Thursday, November 23

Aaron Holiday got a layup off with less than a second left in Tuesday’s game, sending UCLA men’s basketball to a 2-point victory. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Aaron Holiday got a layup off with less than a second left in Tuesday’s game, sending UCLA men’s basketball to a 2-point victory. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA basketball wins 72-70 in close competition against Wisconsin


Aaron Holiday dribbled past a Thomas Welsh screen and had the ball poked away. For a split second, the junior point guard nearly lost UCLA’s chance to go ahead in the final seconds of its tied game against Wisconsin.

UCLA alumnus Jesus Martinez worked as the layout and animation manager on the film "Coco." Drawing on his knowledge of Mexican culture, Martinez shared with his crew details and materials such as videos that would increase the cultural authenticity of the film. (Photo courtesy of Debby Coleman, illustration by Amy Fang/Daily Bruin illustrator)

Q&A: Alumnus describes working on “Coco,” seeing self represented on film


Jesus Martinez knew instantly that he wanted to work on “Coco” – it was one of the first times he saw a character on the big screen who looked like him when he was a kid.

GSA leaders oppose new tax bill, claim it will harm graduate students

Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Graduate student leaders are lobbying against a federal tax bill they say would discourage students from pursuing doctoral degrees. A Republican bill passed by the House of Representatives last week treats graduate students’ waived tuition as taxable income, so graduate students will have to pay taxes on income they do not actually earn.

Bruin Bike Share membership subscriptions exceed expectations

The Bruin Bike Share program had 17 percent more memberships than projected and plans to merge with bike share systems in Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills.
(Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

A program that allows students to rent bikes from stations around UCLA and Westwood exceeded its projected memberships for the year within the first two months of launch.

Football’s offensive coordinator asked to step in as interim head coach

Editorial: City Council should not let property owners regulate street vending

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The Quad: A guide to Friendsgiving

(Creative Commons photo by Element5Digital via Pixabay)

With the holiday season quickly approaching, the short Thanksgiving break offers students a chance to rest, relax or catch up on studying before tackling the last few weeks of school.

The Quad: Walk off the Thanksgiving food belly with Black Friday shopping

Throwback Tuesday: Bruin reporter injured in game against Daily Trojan, avoids conscription



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Video: International student-athletes bond over Thanksgiving dinner


Gallery: No. 5 UCLA loses 78-60 to No. 1 Connecticut

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"Enchanted: Forest of Light," a holiday-oriented light show experience is running at Descanso Gardens from Nov. 19 to Jan. 7. The gift store by the entrance sets a holiday mood for the hordes of guests trickling into the garden with shop workers dressed in light-up festive garb and a little nursery filled with hanging lights and light-up reindeer in the backdrop. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Review: Holiday light show transforms Descanso Gardens this season

The mystical garden exhibits and entrancing laser shows of "Enchanted: Forest of Light" carve out a new holiday-experience niche for itself. Without relying on kitschy... Read more »

Movie review: ‘Coco’

Students and professors hike up connections, bond at new heights

Dance Break: Hui O ‘Imiloa educates and empowers students through hula dancing

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The Daily Bruin sent four staffers up the West Coast to uncover the kingdom of cannabis at the farms near the California-Oregon border. They spoke to students, farmers and business managers about the effects that Proposition 64 has had since it passed in November of last year.

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Opinion Poll

Last week, students leaders, faculty and some Westwood stakeholders said they were in the process of creating a new neighborhood council to better represent university members and Village residents. The new council would pull jurisdiction of the greater Westwood Village area from the existing Westwood Neighborhood Council. Lisa Chapman, president of the WWNC, said she thinks students want things done quickly and that the WWNC already provides opportunities for students’ voices to be heard. What do you think about this? Submit View results without voting »