USAC Election 2016 coverage


Nineteen candidates and four referenda are on this year’s USAC election ballot. Learn about the candidates. Read stories, violations, and endorsements. Fill out a survey about your thoughts on this year’s council as well as other campus issues.

Junior setter Hagen Smith and the UCLA men's volleyball team came up just short of a comeback victory over Ohio State in an NCAA semifinal Thursday night. (Courtesy of Christopher Shannon)

Men’s volleyball unable to overcome Ohio State in NCAA semifinals


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – It was the comeback of the decade, and then it wasn’t. On Thursday night, UCLA men’s volleyball started right where it left off all of three months ago: playing a solid match against the same Ohio State team that it defeated back in January in the exact same gym.

Social Justice Referendum sanctioned after USAC Judicial Board ruling

The election board sanctioned Social Justice Referendum after the judicial board's ruling. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The undergraduate student government election board sanctioned the Social Justice Referendum for violating its campaign spending limit after the judicial board ruled in favor of the election board’s past sanctions Thursday morning.

Student Food Co-Op to begin grocery service in Kerckhoff

The USAC Election Board's office space in Kerckhoff Hall will be used as the location of the student food co-op. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students will be able to pick up groceries from campus by December, after the undergraduate student government unanimously voted Tuesday to establish a student food co-op in Kerckhoff Hall.

Abhishek Shetty: USAC Election Board should extend physical campaigning period

Love Apptually: Leaving with a crop of dissatisfaction … and beans

The Quad: Cracking the code behind encryption

(Creative Commons photo by IntelFreePress via Flickr)

NK DTZ’WJ WJFINSL YMNX RJXXFLJ, NY’X UWTGFGQD STY JSHWDUYJI Don’t worry, this isn’t a mistake. That line above is in fact gibberish. But, what if I told you that those seemingly random characters actually map to the following message?

Throwback Thursday, Week 6: Turn out for what?

Just Banana Things: Five uses for bananas



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Facing FOMO without fear


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Students participated in the Westwood Organized Meaningful Project from 2010 to 2014 to clean and beautify Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Volunteer Center explains rationale for ending collaboration with WOMP

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UCLA club brings health clinics to Asian-American communities

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Radio reporter Jonaki Mehta, photographer Sonja Bartlett and an external translator, Ravindranath Chandran, spent nine days in Vadamanappakkam covering the progress and effectiveness of Project RISHI’s initiatives and exploring the complexities of this rural village and its residents. This project was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which has funded UCLA’s student journalists for eight years to cover stories of a global reach and local impact.

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Opinion Poll

This fall, students will be able to rent bikes on campus and throughout Westwood. The bike-share program will be the same one used in West Hollywood and Santa Monica. How do you feel about this issue? Submit View results without voting »