Sunday, December 15

Campus Queries: What are deepfakes?

(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)

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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 are deepfakes?


Four students, five admissions equity organizations and the Compton Unified School District filed lawsuits against the University of California on Tuesday over its use of the SAT and ACT in its admissions process. The lawsuits claim that the use of standardized testing in undergraduate admissions is discriminatory. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
Four students, five admissions equity organizations and the Compton Unified School District filed lawsuits against the University of California on Tuesday over its use of the SAT and ACT in its admissions process. The lawsuits claim that the use of standardized testing in undergraduate admissions is discriminatory. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

The introduction of new university housing over the next few years will at best only slow down rising rents, UCLA housing experts said. With the highest rent in California, Westwood Village can be prohibitively expensive for students who cannot live in university housing. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)
The introduction of new university housing over the next few years will at best only slow down rising rents, UCLA housing experts said. With the highest rent in California, Westwood Village can be prohibitively expensive for students who cannot live in university housing. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations director)
(Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations director)

Covel Commons Residential Restaurant will be closed spring quarter for renovations and is expected to reopen for fall quarter 2020. This has raised concerns for Muslim students since Covel is the only dining hall with halal options. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Covel Commons Residential Restaurant will be closed spring quarter for renovations and is expected to reopen for fall quarter 2020. This has raised concerns for Muslim students since Covel is the only dining hall with halal options. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Paul Padilla, a history department undergraduate advisor, died last month. He is remembered by students and faculty for his deep knowledge of history and the department, his friendliness and his generosity. (Courtesy of UCLA History department)

History advisor Paul Padilla remembered for kindness, dedication

Khristopher Go faced food insecurity while studying psychology at UCLA. Go met undergraduate history advisor Paul Padilla as a work-study student in the history department. Padilla noticed Go’s struggle and made sure to always refill a candy jar with snacks and treats so Go would not be completely hungry at the end of the day, Go, now the coordinator of UCLA’s history department, said. Read more...

Paul Padilla, a history department undergraduate advisor, died last month. He is remembered by students and faculty for his deep knowledge of history and the department, his friendliness and his generosity. (Courtesy of UCLA History department)

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