Elephants have long been regarded as one of the most intelligent animals on planet Earth, but Dr. Paula Kahumbu said intelligence is just scratching the surface of the multitudes elephants contain.
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Column: Velvet tights, mini candy canes and the reason I study mall Santas
From customer brawls to secret security cameras, and break-ins to still not knowing a coworker’s name four months in, Kinda, Almost, No Longer Employed is a new column focused on discussing the nitty gritty of teen employment.
100 days after Karen Bass became mayor, where’s L.A. at?
Los Angeles’ first woman mayor led a campaign founded on housing and policing reform and narrowly won in a contentious election against city developer Rick Caruso. 100 days post-election, a recap on the first months of Karen Bass’ term is in store.
Opinion: Keeping the service industry afloat: A case for tipping
With more and more sellers adding tip options to services that traditionally don’t offer the chance for such extra fees, the complexities and contention over tipping have only grown.
Opinion: ‘Tis the season for representation
Holiday movies, cheesy as they may be, offer something much more concrete than overplayed soundtracks: a chance to believe in happily ever afters. Queer and trans people shouldn’t be exempt from such simple, reassuring pleasures.
How a fake courtroom became ground zero for the high school experience
At GALA, a unique combination of theatre and law has created an unprecedented community battling its way up the competitive rungs of California mock trial.
Hoax school shooting call at L.A. High School threat part of larger national trend
A hoax shooting call falsely reported a shooting at Los Angeles High School is part of a growing nationwide “swatting” trend, causing fear and panic in schools across the nation.
City Controller candidate Mejia offers L.A. a transparent, accountable future
Kenneth Mejia is pushing progressive voters to take an interest in LA’s budget, one vote at a time.
Review: Love or abuse? ‘My Dark Vanessa’ explores the complexities of power dynamics
“My Dark Vanessa” by Kate Elizabeth Russell is a shocking new novel that follows Vanessa as she attempts to process the abuse she endured from her teacher, who was 27 years her senior.
Opinion: Bills that target trans and queer youth don’t just set back equality, they befall democracy
We all must remain dedicated to making the country — and the world — a safer place for all youth.