Friday, February 23

Several student leaders have called on the University of California Student Association to provide more funding for black student groups and support to addressing discrimination against black students. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Several student leaders have called on the University of California Student Association to provide more funding for black student groups and support to addressing discrimination against black students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

An independent consulting group recommended overhauling University of California Office of the President’s structure, by taking steps such as moving management of the UC medical systems to a statewide network, relocating programs to other campuses, eliminating post doctoral fellowships and cutting funds for some departments. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
An independent consulting group recommended overhauling University of California Office of the President’s structure, by taking steps such as moving management of the UC medical systems to a statewide network, relocating programs to other campuses, eliminating post doctoral fellowships and cutting funds for some departments. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents postpones vote on tuition increase to May

The University of California Board of Regents deferred voting on a tuition increase until its May meeting. The Board of Regents was originally scheduled to vote on a 2.5 percent tuition hike at its Wednesday meeting, but UC President Janet Napolitano said she thinks the University should advocate for increased funding from the state legislature. Read more...

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Noah Mamet, a former US ambassador to Argentina, under the Obama administration who graduated from UCLA in 1992, said he focused on getting American businesses to invest in the country during his term. (Courtesy of Kevin Krieger)
Noah Mamet, a former US ambassador to Argentina, under the Obama administration who graduated from UCLA in 1992, said he focused on getting American businesses to invest in the country during his term. (Courtesy of Kevin Krieger)

Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2018-2019 increased funding for the UC's core education fund by 3 percent. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC claims Gov. Brown’s proposed funding increase is less than anticipated

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a 3 percent increase in funding for the University of California’s core educational budget in his 2018-2019 budget proposal released Wednesday. However, the UC released a statement on the same day saying that the increase in funding is still less than what was anticipated under a previous agreement between the University and the governor, and that it does not include funding for UC enrollment growth. Read more...

Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal for 2018-2019 increased funding for the UC's core education fund by 3 percent. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Kelsey Martin, dean of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, said her experience working with the Peace Corps motivated her to address global health inequities. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Kelsey Martin, dean of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, said her experience working with the Peace Corps motivated her to address global health inequities. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Ted Lieu, who represents UCLA and Westwood in Congress, hosted the town hall Friday night to highlight veterans' experiences. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
Ted Lieu, who represents UCLA and Westwood in Congress, hosted the town hall Friday night to highlight veterans' experiences. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)