Friday, February 24


Nick Lum, a UCLA School of Law alumnus, created an app that makes it easier for users to find news from opposite sides of the political spectrum. (Courtesy of Nick Lum)
Nick Lum, a UCLA School of Law alumnus, created an app that makes it easier for users to find news from opposite sides of the political spectrum. (Courtesy of Nick Lum)

Kelsi Rutledge, an ecology and evolutionary biology graduate student, teaches a lab for Life Sciences 1: "Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity." The life sciences division has recruited graduate students outside of the department to teach undergraduate students as well. (Angelica Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

TA shortage requires graduate students to teach outside departments

Some graduate students teach undergraduate courses outside of their departments because of a shortage in teaching assistants. There has been a teaching assistant shortage in divisions like life sciences and physical sciences because the undergraduate student population has increased faster than the graduate student population over the past few years, said Victoria Sork, dean of the life sciences division. Read more...

Kelsi Rutledge, an ecology and evolutionary biology graduate student, teaches a lab for Life Sciences 1: "Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity." The life sciences division has recruited graduate students outside of the department to teach undergraduate students as well. (Angelica Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

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Constance Cheeks, who returned to UCLA last year to pursue a degree in African American studies and continue her activist efforts, died of bone cancer Jan. 28. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)
Constance Cheeks, who returned to UCLA last year to pursue a degree in African American studies and continue her activist efforts, died of bone cancer Jan. 28. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)


Jesse Creed and Mark Herd (left), candidates for LA City Council District 5, debated Westwood issues, including homelessness and business development, with incumbent Councilmember Paul Koretz (right) at a community forum Tuesday. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin) Photo credit: Jacob Preal
Jesse Creed and Mark Herd (left), candidates for LA City Council District 5, debated Westwood issues, including homelessness and business development, with incumbent Councilmember Paul Koretz (right) at a community forum Tuesday. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin) Photo credit: Jacob Preal

UCLA alumnus Scott Lasensky, an advisor to Obama's ambassador to Israel, said he thinks the administration should have been more transparent about Obama’s support for Israel. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)
UCLA alumnus Scott Lasensky, an advisor to Obama's ambassador to Israel, said he thinks the administration should have been more transparent about Obama’s support for Israel. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)


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