Wednesday, November 21

Camille Ng, left, found Hugs in a Blanket in 2016 to help underprivileged communities. Melissa Palacios, right, is one of the initial signatories who helped Ng found the club. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

Hugs in a Blanket weaves comfort for disadvantaged children and veterans

Camille Ng volunteered at orphanages as a teenager, where she witnessed drastic conditions that left children shivering and neglected. The issue of neglected foster children resonated with Ng, a second-year biology student, because she was an orphan herself. Read more...

Photo: Camille Ng, left, found Hugs in a Blanket in 2016 to help underprivileged communities. Melissa Palacios, right, is one of the initial signatories who helped Ng found the club. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

Camille Ng, left, found Hugs in a Blanket in 2016 to help underprivileged communities. Melissa Palacios, right, is one of the initial signatories who helped Ng found the club. (Jocelyn Dao/Daily Bruin)

Arden Levy, a co-director of BruinsVOTE!, said alumni brought their dog, Zeus, to a volunteer training. Zeus was given a BruinsVOTE! T-shirt and helped students register voters for the day. (Courtesy of Louise Weiss-Reitz)

BruinsVOTE! campaigns to register as many students as possible for midterms

A voter registration campaign made up of student activists, student government members and a dog named Zeus has registered roughly 3,000 students to vote for the midterm election. Read more...

Photo: Arden Levy, a co-director of BruinsVOTE!, said alumni brought their dog, Zeus, to a volunteer training. Zeus was given a BruinsVOTE! T-shirt and helped students register voters for the day. (Courtesy of Louise Weiss-Reitz)

Arden Levy, a co-director of BruinsVOTE!, said alumni brought their dog, Zeus, to a volunteer training. Zeus was given a BruinsVOTE! T-shirt and helped students register voters for the day. (Courtesy of Louise Weiss-Reitz)

Students went on the first Diverse City Tour of the year Saturday, visiting historical and cultural sites in Downtown Los Angeles such as the Last Bookstore, the Bradbury Building and the "Pope of Broadway" mural. The tour is housed under the Cultural Affairs Commission. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Tour program takes students downtown to explore historic sites

Students spent their Saturday exploring historical and cultural sites in Downtown Los Angeles on the first Diverse City Tour of the year. The Diverse City Tours program, housed under the Cultural Affairs Commission within the Undergraduate Students Association Council, allows students to venture outside Westwood and learn more about Los Angeles for free. Read more...

Photo: Students went on the first Diverse City Tour of the year Saturday, visiting historical and cultural sites in Downtown Los Angeles such as the Last Bookstore, the Bradbury Building and the "Pope of Broadway" mural. The tour is housed under the Cultural Affairs Commission. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Students went on the first Diverse City Tour of the year Saturday, visiting historical and cultural sites in Downtown Los Angeles such as the Last Bookstore, the Bradbury Building and the "Pope of Broadway" mural. The tour is housed under the Cultural Affairs Commission. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

Bird and Lime e-scooters companies  have been named in a class-action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court  on behalf of injured riders and pedestrians this week. 
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Bird and Lime slapped with class-action lawsuit over rider and pedestrian injuries

Two Los Angeles-based attorneys filed a class-action lawsuit against e-scooter companies and scooter manufacturers on behalf of injured riders and pedestrians earlier this month. Catherine Lerer and Jeffrey Costell filed the lawsuit on behalf of eight plaintiffs in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Oct. Read more...

Photo: Bird and Lime e-scooters companies have been named in a class-action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of injured riders and pedestrians this week. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Bird and Lime e-scooters companies  have been named in a class-action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court  on behalf of injured riders and pedestrians this week. 
(Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted 10-2-1 to approve Richard White, a former USAC presidential candidate and fourth-year political science student, as election board chair. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Freshly appointed election board chair hopes to rewrite election code

This post was updated Oct. 31 at 2:33 p.m. A former undergraduate student government presidential candidate was appointed election board chair Tuesday night. Richard White, a fourth-year political science student and the Leaders Influencing Tomorrow presidential candidate in the 2018 Undergraduate Student Association Council elections, was confirmed by the council in a 10-2-1 vote after three hours of debate. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted 10-2-1 to approve Richard White, a former USAC presidential candidate and fourth-year political science student, as election board chair. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted 10-2-1 to approve Richard White, a former USAC presidential candidate and fourth-year political science student, as election board chair. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)



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