Wednesday, July 18

Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of "The Americans" and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)

‘The Americans’ cast members discuss espionage with former CIA agents

Former CIA operatives recounted stories of Romeo spies and Cold War politics at a panel including actors from FX’s “The Americans.” The officers and actors compared their real-life and on-screen experiences Wednesday at an event hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner and a former CIA officer. Read more...

Photo: Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of "The Americans" and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)

Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of "The Americans" and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)


Joyce Chang, a third-year mathematics of computation student, helped create a multimedia exhibition that documented the experiences of Holocaust survivors, such as Jacob Bresler. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Student-created multimedia gallery tells stories of Holocaust survivors

Dana Schwartz was forced to say goodbye to her father without speaking or showing emotion, so as to not reveal her Jewish identity. Jacob Bresler searched for his brother for decades after World War II ended, reading countless letters and claims from all over the world. Read more...

Photo: Joyce Chang, a third-year mathematics of computation student, helped create a multimedia exhibition that documented the experiences of Holocaust survivors, such as Jacob Bresler. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Joyce Chang, a third-year mathematics of computation student, helped create a multimedia exhibition that documented the experiences of Holocaust survivors, such as Jacob Bresler. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)


A panel of law and sociology professors talked about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar during an event Wednesday.  (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

UCLA hosts panel discussing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

UCLA experts in human rights and mass violence drew parallels between the ethnic cleansing currently occurring in Myanmar with past events, such as the Holocaust, at an event Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: A panel of law and sociology professors talked about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar during an event Wednesday. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

A panel of law and sociology professors talked about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar during an event Wednesday.  (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 reached an impasse with the University of California over its contract negotiations, leading the University to set benefits for the rest of the fiscal year. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Employee union unable to reach contract agreements with UC

This post was updated April 25 at 2:53 p.m. The University of California’s largest employee union claimed Tuesday that the University is taking advantage of low-wage workers by increasing their retirement age and healthcare premiums for the rest of the fiscal year. Read more...

Photo: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 reached an impasse with the University of California over its contract negotiations, leading the University to set benefits for the rest of the fiscal year. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 reached an impasse with the University of California over its contract negotiations, leading the University to set benefits for the rest of the fiscal year. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Gilbert Cedillo, a city councilmember who helped write the California Dream Act, said he thinks the immigrant community should help Democrats gain a majority in Congress in 2018. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Labor and workplace studies class hosts forum on issues immigrants face

National and local elected officials led about 300 people in chants of “Student power,” “This is what democracy looks like,” and “We are light, learners, leaders,” at UCLA’s Northwest Campus Auditorium on Monday evening. Read more...

Photo: Gilbert Cedillo, a city councilmember who helped write the California Dream Act, said he thinks the immigrant community should help Democrats gain a majority in Congress in 2018. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Gilbert Cedillo, a city councilmember who helped write the California Dream Act, said he thinks the immigrant community should help Democrats gain a majority in Congress in 2018. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)