Sunday, March 24

The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Despite going mainstream, EDM maintains integrity with sound principles

For many students, the light at the end of the winter quarter tunnel will be a weekend of electronic dance music at Beyond Wonderland. Featuring Diplo, Hardwell and NGHTMRE, the Insomniac Events-organized music festival will be held in San Bernardino, only about an hour and a half’s drive from UCLA. Read more...

Photo: The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

The Quad: Why Beyoncé should be added to the UCLA curriculum

When we talk about the queen of pop culture, no woman better fits the bill than Beyoncé. Her influence in America is unparalleled – people pay hundreds to see her in concert, they call her Queen Bey as she is basically American royalty and her unborn twins are being compared to Luke and Leia from Star Wars, cast as a new hope in the age of Donald Trump. Read more...

Photo: Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)


Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Quad: Bruin Bash performers turned Grammy nominees

The 59th annual Grammys will be taking place this Sunday, Feb 12. Among the big names that get nominated every year, such as Beyoncé and Kanye West, are two recent Bruin Bash performers – Chance the Rapper and Anderson .Paak. Read more...

Photo: Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Attending a taping of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’

I didn’t expect to already ditch a lecture in week one – I’d like to think that I possess some level of self-control. But when a friend asked me if I wanted to go to a taping of “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” bad Kermit took over and my decision was made. Read more...

Photo: Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)

Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)