Saturday, March 25

First-year environmental science student Keely Watland has 10 piercings. She said her family has many piercings with bone and wooden jewelry due in part to their Pacific Islander culture. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)
First-year environmental science student Keely Watland has 10 piercings. She said her family has many piercings with bone and wooden jewelry due in part to their Pacific Islander culture. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)

In the final edition of Dorm Dining, Daily Bruin columnist Andrew Warner spiced up traditional rice cooker rice with a rice pilaf dish cooked in carrot juice. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)
In the final edition of Dorm Dining, Daily Bruin columnist Andrew Warner spiced up traditional rice cooker rice with a rice pilaf dish cooked in carrot juice. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)

Third-year international development studies student Juri Watanabe was the first Japanese winner of the Miss Asia USA pageant, which brought her closer to her culture. Her beauty routine includes NuSkin cleanser, Too Faced bronzer and Yves Saint Laurent eyeshadow. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)
Third-year international development studies student Juri Watanabe was the first Japanese winner of the Miss Asia USA pageant, which brought her closer to her culture. Her beauty routine includes NuSkin cleanser, Too Faced bronzer and Yves Saint Laurent eyeshadow. (Emma Skinner/Daily Bruin)

(Infinite Fall)
(Infinite Fall)

Members of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club practice martial arts on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The sport includes many moves on the ground between opponents. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

Jiujitsu club allows students to explore new athletic form

Ten bodies writhed around me on the padded blue mats of the John Wooden Blue Room, attempting to escape the grasps of their sparring partner. I witnessed the complicated sparring techniques of the members of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club, which meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, and I became increasingly convinced that I would end up embarrassing myself attempting such technical attack poses. Read more...

Members of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Club practice martial arts on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The sport includes many moves on the ground between opponents. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin)

(Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
(Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)
(Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin)


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