Tuesday, August 22

Coach Jim Mora said junior quarterback Josh Rosen has been displaying more comfort and confidence under center so far this year. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Rosen maintains strong fall camp performance at Fan Appreciation Day

The final play of Fan Appreciation Day was perhaps the one the fans appreciated the most. Junior quarterback Josh Rosen stepped up in the pocket and flung a bomb downfield to redshirt junior receiver Jordan Lasley, streaking behind the secondary for a touchdown of over 50 yards. Read more...

Photo: Coach Jim Mora said junior quarterback Josh Rosen has been displaying more comfort and confidence under center so far this year. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Coach Jim Mora said junior quarterback Josh Rosen has been displaying more comfort and confidence under center so far this year. (Isabelle Roy/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Defensive end Jaelan Phillips didn't waste much time before making an impression. The true freshman was a constant presence in the backfield at UCLA's first practice in pads Saturday.  (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Defensive players stand out in football’s first week of practice

For two straight practices, UCLA football’s defense outplayed the offense and earned the privilege of running around the field afterward. A large part of its success is because of Jaelan Phillips. Read more...

Photo: Defensive end Jaelan Phillips didn't waste much time before making an impression. The true freshman was a constant presence in the backfield at UCLA's first practice in pads Saturday. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Defensive end Jaelan Phillips didn't waste much time before making an impression. The true freshman was a constant presence in the backfield at UCLA's first practice in pads Saturday.  (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

A virtual reality video fit perfectly into LA 2028's brand because the bid made an effort to show that Los Angeles is a place where technology and creativity come together to create engaging, entertaining content, said LA 2028 director of marketing Matt Rohmer.
(Courtesy of Jaunt Studios)

Virtual reality video showcases UCLA campus as 2028 Olympic Village

LA 2024 knew it couldn’t bring every member of the International Olympic Committee to UCLA. So it brought UCLA to the IOC. LA 2024 – which, following a deal with the committee, is now LA 2028 – gave a presentation at IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland last month and brought a virtual reality video with it. Read more...

Photo: A virtual reality video fit perfectly into LA 2028's brand because the bid made an effort to show that Los Angeles is a place where technology and creativity come together to create engaging, entertaining content, said LA 2028 director of marketing Matt Rohmer. (Courtesy of Jaunt Studios)

A virtual reality video fit perfectly into LA 2028's brand because the bid made an effort to show that Los Angeles is a place where technology and creativity come together to create engaging, entertaining content, said LA 2028 director of marketing Matt Rohmer.
(Courtesy of Jaunt Studios)

Jessie Fleming is one of three co-captains for the ninth-ranked Bruins this upcoming season. UCLA will host two matches at Drake Stadium to start the season Friday and Sunday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Women’s soccer kicks off 2017-2018 sports with exhibition game Friday

Out of all 22 varsity teams at UCLA, women’s soccer is the first to get back into action after the summer. “It’s kind of a cool thing to know that we have to set the tone for all the sports here,” said coach Amanda Cromwell. Read more...

Photo: Jessie Fleming is one of three co-captains for the ninth-ranked Bruins this upcoming season. UCLA will host two matches at Drake Stadium to start the season Friday and Sunday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Jessie Fleming is one of three co-captains for the ninth-ranked Bruins this upcoming season. UCLA will host two matches at Drake Stadium to start the season Friday and Sunday. (Daily Bruin file photo)


UCLA rising sophomore Maddie Musselman helped the senior USA women's national water polo team win its second straight FINA World Championship after defeating Spain 13-6 in the final. Musselman was named tournament MVP.(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Bruins important in US women’s water polo team’s continued success

The women’s senior national team is almost a year removed from its record Olympic run in Rio de Janeiro, but the offensive firepower and defensive grit that made a handful of Bruins gold medalists was on full display once again in Budapest, Hungary. Read more...

Photo: UCLA rising sophomore Maddie Musselman helped the senior USA women's national water polo team win its second straight FINA World Championship after defeating Spain 13-6 in the final. Musselman was named tournament MVP.(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA rising sophomore Maddie Musselman helped the senior USA women's national water polo team win its second straight FINA World Championship after defeating Spain 13-6 in the final. Musselman was named tournament MVP.(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The 2017 outdoor track and field season was then-freshman Rai Benjamin's first full season as a Bruin but it was also his last – despite being one of UCLA's highest ranked sprinters. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA’s track and field program fails to keep another of its star athletes

Hurdler Rai Benjamin is yet another example of a worrying trend at Drake Stadium. The rising sophomore recently announced halfway through his stunning collegiate track and field career that he will be transferring from UCLA to USC. Read more...

Photo: The 2017 outdoor track and field season was then-freshman Rai Benjamin's first full season as a Bruin but it was also his last – despite being one of UCLA's highest ranked sprinters. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

The 2017 outdoor track and field season was then-freshman Rai Benjamin's first full season as a Bruin but it was also his last – despite being one of UCLA's highest ranked sprinters. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)