Many student workers have not been paid since UCLA’s transition to a new payroll system in September 2018. Hundreds of student employees, from PLF’s to graduate students, reported receiving delayed or incorrect paychecks, with many still waiting to be paid at all.
Although the 3 percent raise for Gene Block may not seem that monumental at this very moment, the 3 percent raise he received this school year equates to one more student who could have attended this university if they had adequate financial support from their university.
College is expensive these days. Besides basic costs like housing, tuition, food, and books, additional fees are tacked on to student’s BruinBills to pay for a variety of initiatives on campus – from sustainability efforts to student concerts. Whether you believe these fees are part of the cost of living in a community or an unfair burden on the ever-increasing cost of education, it’s important to know where your money is going.
This is a political article. This same article is about dogs and cats and other pets. Unfortunately, you did not read that incorrectly.
Also, as much as I love you B, the sentiment was slightly flawed. Of course we need to change our perceptions of ourselves, but aren’t equal rights just as important? Realistically, we live in a society where the political is still very personal, and it is important to change ideas that socially and socioeconomically marginalize people on a scale much larger than the personal level.