Thursday, April 26

First-year pre business economics student Tina Li started her crazy sock company HapiThreads on April 2. She currently sells three designs, which include black and white cats, fried eggs and bananas. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
First-year pre business economics student Tina Li started her crazy sock company HapiThreads on April 2. She currently sells three designs, which include black and white cats, fried eggs and bananas. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Erin Harris, a fourth-year economics student, will play Deloris Van Cartier in the Hooligan Theater Company's upcoming production of "Sister Act." Her character is a nightclub dancer who is forced into a nunnery after witnessing her gangster boyfriend commit murder. (Photo: Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff, Illustration: Hannah Burnett/Assistant photo editor)
Erin Harris, a fourth-year economics student, will play Deloris Van Cartier in the Hooligan Theater Company's upcoming production of "Sister Act." Her character is a nightclub dancer who is forced into a nunnery after witnessing her gangster boyfriend commit murder. (Photo: Bilal Ismail Ahmed/Daily Bruin senior staff, Illustration: Hannah Burnett/Assistant photo editor)

(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Fourth-year political science student Libby Burke began stamping her designs on T-shirts during the summer of 2017, and she now sells them at her online store, Ides. The company's website features designs like her "U Can Learn A lot" design, her most popular pattern and a nod to her education at UCLA. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)
Fourth-year political science student Libby Burke began stamping her designs on T-shirts during the summer of 2017, and she now sells them at her online store, Ides. The company's website features designs like her "U Can Learn A lot" design, her most popular pattern and a nod to her education at UCLA. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

(Photo courtesy of Keith Bernstein)

Movie review: ‘The 15:17 to Paris’

A group of friends who met in junior high school take on an international terrorist threat in “The 15:17 to Paris.” “The 15:17 to Paris,” directed by Clint Eastwood, follows the true story of three Americans who stop a terrorist attack aboard a Paris-bound train while traveling together through Europe. Read more...

(Photo courtesy of Keith Bernstein)

Professor Richard Danielpour has been nominated for two Grammys for his composition "Songs of Solitude" and his album "Songs of Solitude & War Songs." Danielpour wrote "Songs of Solitude" while on an isolated retreat in New York in reaction to 9/11. (ChengCheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Music professor’s 9/11-inspired composition bags Grammy nomination

Richard Danielpour began his music residency at an isolated retreat for composers the day before 9/11. On the second day of his residency, the UCLA composition professor called his music editor’s office in downtown New York to find out how long he had to finish editing his latest piece, “An American Requiem.” He was met with screams on the other end of the line and spent the next 40 minutes listening to a woman from his music editor’s office telling him about the plane that had flown over her head and crashed into the World Trade Center. Read more...

Professor Richard Danielpour has been nominated for two Grammys for his composition "Songs of Solitude" and his album "Songs of Solitude & War Songs." Danielpour wrote "Songs of Solitude" while on an isolated retreat in New York in reaction to 9/11. (ChengCheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)
Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)