Wednesday, November 21

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UCLA study links early incarceration with mental, physical health issues

Individuals who were incarcerated as children are more likely to be vulnerable to mental and general health complications later in life, UCLA researchers found. In a study published March 29, researchers in the social welfare and pediatrics departments compared health trends such as depressive symptoms, suicidality and functional limitations among individuals who were never incarcerated, those incarcerated before age 14 and those incarcerated after age 14. Read more...

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The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Board of Regents votes to increase tuition of nonresident students

Nonresident students will have to pay $978 more in tuition next year following a vote by the governing board of the University of California on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Proposed ballot eradicates tuition for Californians in public colleges

A proposed statewide ballot initiative would make public college tuition-free for California residents. The 2018 California College for All Act is collecting signatures to get a proposition on the November ballot that would tax individuals with more than $3.5 million of inherited property to raise about $4 billion to pay tuition for in-state students. Read more...

Photo: A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A statewide campaign is working to get an intiative on the November ballot that if passed would make the University of California and other California public universities free to residents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers predict Southern California salt marshes will disappear within the century. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA study reveals Southern California salt marshes in state of decline

UCLA researchers found that rising sea levels could lead to the complete loss of salt marshes in Southern California by 2100. The study, published by researchers in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability on Feb. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers predict Southern California salt marshes will disappear within the century. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA researchers predict Southern California salt marshes will disappear within the century. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

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)

Black student leaders demand support from UCSA following conference

Black student leaders said they think their concerns were ignored at a recent University of California Student Association conference and are calling on the association to better support black students across the UC. Read more...

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)

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)

UCOP to consider budget cuts, restructuring in wake of new review

The University of California Office of the President may cut expenses by up to 50 percent following a report published by a consulting group. The Huron Consulting Group Inc. Read more...

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...

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

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