Saturday, May 25

The North Westwood Neighborhood Council gave $1,500 in a neighborhood purpose grant to the Graduate Students Association to fund Places for the People, an event to utilize green spaces in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council gave $1,500 in a neighborhood purpose grant to the Graduate Students Association to fund Places for the People, an event to utilize green spaces in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bruin Bike Share has seen a decrease in usage as a result of electric scooters since their appearance on campus in 2018. UCLA Transportation is considering several possibilities to mitigate this decline, said Alison Hewitt, a UCLA spokesperson. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Bruin Bike Share has seen a decrease in usage as a result of electric scooters since their appearance on campus in 2018. UCLA Transportation is considering several possibilities to mitigate this decline, said Alison Hewitt, a UCLA spokesperson. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)

Students express support for boycott of hotels over anti-gay laws in Brunei

Several students said they support continuing a boycott of two hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the country instituted anti-LGBTQ laws. The Sultan of Brunei announced a new penal code based on Sharia law which included punishment of homosexuality and adultery by stoning or whipping to death April 3, prompting calls for boycotts of hotels owned by the Sultan in the United States. Read more...

The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)

Both Senate Bill 50 and the Transit Oriented Community program proposed by Los Angeles City Council seek to densify housing around major transit hubs, like LA Metro bus and train lines. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Both Senate Bill 50 and the Transit Oriented Community program proposed by Los Angeles City Council seek to densify housing around major transit hubs, like LA Metro bus and train lines. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Wheels electric bicycles come with a foam seat, 14-inch wheels, integrated Bluetooth speakers and swappable replacement parts. Users access the bikes with a mobile application similarly to Bird and Lime scooters. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)
Wheels electric bicycles come with a foam seat, 14-inch wheels, integrated Bluetooth speakers and swappable replacement parts. Users access the bikes with a mobile application similarly to Bird and Lime scooters. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Broxton Brewery is the first business able to serve their own brewed beer since the North Westwood Neighborhood Council was formed in May. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
Broxton Brewery is the first business able to serve their own brewed beer since the North Westwood Neighborhood Council was formed in May. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Vince Augusto is a student at the Westwood PodShare, a housing community on Hilgard Avenue that offers hostel-style living for its residents. PodShare offers about 200 beds across its five locations in Los Angeles. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)
Vince Augusto is a student at the Westwood PodShare, a housing community on Hilgard Avenue that offers hostel-style living for its residents. PodShare offers about 200 beds across its five locations in Los Angeles. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)