Wednesday, August 21

"The Big Bang Theory" sets are being added to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, and Steve Holland, the show's writer and co-producer, predicts that Sheldon's seat on the couch will be a well-worn spot. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
"The Big Bang Theory" sets are being added to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, and Steve Holland, the show's writer and co-producer, predicts that Sheldon's seat on the couch will be a well-worn spot. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Jon Boogz and Lil Buck will perform "Love Heals All Wounds" in Royce Hall on Thursday. The duo founded Movement Art Is, a group that uses movement to comment on social issues, such as racial injustice. (Courtesy of Ney Coelho)
Jon Boogz and Lil Buck will perform "Love Heals All Wounds" in Royce Hall on Thursday. The duo founded Movement Art Is, a group that uses movement to comment on social issues, such as racial injustice. (Courtesy of Ney Coelho)

Mae Ngai, a history and Asian American studies professor at Columbia University, gave a lecture at UCLA Wednesday about the history of refugees and asylum seekers in the United States and around the world. The lecture is a part of a two-part series on asylum and deportation. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)
Mae Ngai, a history and Asian American studies professor at Columbia University, gave a lecture at UCLA Wednesday about the history of refugees and asylum seekers in the United States and around the world. The lecture is a part of a two-part series on asylum and deportation. (Tess Horowitz/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Dan Navarro has written songs for Pat Benatar, The Bangles, TKA, Jackson Browne and The Temptations. Outside the music industry, he also voiced various animated characters on television shows including "American Dad!" and "Family Guy." Navarro performed Saturday at the Fiddlers Crossing in Tehachapi, California. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)
Alumnus Dan Navarro has written songs for Pat Benatar, The Bangles, TKA, Jackson Browne and The Temptations. Outside the music industry, he also voiced various animated characters on television shows including "American Dad!" and "Family Guy." Navarro performed Saturday at the Fiddlers Crossing in Tehachapi, California. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)

Paolo Giuliano, a UCLA economics professor, authored a paper with researchers at Northwestern and the London School of Economics that found American parents' preference for the birth of boys lowers girls’ test scores in math and science.  (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Paolo Giuliano, a UCLA economics professor, authored a paper with researchers at Northwestern and the London School of Economics that found American parents' preference for the birth of boys lowers girls’ test scores in math and science.  (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Professional cellist Deborah Pae will lead a master class at UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music on Wednesday. Pae began playing the cello at the age of four, and has since played at the Grammy Awards and joined the internationally recognized Formosa Quartet. (Courtesy of Xiaoxi Wu)
Professional cellist Deborah Pae will lead a master class at UCLA's Herb Alpert School of Music on Wednesday. Pae began playing the cello at the age of four, and has since played at the Grammy Awards and joined the internationally recognized Formosa Quartet. (Courtesy of Xiaoxi Wu)

Harlem-born artist Tschabalala Self represents her city's sociopolitical themes in "Bodega Run," an exhibition on display at UCLA's Hammer Museum until April 28. She aims to portray the everyday life and culture of African-Americans in New York City. (Nidhi Upadhyay/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Harlem-born artist Tschabalala Self represents her city's sociopolitical themes in "Bodega Run," an exhibition on display at UCLA's Hammer Museum until April 28. She aims to portray the everyday life and culture of African-Americans in New York City. (Nidhi Upadhyay/Daily Bruin senior staff)