Thursday, January 19


Wildfire is a real-time alert application that cautions users about nearby public emergencies through email or phone notifications. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Cal-designed emergency alert app Wildfire spreads to UCLA

UCLA students can now download an emergency alert application created by University of California, Berkeley, alumni. Wildfire, an application created by UC Berkeley alumni Hriday Kemburu, Tim Hyon, Jay Patel and Vinay Ramesh, delivers real-time safety alerts about dangerous situations, such as a mugging or a shooting, through emails and phone notifications. Read more...

Wildfire is a real-time alert application that cautions users about nearby public emergencies through email or phone notifications. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Haley Nieves (right), the outreach director for Bruin Republicans and a third-year political science and international development studies student, said she feels left out on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
Haley Nieves (right), the outreach director for Bruin Republicans and a third-year political science and international development studies student, said she feels left out on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Jaya Loharuka, a second-year American literature and culture student, is an activist who addressed a crowd of more than 500 students at the "Love Trumps Hate" rally in November. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
Jaya Loharuka, a second-year American literature and culture student, is an activist who addressed a crowd of more than 500 students at the "Love Trumps Hate" rally in November. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Lynn Vavreck, Theodore Johnson, Ian Masters and Michael Tesler discussed the results of the 2016 presidential election in "Election Postmortem" Tuesday night. (Hannah Johnson/Daily Bruin)

Hammer Museum hosts expert panel on 2016 election results

The Hammer Museum hosted a forum to discuss the results of the presidential election Tuesday night. Two political scientists and a public policy scholar examined the effectiveness of political ad campaigns, roles of black voters and the link between racial and economic anxiety at the event titled “Election Postmortem.” Lynn Vavreck, UCLA professor of political science and communication studies, pointed out three numbers she thought highlighted the closeness of the election: 77,000, the total votes needed in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania to swing the election in favor of Hillary Clinton; 2,800,000, the total votes by which Donald Trump lost the popular vote; 58, President Barack Obama’s approval rating. Read more...

Lynn Vavreck, Theodore Johnson, Ian Masters and Michael Tesler discussed the results of the 2016 presidential election in "Election Postmortem" Tuesday night. (Hannah Johnson/Daily Bruin)

Russell Robinson, a former UCLA law professor, spoke about marriage equality for same-sex couples Thursday at the UCLA School of Law. About 35 students attended. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
Russell Robinson, a former UCLA law professor, spoke about marriage equality for same-sex couples Thursday at the UCLA School of Law. About 35 students attended. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

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About 250 students attended the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics last weekend at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center. (Yixuan Gong/Daily Bruin)
About 250 students attended the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics last weekend at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center. (Yixuan Gong/Daily Bruin)


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