Wednesday, October 18

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Covered California to add surcharge to Silver plan in 2018

California’s state health insurance agency announced a surcharge Wednesday to some insurance policies in its 2018 health plan. Covered California added a 12.4 percent surcharge on its Silver plan, the second-least expensive plan, because the federal government did not indicate whether it would continue funding cost-sharing reduction reimbursements next year. Read more...

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan, is compliant with Covered California, and allows students to use the subsidy provided by the Affordable Care Act. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown signs “sanctuary state” bill into law

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday that protects California’s undocumented residents from federal immigration authorities. Senate Bill 54, unofficially known as the “sanctuary state” bill, reduces the extent to which local law enforcement can provide federal authorities with information regarding undocumented immigrants. Read more...

Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 54 into law Thursday, which will limit state and local law enforcement from sharing undocumented individuals' information with federal immigration authorities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Congress approved a budget agreement that restores access to year-round Pell Grants and increases research funding. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
Congress approved a budget agreement that restores access to year-round Pell Grants and increases research funding. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

The opening of the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center's amphitheater garden featured a performance of the Shakespeare play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)
The opening of the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center's amphitheater garden featured a performance of the Shakespeare play "A Midsummer Night's Dream." (Anisha Joshi/Daily Bruin)

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American Apparel in Westwood Village closes

The clothing manufacturer American Apparel closed its Westwood location Wednesday. The company, which gained popularity with its “Made in USA – Sweatshop Free” policy, provocative advertising campaigns and simple designs, filed for bankruptcy in 2015. Read more...

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Tejas Dalvi, a first-year mathematics-economics major, uses the printing stations in the Student Technology Center in Covel Commons. Reduced printing prices in the center went into effect Monday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
Tejas Dalvi, a first-year mathematics-economics major, uses the printing stations in the Student Technology Center in Covel Commons. Reduced printing prices in the center went into effect Monday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

John Staudhammer, a former professor of engineering and computer graphics at UCLA who immigrated to the United States during World War II, died Feb. 28. (Courtesy of Fred Staudhammer)
John Staudhammer, a former professor of engineering and computer graphics at UCLA who immigrated to the United States during World War II, died Feb. 28. (Courtesy of Fred Staudhammer)


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