Wednesday, February 21

Gamer’s Guidebook: Open-world games allow for more exploration, but can be inhibited by repetition

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)

(Juliette Le Saint/Illustrations director)

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Games have always been a huge part of the entertainment industry, but what makes them entertaining? Game makers expend significant effort making design decisions people often don’t think about when they’re playing each game.


“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

The Quad: “Stories of Almost Everyone” exhibit allows art to stand on its own

The Hammer Museum’s advertising copy says its new exhibition “Stories of Almost Everyone” is an attempt to be “skeptical of the conditions of museological mediation and art’s promise to convey meaning.” What this means is that in curating exhibits, displaying them and writing up descriptions of artworks, museums take away from the inherent meaning or narrative of the original art object itself. Read more...

“Stories Of Almost Everyone” is on display at the Hammer Museum until May 6. (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)
“Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985” is open at the Hammer until Dec. 31.
 (Lionel Deatherage/Daily Bruin)

(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)
(Shreya Mantri/Daily Bruin)

(UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)
(UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)

For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)
For the past two years, JazzReggae Festival organizers have tried to return to the roots of the original festival. (Daily Bruin file photo)

"The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" – a sequel – graced Westwood's theaters just after "Fate of the Furious" – another sequel. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)
"The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" – a sequel – graced Westwood's theaters just after "Fate of the Furious" – another sequel. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)


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