Tuesday, April 7

USAC an ineffective platform to solve sexual violence issues

The nation’s representatives made one thing certain this fall: Politics has no place in sexual violence prevention efforts. Tell that to UCLA’s undergraduate student government. The Undergraduate Students Association Council has decided to take a stand against sexual violence in Greek life, following sexual assault allegations against a former Zeta Beta Tau fraternity member and a lawsuit against the Interfraternity Council. Read more...

Photo: The feud between UCLA Greeklife and minority students makes the undergraduate student government a political hodgepodge that is unfit to address sexual violence in fraternities. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Keshav Tadimeti: Equity and diversity a necessary consideration for UC’s hiring policies

No criminal has ever lived like the person who founded the idea of “diversity and inclusion.” Oh, and same thing with the person who came up with the word “equity.” That’s the message you walked away with if you made it through Heather Mac Donald’s op-ed published earlier this month in the Los Angeles Times. Read more...

Photo: Diversity and inclusion aren’t just empty talking points. Neglecting them perpetuates discriminatory practices, like the racist incidents that have plagued UCLA (Daily Bruin file photo)

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