Monday, August 19

Reproductive care in California is more accessible than it was in the past, but there are still several barriers that restrict women in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to veto Senate Bill 320 displays how California lawmakers have chosen to remain ignorant of this fact. (Daily Bruin file photo)

With SB-320 veto, Gov. Brown joins history of obstructionism on abortion access

Women’s reproductive choices have once again been made by a man. Reproductive rights have always been limited, even in California. Prior to the state’s legalization of abortion, women were forced to seek illegal abortions, which lacked adequate safety measures and had risks of maternal death, disability and infertility. Read more...

Photo: Reproductive care in California is more accessible than it was in the past, but there are still several barriers that restrict women in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to veto Senate Bill 320 displays how California lawmakers have chosen to remain ignorant of this fact. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Reproductive care in California is more accessible than it was in the past, but there are still several barriers that restrict women in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to veto Senate Bill 320 displays how California lawmakers have chosen to remain ignorant of this fact. (Daily Bruin file photo)


The Supreme Court ruled that the California Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act violates the First Amendment. But this isn’t an issue of freedom of speech, it’s an issue of protecting reproductive health. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Ani Gasparyan: Crisis pregnancy centers restrict reproductive rights, endanger women’s health

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States left many afraid of the danger his confirmation would pose to reproductive rights in America. Read more...

Photo: The Supreme Court ruled that the California Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act violates the First Amendment. But this isn’t an issue of freedom of speech, it’s an issue of protecting reproductive health. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The Supreme Court ruled that the California Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act violates the First Amendment. But this isn’t an issue of freedom of speech, it’s an issue of protecting reproductive health. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)



University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed an agreement for a proposal to extend the Transfer Admission Guarantee program for qualifying California community college students. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC proposes for transfer program to guarantee systemwide admission

UCLA students and faculty said they think a new initiative that guarantees certain California community college students admission into the University of California would provide more opportunities for California students to attend UCs. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed an agreement for a proposal to extend the Transfer Admission Guarantee program for qualifying California community college students. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed an agreement for a proposal to extend the Transfer Admission Guarantee program for qualifying California community college students. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The UC student-workers union Local 2865 is involved in negotiations for the terms of their new contract. Some members of the union said they think the university has taken too long to provide a wage proposal. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Student-worker union negotiates with UC, demands protections, benefits

Student workers from the University of California demanded the UC implement new anti-discrimination and harassment provisions at a union contract negotiation session Thursday. UAW Local 2865, the UC student-workers union, called for the UC to create procedures that value and protect survivors of sexual assault, as well as extend paid maternity and paternity leave from six weeks to six months. Read more...

Photo: The UC student-workers union Local 2865 is involved in negotiations for the terms of their new contract. Some members of the union said they think the university has taken too long to provide a wage proposal. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The UC student-workers union Local 2865 is involved in negotiations for the terms of their new contract. Some members of the union said they think the university has taken too long to provide a wage proposal. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)