Wednesday, May 23

Last month, UCLA’s ROTC took part in a training session for cadets. One of the exercises involved military officers wearing what they believed were stereotypical clothing of militants in the Southwest Asia and North Africa region. Scholars have responded that such stereotypes are far from the reality in the military field. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Omar Said: Use of stereotyped Muslim attire in ROTC training perpetuates Islamophobia

It takes a lot of work to marginalize 3.5 million Americans at once. But the ROTC did just that when it stereotyped Muslims to portray enemy combatants. Read more...

Photo: Last month, UCLA’s ROTC took part in a training session for cadets. One of the exercises involved military officers wearing what they believed were stereotypical clothing of militants in the Southwest Asia and North Africa region. Scholars have responded that such stereotypes are far from the reality in the military field. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Last month, UCLA’s ROTC took part in a training session for cadets. One of the exercises involved military officers wearing what they believed were stereotypical clothing of militants in the Southwest Asia and North Africa region. Scholars have responded that such stereotypes are far from the reality in the military field. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)



UCLA student groups that go on public health and medical missions must focus on working with local citizens to create a sustainable system that helps their own communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Tabatha Lewis: Student missions do more to boost resumes than public health

This post was updated on May 18 at 5:20 p.m. You probably follow one or two people on Instagram who have posted pictures of themselves dressed in scrubs and holding a child from a different country. Read more...

Photo: UCLA student groups that go on public health and medical missions must focus on working with local citizens to create a sustainable system that helps their own communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA student groups that go on public health and medical missions must focus on working with local citizens to create a sustainable system that helps their own communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Election Board Chair Jack Price announced results for the undergraduate student government elections Friday, just minutes after the board said on Facebook it could disqualify candidates found guilty of violating voter privacy. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)

William Bleveans: Bella Martin’s USAC victory should be revoked to uphold election code

Unfortunately for politics-weary students, the high drama that characterized last week’s student government elections is unlikely to abate anytime soon. The results of this year’s Undergraduate Students Association Council elections left many students in disbelief. Read more...

Photo: Election Board Chair Jack Price announced results for the undergraduate student government elections Friday, just minutes after the board said on Facebook it could disqualify candidates found guilty of violating voter privacy. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)

Election Board Chair Jack Price announced results for the undergraduate student government elections Friday, just minutes after the board said on Facebook it could disqualify candidates found guilty of violating voter privacy. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)