Monday, May 25


The Quad: Going beyond organic labels on groceries – what U.S. food regulations really mean

This post was updated Feb. 18 at 2:50 p.m. Today’s grocery stores stock packaged foods with a wide variety of labels, like “100% natural,” “multigrain” and “heart-healthy.” Are these labels truthful or just another marketing scheme? Read more...

Photo: Many food products found in grocery stores have labels like “all natural,” “organic” or “low-fat,” but these descriptions can be misleading and don’t always mean the product is healthy. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)



The Quad: Peeling back the ripe history of a pair of Westwood fruit truck owners

This post was updated Feb. 14 at 4:45 p.m. On my way into Westwood for an errand run last Friday, I stopped and chatted with two of the friendliest people in the Village. Read more...

Photo: Fredy Agustin has been serving fresh fruit to customers on the streets of Westwood for ten years, in his truck called Frutas y Raspados del Chapin. The truck is one of many in a collection of fruit trucks owned by different members of Agustin’s family. (Kanishka Mehra/Assistant Photo editor)




The Quad: Exploring the culture surrounding the subtle asian dating Facebook page

This post was updated Feb. 9 at 10:06 a.m. Second-year electrical engineering student Bryant Yang lives in Los Angeles. His close friend lives in Seattle. What brought them together? Read more...

Photo: subtle asian dating is a Facebook group where community members frequently promote their friends to others in the group with “hype” posts, with at least some members looking for love. (Sakshi Joglekar/Daily Bruin)



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