Tuesday, September 24

Craig Lee, a former running back for UCLA, was arrested July 18 for his alleged complicity in a 2016 armed robbery of a medical marijuana dispensary in Riverside County. He has been charged with one count of attempted second-degree robbery and one count of attempted murder. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former UCLA running back arrested for attempted murder, attempted armed robbery

This post was updated July 24 at 3:14 p.m. A former UCLA football player was arrested Thursday in connection to an alleged attempt to rob a Riverside County medical marijuana dispensary in 2016, several outlets report. Read more...

Photo: Craig Lee, a former running back for UCLA, was arrested July 18 for his alleged complicity in a 2016 armed robbery of a medical marijuana dispensary in Riverside County. He has been charged with one count of attempted second-degree robbery and one count of attempted murder. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Craig Lee, a former running back for UCLA, was arrested July 18 for his alleged complicity in a 2016 armed robbery of a medical marijuana dispensary in Riverside County. He has been charged with one count of attempted second-degree robbery and one count of attempted murder. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Heaps faces new civil suits for sexual abuse, plaintiffs include former students

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps is facing a growing number of civil suits for alleged sexual abuse. Two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging sexual abuse by Heaps were filed Tuesday, according to a press release from Manly, Stewart & Finaldi, the law firm representing the women. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former UCLA doctor James Heaps faces two more civil lawsuits from nine women alleging abuse. One suit was filed on behalf of three women who were UCLA students at the time of the alleged incidents. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Glenn Langer, former director of the UCLA Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, died June 19 at 91 years old. After retiring in 1997, Langer ultimately used over $600,000 of his retirement savings to help disadvantaged public school students attend and graduate from college. (Courtesy of Partnership Scholars Program)

Former UCLA cardiologist and professor remembered for contributions to community

Glenn Langer, a former director of cardiovascular research at UCLA who helped mentor more than 600 disadvantaged Los Angeles public school students, died June 19 at 91 years old. Read more...

Photo: Glenn Langer, former director of the UCLA Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, died June 19 at 91 years old. After retiring in 1997, Langer ultimately used over $600,000 of his retirement savings to help disadvantaged public school students attend and graduate from college. (Courtesy of Partnership Scholars Program)

Glenn Langer, former director of the UCLA Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, died June 19 at 91 years old. After retiring in 1997, Langer ultimately used over $600,000 of his retirement savings to help disadvantaged public school students attend and graduate from college. (Courtesy of Partnership Scholars Program)

Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles to graduate from UCLA, has no plans to retire from Westwood

Michael Skiles was at a meet-the-candidates event in 2017 while running unopposed for Graduate Students Association president when he heard a new brewery wanted to open in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

The Asian Pacific Coalition and other Southeast Asian groups in universities across the country advocated last week against deportations of members of the Southeast Asian American community. The week ended with a forum in which speakers discussed how to respond to deportation orders. (Courtesy of Jason Vu)

‘Week of action’ promotes Southeast Asian solidarity with campaigns, forums

Southeast Asian student groups at UCLA and across the nation called attention to rising deportation rates of Southeast Asian Americans under President Donald Trump’s administration. The Asian Pacific Coalition at UCLA, several of its member organizations and Southeast Asian student groups nationwide held a “week of action” last week to raise awareness about the issue. Read more...

Photo: The Asian Pacific Coalition and other Southeast Asian groups in universities across the country advocated last week against deportations of members of the Southeast Asian American community. The week ended with a forum in which speakers discussed how to respond to deportation orders. (Courtesy of Jason Vu)

The Asian Pacific Coalition and other Southeast Asian groups in universities across the country advocated last week against deportations of members of the Southeast Asian American community. The week ended with a forum in which speakers discussed how to respond to deportation orders. (Courtesy of Jason Vu)

DataRes at UCLA, the first student organization on campus dedicated to the study and practice of data science, held its first showcase Wednesday. Club members presented data projects ranging from comparisons of Los Angeles crime statistics by neighborhood to models tracking Earthlike planets around other stars. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

DataRes showcases data science’s scope, from Earthlike exoplanets to LA crime stats

This post was updated August 3 at 10:37 a.m. Mason MacDougall presented a model that uses data science to help astronomers find planets with the same living conditions as on Earth by monitoring nearby stars. Read more...

Photo: DataRes at UCLA, the first student organization on campus dedicated to the study and practice of data science, held its first showcase Wednesday. Club members presented data projects ranging from comparisons of Los Angeles crime statistics by neighborhood to models tracking Earthlike planets around other stars. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

DataRes at UCLA, the first student organization on campus dedicated to the study and practice of data science, held its first showcase Wednesday. Club members presented data projects ranging from comparisons of Los Angeles crime statistics by neighborhood to models tracking Earthlike planets around other stars. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

UCLA distinguished professor of history M. Norton Wise was honored with the highest honor from the History of Science Society on May 22nd. He received the Sarton Medal for his work on the history of physics. (Courtesy of Norton Wise)

UCLA professor awarded medal for editing, writing works on history of physics

A UCLA professor won the History of Science Society’s highest honor May 22. UCLA distinguished professor of history M. Norton Wise was awarded the Sarton Medal for his writings and editing on the history of physics, according to an HSS press release. Read more...

Photo: UCLA distinguished professor of history M. Norton Wise was honored with the highest honor from the History of Science Society on May 22nd. He received the Sarton Medal for his work on the history of physics. (Courtesy of Norton Wise)

UCLA distinguished professor of history M. Norton Wise was honored with the highest honor from the History of Science Society on May 22nd. He received the Sarton Medal for his work on the history of physics. (Courtesy of Norton Wise)