Sunday, May 19

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)

(Nicole Nobre/Daily Bruin)

‘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...

(Nicole Nobre/Daily Bruin)

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)

Jordan Boatman portrays Zoe in “The Niceties,” which runs at the Geffen Playhouse until May 12. Her character seeks advice from her professor, and the two disagree on her thesis, laying the framework for a much larger conversation about racial demographics and discrimination on both college campuses and society at large.
(Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson)
Jordan Boatman portrays Zoe in “The Niceties,” which runs at the Geffen Playhouse until May 12. Her character seeks advice from her professor, and the two disagree on her thesis, laying the framework for a much larger conversation about racial demographics and discrimination on both college campuses and society at large.
(Courtesy of T. Charles Erickson)

(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)
(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)

Daniel Shemtob is the owner of TLT Food, a restaurant with a location in Westwood Village. On Feb. 20, TLT celebrated their new business plan, which includes drop-off and setup catering options for the UCLA community. The TLT team is looking to cater to UCLA events including sports games and Spring Sing, hoping to serve affordable food made from scratch. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Daniel Shemtob is the owner of TLT Food, a restaurant with a location in Westwood Village. On Feb. 20, TLT celebrated their new business plan, which includes drop-off and setup catering options for the UCLA community. The TLT team is looking to cater to UCLA events including sports games and Spring Sing, hoping to serve affordable food made from scratch. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin senior staff)