Thursday, August 22

Fourth-year political science student Libby Burke began stamping her designs on T-shirts during the summer of 2017, and she now sells them at her online store, Ides. The company's website features designs like her "U Can Learn A lot" design, her most popular pattern and a nod to her education at UCLA. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Student turns pastime into her hand-printed T-shirt business

Libby Burke’s hand-printed T-shirt designs include stalks of broccoli and dogs in capes. After doodling extensively in notebooks, the fourth-year political science student said she decided to transition into the more skill-oriented medium of T-shirt printing. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year political science student Libby Burke began stamping her designs on T-shirts during the summer of 2017, and she now sells them at her online store, Ides. The company's website features designs like her "U Can Learn A lot" design, her most popular pattern and a nod to her education at UCLA. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year political science student Libby Burke began stamping her designs on T-shirts during the summer of 2017, and she now sells them at her online store, Ides. The company's website features designs like her "U Can Learn A lot" design, her most popular pattern and a nod to her education at UCLA. (Joe Akira/Daily Bruin)

(Photo courtesy of Keith Bernstein)

Movie review: ‘The 15:17 to Paris’

A group of friends who met in junior high school take on an international terrorist threat in “The 15:17 to Paris.” “The 15:17 to Paris,” directed by Clint Eastwood, follows the true story of three Americans who stop a terrorist attack aboard a Paris-bound train while traveling together through Europe. Read more...

Photo: (Photo courtesy of Keith Bernstein)

(Photo courtesy of Keith Bernstein)

Professor Richard Danielpour has been nominated for two Grammys for his composition "Songs of Solitude" and his album "Songs of Solitude & War Songs." Danielpour wrote "Songs of Solitude" while on an isolated retreat in New York in reaction to 9/11. (ChengCheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Music professor’s 9/11-inspired composition bags Grammy nomination

Richard Danielpour began his music residency at an isolated retreat for composers the day before 9/11. On the second day of his residency, the UCLA composition professor called his music editor’s office in downtown New York to find out how long he had to finish editing his latest piece, “An American Requiem.” He was met with screams on the other end of the line and spent the next 40 minutes listening to a woman from his music editor’s office telling him about the plane that had flown over her head and crashed into the World Trade Center. Read more...

Photo: Professor Richard Danielpour has been nominated for two Grammys for his composition "Songs of Solitude" and his album "Songs of Solitude & War Songs." Danielpour wrote "Songs of Solitude" while on an isolated retreat in New York in reaction to 9/11. (ChengCheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Professor Richard Danielpour has been nominated for two Grammys for his composition "Songs of Solitude" and his album "Songs of Solitude & War Songs." Danielpour wrote "Songs of Solitude" while on an isolated retreat in New York in reaction to 9/11. (ChengCheng Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)

Lessons in Laughter: Improv Space instructor talks history, influences, weekly open-mic shows

The intimate, black box theater at The Improv Space has accommodated up-and-coming UCLA comics and seasoned performers alike. Although easily missed on the Gayley Avenue strip, the venue provides a professional environment for students to practice and perfect their craft. Read more...

Photo: Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)

Benjamin Crutcher is an improv teacher at the Imrpov Space and host of the weekly show, "The Improv Sessions," which runs every Wednesday. (Courtesy of Laura Burke)

Graduate acting student Annalise Staudt plays a wealthy woman, Claire Zachanassian, who returns to her hometown to exact revenge on her ex-boyfriend Anton Schill, played by graduate acting student Brett Calo. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

‘The Visit’ provides comedic yet dark take on relationships, morality

Relationship drama reaches a new high in “The Visit.” The 1956 play by Friedrich Durrenmatt tells the story of Claire Zachanassian, a wealthy woman who returns to her hometown in an unspecified country, promising to donate a billion marks to the financially struggling community on the condition that the townspeople murder her ex-boyfriend, Anton Schill. Read more...

Photo: Graduate acting student Annalise Staudt plays a wealthy woman, Claire Zachanassian, who returns to her hometown to exact revenge on her ex-boyfriend Anton Schill, played by graduate acting student Brett Calo. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

Graduate acting student Annalise Staudt plays a wealthy woman, Claire Zachanassian, who returns to her hometown to exact revenge on her ex-boyfriend Anton Schill, played by graduate acting student Brett Calo. (Nick Kardan/Daily Bruin)

“Sanctuary Art Show” will feature works of art from students that tackle what “sanctuary” means to them, including a photograph by second-year political science student Nicole Corona Diaz (left) and a painting by fourth-year sociology student Sierra Bronkhorst (right). (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Students aim to explore meaning of sanctuary through art show

Nicole Corona Diaz and Nelson Chavez photographed hands painted as monarch butterflies for their latest art piece. Their photograph will be displayed in “Sanctuary Art Show,” which will open Friday in the Academic Affairs Commission office and display student artwork focusing on the theme of sanctuary on campus. Read more...

Photo: “Sanctuary Art Show” will feature works of art from students that tackle what “sanctuary” means to them, including a photograph by second-year political science student Nicole Corona Diaz (left) and a painting by fourth-year sociology student Sierra Bronkhorst (right). (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

“Sanctuary Art Show” will feature works of art from students that tackle what “sanctuary” means to them, including a photograph by second-year political science student Nicole Corona Diaz (left) and a painting by fourth-year sociology student Sierra Bronkhorst (right). (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)


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