Saturday, January 20

Vandalism incident sparks responses from Jewish student leaders

Undergraduate Students Association Council President Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh (left) held a rededication of a new mezuzah. The event was led by Rabbi Dovid Gurevich (right), who talked about the cultural significance of the mezuzah in the Jewish faith. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Undergraduate Students Association Council President Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh (left) held a rededication of a new mezuzah. The event was led by Rabbi Dovid Gurevich (right), who talked about the cultural significance of the mezuzah in the Jewish faith. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

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The president of UCLA’s undergraduate student government rededicated a new mezuzah outside of her office Thursday after her previous mezuzah was vandalized over winter break. Rabbi Dovid Gurevich led the rededication with a speech about the cultural significance of the mezuzah in the Jewish faith and closed the event with the installment of the new mezuzah.


A panel consisting of students and administrators, including associate dean of students Debra Geller, UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore and Nidirah Stephens, the access coordinator of the Afrikan Student Union, answered questions regarding concerns about UCPD policies, campus climate and BruinAlert during a town hall event Wednesday. (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)
A panel consisting of students and administrators, including associate dean of students Debra Geller, UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore and Nidirah Stephens, the access coordinator of the Afrikan Student Union, answered questions regarding concerns about UCPD policies, campus climate and BruinAlert during a town hall event Wednesday. (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

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Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip for staff members traveling by air, which will finance programs that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emission. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip for staff members traveling by air, which will finance programs that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emission. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Alvin Vuong and Eric Qu helped found a startup called Escality, LLC and are part of the growing community of student entrepreneurs at UCLA.(Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)
Alvin Vuong and Eric Qu helped found a startup called Escality, LLC and are part of the growing community of student entrepreneurs at UCLA.(Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)


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