Tuesday, January 21

UCLA Chicana/o studies students host event on police brutality

Students held an open workshop on police brutality Thursday in Dickson Court. About 100 students attended Dialogue: Law Enforcement Power, organized by 47 students of the honors class Chicana/o Studies 166: “Paulo Freire for Chicana/Chicano Classroom.” The event featured a workshop and discussions led by guest speakers, including a former public defender and students. Read more...


Panera Bread to open location in Westwood Village

Panera Bread plans to open a location in Westwood Village at the start of May, following a years-long battle to open the restaurant’s doors. The location on Westwood Boulevard has had a “Coming Soon” sign on its storefront windows since early 2013, but has postponed its opening because of complications with a Westwood land-use plan. Read more...


UCLA community members gauge interest in new late-night ride service

Two UCLA community members are looking for student feedback as part of a potential project to start a new late-night ride service for students. Nihal Satyadev, a Westwood resident and former UCLA student, and Ian Cocroft, a third-year political science student, recently released an online survey to gauge the need for an additional ride-service program that would shuttle students to different areas in Westwood. Read more...