Wednesday, August 21

The UCLA Pacific Islands' Student Association held a town hall in February and invited local Hawaiian leaders to discuss their opinions on the Thirty Meter Telescope. The student organization held a public protest and received almost 5,000 signatures on a petition to demonstrate opposition to the TMT to the UC Board of Regents, according to PISA member Uriah Blackwell. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
The UCLA Pacific Islands' Student Association held a town hall in February and invited local Hawaiian leaders to discuss their opinions on the Thirty Meter Telescope. The student organization held a public protest and received almost 5,000 signatures on a petition to demonstrate opposition to the TMT to the UC Board of Regents, according to PISA member Uriah Blackwell. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Jamaal Muwwakkil, a doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated in May to be the student regent for the 2020-2021 term. As student regent, he said he hopes to increase engagement of different student populations and focus on issues relating to basic needs. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)
Jamaal Muwwakkil, a doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated in May to be the student regent for the 2020-2021 term. As student regent, he said he hopes to increase engagement of different student populations and focus on issues relating to basic needs. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)

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The College Board, a nonprofit organization that administers the SAT, announced it will implement the Environmental Context Dashboard, which has been referred to as an “adversity score” by other media outlets. The ECD aims to provide admissions applications readers with information on students’ communities and high schools, including family income, crime rate and opportunities for Advanced Placement classes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
The College Board, a nonprofit organization that administers the SAT, announced it will implement the Environmental Context Dashboard, which has been referred to as an “adversity score” by other media outlets. The ECD aims to provide admissions applications readers with information on students’ communities and high schools, including family income, crime rate and opportunities for Advanced Placement classes. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Gavin Newsom’s annual budget will allocate $98 million to extend the length of Medi-Cal coverage for undocumented young adults between the ages of 19 to 25. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Undocumented young adults qualify for health care until age 26 in new state budget

Undocumented young adults may continue receiving health care coverage from the state until age 26, according to the governor’s budget report. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2019-2020 state budget, which was revised Thursday, stated the budget will allocate $98 million to extend the length of Medi-Cal coverage for young adults between the ages of 19 and 25 regardless of immigration status. Read more...

Gavin Newsom’s annual budget will allocate $98 million to extend the length of Medi-Cal coverage for undocumented young adults between the ages of 19 to 25. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A recent study from UCLA and the University of Arizona found decreased state funding has led universities to focus recruitment efforts on out-of-state students, particularly in wealthy and white communities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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