Tuesday, May 23

Voting takes five minutes, but in the United States, it's preceded by an incredibly lengthy campaigning period. (Creative commons photo by the State of Maryland on Flickr)

Why the US election cycle seems to never end

Our neighbors to the north just wrapped up a major general election Monday, which featured the longest campaign cycle in Canadian history. How long, you ask? Read more...

Photo: Voting takes five minutes, but in the United States, it's preceded by an incredibly lengthy campaigning period. (Creative commons photo by the State of Maryland on Flickr)

Voting takes five minutes, but in the United States, it's preceded by an incredibly lengthy campaigning period. (Creative commons photo by the State of Maryland on Flickr)

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Submission: On the solemnness of solitude

BY HAROLD SHI Editor’s Note: The blog is pleased to announce that it accepts submissions from members of the campus community. Submissions can be thoughts and musings about the minutiae of life at UCLA and Los Angeles that make living and learning in Westwood a unique experience. Read more...

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(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

#HashItOut Episode 3: Food and politics

Join Social Media Director Francesca Manto and Digital Managing Editor Eldrin Masangkay for the third installment of #HashItOut. This episode covers a wide range of topics from #NationalDessertDay as the hosts discuss what the best dessert places are in Westwood to #DemDebate as they analyze highlights of Tuesday’s Democratic presidential primary debate. Read more...

Photo: (Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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Free money on Free & For Sale

Here’s a badly kept secret: the 23,000-plus member Free & For Sale Facebook group is the real center of UCLA’s campus community. Daily Bruin Video set out to find out just how seriously Bruins take the sometimes weird and outlandish things posted on the page by advertising a giveaway of dollar bills. Read more...

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Spotify is the juggernaut of music streaming apps, but there are great alternatives. (Creative Commons photo by Aurimas via Flickr)

Three useful music apps that aren’t Spotify

Unlike music lovers of yore, today’s college students no longer have to rely on friends’ mixtapes, word-of-mouth or the radio to find new music, local concerts and other ways of filling their need for music. Read more...

Photo: Spotify is the juggernaut of music streaming apps, but there are great alternatives. (Creative Commons photo by Aurimas via Flickr)

Spotify is the juggernaut of music streaming apps, but there are great alternatives. (Creative Commons photo by Aurimas via Flickr)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Hash It Out: Episode 2

Digital Managing Editor Eldrin Masangkay and Social Media Director Francesca Manto are back again to discuss three trending hashtags from this past week. This week we talk about #StephGonnaSteph, #BadInventions and #Being13 This is a great listen for NBA Warriors fans or for those who just want to remember their early teen years. Read more...

Photo: (Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin senior staff)