Sunday, March 24

The Agora is an apartment building proposed for Westwood. Despite criticisms, it could actually help reduce the lack of affordable housing for students by expanding their housing options. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The Agora is an apartment building proposed for Westwood. Despite criticisms, it could actually help reduce the lack of affordable housing for students by expanding their housing options. (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Iris Huang/Daily Bruin)
(Iris Huang/Daily Bruin)

UCLA is waging a legal battle over India’s ability to sell a generic version of a cancer treatment it licensed to another company – an unusual thing for it to do. (Ashely Kenney/Daily Bruin)
UCLA is waging a legal battle over India’s ability to sell a generic version of a cancer treatment it licensed to another company – an unusual thing for it to do. (Ashely Kenney/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Center for Accessible Education recently changed incentives for its note-taker program, in which students submit their notes to be used by students incapable of taking their own. The new incentives are a downgrade rather than an upgrade, and must be amended again. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

CAE does a disservice to both note-takers and students who need their notes

The UCLA Center for Accessible Education needs to take some notes on how to better serve students with disabilities. By law and university policy, CAE is required “to provide academic support services to regularly enrolled students with documented permanent and temporary disabilities.” One of these support systems is providing notes for students with learning, psychological or physical disabilities. Read more...

The UCLA Center for Accessible Education recently changed incentives for its note-taker program, in which students submit their notes to be used by students incapable of taking their own. The new incentives are a downgrade rather than an upgrade, and must be amended again. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Uber and Lyft introduced Los Angeles to the realities of the gig economy. But their growing usage and integration into daily life pose numerous challenges that have yet to be considered. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)
Uber and Lyft introduced Los Angeles to the realities of the gig economy. But their growing usage and integration into daily life pose numerous challenges that have yet to be considered. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Standardized tests do as they say: standardize. Universities like UCLA have to consider tens of thousands of applicants from thousands of schools, each with their own grading tendencies and schemes. Tests like the SAT and ACT put these students on a level playing field. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
Standardized tests do as they say: standardize. Universities like UCLA have to consider tens of thousands of applicants from thousands of schools, each with their own grading tendencies and schemes. Tests like the SAT and ACT put these students on a level playing field. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)
(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)


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