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Que onda con los nombres? What do they mean? Digging led to Burlington Homeboy and Homegirls Industries, a partial history of Pico and Union, and an art group named Earth Crew.
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The influx of letters and support from prisoners was a catalyst for the creation of a section for their contributions called Sigan Luchando, which first appeared in La Gente's April/May 1993 issue.
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I have never considered myself flaquita but neither did I consider myself overweight. It was only when I began to attend UCLA that I began to feel like a monster.
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Students walked out to protest against increasing fee hikes, budget cuts, equal quality education for all Students and no to furlough day for UC workers
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The quarter has been bittersweet for José, the AB 540 freshman. Although attending his dream school, he finds himself in a world of financial insecurity. Like thousands across California, he knows that the UC Regents meeting on Nov. 18-19 will impact his future. If the Regents raise fees yet again, this time by 32%, his dream of becoming a doctor will prove more difficult.
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Early last summer, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) proposed the Public School Choice plan which will relinquish LAUSD administrative and financial control of over 200 schools. Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines released a statement on Jan. 15 in which he stressed that LAUSD is "encouraging input from all community members who support [their] public schools including parents, guardians, students, teachers and other LAUSD employees."
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From his cell, Ibarra recognizes the UC Regents poor choices and California's misaligned priorities in spending, encouraging us to continue taking action against legislators with our power as a voting block. His letter demonstrates a reaction sought by students involved in the protest against UC fee hikes.
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Students from all of the University of California system, came together to protest the tuition hikes and fee increase The UC Regents passed Nov. 19. The footage was filmed Nov. 18, before the decision was made and showcases the willpower of the students.
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Now that the Great Wall is losing its brilliant colors, Judy Baca brings new and past muralists - including UCLA students - to restore what is now part of the history of Los Angeles.
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The legacy of Mariachi Uclatlán is deeply rooted in the cultural history of UCLA and is currently under the artistic direction of Jesus “Chuy” Guzman, Grammy-Award winning artistic director of the renowned Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano.