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    In an era of Instagram micro-trends and disposable fashion, UCLA student and Bay Area based designer Lauryn Ilasco is creating an online presence with her distinctive, sustainable designs. Full of asymmetric knits, chunky rings, and mixed fabrics, Lauryn’s brand love, laur (lovelaur.com) showcases her creativity through a number of collections, either archived or for […]

UCLA Radio’s Campus Stories presents our third interview with non-traditional Anthropology fourth year transfer Kassi Gooch. At 39, Kassi considers her time at UCLA a “second life.” In her past life, she worked in the food industry as a chef. She speaks about finding a community on campus through the Bruin Guardian Scholars group, a […]

UCLA Radio’s Campus Stories project, focusing on highlighting and humanizing underrepresented students on campus, presents our second interview with second year Public Affairs transfer Celine Truong. Celine is the internship co-director at Undergraduate Students Association Council Transfer Student Representative office as well as a co-director at SEATED, the Southeast Asian Transfer Enrichment Day. She transferred […]

“When you first walk onto campus, or you’re first touring campus, you see Janss steps and that’s THE place, that is THE picture, you’re kind of honoring, or idolizing, the literal inaccessibility of UCLA“ UCLA Radio’s new project Campus Stories focuses on highlighting and humanizing underrepresented students here on campus. We hope to open a […]

Questions by: Charlotte Isidore, Mia Lin, and Jen Uskolovsky Within the first few minutes of meeting singer/songwriter DANIEL it’s clear that there is something unique and inviting about this artist. His bubbly persona and infectious energy made me feel like I was reconnecting with an old friend over a cup of coffee, rather than interviewing […]

Conner Cherland is a singer-songwriter based out of Santa Barbara, known for his house shows and beautiful indie-folk sound. From intimate stories of falling in love to vulnerable explorations of the realities of maintaining a relationship, Conner Cherland shares his romantic experiences in new release Love Songs. His past releases include Wanting Man, Tall Tales […]

I met Dechen when I was 13 years old. She’s one of my sister’s best friends, and I’ve always seen her as another older sister. Despite seeing her as family, I never knew where Dechen came from or about her childhood. It wasn’t until years later when Dechen told me she was Tibetan. I never […]

There’s the hypersexual and cunning type who probably knows some form of martial arts – the “Dragon Lady” trope. Then, on the flip side, there is the submissive and innocent type, who needs a more powerful (often white) man to tell her what to do – the “Lotus Blossom” or “China Doll” trope.

When I was called a “model minority Asian” taking space away from “more deserving Black or brown students” when I ran for USAC President this year, my first thought was about my parents. I thought about how they immigrated to the United States from India and worked in factories for years so that my sister […]

Anyone miss their middle school yearbook? Me neither, but we decided to make one anyway. As the school year draws to a close, let’s remember our spring programming with a UCLA Radio DJ Yearbook! Listen as we speak with a handful of DJs to get a closer look at some of our favorite shows this […]