Tuesday, September 17


Michael Skiles, an organizer with Westwood Forward, said he thinks the division of Westwood Village into two council districts will open the door to new businesses and an improved nightlife scene. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Community members hope new Westwood council will improve businesses, nightlife

Nightlife in Westwood Village may improve due to the passage of a vote to create a new neighborhood council in Westwood. The vote, which passed May 22, subdivided the old Westwood Neighborhood Council boundary into two smaller districts. Read more...

Photo: Michael Skiles, an organizer with Westwood Forward, said he thinks the division of Westwood Village into two council districts will open the door to new businesses and an improved nightlife scene. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles, an organizer with Westwood Forward, said he thinks the division of Westwood Village into two council districts will open the door to new businesses and an improved nightlife scene. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)


Homeless veterans are able to park in 10 designated parking spots at the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

VA West LA campus designates 10 safe parking spots for homeless veterans

Homeless veterans who live in their cars now have access to 10 safe parking spaces at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs West Los Angeles campus. This is a first step in the VA’s larger initiative to address homelessness, which includes the construction of 110 housing units by 2020 and 1,200 total units to be built on the VA’s West LA campus. Read more...

Photo: Homeless veterans are able to park in 10 designated parking spots at the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Homeless veterans are able to park in 10 designated parking spots at the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA community discusses Islamic representation following ROTC drill

A recent UCLA Army officer training program ran a drill depicting the enemy wearing civilian clothes from Arab countries, which some UCLA students and professors said demonizes Arab and Islamic identities. Read more...

Photo: Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

The California Supreme Court reopened a case involving Katherine Rosen, a UCLA alumni who was stabbed on campus in 2009. Some said they think the Supreme Court's ruling that universities are obligated to protect students from violent situations sets a bad precedent for university policy. (Daily Bruin file photo)

California Supreme Court ruling implies university holds responsibility

A recent California Supreme Court decision could strengthen an alumna’s lawsuit against the University of California Board of Regents over an on-campus stabbing at UCLA, an expert said. Read more...

Photo: The California Supreme Court reopened a case involving Katherine Rosen, a UCLA alumni who was stabbed on campus in 2009. Some said they think the Supreme Court's ruling that universities are obligated to protect students from violent situations sets a bad precedent for university policy. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The California Supreme Court reopened a case involving Katherine Rosen, a UCLA alumni who was stabbed on campus in 2009. Some said they think the Supreme Court's ruling that universities are obligated to protect students from violent situations sets a bad precedent for university policy. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, talked about his journalistic background and how he plans on maintaining objectivity as a commentator. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)

Q&A: UCLA department chair discusses recent appointment as CNN commentator

Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, was appointed as the European affairs commentator for CNN, according to a UCLA press release. Read more...

Photo: Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, talked about his journalistic background and how he plans on maintaining objectivity as a commentator. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)

Dominic Thomas, chair of the UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies, talked about his journalistic background and how he plans on maintaining objectivity as a commentator. (Anna Moreno-Takegami/Daily Bruin)