Saturday, November 17


Nootropic supplements, compounds belonging to the same family as caffeine, have shown some memory and cognitive-enhancing effects. Research is still limited and mostly unregulated by the Food and Drug Administration. (Creative Commons photo by DAEllis via Flickr)

Rethinking study drugs: nootropics, the cognitive-enhancing compounds

As we go into the final stretch of the quarter, many of us are dying for an extra boost as we start to study for finals. Read more...

Photo: Nootropic supplements, compounds belonging to the same family as caffeine, have shown some memory and cognitive-enhancing effects. Research is still limited and mostly unregulated by the Food and Drug Administration. (Creative Commons photo by DAEllis via Flickr)

Nootropic supplements, compounds belonging to the same family as caffeine, have shown some memory and cognitive-enhancing effects. Research is still limited and mostly unregulated by the Food and Drug Administration. (Creative Commons photo by DAEllis via Flickr)




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)