Tuesday, August 21

Protestors from the Student Labor Advocacy Project of UCLA and UCLA Sanctuary Campus Committee wore face masks with “hire valets” written on them because they believe some valet workers have developed respiratory issues from breathing in fumes while working in the hospital’s basement. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Student groups mobilize protest in support of hospital valet workers

About 30 students protested in support of valet workers at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Wednesday and marched to an administrator’s office to deliver a letter asking to meet with him. Read more...

Photo: Protestors from the Student Labor Advocacy Project of UCLA and UCLA Sanctuary Campus Committee wore face masks with “hire valets” written on them because they believe some valet workers have developed respiratory issues from breathing in fumes while working in the hospital’s basement. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Protestors from the Student Labor Advocacy Project of UCLA and UCLA Sanctuary Campus Committee wore face masks with “hire valets” written on them because they believe some valet workers have developed respiratory issues from breathing in fumes while working in the hospital’s basement. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin) As part of UCLA's week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech, panelists talked about individual constitutional rights and definitions of hate speech.

Panelists discuss constitutional rights in first Free Speech 101 event

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted a panel about challenging hate speech at UCLA on Tuesday evening as part of the university’s week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech. Read more...

Photo: (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin) As part of UCLA's week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech, panelists talked about individual constitutional rights and definitions of hate speech.

(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin) As part of UCLA's week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech, panelists talked about individual constitutional rights and definitions of hate speech.

Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang said he thinks free speech entails allowing differing opinions to be heard, rather than limiting offensive speech. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Q&A: Jerry Kang talks importance of having freedom of speech on campus

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion kicked off Free Speech 101: UCLA’s Week on Freedom of Speech this week with events examining the specifics of free speech and the importance of freedom of expression. Read more...

Photo: Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang said he thinks free speech entails allowing differing opinions to be heard, rather than limiting offensive speech. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang said he thinks free speech entails allowing differing opinions to be heard, rather than limiting offensive speech. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)

UCSA plans to introduce regents’ student engagement evaluation system

University of California student leaders are creating a system to evaluate UC Regents based on their engagement with students. The UC Student Association will release the UC Regent Report Card annually to evaluate how often UC Regents visit campuses and talk to students during their visits and how they vote on issues that affect students. Read more...

Photo: (Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)

Joanna Sanchez-Nunez, a fourth-year civil and environmental engineering student who visited Mexico City after the earthquake, said signs of the earthquake remained days after it happened. (Courtesy of Joanna Sanchez-Nunez)

Mexico earthquakes affect students, UCLA community volunteers to help

Joanna Sanchez-Nunez could not have known an earthquake would strike three days before she and her parents planned to visit their family in Mexico City. Sanchez-Nunez, a fourth-year civil and environmental engineering student, said she and her parents initially hesitated to visit the city after the earthquake but decided to continue with their trip and check in on their family members. Read more...

Photo: Joanna Sanchez-Nunez, a fourth-year civil and environmental engineering student who visited Mexico City after the earthquake, said signs of the earthquake remained days after it happened. (Courtesy of Joanna Sanchez-Nunez)

Joanna Sanchez-Nunez, a fourth-year civil and environmental engineering student who visited Mexico City after the earthquake, said signs of the earthquake remained days after it happened. (Courtesy of Joanna Sanchez-Nunez)

Mohammed Cato will start in his new role as UCLA's Title IX coordinator Sept. 25. (Courtesy of Western Washington University)

Mohammed Cato appointed as UCLA’s new Title IX coordinator

UCLA officials announced the appointment of a new director for the campus Title IX office Tuesday. Mohammed Cato will replace interim Title IX coordinator Jessica Price and will start in his new position Sept. Read more...

Photo: Mohammed Cato will start in his new role as UCLA's Title IX coordinator Sept. 25. (Courtesy of Western Washington University)

Mohammed Cato will start in his new role as UCLA's Title IX coordinator Sept. 25. (Courtesy of Western Washington University)

UCLA students have protested in support of undocumented students after the election of Donald Trump as president. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA students and faculty respond to Trump’s decision to end DACA

When Mishelle Oh wanted to join her high school basketball team, the family she lived with urged her not to play. Because Oh was undocumented, she could not get health insurance and would have had to pay to treat injuries out of pocket. Read more...

Photo: UCLA students have protested in support of undocumented students after the election of Donald Trump as president. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA students have protested in support of undocumented students after the election of Donald Trump as president. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


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