Sunday, September 23

The University of California recently opened applications for its Title IX student advisory board. This board needs to focus on its role as a liaison between students and  administrators. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Clea Wurster: Title IX advisory board must educate, provide student platform

Title IX policies, which prohibit sex or gender discrimination in federally funded educational programs, are incredibly important on college campuses. But ask any student on Bruin Walk how these policies are written – or even where UCLA’s Title IX Office is – and chances are you’ll get little more than a blank stare and maybe some shrugs. Read more...

Photo: The University of California recently opened applications for its Title IX student advisory board. This board needs to focus on its role as a liaison between students and administrators. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California recently opened applications for its Title IX student advisory board. This board needs to focus on its role as a liaison between students and  administrators. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Clea Wurster: Education department must focus on social justice curriculum

What are the effects of the White House administration’s childish antics? Potentially, more childish antics. John Rogers, the faculty director of Center X at UCLA, which offers a primary school teacher training program, and director of UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education and Access, conducted a recent study showing a link between President Donald Trump’s term and an increase in high school students’ incivility levels. Read more...

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UCLA alumna Kelly Baker recently landed a role in the Tony Award-winning musical, "Bright Star." In the production, Baker is a swing – a person who is trained to cover multiple ensemble roles. "Bright Star," written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, will run at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown LA until Nov. 19. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumna shines in Tony Award nominee ‘Bright Star’

Kelly Baker was too afraid to sing “Happy Birthday” to casting directors in elementary school. But now, she sings with the cast of a Tony Award-nominated musical. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumna Kelly Baker recently landed a role in the Tony Award-winning musical, "Bright Star." In the production, Baker is a swing – a person who is trained to cover multiple ensemble roles. "Bright Star," written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, will run at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown LA until Nov. 19. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA alumna Kelly Baker recently landed a role in the Tony Award-winning musical, "Bright Star." In the production, Baker is a swing – a person who is trained to cover multiple ensemble roles. "Bright Star," written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, will run at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown LA until Nov. 19. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)



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Clea Wurster: More sexual violence awareness training must be required on the Hill

Bruins, get ready to enter the “red zone.” No, this isn’t another campus tradition like Bruin Bash or the Enormous Activities Fair. Rather, the “red zone” is a term used by sexual assault researchers to describe a six-week period each fall when increased numbers of first-year female students experience sexual violence. Read more...

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(Daily Bruin file photo)