Tuesday, September 18

The financial actuarial mathematics program offered an industry-focused, pre-professional education to students. The math department’s changes to the program tarnish those qualities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Rushabh Nagori: Decision to replace financial actuarial math program’s lecturers will hurt students

Imagine you pay thousands of dollars to attend one of the world’s best public universities. You come in with the reasonable expectation that the university will do everything in its power to make you employable once you graduate – including hiring faculty who understand the industry you’re about to enter and can prepare you for the professional world. Read more...

The financial actuarial mathematics program offered an industry-focused, pre-professional education to students. The math department’s changes to the program tarnish those qualities. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion held its first event of the week on sexual violence and sexual harassment with a panel called “Before #TimesUp and #MeToo: Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment: How Black Women Shaped the Development of Sexual Harassment Law" on Monday. 
(Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Women discuss battles against workplace sexual harassment at panel event

One of the first few women who won a workplace sexual harassment case discussed her personal experience fighting harassment at an event Monday. UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion kicked off its week of events on sexual violence and sexual harassment with a panel called “Before #TimesUp and #MeToo: Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment: How Black Women Shaped the Development of Sexual Harassment Law.” The event featured women who talked about how sexual harassment went from being a concept that was not recognized by most people and the legal system to being an important part of modern social movements, as exemplified by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Read more...

UCLA’s Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion held its first event of the week on sexual violence and sexual harassment with a panel called “Before #TimesUp and #MeToo: Quid Pro Quo and Hostile Work Environment: How Black Women Shaped the Development of Sexual Harassment Law" on Monday. 
(Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)


GSA recap – Feb. 7

Announcements: The association passed a legislation to hold cabinet members more accountable for their actions by holding nonpublic hearings with the association’s appointment board. UCLA transit manager Connie Englert said UCLA Transportation is looking at ways to inexpensively improve BruinBus to make it more efficient for students. Read more...