Monday, May 25

Panel discusses political momentum going into 2020 presidential election

This post was updated Jan. 26 at 7:19 a.m. Political commentators said they think the results of the 2018 midterm elections may indicate a Democratic victory in the 2020 presidential election at an event Thursday night. Read more...

Photo: Shaniqua McClendon, political director of Crooked Media, Jon Favreau, co-host of the podcast “Pod Save America,” and Kindest Mallet, politics editor at Blavity, analyzed the results of the 2018 midterm election. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Attendees of Women’s March 2019 discuss inclusivity of feminist movement

The third annual Los Angeles Women’s March featured Cheeto-themed chants and posters, pink “pussy” hats and conversations about intersectional feminism. Thousands of protestors, including dozens of UCLA students, gathered in Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday to show their support for women’s rights, but also immigrants’ rights, racial equality and health care reform. Read more...

Photo: Thousands of protestors, including dozens of UCLA students, gathered in Downtown LA to show their support for women’s rights, but also immigrants’ rights, racial equality and healthcare reform. Turnout was lower than at the previous two Women’s Marches. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)


Boycott of Israel condemned by UC chancellors citing threats to academic freedom

All 10 University of California chancellors unanimously condemned an academic boycott of Israel at the urging of 101 university-affiliated organizations in December. The provisions of the boycott would discourage students and faculty from participating in academic events sponsored or funded by Israel, studying abroad in Israel or holding talks with Israeli state officials. Read more...

Photo: The University of California chancellors condemned the academic boycott of Israel in December, citing concerns for the academic freedom of students and faculty. The chancellors said they would continue to support partnership with both Israeli and Palestinian academia. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)




Dining Services to reintroduce romaine lettuce winter quarter due to CDC’s recall

UCLA Dining Services will reintroduce products containing romaine lettuce next quarter to ensure student safety, in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent recall of certain romaine lettuce. Read more...

Photo: Due to a recent E. coli breakout and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s subsequent recall of romaine lettuce, UCLA Dining Services will not use the ingredient until winter quarter. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)




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