Monday, November 11

The program was initiated to help UCLA reach its goal of reaching zero waste by 2020. UCLA takeout restaurants use around 7,000 cups a day, most of which end up in landfills. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Reusable water bottle program intends to reduce dining waste on the Hill

Students can now use their own reusable bottles at takeout restaurants on the Hill. UCLA Dining Services launched a program this quarter encouraging students to use their own bottles instead of disposable cups. Read more...

Photo: The program was initiated to help UCLA reach its goal of reaching zero waste by 2020. UCLA takeout restaurants use around 7,000 cups a day, most of which end up in landfills. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

The program was initiated to help UCLA reach its goal of reaching zero waste by 2020. UCLA takeout restaurants use around 7,000 cups a day, most of which end up in landfills. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)


UCLA alumni gather in Shanghai for monthly mixers to support and network with other Bruins abroad. (Wendy Li/Daily Bruin)

Shanghai alumni network offers support, networking opportunities

When UCLA alumnus Bryan Lin moved to Shanghai after he graduated in 2001, he was alone and unemployed in a foreign city. Lin later became one of the first members of Shanghai’s alumni network that serves to provide new graduates with social and career support. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumni gather in Shanghai for monthly mixers to support and network with other Bruins abroad. (Wendy Li/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumni gather in Shanghai for monthly mixers to support and network with other Bruins abroad. (Wendy Li/Daily Bruin)

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Nonprofit expands clothing drive to include hygiene products for the homeless

Student organizations are expanding a clothing donation initiative to collect hygiene products and create a basic-needs redistribution center on campus. Good Clothes Good People, a nonprofit organization that redistributes donated clothes locally, collaborated with student groups, such as Bruin Visual Arts Club, Hunger Project at UCLA and the LGBT Campus Resource Center, to expand its clothing donation bin program this year. Read more...

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CAPS creates new programs using funds from 2016 referendum

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services has created new programs to interact with and support students using funds from increased student fees. CAPS is using funding from the #UCLAwellness Initiative Referendum to operate the CAPS Student Advisory Board, to run the International Student Support Program and to hire a community liaison who will help students access mental health resources outside CAPS, said Nicole Green, executive director of CAPS. Read more...

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The For the People slate is running three candidates, including Kosi Ogbuli, Nidirah Stephens and Sarena Khasawneh, in this year's undergraduate student government elections. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor, Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

For the People slate aims to empower student groups by addressing inequity

Members of a new student-run political group said their coalition aims to use the undergraduate student government’s resources to address inequities among students on campus. For the People is running three candidates, including Kosi Ogbuli, Nidirah Stephens and Sarena Khasawneh, in this year’s Undergraduate Students Association Council election in May. Read more...

Photo: The For the People slate is running three candidates, including Kosi Ogbuli, Nidirah Stephens and Sarena Khasawneh, in this year's undergraduate student government elections. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor, Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

The For the People slate is running three candidates, including Kosi Ogbuli, Nidirah Stephens and Sarena Khasawneh, in this year's undergraduate student government elections. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor, Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor, Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)