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No Offense, But: Fall 2017

No Offense, Daily Bruin Opinion’s radio show, is back for another year! Each week, members of Opinion staff will share their thoughts about what’s happening at UCLA, the University of California system and beyond. Read more...

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Throwback Thursday: UCLA could have been home to oil wells

This post was updated Sept. 28 at 2:47 p.m. UCLA welcomed thousands of families to move-in weekend last week. Students and visitors took in the lush green hills that run alongside Bruin Walk, the dominating, brick-laced architecture of buildings like Royce Hall and Powell Library and the readily visible blue-and-gold pride of Westwood’s largest institution. Read more...

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Horace Frank, deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, answered residents' questions about the department's proposal to use drones to aid in situations in which police officers' lives may be at risk. (Keshav Tadimeti/Daily Bruin senior staff)

LAPD’s drone use proposal raises privacy, misuse concerns

Los Angeles community members spoke up at a public forum in Westwood on Wednesday against city police’s proposed use of drone technology. At the Wednesday night meeting, Los Angeles Police Department officers addressed residents’ concerns about a proposal to allow the department to use nonweaponized drones, or small, unmanned aerial devices, to aid in police operations that might put officers’ lives at risk. Read more...

Photo: Horace Frank, deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, answered residents' questions about the department's proposal to use drones to aid in situations in which police officers' lives may be at risk. (Keshav Tadimeti/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Horace Frank, deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, answered residents' questions about the department's proposal to use drones to aid in situations in which police officers' lives may be at risk. (Keshav Tadimeti/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California Irvine’s admission debacle  shows the volatility of the UC’s admission predictions and its troubling willingness to pull the rug from underneath students. (Creative commons photo by Common Good via Wikimedia Commons)

Keshav Tadimeti: Rest of system needs to learn from UC Irvine admissions debacle

United Airlines can rest easy: The University of California, Irvine has officially stolen the title of “organization most likely to kick people off its premises because of overbooked seating.” Two weeks ago, UCI withdrew admission for nearly 500 students for poor senior-year grades or not sending in their high school transcripts on time, according to a notice it sent to students two months before the start of the fall 2017 quarter. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Irvine’s admission debacle shows the volatility of the UC’s admission predictions and its troubling willingness to pull the rug from underneath students. (Creative commons photo by Common Good via Wikimedia Commons)

The University of California Irvine’s admission debacle  shows the volatility of the UC’s admission predictions and its troubling willingness to pull the rug from underneath students. (Creative commons photo by Common Good via Wikimedia Commons)

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Keshav Tadimeti: Funding is required for universal health care in California to work

It seems fitting that while Southern California is trying to battle raging wildfires, Sacramento is rank with the smell of cindered health care legislation. Last month, California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon suspended Senate Bill 562, a bill that would overhaul the state’s health care market to make way for a universal or single-payer health care system, under which private insurance is replaced by a government-covered health care program. Read more...

Photo: (Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

The Quad: 100 years ago, UCLA professors organized senior send-off for students

Remember that time your chemistry professor partied with you? Yeah, neither do I. One hundred years ago, however, graduating seniors didn’t just have the privilege of attending parties with their professors; they had the privilege of attending parties organized by the professors themselves. Read more...

Photo: UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)

UCLA professors used to organize send-off events for graduating seniors. (Daily Bruin archives)


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