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Proposition to split California could affect UC tuition, organization

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A proposition to split California into three separate states could affect students in the University of California system. The initiative, also known as Proposition 9, will be included in the November 2018 statewide ballot and is funded by venture capitalist Tim Draper.


UCLA Extension and PUENTE Learning Center co-sponsored an adult education program in Boyle Heights. (Courtesy of Yuritzy Peraza)

UCLA Extension partnership creates educational program for underserved community

Some adults said they want to continue their education because they want to successfully showcase why their skills and experience are useful to potential employers. UCLA Extension, an institution affiliated with UCLA that offers career and educational programs, partnered with PUENTE Learning Center, an organization that offers educational programs to adults and children in Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights neighborhood, to launch Success Academy. Read more...

UCLA Extension and PUENTE Learning Center co-sponsored an adult education program in Boyle Heights. (Courtesy of Yuritzy Peraza)

UCLA researchers demonstrated that BPA, a chemical used in many plastics, caused fertility defects in worms that could still be observed five generations later. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Researchers discover correlation between BPA exposure, reproductive dysfunction

UCLA researchers discovered that exposure to some chemicals may cause reproductive defects in future generations of humans. In a study published in May, the researchers in the laboratory of Patrick Allard, an assistant professor in the UCLA Institute for Society and Genetics, demonstrated that bisphenol A, a chemical used to strengthen many plastics, caused fertility defects in worms that could still be observed five generations after the parent worms were exposed to BPA. Read more...

UCLA researchers demonstrated that BPA, a chemical used in many plastics, caused fertility defects in worms that could still be observed five generations later. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)


UC President Janet Napolitano, along with the Board of Regents, have expressed the goal of increasing the number of community college transfers and California residents. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)
UC President Janet Napolitano, along with the Board of Regents, have expressed the goal of increasing the number of community college transfers and California residents. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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