Tuesday, January 23


Erika Lee, a professor of immigration history from the University of Minnesota, delivered a lecture on the history of America’s discrimination of foreigners. The event was organized by the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Professor’s lecture parallels current xenophobia with American history

An expert on Asian immigration history encouraged students to be vigilant against xenophobia at an event Tuesday. Erika Lee, a professor of immigration history from the University of Minnesota, delivered a lecture in Powell Library on how America has historically discriminated against immigrants. Read more...

Photo: Erika Lee, a professor of immigration history from the University of Minnesota, delivered a lecture on the history of America’s discrimination of foreigners. The event was organized by the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Erika Lee, a professor of immigration history from the University of Minnesota, delivered a lecture on the history of America’s discrimination of foreigners. The event was organized by the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case earlier in November about requiring all clinics in California including crisis pregnancy centers to inform women about reproductive health services including abortions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Supreme Court case challenges a California abortion law

UCLA experts and student leaders said they think a Supreme Court case challenging a California abortion law would have negative effects on women’s reproductive health. The California Reproductive Freedom Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act, which passed in 2015, requires all clinics in the state of California to inform women about the range of reproductive health services the state offers, including abortions. Read more...

Photo: The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case earlier in November about requiring all clinics in California including crisis pregnancy centers to inform women about reproductive health services including abortions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case earlier in November about requiring all clinics in California including crisis pregnancy centers to inform women about reproductive health services including abortions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)

GSA leaders oppose new tax bill, claim it will harm graduate students

Graduate student leaders are lobbying against a federal tax bill they say would discourage students from pursuing doctoral degrees. A Republican bill passed by the House of Representatives last week treats graduate students’ waived tuition as taxable income, so graduate students will have to pay taxes on income they do not actually earn. Read more...

Photo: Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A study published Nov. 12 found heart failure mortality rates increased during a federal program that incentivized hospitals to avoid excessively hospitalizing patients within 30 days of their previous hospitalization. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

UCLA researchers find potential problems in federal hospital program

A national program to reduce rehospitalizations may have increased death rates for heart failure patients, researchers reported Nov. 12. A study published in the medical journal JAMA Cardiology found heart failure mortality rates increased during the federal Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, which incentivizes hospitals to avoid excessively hospitalizing patients within 30 days of their previous hospitalization. Read more...

Photo: A study published Nov. 12 found heart failure mortality rates increased during a federal program that incentivized hospitals to avoid excessively hospitalizing patients within 30 days of their previous hospitalization. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

A study published Nov. 12 found heart failure mortality rates increased during a federal program that incentivized hospitals to avoid excessively hospitalizing patients within 30 days of their previous hospitalization. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bruin Democrats, Bruin Republicans gather to debate at UCLA CrossFire

UCLA’s two largest political organizations came together to challenge opposing ideas at a debate Thursday. Bruin Political Union hosted the UCLA CrossFire debate at Ackerman Student Union, which featured members from the Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans. Read more...

Photo: Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Members from Bruin Democrats and the Bruin Republicans debated on issues such as U.S. foreign policy and anti-discrimination laws at the CrossFire debate Thursday evening. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Speakers at the Raising Wages Across Border Conference, held at the UCLA Faculty Center, talked about the effect of minimum wage increases on different communities and the positive impact of immigration on the economy. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Transborder conference discusses minimum wage implications

Policymakers and academics from North and Central America said at an event Monday they think raising the minimum wage will benefit people, including small business owners, over time. Read more...

Photo: Speakers at the Raising Wages Across Border Conference, held at the UCLA Faculty Center, talked about the effect of minimum wage increases on different communities and the positive impact of immigration on the economy. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Speakers at the Raising Wages Across Border Conference, held at the UCLA Faculty Center, talked about the effect of minimum wage increases on different communities and the positive impact of immigration on the economy. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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