’


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2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games


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Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards


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UCLA alumni Kevin Longa (right), Brian Tan and Steve Sterrett created a documentary series called “TASTE with Kevin Longa,” inspired by the food vendors in Southeast Asia. The documentary will feature episodes set in Europe, Asia and the Americas. (Courtesy of Kevin Longa)

Alum’s award-winning ‘TASTE’ captures unifying aspect of food

One episode of Kevin Longa's documentary series features a San Francisco chef teaching a former criminal the ways of cooking. The apprentice learns slang such... Read more »


Second Take: Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj’s feud reveals issues of race in media


From Paris to LA: A look at cool, chic summer fashions


Album Review: ‘Currents’


 Sports

Cuban Special Olympics athletes Lilianni Salgado and Darianny Urtado hand off the torch to USA Special Olympics athlete Destiny Sanchez. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin Senior Staff)

Special Olympics World Summer Games Opening Ceremony honors bravery

When the 165 delegations of athletes walked into the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Saturday night they weren't holding their nations' flags. Instead, they were holding... Read more »


Bruin baseball outfielder sees summer league as learning experience


Bruins greet runners carrying Special Olympics torch through Westwood


Graphic: Bruins strike gold


Wake of the Storm

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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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