Sunday, May 28

Siddharth Aysola, 7, has cerebral palsy and a form of refractory epilepsy called infantile spasms. His parents said that supplementary cannabis treatment has helped Sidd better control his condition and wane off more of his antiepileptic medications. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Cannabis kingdom: An ounce of hope

Proposition 64 passed in November, legalizing recreational marijuana use in California. When it goes into full effect Jan. 1, 2018, UCLA students and anyone 21 or older will be able to buy marijuana from stores with retail licenses. Read more...

Photo: Siddharth Aysola, 7, has cerebral palsy and a form of refractory epilepsy called infantile spasms. His parents said that supplementary cannabis treatment has helped Sidd better control his condition and wane off more of his antiepileptic medications. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Siddharth Aysola, 7, has cerebral palsy and a form of refractory epilepsy called infantile spasms. His parents said that supplementary cannabis treatment has helped Sidd better control his condition and wane off more of his antiepileptic medications. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)


Guest speaker Ana Kasparian, co-host of an online news show The Young Turks, and two UCLA professors engaged in a panel discussion with students Monday night. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Student groups host POLITIFEST to spark political discussion

A co-host of The Young Turks, a popular online news show, engaged students in a discussion about bursting politically ideological bubbles Monday. The Bruin Political Union and the undergraduate student government’s Campus Events Commission hosted POLITIFEST on the Hill on Monday night. Read more...

Photo: Guest speaker Ana Kasparian, co-host of an online news show The Young Turks, and two UCLA professors engaged in a panel discussion with students Monday night. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Guest speaker Ana Kasparian, co-host of an online news show The Young Turks, and two UCLA professors engaged in a panel discussion with students Monday night. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Kimberly Lau, a UCLA alumna, told a story of her journey as a member of both the LGBTQ and Christian communities during a panel event Tuesday in Moore Hall. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

UCLA PRISM holds therapeutic panel following break from InterVarsity

Kimberly Lau found a home and safe space at the only Chinese immigrant church in Davis where the only people of color at her elementary school were three Asian children and an African-American child. Read more...

Photo: Kimberly Lau, a UCLA alumna, told a story of her journey as a member of both the LGBTQ and Christian communities during a panel event Tuesday in Moore Hall. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Kimberly Lau, a UCLA alumna, told a story of her journey as a member of both the LGBTQ and Christian communities during a panel event Tuesday in Moore Hall. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Progressive student groups campaign for out-of-state candidates

Campus political groups are supporting their preferred congressional candidates across the country to try to maximize their impact on the political environment. Progressive groups, such as Bruins Elect and Young Progressives Demanding Action at UCLA, held a phone banking event Tuesday evening for Rob Quist, the Democratic candidate in Montana’s at-large congressional district special election to replace Ryan Zinke, who resigned to become Secretary of the Interior. Read more...

Photo: Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Cameron Keller, a first-year political science student; Matt Dunham, a second-year political science student; and Erica Griggs, a first-year English student, called Montana residents and urged them to vote Rob Quist for Congress. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)


Connor Kramme, co-founder of Green Box Inc. and University of California, Berkeley alumnus, tends to his cannabis farm in northern California. Kramme plans to keep working on his agricultural techniques and expanding the company’s presence in the industry. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Cannabis Kingdom: A budding industry

The snowy cap of Mount Shasta pokes through dairy farms in the northernmost tip of California. Not far away, a lone trailer stands off the highway next to a square of wooden fencing on a grassy hill. Read more...

Photo: Connor Kramme, co-founder of Green Box Inc. and University of California, Berkeley alumnus, tends to his cannabis farm in northern California. Kramme plans to keep working on his agricultural techniques and expanding the company’s presence in the industry. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Connor Kramme, co-founder of Green Box Inc. and University of California, Berkeley alumnus, tends to his cannabis farm in northern California. Kramme plans to keep working on his agricultural techniques and expanding the company’s presence in the industry. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)