Friday, November 16

The gates to Harvard. UCLA alumni and faculty said they think Harvard’s ongoing federal case concerning affirmative action in admissions will have a national impact. (Courtesy of Sackton)

UCLA community members consider ramifications of Harvard admissions lawsuit

This post was updated Nov. 3 at 8:42 p.m. Members of the UCLA community said they think an ongoing federal case in Boston concerning affirmative action and college admissions could have consequences on race relations in America. Read more...

Photo: The gates to Harvard. UCLA alumni and faculty said they think Harvard’s ongoing federal case concerning affirmative action in admissions will have a national impact. (Courtesy of Sackton)

The gates to Harvard. UCLA alumni and faculty said they think Harvard’s ongoing federal case concerning affirmative action in admissions will have a national impact. (Courtesy of Sackton)


A UCLA professor released a report evaluating the effects Proposition 6 could have on California. Proposition 6 repeals the state's gas tax. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Study predicts billions in state revenue will be in jeopardy if Prop 6 passes

A new study suggests repealing a transportation tax bill could cost the state approximately $100 billion in revenue over the next two decades. Martin Wachs, a professor emeritus of urban planning at the Luskin School of Public Affairs, co-authored a study to evaluate the current transportation revenue in California and how passing Proposition 6 could impact transportation funding. Read more...

Photo: A UCLA professor released a report evaluating the effects Proposition 6 could have on California. Proposition 6 repeals the state's gas tax. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A UCLA professor released a report evaluating the effects Proposition 6 could have on California. Proposition 6 repeals the state's gas tax. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, spoke about immigration policies at a forum at the UCLA Law School on Thursday. (Axel Lopex/Assistant Photo editor)

Civil rights lawyer discusses future of DACA, immigrants’ rights

A civil rights attorney said he thinks the Trump administration is the most anti-Latino administration in the country’s history. Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, spoke about immigration policies at a forum at UCLA Law School on Thursday. Read more...

Photo: Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, spoke about immigration policies at a forum at the UCLA Law School on Thursday. (Axel Lopex/Assistant Photo editor)

Thomas Saenz, president of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund, spoke about immigration policies at a forum at the UCLA Law School on Thursday. (Axel Lopex/Assistant Photo editor)


Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)

US Rep. Brad Sherman, Chancellor Block exchange letters on SJP and free speech

This post was updated Nov. 3 at 8:35 p.m. Chancellor Gene Block said in a letter addressed to U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman that the university would not cancel a national conference the congressman finds exclusionary and anti-Semitic. Read more...

Photo: Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Representative Brad Sherman of the San Fernando congressional district denounced a UCLA group in a letter to Chancellor Block. (Daily Bruin file photo)



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