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Christian Kramme, a third-year microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics student, medicates himself with a one-to-one strain of cannabis. He has used cannabis for several years to treat issues like lack of appetite under the medical marijuana program in California. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Christian Kramme, a third-year microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics student, medicates himself with a one-to-one strain of cannabis. He has used cannabis for several years to treat issues like lack of appetite under the medical marijuana program in California. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Cannabis kingdom: Stirring the pot

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Rodrigo Aranda was cleaning out the trash in his car when he found the bag of marijuana. Aranda had always refrained from doing drugs, even though his friends did, because he had been too busy with schoolwork.



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Cannabis kingdom: Behind the smoke

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Proposition 64 passed in November, legalizing recreational marijuana use in California. When it goes into full effect on Jan. 1, 2018, anyone 21 or older, including UCLA students, will be able to buy marijuana from stores with retail licenses.


CSO van service app test to continue through summer for all students

All students will be able to request a ride at designated stops on campus using TapRide, a mobile app introduced to Community Service Officers' Evening Van Service. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)
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A mobile application that allows students to request rides on campus will continue to go through a trial phase, but expand to allow more students to test the service Monday.


UC ranks as one of leading colleges in EPA’s Green Power Partnership

The University of California was recognized as a leader in renewable energy generation by the Environmental Protection Agency last month. (Creative Commons photo by Tony Webster via Flickr)
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The United States Environmental Protection Agency recognized the University of California as a leader in renewable energy, UC officials announced Thursday. The EPA assessed the UC and other organizations through its Green Power Partnership, a program that encourages organizations to use green power to reduce the environmental effects of electricity use.


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The Quad: What are past Spring Sing winners up to now?

Spring Sing has been around since 1945. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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Spring Sing is – understandably – one of UCLA’s greatest traditions. It showcases many of the things that Los Angeles is known and loved for: up and coming musicians, the spectacle of a Hollywood production and, of course, celebrity judges.

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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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