Saturday, November 17

Yoon Lee, a third-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student, started the i-Knit-tiative club at UCLA during her freshman year.  At club meetings every Monday night, members work on various projects including scarves and beanies, which the club is hoping to donate to homeless shelters around Los Angeles later on in the quarter. Members can learn how to knit, crochet or other forms of needlework.  (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA club teaches beginning needlework, forms tight-knit community

Yoon Lee’s mother taught her how to knit in the sixth grade, using chopsticks as needles. The third-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student has been knitting ever since and started the i-KNIT-iative knitting club her first year at UCLA. Read more...

Photo: Yoon Lee, a third-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student, started the i-Knit-tiative club at UCLA during her freshman year. At club meetings every Monday night, members work on various projects including scarves and beanies, which the club is hoping to donate to homeless shelters around Los Angeles later on in the quarter. Members can learn how to knit, crochet or other forms of needlework. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Yoon Lee, a third-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student, started the i-Knit-tiative club at UCLA during her freshman year.  At club meetings every Monday night, members work on various projects including scarves and beanies, which the club is hoping to donate to homeless shelters around Los Angeles later on in the quarter. Members can learn how to knit, crochet or other forms of needlework.  (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumnus Miebaka Yohannes stars in the Greenway Court Theatre's production of "The House on Mango Street." He plays multiple roles including the protagonist's brother, a schoolchild and a man who lives in the protagonist's community. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Alumna uses experience of growing up in LA to portray lead in coming-of-age play

Estela Garcia first read Sandra Cisneros’ coming-of-age novel, “The House on Mango Street,” in the ninth grade. She said it was the first time she had encountered anything that reflected her life growing up in South Los Angeles. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Miebaka Yohannes stars in the Greenway Court Theatre's production of "The House on Mango Street." He plays multiple roles including the protagonist's brother, a schoolchild and a man who lives in the protagonist's community. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Miebaka Yohannes stars in the Greenway Court Theatre's production of "The House on Mango Street." He plays multiple roles including the protagonist's brother, a schoolchild and a man who lives in the protagonist's community. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


Second-year geography student Wesley Chioh customized his dorm room by fitting Ping-Pong balls over fairy lights. He also hung up photographs and maps of Transylvania and the world.  (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Students personalize dorm rooms with photos, decorations

Wesley Chioh has photographs of Soviet architecture and Galapagos beaches tacked to his dorm room wall. The pictures represent all the places the second-year geography student travelled during his breaks from the Singaporean military and serve as reminders of each destination. Read more...

Photo: Second-year geography student Wesley Chioh customized his dorm room by fitting Ping-Pong balls over fairy lights. He also hung up photographs and maps of Transylvania and the world. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Second-year geography student Wesley Chioh customized his dorm room by fitting Ping-Pong balls over fairy lights. He also hung up photographs and maps of Transylvania and the world.  (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin)

Siam Sunset, located on Sunset Boulevard, serves Thai dishes along with Chinese breakfast items such as Chinese donuts and warm soy milk.
 (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Restaurant Review: Siam Sunset

I used to walk with my grandmother along the dusty streets of Shanghai every morning to buy a breakfast of fried sesame balls, crispy strips of dough and plastic bags filled with delicious soy milk. Read more...

Photo: Siam Sunset, located on Sunset Boulevard, serves Thai dishes along with Chinese breakfast items such as Chinese donuts and warm soy milk. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Siam Sunset, located on Sunset Boulevard, serves Thai dishes along with Chinese breakfast items such as Chinese donuts and warm soy milk.
 (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

After graduating from UCLA in 2003 with an economics degree, alumnus Brian Huskey decided to switch plans and go to culinary school in San Francisco. Now Huskey oversees a staff of approximately 15 cooks and chefs at his own restaurant Tackle Box, which he opened in 2015 with the help of Ed Lee, the co-founder of Wahoo’s Fish Taco.

 (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumnus reflects on past experiences to cook up his own restaurant

Brian Huskey began his culinary career at the age of 19, flipping burgers at The Grove to pay the bills in his Midvale Avenue apartment. A few years later, Huskey graduated from UCLA in 2003 with an economics degree and summer internships at Merrill Lynch under his belt, but decided against going to graduate school or working in finance to study the culinary arts instead. Read more...

Photo: After graduating from UCLA in 2003 with an economics degree, alumnus Brian Huskey decided to switch plans and go to culinary school in San Francisco. Now Huskey oversees a staff of approximately 15 cooks and chefs at his own restaurant Tackle Box, which he opened in 2015 with the help of Ed Lee, the co-founder of Wahoo’s Fish Taco. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

After graduating from UCLA in 2003 with an economics degree, alumnus Brian Huskey decided to switch plans and go to culinary school in San Francisco. Now Huskey oversees a staff of approximately 15 cooks and chefs at his own restaurant Tackle Box, which he opened in 2015 with the help of Ed Lee, the co-founder of Wahoo’s Fish Taco.

 (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Portugal. The Man performed popular hits such as "Purple Yellow Red and Blue" and "Modern Jesus" amid flashing strobe lights and an energized crowd at the Hollywood Palladium. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Concert review: Portugal. The Man at the Hollywood Palladium

Lead singer of Portugal. The Man John Gourley waded through a technicolor jungle of blue and green flashing lights decked out in a pair of sunglasses and khaki pants. Read more...

Photo: Portugal. The Man performed popular hits such as "Purple Yellow Red and Blue" and "Modern Jesus" amid flashing strobe lights and an energized crowd at the Hollywood Palladium. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Portugal. The Man performed popular hits such as "Purple Yellow Red and Blue" and "Modern Jesus" amid flashing strobe lights and an energized crowd at the Hollywood Palladium. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)


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