(Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)

(Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)

Photo: Indian Student Union hosts annual Navratri Raas-Garba event


UCLA students performed a cultural dance at the annual Navratri Raas-Garba event Sunday. The Indian Student Union at UCLA hosted the event from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Three-year-old Bennett Hively and his mother  played with the Bruin statue in Bruin Plaza outside Ackerman Student Union during Bruin Family Weekend held at UCLA. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

Parents experience college life in UCLA during Bruin Family Weekend


Rolando Morales smiled at his daughter and observed the grandeur of Kerckhoff patio and Moore Hall. Morales wanted to attend UCLA after high school, but did not have the resources, he said.

CPO grocery shuttle expected to begin service early January


Students living off-campus will soon be able to take a shuttle bus to grocery stores in Westwood. The UCLA Community Programs Office will provide shuttles so students can access healthier and more affordable food, said CPO director Antonio Sandoval.

UCLA law professor remembered for bringing warmth, empathy to campus


Students remember Skye Donald as a professor who introduced them to the legal world with joy and empathy, even as she was battling cancer. “We’re going to miss that can-do energy and positive appreciation of life,” said Eileen Scallen, Donald’s supervisor and associate dean for curriculum and academic affairs at UCLA School of Law.

Editorial: Task force report is commendable, better prepares UCLA for emergencies

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The Quad: The pros and cons of Measure M


Measure M offers something for nearly everybody: a Purple Line to Westwood, better bus and rail services and freeway improvements. In order to pass, the measure needs to attain a two-thirds “yes” vote Nov.

The Quad: Sampling beer at Ralphs’ new bar section

The Quad: The surprising health benefit of Fluffy Friends for Finals




In the Cage: Episode III


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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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Earlier this month, the undergraduate student government’s Facilities Commission announced a proposal to install solar panel umbrellas with laptop and cellphone-charging capabilities. The umbrellas are to be installed in the Kerckhoff Patio and on the second floor of the John Wooden Center. How do you feel about this? Submit View results without voting »