Tuesday, October 16

(Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

(Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Dribble for the Cure: Bouncing one step closer to a cure for pediatric cancer


UCLA, along with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation and the Cancer Research Program at the Mattel Children’s Hospital, held its 11th annual Dribble for the Cure on Sunday.

The general GRE tests students in verbal reasoning, quantitive reasoning and analytical writing, but graduate programs in the University of California system should no longer require students to take the exam to apply. The general GRE test doesn’t test students in the knowledge they’ll need to know in their prospective graduate degree programs and is, therefore, an unnecessary hassle. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

GRE wastes applicants’ time, fails to indicate future student success


Prospective graduate students have a lot of boxes to check: personal statements, transcripts and also a four-hour high school review costing about $200, otherwise known as the GRE.

UCLA College launches revamped Honors Program following student concerns

The new program will provide students with research opportunities, require them to complete a freshman cluster and capstone seminar, and require students to regularly meet with Honors counselors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA College Honors department is testing a new program to address student concerns about a lack of structure and opportunities in the current program. The program will operate alongside the traditional program, which serves about 800 freshmen.

New UCLA Library program will begin digitizing cultural items for preservation

Documenting Global Voices will identify, fund and collaborate with international organizations that lack the necessary infrastructure and resources to preserve cultural heritage objects. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A new conservation initiative at UCLA Library will help digitize at-risk cultural items and share them on a UCLA-hosted website. UCLA Library announced Oct. 9 the creation of Documenting Global Voices, a program that aims to preserve endangered symbolic materials of cultures.

LA City Council may adopt amendment simplifying zoning regulations

UCLA Neurosurgery chair elected to National Academy of Medicine

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