Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration
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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

A light show is projected on UCLA’s Royce Hall during a nighttime kickoff May 18 for the university’s 100-year celebration.

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

UCLA alumnus George Takei is among images projected on Royce Hall. Takei earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in theater at the school. 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

UCLA computer science professor Leonard Kleinrock, who developed the mathematical theory that underpinned the internet, was among faculty highlighted in the show. 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

UCLA students Quanqun Yang, left, and Xuan Yang were among those on hand for the show despite the rain.

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Jackie Robinson was among those featured in the light show. Before he was a Dodger, Robinson was a four-sport star at UCLA.

 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Qian Cao, at left in the foreground, and Ting Yuan, students at UCLA, catch the May 18 centennial light show.

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Highlights from UCLA history are displayed on Royce Hall.

 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Valorie Kondos Field, UCLA’s women’s gymnastics coach, is saluted.

 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

UCLA teacher Ruby Quan snaps a selfie.

 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Faculty saluted include UCLA professor Gary Nash.

 (Michael Owen Baker / For The Times)
Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

UCLA alumnus Tom Bradley became the first black mayor of Los Angeles. 

 

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Light show at Royce Hall kicks off UCLA’s centennial celebration

Rain falls as the light show is projected on Royce Hall.

 

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