Tuesday, November 19

Alumnus Spencer Martin (right) stars alongside Travis Doucette (left) and Bryan Porter (middle) in "Defenders," a play following Americans who go to defend Iceland in the midst of World War II. Martin said the chaotic natural elements in the play mirror the chaos that the Americans brought to the politically neutral island nation. 
(Courtesy of Darrett Sanders)
Alumnus Spencer Martin (right) stars alongside Travis Doucette (left) and Bryan Porter (middle) in "Defenders," a play following Americans who go to defend Iceland in the midst of World War II. Martin said the chaotic natural elements in the play mirror the chaos that the Americans brought to the politically neutral island nation. 
(Courtesy of Darrett Sanders)

Fourth-year neuroscience student Subi Umakanth makes somber music inspired by fictional storylines that take place in her own dreams. In one of her upcoming singles, “Tim,” she said she follows a seven-year-old boy named Tim and takes place in a natural forest environment. Through her emotional lyrics, Umakanth said she hopes to intrigue listeners through the empathy they feel listening to her music. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Fourth-year neuroscience student Subi Umakanth makes somber music inspired by fictional storylines that take place in her own dreams. In one of her upcoming singles, “Tim,” she said she follows a seven-year-old boy named Tim and takes place in a natural forest environment. Through her emotional lyrics, Umakanth said she hopes to intrigue listeners through the empathy they feel listening to her music. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Producer Jenine Pastores, writer and director Kevin J. Nguyen, alumnus Ivan Mok and producer Vu Hoang (left to right) all worked together to create "Blue Suit," a short film set in the San Gabriel Valley and centered on the representation of the LGBTQ community within the Asian American one. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)
Producer Jenine Pastores, writer and director Kevin J. Nguyen, alumnus Ivan Mok and producer Vu Hoang (left to right) all worked together to create "Blue Suit," a short film set in the San Gabriel Valley and centered on the representation of the LGBTQ community within the Asian American one. (Liz Ketcham/Photo editor)

Spencer Spring, a second-year English student makes music on his laptop in his own room. His single, “Bubblegum Boy” follows the experience of being lovestruck when being attracted to someone new. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)
Spencer Spring, a second-year English student makes music on his laptop in his own room. His single, “Bubblegum Boy” follows the experience of being lovestruck when being attracted to someone new. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Cole Heramb, a fourth-year ecology and evolutionary biology student, is the frontman of Dark Dazey. The musical project's Spring Sing performance will be characterized by audience participation, Heramb said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)
Cole Heramb, a fourth-year ecology and evolutionary biology student, is the frontman of Dark Dazey. The musical project's Spring Sing performance will be characterized by audience participation, Heramb said. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Ben Lerchin used 3D printing technology to create works for their exhibition titled "Spatial Erratic," which is part of a series of exhibitions by graduate students. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)
Ben Lerchin used 3D printing technology to create works for their exhibition titled "Spatial Erratic," which is part of a series of exhibitions by graduate students. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Director Gaspar Noé’s film “Climax” was released in the United States on March 1, after premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018. The film follows a dance troupe's harrowing night after drinking sangria laced with LSD.
(Creative Commons photo by Olivier Strecker)
Director Gaspar Noé’s film “Climax” was released in the United States on March 1, after premiering at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018. The film follows a dance troupe's harrowing night after drinking sangria laced with LSD.
(Creative Commons photo by Olivier Strecker)