Friday, November 24

Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Graduate students may have to pay more taxes following the passage of a House Republican tax bill last week that includes tuition waivers as taxable income. Student leaders said they plan to lobby congressional officials against the Senate version of the bill. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA students are being targeted by housing scammers more than usual in the past few years.  (Laura Uzes / Daily Bruin)
UCLA students are being targeted by housing scammers more than usual in the past few years.  (Laura Uzes / Daily Bruin)

UCLA IT staff advises students on multifactor authentication

A representative from the Department of Homeland Security gave tips to UCLA staff and employees Monday on ways to improve cybersecurity on campus. Deron McElroy, chief of operations at the Department of Homeland Security said individuals should take steps to protect their information by improving their password strength and avoiding unfamiliar sites. Read more...


Clinical opthalmologists, undergraduate and medical student volunteers traveled across Los Angeles to provide free eye exams and treatment for underserved communities. (Courtesy of Kara Mondino)
Clinical opthalmologists, undergraduate and medical student volunteers traveled across Los Angeles to provide free eye exams and treatment for underserved communities. (Courtesy of Kara Mondino)

The Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden hosted an open house Tuesday for the La Kretz Garden Pavilion, which is the first of a series of renovations for the garden. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
The Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden hosted an open house Tuesday for the La Kretz Garden Pavilion, which is the first of a series of renovations for the garden. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Jasper Kok, an assistant professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences, is helping elucidate the role dust plays in climate change. He said dust can have either a net cooling or net heating effect on the atmosphere depending on the size of the particles. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Jasper Kok, an assistant professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences, is helping elucidate the role dust plays in climate change. He said dust can have either a net cooling or net heating effect on the atmosphere depending on the size of the particles. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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