Thursday, July 18

UCLA administrators informed students June 10 about the investigation and arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA doctor, for sexual battery charges. The campuswide statement came about a year and a half after UCLA launched an initial Title IX investigation in response to complaints against Heaps. (Daily Bruin file photo)

USAC, GSA call for greater transparency following Heaps investigation

UCLA took over a year to notify students of the investigation of a former doctor accused of sexual battery. University officials sent a campuswide email June 10 regarding the arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA Health obstetrician and gynecologist. Read more...

Photo: UCLA administrators informed students June 10 about the investigation and arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA doctor, for sexual battery charges. The campuswide statement came about a year and a half after UCLA launched an initial Title IX investigation in response to complaints against Heaps. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA administrators informed students June 10 about the investigation and arrest of James Heaps, a former UCLA doctor, for sexual battery charges. The campuswide statement came about a year and a half after UCLA launched an initial Title IX investigation in response to complaints against Heaps. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Formula Drone at UCLA will race its drone against eight other teams in the fall for the chance to win over $1 million. The competition, sponsored by government contractor Lockheed Martin, aims to push forward technology combing unmanned aircraft and artificial intelligence. (Courtesy of Formula Drone at UCLA)

UCLA student club qualifies as 1 of 9 teams in international drone competition

A student group will be competing in a drone race this fall for a chance to win over $1 million. Formula Drone at UCLA is a club that partakes in “anything and everything” to do with drones, said Gerald Ko, the president of Formula Drone and a rising third-year computer engineering student. Read more...

Photo: Formula Drone at UCLA will race its drone against eight other teams in the fall for the chance to win over $1 million. The competition, sponsored by government contractor Lockheed Martin, aims to push forward technology combing unmanned aircraft and artificial intelligence. (Courtesy of Formula Drone at UCLA)

Formula Drone at UCLA will race its drone against eight other teams in the fall for the chance to win over $1 million. The competition, sponsored by government contractor Lockheed Martin, aims to push forward technology combing unmanned aircraft and artificial intelligence. (Courtesy of Formula Drone at UCLA)


James Heaps, a former UCLA Health doctor, was charged with sexual battery Monday. He held staff privileges at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for about 31 years. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former UCLA Health physician charged with sexual battery relating to patient care

This post was updated June 11 at 3:06 p.m. A former UCLA Health doctor pled not guilty Monday to charges of sexual battery in connection with his medical practice. Read more...

Photo: James Heaps, a former UCLA Health doctor, was charged with sexual battery Monday. He held staff privileges at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for about 31 years. (Daily Bruin file photo)

James Heaps, a former UCLA Health doctor, was charged with sexual battery Monday. He held staff privileges at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for about 31 years. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations Director)

Substitute courses a viable option for dead major requirements

Some students are taking substitute classes to complete their degrees because some required courses have not been offered in multiple quarters. Students in linguistics and other majors said they have to work with their department advisors to find substitutes for classes that are not offered in order to fulfill their requirements. Read more...

Photo: (Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations Director)

(Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations Director)