Monday, January 22

Alumnus Ray Garcia opened Downtown Los Angeles eatery Broken Spanish, a restaurant serving up Latin cuisine. (Courtesy of Ray Garcia)

UCLA alum, chef creates unique LA Mexican cuisine

Like most students, Ray Garcia didn’t start teaching himself how to cook until he moved out of his dorm room and into an apartment. Now UCLA alumnus Garcia is the head chef at Broken Spanish, his second restaurant which he opened in June 2015 in downtown Los Angeles. Read more...

Alumnus Ray Garcia opened Downtown Los Angeles eatery Broken Spanish, a restaurant serving up Latin cuisine. (Courtesy of Ray Garcia)

Student Pokemon trainers can find a myriad of Pokemon, gyms and Pokestops across UCLA and Westwood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

UCLA ‘Pokemon Go’ players try to catch ‘em all

UCLA students have transformed from pupils to Pokemon trainers while searching for Pikachus and Charizards around UCLA’s new virtual Pokestops. Released July 6, the “Pokemon Go” app by Nintendo and Niantic has gained millions of players, earning them over $1 million per day just on iOS. Read more...

Student Pokemon trainers can find a myriad of Pokemon, gyms and Pokestops across UCLA and Westwood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Distinguished theater professor Sue-Ellen Case plans to spend time with her dog, work in her garden and ultimately continue her research in theater after retiring from UCLA. (Mischa Rajendiran/Daily Bruin)
Distinguished theater professor Sue-Ellen Case plans to spend time with her dog, work in her garden and ultimately continue her research in theater after retiring from UCLA. (Mischa Rajendiran/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Future Classic)

Album Review: ‘Skin’

Harley Streten had a lot of pressure to establish a definitive voice on his latest album in an era when kids are coming up with fake names and producing their own music on their laptops. Read more...

(Courtesy of Future Classic)

Hamid Rahmanian is the director, producer and creator of “Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic,” a shadow puppet performance based on the book “Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings” and set to premiere at the Freud Playhouse Friday. (Courtesy of Fictionville Studio)
Hamid Rahmanian is the director, producer and creator of “Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic,” a shadow puppet performance based on the book “Shahnameh: The Epic of the Persian Kings” and set to premiere at the Freud Playhouse Friday. (Courtesy of Fictionville Studio)

Inspired by his previous experience being bullied, UCLA alumnus Michael Burnam wrote “The Last Stop,” which tells the story of a group of bullied teenagers. (Courtesy of Jessica Burnam)
Inspired by his previous experience being bullied, UCLA alumnus Michael Burnam wrote “The Last Stop,” which tells the story of a group of bullied teenagers. (Courtesy of Jessica Burnam)

UCLA graduate musicians performed a piece by Tigran Mansurian (middle), an Armenian classical composer, on a trip to Armenia. They performed for audiences at the Komitas Museum and Komitas Chamber Music Hall in the capital city of Yerevan. (Courtesy of Movses Pogossian)
UCLA graduate musicians performed a piece by Tigran Mansurian (middle), an Armenian classical composer, on a trip to Armenia. They performed for audiences at the Komitas Museum and Komitas Chamber Music Hall in the capital city of Yerevan. (Courtesy of Movses Pogossian)