Voters should defeat permanent daylight savings time

October 6, 2018

By Kaleen Luu Voters at the California general election on Nov. 6 should vote no to Proposition 7 and say yes to keeping daylight saving time as it is. If the measure passes, it would mean permanently putting the state out of sync with the rest of the country. True, there would no longer be a need to change our clocks every other season, but really, the minor inconvenience twice…

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March and vigil to honor survivors

The Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education Team is holding the 21st Annual Mujeres de Paz Candlelight March and Vigil in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The group is welcoming all ages to come show their support by walking in union with friends, family and survivors in memory to make a stand against domestic violence.

October 3, 2018
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OPINION: Netflix should not take down ‘13 Reasons Why’

The American Family Association is urging people to sign a petition to have the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” removed from their streaming platform for glorifying suicide. While the show does not accurately depict real life suicide, it’s portrayal can still be beneficial and it should not be removed.

September 28, 2018
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#SheDoes helps homeless women

May 16, 2018

The #SheDoes movement is led by Mel Tillekeratne, a man who is dreaming of a future where all the homeless women are off the streets. “I was at work, and saw that the Women’s March was happening a few blocks from Skid Row… but there was little mention of all the homeless women who were there,” Tillekeratne explained, “I saw all the energy at the march, and I wondered to…

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Elan provides healthy alternatives to the community

May 16, 2018

BY KALEEN LUU Health conscious patrons at the Root of Life Juicery in Huntington Park can be rest assured the food they buy there has no unnecessary added sugars. Nutritional Science major Maria Pacheco is co-owner alongside her business partner, Robert Valdez. Together, they strive to offer healthier, natural alternatives to the community that are locally sourced and affordable. “I wanted to get a staple of our culture. Juicing is…

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