Friday, January 24


Activist-in-residence to teach new generation skills to enact social change

This post was updated Feb. 7 at 3:17 p.m. One of UCLA’s activists-in-residence has been campaigning for change since he was 13 years old. Now, he said he hopes to teach students about activism. Read more...

Photo: Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He’s best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


Waste Awareness Week aims to boost student engagement with sustainable practices

UCLA student organizations are spreading awareness of the global waste crisis through a weeklong series of activities. The Renewable Energy Association and other environmental student organizations are hosting Waste Awareness Week to highlight the consequences of global waste mismanagement. Read more...

Photo: Environmental student organizations such as the Renewable Energy Association and E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity, are hosting Waste Awareness Week to highlight the consequences of global waste mismanagement. Events include movie screenings, workshops and an art exhibition. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)


Student organization paves path to sustainability with renewable energy projects

A student-run organization aims to develop methods of generating renewable energy to help UCLA become more sustainable. The Renewable Energy Association (REA), a project-based organization that began in 2014, aims to educate the UCLA community about the importance of renewable energy and sustainability and enable students to develop solutions to environmental issues, said Ryan Condensa, REA president and a third-year chemical engineering student. Read more...

Photo: Students in the Renewable Energy Association help develop ways to generate sustainable energy on campus. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)


Healthy relationships set sail for students after ResLife love language workshop

Students discovered how they communicate love at a relationships workshop Tuesday evening. Residential Life hosted “Healthy Relationships Workshop: Love Languages” with Wazo Connect, a student-run mental health mentorship program, to help students learn about how they communicate love. Read more...

Photo: Residential Life hosted “Healthy Relationships Workshop: Love Languages” with Wazo Connect, a student-run mental health mentorship program, to help students learn about how they communicate love. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)


UCLA Health program provides financial literacy, nutrition resources for women

Low-income women can get help on how to set up their own bank accounts, read nutrition labels and more through a UCLA Health program. Women’s Health & Money @ Work, one of the core programs of the Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Resource Center, aims to educate low-to-moderate-income women in Los Angeles County on financial literacy and nutrition. Read more...

Photo: Women’s Health & Money @ Work, one of the core programs of UCLA’s Iris Cantor-UCLA Women’s Health Education and Research Center, aims to educate low-to-moderate-income women in Los Angeles County on financial literacy and nutrition education. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)



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