Monday, October 14

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)

Selby Kia: ASUCLA should better advertise Ackerman study spaces

Nothing says fall-quarter midterm season like cool air and overcrowded libraries. For UCLA students, only a few things can be more aggravating than desperately trying to find a quiet space to concentrate before a big exam. Read more...

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)

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)

Selby Kia: Absolute grade scale could curb bell curve’s detrimental effects

At UCLA, for whom the bell curve tolls depends on the professor and not much else. The bell curve, a statistical measure of grading, assesses students’ academic performance relative to other students in the class. Read more...

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)






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