Friday, April 20

Ankit Panta, a member of the Shree Pashupatinath Foundation, played the guitar during the vigil. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

Nepal earthquake vigil honors victims, raises hope for survivors

She first learned that there was an earthquake in Nepal when she logged on to Facebook Saturday morning. Asha Bhote, who was born in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, still has family and friends living in the city. Read more...

Photo: Ankit Panta, a member of the Shree Pashupatinath Foundation, played the guitar during the vigil. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)

Ankit Panta, a member of the Shree Pashupatinath Foundation, played the guitar during the vigil. (Jessica Zhou/Daily Bruin)


Students signed a petition calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss tuition openly. (Courtesy of The Daily Californian, Daily Bruin file photo)

Student petition calls for forum with Brown, Napolitano on UC funding

Nearly 1,000 students have signed a petition calling for Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano to talk about University costs and funding in a public forum. Read more...

Photo: Students signed a petition calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss tuition openly. (Courtesy of The Daily Californian, Daily Bruin file photo)

Students signed a petition calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano and Gov. Jerry Brown to discuss tuition openly. (Courtesy of The Daily Californian, Daily Bruin file photo)



Assemblyman proposes bill to limit UC employee salaries to $500,000

A state legislator introduced a state Assembly bill last week that would cap annual compensation for all University of California employees at $500,000 a year. Assembly Bill 837 was introduced by Assemblyman Roger Hernández, who said he thinks capping employee compensation will free up more University resources for students, according to a press statement Wednesday. Read more...


National Adjunct Walkout Day took place Wednesday on college campuses to inform people about the struggles of adjunct faculty. (Mary Kate Turner/Daily Bruin)

Walkout day highlights struggles of adjunct faculty

Alejandro Covarrubias was told by his department chair in 2013 that he would soon be let go from his lecturer position in the UCLA César E. Read more...

Photo: National Adjunct Walkout Day took place Wednesday on college campuses to inform people about the struggles of adjunct faculty. (Mary Kate Turner/Daily Bruin)

National Adjunct Walkout Day took place Wednesday on college campuses to inform people about the struggles of adjunct faculty. (Mary Kate Turner/Daily Bruin)