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Humans of Westwood: April 1-6

By Erin Ng

April 8, 2013 10:00 a.m.

“I set this up every Tuesday and Thursday during my lunch break. I only have time for one thing – slacklining or lunch – so I decided to to get the best of both worlds.”
Seen by Janss Steps.

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"What's the big bear for?"
"Her."
Seen by Sproul Hall.

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"You guys all look so nice and 'spring-ish.'"
“We just came back from a tea party.”
Seen on Bruin Walk.

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“What’s your favorite thing about her?”
“Her energy. She gets walked six to seven times a day. Her favorite spots are the Sculpture Garden and the hill below Royce.”
Seen on Bruin Walk.

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I came across these six playing an intense game of kickball. They were all really hustling too – going after fly balls and hustling to tag the kicker out. "We're professors here. Our kids go to the UCLA Lab School together."
"Do you guys come here to play often?"
"We try to as much as we can."
What a beautiful thing that should be done way more.
Seen by the Student Activities Center.

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"I take pictures of people I meet around Westwood. Do you mind if I get a photo of you ladies?"
"I don't know. We are not from Westwood. We are from Mexico. I came to visit my son who is a student here."
Seen by Pauley Pavilion.

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“I’ve been doing this since I was in junior high. I’m 31 now.”
“Why do you like it?”
“There are no limitations. In kendo, experience counts a lot. Sixty-year-olds can beat college kids. Every day I feel like I’m at my best.”
Seen in the Student Activities Center.

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After years of asking, yes, you can finally have class outside today.
Seen in the Sculpture Garden.

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She was in a rush to class, but got really excited when I stopped her to compliment her glasses.
”They’re from Australia. They’re circular framed. It’s made by Le Specs. ... Ugh, I love shades.”
Seen by Broad Art Center.

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"Did you folks just arrive from somewhere?"
"Oh no, we've been here for a few days now. We just departed from our previous accommodations."
"Where are you from?"
"Manchester, England. We're visiting our daughter who's in class right now."
Seen in Dickson Court.

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"I take pictures of interesting people I come across around campus."
"Oh really?" Pose.
Seen by Janss Steps.

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“Are you sitting here waiting for someone?”
“I’m actually working for ‘I’m Going to College’ Day. I’m directing people that way but I just got really tired.”
Seen in Bruin Plaza.

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Strut like you mean it.
Seen by Wooden.

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Seen in Saxon Courts.

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“Do you go here?”
(Simultaneously) “No. We come here a lot though.”
“How often?”
(Simultaneously) “Two, three times a week.”
Seen in Saxon Courts.

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“Is he visiting?”
“Yeah. I swiped both my parents in so now I’m babysitting.”
Seen by Rendezvous.

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