A UCLA graduate student now has to find other ways to afford his tuition and health care after UCLA canceled his teaching assistant contract. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin staff)
UCLA did not renew a contract for a teaching assistant, who now has to find another way to pay for his cancer treatments and tuition.
Hughlin Boyd, a graduate student in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, received an email from UCLA the day before the start of the fall quarter, informing him that he was ineligible to work as a teaching assistant for the quarter.
UCLA’s annual Relay For Life took place from noon Saturday to noon Sunday. Hosted by the American Cancer Society, the fundraising event aims to support those who have cancer and to remember those who have died from cancer.
The Bruins Around The World event Wednesday featured a fashion show and several dance performances that represented the cultures and histories of the international community at UCLA.
This post was updated May 24 at 10:55 a.m.
Members of Students for Justice in Palestine held a protest at a Thursday event in which Jewish, Armenian and Kurdish students spoke about the histories of their peoples, claiming it did not acknowledge Palestinians as indigenous to the region.
UCLA workers part of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the University of California’s largest employee union, participated in a picket line Monday, demanding higher wages and increased benefits.
Around 16 students gathered Wednesday to put up a new pride flag on the Academic Affairs Commission’s office that was stolen last week. The flag, which hung in front of the office’s door, was put up to show support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community, said Academic Affairs Commissioner Divya Sharma.
UCLA School of Law students, faculty and staff took their children trick-or-treating at the law school Tuesday afternoon. Children dressed in costumes and went from office to office asking for candy.
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