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Boba Watch is an app developed by three students in order to track boba consumption. What started out as a joke on the Facebook group “subtle asian traits” eventually grew into a full-fledged project that tracks users’ boba expenses as well as the location and time of each purchase. Through the use of a playful aesthetic, which includes light pink, the app appeals to the millennial and Generation Z demographic. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Boba Watch is an app developed by three students in order to track boba consumption. What started out as a joke on the Facebook group “subtle asian traits” eventually grew into a full-fledged project that tracks users’ boba expenses as well as the location and time of each purchase. Through the use of a playful aesthetic, which includes light pink, the app appeals to the millennial and Generation Z demographic. (Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

App developed by students allows users to track boba purchases, unites community

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People can now gauge their boba addictions and share the results with their friends. What first started as a joke about the tea-based drink eventually evolved into a full-fledged software project.



The Music of India Ensemble will perform as part of the Westwood Village Concert Series on Thursday. The performance will feature a sitar, which is typically used in Indian classical music. (Courtesy of Dan Neuman)

Music of India Ensemble to showcase student sitar skills at Westwood concert series

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The sitar’s metal strings result in tough calluses but yield a delicate sound. The instrument – reminiscent of its Western guitar counterpart – is a plucked instrument with strings and 20 frets, used typically in Indian classical music.


Life science general chemistry courses now open to biochemistry students

Biochemistry students now have the option to take life science chemistry courses instead of physical science chemistry prerequisite classes for the major. Biochemistry professor Albert Courey said both courses have the same level of rigor and cover the same materials. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
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Biochemistry students will now have the option to take life science general chemistry courses instead of physical chemistry courses to fulfill prerequisites for the major. Historically, biochemistry students were not offered this course series alternative.


Starbucks coffee served at Anderson Cafe for first time

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Most students are unaware of it, but the iconic two-tailed green mermaid has graced UCLA’s campus since August. Most Starbucks menu items are offered at Anderson Cafe, which replaced Il Tramezzino after its contract expired in 2018.


Two professors of medicine elected to National Academy of Medicine


Dorian Thompson-Robinson still to win home game in UCLA football career


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The Quad: Understanding the history and future of e-cigarettes amid growing regulations

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Mango, creme brulee and fruit medley: The range of electronic cigarette flavors sounds undeniably delectable – perhaps to the point of concern. The city of Los Angeles could ban all e-cigarettes and vaping devices until they are deemed safe by the federal Food and Drug Administration, as proposed at a city council meeting Oct.

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