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June 1, 2023 12:18 a.m.
Second Take: Parasocial relationships rising, fueled by unhealthy celebrity obsessions

The line between healthy and toxic emotional connections with celebrities has become increasingly blurred.
Parasocial relationships – which form when a group of fans has a one-sided attachment to someone famous – have blazed through celebrity culture in recent years, fueled in part by the rise of social media.

By Lex Wang

A Closer Look

May 31, 2023 11:45 p.m.
UCLA Dining to expand mobile ordering to all takeout dining locations

UCLA Dining plans to implement mobile ordering at all takeout dining locations in the fall following a trial period at Bruin Café and Epicuria at Ackerman.

By Katya Tankimovich

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June 1, 2023 6:36 p.m.
Concert review: The National proves it’s still an indie powerhouse after more than 20 years

(From left to right) The National members Scott Devendorf, Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner perform on stage in front of illuminated squares. The five-member alternative rock bank performed at the Greek Theatre on Wednesday. (Neha Krishnakumar/Daily Bruin)

As The National unflinchingly traversed the depths of listeners’ anxieties and self-doubts, its indie empire held strong.
The alternative rock staple – composed of Matt Berninger, Aaron Dessner, Bryce Dessner, Scott Devendorf and Bryan Devendorf – electrified Griffith Park on Wednesday for the second Los Angeles stop of its tour celebrating the band’s album, “First Two Pages of Frankenstein.” Despite the tour’s peg to the group’s ninth album, the 26-song set list made space for shiny new songs and reliable classics, reminding the audience of the band’s poignancy and potency as an indie powerhouse with longtime fans.

By Graciana Paxton


May 31, 2023 9:18 p.m.
Editorial: Students without legal status deserve firm action from UC on equal employment

Fair access to employment for students without legal status within the UC system may be closer than ever before.
But the fight is not over yet.

By Daily Bruin Staff


Gallery: FAST at UCLA rehearses runway in advance of May 26 show

Gallery: half•alive concludes ‘Conditions Of A Punk’ tour at The Wiltern

Gallery: No. 2 UCLA Softball suffers upset elimination in the regional round of the NCAA tournament

Gallery: Student talent, vibrant performances bloom in 78th annual Spring Sing

Gallery: Hippo Campus lights up Greek Theatre in ‘Wasteland’ tour

Gallery: UCLA softball falls 1 win short of Pac-12 tournament championship