Father Boyle supports rehabilitation of gang members in Los Angeles.
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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.
Last Saturday marked the biggest moment in Mixed Martial Arts history as Khabib Nurmagomedov took on Conor McGregor at Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 229 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Excitement for the fight was unprecedented, as it was McGregor’s comeback of the sport’s most popular athlete. He stepped into the octagon for the first time in nearly two years. …
“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.
Flash back to the Spring of 2008 – Barack Obama had just announced his candidacy for President of the United States, Bear Stearns was about to go bankrupt, and Whittier College had just launched a number of initiatives in hope of turning Whittier into a “greener” campus. It was at this time Whittier claimed to have launched its first successful recycling program in campus history.