Friday, December 14

The Department of Veterans Affairs will assign parking spots to homeless U.S. veterans at its West Los Angeles location to help them access social services and, eventually, housing. (Daily Bruin file photo)

VA to provide parking spots in West Los Angeles for homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer parking spots to homeless U.S. veterans at its West Los Angeles location. City Councilmember Mike Bonin said assigned spots will be provided for the homeless who live in their cars in the next two weeks to help them access social services and, eventually, housing. Read more...

Photo: The Department of Veterans Affairs will assign parking spots to homeless U.S. veterans at its West Los Angeles location to help them access social services and, eventually, housing. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Department of Veterans Affairs will assign parking spots to homeless U.S. veterans at its West Los Angeles location to help them access social services and, eventually, housing. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion held a CrossCheck Live event as part of the university’s sexual harassment awareness week. Panel members discussed institutional blind spots in providing support services for sexual harassment and assault victims. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Panel discusses how UCLA can prevent sexual assault, support survivors

University officials and legal experts said institutions must increase support for victims of sexual harassment and hold harassers accountable at an event Tuesday. The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion held a CrossCheck Live event as part of the university’s inaugural sexual violence and sexual harassment awareness week. Read more...

Photo: The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion held a CrossCheck Live event as part of the university’s sexual harassment awareness week. Panel members discussed institutional blind spots in providing support services for sexual harassment and assault victims. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion held a CrossCheck Live event as part of the university’s sexual harassment awareness week. Panel members discussed institutional blind spots in providing support services for sexual harassment and assault victims. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

UCSA adds international student affairs officer position to board

The University of California Student Association created a new officer position Sunday to support international students in the UC. At the UCSA board meeting at UC Merced, board members unanimously passed a resolution calling for the addition of an international student affairs officer for the new academic year. Read more...

Photo: (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

University of California President Janet Napolitano spoke to regents and high school students at an event in Los Angeles on Monday. She said the University aims to improve access to itself by increasing transfer admissions and expanding online programs. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Napolitano addresses higher education access, student support at LA event

University of California President Janet Napolitano said at an event Monday the University is working to expand access to higher education by accepting more transfer students and improving academic advisory and student support programs. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano spoke to regents and high school students at an event in Los Angeles on Monday. She said the University aims to improve access to itself by increasing transfer admissions and expanding online programs. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

University of California President Janet Napolitano spoke to regents and high school students at an event in Los Angeles on Monday. She said the University aims to improve access to itself by increasing transfer admissions and expanding online programs. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chelsea Manning, who spent seven years in prison for espionage, said at an event Monday she thought it felt scary to have access to other people's personal data, when she worked as a data analyst for the U.S. military. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Former military data analyst talks privacy violations, personal identity

Chelsea Manning said she thinks government-sponsored data collection undermines individual liberties at an event Monday. “I value the fact that working with data, it’s not (just) data – it’s people, its lives,” she said. Read more...

Photo: Chelsea Manning, who spent seven years in prison for espionage, said at an event Monday she thought it felt scary to have access to other people's personal data, when she worked as a data analyst for the U.S. military. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Chelsea Manning, who spent seven years in prison for espionage, said at an event Monday she thought it felt scary to have access to other people's personal data, when she worked as a data analyst for the U.S. military. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago, said he thinks more children will need to pursue college as automation replaces jobs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Chicago mayor speaks on education system amid protests, arrests

The mayor of Chicago said he thinks it is important for the government to increase investment in public education at an event Monday. Rahm Emanuel talked about ways to improve the American education system and refine Chicago as a future global city at the Luskin Lecture for Thought Leadership at Royce Hall. Read more...

Photo: Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago, said he thinks more children will need to pursue college as automation replaces jobs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Rahm Emanuel, the mayor of Chicago, said he thinks more children will need to pursue college as automation replaces jobs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Democratic candidates discussed immigration, healthcare, education and other policies at the Hammer Museum on Monday. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Democratic congressional candidates share views at Hammer Museum forum

Democratic congressional candidates said Monday they think the Democratic Party may take back control of the House of Representatives in the next election. The Hammer Museum hosted “The 2018 Midterms: California’s Blue Wave” forum Monday night, which featured three Democratic candidates looking to unseat Republican incumbents. Read more...

Photo: Democratic candidates discussed immigration, healthcare, education and other policies at the Hammer Museum on Monday. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Democratic candidates discussed immigration, healthcare, education and other policies at the Hammer Museum on Monday. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)