Sunday, February 18


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The Quad: Buildings of UCLA, a history of philanthropists

If you think about it, it’s a bit weird that almost all of the buildings on UCLA’s campus are given people’s last names. Geffen, Luskin, Broad, Powell – UCLA students utter these names with familiarity on a regular basis, although we associate the names with a building or a professional school rather than the individuals themselves. Read more...

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Throwback Thursday: UCLA could have been home to oil wells

This post was updated Sept. 28 at 2:47 p.m. UCLA welcomed thousands of families to move-in weekend last week. Students and visitors took in the lush green hills that run alongside Bruin Walk, the dominating, brick-laced architecture of buildings like Royce Hall and Powell Library and the readily visible blue-and-gold pride of Westwood’s largest institution. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin archives)

(Daily Bruin archives)



UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

The Quad: 100 years ago, UCLA professors organized senior send-off for students

Remember that time your chemistry professor partied with you? Yeah, neither do I. One hundred years ago, however, graduating seniors didn’t just have the privilege of attending parties with their professors; they had the privilege of attending parties organized by the professors themselves. Read more...

Photo: UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)


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