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Long Story Short: January 31, 2011

Long Story Short: January 31, 2011

On this week's edition of Long Story Short, news reporter Sean Greene talks about the fate of the Faculty Center, the plans in store for a new conference center, and what the recent $100 million donation from alumni Meyer and Renee Luskin will do for the project.


Host Andrea Wang talks with award-winning author and UC Berkeley professor emeritus in literature Maxine Hong Kingston about her love of writing and the issues of identity facing many of Americans of all ages and backgrounds.


Coachella is in April, the lineup is extensive and tickets are "¦ sold out? Hear from students who got tickets "“ and those who didn't. Plus, the hosts will share some tips for Coachella weekend.


All this and more on this week’s edition of Long Story Short, the Daily Bruin’s weekly news and culture show.


Long Story Short airs Mondays at 6:00 p.m. on UCLAradio.com.



Visit our broadcast archive or subscribe to our podcast.



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"Long Story Short: January 31, 2011"

On this week's edition of Long Story Short, news reporter Sean Greene talks about the fate of the Faculty Center, the plans in store for a new conference center, and what the recent $100 million donation from alumni Meyer and Renee Luskin will do for the project.


Host Andrea Wang talks with award-winning author and UC Berkeley professor emeritus in literature Maxine Hong Kingston about her love of writing and the issues of identity facing many of Americans of all ages and backgrounds.


Coachella is in April, the lineup is extensive and tickets are "¦ sold out? Hear from students who got tickets "“ and those who didn't. Plus, the hosts will share some tips for Coachella weekend.


All this and more on this week’s edition of Long Story Short, the Daily Bruin’s weekly news and culture show.


Long Story Short airs Mondays at 6:00 p.m. on UCLAradio.com.



Visit our broadcast archive or subscribe to our podcast.



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Long Story Short: Coachella tickets sell out in record time

Long Story Short: Coachella tickets sell out in record time

Coachella ran out of tickets in record time this year. People were informed of the sellout on Ticketmaster and by a tongue-in-cheek tweet from Coachella: "No, we don't have any passes left to release, kthxbye." Listen to students who want to go, students who are going, and tips for surviving three days in Indio. [4:42]

"Long Story Short: Coachella tickets sell out in record time"

Coachella ran out of tickets in record time this year. People were informed of the sellout on Ticketmaster and by a tongue-in-cheek tweet from Coachella: "No, we don't have any passes left to release, kthxbye." Listen to students who want to go, students who are going, and tips for surviving three days in Indio. [4:42]

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Long Story Short: A look at the controversy surrounding the $50 million donation to replace the Faculty Center

Long Story Short: A look at the controversy surrounding the $50 million donation to replace the Faculty Center

The biggest news last week was a $100 million donation to UCLA from alumni Meyer and Renee Luskin. Half of that amount will go to the UCLA School of Public Affairs. The other half will help build a proposed new conference center and faculty club in the place of the current Faculty Center. Daily Bruin reporter Sean Greene has been following the story since October. He gave host Devin Kelly an overview of the controversy surrounding the Faculty Center. [4:23]

"Long Story Short: A look at the controversy surrounding the $50 million donation to replace the Faculty Center"

The biggest news last week was a $100 million donation to UCLA from alumni Meyer and Renee Luskin. Half of that amount will go to the UCLA School of Public Affairs. The other half will help build a proposed new conference center and faculty club in the place of the current Faculty Center. Daily Bruin reporter Sean Greene has been following the story since October. He gave host Devin Kelly an overview of the controversy surrounding the Faculty Center. [4:23]

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Long Story Short: UC Berkeley professor emeritus Maxine Hong Kingston talks about her work and most recent memoir, “˜I Love a Broad Margin to My Life’

Long Story Short: UC Berkeley professor emeritus Maxine Hong Kingston talks about her work and most recent memoir, “˜I Love a Broad Margin to My Life’

Author Maxine Hong Kingston visited UCLA last week, reading excerpts from her writings, including her newest memoir, "I Love a Broad Margin to My Life." Kingston is a professor emeritus of literature at UC Berkeley and a winner of the National Book Award for her novel "China Men." Kingston's work focuses on gender identity and ethnicity. Host Andrea Wang spoke with her over the phone this weekend. Hear Kingston read an excerpt from her book here. [8:02]

"Long Story Short: UC Berkeley professor emeritus Maxine Hong Kingston talks about her work and most recent memoir, “˜I Love a Broad Margin to My Life’"

Author Maxine Hong Kingston visited UCLA last week, reading excerpts from her writings, including her newest memoir, "I Love a Broad Margin to My Life." Kingston is a professor emeritus of literature at UC Berkeley and a winner of the National Book Award for her novel "China Men." Kingston's work focuses on gender identity and ethnicity. Host Andrea Wang spoke with her over the phone this weekend. Hear Kingston read an excerpt from her book here. [8:02]

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Overtime with Daily Bruin Sports: January 31, 2011

Overtime with Daily Bruin Sports: January 31, 2011

After spending the weekend in Arizona covering UCLA basketball, sports editor Sam Strong gives some in-depth analysis on the men's games against Arizona and ASU. Also, Sam and Eli Smukler talk college basketball with guest Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports.


Overtime with Daily Bruin Sports airs Mondays at 6:30 p.m. on UCLAradio.com.



Visit our broadcast archive or subscribe to our podcast.



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"Overtime with Daily Bruin Sports: January 31, 2011"

After spending the weekend in Arizona covering UCLA basketball, sports editor Sam Strong gives some in-depth analysis on the men's games against Arizona and ASU. Also, Sam and Eli Smukler talk college basketball with guest Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports.


Overtime with Daily Bruin Sports airs Mondays at 6:30 p.m. on UCLAradio.com.



Visit our broadcast archive or subscribe to our podcast.



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