Thursday, July 20

Some students and faculty members worry that University of California Regents are out of touch with students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC community expresses dissatisfaction with new regent nominees

Several student leaders and professors said they were concerned that the governor did not follow proper procedure when nominating new regents last month, and felt the nominees were out of touch with California’s diversity. Read more...

Photo: Some students and faculty members worry that University of California Regents are out of touch with students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Some students and faculty members worry that University of California Regents are out of touch with students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Rachel Zhu/Daily Bruin)

Faculty, students talk free speech, entertaining controversial opinions

Students and professors at UCLA said they think conversations about controversial issues have become strained since the election of Donald Trump as president. Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Jerry Kang’s office said in an email statement that national political discourse has become polarized and that certain conservative and liberal groups are trying to chill, intimidate and silence those they disagree with. Read more...

Photo: (Rachel Zhu/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Zhu/Daily Bruin)

David Sanders, a former UCLA lecturer and associate professor, donated $2 million to create the David Sanders Distinguished Scholar position and to support civil rights and LGBTQ causes. (Courtesy of David Sanders)

Donation to School of Law funds research on LGBTQ rights and diversity

A former UCLA lecturer and associate professor recently donated to the UCLA School of Law to promote research on LGBTQ rights and diversity. David Sanders, a former UCLA psychiatry associate clinical professor and lecturer, donated $2 million to create the David Sanders Distinguished Scholar position and support the Dukeminier Awards Journal. Read more...

Photo: David Sanders, a former UCLA lecturer and associate professor, donated $2 million to create the David Sanders Distinguished Scholar position and to support civil rights and LGBTQ causes. (Courtesy of David Sanders)

David Sanders, a former UCLA lecturer and associate professor, donated $2 million to create the David Sanders Distinguished Scholar position and to support civil rights and LGBTQ causes. (Courtesy of David Sanders)

Social Justice Advocates, a UCLA Residential Life project that holds workshops on diversity and inclusion topics, is facing criticism from conservative groups. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Social Justice Advocates program persists despite facing criticism

A social justice advocacy group on campus plans to continue with its work despite backlash from conservative websites. Social Justice Advocates, a UCLA Residential Life project that holds workshops on diversity and inclusion topics, has been criticized by conservative websites for paying students to hold workshops. Read more...

Photo: Social Justice Advocates, a UCLA Residential Life project that holds workshops on diversity and inclusion topics, is facing criticism from conservative groups. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Social Justice Advocates, a UCLA Residential Life project that holds workshops on diversity and inclusion topics, is facing criticism from conservative groups. (Kristie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown appoints four new UC Regents

Gov. Jerry Brown appointed four new regents to the governing board of the University of California on Friday. The four new appointees to the UC Board of Regents are Maria Anguiano of Riverside, Howard “Peter” Guber of Los Angeles, Lark Park of Sacramento and Ellen Tauscher of San Francisco. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo)




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