Friday, July 19


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)

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)

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)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

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)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero said in a statement Friday that the athletics department is reviewing its admissions process to avoid similar issues to the bribery scheme in the future. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletics director speaks on bribery scheme, explains admissions process

UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero issued a statement Friday concerning the involvement of UCLA Athletics in the bribery scheme admitting students to universities as student-athletes. According to court records released on March 12, UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was one of many allegedly involved in the scheme, which included the facilitation of cheating on college entrance exams. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero said in a statement Friday that the athletics department is reviewing its admissions process to avoid similar issues to the bribery scheme in the future. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletics director Dan Guerrero said in a statement Friday that the athletics department is reviewing its admissions process to avoid similar issues to the bribery scheme in the future. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at union rally, urging UC to negotiate fair contract

U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke in support of University of California unions during a strike Wednesday. Sanders spoke to more than 400 striking workers, students and supporters about the importance of labor unions at a University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America rally. Read more...

Photo: Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Creative commons photo by King of Hearts, via Wikimedia Commons)

Stanford students file lawsuit against UCLA, schools involved in admissions scandal

Two Stanford students filed a lawsuit Thursday against a number of universities named in the nationwide college admissions scandal. Students Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods are seeking to settle a class action complaint because they believe the worth of their degrees has been damaged as future employers will question the legitimacy of their admission to the school. Read more...

Photo: (Creative commons photo by King of Hearts, via Wikimedia Commons)

(Creative commons photo by King of Hearts, via Wikimedia Commons)

An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Q&A: UCLA law professor explains legal implications of college admissions scandal

This post was updated March 14 at 12:05 p.m. Jorge Salcedo, the UCLA men’s soccer coach, and other coaches at other universities were involved in a bribery scheme that included facilitation of cheating on college entrance exams and fabrication of false athlete profiles. Read more...

Photo: An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


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