Wednesday, April 26


Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh is running as an uncontested presidential candidate in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

USAC presidential candidate Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh talks platforms

This year’s undergraduate student government presidential candidate, who is running unopposed, said she has a vision to empower and unify the student body. Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh, a third-year communication studies student, double minoring in public affairs and Israel studies, said she aims to use her leadership experience to better serve students. Read more...

Arielle Yael Mokhtarzadeh is running as an uncontested presidential candidate in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Panelists discuss ideas for gun control at Kerckhoff event

Activists and experts shared their opinions about gun control and how students can protect themselves against gun violence on campus at an event Wednesday evening. Four speakers discussed their ideas for and against gun control at a panel called “Guns and Our Community.” The Undergraduate Students Association Council external vice president’s office held the event at the Kerckhoff Grand Salon to commemorate the campus shooting which occurred about one year ago. Read more...

The USAC external vice president's office wants to pressure the university to take more concrete measures, such as educating students about self-protection, to prevent gun violence on campus. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
Gustavo Gonzales-Ramos and Nicole Corona Diaz, who are running in this year's Undergraduate Students Association Council election with the Defend Affirmative Action Party slate, aim to advocate for issues affecting underrepresented minorities on campus. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)


This year's Graduate Students Association candidates ran unopposed and only needed one vote each to secure their positions. The voter turnout was 9.1 percent, higher than the 2015 election when one seat was contested. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)
This year's Graduate Students Association candidates ran unopposed and only needed one vote each to secure their positions. The voter turnout was 9.1 percent, higher than the 2015 election when one seat was contested. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

USAC council meetings take place every Tuesday. This week, the council could not vote on any agenda items because only seven out of 13 members attended. (Petek Kuscu/Daily Bruin)
USAC council meetings take place every Tuesday. This week, the council could not vote on any agenda items because only seven out of 13 members attended. (Petek Kuscu/Daily Bruin)


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