Monday, November 20


Alumna Tanya Petrossian created her own company to create nonhormonal treatments for endometriosis, a disease which affects about 10 percent of women worldwide. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

Alumna creates company to develop nonhormonal endometriosis treatment

Tanya Petrossian is fighting against an overlooked epidemic that affects more than 10 percent of girls and women worldwide. Petrossian, who received her bachelor’s and doctorate degrees at UCLA, founded EndoCyclic Therapeutics in 2017 to develop the world’s first nonhormone therapeutic treatment for endometriosis, a chronic disease that Petrossian was diagnosed with in February. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Tanya Petrossian created her own company to create nonhormonal treatments for endometriosis, a disease which affects about 10 percent of women worldwide. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Tanya Petrossian created her own company to create nonhormonal treatments for endometriosis, a disease which affects about 10 percent of women worldwide. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)



Fires burned through Northern California on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, destroying at least 1,500 homes and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes. (Courtesy of James Gregoretti)

Northern California wildfires affect students’ hometowns and families

Isabella Gregoretti woke up Monday to text messages from her family and friends updating her about the fires that swept through Northern California early in the morning. Read more...

Photo: Fires burned through Northern California on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, destroying at least 1,500 homes and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes. (Courtesy of James Gregoretti)

Fires burned through Northern California on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, destroying at least 1,500 homes and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes. (Courtesy of James Gregoretti)

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Survey finds education cost worries more than half of first-year students

Incoming first-year undergraduate students are increasingly concerned with the cost of their education, a national survey found. The Cooperative Institutional Research Program Freshman Survey found 55.9 percent of incoming first-year students are at least somewhat concerned with the cost of their education and 13.3 percent have major concerns about financing their education. Read more...

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