Tuesday, April 23

Student project engages with foster youth to offer guidance and support

Members of Project Maryvale travel to a foster home in Rosemead twice a quarter to help educate foster girls about healthy living. The group also works to raise public awareness about foster youth in Los Angeles. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Members of Project Maryvale travel to a foster home in Rosemead twice a quarter to help educate foster girls about healthy living. The group also works to raise public awareness about foster youth in Los Angeles. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

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A student-directed project aims to educate Los Angeles foster girls about healthy living and raise public awareness about foster youth. Project Maryvale partners with Maryvale Residential Homes, a foundation in Rosemead, California, that houses foster girls ages 6 to 18, to put on educational presentations for Maryvale’s residents.


The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)

Students express support for boycott of hotels over anti-gay laws in Brunei

Several students said they support continuing a boycott of two hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the country instituted anti-LGBTQ laws. The Sultan of Brunei announced a new penal code based on Sharia law which included punishment of homosexuality and adultery by stoning or whipping to death April 3, prompting calls for boycotts of hotels owned by the Sultan in the United States. Read more...

The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)

The snow-TENG generates a small amount of electricity for a variety of uses, from weather tracking to powering wearable clothing technology. (Courtesy of Abdelsalam Ahmed)
The snow-TENG generates a small amount of electricity for a variety of uses, from weather tracking to powering wearable clothing technology. (Courtesy of Abdelsalam Ahmed)

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The University of California promised its campuses would reach zero waste by 2020. Sustainability student groups and administrative entities are not sure UCLA will meet the goal in time. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)
The University of California promised its campuses would reach zero waste by 2020. Sustainability student groups and administrative entities are not sure UCLA will meet the goal in time. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

An infected UCLA student attended classes in Franz Hall on April 2, 4 and 9 and in Boelter Hall on April 2 and 9 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Daily Bruin file photo)
An infected UCLA student attended classes in Franz Hall on April 2, 4 and 9 and in Boelter Hall on April 2 and 9 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Ryan Hilliard, a graduate student in history at UCLA, (left) spoke at a conference hosted by the American Association of University Women at UCLA on campus Friday. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)
Ryan Hilliard, a graduate student in history at UCLA, (left) spoke at a conference hosted by the American Association of University Women at UCLA on campus Friday. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)


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