Sunday, October 20

Emma Boone, a second-year music education student, will tour the United States with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. The group incorporates theatricality into its performances with choreography that implements ballet influences, she said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Blue Devils band together to perform dynamic performances in summer tour

The Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps performs the same set for over 20 competitions during the summertime, Emma Boone said. The second-year music education student will play the mellophone for the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. Read more...

Photo: Emma Boone, a second-year music education student, will tour the United States with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. The group incorporates theatricality into its performances with choreography that implements ballet influences, she said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Emma Boone, a second-year music education student, will tour the United States with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. The group incorporates theatricality into its performances with choreography that implements ballet influences, she said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Delivery service NEED Westwood rides into UCLA, but on electric scooters

Students should only worry about taking exams – not getting the blue books needed for them, said Angel Herrera. Co-founded in 2019 by the third-year theater student alongside his friends, second-year economics and philosophy student David Lin and second-year film student Rohun Vora, NEED Westwood features student couriers completing delivery services on electric scooters. Read more...

Photo: UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Student’s on-campus nail services provide convenience and comfort to peers

Brittany Nguyen wanted to stop biting her nails – so she started painting them. The second-year sociology student taught herself nail art through YouTube videos at 14 years old. Read more...

Photo: Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker is the author of "As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock." She will be on campus for a book talk Tuesday. (Courtesy of Banana Bugz Photography)

Book talk to focus on environmental conflicts in Native American history

More than 1.5 billion acres of land have been taken from Native Americans, according to a study by Slate Magazine. Amid the virtual normalization of this process, the idea of returning land to indigenous individuals shouldn’t be left off the table, said author and educator Dina Gilio-Whitaker. Read more...

Photo: Dina Gilio-Whitaker is the author of "As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock." She will be on campus for a book talk Tuesday. (Courtesy of Banana Bugz Photography)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker is the author of "As Long As Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock." She will be on campus for a book talk Tuesday. (Courtesy of Banana Bugz Photography)

Costume designer Michael Kaplan worked on films such as “Fight Club” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” He will be one of the featured designers at "Jewish Thread: The Hidden History of Costume Design in Hollywood,” which intends to highlight the work such designers have contributed to the field.
(Courtesy of Michael Kaplan)

Event discusses Jewish costume designers stitching together fabric of iconic films

Fashion designers leave their labels on their creations. But costume designers don’t have the same privilege, said Deborah Nadoolman Landis. Landis, the founding director and chair of UCLA’s David C. Read more...

Photo: Costume designer Michael Kaplan worked on films such as “Fight Club” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” He will be one of the featured designers at "Jewish Thread: The Hidden History of Costume Design in Hollywood,” which intends to highlight the work such designers have contributed to the field. (Courtesy of Michael Kaplan)

Costume designer Michael Kaplan worked on films such as “Fight Club” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” He will be one of the featured designers at "Jewish Thread: The Hidden History of Costume Design in Hollywood,” which intends to highlight the work such designers have contributed to the field.
(Courtesy of Michael Kaplan)

Graduate student Saroya Corbett will conduct a talk at Fowler Museum on Friday about traditional second line parades in Louisiana. She plans to discuss her research on bounce dance while incorporating the exhibit "New Orleans Second Line Parades: Photographs by Pableaux Johnson." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Q&A: Graduate student explores bounce dance’s link to traditional Louisianian parades

Mardi Gras isn’t just a one-day event – it’s a whole season, said Saroya Corbett. Corbett, a graduate student in world arts and cultures/dance, will conduct a talk at the Fowler Museum on Friday discussing her personal experience with the traditional second line parades of Louisiana. Read more...

Photo: Graduate student Saroya Corbett will conduct a talk at Fowler Museum on Friday about traditional second line parades in Louisiana. She plans to discuss her research on bounce dance while incorporating the exhibit "New Orleans Second Line Parades: Photographs by Pableaux Johnson." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Graduate student Saroya Corbett will conduct a talk at Fowler Museum on Friday about traditional second line parades in Louisiana. She plans to discuss her research on bounce dance while incorporating the exhibit "New Orleans Second Line Parades: Photographs by Pableaux Johnson." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Kelly Gluckman took the stage at Dance Marathon, discussing her own experience living with HIV for over eight years and performing a spoken word about the stigmas surrounding the virus. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Dance Marathon performer talks living with HIV, changing stigma surrounding it

Performer Kelly Gluckman, who has been living with HIV for more than eight years, said she feels healthier than ever before. Gluckman first took the stage in Pauley Pavilion around 3:30 a.m. Read more...

Photo: Kelly Gluckman took the stage at Dance Marathon, discussing her own experience living with HIV for over eight years and performing a spoken word about the stigmas surrounding the virus. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

Kelly Gluckman took the stage at Dance Marathon, discussing her own experience living with HIV for over eight years and performing a spoken word about the stigmas surrounding the virus. (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)