Monday, December 9

The issue of homelessness in Los Angeles remains ongoing. Board-and-care homes are struggling to stay operational, increasing the possibility that more at-risk individuals will be left homeless. Los Angeles County must subsidize these facilities to provide support. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The issue of homelessness in Los Angeles remains ongoing. Board-and-care homes are struggling to stay operational, increasing the possibility that more at-risk individuals will be left homeless. Los Angeles County must subsidize these facilities to provide support. (Daily Bruin file photo)

K-12 African American students in Los Angeles area face hardships that hurt their chances of applying to college. UCLA should support student organizations that help those students pursue their college degrees. (Daily Bruin file photo)
K-12 African American students in Los Angeles area face hardships that hurt their chances of applying to college. UCLA should support student organizations that help those students pursue their college degrees. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations director)
(Andrea Grigsby/Illustrations director)

(Emily Dembinski/Daily Bruin)
(Emily Dembinski/Daily Bruin)

Students in social sciences with a dream career already in mind are disadvantaged by UCLA's broad majors, which fail to provide them necessary skills for their desired jobs. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
Students in social sciences with a dream career already in mind are disadvantaged by UCLA's broad majors, which fail to provide them necessary skills for their desired jobs. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

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

New Student Advisors are extensively trained in how to address incoming freshmen’s course, housing and student needs. But UCLA has a fatal catch when it comes to allowing NSAs to truly help students: They only have 30 minutes of advising time. That’s a recipe for disaster. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)
New Student Advisors are extensively trained in how to address incoming freshmen’s course, housing and student needs. But UCLA has a fatal catch when it comes to allowing NSAs to truly help students: They only have 30 minutes of advising time. That’s a recipe for disaster. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)