Sunday, July 15

UCLA alumnus Nate Moore (left) was an executive producer of “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Anthony Mackie (right). Moore is currently producing “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, which is slated for release in February 2018. (Courtesy of Marvel Studios)

Q&A: Producer, UCLA alumnus discusses upcoming ‘Black Panther’ film

When Nate Moore was a child, he was fascinated by Black Panther comic books. He said the superhero’s mysterious persona and technologically advanced home country provided an escape from his small hometown of Clovis, California. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Nate Moore (left) was an executive producer of “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Anthony Mackie (right). Moore is currently producing “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, which is slated for release in February 2018. (Courtesy of Marvel Studios)

UCLA alumnus Nate Moore (left) was an executive producer of “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Anthony Mackie (right). Moore is currently producing “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman, which is slated for release in February 2018. (Courtesy of Marvel Studios)

Spring Sing through the years

1945: The beginnings of Spring Sing The first Spring Sing was held on May 18, 1945, at the now-demolished UCLA Greek theatre. Created by then-ASUCLA director William Ackerman, the competition was advertised as a showcase for “Top Bruin Vocal Talent” and featured singing groups made of UCLA students. Read more...



Michele Clapton, the former lead costume designer for "Game of Thrones," will teach a class called "Costume Design for Film and Television" in which students will redesign her costumes from the pilot episode of the show. Some members of the class have already completed preliminary sketches. (Diana Luna/Daily Bruin)

‘Game of Thrones’ lead costume designer to bring talent to UCLA

Michele Clapton looked at everything for inspiration when creating costumes for “Game of Thrones,” including plants, basket weaving and medieval architecture. She wanted to expose herself to as many different influences as possible. Read more...

Photo: Michele Clapton, the former lead costume designer for "Game of Thrones," will teach a class called "Costume Design for Film and Television" in which students will redesign her costumes from the pilot episode of the show. Some members of the class have already completed preliminary sketches. (Diana Luna/Daily Bruin)

Michele Clapton, the former lead costume designer for "Game of Thrones," will teach a class called "Costume Design for Film and Television" in which students will redesign her costumes from the pilot episode of the show. Some members of the class have already completed preliminary sketches. (Diana Luna/Daily Bruin)

Comedian Quincy Jones, who was diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma, hoped to air his own comedy special after a doctor told him he only had a year to live. Jones now has his own HBO special, funded by Kickstarter and supported by Ellen DeGeneres, and will perform at UCLA Wednesday for the local comedy scene. (Courtesy of Cassie Winett)

Q&A: Comedian Quincy Jones talks performing at UCLA, terminal illness

After a doctor told him he had one year to live, stand-up comic and terminal cancer patient Quincy Jones said his one wish was to air his own comedy special. Read more...

Photo: Comedian Quincy Jones, who was diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma, hoped to air his own comedy special after a doctor told him he only had a year to live. Jones now has his own HBO special, funded by Kickstarter and supported by Ellen DeGeneres, and will perform at UCLA Wednesday for the local comedy scene. (Courtesy of Cassie Winett)

Comedian Quincy Jones, who was diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma, hoped to air his own comedy special after a doctor told him he only had a year to live. Jones now has his own HBO special, funded by Kickstarter and supported by Ellen DeGeneres, and will perform at UCLA Wednesday for the local comedy scene. (Courtesy of Cassie Winett)


UCLA alumnus Neal Rabin wrote his first novel “23 Degrees South: A Tropical Tale in Changing Whether...” about Hart, a fictional UCLA graduate. (Courtesy of Nancy C. Grinstein)

Alumnus begins new chapter in diverse career by publishing first novel

Neal Rabin wanted to write about what he already knew. For someone who has worked jobs ranging from Club Med sport instructor, to Hollywood set assistant, to CEO of a software company, he said writing a book about unexpected journeys felt like an appropriate choice. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumnus Neal Rabin wrote his first novel “23 Degrees South: A Tropical Tale in Changing Whether...” about Hart, a fictional UCLA graduate. (Courtesy of Nancy C. Grinstein)

UCLA alumnus Neal Rabin wrote his first novel “23 Degrees South: A Tropical Tale in Changing Whether...” about Hart, a fictional UCLA graduate. (Courtesy of Nancy C. Grinstein)