Friday, April 19

The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the fair to promote dialogue about homelessness in Los Angeles. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Student groups band together for weeklong fair on homelessness

Campus organizations hosted a club fair on Bruin Plaza to raise awareness of homelessness and kick off the fifth annual Homelessness Awareness Week on Monday. The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the Homelessness Awareness Fair to promote dialogue about the overarching issue of homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area and inform students about the different organizations’ goals. Read more...

Photo: The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the fair to promote dialogue about homelessness in Los Angeles. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the fair to promote dialogue about homelessness in Los Angeles. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Speakers, including documentarians, artists and businesswomen, addressed issues like the #MeToo movement's impact and the creation of change at the LEAN IN UC: UC Women's Leadership Conference 2019 on Sunday. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Women’s conference offers attendees exposure to professional fields

Student government officials hosted an all-day women’s conference to encourage women to pursue leadership positions in the professional world. The LEAN IN UC: UC Women’s Leadership Conference 2019 featured 65 speakers, including Amy Ziering, an Emmy Award-winning documentarian, and Cleo Wade, an artist, poet and author. Read more...

Photo: Speakers, including documentarians, artists and businesswomen, addressed issues like the #MeToo movement's impact and the creation of change at the LEAN IN UC: UC Women's Leadership Conference 2019 on Sunday. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Speakers, including documentarians, artists and businesswomen, addressed issues like the #MeToo movement's impact and the creation of change at the LEAN IN UC: UC Women's Leadership Conference 2019 on Sunday. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Hanoolim, a Korean cultural awareness group, hosted a celebration of Samil Day, a Korean holiday that commemorates protests against Japanese imperialism in 1919. The celebration, which was part of a three-day event that began Wednesday, included food, performances and a reenactment of the Samil Day marches. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

Student organization hosts three-day Korean cultural awareness event

Students celebrated a Korean national holiday on campus for the first time Friday to raise awareness of Korean history by performing Korean drumming, masked dances and a re-enacted march. Read more...

Photo: Hanoolim, a Korean cultural awareness group, hosted a celebration of Samil Day, a Korean holiday that commemorates protests against Japanese imperialism in 1919. The celebration, which was part of a three-day event that began Wednesday, included food, performances and a reenactment of the Samil Day marches. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

Hanoolim, a Korean cultural awareness group, hosted a celebration of Samil Day, a Korean holiday that commemorates protests against Japanese imperialism in 1919. The celebration, which was part of a three-day event that began Wednesday, included food, performances and a reenactment of the Samil Day marches. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Efrén Pérez)

Experimental lab advocates diverse research for political science students

A new lab aims to engage students in political research using experimentation and data analysis. Efrén Pérez, director of UCLA’s Center for American Politics and Public Policy and a political science professor, established the Race, Ethnicity, Politics and Society Experimental Lab in August 2018 to provide funding and guidance for student research projects, according to the center’s website. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Efrén Pérez)

(Courtesy of Efrén Pérez)

UCLA's selection of "The Line Becomes A River" as this year's Common Book received criticism for its timing because of the current national activities at the border. The author agreed to donate half of his speaker’s honorarium profits to UCLA’s Undocumented Student Program. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Common Book author pledges to donate profits after controversy over border experiences

This year’s Common Book author agreed to donate half of his speaker’s honorarium profits to undocumented students at UCLA after students and faculty criticized him for profiting off the stories of immigrants at the southern border. Read more...

Photo: UCLA's selection of "The Line Becomes A River" as this year's Common Book received criticism for its timing because of the current national activities at the border. The author agreed to donate half of his speaker’s honorarium profits to UCLA’s Undocumented Student Program. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA's selection of "The Line Becomes A River" as this year's Common Book received criticism for its timing because of the current national activities at the border. The author agreed to donate half of his speaker’s honorarium profits to UCLA’s Undocumented Student Program. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Six speakers, including one UCLA student, talked about their experiences with eating disorders and how they have each approached recovery at an event held by the Body Image Task Force and Project HEAL Tuesday. (Tabatha Lewis/Daily Bruin)

Panel members discuss ongoing experiences recovering from eating disorders

This post was updated Feb. 28 at 3:59 p.m. Elena Eu said recovery from her eating disorder wasn’t a finish line, but rather an ongoing journey at a panel Tuesday night. Read more...

Photo: Six speakers, including one UCLA student, talked about their experiences with eating disorders and how they have each approached recovery at an event held by the Body Image Task Force and Project HEAL Tuesday. (Tabatha Lewis/Daily Bruin)

Six speakers, including one UCLA student, talked about their experiences with eating disorders and how they have each approached recovery at an event held by the Body Image Task Force and Project HEAL Tuesday. (Tabatha Lewis/Daily Bruin)



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