Wednesday, November 20

A planned Metro subway expansion is making its way to Westwood along Wilshire Boulevard.  Local stakeholders expressed concern that the construction for the Purple Line Extension will obstruct customers from driving into Westwood Village, and are calling for Metro to extend a business compensation fund to the Village. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A planned Metro subway expansion is making its way to Westwood along Wilshire Boulevard.  Local stakeholders expressed concern that the construction for the Purple Line Extension will obstruct customers from driving into Westwood Village, and are calling for Metro to extend a business compensation fund to the Village. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in East Los Angeles Saturday. Over 5,200 people came to support the Vermont senator, despite a last-minute venue change. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in East Los Angeles Saturday. Over 5,200 people came to support the Vermont senator, despite a last-minute venue change. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Students experiencing homelessness may resort to sleeping in vehicles on and around campus. The North Westwood Neighborhood Council approved a resolution Nov. 6 calling on UCLA to create a safe parking space for these students. The resolution followed a similar proposal by the Undergraduate Students Association Council.  (Alex Driscoll/Daily Bruin)
Students experiencing homelessness may resort to sleeping in vehicles on and around campus. The North Westwood Neighborhood Council approved a resolution Nov. 6 calling on UCLA to create a safe parking space for these students. The resolution followed a similar proposal by the Undergraduate Students Association Council.  (Alex Driscoll/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Venture Accelerator showcased 10 startups at Google Venice Headquarters on Wednesday. Four alumni companies also provided updates on their progress after graduating from the program. (Lena Nguyen/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Venture Accelerator showcased 10 startups at Google Venice Headquarters on Wednesday. Four alumni companies also provided updates on their progress after graduating from the program. (Lena Nguyen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Vince Bertoni, director of planning, talked about how climate change may affect city planning. Bertoni served as the keynote speaker of the Westwood Village Improvement Association annual meeting Thursday. LA city councilmember Paul Koretz also spoke at the meeting.
Vince Bertoni, director of planning, talked about how climate change may affect city planning. Bertoni served as the keynote speaker of the Westwood Village Improvement Association annual meeting Thursday. LA city councilmember Paul Koretz also spoke at the meeting.

UCLA All Brains aims to provide a community for neurodiverse students on campus, offering peer mentoring and socials. It also works to increase awareness about the issues neurodiverse students face, including holding workshops with resident assistants to teach them how they can help neurodiverse students living on the Hill deal with conflicts. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

All Brains builds better campus for neurodiverse students

Going to college can be difficult for anybody, but for students with neurological differences, leaving home and entering an unknown environment presents unique challenges. Enter UCLA All Brains, an organization gaining traction on campus, which has the purpose of providing students who have neurological differences – such as autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and dyslexia – resources to support their emotional and social well-being. Read more...

UCLA All Brains aims to provide a community for neurodiverse students on campus, offering peer mentoring and socials. It also works to increase awareness about the issues neurodiverse students face, including holding workshops with resident assistants to teach them how they can help neurodiverse students living on the Hill deal with conflicts. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)