Tuesday, December 10



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)

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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...

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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)

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, according to UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications, Shana Wilson. Jorge led the Bruins to a 10-9 record during the 2018 season and was the second-longest tenured men’s soccer coach in program history. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletics announces resignation of men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, according to UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications, Shana Wilson. Salcedo was one of the suspects allegedly involved in a bribery scheme helping admit students to universities as student-athletes who had not played the sport competitively. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, according to UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications, Shana Wilson. Jorge led the Bruins to a 10-9 record during the 2018 season and was the second-longest tenured men’s soccer coach in program history. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned, according to UCLA Senior Associate Athletic Director of Communications, Shana Wilson. Jorge led the Bruins to a 10-9 record during the 2018 season and was the second-longest tenured men’s soccer coach in program history. (Daily Bruin file photo)