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July 2014 Issue


Primary System Report Card

Primary System Report Card

California's new way of selecting candidates may not work as intended.



Venture With Virtue

These recent grads won a $400,000 validation of their idea.


Paint the Town

Allison “Hueman” Torneros ’08 has made a colorful splash since graduating from UCLA. A lot of colorful splashes, in fact.


Losing for Two

If you struggle with your weight and can’t seem to stick to a workout plan, you’re not alone. And that's a fact many people overlook.


A Tale of New Cities

When Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris came to the U.S. from Greece, she saw that Americans don’t really use their cities’ outdoor spaces. Today, the urban planning professor is helping to change that.


Winter 2015 Happenings

A Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports


Drama King

Producer Kenneth Macgowan's tenure at UCLA was his fourth career.


Galactic Vision

The Thirty Meter Telescope at the peak of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano will give Bruin researchers and students access to the most powerful eye ever cast toward the sky.


Window Wonder

Patients at Mattel Children's Hospital love these grime fighters.


Good as Gold

Good as Gold

Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold '82 makes his film debut at the Sundance Festival.
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Celebrating the Two-Wheeler

Celebrating the Two-Wheeler

The Fowler Museum joins with campus cycling organizations to salute the evolution of the bicycle.
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Robert Heinecken: Still Inspiring Debate

The groundbreaking artist's work continues to raise questions.

What if The Simpsons Met Family Guy?

Bruin Patrick Meighan wrote the episode where they did.

A Proper Entryway for UCLA's Living Museum

A generous gift funds improvements to the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden.

LA2050: Transforming Los Angeles for the Future

UCLA submitted a grand vision for how to make the city the nation's most livable —and won $100,000 to make it real.

UCLA Community School: Making a Big Difference

Since 2009, the per- centage of students going to college has almost tripled.

Picturing Pain

Exhibition gives medical students insight into how individuals experience pain.

Mo Martin: A Cinderella Story

What looked like an overnight success for the '05 UCLA grad actually followed years of hard work.

Angelenos: How Dirty Is Your Air?

Now an interactive website tracks L.A.'s toxic waste.

Havens for Horses

Allison Milionis's book showcases 13 sanctuaries that care for abandoned equines.

Ambassador for Her Native Food

Alicia Maher couldn't stand seeing Salvadoran cuisine cooked the wrong way.


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