Mackenzie Lowenstein, a recent graduate in psychobiology, founded Front Lines Tutoring after seeing how students in high school and below were affected by the transition to online classes – especially the children of health care workers. (Sakshi Joglekar/Daily Bruin)
A UCLA student-run volunteer program provides health care workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic with tutoring services for their children.
Front Lines Tutoring, a UCLA student-run volunteer initiative started in April, aims to give back to health care workers battling the pandemic by providing tutoring services to their children over Zoom.
A petition to rename Janss Steps received over 2,000 signatures as of July 6.
The petition states that UCLA should rename the steps after an alumnus who changed the world for the better, rather than someone who contributed to institutional racism.
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council is the official neighborhood council representing Westwood Village and UCLA to the Los Angeles City Council. Council meetings are open to the public and held monthly.
This post was updated July 5 at 10:46 p.m.
The UCLA School of Dentistry failed to provide its faculty and residents sufficient protection against COVID-19 by violating established safety protocols and guidelines, residents and faculty said.
The UCLA Blood and Platelet Center is facing a blood supply shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UCLA BPC provides blood to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital and the Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, said Dawn Ward, medical director of UCLA BPC.
The Los Angeles City Council made budget cuts to the Los Angeles Police Department following calls for action from neighborhood councils across the city of Los Angeles.
Living in a car is an option to consider for a third-year transfer English student.
After Corinne Chapkis found out her housing contract to live on the Hill was canceled, she debated between living with her grandfather, who lives near campus, and turning her car into a makeshift home.
The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the difficulties students with jobs face, a UCLA report found.
The UCLA Labor Center and the Dolores Huerta Labor Institute released a report and supplemental brief June 23, which looked at the challenges faced by working students at public colleges and universities in Los Angeles County and how these students have been affected by COVID-19.
A Supreme Court decision to protect employees from sexuality and gender-based discrimination is a step in the right direction, UCLA faculty said.
The June 15 decision ruled that sexual orientation and gender identity would be protected under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of several categories, including sex and race.
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