Tuesday, August 21



Multichromatic ... and multicultural? What did Royce Hall's namesake have to say about race and racism? (Daily Bruin file photo)

Are there racist buildings at UCLA?

Most buildings in the United States are named after white men. At UCLA, this is no exception. And, given that racism was unadulterated and rampant for a vast majority of this country’s history, it follows that some of these buildings – including many at Ivy League schools and universities in the South – were named after racists. Read more...

Photo: Multichromatic ... and multicultural? What did Royce Hall's namesake have to say about race and racism? (Daily Bruin file photo)

Multichromatic ... and multicultural? What did Royce Hall's namesake have to say about race and racism? (Daily Bruin file photo)

A live viewing for an offline tournament for League of Legends. Contrary to popular belief, video games are gaining acceptance as spectator sports. (Creative Commons photo by Yuri Shornikov via Flickr)

eSports at UCLA: Bruins climb the ranks in League of Legends

One would be hard-pressed to start a serious conversation about eSports on UCLA’s campus without mentioning the big kid in the room, League of Legends. League of Legends at UCLA, also known as [email protected], is now the largest, and oldest, running video game and eSports organization on campus. Read more...

Photo: A live viewing for an offline tournament for League of Legends. Contrary to popular belief, video games are gaining acceptance as spectator sports. (Creative Commons photo by Yuri Shornikov via Flickr)

A live viewing for an offline tournament for League of Legends. Contrary to popular belief, video games are gaining acceptance as spectator sports. (Creative Commons photo by Yuri Shornikov via Flickr)


Protesters rallied in front of Powell Library on Thursday afternoon in solidarity with University of Missouri students who demanded action be taken in light of racist incidents on the campus. The University of Missouri system president and the Mizzou chancellor both resigned last week. (Tehya Faulk/Daily Bruin)

Calling UCLA home means we should care about campus issues

Mom, Dad: I have a confession. I skipped class Thursday. I wasn’t hungover, nor did I sleep in, and I wasn’t watching “The Office” as I’m so prone to doing. Read more...

Photo: Protesters rallied in front of Powell Library on Thursday afternoon in solidarity with University of Missouri students who demanded action be taken in light of racist incidents on the campus. The University of Missouri system president and the Mizzou chancellor both resigned last week. (Tehya Faulk/Daily Bruin)

Protesters rallied in front of Powell Library on Thursday afternoon in solidarity with University of Missouri students who demanded action be taken in light of racist incidents on the campus. The University of Missouri system president and the Mizzou chancellor both resigned last week. (Tehya Faulk/Daily Bruin)

The trophy on display in 2013 for the League of Legends World Championship, the highest-level competition for the game. (Creative Commons photo by artubr on Flickr)

eSports at UCLA: Bruins embrace realm of competitive video gaming

The Bruins have been a powerhouse in traditional competitive sports, but UCLA is now taking the digital battlefield seriously as well. This year, UCLA has greatly increased its competitive presence outside traditional sporting arenas by fielding multiple teams who are representing the Bruins in competitive gaming tournaments. Read more...

Photo: The trophy on display in 2013 for the League of Legends World Championship, the highest-level competition for the game. (Creative Commons photo by artubr on Flickr)

The trophy on display in 2013 for the League of Legends World Championship, the highest-level competition for the game. (Creative Commons photo by artubr on Flickr)