Saturday, September 22

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bookmarked: Ooga Booga’s uninviting aura, stark aesthetic left something to be desired

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster ventured to Chinatown to visit Ooga Booga, an art print bookstore, for the tenth installment of her column “Bookmarked.” Wurster enjoyed the eclectic mix of products the store offered, but found the store’s environment uninviting. (Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA Makerspace, located in Rieber Hall, recently hosted the long-term Make Your Own Board Game workshop. The three-part program taught participants to use specific industrial machines, such as laser cutters and 3D printers. The program’s director, Allison Shindell, a first-year computer science and linguistics student, said she hopes the space will cater to the general student body and help them feel comfortable using the machinery. 
(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

Makerspace’s board game workshop encourages creativity, new skills

Students used lasers to cut acrylic, shape wood and carve “Rick and Morty” faces into checkers pieces. The UCLA Makerspace in Rieber Hall held a three-part workshop over the course of the last four weeks dedicated to teaching students how to manufacture board games. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Makerspace, located in Rieber Hall, recently hosted the long-term Make Your Own Board Game workshop. The three-part program taught participants to use specific industrial machines, such as laser cutters and 3D printers. The program’s director, Allison Shindell, a first-year computer science and linguistics student, said she hopes the space will cater to the general student body and help them feel comfortable using the machinery. (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Makerspace, located in Rieber Hall, recently hosted the long-term Make Your Own Board Game workshop. The three-part program taught participants to use specific industrial machines, such as laser cutters and 3D printers. The program’s director, Allison Shindell, a first-year computer science and linguistics student, said she hopes the space will cater to the general student body and help them feel comfortable using the machinery. 
(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin)


Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited Children's Book World for this week's edition of "Bookmarked." At the store, she recognized some childhood favorites such as “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Olivia.”  (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Bookmarked: Children’s Book World offers intrigue to young readers, nostalgia to old

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited Children's Book World for this week's edition of "Bookmarked." At the store, she recognized some childhood favorites such as “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Olivia.” (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited Children's Book World for this week's edition of "Bookmarked." At the store, she recognized some childhood favorites such as “Where The Wild Things Are” and “Olivia.”  (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Students Tatt Chitrakorn, Chiana Yang and Belicia Tang (left to right) took part in an oolong tea tasting at Tealightful Club's weekly meeting where members drink tea and discuss their cultural relevance. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Campus tea club brews up comforting, educational space

Tealightful Club’s tea appreciation is steeped in a rich historical lineage of cultural significance and specialized ceremonies. Tealightful Club held its first weekly meeting during the third week of spring quarter, said club president Chiana Yang, a second-year psychobiology student. Read more...

Photo: Students Tatt Chitrakorn, Chiana Yang and Belicia Tang (left to right) took part in an oolong tea tasting at Tealightful Club's weekly meeting where members drink tea and discuss their cultural relevance. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Students Tatt Chitrakorn, Chiana Yang and Belicia Tang (left to right) took part in an oolong tea tasting at Tealightful Club's weekly meeting where members drink tea and discuss their cultural relevance. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)


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Video: Post-graduation plans with Grad Street

Tim Connors, a fourth-year cognitive science student, founded Grad Street after he heard complaints about the prices of caps and gowns for graduation. As Grad Street has continued to expand, he decided to pursue entrepreneurship following graduation instead of joining the job search. Read more...

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