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Former first lady Michelle Obama said she wore a Compton College shirt for College Signing Day at UCLA to show appreciation for community colleges and to remind people not to count out students from marginalized communities. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Michelle Obama, celebrities encourage event attendees to pursue higher education

Former first lady Michelle Obama told students to reach for higher education at an event on campus Wednesday. Roughly 9,000 incoming college students packed Pauley Pavilion for the sixth annual College Signing Day, hosted by Obama’s Better Make Room and Reach Higher initiatives. Read more...

Photo: Former first lady Michelle Obama said she wore a Compton College shirt for College Signing Day at UCLA to show appreciation for community colleges and to remind people not to count out students from marginalized communities. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Former first lady Michelle Obama said she wore a Compton College shirt for College Signing Day at UCLA to show appreciation for community colleges and to remind people not to count out students from marginalized communities. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Emily Carter will be UCLA's new executive vice chancellor and provost. She is currently dean at Princeton University and was a faculty member in chemistry and material science and engineering at UCLA from 1988-2004. (Creative Commons photo by Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum via Flickr)

Emily A. Carter appointed as new executive vice chancellor and provost

UCLA announced the appointment of the new executive vice chancellor and provost Monday. Emily Carter, currently dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University, will take on the role beginning Sept 1. Read more...

Photo: Emily Carter will be UCLA's new executive vice chancellor and provost. She is currently dean at Princeton University and was a faculty member in chemistry and material science and engineering at UCLA from 1988-2004. (Creative Commons photo by Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum via Flickr)

Emily Carter will be UCLA's new executive vice chancellor and provost. She is currently dean at Princeton University and was a faculty member in chemistry and material science and engineering at UCLA from 1988-2004. (Creative Commons photo by Sikarin Thanachaiary/World Economic Forum via Flickr)

Student government candidates spoke about their platforms and qualifications during their annual election debate. Of 15 positions, three are contested, including the USAC President seat. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

With elections lightly contested, USAC holds cordial debate

Student government candidates defended their platforms but made a point not to criticize each other at their annual debate. The Undergraduate Students Association Council held its annual candidate debate Thursday night. Read more...

Photo: Student government candidates spoke about their platforms and qualifications during their annual election debate. Of 15 positions, three are contested, including the USAC President seat. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Student government candidates spoke about their platforms and qualifications during their annual election debate. Of 15 positions, three are contested, including the USAC President seat. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Zak Fisher, J.P. Santos, Paul Nesterenko, and Shrinidhi Balasubramanian won the four seats on the 2019-2020 Graduate Students Association executive council. (Daily Bruin staff)

GSA announces four new leaders for 2019-2020 academic year

New graduate student government leaders were announced Wednesday. Six candidates campaigned for the four executive positions in the Graduate Students Association. Two of the new officers were independent candidates and two are from the Moving Forward slate. Read more...

Photo: Zak Fisher, J.P. Santos, Paul Nesterenko, and Shrinidhi Balasubramanian won the four seats on the 2019-2020 Graduate Students Association executive council. (Daily Bruin staff)

Zak Fisher, J.P. Santos, Paul Nesterenko, and Shrinidhi Balasubramanian won the four seats on the 2019-2020 Graduate Students Association executive council. (Daily Bruin staff)

There is a shortage of USAC candidates running for the 2019-2020 council. There is no one running for 3 of 15 positions. This type of shortage has not happened for at least several decades. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Several uncontested and unrepresented positions in USAC elections this year

This post was updated April 17 at 11:54 a.m. There are not enough candidates to fill all the undergraduate student government seats next year. The Undergraduate Students Association Council election board announced the candidates for the spring election of the 2018-2019 council last Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: There is a shortage of USAC candidates running for the 2019-2020 council. There is no one running for 3 of 15 positions. This type of shortage has not happened for at least several decades. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

There is a shortage of USAC candidates running for the 2019-2020 council. There is no one running for 3 of 15 positions. This type of shortage has not happened for at least several decades. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)


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