Friday, July 21

Club members of United Khmer Students of UCLA rehearse for their play "Lost in Translation" for this year's Cambodian Culture Night. "Lost in Translation" is based on the effects of the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Culture night explores intergenerational effects of Cambodian genocide

Melanie Tiang wanted to do her research before writing the script for this year’s United Khmer Students Culture Night play. Instead of turning to history books, she asked her fellow club members about their Cambodian upbringings. Read more...

Photo: Club members of United Khmer Students of UCLA rehearse for their play "Lost in Translation" for this year's Cambodian Culture Night. "Lost in Translation" is based on the effects of the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

Club members of United Khmer Students of UCLA rehearse for their play "Lost in Translation" for this year's Cambodian Culture Night. "Lost in Translation" is based on the effects of the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. (Eileen Lising/Daily Bruin)

The "Not Our President" mural is painted on the front entrance of The Smell, a music venue in downtown Los Angeles. Owner Jim Smith commissioned artist Sean Solomon to create the design, which Solomon completed in November. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Written on the Walls: Los Angeles street art illustrates history of political resistance

Political street art has become an outlet for advocacy among Los Angeles artists after the presidential election. Street art has a long history in the city’s urban culture; several LA streets feature murals with messages. Read more...

Photo: The "Not Our President" mural is painted on the front entrance of The Smell, a music venue in downtown Los Angeles. Owner Jim Smith commissioned artist Sean Solomon to create the design, which Solomon completed in November. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The "Not Our President" mural is painted on the front entrance of The Smell, a music venue in downtown Los Angeles. Owner Jim Smith commissioned artist Sean Solomon to create the design, which Solomon completed in November. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

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...

Photo: 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)

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)


Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

Pop culture recap: ‘SNL’ continues political comedy, ‘The Bachelorette’ attempts at diversity

Many news stories broke in February across the United States. And while most of the national attention has focused on the Trump administration, American pop culture has also stirred up controversy in the past two weeks. Read more...

Photo: Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

Beyoncé is one of several arts and entertainment figures who made headlines this February. Both her twin pregnancy announcement and loss to Adele at the Grammys stirred the entertainment community this month. (Creative Commons photo by California Cow via Flickr)

Alumnus Misha Riley was an assistant producer of the production "Future Sex, Inc.," a hip-hop musical about a monopolistic company during a sex prohibition era. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Theater alum helps cast, produce dystopian play ‘Future Sex, Inc.’

Misha Riley listened to theatrical pop and hip-hop numbers emanating from the 99-seat theater. He was sifting through tech rehearsal schedules and publicity statements before opening night. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Misha Riley was an assistant producer of the production "Future Sex, Inc.," a hip-hop musical about a monopolistic company during a sex prohibition era. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumnus Misha Riley was an assistant producer of the production "Future Sex, Inc.," a hip-hop musical about a monopolistic company during a sex prohibition era. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

The Study at Hedrick offers crepes, tartines, salads, desserts and sandwiches for eating in its many study rooms. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

Review: The Study at Hedrick provides a variety of culinary extravagance

Students will be shocked by the bourgeois selection of foods at The Study at Hedrick if they thought dining halls couldn’t top the flamboyance of Bruin Plate with its ambient jazz music and organic tempeh and quinoa bowls. Read more...

Photo: The Study at Hedrick offers crepes, tartines, salads, desserts and sandwiches for eating in its many study rooms. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)

The Study at Hedrick offers crepes, tartines, salads, desserts and sandwiches for eating in its many study rooms. (Alyssa Dorn/Daily Bruin staff)