Monday, October 22

Happn (top left), Peach (bottom left) and The Outbound (right) are new social networking apps that have features similar to existing popular apps. (Happn, TechNewsToday.com, The Outbound)

Second Take: New apps are using old ideas, need more creativity to be successful

Three new apps are making waves in the social networking community. Peach, Happn and The Outbound bear resemblances to Facebook, Tinder and Yelp, respectively. However, only one of them has the potential to replace the original with a new and intriguing concept. Read more...

Photo: Happn (top left), Peach (bottom left) and The Outbound (right) are new social networking apps that have features similar to existing popular apps. (Happn, TechNewsToday.com, The Outbound)

Happn (top left), Peach (bottom left) and The Outbound (right) are new social networking apps that have features similar to existing popular apps. (Happn, TechNewsToday.com, The Outbound)

Ethnomusicology lecturer Rahul Neuman was introduced to the Indian sitar, an 18- to 21-string instrument, at a young age by his family of professional sitarists and ethnomusicologists. (Kira VandenBrande/Daily Bruin)

Sounds of Schoenberg: The Indian sitar

Each week, Daily Bruin A&E will explore the instruments of the World Musical Instrument Collection and their performers that all contribute to the musical landscape of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Read more...

Photo: Ethnomusicology lecturer Rahul Neuman was introduced to the Indian sitar, an 18- to 21-string instrument, at a young age by his family of professional sitarists and ethnomusicologists. (Kira VandenBrande/Daily Bruin)

Ethnomusicology lecturer Rahul Neuman was introduced to the Indian sitar, an 18- to 21-string instrument, at a young age by his family of professional sitarists and ethnomusicologists. (Kira VandenBrande/Daily Bruin)

Justin Hang, the trombone section leader of the UCLA marching band and a third-year international development studies student, works to make sure his fellow band members have experiences just as amazing as his first time out on the field and see the thrill of performing. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Halftime Signatures: Trombone section leader shares enthusiasm, knowledge with fellow players

In anticipation of the UCLA-USC football matchup Thanksgiving weekend, Daily Bruin A&E features members of the UCLA Bruin Marching Band. Today’s installment profiles Justin Hang, a third-year international development studies student and trombone section leader. Read more...

Photo: Justin Hang, the trombone section leader of the UCLA marching band and a third-year international development studies student, works to make sure his fellow band members have experiences just as amazing as his first time out on the field and see the thrill of performing. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Justin Hang, the trombone section leader of the UCLA marching band and a third-year international development studies student, works to make sure his fellow band members have experiences just as amazing as his first time out on the field and see the thrill of performing. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)