Thursday, May 23

PlayFull is an app run by a group of UCLA students and alumni in which users play games and win points to exchange for discounted food from Westwood restaurants. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

App startup rewards gamers with discounts for Westwood restaurants

Twelve hundred students trudging on the floor of Pauley Pavilion for Dance Marathon took breaks for meals. An app startup called PlayFull had arranged the catering for the five meals served throughout the day and night. Read more...

Photo: PlayFull is an app run by a group of UCLA students and alumni in which users play games and win points to exchange for discounted food from Westwood restaurants. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

PlayFull is an app run by a group of UCLA students and alumni in which users play games and win points to exchange for discounted food from Westwood restaurants. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year psychobiology student Katie Patel's tattoo was inspired by a phrase a police officer said to her after Patel's first attempt at suicide. The semicolon at the end of the phrase is inspired by the Semicolon Project. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tattoos relate mental health stories in art exhibition

Angela Nguyen has a tattoo of a colorful butterfly conspicuously etched on her right ankle. Less conspicuous, however, are the scars that lie underneath the tattoo – the permanent and colorless marks of self-harm. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year psychobiology student Katie Patel's tattoo was inspired by a phrase a police officer said to her after Patel's first attempt at suicide. The semicolon at the end of the phrase is inspired by the Semicolon Project. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Fourth-year psychobiology student Katie Patel's tattoo was inspired by a phrase a police officer said to her after Patel's first attempt at suicide. The semicolon at the end of the phrase is inspired by the Semicolon Project. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA Extension alumna Natalie Novak helped plan VidCon, the world's largest online video conference. As a digital media agent, her clients include iJustine, Joey Graceffa and jiffpom. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

For talent agent Natalie Novak, digital media is the future

When Grace Helbig, Connor Franta and several other Internet stars checked into hotel rooms two years ago while attending the world’s largest online video conference, VidCon, something caught their attention. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Extension alumna Natalie Novak helped plan VidCon, the world's largest online video conference. As a digital media agent, her clients include iJustine, Joey Graceffa and jiffpom. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA Extension alumna Natalie Novak helped plan VidCon, the world's largest online video conference. As a digital media agent, her clients include iJustine, Joey Graceffa and jiffpom. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)