Friday, November 24

Around 7,000 new UCLA students, staff, parents and alumni visited 49 different volunteer sites for the seventh annual Volunteer Day. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Mandatory nature of UCLA Volunteer Day draws mixed reactions from Bruins

Painting a mural of the U.S. on her old elementary school’s playground brought back memories for Sophia DoQui. DoQui, a first-year undeclared social sciences student, volunteered at Welby Way Elementary School, her alma mater, as part of UCLA Volunteer Day. Read more...

Photo: Around 7,000 new UCLA students, staff, parents and alumni visited 49 different volunteer sites for the seventh annual Volunteer Day. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Around 7,000 new UCLA students, staff, parents and alumni visited 49 different volunteer sites for the seventh annual Volunteer Day. (Korbin Placet/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students discussed ideas to increase student voter registration at the University of California Student Association's 17th annual congress that took place over the weekend. (Courtesy of Art Motta)

UCSA picks mental health awareness as next campaign at annual congress

IRVINE — The University of California Student Association selected mental health awareness as the subject of its next campaign at its 17th annual congress that took place over the weekend. Read more...

Photo: Students discussed ideas to increase student voter registration at the University of California Student Association's 17th annual congress that took place over the weekend. (Courtesy of Art Motta)

Students discussed ideas to increase student voter registration at the University of California Student Association's 17th annual congress that took place over the weekend. (Courtesy of Art Motta)

Associated Students UCLA will be returning to a two-tier wage system, paying upper-tier jobs 50 cents per hour more than lower-tier positions like cashiering at restaurants. (Kristen Payne/Daily Bruin)

ASUCLA returns to two-tier wage system to attract student workers

Associated Students UCLA is returning to a two-tiered wage system for food service jobs, increasing wages for certain types of positions to encourage students to take those jobs. Read more...

Photo: Associated Students UCLA will be returning to a two-tier wage system, paying upper-tier jobs 50 cents per hour more than lower-tier positions like cashiering at restaurants. (Kristen Payne/Daily Bruin)

Associated Students UCLA will be returning to a two-tier wage system, paying upper-tier jobs 50 cents per hour more than lower-tier positions like cashiering at restaurants. (Kristen Payne/Daily Bruin)

The ASUCLA Board of Directors approved two environmental initiatives that will introduce eco-friendly products and compostable waste.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

ASUCLA approves initiatives for composting, microbead ban

Associated Students UCLA is set to change the way it handles waste and the products it buys as a result of two environmental initiatives approved by the ASUCLA Board of Directors Friday. Read more...

Photo: The ASUCLA Board of Directors approved two environmental initiatives that will introduce eco-friendly products and compostable waste. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The ASUCLA Board of Directors approved two environmental initiatives that will introduce eco-friendly products and compostable waste.
(Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin senior staff)



UCLA alumna Katherine Herrera, among other students, got accepted into Dream Summer, which helps undocumented students gain internships. (Courtesy of Katherine Herrera)

Dream Summer program provides internships to undocumented students

Katherine Herrera always wanted to work in public health. However, being undocumented meant that she did not have access to the networks she needed to achieve that goal. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumna Katherine Herrera, among other students, got accepted into Dream Summer, which helps undocumented students gain internships. (Courtesy of Katherine Herrera)

UCLA alumna Katherine Herrera, among other students, got accepted into Dream Summer, which helps undocumented students gain internships. (Courtesy of Katherine Herrera)


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