I went to Chile with a purpose: to understand why the students there protest their education system. Before leaving, I spent months interviewing professors in offices and sitting at long tables with government researchers and making calls on Skype from my bedroom in Westwood to high school administrators in Santiago.
Red, white and blue paraphernalia adorned the arena. Swarms of news crews scattered the floor, as thousands of people, some of them recognizable from major television networks, came together.
At the regents’ bimonthly board meeting on Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to approve the $152 million Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference and Guest Center. Upon completion, the center will house 25,000 square feet of meeting space, 250 guest rooms and a new parking garage on Westwood Plaza and Strathmore Drive, replacing Parking Structure 6.
The UC Board of Regents voted unanimously to fund a proposed conference center on the UCLA campus during their bimonthly board meeting today.
The $152 million Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference and Guest Center will house 25,000 square feet of meeting space, 250 guest rooms and a new parking garage on Westwood Plaza and Strathmore Drive, replacing Parking Structure 6.
A bill intended to help community colleges cope with budget restrictions by changing how their courses are structured is making its way through California Senate committees and will soon be up for a vote in the Senate.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget revision for next year would make Cal Grant requirements more stringent, which could substantially restrict access to financial aid for 80,000 University of California students, officials said.
The first draft of a report on protest policies within the University of California system is gathering responses from the UC community, including UCLA administrators and faculty.
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