Thursday, April 9

Former doctoral student arrested for involvement in 2017 Charlottesville riots

A former UCLA doctoral student was arrested with federal conspiracy charges for his involvement in the 2017 Charlottesville riots in Virginia, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday. Michael Miselis was arrested and charged with conspiracy for traveling to Virginia “with the intent to encourage, promote, incite, participate in, and commit violent acts” along with three other California men, all of whom were part of Rise Above Movement, according to an affidavit of FBI officer Dino Cappuzzo. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC, California Nurses Association reach four-year agreement on nurse contracts

The California Nurses Association decided Monday to approve a four-year contract to increase salaries after almost two years of negotiation with the University of California. The contract includes a 12-percent wage increase over four years and changed language that further cements programs preventing workplace violence and harassment. Read more...

Photo: The California Nurses association decided to approve four-year contracts after almost two years of negotiations with the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC Regents recap – Sept. 27

The governing board of the University of California met for the third day of its September meeting at UCLA on Wednesday. The Board of Regents discussed committee reports and the format of its future meetings. Read more...

Photo: (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Colleges will compete to register the most voters in inaugural state ballot bowl

UCLA will participate in a statewide university ballot bowl ahead of the closely contested midterm elections in November. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced Monday at the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame that he plans to help host the first College and University Voter Registration Ballot Bowl. Read more...

Photo: Students and faculty line up outside John Wooden Center to vote. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

New automatic online voter registration system introduced at UCLA

UCLA is one of the first universities in the nation to offer automatic and completely online voter registration to its students. MyUCLA will autofill a California voter registration form with each eligible student’s name and information and send it to the California Secretary of State’s office beginning in fall quarter. Read more...

Photo: Voting locations across Westwood will now be consolidated to Ackerman Union Grand Ballroom, a well-known space on campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UC workers demand halt in outsourcing to companies that support Trump’s immigration policy

The University of California’s largest employee union released a statement urging the Board of Regents to divest from businesses who work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement or support implementing President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” and family separation policies. Read more...

Photo: Over 50,000 employees across the 10 University of California campuses went on strike for three days in May partly because of growing concerns about outsourcing at the UC. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

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