Saturday, August 24

Seventy-one alumni from the UCLA screenwriting program in the School of Theater, Film and Television signed a letter protesting statements and tweets by program director Phyllis Nagy they said denigrated the program. They announced they would be halting donations to the program and asking nonalumni donors to do the same. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Seventy-one alumni from the UCLA screenwriting program in the School of Theater, Film and Television signed a letter protesting statements and tweets by program director Phyllis Nagy they said denigrated the program. They announced they would be halting donations to the program and asking nonalumni donors to do the same. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program was honored for its 50th anniversary in a Los Angeles Dodgers pregame ceremony on Aug. 10. The program lets high school students shadow medical professionals at work. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program was honored for its 50th anniversary in a Los Angeles Dodgers pregame ceremony on Aug. 10. The program lets high school students shadow medical professionals at work. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

John Duncan, a professor in the Asian languages and cultures department, retired in June. Duncan, who served in Korea during the Vietnam War, helped create the Center of Korean studies when he arrived to UCLA in 1989.(Courtesy of Peggy McInerny/UCLA)
John Duncan, a professor in the Asian languages and cultures department, retired in June. Duncan, who served in Korea during the Vietnam War, helped create the Center of Korean studies when he arrived to UCLA in 1989.(Courtesy of Peggy McInerny/UCLA)

(Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
(Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Alumni band Hello Noon partnered with Special Olympics Southern California for their newest music video, which has received over 40,000 views. The band and Special Olympics members said their favorite moment during filming came when they got lost and decided spontaneously to film themselves playing their instruments on a mountaintop. (Courtesy of Stephen Spies)
Alumni band Hello Noon partnered with Special Olympics Southern California for their newest music video, which has received over 40,000 views. The band and Special Olympics members said their favorite moment during filming came when they got lost and decided spontaneously to film themselves playing their instruments on a mountaintop. (Courtesy of Stephen Spies)

Student groups UndocuMed Students and Allies at UCLA and Immigrant Youth Task Force at UCLA held a vigil last week to call attention to inhumane conditions at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement immigrant detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Speakers discussed their personal experiences and what they saw when they visited the centers. (Courtesy of UndocuMed Students and Allies at UCLA)
Student groups UndocuMed Students and Allies at UCLA and Immigrant Youth Task Force at UCLA held a vigil last week to call attention to inhumane conditions at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement immigrant detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico border. Speakers discussed their personal experiences and what they saw when they visited the centers. (Courtesy of UndocuMed Students and Allies at UCLA)

(Clara Vamvulescu/Daily Bruin)
(Clara Vamvulescu/Daily Bruin)


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