Tuesday, October 15



Formerly incarcerated students at UCLA aren't given a fair chance, with a lack of resources preventing a smooth transition into the college life. An orientation program hosted by the Underground Scholars Initiative can kickstart them on a better path. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Op-ed: Resources for formerly incarcerated students should be more readily available

Let’s talk about marginalized, stigmatized and oppressed communities. Just a guess, but previously incarcerated students at UCLA probably didn’t come to mind. These students comprise a community that continuously faces obstacles when attending and pursuing higher education at an institution like ours. Read more...

Photo: Formerly incarcerated students at UCLA aren't given a fair chance, with a lack of resources preventing a smooth transition into the college life. An orientation program hosted by the Underground Scholars Initiative can kickstart them on a better path. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Formerly incarcerated students at UCLA aren't given a fair chance, with a lack of resources preventing a smooth transition into the college life. An orientation program hosted by the Underground Scholars Initiative can kickstart them on a better path. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Sexual assault at UCLA is no longer a shocking revelation. An increase in reported instances of sexual assault highlights a sloppy handling of such sensitive situations on UCLA's behalf. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA’s reluctant response to rise of reported sexual assaults requires reform

For a university that’s no stranger to boasting top-ranking statistics, UCLA seems to shy away from one number in particular: rising sexual assault rates. UCPD released a report last week that reflected a nearly 40% rise in reported instances of sexual assault on campus in 2018. Read more...

Photo: Sexual assault at UCLA is no longer a shocking revelation. An increase in reported instances of sexual assault highlights a sloppy handling of such sensitive situations on UCLA's behalf. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Sexual assault at UCLA is no longer a shocking revelation. An increase in reported instances of sexual assault highlights a sloppy handling of such sensitive situations on UCLA's behalf. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)