Tuesday, June 25

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Movie review: ‘Ashes in the Snow’ lingers on the surface, failing to evoke sympathy or meaning

“Ashes in the Snow” director Marius Markevicius bites off more than he can chew in his underwhelming debut. Based on the novel “Between Shades of Gray” by Ruta Sepetys, “Ashes in the Snow” follows 16-year-old Lina Vilkas (Bel Powley) and her family after they are exiled to Siberia under Stalin’s rule during World War II. Read more...

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Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)

Chicano musician to discuss issues of identity and inclusivity in LA at book talk

In 1974, Rubén Guevara found himself climbing the steps of centuries-old Mayan pyramids in Palenque, Mexico. The Los Angeles native did not know then that the trip to connect with his ancestral roots would help him embrace his Chicano identity, which later became a monumental influence on his musical career, he said. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)

Alumnus and former visiting professor Rubén Guevara wrote a memoir entitled "Confessions of a Radical Chicano Doo-Wop Singer," which he will discuss Friday at UCLA's Jan Popper Theater. The book explores his identity as a Chicano rock 'n' roll musician and activist. (Courtesy of Mario A. Hernandez)

Hannah Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, founded TAKE OUT Clothing, her apparel line through which she sells remade thrifted items. Sullivan said she was trying to create an in-style sustainable brand that sells affordable pieces. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sustainable clothing line aims to take out unethical components of fashion

Years of sewing pillows with her grandmother eventually led Hannah Sullivan to found her own fashion brand. Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, created TAKE OUT Clothing, her line of reinvigorated thrifted attire, which she launched in September. Read more...

Photo: Hannah Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, founded TAKE OUT Clothing, her apparel line through which she sells remade thrifted items. Sullivan said she was trying to create an in-style sustainable brand that sells affordable pieces. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Hannah Sullivan, a second-year global studies student, founded TAKE OUT Clothing, her apparel line through which she sells remade thrifted items. Sullivan said she was trying to create an in-style sustainable brand that sells affordable pieces. (Hannah Burnett/Daily Bruin senior staff)