Saturday, June 15

Carolyn See, a former UCLA professor emeritus in the department of English, died July 13 of congestive heart failure. (Courtesy of Patricia Williams)

UCLA professor emeritus, author remembered for local writer advocacy

Every time Carolyn See received a negative review for one of her books, she would send the critic a bouquet of flowers and a note: “Thank you for your review!” “They would sometimes end up becoming friends,” said Clara Sturak, See’s daughter. Read more...

Photo: Carolyn See, a former UCLA professor emeritus in the department of English, died July 13 of congestive heart failure. (Courtesy of Patricia Williams)

Carolyn See, a former UCLA professor emeritus in the department of English, died July 13 of congestive heart failure. (Courtesy of Patricia Williams)

New Bruin Send-offs are organized by different Bruin alumni to introduce incoming freshman to other students and college life at UCLA. (Courtesy of Sabrina Meng)

New Bruin Send-off program reaches diverse, international student groups

Alumni host meetups in California and around the world every summer to prepare incoming students for their first year at UCLA. These events, called New Bruin Send-offs, give incoming students the opportunity to meet other Bruins in their area, said Amber Buggs, assistant director of the Bruin Recruitment program in UCLA Alumni Association. Read more...

Photo: New Bruin Send-offs are organized by different Bruin alumni to introduce incoming freshman to other students and college life at UCLA. (Courtesy of Sabrina Meng)

New Bruin Send-offs are organized by different Bruin alumni to introduce incoming freshman to other students and college life at UCLA. (Courtesy of Sabrina Meng)


Katie Naftzger, who was diagnosed in April with a rare form of leukemia, is hoping to find a stem cell donor who can match her German and Taiwanese genetic makeup. (Courtesy of Katie Naftzger)

Student receives support, searches for donor after cancer diagnosis

John Naftzger found a picture taken of his daughter last April, days before she was diagnosed with leukemia. In the photo, a boy that Katie babysat had fallen asleep with his head leaning on her arm, which was in severe pain at the time from her undiagnosed cancer. Read more...

Photo: Katie Naftzger, who was diagnosed in April with a rare form of leukemia, is hoping to find a stem cell donor who can match her German and Taiwanese genetic makeup. (Courtesy of Katie Naftzger)

Katie Naftzger, who was diagnosed in April with a rare form of leukemia, is hoping to find a stem cell donor who can match her German and Taiwanese genetic makeup. (Courtesy of Katie Naftzger)


Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Life Mick Deluca collected flowers, letters and other decorations remembering professor William Klug, who was killed in a shooting last Wednesday. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Memorial contents transferred, UCLA establishes Klug Family Support Fund

UCLA faculty, staff and students picked up notes and flowers from professor William Klug’s memorial Tuesday, to give to Klug’s wife and their two children. Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Life Mick Deluca, the undergraduate student government External Vice President Rafi Sands and several others volunteered to transfer the memorial’s contents from the Bruin Bear to Klug’s home. Read more...

Photo: Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Life Mick Deluca collected flowers, letters and other decorations remembering professor William Klug, who was killed in a shooting last Wednesday. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Life Mick Deluca collected flowers, letters and other decorations remembering professor William Klug, who was killed in a shooting last Wednesday. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)



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