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Crayfish Removal at the Santa Monica Mountains

Crayfish Removal at the Santa Monica Mountains

My friend Lauren and I had a great Saturday collecting and measuring crayfish. They’re an invasive species in the Santa Monica Mountains, most likely introduced by fishermen. We learned quite a bit about them thanks to the friendly folks from the Mountain Restoration Trust, who […]

One Red Paperclip – A Social Experiment and Game Examined

One Red Paperclip – A Social Experiment and Game Examined

Some of you might already be familiar with Kyle MacDonald’s “One Red Paperclip” project. If not, be sure to see his blog: One Red Paper Clip, and TEDx Talk below: The concept is simple. You start with a small object with relatively low value, and approach […]

Cheap (and Free) Dates for UCLA Students Near Westwood

Cheap (and Free) Dates for UCLA Students Near Westwood

Oh, to be young and in love again. What you might not have in money, you certainly make up in cute study dates and extensive PDA. So Bruins, are you tired of dorm dates at the dining halls yet? Well, count your lucky stars, I […]

Things to Check Out: Explore Downtown Los Angeles

Things to Check Out: Explore Downtown Los Angeles

A friend asked about recommendations on places to check out around Los Angeles. Considering it’s such a large city, I had to break this request into several parts. So here it goes. One of the hippest places for the 21+ crowd is Downtown LA, also […]