All students should be allowed to count classes they take on a pass/no pass basis toward their major or minor. Departments can’t continue to disregard students’ mental health, especially as COVID-19 cases surge in Los Angeles County and financial insecurity persists. (Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)
When classes abruptly and indefinitely moved online in the spring, UCLA rightfully showed an outpouring of support for its students.
However, some departments have not shared this same compassion.
If we learned anything from the Class of 2020’s commencement plans, it’s that the day does define the journey.
Unfortunately for the Class of 2021, students have once again been left dreading a graduation day that was supposed to define our entire college experience.
Money can buy school supplies and faster internet for students, but it can’t buy them protection from COVID-19.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is using incentives to get kids back to school anyway.
Project Students for Progress in Employee Language Learning, Bruin Excellence and Student Transformation Grant Program and First To Go were just a handful of UCLA community programs whose operating budgets were slashed last year when the California Legislature stared down a $54 billion COVID-19-induced deficit.
Last year, we witnessed the incredible impact Native Nations can have in electoral politics and celebrated the largest number of Native people elected to public office in history.
This post was updated Jan. 18 at 7:41 p.m.
The University of California may have a few similarities with the California State University system, but it cannot share the same disregard toward student well-being.
This post was updated Jan. 18 at 7:47 p.m.
The COVID-19 pandemic may come to an end in a matter of months.
But if California can’t get its act together, hopes of a return to normalcy may remain little more than a pipe dream.
Student input shouldn’t just be a badge of inclusion – it should actually mean something.
In November, Norma Kehdi was hired as director of the Center for Accessible Education after previously being the center’s associate director of counseling services.
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