Wednesday, August 22

UC Regents sued by Daily Nexus

 UC Regents sued by Daily NexusUC Santa Barbara staff reporter claims board violated rules By Michael Howerton Daily Bruin Staff SAN FRANCISCO — University of California, Santa Barbara’s student newspaper filed a lawsuit against the Board of Regents, claiming that the board violated the open meeting rule when they voted to eliminate affirmative action from the university’s admissions and hiring policies. Read more...


Stricter regulations put on human research

 Stricter regulations put on human researchUCLA experiments now approved by separate committee By Andrew Scholer Daily Bruin Contributor A federal investigation of a patient’s suicide at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute has resulted in significant changes in the university’s processes for approving the use of human subjects in research. Read more...


‘Chain of Survivors’ commemorates rape victims

 ‘Chain of Survivors’ commemorates rape victimsWomynist Collective sponsors Bruin Walk call for awareness By Lena Hicks Daily Bruin Contributor Amid the clamor of Bruin Walk, a display banner reading "Attach a link to the ‘Chain of Survivors’" caught the eye of several traveling students last week. Read more...


In the name of education

In the name of education By Karen Duryea Daily Bruin Staff The 225 high school students from the inner city who gathered in Ackerman Grand Ballroom stared at their surroundings, awed by the looming size of the room. Read more...


Immigrants more likely to be victims of homicide

Immigrants more likely to be victims of homicide Study finds increased risk for foreign-born living in California By Jennifer K. Morita Daily Bruin Staff California is not a safe haven for immigrants, who are more likely to be victims of homicide than people born in the United States, a UCLA School of Public Health study revealed. Read more...


UCLA student seeks nomination to Assembly

UCLA student seeks nomination to Assembly By Michael Angell Daily Bruin Contributor Around midnight, Mike Gatto and his friends were walking down Sixth Street and Lafayette near Downtown Los Angeles when they were approached by a woman asking for a light. Read more...


Bisexual cadet to be dismissed from ROTC

Bisexual cadet to be dismissed from ROTC Nguyen verbally notified, awaits word on discharge status By Patrick Marantal Daily Bruin Contributor For Huong Nguyen, a bisexual ROTC cadet placed on leave after revealing her sexual orientation, the light is finally appearing at the end of a long tunnel of bureaucracy. Read more...