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Graduate student Sam Congdon featured male performers and plaster objects as part of the opening showing of "An Unreal Unity." His project, part of the design media arts exhibition, is titled “Buddy Party (Propositional Un-memberment for a Brighter Future).” (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Sam Congdon featured male performers and plaster objects as part of the opening showing of "An Unreal Unity." His project, part of the design media arts exhibition, is titled “Buddy Party (Propositional Un-memberment for a Brighter Future).” (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Experimental works invite interaction, comment on sociopolitical systems


Curators usually chide visitors for touching an artistic installation. But in “An Unreal Unity,” interaction is key. The ongoing exhibition featuring work from graduating design media arts students will be displayed in the New Wight Gallery in Broad Art Center through Thursday.

(Bridgette Baron/Daily Bruin)

Student orchestra to share music of Studio Ghibli in performance at UCLA


As a little boy, David Dong’s musical passions were “spirited away” by Studio Ghibli. Dong said the soundtracks of films from the well-known Japanese animation studio, such as those found in “Spirited Away” and “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind,” inspired him to study music at the University of California, San Diego.

Westwood residents in disagreement over whether new soccer field should be built

Hundreds of Westwood residents and community members filled the Westwood Recreation Center on Thursday to discuss the potential creation of a new soccer field in Westwood Park. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Westwood residents debated adding a new soccer field to Westwood Park at a meeting Thursday. Hundreds of residents packed the Westwood Recreation Center to discuss a plan to replace a large portion of an open grass field with a fenced, public regulation-size synthetic soccer field named after Tommy Mark, a youth soccer player who died in 2018.

NWWNC to sponsor chamber orchestra performance for Westwood residents, students

The Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, which operates without a conductor, will be performing at Westwood some time next year after receiving a $5,000 neighborhood purpose grant from the North Westwood Neighborhood Council. (Courtesy of Benjamin Hoffman)

Students and Westwood residents can attend a free chamber orchestra concert next year. The North Westwood Neighborhood Council awarded Kaleidoscope, a conductorless chamber orchestra, a $5,000 neighborhood purpose grant at a meeting May 8 to hold a free concert in Westwood in the coming year.

Panel discusses psychological impact of border centers of detained immigrant youth

Engineering professor awarded Ellis Island Medal of Honor for antenna work

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UCLA’s Centennial Celebration aims to honor its 100 years of existence and implement initiatives to improve its campus. But the university should also focus on community engagement to continue its commitment to service. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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