Sunday, June 24

UCLA Undergraduate Admission said disciplinary actions for students who participate in peaceful protests or civil actions will not jeopardize their admission or scholarships status. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA says it will not penalize applicants for participation in protests

UCLA has joined nearly 50 other colleges and universities across the country to reassure applicants that participating in political protests will not affect their admission prospects. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Undergraduate Admission said disciplinary actions for students who participate in peaceful protests or civil actions will not jeopardize their admission or scholarships status. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Undergraduate Admission said disciplinary actions for students who participate in peaceful protests or civil actions will not jeopardize their admission or scholarships status. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers have found a gene called MeXis that could help prevent heart diseases. Their study showed that mice without MeXis had almost twice as many blood vessel blockages than mice with normal MeXis levels. MeXis helps cells remove excess cholesterol. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers discover heart disease-fighting properties in new genes

UCLA researchers have identified a gene that may help prevent heart diseases. A study published Monday found that a gene called MeXis regulates the expression of a protein that pumps cholesterol out of cells and into artery walls, ultimately lowering the chance of clogged arteries. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers have found a gene called MeXis that could help prevent heart diseases. Their study showed that mice without MeXis had almost twice as many blood vessel blockages than mice with normal MeXis levels. MeXis helps cells remove excess cholesterol. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers have found a gene called MeXis that could help prevent heart diseases. Their study showed that mice without MeXis had almost twice as many blood vessel blockages than mice with normal MeXis levels. MeXis helps cells remove excess cholesterol. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, was appointed as Academician to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences by Pope Francis, according to a university press release on Monday. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA dean appointed to Catholic Church’s academy of social science by pope

A UCLA dean was recently appointed to the Catholic Church’s academy of social sciences. Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, was appointed as Academician to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences by Pope Francis, according to a university press release Monday. Read more...

Photo: Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, was appointed as Academician to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences by Pope Francis, according to a university press release on Monday. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, dean of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, was appointed as Academician to the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences by Pope Francis, according to a university press release on Monday. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)


Outside visitors to campus released mice in Bruin Plate as a prank Sunday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Visitors to campus release mice in Bruin Plate, cause commotion

Outside guests to campus released two mice inside Bruin Plate as a prank Sunday, according to a statement released by UCLA Dining Services. The mice were captured immediately, and UCLA Dining Services is working to address the misconduct, according to the statement. Read more...

Photo: Outside visitors to campus released mice in Bruin Plate as a prank Sunday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Outside visitors to campus released mice in Bruin Plate as a prank Sunday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The 38th annual Vietnamese Culture Night took place Monday in Royce Hall and was themed "Time in Tides." The event, which was hosted by the Vietnamese Student Union, featured a theatrical production and a mix of dance and musical performances by student groups such as AweChords A Capella and VSU Modern. This year's event focused on the topics of cultural assimilation and the shifts in Vietnamese culture over time in America. (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

Photo: Vietnamese Culture Night focused on cultural assimilation, change over time

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Photo: The 38th annual Vietnamese Culture Night took place Monday in Royce Hall and was themed "Time in Tides." The event, which was hosted by the Vietnamese Student Union, featured a theatrical production and a mix of dance and musical performances by student groups such as AweChords A Capella and VSU Modern. This year's event focused on the topics of cultural assimilation and the shifts in Vietnamese culture over time in America. (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

The 38th annual Vietnamese Culture Night took place Monday in Royce Hall and was themed "Time in Tides." The event, which was hosted by the Vietnamese Student Union, featured a theatrical production and a mix of dance and musical performances by student groups such as AweChords A Capella and VSU Modern. This year's event focused on the topics of cultural assimilation and the shifts in Vietnamese culture over time in America. (Manpreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Dining Services and Residential Life may ban students from certain dining halls if they take extra food from those facilities. The current policy allows guests to take out one fruit, baked good or dessert. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Students may be banned from dining halls for violating takeout policy

If students living on the Hill are caught taking out more than one piece of fruit or dessert from a dining hall, they could be banned from that dining hall for the rest of the academic year. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Dining Services and Residential Life may ban students from certain dining halls if they take extra food from those facilities. The current policy allows guests to take out one fruit, baked good or dessert. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Dining Services and Residential Life may ban students from certain dining halls if they take extra food from those facilities. The current policy allows guests to take out one fruit, baked good or dessert. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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