Saturday, September 22

Spectators gathered last week at the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse at an event hosted by the department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA students watch eclipse with telescopes, glasses at event

A long line of people spiraled around the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse through telescopes last Monday. More than a thousand students and community members came to campus to watch the partial solar eclipse at “The Great UCLA Eclipse” event hosted by the Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. Read more...

Photo: Spectators gathered last week at the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse at an event hosted by the department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Spectators gathered last week at the Court of Sciences to view the solar eclipse at an event hosted by the department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences department. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The computer science and electrical engineering departments will jointly offer the new Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering. (Derek Yan/Daily Bruin)

UCLA to offer new undergrad degree in computer engineering in the fall

The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has built a new undergraduate degree out of electrical engineering and computer science. The electrical engineering and computer science departments will together oversee a new degree called computer engineering beginning in the fall. Read more...

Photo: The computer science and electrical engineering departments will jointly offer the new Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering. (Derek Yan/Daily Bruin)

The computer science and electrical engineering departments will jointly offer the new Bachelor of Science degree in computer engineering. (Derek Yan/Daily Bruin)

Slurpees, hot dogs and more are now available for students at 7-Eleven's new Westwood location. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

7-Eleven opens new location in Westwood, caters to UCLA community

Westwood Village’s latest store is serving up Slurpees and hot dogs. 7-Eleven opened a new store on Westwood Boulevard and Weyburn Avenue on Thursday. The orange, green and red stripes of the convenience store now wrap the previously unoccupied clock tower building in the Village. Read more...

Photo: Slurpees, hot dogs and more are now available for students at 7-Eleven's new Westwood location. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Slurpees, hot dogs and more are now available for students at 7-Eleven's new Westwood location. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


UCLA and other institutions studied how oil moves in water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month. Their experiment looked at what processes cause oil to accumulate in the ocean. (Courtesy of Lucia Bertero)

UCLA oceanographers embark on voyage to study Gulf of Mexico currents

A team of UCLA oceanographers towed a small boat to Louisiana to study water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month. UCLA, with a consortium of institutions, studied how oceanic currents move oil in areas affected by the 2010 BP oil spill, the world’s largest accidental marine oil spill. Read more...

Photo: UCLA and other institutions studied how oil moves in water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month. Their experiment looked at what processes cause oil to accumulate in the ocean. (Courtesy of Lucia Bertero)

UCLA and other institutions studied how oil moves in water currents in the Gulf of Mexico last month. Their experiment looked at what processes cause oil to accumulate in the ocean. (Courtesy of Lucia Bertero)

René Marie, a Grammy-nominated singer, performed "The Star-Spangled Banner." (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

New music and humanities center holds event exploring national anthem

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music launched a center to combine performance with the humanities with an event on Monday. The Center for Musical Humanities held a symposium titled “Anthem: Remixing Race and Nation.” The event featured a concert with different interpretations of the national anthem and a panel discussing the relationship between music and nationalism. Read more...

Photo: René Marie, a Grammy-nominated singer, performed "The Star-Spangled Banner." (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

René Marie, a Grammy-nominated singer, performed "The Star-Spangled Banner." (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Jason Lerner, a pediatric neurologist at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, aims to create an adolescent epilepsy clinic that will integrate the expertise of many health care providers. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA neurologist to start center to streamline epilepsy treatment

A UCLA pediatric neurologist is developing a center that he hopes will treat every adolescent with epilepsy in the city. Jason Lerner, who works at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital, is working to gather resources and recruit staff to establish the center, which will treat patients with epilepsy and comorbidities, or other disorders occurring simultaneously. Read more...

Photo: Jason Lerner, a pediatric neurologist at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, aims to create an adolescent epilepsy clinic that will integrate the expertise of many health care providers. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Jason Lerner, a pediatric neurologist at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, aims to create an adolescent epilepsy clinic that will integrate the expertise of many health care providers. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)