Monday, May 25

Move to online learning has positives and negatives for students with disabilities

The transition to online classes has been a mixed bag for Will Higbie, a third-year aerospace engineering student. Higbie has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulty regulating attention. Read more...

Photo: Students with disabilities face unique challenges adjusting to online education. In a few ways, however, the change has made things easier.(Daily Bruin file photo)


Daily Bruin alum awarded Pulitzer Prize for investigation of US Navy’s 7th Fleet

People say there are two types of journalists: journalists who beg for information and journalists who bulldoze their way for information. UCLA alumnus and former Daily Bruin editor Robert Faturechi falls into the latter, said recent Pulitzer Prize winner T. Read more...

Photo: Robert Faturechi, a ProPublica reporter and Daily Bruin alumnus, recently won a Pulitzer Prize for an investigation he and two other journalists conducted into U.S. Navy leadership in the aftermath of several fatal accidents. (Courtesy of ProPublica)




Good Things are Bruin: Four stories of community support amid COVID-19 restrictions

Some Bruins have made efforts to give back to their communities despite social restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. This series of articles, each made of several short stories, aims to remind us “Good Things are Bruin” and provide some hopeful news during a difficult time. Read more...

Photo: Paul Kurek, a Germanic languages graduate student, said he tries to help out the community by donating still-useful items students that have been discarded in North Westwood Village. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin senior staff)


For those most vulnerable to COVID-19, quarantine is a time of heightened vigilance

Susan Abeles’ first grandchild was born mid-March, and although Abeles lives across the street from him, she has only been able to hold him once. Abeles’ daughter occasionally holds up the baby on the porch while Abeles looks on from six feet away. Read more...

Photo: People who are at higher risk for COVID-19 have self-isolated completely. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)