Tuesday, July 16

Investigative journalist discusses his new book about a ‘hacktivist’ collective

Journalist Joseph Menn spoke about his new book “Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World” at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday. He was joined onstage by Brian Knappenberger, a documentarian who made the film “We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists” about the international hackers Anonymous. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)

Journalist Joseph Menn spoke about his new book “Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World” at the Hammer Museum on Wednesday. He was joined onstage by Brian Knappenberger, a documentarian who made the film “We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists” about the international hackers Anonymous. (Nina Young/Daily Bruin)

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The Cult of the Dead Cow collective started in Texas in 1984. Although its title sounds like a fitting name for a slaughterhouse, the group actually specialized in online hacking, said journalist Joseph Menn.


Alumnus Oscar Escobedo is spending his summer working as the scenic designer for the College Light Opera Company’s festival season in Massachusetts. While there, he will help design and build sets for different plays each week, as well as teach students the different elements of set design. 
(Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)
Alumnus Oscar Escobedo is spending his summer working as the scenic designer for the College Light Opera Company’s festival season in Massachusetts. While there, he will help design and build sets for different plays each week, as well as teach students the different elements of set design. 
(Niveda Tennety/Assistant Photo editor)

Actress Halle Bailey was recently cast as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live action remake of the 1989 animated film, "The Little Mermaid."
(Courtesy of Dylan Bonner)

Second Take: Black lead in ‘Little Mermaid’ remake brings welcome tide of representation

Looks like dreads are the new red. “Grown-ish” actress Halle Bailey and her signature locks have been cast as Ariel in Disney’s live-action remake of the 1989 classic, “The Little Mermaid.” The news of Bailey’s casting ran like wildfire across the internet after director Rob Marshall announced that Bailey, one half of the R&B sister duo Chloe x Halle, would star as the titular character. Read more...

Actress Halle Bailey was recently cast as Ariel in Disney’s upcoming live action remake of the 1989 animated film, "The Little Mermaid."
(Courtesy of Dylan Bonner)

(Courtesy of Atlantic Records UK)
(Courtesy of Atlantic Records UK)

Incoming fourth-year design media arts student Dillon Bastan creates art that typically incorporates music from synthesizers and sounds from the spaces around him, such as gadgets creating repetitive noises or a metal can being kicked by audience members. He said his work appears simple, as he does not add extra embellishments, instead focusing on the sounds he creates. 
(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Incoming fourth-year design media arts student Dillon Bastan creates art that typically incorporates music from synthesizers and sounds from the spaces around him, such as gadgets creating repetitive noises or a metal can being kicked by audience members. He said his work appears simple, as he does not add extra embellishments, instead focusing on the sounds he creates. 
(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Collaborative instructor Archie Saquilabon and dance instructor Brittnie Aguilar both aided in PNG x Body Rock: Dance Camp 2019, an event held over the weekend that aimed to balance nurturing individual style and group synchronization in beginner-level dancers. 
(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Collaborative instructor Archie Saquilabon and dance instructor Brittnie Aguilar both aided in PNG x Body Rock: Dance Camp 2019, an event held over the weekend that aimed to balance nurturing individual style and group synchronization in beginner-level dancers. 
(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center offered a plethora of booths over the weekend for anime fans of every kind, even the gamers. Attendees had the opportunity to put their Super Smash Bros. skills to the test against one another in a friendly competition. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)
Anime Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center offered a plethora of booths over the weekend for anime fans of every kind, even the gamers. Attendees had the opportunity to put their Super Smash Bros. skills to the test against one another in a friendly competition. (Emily Ng/Daily Bruin)


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