Monday, October 21


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UC considering new tuition model to keep rates flat during college

The University of California is considering a new tuition model that would guarantee a fixed tuition rate for students during their time in college. This cohort-based tuition model would keep base tuition, student services fees and nonresident supplemental tuition flat for undergraduates while applying increases to incoming cohorts of students, UC spokesperson Sarah McBride said in an email statement. Read more...

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UCLA researchers developed a mental health tracker, free for all registered students, as part of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge which seeks to cut depression burdens in half by 2050. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Mental Health Tracker debuts as part of Depression Grand Challenge

UCLA researchers created an online mental health tracker for students to screen, track and treat their mental health issues as part of UCLA’s Depression Grand Challenge. Read more...

Photo: UCLA researchers developed a mental health tracker, free for all registered students, as part of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge which seeks to cut depression burdens in half by 2050. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA researchers developed a mental health tracker, free for all registered students, as part of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge which seeks to cut depression burdens in half by 2050. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A team at the Luskin Center for Innovation has received a $3 million grant from the California State Water Resources Board to conduct a statewide assessment of water systems need. The team will analyze data provided by the board to identify ways to improve water treatment and transportation. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Luskin Center for Innovation receives $3M grant to assess California’s water needs

California became the first state to recognize that access to clean and affordable water is a human right in 2012. Still, according to Peter Roquemore, a researcher at the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, small, low-income minority communities do not have access to a steady supply of clean water. Read more...

Photo: A team at the Luskin Center for Innovation has received a $3 million grant from the California State Water Resources Board to conduct a statewide assessment of water systems need. The team will analyze data provided by the board to identify ways to improve water treatment and transportation. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

A team at the Luskin Center for Innovation has received a $3 million grant from the California State Water Resources Board to conduct a statewide assessment of water systems need. The team will analyze data provided by the board to identify ways to improve water treatment and transportation. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Efforts to address homelessness in Los Angeles with voter-approved funds are being hindered by red tape and high costs, according to a report by the city controller. Proposition HHH was approved in 2016 and is funding a supportive housing development on Wilshire Boulevard by the West LA Veteran Affairs Medical Center. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Report critiques city’s inefficient use of supportive housing funds

Red tape and high costs have hindered Los Angeles’ efforts to effectively address homelessness with voter-approved funds, according to a report released Oct. 8 by the city controller’s office. Read more...

Photo: Efforts to address homelessness in Los Angeles with voter-approved funds are being hindered by red tape and high costs, according to a report by the city controller. Proposition HHH was approved in 2016 and is funding a supportive housing development on Wilshire Boulevard by the West LA Veteran Affairs Medical Center. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Efforts to address homelessness in Los Angeles with voter-approved funds are being hindered by red tape and high costs, according to a report by the city controller. Proposition HHH was approved in 2016 and is funding a supportive housing development on Wilshire Boulevard by the West LA Veteran Affairs Medical Center. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)