Friday, September 21

Commencement speaker hopefuls share their thoughts on putting college experiences into words

Commencement speaker hopefuls share their thoughts on putting college experiences into words June 7, 2010 - Many people look forward to finding out who their graduation speaker will be, and what he or she will say. Although speaking in front of crowds of commencement attendees seems frightening, two students do not fear the spotlight. They share the processes of writing and auditioning their speeches for UCLA's communication studies commencement ceremony. [3:50] "Commencement speaker hopefuls share their thoughts on putting college experiences into words"

June 7, 2010 - Many people look forward to finding out who their graduation speaker will be, and what he or she will say. Although speaking in front of crowds of commencement attendees seems frightening, two students do not fear the spotlight. They share the processes of writing and auditioning their speeches for UCLA's communication studies commencement ceremony. [3:50] Read more...


UCLA's food library event showcases numerous, rare cookbooks

UCLA's food library event showcases numerous, rare cookbooks

Sure, you've heard of Powell Library and Young Research Library, but what is a "food library?" Evan Kleiman, host of the radio show "Good Food" KCRW-FM, came to UCLA on Wednesday to talk about her collection of over 3000 cookbooks and how to create a food library of your own.

"UCLA's food library event showcases numerous, rare cookbooks"

Sure, you've heard of Powell Library and Young Research Library, but what is a "food library?" Evan Kleiman, host of the radio show "Good Food" KCRW-FM, came to UCLA on Wednesday to talk about her collection of over 3000 cookbooks and how to create a food library of your own.

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Architecture students dream up theme parks with Walt Disney Imagineering

Architecture students dream up theme parks with Walt Disney Imagineering

We've all been to theme parks, but have you ever wondered how those rides and attractions are designed? Under the training and instruction of Professor Greg Lynn, Walt Disney Imagineer Scott Trowbridge, and other esteemed consultants, a group of UCLA architecture students in the SUPRASTUDIO program are learning just that. Listen as Daily Bruin Radio talks to them and a student in the class about what this new year-long program is all about.

For pictures and renderings of Townsend's and all of the students' work so far visit suprastudio.aud.ucla.edu.

"Architecture students dream up theme parks with Walt Disney Imagineering"

We've all been to theme parks, but have you ever wondered how those rides and attractions are designed? Under the training and instruction of Professor Greg Lynn, Walt Disney Imagineer Scott Trowbridge, and other esteemed consultants, a group of UCLA architecture students in the SUPRASTUDIO program are learning just that. Listen as Daily Bruin Radio talks to them and a student in the class about what this new year-long program is all about.

For pictures and renderings of Townsend's and all of the students' work so far visit suprastudio.aud.ucla.edu.

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Inspired Bruins host Karnival to raise aid for Haiti

Inspired Bruins host Karnival to raise aid for Haiti

Last Friday's Karnival: A Bruin Benefit for Haiti put on by the Office of Residential Life in conjunction with UCLA Live fundraised money for earthquake victims while celebrating Haitian culture. Daily Bruin Radio talks to event planners and speakers at the event.

"Inspired Bruins host Karnival to raise aid for Haiti"

Last Friday's Karnival: A Bruin Benefit for Haiti put on by the Office of Residential Life in conjunction with UCLA Live fundraised money for earthquake victims while celebrating Haitian culture. Daily Bruin Radio talks to event planners and speakers at the event.

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UCLA medical students and health experts discuss health care reform bill

UCLA medical students and health experts discuss health care reform bill

News about health care reform has been swirling around intensely for several months now. But how does it affect young people? We hear from UCLA health experts and medical students.

For more information, visit:

http://www.cbo.gov/publications/collections/health.cfm

"UCLA medical students and health experts discuss health care reform bill"

News about health care reform has been swirling around intensely for several months now. But how does it affect young people? We hear from UCLA health experts and medical students.

For more information, visit:

http://www.cbo.gov/publications/collections/health.cfm

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Westwood residents sound off on helicopter noise

Westwood residents sound off on helicopter noise

Some Westwood residents have been complaining about excessive noise from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center helicopters. Do flights happen too often or along the wrong routes?

"Westwood residents sound off on helicopter noise"

Some Westwood residents have been complaining about excessive noise from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center helicopters. Do flights happen too often or along the wrong routes?

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Despite lack of ties to UCLA, residents call Westwood home

Despite lack of ties to UCLA, residents call Westwood home

Have you ever wondered why that old man on the third
floor of your building lives in Westwood? He's not a student or part
of the UCLA faculty and staff, so why does he call a college town
home? Daily Bruin Radio talks to Westwood residents who don't have
connections to UCLA, and asks why they chose to live here.

"Despite lack of ties to UCLA, residents call Westwood home"

Have you ever wondered why that old man on the third
floor of your building lives in Westwood? He's not a student or part
of the UCLA faculty and staff, so why does he call a college town
home? Daily Bruin Radio talks to Westwood residents who don't have
connections to UCLA, and asks why they chose to live here.

Read more...