Tuesday, August 21

(Angela Song/Daily Bruin)
(Angela Song/Daily Bruin)

The quarter system is a mainstay of student culture at UCLA. Students and faculty lament the fast pace of the 10-week structure – and rightfully so. Universities such as UC Berkeley employ the semester system and give more time for students to explore the depth of the subject matter – something sorely lacking at UCLA. Perhaps it’s time to retire the quarter system for good. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)
The quarter system is a mainstay of student culture at UCLA. Students and faculty lament the fast pace of the 10-week structure – and rightfully so. Universities such as UC Berkeley employ the semester system and give more time for students to explore the depth of the subject matter – something sorely lacking at UCLA. Perhaps it’s time to retire the quarter system for good. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

(Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)
(Thomas Tran/Daily Bruin)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

Associated Students UCLA should increase publicity for the availability of its Ackerman Union study rooms in order to provide more spaces for students to use when studying. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Associated Students UCLA should increase publicity for the availability of its Ackerman Union study rooms in order to provide more spaces for students to use when studying. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Bell curves do not account for the variety of circumstances students face. Professors might not be able to accommodate every student’s experience, but implementing an absolute grading scale would give disadvantaged students a better shot at securing the grade they deserve. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)
Bell curves do not account for the variety of circumstances students face. Professors might not be able to accommodate every student’s experience, but implementing an absolute grading scale would give disadvantaged students a better shot at securing the grade they deserve. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)