Thursday, February 22

Sholeh Wolpé, UCLA's inaugural writer in residence, has translated the works of several Iranian poets. She said the process requires translators to maintain not only the meaning of a piece's words but also the author's intended message. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)
Sholeh Wolpé, UCLA's inaugural writer in residence, has translated the works of several Iranian poets. She said the process requires translators to maintain not only the meaning of a piece's words but also the author's intended message. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The zine-making workshop was inspired by this year's common book,"The Best We Could Do,"
 by Thi Bui. Students at the workshop used scissors, markers and magazines to create their own booklets. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)
The zine-making workshop was inspired by this year's common book,"The Best We Could Do,"
 by Thi Bui. Students at the workshop used scissors, markers and magazines to create their own booklets. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin)

Students are organizing a UCLA punk conference that will explore the convergence of punk culture and archival studies. Jessica Schwartz, assistant professor of musicology and the conference organizer, said the conference will show how punk music historically disrupted the status quo set in place by people in power.										(Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

UCLA punk conference to focus on experiences of marginalized groups

Candace Hansen and Kristie Valdéz-Guillén unknowingly attended the same punk rock concert 10 years ago – now, they’re organizing a UCLA punk conference together. Jessica Schwartz, assistant professor of musicology and the conference organizer, said its theme – exploring the convergence of punk culture and archival studies – will show how punk music historically disrupted the status quo set in place by people in power. Read more...

Students are organizing a UCLA punk conference that will explore the convergence of punk culture and archival studies. Jessica Schwartz, assistant professor of musicology and the conference organizer, said the conference will show how punk music historically disrupted the status quo set in place by people in power.										(Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Bai/ Daily Bruin)
(Rachel Bai/ Daily Bruin)

The restaurant Chocolate Chair's signature dessert Dragon Breath lacks in flavor but creates a pleasant visual effect thanks to the addition of liquid nitrogen, which creates a smoky effect. (Grace Pu/Daily Bruin)
The restaurant Chocolate Chair's signature dessert Dragon Breath lacks in flavor but creates a pleasant visual effect thanks to the addition of liquid nitrogen, which creates a smoky effect. (Grace Pu/Daily Bruin)

Holly Haworth, a third-year philosophy student, leads her own dance class for young children and middle schoolers. While teaching the class, Haworth said she tries to balance fun with strong dance techniques. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)
Holly Haworth, a third-year philosophy student, leads her own dance class for young children and middle schoolers. While teaching the class, Haworth said she tries to balance fun with strong dance techniques. (Habeba Mostafa/Daily Bruin)

Ethnomusicology alumna Teira Lockhart Church has shifted from her jazz and gospel roots to a more experimental R&B sound as she navigates the Los Angeles music community. She plans on releasing an EP in early 2018. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)
Ethnomusicology alumna Teira Lockhart Church has shifted from her jazz and gospel roots to a more experimental R&B sound as she navigates the Los Angeles music community. She plans on releasing an EP in early 2018. (Frank To/Daily Bruin)