Sunday, May 26

UCLA is seeking student feedback on its new security camera policy, said Executive Vice Chancellor Michael Beck (pictured) in an email sent to students. Students held a town hall to voice their concerns about the policy in October 2018. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Revised security camera policies attempt to address student concerns

UCLA administrators revised security camera policies to include more specific guidelines for camera operators and background checks. The revised security camera policy seeks to promote security by creating a centralized database of recorded images and establishing guidelines for the removal of cameras that are not compliant with the new policy, said Michael Beck, administrative vice chancellor, in an email announcement May 20. Read more...

Photo: UCLA is seeking student feedback on its new security camera policy, said Executive Vice Chancellor Michael Beck (pictured) in an email sent to students. Students held a town hall to voice their concerns about the policy in October 2018. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

UCLA is seeking student feedback on its new security camera policy, said Executive Vice Chancellor Michael Beck (pictured) in an email sent to students. Students held a town hall to voice their concerns about the policy in October 2018. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Marcus Hunter, the African American studies department chair and a sociology professor said ethnic studies emerged thanks to student activism. Hunter also coined the hashtag Black Lives Matter. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The Centennial Issue: Forging the Future

or Jan Reiff, activism means caring about issues beyond one’s self and then acting to make positive change on those issues. “It’s where you harness your emotions and your strong feelings to figure out how to make that turn into something,” said Reiff, a history professor. Read more...

Photo: Marcus Hunter, the African American studies department chair and a sociology professor said ethnic studies emerged thanks to student activism. Hunter also coined the hashtag Black Lives Matter. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Marcus Hunter, the African American studies department chair and a sociology professor said ethnic studies emerged thanks to student activism. Hunter also coined the hashtag Black Lives Matter. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


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The Centennial Issue: The Big One

Books were tossed from library shelves. Asbestos rained from ceilings. Windows broke and tiles and bricks came loose across campus. Buildings flooded and chemicals spilled. Students living in apartments gathered in the streets to wait out the power outage together. Read more...

Photo: (Nicole Anisgard Parra/Illustrations Director)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Illustrations Director)

Emeran Mayer, a professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, and Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, an associate professor of psychology at USC, received an $808,000 grant from the United States Department of Defense to analyze gut microbiome abnormalities in patients with autism.  (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA, USC researchers study role of gut microbiome in development of autism

Researchers from UCLA and USC are researching the link between gut microbes and autism to better understand autism and its potential causes. Emeran Mayer, a professor of medicine, physiology, psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at UCLA, and Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, an associate professor of psychology at University of Southern California, received a three-year $808,000 grant from the United States Department of Defense to analyze gut microbiome abnormalities in patients with autism. Read more...

Photo: Emeran Mayer, a professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, and Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, an associate professor of psychology at USC, received an $808,000 grant from the United States Department of Defense to analyze gut microbiome abnormalities in patients with autism. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Emeran Mayer, a professor at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine, and Lisa Aziz-Zadeh, an associate professor of psychology at USC, received an $808,000 grant from the United States Department of Defense to analyze gut microbiome abnormalities in patients with autism.  (Daily Bruin file photo)

A Los Angeles Police Department report indicated a 37% increase in part one crimes in the Westwood Village area when compared with counts from January 2018 to May 2018. Part one crimes include armed robberies, aggravated assault, burglaries and burglary theft from motorized vehicles. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LAPD announces increase in Westwood Village crime rates compared to 2018 report

Westwood Village saw an increase in theft and burglary as well as a decrease in robberies and aggravated assault from 2018-2019, according to a Los Angeles Police Department report. Read more...

Photo: A Los Angeles Police Department report indicated a 37% increase in part one crimes in the Westwood Village area when compared with counts from January 2018 to May 2018. Part one crimes include armed robberies, aggravated assault, burglaries and burglary theft from motorized vehicles. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A Los Angeles Police Department report indicated a 37% increase in part one crimes in the Westwood Village area when compared with counts from January 2018 to May 2018. Part one crimes include armed robberies, aggravated assault, burglaries and burglary theft from motorized vehicles. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA's ethnic studies centers' directors met at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library to speak to students, alumni, and visitors about the history of the centers. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA’s ethnic studies centers look back on accomplishments, discuss goals for future

The UCLA Institute of American Cultures and its four ethnic studies research centers celebrated their 50th anniversary and talked at a panel about what they have accomplished since their creation in the field of ethnic studies. Read more...

Photo: UCLA's ethnic studies centers' directors met at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library to speak to students, alumni, and visitors about the history of the centers. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA's ethnic studies centers' directors met at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Library to speak to students, alumni, and visitors about the history of the centers. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)