Friday, March 22

UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero said in a statement Friday that the athletics department is reviewing its admissions process to avoid similar issues to the bribery scheme in the future. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletics director speaks on bribery scheme, explains admissions process

UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero issued a statement Friday concerning the involvement of UCLA Athletics in the bribery scheme admitting students to universities as student-athletes. According to court records released on March 12, UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was one of many allegedly involved in the scheme, which included the facilitation of cheating on college entrance exams. Read more...

UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero said in a statement Friday that the athletics department is reviewing its admissions process to avoid similar issues to the bribery scheme in the future. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, according to UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications, Shana Wilson. Jorge led the Bruins to a 10-9 record during the 2018 season and was the second-longest tenured men’s soccer coach in program history. (Daily Bruin file photo)
UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, according to UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications, Shana Wilson. Jorge led the Bruins to a 10-9 record during the 2018 season and was the second-longest tenured men’s soccer coach in program history. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Source: various media outlets)
(Source: various media outlets)

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Stanford students file lawsuit against UCLA, schools involved in admissions scandal

Two Stanford students filed a lawsuit Thursday against a number of universities named in the nationwide college admissions scandal. Students Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods are seeking to settle a class action complaint because they believe the worth of their degrees has been damaged as future employers will question the legitimacy of their admission to the school. Read more...

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UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was among many involved in a bribery scheme that helped students gain admission as student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)
UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was among many involved in a bribery scheme that helped students gain admission as student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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(Creative commons photo by Brion Vibber, via Wikimedia Commons)