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Student activism at UCLA sees increases, continued growth likely

Several professors and students said they think student activism has increased after the 2016 presidential election, but there is still room for improvement. This year, students have participated in large protests off campus such as the Los Angeles Women’s March or the March for Science Los Angeles, and on campus they have protested against President Donald Trump’s election and the Dakota Access pipeline. Read more...

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State Sen. Ben Allen urged for the passage of Senate Bill 705 at UCLA Monday. The bill, also called the Ocean Pollution Reduction Act, would ban polystyrene food containers in California by 2020. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)
State Sen. Ben Allen urged for the passage of Senate Bill 705 at UCLA Monday. The bill, also called the Ocean Pollution Reduction Act, would ban polystyrene food containers in California by 2020. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents met for its bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss student housing, transfer student enrollment and alumni outreach. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UC Regents recap – May 17

The University of California Board of Regents, governing board of the UC, met at UC San Francisco for its bimonthly board meeting. The board discussed student housing, transfer student enrollment and the state budget. Read more...

The University of California Board of Regents met for its bimonthly board meeting at UC San Francisco on Wednesday to discuss student housing, transfer student enrollment and alumni outreach. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

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UCLA summer lecturers face loss of retirement benefits

Lecturers who teach summer courses at several University of California campuses will lose access to retirement benefits they have received for more than 15 years. The UC chief negotiator Nadine Fishel sent a letter March 9 to the American Federation of Teachers Local 1990, which represents UC lecturers and librarians, that said lecturers at UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara and UC Irvine have been receiving more generous benefits than required under the collective bargaining agreement between UC and AFT. Read more...

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Rep. Ted Lieu held a town hall in Santa Monica on Thursday, where he answered constituent questions and discussed resisting President Donald Trump. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)
Rep. Ted Lieu held a town hall in Santa Monica on Thursday, where he answered constituent questions and discussed resisting President Donald Trump. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents voted on changes to the faculty code of conduct, discussed student housing initiatives and heard updates on the University's advocacy in Sacramento, among other items at its board meeting Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents recap – March 16

The University of California Board of Regents, the governing body of the UC, discussed the cost of attendance, UC advocacy in state and federal government and student housing at UC Berkeley and UCLA, among other items, on the second day of its board meeting at UC San Francisco. Read more...

The University of California Board of Regents voted on changes to the faculty code of conduct, discussed student housing initiatives and heard updates on the University's advocacy in Sacramento, among other items at its board meeting Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Kayla He, a first-year pre-communication studies student, will speak about her experiences with a past eating disorder at an event Thursday for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. She said she hopes to see changes in the way people talk about eating disorders. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)
Kayla He, a first-year pre-communication studies student, will speak about her experiences with a past eating disorder at an event Thursday for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. She said she hopes to see changes in the way people talk about eating disorders. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)