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Many UCLA students sublet apartments in the summer. By advertising to specific genders via Facebook pages for students, however, they are violating fair housing laws. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

William Bleveans: Students’ gender-specific subletting advertisements violate fair housing acts

Although Facebook, Inc., has received its fair share of scrutiny recently, the behavior of UCLA students on the platform demands attention as well. Around the end of every school year, dozens of UCLA students post in a Facebook page titled “UCLA Sublets/Apartments” to sublease their apartments to their peers staying in Westwood for the summer. Read more...

Many UCLA students sublet apartments in the summer. By advertising to specific genders via Facebook pages for students, however, they are violating fair housing laws. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Election Board Chair Jack Price announced results for the undergraduate student government elections Friday, just minutes after the board said on Facebook it could disqualify candidates found guilty of violating voter privacy. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)
Election Board Chair Jack Price announced results for the undergraduate student government elections Friday, just minutes after the board said on Facebook it could disqualify candidates found guilty of violating voter privacy. (Amy Dixon/Assistant photo editor)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board spends a great deal of its time doling out draconian sanctions to candidates who commit trivial election code violations. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo Editor)
The Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board spends a great deal of its time doling out draconian sanctions to candidates who commit trivial election code violations. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo Editor)

(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)
(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)

(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Chloe Pan, USAC external vice president, recently hosted a Fund the UC Week to tackle issues of college affordability. However, student leaders running this program haven't achieved many results as a direct result of their actions.(Daily Bruin file photo)
Chloe Pan, USAC external vice president, recently hosted a Fund the UC Week to tackle issues of college affordability. However, student leaders running this program haven't achieved many results as a direct result of their actions.(Daily Bruin file photo)

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