Friday, February 28

No Offense, But: Birds and Soylent

No Offense is back after a brief break. This week, join Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti, assistant Opinion editor Abhishek Shetty and Opinion columnist Omar Said as they give the definitive, most thorough rundown of the Bird scooters that took our campus by surprise. After that, they contemplate the worth – and perils – of doing a Soylent cleanse for a week.


Senior staff columnist

Tadimeti was the Daily Bruin's Opinion editor from 2017-2019 and an assistant Opinion editor in the 2016-2017 school year. He tends to write about issues pertaining to the higher education, state politics and the administration, and blogs occasionally about computer science. Tadimeti was also the executive producer of the "No Offense, But" and "In the Know" Daily Bruin Opinion podcasts.

Opinion staff columnist

Shetty is a senior staffer in the Opinion section and a staff representative on the Daily Bruin Editorial Board. He was an assistant Opinion editor in the 2017-2018 school year and previously contributed as an opinion columnist. He writes about topics including the undergraduate student government and the UCLA administration.


Senior staff columnist

Said was an assistant Opinion editor from 2018-2019. He previously contributed as an opinion columnist for the section and writes about issues surrounding diversity and student life. He also manages the Daily Bruin's various podcasts.

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