Friday, November 24

"Enchanted: Forest of Light," a holiday-oriented light show experience is running at Descanso Gardens from Nov. 19 to Jan. 7. The gift store by the entrance sets a holiday mood for the hordes of guests trickling into the garden with shop workers dressed in light-up festive garb and a little nursery filled with hanging lights and light-up reindeer in the backdrop. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)
"Enchanted: Forest of Light," a holiday-oriented light show experience is running at Descanso Gardens from Nov. 19 to Jan. 7. The gift store by the entrance sets a holiday mood for the hordes of guests trickling into the garden with shop workers dressed in light-up festive garb and a little nursery filled with hanging lights and light-up reindeer in the backdrop. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Third-year psychobiology student Allison Yoon co-founded the Cubing Club at UCLA which meets to solve different types of Rubik’s cubes as quickly as possible and under challenging conditions such as being blindfolded. Yoon said it was important for her to establish a UCLA club for other fellow cubing enthusiasts, which has around 10 to 20 members. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Cubing Club at UCLA puzzles over Rubik’s Cubes, builds cuber community

Allison Yoon picked up her Rubik’s Cube whenever her hands were free during her winter break of her second year. But by the end of her break, Yoon, a third-year psychobiology student and co-founder of the Cubing Club at UCLA, said she had become obsessed with setting new personal records on her 3-by-3 Rubik’s Cube – spending all of her free time trying new techniques and watching videos from other avid cubers online. Read more...

Third-year psychobiology student Allison Yoon co-founded the Cubing Club at UCLA which meets to solve different types of Rubik’s cubes as quickly as possible and under challenging conditions such as being blindfolded. Yoon said it was important for her to establish a UCLA club for other fellow cubing enthusiasts, which has around 10 to 20 members. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

UCLA alumnus Brad Hall launched his website, EntertainmentCareers.Net, back in 1998. The website serves as an online recruiting site for people to find jobs in entertainment industries. He said the website helps him share his knowledge with newcomers to the industry. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
UCLA alumnus Brad Hall launched his website, EntertainmentCareers.Net, back in 1998. The website serves as an online recruiting site for people to find jobs in entertainment industries. He said the website helps him share his knowledge with newcomers to the industry. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Although Jadyn Duong doesn't wear makeup on a daily basis, she does makeup on clients, ranging from smokey eyes with bright red lips to natural eyeshadow with nude lips. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)
Although Jadyn Duong doesn't wear makeup on a daily basis, she does makeup on clients, ranging from smokey eyes with bright red lips to natural eyeshadow with nude lips. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

First-year pre-business economics student Riley Grant produces his own podcast, Pique. He has covered topics from high school intoxication to slang usage by interviewing people both in UCLA and Portland, Oregon. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
First-year pre-business economics student Riley Grant produces his own podcast, Pique. He has covered topics from high school intoxication to slang usage by interviewing people both in UCLA and Portland, Oregon. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

For alumna Golnaz Jamsheed’s short film “Miracle Town,” working with a child actor gave the character of a silent, young boy a sense of childlike innocence and authenticity that reflected her own childhood, Jamsheed said.
 (Courtesy of Haolu Wang)
For alumna Golnaz Jamsheed’s short film “Miracle Town,” working with a child actor gave the character of a silent, young boy a sense of childlike innocence and authenticity that reflected her own childhood, Jamsheed said.
 (Courtesy of Haolu Wang)

Lecturer Ben Whitehair teaches aspiring actors how to actively navigate professional networks using social media. He has used social media in his own career, which helped him land a role in "Better Call Saul." (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Emmys 2017: UCLA lecturer teaches importance of social media in acting career

UCLA alumni and faculty have lent their acting, writing and directing talents to several series nominated for the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Contributing to nominations in categories such as Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Limited Series, Bruins have showcased their skills in both acting and production as parts of the casts and the crews. Read more...

Lecturer Ben Whitehair teaches aspiring actors how to actively navigate professional networks using social media. He has used social media in his own career, which helped him land a role in "Better Call Saul." (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


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