Thursday, February 23

Freshman forward T.J. Leaf finished his dominant showing in Tempe, Arizona, with nine points in the second half, for a total team-high 25. He also finished with nine rebounds, one shy of a double-double. (Mackenzie Possee/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA men’s basketball survives injury scare to take down ASU 87-75


UCLA didn’t get the same Lonzo Ball that’s been spearheading its offense. Ball, who went to the locker room midway through the first half against ASU after tweaking his ankle, had just four points on 2-of-6 shooting.

UCLA alumnus Barry Robison (left) was a production designer for the Oscar-nominated war film “Hacksaw Ridge." He turned a dairy farm into a battlefield and used a small town in Australia to resemble one in Virginia. (Efren Pinon/Daily Bruin)

Oscars 2017: Alum tackles production design on nominated war film ‘Hacksaw Ridge’


The entry of Melnitz Hall, lined with Hollywood movie posters, foreshadows the potential of students at UCLA. After studying within the entertainment capital of the United States, some Bruin filmmakers go on to contribute to award-winning films.

ASUCLA replaces campus delivery loading dock

Construction finished on Associated Students UCLA's new loading dock, located under the engineering building, last Monday. It replaced the original one inside Ackerman Union. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

A new loading dock for campus deliveries opened underneath the engineering building Feb. 13. Associated Students UCLA moved its loading dock location because the expansion of the engineering building blocked off the road to the original dock’s driveway.

UCLA community voices concern over Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Some UCLA students and faculty said they are concerned about the new Secretary of Education’s past policy positions. The U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Betsy DeVos, a businesswoman and charter school advocate, Feb.

Oscars 2017: Alumnus discusses Oscar-nominated script, the female perspective

Submission: CALPIRG’s fracking ban advocacy is part of larger sustainability goal

The Quad: Analyzing the pros and cons of ‘fitspiration’ on social media

Fitness Instagram accounts can help people new to working out learn workout routines. (Courtesy of Catherine Achy)

Pictures and videos of UCLA students hitting personal records on the deadlift or bench press appear whenever I go through my “explore” tab on Instagram. Phrases like “fitspiration,” “fitfam” and “fitspo” are commonly found as hashtags in these posts.

Throwback Thursday: Exploring the information platforms Bruins use to schedule daily life

The Quad: Life as an average UCLA student



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Collecting Creatives: Sophie Patterson

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Daily Bruin writers try ‘La La Land’

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UCLA has lost two straight matches, but the Bruins say they aren't worried about the losses. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Men’s tennis set against longtime rival Stanford at Sunset Canyon

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UCLA men’s basketball leads ASU 45-36 at halftime

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Radio reporter Jonaki Mehta, photographer Sonja Bartlett and an external translator, Ravindranath Chandran, spent nine days in Vadamanappakkam covering the progress and effectiveness of Project RISHI’s initiatives and exploring the complexities of this rural village and its residents. This project was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which has funded UCLA’s student journalists for eight years to cover stories of a global reach and local impact.

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