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The survey found that an increasing number of Los Angeles residents are concerned with rising housing costs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Study finds LA County residents generally reporting lower quality of life

UCLA researchers have found more than half of Los Angeles County residents are worried they might be displaced because of rising housing costs. The UCLA Luskin Los Angeles Initiative and The California Endowment released the 2018 Quality of Life Index, an annual study surveying LA County residents’ quality of life. Read more...

Photo: The survey found that an increasing number of Los Angeles residents are concerned with rising housing costs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

The survey found that an increasing number of Los Angeles residents are concerned with rising housing costs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed a memorandum requesting the UC Academic Senate guarantee admission for students beginning community college in 2019, if they complete certain requirements. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

UC to guarantee admission for qualified community college students

California community college students who complete a set of prerequisite courses with a sufficient GPA will be guaranteed admission into the University of California, the University announced Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed a memorandum requesting the UC Academic Senate guarantee admission for students beginning community college in 2019, if they complete certain requirements. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed a memorandum requesting the UC Academic Senate guarantee admission for students beginning community college in 2019, if they complete certain requirements. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

California senator advocates for gun control in talk at UCLA hospital

Josh Stepakoff was shot in his left leg and left hip when he was 6 while attending a day camp in the North Valley Jewish Community Center in August 1999. Read more...

Photo: Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit against California in the Sacramento federal court Tuesday that names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants.

Trump administration sues California for its sanctuary state legislation

President Donald Trump’s administration sued California on Tuesday over its sanctuary state policies. The lawsuit, which was filed in the federal court in Sacramento, targets three California laws that protect undocumented immigrants from federal agencies. Read more...

Photo: The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit against California in the Sacramento federal court Tuesday that names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants.

The Trump administration has filed a lawsuit against California in the Sacramento federal court Tuesday that names Gov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as defendants.

UCLA currently ranks No. 14 in arts and humanities, No. 35 in engineering and technology and No. 9 in life sciences and medicine subject groups worldwide, according to a new ranking released Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA sees drops in world university rankings for multiple subjects

UCLA and other University of California campuses dropped in more international university ranking categories than it rose in, according to an annual survey by an independent British educational marketing company. Read more...

Photo: UCLA currently ranks No. 14 in arts and humanities, No. 35 in engineering and technology and No. 9 in life sciences and medicine subject groups worldwide, according to a new ranking released Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA currently ranks No. 14 in arts and humanities, No. 35 in engineering and technology and No. 9 in life sciences and medicine subject groups worldwide, according to a new ranking released Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC President Janet Napolitano, UC Student Association President Judith Gutierrez and UC Student Regent Paul Monge met with state legislators Wednesday to discuss UC's budget plans and answer legislators' questions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC fights state rejection of funding, strives to fend off tuition hike

The University of California and student leaders are asking for additional funding from state legislators to prevent a future tuition hike. The UC is requesting $105 million in funding to replace its proposed 2.5 percent tuition hike for the 2018-2019 academic year and pay for resources to accommodate larger class sizes following increases in enrollment for undergraduate and graduate students, University spokesperson Dianne Klein said in an email statement. Read more...

Photo: UC President Janet Napolitano, UC Student Association President Judith Gutierrez and UC Student Regent Paul Monge met with state legislators Wednesday to discuss UC's budget plans and answer legislators' questions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC President Janet Napolitano, UC Student Association President Judith Gutierrez and UC Student Regent Paul Monge met with state legislators Wednesday to discuss UC's budget plans and answer legislators' questions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

A UCLA study estimated that more than 20,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo therapy from a licensed healthcare professional. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study estimates thousands of LGBTQ teens will undergo conversion therapy

A study released by a UCLA institute estimated that thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo conversion therapy. The UCLA Williams Institute, a UCLA Law think tank that conducts research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy, estimates that more than 20,000 LGBTQ individuals between the ages of 13 and 17 will undergo conversion therapy from a licensed health care professional. Read more...

Photo: A UCLA study estimated that more than 20,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo therapy from a licensed healthcare professional. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A UCLA study estimated that more than 20,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth in the United States will undergo therapy from a licensed healthcare professional. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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