Project Literacy helps students across LA throughout summer

Project Literacy, a UCLA organization that helps students and adults from underserved areas improve their English skills, continued its tutoring sessions in the Baldwin Hills Library during summer session A. (Courtesy of Avantika Mundkur)

Project Literacy, a UCLA organization that helps students and adults from underserved areas improve their English skills, continued its tutoring sessions in the Baldwin Hills Library during summer session A. (Courtesy of Avantika Mundkur)

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Catherine Segura, a fifth-grader from Los Angeles, waited eagerly for her tutor every Friday this summer, excited about the new articles she would read. She likes to read about animals, but sometimes needs help understanding the material, said Katherine Lewis, Catherine’s tutor and a site director for Project Literacy.


About 200 people marched to Executive Vice Chancellor Scott Waugh’s office from the Inverted Fountain Friday to demand the University address contract negotiations more quickly. (Courtesy of Stephanie Wolahan)

Postdoc union demands faster contract negotiations from UC

Postdoctoral researchers and supporters marched to Murphy Hall Friday to demand the University address contract negotiations more quickly. About 200 people marched to Executive Vice Chancellor Scott Waugh’s office from the Inverted Fountain, said Melissa Agnello, a postdoctoral researcher in oral biology and a head steward in United Auto Workers Local 5810. Read more...

About 200 people marched to Executive Vice Chancellor Scott Waugh’s office from the Inverted Fountain Friday to demand the University address contract negotiations more quickly. (Courtesy of Stephanie Wolahan)

Jessica Lim, who graduated from UCLA in 2011, was crowned Miss Asian America at the 31st Annual Miss Asian Global and Miss Asian America pageant. The pageant was held on Aug. 20 in San Francisco. (Courtesy of David Yu)
Jessica Lim, who graduated from UCLA in 2011, was crowned Miss Asian America at the 31st Annual Miss Asian Global and Miss Asian America pageant. The pageant was held on Aug. 20 in San Francisco. (Courtesy of David Yu)


Towel services will be available at the John Wooden Center and Student Activities Center Monday through Friday until Dec. 23. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Towel services will be available at the John Wooden Center and Student Activities Center Monday through Friday until Dec. 23. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA clerical employees protested outside the UCLA Wilshire Center on Wednesday against a low proposed wage increase.(Courtesy of Christian Castro)

UC employees protest, demand higher wage increase

UCLA clerical employees protested outside the UCLA Wilshire Center on Wednesday against what they called a low proposed wage increase. About 200 members of Teamsters Local 2010, a union that represents around 14,000 University of California clerical, administrative and support staff, called the 1.5 percent increase unacceptable. Read more...

UCLA clerical employees protested outside the UCLA Wilshire Center on Wednesday against a low proposed wage increase.(Courtesy of Christian Castro)

UCLA Housing has been posting dorm tours on Snapchat to engage incoming freshmen. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA Housing has been posting dorm tours on Snapchat to engage incoming freshmen. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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