The UCLA football team celebrates its 38-20 win over USC Saturday. The Bruins' victory marked their third in a row over their crosstown rivals, making it their longest win streak against the Trojans since the late 90's. (Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Third straight win over USC brings UCLA closer to goal of Pac-12 title

PASADENA—There were no wild screams. No mad dashes across the field. No mayhem in the Rose Bowl. Instead, when the clock hit zero in UCLA’s 38-20 victory over USC, the Bruins calmly walked to midfield to shake hands with their opponents, then jogged to the student section where they were hailed by their fans. More »

Bruin defense proves itself against top-pick Trojans in 38-20 victory

The UCLA defense recorded a season-high six sacks against USC on Saturday night, this one coming from sophomore defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes on a third-and-one play in the third quarter. (Katie Meyers/Daily Bruin senior staff)

PASADENA — With his team down three scores and a third and long in front of him, USC’s Cody Kessler had nowhere to go. The redshirt junior quarterback took the snap, dropped back to pass and was promptly swallowed up by the UCLA defense, and with him went any doubt of who had control of Los Angeles’ intercity rivalry. More »

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Artsakh Awareness Week brings attention to regional conflict, Armenian history (Courtesy of Natalie Kalbakian) Artsakh Awareness Week brings attention to regional conflict, Armenian history

A war waging thousands of miles away forced Julie Avetisyan’s parents to flee their home in Baku, Azerbaijan, when they were 17 years old. Avetisyan, now a first-year fine arts student and member of the Armenian Students’ Association, said her family was uprooted from their home during the Artsakh Liberation War, fought in the 1980s to the 1990s. More »

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Download the Bruin Football iPhone app » After graduating cum laude with a degree in physiological sciences last year, former UCLA women's soccer goalkeeper Alana Munger has since enrolled in the Keck School of Medicine of USC to pursue her medical doctorate.  (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff) Former Bruin athlete bridges crosstown rivalry

Alana Munger almost never applied to USC’s medical school. After graduating cum laude with an undergraduate degree in physiological sciences at UCLA and spending five seasons on the women’s soccer team as a goalkeeper, the crosstown rivalry almost got to the Bruin alumna. More »

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TFT alumna Alison Elliott stars in A Noise Within's "The Tempest" and will assistant direct and perform in the company's production of "A Christmas Carol." (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin) TFT alum answers casting call from ‘A Noise Within’

Although she grew up surrounded by the sights and sounds of the theater, Alison Elliott spent the ages of 10 to 15 trying to get away from it. More »

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CALPIRG Students, a branch of California Public Interest Research Group, holds pledge drives at UCLA and other UC campuses every year to gather funds for their initiatives regarding public interest issues. (Daily Bruin file photo) Zoey Freedman: CALPIRG campaigning fuels annoyance, not change

Bright orange stickers and people with clipboards serve as a warning sign for UCLA students to steer clear – unless they want to be pressured into pledging California Public Interest Research Group. 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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