Monday, August 21

The student-run Watermelone Music Festival,
was held in Shanghai on Aug. 13. The event marked Sheila Wang and David Jiaye Pan's first experience planning a music festival,
but they found a venue they could access for free and reached out to artists through friends.
 (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

The student-run Watermelone Music Festival, was held in Shanghai on Aug. 13. The event marked Sheila Wang and David Jiaye Pan's first experience planning a music festival, but they found a venue they could access for free and reached out to artists through friends. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Students’ inaugural music festival bears fruit in Shanghai


The Watermelone Music Festival was born in Bruin Plate. It was there that second-year statistics student Sheila Wang and second-year undeclared student David Jiaye Pan first discussed the idea of putting together their own music festival and later held planning meetings in the same UCLA dining hall, as well as in a Sproul Hall music room.

Redshirt senior midfielder Brian Illoski assisted the Bruin's first goal of the season and scored their second in a match where UCLA would tie Utah Valley 2-2. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Young UCLA men’s soccer team opens up season with exhibition draw


No. 21 UCLA men’s soccer finished last year with a record of 10-8-2, its worst in nine years. But this year, the Bruins welcomed seven freshmen players – nearly one-third of the men’s soccer team is brand new to Westwood.

UC reaches settlement with DOL after underpaying employees

The University of California owes workers $1.3 million after an error in its payroll system modified the overtime rate for some employees. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California owes workers $1.3 million following a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor for underpaying overtime payments for hourly employees. The error occurred while the university was attempting to replace the previous payroll system with the new UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources system.

Chemistry, biochemistry instructors to provide no-cost course materials

Starting fall, the chemistry and biochemistry department will implement three policies aiming to make textbooks more accessible to students. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Students taking classes from the chemistry and biochemistry department may start paying less for course materials. Starting fall, the department will require instructors to provide students with no-cost alternatives to course materials and are required to state in their syllabuses whether they profit off the sale of any written course material.

Q&A: UCLA staff member explains importance of sun in light of the eclipse

Editorial: Refusal to compensate all underpaid workers exposes UC’s negligence

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From latte art videos on Facebook to not-so-witty quotes on T-shirts, coffee is an indisputable aspect of our everyday lives. Every frappy hour is national news, and liking the taste of coffee is viewed as a mark of adulthood.

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