Monday, August 8

UCLA students specify lack of accessibility on campus, call for improvement

This post was updated July 31 at 10:51 p.m. Students are calling on UCLA to improve accessibility on campus. Many parts of the campus are inaccessible, said Rowan O’Bryan, a rising fifth-year art student. Read more...

Photo: Disabled students say many parts of the UCLA campus are inaccessible, including staircases such as this one, which do not differentiate between steps and are not always lit at night. (Joseph Jimenez/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA study finds COVID-19 vaccination rates may affect influenza vaccine uptake

This post was updated July 31 at 10:46 p.m. UCLA researchers found that states with the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates experienced a decline in adult influenza vaccination rates after COVID-19 vaccines became widely available. Read more...

Photo: A vaccine is administered at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Huntington Park. UCLA researchers found that there could be an association between COVID-19 and influenza vaccination rates. (Jason Zhu/Daily Bruin staff)


New omicron subvariants cause surge in LA County COVID-19 cases

This post was updated July 31 at 10:43 p.m. New subvariants of COVID-19 have caused a spike in cases in Los Angeles County in the past two months. Read more...

Photo: New subvariants of COVID-19 have caused a spike in cases in Los Angeles County (pictured) in the past two months. The LA County Department of Public Health opted to not reinstate a mask mandate due to a recent decrease in cases, though officials still suggest masking indoors and keeping up to date on vaccinations. (David Rimer/Daily Bruin senior staff)


UCLA Health ranks fifth nationally on US News and World Report honor roll

This post was updated July 31 at 10:41 p.m. UCLA Health hospitals tied for fifth in the nation in a 2022-2023 ranking of U.S. hospitals published by U.S. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Health hospitals ranked second in Los Angeles and California and tied for fifth in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 America’s Best Hospitals report. (Daily Bruin file photo)



Hammer Museum summer concert series returns for 2022 season

This post was updated July 24 at 8:49 p.m. The Hammer Museum and radio station KCRW have been presenting their annual summer concert series throughout July with live music, extended gallery hours and street food. Read more...

Photo: The concert series began July 7 with live performances from Ambar Lucid and KCRW DJs Wyldeflower (pictured) and Nassir Nassirzadeh. Audiences experienced this live entertainment along with extended gallery hours, street food and a happy hour. (Courtesy of Brian Feinzimer/KCRW)


UCLA faculty launch research lab to address inequity, uplift Latina leaders

This post was updated July 24 at 8:47 p.m. The founders of the Latina Futures, 2050 Lab are planning to create a pipeline that connects research directly to policymakers in an attempt to tackle disparities and inequities that Latina women face. Read more...

Photo: Veronica Terriquez (left) and Sonja Diaz (right) stand in front of a UCLA building. The pair co-founded the Latina Futures, 2050 Lab in hopes of linking research and policy to decrease inequities Latina women face, especially in the workforce. (Courtesy of Jessica Wolf)