Thursday, November 15

UCLA's African Activist Association and the Community Programs Office hosted the second annual Aluta Continua Symposium and African Liberation Day celebration Friday. (Sonja Bartlett/Daily Bruin)

Student group hosts symposium to celebrate African Liberation Day

Diplomats, professors and activists gave presentations on how various African countries are trying to develop their economies through promoting trade and investment, while other African countries are plagued by civil unrest, at an event on campus Friday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA's African Activist Association and the Community Programs Office hosted the second annual Aluta Continua Symposium and African Liberation Day celebration Friday. (Sonja Bartlett/Daily Bruin)

UCLA's African Activist Association and the Community Programs Office hosted the second annual Aluta Continua Symposium and African Liberation Day celebration Friday. (Sonja Bartlett/Daily Bruin)

Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, was the keynote speaker at the Community Programs Office's annual community reception, which had the theme "Resistance is Us" this year. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

Eric Garner’s widow gives address at Community Program Office reception

Esaw Garner, wife of the late Eric Garner, encouraged students to vote and get involved in the movement against police brutality at a reception on campus Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, was the keynote speaker at the Community Programs Office's annual community reception, which had the theme "Resistance is Us" this year. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)

Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, was the keynote speaker at the Community Programs Office's annual community reception, which had the theme "Resistance is Us" this year. (Heidy Cadena/Daily Bruin)



Ankit Panta, a member of the Shree Pashupatinath Foundation, played the guitar during the vigil. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

Nepal earthquake vigil honors victims, raises hope for survivors

She first learned that there was an earthquake in Nepal when she logged on to Facebook Saturday morning. Asha Bhote, who was born in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, still has family and friends living in the city. Read more...

Photo: Ankit Panta, a member of the Shree Pashupatinath Foundation, played the guitar during the vigil. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

Ankit Panta, a member of the Shree Pashupatinath Foundation, played the guitar during the vigil. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)


Students signed a petition calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss tuition openly. (Courtesy of The Daily Californian, Daily Bruin file photo)

Student petition calls for forum with Brown, Napolitano on UC funding

Nearly 1,000 students have signed a petition calling for Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano to talk about University costs and funding in a public forum. Read more...

Photo: Students signed a petition calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss tuition openly. (Courtesy of The Daily Californian, Daily Bruin file photo)

Students signed a petition calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss tuition openly. (Courtesy of The Daily Californian, Daily Bruin file photo)