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Back Issue - January 2014


Ambassador for Her Native Food
CookbookAlicia Maher couldn't stand seeing Salvadoran cuisine cooked the wrong way.
Apr 1, 2014
Bruin Sue Ann Pien Hopes to Reach the Final Frontier
Sue Ann Pien The rock climber nailed the first big hurdle toward a one-way trip to Mars.
Feb 20, 2014
This Research Project Had a
Happy Ending

OkCupidChris McKinlay met fellow Bruin Christine Tien Wang while studying the science behind OkCupid.
Feb 12, 2014
Not Short on What It Takes
to be a Good Cop

Keith ShortThis Bruin met the Orange Police Department's requirements for personal character, integrity and honesty.
Feb 7, 2014
Sara Bareilles: This "Brave" Bruin Got Her Start at Spring Sing
This 'Brave' Bruin Got Her Start at Spring SingThe '03 grad performed at this year's Grammys, where she was a double nominee. She's also writing a book and a musical.
Jan 22, 2014
Justine Bateman Designs Her
Own Major

Justine Bateman Designs Her Own MajorEnrolling as a freshman at 46, the actress wanted to create new ways to interact with digital media.
Jan 17, 2014
Shaken, Not Stirred: Northridge Earthquake 20 Years Later
northridge UCLA's response has set a new bar for seismic research.
Jan 9, 2014
Raul Ruiz's Political Prescription
Political Prescription The son of migrant workers, Congressman Raul Ruiz ’94 was dubbed by Politico as a freshman lawmaker most likely to succeed.
Jan 1, 2014
Arts ReSTORE LA: Fruitopia
Fruitopia!Can art bring back Westwood Village?
Jan 1, 2014
What the World's Best Telescope Can Teach Us
What the World's Best Telescope Can Teach Us“We will be surprised by what we find,” says astronomer James Larkin.
Jan 1, 2014
Jazzed about Juggling
Balancing Act“The secret . . . is patience, meditative focus and, in the face of defeat, resilience,” says Chris Smith ’07.
Jan 1, 2014
Tiny Parks with a Purpose
Tiny Parks with a PurposeCan parklets make sidewalks friendly again?
Jan 1, 2014
Interview With A Rose
Interview with a RoseUCLA's garden, named for Sue Young, has moved around a lot.
Jan 1, 2014
Imagineer That: Marty Sklar
Imagineer That Most people can only dream of designing rides for Disneyland, but this Bruin actually does it.
Jan 1, 2014
Sustaining L.A.
Sustaining L.A.Bruin Mark Gold leads the discussion on "green" issues in Southern California.
Jan 1, 2014
Constant Content:The Humanities Go Digital
ConstantUCLA is at the forefront of applying modern technology to the social sciences.
Jan 1, 2014
Don't Stress; Live a Little
Don't Stress; Live a LittleThere's much more you can do for relief than just work out or chill out.
Jan 1, 2014
Clayborne Carson: King's Chronicler
King's Chronicler: Clayborne CarsonThe man who edits and publishes MLK’s papers also lived the Civil Rights Movement.
Jan 1, 2014
Saluting Those Who Serve and Have Served
Saluting Those Who Serve and Have ServedOn campus and across the country, UCLA works to support veterans and their families in many different ways in a tradition that stretches back to the end of World War II.
Jan 1, 2014
Women's Aquatics: Making Waves
Making WavesWomen’s Swimming and Diving springs into the new season with plenty of promise.
Jan 1, 2014
In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams
In the Footsteps of Ansel AdamsThe legendary photographer took hundreds of shots of UCLA. Much has changed — and much has not.
Jan 1, 2014
Name Game
UCLA Name GameTest your knowledge of where campus buildings got their names.
Jan 1, 2014
Winter 2014 Happenings
Winter 2014 HappeningsAn exclusive Bruin guide to the season’s best in UCLA arts and culture, entertainment and sports.
Jan 1, 2014
Bruins Set to Shine in Awards Season
Bruins Set to Shine in Awards SeasonUCLA is well-represented among this year's nominees for Grammys and Golden Globes.
Dec 12, 2013