Thursday, July 20

First-year pre-business economics student Jason Kuang sells haircuts for $10 to UCLA students and bases his business out of his dorm hall bathroom. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Student takes a cut of the dorm barbering business

Slow hip-hop music flowed out of the speakers and through the dorm bathroom. Holding a razor, Jason Kuang gave a haircut to his client as the two chatted about upcoming concerts and hip-hop artists they like. Read more...

Photo: First-year pre-business economics student Jason Kuang sells haircuts for $10 to UCLA students and bases his business out of his dorm hall bathroom. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

First-year pre-business economics student Jason Kuang sells haircuts for $10 to UCLA students and bases his business out of his dorm hall bathroom. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music violin professor Movses Pogossian will perform with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on Sunday at UCLA Royce Hall. He will play Violin Concerto No. 2, “Four Serious Songs," by Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Esteemed violin professor to perform with chamber orchestra at Royce Hall

Violin professor Movses Pogossian lives for the moments of silence at the end of a concert, the collective hush of thousands of people holding their breaths at the final bow of his string. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music violin professor Movses Pogossian will perform with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on Sunday at UCLA Royce Hall. He will play Violin Concerto No. 2, “Four Serious Songs," by Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music violin professor Movses Pogossian will perform with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on Sunday at UCLA Royce Hall. He will play Violin Concerto No. 2, “Four Serious Songs," by Armenian composer Tigran Mansurian. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Comedian Landen Baldwin, a fourth-year linguistics student, was involved in UCLA Rapid Fire Improv and HOOLIGAN Theatre Company while at UCLA. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Carrying a love for comedy and theater beyond graduation

A young man with big-rimmed glasses, a beard and a naked baby doll told puns from center stage as the audience’s laughter grew. Fourth-year linguistics student Landen Baldwin said he tries to be lighthearted during any situation. Read more...

Photo: Comedian Landen Baldwin, a fourth-year linguistics student, was involved in UCLA Rapid Fire Improv and HOOLIGAN Theatre Company while at UCLA. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Comedian Landen Baldwin, a fourth-year linguistics student, was involved in UCLA Rapid Fire Improv and HOOLIGAN Theatre Company while at UCLA. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo Editor)

Fourth-year English student Jeremy Ortiz, who is also an artistic director of hip-hop dance team NSU Modern, will perform with his team at Battle Royale Thursday at 333 Live. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Q&A: NSU Modern artistic director talks his final Battle Royale

Hearts beat faster. The music grows louder. The crowd goes wild. This is how a fourth-year English student Jeremy Ortiz, who has been dancing all four years of college, remembers Battle Royale. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year English student Jeremy Ortiz, who is also an artistic director of hip-hop dance team NSU Modern, will perform with his team at Battle Royale Thursday at 333 Live. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year English student Jeremy Ortiz, who is also an artistic director of hip-hop dance team NSU Modern, will perform with his team at Battle Royale Thursday at 333 Live. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Hui O’Imiloa, the Hawaii Club at UCLA, will host its 31st annual luau Saturday in Ackerman Grand Ballroom, uniting students of different enthnicities to show authentic Hawaiian culture and dance. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Hawaiian luau brings students together to rediscover their cultural roots

Luau performers scrambled to their rehearsal positions with the playful, nimble sound of the ukelele on one side of the room and the mighty beats of tribal drums on the other. Read more...

Photo: Hui O’Imiloa, the Hawaii Club at UCLA, will host its 31st annual luau Saturday in Ackerman Grand Ballroom, uniting students of different enthnicities to show authentic Hawaiian culture and dance. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Hui O’Imiloa, the Hawaii Club at UCLA, will host its 31st annual luau Saturday in Ackerman Grand Ballroom, uniting students of different enthnicities to show authentic Hawaiian culture and dance. (Kathy Chen/Daily Bruin)