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GSA President Michael Skiles, who will run again unopposed, said he hopes to tackle recurring issues next year, such as working for more affordable graduate student housing. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
GSA President Michael Skiles, who will run again unopposed, said he hopes to tackle recurring issues next year, such as working for more affordable graduate student housing. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Some international graduate students said the current political climate has created additional concern about their career prospects on campus, such as at the Anderson School of Management.(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

International grad students fear political climate will hamper job outlook

Some international graduate students at UCLA are concerned the current political climate may negatively affect their career prospects. Ioan Istrate, the Graduate Students Association vice president of internal affairs, said he thinks there is a higher standard for international students when getting jobs, but the difficulty has intensified in the months following President Donald Trump’s election. Read more...

Some international graduate students said the current political climate has created additional concern about their career prospects on campus, such as at the Anderson School of Management.(Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, which has an office in the Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center, may soon include top surgeries for male-to-female transgender students in its plan. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

UC SHIP board looking to add surgery options for transgender students

University of California representatives are working to include certain transgender surgeries in student health insurance coverage. Attendees at the UC Student Health Insurance Plan meeting Tuesday discussed voting to add breast augmentation surgery for male-to-female transgender students to the UC SHIP plan, said David DiTullio, an Executive Oversight Board graduate representative for the Student Health Advisory Committee. Read more...

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, which has an office in the Ashe Student Health and Wellness Center, may soon include top surgeries for male-to-female transgender students in its plan. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Meyer Luskin donated $5 million to establish a new Center for History and Policy, which will apply historical research to modern-day problems. (UCLA Newsroom)

Alumnus Meyer Luskin donates $5M to fund center for history, policy

UCLA received a $5 million donation Wednesday to establish a center to apply historical research to modern-day problems. Alumnus Meyer Luskin, one of the namesakes of the Luskin School of Public Affairs, stipulated his gift would fund the Luskin Center for History and Policy, which will have the mission of furthering the study of historical events and how that knowledge is useful in creating effective public policy. Read more...

Meyer Luskin donated $5 million to establish a new Center for History and Policy, which will apply historical research to modern-day problems. (UCLA Newsroom)

USAC recap – Jan. 31

The Undergraduate Students Association Council is the official student government representing the undergraduate student body at UCLA. Council meetings usually take place every week on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Read more...


More free pads and tampons for students will soon be available at the Arthur Ashe Center in three new dispensers outside bathrooms. (Daily Bruin file photo)
More free pads and tampons for students will soon be available at the Arthur Ashe Center in three new dispensers outside bathrooms. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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