Sunday, April 22

Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, the Pakistani ambassador to the United States, talked about the importance of maintaining a mutually beneficial relationship between Pakistan and the United States at an event Monday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Pakistani ambassador discusses importance of US relationship

The Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. said he thinks it is important for Pakistan and the U.S. to maintain a mutually beneficial relationship at an event Monday. Read more...

Photo: Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, the Pakistani ambassador to the United States, talked about the importance of maintaining a mutually beneficial relationship between Pakistan and the United States at an event Monday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, the Pakistani ambassador to the United States, talked about the importance of maintaining a mutually beneficial relationship between Pakistan and the United States at an event Monday. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has made various improvements to UCLA's emergency preparation procedures, such as expanding the university's emergency communication protocols and notification systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA implements campus safety precautions proposed by task force

UCLA has enacted recommendations proposed by a task force in 2016 to improve the campus’ safety preparedness procedures and emergency notification systems. Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has helped the campus make various improvements to its emergency preparation procedures. Read more...

Photo: Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has made various improvements to UCLA's emergency preparation procedures, such as expanding the university's emergency communication protocols and notification systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has made various improvements to UCLA's emergency preparation procedures, such as expanding the university's emergency communication protocols and notification systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Chancellor Gene Block and other campus administrators met with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board on Friday and discussed campus issues, including the university's response to the Skirball fire. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Gene Block discusses UCLA’s response to Skirball fire, recent issues

Chancellor Gene Block meets with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board every quarter to discuss issues affecting campus and explain administrative policies. At their meeting on Friday, Block, who was joined by Vice Chancellor Jerry Kang, Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck and Dean of Students Maria Blandizzi, spoke about the administration’s response to the Skirball fire, student housing insecurity and Centennial Campaign for UCLA. Read more...

Photo: Chancellor Gene Block and other campus administrators met with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board on Friday and discussed campus issues, including the university's response to the Skirball fire. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Chancellor Gene Block and other campus administrators met with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board on Friday and discussed campus issues, including the university's response to the Skirball fire. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA canceled Thursday  classes because of a fire burning in the Bel-Air area near UCLA. Several student leaders have said they think UCLA did not properly respond to the fire. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)

Student leaders react to UCLA administration’s response to fire

This post was updated Dec. 7 at 1:10 p.m. Some student leaders said they think the UCLA administration’s response to the Skirball fire was inefficient and that the decision to cancel Thursday classes could have been made earlier. Read more...

Photo: UCLA canceled Thursday classes because of a fire burning in the Bel-Air area near UCLA. Several student leaders have said they think UCLA did not properly respond to the fire. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)

UCLA canceled Thursday  classes because of a fire burning in the Bel-Air area near UCLA. Several student leaders have said they think UCLA did not properly respond to the fire. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)

The undergraduate student government external vice president’s office held the Food Security Town Hall in Kerckhoff Grand Salon, as part of the systemwide Sustain Our Students campaign, to inform students of resources such as the meal vouchers and Food Closet programs. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

USAC Sustain Our Students campaign holds food security event

Students learned about on-campus resources that address food insecurity at a town hall event Thursday. The Undergraduate Students Association Council external vice president’s office held the Food Security Town Hall in Kerckhoff Grand Salon to inform students of resources such as the meal vouchers and Food Closet programs. Read more...

Photo: The undergraduate student government external vice president’s office held the Food Security Town Hall in Kerckhoff Grand Salon, as part of the systemwide Sustain Our Students campaign, to inform students of resources such as the meal vouchers and Food Closet programs. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

The undergraduate student government external vice president’s office held the Food Security Town Hall in Kerckhoff Grand Salon, as part of the systemwide Sustain Our Students campaign, to inform students of resources such as the meal vouchers and Food Closet programs. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

Chancellor Gene Block appointed Dr. Valenzuela, a professor of Chicana/o studies and urban planning, as the special advisor to the chancellor on immigration policy. (Courtesy of the Optimist Campaign)

Professor selected to advise chancellor on federal immigration policy

A Chicana/o studies and urban planning studies professor will help advise the chancellor and lead UCLA’s response to federal immigration policy changes. Chancellor Gene Block announced in a campuswide email Wednesday that Abel Valenzuela Jr. Read more...

Photo: Chancellor Gene Block appointed Dr. Valenzuela, a professor of Chicana/o studies and urban planning, as the special advisor to the chancellor on immigration policy. (Courtesy of the Optimist Campaign)

Chancellor Gene Block appointed Dr. Valenzuela, a professor of Chicana/o studies and urban planning, as the special advisor to the chancellor on immigration policy. (Courtesy of the Optimist Campaign)


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