People want to see themselves represented in the media and are more than willing to help other minority groups succeed as well. In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we will look at the representation in the media for Latinx individuals.
America’s pastime will soon be left in the past, given the descending trend of the Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs. The final four bracket is now set with both league’s top teams, with the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League, and the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox in the American League, kicking off the League Championship Series on Oct. 12 – 13. This series is played to determine which teams will compete in the 2018 World Series starting on Oct. 23. …
Jan. 2, 2017 was the day that I chose to be vegan — not just in diet, but in lifestyle. Being raised in a very traditional Mexican family, it was hard for me to cut animal products out of my diet.
When we last left off, the disappearance of Shannan Gilbert led police to discover the remains of ten people along a remote stretch of beach in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in Long Island, New York.
In case you were not yet aware, we are only three weeks away from the midterm elections. While it seems like the tag of “most important election ever” gets thrown around seemingly every election cycle, few can argue the importance of Nov. 6 to our country’s immediate future. While most students will get to vote in their home polling place, many of us cannot simply get on a plane and fly across the country to place our vote. For the section of the student body from the other 37 states represented on campus, absentee ballots may be their first ever voting experience. So, what exactly is an absentee ballot, and what deadlines do students on campus have to meet in order for their vote to be counted?
“No bad women, just bad laws” “You are worth more than who you f–ck.” “I’m a feminist. What’s your superpower?” These signs decorated the streets surrounding Pershing Square in Los Angeles this past Saturday, Oct. 6. The Violence Intervention and Prevention Club (VIP) took a group of about 10 students to the Amber Rose SlutWalk. The SlutWalk was created in 2011 back in Toronto, in protest of a police officer who told a group of college students that if they did not want to be raped, they should not dress like sluts. This ill advice has created over 200 SlutWalks around the world where people are dedicated to bringing awareness to sexual violence, victim blaming, body shaming, and gender inequality.
Now that school is in full swing, new events and activities have been popping up all over campus. On Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) teamed up with Trans, Other-Identifying, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Allies for Diversity (TOBGLAD) to hold an LGBTQIA+ mixer. The event drew students from all different years, all different identities, and all different educational paths.