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Opinion: Clicktivism: The good, the bad, the performative

Opinion: Clicktivism: The good, the bad, the performative

Throughout history, there have been innovations and landmark protests that have changed the face of activism forever: the Stonewall riots, car caravans used as blockades and the recording option on cell phones, to name a few. Now, in the 21st century, advocates have...

Performing for change

Performing for change

At only two years old, Summer Ruyle, a freshman in the Musical Theater Conservatory at the California School of the Arts, had memorized the entire score to the musical "Annie." Growing up, her parents would play the soundtrack, but it was Ruyle who kept it playing on...

Making a difference with student activism

Making a difference with student activism

From protests for civil rights in the 1960s to a 2018 national school walkout to oppose gun violence, numerous youth-led protests and demonstrations have shown that students are an integral part of making a difference in their community. Although teens participating...

March for Our Lives leaders pave the way for change

March for Our Lives leaders pave the way for change

Rachel Iribe remembers a young girl staring at her intently during the March for Our Lives rally in Los Angeles on March 20. The child sat atop her father’s shoulders, her head bobbing as the crowds moved through Downtown L.A. The girl’s eyes did not stray while Iribe...