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Paul Stares, a a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, spoke about preventative engagement at an event hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations on Monday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Conflict specialist discusses US foreign policy at UCLA event

A conflict specialist said Monday he thinks the United States sometimes makes risky decisions while addressing international conflicts. Paul Stares, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, a nonprofit think tank specializing in U.S. Read more...

Photo: Paul Stares, a a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, spoke about preventative engagement at an event hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations on Monday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Paul Stares, a a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, spoke about preventative engagement at an event hosted by the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations on Monday. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Bruin Republicans’ event sparks protests, draws conflicting viewpoints

About 150 individuals attended a protest against a speech by a conservative commentator at Bruin Plaza on Monday. Several student groups, including Socialist Students UCLA and the Young Democratic Socialists at UCLA, organized the protest in response to a lecture by Ben Shapiro at Ackerman Union. Read more...

Photo: Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, explained the nine elements of fascism and said left-leaning university campuses display those behaviors. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Bruin Republicans hosts ‘Ben Shapiro: The Rise of Campus Fascism’ event

This post was updated on Nov. 13 at 9:49 p.m. A conservative commentator said he thinks left-leaning university campuses display authoritarian traits at an event hosted by a conservative student group Monday. Read more...

Photo: Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, explained the nine elements of fascism and said left-leaning university campuses display those behaviors. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Ben Shapiro, a conservative commentator, explained the nine elements of fascism and said left-leaning university campuses display those behaviors. (Kristie Valerie-Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)


Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced last week the EPA would bar scientists who receive agency grants from serving on its advisory committees.  (Public Domain photo by Eric Vance via United States Environmental Protection Agency)

Staff react to EPA announcement, say new rules favor energy industry

UCLA environmental health researchers said they think the rules the Environmental Protection Agency announced last week will favor the interests of the energy industry. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said scientists who receive grants from the agency will no longer be allowed to serve on its federal scientific advisory committees. Read more...

Photo: Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced last week the EPA would bar scientists who receive agency grants from serving on its advisory committees. (Public Domain photo by Eric Vance via United States Environmental Protection Agency)

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced last week the EPA would bar scientists who receive agency grants from serving on its advisory committees.  (Public Domain photo by Eric Vance via United States Environmental Protection Agency)

Anna Fisher, a UCLA alumna and the first mother in space, had attended a NASA meeting to prepare for flight three days after giving birth. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna receives science education award, shares experience as astronaut

A recently retired astronaut, who is also a UCLA alumna, encouraged children attending a science festival Sunday to pursue an education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more...

Photo: Anna Fisher, a UCLA alumna and the first mother in space, had attended a NASA meeting to prepare for flight three days after giving birth. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Anna Fisher, a UCLA alumna and the first mother in space, had attended a NASA meeting to prepare for flight three days after giving birth. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

A University of California spokesperson said the proposed changes would hurt UC students who struggle with the cost of attending college but are outside the eligibility of need-based financial aid programs. (Daily Bruin file photo)

New tax plan proposed by GOP could hurt students and universities

A tax bill House Republicans introduced Thursday would cut tax benefits for college students and higher education institutions. The plan reduces tax credits college students receive for tuition by categorizing employer-provided tuition payments as taxable income and eliminating a deduction on the interest college alumni pay on student loans. Read more...

Photo: A University of California spokesperson said the proposed changes would hurt UC students who struggle with the cost of attending college but are outside the eligibility of need-based financial aid programs. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A University of California spokesperson said the proposed changes would hurt UC students who struggle with the cost of attending college but are outside the eligibility of need-based financial aid programs. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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