Many Westwood Village businesses are adapting to limitations inflicted by COVID-19, but their futures remain uncertain with no confirmation of UCLA reopening.
UCLA’s shift to online instruction and statewide stay-at-home orders decreased the number of potential customers for businesses.
A planned faculty housing building on Hilgard Avenue will continue to prioritize tenure-track faculty over adjunct professors or lecturers, according to UCLA media relations.
Ladder-rank or tenure-track faculty are prioritized for faculty housing over appointees in the clinical professor series, adjunct professor series and lecturers at UCLA.
A University of California report released Monday recommended that the UC continue to use standardized testing in its admissions process.
The report, which outlined the findings of the Standardized Testing Task Force, recommended the UC continue to require standardized test scores from applicants and instead change other aspects of the admissions process to make its classes representative of California’s diversity.
The recent arrival of new boba shops in Westwood Village has given students more options to get their boba fix.
The Village has seen the opening of two boba places in the past two months: Ichi, which replaced its fellow boba shop, CoCo Fresh Tea and Juice on Le Conte Avenue, and Sharetea at UCLA on Broxton Avenue.
Westwood stakeholders are pushing for the Los Angeles Metro to expand compensation funds for businesses impacted by a planned subway line expansion.
The third section of the Purple Line Extension project will bring significant construction to Westwood’s segment of Wilshire Boulevard starting mid-2020.
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