Saturday, January 19

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)

The opening of the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center's amphitheater garden featured a performance of the Shakespeare play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)

Healthy Campus Initiative introduces amphitheater garden at Sunset Rec

Students can now enjoy a new amphitheater garden in the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center, following a launch event Thursday afternoon. The UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative held an opening event called Dream Revolution to introduce the renovated amphitheater, which has several garden beds on its highest level. Read more...

Photo: The opening of the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center's amphitheater garden featured a performance of the Shakespeare play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)

The opening of the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center's amphitheater garden featured a performance of the Shakespeare play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)

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American Apparel in Westwood Village closes

The clothing manufacturer American Apparel closed its Westwood location Wednesday. The company, which gained popularity with its “Made in USA – Sweatshop Free” policy, provocative advertising campaigns and simple designs, filed for bankruptcy in 2015. Read more...

Photo: (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

(Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Tejas Dalvi, a first-year mathematics-economics major, uses the printing stations in the Student Technology Center in Covel Commons. Reduced printing prices in the center went into effect Monday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Technology center on the Hill announces lower printing prices

The Student Technology Center announced a reduction in printing prices Monday that will match Wepa kiosk prices. In an email sent to students Monday, the Student Technology Center said that prices for single-sided black and white printing and copying decreased by one cent per page. Read more...

Photo: Tejas Dalvi, a first-year mathematics-economics major, uses the printing stations in the Student Technology Center in Covel Commons. Reduced printing prices in the center went into effect Monday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Tejas Dalvi, a first-year mathematics-economics major, uses the printing stations in the Student Technology Center in Covel Commons. Reduced printing prices in the center went into effect Monday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)