Artists explore Latino stereotypes and identity

By Jesus Figueroa and Jade Inglada Artists Rafa Esparza’s and Sebastian Hernandez’s “No Water Under the Bridge” explored Latino stereotypes and identity last Saturday in East Los Angeles. The performance was located under the bridge on Fourth and Lorena streets, where gang violence and murders have occurred in the past. It started with no warning as preparation became a part of the show. People in cars that passed by could…

March 20, 2014

Future of LGBTQ athletes looks bright

By Manny Miguel   Earlier this month 24-year-old University of Missouri football athlete Michael Sam made history by coming out publicly as being gay. He broke many barriers that no one would have thought would be broken, and he did it in a sport that is dominated by machismo. Sam made his historic announcement on ESPN’s Outside the Line with Chris Connelly. “I’m not afraid to tell the world of…

February 26, 2014