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UC regents have bigger issues than student rep debate
UC regents have bigger issues than student rep debate

For the second consecutive year, the UC regents board is embroiled in an unnecessary and counterproductive controversy over the views of its student representatives on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. On Wednesday, the regents voted to confirm the selection of Abraham "Avi" Oved, a UCLA economics major who will begin his senior year this fall, to be a student representative on the university governing board. Oved has previously served as the internal vice president of the campus undergraduate student government, and he was the selection committee's unanimous pick for the regents board due to his thoughtfulness and boundless energy, committee members said. But Oved is also...

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