Thursday, August 22

Study examines impact of college rankings

Friday, 4/11/97 Study examines impact of college rankings Researchers focus on affect of special issues in selection process By J. Sharon Yee Daily Bruin Contributor Every September, at a time when seniors in high school begin seriously deciding which universities to send applications for admission, it happens. Read more...


Teaching assistants balance helping students with own studies

Thursday, 4/10/97 Teaching assistants balance helping students with own studies Enjoyment of teaching disrupted by long hours, overcrowding By Carol McKay Daily Bruin Contributor At 15-minute intervals, students enter 330 Haines, sit down at a computer and begin doing Adam Wetsman’s work for him. Read more...


From the heart

Thursday, 4/10/97 From the heart For youngsters and adults alike who have a history of heart disease, Camp del Corazon provides summer camp experience for a lifetime By Kathryn Combs Daily Bruin Contributor "I grow in confidence and hope knowing that there are people in the world with obstacles facing them as I face them." — Roy Morris. Read more...


Homeless children found to be lacking education

Thursday, 4/10/97 Homeless children found to be lacking education UCLA researchers find high eligibility, need for special services but low placement By Gregory Mena Daily Bruin Contributor Sometimes they are called the "invisible homeless" of Los Angeles County, living in cars or parks or on the beach, their number estimated at somewhere between 32,000 and 36,000. Read more...


Class equips students to affect education

Thursday, 4/10/97 Class equips students to affect education Restructuring changes prompt course; students seek loud voice By Stefanie Wong Daily Bruin Contributor Formed out of a desire to change the university’s position on many educational issues, several student groups have created a new course devoted to giving students the information necessary to change the university’s mind. Read more...


Community Briefs

Wednesday, 4/9/97 Community Briefs Chancellor recognized for ‘strong leadership’ UCLA Chancellor Charles Young will receive a Distinguished Service Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Council on Education on April 15. Read more...


Measure 8 passes; city charter to be rewritten

Wednesday, 4/9/97 Measure 8 passes; city charter to be rewritten Initiative creates smaller districts, more citizen involvement By Hannah Miller and John Digrado Daily Bruin Staff Within two years, Los Angeles will be getting a new constitution. Read more...