Sunday, May 19

The Student Alumni Association announced it would award Don McLean (pictured) with its annual George and Ira Gershwin Award for musical achievement. The SAA took the award back when it realized McLean was convicted of domestic abuse. (Creative Commons photo by Raph_PH via Wikimedia Commons)
The Student Alumni Association announced it would award Don McLean (pictured) with its annual George and Ira Gershwin Award for musical achievement. The SAA took the award back when it realized McLean was convicted of domestic abuse. (Creative Commons photo by Raph_PH via Wikimedia Commons)


Noam Chomsky, considered the father of modern linguistics, is delivering a series of lectures during week five. He discussed topics including artificial intelligence, 17th-century linguists and animal communications. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Noam Chomsky kicks off lecture series on linguistics at UCLA

The father of modern linguistics delivered the first of several public lectures at UCLA on Monday as part of a weeklong lecture series. Noam Chomsky, a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is giving a series of open lectures on linguistic theory at UCLA from Monday through Thursday. Read more...

Noam Chomsky, considered the father of modern linguistics, is delivering a series of lectures during week five. He discussed topics including artificial intelligence, 17th-century linguists and animal communications. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Jose Graziano da Silva, the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, said food production in many regions of the world is diminishing due to climate change. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Global malnutrition issues discussed by United Nations member at UCLA event

A director-general of the United Nations said institutions must address issues like climate change and the overconsumption of unhealthy food to tackle global malnutrition. Jose Graziano da Silva, the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, said at an event hosted Friday by the UCLA Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy and the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law that government policies must adapt to changes in the production and consumption of food which increase both hunger and obesity globally. Read more...

Jose Graziano da Silva, the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, said food production in many regions of the world is diminishing due to climate change. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


Lindsey Goldstein, acting director of fraternity and sorority life at UCLA, said her office requires every member of fraternities and sororities to attend a workshop each year. (The chapters are prohibited from hosting social events if their members do not reach 100 percent attendance.) (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Questions of insufficiency remain during Greek life Title IX training

Students in fraternities and sororities learned about sexual harassment and unhealthy relationships at mandatory Title IX training this quarter. The UCLA Title IX Office, Campus Assault Resources & Education, and Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life hosted eight sexual violence prevention workshops this quarter for students in Greek life, said Aaron Lopez, the Associate Response Team coordinator at UCLA’s Title IX Office. Read more...

Lindsey Goldstein, acting director of fraternity and sorority life at UCLA, said her office requires every member of fraternities and sororities to attend a workshop each year. (The chapters are prohibited from hosting social events if their members do not reach 100 percent attendance.) (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

The program was initiated to help UCLA reach its goal of reaching zero waste by 2020. UCLA takeout restaurants use around 7,000 cups a day, most of which end up in landfills. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)
The program was initiated to help UCLA reach its goal of reaching zero waste by 2020. UCLA takeout restaurants use around 7,000 cups a day, most of which end up in landfills. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)


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