Saturday, November 17

Justin Gelzhiser spoke about how campus events impact international students at the ISLC Applied Research Workshop & Mixer on Wednesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Research workshop addresses international student issues, concerns

A graduate researcher said at an event Wednesday that international students had a negative perception of UCLA following 2016′s campus shooting. At the International Student Leadership Coalition’s Applied Research Workshop in Ackerman, Justin Gelzhiser, the chair of applied research for the ISLC, said campus events like the June 2016 shooting can compound international students’ stress and homesickness. Read more...

Photo: Justin Gelzhiser spoke about how campus events impact international students at the ISLC Applied Research Workshop & Mixer on Wednesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Justin Gelzhiser spoke about how campus events impact international students at the ISLC Applied Research Workshop & Mixer on Wednesday. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Mohamed Owedah, a Palestinian Combatants for Peace member, and Galia Galili, an Israeli Combatants for Peace member, shared their experiences living in the conflict zone and from their time in CFP. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Combatants for Peace speakers advocate for Israeli-Palestinian dialogue

Two speakers personally affected by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict said they believe peace in the region is possible through more dialogue and cooperation between the two groups at an event Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Mohamed Owedah, a Palestinian Combatants for Peace member, and Galia Galili, an Israeli Combatants for Peace member, shared their experiences living in the conflict zone and from their time in CFP. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Mohamed Owedah, a Palestinian Combatants for Peace member, and Galia Galili, an Israeli Combatants for Peace member, shared their experiences living in the conflict zone and from their time in CFP. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Students can study at outdoor tables outside Bunche Hall that was created over the summer as part of a renovation project by the UCLA Office of Instructional Development and Facilities Management. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA improves facilities in Haines Hall, adds outside study areas

Student have access to more outside study spaces and improved classroom facilities following recent renovations on campus. The UCLA Office of Instructional Development and the Facilities Management worked together over the summer to create new group study tables in front of Bunche Hall and improve classrooms in Haines Hall with new technology, said Rob Rodgers, a manager at the Office of Instructional Development. Read more...

Photo: Students can study at outdoor tables outside Bunche Hall that was created over the summer as part of a renovation project by the UCLA Office of Instructional Development and Facilities Management. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Students can study at outdoor tables outside Bunche Hall that was created over the summer as part of a renovation project by the UCLA Office of Instructional Development and Facilities Management. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

(Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin) UCLA’s Renewable Energy Association and Residential Life hosted a screening of a documentary featuring former Vice President Al Gore’s efforts to push for more renewable energy policies

Students attend screening of Al Gore’s new documentary on the Hill

Images of melting glaciers and flooded streets flashed before students at a screening of former Vice President Al Gore’s new documentary Thursday. UCLA’s Renewable Energy Association and UCLA Residential Life hosted a screening of “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” on the Hill on Thursday night. Read more...

Photo: (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin) UCLA’s Renewable Energy Association and Residential Life hosted a screening of a documentary featuring former Vice President Al Gore’s efforts to push for more renewable energy policies

(Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin) UCLA’s Renewable Energy Association and Residential Life hosted a screening of a documentary featuring former Vice President Al Gore’s efforts to push for more renewable energy policies


CNN journalist Lisa Ling moderated a panel on the state of sex education in the United States at an event at the Northwest Auditorium on the Hill Thursday. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

CNN journalist Lisa Ling leads discussion on sexual education on the Hill

Students grabbed cookies and condoms on their way into an event on sexual education Thursday. Lisa Ling, a CNN journalist, led a discussion on sexual education in U.S. Read more...

Photo: CNN journalist Lisa Ling moderated a panel on the state of sex education in the United States at an event at the Northwest Auditorium on the Hill Thursday. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

CNN journalist Lisa Ling moderated a panel on the state of sex education in the United States at an event at the Northwest Auditorium on the Hill Thursday. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumni Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela launched Kubo to increase Filipino-American representation in the media. (Courtesy of Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela)

UCLA alumni launch online platform for sharing Filipino experiences

Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela named their online forum aimed at connecting Filipino-Americans after Bahay Kubo, a communal stilt house signifying community in Filipino culture. Contreras and Valenzuela, who graduated from UCLA in 2015 and 2013, respectively, launched wearekubo.com, an online content engine, in August. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumni Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela launched Kubo to increase Filipino-American representation in the media. (Courtesy of Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela)

UCLA alumni Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela launched Kubo to increase Filipino-American representation in the media. (Courtesy of Conrad Contreras and Mallory Valenzuela)