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UCLA men’s basketball sophomore guard Kris Wilkes hired an agent and will enter his name into the 2019 NBA Draft. By hiring an agent, Wilkes will not be eligible to return to the NCAA. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA men’s basketball sophomore guard Kris Wilkes hired an agent and will enter his name into the 2019 NBA Draft. By hiring an agent, Wilkes will not be eligible to return to the NCAA. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Kris Wilkes commits to 2019 NBA Draft, forfeiting NCAA eligibility

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Kris Wilkes is the first Bruin to commit to the NBA this offseason. Per CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, the sophomore guard will hire an agent and enter his name in the 2019 NBA Draft pool, foregoing his final two years of college eligibility.



Junior Madison Kocian had shoulder surgery during her sophomore year at UCLA after tearing her labrum at the 2016 Olympic trials. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Met with a shoulder injury and severe pain, Madison Kocian muscled her way through

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This post was updated March 19 at 9:12 p.m. Madison Kocian kicked up into a handstand at the end of practice – something she couldn’t do a year ago.


Open access to research remains focus for UC after end to Elsevier negotiations

The UC’s contract with Elsevier, a publisher of over 2,500 scientific journals, expired Dec. 31. The UC ended negotiations with Elsevier on Feb. 28, after they had gone on for eight months. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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The University of California reaffirmed its commitment to promoting open access to research by terminating its negotiations for a new contract with a scientific journal publisher, UC negotiators and students said.


Interfraternity Council policy requires iPad check-in system at chapter events

A new policy mandates fraternities use iPads to scan Bruincards at the entrance of chapter parties beginning Feb. 21 to create a digital guest list for all parities, said Josh Kaplan, the Interfraternity Council President. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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Students attending fraternity parties must now check in on iPads before they enter the houses. An Interfraternity Council policy mandated that fraternities use iPads to scan BruinCards at the entrances of chapter parties beginning Feb.


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The Quad: As more schools go test-optional, the debate on standardized exams expands

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Standardized tests have been a cornerstone of college applications since the 1900s, but over the past few years, more and more institutions are allowing applicants to opt out of them and direct their efforts elsewhere.

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UCLA’s Interfraternity Council will now be requiring fraternities to have Breathalyzers at all parties to check the blood alcohol content of attendees. The use of the Breathalyzers will be left up to each fraternity’s risk management team, composed of elected chapter members, and fraternities are not required to use them before allowing people to enter the house. What do you think about this? Submit View results without voting »