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Pollworkers said 4,669 students turned out to vote at the five most student-heavy precincts near or at UCLA for Tuesday’s election, a 537 percent increase from the 2014 election. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

CALPIRG, BruinsVOTE! efforts pay off in unprecedented student midterm turnout

Tuesday’s midterm election saw a 537 percent increase of in-person student voters from the 2014 election. Pollworkers said 4,669 students turned out to vote at the five most student-heavy precincts near or at UCLA for Tuesday’s election. Read more...

Photo: Pollworkers said 4,669 students turned out to vote at the five most student-heavy precincts near or at UCLA for Tuesday’s election, a 537 percent increase from the 2014 election. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Pollworkers said 4,669 students turned out to vote at the five most student-heavy precincts near or at UCLA for Tuesday’s election, a 537 percent increase from the 2014 election. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The new University of California payroll system, UCPath, has failed to pay student workers for seven weeks. Union representatives say the lack of pay has imposed unfair out-of-pocket costs on members. Hundreds of students have been affected by the errors in the new payroll system. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Problems with UCPath system cause financial disruptions for UC workers

Hundreds of UCLA student workers have not been paid for over a month due to problems with a new payroll system. The new system, University of California Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources, aims to centralize payroll across the University of California. Read more...

Photo: The new University of California payroll system, UCPath, has failed to pay student workers for seven weeks. Union representatives say the lack of pay has imposed unfair out-of-pocket costs on members. Hundreds of students have been affected by the errors in the new payroll system. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The new University of California payroll system, UCPath, has failed to pay student workers for seven weeks. Union representatives say the lack of pay has imposed unfair out-of-pocket costs on members. Hundreds of students have been affected by the errors in the new payroll system. (Daily Bruin file photo)

City councilman Paul Koretz introduced the resolution in opposition to the upcoming National Students for Justice in Palestine conference to be held at UCLA, stating SJP promotes anti-Semitic views. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LA City Council calls on UCLA to cancel Students for Justice in Palestine event

This post was updated Nov. 8 at 10:41 p.m. The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to call on UCLA to cancel a student event. Read more...

Photo: City councilman Paul Koretz introduced the resolution in opposition to the upcoming National Students for Justice in Palestine conference to be held at UCLA, stating SJP promotes anti-Semitic views. (Daily Bruin file photo)

City councilman Paul Koretz introduced the resolution in opposition to the upcoming National Students for Justice in Palestine conference to be held at UCLA, stating SJP promotes anti-Semitic views. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Several students said a single polling place caused a long line that made voting more difficult than it should have been. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Long lines for midterm voting in Ackerman Union frustrate students

This post was updated Nov. 7 at 11:11 a.m. Students said they nearly gave up on voting in Tuesday’s election due to long lines. Students waited as long as two hours to vote in the U.S. Read more...

Photo: Several students said a single polling place caused a long line that made voting more difficult than it should have been. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Several students said a single polling place caused a long line that made voting more difficult than it should have been. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Arden Levy, a co-director of BruinsVOTE!, said alumni brought their dog, Zeus, to a volunteer training. Zeus was given a BruinsVOTE! T-shirt and helped students register voters for the day. (Courtesy of Louise Weiss-Reitz)

BruinsVOTE! campaigns to register as many students as possible for midterms

A voter registration campaign made up of student activists, student government members and a dog named Zeus has registered roughly 3,000 students to vote for the midterm election. Read more...

Photo: Arden Levy, a co-director of BruinsVOTE!, said alumni brought their dog, Zeus, to a volunteer training. Zeus was given a BruinsVOTE! T-shirt and helped students register voters for the day. (Courtesy of Louise Weiss-Reitz)

Arden Levy, a co-director of BruinsVOTE!, said alumni brought their dog, Zeus, to a volunteer training. Zeus was given a BruinsVOTE! T-shirt and helped students register voters for the day. (Courtesy of Louise Weiss-Reitz)




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