Tuesday, February 19

Brothers Peter (right) and Daniel (left) Azzam both stopped playing soccer in high school to pursue the relatively unknown sport of freestyle football. They brought the sport to UCLA, starting the Bruin Freestyle Soccer Academy in the fall of 2013, hoping to expand their community. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Brothers’ passion for freestyle football inspires, trascends norms

There’s white lab coats and long lab hours, then there’s freestyle football. Peter and Daniel Azzam are brothers pursuing their dreams in the medical field as fourth-year physical sciences and third-year neuroscience students, respectively. Read more...

Photo: Brothers Peter (right) and Daniel (left) Azzam both stopped playing soccer in high school to pursue the relatively unknown sport of freestyle football. They brought the sport to UCLA, starting the Bruin Freestyle Soccer Academy in the fall of 2013, hoping to expand their community. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Brothers Peter (right) and Daniel (left) Azzam both stopped playing soccer in high school to pursue the relatively unknown sport of freestyle football. They brought the sport to UCLA, starting the Bruin Freestyle Soccer Academy in the fall of 2013, hoping to expand their community. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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)


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