Tuesday, June 18

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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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Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, said self-censorship has become an increasingly worrying problem, especially in university classrooms. He added students should not be fearful of sharing their opinions with their peers and professors. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Law professors discuss free speech protections on college campuses

A law professor said all forms of free speech, including hate speech, should be protected on university campuses. John Villasenor, a professor at the UCLA School of Law, spoke with Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, about the First Amendment and its applications to business, higher education and politics at an event Tuesday. Read more...

Richard Epstein, a law professor at New York University and University of Chicago, said self-censorship has become an increasingly worrying problem, especially in university classrooms. He added students should not be fearful of sharing their opinions with their peers and professors. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)