Saturday, January 18

US Department of Education to investigate UCLA, schools involved in bribery scheme

The U.S. Department of Education sent letters Tuesday stating it will investigate UCLA and seven other universities involved in a recent admissions scandal. Parents and coaches were accused March 12 of falsifying standardized test scores and bribing coaches to secure admission for their children at prestigious universities. Read more...

Photo: The U.S. Department of Education will conduct a preliminary investigation to determine whether UCLA and seven other universities involved in a recent admissions scandal mismanaged federal student aid during the bribery scheme. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Former UCLA men’s soccer coach pleads not guilty to racketeering charges

Jorge Salcedo pled not guilty to charges of racketeering Monday, according to court documents. The former men’s soccer coach appeared in a Boston federal court on Monday regarding allegations that he accepted bribes from parents in exchange for securing spots on the UCLA soccer teams, as well as admission into the university, for their children. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)


Students, faculty react to newly uncovered UCLA admissions scandal

Nneoma Kanu was not accepted the first time she applied to UCLA. She was a second-year accounting student at College of San Mateo, a community college in Northern California. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was among many involved in a bribery scheme that helped students gain admission as student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo charged in college admissions bribery scheme

This post was updated March 14 at 12:34 p.m. UCLA was involved in a bribery scheme helping admit students to universities as student-athletes who had not played the sport competitively, according to court records released Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo – who has helped bring in seven No. 1 recruiting classes during his 15 seasons with the Bruins – was among many involved in a bribery scheme admitting prospective student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


Power outages occur in apartments throughout Westwood

Apartments across Westwood lost power Friday evening. Apartments south of Ophir Drive and north of Wilshire Boulevard, and those between Veteran Avenue and Levering Avenue lost power around 7 p.m., a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spokesperson said. Read more...

Photo: Apartments across Westwood lost power around 7 p.m. Friday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)


UCLA sees decrease in fall 2019 freshman applications by about 2 percent

UCLA received fewer freshman applications than last year for admission in fall 2019, according to data released Tuesday. The number of applicants decreased by about 2 percent, from 113,695 in 2018 to 111,266 in 2019, according to preliminary data released by the University of California Office of the President. Read more...

Photo: The number of applicants decreased by about 2 percent, from 113,695 in 2018 to 111,266 in 2019, according to preliminary data released by the University of California Office of the President. (Daily Bruin file photo)




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