Tuesday, July 16


In one of her projects, Lauren McCarthy, a design media arts assistant professor, mimicked the Amazon Echo, a smart speaker, by personally automating the participants’ homes herself. She said freedom was lost when people became dependent on artificial intelligence. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA Arts)

’10 Questions’ dives into different perspectives on freedom

The “10 Questions” lecture series, which will address a different question each week, doubles as a course for students and a panel open to the public. Read more...

Photo: In one of her projects, Lauren McCarthy, a design media arts assistant professor, mimicked the Amazon Echo, a smart speaker, by personally automating the participants’ homes herself. She said freedom was lost when people became dependent on artificial intelligence. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA Arts)

In one of her projects, Lauren McCarthy, a design media arts assistant professor, mimicked the Amazon Echo, a smart speaker, by personally automating the participants’ homes herself. She said freedom was lost when people became dependent on artificial intelligence. (Photo courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA Arts)

Law students and faculty left their classes early Thursday in protest of the Supreme Court confirmation vote on Brett Kavanaugh and denounced the law school dean's email to them as inappropriate. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA School of Law students and faculty stage protest against Kavanaugh

This post was updated 6:39 p.m. UCLA School of Law students and faculty staged a walkout to protest the possible confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault. Read more...

Photo: Law students and faculty left their classes early Thursday in protest of the Supreme Court confirmation vote on Brett Kavanaugh and denounced the law school dean's email to them as inappropriate. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Law students and faculty left their classes early Thursday in protest of the Supreme Court confirmation vote on Brett Kavanaugh and denounced the law school dean's email to them as inappropriate. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)


Connor Kramme, co-founder of Green Box Inc. and University of California, Berkeley alumnus, tends to his cannabis farm in northern California. Kramme plans to keep working on his agricultural techniques and expanding the company’s presence in the industry. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Cannabis Kingdom: A budding industry

The snowy cap of Mount Shasta pokes through dairy farms in the northernmost tip of California. Not far away, a lone trailer stands off the highway next to a square of wooden fencing on a grassy hill. Read more...

Photo: Connor Kramme, co-founder of Green Box Inc. and University of California, Berkeley alumnus, tends to his cannabis farm in northern California. Kramme plans to keep working on his agricultural techniques and expanding the company’s presence in the industry. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Connor Kramme, co-founder of Green Box Inc. and University of California, Berkeley alumnus, tends to his cannabis farm in northern California. Kramme plans to keep working on his agricultural techniques and expanding the company’s presence in the industry. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)