Monday, November 20

Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, an anthropology researcher, spoke at an event Thursday about her efforts to bring attention to the oppression indigenous incarcerated women in Mexico faced. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Professor speaks about improving lives of indigenous women at UCLA event

An anthropology researcher said at an event Thursday she hopes to improve the lives of indigenous women across the Americas by highlighting their stories. Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, a professor at a research center in Mexico City, talked about her findings from researching incarcerated indigenous women at a talk hosted by the UCLA American Indian Studies Center in Bunche Hall. Read more...

Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, an anthropology researcher, spoke at an event Thursday about her efforts to bring attention to the oppression indigenous incarcerated women in Mexico faced. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)
International students shared their personal stories and thoughts on interacting with people from other cultures at the World at UCLA event on Wednesday. The event featured an open mic and a storytelling gallery. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Applications for students to serve on the new systemwide Title IX Office Student Advisory Board, which aims to increase student input on sexual violence and its prevention, opened Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Applications for students to serve on the new systemwide Title IX Office Student Advisory Board, which aims to increase student input on sexual violence and its prevention, opened Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Members of Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, local homeowners and business owners that wants to create a new neighborhood council, held a town hall meeting Thursday to collect feedback on the new council proposal. (Ari He/Daily Bruin)

Westwood Forward talks proposed new neighborhood council at town hall

Student leaders said at a town hall meeting Thursday they want to create a more representative and democratic council to represent Westwood. Westwood Forward, a student-run coalition that is also comprised of local homeowners and business owners, held a town hall meeting in Ackerman Union to address more than 45 members of the public about plans to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council. Read more...

Members of Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, local homeowners and business owners that wants to create a new neighborhood council, held a town hall meeting Thursday to collect feedback on the new council proposal. (Ari He/Daily Bruin)

Kelsey Martin, dean of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, said her experience working with the Peace Corps motivated her to address global health inequities. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Kelsey Martin, dean of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, said her experience working with the Peace Corps motivated her to address global health inequities. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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