Wednesday, July 17



The Unravel club at UCLA hopes to educate students about the negative environmental effects of “fast fashion,” emphasizing thrifting as a means to reduce pollution and textile waste. Here, the Daily Bruin's Karen Im explores the environmental consequences of "fast fashion" production practices. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Students cultivate re-commerce industry to counter fast fashion’s ecological harm

The word “pollution” tends to evoke images of devastating oil spills in vast oceans or black fumes spilling from big, industrial factories. Interestingly, the tremendous environmental implications behind the trendy clothes that hang in our own closets seem to constantly slip our minds. Read more...

Photo: The Unravel club at UCLA hopes to educate students about the negative environmental effects of “fast fashion,” emphasizing thrifting as a means to reduce pollution and textile waste. Here, the Daily Bruin's Karen Im explores the environmental consequences of "fast fashion" production practices. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Unravel club at UCLA hopes to educate students about the negative environmental effects of “fast fashion,” emphasizing thrifting as a means to reduce pollution and textile waste. Here, the Daily Bruin's Karen Im explores the environmental consequences of "fast fashion" production practices. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

A little more than a year since the Bruin Bike Share program was launched, UCLA Transportation told the Daily Bruin the usage of the program in Westwood dropped by about 20 percent since the arrival of e-scooters like Bird and Lime in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Quad: Bruin Bike Share sees competition with e-scooters in year of its release

Accidentally snoozing your alarm too many times is no longer an issue thanks to the wide selection of transportation options around campus. There are Bird, Lime and now Jump e-scooters all throughout Westwood, but before those came, there was Bruin Bike Share. Read more...

Photo: A little more than a year since the Bruin Bike Share program was launched, UCLA Transportation told the Daily Bruin the usage of the program in Westwood dropped by about 20 percent since the arrival of e-scooters like Bird and Lime in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A little more than a year since the Bruin Bike Share program was launched, UCLA Transportation told the Daily Bruin the usage of the program in Westwood dropped by about 20 percent since the arrival of e-scooters like Bird and Lime in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)


(Michelle Lu/Daily Bruin contributor)

The Quad: A look into how UCLA’s admit rates have changed in light of increasing applicants

UCLA’s acceptance rate has dropped 4.4 percent over the past five years. UCLA had yet another record-breaking number of applicants in fall 2018. Though new admits’ excitement has surely turned into midterm stress by now, the admissions process for fall 2018 proved to be one of the most competitive cycles in the University of California’s history. Read more...

Photo: (Michelle Lu/Daily Bruin contributor)

(Michelle Lu/Daily Bruin contributor)



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