Wednesday, July 24

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Laying atop the green vehicle, grad student Azra (left) seeks balance in her life after the unexpected death of her father and coming out as queer to her conservative Muslim mother. Directed by Fawzia Mirza, “The Queen Of My Dreams” will air on the final night of the Queer Rhapsody film series. (Courtesy of Baby Daal Productions)

Queer Rhapsody film series held in LA, embracing collaboration, inclusion


With the film series Queer Rhapsody, there’s no competition – just community. Organized by the UCLA Film & Television Archive, the series is showcasing over 50 queer-centered feature films, documentaries and short films through Sunday.

UC Regents discusses UC Press, math requirements, recovery programs at meeting


This post was updated July 23 at 10:20 a.m. The UC Board of Regents Academic and Student Affairs Committee discussed the UC Press, admission requirements and recovery programs at a meeting Wednesday.

UC Regents committee evaluates implications of AI in health care


The UC Regents Public Engagement and Development Committee discussed the use of artificial intelligence in health care Wednesday. Three leading data scientists answered questions from the UC Board of Regents about how the UC Health system uses artificial intelligence, the implications of AI usage on underrepresented communities and oversight for artificial intelligence usage.

TV Review: ‘The Boys’ season four falls short of producing enticing buildup to show finale


This post was updated July 21 at 11:13 p.m. Warning: spoilers ahead. “The Boys” season four runs in place at super speed. This summer, showrunner Eric Kripke delivered the hotly anticipated fourth season of the diabolical superhero show “The Boys” with the final episode released on Amazon Prime Video on July 18.

US National Team ends perfect streak in Women’s Softball World Cup loss to Japan

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UCLA promotes language learning engagement amid decreased national enrollment


Amid a downward trend in collegiate language course enrollments nationally, UCLA language programs and student organizations continue to push for active engagement in language learning. Language learning enrollment in higher education saw a significant drop in recent years, according to the latest Modern Language Association report released last November.

UCLA’s expansions across Los Angeles present opportunities for research, community

‘Raising important questions’: UCLA’s long history of student activism, protests



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Gallery: The 54th Annual LA Pride Parade Celebrates Queer Identities

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