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Alumna Kristina Wong plans to run for public office. She will deliver her campaign speech Saturday in Chinatown Central Plaza, and her campaign props will be on display as part of one of the solo exhibitions in the Art Salon Chinatown program until December. (Photo courtesy of Tom Fowler)

Alum’s use of comedy in campaign aims to call attention to political performance

This post was updated Nov. 3 at 8:21 p.m. Kristina Wong is performing debates against dogs to prepare to run for public office. In anticipation, the alumna said she aims to transform Realm, a store that sells Asian art and goods in Chinatown Central Plaza, into her campaign headquarters, and where she will deliver her campaign speech Saturday. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Kristina Wong plans to run for public office. She will deliver her campaign speech Saturday in Chinatown Central Plaza, and her campaign props will be on display as part of one of the solo exhibitions in the Art Salon Chinatown program until December. (Photo courtesy of Tom Fowler)

Alumna Kristina Wong plans to run for public office. She will deliver her campaign speech Saturday in Chinatown Central Plaza, and her campaign props will be on display as part of one of the solo exhibitions in the Art Salon Chinatown program until December. (Photo courtesy of Tom Fowler)

Perla Karney, the artistic director of the Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts, organized an exhibition titled "Love Thy Neighbor : The Refugee Experience." Featured in the exhibition are images from 2017 summer workshops for Israeli and Palestinian women hosted by Saskia Keeley. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Photography exhibit to showcase connections between Israeli and Palestinian women

This post was updated Oct. 25 at 10:42 a.m. Over 100 Israeli and Palestinian women looked directly into one another’s eyes for the first time in their lives during Saskia Keeley’s workshops. Read more...

Photo: Perla Karney, the artistic director of the Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts, organized an exhibition titled "Love Thy Neighbor : The Refugee Experience." Featured in the exhibition are images from 2017 summer workshops for Israeli and Palestinian women hosted by Saskia Keeley. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Perla Karney, the artistic director of the Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts, organized an exhibition titled "Love Thy Neighbor : The Refugee Experience." Featured in the exhibition are images from 2017 summer workshops for Israeli and Palestinian women hosted by Saskia Keeley. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Peter Asco teaches tai chi to UCLA staff and faculty through the FITWELL program, and also to students at the John Wooden Center Fowler Museum’s courtyard. His next free class, open to the public, will take place Friday at 11 a.m. in Fowler Museum’s Davis Courtyard. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Tai chi instructor teaches health benefits of the martial art to students, faculty

This post was updated Oct. 11 at 6:23 p.m. Peter Asco said he hasn’t caught a cold in 20 years. Asco credits his resilient health to the practice of tai chi, which not only has the ability to reinforce the immune system, but also offers a plethora of other physical and mental health benefits, such as stress relief, he said. Read more...

Photo: Peter Asco teaches tai chi to UCLA staff and faculty through the FITWELL program, and also to students at the John Wooden Center Fowler Museum’s courtyard. His next free class, open to the public, will take place Friday at 11 a.m. in Fowler Museum’s Davis Courtyard. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Peter Asco teaches tai chi to UCLA staff and faculty through the FITWELL program, and also to students at the John Wooden Center Fowler Museum’s courtyard. His next free class, open to the public, will take place Friday at 11 a.m. in Fowler Museum’s Davis Courtyard. (Rachel Lee/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Graduate playwriting student Cary Simowitz spent a week workshopping his play "Djarum Vanilla" at the annual Kennedy Center New Play Festival. The play focuses on how the 2014 Darren Wilson verdict impacted St. Louis. 
(Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

Graduate student’s play examines privilege, brutality and enduring injustice

Cary Simowitz’s law school colleagues skipped exams to protest the 2014 Darren Wilson verdict in the streets – he wrote a play about the issue instead. Read more...

Photo: Graduate playwriting student Cary Simowitz spent a week workshopping his play "Djarum Vanilla" at the annual Kennedy Center New Play Festival. The play focuses on how the 2014 Darren Wilson verdict impacted St. Louis. (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

Graduate playwriting student Cary Simowitz spent a week workshopping his play "Djarum Vanilla" at the annual Kennedy Center New Play Festival. The play focuses on how the 2014 Darren Wilson verdict impacted St. Louis. 
(Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

Students Tatt Chitrakorn, Chiana Yang and Belicia Tang (left to right) took part in an oolong tea tasting at Tealightful Club's weekly meeting where members drink tea and discuss their cultural relevance. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Campus tea club brews up comforting, educational space

Tealightful Club’s tea appreciation is steeped in a rich historical lineage of cultural significance and specialized ceremonies. Tealightful Club held its first weekly meeting during the third week of spring quarter, said club president Chiana Yang, a second-year psychobiology student. Read more...

Photo: Students Tatt Chitrakorn, Chiana Yang and Belicia Tang (left to right) took part in an oolong tea tasting at Tealightful Club's weekly meeting where members drink tea and discuss their cultural relevance. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Students Tatt Chitrakorn, Chiana Yang and Belicia Tang (left to right) took part in an oolong tea tasting at Tealightful Club's weekly meeting where members drink tea and discuss their cultural relevance. (Isra Ameen/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year world arts and cultures student Sebastian Moraga put together “MOVEMENT JOURNAL: Identity, Neighborhood Change, Interdisciplinary Arts,” a journal documenting artists all across the state of California. Moraga spent six months mingling with creatives throughout the state to compile the journal, which features interviews, photographs and essays chronicling the artists' narratives. (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

Student tells creatives’ narratives in solo project ‘MOVEMENT JOURNAL’

Sebastian Moraga dove headfirst into the California art scene six months ago, mingling with visionaries at music concerts and neighborhood bodegas to create his most recent artwork. Read more...

Photo: Fourth-year world arts and cultures student Sebastian Moraga put together “MOVEMENT JOURNAL: Identity, Neighborhood Change, Interdisciplinary Arts,” a journal documenting artists all across the state of California. Moraga spent six months mingling with creatives throughout the state to compile the journal, which features interviews, photographs and essays chronicling the artists' narratives. (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)

Fourth-year world arts and cultures student Sebastian Moraga put together “MOVEMENT JOURNAL: Identity, Neighborhood Change, Interdisciplinary Arts,” a journal documenting artists all across the state of California. Moraga spent six months mingling with creatives throughout the state to compile the journal, which features interviews, photographs and essays chronicling the artists' narratives. (Lisa Aubry/Daily Bruin)


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