Thursday, February 21

Author Francisco Cantú joined UCLA professors and a lawyer for a panel about immigration Wednesday on campus. Cantú's memoir, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border," was recently chosen as UCLA's 2018-2019 common book. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Author of UCLA common book discusses experience as border patrol agent

“The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border” was chosen as UCLA’s 2018-2019 common book in July. In months prior, thousands of immigrant children had been separated from their parents at the United States-Mexico border. Read more...

Photo: Author Francisco Cantú joined UCLA professors and a lawyer for a panel about immigration Wednesday on campus. Cantú's memoir, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border," was recently chosen as UCLA's 2018-2019 common book. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Author Francisco Cantú joined UCLA professors and a lawyer for a panel about immigration Wednesday on campus. Cantú's memoir, "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border," was recently chosen as UCLA's 2018-2019 common book. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)


CannaSafe is one of 33 cannabis testing labs operating in California. The company's lab tests 20 percent of the state's legal cannabis products for microbes, pesticides and heavy metals to ensure safe consumption. (Courtesy of CannaSafe Analytics)

Budding Los Angeles: Cannabis testing facilities expand, ensure high-quality products for consumers

Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Read more...

Photo: CannaSafe is one of 33 cannabis testing labs operating in California. The company's lab tests 20 percent of the state's legal cannabis products for microbes, pesticides and heavy metals to ensure safe consumption. (Courtesy of CannaSafe Analytics)

CannaSafe is one of 33 cannabis testing labs operating in California. The company's lab tests 20 percent of the state's legal cannabis products for microbes, pesticides and heavy metals to ensure safe consumption. (Courtesy of CannaSafe Analytics)

Shirley Tang, a first-year cognitive science student, performed at the Lunar New Year Festival on behalf of the Chinese Cultural Dance Club. The festival included performances from various student organizations on campus, where students danced, sang and engaged in other art forms, such as the Wushu martial art from China. (Jacqueline Gerdne/Daily Bruin)

Lunar New Year festival expands to feature culture of more East Asian nations

Chinese and Japanese communities celebrate the new year on different dates, but participated in Lunar New Year festivities together Sunday night. The Chinese New Year fell on Feb. Read more...

Photo: Shirley Tang, a first-year cognitive science student, performed at the Lunar New Year Festival on behalf of the Chinese Cultural Dance Club. The festival included performances from various student organizations on campus, where students danced, sang and engaged in other art forms, such as the Wushu martial art from China. (Jacqueline Gerdne/Daily Bruin)

Shirley Tang, a first-year cognitive science student, performed at the Lunar New Year Festival on behalf of the Chinese Cultural Dance Club. The festival included performances from various student organizations on campus, where students danced, sang and engaged in other art forms, such as the Wushu martial art from China. (Jacqueline Gerdne/Daily Bruin)

(Left to right) James Chaney, a third-year communication student; Viva Rose, a third-year theater student; and Nasir Ahmed, a third-year neuroscience student, will perform at the Laugh Bowl, a stand-up comedy competition hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts. The event will host competitors from various universities across Southern California, including UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and USC. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Bruin comedians to stand up against other schools at Laugh Bowl

The Laugh Bowl tradition will be resurrected Friday at UCLA. The comedy event was an annual occurrence until 2014, but disappeared until the Student Committee for the Arts brought it back. Read more...

Photo: (Left to right) James Chaney, a third-year communication student; Viva Rose, a third-year theater student; and Nasir Ahmed, a third-year neuroscience student, will perform at the Laugh Bowl, a stand-up comedy competition hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts. The event will host competitors from various universities across Southern California, including UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and USC. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

(Left to right) James Chaney, a third-year communication student; Viva Rose, a third-year theater student; and Nasir Ahmed, a third-year neuroscience student, will perform at the Laugh Bowl, a stand-up comedy competition hosted by the Student Committee for the Arts. The event will host competitors from various universities across Southern California, including UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara and USC. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)