Saturday, April 29

Jacqueline Alvarez: Housing-first approach must be prioritized for homeless in Westwood

Westwood has a small but prominent homeless population. A housing-first approach emphasizing permanent housing could help these people stablize their living situations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Westwood has a small but prominent homeless population. A housing-first approach emphasizing permanent housing could help these people stablize their living situations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Tony Perez has been living inside his cramped Chevy Cruz for almost 2 years. The fourth-year psychology student became homeless in the fall of 2015 when he was unable to obtain student loans, making him incapable of paying UCLA Housing’s hefty room and boarding bill.



(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)
(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

California Assembly Bill 479, which was introduced last month, would remove the state’s tax on tampons and place a sin tax on alcohol instead. This bill should be supported by students. (Daily Bruin file photo)
California Assembly Bill 479, which was introduced last month, would remove the state’s tax on tampons and place a sin tax on alcohol instead. This bill should be supported by students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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Radio: No Offense, But: Luskin and Laces

No Offense is back for yet another week! Chris Campbell, Keshav Tadimeti and Abhishek Shetty kick off this week’s Opinion podcast by discussing the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center’s predicted financial shortfall and how the center can shore up its business in the coming years. Read more...

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Harishwer Balasubramani/Illustrations director
Harishwer Balasubramani/Illustrations director



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