Wednesday, July 24


(Muling Shi/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Retail therapy relieves stress, but may be taxing in the long term

It’s officially finals week, which means more stress and unfortunately less money in my wallet as I attempt to shop all my worries away. Whenever the stress of studying for class, the disappointment of receiving a bad grade, or anxiety of balancing extracurriculars becomes unbearable, I never fail to crack open my laptop, browse the Sephora website, and walk away with at least $50 worth of makeup. Read more...

Photo: (Muling Shi/Daily Bruin)

(Muling Shi/Daily Bruin)

(Mariam Arutyunyan and Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Pump it up at Powell with our student-generated finals week playlist

According to Business Insider, the most effective music to listen to while studying lacks lyrics, features sounds of nature or has a specific tempo. In general, music is a great way to get through repetitive and mindless tasks, like completing a problem set you already know how to do or memorizing important dates. Read more...

Photo: (Mariam Arutyunyan and Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)

(Mariam Arutyunyan and Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin)


The Unravel club at UCLA hopes to educate students about the negative environmental effects of “fast fashion,” emphasizing thrifting as a means to reduce pollution and textile waste. Here, the Daily Bruin's Karen Im explores the environmental consequences of "fast fashion" production practices. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Students cultivate re-commerce industry to counter fast fashion’s ecological harm

The word “pollution” tends to evoke images of devastating oil spills in vast oceans or black fumes spilling from big, industrial factories. Interestingly, the tremendous environmental implications behind the trendy clothes that hang in our own closets seem to constantly slip our minds. Read more...

Photo: The Unravel club at UCLA hopes to educate students about the negative environmental effects of “fast fashion,” emphasizing thrifting as a means to reduce pollution and textile waste. Here, the Daily Bruin's Karen Im explores the environmental consequences of "fast fashion" production practices. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The Unravel club at UCLA hopes to educate students about the negative environmental effects of “fast fashion,” emphasizing thrifting as a means to reduce pollution and textile waste. Here, the Daily Bruin's Karen Im explores the environmental consequences of "fast fashion" production practices. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

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The Quad: What it’s like adapting to UCLA’s culture as an international student

Faces can quickly become blurs in the midst of UCLA’s hustle and bustle. For the first-year international Bruin, this large setting can be especially daunting. First-year international students, who made up approximately 10 percent of the students that enrolled as freshmen in the fall of 2017, begin a monumental social and cultural transition as soon as they settle into a completely different part of the world. Read more...

Photo: (Michelle Fu/Daily Bruin)

(Michelle Fu/Daily Bruin)

The shooting that took place at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is not just an isolated instance of anti-Semitism – the Daily Bruin's Sammi Dorfan explores the recent history of anti-Semtism in the Quad's latest piece. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: Anti-Semitic acts show resiliency of Jewish community, call for greater change

Last month’s attack on the Jewish community in Pittsburgh might be the pinnacle of anti-Semitism in the United States, but it certainly isn’t the only one etched into the narrative of this religious minority. Read more...

Photo: The shooting that took place at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is not just an isolated instance of anti-Semitism – the Daily Bruin's Sammi Dorfan explores the recent history of anti-Semtism in the Quad's latest piece. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)

The shooting that took place at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh is not just an isolated instance of anti-Semitism – the Daily Bruin's Sammi Dorfan explores the recent history of anti-Semtism in the Quad's latest piece. (Andy Bao/Daily Bruin)


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