Tuesday, November 20

Columnist Linda Xu models the shirt she purchased at Wasteland, a thrift shop located on Melrose Avenue. (Photo by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics director)

Cents of Style: Wasteland’s steep prices overshadow eclectic offerings

Wedged in between Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, UCLA students have no shortage of places to shop for clothes. However, high price tags can limit shopping options for money-conscious students on a college budget. Read more...

Photo: Columnist Linda Xu models the shirt she purchased at Wasteland, a thrift shop located on Melrose Avenue. (Photo by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics director)

Columnist Linda Xu models the shirt she purchased at Wasteland, a thrift shop located on Melrose Avenue. (Photo by Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics director)

Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu models the clothing she purchased at Jet Rag's weekly $1 clothing sale. (Photo by Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics director)

Cents of Style: Jet Rag’s $1 sale offers rare deal in a chaotic setting

Wedged in between Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, UCLA students have no shortage of places to shop for clothes. However, high price tags can limit shopping options for money-conscious students on a college budget. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu models the clothing she purchased at Jet Rag's weekly $1 clothing sale. (Photo by Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics director)

Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu models the clothing she purchased at Jet Rag's weekly $1 clothing sale. (Photo by Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin, photo illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics director)

Members of the pop boy band One Direction have gone their separate ways, pursuing solo projects after the release of the group's fourth album. Most recently, Harry Styles released "Sign of the Times" on April 7. (Creative Commons photo by Eva Rinaldi via Flickr)

Second Take: One Direction’s breakup was necessary to let its artists shine

My name is Linda and I am a former One Direction fan. More precisely, I am a former “Directioner,” a term used to describe the hysterical, pre-pubescent devotees of the British pop boy band that made international waves after competing in “The X Factor” in 2010. Read more...

Photo: Members of the pop boy band One Direction have gone their separate ways, pursuing solo projects after the release of the group's fourth album. Most recently, Harry Styles released "Sign of the Times" on April 7. (Creative Commons photo by Eva Rinaldi via Flickr)

Members of the pop boy band One Direction have gone their separate ways, pursuing solo projects after the release of the group's fourth album. Most recently, Harry Styles released "Sign of the Times" on April 7. (Creative Commons photo by Eva Rinaldi via Flickr)

Chase Johnson, the frontman of Half the Animal, hyped the crowd during it's 8 p.m. performance.  The band played a 40-minute set, which included songs "Babylon" and "Saturday Night."(Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

SoCal-native band Half the Animal brings alternative pop to Dance Marathon

Half the Animal’s all-black outfits clashed with the bright sounds they brought to Dance Marathon. Growing up in Laguna Beach, California, drummer Nick Gross and lead singer Chase Johnson began their musical careers in a band called Open Air Stereo in high school, mainly performing rock music, Gross said. Read more...

Photo: Chase Johnson, the frontman of Half the Animal, hyped the crowd during it's 8 p.m. performance. The band played a 40-minute set, which included songs "Babylon" and "Saturday Night."(Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Chase Johnson, the frontman of Half the Animal, hyped the crowd during it's 8 p.m. performance.  The band played a 40-minute set, which included songs "Babylon" and "Saturday Night."(Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu wears a black dress ($7.50) tucked into a gray tube skirt ($6.75), which she bought from the thrift store Crossroads Trading Co. in Santa Monica.  (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Cents of Style: Crossroads Trading Co. disappoints with generic options, sterile atmosphere

Wedged in between Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, UCLA students have no shortage of places to shop for clothes. However, high price tags can limit shopping options for money-conscious students on a college budget. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu wears a black dress ($7.50) tucked into a gray tube skirt ($6.75), which she bought from the thrift store Crossroads Trading Co. in Santa Monica. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Linda Xu wears a black dress ($7.50) tucked into a gray tube skirt ($6.75), which she bought from the thrift store Crossroads Trading Co. in Santa Monica.  (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

Cinematography graduate student Xinzhong "Golden" Zhao directed a commercial that placed second in a contest hosted by Regal Cinemas and Coca-Cola. In the ad, a hacker reaches out of a movie screen and grabs some buttery popcorn from a moviegoer. UCLA students filmed the commercial in Regal La Habra Stadium 16 in January. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Students’ commercial places second in Coca-Cola, Regal Films’ contest

Coming soon to a theater near you: a hungry hacker trying to steal your popcorn. Cinematography graduate student Xinzhong “Golden” Zhao directed a 30-second commercial to promote the movie-going experience and became a finalist for Coca-Cola and Regal Films’ commercial contest. Read more...

Photo: Cinematography graduate student Xinzhong "Golden" Zhao directed a commercial that placed second in a contest hosted by Regal Cinemas and Coca-Cola. In the ad, a hacker reaches out of a movie screen and grabs some buttery popcorn from a moviegoer. UCLA students filmed the commercial in Regal La Habra Stadium 16 in January. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

Cinematography graduate student Xinzhong "Golden" Zhao directed a commercial that placed second in a contest hosted by Regal Cinemas and Coca-Cola. In the ad, a hacker reaches out of a movie screen and grabs some buttery popcorn from a moviegoer. UCLA students filmed the commercial in Regal La Habra Stadium 16 in January. (Jintak Han/Assistant Photo editor)

First-year art student Ofri Shmul found inspiration for a sculpture, titled "Distracted," after she noticed how much time students spent looking at their phones throughout their day. She used tools such as pliers to shape wire into a human figure holding a lightbulb. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin)

Art student showcases themes of distraction in sculpture

Ofri Shmul’s broken phone sparked her interest in exploring how technology distracts students from the real world. The first-year art student began to notice students gazing not at the scenery on campus, but down at the brightly lit screens of their digital devices while walking to class. Read more...

Photo: First-year art student Ofri Shmul found inspiration for a sculpture, titled "Distracted," after she noticed how much time students spent looking at their phones throughout their day. She used tools such as pliers to shape wire into a human figure holding a lightbulb. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin)

First-year art student Ofri Shmul found inspiration for a sculpture, titled "Distracted," after she noticed how much time students spent looking at their phones throughout their day. She used tools such as pliers to shape wire into a human figure holding a lightbulb. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin)


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