This post was updated June 28 at 2:10 p.m.
UCLA will create a Black Resource Center on campus, a UCLA spokesperson confirmed Thursday.
The Black Resource Center will be in the center of campus, said UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez in an emailed statement.
The Black Graduate Student Association and the Afrikan Student Union said in a joint statement Thursday that the creation of a Black Resource Center is a monumental step for the Black community at UCLA.
Students will be required to fill out a survey to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms daily before entering campus, according to UCLA guidelines for COVID-19 monitoring.
Students will receive a daily email reminder to complete a one- to two-minute survey to monitor for symptoms before entering campus.
The Supreme Court ruled against the decision to end a program that would protect undocumented individuals from deportation, claiming the decision was made arbitrarily.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was first created in 2012 by the Department of Homeland Security under the Obama administration, which allowed undocumented individuals who entered the country under the age of 16 to defer deportation and legally work in the U.S.
The court voted 5-4 in favor of the University of California Regents, one of the first entities to challenge the termination of DACA, finding that the DHS’ decision to end the DACA program was both reviewable in court and arbitrary.
President Donald Trump issued an executive order in January 2017 directing federal agencies to execute immigration laws against “removable aliens.”
In response, the DHS revoked both DACA and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program in June 2017.
This post was updated June 10 at 9:24 a.m. to reflect updates from the Los Angeles Fire Department.
A fire broke out near Getty Center Drive on Wednesday at about midnight on the east side of the 405 Freeway.
Most of the National Guard will depart from Los Angeles on Sunday evening, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement Sunday.
“A small number of units” will remain nearby until Wednesday for emergency support if necessary, he said.
“I’m proud that our city has been peaceful this week — and that our residents are leading a powerful movement to make Los Angeles more just, equitable, and fair for Black Angelenos, communities of color, and all of our workers, youth, and families,” Garcetti said in the statement.
Student government is calling on the state to remove the National Guard presence near UCLA after several troops were seen in Westwood on Sunday.
Student leaders — led by the Undergraduate Students Association Council and the USAC Office of the External Vice President — are requesting that California Gov.
Peaceful protests turned violent in West Hollywood on Saturday following several days of civil unrest across the nation.
The protest attracted thousands and started peacefully in Pan Pacific Park in response to police brutality.
This post was updated May 31 at 3:07 p.m.
UCPD officers did not shock a black man with a stun gun in an incident captured on video Thursday, a UCPD spokesperson confirmed.
This post was updated May 29 at 4:41 p.m.
A student living on the Hill has been diagnosed with COVID-19, UCLA officials reported Wednesday.
The student has been self-isolating since May 20 but did not share a common living area with other students, according to UCLA Newsroom.
The University of California Education Abroad Program announced all fall study abroad programs are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an email sent to students enrolled in the fall term and yearlong programs.
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