Sunday, November 18

Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. 
 (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

UCLA students, faculty recreate renowned architecture models

The “Super Models” architectural exhibit will feature a German house and a dental clinic all under an 18.5 foot foam structure. Each building is a copy of other architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum’s collection created for the exhibition. Read more...

Photo: Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sylvia Lavin, an architecture and urban design professor, helped lead a team of students in creating copies of architectural models held in the German Architecture Museum called the DAM. 
 (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

Westwood theater offers month-long screenings of Taiwanese films

Mei-Juin Chen and her friend in college were rescued from the side of the road by a tattooed man in a red Cadillac. Twenty-five years later, the pair made a feature film titled “The Gangster’s Daughter,” which was inspired by the encounter and was the first screened movie at the “What Time is it There? Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

The UCLA Film and Television Archive partnered with the Westwood-based Taiwan Academy to create the "What Time is it There? Taiwanese Film Biennial," which is free to UCLA students. The Taiwanese Film Biennial will feature films such as "Ice Poison" and "Super Citizen Ko." (Courtesy of UCLA Film & Television Archive)

Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Eco-friendly clothing company produces T-shirts from recycled plastic

Miranda Kim and Rebecca Kim picked their way through washed-up stingrays and bird corpses at their local beach in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, during a cleanup event in the summer. Read more...

Photo: Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Miranda Kim, a first-year pre-business economics student, helped start Soulface, an eco friendly clothing company that transforms shards of plastic from water bottles and other packaging into small microbeads, which are then turned into fibers and knitted into fabric. (Chengcheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Instructor, students talk leveling up with TFT video game writing program

Marianne Krawczyk brought a PlayStation 3 console to her class as an educational tool for her students. Krawczyk, a professional video game writer, teaches a video game writing course in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Professional Program, which offers graduate-level, nondegree courses to anyone with an undergraduate degree. Read more...

Photo: Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Professional video game writer Marianne Krawczyk has written for video games including "Uncharted 3" and "God of War." This fall, she is teaching a video game writing class in the School of Theater Film and Television's Professional Program where she will help students write their own video game narratives. (courtesy of BagoGames)

Second-year mathematics/economics student Andrea Nguyen creates custom painted and embroidered shoes, which she sells on her website Rush Hour Kicks. Her latest pair of sneakers feature embroidered roses along the side. (Courtesy of Keyshawn Thomas)

Student steps into fashion world with custom painted shoes

Andrea Nguyen said she never thought of herself as a talented painter until this past summer. But when Nguyen posted photos of her hand-painted jeans on social media, a friend requested a pair of custom painted shoes. Read more...

Photo: Second-year mathematics/economics student Andrea Nguyen creates custom painted and embroidered shoes, which she sells on her website Rush Hour Kicks. Her latest pair of sneakers feature embroidered roses along the side. (Courtesy of Keyshawn Thomas)

Second-year mathematics/economics student Andrea Nguyen creates custom painted and embroidered shoes, which she sells on her website Rush Hour Kicks. Her latest pair of sneakers feature embroidered roses along the side. (Courtesy of Keyshawn Thomas)

Third-year design media arts student Stefanie Tam helped create an interactive photo booth for the School of Arts and Architecture's celebration "The Opening," which features artwork from students, alumni and faculty. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

School of the Arts and Architecture event brings together faculty, students

A photo booth designed by students from the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture will allows students to get to know each other without having to speak. Read more...

Photo: Third-year design media arts student Stefanie Tam helped create an interactive photo booth for the School of Arts and Architecture's celebration "The Opening," which features artwork from students, alumni and faculty. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Third-year design media arts student Stefanie Tam helped create an interactive photo booth for the School of Arts and Architecture's celebration "The Opening," which features artwork from students, alumni and faculty. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Gareth Walsh's "Glitch" installation depicts an American flag that gradually begins glitching over the course of one minute. The video is played between 13 minutes of regular billboard advertising. (Courtesy of Gareth Walsh)

Alumni use electronic billboards as digital art to reach audience

Gareth Walsh wanted to put a glitch in Sunset Boulevard’s typical landscape of billboards and advertisements. He visualized a moving installation that would disrupt the strip’s static signage and make passers-by reconsider their political and urban surroundings. Read more...

Photo: Gareth Walsh's "Glitch" installation depicts an American flag that gradually begins glitching over the course of one minute. The video is played between 13 minutes of regular billboard advertising. (Courtesy of Gareth Walsh)

Gareth Walsh's "Glitch" installation depicts an American flag that gradually begins glitching over the course of one minute. The video is played between 13 minutes of regular billboard advertising. (Courtesy of Gareth Walsh)