Saturday, February 16

The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Potential zoning revisions to beckon business to Village’s vacant storefronts

Westwood Village may be able to fill vacant storefronts and bring in new businesses by loosening restrictions on dining and parking requirements. The Westwood Village Improvement Association, a nonprofit organization tasked with improving the state of the Village, submitted amendments to the Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Interfraternity Council President Joshua Kaplan said each fraternity will have a team, equipped with a Breathalyzer, of chapter members to assess attendees’ levels of intoxication so they can better respond in life-threatening situations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Interfraternity Council will issue Breathalyzers to chapters for use at parties

This post was updated Feb. 12 at 3:21 p.m. Fraternity members will soon use Breathalyzers at parties to check attendees’ levels of intoxication. The UCLA Interfraternity Council updated its Risk Management Policy on Jan. Read more...

Photo: Interfraternity Council President Joshua Kaplan said each fraternity will have a team, equipped with a Breathalyzer, of chapter members to assess attendees’ levels of intoxication so they can better respond in life-threatening situations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Interfraternity Council President Joshua Kaplan said each fraternity will have a team, equipped with a Breathalyzer, of chapter members to assess attendees’ levels of intoxication so they can better respond in life-threatening situations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA history professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam was named a laureate of the Dan David Prize, receiving $500,000 for his work studying the interrelations between South Asia and European imperial history from the late Middle Ages to the early modern period. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

History professor awarded for research on interrelations in imperial history

A distinguished UCLA history professor was awarded $500,000 for his work studying long-term trends throughout world history. Sanjay Subrahmanyam was awarded the Dan David Prize for his research on the interrelations between Asia and European imperial history from the late Middle Ages to the early modern period. Read more...

Photo: UCLA history professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam was named a laureate of the Dan David Prize, receiving $500,000 for his work studying the interrelations between South Asia and European imperial history from the late Middle Ages to the early modern period. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA history professor Sanjay Subrahmanyam was named a laureate of the Dan David Prize, receiving $500,000 for his work studying the interrelations between South Asia and European imperial history from the late Middle Ages to the early modern period. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)


The flowers, pictured above, can be found outside of Rieber and Sproul Halls. The plant, known as angel's trumpet, is not harmful if touched, but could be deadly if eaten. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Campus Queries: Are flowers on the Hill toxic, dangerous to students?

This post was updated Feb. 12 at 3:15 p.m. Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer. Read more...

Photo: The flowers, pictured above, can be found outside of Rieber and Sproul Halls. The plant, known as angel's trumpet, is not harmful if touched, but could be deadly if eaten. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

The flowers, pictured above, can be found outside of Rieber and Sproul Halls. The plant, known as angel's trumpet, is not harmful if touched, but could be deadly if eaten. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)


A tree fell outside of Broad Art Center on Friday afternoon. The tree had been uprooted because of heavy rains loosening the soil. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Eucalyptus tree falls onto Broad Art Center, nearby trees to be inspected

This post was updated Feb. 10 at 8:25 p.m. A tree fell outside of Broad Art Center on Friday afternoon, resting partially on the building. Nurit Katz, executive officer of UCLA Facilities Management, said an eucalyptus tree had fallen around 1 p.m., and that Facilities Management responded at 1:12 p.m. Read more...

Photo: A tree fell outside of Broad Art Center on Friday afternoon. The tree had been uprooted because of heavy rains loosening the soil. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

A tree fell outside of Broad Art Center on Friday afternoon. The tree had been uprooted because of heavy rains loosening the soil. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)