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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited the Los Angeles Trade Technical College in Downtown LA on Thursday to discuss his major platforms for the upcoming 2020 elections, including gun regulation and increased education funding. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited the Los Angeles Trade Technical College in Downtown LA on Thursday to discuss his major platforms for the upcoming 2020 elections, including gun regulation and increased education funding. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Biden visits Downtown LA, condemns gun violence in wake of Santa Clarita shooting

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden condemned gun violence during his visit to Los Angeles on Thursday in response to a shooting at a Santa Clarita, California, high school.



UCLA alumnus Haidar A. Anwar began his college trying his hand out at science and law, but his passions eventually led him to Deluxe Entertainment Services Group. After serving as a project manager for various shows, Anwar said he wants to focus on providing Muslims representation in media. (Courtesy of Saagar Shaikh)

Los Angeles Unveiled: Alum pursues passions to better representation of Muslims in media

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This post was update Nov. 18 at 8:19 p.m. Hollywood has never been so accessible for Muslim creators. Los Angeles is the go-to spot for fostering creativity and making it big – and it’s also home to dozens of promising Muslim artists who are breaking into the industry and redefining what it means to be Muslim.


Men’s basketball beats Southern Utah to net best defensive start to season in 9 years

Junior guard Chris Smith scored a career-high 20 points in UCLA men’s basketball’s victory over Southern Utah on Monday. Smith also picked up a block and a steal in 27 minutes on the court. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)
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The Bruin defense continues to hit benchmarks and win games. UCLA men’s basketball (4-0) never trailed in its 76-61 victory over Southern Utah (2-2) on Monday.


Graduate student hopes to advocate for underrepresented while serving on NWWNC

Noreen Ahmed, a public policy graduate student, joined the North Westwood Neighborhood Council on Nov. 6 following a unanimous vote by the council. Friends, family and colleagues described Ahmed as a humble person that puts the needs of others before her own. She will serve on the committees on homelessness and the budget. (Martín Bilbao/Daily Bruin senior staff)
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Noreen Ahmed spent five years counseling unemployed young adults and those who dropped out of high school. She said she realized many didn’t have access to the resources they needed, and that the best way to help underprivileged communities would be through local government.


With 700,000 at risk, partisanship has no place in Supreme Court hearing on DACA


Monitoring mitochondria may make tumors more manageable


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The Quad: Eating alone doesn’t always need to be a lonely experience

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This post was updated Nov. 18 at 9:09 p.m. For some, eating alone can be scarier than riding a Bird full speed down a hill. The perceived masses of judgmental eyes and the quietness of being alone with your thoughts can be hard to handle.

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The current contract for the Los Alamos National Laboratory expires in September 2018, and the UC, which has been involved in the management of the lab since its inception in varying capacities, submitted a bid last year to manage the lab.

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