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,…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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