A Tuesday night move by the Undergraduate Students Association Council to vote on a resolution endorsing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel quickly turned into a tense standoff, reflecting rising campus tensions over the ongoing violence in the Gaza Strip.
This post was updated Jan. 25 at 10:00 p.m.
The UC Board of Regents shelved a first-in-the-nation proposal Thursday to establish on-campus job opportunities for thousands of students throughout the state without legal immigration status.
In his initial remarks, UC President Michael Drake said the plan was not viable, citing potential legal ramifications and risks that the program could present for undocumented students and University officials, including deportation or civil penalties.
This post was updated Jan. 23 at 11:50 p.m.
Over a dozen student activists from across the UC system launched a hunger strike Tuesday, hoping to pressure the UC Board of Regents to follow through on its promises to open on-campus employment opportunities for the University’s nearly 4,000 students without legal status.
The escalation is the latest development in the “Opportunity for All” campaign backed by progressive legal scholars and undocumented student organizers, which was launched in October 2022 at UCLA.
This post was updated Dec. 3 at 10:11 p.m.
The UC Board of Regents failed to meet a self-imposed deadline Thursday to announce a potential pathway that would allow thousands of undocumented students to apply for on-campus jobs.
This post was updated Nov. 19 at 9:06 p.m.
The UC Board of Regents delayed an announcement regarding the employment of students without legal status, leaving the board two weeks to meet its self-imposed deadline of producing a plan that would allow thousands of students to apply for on-campus positions.
This post was updated Nov. 15 at 12:39 a.m.
Hundreds of students marched from Wilson Plaza to Murphy Hall and Kerckhoff Hall calling for the UC Board of Regents to finalize an implementation plan that would allow the UC to hire all students regardless of their immigration status.
This post was updated June 11 at 7:49 p.m.
UC community members are calling for a ban on caste-based discrimination and further support for caste-oppressed students and faculty following similar movements in other California institutions.
This post was updated May 14 at 10:05 p.m.
The 2023 Undergraduate Students Association Council election saw the highest voter turnout since 2020, with students re-electing three incumbents and ousting President Carl King Jr.
The USA Elections Board announced results Friday night.
This post was updated May 14 at 9:32 p.m.
Bruin Woods, UCLA’s summer camp under litigation for alleged hazing and sexual assault, will close this year’s operations, preventing alumni and their families from attending.
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