Saturday, August 18

(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)
(Ludi Zhu/Daily Bruin)

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: “Stories of Almost Everyone” exhibit allows art to stand on its own

The Hammer Museum’s advertising copy says its new exhibition “Stories of Almost Everyone” is an attempt to be “skeptical of the conditions of museological mediation and art’s promise to convey meaning.” What this means is that in curating exhibits, displaying them and writing up descriptions of artworks, museums take away from the inherent meaning or narrative of the original art object itself. Read more...

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

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The Quad: Best and worst drinks to order at Bruin Cafe

Acrid is an adjective with two definitions: “having an irritatingly strong and unpleasant taste or smell” and “angry and bitter.” Acrid succinctly describes the experience of a visit to Bruin Cafe’s full-service espresso bar, which, for one meal-plan swipe, serves the full range of standard espresso and espresso-adjacent beverages: the latte, the cappuccino, the mocha—they’re all here. Read more...

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“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)
“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

UCLA is tied with Stanford with most NCAA championships won. We asked students how much UCLA performance and the legacy in athletics matters to them. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)
UCLA is tied with Stanford with most NCAA championships won. We asked students how much UCLA performance and the legacy in athletics matters to them. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)