Thursday, May 23

Daily Bruin alumnae Patricia Perez, Christine Sumiller and Roselma Samala opened their bar Genever on March 7. Genever is the only bar in Filipinotown run entirely by women, and women-owned bars, Perez said, are a rare occurrence nationwide. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Alum start women-owned bar in Filipinotown, creating good spirits for all

Roselma Samala and Christine Sumiller spent New Year’s Day of 2013 at Patricia Perez’s house, sipping mimosas and brainstorming ideas for the bar they wanted to open. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin alumnae Patricia Perez, Christine Sumiller and Roselma Samala opened their bar Genever on March 7. Genever is the only bar in Filipinotown run entirely by women, and women-owned bars, Perez said, are a rare occurrence nationwide. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Daily Bruin alumnae Patricia Perez, Christine Sumiller and Roselma Samala opened their bar Genever on March 7. Genever is the only bar in Filipinotown run entirely by women, and women-owned bars, Perez said, are a rare occurrence nationwide. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Actors Andre Jackson and Camille Harman play doctors in "Take Care," an upcoming short film directed by graduate film student, Myra Aquino. Aquino used her experience as a former medical student as inspiration for the film, aiming to display on screen the pressures faced by doctors. (Courtesy of Camille Harman)

Former medical student brings behind-the-scene life of doctors to short film

Myra Aquino left a career in medicine to pursue filmmaking. But she used her experience as a medical student to direct a short film about a group of interns in a busy county hospital. Read more...

Photo: Actors Andre Jackson and Camille Harman play doctors in "Take Care," an upcoming short film directed by graduate film student, Myra Aquino. Aquino used her experience as a former medical student as inspiration for the film, aiming to display on screen the pressures faced by doctors. (Courtesy of Camille Harman)

Actors Andre Jackson and Camille Harman play doctors in "Take Care," an upcoming short film directed by graduate film student, Myra Aquino. Aquino used her experience as a former medical student as inspiration for the film, aiming to display on screen the pressures faced by doctors. (Courtesy of Camille Harman)

(Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records)

Album review: ‘Nation of Two’

Vance Joy’s “Nation of Two” sounds like One Direction decided to give indie folk music a go. Though “Nation of Two” retains the same musical style of Joy’s first album with his ukulele riffs and slightly strained vocals, the album’s production is a step up from “Dream Your Life Away.” Joy adds in more harmonies, horns and drums to his ukulele-filled repertoire, taking on a slightly more personal tone and delivering an album full of summer jams despite some bland lyrics. Read more...

Photo: (Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records)

(Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records)

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)

Iranian writer retains author’s intent when translating poetry

Sholeh Wolpé said translating poetry is like the sky’s reflection in the sea – similar, but never exact. The process of transferring a poem from one language to another requires more than just direct translation, UCLA’s inaugural author-in-residence said. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Common Book zine workshop revives medium, sparks student creativity

Julia Glassman picked up the first two chapters of Thi Bui’s “The Best We Could Do” when they were being sold at the L.A. Zine Fest four years ago. Read more...

Photo: 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...

Photo: 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)

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)

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Three Bruins discuss their Sundance-featured films

This post was updated Jan. 25 at 1:35 p.m. This year’s Sundance Film Festival features the work of several UCLA alumni and faculty. From documentaries to drama films, the Daily Bruin takes a closer look at the involvement of three Bruins in the festival. Read more...

Photo: (Rachel Bai/ Daily Bruin)

(Rachel Bai/ Daily Bruin)


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