Monday, July 24

Alumna Julia Lam carries her new product,
 "The Tracy," a convertible bag that transforms from a backpack to a handbag. (Courtesy of Kimberly Brizzolara)
Alumna Julia Lam carries her new product,
 "The Tracy," a convertible bag that transforms from a backpack to a handbag. (Courtesy of Kimberly Brizzolara)

Zach Martinucci, a fourth-year anthropology student, listens to his "Bad N Bougie" bread after taking it out of the oven to hear the crackling noise it makes as it continues to cook from the inside. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)
Zach Martinucci, a fourth-year anthropology student, listens to his "Bad N Bougie" bread after taking it out of the oven to hear the crackling noise it makes as it continues to cook from the inside. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

Barry Manilow (left) performed at a previous iteration of "Concert for America" in April. The series was founded by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley (center and right). (Courtesy of Jenny Anderson)
Barry Manilow (left) performed at a previous iteration of "Concert for America" in April. The series was founded by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley (center and right). (Courtesy of Jenny Anderson)

Sheng Wang is a comedian from "Last Comic Standing" who now writes for “Fresh Off the Boat." He will perform at UCLA with other well-known comedians. (Courtesy of Sheng Wang)

Q&A: BruinFest Comedy Show performer Sheng Wang shares advice on stand-up

Comedian Sheng Wang’s narrow exposure to stand-up comedy as a child was commercials for Chris Tucker’s performances on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam.” Wang said he never imagined he would pursue a career in comedy until he attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he joined an Asian-American performance club on campus. Read more...

Sheng Wang is a comedian from "Last Comic Standing" who now writes for “Fresh Off the Boat." He will perform at UCLA with other well-known comedians. (Courtesy of Sheng Wang)

(Kaley Powers/Daily Bruin)
(Kaley Powers/Daily Bruin)

Twenty-six student members of Gamma Phi Beta and Pi Kappa Phi will perform together at Spring Sing 2017, after auditioning together for the past three years. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
Twenty-six student members of Gamma Phi Beta and Pi Kappa Phi will perform together at Spring Sing 2017, after auditioning together for the past three years. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Students tried different baked goods Tuesday at “The Great College Bake Off,” a baking competition hosted by the UCLA chapter of Spoon University in Dickson Court. (Angie Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

On-campus bake-off heats up as students compete, taste innovative treats

Zach Martinucci named each batch of his sourdough bread after the characters in the TV show “Westworld” – Abernathy, Bernard and Maeve. Maeve – a rosemary sourdough loaf with roasted pumpkin seeds, polenta and olive oil – was one of the two breads the fourth-year anthropology student featured at “Spoon UCLA: The Great College Bake Off,” hosted by Spoon University on Tuesday. Read more...

Students tried different baked goods Tuesday at “The Great College Bake Off,” a baking competition hosted by the UCLA chapter of Spoon University in Dickson Court. (Angie Ruiz/Daily Bruin)


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