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Michael Meyers, a graduate student in physics, was found dead Nov. 21 after an avalanche hit a mountain in the Sierra Nevada range. (Courtesy of David Meyers)

UCLA grad student remembered for passion for physics, adventurous spirit

Michael Meyers climbed mountains, ran and biked to enjoy the solitude of nature in his free time, following 70-hour work weeks as a teaching assistant. “He was a country boy at heart, so every now and then he needed to get out to the mountains because he loved the peace of mind it gave him,” said David Meyers, Michael’s father. Read more...

Photo: Michael Meyers, a graduate student in physics, was found dead Nov. 21 after an avalanche hit a mountain in the Sierra Nevada range. (Courtesy of David Meyers)

Michael Meyers, a graduate student in physics, was found dead Nov. 21 after an avalanche hit a mountain in the Sierra Nevada range. (Courtesy of David Meyers)

Students found posters on Bruin Walk and in the North Village Thursday morning accusing the organization Students for Justice in Palestine of involvement in terrorist and anti-Semitic acts. (Aram Ghoogasian/Daily Bruin)

Offensive posters targeting SJP resurface on campus for third time

Students found posters on Bruin Walk and in the North Village Thursday morning accusing the organization Students for Justice in Palestine of involvement in terrorist and anti-Semitic acts. Read more...

Photo: Students found posters on Bruin Walk and in the North Village Thursday morning accusing the organization Students for Justice in Palestine of involvement in terrorist and anti-Semitic acts. (Aram Ghoogasian/Daily Bruin)

Students found posters on Bruin Walk and in the North Village Thursday morning accusing the organization Students for Justice in Palestine of involvement in terrorist and anti-Semitic acts. (Aram Ghoogasian/Daily Bruin)


Students protested on Oct. 8 in response to the “Kanye Western”-themed raid. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Afrikan Student Union releases demands for UCLA administration

The Afrikan Student Union demanded additional funding and support for black students Thursday in response to the “Kanye Western”-themed raid hosted by the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority on Oct. Read more...

Photo: Students protested on Oct. 8 in response to the “Kanye Western”-themed raid. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students protested on Oct. 8 in response to the “Kanye Western”-themed raid. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UCLA chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity held a “Kanye Western” themed raid Tuesday night with the Alpha Phi sorority. At the raid, some guests dressed in baggy clothes, plumped lips and padded bottoms, or as “Kardashians.” (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sig Ep and Alpha Phi draw criticism after ‘Kanye Western’ themed raid

This post and headline were updated on Oct. 9 at 1:33 p.m. Several UCLA student groups are asking the university to respond after the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Phi sorority held a “Kanye Western” themed raid Tuesday night, for which guests dressed in baggy clothes, plumped lips and padded bottoms, or as “Kardashians.” Kelsee Thomas, a third-year fine arts student and member of the Afrikan Student Union, said other ASU members said they saw partygoers with those costumes. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity held a “Kanye Western” themed raid Tuesday night with the Alpha Phi sorority. At the raid, some guests dressed in baggy clothes, plumped lips and padded bottoms, or as “Kardashians.” (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The UCLA chapter of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity held a “Kanye Western” themed raid Tuesday night with the Alpha Phi sorority. At the raid, some guests dressed in baggy clothes, plumped lips and padded bottoms, or as “Kardashians.” (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)


James Anderson, who got involved with gangs and drugs as a teenager, was accepted to UCLA this spring. His determination to establish a criminal rights and mentorship organization has seen him cross paths with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and President Barack Obama. (Photo Illustration by Daniel Alcazar and Miriam Bribiesca)

UCLA student helps incarcerated youth, works to improve criminal rights

At 20, James Anderson walked out of more than three years in prison with $200 in his pocket. Instead of buying street clothes or food, he used the money to purchase two suits, symbolizing his determination to establish a criminal rights and mentorship organization that would fight to help incarcerated youth and improve prison policy. Read more...

Photo: James Anderson, who got involved with gangs and drugs as a teenager, was accepted to UCLA this spring. His determination to establish a criminal rights and mentorship organization has seen him cross paths with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and President Barack Obama. (Photo Illustration by Daniel Alcazar and Miriam Bribiesca)

James Anderson, who got involved with gangs and drugs as a teenager, was accepted to UCLA this spring. His determination to establish a criminal rights and mentorship organization has seen him cross paths with Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and President Barack Obama. (Photo Illustration by Daniel Alcazar and Miriam Bribiesca)


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