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Poem: Dear tired brown girl

Poem: Dear tired brown girl

Dear tired brown girl,    I know you’re almost ready to give up But hold on a little longer and keep your voice loud. Hold on for those who haven’t found theirs yet,  who are still lost in this world of hate.    They will beat you down with their words and...

Opinion: Feminism fails without intersectionality

Opinion: Feminism fails without intersectionality

It is not a stretch to say that women around the world are still given less respect, opportunities, and value than their male counterparts. The sexism around the world has led to feminism, but feminism itself has not led to equal women’s rights.  This is because many...

NYU Med School announces free tuition

NYU Med School announces free tuition

Student debt is at an all time high, with the average college student graduating with over $40 thousand in debt. This debt crisis is having a profound impact on the lifestyles of young Americans and and experts predict that the average retirement age will be pushed...

STOKED teaches life lessons through surfing program

STOKED teaches life lessons through surfing program

https://youtu.be/JrI7iXvBXqA More than 30 miles away from their homes in downtown Los Angeles, a dozen high schools students begin stretching on surfboards at 10 a.m. in north Zuma Beach in Mailbu, Calif. As part of their weekly summer mentorship program, STOKED...

Saffron and Rose — A taste of Iran in Westwood

Saffron and Rose — A taste of Iran in Westwood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyuMOhKQ0Dc A long line of late-night dessert enthusiasts overcome by a gnawing sweet tooth spills out the front doors of Saffron and Rose Ice Cream most Friday nights. The shop, with its floral and aromatic flavors, is rooted in...