Saturday, November 25



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UCLA adds Nordic studies, Asian languages and linguistics majors

Students can choose from two new undergraduate degree programs starting this fall. UCLA’s two newest majors are Nordic studies and Asian languages and linguistics. The Scandinavian section and the department of Asian languages and cultures created the new majors to broaden their respective departments’ curricula and attract more students to the departments. Read more...

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Andrew Bremner and Brandon Kessler founded Out of Office, a mobile platform that connects professionals through networking events and activities. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Anderson School of Management students develop networking app

Andrew Bremner didn’t think networking was important for career progression until he witnessed it firsthand at UCLA. That’s why Bremner and Brandon Kessler, graduate students in the UCLA Anderson School of Management, founded Out of Office, a mobile platform that connects professionals through intimately sized networking events and activities. Read more...

Photo: Andrew Bremner and Brandon Kessler founded Out of Office, a mobile platform that connects professionals through networking events and activities. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Andrew Bremner and Brandon Kessler founded Out of Office, a mobile platform that connects professionals through networking events and activities. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Aaron Yih, a rising fourth-year Design | Media Arts student, recently launched College Visit Co., which creates college visit guides to give visitors a more complete picture of campus life. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Student creates guidebooks exploring colleges from inside perspective

Aaron Yih was relaxing in the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden when a campus tour passing by gave him the idea for a new business. Yih, a rising fourth-year Design | Media Arts student, launched College Visit Co. Read more...

Photo: Aaron Yih, a rising fourth-year Design | Media Arts student, recently launched College Visit Co., which creates college visit guides to give visitors a more complete picture of campus life. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)

Aaron Yih, a rising fourth-year Design | Media Arts student, recently launched College Visit Co., which creates college visit guides to give visitors a more complete picture of campus life. (MacKenzie Coffman/Daily Bruin)


Kendra Perez, a graduate student in acting, died June 18 after falling into a creek at Sequoia National Park. (Courtesy of Joe Jackson Funeral Chapels)

Graduate student remembered for charisma, passion for theater

Faculty and students remember Kendra Perez as a lively and talented individual who brought people together with her enthusiasm and passion for acting. Perez, a graduate student in acting, was 26 years old when she died June 18 after falling into a creek in Sequoia National Park. Read more...

Photo: Kendra Perez, a graduate student in acting, died June 18 after falling into a creek at Sequoia National Park. (Courtesy of Joe Jackson Funeral Chapels)

Kendra Perez, a graduate student in acting, died June 18 after falling into a creek at Sequoia National Park. (Courtesy of Joe Jackson Funeral Chapels)