Sunday, August 18




UCLA is a big place, and forming study groups for lecture-based courses – especially those with large class sizes – can be a struggle. UCLA’s CCLE website team should include a study group forum on the site to make it easier for students to coordinate group study sessions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Mariah Furtek: CCLE course webpages should include forum for creating study groups

The sky outside your dorm window darkens and the words on the textbook page begin to swim together. It’s midterm season, but you can feel comprehension slipping away – you need a study buddy even more than your next dose of caffeine. Read more...

Photo: UCLA is a big place, and forming study groups for lecture-based courses – especially those with large class sizes – can be a struggle. UCLA’s CCLE website team should include a study group forum on the site to make it easier for students to coordinate group study sessions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA is a big place, and forming study groups for lecture-based courses – especially those with large class sizes – can be a struggle. UCLA’s CCLE website team should include a study group forum on the site to make it easier for students to coordinate group study sessions. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Zipcar has a partnership with the University of California, through which students are offered discounted memberships and on-campus access to rentable cars. The UC should expand this partnership to allow students to pick up cars at one campus and drop them off at another. (Creative Commons photo by Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz)

Mariah Furtek: UC-Zipcar partnership should allow one-way travel between campuses

The whistle of a train pierces the quiet afternoon as the carriage rocks from side to side, grimy windows framing a slow-moving California coastline. This may sound like a scene from a docudrama about the California Gold Rush or westward expansion, but it’s actually a description of the antiquated and inconvenient commute many students make today on Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner, a train that runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo. Read more...

Photo: Zipcar has a partnership with the University of California, through which students are offered discounted memberships and on-campus access to rentable cars. The UC should expand this partnership to allow students to pick up cars at one campus and drop them off at another. (Creative Commons photo by Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz)

Zipcar has a partnership with the University of California, through which students are offered discounted memberships and on-campus access to rentable cars. The UC should expand this partnership to allow students to pick up cars at one campus and drop them off at another. (Creative Commons photo by Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz)