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Jeff Stein (left), the restaurant account manager at Scarborough Farms, came to Bruin Plate Tuesday afternoon to talk with students about the food he helps produce. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Students meet Bruin Plate food producers in Earth Day event

Mozzarella dipped in olive oil and an orange-grapefruit hybrid were a few of the samples local farmers provided for students at Bruin Plate for Earth Day. More »

Former UCLA surgeon alleges payments may have compromised patient care

The University of California paid a $10 million settlement to the former chairman of UCLA’s orthopedic surgery department Tuesday, after he alleged the school’s doctors took lucrative payments from medical companies without reporting them and subsequently compromised patient care, among other allegations. More »

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UCLA faculty member and family find a home on the Hill Faculty-in-residence Rashmita Mistry, her 10-year-old son Millen and her husband Kiran Mistry have lived on the Hill together for the past five years.
(Sidhaant Shah/Daily Bruin senior staff) UCLA faculty member and family find a home on the Hill

Faculty-in-residence Rashmita Mistry feels like family to some of her students. One of her residents, Tatev Papikyan, said Mistry was the first professor she formed a personal relationship with – something she didn’t expect on such a large campus. More »

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Download the Bruin Football iPhone app » Junior catcher Stephany LaRosa showed some self-sacrifice Monday, taking a walk with two runners on base instead of showing less patience and trying to drive the runners in herself. (Dang-Co Vu/Daily Bruin) UCLA softball embodies ‘mission first, team always’

Before Monday’s doubleheader against Long Beach State, UCLA softball coach Kelly Inouye-Perez mentioned a quote to her team. The quote came from Norman Shindle, and it reads: “A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others.” The No. More »

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UCLA’s Cultural Affairs Commission will sponsor its first Art Walk Friday in Wilson Plaza. Third-year anthropology student Ashley Uvina will be exhibiting several of her pieces during the event, including a Picasso-inspired portrait. 
(Courtesy of Ashley Uvina) Bruins to display work at UCLA’s first Art Walk

Ashley Uvina remembers how, when she was 5 years old, she created intricate figurines out of the clay set her grandparents bought her as a gift. More »

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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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