Sunday, February 17


Members of the UCLA East African Student Association and Nigerian Student Association at UCLA are working together to learn about each other's cultural differences. The groups said they hope to unite African communities on campus. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s East and West African communities come together for a week of unity

Nearly 40 UCLA students from across the continent of Africa gathered in Rieber Hall last week to promote unity between African student groups on campus. The UCLA East African Student Association and Nigerian Student Association at UCLA held their first annual East Meets West Week from Tuesday to Friday. Read more...

Photo: Members of the UCLA East African Student Association and Nigerian Student Association at UCLA are working together to learn about each other's cultural differences. The groups said they hope to unite African communities on campus. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Members of the UCLA East African Student Association and Nigerian Student Association at UCLA are working together to learn about each other's cultural differences. The groups said they hope to unite African communities on campus. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars will host biweekly meetings for a new art and writing collective aimed at international students to learn about art and socialize. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Dashew Center’s new student collective doubles as artistic, social avenue

International students can learn and teach art skills while socializing at a new art collective. The UCLA Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars launched a drop-in art and writing collective Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars will host biweekly meetings for a new art and writing collective aimed at international students to learn about art and socialize. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars will host biweekly meetings for a new art and writing collective aimed at international students to learn about art and socialize. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Bruins for a Safer America, a bipartisan student organization that advocates for gun reform, partnered with the shoe company Toms to host the event to raise awareness about their #EndGunViolenceTogether campaign. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Student organization hosts event to raise awareness of gun violence campaign

UCLA students signed and stamped their handprints to a mural installation to promote gun control at an event Thursday. Bruins for a Safer America, a bipartisan student organization that advocates for gun reform, partnered with the shoe company Toms to host the event to raise awareness about their #EndGunViolenceTogether campaign. Read more...

Photo: Bruins for a Safer America, a bipartisan student organization that advocates for gun reform, partnered with the shoe company Toms to host the event to raise awareness about their #EndGunViolenceTogether campaign. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Bruins for a Safer America, a bipartisan student organization that advocates for gun reform, partnered with the shoe company Toms to host the event to raise awareness about their #EndGunViolenceTogether campaign. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Three UCLA alumni, Sam Kazemian, Travis Moore and Kedar Iyer, helped create Everipedia, an online, cryptocurrency-driven encyclopedia in 2015. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA alumni create online encyclopedia powered by cryptocurrency

Four UCLA alumni developed an online, cryptocurrency-driven encyclopedia to increase inclusivity on the internet. UCLA alumni Sam Kazemian, Travis Moore and Kedar Iyer, along with their friend Mahbod Moghadam, created Everipedia in 2015. Read more...

Photo: Three UCLA alumni, Sam Kazemian, Travis Moore and Kedar Iyer, helped create Everipedia, an online, cryptocurrency-driven encyclopedia in 2015. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Three UCLA alumni, Sam Kazemian, Travis Moore and Kedar Iyer, helped create Everipedia, an online, cryptocurrency-driven encyclopedia in 2015. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council Financial Supports Commission gave 40 students scholarships in the form of $50 gift cards to help pay for textbooks. Over 130 students applied. (Daily Bruin file photo)

USAC scholarship attempts to tackle textbook affordability issues

Alex Saucedo said he sometimes had to choose between being able to purchase the required textbooks for his classes and having food to eat for the day. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council Financial Supports Commission gave 40 students scholarships in the form of $50 gift cards to help pay for textbooks. Over 130 students applied. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council Financial Supports Commission gave 40 students scholarships in the form of $50 gift cards to help pay for textbooks. Over 130 students applied. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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