Wednesday, April 26

Roxxxy Andrews performed for about 350 people Thursday night, dancing to songs like "Greedy" by Ariana Grande. (Wesley Hardin/Daily Bruin)

Campus drag show highlights student performers, drag culture icons

Drag queen Roxxxy Andrews walked sensually across the Northwest Campus Auditorium stage, wearing a black leotard, short skirt and stilettos, flirting with the audience with every step. Read more...

Photo: Roxxxy Andrews performed for about 350 people Thursday night, dancing to songs like "Greedy" by Ariana Grande. (Wesley Hardin/Daily Bruin)

Roxxxy Andrews performed for about 350 people Thursday night, dancing to songs like "Greedy" by Ariana Grande. (Wesley Hardin/Daily Bruin)



Russian journalist Masha Gessen spoke at UCLA on Wednesday night about the similarities she sees between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA RAVE hosts Masha Gessen, discusses comparison of Trump, Putin

A Russian journalist spoke about her reporting on Russian President Vladimir Putin and how she thinks he is similar to the current U.S. president Wednesday night. Read more...

Photo: Russian journalist Masha Gessen spoke at UCLA on Wednesday night about the similarities she sees between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Russian journalist Masha Gessen spoke at UCLA on Wednesday night about the similarities she sees between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Panelists discuss ideas for gun control at Kerckhoff event

Activists and experts shared their opinions about gun control and how students can protect themselves against gun violence on campus at an event Wednesday evening. Four speakers discussed their ideas for and against gun control at a panel called “Guns and Our Community.” The Undergraduate Students Association Council external vice president’s office held the event at the Kerckhoff Grand Salon to commemorate the campus shooting which occurred about one year ago. Read more...

Photo: The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Sandy Brown, president of the Holmby Westwood Property Owners Association, said she thinks homeowners in Westwood will continue to conserve more water. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Los Angeles will not desert water regulations despite wet year

Los Angeles does not have any plans to rollback water conservation policies following recent rainfall. During the drought, the city of Los Angeles and Mayor Eric Garcetti introduced new regulations to conserve water, including limiting water usage for landscaping and irrigation, and adopting more water-efficient plumbing in homes. Read more...

Photo: Sandy Brown, president of the Holmby Westwood Property Owners Association, said she thinks homeowners in Westwood will continue to conserve more water. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Sandy Brown, president of the Holmby Westwood Property Owners Association, said she thinks homeowners in Westwood will continue to conserve more water. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

New USAC slate’s platform promotes protection for minority students

President Donald Trump’s election spurred Nicole Corona Diaz, an undocumented student, to become more involved in political activism. “When Trump was elected, we didn’t know what was going to happen, whether we were going to get deported or whether (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) would still be around,” Corona said. Read more...

Photo: Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)