Wednesday, January 23

Hannah Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, founded TAKE OUT Clothing, her apparel line through which she sells remade thrifted items. Sullivan said she was trying to create an in-style sustainable brand that sells affordable pieces. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sustainable clothing line aims to take out unethical components of fashion

Years of sewing pillows with her grandmother eventually led Hannah Sullivan to found her own fashion brand. Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, created TAKE OUT Clothing, her line of reinvigorated thrifted attire, which she launched in September. Read more...

Photo: Hannah Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, founded TAKE OUT Clothing, her apparel line through which she sells remade thrifted items. Sullivan said she was trying to create an in-style sustainable brand that sells affordable pieces. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Hannah Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, founded TAKE OUT Clothing, her apparel line through which she sells remade thrifted items. Sullivan said she was trying to create an in-style sustainable brand that sells affordable pieces. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Silk Barista Collection at the Los Angeles Coffee Festival presented slightly carbonated mocha cold brew samples. The festival took place at the Magic Box at the Reef in downtown Los Angeles, and hosted more than 60 coffee-related vendors and businesses. There was something for every coffee lover at the festival, said Jeffrey Young, the chairman of the company behind various coffee festivals around the world. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Caffeinated music, business and activism debuts at first LA Coffee Festival

A festival full of lattes crafted for Instagram, espresso machines that cost more than rent and enough caffeine to fuel a city were present at a Los Angeles venue this weekend. Read more...

Photo: The Silk Barista Collection at the Los Angeles Coffee Festival presented slightly carbonated mocha cold brew samples. The festival took place at the Magic Box at the Reef in downtown Los Angeles, and hosted more than 60 coffee-related vendors and businesses. There was something for every coffee lover at the festival, said Jeffrey Young, the chairman of the company behind various coffee festivals around the world. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

The Silk Barista Collection at the Los Angeles Coffee Festival presented slightly carbonated mocha cold brew samples. The festival took place at the Magic Box at the Reef in downtown Los Angeles, and hosted more than 60 coffee-related vendors and businesses. There was something for every coffee lover at the festival, said Jeffrey Young, the chairman of the company behind various coffee festivals around the world. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

The Dolly Llama is a Koreatown waffle joint that allows patrons to choose from one of three different types of waffles, then complete their dessert with ice creams, drizzles and toppings. One premixed combination includes a cone-shaped waffle with blue Cookie Monster ice cream, Nutella, strawberries and a toasted marshmallow. (Jordan Stewart/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sugarcoated: With toppings abound, The Dolly Llama can make you one waffle with everything

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: The Dolly Llama is a Koreatown waffle joint that allows patrons to choose from one of three different types of waffles, then complete their dessert with ice creams, drizzles and toppings. One premixed combination includes a cone-shaped waffle with blue Cookie Monster ice cream, Nutella, strawberries and a toasted marshmallow. (Jordan Stewart/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Dolly Llama is a Koreatown waffle joint that allows patrons to choose from one of three different types of waffles, then complete their dessert with ice creams, drizzles and toppings. One premixed combination includes a cone-shaped waffle with blue Cookie Monster ice cream, Nutella, strawberries and a toasted marshmallow. (Jordan Stewart/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Alumna Zinnia Moreno often centers her photography around social justice. For the “1 in 3” campaign project, Moreno paired with a woman who had an abortion, and took four black-and-white photos meant to reflect her emotional journey through the experience. 
(Courtesy of Jaylen Newman)

Alumna uses photography to create conversation and capture stories of abortion

One in every three women will have an abortion in their lifetime – but many people are unaware of how common the procedure is, said Zinnia Moreno. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Zinnia Moreno often centers her photography around social justice. For the “1 in 3” campaign project, Moreno paired with a woman who had an abortion, and took four black-and-white photos meant to reflect her emotional journey through the experience. (Courtesy of Jaylen Newman)

Alumna Zinnia Moreno often centers her photography around social justice. For the “1 in 3” campaign project, Moreno paired with a woman who had an abortion, and took four black-and-white photos meant to reflect her emotional journey through the experience. 
(Courtesy of Jaylen Newman)

UCLA alumnus Konstantinos "Duncan" Palamourdas teaches basic and intermediate No Limit Hold ‘em classes at UCLA Extension. Using an analytical and scientific approach, he shares mathematical concepts to help students improve their poker skills. Palamourdas also has a novel in the works, set to release in 2019, in which he will detail his perspective on gameplay. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alum deals different approach to teaching poker, uses mathematical methods

Konstantinos “Duncan” Palamourdas uses a “John Wooden approach” when teaching poker strategy. Palamourdas, a UCLA alumnus, wanted to share his distinct perspective on the game from an analytical and scientific standpoint, using math concepts to approach poker. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Konstantinos "Duncan" Palamourdas teaches basic and intermediate No Limit Hold ‘em classes at UCLA Extension. Using an analytical and scientific approach, he shares mathematical concepts to help students improve their poker skills. Palamourdas also has a novel in the works, set to release in 2019, in which he will detail his perspective on gameplay. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

UCLA alumnus Konstantinos "Duncan" Palamourdas teaches basic and intermediate No Limit Hold ‘em classes at UCLA Extension. Using an analytical and scientific approach, he shares mathematical concepts to help students improve their poker skills. Palamourdas also has a novel in the works, set to release in 2019, in which he will detail his perspective on gameplay. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)


Joyce Shang, a fourth-year business economics student, Betsy Samber, a third-year georgraphy and environmental studies student and Jordan Ong, a second-year sociology major, (left to right) are members of Veg Bruins, the club that will host the Vegan Bake-Off in Bruin Plaza. (Courtesy of Joyce Shang)

Bake-off aims to dispel doubt that vegan desserts can be delicious

Baklava, Samoa bars and cream cheese tarts are among the goods that will compete at the Vegan Bake-Off. The bake-off, hosted by UCLA’s Veg Bruins club, is part of a larger Vegan Fair taking place Thursday in Bruin Plaza. Read more...

Photo: Joyce Shang, a fourth-year business economics student, Betsy Samber, a third-year georgraphy and environmental studies student and Jordan Ong, a second-year sociology major, (left to right) are members of Veg Bruins, the club that will host the Vegan Bake-Off in Bruin Plaza. (Courtesy of Joyce Shang)

Joyce Shang, a fourth-year business economics student, Betsy Samber, a third-year georgraphy and environmental studies student and Jordan Ong, a second-year sociology major, (left to right) are members of Veg Bruins, the club that will host the Vegan Bake-Off in Bruin Plaza. (Courtesy of Joyce Shang)


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