Friday, September 21

Cutting up all the vegetables proved to be the most difficult step in the curry-making process.(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

Dorm Dining: Despite overflow setback, rice cooker curry successful

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: Cutting up all the vegetables proved to be the most difficult step in the curry-making process.(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

Cutting up all the vegetables proved to be the most difficult step in the curry-making process.(Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin)

Despite two failed attempts, columnist  Andrew Warner succeeded in baking a vanilla cheesecake dessert using only a rice cooker. Chefs who want to try out the recipe can also add cocoa powder or lemon juice to create their own takes on the dish. (Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin)

Dorm Dining: Whipping up a vanilla cheesecake using an unlikely oven

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 next 10 weeks, 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: Despite two failed attempts, columnist Andrew Warner succeeded in baking a vanilla cheesecake dessert using only a rice cooker. Chefs who want to try out the recipe can also add cocoa powder or lemon juice to create their own takes on the dish. (Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin)

Despite two failed attempts, columnist  Andrew Warner succeeded in baking a vanilla cheesecake dessert using only a rice cooker. Chefs who want to try out the recipe can also add cocoa powder or lemon juice to create their own takes on the dish. (Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin)


Fourth-year theater student Mercedes Stanfield makes clothing alterations for other UCLA students to make money. She started her business out of her Courtside dorm room in spring 2016. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Student stitches together a business with her passion

Dimyana Hanna was shocked to find a 7-inch gash torn into one of her favorite pairs of jeans. However, after browsing the UCLA Free & For Sale page, the fourth-year neuroscience student came across a post from Mercedes Stanfield, advertising an on-campus sewing service. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year theater student Mercedes Stanfield makes clothing alterations for other UCLA students to make money. She started her business out of her Courtside dorm room in spring 2016. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year theater student Mercedes Stanfield makes clothing alterations for other UCLA students to make money. She started her business out of her Courtside dorm room in spring 2016. (Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Café Shahor Hazak's song “Ihiye Beseder” is featured in filmmaker Rebecca Shore's short documentary "Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew." (JerusalemU)

Bruins for Israel and Hillel partner with Jerusalem U for Israeli event

The Hebrew word Aliyah means “ascent,” but it can also refer to immigrating to Israel. Filmmaker Rebecca Shore directed the short documentary “Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew” about African-Israeli man Mekonen Abebe to highlight Israel’s diversity. Read more...

Photo: Café Shahor Hazak's song “Ihiye Beseder” is featured in filmmaker Rebecca Shore's short documentary "Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew." (JerusalemU)

Café Shahor Hazak's song “Ihiye Beseder” is featured in filmmaker Rebecca Shore's short documentary "Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew." (JerusalemU)



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