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US-trained Security Forces Kill Hondureños Amid Election Result Blackout

After a state-imposed curfew was implemented Friday, December 1, Honduran militarized police and armed forces have unleashed chaos, violence, and death on Hondureños revolting against President Juan Orlando Hernández and his election commission's failure to release results of the November 26 election.
December 7, 2017/by Joseph Mejia

From Chavez Ravine to Dodgertown

Cultural Erasure in the Context of Dodger Stadium
November 13, 2017/by Carla Gonzalez

Nació en Yaanga: A Xicano in Settler Los Angeles

La historia de esta tierra, It sings of pain, suffering, and…
October 16, 2017/by Kristian Vasquez

Remembering the Legacy of Chicano Historian Juan Gómez-Quiñonez

It’s the beginning of my Fall quarter in 2016 here at UCLA…
August 24, 2017/by Kristian Vasquez

The Heart of El Sereno

  Sandwiched between the Here and Now and Mundo’s Furniture…
August 7, 2017/by Natalia Cadena-Másmela

Girl Head Pendulous

Girl Head Pendulous Written by: Vanessa González Soto For…
June 8, 2017/by Vanessa Gonzalez Soto

El Pueblo Unido: The Venezuelan Crisis

Photo by Blas Santander. On May 7th, Lilian Tintori, the wife…
May 20, 2017/by Elizabeth Garcia

QUETZALCOATL: Aztlan Profundo and Our Spiritual Connection To Abya Yala (XINACHTLI SERIES)

The Mother Earth runs deep through your soul. —Aztlán Underground,…
May 20, 2017/by Kristian Vasquez

The Ladder of Hope Through the Eyes of an Immigrant

It’s easy to vocalize our artistic ideas but it’s even harder…
May 15, 2017/by Natalia Cadena-Másmela

Nuestro Éxito

“Mi hija Libni,” my tía says before she pauses to measure…
May 14, 2017/by Rachel Medel

Xicanx Studies as Healing and Resistance

A rush of emotions swept over me as I sat in my Mexican-Americans…
May 12, 2017/by Saphirre Long

Dorming: Pros and Cons

May 3, 2017/by Alondra Castanon

Growing Up Brown

Brown. The color of dirt. The color of the mud that falls…
April 11, 2017/by Natalia Cadena-Másmela

Who Was Cesar Chávez?

Header photo by John W. Schulze. Growing up in San Jose in…
March 31, 2017/by Alondra Castanon

Remembering Beloved UCLA Professor

While at UCLA, I took Professor Mark Sawyer’s course, “Black…
March 27, 2017/by Michelle Salinas

Transitioning from a Big Household to College

I went from living in a big, noisy Mexican household of eight…
March 19, 2017/by Alondra Castanon

Who are Film’s Addicts, Maids, and Gardeners?

While watching films and television, I’m often reminded of…
February 20, 2017/by Natalia Cadena-Másmela

THE PATH TOWARD XICANA INDÍGENA (XINACHTLI SERIES)

“Xicana/o encounters with diverse Native knowledge allowed…
February 19, 2017/by Kristian Vasquez

Latin America’s International Students

February 17, 2017/by Victoria Garcia Lecuona

¡AYOTZINAPA RESISTE!: State Sanctioned Violence and Indigenous Resistance

Above photo credit to Al Jazeera Media Network This article…
January 27, 2017/by admin

Avoiding Complacency: How to Get Involved and Make a Difference

January 20, 2017/by Teresa Maldonado

Reflections from Election Day 2016

Photo by Mitchell Haindfield.  Within a few hours, Donald…
January 20, 2017/by admin

Navigating UCLA sin nuestras Madres (a series): -Xillona Pero Xingona?: Un Amor Sin Fronteras-

We walked onto the UCLA campus for the first time: juntas. My…
January 11, 2017/by Maritza Geronimo

La Bienvenida a California

¡Bienvenidos a California!   ¡Bienvenidos al ardiente…
January 7, 2017/by Anthony Garcia

Press Release: Statewide Strike of the University of California to Impact Students and Public

