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Earlier this month, the UCLA Health System revealed an outbreak of antibiotic resistant bacteria at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical center. UCLA later revealed the hospital knew some patients had been infected with the bacteria weeks before the February announcement. UCLA has been criticized for not releasing information sooner about the outbreak. How do you feel about this matter?
  • UCLA should have released information to the public sooner, given how lethal the bacteria can be and how many patients may have been exposed to it. (39%, 73 Votes)
  • Although UCLA did not have to notify the public right away, potentially exposed patients had the right to know sooner. (38%, 71 Votes)
  • Taking time to fully investigate the outbreak before releasing information was up to the discretion of the hospital. (19%, 35 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (4%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 185

Start Date: February 25, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

This year, the California state legislature will vet the University of California's budget in a new way. Instead of merely approving the changes from last year's budget, lawmakers will scrutinize each item line by line, an initiative called "zero-based budgeting." There have been contentions that this kind of time-consuming approach is unnecessary. What do you think?
  • Zero-based budgeting is important for keeping the UC accountable for how much money it spends. (46%, 73 Votes)
  • Zero-based budgeting is cumbersome, but necessary for trying to find new avenues of cost reduction. (34%, 53 Votes)
  • Zero-based budgeting is too time-consuming and redundant, the legislature should just go through new line items. (12%, 19 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (8%, 12 Votes)

Total Voters: 157

Start Date: February 19, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Last week, UCLA Housing officials revealed an $8.2 million plan to convert Hedrick dining hall into a 24-hour study space with food service. Some have argued that this is an exorbitant price tag for a redundant amenity. Do you think $8.2 million is too much?
  • There should be more study space, but not for $8.2 million. (49%, 217 Votes)
  • Yes, $8.2 million is an irresponsible sum of money, and there is enough study space as is. (30%, 131 Votes)
  • No, it's worth the money. (17%, 74 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter. (4%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 441

Start Date: February 12, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

A proposed plan would tentatively require all incoming UC students in fall 2017 have four additional vaccinations on top of the current Hepatitis B vaccine requirement. How do you feel about this matter?
  • Additional vaccine requirements are necessary to ensure the safety of the entire community (77%, 378 Votes)
  • While the additional requirements may help prevent outbreaks, the vaccines should be recommended, not required (15%, 75 Votes)
  • Choosing to be vaccinated is a personal choice and the university should not have control over the health decisions of individuals (6%, 27 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter (2%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 490

Start Date: February 4, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

UCLA's Undergraduate Students Association Council Student Wellness Commission held Consent Week during the third week of winter quarter, which consisted of various programs and events aimed at educating students about sexual assault. How do you feel about the effectiveness of Consent Week?
  • Consent Week was effective in reaching out to students and educating them about sexual assault (37%, 63 Votes)
  • Consent Week was ineffective because only about 500 students, at a school with tens of thousands of students, attended the events (35%, 61 Votes)
  • While Consent Week was informative for those who attended, stronger outreach could have allowed more communities to be involved and informed about the programs (24%, 42 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this matter (4%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 172

Start Date: January 29, 2015 @ 3:54 pm
End Date: No Expiry