Sunday, May 27

Students picket regent’s office

By Kim Nguyen Most UC students and faculty scatter during the summer, but more than 50 of them gathered under the punishing August sun Thursday to protest the University of California Regents’ decision to end affirmative action in admissions and hiring. Read more...


Hospital scrutinized for alleged negligence

Hospital scrutinized for alleged negligence By Gil Hopenstandand Donna WongSummer Bruin Staff The first day of the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital’s (NPH) accreditation survey began with stories alleging negligence and impropriety. Read more...


Protests explode in wake of decision

By Patrick KerkstraSummer Bruin Staff SAN FRANCISCO – They chanted. They marched. They cried and were arrested. But in the end, the sudden flare of student and community activism was not enough to reverse the decision of the governor-appointed UC Regents, who chose to end the university’s 30-year-old affirmative action policies. Read more...


Regents end UC affirmative action policies

Regents end UC affirmative action policies By Phillip CarterSummer Bruin Staff SAN FRANCISCO – After a 12-hour meeting in which they were bullied by politicians, besieged by protesters, and evacuated by a bomb threat and a civil disturbance, the University of California Regents voted to stop admitting students, hiring professors, and awarding contracts on the basis of race and sex. Read more...


L.A. health care on the edge

By Gil Hopenstandand Patrick KerkstraSummer Bruin Staff Emilia Galan’s mother-in-law owes a great deal to County-USC hospital. The uninsured North Hollywood resident underwent surgery there Wednesday ­ a procedure which she could not have afforded at another hospital. Read more...


Rich leaves school for sculptures

By Patrick KerkstraSummer Bruin Staff In a decision that promises major consequences for Los Angeles’ artistic and educational communities, UCLA’s second-highest ranking official, Executive Vice Chancellor Andrea Rich, announced her resignation last week. Read more...


Regents challenge Young on Anderson cost overruns

By Phillip CarterSummer Bruin Staff Eleven million dollars in cost overruns in the building of the new Anderson Graduate School of Management landed Chancellor Charles Young in hot water at this month’s University of California Board of Regents’ meeting. Read more...