Thursday, November 15

UCLA alumnus Daniel Chen works as Sen. Kamala Harris’ director of constituent services. He joined her team after she was elected senator last year. (Courtesy of Daniel Chen)

Alum works in Sen. Kamala Harris’ office as director of constituent services

Daniel Chen once helped a Vietnamese woman provide a life-saving stem cell transplant for her sister. Chen helped the woman obtain humanitarian parole so she could travel to the United States and complete the transplant for her 61-year-old sister. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Daniel Chen works as Sen. Kamala Harris’ director of constituent services. He joined her team after she was elected senator last year. (Courtesy of Daniel Chen)

UCLA alumnus Daniel Chen works as Sen. Kamala Harris’ director of constituent services. He joined her team after she was elected senator last year. (Courtesy of Daniel Chen)

(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin) As part of UCLA's week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech, panelists talked about individual constitutional rights and definitions of hate speech.

Panelists discuss constitutional rights in first Free Speech 101 event

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum hosted a panel about challenging hate speech at UCLA on Tuesday evening as part of the university’s week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech. Read more...

Photo: (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin) As part of UCLA's week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech, panelists talked about individual constitutional rights and definitions of hate speech.

(Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin) As part of UCLA's week dedicated to discussing freedom of speech, panelists talked about individual constitutional rights and definitions of hate speech.

Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang said he thinks free speech entails allowing differing opinions to be heard, rather than limiting offensive speech. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Q&A: Jerry Kang talks importance of having freedom of speech on campus

The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion kicked off Free Speech 101: UCLA’s Week on Freedom of Speech this week with events examining the specifics of free speech and the importance of freedom of expression. Read more...

Photo: Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang said he thinks free speech entails allowing differing opinions to be heard, rather than limiting offensive speech. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang said he thinks free speech entails allowing differing opinions to be heard, rather than limiting offensive speech. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Covered California to add surcharge to Silver plan in 2018

California’s state health insurance agency announced a surcharge Wednesday to some insurance policies in its 2018 health plan. Covered California added a 12.4 percent surcharge on its Silver plan, the second-least expensive plan, because the federal government did not indicate whether it would continue funding cost-sharing reduction reimbursements next year. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)


Fires burned through Northern California on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, destroying at least 1,500 homes and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes. (Courtesy of James Gregoretti)

Northern California wildfires affect students’ hometowns and families

Isabella Gregoretti woke up Monday to text messages from her family and friends updating her about the fires that swept through Northern California early in the morning. Read more...

Photo: Fires burned through Northern California on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, destroying at least 1,500 homes and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes. (Courtesy of James Gregoretti)

Fires burned through Northern California on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people, destroying at least 1,500 homes and forcing over 20,000 people to evacuate from their homes. (Courtesy of James Gregoretti)

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs “sanctuary state” bill into law

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday that protects California’s undocumented residents from federal immigration authorities. Senate Bill 54, unofficially known as the “sanctuary state” bill, reduces the extent to which local law enforcement can provide federal authorities with information regarding undocumented immigrants. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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