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July 2013 Issue


Bruin Guide to Secret Sights

Bruin Guide to Secret Sights

Tag along to see some hidden gems in the City of Angels.



Physicist to the Stars

For seven seasons, he has made sure The Big Bang gets the science right.


Start-Up Star

Misa Chien '08 started her first business out of her dorm room.


Lightening The Mood: Tackling Teenage Depression

When do normal adolescent doldrums become more serious?


From Test Tubes to YouTube

Professor Neil Garg finds novel ways to reach budding scientists.


Spring 2014 Happenings

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


The Start of Wooden's Winning Streak

Some say it was the full-court press. Others say it was the snowstorm.


Champions On and Off the Field

Student-athletes excel in the classroom, too.


Post-It Production

This Bruin made a business out of his love for pop culture.


Ambassador for Her Native Food

Ambassador for Her Native Food

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

Bruin Sue Ann Pien Hopes to Reach the Final Frontier

Bruin Sue Ann Pien Hopes to Reach the Final Frontier

The rock climber nailed the first big hurdle toward a one-way trip to Mars. more »

A Research Project with a Happy Ending

Chris McKinlay met a fellow Bruin while studying the science behind OkCupid.

Friends of English: For the Love of Literature

At a recent meeting of this significant support group, the topic was the Irish capital as depicted by James Joyce.

Brian Huskey: Boss of Sauce

Competing on Top Chef spiced up this Bruin's culinary career.

From TV's House to the White House

Bruin Kal Penn can't stop juggling acting, politics and education.

Not Short on What It Takes to be a Good Cop

This Bruin aced the requirements for personal character, integrity and honesty.

Sara Bareilles: It All Began at Spring Sing

The '03 grad performed at this year's Grammys, where she was a double nominee. She's also writing a book and a musical.

Shaken, Not Stirred: Northridge Quake Two Decades Later

UCLA's response has set a new bar for seismic research.

Alumni Cheerleader Retires His Bell

For 38 years, Geof Strand has rallied fans at UCLA football games.

Bruin Named Teacher of the Year

Jesús Gutierrez's students say he cares about more than their academics.

Fowler Museum Gains Elite Objects from the Congo

Gift from Jay T. Last and Deborah R. Last '60 includes masks, spoons and baskets.

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