Saturday, February 16

Finals week takes place the week after the quarter officially ends. This condensed timeline leaves many students with multiple finals on the same day, which can cause unnecessary stress. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Extreme density of finals week schedule adversely affects students and faculty

Friday of finals week is a day of mourning for Bruins – for their fried brains, that is. You can thank UCLA’s cramped final exams schedule for that. Read more...

Photo: Finals week takes place the week after the quarter officially ends. This condensed timeline leaves many students with multiple finals on the same day, which can cause unnecessary stress. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)

Finals week takes place the week after the quarter officially ends. This condensed timeline leaves many students with multiple finals on the same day, which can cause unnecessary stress. (Rachel Hefner/Daily Bruin)



Richard White, Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board chair, was accused of using his influence on the Student Fee  Advisory Committee to allocate funding for his own benefit. USAC needs better regulations to prohibit such self-serving actions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Conflicts of interest continue to haunt campus politics, demanding response

For bored reporters and burnt-out students, a little bit of excitement and intrigue at one of the Undergraduate Students Association Council’s weekly meetings is like manna from heaven. Read more...

Photo: Richard White, Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board chair, was accused of using his influence on the Student Fee Advisory Committee to allocate funding for his own benefit. USAC needs better regulations to prohibit such self-serving actions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Richard White, Undergraduate Students Association Council Election Board chair, was accused of using his influence on the Student Fee  Advisory Committee to allocate funding for his own benefit. USAC needs better regulations to prohibit such self-serving actions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Associated Students UCLA  oversees campus food options. But beside four undergraduate students who serve on its board of directors, it doesn’t solicit student feedback in their decisions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Platform for student feedback could improve ASUCLA’s restaurant selections

Democracy is dead, especially when it comes to UCLA students choosing the food options they have on campus. While the Hill boasts nationally acclaimed dining halls, the rest of the eateries on campus hardly live up to that standard. Read more...

Photo: Associated Students UCLA oversees campus food options. But beside four undergraduate students who serve on its board of directors, it doesn’t solicit student feedback in their decisions. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Associated Students UCLA  oversees campus food options. But beside four undergraduate students who serve on its board of directors, it doesn’t solicit student feedback in their decisions. (Daily Bruin file photo)


Commuters deserve a fair shot at finding a spot to park so they can make it to class on time. UCLA Transportation must take a close look at how it allocates parking spots in its lots. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA could do more to alleviate the parking pains that commuters confront

The only thing worse than driving into a parking lot and finding it full to the brim is driving into a desolate parking lot and realizing you’re not allowed to park inside. Read more...

Photo: Commuters deserve a fair shot at finding a spot to park so they can make it to class on time. UCLA Transportation must take a close look at how it allocates parking spots in its lots. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Commuters deserve a fair shot at finding a spot to park so they can make it to class on time. UCLA Transportation must take a close look at how it allocates parking spots in its lots. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)