Thursday, May 23

Rhea Garen's photograph "Treehouse, Freese Road" is among the works featured in the Getty's photography exhibition "The Tree" through July 3.  (Credit: The J. Paul Getty Museum)
Rhea Garen's photograph "Treehouse, Freese Road" is among the works featured in the Getty's photography exhibition "The Tree" through July 3.  (Credit: The J. Paul Getty Museum)


Megan Kelly helps children in Sabie, South Africa.

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Peace Corps: Megan Kelly

After finishing her undergraduate degree, Megan Kelly wasn't entirely sure what she wanted to do with her life, but she did know one thing for certain "“ she wanted to help people. Read more...

Megan Kelly helps children in Sabie, South Africa.

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UCLA alumnus Phu Tranchi stands with the school's staff outside of their staff room in Rubate, Kenya.

	Courtesy of Phu Tranchi

Peace Corps: Phu Tranchi

When UCLA alumnus Phu Tranchi first found out his Peace Corps assignment, he wasn't even sure where the country was located.
"When I first received my package that said I was going to Kenya, the first thing I had to do was pull out an atlas to figure out where the heck Kenya was," Tranchi said. Read more...

UCLA alumnus Phu Tranchi stands with the school's staff outside of their staff room in Rubate, Kenya.

	Courtesy of Phu Tranchi

Fourth-year anthropology student Stephen Bingcang sits in front of Royce Hall.
Fourth-year anthropology student Stephen Bingcang sits in front of Royce Hall.

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German Currents film festival lights up LA

It's easy to get a taste of Mexican culture by simply walking down Olvera Street, and Italian culture is equally accessible, with UCLA's very own Café 1919 serving everything from gelato to pizzas and paninis. But it's a little more difficult to get a sampling of German culture, even in Los Angeles, one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country. Read more...

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Frugal fashion tips: How to make the perfect pair of sunglasses

Claire Le Maitre, a Second-year biochemistry student, wears Mackey’s renovated sunglasses

For 18 years, I resisted wearing sunglasses. No matter how bright it was outside or how little I could see while driving, I just could never get myself to wear them. It wasn't that I had anything against sunglasses per se, I simply could never find a pair that was flattering. And after countless trips to Nordstrom Rack and Forever 21, I began to grow self-conscious about even trying sunglasses on because I honestly felt like nothing would look good on me anyway. I watched in agony as my friends went through pair after pair of cute new glasses, ultimately accepting the fact that I, unlike them, lacked the correct facial structure to support, well, any sunglass style. So after 18 years, I had pretty much given up on ever finding a perfect pair of cool, comfortable sunglasses.

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