Tuesday, July 16


Social media influencer and fourth-year biochemistry student Vivian Yu uses her Instagram to share her daily life as a pre-med student at UCLA.(Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: The impact of influencer culture on marketing, social media and UCLA’s campus

Back in 2012, the cosmetics brand CoverGirl selected the popular Colombian-American actress Sofia Vergara as its new ambassador. Four years later, teenage YouTube makeup guru James Charles became the brand’s first CoverBoy. Read more...

Photo: Social media influencer and fourth-year biochemistry student Vivian Yu uses her Instagram to share her daily life as a pre-med student at UCLA.(Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Social media influencer and fourth-year biochemistry student Vivian Yu uses her Instagram to share her daily life as a pre-med student at UCLA.(Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

(Top left) About 75 UCLA Extension employees resigned amidst an upheaval of administrative structure. (Top right) The Los Angeles Women's March had a lower turnout than in past years. (Bottom right) The large tree in front of Ackerman Union toppled down Jan. 18. (Bottom left) UCLA Gymnastics scored its third perfect 10 of the season Monday afternoon. (Daily Bruin staff)

Week three: Trees fall, Bruin gymnastics rises, UCLA Extension employees resign

This Week in the News serves as The Quad’s space for reflection on current events at and around UCLA. Every week, Daily Bruin staffers will analyze some of the most significant stories to keep readers up to speed. Read more...

Photo: (Top left) About 75 UCLA Extension employees resigned amidst an upheaval of administrative structure. (Top right) The Los Angeles Women's March had a lower turnout than in past years. (Bottom right) The large tree in front of Ackerman Union toppled down Jan. 18. (Bottom left) UCLA Gymnastics scored its third perfect 10 of the season Monday afternoon. (Daily Bruin staff)

(Top left) About 75 UCLA Extension employees resigned amidst an upheaval of administrative structure. (Top right) The Los Angeles Women's March had a lower turnout than in past years. (Bottom right) The large tree in front of Ackerman Union toppled down Jan. 18. (Bottom left) UCLA Gymnastics scored its third perfect 10 of the season Monday afternoon. (Daily Bruin staff)


The Daily Bruin's Sammi Dorfan explored the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Gardens, which aren't just a pleasant spot to study for midterms and finals – they're also a place in which some UCLA faculty and students conduct their research. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Quad: A guide to the wonderfully varied Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden

Jules Cooch’s K-12 students stared in awe at UCLA’s botanical garden, wondering why it didn’t look like any particular natural phenomena they had seen before. They saw a combination of seemingly mismatched elements from different natural sources that made the garden seem like a completely new phenomenon. Read more...

Photo: The Daily Bruin's Sammi Dorfan explored the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Gardens, which aren't just a pleasant spot to study for midterms and finals – they're also a place in which some UCLA faculty and students conduct their research. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Daily Bruin's Sammi Dorfan explored the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Gardens, which aren't just a pleasant spot to study for midterms and finals – they're also a place in which some UCLA faculty and students conduct their research. (Daily Bruin file photo)




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