Saturday, May 25

UCLA is seeking student feedback on its new security camera policy, said Executive Vice Chancellor Michael Beck (pictured) in an email sent to students. Students held a town hall to voice their concerns about the policy in October 2018. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Revised security camera policies attempt to address student concerns

UCLA administrators revised security camera policies to include more specific guidelines for camera operators and background checks. The revised security camera policy seeks to promote security by creating a centralized database of recorded images and establishing guidelines for the removal of cameras that are not compliant with the new policy, said Michael Beck, administrative vice chancellor, in an email announcement May 20. Read more...

UCLA is seeking student feedback on its new security camera policy, said Executive Vice Chancellor Michael Beck (pictured) in an email sent to students. Students held a town hall to voice their concerns about the policy in October 2018. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Former and present students gathered in Royce Quad on Saturday for a light show that officially kicked off UCLA's Centennial Celebration. The show was the final event of Alumni Day, which included public lectures, tours and talks. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)
Former and present students gathered in Royce Quad on Saturday for a light show that officially kicked off UCLA's Centennial Celebration. The show was the final event of Alumni Day, which included public lectures, tours and talks. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

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)



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