Waris Ahluwalia, a model, designer and actor, was banned from boarding his flight after he refused to take off his turban. Ahluwalia is of Sikh faith and wears a turban as a way to take care of the hair, preserve the Sikh identity, and promote equality within their faith.
With stringed lights twinkling above the Fowler Museum courtyard and colored spotlights illuminating the stage, Raunak Rupani entered with his two guitars, smiling at the crowd. Last Thursday, the Fowler Out Loud concert series hosted two diverse musical acts. To open the night was +Adam, a fusion and spoken word band inspired by the riot…
CSSA showcased a variety of performances, which included musical performances with traditional Chinese Instruments, modern and traditional dances, songs from popular Chinese/Taiwanese movies, a cappella performances (in Chinese, of course), crosstalk (a popular type of comedic show in China), and a brilliant play as the finale.
Pokémon will air a Super Bowl ad, inspiring us all to “train on,” to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
What happens when you raise concerns over celebrating the Year of the Monkey on the first day of Black History Month? A lot of t-shirts being pulled, a debate about political correctness, and a feature on the Daily Show.
While it’s unfortunate that there are still so many forms of oppression that UCLA students face, it’s important for students to have an outlet of expression when facing the diverse difficulties of being a college student.