Monday, November 19

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Napolitano creates joint committee on sexual assault involving faculty

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes for cases involving faculty members, after UC Berkeley professor Geoff Marcy resigned following sexual assault charges. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday the formation of a joint committee intended to recommend sexual assault policy changes. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, now only offers six free visits per academic year, instead of 10, because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

CAPS reduces free visits per year from 10 to six

Beginning this fall, UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, will only offer six free visits per academic year, compared to last year’s 10. Dr. Nicole Green, interim executive director, said CAPS decided to reduce the number of sessions because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, now only offers six free visits per academic year, instead of 10, because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, now only offers six free visits per academic year, instead of 10, because national statistics show the majority of students only seek four or five sessions per year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC tentatively extends contract with postdoctoral workers union

The University of California and the postdoctoral workers union tentatively reached an agreement Thursday that would extend their current contract through September 2016. United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral researchers in the UC, has been negotiating its contract with the University since May, said UC spokesperson Rebecca Trounson. Read more...


Undergraduate and graduate student governments approved University of California student regent Avi Oved’s proposal to increase student representation on the board . (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

USAC, GSA support proposal for UC Regents student adviser position

The undergraduate and graduate student governments approved resolutions that support creating a new University of California Board of Regents’ student adviser position at their respective meetings Tuesday and Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: Undergraduate and graduate student governments approved University of California student regent Avi Oved’s proposal to increase student representation on the board . (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Undergraduate and graduate student governments approved University of California student regent Avi Oved’s proposal to increase student representation on the board . (Emaan Baqai/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Gov. Jerry Brown responded to a 61-bill package this weekend including bills that could have a direct impact on the University of California and its systemwide policies. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Brown responds to UC-related bills as part of package

Gov. Jerry Brown responded to a 61-bill package this weekend including bills about gun control, voter registration and sexual assault policies that could have a direct impact on the University of California and its systemwide policies. Read more...

Photo: Gov. Jerry Brown responded to a 61-bill package this weekend including bills that could have a direct impact on the University of California and its systemwide policies. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Gov. Jerry Brown responded to a 61-bill package this weekend including bills that could have a direct impact on the University of California and its systemwide policies. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCSA recap – Oct. 10-11

The University of California Student Association is an organization comprised of representatives from the UC student governments. UCSA held their monthly board meeting on Oct. 10 and 11 at UC Riverside. Read more...


Court rules UCLA not liable for criminal acts among students

A state appeals court concluded Wednesday public universities and community colleges are not responsible for protecting students from criminal acts by other students. The decision is a response to a lawsuit a UCLA student filed against the University of California Board of Regents and UCLA officials in 2010, after another student attacked her with a kitchen knife. Read more...



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