April
22
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UCLA graduate student Deanna Jordan works with children as part of the Compton Pipeline Task-force, which she created to help give children educational resources.  (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

UCLA student gives hope to Talented 90% in Compton

Deanna Jordan was alone in a hospital room in May 2008, with her newborn cradled in her arms. After giving birth to her third child, Kingston, at 22 years old, Jordan realized that she needed to turn her life around. More »

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Among receipts and handwritten tennis lineup drafts on Grant Chen's desk sits a silver clock set one hour behind. Chen never did feel as if he had to punch a timecard during his many years calling the Los Angeles Tennis Center his workplace. More »

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The pieces displayed in "Earth matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa" are a sampling of African art from the 19th to 21st century.
(Fowler Museum) African art exhibit details connection between humans and environment

“Où Allons Nous?” Though the roadside sign in a 1953 photograph stands alone, its message does not. It joins the dialogue of three centuries’ worth of rich textures, colors, figures and images, presenting a question that connects us all to the vulnerable earth we inhabit, “Where are we going?” On Tuesday, coinciding with Earth Day, the Fowler Museum at UCLA premieres “Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa.” A traveling exhibition of more than 100 works, this array of African art ranges from the 19th to the 21st century. More »

Opinion »

Submission: Smoking on campus an ongoing issue a year after tobacco-free policy

Today marks the one-year anniversary of UCLA going tobacco-free. UCLA joined more than 1,000 other colleges and universities that have adopted clean air policies, well ahead of the University of California Office of the President requirement that all of the University of California campuses be tobacco-free by Jan. More »

In the Shadows

Read our feature series about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Malawi, a country that outlaws homosexuality and in which UCLA has a strong research presence. The Daily Bruin spent 24 days in Malawi talking to LGBT Malawians, activists and researchers about the health care and human rights challenges the community faces. The reporting in Malawi was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which is in its sixth year of funding UCLA journalism with global reach and local impact.

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