The Daily Bruin
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Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Award
Society of Professional Journalist Best College Newspaper in the U.,S 2004 and 2006
Associated Collegiate Press, Best college daily in nation, 2003 and 2004
California College Media Association, Best collegiate daily in California, 2004
Los Angeles Times, Best college newspaper in Southern California, 2003
Society of Professional Journalists, Top college newspaper in the West, 2003
The mission of the UCLA Daily Bruin is to provide information, entertainment and a forum for the free exchange of ideas to the UCLA community. The Daily Bruin is also a prinicipal training ground for UCLA students who want to go into journalism.
The UCLA campus newspaper began as the Normal Outlook in the fall of 1911, when UCLA was still the Los Angeles State Normal School. The paper became a daily in 1926 and changed its name to the UCLA Daily Bruin in 1948.
Daily Bruin alumni include Pulitzer Prize winners David Shaw '63 and Bruce Russell '27 of the Los Angeles Times and Tony Auth '67 of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Nobel Prize winner Ralph Bunche '27 was a Daily Bruin columnist. Other alumni include Flora Lewis '39, who became the New York Times European bureau chief; Gilbert Harrison '36, editor and publisher of the New Republic from 1957 to 1974; and Frank Mankiewicz '47, who led National Public Radio from 1977 to 1983.
This year's editor in chief is Saba Riazati.