January 7, 10:00 pm
Below are several major events that happened at UCLA and in the University of California in 2017.
Regent Norman Pattiz resignation
Norman Pattiz, a member of the University of California Board of Regents, resigned from his position on Dec. Read more...
December 27, 1:29 pm
The California State Assemblyman who represents UCLA and Westwood resigned Wednesday due to health issues.
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, who represents the 54th assembly district, said in a statement he is leaving his position after Dec. Read more...
Photo: Sebastian Ridley-Thomas has represented UCLA and Westwood in the California State Assembly since 2013. (Creative Commons photo by Mark Sanchez via Wikimedia Commons)
December 10, 4:56 pm
Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel demonstrated in front of the Federal Building in Westwood on Sunday. Read more...
Photo: About 300 protestors demonstrated in front of the Federal Building in Los Angeles on Sunday to oppose President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
December 4, 12:47 am
A bill proposed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday aims to reform how the federal government oversees higher education.
North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx introduced House Resolution 4508, which expands the Pell Grant, a federal financial aid program, to include shorter-term programs like apprenticeships. Read more...
Photo: A North Carolina congresswoman introduced a bill that would expand federal financial aid programs to encourage shorter-term programs and would cap the amount of loans a student can receive. (Daily Bruin file photo)