Thursday, January 18

Chancellor Gene Block and other campus administrators met with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board on Friday and discussed campus issues, including the university's response to the Skirball fire. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Gene Block discusses UCLA’s response to Skirball fire, recent issues

Chancellor Gene Block meets with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board every quarter to discuss issues affecting campus and explain administrative policies. At their meeting on Friday, Block, who was joined by Vice Chancellor Jerry Kang, Administrative Vice Chancellor Michael Beck and Dean of Students Maria Blandizzi, spoke about the administration’s response to the Skirball fire, student housing insecurity and Centennial Campaign for UCLA. Read more...

Chancellor Gene Block and other campus administrators met with the Daily Bruin Editorial Board on Friday and discussed campus issues, including the university's response to the Skirball fire. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA canceled Thursday  classes because of a fire burning in the Bel-Air area near UCLA. Several student leaders have said they think UCLA did not properly respond to the fire. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)
UCLA canceled Thursday  classes because of a fire burning in the Bel-Air area near UCLA. Several student leaders have said they think UCLA did not properly respond to the fire. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin)

The undergraduate student government external vice president’s office held the Food Security Town Hall in Kerckhoff Grand Salon, as part of the systemwide Sustain Our Students campaign, to inform students of resources such as the meal vouchers and Food Closet programs. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)
The undergraduate student government external vice president’s office held the Food Security Town Hall in Kerckhoff Grand Salon, as part of the systemwide Sustain Our Students campaign, to inform students of resources such as the meal vouchers and Food Closet programs. (Grace Zhu/Daily Bruin)

Chancellor Gene Block appointed Dr. Valenzuela, a professor of Chicana/o studies and urban planning, as the special advisor to the chancellor on immigration policy. (Courtesy of the Optimist Campaign)
Chancellor Gene Block appointed Dr. Valenzuela, a professor of Chicana/o studies and urban planning, as the special advisor to the chancellor on immigration policy. (Courtesy of the Optimist Campaign)


The Undergraduate Student Association Council will vote on whether to update the agenda minutes to reflect that, while the vote was taken, it will not be implemented because it did not meet the adequate amount of votes according to the election code. (Daily Bruin file photo)

USAC found in violation of election code amendment procedures

The Undergraduate Students Association Council violated the election code after failing to follow bylaw amendment procedures, according to the UCLA Office of the Campus Counsel. The council violated its constitution and election code when it voted to limit student political group campaign spending this month without first appointing an election board chairperson and not meeting voting requirements. Read more...

The Undergraduate Student Association Council will vote on whether to update the agenda minutes to reflect that, while the vote was taken, it will not be implemented because it did not meet the adequate amount of votes according to the election code. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Registrar's Office announced that it will be updating the student records policy to remove student addresses from directory information. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA updates policy to remove student addresses from directory

UCLA is updating its student records policy to remove student addresses from the campus directory, university officials announced Monday. The Registrar’s Office announced in a campuswide email it will update UCLA Policy 220, which concerns student records disclosures, in accordance with a University of California policy change last month. Read more...

The UCLA Registrar's Office announced that it will be updating the student records policy to remove student addresses from directory information. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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