Tuesday, September 25

Team captain Gina Phillipi, a 3rd-year political science student, said it was Kirk Lee coming onto the team as a freshman-and taking over a team that did not have experience within their key leaders-that solidified the team's status today. 
(Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

UCLA club water ski members find niche at Ironwood Lake

With the sun reflecting off the calm lake and a cool breeze in the blue skies, laughter can be heard in the distance from the smiling faces scattered around the shore. Read more...

Photo: Team captain Gina Phillipi, a 3rd-year political science student, said it was Kirk Lee coming onto the team as a freshman-and taking over a team that did not have experience within their key leaders-that solidified the team's status today. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

Team captain Gina Phillipi, a 3rd-year political science student, said it was Kirk Lee coming onto the team as a freshman-and taking over a team that did not have experience within their key leaders-that solidified the team's status today. 
(Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

Wenjing Toh, fourth-year economics and global studies student, and the women's club rugby team held its annual Prom Dress Rugby game on Monday to promote the team and the sport. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Bruins hold seventh annual Prom Dress Rugby game

The average girl does not accessorize her prom dress with a mouthpiece. But members of the women’s club rugby team did just that on Monday, sporting flamboyant gowns as they participated in the club’s seventh annual Prom Dress Rugby game, an intra-squad challenge designed to promote the team and the sport. Read more...

Photo: Wenjing Toh, fourth-year economics and global studies student, and the women's club rugby team held its annual Prom Dress Rugby game on Monday to promote the team and the sport. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Wenjing Toh, fourth-year economics and global studies student, and the women's club rugby team held its annual Prom Dress Rugby game on Monday to promote the team and the sport. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Ian Johnson, a first-year business economics student, has traveled the world and gained recognition because of his yo-yo abilities.   (Yin Fu/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s Yo-yo Kid has world on a string

The neon green yo-yo swings in front of Ian Johnson, looping left, right and in nearly every direction as his fingers play puppeteer. With a flick of his wrist and a few fingers, the yo-yo flies off the string and high into the air. Read more...

Photo: Ian Johnson, a first-year business economics student, has traveled the world and gained recognition because of his yo-yo abilities. (Yin Fu/Daily Bruin)

Ian Johnson, a first-year business economics student, has traveled the world and gained recognition because of his yo-yo abilities.   (Yin Fu/Daily Bruin)

Despite the intensity and competitive nature of the faculty game, the camaraderie formed over the course of the hourlong pickup game is the game's defining characteristic. Regardless of age or occupation, all players share a love of basketball. 
(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Pickup games in Wooden a tradition for UCLA staff

Every Tuesday and Thursday morning on the Wooden Center’s Collins Court, a diverse group of basketball players take the floor. Their styles range from low-top Nikes to stiff high-top ankle braces, their hair from long dreadlocks to white, short mops. Read more...

Photo: Despite the intensity and competitive nature of the faculty game, the camaraderie formed over the course of the hourlong pickup game is the game's defining characteristic. Regardless of age or occupation, all players share a love of basketball. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Despite the intensity and competitive nature of the faculty game, the camaraderie formed over the course of the hourlong pickup game is the game's defining characteristic. Regardless of age or occupation, all players share a love of basketball. 
(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Second-year environmental science student Erika Kidera jogs along with one of the girls she coaches through Coaching Corps, an organization that sends volunteer coaches to recreational leagues in need of more coaches. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Bruins share love of soccer through Coaching Corps

As the seconds ticked by, the parents on the sideline began pacing back and forth as their daughters held onto a one-goal lead late in the soccer game. Read more...

Photo: Second-year environmental science student Erika Kidera jogs along with one of the girls she coaches through Coaching Corps, an organization that sends volunteer coaches to recreational leagues in need of more coaches. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Second-year environmental science student Erika Kidera jogs along with one of the girls she coaches through Coaching Corps, an organization that sends volunteer coaches to recreational leagues in need of more coaches. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Bruinrunners combines a mix of both inexperienced and veteran long-distance runners who jog and run their way through Bel Air and Brentwood routes. While some runners attend in order to officially compete, others simply show up to compete against themselves. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Bruinrunners club members find common ground

De Neve Plaza is a hub of student activity, from impromptu acoustic guitar sessions to skateboarding practice. However, like clockwork every evening, one event stands out among the fray. Read more...

Photo: Bruinrunners combines a mix of both inexperienced and veteran long-distance runners who jog and run their way through Bel Air and Brentwood routes. While some runners attend in order to officially compete, others simply show up to compete against themselves. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Bruinrunners combines a mix of both inexperienced and veteran long-distance runners who jog and run their way through Bel Air and Brentwood routes. While some runners attend in order to officially compete, others simply show up to compete against themselves. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Ling Chen, a graduate student in psychology, swings her shinai during the Yuhihai Kendo Tournament held at UCLA on Sunday. The UCLA Kendo Club fuses the intensity of fighting with a different intensity – a strict set of rules, discipline and tradition that the club follows.(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Kendo Club finds balance between combat and discipline

The original version of this article contained an error and has been changed. See the bottom of the article for additional information. Yelling resonates throughout the entire second floor of the John Wooden Center. Read more...

Photo: Ling Chen, a graduate student in psychology, swings her shinai during the Yuhihai Kendo Tournament held at UCLA on Sunday. The UCLA Kendo Club fuses the intensity of fighting with a different intensity – a strict set of rules, discipline and tradition that the club follows.(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Ling Chen, a graduate student in psychology, swings her shinai during the Yuhihai Kendo Tournament held at UCLA on Sunday. The UCLA Kendo Club fuses the intensity of fighting with a different intensity – a strict set of rules, discipline and tradition that the club follows.(Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)


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