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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...