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National Guard troops to be deployed in LA in response to protests

California officials are deploying the national guard to Los Angeles overnight to support local law enforcement, said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Saturday, as protests against police brutality continue across the nation.

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Protests erupt in Los Angeles in response to death of George Floyd

Peaceful protests turned violent in West Hollywood on Saturday following several days of civil unrest across the nation.
The protest attracted thousands and started peacefully in Pan Pacific Park in response to police brutality.

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti implements curfew in response to demonstrations

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti implemented a curfew for all LA citizens at a press conference Saturday following protests across LA.
This post was updated May 30 at 5:33 p.m.

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Newsom allows Los Angeles restaurants, barbershops, hair salons to open

California Gov. Gavin Newsom granted Los Angeles County permission to reopen restaurants, barbershops and hair salons Friday.
Restaurants, barbershops and hair salons will now be able to offer in-person services while following social distancing guidelines set by the county. 

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Student diagnosed with first confirmed case of COVID-19 on the Hill

A student living on the Hill has been diagnosed with COVID-19, UCLA officials reported Wednesday.
The student has been self-isolating since May 20 but did not share a common living area with other students, according to UCLA Newsroom.

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Dentistry professor sues UC for alleged retaliation following Title IX testimony

A professor of dentistry filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the University of California for allegedly retaliating against his testimony in a Title IX investigation. 
Kang Eric Ting, a professor in the School of Dentistry, claimed he faced retaliatory abuse after he testified against Sotirios Tetradis, a senior associate dean of the School of Dentistry, in a Title IX sexual harassment proceeding against Tetradis in 2018.

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Professor Tracy Johnson announced as incoming dean of life sciences division

UCLA named professor Tracy Johnson as the new dean of the division of life sciences Tuesday.
Johnson, a professor of molecular, cell, and developmental biology at UCLA who has been a member of the faculty since 2013, will assume the position starting Sept.

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UCEAP suspends all upcoming fall 2020 and yearlong study abroad programs

The University of California Education Abroad Program announced all fall study abroad programs are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to an email sent to students enrolled in the fall term and yearlong programs. 

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Pac-12 to allow student-athletes back on campuses as early as June 15

Sports are another step closer to coming back to Westwood.
The Pac-12 Conference released a statement saying that student-athletes may return to campuses starting on June 15 to begin voluntary workouts.

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Napolitano says UCs will likely operate on hybrid basis for fall, decision not yet made

University of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she anticipates that most, if not all, campuses will operate on a hybrid learning basis in the fall.