President-elect Joe Biden’s plans for higher education could make the University of California system more accessible for low-income students, students and faculty said.
Biden campaigned on eliminating tuition for households with an annual income of less than $125,000.
A nationwide increase in youth voter participation impacted the presidential election in some battleground states, researchers, UCLA faculty and students said.
The youth voter turnout in the 2020 election is projected to be somewhere between 53% to 56% of all eligible young voters ages 18 to 29, according to election data by the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement.
Areli Gonzalez danced with joy when she heard former Vice President Joe Biden became the president-elect of the United States.
The fourth-year psychology student, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipient, said she celebrated with her parents and posted the news on social media.
This post was updated Nov. 8 at 8:03 p.m.
The Democratic Party must continue to pay attention to California even though the state historically votes for Democrats, UCLA faculty said.
This post was updated Nov. 4 at 1:22 a.m.
The LAPD declared a citywide tactical alert Tuesday in preparation for potential unrest after Election Day.
The citywide alert was not made in response to a specific event, according to a tweet from the LAPD.
This post was updated Nov. 5 at 11:29 p.m.
The 2020 election polls have closed in California.
But because of the statewide shift to mail-in voting, election results may not be available for days or weeks after the Nov.
A UCLA report recommended companies give their workers greater control over management after examining the COVID-19 pandemic’s effects on gig workers.
The report, published in October, stated the pandemic has exacerbated many existing problems such as wage theft, as well as illegal violations of worker health and safety protections for gig workers.
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