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This post was updated May 14 at 8:02 p.m.
As vaccine eligibility increases, the COVID-19 pandemic is slowly coming to a close. Many healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines for more than a year are leaving the pandemic equipped with newfound lessons and knowledge.
When UCLA announced Friday that students would be permitted two guests at in-person graduation recognition events, Amanda Gracian immediately contacted her father.
Hearing the news, Gracian’s father cried tears of joy.
A strong sense of imposter syndrome hits Aaron Sokthavy Tann at the start of each quarter.
With the quick turnaround of UCLA’s quarter system, Sokthavy Tann said he finds it hard to adjust to new instructors when classes begin – especially amid online classes.
This post was updated May 7 at 9:25 a.m.
In 2020, Hamza Mirza watched his younger cousin grow up over Zoom iftars, the nightly meal Muslims eat to break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan.
Kuo-Nan Liou made waves in the field of atmospheric science.
Liou, a distinguished professor of atmospheric sciences and Nobel Peace Prize winner, died at his home in Los Angeles on March 20 at the age of 77.
Rainey Williams saw dozens of parents taking pictures of their children who were admitted to UCLA on a recent visit to campus. It was a sign of life returning to normal, the second-year linguistics and computer science student said.
COVID-19 hospital protocols prevented Jazmine Gallardo from giving her uncle a final goodbye before his death in September.
The loss of her uncle was especially hard because he unexpectedly passed away the day he was supposed to be released from the hospital, said Gallardo, a first-year sociology student.
This article contains descriptions of police violence.
A number of high-profile police shootings of people of color have strengthened some Black UCLA students’ beliefs about racial disparities in policing and the need for police abolition.
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