Tuesday, February 18

US Rep. Brad Sherman, Chancellor Block exchange letters on SJP and free speech

This post was updated Nov. 3 at 8:35 p.m. Chancellor Gene Block said in a letter addressed to U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman that the university would not cancel a national conference the congressman finds exclusionary and anti-Semitic. Read more...

Photo: Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Dining to offer meal coupons in exchange for Hill swipes during AFSCME strike

UCLA Dining will offer full-meal coupons in exchange for Hill swipes during the American Federation of County, State and Municipal workers strike Tuesday to Thursday. Associated Students UCLA recently announced the value of dorm coupons would increase by $1, from $2.45 to $3.45. Read more...

Photo: For three days, students can exchange dorm swipes for full meals at various on-campus restaurants such as Veggie Grill in Ackerman Union. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Professor shares experiences with art history of LA, community history

A UCLA professor said she thinks public art should result from collaboration between members of its surrounding community at an event Thursday night. The discussion, which was co-presented by the Hammer Museum and the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, explored the obstacles Judith Baca, a professor in the World Arts and Cultures and Chicano Studies departments, has faced in portraying history through the perspective of marginalized communities in her artwork. Read more...

Photo: Artist Judith Baca and historian Anna Indych-López answer questions about art and politics at a Hammer Museum event. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents reaches settlement following sexual harrassment claim

The University of California Board of Regents settled a sexual harassment case against a prominent faculty member at UC San Francisco for $150,000. Eunice Neeley, a former postdoctoral researcher, filed a complaint against her supervisor Stanton Glantz in December claiming he made lurid remarks toward her, stared at her body and forced her to hug him on several occasions, according to court documents. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Regents settled a sexual harassment case against Eunice Neeley, a prominent postdoctoral researcher at UC San Francisco for $150,000. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Students, reporter, congressman acknowledge political potential of social media

This post was updated Oct. 31 at 8:11 p.m. An NBC News reporter said that Snapchat and other social media platforms will play a big role in political outreach during this year’s midterm elections at an event on campus Monday. Read more...

Photo: MSNBC reporter Savannah Sellers visited UCLA Monday to appeal to college-aged voters as part of a tour of swing district universities. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Political experts discuss Kavanaugh, midterm elections at Hammer Museum event

A group of political commentators and experts said they think the confirmation of a new Supreme Court nominee could change the role and decisions of the court for decades to come. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles area-based political experts debated the fate of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination and the November midterm elections at the Hammer Museum. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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