Saturday, September 22

Kris Wilson returned to his hometown in Pennsylvania to create his film “Smell of Summer,” which follows young African-American boys who witness a shooting. Wilson aimed to recreate his happy memories alongside the realities of and prejudice. 
(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)
Kris Wilson returned to his hometown in Pennsylvania to create his film “Smell of Summer,” which follows young African-American boys who witness a shooting. Wilson aimed to recreate his happy memories alongside the realities of and prejudice. 
(Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

UCLA professor Pamela Hieronymi worked with Michael Schur, creator of NBC's "The Good Place," to integrate philosophy into his show. Her name is listed under "further reading" in "The Trolley Problem" episode.
(Photo courtesy of Gerard Vong)
UCLA professor Pamela Hieronymi worked with Michael Schur, creator of NBC's "The Good Place," to integrate philosophy into his show. Her name is listed under "further reading" in "The Trolley Problem" episode.
(Photo courtesy of Gerard Vong)

Alumna Alice Tuan said the playwright group will illustrate varying backgrounds and writing experiences of the all-female group, and showcasing their unfinished pieces will reveal the potential their work contains. 
(Courtesy of Patrick McPheron)
Alumna Alice Tuan said the playwright group will illustrate varying backgrounds and writing experiences of the all-female group, and showcasing their unfinished pieces will reveal the potential their work contains. 
(Courtesy of Patrick McPheron)

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)
(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin)

(Creative Commons photo by iDominick via Wikimedia Commons)
(Creative Commons photo by iDominick via Wikimedia Commons)

Jared Ortaliza, a second-year human biology and society student, and Mary McHenry, a third-year ethnomusicology student (left to right), planned a showcase called “Visible People” to create a platform for AAPI representation in pop culture. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

‘Visible People’ to showcase Asian-American, Pacific Islander cultural diversity

Mary McHenry and Jared Ortaliza came up with the idea for the show “Visible People” while eating dishes of pad thai and pad see ew. McHenry, a third-year ethnomusicology student and Ortaliza, a second-year pre-human biology and society student, had both been thinking independently about putting together a showcase of Asian-American and Pacific Islander artists. Read more...

Jared Ortaliza, a second-year human biology and society student, and Mary McHenry, a third-year ethnomusicology student (left to right), planned a showcase called “Visible People” to create a platform for AAPI representation in pop culture. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant photo editor)

"The Problem with Apu," a 2017 documentary starring comedian Hari Kondabolu, will be screened Tuesday at UCLA. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kondabolu, where students can engage with issues of cinematic racism and stereotyping. (Courtesy of truTV)
"The Problem with Apu," a 2017 documentary starring comedian Hari Kondabolu, will be screened Tuesday at UCLA. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kondabolu, where students can engage with issues of cinematic racism and stereotyping. (Courtesy of truTV)


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