Monday, July 22


Gov. Jerry Brown said he plans to include a $100 million allocation specifically for the UC's deferred maintenance projects and a $1.2 million fund for anti-bias training. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown releases May budget plan, increases UC funding

Gov. Jerry Brown announced in his budget plan Friday he plans to allocate millions of dollars to the University of California to incentivize it to not raise in-state tuition. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown said he plans to include a $100 million allocation specifically for the UC's deferred maintenance projects and a $1.2 million fund for anti-bias training. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown said he plans to include a $100 million allocation specifically for the UC's deferred maintenance projects and a $1.2 million fund for anti-bias training. (Daily Bruin File Photo)

UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said although the UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences website was affected by a cryptojacking campaign, UCLA patched the site after being notified by Drupal and removed the code causing the hijacking. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA website hacked, no student information or sensitive data affected

The UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences website was affected by a hack that converted websites into cryptocurrency mining platforms, the university confirmed Wednesday. Troy Mursch, a security researcher, said in his updated blog post Monday that UCLA’s Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences website was affected by a cryptojacking campaign that targeted vulnerable Drupal websites. Read more...

Photo: UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said although the UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences website was affected by a cryptojacking campaign, UCLA patched the site after being notified by Drupal and removed the code causing the hijacking. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez said although the UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences website was affected by a cryptojacking campaign, UCLA patched the site after being notified by Drupal and removed the code causing the hijacking. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Other unions representing UC workers plan to join AFSCME in solidarity strike

Unions representing medical employees in the University of California plan to hold a strike in solidarity with the UC’s largest union this week. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents service workers such as custodians and food service workers, is holding a strike from Monday to Wednesday because the union was unable to reach a contract agreement with the UC. Read more...

Photo: The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California’s largest employee union is holding a three-day strike after failing to reach an agreement in contract negotiations with the University. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, three UCLA staff members were struck by a vehicle while protesting. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

UCLA staff members struck by vehicle during AFSCME strike protest

Three UCLA staff members protesting on campus Monday were struck by a vehicle, university police said. A male driver struck the protesters at the intersection of Westwood Plaza and Le Conte Avenue at about 9:45 a.m., according to a UCPD statement. Read more...

Photo: The University of California’s largest employee union is holding a three-day strike after failing to reach an agreement in contract negotiations with the University. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, three UCLA staff members were struck by a vehicle while protesting. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The University of California’s largest employee union is holding a three-day strike after failing to reach an agreement in contract negotiations with the University. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, three UCLA staff members were struck by a vehicle while protesting. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Office of the President only completed six out of 10 recommendations from the California State Auditor's 2017 audit, the auditor reported Tuesday. The UC disputed this and argues that based on its interpretation, it completed all 10 recommendations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

State auditor finds UC failed to complete 2017 budget audit recommendations

The University of California Office of the President did not finish its budget on time, which could affect the state government’s decision to allocate funds to the University, the California State Auditor said Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Office of the President only completed six out of 10 recommendations from the California State Auditor's 2017 audit, the auditor reported Tuesday. The UC disputed this and argues that based on its interpretation, it completed all 10 recommendations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Office of the President only completed six out of 10 recommendations from the California State Auditor's 2017 audit, the auditor reported Tuesday. The UC disputed this and argues that based on its interpretation, it completed all 10 recommendations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension enters preconstruction stage

Metro contractors began preconstruction in Westwood for the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension this week. Workers began relocating utility lines and sawing and potholing areas covering Section 3, the part of the Purple Line that covers Wilshire and Westwood boulevards, on Monday. Read more...

Photo: When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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