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The psychology department’s executive committee recently voted to officially ban the informal, yet, traditional practice of graduate students providing food for their thesis defense (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

The psychology department’s executive committee recently voted to officially ban the informal, yet, traditional practice of graduate students providing food for their thesis defense (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Committee votes to end department tradition despite opposition from senior faculty

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A UCLA graduate school executive committee passed a policy July 29 preventing graduate students from catering food at their thesis defenses. The psychology department’s executive committee voted to end the tradition of students bringing food to their thesis defenses after a Science Magazine article brought the stresses this tradition caused for students to light, said Anna Lau, head of the UCLA psychology department executive committee and a psychology professor.



Rising second-year anthropology student Binisha Dahal runs a YouTube channel through which she aims to depict the reality of the college experience. She provides tips on productivity, her daily activities and personal Q&As about UCLA. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

First-generation student’s videos capture honest, guiding glimpse of college life

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Binisha Dahal spent her senior year of high school making YouTube videos. The rising second-year anthropology student runs a YouTube channel with over 8,000 subscribers and makes content surrounding college life, including tips on productivity, her daily activities and personal Q&As about UCLA.


Possible delay in fall election as USAC election board chair fails to meet deadline

The Undergraduate Students Association Council held a special meeting with election board chair Kyana Shajari to address her lack of progress in making appointments to the board or officially editing the election code before July 30. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
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Undergraduate student officials addressed the election board’s failure to meet deadlines at a special meeting Wednesday. The Undergraduate Students Association Council held a meeting Aug. 7 with election board chair and fourth-year psychology student Kyana Shajari to discuss her failure to fill spots on the USAC election board and approve election codes by July 30, a deadline set by the council in May.


Cuts to heath insurance benefits prompt walkout at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center

UCLA resident physicians and interns announced Friday that they will hold a walkout at Ronald Reagan Medical Center. The walkout, which will be held Wednesday, was in response to alleged cuts to health insurance benefits and restrictions to union access. (Daily Bruin file photo)
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Resident physicians and interns will hold a walkout at UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center on Wednesday in response to alleged cuts to health insurance benefits and restrictions to union access.


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The Quad: From ‘finstas’ to LinkedIn, personal branding on social media can help in hiring

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Once it’s on the internet, it never goes away. Students spend a good amount of their college careers trying to make themselves as hirable as possible for life after graduation.

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The selection of online coursework at UCLA excludes many STEM courses. At the same time, online course design has been generally lackluster – something UCLA should address.
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UCLA’s online classes provide flexibility but fail to deliver on diversity, quality

In this day and age, the internet is used for everything. Everything except teaching classes at groundbreaking research universities, that is.Currently, UCLA offers just under... Read more »


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LA City Council recently voted to reinstate limitations regarding homeless LA drivers living in their cars. These regulations will run until January, and states that they are prohibited from spending the night in their cars on residential streets, or live in their vehicles at any time within a block of a park, school, preschool or daycare facility. What are your thoughts on this? Submit View results without voting »