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The Daily Bruin won 22 awards at the 2019 California College Media Association contest for PRIME, photography, social media, Arts and Entertainment content and others.  (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Daily Bruin wins 22 awards at 2019 college media contest

The Daily Bruin won 22 awards at the 2019 California College Media Association contest Saturday. PRIME, the Daily Bruin’s quarterly arts, culture and lifestyle magazine, won three of the publication’s seven first-place awards. Read more...

Photo: The Daily Bruin won 22 awards at the 2019 California College Media Association contest for PRIME, photography, social media, Arts and Entertainment content and others. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The Daily Bruin won 22 awards at the 2019 California College Media Association contest for PRIME, photography, social media, Arts and Entertainment content and others.  (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


Richard Thaler, an American economist and 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize winner, spoke at the UCLA Anderson School of Management on Tuesday about the use of behavioral economics, particularly the use of “nudges," to incentivize certain behaviors. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Visiting professor discusses how to incentivize behaviors through economic theory

A Nobel Memorial Prize winner in economics said companies can incentivize people to act in a particular way by taking advantage of the assumption that people would prefer to continue on the same course of action when faced with a decision. Read more...

Photo: Richard Thaler, an American economist and 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize winner, spoke at the UCLA Anderson School of Management on Tuesday about the use of behavioral economics, particularly the use of “nudges," to incentivize certain behaviors. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Richard Thaler, an American economist and 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize winner, spoke at the UCLA Anderson School of Management on Tuesday about the use of behavioral economics, particularly the use of “nudges," to incentivize certain behaviors. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

A man selling paintball tickets to students in lecture halls claims to be associated with Associated Students UCLA and UCLA Special Events and Protocol, but he does not appear to be connected with either organization. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Man selling paintball tickets on campus appears to claim false association to ASUCLA

A man who appears to be falsely claiming association with on-campus organizations has been coming into classes and attempting to sell tickets to students for admittance to paintball parks. Read more...

Photo: A man selling paintball tickets to students in lecture halls claims to be associated with Associated Students UCLA and UCLA Special Events and Protocol, but he does not appear to be connected with either organization. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

A man selling paintball tickets to students in lecture halls claims to be associated with Associated Students UCLA and UCLA Special Events and Protocol, but he does not appear to be connected with either organization. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Extension is either turning a corner or facing the same problems of lack of transparency, depending on who is asked. About 75 employees have left UCLA Extension over the last few months, but UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said vacated positions are being filled. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Extension employees express concern over institution’s shifting leadership

UCLA administrators and UCLA Extension employees offered conflicting accounts of UCLA Extension’s recent leadership overhaul. Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Scott Waugh appointed three new interim administrators following the retirement of UCLA Extension’s previous dean, Wayne Smutz, in October. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Extension is either turning a corner or facing the same problems of lack of transparency, depending on who is asked. About 75 employees have left UCLA Extension over the last few months, but UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said vacated positions are being filled. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Extension is either turning a corner or facing the same problems of lack of transparency, depending on who is asked. About 75 employees have left UCLA Extension over the last few months, but UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said vacated positions are being filled. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Beyond the Score, a student organization, held a town hall Feb. 20 to discuss the drawbacks of using standardized testing in college admissions and to campaign for the removal of standardized testing as an admissions factor. (Metztli Garcia/Daily Bruin)

Standardized tests pose issues but inequalities go deeper, say students, faculty

Eliminating standardized testing from the college admissions process may not make the process more fair for students from historically underrepresented socioeconomic classes, UCLA students and faculty said. Read more...

Photo: Beyond the Score, a student organization, held a town hall Feb. 20 to discuss the drawbacks of using standardized testing in college admissions and to campaign for the removal of standardized testing as an admissions factor. (Metztli Garcia/Daily Bruin)

Beyond the Score, a student organization, held a town hall Feb. 20 to discuss the drawbacks of using standardized testing in college admissions and to campaign for the removal of standardized testing as an admissions factor. (Metztli Garcia/Daily Bruin)

The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the fair to promote dialogue about homelessness in Los Angeles. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

Student groups band together for weeklong fair on homelessness

Campus organizations hosted a club fair on Bruin Plaza to raise awareness of homelessness and kick off the fifth annual Homelessness Awareness Week on Monday. The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the Homelessness Awareness Fair to promote dialogue about the overarching issue of homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area and inform students about the different organizations’ goals. Read more...

Photo: The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the fair to promote dialogue about homelessness in Los Angeles. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)

The Mobile Clinic Project, Swipe Out Hunger, Hunger Project, Bruin Shelter and CalFresh Initiative hosted the fair to promote dialogue about homelessness in Los Angeles. (Elise Tsai/Daily Bruin)


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