Sunday, September 25

Young people lead new wave of labor organizing according to UC professors

In recent months, there has been an increase in union election petitions, signaling a new wave of labor organizing that is led by young individuals, University of California community members said. Read more...

Photo: University of California workers walk toward Wilshire Boulevard holding signs. Across the nation, there has been an increase in unionization and labor organization. (Shengfeng Chien/Daily Bruin)


UCLA students share opinions on abortion rights following Supreme Court leak

Some students at UCLA have expressed opposing views surrounding a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could potentially overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. According to the draft opinion leaked May 2, the legality of abortion would be decided by individual states in the case that Roe v. Read more...

Photo: A book on abortion and public policy rests on top of a pro-abortion rights rally flyer abortion rights. Some students expressed their opposing views surrounding a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that could potentially overturn Roe v. Wade. (Kyle Kotanchek/Daily Bruin)


Protesters gather at Meyerhoff Park in support of abortion rights

This post was updated May 8 at 9:54 p.m. Dozens of protesters assembled outside Kerckhoff Hall on Friday to support nationwide abortion rights. On Monday, an anonymous whistleblower leaked a draft majority opinion from the United States Supreme Court that indicated the court may overturn a previous ruling on the Roe v. Read more...

Photo: Protesters gather at Meyerhoff Park on Friday. They chanted slogans and listened to speeches about the legality of abortion. (Shengfeng Chien/Daily Bruin)


Report finds systemic issues increase COVID-19 cases in incarcerated communities

A UCLA report highlighted large structural issues within jails as a central cause of unnecessary COVID-19-related deaths and infection of county jail inmates and staff. According to the March 8 report from the UCLA Law COVID Behind Bars Data Project, jails across the United States reported their highest numbers of COVID-19 infections between December 2021 and March 2022. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles (pictured above) is one of the counties the UCLA Law COVID Behind Bars Data Project included in its report. (David Rimer/Assistant Photo editor)


LA Day of Remembrance observes anniversary of incarceration of Japanese Americans

This post was updated Feb. 28 at 12:09 a.m. The UCLA Asian American Studies Center co-sponsored the annual Los Angeles Day of Remembrance on Saturday to memorialize the 80th anniversary of the executive order that authorized the incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry during World War II. Read more...

Photo: Panelists at the 2022 Los Angeles Day of Remembrance spoke about topics such as reparations. (Megan Tagami/Daily Bruin)



Health experts question 3-month deferral period for LGBTQ+ blood donors

Health experts and LGBTQ+ advocates are raising questions regarding the legitimacy of the deferral period for LGBTQ+ individuals who wish to donate blood. Men who have sex with men, or MSM, are currently required to abstain from sexual activity for three months before being eligible to donate blood, as mandated by the Food and Drug Administration. Read more...

Photo: (Maleeha Zaman/Daily Bruin)



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