Thursday, September 20



Octavio Villalpando, a candidate for the new vice chancellor of diversity position, introduces his ideas to students and staff in an open forum Thursday. (Kelsey Kong/Daily Bruin)

Candidate for diversity vice chancellor visits campus, speaks at forum

One of the candidates for the new diversity vice chancellor position said at a forum Thursday that UCLA must ensure underrepresented students have the support necessary to succeed, whether that involves incentivizing diversity measures or creating consequences for people who resist moves toward stronger anti-discrimination policies. Read more...

Photo: Octavio Villalpando, a candidate for the new vice chancellor of diversity position, introduces his ideas to students and staff in an open forum Thursday. (Kelsey Kong/Daily Bruin)

Octavio Villalpando, a candidate for the new vice chancellor of diversity position, introduces his ideas to students and staff in an open forum Thursday. (Kelsey Kong/Daily Bruin)

Franklin Tuitt, a candidate for the vice chancellor for equality, diversity and inclusion position, spoke at an open forum on campus Thursday afternoon. (Kailey Rishovd/Daily Bruin)

First candidate for diversity vice chancellor position visits campus

The first candidate to visit UCLA for a new diversity vice chancellor position said at a forum Thursday that he would aim to involve the entire campus in his work and to lead a collective effort to promote an inclusive environment. Read more...

Photo: Franklin Tuitt, a candidate for the vice chancellor for equality, diversity and inclusion position, spoke at an open forum on campus Thursday afternoon. (Kailey Rishovd/Daily Bruin)

Franklin Tuitt, a candidate for the vice chancellor for equality, diversity and inclusion position, spoke at an open forum on campus Thursday afternoon. (Kailey Rishovd/Daily Bruin)

UCLA asks staff, students to nominate 2015 Librarian of the Year

UCLA is asking students, faculty and staff to nominate librarians for the 2015 Librarian of the Year Award. The award, given by the Librarians Association of UCLA, recognizes a university librarian who has furthered the school’s teaching and research mission by tailoring his or her work to the campus’ needs, according to the press release asking for the nominations. Read more...



Students performed spoken word and gave personal narratives in Kerckhoff Art Gallery for Consent Week, a weeklong event to advocate against sexual assault and educate students about consent. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

Consent Week aims to educate students, advocate against sexual assault

Angelica Castillo wrote “consent is trust" in the shape of a heart toward the side of a massive sheet of butcher paper. Several other notes reflected her idea: "consent is respect," "consent is love," "consent feels good" and "consent feels like coming home." Read more...

Photo: Students performed spoken word and gave personal narratives in Kerckhoff Art Gallery for Consent Week, a weeklong event to advocate against sexual assault and educate students about consent. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

Students performed spoken word and gave personal narratives in Kerckhoff Art Gallery for Consent Week, a weeklong event to advocate against sexual assault and educate students about consent. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)