Thursday, February 21


Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – March 14

The Westwood Neighborhood Council meets monthly to discuss issues pertaining to Westwood Village and the surrounding areas. Comments by public officials Jasmine Shamolian, a field representative for Councilmember Paul Koretz, said the Los Angeles Planning and Land Use Management Committee will soon vote to cap short-term rentals in Los Angeles at 180 days. Read more...


The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Board of Regents votes to increase tuition of nonresident students

Nonresident students will have to pay $978 more in tuition next year following a vote by the governing board of the University of California on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The UC Board of Regents increased nonresidential supplemental tuition by 3.5 percent Thursday. The board also increased professional degree supplemental tuition for 23 graduate programs. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Board of Regents discussed a nonresident tuition increase, housing projects and efforts to advocate for more state funding. During the public comment session, students from various UC campuses, including UCLA, called on the regents to vote against raising out-of-state tuition. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC Regents recap – March 14

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its March meeting at UCLA on Wednesday. The Board of Regents discussed a nonresident tuition increase, housing projects and efforts to advocate for more state funding. Read more...

Photo: The Board of Regents discussed a nonresident tuition increase, housing projects and efforts to advocate for more state funding. During the public comment session, students from various UC campuses, including UCLA, called on the regents to vote against raising out-of-state tuition. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The Board of Regents discussed a nonresident tuition increase, housing projects and efforts to advocate for more state funding. During the public comment session, students from various UC campuses, including UCLA, called on the regents to vote against raising out-of-state tuition. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Protesters from campus groups including the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrated in front a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Various groups protest at Luskin center as UC Regents meeting takes place

Protesters from various campus groups demonstrated in front of a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. The UC Board of Regents is meeting at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center this week to discuss issues such as nonresident tuition increases and the University’s financial operations. Read more...

Photo: Protesters from campus groups including the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrated in front a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Protesters from campus groups including the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and Students for Justice in Palestine, demonstrated in front a meeting of the governing board of the University of California on Wednesday. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


UC President Janet Napolitano said she wants at least 70 percent of UC students to get their undergraduate degrees in four years or less. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC president speaks on state of University and its finances, future

University of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she thinks the UC Academic Senate should guarantee admission to California Community College students who complete a certain list of courses. Read more...

Photo: UC President Janet Napolitano said she wants at least 70 percent of UC students to get their undergraduate degrees in four years or less. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC President Janet Napolitano said she wants at least 70 percent of UC students to get their undergraduate degrees in four years or less. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)