Bruins are back, enlivening campus this fall. Can their spirit of renewal invigorate Westwood Village?
VIRGINIA POSTREL | ILLUSTRATIONS BY BRETT AFFRUNTI
The UCLA and Westwood communities are again enjoying campus and the neighborhood.
PHOTOS BY ADAM AMENGUAL
Tennis star Arthur Ashe spent his life fighting for the oppressed. A new oral history collection tells his story.
DELAN BRUCE AND MARY DAILY | COLLAGE BY PETER HOVARTH
The UCLA Labor Center contributes students, energy and research to dozens of unions in Los Angeles.
JIM NEWTON | PHOTOS BY SAM COMEN
UCLA’s Academic Advancement Program provides Bruins with community and a sense of belonging.
CHERYL CHENG ’02 | ILLUSTRATIONS BY JON STICH
Damion Thomas, a curator at the largest museum of African American culture, uses sports to tell the story of race relations.
DELAN BRUCE | PHOTOS BY JARED SOARES
Charlene Villaseñor Black teaches her students that art can inspire empathy toward others, such as the immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.
MARY DAILY | PHOTOS BY CLAUDIA LUCIA
How to minimize anxiety as we emerge from isolation.
DAN GORDON ’85 | ILLUSTRATION BY BLAIR KELLY
HAIL TO THE HILLS
Architect Harry Cobb designed the UCLA Anderson complex to enhance university life.
As Bruins begin to populate Westwood Village again, now is the perfect time to revisit its history.
UCLA and Westwood Village need each other in order to to be at their best.
UCLA CHANCELLOR GENE BLOCK
Alum John Stanley advocates drinking vino that’s more expressive and ‘alive.’
DELAN BRUCE | PHOTOS BY NOAH WEBB
After blazing their own musical path, Ron and Russell Mael are at the heart of two very different movies.
The professor’s true crime tale set in medieval France was finally turned into a film 15 years after publishing.
WENDY SODERBERG ’82
The canvases contain the fingerprints of those who have died.
Águilas documents hope and loss in the Arizona desert.