Monday, September 16

According to professor Jacob Schmidt, everything from temperature to the fineness of the roast can impact how one’s morning cup of coffee tastes. The class Engineering 96A: "Design of Coffee” allows students to explore the small details that impact coffee, which Schmidt said allows students to taste the outcome of their experiments. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

According to professor Jacob Schmidt, everything from temperature to the fineness of the roast can impact how one’s morning cup of coffee tastes. The class Engineering 96A: "Design of Coffee” allows students to explore the small details that impact coffee, which Schmidt said allows students to taste the outcome of their experiments. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Class on coffee blends in chemical engineering concepts

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The bitter undertones of coffee are no longer a matter of taste, but of science. Using the popular drink as a teaching tool, Jacob Schmidt, a bioengineering professor, will be teaching Engineering 96A: “Design of Coffee,” which primarily focuses on using core concepts in chemical engineering to create the ideal cup of coffee.



"Coach: An Evening with John Wooden" will tell the story of John Wooden off the courts. The production will center around the love shared between Wooden and his wife, Nell Wooden. John Wooden will be portrayed by former basketball player and actor, Beau Bridges. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former UCLA basketball player Beau Bridges to star in play about John Wooden

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Our sports den is Pauley Pavilion, but “Coach: An Evening with John Wooden” will take audiences into John Wooden’s personal den at home. Many Bruins only know Wooden as UCLA’s most-esteemed basketball coach from 1948 to 1975.


Jerry Kang announces plans to step down as EDI vice chancellor in June 2020

Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang plans to step down from his role on June 30, 2020. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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UCLA intends to launch a nationwide search for a new vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion. Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang plans to step down from his role on June 30, 2020 at the end of his five-year term, according to a message sent Sept.


UCLA Transportation agreement with e-scooter companies to impose new restrictions

UCLA Transportation and e-scooter companies began a one-year pilot program to restrict e-scooter use on campus and possibly offer discounts for students. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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A one-year agreement between UCLA and electric scooter companies will impose new restrictions on where students can use e-scooters and may also provide discounts for students using the devices.


University needs to improve communication to make construction process smoother


Three UCLA student lifeguards given American Red Cross Lifesaving Award


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The Quad: What does maintaining a relationship over the summer mean in the Digital Age?

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Summer means something different for everyone: some Bruins continue hitting the books on campus, and others galavant across the globe. For many Bruins summer means saying goodbye to people who used to live down the hall from.

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Gallery: UCLA football falls to No. 5 Oklahoma


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Gallery: UCLA men’s water polo opens season at Navy Open


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 News

USAC Academic Affairs Commissioner Naomi Riley helped establish stipends for undergraduate positions on the Academic Senate to encourage diversity and engagement. Her office is located in Kerckhoff Hall. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Academic Senate undergraduate representatives to receive stipends for their work

Undergraduate students on the UCLA Academic Senate will now receive stipends for their work.Following a year of meager appointments, the Undergraduate Students Association Council Academic... Read more »


Academic researchers sign petition urging UC to stop delaying negotiations


UCLA professor receives award for developing drug used in breast cancer treatment


USAC recap – Sept. 11


 Opinion

Many students at UCLA are registered to vote, but fail to do so. UCLA could improve student civic engagement by educating the student body on the political process. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor) Photo credit: Liz Ketcham

Registering isn’t enough, UCLA should teach students how to be informed voters

With presidential campaigns in full swing, Bernie stickers and MAGA hats paint the picture of a politically engaged youth. But elections still beg the question... Read more »


Editorial cartoon: Summertime madness


Editorial cartoon: First-game-day struggles


Editorial Cartoon: California heat wave


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The current contract for the Los Alamos National Laboratory expires in September 2018, and the UC, which has been involved in the management of the lab since its inception in varying capacities, submitted a bid last year to manage the lab.

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