Monday, October 26

Readers learn to focus on life’s central perks instead of mistakes in alumna’s book

This post was updated Oc. 16 at 7:21 p.m. Just like Ross and Rachel, everyone needs a break. Alumna Samantha Mannis is combining her love for the TV show “Friends” and her passion for writing in one book, hoping to alleviate the stress that she said is associated with adulting. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Samantha Mannis released her debut book, “Friends Guide to Adulting.” The interactive guide aims to alleviate stress and add humor to readers’ lives through advice from the characters of the hit TV show, “Friends.” (Esther Li/Daily Bruin staff)

Life and Hip-Hop: Nipsey Hussle’s legacy of resisting gentrification in birthplaces of music

This post was updated Oct. 18 at 7:31 p.m. The impact of music extends far beyond the play and pause buttons. Formed in the 1970s as an underground movement, hip-hop has expanded into various art forms and musical sub-genres – with rap specifically being one of the most popular musical styles among today’s youth. Read more...

Photo: (Emily Dembinski/Illustrations Director)

Alumna navigates death, grief and the afterlife in self-produced debut EP

This post was updated Oct. 18 at 7:21 p.m. No one knows what happens after death, but Yazmeen Mirgoli’s new EP dives headfirst into this mystery. Read more...

Photo: Alumna Yazmeen Mirgoli’s new EP, “Eternity,” explores themes of death and the afterlife. Mirgoli said she was inspired by artists like Lady Gaga and personal events like her mother’s death. (Kanishka Mehra/Photo editor)