Thursday, February 21

UCLA faculty from different fields such as film and ecology and evolutionary biology responded to the question “What is beauty?” at the panel Tuesday. (Courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA Arts)

’10 Questions’ beholds beauty in film, theater, art and evolutionary biology

This post was updated Oct. 24 at 9:05 p.m. 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: UCLA faculty from different fields such as film and ecology and evolutionary biology responded to the question “What is beauty?” at the panel Tuesday. (Courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA Arts)

UCLA faculty from different fields such as film and ecology and evolutionary biology responded to the question “What is beauty?” at the panel Tuesday. (Courtesy of Hannah Burnett/UCLA Arts)

Filing petitions for receiving course credit or dropping classes from your transcript requires navigating the campus bureaucracy. Giving students more convenient options to fill out and submit these petitions would save them – and administrators – time. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Filing petitions at UCLA is bogglingly time-consuming. We need to streamline.

Thursday, 9 a.m., week eight. A 30-minute-long line awaits you at the bottom of Murphy Hall. When it’s finally your turn, you try to drop off that petition form to finally get rid of that 10 a.m. Read more...

Photo: Filing petitions for receiving course credit or dropping classes from your transcript requires navigating the campus bureaucracy. Giving students more convenient options to fill out and submit these petitions would save them – and administrators – time. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Filing petitions for receiving course credit or dropping classes from your transcript requires navigating the campus bureaucracy. Giving students more convenient options to fill out and submit these petitions would save them – and administrators – time. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)



UC Regents recap – July 18-19

The governing board of the University of California met for its July meeting at UC San Francisco from Wednesday to Thursday. The regents discussed the next fiscal year’s budget plan, next year’s student regent designate and student advisor, and the rollback of a student legal fee. Read more...



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Tabatha Lewis: LAPD’s predictive algorithm is inaccurate, dehumanizes offenders

Steven Spielberg, in his 2002 movie “The Minority Report,” played out the hypothetical in which an organization can predict crimes before they happen. The Los Angeles Police Department is about 10 years late to the game, and it looks like it’s taking the department more than 145 minutes to see why trying to predict crime is an inherently problematic strategy. Read more...

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