Wednesday, January 23

UCLA Sex Squad will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Thursday with a performance in Glorya Kaufman Hall. They will perform songs and skits focused on sexual health, including one piece that imagines a future without AIDS. The anniversary show will also feature alumni and representatives from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Sex Squad’s performance aims to spread sexual health awareness through humor

This post was updated Nov. 29 at 2:20 p.m. A crowded room in Glorya Kaufman Hall will erupt into an improvised chorus during UCLA Sex Squad’s show, singing about the six bodily fluids that transmit AIDS. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Sex Squad will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Thursday with a performance in Glorya Kaufman Hall. They will perform songs and skits focused on sexual health, including one piece that imagines a future without AIDS. The anniversary show will also feature alumni and representatives from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UCLA Sex Squad will celebrate its 10th anniversary and the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day on Thursday with a performance in Glorya Kaufman Hall. They will perform songs and skits focused on sexual health, including one piece that imagines a future without AIDS. The anniversary show will also feature alumni and representatives from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Ally Chou, a third-year art history student, runs Ziuá Design, an Etsy shop selling premade templates of printable organizers to students. Her customers receive the files as PDFs via email, and can print the planners out themselves. Chou said with her products, she strives to emulate the artistry and efficiency of bullet journals, and eliminate the stress of having to create one from scratch. (Talia Markowitz/Daily Bruin)

Etsy shop sells online templates, designs easier way to bullet journal

“Bullet journaling” has become a social media trend, but many students still can’t dedicate time and creativity to pretty planning. Third-year art history student Ally Chou runs Ziuá Design, an Etsy shop that sells premade templates of printable organizers to make bullet journals more accessible to students. Read more...

Photo: Ally Chou, a third-year art history student, runs Ziuá Design, an Etsy shop selling premade templates of printable organizers to students. Her customers receive the files as PDFs via email, and can print the planners out themselves. Chou said with her products, she strives to emulate the artistry and efficiency of bullet journals, and eliminate the stress of having to create one from scratch. (Talia Markowitz/Daily Bruin)

Ally Chou, a third-year art history student, runs Ziuá Design, an Etsy shop selling premade templates of printable organizers to students. Her customers receive the files as PDFs via email, and can print the planners out themselves. Chou said with her products, she strives to emulate the artistry and efficiency of bullet journals, and eliminate the stress of having to create one from scratch. (Talia Markowitz/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science student Myrka Vega, fourth-year international development studies student Maria Amaya Morfin and third-year Spanish student Terii Sanchez (left to right) collaborated to start 1997 Thrift, an online thrift store. Students may order their items via Instagram, pay through Venmo and then pick up their purchase on Bruin Walk. 
(James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Online thrifted clothing platform offers affordability, convenience to students

Myrka Vega thrifted for clothes out of necessity growing up. Now, she thrifts out of enjoyment, sharing her hobby with the UCLA community through an online thrift store she founded with friends. Read more...

Photo: Third-year political science student Myrka Vega, fourth-year international development studies student Maria Amaya Morfin and third-year Spanish student Terii Sanchez (left to right) collaborated to start 1997 Thrift, an online thrift store. Students may order their items via Instagram, pay through Venmo and then pick up their purchase on Bruin Walk. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Third-year political science student Myrka Vega, fourth-year international development studies student Maria Amaya Morfin and third-year Spanish student Terii Sanchez (left to right) collaborated to start 1997 Thrift, an online thrift store. Students may order their items via Instagram, pay through Venmo and then pick up their purchase on Bruin Walk. 
(James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

The Foodie Space interactive art exhibit creates a location for foodie Instagrammers and other viewers to immerse themselves in whimsical, interactive elements and murals centered around food. (Courtesy of The Foodie Space)

Viewers can immerse themselves in giant food displays at interactive art exhibit

The Foodie Space caters toward food pho-natics and even lets viewers play with their food. The interactive art exhibit, opening Thursday using the building of the now closed Pasadena Museum of California Art, brings fine art to an unexpected audience: the foodie Instagrammers who have no problem holding up a hungry crowd for the perfect picture. Read more...

