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Humanities graduates report high job satisfaction despite lower pay

Arts and humanities graduates are happy with their jobs despite earning less money, according to a study published earlier this month. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which surveyed graduates from 2015, found that although humanities graduates are slightly more likely to be unemployed and earn less than engineering, social science, business and life science graduates, about 87 percent of all workers with a bachelor’s degree in the humanities were satisfied with their jobs. Read more...

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Hundreds of workers attended protests on all UC campuses Thursday, organized by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299, the UC's largest employee union. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Largest UC employees union protests at campuses across state

The University of California’s largest employee union organized protests on all UC campuses Thursday calling for higher wages and a safer working environment, as well as to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the deaths of two union workers. Read more...

Photo: Hundreds of workers attended protests on all UC campuses Thursday, organized by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299, the UC's largest employee union. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Hundreds of workers attended protests on all UC campuses Thursday, organized by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299, the UC's largest employee union. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Dinesh D'Souza, a policy advisor for former President Ronald Reagan, said, at a UCLA event, he thinks political correctness and conformity among Democrats is comparable to fascism. (Anthony Ismail/Daily Bruin)

Former Reagan adviser encourages political debate among students

A policy adviser to former President Ronald Reagan said at an event Wednesday he thinks fascism has always been a fundamentally leftist ideology. Dinesh D’Souza, who worked for Reagan between 1987 and 1988 and is a conservative writer, said he thinks Democrats’ belief in political correctness and conformity is comparable to fascism. Read more...

Photo: Dinesh D'Souza, a policy advisor for former President Ronald Reagan, said, at a UCLA event, he thinks political correctness and conformity among Democrats is comparable to fascism. (Anthony Ismail/Daily Bruin)

Dinesh D'Souza, a policy advisor for former President Ronald Reagan, said, at a UCLA event, he thinks political correctness and conformity among Democrats is comparable to fascism. (Anthony Ismail/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents discussed their decision to postpone their vote on a tuition increase, and their approval of items during committee meetings Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents recap – Jan. 25

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its January meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. The Board of Regents discussed topics brought up during committee meetings on Wednesday and the board’s decision to postpone voting on a proposed tuition increase. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents discussed their decision to postpone their vote on a tuition increase, and their approval of items during committee meetings Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Board of Regents discussed their decision to postpone their vote on a tuition increase, and their approval of items during committee meetings Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UC Board of Regents postpones vote on tuition increase to May

The University of California Board of Regents deferred voting on a tuition increase until its May meeting. The Board of Regents was originally scheduled to vote on a 2.5 percent tuition hike at its Wednesday meeting, but UC President Janet Napolitano said she thinks the University should advocate for increased funding from the state legislature. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents delayed voting on increasing tuition, following opposition to tuition hikes from student groups.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)