Friday, October 19

Visual medium can be an engaging outlet for news, but only if it’s done in a novel fashion that provides something new and interesting to its viewers. Without innovation, Bruin News Room will not be a meaningful addition to news outlets already available to students. (Creative Commons photo by Ryan Merritt via Flickr)

Abhishek Shetty: USAC’s Bruin News Room lacks innovation, experience despite intentions

When this year’s Undergraduate Students Association Council members campaigned for their offices, they promised a scholarship portal. They promised to tackle housing affordability. They promised to make the campus more eco-friendly. Read more...

Photo: Visual medium can be an engaging outlet for news, but only if it’s done in a novel fashion that provides something new and interesting to its viewers. Without innovation, Bruin News Room will not be a meaningful addition to news outlets already available to students. (Creative Commons photo by Ryan Merritt via Flickr)

Visual medium can be an engaging outlet for news, but only if it’s done in a novel fashion that provides something new and interesting to its viewers. Without innovation, Bruin News Room will not be a meaningful addition to news outlets already available to students. (Creative Commons photo by Ryan Merritt via Flickr)


United States Sen. Bernie Sanders waged a formidable presidential campaign based on his democratic socialist ideology. If his movement wants to survive him, it will need a new leader who can match his energy and spirit. (Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Abhishek Shetty: Effective successor key to survival of Bernie Sanders’ movement

In five days, the election season will end – just 597 days after Ted Cruz announced his candidacy. And lest we miss the endless madness, there are only around 2640 days left to go until the 2024 Iowa Caucus – an important one for Democrats. Read more...

Photo: United States Sen. Bernie Sanders waged a formidable presidential campaign based on his democratic socialist ideology. If his movement wants to survive him, it will need a new leader who can match his energy and spirit. (Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

United States Sen. Bernie Sanders waged a formidable presidential campaign based on his democratic socialist ideology. If his movement wants to survive him, it will need a new leader who can match his energy and spirit. (Photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr)



USAC President Danny Siegel needs to provide more concrete plans for how he intends to work with UCLA's philanthropists to address the issue of student housing security. (Efren Piñon/Daily Bruin)

Abhishek Shetty: Danny Siegel should redirect his efforts to tackle housing affordability

Just five months ago, Danny Siegel rose to the office of Undergraduate Students Association Council president and made housing affordability one of the key parts of his platform. Read more...

Photo: USAC President Danny Siegel needs to provide more concrete plans for how he intends to work with UCLA's philanthropists to address the issue of student housing security. (Efren Piñon/Daily Bruin)

USAC President Danny Siegel needs to provide more concrete plans for how he intends to work with UCLA's philanthropists to address the issue of student housing security. (Efren Piñon/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Volunteer Day holds service projects at several sites around Los Angeles, including Emerson Middle School in Westwood. (Courtesy of InSapphoWeTrust via Wikimedia Commons)

Abhishek Shetty: Misguided Volunteer Day projects miss opportunity for real impact

Last year, when I was a freshman on Volunteer Day, we were sent to EL ARCA, a center for adults with developmental disabilities. On a sweltering morning, ten of us were handed the job of painting a fence that was about 15 feet across, while the Volunteer Day leaders circled around and nodded in approval. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Volunteer Day holds service projects at several sites around Los Angeles, including Emerson Middle School in Westwood. (Courtesy of InSapphoWeTrust via Wikimedia Commons)

UCLA Volunteer Day holds service projects at several sites around Los Angeles, including Emerson Middle School in Westwood. (Courtesy of InSapphoWeTrust via Wikimedia Commons)


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