Saturday, February 16

Jerry Moss, co-founder of A&M Records, donated $1 million to UCLA's Moss Scholars program, which awards full-tuition scholarships to art and music students. The donation was a part of the UCLA Centennial Campaign. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Record label founder donates $1 million for art and music school scholarships

A philanthropist donated $1 million to provide scholarships for art and music students, a university press release announced Thursday. Jerry Moss, who co-founded A&M Records with Herb Alpert, gifted the donation to UCLA’s Moss Scholars program, which has awarded full-tuition scholarships to art and music students for 15 years. Read more...

Photo: Jerry Moss, co-founder of A&M Records, donated $1 million to UCLA's Moss Scholars program, which awards full-tuition scholarships to art and music students. The donation was a part of the UCLA Centennial Campaign. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Jerry Moss, co-founder of A&M Records, donated $1 million to UCLA's Moss Scholars program, which awards full-tuition scholarships to art and music students. The donation was a part of the UCLA Centennial Campaign. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center reaches a lot of students but has trouble keeping them interested in the center’s programming, said the center's Student Affairs Advisor Mac Harris. The center, located on the Hill at Covel Commons, offers resources for students seeking scholarship opportunities. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

RAs, programming offices comment on scarce student turnout at Hill events

Resident assistants and programming offices on the Hill said they struggle to boost turnout at events on the Hill due to students’ varied interests and schedules. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center reaches a lot of students but has trouble keeping them interested in the center’s programming, said the center's Student Affairs Advisor Mac Harris. The center, located on the Hill at Covel Commons, offers resources for students seeking scholarship opportunities. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Scholarship Resource Center reaches a lot of students but has trouble keeping them interested in the center’s programming, said the center's Student Affairs Advisor Mac Harris. The center, located on the Hill at Covel Commons, offers resources for students seeking scholarship opportunities. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

The Student Fees Advisory Committee rejected a proposal to cap UCLA administrators' salaries. Some members of the committee said they think this overlooks students. (Ashley Luu Kenney/Daily Bruin)

SFAC members talk transparency concerns after rejecting administrator salary cap

This post was updated Feb. 7 at 3:15 p.m. Student fee allocators offered mixed views on whether their committee takes enough student input into consideration in light of the committee’s rejection of a proposal to cap UCLA administrators’ salaries. Read more...

Photo: The Student Fees Advisory Committee rejected a proposal to cap UCLA administrators' salaries. Some members of the committee said they think this overlooks students. (Ashley Luu Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The Student Fees Advisory Committee rejected a proposal to cap UCLA administrators' salaries. Some members of the committee said they think this overlooks students. (Ashley Luu Kenney/Daily Bruin)

A chemical explosion at Boyer Hall was reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LAFD reports now-cleared chemical explosion at Boyer Hall, 1 minor injury

A chemical explosion in a South Campus laboratory that injured a UCLA employee was reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department this afternoon. LAFD reported an acetone explosion in a laboratory fume hood in Boyer Hall at 2:18 p.m. Read more...

Photo: A chemical explosion at Boyer Hall was reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A chemical explosion at Boyer Hall was reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department on Tuesday afternoon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He's best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Activist-in-residence to teach new generation skills to enact social change

This post was updated Feb. 7 at 3:17 p.m. One of UCLA’s activists-in-residence has been campaigning for change since he was 13 years old. Now, he said he hopes to teach students about activism. Read more...

Photo: Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He's best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Micah White is an Activist-in-Residence at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs’ Institute on Inequality and Democracy. He's best known for co-creating the Occupy Wall Street movement. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

A math teacher at the UCLA Lab School was placed on administrative leave with pay twice in the past year. The school's principal was also put on unexplained leave last year, and did not return for the following year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Ongoing lack of transparency at UCLA Lab School leaves parents concerned, frustrated

Parents of students at the UCLA Lab School said they were frustrated by the unexplained administrative leave of a teacher at the school, a year after administration also put a former principal on similar leave. Read more...

Photo: A math teacher at the UCLA Lab School was placed on administrative leave with pay twice in the past year. The school's principal was also put on unexplained leave last year, and did not return for the following year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A math teacher at the UCLA Lab School was placed on administrative leave with pay twice in the past year. The school's principal was also put on unexplained leave last year, and did not return for the following year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

University of California librarians fundraised for a potential strike. UC and the librarians' union have been out of contract for over four months, with no end to negotiations in sight. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC librarians continue negotiating with UCOP over contracts

This post was updated Feb. 5 at 2:25 p.m. University of California librarians and the UC Office of the President have been out of contract for four months but are still negotiating. Read more...

Photo: University of California librarians fundraised for a potential strike. UC and the librarians' union have been out of contract for over four months, with no end to negotiations in sight. (Daily Bruin file photo)

University of California librarians fundraised for a potential strike. UC and the librarians' union have been out of contract for over four months, with no end to negotiations in sight. (Daily Bruin file photo)