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Heed the gospel of LA’s fallen messiah

Heed the gospel of LA’s fallen messiah

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Michael Reza

April 9, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

Black on black violence to this point has been an endless loop plaguing Los Angeles streets for decades and the recent killing of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle is the straw that broke the camel’s back. This type of violence takes no inventory of the hurt it places on people. Not only that,...

‘Queering’ the Lunar New Year

‘Queering’ the Lunar New Year

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under Community, Top Stories

At least 100 LGBTQ Asians, Pacific Islanders and allies marched with high energy and radiant smiles for the annual Lunar New Year Parade on Feb. 9 to further promote visibility and education within the API community. Blasts of confetti and firecrackers littered the air and the streets of Chinatow...

LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

LAUSD union strike continues in pursuit of improving schools despite rainy weather

Jasmine Martinez, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Chants of “Beutner, Beutner you’re no good, treat your students like you should” rang through wind and rain as Los Angeles Unified School District teachers and community members rallied in support of better schools on Jan. 14. Cold, wet weather did not deter strikers from hours of marching with...

Smorgasburg LA’s for the hipster foodie

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts and Entertainment editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ranging from juicy fried chicken from Daddy’s Chicken Shack, to an interesting, but quite delicious, Middle Eastern take on tacos from Mideast Tacos; Smorgasburg has a variety of options to choose from. Smorgasburg Los Angeles, a fairly new location for foodies and hipsters to spend their Sunday,...

Jonah Hill’s directorial debut film, ‘Mid90s’ is spectacular!

Karen Miramontes, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

"Mid90s" is an edgy coming-of-age story directed and written by actor Jonah Hill, as he brings a hint of 1990s nostalgia, the skateboarding culture and a stellar cast onto the big screen that will make viewers want to pick up a skateboard and enjoy the ride. "Mid90s" is set in the 1990s in the suburbs...

La protest rallies for trans rights

La protest rallies for trans rights

Jasmine Martinez, News Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

Hundreds of peaceful protestors rallied to support transgender and non-binary people and stand their ground against discrimination, in an emotional demonstration organized by the [email protected] Coalition outside Los Angeles City Hall. Bamby Salcedo, president and CEO of the [email protected] Coalition, reached...

Upcoming gigs in the Los Angeles area

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

Veteran and new concert goers, be prepared for these concerts coming to Southern California. The experience is sure to create a memorable night. Here are some upcoming concerts: First and foremost, Phoenix, the indie-pop band from Versailles, France, are continuing their five day residency at th...

Shmackem: Kobe come back

Shmackem: Kobe come back

Jah-Tosh Baruti

September 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Sports

Los Angeles Lakers' great Kobe Bryant may have retired two years ago, but he should return to the Lakers to play alongside LeBron James and win that elusive sixth ring. Rings and things Bryant accumulated many milestones in 20 years with the Lakers, such as winning five NBA titles, MVP, being named Finals MVP twice and making the ...

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank feeds more than 300 students

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank feeds more than 300 students

David Jenkins

January 17, 2018


Filed under College Life

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank came to Cerritos College and were able to give 350 students bags of free food. With the help of faculty, staff and students massive lines came to gather free food where many were able to walk away with two bags of food on Tuesday from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. The project...

Comikaze takes over Los Angeles

Comikaze takes over Los Angeles

Nicolette Aguirre, Associate Arts Editor

November 4, 2014


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks, Reviews

BANG! POW! ZING! Stan Lee’s Comikaze hit the Los Angeles Convention Center for three superb days. It began last Friday and ended Sunday, attracting three times as much people this year than last year, which had about 55, 000 attendees. Comikaze is quickly expanding annually, not only with fans,...

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