Sunday, October 20

Brenda Stevenson, a history professor at UCLA, spoke about encountering racial discrimination in the segregated South during her childhood at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Campus event celebrates, aims to inspire people to continue MLK’s legacy

Brenda Stevenson recounted facing racial discrimination in the segregated South during her childhood at a UCLA event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Brenda Stevenson, a history professor at UCLA, spoke about encountering racial discrimination in the segregated South during her childhood at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Brenda Stevenson, a history professor at UCLA, spoke about encountering racial discrimination in the segregated South during her childhood at an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

Catherine Zhang, a second-year psychobiology student, is one of the co-authors of "Shattering the Glass Box," an anthology of personal stories written by seven women in the United States and the United Kingdom. The book was published Feb. 20. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Recently published anthology explores young women’s perspectives

Catherine Zhang confided in an openly gay student she had just met during a fraternity party her freshman year that she was bisexual. Her new friend responded by hugging her and inviting her to go to a gay club with him in the future. Read more...

Photo: Catherine Zhang, a second-year psychobiology student, is one of the co-authors of "Shattering the Glass Box," an anthology of personal stories written by seven women in the United States and the United Kingdom. The book was published Feb. 20. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Catherine Zhang, a second-year psychobiology student, is one of the co-authors of "Shattering the Glass Box," an anthology of personal stories written by seven women in the United States and the United Kingdom. The book was published Feb. 20. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Michael Andrews, an assistant adjunct professor in mathematics, displayed his audiovisual art at a talk hosted by the Undergraduate Mathematics Student Association on Thursday evening. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Professor derives art from high-order math, leaves department for music

Michael Andrews has taught math at UCLA for three years but is leaving this year to pursue his passion for art. To celebrate his career change, Andrews, an assistant adjunct professor in the mathematics department, analyzed heavy metal and showed his own audiovisual art at a talk Thursday. Read more...

Photo: Michael Andrews, an assistant adjunct professor in mathematics, displayed his audiovisual art at a talk hosted by the Undergraduate Mathematics Student Association on Thursday evening. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Michael Andrews, an assistant adjunct professor in mathematics, displayed his audiovisual art at a talk hosted by the Undergraduate Mathematics Student Association on Thursday evening. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Shaun (left) and Keane Veran (right) co-founded OURA, a company that sells specialty hats designed for cancer patients and their supporters, in November. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus starts hat company with brother for cancer patients

Shaun Veran’s little brother, Keane Veran, began to wear hats after his hair fell out during treatment for leukemia. However, Keane Veran was worried that the caps he wore would cause infection because of his weakened immune system, and could not find a hat that was either machine washable or antibacterial. Read more...

Photo: Shaun (left) and Keane Veran (right) co-founded OURA, a company that sells specialty hats designed for cancer patients and their supporters, in November. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Shaun (left) and Keane Veran (right) co-founded OURA, a company that sells specialty hats designed for cancer patients and their supporters, in November. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)


Several students said the Skirball fire impeded their ability to focus on finals and that UCLA should have provided faster updates on the fire and campus operations. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Students voice opinions on administration’s response to Skirball fire

Ky’Tavia Stafford-Carreker asked her professor Wednesday if she could miss class because the poor air quality from the Skirball fire worsened her seasonal allergies and sinus infection. Read more...

Photo: Several students said the Skirball fire impeded their ability to focus on finals and that UCLA should have provided faster updates on the fire and campus operations. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Several students said the Skirball fire impeded their ability to focus on finals and that UCLA should have provided faster updates on the fire and campus operations. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Families and co-workers of Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, remember him as being a cheerful and kind person, an expert on European cultures and languages and a talented individual who connected to people quickly. (Courtesy of Kimberly Mattheussens)

YRL librarian dies at 44, remembered for kindness, inquisitiveness

Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, was an expert on European cultures and languages. Mattheussens, who worked in YRL since 2006, died of brain cancer at the age of 44 last week. Read more...

Photo: Families and co-workers of Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, remember him as being a cheerful and kind person, an expert on European cultures and languages and a talented individual who connected to people quickly. (Courtesy of Kimberly Mattheussens)

Families and co-workers of Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, remember him as being a cheerful and kind person, an expert on European cultures and languages and a talented individual who connected to people quickly. (Courtesy of Kimberly Mattheussens)


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