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Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin

Involvement of Spirit Squad director in incidents with donor began prior to 2018

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This post was updated July 15 at 9:57 a.m. Members of the UCLA dance team had seen it before. A 76-year-old man offering them drinks, his hand resting on their legs as they politely declined, and his voice calling after them as they fled the event to hide.



Alumnus Oscar Escobedo is spending his summer working as the scenic designer for the College Light Opera Company’s festival season in Massachusetts. While there, he will help design and build sets for different plays each week, as well as teach students the different elements of set design. 
(Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumnus guides students through fast-paced set design in summer theater season

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Oscar Escobedo and a crew of six students had three hours to strike the set of “H.M.S. Pinafore” before an audience came for a showing of “Crazy for You” on the same stage.


Heaps faces new civil suits for sexual abuse, plaintiffs include former students

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
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Former UCLA doctor James Heaps is facing a growing number of civil suits for alleged sexual abuse. Two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging sexual abuse by Heaps were filed Tuesday, according to a press release from Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, the law firm representing the women.


Students participate in growing protests against Hong Kong’s extradition bill

A controversial extradition bill, first introduced by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam in April, drew immense local and international opposition that culminated in a wave of mass protests in Hong Kong and around the world throughout June and July. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)
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Despite having final exams the next day, Jessica Ho and Heulwen Leung still took to the streets of Los Angeles on June 9 to call for the preservation of democracy in their home city of Hong Kong.


Editorial: Spirit Squad investigation reveals how UCLA prioritizes donations over students


Op-ed: The physical sciences curriculum at UCLA needs to be revamped


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The Quad: U.S. World Cup win gives platform for women to share goal of level playing field

(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)
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“I believe that … women will conquer more than just the soccer field,” declares Nike’s new advertisement campaign supporting the United States Women’s National Soccer Team.

The Quad: Students share novel reflections on reading habits in college and favorite books

The Quad: ‘Black Christmas’ remake to regift feminism to horror genre 45 years later

 Opinion

(Jessica Lam/Daily Bruin)

UCLA must recognize students’ need for faster Wi-Fi connection in digital era

UCLA: the birthplace of the internet. Too bad the university never got past the 1970s connection speed. Students on the Hill have become numb to... Read more »


Editorial cartoon: A homebody but not by choice


Editorial Cartoon: The jitters


Editorial Cartoon: Freedom


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The current contract for the Los Alamos National Laboratory expires in September 2018, and the UC, which has been involved in the management of the lab since its inception in varying capacities, submitted a bid last year to manage the lab.

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Opinion Poll


The FlyAway shuttle will shut down the bus line between Westwood and Los Angeles International Airport due to low ridership. Although it offers $10 rides each way to and from the airport, students increasingly preferred ride- share options over the shuttle due to slow stops and inconsistent pickup times. The declining number of shuttle users was no longer enough to offset costs of FlyAway operation. What do you think? Submit View results without voting »