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UCLA students create, produce innovative electronic music for YouTube

Second-year undeclared student Will Hammer produces "Live Session" videos in which his friends film him performing his songs.  He has released three films so far on his YouTube channel GARLYN. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Second-year undeclared student Will Hammer produces "Live Session" videos in which his friends film him performing his songs. He has released three films so far on his YouTube channel GARLYN. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

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Will Hammer doesn’t like to describe his music – he prefers to have listeners draw their own conclusions about the music’s sound, as he draws inspiration from an assortment of different genres and sounds.


Second-year undeclared student Aman Adlakha, fourth-year English student Harit Muttreja and second-year communication studies student Will Greenberg went to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival with their film "The Spaceman."
Second-year undeclared student Aman Adlakha, fourth-year English student Harit Muttreja and second-year communication studies student Will Greenberg went to the 2017 Cannes Film Festival with their film "The Spaceman."

Double Take on Wilshire Boulevard offers Haas avocado "fries" with a spiced-lime aioli sauce for $14 and an herb-roasted half chicken served with forest mushrooms, black kale and new crop potatoes for $26. (Vivian Chen/Daily Bruin)

Boulevard Bites: Double Take impresses with Hollywood aesthetic and generous portions

Take a look, or two, because there’s a lot to see at the Double Take restaurant. Situated at the bottom of Hotel Palomar, one of Westwood’s boutique hotels, the newly established American eatery is a great place to network with business executives while waiting for the 405 traffic to die down or to grab dinner with a special someone for a swanky evening dinner. Read more...

Double Take on Wilshire Boulevard offers Haas avocado "fries" with a spiced-lime aioli sauce for $14 and an herb-roasted half chicken served with forest mushrooms, black kale and new crop potatoes for $26. (Vivian Chen/Daily Bruin)

Reggae singer Oje Ken Ollivierre performed under his stage name Protoje at the 31st annual JazzReggae Festival hosted by Cultural Affairs Commission in Sunset Recreation. He took the stage with funky keyboard tunes and an electric guitar, and featured two female vocalists on "Rasta Love." In between two of his songs, he encouraged the crowd to live in the moment. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
Reggae singer Oje Ken Ollivierre performed under his stage name Protoje at the 31st annual JazzReggae Festival hosted by Cultural Affairs Commission in Sunset Recreation. He took the stage with funky keyboard tunes and an electric guitar, and featured two female vocalists on "Rasta Love." In between two of his songs, he encouraged the crowd to live in the moment. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Matt Fernandez tried gator gumbo and fried alligator tail with a side of remoulade at The Gumbo Pot. (Matt Fernandez/Daily Bruin staff)
Daily Bruin columnist Matt Fernandez tried gator gumbo and fried alligator tail with a side of remoulade at The Gumbo Pot. (Matt Fernandez/Daily Bruin staff)

The UCLA club The Courage to be Me was created in order to help students gain the skills they need to be more comfortable and confident in themselves, especially on a large college campus. The organization began during winter quarter and holds weekly meetings in Haines Hall. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

The Courage to be Me club empowers students to conquer self-doubts

Brook Li began making YouTube videos about courage and confidence by telling personal stories such as learning to surfboard on her 21st birthday. After others told her that her videos resonated with them, the fifth-year sociology student said she was inspired to take her knowledge off the internet and into the real world by creating her own club on campus. Read more...

The UCLA club The Courage to be Me was created in order to help students gain the skills they need to be more comfortable and confident in themselves, especially on a large college campus. The organization began during winter quarter and holds weekly meetings in Haines Hall. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Third-year anthropology student Justin Loera is working on his fourth album after making his own progressive rock music in January 2016.  He released his first album "Untitled Album" last year and his most recent album "Faded Dream" in January. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)
Third-year anthropology student Justin Loera is working on his fourth album after making his own progressive rock music in January 2016.  He released his first album "Untitled Album" last year and his most recent album "Faded Dream" in January. (Stella Huang/Daily Bruin)


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