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Panelists at the second annual Spark Change Summit at the James Bridges Theater on Friday discussed how to make an impact in mainstream entertainment and how social justice entertainment is gaining more popularity. (Courtesy of Devon Danksy)

Second Spark Change Summit examines ability of mainstream media to make an impact

Social justice entertainment may carry a lesson, but it’s far from homework. The creation, reception and impact of social change films formed the focus of one panel discussion at the second annual Spark Change Summit, which took place in UCLA’s James Bridges Theater on Friday. Read more...

Photo: Panelists at the second annual Spark Change Summit at the James Bridges Theater on Friday discussed how to make an impact in mainstream entertainment and how social justice entertainment is gaining more popularity. (Courtesy of Devon Danksy)

Panelists at the second annual Spark Change Summit at the James Bridges Theater on Friday discussed how to make an impact in mainstream entertainment and how social justice entertainment is gaining more popularity. (Courtesy of Devon Danksy)

Alumnus and architecture photographer Minh Tran, who goes by Minh T, scouts and photographs fragments of underrated structures in Los Angeles. Through his work, he said he aims to highlight geometry and simplicity in order to transport viewers into otherworldly temporal and spatial settings.
(Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumnus’ architecture photos commingle geometry with narrative in overlooked spaces

A passerby may stroll through a parking structure and see mundane cars and concrete, but Minh Tran notices a geometrical symphony of lines, angles and captivating shadows. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus and architecture photographer Minh Tran, who goes by Minh T, scouts and photographs fragments of underrated structures in Los Angeles. Through his work, he said he aims to highlight geometry and simplicity in order to transport viewers into otherworldly temporal and spatial settings. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Alumnus and architecture photographer Minh Tran, who goes by Minh T, scouts and photographs fragments of underrated structures in Los Angeles. Through his work, he said he aims to highlight geometry and simplicity in order to transport viewers into otherworldly temporal and spatial settings.
(Joe Akira/Daily Bruin staff)

Mona Kuhn, an adjunct photography professor at UCLA, will feature her installation in Vancouver in April, and in Los Angeles in September. Her photography, featured in the installation, utilizes light and a desert landscape to symbolically portray human self-discovery in a natural environment. (Courtesy of Mona Kuhn)

Photographer, UCLA professor to feature immersive exhibition in Los Angeles

This post was updated March 11 at 11:43 a.m. Photographer Mona Kuhn said her art has always existed on untouchable white walls. This September, she wants guests to take a physical step inside of it. Read more...

Photo: Mona Kuhn, an adjunct photography professor at UCLA, will feature her installation in Vancouver in April, and in Los Angeles in September. Her photography, featured in the installation, utilizes light and a desert landscape to symbolically portray human self-discovery in a natural environment. (Courtesy of Mona Kuhn)

Mona Kuhn, an adjunct photography professor at UCLA, will feature her installation in Vancouver in April, and in Los Angeles in September. Her photography, featured in the installation, utilizes light and a desert landscape to symbolically portray human self-discovery in a natural environment. (Courtesy of Mona Kuhn)

Jen Schroeder, an alumna and former NCAA softball player, founded three companies across the USA. Each of the three companies aims to provide training in softball and life skills to young girls. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Alumna hits home with three softball companies, mentors female athletes

Jen Schroeder flies about 250,000 miles every year to train young female athletes. Since graduating in 2009, the UCLA alumna and former NCAA softball player founded three companies across the United States. Read more...

Photo: Jen Schroeder, an alumna and former NCAA softball player, founded three companies across the USA. Each of the three companies aims to provide training in softball and life skills to young girls. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Jen Schroeder, an alumna and former NCAA softball player, founded three companies across the USA. Each of the three companies aims to provide training in softball and life skills to young girls. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Audrey at the Hammer, which opened Feb. 26, offers European dishes on its menu as well as some casual diner fare. Overall, the restaurant fails to provide satisfactory contemporary dishes that live up to their inflated price tags. (Courtesy of Sean Ryan Pierce)

Restaurant review: Audrey’s variable dish quality fails to justify inflated prices

Audrey at the Hammer makes a visitor wish they stayed confined to the galleries of the museum. Located near the Hammer Museum’s Lindbrook entrance, Audrey, which opened Feb. Read more...

Photo: Audrey at the Hammer, which opened Feb. 26, offers European dishes on its menu as well as some casual diner fare. Overall, the restaurant fails to provide satisfactory contemporary dishes that live up to their inflated price tags. (Courtesy of Sean Ryan Pierce)

Audrey at the Hammer, which opened Feb. 26, offers European dishes on its menu as well as some casual diner fare. Overall, the restaurant fails to provide satisfactory contemporary dishes that live up to their inflated price tags. (Courtesy of Sean Ryan Pierce)


For the final installment of "Budding Los Angeles," columnist John Tudhope discusses opportunities abundant to UCLA students in the cannabis world. From networking clubs to research initiatives, campus resources allow students a future in this growing industry. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

Budding Los Angeles: Intersection of cannabis and educational institutions may soon normalize usage

This post was updated March 5 at 3:09 p.m. Thirty years ago, buying cannabis was difficult, expensive and illegal. Buying cannabis in 2019 is somewhere between picking up a prescription from a pharmacy and buying beer from a liquor store. Read more...

Photo: For the final installment of "Budding Los Angeles," columnist John Tudhope discusses opportunities abundant to UCLA students in the cannabis world. From networking clubs to research initiatives, campus resources allow students a future in this growing industry. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

For the final installment of "Budding Los Angeles," columnist John Tudhope discusses opportunities abundant to UCLA students in the cannabis world. From networking clubs to research initiatives, campus resources allow students a future in this growing industry. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)


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