Kristina Iliopoulos: UCLA needs dead days to combat students’ quarter-system stress

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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There are a few things I love about UCLA. As a South Campus student, I thoroughly enjoy the even spread of midterms every other week. It adds a sort of consistency to my life, and has gained me a permanent seat in Powell Library.





(Nicole Santos/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Santos/Daily Bruin)

UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla has expressed confidence that the university will be able to reach its fundraising goal of $2 billion in private donations over the next 10 years.

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Arthur Wang: UCSD fundraising campaign demonstrates favorability for UC privatization

UC San Diego, the University of California campus built for the Cold War, has been getting the cold shoulder from its alumni lately. It’s proven to be more than a minor snag for the university, which is preparing to embark on a $2 billion capital campaign next year – the donor-driven mechanism in which large universities sustain themselves in the era of the modern corporate university – and move forward on multiple construction projects to increase the attractiveness of the physical campus. Read more...

UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla has expressed confidence that the university will be able to reach its fundraising goal of $2 billion in private donations over the next 10 years.

(Creative Commons via Wikimedia by Ben Lunsford)

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Blake Deal: No clear systemic bias against minorities in criminal justice system

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders continues to decry the victimization of blacks and Hispanics at the hands of the police on his website, saying: “It is an outrage that in these early years of the 21st century we are seeing intolerable acts of violence being perpetrated by police and racist acts of terrorism by white supremacists.” The Vermont senator’s comments are characteristic of a sentiment first made popular by the Black Lives Matter movement, a movement which continues to claim we live “in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise” by the police. Read more...

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