Friday, February 28

Daniel Raijman, a composer and producer along with Scott Senior, a fourth-year theater student, will perform in “UCLA American Jewish Music Festival: Music Crossing Boundaries” on Sunday at Schoenberg Music Building, Royce Hall and Dickson Plaza. Senior said his experience as a cantorial soloist ingrained in him a sense of community and faith which allows him to further connect with his music. (Bernard Mendez/Daily Bruin)

Jewish American music festival gives voice to different influences within the genre

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The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music seeks to explore the Jewish American experience through a festival featuring music from Broadway to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event, titled “UCLA American Jewish Music Festival: Music Crossing Boundaries,” is presented by the Lowell Milken Fund for American Jewish Music.



UCLA researchers quantify participants’ levels of empathy in new study

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UCLA researchers were able to assess the ability to feel empathy in a person not doing anything. The study found that machine learning could use brain patterns to determine levels of empathy, said Leonardo Christov-Moore, lead author of the study and a former neuroscience doctoral student at UCLA.


UC’s termination of Elsevier contract has had limited negative impact

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The expiration of the University of California’s contract with a major publisher of scientific and medical research may have had less impact than expected, UC librarians and researchers said.


Metro offers UCLA students cheaper transport compared to ride-hailing services

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When most students want to go to Downtown Los Angeles, they might opt for a $15 Lyft in the interest of time, but public transit can offer a cheaper alternative.


Layoffs of TFT employees to combat $2M deficit draws protest from students, staff


UCLA Centennial Campaign raises $5.49B at close of fundraising effort


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The Quad: Facial recognition faces myriad issues before it can be deployed successfully

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The debate over the use of facial recognition software on college campuses has reached UCLA, and the arguments over the technology’s pros and cons have come to a head.

The Quad: Glancing into the world of psychics, if people should go to them

The Quad: The UCSC strikes and how they’ve prompted graduate student solidarity across UC

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