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Arami Walker is a winner of the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award given to students who have demonstrated excellence and service through leadership on and off campus. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Arami Walker is a winner of the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award given to students who have demonstrated excellence and service through leadership on and off campus. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Student, performer gives voice to messages that resonate


In March, Arami Walker took the stage to perform with a popular Argentinian band at a crowded Buenos Aires club. She spoke to the audience of locals in Spanish, a language she only learned a couple months before.

Students Brenda Tinoco-Bravo and Dante Matero stand at either side of Stephen Lesser, the beneficiary for the UCLA Russian Flagship Stephen Lesser Award. The scholarship was awarded Saturday for outstanding personal reflection essays written during the department's summer Kazakhstan study abroad program. (Zinnia Moreno/Daily Bruin)

Students study abroad in Kazakhstan, experience new culture, personal growth


A clerk at the Green Bazaar in Almaty, Kazakhstan asked Brenda Tinoco-Bravo what the weather was like in Los Angeles. Tinoco-Bravo quickly replied “80 degrees” in her intermediate Russian and watched the clerk’s eyebrows go up.

ASUCLA officials question need for new grocery store

Undergraduate student government President Heather Rosen proposed to create a student-run grocery store to increase food security for students. (Julie Hanash/Daily Bruin)

Several Associated Students UCLA board members questioned the need for creating an on-campus student-run grocery store in a meeting Friday. The proposed grocery store, called the Student Food Co-op, would aim to provide fresh produce to students at a lower price than off-campus stores such as Trader Joe’s and Ralphs, said undergraduate student government President Heather Rosen.

UCLA’s deal with VA looks to benefit LA veterans

UCLA officials announced Jan. 28 the university will pay $1.15 million annually for medical, legal and recreational services to the VA's West Los Angeles campus. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Several veterans and experts said they think UCLA’s agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will benefit the medical, social and financial health of Los Angeles veterans.

Editorial: Student group involvement is key to reviving the JazzReggae Festival

Trailer Talk: ‘Green Room’

Which opposing presidential candidate would you vote for?

Presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking at Drake University in Iowa in 2015. (Creative Commons photo by John Pemble via Flickr)

Millions of Americans will gather around their televisions Sunday night to watch what is arguably the greatest spectacle of American culture – the Super Bowl. However, Monday night, I was glued to the TV watching a spectacle that I consider to be better than any game or reality television show – the Iowa caucuses.

Press Pass: Daily Bruin Sports covers National Signing Day

Throwback Thursday, Week 5: The decline of campus festivals



Photo courtesy of Namrata Ramani

Urban Color Lines event challenges racial segregation

(Zinnia Moreno/Daily Bruin)

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Sociology assistant professor Kevan Harris is working on a social survey in Iran that will focus on social mobility. (Kira VandenBrande/Daily Bruin)

UCLA assistant sociology professor breaks new ground in Iranian studies

Kevan Harris thought his undergraduate sociology classes were dull, until he took a class that covered social and historical revolutions from a sociological perspective."I thought... Read more »

UCSA recap – Feb. 6-7

LAPD searches for man responsible for multiple robberies

‘Stain of Denial’ event protests Turkey’s denial of Armenian genocide


Thursday's auditions for the Shenanigans Club Improv Team included comedic and musical group exercises and activities. (Zinnia Moreno/Daily Bruin)

Student explores improv, finds new way to challenge herself

Cristina Delgado walked into the Straus Clubhouse of UCLA with her hands in her black jacket. While the stage was being cleared in front of... Read more »

LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show features international treats

Movie Review: ‘Hail, Caesar!’

Graduate student performs the Rey K’iche


Senior Sophina DeJesus performed on floor for the first time in the 2016 season, scoring a 9.925 and electrifying the home crowd Saturday afternoon. (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA gymnastics triumphs over Utah with thrilling comeback routines

In another wire-to-wire meet for the gymnastics team, the outcome came down to the final floor routine.No. 7 Utah (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12) led for nearly... Read more »

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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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News broke Monday that the University of California Office of the President had network monitoring devices installed at UC Berkeley in an attempt to avoid future cyber attacks. This, UC President Napolitano holds, is necessary to avoid future security breaches, but some UC professors have been wary of possible privacy violations and the secretive nature of the new hardware installation. What do you think about this issue? Submit View results without voting »