Friday, September 21

Keshav Tadimeti: Equity and diversity a necessary consideration for UC’s hiring policies

Diversity and inclusion aren't just empty talking points. Neglecting them perpetuates discriminatory practices, like the racist incidents that have plagued UCLA (Daily Bruin file photo)

Diversity and inclusion aren't just empty talking points. Neglecting them perpetuates discriminatory practices, like the racist incidents that have plagued UCLA (Daily Bruin file photo)

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No criminal has ever lived like the person who founded the idea of “diversity and inclusion.” Oh, and same thing with the person who came up with the word “equity.” That’s the message you walked away with if you made it through Heather Mac Donald’s op-ed published earlier this month in the Los Angeles Times.


Submission: Students should give back to the community via volunteer programs

As a UCLA student, I fully acknowledge that I am afforded many opportunities others do not have. Like the beloved fictional character Uncle Ben would say, “With great power comes great responsibility.” While I feel a sense of responsibility to use my opportunities for the betterment of others, it pales in comparison to the responsibility UCLA has to help those around it. Read more...


The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI is an independent research institute in Germany. Research in Germany takes a more decentralized approach that encourages the creation of more diverse research institutions to conduct studies.
(Public Domain photo by Müller)
The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI is an independent research institute in Germany. Research in Germany takes a more decentralized approach that encourages the creation of more diverse research institutions to conduct studies.
(Public Domain photo by Müller)

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Editorial: Westwood leaders need to accept NWWNC certification

The battle for Westwood Village is finally over. Someone better tell that to the members of the Westwood Neighborhood Council. The North Westwood Neighborhood Council – a council championed by Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, faculty, administrators, business owners and residents – was certified last week in a Los Angeles Board of Neighborhood Commissioners hearing. Read more...

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(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)
(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)


The Supreme Court ruled that the California Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act violates the First Amendment. But this isn’t an issue of freedom of speech, it’s an issue of protecting reproductive health. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
The Supreme Court ruled that the California Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act violates the First Amendment. But this isn’t an issue of freedom of speech, it’s an issue of protecting reproductive health. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


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