Sunday, January 19


UCLA honors graduates active in undocumented community

An unfinished documentary outlined the experiences of one former UCLA student’s struggle to access higher education as an undocumented individual. The film was shown in Campbell Hall Friday night to commemorate undocumented student advocates Cinthya Felix, the subject of the film, and Tam Tran, the film’s maker. Read more...

Photo: Community members gathered Friday at Campbell Hall for a vigil to commemorate two former UCLA students who participated in IDEAS. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)


Sixth Sikh Awareness Day educates students about culture

Traditional Punjabi music, resonant with the sounds of Northern India, filled Bruin Plaza during the Sikh Student Association’s sixth annual Sikh Awareness Day on Tuesday. The fifth largest religion in the world, Sikhism emerged in Northern India more than 500 years ago. Read more...

Photo: Gagan Sandhu, a third-year psychobiology student, demonstrates how to tie a turban at Sikh Awareness Day. (Neil Bedi/Daily Bruin senior staff)




Barbara Boxer presents report findings at UCLA Medical Center

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., released a report on Friday identifying procedural errors in hospitals as one of the leading causes of death in America. The report included approaches hospitals should take to address this concern. Read more...

Photo: Senator Barbara Boxer visited the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Friday to see how medical personnel are addressing nine of the most common procedural errors she outlined in her medical report, which she also released on Friday. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)


UCLA Center for World Health engages students globally

UCLA medical student Debbie Martins still remembers a 2-year-old girl she met last summer while working with children suffering from malaria and tuberculosis in a Mozambique clinic. Read more...

Photo: Members of the Center for World Health participated in a program in Mozambique. The center gives students an opportunity to do medical research abroad. Courtesy of Gregory Szekeres