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Mother’s experiences with HIV inspires Dance Marathon participant

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Sarah Denison-Johnston’s feet began to ache from dancing during the ninth hour of UCLA’s 14th Annual Dance Marathon, but a constant stream of supportive text messages from her mom helped her continue through the 26 hours.



Charlene Villaseñor Black, a professor in art history and a faculty-in-residence on the Hill, brought the Chican@/Latin@ Studies theme community to the second floor of Sproul Hall. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

UCLA professor brings Chicana/o, Latina/o culture to Hill residents

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On the Day of the Dead each year, Charlene Villaseñor Black goes to the cemetery with her family to reconnect with her ancestors. She then goes to the Hill to see through the Day of the Dead celebration, watching participants and guests create altars in honor of friends and family who have died.


CEC to hold post-film talk on ‘American Sniper’ after student outcry

On the undergraduate government's Campus Events Commission's Facebook event page for Tuesday's film screening of "American Sniper," students protested the free showing of the controversial, Oscar-nominated film. In response, CEC added a discussion after the screening.
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Undergraduate student government officers added a post-film discussion to their Tuesday screening of “American Sniper” after dozens of students plastered its Facebook event page with concerns that the film promotes Islamophobia and glorifies war.


UCPD forum addresses questions on police brutality, body cameras

Students listened to university police officers discuss issues such as body cameras and sound cannons at a forum held on campus Monday. (Kristen Payne/Daily Bruin)
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Students talked with university police officers about UCPD’s lack of body cameras and about the use of Long-Range Acoustic Devices during Undie Run, among other concerns, during a forum Monday.


Ryan Nelson: Students should back plans for eco-friendly LA through voting, advocacy


Graduate student cyberstalks Facebook followers for MFA solo exhibit


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Dance Marathon tests students’ endurance


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UCLA Hill’s Got Talent showcases wide range of student acts


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 Opinion

The movie "American Sniper" is two movies to two different groups of people.Its fans view it as a riveting film that serves up explosive action... Read more »


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Wake of the Storm

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Read our feature series about recovery efforts in the Philippines, which was devastated by a super typhoon last November. UCLA student donations played a part in the relief missions of several aid agencies in the wake of the storm. The Daily Bruin spent 19 days in the Philippines talking to typhoon survivors and relief organizations. The reporting in the Philippines was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which is in its seventh year of funding UCLA journalism with global reach and local impact.

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Opinion Poll


On April 6th, UCLA freshman forward Kevin Looney declared that he would forgo his sophomore year of eligibility and declare for the NBA draft. This, along with the graduation of senior guard Norman Powell, will significantly shift the UCLA men's basketball team's scoring responsibilities next year. How do you think the team will do? Submit View results without voting »