Wednesday, January 17

A proposed amendment to the California Constitution would give the California State Legislature the power to remove University of California Regents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

AFSCME proposes amendment to expel UC Regents by two-thirds vote

The University of California’s largest employee union is advocating for an amendment to the California Constitution that would make it possible to remove UC Regents. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is proposing that Section 9, Article IX of the state constitution be amended to allow the California State Legislature to expel regents following a two-thirds vote of both houses of the legislature. Read more...

A proposed amendment to the California Constitution would give the California State Legislature the power to remove University of California Regents. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Kelsey Martin, dean of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, said her experience working with the Peace Corps motivated her to address global health inequities. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Kelsey Martin, dean of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, said her experience working with the Peace Corps motivated her to address global health inequities. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Protesters and individuals wearing "Make American Great Again" hats engaged in political debates sparked Ben Shapiro's speech on campus. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Students in Bruins Elect met Friday to call residents in Virginia's 68th House of Delegates district to garner support for a Democratic candidate running in the race. The group has held several phone banking sessions in the past for other candidates outside of California, including those in Georgia and Montana.  (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Liberal student organization campaigns for out-of-state candidates

Students in a grassroots political organization spent three hours calling voters in Virginia to support a local Democratic candidate at a phone banking event Friday. About 12 students in Bruins Elect met in a Westwood apartment to call residents in the Virginia House of Delegates’ 68th district to garner support for Dawn Adams, a candidate in Tuesday’s election. Read more...

Students in Bruins Elect met Friday to call residents in Virginia's 68th House of Delegates district to garner support for a Democratic candidate running in the race. The group has held several phone banking sessions in the past for other candidates outside of California, including those in Georgia and Montana.  (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)