Wednesday, January 23

The UCLA Black Alumni Association and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies hosted a social justice summit in which speakers, including Angela Davis and rapper Common, analyzed topics including mental health, music and activism. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Angela Davis features at social justice summit, shares personal experience

Activist Angela Davis expressed hope for the future of social justice during a summit held at a school that had fired her twice. “It is young people, who have not had very much experience in this world, who have the hope, and who know they have to do something to change the world because otherwise they know they will not have a future,” she said. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Black Alumni Association and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies hosted a social justice summit in which speakers, including Angela Davis and rapper Common, analyzed topics including mental health, music and activism. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Black Alumni Association and the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies hosted a social justice summit in which speakers, including Angela Davis and rapper Common, analyzed topics including mental health, music and activism. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)




Fourth-year economics student Jeremy Barrett has worked since May 2017 to get public pianos installed on campus. He said he hopes they will foster a sense of community. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Student hopes to weave sense of togetherness through piano project

A UCLA student installed public pianos around campus to foster community through music. The UCLA Piano Project, lead by Jeremy Barrett, a fourth-year economics student, aims to bring together students through public pianos placed on the Hill and on campus. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year economics student Jeremy Barrett has worked since May 2017 to get public pianos installed on campus. He said he hopes they will foster a sense of community. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year economics student Jeremy Barrett has worked since May 2017 to get public pianos installed on campus. He said he hopes they will foster a sense of community. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Tenika Jackson, clinical director of the Westwood location, said Acacia Counseling aims to give students access to more long-term treatment. CAPS refers students seeking long-term treatment to private providers in Westwood, such as Acacia. (David Gray/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Private counseling center in Westwood to supplement CAPS in long-term care

A new counseling and wellness center opened in Westwood to meet demand for student outpatient mental health services. Acacia Counseling and Wellness moved into Westwood Village in late November, the company’s fifth location. Read more...

Photo: Tenika Jackson, clinical director of the Westwood location, said Acacia Counseling aims to give students access to more long-term treatment. CAPS refers students seeking long-term treatment to private providers in Westwood, such as Acacia. (David Gray/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tenika Jackson, clinical director of the Westwood location, said Acacia Counseling aims to give students access to more long-term treatment. CAPS refers students seeking long-term treatment to private providers in Westwood, such as Acacia. (David Gray/Daily Bruin senior staff)



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