Friday, May 24

All UCLA buildings would be required to have gender inclusive restrooms under revisions made to Policy 890, Gender Inclusive Facilities. Students can submit public comments about the policy on the UCLA Administrative Policies and Procedure website until June 20. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

New UCLA policy requires gender-inclusive amenities on campus

UCLA announced a new policy which would require gender-inclusive facilities in every building on campus. Assistant vice chancellor of Facilities Management Kelly Schmader said in an email announcement Tuesday that Policy 890 would convert all existing one-person, gender-specific restrooms on campus to one-person, gender-inclusive restrooms. Read more...

All UCLA buildings would be required to have gender inclusive restrooms under revisions made to Policy 890, Gender Inclusive Facilities. Students can submit public comments about the policy on the UCLA Administrative Policies and Procedure website until June 20. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science and psychobiology student Nathan Mallipeddi founded the Southern California Stuttering Service. The organization aims to help those who stutter through speech therapy,  (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Student founds organization to support people who stutter, aims to reduce stigma

When Nathan Mallipeddi was in high school, people mistakenly thought he lacked confidence because of his stuttering. “There’s a stigma that you’re not confident, you’re nervous – that’s a problem because for me, because when I was growing up and had to give a presentation, I wasn’t scared of people but everyone thought I was because I stuttered,” Mallipeddi said. Read more...

Third-year political science and psychobiology student Nathan Mallipeddi founded the Southern California Stuttering Service. The organization aims to help those who stutter through speech therapy,  (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Keith Schiller, founder of UCLA Student Legal Services, spoke about his reasons for founding the organization at its 50th anniversary celebration. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
Keith Schiller, founder of UCLA Student Legal Services, spoke about his reasons for founding the organization at its 50th anniversary celebration. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

South Campus students are criticizing the Mathematical Sciences Building and Boelter Halll's layout, saying the structures are confusing to navigate. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
South Campus students are criticizing the Mathematical Sciences Building and Boelter Halll's layout, saying the structures are confusing to navigate. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Sahen Rai, a first-year computer science student, created the app You Are Loved to help people with their mental health by connecting them to their friends and family. The app lets users rate their happiness each day on a scale from zero to 10, which family and friends can view. (Courtesy of Sahen Rai)
Sahen Rai, a first-year computer science student, created the app You Are Loved to help people with their mental health by connecting them to their friends and family. The app lets users rate their happiness each day on a scale from zero to 10, which family and friends can view. (Courtesy of Sahen Rai)

Dennis Slamon, director of the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, won an award from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Sweden’s Sjöberg Foundation for his pioneering research in targeted breast cancer treatments. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
Dennis Slamon, director of the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program, won an award from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Sweden’s Sjöberg Foundation for his pioneering research in targeted breast cancer treatments. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Sameer Jafri, a UCLA alumnus, co-founded Revive Solutions after graduation to make automated external defibrillators. Jafri said it is in the process of getting approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its product, and hope to commercialize it in the next few years.(Courtesy of Sameer Jafri)
Sameer Jafri, a UCLA alumnus, co-founded Revive Solutions after graduation to make automated external defibrillators. Jafri said it is in the process of getting approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its product, and hope to commercialize it in the next few years.(Courtesy of Sameer Jafri)