Wednesday, May 27

Study finds short-term stays in polluted cities negatively impact health

Visiting highly polluted cities even for a short time may impact your health, according to a new collaborative study between UCLA and Peking University. The researchers tracked health indicators of 26 healthy, nonsmoking Los Angeles residents before, during and after they spent 10 weeks in Beijing during the summers of 2014 and 2015, according to the study. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Lettuce recalled from dining halls after E. coli outbreak

No romaine remains in UCLA Dining Services after another E. coli outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that they are recalling romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, due to potential contamination. Read more...

Photo: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Federal Food and Housing Association recalled romaine lettuce Tuesday. It has received 67 reports of E. coli infection nationwide. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Exhibit at Powell Library celebrates 30th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall

Students visiting Powell Library can now see a full-scale replica of a segment of the Berlin Wall to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its fall. Powell Library introduced the new exhibition in the East Rotunda on Nov. Read more...

Photo: A new exhibit at Powell’s East Rotunda commemorates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and independence for Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. (Marilyn Chavez-Martinez/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Ten students receive True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award from Alumni Association

The UCLA Alumni Scholars Club recognized 10 fourth-year students Monday for outstanding achievements in community service. The UCLA Alumni Association awards the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award to 10 seniors every year. Read more...

Photo: Ten students received the UCLA Alumni Association’s True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award for 2019. Each received a $5,000 scholarship in celebration of their volunteer and community service work during their time at UCLA. (Courtesy of Zain Delawalla/UCLA Alumni)




Burglary reported in Hedrick Summit, marking 3rd this month on the Hill

University police are searching for a woman involved in a hot prowl burglary Tuesday morning at Hedrick Summit. A woman entered a residential suite in Hedrick Summit on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Read more...

Photo: A residential suite was broken into at Hedrick Summit on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. while the residents were present, police said. The UCPD alert said they are looking for an Asian woman with black, wavy, shoulder-length hair. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)



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