Thursday, April 27

Jeff Chen, co-director of the UCLA Cannabinoid Affinity Group, organized the inaugural UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium and will speak about accelerating cannabis research at the event Thursday. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Jeff Chen, co-director of the UCLA Cannabinoid Affinity Group, organized the inaugural UCLA Cannabis Research Symposium and will speak about accelerating cannabis research at the event Thursday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Alexander Bradley, a biochemistry, molecular and structural biology graduate student, is organizing the March for Science in Los Angeles on April 22. (Courtesy of Alexander Bradley)
Alexander Bradley, a biochemistry, molecular and structural biology graduate student, is organizing the March for Science in Los Angeles on April 22. (Courtesy of Alexander Bradley)

Pediatric neurosurgeon Aria Fallah practices a brain surgery using virtual reality, one of the newest techniques in the field. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
Pediatric neurosurgeon Aria Fallah practices a brain surgery using virtual reality, one of the newest techniques in the field. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

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)


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