Sunday, March 26

Electronic emergency locks have been installed inside 192 general assignment classrooms on campus since January. When pressed, the button with a lock icon flashes red to indicate the room is inaccessible from the outside. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)
Electronic emergency locks have been installed inside 192 general assignment classrooms on campus since January. When pressed, the button with a lock icon flashes red to indicate the room is inaccessible from the outside. (Michael Zshornack/Assistant Photo editor)

Electronic keypad locks at the De Neve dining hall were replaced by combination locks as part of a new UCLA Dining Services plan to reduce locker maintenance costs. (Deanna Necula/Daily Bruin)

New dining hall locks could be key to fixing locker repair woes

UCLA Dining Services is testing a new type of lock that may replace the keypads on dining hall lockers, which were prone to malfunctioning. Charles Wilcots, associate director of UCLA Dining Services, said the frequency of technical failures in dining hall locker keypad systems increased repair costs and made the lockers unusable for students. Read more...

Electronic keypad locks at the De Neve dining hall were replaced by combination locks as part of a new UCLA Dining Services plan to reduce locker maintenance costs. (Deanna Necula/Daily Bruin)


Volunteers have gathered more than 400 soil samples for CALeDNA, a new program that aims to use DNA sequencing to map the distribution of species across California. (Courtesy of Emily Curd)
Volunteers have gathered more than 400 soil samples for CALeDNA, a new program that aims to use DNA sequencing to map the distribution of species across California. (Courtesy of Emily Curd)

UCLA graduate students organized a hackathon Friday to archive environmental policy websites considered at-risk under the Trump administration. (Courtesy of Irene Pasquetto)
UCLA graduate students organized a hackathon Friday to archive environmental policy websites considered at-risk under the Trump administration. (Courtesy of Irene Pasquetto)

Russell Robinson, a former UCLA law professor, spoke about marriage equality for same-sex couples Thursday at the UCLA School of Law. About 35 students attended. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
Russell Robinson, a former UCLA law professor, spoke about marriage equality for same-sex couples Thursday at the UCLA School of Law. About 35 students attended. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Osceola Ward, a graduate student in Africana studies, organizes trips through the nature education program Outward Bound Adventures to encourage black and low-income high school students from the LA area to better understand their relationship to their natural environment. (Courtesy of Osceola Ward)
Osceola Ward, a graduate student in Africana studies, organizes trips through the nature education program Outward Bound Adventures to encourage black and low-income high school students from the LA area to better understand their relationship to their natural environment. (Courtesy of Osceola Ward)


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