Sunday, September 22

Third-year Ana Lalezarzadeh (left) stars in "Anne, A New Play" alongside alumna Marnina Schon (right) telling the hypothetical story of what life would be like for Anne Frank had she lived to see the aftermath of the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Michael Lamont)
Third-year Ana Lalezarzadeh (left) stars in "Anne, A New Play" alongside alumna Marnina Schon (right) telling the hypothetical story of what life would be like for Anne Frank had she lived to see the aftermath of the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Michael Lamont)

First-year biology student Sabrina Costa aimed to design a clothing line meant to appeal to students through functionality while incorporating bold touches. Her designs were inspired by the 2018 Met Gala theme, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," and more specifically by Kim Kardashian's shimmery gold dress. The outfits will be featured at the 2019 Fashion and Student Trends at UCLA Runway Show on Thursday. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

Functionality grounds glamour in student’s clothing line inspired by Met Gala outfits

Sabrina Costa is bringing fashion from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to Pauley Pavilion. The first-year biology student’s clothing line for the 2019 Fashion and Student Trends at UCLA runway show was inspired by the 2018 Met Gala theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” Costa’s collection consists of dresses, skirts and a pair of shorts, with the main source of inspiration being Kim Kardashian’s shimmery gold dress. Read more...

First-year biology student Sabrina Costa aimed to design a clothing line meant to appeal to students through functionality while incorporating bold touches. Her designs were inspired by the 2018 Met Gala theme, "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination," and more specifically by Kim Kardashian's shimmery gold dress. The outfits will be featured at the 2019 Fashion and Student Trends at UCLA Runway Show on Thursday. (Xuxin Zhang/Daily Bruin)

To avoid misconceptions surrounding childbirth, Carmen Winant said she used intimate photos of women at various points in the birthing process in her collage work “My Birth.” Winant said she wanted to convey the women’s shocking yet beautiful emotions through the her installation. (Courtesy of Luke Stettner)
To avoid misconceptions surrounding childbirth, Carmen Winant said she used intimate photos of women at various points in the birthing process in her collage work “My Birth.” Winant said she wanted to convey the women’s shocking yet beautiful emotions through the her installation. (Courtesy of Luke Stettner)

Students Noga Tour, Leah Woodcox and Audrey Smith will perform as soloists in Random Voices, an all-female a capella group competing at UCLA's annual Spring Sing. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)
Students Noga Tour, Leah Woodcox and Audrey Smith will perform as soloists in Random Voices, an all-female a capella group competing at UCLA's annual Spring Sing. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

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‘They Promised Her the Moon’ tells story of female pilot’s fight against sexism

During mandatory preflight screenings in 1961, 13 women outperformed their male counterparts. But still, they never made it to space. “They Promised Her the Moon,” a play running April 6 through May 12 at The Old Globe theater in San Diego, focuses on historical sexism in the aerospace industry and one woman in particular – trailblazing pilot Jerrie Cobb. Read more...

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Lothar von Falkenhausen, a UCLA professor of Chinese archaeology and art history, is a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. Three other UCLA faculty members, including Sylvan Oswald and Elisabeth Le Guin, are also recipients. (Courtesy of Lothar Von Falkenhausen)

Guggenheim Fellowship recipients discuss their plans to pursue new projects

Professors are usually bound to their classrooms – but these three members of UCLA faculty will spend a year away to pursue their personal projects. Sylvan Oswald, an assistant playwriting professor, Lothar von Falkenhausen, a professor of Chinese archaeology and art history, and Elisabeth Le Guin, a musicology professor, are three of this year’s four UCLA professors who are Guggenheim Fellowship recipients. Read more...

Lothar von Falkenhausen, a UCLA professor of Chinese archaeology and art history, is a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. Three other UCLA faculty members, including Sylvan Oswald and Elisabeth Le Guin, are also recipients. (Courtesy of Lothar Von Falkenhausen)

A night of forum theatre, organized by Rio de Janeiro's Center for Theatre of the Oppressed, will create a dialogue between UCLA students and the Afro-Brazilian community through audience engagement with performers. (Courtesy of Center for Theatre of the Oppressed in Rio de Janeiro)
A night of forum theatre, organized by Rio de Janeiro's Center for Theatre of the Oppressed, will create a dialogue between UCLA students and the Afro-Brazilian community through audience engagement with performers. (Courtesy of Center for Theatre of the Oppressed in Rio de Janeiro)