Some UCLA students feel that the United States’ reputation declined as a result of its initial COVID-19 response. They added the Black Lives Matter movement and anti-Asian violence also contributed to their disillusionment with the U.S. (Photo illustration by Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)
Salsa Mazlan remembers making the decision to fly back to her home country of Brunei from Westwood at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The third-year anthropology student considered waiting for the Bruneian embassy to take action but chose to go home to be with family.
This post was updated April 12 at 6:11 p.m. to reflect a clarified description of the Communication Board’s role in the editor in chief selection process.
The UCLA Communications Board appointed an assistant News editor as editor in chief of the Daily Bruin for the 2021-2022 academic year.
This post was updated April 11 at 10:04 p.m.
Rhea Dhakal has received stares and glares when wearing a mask in her home state Texas.
In early March, Texas lifted its eight-month-old mask mandate and reopened businesses at 100% capacity, making it the largest state to have no mask requirements.
From Jackie Robinson to Cindy Montañez, many Bruins have historically been on the frontlines in taking initiative for social justice issues. Some Bruins are following in their footsteps, using their voices to make change.
Vaidehi Ramanarayanan flew more than 8,000 miles from Singapore to Los Angeles, landing in a different COVID-19 situation than that of her home and a timezone that doesn’t sacrifice her well-being.
This post was updated March 7 at 9:29 p.m.
When a student last quarter told Debra Pires they struggled to pay attention in her biology class, Pires immediately started searching for ways to leverage Zoom’s interactive features to increase student engagement during lecture.
With much more time spent at home, many Bruins have turned to needleworking for a sense of wellness amid the pandemic. UCLA students share their at-home crafting hobbies, the inspirations behind their creative work and tips for those looking to start.
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