Black UCLA student-athletes now have a group to call their own.
The founding of the UCLA Black Student-Athlete Alliance was announced Aug. 25 on the BSAA’s Instagram account amid ongoing protests against police brutality toward Black Americans.
Underrepresented groups at the University of California had a lower first-year retention rate in the 2018-2019 year compared to those in other groups.
The overall first-year retention rate represents the proportion of students who continue their education at the UC for a second year.
This year has seen a series of trials and tribulations on a global scale.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given way to a new, socially distanced world that has changed our way of life.
The COVID-19 pandemic and national demonstrations against the deaths of Black Americans have shed light on the brutal manifestations of systemic racism. Across humanity’s collective history, stories have elevated marginalized voices and breathed life into once broken structures.
No project is off-limits for student artist Purva Joshi – who is customizing everything from AirPods cases to denim jeans.
Joshi, a second-year molecular, cell, and developmental biology student, has raised more than $100 through commissioned pieces to support both the Black Lives Matter movement and the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
UCLA appointed public health professor Vickie Mays to a new position to advise the Chancellor on issues affecting the Black community.
Chancellor Gene Block announced Monday that Mays, a professor in the School of Public Health, will serve as the special advisor to the chancellor on Black life.
The 2020 Census’ accelerated timeline may harm low-income individuals and people of color, UCLA faculty said.
The census is a nationwide survey that counts the total number of persons in the U.S.
History holds the answers to our current and future problems. In order to prevent the harrowing parts from repeating, we must learn about them and actively enact change.
With the onset of a global pandemic, a mass movement arises in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement. UCLA students share personal experiences, while UCLA health care professionals discuss additional measures needed for protesting during a pandemic.
The saying “out with the old, in with the new” symbolizes the sentiment of moving forward.
And with a new president taking over the University of California, we can only hope that forward is truly the direction the UC intends to head.
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