UCLA researchers found that deaths from drug overdoses spiked during the pandemic. (Michael Vigman/Daily Bruin)
According to a recent UCLA study, drug overdose-related deaths have spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 9,000 people in the United States died from drug overdoses in May 2020 – approximately 58% more than the number a year earlier, according to the study that was released April 15.
UCLA was ranked No. 5 nationally in the QS Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings: USA report released Wednesday.
This year is the second year that QS, an analytics organization in global higher education, ranked more than 350 of the top universities in the United States.
This post was updated May 5 at 9:04 p.m.
Bruins come from all around the world, from Colombia to Bangladesh. Because of the pandemic, many international Bruins are currently residing in their home countries.
This post was updated May 2 at 9:21 p.m.
A UCLA student and faculty said a new plan to address gun violence is a step in the right direction, as mass shootings occur nearly every day.
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.
Some sexual assault survivors’ rights groups think President Joe Biden’s plan to reform Title IX policies introduced by the previous administration could make the legal system more considerate of survivors.
UCLA performed poorly in 2020 for the equitability of its biomedical research, a nationwide student-led organization found.
The Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, an organization devoted to the accessibility of medication, gave UCLA a D- overall score.
Ever since Frank Chang immigrated to the United States from Taiwan in 1979, he has never seen so much violence against Asian Americans.
Chang, an electrical engineering professor, is one of many Asian American professors who are unsettled by the rising Asian hate crimes and concerned about both their own safety and the safety of their families.
Black men experience daily discrimination, even after breaking through the glass ceiling, according to a UCLA-led study published in March.
The study found that Black men who reach a high socioeconomic status still face higher levels of discrimination compared to their white counterparts.
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