July 7, 4:43 pm
A UCLA student drowned in Sequoia National Park while trying to cross a dangerous stream.
Kendra Perez, 26, was a graduate acting student, according to the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Alumni Affairs newsletter. Read more...
July 6, 10:47 pm
This post was updated July 7 at 10:21 p.m.
The University of California admitted more students from underrepresented minority groups and low-income families this year but admitted less in-state students than last year. Read more...
Photo: UCLA admitted 16,500 freshmen and 5,500 transfer students this year, with the freshman admission rate falling to 16.1 percent from 18 percent. (Daily Bruin file photo)
July 3, 5:17 pm
The University of California’s governing board appointed two UCLA students to serve as representatives on the board.
A Board of Regents special committee nominated Devon Graves, an graduate student, as the student regent-designate and Rafi Sands, an undergraduate student, as the first-ever student adviser. Read more...
Photo: The University of California’s governing board will finalize its nominations in its July meeting at UC San Francisco's Mission Bay campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)
July 3, 12:27 am
In the low-income and predominantly Hispanic community of Maywood, California, where Fatima Perez comes from, many view social workers as people who pluck children from their families, she said. Read more...
Photo: Fatima Perez, who graduated this year, will attend California State University, Fullerton to pursue a master's degree in social work. (Courtesy of Fatima Perez)
July 3, 12:16 am
Student employees will have more money in their pockets after a recent wage increase.
The minimum wage in Los Angeles, set to reach $15 in July 2021, increased to $12 for employers with 26 or more employees Saturday as part of a wage increase the LA City Council passed in 2015. Read more...
Photo: (QingQing Su/Daily Bruin)
July 3, 12:15 am
People can kayak and fish until Labor Day in the Los Angeles River – an area that was deemed too polluted for public use almost a century ago. Read more...
Photo: Last year, graduate students from the Luskin School of Public Affairs released a research report which analyzed specific revitalization projects near the Los Angeles River.(Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)