Tuesday, October 23


Furkan Yalcin is an independent candidate running for an at-large seat of the new North Westwood Neighborhood Council. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Two run independently for neighborhood council, sharing goals of Westwood Forward

Two candidates for the North Westwood Neighborhood Council selection are running as independents, separate from the Westwood Forward slate. The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment released an official list of candidates for the NWWNC on Oct. Read more...

Photo: Furkan Yalcin is an independent candidate running for an at-large seat of the new North Westwood Neighborhood Council. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Furkan Yalcin is an independent candidate running for an at-large seat of the new North Westwood Neighborhood Council. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


Nima Bendavood, 21, surrendered himself to UCPD for alleged sexual assault Saturday. (Courtesy of UCPD)

UCPD charges man in connection with sexual assault of UCLA student

A man who allegedly sexually assaulted a UCLA student turned himself in to university police Saturday. Nima Bendavood, 21, surrendered himself to UCPD for the alleged sexual assault of a student between midnight and 12:30 a.m. Read more...

Photo: Nima Bendavood, 21, surrendered himself to UCPD for alleged sexual assault Saturday. (Courtesy of UCPD)

Nima Bendavood, 21, surrendered himself to UCPD for alleged sexual assault Saturday. (Courtesy of UCPD)

Artist Judith Baca and historian Anna Indych-López answer questions about art and politics at a Hammer Museum event. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Professor shares experiences with art history of LA, community history

A UCLA professor said she thinks public art should result from collaboration between members of its surrounding community at an event Thursday night. The discussion, which was co-presented by the Hammer Museum and the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, explored the obstacles Judith Baca, a professor in the World Arts and Cultures and Chicano Studies departments, has faced in portraying history through the perspective of marginalized communities in her artwork. Read more...

Photo: Artist Judith Baca and historian Anna Indych-López answer questions about art and politics at a Hammer Museum event. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

Artist Judith Baca and historian Anna Indych-López answer questions about art and politics at a Hammer Museum event. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

The Campus Safety Alliance, a coalition of student organizations and security officers who address safety issues on campus, held their first meeting in Kerckhoff Hall on Thursday to establish a framework for future CSA meetings and broader safety goals. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Campus Safety Alliance reactivates after long period of inactivity

Fourteen campus organizations addressed safety concerns at the first meeting of a newly revived undergraduate student government committee Thursday. The Campus Safety Alliance, a coalition of student organizations and security officers who address safety issues on campus, held their first meeting in Kerckhoff Hall on Thursday to establish a framework for future CSA meetings and broader safety goals. Read more...

Photo: The Campus Safety Alliance, a coalition of student organizations and security officers who address safety issues on campus, held their first meeting in Kerckhoff Hall on Thursday to establish a framework for future CSA meetings and broader safety goals. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The Campus Safety Alliance, a coalition of student organizations and security officers who address safety issues on campus, held their first meeting in Kerckhoff Hall on Thursday to establish a framework for future CSA meetings and broader safety goals. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The research team behind the study is led by Steven Schwartz, an ophthalmologist at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Regenerative medicine institute awards $5 million grant to UCLA retinal researchers

UCLA researchers received $5 million to further research on stem-cell based therapies for eye conditions that result in blindness. The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine awarded the grant to researchers in the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and the Stein Eye Institute, who have been working to develop a treatment that will generate retinal cells typically lost in blinding eye diseases using stem cells derived from patients’ own skin cells, a university press release announced Thursday. Read more...

Photo: The research team behind the study is led by Steven Schwartz, an ophthalmologist at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The research team behind the study is led by Steven Schwartz, an ophthalmologist at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)