Thursday, November 14

North Korean refugees, invited to campus by the UCLA chapter of Liberty in North Korea, spoke about their experiences escaping the country. They also discussed the differences between life in North Korea and South Korea. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)
North Korean refugees, invited to campus by the UCLA chapter of Liberty in North Korea, spoke about their experiences escaping the country. They also discussed the differences between life in North Korea and South Korea. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)
(Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)

A new exhibit at Powell's East Rotunda commemorates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and independence for Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. (Marilyn Chavez-Martinez/Daily Bruin senior staff)
A new exhibit at Powell's East Rotunda commemorates the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and independence for Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic. (Marilyn Chavez-Martinez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA All Brains aims to provide a community for neurodiverse students on campus, offering peer mentoring and socials. It also works to increase awareness about the issues neurodiverse students face, including holding workshops with resident assistants to teach them how they can help neurodiverse students living on the Hill deal with conflicts. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

All Brains builds better campus for neurodiverse students

Going to college can be difficult for anybody, but for students with neurological differences, leaving home and entering an unknown environment presents unique challenges. Enter UCLA All Brains, an organization gaining traction on campus, which has the purpose of providing students who have neurological differences – such as autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia – resources to support their emotional and social well-being. Read more...

UCLA All Brains aims to provide a community for neurodiverse students on campus, offering peer mentoring and socials. It also works to increase awareness about the issues neurodiverse students face, including holding workshops with resident assistants to teach them how they can help neurodiverse students living on the Hill deal with conflicts. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Ten students received the UCLA Alumni Association's True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award for 2019. Each received a $5,000 scholarship in celebration of their volunteer and community service work during their time at UCLA. (Courtesy of Zain Delawalla/UCLA Alumni)
Ten students received the UCLA Alumni Association's True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award for 2019. Each received a $5,000 scholarship in celebration of their volunteer and community service work during their time at UCLA. (Courtesy of Zain Delawalla/UCLA Alumni)

UCLA Health for Bruins, a clinic for students, opened in September 2018 but has been operating as a pilot program since then. Its physicians hope to offer students health services later in the evening and, eventually, over the weekends. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)
UCLA Health for Bruins, a clinic for students, opened in September 2018 but has been operating as a pilot program since then. Its physicians hope to offer students health services later in the evening and, eventually, over the weekends. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Library Special Collections holds half a million books, manuscripts, photographs and many other primary sources, and is open to the public. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)
UCLA Library Special Collections holds half a million books, manuscripts, photographs and many other primary sources, and is open to the public. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)


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