Many students with canceled housing contracts have had to rethink their housing situations for the upcoming school year. (Daily Bruin File Photo)
Living in a car is an option to consider for a third-year transfer English student.
After Corinne Chapkis found out her housing contract to live on the Hill was canceled, she debated between living with her grandfather, who lives near campus, and turning her car into a makeshift home.
The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the difficulties students with jobs face, a UCLA report found.
The UCLA Labor Center and the Dolores Huerta Labor Institute released a report and supplemental brief June 23, which looked at the challenges faced by working students at public colleges and universities in Los Angeles County and how these students have been affected by COVID-19.
This post was updated June 28 at 2:10 p.m.
UCLA will create a Black Resource Center on campus, a UCLA spokesperson confirmed Thursday.
The Black Resource Center will be in the center of campus, said UCLA spokesperson Ricardo Vazquez in an emailed statement.
The Black Graduate Student Association and the Afrikan Student Union said in a joint statement Thursday that the creation of a Black Resource Center is a monumental step for the Black community at UCLA.
As students and their families face reduced income because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, many are becoming more vulnerable to food insecurity.
Tabitha Romero, a fourth-year political science student, was the first in her family to graduate from college, but her celebratory moment is mixed with anxieties for the future and the looming realities of food insecurity.
Students will be required to fill out a survey to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms daily before entering campus, according to UCLA guidelines for COVID-19 monitoring.
Students will receive a daily email reminder to complete a one- to two-minute survey to monitor for symptoms before entering campus.
This post was updated June 19 at 3:35 p.m.
Jerry Kang is stepping down as the vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion after a five-year term and will return to teaching as a professor of law and Asian American studies June 30.
The majority of courses for the fall 2020 quarter will be taught virtually.
Around 15% to 20% of the courses will be conducted in person or as an in-person and online hybrid, according to an email to students from Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter.
Carole Goldberg will serve as the interim vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, announced Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Emily Carter in an email Monday.
Goldberg, a distinguished research professor and Jonathan D.
On top of their already pressing challenges, transfer students now face the task of funding over $135,000 to sustain their own resource center.
The Cultivating Unity for Bruins Referendum, which would have paid rent for the Transfer Student Center, failed in the 2020 spring Undergraduate Students Association Council election.
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