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Campaign merchandise, once largely limited to adhesive decals, pins and buttons, has since expanded into a bevy of goods. (Creative Commons photo by Ron Cogswell via Flickr)

Millennial’s guide to 2016 presidential election merchandise

Ah, presidential primary season. We meet again, you crazy, extravagant fool. Last week, the Iowa caucuses kicked off a months-long period where Democratic and Republican presidential candidates will duke it out for the presidential nomination from their respective parties. Read more...

Photo: Campaign merchandise, once largely limited to adhesive decals, pins and buttons, has since expanded into a bevy of goods. (Creative Commons photo by Ron Cogswell via Flickr)

Campaign merchandise, once largely limited to adhesive decals, pins and buttons, has since expanded into a bevy of goods. (Creative Commons photo by Ron Cogswell via Flickr)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

Tips and tricks for optimizing the UCLA biking experience

Cycling in Westwood has always been a bit of an uphill battle. And I’m not just talking about the elevation changes around the UCLA campus. Students here, by and large, are just resistant to hopping on the saddle (not a seat) to zip around campus, even if they can shave a significant chunk of time off the commute. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

Presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking at Drake University in Iowa in 2015. (Creative Commons photo by John Pemble via Flickr)

Which opposing presidential candidate would you vote for?

Millions of Americans will gather around their televisions Sunday night to watch what is arguably the greatest spectacle of American culture – the Super Bowl. However, Monday night, I was glued to the TV watching a spectacle that I consider to be better than any game or reality television show – the Iowa caucuses. Read more...

Photo: Presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking at Drake University in Iowa in 2015. (Creative Commons photo by John Pemble via Flickr)

Presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaking at Drake University in Iowa in 2015. (Creative Commons photo by John Pemble via Flickr)

(Creative Commons photo by Stròlic Furlàn via Flickr)

Taking Instagram back from inauthenticity

Social media is a blessing and a curse. Being an out-of-state student, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram help me stay updated on the lives of my friends and family sprinkled throughout the country. Read more...

Photo: (Creative Commons photo by Stròlic Furlàn via Flickr)

(Creative Commons photo by Stròlic Furlàn via Flickr)

Happn (top left), Peach (bottom left) and The Outbound (right) are new social networking apps that have features similar to existing popular apps. (Happn, TechNewsToday.com, The Outbound)

Second Take: New apps are using old ideas, need more creativity to be successful

Three new apps are making waves in the social networking community. Peach, Happn and The Outbound bear resemblances to Facebook, Tinder and Yelp, respectively. However, only one of them has the potential to replace the original with a new and intriguing concept. Read more...

Photo: Happn (top left), Peach (bottom left) and The Outbound (right) are new social networking apps that have features similar to existing popular apps. (Happn, TechNewsToday.com, The Outbound)

Happn (top left), Peach (bottom left) and The Outbound (right) are new social networking apps that have features similar to existing popular apps. (Happn, TechNewsToday.com, The Outbound)

Free tickets to The Broad museum, Los Angeles' newest major art museum, are reserved through March. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

The impact of social media on museums, art

We’ve all seen it before: people crowding Chris Burden’s “Urban Lights” exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to take photos peeking out from behind lamp posts, while others take selfies in the reflection of Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrored Room” at The Broad museum. Read more...

Photo: Free tickets to The Broad museum, Los Angeles' newest major art museum, are reserved through March. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Free tickets to The Broad museum, Los Angeles' newest major art museum, are reserved through March. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

"The Girl in the Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz (left) is the fourth book of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Series." Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" (right) is the sequel to her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." Both novels were released in 2015. (Alfred A. Knopf and HarperCollins)

Second Take: 2015’s biggest book sequels fail to carry legacy

This week, Daily Bruin A&E is counting down to the new year by looking back at the best and worst events in the arts and entertainment world of 2015. Read more...

Photo: "The Girl in the Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz (left) is the fourth book of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Series." Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" (right) is the sequel to her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." Both novels were released in 2015. (Alfred A. Knopf and HarperCollins)

"The Girl in the Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz (left) is the fourth book of Stieg Larsson's "Millennium Series." Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" (right) is the sequel to her novel "To Kill a Mockingbird." Both novels were released in 2015. (Alfred A. Knopf and HarperCollins)


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