Racism Is Not a Prank

A white student who locked a bike lock around a black San Jose State University student’s neck, hung posters of Adolf Hitler and a...

Undercutting Fear and Sensationalism

Across the country, over 680 confirmed arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) occurred within one week in at least 11 different states. With...

‘Urban Renewal’ Destabilizes Established Neighborhoods

  It’s hard to overlook the changes in sights and sounds of Highland Park, a neighborhood in northeast Los Angeles. Walking through the community in...

Voluntourism Won’t Help Your Resume

Graduates or students with the privilege to pay to travel the world this summer should be doing so ethically, not with the mentality of...

A Vote for a Better Future

We are in a time ongoing social progress and political change. But today’s political climate is brimming with accusations, hate, lies and bigotry. After...

Deadly Entertainment

On average, orcas in captivity don’t survive beyond their 20s — just a fraction of their expected lifespan in the wild. Their estimated maximum...

California Leaves Trump in the Dust

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord was a selfish and destructive choice. The U.S. should not back...

Sexual Harassment Has No Tenure

UC Los Angeles history professor Gabriel Piterberg agreed to pay $3,000 to end a Title IX investigation against him. Of course he did, since...

Grammys: Still So White?

Last year’s Grammys left people so astounded that Adele’s “25” took album of the year over Beyoncé’s “Lemonade,” even Adele cracked her Grammy in...

An Injustice to Fix an ‘Injustice’

“I’ll keep being the best advocate I can for the UC,” UC President Janet Napolitano promised in her most recent newsletter on Sept. 24...
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