Thursday, July 19





Avinash Malaviya, a winner of the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award, is working to combine his two loves: music and neuroscience. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

True Bruin senior scholar weaves love for music with passion for medicine

Six-year-old Avinash Malaviya’s piano teacher taught him to play by ear. Malaviya, now a fourth-year ethnomusicology and neuroscience student, recalls walking into his first lesson, his nervousness stifling his normally energetic personality. Read more...

Photo: Avinash Malaviya, a winner of the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award, is working to combine his two loves: music and neuroscience. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Avinash Malaviya, a winner of the True Bruin Distinguished Senior Award, is working to combine his two loves: music and neuroscience. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

By fall 2016, students living on the Hill will be able to access their rooms using only a BruinCard instead of their room keys, Housing officials said.(Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)

BruinCards to serve as room keys starting fall 2016

Beginning fall 2016, students will use BruinCards instead of separate room keys to access their dorm rooms, UCLA Housing officials said. Barbara Wilson, associate director of room operations for UCLA Housing, said officials and students were initially concerned someone could enter a student’s room with just his or her BruinCard. Read more...

Photo: By fall 2016, students living on the Hill will be able to access their rooms using only a BruinCard instead of their room keys, Housing officials said.(Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)

By fall 2016, students living on the Hill will be able to access their rooms using only a BruinCard instead of their room keys, Housing officials said.(Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin)