September 24, 2021
  • 7:00 am Outstanding Professor Award Recipient’s Mic Drop Moment at Last Month’s Virtual Ceremony
  • 9:10 am Bookworms of the World Unite!
  • 7:46 pm Breaking News: All Students Living in Campus Housing Required to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
  • 9:00 am CSUDH Esports Creates International Competition
  • 9:35 am Spring Commencement Ceremonies Get Brighter
  • 3:46 pm Breaking News: Spring Commencement Ceremonies Recieve Stadium Upgrade
  • 8:00 am Testing the Teachers (and All the Educators)
  • 9:30 am CSUDH Educators and School Employees, Vaccinated Next
  • 10:30 am For White People Only: Anti-Racism Workshop Addresses Racial Bias and Unity
  • 2:43 pm Greatness Personified: Remembering Kobe Bryant
  • 10:02 am Straight Down the Chimney and Into Your (Digital) Hands: Special Holiday Edition of The Bulletin!
  • 2:44 pm Did You Wake up Looking this Beautiful?
  • 11:43 am A Long History for University’s Newest Major
  • 5:15 pm Issue 5 of Bulletin Live! Collector’s Item! Worth its Weight in Digital Paper!
  • 4:06 pm Special Election Issue
  • 4:03 pm Three best Latinx Halloween & Horror Short Films available now on HBO Max
  • 9:49 am Issue 3 of CSUDH Bulletin Live if You Want It
  • 3:24 pm Hispanic Heritage Month Update
  • 2:00 pm South Bay Economic Forecast Goes Virtual
  • 3:52 pm BREAKING NEWS: Classes for Spring to be Online, CSU Chancellor Announces
  • 9:39 am “Strikes” and Solidarity
  • 8:30 am March Into History: Just 5 in 1970, CSUDH Growth Shaped by Historic Event
  • 8:30 am Will the Bulletin Make Today Tomorrow?
  • 9:04 am Different Neighborhoods Warrant Rubber Bullets or Traffic Control For Protesters
  • 5:07 pm STAFF EDITORIAL: Even Socially Distant, We All Have to Work Together
  • 5:47 pm Transcript of CSUDH President Parham’s Coronavirus Announcement
  • 10:46 am Cal State Long Beach Suspends Face-to-Face Classes; CSUDH Discussing Contingency Plans
  • 5:26 pm Things Black People Should be Able to Get Away with This Month
  • 10:25 am Latinx Students Need a Place to Call Home
  • 2:35 pm Will Time Run Out Before Funds for PEGS? [UPDATED]
  • 8:41 am Year of the Rat? What’s That?
  • 6:20 am Artist Who Gave Life to Death and Inspired Countless Others Gets His Due at Dominguez Hills
  • 5:16 pm Why I’m Rooting for Dr. Cornel West
  • 5:00 pm Under Fire from the Feds, Vaping’s Future is Cloudy
  • 3:28 pm We’re Going to Need a Bigger Boat; Tsunami 3.0 Hits Campus, Enrollment Swells
  • 1:22 pm THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE BULLETIN IS HERE
  • 4:48 pm University Weathering a Wave of New Students
  • 9:21 pm The Bulletin’s Public Records Request Offers Springboard to Launch Gender Equity Discussion at CSUDH
  • 4:27 pm Black is the New Black: Raising the Capital on the “B” Word
  • 10:53 am Guns Up for Arrest: Student advocacy group pushes for CSU No Gun Zones–Including the Police
  • 4:09 pm Staff Editorial: Words on the First
  • 8:42 pm Carson Mayor Blasts Media, Landmark Libel Case in Keynote Address
  • 9:27 am Free Speech Week Calendar of Events Update
  • 6:02 am Food for Thought: 40% of Students are Food Insecure
  • 3:12 pm Academic Senate Rejects CSU GE Task Force & Report
  • 3:06 pm Work To Be Done
  • 5:56 pm ASI Elections: What You Need to Know
  • 8:02 pm CSUDH President Parham Announces Cancer Diagnosis
  • 9:47 am CSUDH Art Professor’s 20-Year Journey Results in First Local Showing of Film
  • 9:13 pm Free Speech or Free Hate area?
  • 9:08 pm CSUDH’s Best & Brightest Shine at Student Research Day
  • 9:05 pm Academic Senate Approves Gender Equity Task Force
  • 12:37 pm When Dr. Davis speaks, Toros Pay Close Attention
  • 3:38 pm Investing in the Future: Dr. Thomas A. Parham Reflects on the Past Eight Months and Contemplates​ the University’s Future
  • 3:24 pm Green Olive to Open By End of Feb; Starbucks Not Until Fall
  • 3:20 pm Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget Hailed for Extensive Funding Increases
  • 3:08 pm Out of the Classroom: Labor and Community Organizing Course Aims to Teach Students How to Organize for Social Justice
  • 2:54 pm The Other Route in Professional Sports
  • 9:02 am Hail to the New Chief, CSUDH President Thomas Parham
  • 3:36 pm Career Center Holds Major/Minor Fair
  • 5:34 pm After Unexpected Delay, Undocumented Becomes More Intimate Theatrical Production
  • 1:30 pm What to Expect When You’re Expecting New Buildings
  • 7:53 pm Will the New Era of College Education Rely on Zoom?
  • 7:46 pm First Time Living Alone During Autumn; Some Tips to Dive into the Autumn Spirit
  • 7:36 pm Toros Volleyball Ready to Flip the Odds
  • 7:12 pm CCAA Network Offered Free for Fans this season
  • 7:07 pm CSUDH Men’s Basketball Adds Seven Newcomers to Roster