Photo: The Foodie Space interactive art exhibit creates a location for foodie Instagrammers and other viewers to immerse themselves in whimsical, interactive elements and murals centered around food. (Courtesy of The Foodie Space)

The Foodie Space interactive art exhibit creates a location for foodie Instagrammers and other viewers to immerse themselves in whimsical, interactive elements and murals centered around food. (Courtesy of The Foodie Space)

Bumsan Organic Milk Bar in Koreatown serves up ice cream of five organic flavors: true milk, matcha, chocolate, taro milk tea and pomeberry – a mix of pomegranate and cranberry. The ice creams are often served on premade cones that can be coated with toppings like sprinkles or cereal. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sugarcoated: Bumsan Organic Milk Bar soft serves swirls of flavors in creative cones

In an era when dessert is often evaluated by its Instagram potential, Los Angeles shines as one of the world’s premier cities for sweet treats. Join Daily Bruin staffers each week as they visit different dessert joints, going behind the scenes to give you an exclusive look into the creation of trending sugary concoctions. Read more...

Photo: Bumsan Organic Milk Bar in Koreatown serves up ice cream of five organic flavors: true milk, matcha, chocolate, taro milk tea and pomeberry – a mix of pomegranate and cranberry. The ice creams are often served on premade cones that can be coated with toppings like sprinkles or cereal. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bumsan Organic Milk Bar in Koreatown serves up ice cream of five organic flavors: true milk, matcha, chocolate, taro milk tea and pomeberry – a mix of pomegranate and cranberry. The ice creams are often served on premade cones that can be coated with toppings like sprinkles or cereal. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Beth Lapides is the host and creator of UnCabaret, a comedy live show that is performed  every Sunday at the Theatre at Ace Hotel. Lapides said they will celebrate their 25th anniversary Sunday, with storylines and stream-of-consciousness comedy techniques instead of standard punchlines. 
(Courtesy of Stephen Blaha)

Alternative comedy show UnCabaret to celebrate inclusivity at its silver jubilee

Beth Lapides performed at The Woman’s Building in Downtown Los Angeles over 25 years ago. The building is known as a hub for artists advocating self-determination, gender equality and social justice, according to the Los Angeles Conservancy. Read more...

Photo: Beth Lapides is the host and creator of UnCabaret, a comedy live show that is performed every Sunday at the Theatre at Ace Hotel. Lapides said they will celebrate their 25th anniversary Sunday, with storylines and stream-of-consciousness comedy techniques instead of standard punchlines. (Courtesy of Stephen Blaha)

Beth Lapides is the host and creator of UnCabaret, a comedy live show that is performed  every Sunday at the Theatre at Ace Hotel. Lapides said they will celebrate their 25th anniversary Sunday, with storylines and stream-of-consciousness comedy techniques instead of standard punchlines. 
(Courtesy of Stephen Blaha)

Biochemistry professor Hung Pham created UNLOCKED, an escape room based in Irvine, with four friends. The escape room delves into fantastical realms of magic while encouraging participants to utilize logical reasoning, he said. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Professor designs escape rooms with logical solutions to magical scenarios

Magic and logic clash in the UNLOCKED escape room, tricking the mind alongside the eye, said Hung Pham. Based in Irvine, UNLOCKED was created in January 2016 as the pet project of UCLA biochemistry professor Pham and four friends, all enthusiasts of the budding escape room trend. Read more...

Photo: Biochemistry professor Hung Pham created UNLOCKED, an escape room based in Irvine, with four friends. The escape room delves into fantastical realms of magic while encouraging participants to utilize logical reasoning, he said. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Biochemistry professor Hung Pham created UNLOCKED, an escape room based in Irvine, with four friends. The escape room delves into fantastical realms of magic while encouraging participants to utilize logical reasoning, he said. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


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