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The cowboys of East Compton

The cowboys of East Compton

COMPTON — Amid the dreary and distinctively urban landscape, visitors in East Compton recognize echoes from the past. A spur of gang related violence throughout the 90s stained the city’s reputation and led to the popularization of various stereotypes regarding...

Opinion: Don’t fall for the social media trap

Opinion: Don’t fall for the social media trap

Nowadays, Photoshop is an indispensable thing in celebrity photos, social media and even sometimes in school yearbooks. Ironically, people express themselves and show their daily lives by editing their skin tone, size of eyes, shape of nose, and even, their length of...

Opinion: The benefits of practicing mindfulness

Opinion: The benefits of practicing mindfulness

“I have so many things to do when I get home today...” “I should finish my work as soon as this Snapchat conversation ends.” “What if I mess up my test next period?” “Did I say something wrong to him yesterday?” Nowadays, our minds are often overwhelmed by these plans...