Sunday, January 21

Alissa Evans, a second-year cognitive science student, tried painting as a way to reduce stress. She painted a mountain landscape at night and a sunset on canvas and canvas paper respectively. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

Stress Less: Painting can help students brush up on how to relax from school life

Alissa Evans’ experience with stress stems primarily from her inability to definitively choose a major, a recently received D that taints her otherwise mediocre GPA and her complete and utter confusion regarding the abstract concept commonly referred to as her “future.” In the midst of a mid-college crisis, the Daily Bruin columnist decided to try a different stress-relieving activity every other week of winter quarter and chronicled her quest for mental homeostasis in Stress Less. Read more...

Alissa Evans, a second-year cognitive science student, tried painting as a way to reduce stress. She painted a mountain landscape at night and a sunset on canvas and canvas paper respectively. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Bai)
(Rachel Bai)

Claudia Keener, a fourth-year theater student, portrays Georgia in graduate student Anna Fox's play "Georgia Is Waiting." During the play, Georgia grapples with her father's abandonment over the course of 28 years. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)
Claudia Keener, a fourth-year theater student, portrays Georgia in graduate student Anna Fox's play "Georgia Is Waiting." During the play, Georgia grapples with her father's abandonment over the course of 28 years. (Isa Saalabi/Daily Bruin)

(courtesy of Disney•Pixar)

Movie review: ‘Coco’

  Death comes to life and life comes to death in Pixar’s latest animated film “Coco.” After a subpar “Cars 3” release, Pixar returned to its former glory with “Coco,” a film featuring exceptional animation, complex characters and hard-hitting themes about love, loss and legacy. Read more...

(courtesy of Disney•Pixar)

Campus Movie Fest, a nationwide film festival that gives college students the opportunity to create and submit their own original short films, launched at UCLA on Nov. 1. Raghav Ravichandran, the video manager of the festival, said the event provides students with cameras, equipment and laptops to encourage more inexperienced filmmakers to participate.
Campus Movie Fest, a nationwide film festival that gives college students the opportunity to create and submit their own original short films, launched at UCLA on Nov. 1. Raghav Ravichandran, the video manager of the festival, said the event provides students with cameras, equipment and laptops to encourage more inexperienced filmmakers to participate.