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Diversify Our Narrative: Social Activism in the Digital Age

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When I was in the tenth grade, my Honors English teacher…
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The Curriculum That Distances Us

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Learning about our history is a choice many minority students make in our college careers. We take ethnic studies courses in hopes of gaining a better understanding of our identities. However, in a diverse country like the United States, why isn’t this mandated in the K-12 curriculum? Why must we have to seek it on our own?
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Disproportioned

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In the affluent Westwood, Los Angeles, I find myself surrounded…

Academia is Getting Hard

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Intellectual masturbation. I first heard this phrase from a student…

Educational beacon of light in Boyle Heights

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People United to Enrich our Neighborhood Through Education (PUENTE)…

Parents Challenge Language Barriers in Parents’ Weekend

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Expressing support for their children, Latino, monolingual parents…

We are all Ferguson. We are all Ayotzinapa.

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On October 22, 2014 Black and Brown UCLA students joined forces…

October 22 National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality

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On October 22, 2014,  the Stop Mass Incarceration Network from…

Outraged Demonstrators Demand the Return of Ayotzinapa Students

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On October 9th, about 35 demonstrators met in front of the Los…