Monday, December 16

The introduction of new university housing over the next few years will at best only slow down rising rents, UCLA housing experts said. With the highest rent in California, Westwood Village can be prohibitively expensive for students who cannot live in university housing. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The introduction of new university housing over the next few years will at best only slow down rising rents, UCLA housing experts said. With the highest rent in California, Westwood Village can be prohibitively expensive for students who cannot live in university housing. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Paul Padilla, a history department undergraduate advisor, died last month. He is remembered by students and faculty for his deep knowledge of history and the department, his friendliness and his generosity. (Courtesy of UCLA History department)

History advisor Paul Padilla remembered for kindness, dedication

Khristopher Go faced food insecurity while studying psychology at UCLA. Go met undergraduate history advisor Paul Padilla as a work-study student in the history department. Padilla noticed Go’s struggle and made sure to always refill a candy jar with snacks and treats so Go would not be completely hungry at the end of the day, Go, now the coordinator of UCLA’s history department, said. Read more...

Paul Padilla, a history department undergraduate advisor, died last month. He is remembered by students and faculty for his deep knowledge of history and the department, his friendliness and his generosity. (Courtesy of UCLA History department)

The UCLA Sustainability Committee, founded in 2004 to increase environmental sustainability on campus, has been auditing the food waste created by residential dining halls for the current and past academic years. Students turning in their dishes waited to have their leftover food weighed and recorded by volunteers during audits Nov. 18 and Nov. 20 at the De Neve and Feast at Reiber dining halls. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The UCLA Sustainability Committee, founded in 2004 to increase environmental sustainability on campus, has been auditing the food waste created by residential dining halls for the current and past academic years. Students turning in their dishes waited to have their leftover food weighed and recorded by volunteers during audits Nov. 18 and Nov. 20 at the De Neve and Feast at Reiber dining halls. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study finds short-term stays in polluted cities negatively impact health

Visiting highly polluted cities even for a short time may impact your health, according to a new collaborative study between UCLA and Peking University. The researchers tracked health indicators of 26 healthy, nonsmoking Los Angeles residents before, during and after they spent 10 weeks in Beijing during the summers of 2014 and 2015, according to the study. Read more...

Los Angeles residents who visited Beijing for 10 weeks during the summers of 2014 and 2015 exhibited poorer health as a result of their stay, according to a study led by UCLA and Peking University researchers. (Daily Bruin file photo)

State Sen. María Elena Durazo spoke at the first Lawson Lecture on Monday. The lecture series is named after Rev. James Lawson Jr., a nonviolent civil rights activist who won the UCLA Medal last year. (Christine Kao/Daily Bruin)
State Sen. María Elena Durazo spoke at the first Lawson Lecture on Monday. The lecture series is named after Rev. James Lawson Jr., a nonviolent civil rights activist who won the UCLA Medal last year. (Christine Kao/Daily Bruin)

General representative 1 Lalo Velazquez's office and members of the Student Wellness Commission hosted a town hall Thursday so students could discuss issues they have had with Counseling and Psychological Services. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Students describe lack of cultural sensitivity, accessibility at CAPS town hall

Students and representatives from several student government bodies requested that UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services implement cultural sensitivity trainings at a town hall Thursday. The town hall was hosted by the Undergraduate Students Association Council’s general representative 1 and Student Wellness Commission offices. Read more...

General representative 1 Lalo Velazquez's office and members of the Student Wellness Commission hosted a town hall Thursday so students could discuss issues they have had with Counseling and Psychological Services. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Panelists at the eighth lecture in the "10 Questions: Centennial Edition" lecture series discussed what makes a community and how communities can be both inclusive and exclusive. (Courtesy of UCLA Arts)

’10 Questions’ lecture highlights different definitions of community

UCLA professors used the shape of a circle as a symbol for the double-edged nature of community at a campus event Tuesday. Kevin Kane, a lecturer in world arts and cultures/dance, showed a photograph of people holding hands in a circle to begin to answer the question, “What is community?” at the eighth lecture of the “10 Questions: Centennial Edition” lecture series. Read more...

Panelists at the eighth lecture in the "10 Questions: Centennial Edition" lecture series discussed what makes a community and how communities can be both inclusive and exclusive. (Courtesy of UCLA Arts)


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