February 11, 2:14 pm
The UCLA men’s basketball team overcame a slow start again Thursday night, defeating Oregon 64-54.
Junior guard Malcolm Lee led the way for the Bruins with 25 points on 10 of 19 shooting, including two 3-pointers.
Junior guard Jerime Anderson continued his improved play off the bench, scoring 10 points and distributing three assists.
The Bruins trailed by five early in the second half but took a 44-41 lead that they would never relinquish on an Anderson 3-pointer with 8:43 to play.
UCLA (17-7, 8-3 Pac-10) is now alone in second place in the conference and one game behind first-place Arizona. They will take on Oregon State (9-14, 4-8) Saturday at 1 p.m. at Pauley Pavilion. Read more...
February 10, 8:35 pm
The only thing less exciting than the basketball game at Pauley Pavilion was a minute-long trivia question on medical injuries from UCLA Health Services. Read more...
The Oregon Ducks took a 28-25 lead into the half, after both teams slogged through the opening 20 minutes.
February 10, 2:39 pm
Today from 6-8:30 p.m. at Kerckhoff Grand Salon, the China Care Bruins will host its third annual awareness night, FUSE.
Each year, China Care Bruins hosts an event with the purpose of shedding light on various issues pertaining to Chinese and Asian American culture.
The purpose for today’s event is to cultivate discussion on cultural identity issues, not merely relating to the Asian American community, but to all students who identify with a multicultural background.
The event will feature musical performances by singer-songwriter Jane Lui and singer Ryan Huang, as well as DJ Dr. Weissberg. Read more...
February 10, 2:22 pm
I found a new future hobby this week "“ culinary school attendance.
Fourth-year physiological sciences student Ryan Tong came to teach me a bruschetta recipe that he learned in the Professional Culinary Institute of California a few summers ago. Read about how it turned out here.
One of my goals since starting this column has been to successfully flip a pancake on a pan, like people who can cook do in the movies. At first, culinary school seemed like an ideal hobby for me "“ I would get taught how to cook from a professional and then I could impress house guests by flipping pancakes at random times. Read more...
February 10, 2:15 pm
UCLA, I need more cowbell.
I had to bite my tongue from yelling this (I can't resist a classic Saturday Night Live reference) as the fusion band Fool's Gold performed in Bruin Plaza Wednesday at noon. The instruments onstage outnumbered the band members, and the interesting use of three electric guitars, a saxophone, traditional African instruments, drums, bongo sets and, of course, a cowbell, made for an entertaining show that literally had people dancing in the streets.
The laid-back music provided the perfect soundtrack as students and faculty strolled by, and standing in the 70-degree weather, I felt as though I was at an eclectic outdoor venue or a poolside barbecue, rather than stopping outside Ackerman Union after class. Read more...