Thursday, May 25

The UCLA-based event-planning organization House of Balloons created WestWoodstock, a two-day music festival featuring 35 student musical acts including both up-and-coming and more established bands and musicians. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA-based event-planning organization House of Balloons created WestWoodstock, a two-day music festival featuring 35 student musical acts including both up-and-coming and more established bands and musicians. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

WestWoodstock music festival to spotlight UCLA’s student musicians


How many students does it take to squeeze one wooden stage through the screen door of a fraternity house? The answer is four. I watched John Colarusso, Tim Connors, Sriram Ramakrishnan and Jonathan Liu succeed in strategically pivoting the timber framework for the stage through the small entryway inside.

(Noelle Cho/Daily Bruin)

UC narrowing down supplier for body, in-car cameras for police officers


The University of California began searching for suppliers in April to implement body and in-car cameras for university police officers systemwide. The UC will determine the new policy’s costs and timeline for implementation after choosing a supplier, UC spokesperson Stephanie Beechem said in an email statement.

New Dining Services online feature optimizes meal-time efficiency

A new feature on the UCLA Dining Services website allows students to see how busy dining halls are during meal times. The new software system, called Haystack, was developed as a research project by computer science graduate student Joshua Joy.

Gene Block, Jerry Kang weigh in on UC finance allocations, free speech

Chancellor Gene Block said he was unconcerned about the projected loss for the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center because revenue from other UCLA properties would cover the loss. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Chancellor Gene Block meets with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board every quarter to discuss issues affecting the campus and to explain administrative policies. At their meeting Wednesday, Block, joined by Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang, addressed the list of demands by the Afrikan Student Union, the University of California cap on nonresident students and free speech on campus, among other topics.

Sandra Wenceslao: Test-material vending machines would ease student stress

UCLA softball to face Ole Miss in Super Regionals weekend series

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The Quad: UCLA students’ guide to summer storage


It’s that time of the year again. The flowers are blooming and there is a palatable buzz of excitement among newly anointed Bruins and current quarter-wearied Bruins alike.

Quad: CAPS fails to provide adequate care for differing needs of students

The Quad: What are past Spring Sing winners up to now?



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New digital humanities summer class to offer hands-on analyses of LA

UCLA will offer a new interdisciplinary course involving hands-on projects and fieldwork in Los Angeles this summer. Students registered in summer sessions can apply to... Read more »

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The Daily Bruin sent four staffers up the West Coast to uncover the kingdom of cannabis at the farms near the California-Oregon border. They spoke to students, farmers and business managers about the effects that Proposition 64 has had since it passed in November of last year.

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Last year, UC Irvine became the first public university to offer an esports scholarship to its students. The move garnered enough support that several video game industry members donated money to build a 3,500-square-foot gaming arena on the campus. The Daily Bruin recently ran an opinion column arguing UCLA should create a similar scholarship program to tap into LA’s technology and entertainment capital and let the campus pursue unique research opportunities. What do you think about this? Submit View results without voting »