Students demonstrated in Meyerhoff Park Wednesday afternoon against mass incarceration and police brutality (Angie Wang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students gather to protest mass incarceration and police brutality

A few fake tombstones and pictures of those killed by police filled the grass in front of Kerckhoff Hall Wednesday afternoon as students gathered to demonstrate against mass incarceration and police brutality. More »

GSA to hold election to fill vice president of internal fairs position

The graduate student government unanimously approved a two-week-long election calendar Wednesday night to fill the vice president of internal affairs position. Hope McCoy, who was elected Graduate Students Association vice president of internal affairs in spring, resigned from the position last month after accepting a research job at Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia. More »

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Under the name "Spine of Califas," punk rock band Los Illegals partner and tour with the writers of Taco Shop Poets. At Friday night's performance at the Powell Library rotunda, Taco Shop Poets will have members read poetry while Los Illegals performs in the background. 
(Courtesy of Reyes Rodriguez) ‘Spine of Califas’ combines Chicano music, poetry at Powell

In the late 1970′s, Jesus Velo and Willie Herrón of punk rock band, Los Illegals, aimed to provide a space for Chicano culture in East L.A. More »

Wake of the Storm

Read our feature series about recovery efforts in the Philippines, which was devastated by a super typhoon last November. UCLA student donations played a part in the relief missions of several aid agencies in the wake of the storm. The Daily Bruin spent 19 days in the Philippines talking to typhoon survivors and relief organizations. The reporting in the Philippines was made possible by the Bridget O’Brien Scholarship Foundation, which is in its seventh year of funding UCLA journalism with global reach and local impact.

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