Monday, March 25

The UCLA Center for Accessible Education recently changed incentives for its note-taker program, in which students submit their notes to be used by students incapable of taking their own. The new incentives are a downgrade rather than an upgrade, and must be amended again. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

CAE does a disservice to both note-takers and students who need their notes

The UCLA Center for Accessible Education needs to take some notes on how to better serve students with disabilities. By law and university policy, CAE is required “to provide academic support services to regularly enrolled students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities.” One of these support systems is providing notes for students with learning, psychological or physical disabilities. Read more...

The UCLA Center for Accessible Education recently changed incentives for its note-taker program, in which students submit their notes to be used by students incapable of taking their own. The new incentives are a downgrade rather than an upgrade, and must be amended again. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)
(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin)

The Skirball fire raged within earshot of UCLA in December 2017, threatening students’ well-being. The campus fell into chaos as administrators struggled to accommodate academics during a time of emergency. More than a year later, UCLA still has done little about this. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Skirball fire raged within earshot of UCLA in December 2017, threatening students’ well-being. The campus fell into chaos as administrators struggled to accommodate academics during a time of emergency. More than a year later, UCLA still has done little about this. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Jamie Kennerk, USAC external vice president, said she set up the display this week across from a religious activist shouting anti-LGBTQ remarks.(Courtesy of Jamie Kennerk)

Pro-LGBTQ display removed from Bruin Walk in accordance with SOLE regulations

UCLA administrators instructed a student government officer Tuesday to remove a pro-LGBTQ display following a dispute over display guidelines. Jamie Kennerk, Undergraduate Students Association Council external vice president, said she set up the display this week, which featured photographs of LGBT and queer elected officials with a pride flag wrapped around a tree across from a religious activist on Bruin Walk shouting remarks about the LGBTQ community with a bullhorn. Read more...

Jamie Kennerk, USAC external vice president, said she set up the display this week across from a religious activist shouting anti-LGBTQ remarks.(Courtesy of Jamie Kennerk)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council's Financial Supports Commission co-hosted the workshop to discuss how to budget wisely as a student living in an increasingly costly Los Angeles.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)
The Undergraduate Students Association Council's Financial Supports Commission co-hosted the workshop to discuss how to budget wisely as a student living in an increasingly costly Los Angeles.(Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)