Saturday, December 15

ASUCLA Board of Directors recap – Feb. 23

Associated Students UCLA is a multimillion-dollar organization that provides student services and activities the university does not fund. It oversees the Undergraduate Students Association Council, Graduate Students Association, Communications Board, campus services and enterprises. Read more...


Members of UC3 will partner with businesses and regional governments to create a plan to help local communities cut carbon emissions, said UC President Janet Napolitano. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Members of UC3 will partner with businesses and regional governments to create a plan to help local communities cut carbon emissions, said UC President Janet Napolitano. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Leonard Marks, a members of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and Shyam Natarajan, a professor of urology received a $3.1 million grant to develop a new technology to treat prostate cancer. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Prostate cancer researchers receive grant, continue tech development

Two UCLA researchers received a $3.1 million grant to develop a new technology to treat prostate cancer. The National Institutes of Health awarded a grant to Leonard Marks, a professor of urology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Shyam Natarajan, an adjunct assistant professor of urology, surgery and bioengineering at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, to support their five-year research in prostate cancer. Read more...

Leonard Marks, a members of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and Shyam Natarajan, a professor of urology received a $3.1 million grant to develop a new technology to treat prostate cancer. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Members of the Bruin Visual Arts Club, which provides resources for UCLA arts students, painted clothing donation bins on Monday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Students paint clothing bins, aim to create accessible donation options

Colorful clothing donation bins will be available throughout campus beginning next week. Good Clothes Good People, a nonprofit organization that gives donations back to local communities, and the Bruin Visual Arts Club, which provides resources for UCLA arts students, painted clothing donation bins at Royce Quad on Monday as part of a project to encourage more individuals to donate clothes. Read more...

Members of the Bruin Visual Arts Club, which provides resources for UCLA arts students, painted clothing donation bins on Monday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

USAC recap – fall 2017

Arielle Mokhtarzadeh, president: Platforms: Mokhtarzadeh promised to work with alumni associations and the UCLA Career Center to secure internships for current Bruins. She promised to help reform University of California policies on sexual violence and sexual harassment. Read more...


Students wrote down their thoughts on what defines intelligence on blackboards at the "What is Smart?" event Tuesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)
Students wrote down their thoughts on what defines intelligence on blackboards at the "What is Smart?" event Tuesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Students shared their experiences of finding a personal identity in a foreign country at the "Conversation Cafe" event Monday. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

‘Conversation Cafe’ fosters discussion on cross-national experiences

Students from different parts of the world shared their experiences with developing a personal identity at an event Monday. Several campus offices, including the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars and the UCLA International Education Office, partnered with Powell Library to host “Conversation Cafe,” which facilitated discussions between students about the struggles of finding a sense of belonging in a foreign country. Read more...

Students shared their experiences of finding a personal identity in a foreign country at the "Conversation Cafe" event Monday. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)