Sunday, September 22

Josephine Qi, a first-year pre-economics student, designed her clothing line, "Pisces," by combining themes of both fish and the stars. Her designs will be showcased at this year's Fashion and Student Trends fashion show. (Photo by Tanmay Shankar/Illustration by Emily Dembinski)

Mundane items meet student’s design to form clothing line inspired by fish, stars

Josephine Qi designed her first clothing line, “Pisces,” based on fish and stars because she found the concept amusing.   The first-year pre-economics student first developed the idea after seeing a young boy’s shirt featuring fish heads attached to human legs, and she later designed a fish-centric line in high school. Read more...

Photo: Josephine Qi, a first-year pre-economics student, designed her clothing line, "Pisces," by combining themes of both fish and the stars. Her designs will be showcased at this year's Fashion and Student Trends fashion show. (Photo by Tanmay Shankar/Illustration by Emily Dembinski)

Josephine Qi, a first-year pre-economics student, designed her clothing line, "Pisces," by combining themes of both fish and the stars. Her designs will be showcased at this year's Fashion and Student Trends fashion show. (Photo by Tanmay Shankar/Illustration by Emily Dembinski)

UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Delivery service NEED Westwood rides into UCLA, but on electric scooters

Students should only worry about taking exams – not getting the blue books needed for them, said Angel Herrera. Co-founded in 2019 by the third-year theater student alongside his friends, second-year economics and philosophy student David Lin and second-year film student Rohun Vora, NEED Westwood features student couriers completing delivery services on electric scooters. Read more...

Photo: UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers' orders, which can be placed via NEED's website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)


Isaac Brickner is the director of Upside Down, a donation-based cafe in Westwood. Brickner is a missionary with Jews For Jesus, a nonprofit which owns and operates the coffee shop, which had its soft opening March 25. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Cafe review: Donation-based coffee shop Upside Down provides fresh, welcoming environment

Accustomed to the appallingly high expenses at modern coffee shops, I wondered what the prices would be as I walked into Upside Down – only to find that there were none. Read more...

Photo: Isaac Brickner is the director of Upside Down, a donation-based cafe in Westwood. Brickner is a missionary with Jews For Jesus, a nonprofit which owns and operates the coffee shop, which had its soft opening March 25. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Isaac Brickner is the director of Upside Down, a donation-based cafe in Westwood. Brickner is a missionary with Jews For Jesus, a nonprofit which owns and operates the coffee shop, which had its soft opening March 25. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Loghan Call, an alumnus of UCLA Extension, is the chef and founder of Planted Cuisine, a Michigan-based company through which he wants to emphasize mindfulness about food and regenerative processes. Call said he wants consumers to be aware of the story and nuances behind each dish. (Courtesy of Montana Dennis)

Alum chef calls the shots in culinary company aimed to advocate food mindfulness

Chef Loghan Call jokes at the start of the dinners he hosts that those in attendance aren’t allowed to eat anything until he’s explained the dish. Read more...

Photo: Loghan Call, an alumnus of UCLA Extension, is the chef and founder of Planted Cuisine, a Michigan-based company through which he wants to emphasize mindfulness about food and regenerative processes. Call said he wants consumers to be aware of the story and nuances behind each dish. (Courtesy of Montana Dennis)

Loghan Call, an alumnus of UCLA Extension, is the chef and founder of Planted Cuisine, a Michigan-based company through which he wants to emphasize mindfulness about food and regenerative processes. Call said he wants consumers to be aware of the story and nuances behind each dish. (Courtesy of Montana Dennis)

Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Student’s on-campus nail services provide convenience and comfort to peers

Brittany Nguyen wanted to stop biting her nails – so she started painting them. The second-year sociology student taught herself nail art through YouTube videos at 14 years old. Read more...

Photo: Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)



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