Thursday, July 20

Singer Regina Spektor revamped old songs while performing at the Dolby Theatre on Saturday. She sang both old and new songs, including “Fidelity” from "Begin to Hope" and “Silly Eye-Color Generalizations" from "Live in London." (Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin contributor)

Concert review: Regina Spektor at the Dolby Theatre

Regina Spektor brought all her wonderful eccentricities and musical mastery to the Dolby Theatre stage Saturday, dazzling hundreds of her own spectators. Saturday night’s show marked the final performance of Spektor’s spring 2017 tour, which she began March 5. Read more...

Photo: Singer Regina Spektor revamped old songs while performing at the Dolby Theatre on Saturday. She sang both old and new songs, including “Fidelity” from "Begin to Hope" and “Silly Eye-Color Generalizations" from "Live in London." (Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin contributor)

Singer Regina Spektor revamped old songs while performing at the Dolby Theatre on Saturday. She sang both old and new songs, including “Fidelity” from "Begin to Hope" and “Silly Eye-Color Generalizations" from "Live in London." (Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin contributor)

Third-year communication studies student and lead singer of the band Sage St. Isabel Whelan led the group in performances of several original songs and a rendition of Childish Gambino's "Redbone." (Nick O'Brien/Daily Bruin)

Indie-rock band Sage St. takes the stage at Dance Marathon 2017

The lights went down in Pauley Pavilion and dancers crowded in front of the stage as indie-rock band Sage St. emerged into the spotlight. The audience swayed to the band’s upbeat rhythm under dim red lights as it launched into its first song “Clouds.” The band also performed the song “Alive,” a favorite of lead singer Isabel Whelan. Read more...

Photo: Third-year communication studies student and lead singer of the band Sage St. Isabel Whelan led the group in performances of several original songs and a rendition of Childish Gambino's "Redbone." (Nick O'Brien/Daily Bruin)

Third-year communication studies student and lead singer of the band Sage St. Isabel Whelan led the group in performances of several original songs and a rendition of Childish Gambino's "Redbone." (Nick O'Brien/Daily Bruin)

In the final edition of Dorm Dining, Daily Bruin columnist Andrew Warner spiced up traditional rice cooker rice with a rice pilaf dish cooked in carrot juice. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

Dorm Dining: Carrot rice pilaf proves sweet yet savory treat for tastebuds, eyes

Life on the Hill doesn’t exactly allow ample opportunity for experimentation with cooking, leading to a routine diet at the dining halls. Over the course of the quarter, columnist Andrew Warner sets out to break the culinary monotony of dorm life, armed with a rice cooker and a few pantry staples. Read more...

Photo: In the final edition of Dorm Dining, Daily Bruin columnist Andrew Warner spiced up traditional rice cooker rice with a rice pilaf dish cooked in carrot juice. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

In the final edition of Dorm Dining, Daily Bruin columnist Andrew Warner spiced up traditional rice cooker rice with a rice pilaf dish cooked in carrot juice. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

The host of television show "Idiotest" Ben Gleib stands next to UCLA alumnae Jodi Wofford and Nada Jawad (left to right). They compete against two USC alumni on an episode of the gameshow airing Thursday. (GSN)

UCLA, USC alumni face off in a battle of wits on gameshow ‘Idiotest’

Nada Jawad and Jodi Wofford brought their Bruin spirit to the stage of “Idiotest” as they tested their wits against two USC Trojans. “Finally being on the stage, and finally playing the game … was a real in-the-moment, in-the-zone thing,” Jawad said. Read more...

Photo: The host of television show "Idiotest" Ben Gleib stands next to UCLA alumnae Jodi Wofford and Nada Jawad (left to right). They compete against two USC alumni on an episode of the gameshow airing Thursday. (GSN)

The host of television show "Idiotest" Ben Gleib stands next to UCLA alumnae Jodi Wofford and Nada Jawad (left to right). They compete against two USC alumni on an episode of the gameshow airing Thursday. (GSN)


UCLA graduate student Reed Van Dyk based his short film "DeKalb Elementary" on a real 911 phone call made during an attempted mass shooting at an Atlanta elementary school. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Grad student directs film about 911 call for attempted school shooting

Reed Van Dyk was writing a film about a mass shooting when he realized he didn’t know how a 911 dispatcher answered the phone. Listening to a real 911 call during an attempted shooting at an Atlanta elementary school, however, gave him the inspiration for a different film. Read more...

Photo: UCLA graduate student Reed Van Dyk based his short film "DeKalb Elementary" on a real 911 phone call made during an attempted mass shooting at an Atlanta elementary school. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

UCLA graduate student Reed Van Dyk based his short film "DeKalb Elementary" on a real 911 phone call made during an attempted mass shooting at an Atlanta elementary school. (Erin Rice/Daily Bruin)

Frittatas generally take slightly longer to cook than an omelette because they are thicker and are cooked at a lower temperature. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

Dorm Dining: Rice cooker frittata not a yolk, get egg-cited for omelet alternative

Life on the Hill doesn’t exactly allow ample opportunity for experimentation with cooking, leading to a routine diet at the dining halls. Over the course of the quarter, columnist Andrew Warner sets out to break the culinary monotony of dorm life, armed with a rice cooker and a few pantry staples. Read more...

Photo: Frittatas generally take slightly longer to cook than an omelette because they are thicker and are cooked at a lower temperature. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

Frittatas generally take slightly longer to cook than an omelette because they are thicker and are cooked at a lower temperature. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)