Tuesday, February 20


Brittany Speer, a UCLA emergency medical technician and UCLA alumna, received the Medal of Honor for treating victims during an October shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna awarded Medal of Courage for aiding victims of Las Vegas shooting

Brittany Speer and her family visited Las Vegas in October expecting to attend a country music concert. Instead, they found themselves in the midst of an unrelenting hail of gunfire. Read more...

Photo: Brittany Speer, a UCLA emergency medical technician and UCLA alumna, received the Medal of Honor for treating victims during an October shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Brittany Speer, a UCLA emergency medical technician and UCLA alumna, received the Medal of Honor for treating victims during an October shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Several students have started using Bird electric scooters to get around campus. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Bird scooters provide new mode of transportation around UCLA

Schuyler Poh has been waking up later since she started using electric scooters on campus to zip to class. Bird electric scooters connect to a mobile application that allows anyone with a phone and a valid driver’s license to access and ride the devices. Read more...

Photo: Several students have started using Bird electric scooters to get around campus. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Several students have started using Bird electric scooters to get around campus. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

The First Gen Alumni Network hosted its inaugural launch event Monday evening. The event featured alumni speakers, a musical performance and time for participants to network with one another. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

On-campus organization connects first-generation students, alumni

As a first-generation college student, Juana Hernandez often struggled to find people she could identify with while studying at UCLA and after starting her career. “I felt no representation in books, curriculum, classroom. Read more...

Photo: The First Gen Alumni Network hosted its inaugural launch event Monday evening. The event featured alumni speakers, a musical performance and time for participants to network with one another. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

The First Gen Alumni Network hosted its inaugural launch event Monday evening. The event featured alumni speakers, a musical performance and time for participants to network with one another. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Estefania Castañeda Pérez and Isaac Felix helped co-found the Transfronterizo Alliance Student Organization at UCLA. TASO aims to provide a community for students who frequently have to travel across the U.S.-Mexico border for educational purposes. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Students establish TASO chapter at UCLA, support transborder community

Isaac Felix woke up before sunrise to get to elementary and middle school, only to wait in four-hour lines at the U.S.-Mexico border because he attended school in the United States while living in Mexico. Read more...

Photo: Estefania Castañeda Pérez and Isaac Felix helped co-found the Transfronterizo Alliance Student Organization at UCLA. TASO aims to provide a community for students who frequently have to travel across the U.S.-Mexico border for educational purposes. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Estefania Castañeda Pérez and Isaac Felix helped co-found the Transfronterizo Alliance Student Organization at UCLA. TASO aims to provide a community for students who frequently have to travel across the U.S.-Mexico border for educational purposes. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Leftover food from De Neve, Feast and Covel dining halls will be served to students in the Kerckhoff State Rooms from 9:30 p.m. to 10:50 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New student program fights food insecurity, prevents dining hall waste

Students will be served free leftover food from the Hill’s dining halls, tentatively starting Feb. 15. Student organizations Hunger Project, Swipe Out Hunger and Students for Students partnered with UCLA Dining Services to launch Bruin Dine, which will distribute leftover food from De Neve, Feast and Covel dining halls in the Kerckhoff State Rooms from 9:30 p.m. Read more...

Photo: Leftover food from De Neve, Feast and Covel dining halls will be served to students in the Kerckhoff State Rooms from 9:30 p.m. to 10:50 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Leftover food from De Neve, Feast and Covel dining halls will be served to students in the Kerckhoff State Rooms from 9:30 p.m. to 10:50 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has made various improvements to UCLA's emergency preparation procedures, such as expanding the university's emergency communication protocols and notification systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA implements campus safety precautions proposed by task force

UCLA has enacted recommendations proposed by a task force in 2016 to improve the campus’ safety preparedness procedures and emergency notification systems. Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has helped the campus make various improvements to its emergency preparation procedures. Read more...

Photo: Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has made various improvements to UCLA's emergency preparation procedures, such as expanding the university's emergency communication protocols and notification systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Campus Safety Task Force, which was established after a murder-suicide on campus in June 2016, has made various improvements to UCLA's emergency preparation procedures, such as expanding the university's emergency communication protocols and notification systems. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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