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Review: ‘Bojack Horseman’ is a reflection of good damage

Review: ‘Bojack Horseman’ is a reflection of good damage

“All the damage I got isn’t good damage. It’s just damage.” I lay in my bed, tears streaming down my face. I swipe down my phone screen, reading 2:31 a.m. on the yellowed, night-shift filtered screen. It felt like I had simultaneously found out something new, but it...

Orange County food banks mobilize during the pandemic

Orange County food banks mobilize during the pandemic

One of the byproducts of the pandemic is hunger, and food banks have played a critical role in combating it. Food banks throughout Orange County have found ways to meet the needs of residents while overcoming the challenges of the pandemic, ranging from a 6.4%...

L.A.’s newest project? A youth development department

L.A.’s newest project? A youth development department

For seven years, L.A. youth organizations have pushed for the creation of a youth development department within the city. They’ve met with city council members and organized rallies with students across the county.   Now, it’s finally happening.  After months of...

Column: Being Latina in a classroom of white peers

Column: Being Latina in a classroom of white peers

When I was younger, I seldom thought about my identity; I barely knew what “identity” meant. What is race? What is ethnicity? What is culture? I suppose I always found myself to be a little different than my peers (I attended a predominantly white elementary school in...

Review: You need these artists in your summer playlist

Review: You need these artists in your summer playlist

Summer seems to be slipping away faster than sand through my fingers on the beach. Desperate to achieve my main-character-in-a-coming-of-age-movie summer dreams, I scoured the depths of Spotify’s “New Releases,” “Charts” and “Rising Artists” playlists to find the best...

Opinion: Nuclear disarmament is unachievable

Opinion: Nuclear disarmament is unachievable

After being stricken by war and poverty, my grandfather immigrated from South Korea, which was decimated by Korean aggression decades ago. Like immigrants from ruined states, my grandfather traveled to the beacon of his remaining hope: the United States. When I became...