Tuesday, July 16

California student-athletes closer to getting paid amid NCAA, UC opposition

The California State Assembly's Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously with one abstention to pass Senate Bill 206 to an assemblywide vote next month. The UC and CSU systems have both come out against the bill due to brewing conflict with the NCAA. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The California State Assembly's Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously with one abstention to pass Senate Bill 206 to an assemblywide vote next month. The UC and CSU systems have both come out against the bill due to brewing conflict with the NCAA. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Senate Bill 206 is one step closer to becoming a law. The California State Assembly’s Committee on Higher Education voted unanimously with one abstention in favor of SB 206, which would give California collegiate student-athletes the ability to profit off their own likeness, on Tuesday.


(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)
(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)

(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff and Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff and Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

(Daily Bruin staff)
(Daily Bruin staff)

(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics, Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)
(Courtesy of UCLA Athletics, Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff, Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin, Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff, Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor, Daily Bruin file photo)
(Courtney Fortier/Daily Bruin, Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff, Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor, Daily Bruin file photo)

(Courtesy of UCLA Asian American Studies Center Library and Reading Room)

The Quad: Reflecting on legacy of UCLA’s first Japanese-American varsity baseball player

Kiyoshi Patrick Okura was a varsity athlete before World War II. But afterward, he became a civil rights leader. With a number of laws put in place to create anti-Japanese and anti-Asian-American sentiment at the time, Okura struggled with both professional and athletic opportunities throughout his lifetime – the beginning of World War II only put him at a further disadvantage. Read more...

(Courtesy of UCLA Asian American Studies Center Library and Reading Room)

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