Monday, November 18

The 50th annual San Diego Comic-Con took place this weekend, with many attendees cosplaying as their favorite characters. Production studios such as Marvel Studios and NBC held panels throughout the event featuring announcements and previews. (Jordan Wilson/Daily Bruin)

San Diego Comic-Con unites fans, studios, pop culture in single bound

About 135,000 people descended on the San Diego Convention Center this weekend to celebrate the 50th annual Comic-Con. San Diego Comic-Con celebrates a wide array of pop culture media over four days every July. Read more...

Photo: The 50th annual San Diego Comic-Con took place this weekend, with many attendees cosplaying as their favorite characters. Production studios such as Marvel Studios and NBC held panels throughout the event featuring announcements and previews. (Jordan Wilson/Daily Bruin)

The 50th annual San Diego Comic-Con took place this weekend, with many attendees cosplaying as their favorite characters. Production studios such as Marvel Studios and NBC held panels throughout the event featuring announcements and previews. (Jordan Wilson/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)

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

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. Read more...

Photo: 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)

Christina Mitchell uses her YouTube channel “Christina Marie” to discuss issues of diversity, such as lack of representation, in the book community. Mitchell, frustrated by the silence on issues such as police brutality, uses her channel to speak out. (Courtesy of Christina Marie Mitchell)

Alumna pushes YouTube literary community to take a leaf out of diversity’s book

Christina Mitchell fell in love slowly, then all at once with “The Fault in Our Stars.” After reading John Green’s novel, the alumna said she scoured the corners of YouTube to see how others had responded to the book. Read more...

Photo: Christina Mitchell uses her YouTube channel “Christina Marie” to discuss issues of diversity, such as lack of representation, in the book community. Mitchell, frustrated by the silence on issues such as police brutality, uses her channel to speak out. (Courtesy of Christina Marie Mitchell)

Christina Mitchell uses her YouTube channel “Christina Marie” to discuss issues of diversity, such as lack of representation, in the book community. Mitchell, frustrated by the silence on issues such as police brutality, uses her channel to speak out. (Courtesy of Christina Marie Mitchell)


Victoria Marks will co-lead UCLA’s DANCING DISABILITY. The event will include laboratories and seminars that help individuals with disabilities showcase diversity through choreography.(Courtesy of Dan Froot)

Disability Inclusion Lab to celebrate nontraditional dance, aesthetic works in event

Prejudice can be held toward the idea of ability and dance when envisioning a supposedly ideal body. This notion can be challenged by having individuals with disabilities present their own ways of expression and movements, said Victoria Marks. Read more...

Photo: Victoria Marks will co-lead UCLA’s DANCING DISABILITY. The event will include laboratories and seminars that help individuals with disabilities showcase diversity through choreography.(Courtesy of Dan Froot)

Victoria Marks will co-lead UCLA’s DANCING DISABILITY. The event will include laboratories and seminars that help individuals with disabilities showcase diversity through choreography.(Courtesy of Dan Froot)

Kurt Gurdal works as a cheesemonger at Wally's, a restaurant that serves wine, specialty foods and gourmet dishes on seasonal cycles. Daily Bruin columnist Lisa Aubry visited a Wally's location and spoke to chefs and cheesemongers to learn about art in food presentation. (Colleen Le/Daily Bruin)

Art to Heart: Artistry in plating techniques creates a feast for the eyes and the stomach

Art, the universal language, can transcend space and time to reach a diverse audience. We hear this all the time, but do we truly feel the weight of these words? Read more...

Photo: Kurt Gurdal works as a cheesemonger at Wally's, a restaurant that serves wine, specialty foods and gourmet dishes on seasonal cycles. Daily Bruin columnist Lisa Aubry visited a Wally's location and spoke to chefs and cheesemongers to learn about art in food presentation. (Colleen Le/Daily Bruin)

Kurt Gurdal works as a cheesemonger at Wally's, a restaurant that serves wine, specialty foods and gourmet dishes on seasonal cycles. Daily Bruin columnist Lisa Aubry visited a Wally's location and spoke to chefs and cheesemongers to learn about art in food presentation. (Colleen Le/Daily Bruin)

Julia Koerner incorporated 3D printing and prototyping into her costume design for “Black Panther.” Koerner said she uses the software to teach students about architecture and building design. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

UCLA architecture professor uses 3D printing in forward-thinking fashion designs

This post was updated on June 3 at 6:20 p.m. Julia Koerner said she sees the human body as a smaller version of a building – fashion sheaths the body much like a facade covers a work of architecture. Read more...

Photo: Julia Koerner incorporated 3D printing and prototyping into her costume design for “Black Panther.” Koerner said she uses the software to teach students about architecture and building design. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Julia Koerner incorporated 3D printing and prototyping into her costume design for “Black Panther.” Koerner said she uses the software to teach students about architecture and building design. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)


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