Wednesday, June 19

A UCLA study found affirmative action could allow low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Researchers suggest affirmative action could be beneficial to the economy

Researchers built an economic model showing that socioeconomic affirmative action at institutions of higher education could positively impact the economy. Bernard Herskovic, an assistant professor of finance at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and Joao Ramos, a USC assistant professor of finance and business economics, showed in their report that affirmative action allows low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. Read more...

Photo: A UCLA study found affirmative action could allow low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A UCLA study found affirmative action could allow low-income students with high innate abilities to gain more income and social mobility than high-income students with low innate abilities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Research suggests colleges mainly recruit from white, affluent schools

Universities in the United States tend to conduct their off-campus recruiting visits at primarily white and affluent high schools, according to research published April 13. Researchers from UCLA and the University of Arizona published their study, “The Off-Campus Recruiting Research Project,” on college recruiting and the demographics of the high schools recruiters choose to visit in The New York Times. Read more...


Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA community discusses Islamic representation following ROTC drill

A recent UCLA Army officer training program ran a drill depicting the enemy wearing civilian clothes from Arab countries, which some UCLA students and professors said demonizes Arab and Islamic identities. Read more...

Photo: Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Cadets acting as enemy soldiers during simulations in UCLA Army ROTC's biannual field training were seen wearing kufiyyas, iqals and other clothing predominantly found in Arab countries. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Members of ROTC reflect on growing integration of women in military

Cheska Molina is known for being one of the fastest runners in UCLA’s ROTC battalion. Cheska Molina, a first-year human biology and society student, and her twin Charina Molina, who is also in the ROTC program at UCLA and a human biology and society student, were even part of the UCLA Ranger Challenge team, which comprises eight to 10 of the fittest cadets in UCLA’s 92-person Army ROTC battalion. Read more...

Photo: Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Ashley Fairbanks, a fourth-year communication student, and Clare Gavin, a first-year history student, are cadets in UCLA's Army ROTC. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

ROTC students trained to think creatively in positions of leadership

Grayson Makris contemplated how his platoon was going to proceed as he planned its mission on a terrain model he drew in the dirt in front of him. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Army ROTC cadets participated in their annual Spring Field Training Exercise in April. Cadets lived in Camp Roberts, an army base in central California, for three days and simulated U.S. Army infantry missions. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

A federal judge ruled Tuesday in NAACP v. Trump and Princeton v. U.S. that the Department of Homeland Security did not adequately explain the legal judgment it used to rule DACA unlawful. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Federal judge rules that U.S. must resume DACA applications

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the United States must resume new applications for a program that deferred deportation for undocumented individuals brought to the United States as children. Read more...

Photo: A federal judge ruled Tuesday in NAACP v. Trump and Princeton v. U.S. that the Department of Homeland Security did not adequately explain the legal judgment it used to rule DACA unlawful. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

A federal judge ruled Tuesday in NAACP v. Trump and Princeton v. U.S. that the Department of Homeland Security did not adequately explain the legal judgment it used to rule DACA unlawful. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)



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