Saturday, September 22

A North Carolina congresswoman introduced a bill that would expand federal financial aid programs to encourage shorter-term programs and would cap the amount of loans a student can receive. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Proposed bill to reform, expand financial aid in higher education

A bill proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday aims to reform how the federal government oversees higher education. North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx introduced House Resolution 4508, which expands the Pell Grant, a federal financial aid program, to include shorter-term programs like apprenticeships. Read more...

Photo: A North Carolina congresswoman introduced a bill that would expand federal financial aid programs to encourage shorter-term programs and would cap the amount of loans a student can receive. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A North Carolina congresswoman introduced a bill that would expand federal financial aid programs to encourage shorter-term programs and would cap the amount of loans a student can receive. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual carnvial event on the hill, where students participated in dart throwing, a cakewalk and spin the wheel while learning about HIV/AIDS. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Carnival on the Hill brings awareness to those affected by HIV/AIDS

UCLA students threw darts at balloons while learning facts about HIV/AIDS on Tuesday at an event on the Hill. The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual Carnival on the Hill event at Sunset Village. Read more...

Photo: The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual carnvial event on the hill, where students participated in dart throwing, a cakewalk and spin the wheel while learning about HIV/AIDS. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

The Pediatric AIDS Coalition held its second annual carnvial event on the hill, where students participated in dart throwing, a cakewalk and spin the wheel while learning about HIV/AIDS. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

The World at UCLA event showcases international students’ stories

Raunak Rupani performed mashups of songs in French and Mandarin during an open mic event Wednesday. “An easy way to get to learn about different cultures is to combine it with something you love, and for me it was music,” said Rupani, a fourth-year economics student from Dubai. Read more...

Photo: International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)


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