Thursday, April 19

The college party scene is dominated by fraternities that hold ragers and blast music late into the night. The conversation about rape culture in fraternities has revolved largely around the presence of alcohol, but that isn’t the problem – the problem is where it’s allowed and served. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

Cade Mallett: Removing sorority alcohol limits would create safer setting for women

This article was updated on April 5 at 5:36 p.m. The Interfraternity Council banned alcohol at in-house events through January and February in an attempt to address the environment of sexual assault fostered at frat parties. Read more...

Photo: The college party scene is dominated by fraternities that hold ragers and blast music late into the night. The conversation about rape culture in fraternities has revolved largely around the presence of alcohol, but that isn’t the problem – the problem is where it’s allowed and served. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

The college party scene is dominated by fraternities that hold ragers and blast music late into the night. The conversation about rape culture in fraternities has revolved largely around the presence of alcohol, but that isn’t the problem – the problem is where it’s allowed and served. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

UCLA has in place mandatory sexual assault prevention and awareness training for Greek life members and athletes. However, it's questionable whether this training has actually worked. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Erin Nguyen: Sexual violence must be mitigated by addressing rape culture

The #MeToo campaign is a visible depiction of how prevalent sexual harassment and sexual violence are in society. Those two words broke the silence surrounding sexual violence, with more than 12 million participants sharing the hashtag within 24 hours of it becoming viral in October. Read more...

Photo: UCLA has in place mandatory sexual assault prevention and awareness training for Greek life members and athletes. However, it's questionable whether this training has actually worked. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA has in place mandatory sexual assault prevention and awareness training for Greek life members and athletes. However, it's questionable whether this training has actually worked. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA is increasingly relying on nontenured academic faculty as opposed to tenured faculty. While budget problems play a role in this, they don’t completely explain the phenomenon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Austin Pink: Reliance on nontenured faculty harms teaching environment, education quality

For 14 Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners and a Fields Medalist, UCLA is home. For 2,000 nontenured faculty, however, it’s merely temporary housing. The number of nontenure academic faculty at UCLA, including adjunct faculty, lecturers, clinical professors and in-residence faculty, has increased by 46 percent since 2009, according to UCLA Academic Planning and Budget. Read more...

Photo: UCLA is increasingly relying on nontenured academic faculty as opposed to tenured faculty. While budget problems play a role in this, they don’t completely explain the phenomenon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA is increasingly relying on nontenured academic faculty as opposed to tenured faculty. While budget problems play a role in this, they don’t completely explain the phenomenon. (Daily Bruin file photo)


(Noelle Cho/Daily Bruin)

Scott Bays: Reduced prices would compensate for housing affected by construction

8 a.m. classes won’t be the only thing forcing students out of bed early in the morning next school year. Two weeks ago, UCLA Housing informed students via email that residents in Saxon Suites, Hitch Suites, Rieber Hall, Rieber Vista, Rieber Terrace and Hedrick Hall will have to deal with “moderate to high noise and dust impacts” throughout the 2018-2019 school year due to construction of new housing on De Neve Drive. Read more...

Photo: (Noelle Cho/Daily Bruin)

(Noelle Cho/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Alumni Association awards the Alumni Scholarship to 150 students every year. The catch is students have to apply to the scholarship before UCLA releases its admission decisions. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Ankita Nair: Alumni scholarship application deadline disadvantages incoming students

As high school students all over the country rejoice about gaining admission into UCLA, some may be disappointed to find out it is too late to apply for one of the university’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Alumni Association awards the Alumni Scholarship to 150 students every year. The catch is students have to apply to the scholarship before UCLA releases its admission decisions. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

The UCLA Alumni Association awards the Alumni Scholarship to 150 students every year. The catch is students have to apply to the scholarship before UCLA releases its admission decisions. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA has numerous student-led initiatives to address food insecurity on campus. But aside from some programs offered through UCLA Residential Life and the Community Programs Office’s food closet, the university has been following student groups rather than leading the charge when it comes to food security. (Daily Bruin file photo)

William Zou: UCLA not doing enough to eliminate food insecurity among students

This article was updated Mar. 10 at 1:53 p.m. The instant ramen-slurping, overworked and penniless college student is a common trope. But it casts a light-hearted sheen on the serious issue of food insecurity, or the lack of reliable access to affordable, nutritious food. Read more...

Photo: UCLA has numerous student-led initiatives to address food insecurity on campus. But aside from some programs offered through UCLA Residential Life and the Community Programs Office’s food closet, the university has been following student groups rather than leading the charge when it comes to food security. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA has numerous student-led initiatives to address food insecurity on campus. But aside from some programs offered through UCLA Residential Life and the Community Programs Office’s food closet, the university has been following student groups rather than leading the charge when it comes to food security. (Daily Bruin file photo)