When the white male student body president throws up a gang sign and it’s brushed off as a simple mistake, the overwhelmingly cavalier response is indicative of just how prevalent anti-blackness is on our campus.
This year, in keeping with tradition, the Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) Elections and their tenure have been filled with ups, downs, and finally, results. To make this past month’s events more digestible and to clear up ambiguity about the election process in the future, here is a brief timeline of the election:
A single party system is not a democracy.
“I hope feminism becomes so normal that people will look back at today and be totally disgusted.”
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True representation is about fueling, not appropriating, the causes that the student body is passionate about, and such should be reflected in the platforms of USAC’s 2017 candidates.
“I have a firm belief that each voice has a story and each story deserves a platform, and this platform happens to focus on femme identities.”
On April 25, members of the Hunger Project at UCLA along with guest speakers helped raise awareness about the severity of housing and food insecurity among students and residents of the greater Los Angeles area.
Denim Day transforms everyday clothing into symbols against against sexual assault and rape culture.
“The workshop was an attempt to begin a process of introspection—of how race informs gender. I hope it planted the seeds of activism for some of the people here, and they continue to think about some of the topics we discussed.”