Friday, November 16

Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Beetle House pop-up restaurant presents quirky atmosphere, subpar food

Beetle House combines the quirky and eccentric world of Tim Burton with the boozy, deep bass-thumping club vibe of Hollywood Boulevard. The gothic-themed pop-up restaurant takes inspiration from artistic works such as Burton’s films and the music of The Cure. Read more...

Photo: Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Third-year psychology student Ava Corales demonstrated how to create a bloody gash on her cheek and how to paint a scab on her model, third-year cognitive science student Rachel Ho. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Student leads workshop on special effects, Halloween makeup

Ava Corales sported chromatic purple lipstick, a floral dress and a gaping flesh wound on her right cheek at Saturday’s special effects makeup workshop. The third-year psychology student instructed a group of around 10 students gathered in a De Neve Plaza meeting room on how to create special effects makeup, including prosthetic wounds and fake bruises. Read more...

Photo: Third-year psychology student Ava Corales demonstrated how to create a bloody gash on her cheek and how to paint a scab on her model, third-year cognitive science student Rachel Ho. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Third-year psychology student Ava Corales demonstrated how to create a bloody gash on her cheek and how to paint a scab on her model, third-year cognitive science student Rachel Ho. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

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Fashion Friday: Week 4, Fall 2017

Track pants and gym shorts are no longer reserved for athletes. Although the athleisure trend has been taking over storefronts and Instagram feeds for the last couple of years, students are still donning popular sportswear logos such as Nike and the famous Adidas triple stripe. Read more...

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Salma Zaky, a third-year English student, performs five times a week at comedy clubs around Los Angeles. After attending class during the day, Zaky drives to open mic performances to showcase her comedy alongside older comedians.  (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Student comic entertains at LA comedy clubs, open mic nights

Salma Zaky anxiously awaited her first stand-up comedy performance at an open mic night during her senior year of high school. After speaking for two of her allotted 10 minutes, during which she told a joke about emojis and avoided eye contact with the audience, Zaky rushed off the stage and refused to tell anyone about her experience. Read more...

Photo: Salma Zaky, a third-year English student, performs five times a week at comedy clubs around Los Angeles. After attending class during the day, Zaky drives to open mic performances to showcase her comedy alongside older comedians. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Salma Zaky, a third-year English student, performs five times a week at comedy clubs around Los Angeles. After attending class during the day, Zaky drives to open mic performances to showcase her comedy alongside older comedians.  (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

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Fashion Friday: Week 3, Fall 2017

A-line skirts, especially ones made out of denim or corduroy, have been popular for quite some time. However, the structured silhouette of the piece still remains a trend among students on campus and doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Read more...

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In addition to makeup and hair videos, fourth-year Japanese student Paris Sumpter has also discussed topics such as studying abroad in Japan and how she makes money on YouTube. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA student produces YouTube videos to share experiences, expertise

Paris Sumpter said she never meant to be a YouTuber, but she now has more than 69,000 subscribers. Students come up to the fourth-year Japanese student on campus after they recognize her from her YouTube channel, “LeSweetpea.” Sumpter has posted more than 70 videos on topics atypical of many YouTube stars, covering subjects including making money on YouTube and caring for curly hair. Read more...

Photo: In addition to makeup and hair videos, fourth-year Japanese student Paris Sumpter has also discussed topics such as studying abroad in Japan and how she makes money on YouTube. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin senior staff)

In addition to makeup and hair videos, fourth-year Japanese student Paris Sumpter has also discussed topics such as studying abroad in Japan and how she makes money on YouTube. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Fashion Friday: Week 2, Fall 2017

The high summer temperatures have led students to seek breezier alternatives to encasing their legs in tight denim. Studentsseek comfort in culottes, palazzo pants and other wide-legged bottoms made of lighter fabrics, such as linen and silk, which allow for air circulation and ease of movement during long weekday schedules. Read more...

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