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Stanford students file lawsuit against UCLA, schools involved in admissions scandal

Two Stanford students filed a lawsuit Thursday against a number of universities named in the nationwide college admissions scandal. Students Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods are seeking to settle a class action complaint because they believe the worth of their degrees has been damaged as future employers will question the legitimacy of their admission to the school. Read more...

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UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was among many involved in a bribery scheme that helped students gain admission as student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Students, faculty react to newly uncovered UCLA admissions scandal

Nneoma Kanu was not accepted the first time she applied to UCLA. She was a second-year accounting student at College of San Mateo, a community college in Northern California. Read more...

Photo: UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was among many involved in a bribery scheme that helped students gain admission as student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo was among many involved in a bribery scheme that helped students gain admission as student-athletes, according to federal court records released Tuesday. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Q&A: UCLA law professor explains legal implications of college admissions scandal

This post was updated March 14 at 12:05 p.m. Jorge Salcedo, the UCLA men’s soccer coach, and other coaches at other universities were involved in a bribery scheme that included facilitation of cheating on college entrance exams and fabrication of false athlete profiles. Read more...

Photo: An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

An admissions scheme unveiled Tuesday involved parents paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to a UCLA soccer coach to help their children gain admission to UCLA. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)


Former USC men's and women's water polo coach Jovan Vavic was a five-time National Coach of the Year and 13-time MPSF Coach of the Year. Vavic was fired Tuesday as a result of the racketeering allegations related to the college bribery scandal. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Jack’s Facts: USC water polo coach indicted, but successful team should still keep titles

Although Jovan Vavic ruled collegiate water polo for years, UCLA should just be glad he’s gone. The former USC men’s and women’s water polo coach was fired from both positions after he was indicted Tuesday for accepting bribes in order to help students get into USC through the athletics department. Read more...

Photo: Former USC men's and women's water polo coach Jovan Vavic was a five-time National Coach of the Year and 13-time MPSF Coach of the Year. Vavic was fired Tuesday as a result of the racketeering allegations related to the college bribery scandal. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Former USC men's and women's water polo coach Jovan Vavic was a five-time National Coach of the Year and 13-time MPSF Coach of the Year. Vavic was fired Tuesday as a result of the racketeering allegations related to the college bribery scandal. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA Athletics has provided minimal clarification to the nationwide athletics admission scandal. One coach and two athletes have been connected to UCLA as of Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Wang’s Word: UCLA Athletics damages its reputation by recruiting fake athletes

Forget for a brief moment the celebrities who were indicted for buying their kids’ admissions to some of the top colleges in the country. And forget about the numerous qualified high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds who overcame the obstacles in their lives, only to be denied admission in favor of the human equivalent of fool’s gold. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Athletics has provided minimal clarification to the nationwide athletics admission scandal. One coach and two athletes have been connected to UCLA as of Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Athletics has provided minimal clarification to the nationwide athletics admission scandal. One coach and two athletes have been connected to UCLA as of Wednesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)