Sunday, June 16

During a lecture in the Fowler Museum, Rabab Abdulhadi, an Arab and Muslim ethnicities studies professor at San Francisco State University, and students argued about the contents of Abdulhadi's lecture. Abdulhadi said Zionism is linked to white supremacy. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Anthropology guest lecturer accused by students of encouraging anti-Semitism

Students said they think a guest lecturer for an anthropology class promoted anti-Semitic ideas Tuesday. Rabab Abdulhadi, an Arab and Muslim ethnicities studies professor at San Francisco State University, delivered a guest lecture to roughly 100 students in Anthropology M144P: “Constructing Race,” which focuses on race and racism and is taught by Kyeyoung Park, an associate professor of anthropology and Asian American studies at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: During a lecture in the Fowler Museum, Rabab Abdulhadi, an Arab and Muslim ethnicities studies professor at San Francisco State University, and students argued about the contents of Abdulhadi's lecture. Abdulhadi said Zionism is linked to white supremacy. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

During a lecture in the Fowler Museum, Rabab Abdulhadi, an Arab and Muslim ethnicities studies professor at San Francisco State University, and students argued about the contents of Abdulhadi's lecture. Abdulhadi said Zionism is linked to white supremacy. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)



An Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board ruling saved three candidates from disqualification from the USAC election after the council retroactively changed a paperwork deadline to accommodate problems within the election board. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

USAC Judicial Board votes to keep recent changes to election calendar

Student government candidates will not be disqualified for late paperwork under a Friday judicial board ruling. Navkaran Gurm, a first-year public affairs and economics student, alleged the Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board and council itself violated article 13.1.3 of the election code, which states all changes to the election calendar must be proposed by week seven winter quarter. Read more...

Photo: An Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board ruling saved three candidates from disqualification from the USAC election after the council retroactively changed a paperwork deadline to accommodate problems within the election board. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

An Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board ruling saved three candidates from disqualification from the USAC election after the council retroactively changed a paperwork deadline to accommodate problems within the election board. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board found multiple violations that the USAC Election Board had committed. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

USAC Election Board found to have violated constitution, election code

Student government election coordinators were found Friday to have violated their constitution and election code. The Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board found at a hearing Thursday the USAC Election Board failed to treat all candidates equally and to enforce campaign deadlines, in line with election guidelines. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board found multiple violations that the USAC Election Board had committed. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council Judicial Board found multiple violations that the USAC Election Board had committed. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair, a week after voting to remove its original chair, Richard White. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

New USAC election chair accused of anti-Semitism, ready for 2019 elections

Student government officials appointed a new election board chair mid-March amid student concerns about comments made by the appointee that some considered to be anti-Semitic. Kyana Shajari, a third-year psychology student, was appointed election chair by the Undergraduate Student Association Council at its March 12 meeting. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Students Association Council appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair, a week after voting to remove its original chair, Richard White. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

The Undergraduate Students Association Council appointed Kyana Shajari as election board chair, a week after voting to remove its original chair, Richard White. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at union rally, urging UC to negotiate fair contract

U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke in support of University of California unions during a strike Wednesday. Sanders spoke to more than 400 striking workers, students and supporters about the importance of labor unions at a University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America rally. Read more...

Photo: Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)