Tuesday, November 19

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)

UCLA opens centennial celebration with Alumni Day festivities

This post was updated May 20 at 12:17 p.m. Students and alumni gathered in Royce Quad on Saturday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of UCLA’s founding. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Spring Sing Committee rescinds award from Don McLean due to domestic violence charges

A student group rescinded a lifetime achievement award from a singer after realizing the recipient was convicted of domestic violence. The Student Alumni Association at UCLA, which organizes Spring Sing, stated May 3 it would award Don McLean, the singer of the 1971 song “American Pie,” with the 2019 George and Ira Gershwin Award. Read more...

Photo: 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...

Photo: 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, 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...

Photo: 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)

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...

Photo: 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)

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)