Wednesday, September 20

USAC recap – Aug. 31

The Undergraduate Students Association Council is the official student government representing the undergraduate student body at UCLA. Council meetings take place every week in Kerckhoff 417 and are open to all students. Read more...


Todd Breeding, a UCLA alumnus, said even though the first floor of his building flooded, the flooding did not do much damage to his apartment in Cypress, Texas, near Houston.
 (Courtesy of DeAnn Breeding)

Students and alumni affected by Tropical Storm Harvey discuss recovery

This post was updated Sept. 1 at 5:35 p.m. A motorboat helped Michelle Chung’s family and dogs evacuate through the flooded streets of Houston. A neighbor driving the motorboat knocked on the door of her family’s flooded home, said Chung, a third-year cognitive science student. Read more...

Photo: Todd Breeding, a UCLA alumnus, said even though the first floor of his building flooded, the flooding did not do much damage to his apartment in Cypress, Texas, near Houston. (Courtesy of DeAnn Breeding)

Todd Breeding, a UCLA alumnus, said even though the first floor of his building flooded, the flooding did not do much damage to his apartment in Cypress, Texas, near Houston.
 (Courtesy of DeAnn Breeding)

Starting fall, the chemistry and biochemistry department will implement three policies aiming to make textbooks more accessible to students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Chemistry, biochemistry instructors to provide no-cost course materials

Students taking classes from the chemistry and biochemistry department may start paying less for course materials. Starting fall, the department will require instructors to provide students with no-cost alternatives to course materials and are required to state in their syllabuses whether they profit off the sale of any written course material. Read more...

Photo: Starting fall, the chemistry and biochemistry department will implement three policies aiming to make textbooks more accessible to students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Starting fall, the chemistry and biochemistry department will implement three policies aiming to make textbooks more accessible to students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Los Angeles Olympic bid organizers declared candidacy Monday for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. UCLA's Pauley Pavilion will be used for athletes during the games. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA campus facilities to be used during 2028 Summer Olympic Games

International athletes will be using UCLA campus facilities during the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. Los Angeles Olympic bid organizers declared candidacy Monday for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles Olympic bid organizers declared candidacy Monday for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. UCLA's Pauley Pavilion will be used for athletes during the games. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Los Angeles Olympic bid organizers declared candidacy Monday for the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. UCLA's Pauley Pavilion will be used for athletes during the games. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff) AFSCME 3299, the UC’s largest union, protested in support of contracted valet service workers outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Friday.

UC employees, students protest in support of contracted valet workers

This post was updated July 31 at 9:08 p.m. About 500 University of California workers and students protested the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center’s treatment of contracted valet service workers outside the medical center Friday. Read more...

Photo: (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff) AFSCME 3299, the UC’s largest union, protested in support of contracted valet service workers outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Friday.

(Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff) AFSCME 3299, the UC’s largest union, protested in support of contracted valet service workers outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Friday.

(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor) The Board of Regents approved a system-wide policy for undergraduate admission that would allow selected students to submit additional material

New policy allows admissions officers to request supplemental items

Several students said they supported a new policy change to the University of California’s undergraduate admissions, but felt that part of the change, which allows admission officers to request recommendation letters, would put some students at a disadvantage. Read more...

Photo: (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor) The Board of Regents approved a system-wide policy for undergraduate admission that would allow selected students to submit additional material

(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor) The Board of Regents approved a system-wide policy for undergraduate admission that would allow selected students to submit additional material

(Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents recap – July 13

The governing board of the University of California met for the last day of its July meeting at UC San Francisco on Thursday. The Board of Regents discussed the previous two days’ committee meetings and approved the upcoming fiscal year budget for the UC Office of the President. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo)


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