Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer.
Q: What is the science behind feeling hopeful?
Wearing masks properly can reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19 while protesting during the ongoing pandemic, UCLA’s activist-in-residence and researchers said.
According to a study published in February led by University of California researchers, a harm reduction approach is a safe way to participate in civil discourse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This post was updated Nov. 22 at 6:42 p.m.
California issued a monthlong limited stay-at-home order banning some nonessential gatherings in most counties Thursday to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Multiple protests broke out across Los Angeles on Election Day, both for and against President Donald Trump.
Protests included a pro-Trump rally in Beverly Hills and an anti-Trump protest in Downtown LA.
Low-income youth are more vulnerable to physical and mental illnesses which can lead to long-term health and socioeconomic impacts, a UCLA study found.
The study, published in Health Affairs, a health policy journal, measured children’s vulnerability in health development when they first start kindergarten, said Neal Halfon, the director of the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities and a co-author of the study.
This post was updated Nov. 1 at 7:50 p.m.
UCLA requires students, faculty and staff on campus to receive weekly COVID-19 tests starting Monday.
People who visit campus at least once a week, except for those who work for UCLA Health, will have to schedule weekly COVID-19 tests, according to an Oct.
California voters will decide whether the state should increase funding for stem cell research in the 2020 elections.
Proposition 14 is a California ballot measure on the 2020 general election ballot that would allocate $5.5 billion in state bonds to stem cell research and training with repayments by the state to buyers of the bonds over the next 30 years.
The Daily Bruin was named the top daily four-year college newspaper by the College Media Association for the first time Friday.
The Daily Bruin won first place for CMA’s Pinnacle Awards in the four-year daily newspaper of the year category and first place in the best audio slideshow category for the 2019-2020 year.
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