Friday, October 19

UCLA Chicana/o studies students host event on police brutality

Students held an open workshop on police brutality Thursday in Dickson Court. About 100 students attended Dialogue: Law Enforcement Power, organized by 47 students of the honors class Chicana/o Studies 166: “Paulo Freire for Chicana/Chicano Classroom.” The event featured a workshop and discussions led by guest speakers, including a former public defender and students. Read more...


The new Westwood Panera Bread is under construction, and plans to open its doors as soon as May 1. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

Panera Bread to open location in Westwood Village

Panera Bread plans to open a location in Westwood Village at the start of May, following a years-long battle to open the restaurant’s doors. The location on Westwood Boulevard has had a “Coming Soon” sign on its storefront windows since early 2013, but has postponed its opening because of complications with a Westwood land-use plan. Read more...

The new Westwood Panera Bread is under construction, and plans to open its doors as soon as May 1. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

UCLA community members gauge interest in new late-night ride service

Two UCLA community members are looking for student feedback as part of a potential project to start a new late-night ride service for students. Nihal Satyadev, a Westwood resident and former UCLA student, and Ian Cocroft, a third-year political science student, recently released an online survey to gauge the need for an additional ride-service program that would shuttle students to different areas in Westwood. Read more...



Maritza Galdamos, Christian Guzman’s mother, spoke at the vigil organized Thursday to commemorate Guzman's death. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin)
Maritza Galdamos, Christian Guzman’s mother, spoke at the vigil organized Thursday to commemorate Guzman's death. (Jose Ubeda/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Mukund Padmanabhan recently donated $2.5 million to fund a laboratory in his name in the new Engineering VI building.
(Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
UCLA alumnus Mukund Padmanabhan recently donated $2.5 million to fund a laboratory in his name in the new Engineering VI building.
(Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Tiverton Drive has been closed since September 2013 because of construction on the Teaching and Learning Center for Health Sciences, which is expected to end in fall 2016. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Tiverton Drive has been closed since September 2013 because of construction on the Teaching and Learning Center for Health Sciences, which is expected to end in fall 2016. (Daily Bruin file photo)