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The University of California Student Association held its monthly meeting at UCLA on Oct. 14 and 15. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCSA recap – Oct. 14-15

The University of California Student Association is composed of representatives from most undergraduate student governments in the University of California. The organization’s Board of Directors held its monthly meeting at UCLA on Oct. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Student Association held its monthly meeting at UCLA on Oct. 14 and 15. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Student Association held its monthly meeting at UCLA on Oct. 14 and 15. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Students attended the "Escape the Quake: Bruins Escape" event at the Court of Sciences to learn about what to do when evacuating in case of an earthquake emergency. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Students shake off disaster worries at earthquake preparedness event

Students evacuated an outdoor escape room and learned what to do in the event of an earthquake at an emergency preparedness event Thursday. Student groups and administrations, such as the undergraduate student government Facilities Commission, UCLA Residential Life and the Communication Emergency Response Team at UCLA, hosted “Escape the Quake: Bruins Safe” at the Court of Sciences. Read more...

Photo: Students attended the "Escape the Quake: Bruins Escape" event at the Court of Sciences to learn about what to do when evacuating in case of an earthquake emergency. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Students attended the "Escape the Quake: Bruins Escape" event at the Court of Sciences to learn about what to do when evacuating in case of an earthquake emergency. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

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Survey finds education cost worries more than half of first-year students

Incoming first-year undergraduate students are increasingly concerned with the cost of their education, a national survey found. The Cooperative Institutional Research Program Freshman Survey found 55.9 percent of incoming first-year students are at least somewhat concerned with the cost of their education and 13.3 percent have major concerns about financing their education. Read more...

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Second Impressions at UCLA, run by Pallavi Samodia and General Representative 2 Kayla He, will provide a platform for international students to share their personal experiences and inspire other students to look beyond first impressions through their personal stories. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Second Impressions student group spotlights international community

A project that aims to showcase the perspectives of international students will be launching at UCLA during the middle of fall quarter. Second Impressions, which began at Duke University and spread to UC Berkeley, shares international students’ stories on a Facebook page. Read more...

Photo: Second Impressions at UCLA, run by Pallavi Samodia and General Representative 2 Kayla He, will provide a platform for international students to share their personal experiences and inspire other students to look beyond first impressions through their personal stories. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Second Impressions at UCLA, run by Pallavi Samodia and General Representative 2 Kayla He, will provide a platform for international students to share their personal experiences and inspire other students to look beyond first impressions through their personal stories. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)


The University of California owes workers $1.3 million after an error in its payroll system modified the overtime rate for some employees. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC reaches settlement with DOL after underpaying employees

The University of California owes workers $1.3 million following a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor for underpaying overtime payments for hourly employees. The error occurred while the university was attempting to replace the previous payroll system with the new UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources system. Read more...

Photo: The University of California owes workers $1.3 million after an error in its payroll system modified the overtime rate for some employees. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California owes workers $1.3 million after an error in its payroll system modified the overtime rate for some employees. (Daily Bruin file photo)