Meet Lois P. Jones: Poet, Radio Host, Poetry Editor

“The years since 2005 have been steadily dedicated to craft with courses and regular workshopping through a local group of Pasadena poets who are accomplished writers all looking to improve their game.” – Lois P. Jones, ShoutLA – December 28, 2020 Read More Image Credits: All images credits are Lois P. Jones’ except for the…

IRS to Deploy Pot Audit Teams

The IRS is developing specialized pot audit teams to focus on industry compliance, an agency administrator revealed this month. Though it will likely lead to more audits, cannabis operators should welcome the shift, said an attorney involved in a prominent tax battle with the IRS. Daniel Lauer, the director of small business/self-employed field examination for…

Alumna Takes on Dark Pop Genre in Debut EP and Video

Zhou said she treats her musical and creative pursuits with an attitude of adaptability and determination, despite not having formal tools and training. Norris said Zhou converted a closet space into a recording studio, where she created songs in that cramped environment. During his experience creating the music video for “I Don’t Know You” with…

Afrofuturism: From the Past to the Living Present

Afrofuturism, more concretely, can be understood as a wide-ranging social, political and artistic movement that dares to imagine a world where African-descended peoples and their cultures play a central role in the creation of that world. Read More in UCLA Magazine Photo Courtesy of Jabari Jacobs, UCLA Magazine  

A Well-Earned Honor

Dear Bruin Community: While these have been somewhat dark and difficult times for everyone, I wanted to take a moment to share some light in the form of good news: UCLA was just ranked the No. 1 public university in the nation for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. Each of you…