Saturday, January 20

First-year economics student Connor Brashier has worked professionally with numerous clothing brands, artists and influencers, including Pura Vida Bracelets, Madison Beer and Jay Alvarrez.  Although his job consists of professional campaigns and commercials, his favorite videos capture cherished moments from his own experiences, which include surfing and wakeboarding. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)
First-year economics student Connor Brashier has worked professionally with numerous clothing brands, artists and influencers, including Pura Vida Bracelets, Madison Beer and Jay Alvarrez.  Although his job consists of professional campaigns and commercials, his favorite videos capture cherished moments from his own experiences, which include surfing and wakeboarding. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Third-year theater students Cory Peter Lane, Hunter Saling and Jeremy Elder (left to right), who perform in the comedy group Business Casual, showcase their signature pose. The group got its name when they first performed together in dress shirts and ties after going to the show following a networking event on campus. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)
Third-year theater students Cory Peter Lane, Hunter Saling and Jeremy Elder (left to right), who perform in the comedy group Business Casual, showcase their signature pose. The group got its name when they first performed together in dress shirts and ties after going to the show following a networking event on campus. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)
(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

Earlier this month Chick Filet added guacamole to its menu. The creamy texture pairs nicely with Chick-fil-A favorites, including chicken sandwiches, nuggets and waffle potato fries  (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)
Earlier this month Chick Filet added guacamole to its menu. The creamy texture pairs nicely with Chick-fil-A favorites, including chicken sandwiches, nuggets and waffle potato fries  (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Alissa Evans, a second-year cognitive science student, tried painting as a way to reduce stress. She painted a mountain landscape at night and a sunset on canvas and canvas paper respectively. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Stress Less: Painting can help students brush up on how to relax from school life

Alissa Evans’ experience with stress stems primarily from her inability to definitively choose a major, a recently received D that taints her otherwise mediocre GPA and her complete and utter confusion regarding the abstract concept commonly referred to as her “future.” In the midst of a mid-college crisis, the Daily Bruin columnist decided to try a different stress-relieving activity every other week of winter quarter and chronicled her quest for mental homeostasis in Stress Less. Read more...

Alissa Evans, a second-year cognitive science student, tried painting as a way to reduce stress. She painted a mountain landscape at night and a sunset on canvas and canvas paper respectively. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

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Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)
Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)


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