Against a backdrop of a biblically proportional man-made drought, the quiet detritus of human anguish that tumbles down empty sidewalks, and a garish peacocking of wealth native to the region of Los Angeles, there’s an ambient sense of unease in the air.
Featured Art by Shahzaad Raja “I have always thought that if women’s hair posed so many problems, God would certainly have made us bald.” This quote, taken from Marjane Satrapi’s critically acclaimed graphic novel Persepolis, reflects the sentiment of younger Satrapi as she’s forced to navigate the complex prism of childhood while simultaneously growing up […]
By Aydin Karatas, Shehreen Karim, and Ken Matsunaga For residents living on the Hill, The Study at Hedrick has proven to be a staple of residential dining. Its twenty-four hour study areas, including a glass reading room and blue-light room, invite students to grab their books, laptops, and notepads for a peaceful and productive study […]
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 […]
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 […]