Saturday, July 20

Simone King, 82, will graduate from UCLA nearly 45 years after beginning her pursuit of higher education. After her graduation, she plans to work as an intermediate in American-Korean relations. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

82-year-old set to graduate with bachelor’s degree almost 45 years in the making

Simone King is a painter, runner, golfer and tennis player, and will be graduating from UCLA at the age of 82 with a bachelor’s degree in Korean. Read more...

Photo: Simone King, 82, will graduate from UCLA nearly 45 years after beginning her pursuit of higher education. After her graduation, she plans to work as an intermediate in American-Korean relations. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Simone King, 82, will graduate from UCLA nearly 45 years after beginning her pursuit of higher education. After her graduation, she plans to work as an intermediate in American-Korean relations. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles to graduate from UCLA, has no plans to retire from Westwood

Michael Skiles was at a meet-the-candidates event in 2017 while running unopposed for Graduate Students Association president when he heard a new brewery wanted to open in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

X1 Robotics was founded in 2015 to provide students hands-on experience with robotic engineering. The organization votes on a project at the beginning of the year to complete by the end of spring quarter. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Video game antagonist brought to life by student robotics team

This post was updated June 3 at 9:28 a.m. A student robotics team has been working since fall quarter on a robot that merges two of the group’s passions: interdisciplinary engineering and the video game The Legend of Zelda. Read more...

Photo: X1 Robotics was founded in 2015 to provide students hands-on experience with robotic engineering. The organization votes on a project at the beginning of the year to complete by the end of spring quarter. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

X1 Robotics was founded in 2015 to provide students hands-on experience with robotic engineering. The organization votes on a project at the beginning of the year to complete by the end of spring quarter. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

The Asian Pacific Coalition and other Southeast Asian groups in universities across the country advocated last week against deportations of members of the Southeast Asian American community. The week ended with a forum in which speakers discussed how to respond to deportation orders. (Courtesy of Jason Vu)

‘Week of action’ promotes Southeast Asian solidarity with campaigns, forums

Southeast Asian student groups at UCLA and across the nation called attention to rising deportation rates of Southeast Asian Americans under President Donald Trump’s administration. The Asian Pacific Coalition at UCLA, several of its member organizations and Southeast Asian student groups nationwide held a “week of action” last week to raise awareness about the issue. Read more...

Photo: The Asian Pacific Coalition and other Southeast Asian groups in universities across the country advocated last week against deportations of members of the Southeast Asian American community. The week ended with a forum in which speakers discussed how to respond to deportation orders. (Courtesy of Jason Vu)

The Asian Pacific Coalition and other Southeast Asian groups in universities across the country advocated last week against deportations of members of the Southeast Asian American community. The week ended with a forum in which speakers discussed how to respond to deportation orders. (Courtesy of Jason Vu)

UCLA opened the Immigrant Family Legal Clinic at six Robert F. Kennedy Community schools in Koreatown in January. The clinic offers free legal services to students and families in the community. (Courtesy of UCLA School of Law)

Legal clinic at public school campus aims to serve needs of immigrant community

UCLA and the Los Angeles Unified School District will offer legal representation and advice to undocumented individuals through a new immigration law clinic at public schools in Koreatown. Read more...

Photo: UCLA opened the Immigrant Family Legal Clinic at six Robert F. Kennedy Community schools in Koreatown in January. The clinic offers free legal services to students and families in the community. (Courtesy of UCLA School of Law)

UCLA opened the Immigrant Family Legal Clinic at six Robert F. Kennedy Community schools in Koreatown in January. The clinic offers free legal services to students and families in the community. (Courtesy of UCLA School of Law)

UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Delivery service NEED Westwood rides into UCLA, but on electric scooters

Students should only worry about taking exams – not getting the blue books needed for them, said Angel Herrera. Co-founded in 2019 by the third-year theater student alongside his friends, second-year economics and philosophy student David Lin and second-year film student Rohun Vora, NEED Westwood features student couriers completing delivery services on electric scooters. Read more...

Photo: UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Bruins for Accessible Resources, a student organization which coordinates the efforts of homeless outreach programs on and off campus, held its first resource fair Saturday. It offered clothes, umbrellas and hygiene products donated by Good Clothes Good People, the Westwood Presbyterian Church and other groups. (Courtesy of Mark Jones, Sr.)

Bruins for Accessible Resources holds first fair, providing variety of goods

Jayesh Menon became motivated to fight homelessness after witnessing a homeless woman begging for food with her infant daughter in Westwood Village last summer. “Everyone around us (was) ignoring her,” he said. Read more...

Photo: Bruins for Accessible Resources, a student organization which coordinates the efforts of homeless outreach programs on and off campus, held its first resource fair Saturday. It offered clothes, umbrellas and hygiene products donated by Good Clothes Good People, the Westwood Presbyterian Church and other groups. (Courtesy of Mark Jones, Sr.)

Bruins for Accessible Resources, a student organization which coordinates the efforts of homeless outreach programs on and off campus, held its first resource fair Saturday. It offered clothes, umbrellas and hygiene products donated by Good Clothes Good People, the Westwood Presbyterian Church and other groups. (Courtesy of Mark Jones, Sr.)