Saturday, April 4

The Quad: The UCSC strikes and how they’ve prompted graduate student solidarity across UC

Graduate students at the University of California, Santa Cruz have had enough, and their message at the picket lines is spreading. The UCSC students began a strike Feb. Read more...

Photo: Following a strike from graduate students at University of California, Santa Cruz, students across the UC are speaking out against a lack of affordable housing options alongside minimal compensation for their work as TAs. Some UCLA students have protested to demonstrate support. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Quad: Voting rights have expanded in the past 100 years, but barriers still exist

This year not only marks 100 years of UCLA but 100 years of women voting in the United States. With a presidential election around the corner, it’s important to look back on the strides made in suffrage in the United States, such as women earning the vote with the passage of the 19th amendment. Read more...

Photo: The United States has made strides in expanding the right to vote to more people, but there are still barriers to political participation for marginalized groups, including those with disabilities. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

The Quad: Going beyond organic labels on groceries – what U.S. food regulations really mean

This post was updated Feb. 18 at 2:50 p.m. Today’s grocery stores stock packaged foods with a wide variety of labels, like “100% natural,” “multigrain” and “heart-healthy.” Are these labels truthful or just another marketing scheme? Read more...

Photo: Many food products found in grocery stores have labels like “all natural,” “organic” or “low-fat,” but these descriptions can be misleading and don’t always mean the product is healthy. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

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