Monday, February 18


The Undergraduate Writing Center  offers students help with their writing in English, but expanding to include multilingual resources would better serve UCLA’s diverse student body. Shown here are Lucy Flattery-Vickness, a second-year sociology student (left), and Mengxiao Nie, a third-year biochemistry student (right).
(James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

UCLA must establish multilingual writing center to support diverse student body

Is a school really committed to student-body diversity if it does not support diverse languages? UCLA seems reluctant to answer that question. Though the university has an 11.8 percent international student body and boasts thousands of classes in foreign languages, it does not have a multilingual writing center where tutors can help students develop their academic writing in a range of languages. Read more...

Photo: The Undergraduate Writing Center offers students help with their writing in English, but expanding to include multilingual resources would better serve UCLA’s diverse student body. Shown here are Lucy Flattery-Vickness, a second-year sociology student (left), and Mengxiao Nie, a third-year biochemistry student (right). (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

The Undergraduate Writing Center  offers students help with their writing in English, but expanding to include multilingual resources would better serve UCLA’s diverse student body. Shown here are Lucy Flattery-Vickness, a second-year sociology student (left), and Mengxiao Nie, a third-year biochemistry student (right).
(James Schaap/Daily Bruin)




Los Angeles Unified School District schools are at a standstill as the teachers' union strikes for more educational resources from administrators. The fight is one we should all be supporting. (Catherine Montgomery/Daily Bruin)

LAUSD’s refusal to heed teachers’ concerns shows its skewed priorities

“La educación no se vende, se defiende.” Education isn’t sold, it’s defended. That was just one of the many signs teachers carried at Friday’s United Teachers Los Angeles rally in front of City Hall. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles Unified School District schools are at a standstill as the teachers' union strikes for more educational resources from administrators. The fight is one we should all be supporting. (Catherine Montgomery/Daily Bruin)

Los Angeles Unified School District schools are at a standstill as the teachers' union strikes for more educational resources from administrators. The fight is one we should all be supporting. (Catherine Montgomery/Daily Bruin)



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