Sunday, June 16


Third-year art history student Linda Casillas wears neutral makeup on a regular basis, but features bolder, brighter looks on her Instagram account, focusing on the eyes. Casillas is one of the many students who are a part of the growing community of makeup artists at UCLA. Many of these students feature their work on social media, often filming makeup tutorials and drawing inspiration from other beauty influencers. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Students express artistry with original makeup looks on social media platforms

Linda Casillas used to wake up at 4 a.m. every day just to do her makeup in high school. “I would wear a full face – fake eyelashes, contour, colorful eye shadow,” the third-year art history student said. Read more...

Photo: Third-year art history student Linda Casillas wears neutral makeup on a regular basis, but features bolder, brighter looks on her Instagram account, focusing on the eyes. Casillas is one of the many students who are a part of the growing community of makeup artists at UCLA. Many of these students feature their work on social media, often filming makeup tutorials and drawing inspiration from other beauty influencers. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

Third-year art history student Linda Casillas wears neutral makeup on a regular basis, but features bolder, brighter looks on her Instagram account, focusing on the eyes. Casillas is one of the many students who are a part of the growing community of makeup artists at UCLA. Many of these students feature their work on social media, often filming makeup tutorials and drawing inspiration from other beauty influencers. (Esther Li/Daily Bruin)

David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

David Lehman’s poetry reveals his reflections on commonplace oddities

David Lehman found poetry in the beat of his radio, thrumming to its rhythm for 57 days. In his latest book, “Playlist,” Lehman wrote one poem a day from Nov. Read more...

Photo: David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

David Lehman will read selections from his latest book, "Playlist." The book consists of daily poems he combined into one bigger poem, and he said it is inspired by songs he heard on the radio. (Courtesy of David Lehman)

WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Pop-up review: WonderWorld’s display of whimsy lives up to world down the rabbit hole

WonderWorld, tucked under a shaded awning, invites visitors to enter a modern rabbit hole. Hailing from New York, the Alice in Wonderland-themed pop-up takes inspiration from the fantastical elements of the classic tale and will be in Los Angeles until Aug. Read more...

Photo: WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

WonderWorld will run until Aug. 31 in West Hollywood. The pop-up, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, features attractions like a giant teacup, mammoth mushrooms and a bear figurine made of roses. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Coastalong Festival is a bike- and solar-powered concert and sustainability fair that will take place Saturday at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Organizers of the event said they hope to engage students and showcase sustainable organizations like locally sources food vendors. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Coastalong to engage wider community as it cycles, recycles for its 7th year

Students can power a popcorn maker and a concert’s speakers with bikes at Coastalong Festival. The 100% bike- and solar-powered concert and sustainability fair will move into its seventh year Saturday at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Read more...

Photo: Coastalong Festival is a bike- and solar-powered concert and sustainability fair that will take place Saturday at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Organizers of the event said they hope to engage students and showcase sustainable organizations like locally sources food vendors. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Coastalong Festival is a bike- and solar-powered concert and sustainability fair that will take place Saturday at the Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Organizers of the event said they hope to engage students and showcase sustainable organizations like locally sources food vendors. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Aydinaneth Ortiz created a series called "Ingredients," in which she photographed common objects used in the synthesis of crystal meth. She said the dangers of drug addiction affect her own life, as her brother self-medicates his schizophrenia. (Courtesy of Juan Manuel Valenzuela)

Alumna’s photo series reifies dangers of drugs using everyday household items

Ingredients commonly used in crystal methamphetamine can be found in your everyday household products. Readily available commodities like isopropyl alcohol, brake fluid and battery cleaner are sometimes used in the synthesis of the drug, said Aydinaneth Ortiz. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Aydinaneth Ortiz created a series called "Ingredients," in which she photographed common objects used in the synthesis of crystal meth. She said the dangers of drug addiction affect her own life, as her brother self-medicates his schizophrenia. (Courtesy of Juan Manuel Valenzuela)

Alumna Aydinaneth Ortiz created a series called "Ingredients," in which she photographed common objects used in the synthesis of crystal meth. She said the dangers of drug addiction affect her own life, as her brother self-medicates his schizophrenia. (Courtesy of Juan Manuel Valenzuela)

UCLA alumna Kay Mouradian wrote the book “My Mother’s Voice" on which an upcoming musical is based. The story is based on her mother, who lived through the Armenian genocide.
(Courtesy of Kay Mouradian)

Musical ‘A Journey of Angels’ brings Armenian genocide survivor’s story to stage

A developing musical will share the story of one girl who survived the Armenian genocide. Titled “A Journey of Angels,” the production focuses on 14-year-old Flora, who is deported to the Syrian desert during the Armenian genocide. Read more...

Photo: UCLA alumna Kay Mouradian wrote the book “My Mother’s Voice" on which an upcoming musical is based. The story is based on her mother, who lived through the Armenian genocide. (Courtesy of Kay Mouradian)

UCLA alumna Kay Mouradian wrote the book “My Mother’s Voice" on which an upcoming musical is based. The story is based on her mother, who lived through the Armenian genocide.
(Courtesy of Kay Mouradian)


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