Monday, May 25

UCLA students protest for comprehensive gun control laws

A nationwide political movement reached UCLA when students protested the lack of comprehensive gun control laws on campus Thursday afternoon. About 20 students gathered at Janss Steps to march around Royce Quad, chanting “Hey ho, hey ho, the NRA must go.” Sydney Sacker, a fourth-year communication student, said she organized the walkout on Facebook after being moved by Stoneman Douglas High School students advocating for gun control in Washington, D.C. Read more...

Photo: (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA warns international students about increased stringency in visa laws

International students who are arrested could be removed from the country following the federal government’s new emphasis on screening immigrants. The Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars met with student leaders Feb. Read more...

Photo: New Homeland Security definitions of what constitutes a threat have made it easier for arrested international students to be denied entry to the U.S. or have their visas terminated, according to the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars. (Daily Bruin file photo)



Despite federal concerns, UCLA will not close Confucius Institute

UCLA said it has no plans to shut down a Chinese language and culture center affiliated with the Chinese government, despite comments from federal authorities who believe the center expands China’s political influence. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Confucius Institute will continue to operate, the university said, despite concerns from federal authorities that the institutes expand China’s political influence. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)




UCLA arranges mock graduate school courses for transfer students

UCLA held mock graduate school classes Tuesday to help transfer students find out if graduate school is for them. More than a hundred students attended Transfer On: Pathways and Possibilities, hosted by BruinX and the Transfer Student Center in the UCLA School of Law. Read more...

Photo: Tara Vijayan, who co-lectured a medical school class, organized the class into three parts, focusing on lab diagnostics, treatments and discussion of an in-depth case study. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)



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