Tuesday, December 10

Protesters march through Westwood in support of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong and China. The protesters aimed to raise awareness of the police crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong and criticize Beijing's influence over the region. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Protesters march through Westwood in support of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong and China. The protesters aimed to raise awareness of the police crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong and criticize Beijing's influence over the region. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study finds short-term stays in polluted cities negatively impact health

Visiting highly polluted cities even for a short time may impact your health, according to a new collaborative study between UCLA and Peking University. The researchers tracked health indicators of 26 healthy, nonsmoking Los Angeles residents before, during and after they spent 10 weeks in Beijing during the summers of 2014 and 2015, according to the study. Read more...

Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)

An extradition bill first sparked widespread protests in Hong Kong in June, leading to violence between anti-government demonstrators and riot police. The bill, which has since been withdrawn, would have allowed the extradition of criminal defendants in Hong Kong to mainland China. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Hong Kong study abroad program suspended following escalating university protests

The University of California suspended its study abroad program in Hong Kong for spring quarter, citing safety concerns amid escalating civil conflict in the city. Violence between anti-government demonstrators and riot police spilled onto different Hong Kong university campuses two weeks ago, marking the first such escalation since an extradition bill sparked the widespread protests in June. Read more...

An extradition bill first sparked widespread protests in Hong Kong in June, leading to violence between anti-government demonstrators and riot police. The bill, which has since been withdrawn, would have allowed the extradition of criminal defendants in Hong Kong to mainland China. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Several students gathered Friday in Bruin Plaza to raise awareness for an internet shutdown in Iran and the effects it might have on prospective students. Internet use in Iran is currently being restored in the country. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Campus protest sheds light on Iran’s internet blackout, impact on students

Several students demonstrated Friday in Bruin Plaza to raise awareness about a government-initiated internet blackout in Iran and its effect on students. The protest, organized by a small group of Iranian and Iranian American students, was meant to criticize restrictions imposed on Iranian citizens by their government, including a weeklong internet blackout that authorities initiated Nov. Read more...

Several students gathered Friday in Bruin Plaza to raise awareness for an internet shutdown in Iran and the effects it might have on prospective students. Internet use in Iran is currently being restored in the country. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council International Student Representative Office will host an exhibit Nov. 26 in Bruin Plaza that will display the given names of international students. International students can submit their names to the office's Facebook and Instagram pages. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Undergraduate Students Association Council International Student Representative Office will host an exhibit Nov. 26 in Bruin Plaza that will display the given names of international students. International students can submit their names to the office's Facebook and Instagram pages. (Daily Bruin file photo)

North Korean refugees, invited to campus by the UCLA chapter of Liberty in North Korea, spoke about their experiences escaping the country. They also discussed the differences between life in North Korea and South Korea. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)
North Korean refugees, invited to campus by the UCLA chapter of Liberty in North Korea, spoke about their experiences escaping the country. They also discussed the differences between life in North Korea and South Korea. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Instead of calling an Uber or Lyft to the terminals, travelers must now board an LAX-it shuttle or walk to a lot where they can be picked up by ride-hailing services. Some travelers reported wait times of up to 90 minutes during peak hours. 
(Amy Zhang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Instead of calling an Uber or Lyft to the terminals, travelers must now board an LAX-it shuttle or walk to a lot where they can be picked up by ride-hailing services. Some travelers reported wait times of up to 90 minutes during peak hours. 
(Amy Zhang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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