Friday, November 16

You See LA Abroad: Study abroad stress could be mitigated by advice from returning students

(Jessica Lam/Daily Bruin)

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Mariah Furtek is a staff columnist studying abroad in London until winter quarter. In this column series, she analyzes UCLA’s study abroad program and examines from afar how Bruins live in their beloved Los Angeles.


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Editorial: USAC’s lack of transparency creates dangerous precedent

“Early Wednesday morning, leaders of the undergraduate student government made a decision to deny hundreds of assembled community members basic information necessary in assessing their student government.” That’s what the Daily Bruin Editorial Board wrote in 2014 after that year’s Undergraduate Students Association Council used a secret ballot to cast a vote on a resolution about divesting from companies that profit from Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories. Read more...

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The Dashew Center is meant to provide assistance to international students. But many have reported issues with the center's services and receiving adequate help. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Dashew Center is meant to provide assistance to international students. But many have reported issues with the center's services and receiving adequate help. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Editorial: University’s handling of upcoming SJP conference threatens First Amendment rights

This post was updated Nov. 13 at 2:32 a.m. UCLA is no stranger to ideologically charged campus events. Be it a talk in Ackerman Union by Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, or a lecture in Royce Hall by Rahm Emanuel, Chicago mayor and former poster child of the Democratic Party, administrators have always had the same justification for allowing politically divisive events on campus: Joe Bruin always sides with free speech. Read more...

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