Monday, June 25



Long lines at a computer science job fair at UCLA. (Keshav Tadimeti/Daily Bruin)

Lost in Boelter: Finding a purpose

“What career do you want to pursue?” I’ve had my fair share of being on the receiving end of that question. But of all my countless encounters with it, one incident in particular stands out in mind. Read more...

Photo: Long lines at a computer science job fair at UCLA. (Keshav Tadimeti/Daily Bruin)

Long lines at a computer science job fair at UCLA. (Keshav Tadimeti/Daily Bruin)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

Mackie McDonald is ready for the pros

UCLA men’s tennis star Mackie McDonald rarely shows emotion. Down, up, ranked, unranked, the junior plays every point the same. His robotic tenacity makes him one of the best, if not the best, collegiate tennis players in the country. Read more...

Photo: (Daily Bruin file photo)

(Daily Bruin file photo)

Icebreakers can be a social lubricant that eases members into group situations. (Creative Commons photo by Christopher.Michel via Flickr)

In defense of icebreakers

I never thought I’d say this, but I’ve come to appreciate icebreakers. Back as a first-year student, I dragged my feet doing icebreakers with my RA in the lounge. Read more...

Photo: Icebreakers can be a social lubricant that eases members into group situations. (Creative Commons photo by Christopher.Michel via Flickr)

Icebreakers can be a social lubricant that eases members into group situations. (Creative Commons photo by Christopher.Michel via Flickr)

Marketers have caught to a resurgent interest in the past. (Creative Commons photo by Brent Moore via Flickr)

Finding comfort in the nostalgia of throwbacks

As forward-thinking we millennials seem to be, there sure is a lot of looking back. The release of “Fuller House” is a perfect example that nostalgia just isn’t what it used to be. Read more...

Photo: Marketers have caught to a resurgent interest in the past. (Creative Commons photo by Brent Moore via Flickr)

Marketers have caught to a resurgent interest in the past. (Creative Commons photo by Brent Moore via Flickr)

Beyonce's appearance in a recent music video for the Coldplay song "Hymn For the Weekend," which is set in India, has been criticized for appropriating cultural practices native to the area. (YouTube screen shot)

Cultural appropriation or appreciation?

The line is blurry, but cultures can be appreciated rather than appropriated – and sometimes, claims of appropriation are overblown. Read more...

Photo: Beyonce's appearance in a recent music video for the Coldplay song "Hymn For the Weekend," which is set in India, has been criticized for appropriating cultural practices native to the area. (YouTube screen shot)

Beyonce's appearance in a recent music video for the Coldplay song "Hymn For the Weekend," which is set in India, has been criticized for appropriating cultural practices native to the area. (YouTube screen shot)


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