Saturday, January 19

UCLA turned the ball over 11 times and only made two of its eight free throws. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA turned the ball over 11 times and only made two of its eight free throws. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Men’s basketball tails USC at 36-33 after turnover-heavy first half


Before a single minute passed, sophomore guard Chris Smith fumbled a fast-break pass with no one within five feet of him. Later in the first half, redshirt junior guard Prince Ali airballed a trail 3-pointer on another fast-break possession.

(Rachel Bai/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus merges math degree and melodies in budding songwriting career


Nick Marechal occasionally melds his mathematics Ph.D. into the blues-influenced music he plays. The UCLA alumnus has played blues-rock music since adolescence, but only in the past few years did he decide to make music his full-time career.

David Geffen School of Medicine raises admission standards, incites controversy

The David Geffen School of Medicine is raising its math and science GPA and MCAT cutoff scores to 3.4 and 512, respectively. Many students said they are worried this will negatively affect the school’s diversity. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The medical school is raising admission standards for next year’s applicants. The David Geffen School of Medicine is raising its math and science GPA and MCAT cutoff scores to 3.4 and 512, respectively, according to a policy proposal released by school of medicine faculty and students.

UC Board of Regents votes to end student adviser position this summer

The UC Board of Regents voted to discontinue the student adviser position and instead increase the number of other student positions, such as Student Advocates to the Regents and Student Observers. The position has remained a source of debate since regent Richard Sherman first recommended it be discontinued in December. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California Board of Regents voted Thursday to discontinue the Student Advisor position after July. The Board of Regents voted to discontinue the position during their meeting at UC San Francisco and decided to instead increase the number of Student Observer positions and Student Advocates to the Regents, or StARs.

Editorial: Faculty EDI statement is half-baked solution for diversity, inclusion

Google to establish new offices near Westwood Expo Line stop

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Hope Shin, a second-year undeclared student, works in the Asian American Studies Center Library. She works about seven hours a week and has learned to balance her job and school. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

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