Tuesday, December 18

Rising third-year Carisse (CJ) Zepeda, a design media arts student, spent only two days designing a bikini for rising third-year Lily Chaeyoun Kim to wear in the Miss Korea USA pageant. 
(Courtesy of Danny Lee)

DESMA student wins Miss Korea USA pageant rocking design from fellow Bruin

Lily Chaeyoun Kim never considered participating in a pageant until she was approached by a Korean designer at a hair salon in October. The designer happened to be sitting next to Kim at the salon and asked her to model for her in Los Angeles Fashion Week. Read more...

Photo: Rising third-year Carisse (CJ) Zepeda, a design media arts student, spent only two days designing a bikini for rising third-year Lily Chaeyoun Kim to wear in the Miss Korea USA pageant. (Courtesy of Danny Lee)

Rising third-year Carisse (CJ) Zepeda, a design media arts student, spent only two days designing a bikini for rising third-year Lily Chaeyoun Kim to wear in the Miss Korea USA pageant. 
(Courtesy of Danny Lee)

Graduate student Hena Ashraf’s feature film “The House of Mariana y Gabriel” explores the specific ways immigration impacts family relationships and focuses on interactions between two siblings. 
(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student’s short film depicts sibling tension, experiences of immigrants

This post was updated June 7 at 1:22 p.m. Siblings Mariana and Gabriel struggle to see eye to eye in “The House of Mariana y Gabriel.” The short film, directed by graduate student Hena Ashraf, will premiere Tuesday at the James Bridges Theater. Read more...

Photo: Graduate student Hena Ashraf’s feature film “The House of Mariana y Gabriel” explores the specific ways immigration impacts family relationships and focuses on interactions between two siblings. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student Hena Ashraf’s feature film “The House of Mariana y Gabriel” explores the specific ways immigration impacts family relationships and focuses on interactions between two siblings. 
(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Actor Mick Torres performed in the After Hours Theatre Company's presentation of Dale Wasserman’s stage play of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Alumnus Graham Wetterhahn produced the interactive experience, which he said allows guests to feel as though they are being checked into a mental hospital. (Photo courtesy of KJ Knies)

Spectators act as patients and interact with cast in After Hours’ asylum play

Theatergoers put on light blue hospital gowns and transformed into psychiatric patients from 1963 as part of an immersive performance Friday evening. After Hours Theatre Company presented Dale Wasserman’s stage adaptation of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” based on the novel by Ken Kesey, in a Burbank warehouse decorated to look like a 1960s psychiatric hospital. Read more...

Photo: Actor Mick Torres performed in the After Hours Theatre Company's presentation of Dale Wasserman’s stage play of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Alumnus Graham Wetterhahn produced the interactive experience, which he said allows guests to feel as though they are being checked into a mental hospital. (Photo courtesy of KJ Knies)

Actor Mick Torres performed in the After Hours Theatre Company's presentation of Dale Wasserman’s stage play of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Alumnus Graham Wetterhahn produced the interactive experience, which he said allows guests to feel as though they are being checked into a mental hospital. (Photo courtesy of KJ Knies)


Members of the sustainable fashion club Unravel participated in a clothing swap at their last club meeting. Members swapped shirts, pants and other garments. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Newly formed Unravel addresses fashion sustainability on campus

Grace Reynolds created Unravel at UCLA with the goal of unraveling misconceptions about fashion production. The fourth-year economics and global studies student organized the club at the beginning of spring quarter, branching off from a sustainable clothing campaign in E3, an environmental sustainability club on campus. Read more...

Photo: Members of the sustainable fashion club Unravel participated in a clothing swap at their last club meeting. Members swapped shirts, pants and other garments. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Members of the sustainable fashion club Unravel participated in a clothing swap at their last club meeting. Members swapped shirts, pants and other garments. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)


(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

NFMLA’s monthly film festivals highlight work of lesser-known filmmakers

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles has worked with emerging filmmakers that have gone on to shoot pilots for Disney Channel and Warner Bros. The LA-based nonprofit organization, which started in 2007, provides a platform for independent filmmakers from around the world to showcase their work, in the form of monthly film-screening festivals held at the South Park Center. Read more...

Photo: (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)