Monday, June 17


Speaks Out

Feather hair extensions can be found on the heads of celebrities and UCLA students alike. Is this spring trend for everyone? Read more...


Author and poet Maya Angelou will deliver a speech at Royce Hall on Wednesday.
(Courtesy: Brian Lanker)

Poet, author Maya Angelou to speak at Royce Hall

The author and poet Maya Angelou is perhaps best known for her first autobiographical work, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." The book was nominated for the National Book Award in 1970, and spawned five sequels, chronicling her childhood and early adult years. Read more...

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Author and poet Maya Angelou will deliver a speech at Royce Hall on Wednesday.
(Courtesy: Brian Lanker)

Author and poet Maya Angelou will deliver a speech at Royce Hall on Wednesday.
(Courtesy: Brian Lanker)

Rent the Runway director Tiffany Chao models the Herve Leger dress that will be used in the all-sorority challenge. (Credit: Zenia Photography)

Rent the Runway website offers discount deals on designer dresses

It may seem pretty unattainable for someone on a college student's budget to wear a designer frock seen in Vogue and on celebrities such as Blake Lively, Kate Winslet and Rihanna. However, in the age of the Internet, that dream dress seen on the red carpet can literally show up at your door for a fraction of the price, courtesy of Rent the Runway at UCLA. Launched in 2009, Rent the Runway is a website for high-end designer dress rentals, started by Harvard Business School graduates Jenny Fleiss and Jenn Hyman. Read more...

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Rent the Runway director Tiffany Chao models the Herve Leger dress that will be used in the all-sorority challenge. (Credit: Zenia Photography)

Rent the Runway director Tiffany Chao models the Herve Leger dress that will be used in the all-sorority challenge. (Credit: Zenia Photography)


Model Abbey Lee Kershaw presents an outfit from the Chanel Fall 2010 Ready-to-Wear Collection. (Courtesy of Monica Feudi)

FASHION OR WHATEVER: _Seemingly repulsive articles of fashion turn heads for all kinds of reasons_

Fashion can seem frivolous when a T-shirt costs upward of $1,000 a pop, but it can also make a meaningful feminist statement. This idea stems from Leandra Medine's fashion blog "the Man Repeller." Medine said the blog is about outfitting oneself in a sartorially offensive way that will repel members of the opposite sex.
From drop crotch pants to shoulder pads, and animal hats to rompers, there is an austere desexualization in fashion. Read more...

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Model Abbey Lee Kershaw presents an outfit from the Chanel Fall 2010 Ready-to-Wear Collection. (Courtesy of Monica Feudi)

Model Abbey Lee Kershaw presents an outfit from the Chanel Fall 2010 Ready-to-Wear Collection. (Courtesy of Monica Feudi)

Happy hours in Culver City for the underaged

Last Thursday was my roommate's 21st birthday. While she went bar-hopping with older friends, my other underage roommate and I watched old episodes of "Skins" while I thought of places we could all go, where she could drink and we could drink Sprite and eat cheap food. Read more...



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