It’s no secret that the recent pandemic has stripped our everyday lives of normalcy.
And for all of us, coping can be difficult. But it’s undeniable that less privileged demographics are not only bearing the brunt of this crisis, they’re also enduring trauma outside of the pandemic.
This post was updated May 11 at 6:22 p.m.
The coronavirus pandemic has drastically upended life in the most unforeseeable of ways. At UCLA, our community is remarkably united by similar feelings of loss, confusion and concern, but also by light, hope and perspective that the pandemic has brought to the forefront.
Westwood isn’t known to be a dangerous place, and UCLA isn’t known to be an unsafe campus. But just like anywhere, bad things do happen.
If you’re lucky, your only interaction with danger is through reading about it.
This post was updated March 5 at 5:39 p.m.
College marks an era of learning: how to survive midterm season, how to decorate a dorm and how to live away from home for the first time.
Studying abroad has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl.
But when I began to research how to fit a semester overseas into my four-year degree, my hopes felt like they would have to stay just that — a dream.
If you’ve ever felt like you’re being watched, you’re probably right – UCLA has eyes all over campus.
There are more than 2,500 security cameras on campus, but no regulations on how they can be used.
As you look out onto the Westwood skyline, one building’s defining silhouette sticks out: a tall white tower topped with three neon red letters reading “FOX.”
Opened in the 1930s, the Regency Village Theatre and its across-the-street counterpart, the Regency Bruin Theatre, immediately became classic movie houses, serving both the student population and the affluent West Los Angeles area.
This post was updated on April 22 at 6:18 p.m.
Westwood is a tale of two cities: The west side boasts a picturesque campus with rolling hills and glowing bricks, all of which create a place for the world’s sharpest minds to flourish.
Time to map out your class schedule, watch the number of spots left in each course plummet with every page refresh and ultimately rearrange your academic plan while hoping you don’t have to reinvent your career.
Picture this: You’re walking through Westwood on a nice, sunny Saturday afternoon. You wander onto Broxton Avenue, seeing an array of storefronts and people. You decide to treat yourself to a warm, cinnamon-sugar cookie from Diddy Riese, and you step outside, eager to enjoy its sugary sweetness while feeling one with the community.
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