Enhypen @ Honda Center [4/24/2024]

Photos by BELIFT LAB While it is seemingly impossible for the average person to sing, dance, and engage thousands for almost 3 hours straight, Enhypen accomplished exactly that and more during their Fate Plus World Tour at the Honda Center. Enhypen’s members and music embody the essence of a K-pop group, characterized by stunning visual…

IDLES @ Hollywood Palladium [5/13/24]

“If someone talked to you / The way you do to you / I’d put their teeth through / Love yourself!” IDLES- “Television” Photos by Keifer Lamberth Over the course of their fifteen year career, British rock band IDLES have earned their reputation as one of the most brutal live acts in the world. But…

My Day at Irwindale’s Renaissance Faire

The Renaissance Pleasure Faire is the perfect way to spend a weekend in LA! Opening in 1963 as America’s first modern Renaissance fair, the event has occurred annually, though its location has varied slightly within Southern California. Since 2006, the fair has been held at the Santa Fe Dam, transforming the recreation area into an…

Wonderfront Festival [5/10/24-5/12/24]

Sunset cruises, interactive art installations, beer gardens and… yacht parties? Spring has sprung and San Diego’s largest music festival was in full swing last weekend! From May 10-12th, Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival made its third appearance and exceeded beyond what I thought was possible. Located right on the waterfront, the festival grounds lay in…

Fruit Bats @ Teragram Ballroom [5/9/24]

Echoing sounds of the Fruit Bats’ performance can be heard throughout the Teragram Ballroom’s entrance room. The venue’s intimate structure is reminiscent of 70s-style interiors, its open pit space fostering a community that revolves around the music of the night and is free of hierarchical seating structures. The Teragram Ballroom features a ceiling with intricate,…

Editorial: Chancellor Block’s Emails – A Story of Strategic Deception & Discrimination

While Chancellor Block has persisted at claiming that he prioritized ensuring community members’ safety and right to free expression throughout his handling of the Palestine Solidarity Encampment, in-depth analysis of his encampment-related email announcements reveal strategic attempts to mislead and deceive the UCLA community, and most alarmingly, a calculated exploitation of Islamophobia and xenophobia for…

Opinion: Ugly and Beautiful at 4 am

Written and Photographed by Palmer Dean It was clear after the counter-protest of April 30th that UCLA’s student protestors would have to prepare for another attack. Their camp, a self-sufficient place created spontaneously, needed to reorganize. So while they kept teaching history lessons, holding religious ceremonies, and playing music, they also refilled their supplies—clothes, blankets,…

Opinion: The brutality committed on UCLA’s campus is a long-running pattern of the narrative of violence being used to justify atrocities.

*TW: Death and violence are mentioned. All images taken by UCLA Radio Staff. The violence that has ensued over the past few days is something not many would envision happening during their time at UCLA. But at the same time, it is not entirely unexpected given UCLA’s complicity in a narrative of power that subjugates…