Saturday, February 16

Former NFL tight end Colton Underwood has been dubbed “The First Virgin Bachelor.” The reality show has a more complicated history with sexuality, which the hyper-fixation on Underwood’s virginity plays into. 
(Courtesy of Craig Sjodin/ABC)

Second Take: ‘The Bachelor’ promotes toxic double standards of sexuality

They say “sex sells,” but it seems like a lack of sex is what’s selling the latest season of “The Bachelor.” Colton Underwood – who has dubbed himself “The First Virgin Bachelor” – is a personable former NFL tight end who was just tangled in a love triangle with two girls on the latest seasons of “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise.” In other words, he’s not exactly what most people picture when they hear the words “27-year-old virgin.” It would be hard to argue that “The Bachelor” reflects reality, despite its label as reality television. Read more...

Photo: Former NFL tight end Colton Underwood has been dubbed “The First Virgin Bachelor.” The reality show has a more complicated history with sexuality, which the hyper-fixation on Underwood’s virginity plays into. (Courtesy of Craig Sjodin/ABC)

Former NFL tight end Colton Underwood has been dubbed “The First Virgin Bachelor.” The reality show has a more complicated history with sexuality, which the hyper-fixation on Underwood’s virginity plays into. 
(Courtesy of Craig Sjodin/ABC)

Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Play looks into girls’ expectations, reality in responding to sexual misconduct

There’s a gulf between how someone thinks they’ll react to a certain situation and how they actually react, said playwright Anna Moench. Real confrontations are often complicated by power structures and imbalances. Read more...

Photo: Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

Roy Vongtama, who completed his medical residency in radiation oncology at UCLA, stars as a preacher in an upcoming play, "Man of God." The play focuses on sexual misconduct by the preacher, and how his victims cope. (Courtesy of Patricia Tumang)

The Latino Greek Council organized the first annual Noche de Ritmo, which featured mariachi music, traditional dancing and a tamales sale. Members of Grupo Folklórico de UCLA presented traditional dances hailing from different regions of Mexico. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Student groups unite to celebrate Latino culture at first Noche de Ritmo

The first annual Noche de Ritmo brought together mariachi music, traditional dancing and chicken and cheese tamales. Organized by the Latino Greek Council, the event was held Tuesday night in Bruin Plaza. Read more...

Photo: The Latino Greek Council organized the first annual Noche de Ritmo, which featured mariachi music, traditional dancing and a tamales sale. Members of Grupo Folklórico de UCLA presented traditional dances hailing from different regions of Mexico. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

The Latino Greek Council organized the first annual Noche de Ritmo, which featured mariachi music, traditional dancing and a tamales sale. Members of Grupo Folklórico de UCLA presented traditional dances hailing from different regions of Mexico. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Sara Silva, a fourth-year theater student, plays the titular character in UCLA's production of "Medea." The Greek classic is about the scorned woman's violent acts, but on closer examination shows the toxic effects of male entitlement, crew members said. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

‘Medea’ rendition to highlight ancient story of women’s oppression and revenge

A chorus of veiled women translates intangible concepts into a haunting soundscape for director Sylvia Blush’s rendition of “Medea.” The play, which opens at UCLA’s Little Theater on Friday and runs until Feb. Read more...

Photo: Sara Silva, a fourth-year theater student, plays the titular character in UCLA's production of "Medea." The Greek classic is about the scorned woman's violent acts, but on closer examination shows the toxic effects of male entitlement, crew members said. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Sara Silva, a fourth-year theater student, plays the titular character in UCLA's production of "Medea." The Greek classic is about the scorned woman's violent acts, but on closer examination shows the toxic effects of male entitlement, crew members said. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)


Henry Lien, a UCLA Extension instructor, wrote "Peasprout Chen: Battle of Champions" as the second installment of his book series "Peasprout Chen." The novel was published Jan. 22. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Instructor continues fiction series focusing on Asian culture, women’s power

Kung fu and figure skating merge to promote girl power and Asian representation in a recent novel. The pairing of the two sports comes to life in UCLA Extension instructor Henry Lien’s “Peasprout Chen” book series, where it is a martial art referred to as wu liu. Read more...

Photo: Henry Lien, a UCLA Extension instructor, wrote "Peasprout Chen: Battle of Champions" as the second installment of his book series "Peasprout Chen." The novel was published Jan. 22. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Henry Lien, a UCLA Extension instructor, wrote "Peasprout Chen: Battle of Champions" as the second installment of his book series "Peasprout Chen." The novel was published Jan. 22. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)

Hilary Bricken is a Los Angeles-based attorney who specializes in cannabis law. She is a partnered attorney at the Harris Bricken law firm, which created Canna Law Blog. Daily Bruin columnist John Tudhope spoke to Bricken for this week's installment of "Budding Los Angeles." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Budding Los Angeles: Growing industry attracts young attorneys to cannabis law

Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Read more...

Photo: Hilary Bricken is a Los Angeles-based attorney who specializes in cannabis law. She is a partnered attorney at the Harris Bricken law firm, which created Canna Law Blog. Daily Bruin columnist John Tudhope spoke to Bricken for this week's installment of "Budding Los Angeles." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Hilary Bricken is a Los Angeles-based attorney who specializes in cannabis law. She is a partnered attorney at the Harris Bricken law firm, which created Canna Law Blog. Daily Bruin columnist John Tudhope spoke to Bricken for this week's installment of "Budding Los Angeles." (Eli Countryman/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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