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Editorial: freedom of speech in an era of political-correctness, part one

Editorial: freedom of speech in an era of political-correctness, part one

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March 1, 2017

Much like 1960s America, we live in an era of cultural tension and unrest. During times like these, the freedoms protected under the first amendment, especially those of freedom of speech, press and assembly, are flexed more than ever. Schools and college campuses, which serve as places of learning an...

Letter to the editor: In response to “Travel ban: the un-American America”

Letter to the editor: In response to “Travel ban: the un-American America”

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February 21, 2017

This is a letter to the editor in response to Mimi Kourieh's piece "The Travel Ban: The Un-American, America".   I would like to start off by saying that I respect and admire your ability to articulately voice your disdain with our current president’s demonization of the global Muslim community...

Five tips to get through college faster

Five tips to get through college faster

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February 17, 2017

If over-achieving in school was a sport, I would have been a decathlete. From kindergarten through high school, I jumped at every opportunity to excel, taking as many honors courses as I could. As a result of all this studiousness, I graduated a semester early from high school in 1999. Naturally, on...

Entrepreneurship in the field of education

Entrepreneurship in the field of education

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February 14, 2017

The term entrepreneurship often evokes images of Silicon Valley, product design and tech startups. It can feel distant and somewhat elusive, especially to those of us in the field of education. Learning to create and run a business is left to other majors. When students begin their studies in educat...

In Photos: LAX protest

In Photos: LAX protest

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January 30, 2017

People met at LAX on Jan. 29 to protest Trump's consecutive order travel ban. Protestors occupied the international terminal causing a backup of traffic around the airport.

Arts and Literature Special Issue

Arts and Literature Special Issue

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November 22, 2016

La lealtad de Martin Jiménez Contributor - Nov 22, 2016 Silence Holiday Cheer Mariela Camacho’s artwork Ute Anderson’s poems and short stories 0 A ride with J...

La lealtad de Martin Jiménez

La lealtad de Martin Jiménez

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November 22, 2016

Escrito Por: Iván Salinas En una cabaña, envuelta de cerros, el leal Martin Jiménez se recordó a si mismo su juramento: «Seré leal». Pero fue de este recordatorio que prosiguió esta pregunta en su mente: «¿Pero a que costo?» —Mi vida —dijo en voz alta sin percatarse. Le ardían ...

Silence

Silence

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November 22, 2016

It was quiet like the cat prowling the street,   A hushed explosion lurking at the corner, Swelling, Coiling, Slithering, Clinging, To my insides, And I shivered Gritted my teeth A scream threatened to pierce my lips I wanted to shout all my troubles, Let it ...

Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer

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November 22, 2016

Holiday Cheer   “Are you sure this is going to work?” Ali asks, her voice hushed as her lanky body leans across the diner’s counter. The three girls behind her squeeze closer-- the same question cycling their thoughts. If their plan works, this will surely be the best thing that’s happe...

Mariela Camacho’s artwork

Mariela Camacho’s artwork

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November 22, 2016

        Mariela Camacho's work focuses around the way women are portrayed and treated in with soft and hard aesthetics combined, mixed media and pastel color palettes. The BDSM lingerie and materials empathize the feminist undertones of her work and comments on who has the p...

Ute Anderson’s poems and short stories

Ute Anderson’s poems and short stories

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November 22, 2016

Your skin covers me utterly like sultry hot caramel topping on an arctic sundae treat, slowly melting away the icy ridges of the artificial texture. But then, after a while, the newly tamed matter stops running, solidifies to eternally unite with the surface of its canvas.   The...

A ride with Jane Eyre

A ride with Jane Eyre

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November 22, 2016

Written by Marja Ziemer Jane Eyre sat shotgun as I drove home from school the other day. Her right hand clung to the edge of the bucket seat and her left hand gripped mine, in an attempt to soothe her fear of this fast moving vehicle, but occasionally I’d let it go to make a turn or change lanes....

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