Friday, May 26

The UCLA club The Courage to be Me was created in order to help students gain the skills they need to be more comfortable and confident in themselves, especially on a large college campus. The organization began during winter quarter and holds weekly meetings in Haines Hall. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The Courage to be Me club empowers students to conquer self-doubts

Brook Li began making YouTube videos about courage and confidence by telling personal stories such as learning to surfboard on her 21st birthday. After others told her that her videos resonated with them, the fifth-year sociology student said she was inspired to take her knowledge off the internet and into the real world by creating her own club on campus. Read more...

The UCLA club The Courage to be Me was created in order to help students gain the skills they need to be more comfortable and confident in themselves, especially on a large college campus. The organization began during winter quarter and holds weekly meetings in Haines Hall. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

(Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, Photo Illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics editor)
(Photo by Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin, Photo Illustration by LeAnn Woo/Graphics editor)

Third-year sociology student Jonathan Semerjian (left) and third-year business economics student Tigran Ayvazyan (right) are the vice president and founder, respectively, of the Bruin Auto Club, a group for UCLA car enthusiasts to celebrate car culture. (Manoreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)
Third-year sociology student Jonathan Semerjian (left) and third-year business economics student Tigran Ayvazyan (right) are the vice president and founder, respectively, of the Bruin Auto Club, a group for UCLA car enthusiasts to celebrate car culture. (Manoreet Grewal/Daily Bruin)

Second-year psychobiology student Tia Liu has amassed more than 40,000 followers on Instagram by photographing models and YouTube personalities for their social media. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)
Second-year psychobiology student Tia Liu has amassed more than 40,000 followers on Instagram by photographing models and YouTube personalities for their social media. (Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

A 1-ounce jar of paddlefish caviar costs $35 at Santa Monica Seafood. The fish roe's saltiness complimented the buckwheat pancakes and crème fraîche. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin Staff)
A 1-ounce jar of paddlefish caviar costs $35 at Santa Monica Seafood. The fish roe's saltiness complimented the buckwheat pancakes and crème fraîche. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin Staff)

(Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)
(Esmeralda Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Students tried different baked goods Tuesday at “The Great College Bake Off,” a baking competition hosted by the UCLA chapter of Spoon University in Dickson Court. (Angie Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

On-campus bake-off heats up as students compete, taste innovative treats

Zach Martinucci named each batch of his sourdough bread after the characters in the TV show “Westworld” – Abernathy, Bernard and Maeve. Maeve – a rosemary sourdough loaf with roasted pumpkin seeds, polenta and olive oil – was one of the two breads the fourth-year anthropology student featured at “Spoon UCLA: The Great College Bake Off,” hosted by Spoon University on Tuesday. Read more...

Students tried different baked goods Tuesday at “The Great College Bake Off,” a baking competition hosted by the UCLA chapter of Spoon University in Dickson Court. (Angie Ruiz/Daily Bruin)


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