Undergraduate student governments in the University of California system range in size and structure. While UCLA is the only UC campus that organizes its student government in commissions with specialized responsibilities, students on other campuses govern themselves based on other forms of representation.
Dozens of documents leaked on Facebook Monday allege that members of the undergraduate student government LET’S ACT! slate illegally spent student fee funds on their past two campaigns, sold alcohol and marijuana to raise campaign revenue and solicited money from student groups in return for representation in the slate.
The undergraduate student government unanimously passed a resolution calling for the Los Angeles City Council to install a bike lane along Westwood Boulevard near UCLA.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council worked with Westwood neighborhood groups and the Graduate Students Association to develop the resolution.
All UCLA Academic Senate members can submit statements for or against the diversity requirement proposal during the next two weeks leading up to a new faculty-wide vote on the measure.
The professors and administrators who petitioned for another vote on a diversity course requirement proposal withdrew their petition Thursday to make wording changes.
The wording changes, which come from the Academic Senate Committee on Rules and Jurisdiction, are meant to clarify that the requirement would only apply to students in the UCLA College of Letters and Science and not to those in other schools.
An image of a black student with a graduation cap with “stop killing us” written across it stuck in Jessica Barragan’s mind on Wednesday.
Before seeing the image at a panel on race relations in the United States, the third-year sociology student said she had never thought about race relations and police brutality in such finite terms.
This post was updated on Jan. 23 at 3:29 p.m.
UCLA Academic Senate members will vote on the diversity requirement after dozens of professors petitioned to broaden the vote to include faculty of all the colleges in the university.
The UCLA Brain Research Institute will host an event featuring the work of neuroscience professors, pre-doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows on campus Tuesday afternoon.
The BRI Neuroscience Poster Session, a free, annual event aimed to educate community members about UCLA neuroscience research, will showcase more than 150 posters dedicated to brain-related research.
The undergraduate student government unanimously passed a resolution to support a diversity course requirement for College of Letters and Science students Tuesday night.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council vote is an informal step toward the implementation of the diversity requirement, which will have first-year students entering UCLA in 2015 and transfers entering in 2017 take a course about inequalities by examining two or more factors such as race, gender, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity.
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