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Adjunct professor self-publishes first book ‘The Florentine Deception’

Computer scientist, software engineer and UCLA adjunct professor Carey Nachenberg self-published his first novel, a techno thriller titled "The Florentine Deception," which is now for sale online and through Barnes and Noble. Nachenberg said all of the proceeds of its sale will be donated to charities focused on youth development and education. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)

Computer scientist, software engineer and UCLA adjunct professor Carey Nachenberg self-published his first novel, a techno thriller titled "The Florentine Deception," which is now for sale online and through Barnes and Noble. Nachenberg said all of the proceeds of its sale will be donated to charities focused on youth development and education. (Hannah Ye/Daily Bruin)

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Eight years ago, computer scientist, software engineer and UCLA adjunct professor Carey Nachenberg began his longest project yet. Today, he has some advice he said he wishes he’d known from the start.


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Album Review: ‘Kindred’

Passion Pit’s lyrics are always surprising. “So I’m guarding all my history, no it won’t come up again/ I wanna be alone,” Michael Angelakos sings in “Five Foot Ten (I)” from the synthpop band’s new album, “Kindred.” These are the kinds of lyrics that make people think. Read more...

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"Drawn," an exhibition by UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design, will showcase drawings created by more than 100 UCLA alumni from 1968-2014. (Courtesy of Georgina Huljich)

Alumni art ‘Drawn’ to architecture and urban design exhibition

Kristy Balliet figured out she wanted to be an architect during a middle school technical drawing class. Balliet, who received a master’s of architecture II from UCLA’s Department of Architecture and Urban Design, is one of more than 100 UCLA alumni to submit work to an upcoming AUD exhibition called “Drawn.” This is the second “Drawn” exhibition – the first of which was held in 2004 – and it will feature works from UCLA alumni from 1968 to 2014. Read more...

"Drawn," an exhibition by UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design, will showcase drawings created by more than 100 UCLA alumni from 1968-2014. (Courtesy of Georgina Huljich)

Local artist Jeni Bate shows off her collage artwork. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)
Local artist Jeni Bate shows off her collage artwork. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

The Chinese Student Association will hold their annual Heritage Night at Schoenberg Hall Saturday. This year, they will perform "The Butterfly Lovers," a traditional Chinese love tragedy about Yingtai Zhu, a young girl pursuing love in a feudal society. (Tamaryn Kong/Daily Bruin)
The Chinese Student Association will hold their annual Heritage Night at Schoenberg Hall Saturday. This year, they will perform "The Butterfly Lovers," a traditional Chinese love tragedy about Yingtai Zhu, a young girl pursuing love in a feudal society. (Tamaryn Kong/Daily Bruin)

Coachella attendees mill underneath this year's de facto symbol of the festival, a giant caterpillar. (Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin)
Coachella attendees mill underneath this year's de facto symbol of the festival, a giant caterpillar. (Brandon Choe/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year mechanical engineering student and DJ Shan Tambat will move his song-mixing skills to the Dance Marathon stage in Pauley Pavilion on Saturday at 6 p.m. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)

Student DJ Tambat looks to energize crowd at Dance Marathon

In three years, DJ Tambat has taken a momentous leap from quietly mixing songs in his bedroom to the lively setting of Pauley Pavilion. Back in community college, fourth-year mechanical engineering student Shan Tambat studied the basics of song mixing in his free time, never imagining that his efforts would lead to the largest performance of his life this Saturday at Dance Marathon. Read more...

Fourth-year mechanical engineering student and DJ Shan Tambat will move his song-mixing skills to the Dance Marathon stage in Pauley Pavilion on Saturday at 6 p.m. (Daniel Alcazar/Daily Bruin)


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