Sunday, September 25

She was profiled by Forbes at 10 years old, now she’s at UCLA

Headline recommendation: Forbes once called her the most powerful 11-year-old in the world. Now she's at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: Zuriel Oduwole, a first-year psychobiology student, has met more than 30 presidents and prime ministers during her work advocating for children’s access to education. She began her rise to prominence at 9 years old when she won a national history competition. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Park(ing) Day brings together Westwood community by reimagining parking spaces

Pedestrians reclaimed parking spaces at three separate locations in Westwood on Friday. Park(ing) Day is a global movement that transforms vehicle spaces into walkable areas and is observed globally every year on the third Friday of September. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Village Improvement Association turned the parking spaces in front of the Ministry of Coffee into a parklet with games and refreshments Friday. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)


Thousands demand action at Los Angeles climate strike, including students

Thousands of students and activists walked out of class and onto the streets Friday, joining over four million people worldwide in a strike calling for action on climate change. Read more...

Photo: Thousands of activists – many of them middle and high school students cutting class – filled the streets of Downtown Los Angeles to join millions others worldwide protesting climate change. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)



Director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies retires, looks to further research

When John Duncan announced he was retiring as director of the UCLA Center for Korean Studies, former students from across the world flew back to Los Angeles to say goodbye. Read more...

Photo: John Duncan, a professor in the Asian languages and cultures department, retired in June. Duncan, who served in Korea during the Vietnam War, helped create the Center of Korean studies when he arrived to UCLA in 1989.(Courtesy of Peggy McInerny/UCLA)


Hong Kong is now a city of protests and tear gas, a city indomitable in its ideals

I was on a two-week trip to visit family in Taiwan when I decided to make an impromptu visit to Hong Kong during its eighth week of political unrest. Read more...

Photo: Hong Kong has been experiencing mass protests for the last 10 weeks over a controversial extradition bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam indefinitely suspended the bill July 9, but has refused to fully withdraw the bill. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)


UCLA ranked No. 2 public university in the country, No. 9 overall globally

An international reputation rankings list placed UCLA as the No. 2 public university in the country for the second year in a row. The magazine Times Higher Education published its World Reputation Rankings 2019 on Wednesday, which finds and ranks the top 100 public and private universities globally. Read more...

Photo: UCLA was ranked the second-best public university for the second year in a row, according to a list published Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)



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