Saturday, March 23

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LGBTQ students reconcile sexuality and religion

Natalie Kirsten remembers wanting to be straight for most of her teenage years. Growing up in a conservative Colorado town, Kirsten often thought her sexuality had to comply with the strict Christian ideals her community promoted, which included heterosexuality. Read more...

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Napolitano submits testimony about research funding to U.S. Senate

University of California President Janet Napolitano submitted testimony Monday to a U.S. Senate hearing, calling for increased federal support for research. The hearing, “Driving Innovation Through Federal Investments” taking place Tuesday, will collect data and analysis on the status of federal investments in research and innovation projects. Read more...


Jeff Stein (left), the restaurant account manager at Scarborough Farms, came to Bruin Plate Tuesday afternoon to talk with students about the food he helps produce. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)
Jeff Stein (left), the restaurant account manager at Scarborough Farms, came to Bruin Plate Tuesday afternoon to talk with students about the food he helps produce. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin)

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr., who also served as an ambassador to China, stressed the importance of a cooperative relationship between China and the U.S.

(Dang-Co Vu/Daily Bruin)
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman Jr., who also served as an ambassador to China, stressed the importance of a cooperative relationship between China and the U.S.

(Dang-Co Vu/Daily Bruin)

Change in law requires UCLA to hire more disabled workers

The University of California and UCLA now have to improve their efforts to hire more people with disabilities, after recent changes to a 40-year-old law. The UC sent out its first voluntary staff-wide survey earlier this month that allowed employees to identify as a person with or without a disability. Read more...