Saturday, May 25


Students made signs to oppose the construction of a 30-meter telescope on a sacred Hawaiian burial site at a town hall Monday. The Pacific Islands' Student Association organized the town hall to discuss the controversy surrounding the University of California's involvement in the construction of the telescope.(Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Town hall addresses UC involvement, controversy regarding Hawaii telescope

Activists said they think students should pressure the University of California to divest from the construction of a 30-meter telescope on a sacred Hawaiian site. The Pacific Islands’ Student Association organized a town hall and teach-in Monday where students spoke with activists about the controversy surrounding the UC’s involvement in the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii. Read more...

Students made signs to oppose the construction of a 30-meter telescope on a sacred Hawaiian burial site at a town hall Monday. The Pacific Islands' Student Association organized the town hall to discuss the controversy surrounding the University of California's involvement in the construction of the telescope.(Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Student workers asked UCPath representatives about possible resolutions to payroll issues at the town hall Thursday. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)
Student workers asked UCPath representatives about possible resolutions to payroll issues at the town hall Thursday. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

UCLA received an award for its sustainable athletic facilities because both Wasserman Football Center and Mo Ostin Basketball Center earned the highest LEED certification. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA receives sustainability award for LEED Platinum-rated training facilities

UCLA earned an award for the sustainable design of its athletics facilities from the Los Angeles chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. USGBC LA gave UCLA the award because both the Wasserman Football Center and Mo Ostin Basketball Center had obtained Leadership in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum certification, the highest rating awarded to green buildings. Read more...

UCLA received an award for its sustainable athletic facilities because both Wasserman Football Center and Mo Ostin Basketball Center earned the highest LEED certification. (Daily Bruin file photo)