Monday, April 6

Supreme Court case challenges a California abortion law

UCLA experts and student leaders said they think a Supreme Court case challenging a California abortion law would have negative effects on women’s reproductive health. The California Reproductive Freedom Accountability, Comprehensive Care and Transparency Act, which passed in 2015, requires all clinics in the state of California to inform women about the range of reproductive health services the state offers, including abortions. Read more...



Assembly bill asking financial transparency of UC passes into law

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law earlier this month aimed at making the University of California’s financial reporting process more transparent. Assembly Bill 1655, which passed unanimously in both houses of the state legislature, adds and amends a section to the state’s education code, to prohibit coordination between UC campuses and the UC Office of the President when a state auditor requests information. Read more...



Student activism at UCLA sees increases, continued growth likely

Several professors and students said they think student activism has increased after the 2016 presidential election, but there is still room for improvement. This year, students have participated in large protests off campus such as the Los Angeles Women’s March or the March for Science Los Angeles, and on campus they have protested against President Donald Trump’s election and the Dakota Access pipeline. Read more...



UC Regents recap – May 17

The University of California Board of Regents, governing board of the UC, met at UC San Francisco for its bimonthly board meeting. The board discussed student housing, transfer student enrollment and the state budget. Read more...



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