May 5, 2020Lecturers have been essential to my academic success. They are my mentors and advisors, they have cared about us beyond what is required of their jobs. UCs would be nothing without lecturers.My name is Yuval Schnitkes. This is my 4th year at UCLA. For me, a June 30th lay-off means a decrease in the quality of my education, growth, and success.