What’s the difference between being a resident activist at UCLA and a student there? The activists get paid.
It takes some effort to be to the left of California these days, and even more to be port side of Los Angeles.
For new hires, or professors seeking promotions, UCLA is requiring them to write a ‘diversity creed’ in their application.
UCLA is paying its students $13 an hour to promote “social injustices,” which costs $42,000 a year and comes from mandatory student funds.
It’s a tantalizing question.
Or, as the old song goes, nice work if you can get it.
And should elite university denizens question how enlightened they really are.
Yet another celebrity has backed out of a commencement address at a California university to show solidarity with striking employees.
If universities really want to be taken seriously as sources of scholarship, they might stop imitating Vegas hotels.
Protesters disrupted a panel discussion at UCLA on indigenous peoples’ history, with panelists representing Armenians, Kurds and Jews. Pro-Palestinian activists denied involvement, but the protesters were allegedly chanting pro-Palestinian rhetoric during the event.