Tuesday, June 25

Bryan Chiang, a first-year computer science student, developed EasyGlucose, an application that allows diabetic patients to monitor their glucose levels on their phones. He won first place in the Microsoft Imagine Cup early May for the application. (Creative Commons photo by ImagineCup via Flickr)

Computer science student creates innovative, award-winning glucose monitoring app

A UCLA student developed an application that allows diabetic patients to monitor their glucose levels on their phones. Bryan Chiang, a first-year computer science student, created EasyGlucose, a mobile application designed to monitor diabetic patients’ glucose levels using a picture of their eye taken on their smartphone. Read more...

Photo: Bryan Chiang, a first-year computer science student, developed EasyGlucose, an application that allows diabetic patients to monitor their glucose levels on their phones. He won first place in the Microsoft Imagine Cup early May for the application. (Creative Commons photo by ImagineCup via Flickr)

Bryan Chiang, a first-year computer science student, developed EasyGlucose, an application that allows diabetic patients to monitor their glucose levels on their phones. He won first place in the Microsoft Imagine Cup early May for the application. (Creative Commons photo by ImagineCup via Flickr)

Baja California Tacos opened on Broxton Avenue on May 16. The Westwood location is the second Baja California Tacos to open in the past year. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Newly opened Baja California Tacos brings Ensenada-inspired cuisine to Westwood

A new taco restaurant is now open in Westwood. Baja California Tacos opened on Broxton Avenue, across from Diddy Riese, on May 16. It is located in the storefront previously occupied by The Poke, which opened in 2017. Read more...

Photo: Baja California Tacos opened on Broxton Avenue on May 16. The Westwood location is the second Baja California Tacos to open in the past year. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Baja California Tacos opened on Broxton Avenue on May 16. The Westwood location is the second Baja California Tacos to open in the past year. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

DataRes at UCLA, the first student organization on campus dedicated to the study and practice of data science, held its first showcase Wednesday. Club members presented data projects ranging from comparisons of Los Angeles crime statistics by neighborhood to models tracking Earthlike planets around other stars. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

DataRes showcases data science’s scope, from Earthlike exoplanets to LA crime stats

Mason MacDougall presented a model that uses data science to help astronomers find planets with the same living conditions as on Earth by monitoring nearby stars. Read more...

Photo: DataRes at UCLA, the first student organization on campus dedicated to the study and practice of data science, held its first showcase Wednesday. Club members presented data projects ranging from comparisons of Los Angeles crime statistics by neighborhood to models tracking Earthlike planets around other stars. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

DataRes at UCLA, the first student organization on campus dedicated to the study and practice of data science, held its first showcase Wednesday. Club members presented data projects ranging from comparisons of Los Angeles crime statistics by neighborhood to models tracking Earthlike planets around other stars. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Rev. James Lawson, acclaimed civil rights activist and UCLA lecturer, gave an opening speech during a teach-in Thursday. The event, which featured student presentations and a panel of activists, was organized by students in Lawson's class. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Rev. Lawson’s class hosts ‘teach-in’ to discuss nonviolence in modern activism

Rev. James Lawson said he thinks more nonviolent activism is necessary to eliminate segregation, hatred, violence and fear in the United States. Lawson was one of the speakers at a “teach-in” organized by students in the course Labor and Workplace Studies M173: “Nonviolence and Social Movements,” which is taught by Lawson, a UCLA lecturer and civil rights activist who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr. Read more...

Photo: Rev. James Lawson, acclaimed civil rights activist and UCLA lecturer, gave an opening speech during a teach-in Thursday. The event, which featured student presentations and a panel of activists, was organized by students in Lawson's class. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Rev. James Lawson, acclaimed civil rights activist and UCLA lecturer, gave an opening speech during a teach-in Thursday. The event, which featured student presentations and a panel of activists, was organized by students in Lawson's class. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Covel Dining Hall and De Neve Grab ‘n' Go will be renovated over the summer. Covel will have added guest space and an expanded kitchen, and De Neve Grab ‘n' Go will have new menu items. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Dining to renovate Covel, De Neve Grab ‘n’ Go dining halls over the summer

UCLA Dining will renovate two dining halls this summer. Covel Commons Residential Restaurant and De Neve Grab ‘n’ Go will undergo renovations this summer and reopen fall quarter of 2019. Read more...

Photo: Covel Dining Hall and De Neve Grab ‘n' Go will be renovated over the summer. Covel will have added guest space and an expanded kitchen, and De Neve Grab ‘n' Go will have new menu items. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Covel Dining Hall and De Neve Grab ‘n' Go will be renovated over the summer. Covel will have added guest space and an expanded kitchen, and De Neve Grab ‘n' Go will have new menu items. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council unanimously appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair. She announced the 2019 USAC election results as election board chair in April.  (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Previous USAC election board chair re-appointed for next year

This post was updated May 30 at 3:28 p.m. Student government leaders appointed their main election coordinator Tuesday. The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted unanimously to re-appoint Kyana Shajari, a third-year psychology student, as election board chair. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council unanimously appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair. She announced the 2019 USAC election results as election board chair in April. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council unanimously appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair. She announced the 2019 USAC election results as election board chair in April.  (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Jamaal Muwwakkil, a UCLA alumnus and doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated to be the student regent on the University of California Board of Regents for the 2020-2021 academic year. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)

Former Bruin nominated to be UC student regent-designate

A UCLA alumnus was nominated to be the student regent on the University of California Board of Regents for the 2020-2021 academic year, a UC press release announced Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Jamaal Muwwakkil, a UCLA alumnus and doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated to be the student regent on the University of California Board of Regents for the 2020-2021 academic year. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)

Jamaal Muwwakkil, a UCLA alumnus and doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated to be the student regent on the University of California Board of Regents for the 2020-2021 academic year. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)


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