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Michael Anderson, a fourth-year applied mathematics student, helped create a satellite that will go into space next year. Anderson is one of five students to win the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Michael Anderson, a fourth-year applied mathematics student, helped create a satellite that will go into space next year. Anderson is one of five students to win the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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In 2017, Michael Anderson will watch the UCLA Mission Operations Center launch his satellite into space. Anderson, a fourth-year applied mathematics student, was the chief engineer for the Electron Losses and Fields Investigation CubeSat, or ELFIN, the first satellite built by UCLA students.


Computer Science and Design Media Arts Students search for campus resources in video game programming. (Photos by Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin and Photo Illustration by Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Computer Science and Design Media Arts Students search for campus resources in video game programming. (Photos by Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin and Photo Illustration by Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Armi Walker, a fifth-year world arts and cultures student, worked to create a bilingual poetry and song album driven by her experiences. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Armi Walker, a fifth-year world arts and cultures student, worked to create a bilingual poetry and song album driven by her experiences. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Lecturer union members and other supporters gathered on the steps of Powell Library in October 2015 to inform students about contract negotiations between the union and the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Lecturer union members and other supporters gathered on the steps of Powell Library in October 2015 to inform students about contract negotiations between the union and the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCSA recap – Feb. 6-7

The University of California Student Association, comprised of representatives from the UC student governments, held its monthly board meeting on Feb. 6 and 7 at UC Santa Barbara. Read more...


Undergraduate student government President Heather Rosen proposed to create a student-run grocery store to increase food security for students. (Julie Hanash/Daily Bruin)

ASUCLA officials question need for new grocery store

Several Associated Students UCLA board members questioned the need for creating an on-campus student-run grocery store in a meeting Friday. The proposed grocery store, called the Student Food Co-op, would aim to provide fresh produce to students at a lower price than off-campus stores such as Trader Joe’s and Ralphs, said undergraduate student government President Heather Rosen. Read more...

Undergraduate student government President Heather Rosen proposed to create a student-run grocery store to increase food security for students. (Julie Hanash/Daily Bruin)

Sociology assistant professor Kevan Harris is working on a social survey in Iran that will focus on social mobility. (Kira VandenBrande/Daily Bruin)
Sociology assistant professor Kevan Harris is working on a social survey in Iran that will focus on social mobility. (Kira VandenBrande/Daily Bruin)

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