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In the age of rainbow profile pics and Notes app apologies, it’s hard not to feel sobered by the banality of corporate activism and gay reparations. Alpha Omega Tampon, on the other hand, still manages to find the humor in all the decorum. Founded by some of UCLA’s own students back in 2021, Alpha Omega […]

Her new album, Quiet the Room is out now.

Interviewed by Jackie Pierce Quinn Christopherson caught the attention of the indie scene when they won NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2019 with their song “Erase Me,” a compelling folk song with striking vocals and lyricism that speaks to Christopherson’s experience as a trans man. We sat down (over Zoom) with Quinn to talk about […]

NOTE: As of 9/20/2022, the Writers Guild of America West released their board election results. Rich Talarico was not voted to a seat, but he continues efforts toward writer advocacy. He’s partnered with Stephanie Aly (advocate, journalist) to establish the Artistic Fairness Cooperative (AFC) to gather writers and fans to advocate for fair creative compensation. […]

On a warm Sunday afternoon, clothing swap organization, Worn Not Torn, made their way to UCLA’s campus, bringing students together for live performances, a large array of clothes to pick from, and dare I say, good vibes.

If you’ve ever gotten lost/wandered around Boelter Hall as I have, you might’ve noticed a flyer for QWER Hacks’s annual hackathon posted on one of the bulletin boards.

Album cover image via Good Morning on Bandcamp I sat down with Liam Parsons from Good Morning for a quick interview amid their chaotic touring schedule to ask him what his DJ name would be and what advice he’d give to younger musicians. Their new album, Barnyard is out now.  Some of the interview has […]

by Alik Shehadeh, Niklas Leet, and Matthew Barcellos Money and Music – An Introspective Lens on the Music Industry “So, what type of music do you like?”  This universal get to know you question has emerged repeatedly in my time thus far at UCLA. An indication of someone’s cultural engagement, personal preferences, and social awareness, […]

Listen to this interview on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. “Unite the People here, how can I help you?”  14 years into his prison sentence — three life sentences for a non-violent crime — Ceasar McDowell founded Unite the People, a non-profit organization providing legal services for low-income communities in California, right from his cell at […]

If home is where the heart is, I’ve left that beating organ of mine in the second shower stall of a bathroom I refuse to be barefoot in.