A two-unit companion course to the Undergraduate Research Scholars Program, created by members of the Grand Challenges team working toward reaching 100 percent sustainability in Los Angeles by 2050, is paving the way for a new form of education that UCLA should consider implementing.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council Internal Vice President’s office has accomplished a feat in moving a safety application called Circle of 6 to a UCLA-specific app development and marketing development stage.
Instead of blindly accepting what UCLA dining halls are feeding us, UCLA students should start asking questions about where their food is coming from.
Whole Foods Market, Walmart and even McDonald’s have launched programs that educate the public about the value of responsibly grown food.
Last year, the demand for student mental health services at UCLA increased by 23 percent.
But even as demand increases and college students continue to struggle mentally and emotionally, a stigma still exists around mental health issues that prevents students from being proactive in seeking help.
College students across the nation are rising up against Republican-sponsored voter ID laws, which are making the process of voting harder and decreasing young voter participation rates.
Normally, high crime numbers are a bad thing. But when crimes are underreported, as is the case with sexual assault, UCLA’s high rates of reporting are something to be proud of.
The Westwood Village Improvement Association recently added a new staff member to bring businesses and customers to the Village, following years of empty storefronts.
The new marketing and communications manager position was filled this year with the aim to draw people to the Village through social media and community outreach, said Andrew Thomas, the executive director of the Westwood Village Improvement Association.
Laith Mukdad, who is Arab, found it difficult to find his cultural niche at UCLA when he first came to campus.
As a result, the third-year political science student said he wanted to create a student group for Arabs to have a position on campus.
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