The COVID-19 pandemic and national demonstrations against the deaths of Black Americans have shed light on the brutal manifestations of systemic racism. Across humanity’s collective history, stories have elevated marginalized voices and breathed life into once broken structures.
Undergraduate student leaders are working to increase student government accessibility to international students.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council’s Office of the International Student Representative is partnering with the USA Elections Board and the Dashew Center Student’s International Student Advocacy Committee to encourage more international students to participate in student government.
This post was updated Oct. 11 at 1:45 p.m.
UCLA and student government offices are offering university grants and lending hardware to students who need technological access during remote learning.
This post was updated Sept. 1 at 10:43 p.m.
Undergraduate student leaders said Wednesday they will pull out of a UCLA-initiated advisory body which would oversee university police.
Textbook affordability advocates worry that the transition to online learning will limit access to course materials for low-income students.
Many academic institutions have had to transition to at least partial remote instruction because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Communities of color must build coalitions and participate in the democratic process to improve representation in political offices and increase electoral impact, said Black and Latino leaders at a webinar Wednesday.
This post was updated May 31 at 9:09 p.m.
California officials are deploying the national guard to Los Angeles overnight to support local law enforcement, said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Saturday, as protests against police brutality continue across the nation.
This post was updated May 8 at 10:54 p.m.
The Undergraduate Students Association Council 2020 election saw its highest voter turnout since 2016.
The USAC election, which had 30 candidates vying for 15 seats, had a 30.06% voter turnout.
An electrician who worked for UCLA Facilities Management died from COVID-19 on Friday, a UCLA Health spokesperson confirmed.
Emmanuel Gomez, a journeyman electrician working at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, died Friday at another hospital, according to a Teamsters Local 2010 webpage dedicated to Gomez.
Students filed class-action lawsuits against the University of California and California State University systems Monday, demanding refunds of student fees in light of campus closures.
The students are suing for a reduction of on-campus services because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but will not sue for the cost of tuition or housing.
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