From the Design Desk | Artwork by Simran Sarin

Here at Daily Cal, the design department is responsible for both laying out the physical newspaper you pick up every day, as well as for handling all the illustrations you see accompanying feature stories, editorials, and op-eds. Many of the staff also work on art in their own time, and in this series we highlight some of those pieces.
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Performing arts can facilitate peaceful dialogue and free speech

With the recent high-profile cancellation of Cal Performances’ season-opening performance by the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, originally scheduled for the evening of Sept. 21 at the Hearst Greek Theatre, the increasingly uneasy relationship between geopolitics and the arts — and the global issue of free speech — landed directly
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