Below is a press release of the University of California workers…
January 6, 2017/by admin

Daddy Smiles

I picked up daddy smiles at the local supermarket I am the…
January 6, 2017/by Vanessa Gonzalez Soto

Same School, Different Stories: Getting to Know UCLA’s Non Angelenos

Students travel from all over the world to attend and graduate…
January 5, 2017/by Gisselle Cortez

Grupo Folklórico de UCLA Celebrates Día de los Muertos

December 22, 2016/by Gabrielle Biasi

Night of the Blaxican

  The vinyl sits in a crate on a table next to the…
December 19, 2016/by Kristian Vasquez

UCLA Students Keep Dia de los Muertos Tradition Alive

Bad weather conditions did not stop UCLA students from celebrating…
December 15, 2016/by Maria Amaya

Ten Things to do this Winter Break

December 4, 2016/by Elizabeth Garcia

Poverty in Mexico

Dear America, Mexico doesn’t send its worst; it sends its most…
December 3, 2016/by Kassandraa Aldana

Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever

On Saturday October 29, many gathered at Hollywood Forever Cemetery…
December 1, 2016/by Cristina Gonzalez

On The Hill: Dia de los Muertos

Hand crafted paper mache flowers, yummy sugar skulls, and numerous…
December 1, 2016/by Carmen Toscano
Photo by: Mayra Vanessa Lopez

Altares at Grand Park

Header photo taken by Mayra Vanessa Lopez Under the beautiful…
November 21, 2016/by Evelyn Arroyo

The Disappointing History of Photography Legend Cindy Sherman

The unfortunate and jarring realization I made about the art…
November 21, 2016/by Gabrielle Biasi

Siege at Standing Rock

On the afternoon of October 27th, a militarized police force…
November 14, 2016/by Joseph Mejia

Proposition 58: Bilingual Education is Beneficial

With Proposition 58 on the ballot this November 8th, citizens…
November 7, 2016/by Irlanda Mora

La creación de Xibalba

Tienta la tierra y acuéstate en ella y siente su vibración.…
November 4, 2016/by Kenneth Sanchez

Tapping into 2017: The Drums at El Rey

The Drums solidified their ever-growing support system in Los…
October 31, 2016/by Elizabeth Garcia

Lifeline

Ink spills the thread, spreading Staining,         …
June 9, 2016/by Elena Diebel

The 35th Anniversary of Zoot Suit

On Thursday, May 19, many Chicanos gathered at the Fowler Museum…
May 26, 2016/by Anakaren Andrade

Previously, On Chismeando con La Gente

Last week on “Chismeando con La Gente,” we discussed…
May 26, 2016/by Jocelyn Martinez

Commuter, Undocumented, and Undeterred

Antonio* travels on public transportation for a total of…
May 18, 2016/by Miranda Edmonds

May Day 2016 in Los Angeles

    This past Sunday, the International Workers…
May 3, 2016/by Roxana Martinez

AF3IRM Presents: Ana Tijoux in LA

THANK YOU!!!! Last weekend, AF3IRM LA hosted a sold out…
May 2, 2016/by Yadira Sesmas

7 Comments Commuters Are Tired of Hearing

This piece was written by Kimberly Soriano and Roxana Martinez.   “At…
May 2, 2016/by La Gente

Last Week on Chismeando con La Gente: Semana de la Mujer

  Last Thursday on Chismeando con La Gente, we discussed…
April 29, 2016/by Andrea Martinez

Last Week on Chismeando con La Gente: Education

🎶 We feel pretty, oh so pretty 🎶 Surprise! Head to…
April 21, 2016/by Jocelyn Martinez

  Crumbs dissolve on my tongue like Té with Tía…
April 19, 2016/by Elena Diebel

Neon Indian Leads a Party at–6126 Hollywood Blvd?!

  After a five year break, Neon Indian played a sold…
February 26, 2016/by Maria Perez

Drunk Girl, A Play Demonstrating the Need to Talk About America’s Rape Culture

If you thought #RealWomenHaveCurves was great, wait until…
February 17, 2016/by Anakaren Andrade
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