Thursday, February 22

University police have begun issuing warnings to students riding Birds without helmets. Officers gave 43 warnings and three citations Friday,
 said UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCPD begins to enforce traffic rules on Bird scooter riders

This post was updated Feb. 20 at 9:00 p.m. University police have begun cracking down on students who disobey traffic rules while riding electric scooters. UCPD officers asked students who were skateboarding, scootering or biking on Bruin Walk on Friday to dismount from their vehicles. Read more...

Photo: University police have begun issuing warnings to students riding Birds without helmets. Officers gave 43 warnings and three citations Friday, said UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

University police have begun issuing warnings to students riding Birds without helmets. Officers gave 43 warnings and three citations Friday,
 said UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore. (Nathan Smith/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Humanities graduates report high job satisfaction despite lower pay

Arts and humanities graduates are happy with their jobs despite earning less money, according to a study published earlier this month. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which surveyed graduates from 2015, found that although humanities graduates are slightly more likely to be unemployed and earn less than engineering, social science, business and life science graduates, about 87 percent of all workers with a bachelor’s degree in the humanities were satisfied with their jobs. Read more...

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UCLA Center for AIDS Research receives $7.7 million grant

Researchers at the UCLA Center for AIDS Research received $7.7 million to search for a long-term treatment for HIV and AIDS patients. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases donated a five-year grant to fund three projects under the Center for AIDS Research to prevent the HIV from re-emerging and multiplying after a patient stops taking medicine. Read more...


(Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)

Student club provides medical help to Vietnamese communities in need

Vina Nguyen’s grandfather died from cancer because of a lack of proper medical care. “All the doctors did was give him over-the-counter prescriptions,” Nguyen said. “It was only two days before he died that he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.” Nguyen, a fourth-year human biology and society student, said the lack of accessible healthcare in underprivileged communities in San Diego, where she grew up, was one of the reasons she joined Medical, Education Missions and Outreach, a student-run club at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: (Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)

(Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)

Firefighters extinguished a balcony fire on 415 Gayley Ave. on Saturday evening. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Fire breaks out on balcony of Gayley Avenue apartment

Firefighters put out a fire in an apartment on Gayley on Saturday. Fire officials extinguished the fire on the balcony of 415 Gayley Ave. around 8:21 p.m., before it could spread to other parts of the building, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Read more...

Photo: Firefighters extinguished a balcony fire on 415 Gayley Ave. on Saturday evening. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Firefighters extinguished a balcony fire on 415 Gayley Ave. on Saturday evening. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Students and other community members spoke about Westwood Forward's plans to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council during its monthly meeting Thursday. If the proposal is approved, a new council will be formed for UCLA's campus, Westwood Village and the North Village. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

WWNC asks to delay approval of Westwood Forward’s subdivision proposal

The Westwood Neighborhood Council requested the city to delay approving an application to create a new neighborhood council at its monthly meeting Thursday. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, business owners and homeowners, submitted a subdivision application in December to split up the Westwood Neighborhood Council. Read more...

Photo: Students and other community members spoke about Westwood Forward's plans to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council during its monthly meeting Thursday. If the proposal is approved, a new council will be formed for UCLA's campus, Westwood Village and the North Village. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students and other community members spoke about Westwood Forward's plans to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council during its monthly meeting Thursday. If the proposal is approved, a new council will be formed for UCLA's campus, Westwood Village and the North Village. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)