Monday, September 23

Despite enacting policies to reduce the number of prison inmates, California needs to implement reforms such as split sentencing to help reduce inmate recidivism. (Creative Commons photo by davebloggs007 via Flickr)

Aaron Julian: California GOP should push to prevent prison overpopulation

The American prison system and its population is huge. About 22-percent-of-the-world’s-prisoners huge. This sound bite has been used in many political debates, stump speeches and news articles, but changing this apparent injustice through scientifically backed, tried-and-true methods has been slow and complicated. Read more...

Photo: Despite enacting policies to reduce the number of prison inmates, California needs to implement reforms such as split sentencing to help reduce inmate recidivism. (Creative Commons photo by davebloggs007 via Flickr)

Despite enacting policies to reduce the number of prison inmates, California needs to implement reforms such as split sentencing to help reduce inmate recidivism. (Creative Commons photo by davebloggs007 via Flickr)


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No Offense, But: USAC Results

Live from the Daily Bruin conference room, Chris Campbell, Abhishek Shetty and Aaron Julian offer their reactions in the aftermath of Friday night’s USAC election. There was a lot happening, and lots to opine about. Read more...

Photo: (Efren Piñon/Daily Bruin)

(Efren Piñon/Daily Bruin)


Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator for U.S. Global AIDS, said at an event at UCLA on Wednesday that creating partnerships and improving education can help end the AIDS epidemic. (Creative Commons photo by Center for Strategic and International Studies via Youtube)

U.S. official calls for focus on gender equality as means to end AIDS

The U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator called for an end to the AIDS epidemic by 2030 in a speech at UCLA Wednesday afternoon. Around 70 professors, students and international delegates attended a speech by Dr. Read more...

Photo: Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator for U.S. Global AIDS, said at an event at UCLA on Wednesday that creating partnerships and improving education can help end the AIDS epidemic. (Creative Commons photo by Center for Strategic and International Studies via Youtube)

Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator for U.S. Global AIDS, said at an event at UCLA on Wednesday that creating partnerships and improving education can help end the AIDS epidemic. (Creative Commons photo by Center for Strategic and International Studies via Youtube)

Black student activists create discussion space with Undercommons

About 70 students gathered at the bottom of Janss Steps Monday as student activists launched a meeting space to discuss issues black youth encounter. A group of five UCLA graduate students created the meeting space, called the Undercommons, to offer students a place where they can talk about problems such as mass incarceration, said Shamell Bell, an event organizer and doctoral student in culture and performance at the Department of World Arts and Culture/Dance department. Read more...



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