Saturday, January 18

Former UCLA basketball player Beau Bridges to star in play about John Wooden

Our sports den is Pauley Pavilion, but “Coach: An Evening with John Wooden” will take audiences into John Wooden’s personal den at home. Many Bruins only know Wooden as UCLA’s most-esteemed basketball coach from 1948 to 1975. Read more...

Photo: “Coach: An Evening with John Wooden” will tell the story of John Wooden off the courts. The production will center around the love shared between Wooden and his wife, Nell Wooden. John Wooden will be portrayed by former basketball player and actor, Beau Bridges. (Daily Bruin file photo)



Q&A: Professor addresses the role and repercussions of being a content moderator

This post was updated August 25 at 9:14 p.m. Followers of social media accounts aren’t the only ones checking over online posts – so are human content moderators. Read more...

Photo: UCLA assistant professor Sarah Roberts analyzed the mental and physical effects of being a social media content moderator in her book, “Behind the Screen: Content Moderation in the Shadows of Social Media,” which was released in June. (Courtesy of Stella Kalinina)


Disability Inclusion Lab to celebrate nontraditional dance, aesthetic works in event

Prejudice can be held toward the idea of ability and dance when envisioning a supposedly ideal body. This notion can be challenged by having individuals with disabilities present their own ways of expression and movements, said Victoria Marks. Read more...

Photo: Victoria Marks will co-lead UCLA’s DANCING DISABILITY. The event will include laboratories and seminars that help individuals with disabilities showcase diversity through choreography.(Courtesy of Dan Froot)


Blue Devils band together to perform dynamic performances in summer tour

The Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps performs the same set for over 20 competitions during the summertime, Emma Boone said. The second-year music education student will play the mellophone for the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. Read more...

Photo: Emma Boone, a second-year music education student, will tour the United States with Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps in the summer. The group incorporates theatricality into its performances with choreography that implements ballet influences, she said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)


Delivery service NEED Westwood rides into UCLA, but on electric scooters

Students should only worry about taking exams – not getting the blue books needed for them, said Angel Herrera. Co-founded in 2019 by the third-year theater student alongside his friends, second-year economics and philosophy student David Lin and second-year film student Rohun Vora, NEED Westwood features student couriers completing delivery services on electric scooters. Read more...

Photo: UCLA students founded NEED Westwood, a delivery company for the campus community. Couriers deliver items via electric scooters, allowing them to minimize traffic time and complete orders within an hour. The UCLA-based employees are also less likely to get lost en route. Guayakí Yerba Mate and Double Stuf Oreos are popular among customers’ orders, which can be placed via NEED’s website. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)


Student’s on-campus nail services provide convenience and comfort to peers

Brittany Nguyen wanted to stop biting her nails – so she started painting them. The second-year sociology student taught herself nail art through YouTube videos at 14 years old. Read more...

Photo: Brittany Nguyen, a second-year sociology student, began practicing nail art at 14 years old. Self-taught, Nguyen said she enjoys experimenting with various nail colors while also engaging in personal conversations with fellow students on campus. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)