Monday, December 16


University police are attempting to identify a man allegedly involved in a battery against a student at Hedrick Hall. The man allegedly punched the student in the head and face before walking southbound on Gayley Avenue. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCPD searching for man who allegedly punched student in head at Hedrick Hall

A man allegedly committed battery against a student at Hedrick Hall on Wednesday, according to a crime alert. University police are searching for a man that allegedly yelled at and punched the student in the head and face as he was studying Wednesday at around 12:45 p.m. Read more...

Photo: University police are attempting to identify a man allegedly involved in a battery against a student at Hedrick Hall. The man allegedly punched the student in the head and face before walking southbound on Gayley Avenue. (Daily Bruin file photo)

University police are attempting to identify a man allegedly involved in a battery against a student at Hedrick Hall. The man allegedly punched the student in the head and face before walking southbound on Gayley Avenue. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps is currently facing two criminal counts of sexual battery and over 80 civil lawsuits from former patients. A finalized Title IX investigative review found Heaps violated university sexual assault policies. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Title IX report finds former UCLA doctor James Heaps engaged in sexual assault

Former UCLA obstetrician-gynecologist James Heaps’ treatment of a patient constituted sexual assault and harassment, according to a Title IX report made public Thursday.  A patient of Heaps filed the original Title IX complaint in December 2017, accusing Heaps of inappropriately touching her breast during a visit to his UCLA office to remove her intrauterine device, or IUD. Read more...

Photo: Former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps is currently facing two criminal counts of sexual battery and over 80 civil lawsuits from former patients. A finalized Title IX investigative review found Heaps violated university sexual assault policies. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps is currently facing two criminal counts of sexual battery and over 80 civil lawsuits from former patients. A finalized Title IX investigative review found Heaps violated university sexual assault policies. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Kristy Edmunds (right), the executive and artistic director of UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance, was one of the last lecturers for UCLA's "10 Question: Centennial Edition" lecture series. (Courtesy of UCLA Arts)

’10 Questions’ lecture series gets final answers for the year about what matters

Michael Eselun, chaplain for the Simms/Mann-UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, said the present moment is what really matters at a campus event Tuesday. Eselun, along with Ali Behdad, professor of literature and director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies, and Kristy Edmunds, executive and artistic director for UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance, examined “What matters?” at the final “10 Questions: Centennial Edition” program of the year Tuesday in Kaufman Hall. Read more...

Photo: Kristy Edmunds (right), the executive and artistic director of UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance, was one of the last lecturers for UCLA's "10 Question: Centennial Edition" lecture series. (Courtesy of UCLA Arts)

Kristy Edmunds (right), the executive and artistic director of UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance, was one of the last lecturers for UCLA's "10 Question: Centennial Edition" lecture series. (Courtesy of UCLA Arts)


The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a press call Wednesday with experts from UCLA and other universities to discuss a recent proposal to weaken rules governing mercury pollution from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Experts say EPA’s plan to roll back mercury pollution regulations is misguided

The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to weaken rules governing mercury pollution is based on incomplete data, according to experts from UCLA and other universities. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a press call Wednesday with experts from UCLA and other universities to discuss a recent proposal to weaken rules governing mercury pollution from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a press call Wednesday with experts from UCLA and other universities to discuss a recent proposal to weaken rules governing mercury pollution from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Daily Bruin file photo)