As most students are settling behind a desk before class starts, fifth-year transfer student Karina Arzate-Arenivaz logs on every day from a McDonald’s parking lot. It’s the only way she can get stable internet connection.
Joe Biden is a familiar name to many Bruins. We grew up watching him and then-President Barack Obama lead the country for eight years.
Though we may remember President-elect Biden for his famous friendship with the former president, there was a time when he was known in his own right for being a senator from Delaware – who happened to be running for president, too.
When second-year undeclared social sciences student Rachel Alexander learned that fall quarter would be online, she felt confused and unsteady. So, she drove 2,900 miles away from home to gain some perspective.
This Week in the News serves as The Quad’s space for reflection on current events at and around UCLA. Every week, Daily Bruin staffers will analyze some of the most significant stories to keep readers up to speed.
“I literally haven’t hugged anyone in so long,” second-year cognitive science student Anjali Bathula said.
Bathula’s shortage of warm embraces is all too common under the seclusion of quarantine.
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As a student with six siblings, Katelyn Ngo doesn’t just look after herself anymore.
Ngo, a fourth-year biology student, balances her academic work alongside cleaning, cooking and generally sharing the caretaking role with her parents.
I was already at home for spring break when UCLA announced that classes would remain online throughout the spring quarter.
At the time, I expected to see my friends and floormates within a few short weeks.
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