Monday, March 25

Joyce Shang, a third-year business economics student, founded Veg Bruins last spring to connect vegan students on campus after she noticed UCLA didn't have a club that was dedicated to supporting vegan students. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

New organization aims to create community for vegan students

When Joyce Shang decided to become a vegan, she was surprised to learn that her greatest challenge was not finding food to eat, but rather people to eat with. Read more...

Photo: Joyce Shang, a third-year business economics student, founded Veg Bruins last spring to connect vegan students on campus after she noticed UCLA didn't have a club that was dedicated to supporting vegan students. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Joyce Shang, a third-year business economics student, founded Veg Bruins last spring to connect vegan students on campus after she noticed UCLA didn't have a club that was dedicated to supporting vegan students. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Graduate students will be able to print documents for free at the Biomedical Library as part of the Graduate Student Association's South Campus Printing Initiative to provide a printing option closer to the southern part of campus starting Monday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

GSA adds free printing for grad students at Biomedical Library

Graduate students will be able to print documents for free at the Biomedical Library starting Monday. All graduate students will be able to print up to 250 pages per quarter for free, said Michael Skiles, president of the Graduate Students Association. Read more...

Photo: Graduate students will be able to print documents for free at the Biomedical Library as part of the Graduate Student Association's South Campus Printing Initiative to provide a printing option closer to the southern part of campus starting Monday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Graduate students will be able to print documents for free at the Biomedical Library as part of the Graduate Student Association's South Campus Printing Initiative to provide a printing option closer to the southern part of campus starting Monday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Last week, Gov. Brown signed a bill into law requiring out-of-state undergraduate students to have greater academic qualifications than in-state undergraduate students in order to be admitted. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bill ensures nonresident students held to higher academic qualifications

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law last week that modified the state’s education code to ensure that out-of-state undergraduate students accepted to the University of California have greater academic qualifications than in-state undergraduate students. Read more...

Photo: Last week, Gov. Brown signed a bill into law requiring out-of-state undergraduate students to have greater academic qualifications than in-state undergraduate students in order to be admitted. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Last week, Gov. Brown signed a bill into law requiring out-of-state undergraduate students to have greater academic qualifications than in-state undergraduate students in order to be admitted. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA alumnus Daniel Chen works as Sen. Kamala Harris’ director of constituent services. He joined her team after she was elected senator last year. (Courtesy of Daniel Chen)

Alum works in Sen. Kamala Harris’ office as director of constituent services

Daniel Chen once helped a Vietnamese woman provide a life-saving stem cell transplant for her sister. Chen helped the woman obtain humanitarian parole so she could travel to the United States and complete the transplant for her 61-year-old sister. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Daniel Chen works as Sen. Kamala Harris’ director of constituent services. He joined her team after she was elected senator last year. (Courtesy of Daniel Chen)

UCLA alumnus Daniel Chen works as Sen. Kamala Harris’ director of constituent services. He joined her team after she was elected senator last year. (Courtesy of Daniel Chen)

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Covered California to add surcharge to Silver plan in 2018

California’s state health insurance agency announced a surcharge Wednesday to some insurance policies in its 2018 health plan. Covered California added a 12.4 percent surcharge on its Silver plan, the second-least expensive plan, because the federal government did not indicate whether it would continue funding cost-sharing reduction reimbursements next year. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs “sanctuary state” bill into law

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday that protects California’s undocumented residents from federal immigration authorities. Senate Bill 54, unofficially known as the “sanctuary state” bill, reduces the extent to which local law enforcement can provide federal authorities with information regarding undocumented immigrants. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Congress approved a budget agreement that restores access to year-round Pell Grants and increases research funding. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Trump restores year-round Pell Grants in federal spending bill

President Donald Trump signed a federal spending bill into law May 5 that restores year-round Pell Grants. The grants will now cover summer sessions for university students, impacting nearly 80,000 University of California students, according to the UC Pell Grants fact sheet. Read more...

Photo: Congress approved a budget agreement that restores access to year-round Pell Grants and increases research funding. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Congress approved a budget agreement that restores access to year-round Pell Grants and increases research funding. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)