Friday, July 19

(Nicole Anisgard Parra)

PRIME: The Graduation Zeitgeist

Kyle Rubalcava crouched down, bringing his near 6-foot frame to the ground. The middle school teacher and graduation photographer quickly shot a test photo, then told his clients to walk toward him on the count of three. Read more...

(Nicole Anisgard Parra)

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PRIME: Waiting to be Seen

As 12-year-old me sank deeply into the couch, snug in old gym clothes and fluffy slippers, my mother asked why I stayed up late watching weird Asian cartoons. Read more...

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(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

PRIME: Traveling Thoughts

When I landed in LA to start college at UCLA in the fall of 2016, I was ecstatic. I grew up in Boise, Idaho, a far cry from a big city, and the vastness and excitement of LA was almost overwhelming for me. Read more...

(Juliette Le Saint/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin senior staff)

PRIME: Recipes for Remembering

UCLA’s renowned dining halls dish up diverse and adventurous plates, but even its various and inviting menus don’t satiate the hunger I have for the food I grew up eating at home. Read more...

(Nicole Anisgard Parra/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)
(Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin)

(Clara Vamvulescu/Daily Bruin)

PRIME: I Miss the Old Kanye

The lights are off, and outside our apartment there’s nothing to be heard but crickets chirping and the occasional car driving through our small town, New Salem, Massachusetts. Read more...

(Clara Vamvulescu/Daily Bruin)

(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)

PRIME: Records of Reflection

Sitting around a small fire in a friend’s backyard during winter break, I spun a marshmallow in my hand, unsure of how to answer the question: “How would you say you’ve changed over your first quarter of college?” Old friends, people I haven’t seen in months but have known for years, watched me as I fidgeted. Read more...

(Claire Sun/Daily Bruin)


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