Wednesday, July 18

Members of the Daily Bruin's Editorial Board met with state Sen. Kevin de León at his campaign office Thursday, discussing issues ranging from higher education affordability to immigration. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Senatorial hopeful Kevin de León discusses immigration, environment

Kevin de León said he is depending on college students’ support in his bid for California’s U.S. Senate seat. “I need the millennial vote,” he said. Read more...

Photo: Members of the Daily Bruin's Editorial Board met with state Sen. Kevin de León at his campaign office Thursday, discussing issues ranging from higher education affordability to immigration. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Members of the Daily Bruin's Editorial Board met with state Sen. Kevin de León at his campaign office Thursday, discussing issues ranging from higher education affordability to immigration. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Congressman Ted Lieu (right) pulled out of the UCLA School of Law's commencement ceremony Friday because of the University of California's ongoing labor dispute. Chancellor Gene Block (left) has instead been scheduled to give the speech. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Ted Lieu no longer to speak at UCLA School of Law commencement

Congressman Ted Lieu pulled out of the UCLA School of Law’s commencement Friday because of the University of California’s ongoing labor dispute. The law school announced Lieu, who represents the congressional district that includes UCLA and Westwood, would be its commencement speaker in March. Read more...

Photo: Congressman Ted Lieu (right) pulled out of the UCLA School of Law's commencement ceremony Friday because of the University of California's ongoing labor dispute. Chancellor Gene Block (left) has instead been scheduled to give the speech. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Congressman Ted Lieu (right) pulled out of the UCLA School of Law's commencement ceremony Friday because of the University of California's ongoing labor dispute. Chancellor Gene Block (left) has instead been scheduled to give the speech. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Condoleezza Rice, who served as U.S. secretary of state in former President George W. Bush's administration, said at an event Friday businesses face a variety of risks, including cybersecurity attacks and geopolitical tensions.  (Creative Commons via Department of State)

Former secretary of state discusses international development, political risk

A former United States secretary of state said at an on-campus event Friday she thinks the U.S. should double its efforts to promote democracy abroad in order to increase economic stability worldwide. Read more...

Photo: Condoleezza Rice, who served as U.S. secretary of state in former President George W. Bush's administration, said at an event Friday businesses face a variety of risks, including cybersecurity attacks and geopolitical tensions. (Creative Commons via Department of State)

Condoleezza Rice, who served as U.S. secretary of state in former President George W. Bush's administration, said at an event Friday businesses face a variety of risks, including cybersecurity attacks and geopolitical tensions.  (Creative Commons via Department of State)

A panel of law and sociology professors talked about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar during an event Wednesday.  (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

UCLA hosts panel discussing Rohingya crisis in Myanmar

UCLA experts in human rights and mass violence drew parallels between the ethnic cleansing currently occurring in Myanmar with past events, such as the Holocaust, at an event Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: A panel of law and sociology professors talked about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar during an event Wednesday. (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

A panel of law and sociology professors talked about the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people in Myanmar during an event Wednesday.  (Quanzhao "Ari" He/Daily Bruin)

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)


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