Tuesday, August 14

Roughly 100 people rallied in and outside Murphy Hall on Tuesday to pressure administrative officials to accept student workers' demands for their new contract. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Roughly 100 people rallied in and outside Murphy Hall on Tuesday to pressure administrative officials to accept student workers' demands for their new contract. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Student worker union holds protest for provisions in new contract with UC


University of California student workers held a rally Tuesday to put pressure on the University to accept their demands for their new contract. Roughly 100 people from United Auto Workers Local 2865 and its allies set up tents and banners outside of Murphy Hall to demand proper compensation, sexual harassment policy changes and immigrant protections.

Rising fourth-year financial actuarial mathematics student Leslie Young works as a tattoo artist at Evermore Tattoo Company. Young’s original tattoo designs, which she showcases on her Instagram page, reflect her Taiwanese-American upbringing. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Student tattoo artist finds connection and expression in ink


Loved ones and high school teachers told Leslie Young that pursuing art was unrealistic and financially straining. Nearly 100 tattoo clients later, Young has made her passion for the permanent art into a lucrative career.

UC workers demand halt in outsourcing to companies that support Trump’s immigration policy

Over 50,000 employees across the 10 University of California campuses went on strike for three days in May partly because of growing concerns about outsourcing at the UC. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California’s largest employee union released a statement urging the Board of Regents to divest from businesses who work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement or support implementing President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” and family separation policies.

New course to bring in multidisciplinary perspectives to discuss art

Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions” is grounded in the arts but will explore fundamental concepts from different disciplines such as biology and philosophy. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

A new interdisciplinary course will explore the concepts of time, space and beauty, starting fall quarter of 2018. The course, titled Arts and Architecture 100: “Ten Questions,” brings together professors from across the university to answer 10 fundamental questions, such as “What is Memory?” and “What is a Body?” Brett Steele, dean of the School of Arts and Architecture, will lead a discussion every Tuesday night with a panel of four professors from different fields about one of the questions.

Editorial: Summer stats speak to inadequate and shortsighted California climate policy

Electric scooters may face enforced regulations to continue operation in LA

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The Quad: Recent filmography of UCLA, cinema’s go-to university


UCLA has been a movie and television-set hotspot for decades. Even for students who did not spot Janss Steps, Royce Hall or Kerckhoff Coffee House in a major Hollywood picture prior to arriving at UCLA, many saw the famous spots on their first tour of the campus.

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Video: Leslie Young Makes Her Mark


Gallery: Student-Workers Union demonstrates outside the Office of the Chancellor

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Doctors in the UCLA urology department received $9.3 million to fund the Improving Access, Counseling and Treatment for Californians program, an organization that provides free prostate cancer treatment to men in California who are underinsured or uninsured. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA receives $9.3M grant to be used to provide free prostate cancer treatment

UCLA doctors received $9.3 million to help reduce the cost of prostate cancer treatment across California. The state of California awarded the grant to doctors... Read more »

Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – Aug. 8

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UCLA researchers gain insight into how body repairs blood vessel linings


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Cade Mallett: UCLA students should have fairer opportunities to engage in the gig economy

The sharing economy, the brainchild of tech-savvy capitalism, has opened up several new streams of passive income for those in the know. Ironically, though, those... Read more »

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The current contract for the Los Alamos National Laboratory expires in September 2018, and the UC, which has been involved in the management of the lab since its inception in varying capacities, submitted a bid last year to manage the lab.

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Opinion Poll

UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion released a mobile app called BruinXperience, which will remind students every two weeks to complete a two-item survey where they choose a picture that best describes how they feel. The surveys are designed to help administrators better understand the campus climate. What do you think about this? Submit View results without voting »