Thursday, June 22

First-year student Nicole Corona Diaz ran as a member of a slate but considers herself an independent candidate since she was the only member of the slate elected to student government. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

USAC members discuss upcoming year with independent majority

Some current and past council members believe an independent-dominated council will give the Undergraduate Students Association Council a fresh start. Next year’s elected council has four Bruins United members, one Defend Affirmative Action Party member and nine independent members. Read more...

Photo: First-year student Nicole Corona Diaz ran as a member of a slate but considers herself an independent candidate since she was the only member of the slate elected to student government. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

First-year student Nicole Corona Diaz ran as a member of a slate but considers herself an independent candidate since she was the only member of the slate elected to student government. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Community Service commissioner Zack Dameron pushed for USAC bylaw changes regarding budget surpluses from his office. The changes passed at the Apr. 25 council meeting. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

USAC commission now able to allocate surpluses to student endowments

An undergraduate student government commission can now allocate its own surpluses to fund scholarships, following a bylaw change last week. The Community Service Commission proposed to split surplus mandatory fees from students to the John H. Read more...

Photo: Community Service commissioner Zack Dameron pushed for USAC bylaw changes regarding budget surpluses from his office. The changes passed at the Apr. 25 council meeting. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Community Service commissioner Zack Dameron pushed for USAC bylaw changes regarding budget surpluses from his office. The changes passed at the Apr. 25 council meeting. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)



Dr. Grace Aldrovandi spoke about the progress made in research and treatment of pediatric AIDS during an address to participants at Dance Marathon. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)

Dance Marathon creates increasing hope for cure for pediatric AIDS

HIV is not a death sentence anymore, an HIV-positive speaker at this year’s Dance Marathon said. In the last few decades, researchers have made progress in treatment and prevention of HIV. Read more...

Photo: Dr. Grace Aldrovandi spoke about the progress made in research and treatment of pediatric AIDS during an address to participants at Dance Marathon. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)

Dr. Grace Aldrovandi spoke about the progress made in research and treatment of pediatric AIDS during an address to participants at Dance Marathon. (Erin Gong/Daily Bruin)

(Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

2017 Graduate Students Association platforms

This year’s Graduate Students Association elections will have four uncontested candidates running with the Moving Forward slate. Elections will take place from April 11-18. Graduate students can vote on MyUCLA, and results will be announced at the April 19 GSA forum meeting. Read more...

Photo: (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

(Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Graduate students are worried about a new housing proposal that aims to replace Warren Hall, which many say would disrupt the graduate community, located mainly near the Weyburn Terrace apartment complex area. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Graduate students express discontent over projected housing plan

Many graduate students are upset with the university for planning new housing projects that do not benefit graduate students. Graduate students organized a meeting with Chancellor Gene Block and created an email campaign to press officials to include them in their housing plans. Read more...

Photo: Graduate students are worried about a new housing proposal that aims to replace Warren Hall, which many say would disrupt the graduate community, located mainly near the Weyburn Terrace apartment complex area. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Graduate students are worried about a new housing proposal that aims to replace Warren Hall, which many say would disrupt the graduate community, located mainly near the Weyburn Terrace apartment complex area. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)