Thursday, July 20

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Alum’s future film explores universal themes using immigrant experience

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One of the most powerful scenes in the film “The Illegal” involves a simple Skype call. The main character tries to connect with his daughter in India after being away from home for almost 10 years.



A $5 million gift from Morton La Kretz funded the new La Kretz Garden Pavilion, which features a welcome center with a multifunctioning classroom to attract more visitors. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Donation to UCLA botanical garden increases access with new pavilion

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When Morton La Kretz was gathering swampy water at the UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden about 50 years ago for a biology class experiment, he never thought he would end up sponsoring renovations at the garden.


Students offer input on efforts of immigration advisory council

Chancellor Gene Block created an immigration advisory council to help improve communication and representation of international students. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)
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Several international students said they think the university should pay more attention to issues affecting their community, and hope a new immigration advisory council will help improve their representation on campus.


UC Regents recap – July 13

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The governing board of the University of California met for the last day of its July meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. The Board of Regents discussed the previous two days’ committee meetings and approved the upcoming fiscal year budget for the UC Office of the President.


Former track and field coach Jim Bush remembered for great successes


Editorial: SB 649 needs to be vetoed to preserve local government power


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The Quad: Rising second years talk summer plans

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As the high of freshman year comes to an end for the class of 2020 many, including myself, are faced with the problem of deciding what to do during the summer.

The Quad: 100 years ago, UCLA professors organized senior send-off for students

The Quad: Students have plenty of options for summer music festivals

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Video: Freshman Orientation 2017


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Gallery: Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Sports Awards


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Early signs point to Lonzo Ball being able to carry his success at UCLA into the NBA. The point guard has been playing very well at the NBA Summer League following his freshman year as a Bruin. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Rundown: July 17

FootballMelissa Zhang, assistant Sports editorSeveral individuals on the UCLA football team were recently named to different award watch lists for their efforts on the field.The... Read more »


Baseball recruit Estrada decides against UCLA, signs to Cubs for $1M


Wang’s Word: International league experience could be helpful for NBA hopefuls


Career trajectories of five 2013 College World Series-winning Bruins


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The Daily Bruin sent four staffers up the West Coast to uncover the kingdom of cannabis at the farms near the California-Oregon border. They spoke to students, farmers and business managers about the effects that Proposition 64 has had since it passed in November of last year.

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