Sunday, February 25

Seed the Commons, a San Francisco-based organization, hosted a food justice lecture Tuesday followed by a tamale-making workshop at UCLA. The lecture and workshop taught attendees about problems with the international food system by comparing it to precolonial Mesoamerican food models. (Alexandra Del Rosario/Daily Bruin)

Seed the Commons, a San Francisco-based organization, hosted a food justice lecture Tuesday followed by a tamale-making workshop at UCLA. The lecture and workshop taught attendees about problems with the international food system by comparing it to precolonial Mesoamerican food models. (Alexandra Del Rosario/Daily Bruin)

Tamale-making workshop discusses social justice in modern food systems

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Organizers used an organic, vegan tamale to represent a fair, precolonial food system at Seed the Commons’ latest event Tuesday. The San Francisco-based organization hosted a food justice lecture Tuesday followed by a tamale-making workshop Wednesday.



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Game Music Ensemble spreads love of gaming with ‘Super Smash Bros.’ concert

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The Game Music Ensemble at UCLA wanted percussive cannons for their “Super Smash Bros.” concert, but the fire marshal wouldn’t allow it. Instead, the ensemble opted for a giant hammer.


UC fights state rejection of funding, strives to fend off tuition hike

UC President Janet Napolitano, UC Student Association President Judith Gutierrez and UC Student Regent Paul Monge met with state legislators Wednesday to discuss UC's budget plans and answer legislators' questions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
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The University of California and student leaders are asking for additional funding from state legislators to prevent a future tuition hike. The UC is requesting $105 million in funding to replace its proposed 2.5 percent tuition hike for the 2018-2019 academic year and pay for resources to accommodate larger class sizes following increases in enrollment for undergraduate and graduate students, University spokesperson Dianne Klein said in an email statement.


Federal policy cuts funding for projects under harassment investigation

The National Science Foundation announced Feb. 8 it will require organizations it funds to report complaints of sexual harassment and added it would suspend or terminate an award if serious charges are made against personnel. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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The federal government announced earlier this month it will cut off funding for research projects with principal researchers who have committed or are under investigation for sexual harassment.


UCLA gymnastics to face third top-10 opponent of the month


Letter to the Editor: Lawsuit against Metro’s Purple Line Extension justified


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The Quad: UCLA students talk combating seasonal affective disorder during winter

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I walk to class and admire people’s outfits nearly every day. Generally, I will gush over someone’s cute crop top or a pair of Yeezy shoes I want, but since the beginning of February I’ve noticed a change.

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UCLA study finds physical exercise temporarily aids memory formation


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