Thursday, April 18

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Campus Queries: Why causes the different tastes in types of drinking water?

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Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer. Q: What makes drinking water taste different?



Candace Cane will be the instructor for Sexploration Pole Art Class, which will take place Friday in Kerckhoff Art Gallery. The class is part of UCLA Sex Week and aims to make students more confident in their body and sexuality. (Courtesy of Alloy Images)

Class strips stigma from pole-dancing, trades fetishization for self-expression

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Students will pole-dance to find their inner power on Friday, said TaMisha Greathouse. In honor of this year’s Sex Week, a beginner pole-dancing class will be held in Kerckhoff Art Gallery.


Sports bar Sepi’s to close after struggles over relocation, liquor license

Sepi's, a sports bar in Westwood, will be closing at the end of the month.
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Sports bar Sepi’s will close its doors at the end of the month after 50 years in Westwood Village. Kifishia Kawachi, owner of Sepi’s, released a statement Tuesday announcing the sports bar’s closure.


New union for academic researchers receives approval from UC

The UC recognized the Academic Researchers United union at state and federal legislators' urging. ARU may be the first union specifically made for academic researchers in the nation. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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The University of California approved a union for academic researchers under mounting pressure from federal and state legislators. After the UC officially recognized the union April 1, the Public Employment Relations Board certified the union, said UC Office of the President spokesperson Sarah McBride.


Editorial: Diminished candidate pool reflects USAC’s reliance on outrage politics for notice


Nonprofit hosts event to promote awareness of, dialogue on mental health


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The Quad: A look into UC employee union strikes in the past year, reasoning behind them

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The activity of 44,000 students is usually impenetrable – but the University of California employee union strike that took place during finals week of winter quarter did not abide.

The Quad: Our recap of UCLA’s involvement in the college admissions scandal

Week one: 800 Degrees returns, LA’s potholes fixed, journalist speaks about Trump and media

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Road to Spring Sing: Sanjana Deshmukh


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No Offense, But: The college admissions scandal(s)


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The University Council for the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which represents University of California lecturers and librarians, initiated negotiations with the UC by holding a kick-off event in Dickson Court at which they passed out fliers and signed up students for future meetings. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

UC-AFT Local 1990 pushes for higher wages, better conditions for campus lecturers

University of California lecturers began negotiations with the UC for more favorable contracts Wednesday. The University Council for the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which... Read more »


USAC recap: April 16


GSA announces four new leaders for 2019-2020 academic year


Chemical explosion occurs in lab in Molecular Sciences Building


 Opinion

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UCLA’s skewed hiring process leads to lack of political, intellectual diversity

A popular talking point in conservative circles is that universities are left-leaning ivory towers. They might be right – but not for the reasons they... Read more »


Editorial Cartoon: Bruin Day schisms


Editorial Cartoon: The climb never stops


Editorial Cartoon: Trash Squirrel Steve – Bruin Plate take-out


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The current contract for the Los Alamos National Laboratory expires in September 2018, and the UC, which has been involved in the management of the lab since its inception in varying capacities, submitted a bid last year to manage the lab.

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Last month, the University of California Board of Regents tabled a vote to raise nonresident student tuition by $762 for the 2019-2020 academic year. During the discussion, regents spoke about how the University used to provide financial aid to out-of-state and international students, but stopped doing so after an agreement with the state government. What do you think about offering financial aid to nonresident students again? Submit View results without voting »