April 28, 3:24 pm
Associated Students UCLA is a multimillion-dollar organization that provides student services and activities that the university does not fund. It oversees the Undergraduate Students Association Council, Graduate Students Association, Communications Board, campus services and enterprises. Read more...
April 27, 4:34 pm
Tensions were high as candidates in this year’s undergraduate student government elections wrangled over their qualifications and platforms at a debate Wednesday.
Candidates discussed how they would address affordability issues, advocate against President Donald Trump’s policies and better engage the student body at the debate, which was held by the Undergraduate Students Association Council’s Election Board in Moore Hall. Read more...
Photo: Chloe Pan, Sophie Butler and Jack Price, who are running for next year's undergraduate student government external vice president position, debated about their platforms and goals Wednesday night. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)
April 20, 12:20 am
President Donald Trump’s election spurred Nicole Corona Diaz, an undocumented student, to become more involved in political activism.
“When Trump was elected, we didn’t know what was going to happen, whether we were going to get deported or whether (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) would still be around,” Corona said. Read more...
Photo: Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
April 19, 1:20 am
Undergraduate student government candidates focused on how they would protect students from federal policies created by President Donald Trump’s administration and advocating for college affordability at an endorsement hearing Monday. Read more...