Monday, November 20

(Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)
(Chelsea Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Third-year design media arts student Maddy Pease designed her first sticker pack this summer using Crayola markers and Adobe Photoshop. The iOS sticker pack is inspired by inside jokes and pet names between her and her friends, with bright colors and hand drawn animations. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)
Third-year design media arts student Maddy Pease designed her first sticker pack this summer using Crayola markers and Adobe Photoshop. The iOS sticker pack is inspired by inside jokes and pet names between her and her friends, with bright colors and hand drawn animations. (Andrew Arifin/Daily Bruin)

Will Hammer, a third-year anthropology student, plays music in the Irish Music Ensemble at the group's meeting Thursday. Hammer said he is glad to be returning to playing Celtic and Irish tunes, which he played throughout middle school and high school after his mother sent him to a fiddle camp. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

Traditional Irish music connects people in UCLA, throughout world

South Africa, Germany and Japan are all located on different continents, but they have one thing in common: traditional Irish music sessions. The sessions are informal social gatherings that take place across the world – meeting places for musicians who play traditional Irish tunes or songs at pubs, restaurants and even the Schoenberg Music Building, where UCLA’s Irish Music Ensemble meets every Thursday night. Read more...

Will Hammer, a third-year anthropology student, plays music in the Irish Music Ensemble at the group's meeting Thursday. Hammer said he is glad to be returning to playing Celtic and Irish tunes, which he played throughout middle school and high school after his mother sent him to a fiddle camp. (Pinkie Su/Daily Bruin)

(Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin)
(Andrew Warner/Daily Bruin)

Shan Tambat, a mechanical engineering graduate student, will represent UCLA in the Campus DJ national championship, competing against DJs from four other universities. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student aspires to nationwide Campus DJ crown

Shan Tambat is trying to bring the Campus DJ crown back to UCLA. Three years after UCLA’s last win in the competition, the graduate mechanical engineering student will be playing in the Campus DJ national championship Saturday at the Lane Events Center in Eugene, Oregon. Read more...

Shan Tambat, a mechanical engineering graduate student, will represent UCLA in the Campus DJ national championship, competing against DJs from four other universities. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Loma Vista)
(Courtesy of Loma Vista)

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Lauren Ruth Ward performs old-school rock 'n' roll with her bandmates Eduardo Rivera, Livia Slingerland and India Pascucci. The group recently finished their first album titled "Well, Hell" this summer. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

On the Rise: Lauren Ruth Ward

In “On the Rise,” the Daily Bruin profiles up-and-coming musicians in Los Angeles. Though our subjects do not necessarily have direct connections with UCLA, they are artists who have brought their sounds to Los Angeles and have taken advantage of opportunities within the city’s thriving music scene. Read more...

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Lauren Ruth Ward performs old-school rock 'n' roll with her bandmates Eduardo Rivera, Livia Slingerland and India Pascucci. The group recently finished their first album titled "Well, Hell" this summer. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


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