Sunday, November 18

Undergraduate Students Associated Council passed a resolution condemning a perceived administrative overstep in UCLA's cease-and-desist to National Students for Justice in Palestine regarding their conference logo. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

UCLA faces controversy for trademark claim against NSJP conference logo

Students offered both support and condemnation of a recent administrative action against a Palestinian-rights group for using UCLA trademarks in their conference logo. UCLA administrators sent National Students for Justice in Palestine a cease-and-desist letter Oct. Read more...

Photo: Undergraduate Students Associated Council passed a resolution condemning a perceived administrative overstep in UCLA's cease-and-desist to National Students for Justice in Palestine regarding their conference logo. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Undergraduate Students Associated Council passed a resolution condemning a perceived administrative overstep in UCLA's cease-and-desist to National Students for Justice in Palestine regarding their conference logo. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

The Sikh Student Association at UCLA hosted a  Turban Tying and Kirtan event in Meyerhoff Park on Wednesday as part of Sikh Awareness Month. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Sikh Student Association aims to promote tolerance during awareness month

From a young age, Sonia Wraich said she has been bullied because of her religion. Wraich, a third-year biology student, is a Sikh and community service director of the Sikh Student Association at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: The Sikh Student Association at UCLA hosted a Turban Tying and Kirtan event in Meyerhoff Park on Wednesday as part of Sikh Awareness Month. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

The Sikh Student Association at UCLA hosted a  Turban Tying and Kirtan event in Meyerhoff Park on Wednesday as part of Sikh Awareness Month. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Valorie Kondos Field, the UCLA women’s gymnastics coach, said at the event that, for her, the word failure does not exist. Kondos Field discussed the struggle of getting this idea across to her athletes while coaching a sport that depends on perfection. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA : Arts)

’10 Questions’ challenges definitions and perceptions of failure

The “10 Questions” lecture series, which will address a different question each week, doubles as a course for students and a panel open to the public. Read more...

Photo: Valorie Kondos Field, the UCLA women’s gymnastics coach, said at the event that, for her, the word failure does not exist. Kondos Field discussed the struggle of getting this idea across to her athletes while coaching a sport that depends on perfection. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA : Arts)

Valorie Kondos Field, the UCLA women’s gymnastics coach, said at the event that, for her, the word failure does not exist. Kondos Field discussed the struggle of getting this idea across to her athletes while coaching a sport that depends on perfection. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA : Arts)

While at UCLA, both Steve O’Dell and Robbie Page played on the men’s volleyball team. Page said the two began to experience negative side effects from consuming energy drinks and coffee and wanted to find a healthier alternative. (Courtesy of Tenzo Tea)

Tenzo Tea founders, UCLA alumni spill tea on entrepreneurship, healthy energy

Two UCLA alumni founded a tea company to provide a healthy source of energy and to give to those in need. Robbie Page, who graduated from UCLA in 2014, and Steve O’Dell, who left UCLA during his fourth year in 2016, founded Tenzo Tea in 2016. Read more...

Photo: While at UCLA, both Steve O’Dell and Robbie Page played on the men’s volleyball team. Page said the two began to experience negative side effects from consuming energy drinks and coffee and wanted to find a healthier alternative. (Courtesy of Tenzo Tea)

While at UCLA, both Steve O’Dell and Robbie Page played on the men’s volleyball team. Page said the two began to experience negative side effects from consuming energy drinks and coffee and wanted to find a healthier alternative. (Courtesy of Tenzo Tea)

Fourth-year American Indian studies student Donald Salcedo said his mother did not graduate from high school. He said he is living a dream his parents did not even realize they could dream. Salcedo has worked with Southern California tribes to address issues including child welfare, mental health, elder abuse and domestic violence. (Courtesy of Michael Fisher)

Native American scholarship helps boost social worker student at UCLA

For Donald Salcedo, a member of the Quechan Indian tribe, pursuing a spot at UCLA meant choosing between personal achievement and serving his community. Salcedo, a fourth-year American Indian studies student, is one of four California Native American students to win the Rodney T. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year American Indian studies student Donald Salcedo said his mother did not graduate from high school. He said he is living a dream his parents did not even realize they could dream. Salcedo has worked with Southern California tribes to address issues including child welfare, mental health, elder abuse and domestic violence. (Courtesy of Michael Fisher)

Fourth-year American Indian studies student Donald Salcedo said his mother did not graduate from high school. He said he is living a dream his parents did not even realize they could dream. Salcedo has worked with Southern California tribes to address issues including child welfare, mental health, elder abuse and domestic violence. (Courtesy of Michael Fisher)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council's Financial Supports Commission co-hosted the workshop to discuss how to budget wisely as a student living in an increasingly costly Los Angeles.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

New USAC workshops promote financial literacy among underserved communities

Student government and community groups shared financial literacy tips, like how to finesse free Pizookies or how to find the cheapest bus stops, at a workshop Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council's Financial Supports Commission co-hosted the workshop to discuss how to budget wisely as a student living in an increasingly costly Los Angeles.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council's Financial Supports Commission co-hosted the workshop to discuss how to budget wisely as a student living in an increasingly costly Los Angeles.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco spoke at an event as part of UCLA’s International Education Week on campus Tuesday. The event was attended by a number of deans as well as representatives from Afghanistan and Thailand and members of the diplomatic corps. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

International Education Week kicks off at UCLA and across the globe

This post was updated Nov. 15 at 6:50 p.m. The dean of the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies said promoting education is the key to disrupting inequality in a rapidly globalizing world. Read more...

Photo: Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco spoke at an event as part of UCLA’s International Education Week on campus Tuesday. The event was attended by a number of deans as well as representatives from Afghanistan and Thailand and members of the diplomatic corps. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Dean Marcelo Suárez-Orozco spoke at an event as part of UCLA’s International Education Week on campus Tuesday. The event was attended by a number of deans as well as representatives from Afghanistan and Thailand and members of the diplomatic corps. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)