Archive for UCLA

The New Film Series at the Hammer

Oct 11, 2010 by Lisa Newton

In case you haven’t heard, Monday’s are now a lot more fun.
In conjunction with a graduate seminar offered by UCLA’s Moving Image Archive Studies (MIAS) program, the Student Chapter of the Association of Moving [...]

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Bret Easton Ellis at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Apr 28, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

Every year, the LA Times teams up with UCLA for the annual Festival of Books.  I did attend this during my Junior year of high school at the prompting of my English teacher (and the [...]

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UCLA Students help beautify Westwood Village

Apr 18, 2010 by Lisa Newton

Yesterday while in Westwood Village, I saw a group of UCLA students painting defaced bike racks, cleaning up sidewalks, removing old Christmas lights, planting flowers, and many other civic duties one wouldn’t usually associate with [...]

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Sunday afternoon at the LA Times Festival of Books

May 03, 2009 by Lisa Newton

Last Sunday, I went to the 14th Annual LA Times Festival of Books.
I’ve been looking forward to attending this event nonetheless; but ever since my friend Frank, a long time LA resident, told me [...]

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Walking to the Fowler

Feb 09, 2009

Yesterday afternoon I traveled locally to the Fowler Museum, which is located in the heart of the UCLA campus.
What a treat!
As the first in my series of free museum days, the Fowler was a [...]

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The Treasured Sculpture Garden Gem at UCLA

Jan 27, 2009

Hidden in the back of UCLA’s beautiful campus is a little known, but highly relaxing area known as the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden, which was dedicated in 1967, after the first acquisitions were installed.
The [...]

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A Study in Black and White

Jan 17, 2009

I love black and white photographs. The contrasts between the colors and the shades of grey draw me into the lair of the subject. As a matter of fact, the winner of the Digital Photography [...]

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Can you relax at UCLA?

Jan 13, 2009

Yesterday was a beautiful day here in Los Angeles (80º and sunny), so in the afternoon, I hopped on my bike and rode to the UCLA campus. Although I had passed by this garden a [...]

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