Tuesday, October 15

The Program in Computing Lab is a computer lab students can use to work on their programming homework, but they’re often unhelpful. The university should help students who have trouble understanding PIC courses by offering them better tutoring services on campus. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

For students struggling with convoluted code, PIC Lab’s feeble efforts fall short

Programming experience is quickly becoming a requirement for students in the College of Letters and Science to get internships and jobs. If you haven’t had prior coding experience though, brace yourself for a world of pain. Read more...

Photo: The Program in Computing Lab is a computer lab students can use to work on their programming homework, but they’re often unhelpful. The university should help students who have trouble understanding PIC courses by offering them better tutoring services on campus. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The Program in Computing Lab is a computer lab students can use to work on their programming homework, but they’re often unhelpful. The university should help students who have trouble understanding PIC courses by offering them better tutoring services on campus. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

It’s easy to get lost in the sea of students at UCLA. Mixers and meet-and-greets might seem frivolous, but university-sponsored events that help students meet others – and maybe even develop lasting friendships – can go a long way in helping students get the most from UCLA. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA should encourage student camaraderie with more social events

Now that the week zero festivities have settled down, and all that’s left are the flyers littering Bruin Walk, Bruins will need to find a way to keep themselves busy. Read more...

Photo: It’s easy to get lost in the sea of students at UCLA. Mixers and meet-and-greets might seem frivolous, but university-sponsored events that help students meet others – and maybe even develop lasting friendships – can go a long way in helping students get the most from UCLA. (Daily Bruin file photo)

It’s easy to get lost in the sea of students at UCLA. Mixers and meet-and-greets might seem frivolous, but university-sponsored events that help students meet others – and maybe even develop lasting friendships – can go a long way in helping students get the most from UCLA. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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)

Selby Kia: Quarter system keeps students from exploring courses in-depth, causes stress

It’s that time of year again, when UCLA students start to see Snapchats from their semester system friends of post-exam celebrations, hometowns and summer bliss. Meanwhile, weary Bruins have just finished week six of spring quarter. Read more...

Photo: 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)