Thursday, November 23

Chaoshuai Lu, a graduate student in computer science, placed second with his team at a regional computer programming competition last month. (Courtesy of Zhinan Xu)
Chaoshuai Lu, a graduate student in computer science, placed second with his team at a regional computer programming competition last month. (Courtesy of Zhinan Xu)

Courtesy of Sandra Rhee
Courtesy of Sandra Rhee

Student investors in Bruin Value Investing hold a weekly stock pitch to choose what companies to invest in. The group focuses on investing in stocks from companies with longer life cycles.
(Carolyn Francis/Daily Bruin)

Bruin Value Investing gives members hands-on experience

Aspiring student investors embarked on their first venture into the unpredictable realm of stocks as they made their first stock transaction earlier this month. Bruin Value Investing, a student investment group with 17 members, engages in stock investment and trade to educate its members about business investment literacy. Read more...

Student investors in Bruin Value Investing hold a weekly stock pitch to choose what companies to invest in. The group focuses on investing in stocks from companies with longer life cycles.
(Carolyn Francis/Daily Bruin)

Ranked-choice voting to be implemented for USAC election

The way votes are collected in the undergraduate student government election this week may play a significant role in determining the winning candidates. Starting Tuesday morning, students will cast their votes for some Undergraduate Students Association Council candidates using ranked-choice voting, where they rank candidates – from first choice to last choice – in their order of preference. Read more...


USAC President John Joanino speaks to  attendees during the #UCLA2050 Symposium at the Fowler Museum on Friday. (Tamaryn Kong/Daily Bruin)
USAC President John Joanino speaks to  attendees during the #UCLA2050 Symposium at the Fowler Museum on Friday. (Tamaryn Kong/Daily Bruin)

Students, participants donate hair at UCLA’s Relay for Life

Cutting off their hair was another way for many students at Saturday’s Relay For Life event to help patients fighting cancer. The design team from Paul Mitchell The School Sherman Oaks provided $10 haircuts for donation to the American Cancer Society, a nonprofit organization that aims to eliminate cancer. Read more...


Bear Essentials app provides data on campus traffic

Students who resent searching for empty seats in libraries and dining halls may not need to bother anymore. The Undergraduate Students Association Council General Representative 2 office began promoting an iPhone app called Bear Essentials last week that monitors how crowded every UCLA library and dining hall is throughout the day. Read more...