La Crisis Presidencial de Perú

May 5, 2021/by Renee Grange

L.A in the Midst of Re-Opening: A Photo Series

April 27, 2021/by Lesley Ramirez

Write for Your Eyes Only

 

I can’t remember a point in my life where I didn’t…
April 26, 2021/by Destiny Diaz

Shh… Tienes Que Calmarte

 

Some days I wake up and a sea of troubles rush…
April 20, 2021/by Jacqueline Barragán

Racism in Reproductive Health

 

The United States is notorious for perpetuating…
April 7, 2021/by Sarah Mejia

The East LA Walkouts of 1968:“It was beautiful to be a Chicano that day”

Fifty-three years ago, over 15,000 students from seven high…
March 12, 2021/by Miriam Torres-Sanchez

Una Carta de Amor Para Mi

 



It’s hard to take a compliment you see                                         



When…
March 11, 2021/by Kimberly Cienfuegos

I obtained a second citizenship from my home country, and you should too

Illustration by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia





I’ve…
March 8, 2021/by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

Yo obtuve una segunda ciudadanía de mi país natal, y tu deberías hacerlo también.

Siempre he sido consciente de mi nacionalidad Guatemalteca,…
March 8, 2021/by Jonathan Valenzuela Mejia

The Artistic Landscape of the City by the Bay

March 4, 2021/by Angie Santos

Abyss

 

Submerged myself 

Into your waters. 

Baptized…
February 20, 2021/by Andrew Valdovinos

Doom Scrolling through the Darkness

 

Throughout the pandemic, there have been way too…
February 10, 2021/by Renee Grange

Small Business Check

February 4, 2021/by Nayeli Velarde

En El Jardín

January 22, 2021/by Haile Arriaza

Killer Hospitals and COVID-19 in Mexico

 

CW: death

Mexico is currently facing a crisis…
January 21, 2021/by Ashley Huendo

The Real Faces of Los Angeles: East LA

 

TW: Sexual assault, molestation, domestic abuse,…
January 13, 2021/by Jerylee Perez

The Hidden Gems of Mexico City: Entry 1

My name is Emilia Acevedo and I was born and raised in Mexico…
January 10, 2021/by Emilia Acevedo

Nahla: Representing the Communities Who Have No Voice In Cinema

We live in a world where society is predominantly led by…
January 6, 2021/by Claudia Ledesma Rodriguez

What If?

What if you create a utopia in your mind?

Free from the…
December 10, 2020/by Sofia Rizkkhalil

The Pink House

 
I want to paint an image of my childhood home. 
Hoping…
December 8, 2020/by Destiny Diaz

All I Want for Christmas Is ….. to Support Latina Small Business Owners!

December 4, 2020/by Jennifer Rosario Arriaga

“American Dream”

December 3, 2020/by Angie Santos

Perú Faces a Presidential Crisis

This November, Perú experienced a period of political unrest…
December 2, 2020/by Renee Grange

“No Estamos Esperanzados”: Expectations of California Day Laborers for the New President and COVID-19 Measures

 

For many of us, life has been brought to a halt…
December 1, 2020/by Lesley Ramirez

the past is in the past

 
i look to the past 
far too much, 
this i know
i…
November 29, 2020/by Marisol Huerta-Ontiveros

A Case for Television

A dream I’ve kept under wraps, for the sake of not falling…
November 24, 2020/by Laysha Macedo

Mexican Strike-Out

[CW: mentions of suicidal ideation and the adverse impact…
November 22, 2020/by Miriam Torres-Sanchez

Nature: In Series

November 17, 2020/by Cristelle Hugo

Caught in a Loop: An Appropriation of Hoops

Gold, silver, large, small, tassels, and decorations: hoop…
November 16, 2020/by Sandra Ocampo

Lil Foo Coffee: Culture, Coffee, South Central Pride

Frankie Martinez, a trans non-binary Latinx male, born and…
November 15, 2020/by Andrew Valdovinos

Capturing the Brown Experience Through Photography

A Profile on Latina Photographer, Andrea Flores
Demonstrated…
November 13, 2020/by Espy de la O

Faces of Voters — A Portrait Photo Series

November 10, 2020/by Ruth Chincanchan

Yellow Filter

During quarantine I took up watching at least one new movie a…
October 26, 2020/by Rebecca Gutierrez

Latinx Punks

The punk rock scene and its Latinx influence has greatly…
October 19, 2020/by Karim Hyderali

Diversify Our Narrative: Social Activism in the Digital Age

When I was in the tenth grade, my Honors English teacher…
September 2, 2020/by Sofia Rizkkhalil

Altering the Standard

In a capitalist society, companies adopt differing values to distinguish and establish themselves within niche communities. The fashion industry is no exception—leading some companies to prioritize uniqueness, quality, and net profit. 
May 16, 2020/by Sarah Mejia

Brought To You by Small Business

Proudly representing their culture and identity while excelling at contributing billions to the US economy, small Latinx-owned businesses are booming.
April 18, 2020/by Amanda Vest

The Evolution of Memes

As Latinxs, there are many stereotypes and generalizations…
April 15, 2020/by Alvaro Hernandez

Disproportioned

In the affluent Westwood, Los Angeles, I find myself surrounded…
April 13, 2020/by Bryce Ramirez

A hairy girl’s lament

All of my life
I’ve been a hairy girl
My arms? Covered!
My…
April 11, 2020/by Alize Magaña

Living Under a Death Sentence: Femicides in Mexico

[CW: sexual assault, femicide, violence against women, graphic descriptions]

Being a woman in Mexico is punishable by death.
March 9, 2020/by Nayeli Velarde

The US and the Growing Food Gap

The food gap between the rich and the poor in American society is growing and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.
March 7, 2020/by Ashley Huendo

i am, i am not

i am not the drowning voices...
February 25, 2020/by Melissa Diaz

Latinx Representation in Literature and Cinema

UCLA offers a handful of classes that center on Latinx authors and their experience. In a Chicanx literature class, students read about five different novels.
February 24, 2020/by Rebecca Gutierrez

Ubiquity

I am not...
February 13, 2020/by Kevin Bernal-Rivera

Koreatown: and the Impact of Cultural Displacement

Two years ago, I visited the newly opened, hip and fresh vegan burger joint, located just a few streets from my childhood apartment. As I entered, the environment was lively and welcoming.
February 7, 2020/by Jessica Martinez

How Communities of Color are Affected by Environmental Injustice

On January 15, 2020, Delta Air Lines pilots dumped airplane fuel over Cudahy, an area of Southeast Los Angeles that is home to the sixth largest Latinx population in LA County, and landed across six schools.
February 1, 2020/by Daniel Ponce

Se te hizo chistoso cuando….

Una riza debe de consolar el alma de todo lo malo en la vida.…
January 25, 2020/by Jennifer Rosario Arriaga

Getting to Know Estereomance

2019 brought great offerings to ex-Chamanas, Manuel Calderon…
January 16, 2020/by Alvaro Hernandez

La Violenta Salida de Evo

Las guerras de independencia concluyeron hace más de 200 años.…
January 10, 2020/by Brian Jimenez-Luna

UNICA/CAIGA Letter in Support of the UCLA Chicana/o Studies Department Name Change

On November 15, 2019, the faculty of the UCLA Chicana and Chicano…
November 14, 2019/by Myrka Vega

Increasing Visibility: The DNC’s Decision To Prioritize Unions

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced Wednesday morning that UCLA would no longer host the sixth Democratic debate. The debate was previously scheduled to occur in Royce Hall on December 19, 2019. 
November 7, 2019/by Angela Vargas
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