News in Brief for 10/12

1. 2015 Emergency Preparedness Fair

The first 100 LMU students to Drop! Cover! and Hold On! at Lawton Plaza this Tuesday will be treated to a free grilled cheese truck as the University hosts its fourth annual Emergency Preparedness Fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Various health and safety departments from the Los Angeles community and professionals from campus will provide students with information about various emergency situations and how to best handle oneself in any given scenario. Previous fairs have had booths by LAPD, California Gas, L.A. Department of Water and Power, among others, and the event is promoted by the LMU Department of Public Safety. According to the flyers around campus, attendees can “learn essential preparedness tips and get preparedness tools” and are invited to join the world’s largest earthquake drill in which over 20 million people will reportedly be participating later this week on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 10:05 a.m. to 7:40 p.m. For more information visit: www.lmu.edu/emergency or contact emergencyinfo@lmu.edu The event is brought to LMU by #readyLMU.

2. Fung Bros. and "Bobalife"

The Fung Bros., a popular rapper-comedian duo, are offering students free boba this Thursday at St. Rob’s Auditorium and will be talking to students about their viral YouTube video “Bobalife" from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The video has 1,734,844 views and spoofs the original song “Good Life” by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen with lyrics like, “We don't even have to try, 'cause we're livin' boba life!” This event is sponsored by the LMU Entrepreneurship Program and Asian Pacific Student Services. On the Fung Bros.'s YouTube channel, which boasts over 1,067,112 subscribers, they describe themselves as, “brothers who believe in advancing the education and discussion of Asian and Asian-American topics for people around the world. Oh ya, we also like sneakers, food, fashion and music.” Many of their videos have been shared and discussed in the news and on social media for their unique and often comedic take on typically Asian and Pacific Islander references and makes fun of the very true stereotypes Asian Americans face.

Follow this link to watch their Bobalife music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zccNQPH7Xe0

Social Justice Editor

Love for travel, art and storytelling. Easily impressed by clever puns, B-rated films and mediocre cooking skills. Unimpressed by sloths, nose-pickers and the intersecting systems of oppression. Recently got into podcasts, send me a recommendation!

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