Monday, June 18


Several students said the Skirball fire impeded their ability to focus on finals and that UCLA should have provided faster updates on the fire and campus operations. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Students voice opinions on administration’s response to Skirball fire

Ky’Tavia Stafford-Carreker asked her professor Wednesday if she could miss class because the poor air quality from the Skirball fire worsened her seasonal allergies and sinus infection. Read more...

Photo: Several students said the Skirball fire impeded their ability to focus on finals and that UCLA should have provided faster updates on the fire and campus operations. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Several students said the Skirball fire impeded their ability to focus on finals and that UCLA should have provided faster updates on the fire and campus operations. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Families and co-workers of Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, remember him as being a cheerful and kind person, an expert on European cultures and languages and a talented individual who connected to people quickly. (Courtesy of Kimberly Mattheussens)

YRL librarian dies at 44, remembered for kindness, inquisitiveness

Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, was an expert on European cultures and languages. Mattheussens, who worked in YRL since 2006, died of brain cancer at the age of 44 last week. Read more...

Photo: Families and co-workers of Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, remember him as being a cheerful and kind person, an expert on European cultures and languages and a talented individual who connected to people quickly. (Courtesy of Kimberly Mattheussens)

Families and co-workers of Oliver Mattheussens, a UCLA library assistant at the Charles E. Young Research Library, remember him as being a cheerful and kind person, an expert on European cultures and languages and a talented individual who connected to people quickly. (Courtesy of Kimberly Mattheussens)

Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, an anthropology researcher, spoke at an event Thursday about her efforts to bring attention to the oppression indigenous incarcerated women in Mexico faced. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Professor speaks about improving lives of indigenous women at UCLA event

An anthropology researcher said at an event Thursday she hopes to improve the lives of indigenous women across the Americas by highlighting their stories. Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, a professor at a research center in Mexico City, talked about her findings from researching incarcerated indigenous women at a talk hosted by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center in Bunche Hall. Read more...

Photo: Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, an anthropology researcher, spoke at an event Thursday about her efforts to bring attention to the oppression indigenous incarcerated women in Mexico faced. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, an anthropology researcher, spoke at an event Thursday about her efforts to bring attention to the oppression indigenous incarcerated women in Mexico faced. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)


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