Sunday, November 17

(Nghi Nguyen/Daily Bruin)
(Nghi Nguyen/Daily Bruin)

The long-standing debate of whether students' standardized testing scores should be considered in the admissions process has been met with a potential lawsuit against the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A Difference of Opinion Editors: Potential lawsuit over UC admissions’ use of SAT, ACT – unfeasible vs. necessary

The University of California is facing a potential lawsuit from students and organizations if it continues its use of standardized testing in the admissions process. The Opinion editors took their stances in the latest edition of “A Difference of Opinion Editors.” Anti-lawsuit Lucy Carroll, Opinion editor Scantrons and writing samples aren’t a fan favorite, but it seemed unlikely that standardized testing would lead to a lawsuit. Read more...

The long-standing debate of whether students' standardized testing scores should be considered in the admissions process has been met with a potential lawsuit against the University of California. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

Research, academia and knowledge have not yet made their way to e-cigarette usage and its potential for long-term harmful effects on humans. UCLA, a research-first university, should get ahead of the issue and conduct research on extensive vape usage and lung damage. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
Research, academia and knowledge have not yet made their way to e-cigarette usage and its potential for long-term harmful effects on humans. UCLA, a research-first university, should get ahead of the issue and conduct research on extensive vape usage and lung damage. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

Alternative housing models in the current housing crisis aren’t avoidable. But these require reform and newfound protections more than vilification from local homeowners. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
Alternative housing models in the current housing crisis aren’t avoidable. But these require reform and newfound protections more than vilification from local homeowners. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Anderson Forecast has warned of a possible recession in 2020, giving UCLA students inching closer toward postgrad life something to worry about. While a recession isn’t guaranteed, increasing unemployment rates could be an impediment on future job prospects. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)
Anderson Forecast has warned of a possible recession in 2020, giving UCLA students inching closer toward postgrad life something to worry about. While a recession isn’t guaranteed, increasing unemployment rates could be an impediment on future job prospects. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)

(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)
(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)


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