Editor’s note: This article contains discussions of racial slurs. The Daily Bruin uses the phrase “N-word” as a placeholder, whereas “n—–” refers to a source’s direct use of the word in interviews.
Thousands marched the streets across the nation this past week in protest for Black Americans’ rights and against police brutality in response to the death of George Floyd.
Professor Gigi Johnson is interweaving the diverse sounds of music with her podcast, “Innovating Music.”
The alumna said her podcast was inspired by traveling around the world meeting different types of creatives in the industry, such as DJs and composers.
Michael Masukawa is exploring the lighthearted comedy affairs of contemporary stoner culture in his film “4/20.”
The UCLA alumnus and co-executive producer said the film’s team wanted to emulate the atmospheres of ensemble movies like “Valentine’s Day,” “Love Actually” and “New Year’s Eve.” However, rather than following a primarily white cast through romantic plots, he said “4/20” leans into its comedy, and a multicultural cast aims to reflect modern-day marijuana culture.
Suzanne Park said her Korean American parents expected her to one day become a doctor – instead, she became a writer.
During her second year at Columbia University, the alumna found herself in an elevator with a cadaver during an internship and reconsidered her career trajectory.
The United States Constitution ranks low in guaranteeing equal rights in comparison to other countries, according to a recent UCLA study.
The study, published in January, compared the constitutional rights of 193 countries under the United Nations, looking at how many countries guarantee equal rights in their constitutions.
Looking back at almost 40 years of work in the entertainment industry, Martin Cohen said there is nothing he would change.
From working on the “The Hunger Games” to “Schindler’s List,” Cohen said his time has allowed him to forge long-lasting relationships within the industry.
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