Sunday, January 19

Top Stories of 2019: measles on campus, the college admissions scandal and the Getty fire

The end of the decade has brought with it many controversial, newsworthy moments. To name a few, the measles scare at UCLA in April brought an onslaught of debates about health safety on campus, and Gene Block’s support for a semester system was revisited. Read more...

Photo: (Banner: Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations director and Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin Top Left: Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff Top Right: Liz Ketcham/Photo editor Bottom Left: Daily Bruin file photo Bottom Right: Courtesy of Reed Hutchinson/UCLA)





The Quad: A breakdown of the causes of and issues surrounding the Hong Kong protests

In the United States, peaceful public protest is a fundamental right protected by the Constitution. However, in other nations around the world, this essential right is threatened. Read more...

Photo: In June, protests began over an extradition bill that would allow Hong Kong citizens to face trial in China for crimes committed there. The bill was formally withdrawn in October, but protesters continue to ask for stronger governmental reforms. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)



The Quad: Cultural divides manifest in many ways, including differences in smoking habits

Our cultures are a big part of who we are, but sometimes they create obstacles. For about 12,000 international students and scholars on UCLA’s campus, college is about more than academic success, boosting a resume or going to parties. Read more...

Photo: The smoke- and tobacco-free campus policy has made UCLA a smoke-free campus since 2013. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)