Tuesday, November 12

Caliope Marin, a third-year neuroscience and human biology and society student, and Risachi Ogan, a fourth-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student, said they designed Curvy in Color to inspire female empowerment and inclusivity in fashion. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Students hope to empower by embracing cultures, body positivity in fashion line

Last year, Caliope Marin and Risachi Ogan walked the runway at an annual fashion show. This year, they designed the clothes instead of wearing them. Marin, a third-year neuroscience and human biology and society student, and Ogan, a fourth-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student, said they witnessed a lack of body-type diversity in the 2018 Fashion and Student Trends at UCLA fashion show. Read more...

Caliope Marin, a third-year neuroscience and human biology and society student, and Risachi Ogan, a fourth-year molecular, cell and developmental biology student, said they designed Curvy in Color to inspire female empowerment and inclusivity in fashion. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Candace Cane will be the instructor for Sexploration Pole Art Class, which will take place Friday in Kerckhoff Art Gallery. The class is part of UCLA Sex Week and aims to make students more confident in their body and sexuality. (Courtesy of Alloy Images)
Candace Cane will be the instructor for Sexploration Pole Art Class, which will take place Friday in Kerckhoff Art Gallery. The class is part of UCLA Sex Week and aims to make students more confident in their body and sexuality. (Courtesy of Alloy Images)

LGBTQ dance group Taste The Rainbow will perform Saturday at the 26-hour Dance Marathon to raise funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. Members of the group hope to stand in solidarity with patients of the virus and express their sexualities freely without adhering to heteronormative standards within the sphere of dance. (Courtesy of Rico Davis)
LGBTQ dance group Taste The Rainbow will perform Saturday at the 26-hour Dance Marathon to raise funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. Members of the group hope to stand in solidarity with patients of the virus and express their sexualities freely without adhering to heteronormative standards within the sphere of dance. (Courtesy of Rico Davis)

Alumna Nasim Hantehzadeh created "Floating on the river." The artist usually begins her works by setting pencil to paper, and then develops a narrative for the piece after it is finished. (Courtesy of Nasim Hantehzadeh)
Alumna Nasim Hantehzadeh created "Floating on the river." The artist usually begins her works by setting pencil to paper, and then develops a narrative for the piece after it is finished. (Courtesy of Nasim Hantehzadeh)