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Clint Thodos, a third-year American literature and culture student, wears Google Glass to regain his full visual field. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)

Clint Thodos, a third-year American literature and culture student, wears Google Glass to regain his full visual field. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)

Student assists in research for technology that restored his vision

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Clint Thodos could only see the “nia” of the word “California” on the board in front of him. He put the Google Glass on and a moment later, he could read the word in its entirety.



The UCLA club The Courage to be Me was created in order to help students gain the skills they need to be more comfortable and confident in themselves, especially on a large college campus. The organization began during winter quarter and holds weekly meetings in Haines Hall. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The Courage to be Me club empowers students to conquer self-doubts

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Brook Li began making YouTube videos about courage and confidence by telling personal stories such as learning to surfboard on her 21st birthday. After others told her that her videos resonated with them, the fifth-year sociology student said she was inspired to take her knowledge off the internet and into the real world by creating her own club on campus.


Amendment proposed to give control of UCOP budget to state legislature

A state senator proposed a constitutional amendment that would restructure the University of California Board of Regents and limit the fiscal autonomy of the UC Office of the President. Some lawmakers have criticized UC President Janet Napolitano after an audit found UCOP did not disclose $175 million in reserve funds. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
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The University of California Office of the President could lose its financial autonomy if a state constitutional amendment proposed Tuesday becomes law. State Sen. Edward Hernandez introduced Senate Constitutional Amendment 14, which would allow the California State Legislature to allocate UCOP’s budget.


Softball wins marathon series opener on walk-off run against Ole Miss

UCLA redshirt freshman Rachel Garcia and sophomore Zoe Shaw celebrated after Shaw scored the walk-off run in the bottom of the 11th against No. 12 Ole Miss. The No. 5 Bruins rallied on their final out twice in the bottom of the seventh and 10th to take game one of the Los Angeles Super Regional. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)
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UCLA softball was down to its final out twice: once in the seventh and once in the 10th. The Bruins found a way to tie the game both times.


Students protest department’s evaluation of lecturer Keith Fink


Submission: Focus on student engagement, transparency vital for success of USAC


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The Quad: JazzReggae Festival organizers discuss focus on community

For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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This Memorial Day weekend, about 1,800 people will be making their way to Sunset Recreation Center to attend the 31st Annual JazzReggae Festival, and unlike a lot of other UCLA student-run events, more than 50 percent of these attendees will be coming from the greater Los Angeles community – a fact that the organizers of this event are exceedingly proud of.

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