Tuesday, July 25

UCLA announced Monday that Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate test scores will no longer count toward students' enrollment priority starting winter 2016. Instead, priority will be determined solely by units earned at UCLA or other colleges. How do you feel about this issue?
  • This is a fairer system of prioritizing students' enrollment in classes because AP and IB units classes are not accessible to all high school students. (39%, 403 Votes)
  • The new policy shouldn't apply to current students who planned ahead and expected their credits to count. (31%, 315 Votes)
  • UCLA should continue to factor IB and AP units into enrollment priority ​​as a way to reward students who take many AP and IB tests. (23%, 240 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this issue. (7%, 70 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,028

Start Date: October 27, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

Starting this fall, UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services is reducing the number of free visits students are allowed to make each academic year from 10 to six. After students use all of their available visits, they are referred to outside care facilities such as the Behavioral Health Services located in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. How do you feel about this issue?
  • This change is bad because CAPS currently provides more convenient care than outside care facilities. (43%, 249 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this issue. (32%, 187 Votes)
  • This change won't affect most students, but will make it harder for those without the UC Student Health Insurance Plan to find convenient care. (16%, 91 Votes)
  • This change is good because it will reduce the amount of time students have to wait to get an appointment. (9%, 51 Votes)

Total Voters: 578

Start Date: October 20, 2015 @ 12:30 am
End Date: No Expiry

Gov. Jerry Brown approved opt-out voter registration at Department of Motor Vehicles offices on Oct. 11, so Californians receiving their driver's licenses will automatically be registered to vote once the measure takes effect, which isn't expected to happen until June 2016. There are currently about 6.6 million eligible voters who are unregistered in California. How do you feel about this issue?
  • Automatically registering voters at the DMV is a great policy that will improve political participation in California. (41%, 212 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this issue. (28%, 143 Votes)
  • The state should work on engaging unregistered Californians who are eligible to vote in the political process instead of mandatory voter registration. (18%, 93 Votes)
  • Mandatory voter registration at the DMV is unwarranted and potentially compromises individuals' private information. (13%, 65 Votes)

Total Voters: 513

Start Date: October 13, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

This year, UC Berkeley is allowing a select number of fall applicants on the cusp of acceptance to include optional letters of recommendations. For next year, the university has plans to give that option to all applicants. Currently, students cannot submit letters of recommendations when applying to other UC campuses, including UCLA. What do you think?
  • Letters of recommendation should only become an option for students whose applications require further consideration. (43%, 476 Votes)
  • Yes, all UC campuses should allow for optional letters of recommendation in their applications. (22%, 246 Votes)
  • I don’t know how I feel about this issue. (18%, 199 Votes)
  • No, letters of recommendation should not be available to all students applying to UC schools. (17%, 192 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,113

Start Date: October 5, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry

City leaders declared homelessness in Los Angeles a "state of emergency" Sept. 22 and committed $100 million to combat the problem. The allocation to fund housing and services for 26,000 homeless people in Los Angeles. still needs to be approved by the city council, but signals a shift away from cost-cutting recession policies. How do you feel about this issue?
  • Los Angeles has both the funds and the need to address homelessness with this sum. (39%, 140 Votes)
  • I don't know how I feel about this issue. (38%, 136 Votes)
  • The city still can't afford to expend an extra $100 million. (13%, 47 Votes)
  • If increased funds since the recession can sustain a larger budget, the city should be allocating money to more pressing issues than homelessness. (10%, 35 Votes)

Total Voters: 358

Start Date: September 28, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End Date: No Expiry