Sunday, April 21

A tree fell on an apartment complex on Kelton Avenue, damaging the structure's exterior, early Wednesday morning. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Tree falls on Kelton Avenue, damaging apartment building

A tree fell onto an apartment on Kelton Avenue early Wednesday morning, damaging the exterior of the building. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a call on the 500 block of Kelton Avenue at 12:44 a.m. Read more...

Photo: A tree fell on an apartment complex on Kelton Avenue, damaging the structure's exterior, early Wednesday morning. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

A tree fell on an apartment complex on Kelton Avenue, damaging the structure's exterior, early Wednesday morning. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)


The North Westwood Neighborhood Council, which represents Westwood Village, the North Village and UCLA Campus, released a list of candidates for its upcoming election. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Candidates announced for second North Westwood Neighborhood Council election

The North Westwood Neighborhood Council released a list of candidates for its upcoming election. The council represents Westwood Village, the North Village and UCLA campus. The NWWNC elected an interim board in October following a vote to subdivide Westwood. Read more...

Photo: The North Westwood Neighborhood Council, which represents Westwood Village, the North Village and UCLA Campus, released a list of candidates for its upcoming election. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The North Westwood Neighborhood Council, which represents Westwood Village, the North Village and UCLA Campus, released a list of candidates for its upcoming election. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Ochan Otim, a chemistry instructor for UCLA Extension, led a group of researchers that identified toxic metals in sachet alcohol, a popular type of alcohol in Uganda. (Courtesy of UCLA Extension)

UCLA instructor leads study finding carcinogenic metals in popular African alcohol

A group of researchers led by a UCLA instructor has identified several toxic metals in sachet alcohol, a popular form of alcohol in Uganda. Many of these metals, including lead, arsenic and chromium, are known to cause cancer. Read more...

Photo: Ochan Otim, a chemistry instructor for UCLA Extension, led a group of researchers that identified toxic metals in sachet alcohol, a popular type of alcohol in Uganda. (Courtesy of UCLA Extension)

Ochan Otim, a chemistry instructor for UCLA Extension, led a group of researchers that identified toxic metals in sachet alcohol, a popular type of alcohol in Uganda. (Courtesy of UCLA Extension)

UCLA faculty members Jeffrey Inaba, Neil Denari, Jimenez Lai and Benjamin Freyinger (clockwise from top left) were selected as four of the Architect's Newspaper's top interior architects. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA architecture faculty members recognized among top 50 in nation

An American architectural publication selected four UCLA faculty members’ design firms in its ranking of top interior architectural firms. The Architect’s Newspaper, which reports on a community of architects and designers, recognized UCLA faculty members Jimenez Lai, Jeffrey Inaba, Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Neil Denari as part of the publication’s top 50 interior architects for their creativity, thoughtfulness, resourcefulness and influence, respectively. Read more...

Photo: UCLA faculty members Jeffrey Inaba, Neil Denari, Jimenez Lai and Benjamin Freyinger (clockwise from top left) were selected as four of the Architect's Newspaper's top interior architects. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA faculty members Jeffrey Inaba, Neil Denari, Jimenez Lai and Benjamin Freyinger (clockwise from top left) were selected as four of the Architect's Newspaper's top interior architects. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity held a free produce fair as a part of Earth Month at UCLA, while the CalFresh Initiative enrolled students in CalFresh, a program that provides low-income individuals with need-based money for food. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA organizations host free produce fair to fight food injustice among students

UCLA organizations co-hosted an event Monday to raise awareness about food-related injustices among students. E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity held a free produce fair as part of Earth Month at UCLA, while the CalFresh Initiative enrolled students in CalFresh, a program that provides low-income individuals with need-based money for food, said Kristen Soares, co-chair of the event and second-year environmental science student. Read more...

Photo: E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity held a free produce fair as a part of Earth Month at UCLA, while the CalFresh Initiative enrolled students in CalFresh, a program that provides low-income individuals with need-based money for food. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity held a free produce fair as a part of Earth Month at UCLA, while the CalFresh Initiative enrolled students in CalFresh, a program that provides low-income individuals with need-based money for food. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

(Wenjia Bian/Daily Bruin)

UCLA study suggests spending time in green spaces may improve mental health

UCLA researchers discovered increasing the amount of green vegetation in an urban area improves psychological well-being. Although previous studies have already assessed the benefits of green spaces for general health and well-being, the researchers aimed to find out how green spaces affected mental health in particular, said Ying-Ying Meng, a senior research scientist at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and an author of the study. Read more...

Photo: (Wenjia Bian/Daily Bruin)

(Wenjia Bian/Daily Bruin)


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