This Week in the News serves as The Quad’s space for reflection on current events at and around UCLA. Every week, Daily Bruin staffers will analyze some of the most significant stories to keep readers up to speed.
As much as I owe a huge portion of my childhood happiness to Disney Channel, I always felt like there was something missing: Asian representation. The only Asians I watched were Wendy Wu and London Tipton, both played by the same actress.
Eco-conscious shoppers may aim to shop ethically, but they can also quickly fall prey to the misleading marketing tactics of clothing companies that deliberately attempt to appeal to this new demographic.
A majority of American adults have exercised civic activism through social media in various ways, according to a Pew Research Center report. Recently, social media has found itself increasingly marked by a new form of political activism: aesthetically pleasing slideshows and infographics.
For many, the turn of the decade marked a newfound sense of optimism and hope. However, during a year of widespread wildfires, political tension and a global pandemic, some people found their mental health on rocky grounds.
Though many soon-to-be-parents applaud pink or blue smoke, a counterculture has emerged to challenge gender binary traditions. From boxy blazers to colorful crop tops, many Bruins are using gender-nonconforming fashion as a vehicle of self-expression.
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