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DACA: What it is and why it needs to be kept

DACA: What it is and why it needs to be kept

On Sept. 5, President Trump announced a possible end to the Obama-era program, DACA, that currently protects around 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants from deportation. As the acronym rapidly spreads around hundreds of news and media platforms, it is essential for...

U.S. at potential war with Yemen due to death of thousands

U.S. at potential war with Yemen due to death of thousands

According to CARE, the current situation in Yemen has left 80 percent of the population to become derived from life-sustaining commodities and basic services, thus meaning over 20 million Yemen citizens are living in pitiful conditions, unsuitable for human life to...

The star – spangled kingdom

The star – spangled kingdom

A child cries to his mother in despair. The hunger becomes more intense with everyday. Mom ignores the problem — as if it wasn’t there. Calming her children, she gives them her plate. She says, “I’m not hungry anyway.” “The bills add up; our house is up for closure.”...

Assisting an ammendment

Assisting an ammendment

It is scary to know that many people are changing and do not realize what is going on around them. It is a good thing to commit yourselves to create a change. If I continue to work this way through I will achieve my  accomplishment. It is a positive outcome to let...

Don’t let up, keep on fighting the good fight

Don’t let up, keep on fighting the good fight

“We have to pack our bags now, mijo,” my dad said in his native tongue of Spanish upon finding out that our next president would be Donald J. Trump, the coward who has managed to offend almost every group of people, including Hispanics, Mexicans in particular. My dad...

Southeast schools take the streets of South Gate

Southeast schools take the streets of South Gate

Following the recent trend of mass protests all around the country, students from the cities of South Gate, Bell and Huntington Park walked out of their respective campuses, two days after it was announced Donald J. Trump would be America’s next president. It began...