This post was updated March 27 at 9:43 p.m.
From cultural nuances to character naming, accurate representation is a team effort.
For Disney’s “Raya and the Last Dragon,” this team was the Southeast Asia Story Trust.
Through drama, dance and drums, The Nikkei Student Union is celebrating the spirit of Japanese American identity.
For its 36th annual Cultural Night, NSU is hosting an in-person production Saturday, featuring various performance styles.
This post was updated March 30 at 11:11 p.m.
Terence Blanchard dares listeners to journey through the world of jazz.
The faculty member and first Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music was nominated for two Grammys this year: Best Jazz Instrumental Album for “Absence” along with the Turtle Island Quartet and his band The E-Collective, as well as Best Improvised Jazz Solo for his trumpet solo in the title track, “Absence.” The album is a tribute to jazz musician Wayne Shorter and includes five rearranged Shorter works alongside original songs by Blanchard and others.
This post was updated Oct. 27 at 11:22 p.m.
From stickers to scheduling, Megan Vu is journaling her pre-med journey.
Spurred by the pandemic, the third-year human biology and society student has been running her bullet journaling Instagram since June 2020.
Westwood Property Owners
Data from the LA County Assessor. Interactive by Priya Kanneboyina, Daily Bruin Staff.
220 businesses. 70 unique property owners. Endless foot traffic.
This is the place Bruins around the world call home—Westwood.
Kay Sibal is excited for people to “Finally See” her songwriting abilities.
The third-year theater student said she’s wanted to be a part of Spring Sing ever since watching it her freshman year of college, and this year she will be on the other side of the stage competing with her original song “Finally See.” The song is about breakthroughs people achieve after facing adversity, and after writing it, Sibal said she knew she wanted to record it for Spring Sing.
Henry Krasner remembers exactly when he learned about one of UCLA’s most important cultural quirks.
It was his new student orientation during one of his first meals on campus.
This Week in the News serves as The Quad’s space for reflection on current events at and around UCLA. Every week, Daily Bruin staffers will analyze some of the most significant stories to keep readers up to speed.
WACsmash is reconfiguring its rhythm with an online livestreamed showcase.
Traditionally a three-day event, the student-run dance showcase and visual arts gallery is transitioning to a remote event in its 21st year.
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