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Los Angeles Women’s March: ‘Truth to Power’

Los Angeles Women’s March: ‘Truth to Power’

Los Angeles hosted its Women's March for the third consecutive year on Jan. 19. This event not only celebrates the advancement of women's rights but also reminds us of how far our society still has to go. This year's theme, "Truth to Power," challenges elected...

LA Women’s March rallies thousands

LA Women’s March rallies thousands

Marchers carried signs, chanted slogans, and wore “p*ssy hats.” They wore shirts bearing taglines supporting “Me, Too,” “Time’s Up,” “Black Lives Matter,” and other social justice movements. Over 500,000 people marched in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 20 as part of the...

FEMME

FEMME

No matter how hard I try not to cave into the pressure that surrounds me, sometimes I give in; blame it on peer pressure. Do not ask me to conform to society. I just want to fit in. With the pressure that surrounds us, we tend to forget about the responsibilities that...

A poem: ‘I hear America screaming’

A poem: ‘I hear America screaming’

I hear America screaming, the vehement cries I hear. Those of all classes, races, ages, and religions. The men screaming for more money and more power, a secure place to stand firm. The women screaming for a voice in our sad, patriarchal society, marching for their...

Commentary: Marches create change

Commentary: Marches create change

On Saturday, Jan. 21, I joined over 750,000 protesters of different ages, races, religions, cultures and sexual orientations all marching for the same cause: to have our voices heard. Directly after the march, I was automatically criticized by those close to me for...

A poem: ‘I hear America screaming’

You’re not supposed to fear your next president

With Donald Trump being elected as our next president, many immigrants along with myself have been filled with panic and worry. I came to the United States when I was only 3 months old and now I worry that with Trump in office my family will be forced back to my...

Opinion: Spotlight on America

Opinion: Spotlight on America

This weekend marks the week anniversary of the end to a historical election season. Disbelief, shock, anger, betrayal, sadness, were only some of the emotions that permeated through the air as a man who stood for racism, xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, ableism, and...

Faces of the Los Angeles Women’s March

Faces of the Los Angeles Women’s March

On Jan. 21, an estimated 750,000 citizens participated in the Los Angeles Women’s March, an inaugural protest aimed at recently-elected President Trump. Despite the organization as a Women’s March, the event amassed support for a number of social issues at the moment....