Saturday, October 24

Student employees face job uncertainty, reduced hours amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has upended on-campus life at UCLA, many student workers are left with reduced working hours or without jobs. The number of student employees working at UCLA has decreased by 58% since last October, UCLA spokesperson Bill Kisliuk said in an emailed statement. Read more...

Photo: Student workers on campus have fewer available positions and face shorter working hours because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Justin Jung/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA health panel talks importance of communities of color in vaccine research

The development of a successful vaccine for COVID-19 depends on public trust and participation from underserved communities in vaccine trials, a panel of UCLA health professionals said. Read more...

Photo: The success of a COVID-19 vaccine will depend on the trust and participation of underrepresented communities. However, mistrust of research institutes is a barrier between communities and their participation in vaccine trials. (Photo by Noah Danesh)

UCLA faculty discuss what mail-in voting will look like for the upcoming election

California’s new universal mail-in voting program could increase voter turnout but may prove difficult to conduct, UCLA faculty said. To cope with the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Read more...

Photo: California’s universal mail-in voting may be difficult to conduct as the state faces hurdles, yet it may increase voter turnout, UCLA faculty said. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin staff)