Donda Album Cover / The Donda Stem Player By: Val Contreras, Staff Reporter After multiple delays, on Aug. 29, Kanye West released his highly-anticipated “Donda” album worldwide on all digital platforms. “Donda” was released on a Sunday at 8 a.m., which is an unusual time for albums, but not for Kanye, who recently re-committed to […]

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Art designed by Joseph Witrago, from April 9 e-edition of CSUDH Bulletin By Ben Gomez and Todd Matthews Editor’s note: The Bulletin follows AP Style in terms of what to call this incredibly diverse community. And the AP Style Guide says LGBT or LGBTQ is acceptable in all references for “lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, […]

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By Lafie Bradford, Staff Reporter The nonfiction novel, “Life after Death,” written by Sister Souljah, dragged out and wasn’t at all what I expected. It took too long to get to the point. I was expecting this novel to be like the first book in the series, “The Coldest Winter Ever,” which was exciting and […]

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Nickolas Castillo has learned to express his character through dance and theatre. Photo courtesy of Nick Castillo. By Gabriela Medina, Staff Reporter Nick Castillo knew he wanted to be involved in telling stories. It’s why he began his college career at El Camino College as a theater major. It didn’t matter whether he was acting […]

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By Desiree Lee, Staff Reporter Although it’s a classic of English literature and one of the most beloved tales ever written, “Alice in Wonderland” has had some interesting interpretations, ranging from one long drug trip or a parable about eating disorders, to an allegory of British colonialism. But deep, or reaching,  interpretation isn’t required in  […]

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“Netflix’s documentary feature “Crip Camp” showcases the activists behind one of the longest occupational sit-ins in San Francisco’s history. Photo courtesy Netflix. By Destiny Jackson, Arts & Entertainment Editor Though the 2021 Oscar-nominated documentary “Crip Camp” was robbed of a well-deserved award—to a film about a man who befriends an Octopus— this documentary still has […]

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In a not-so-distant future, Earth experiences a second dark age; one without technology and wi-fi in this off-broadway play. Illustrated by Darlene Maes. By Gabriela Medina, Staff Reporter Although the name of the show isn’t in the title, the final play in the CSUDH theater department’s 2020-21 theater season uses an episode of the animated […]

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I love sitting down and watching any genre of movie, but I’ve had quite enough of Black cinematic ventures filled with Trauma. Photo by Mollie Sivaram on Unsplash. By Destiny Jackson, Arts & Entertainment Editor What would it be like turning on the TV or seeing a movie trailer that wasn’t predicated around Black suffering […]

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In light of COVID-19 restrictions, the Theatre Department was able to put on some productions for the spring 2021 semester. Art by Andrea Espinoza By Andrea Espinoza, Staff Reporter The CSUDH University Theater has had a rough three years. In 2018, an inspection found safety issues that shut down the theater for what was supposed […]

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Oscars 2021, 93rd Oscars

Though Hollywood has been on hold since March 2020 and movies have been scattered across multiple platforms through the pandemic, the show must go on. Art by Dillion Payne By Destiny Jackson, Art & Entertainment Editor Yes, the Oscars are still happening, and while some critics are predicting that this will possibly (read: most definitely) […]

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By Gabriela Medina, Staff Reporter Even in a pandemic, the show must go on.  At least that’s what Doris Ressl, the chair of the CSUDH Theatre and Dance Department decided when it came time to figure out what to do with the annual spring dance concert. The senior project for many dance majors, in which […]

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Ironheart #1, 2018 art by Amy Reeder. Character created by Brian Michael Bendis and Mike Deodato, redesigned by Eve Ewing and Kevin Libranda. By Bulletin Staff Welcome to the online portion of the first part of a three-part series in the Bulletin (also in this week’s e-edition on pages 11 & 12), that will explore […]

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New York Times best- selling author Mackenzi Lee returns with the second young adult novel Gamora & Nebula: Sisters in Arms available everywhere books are sold on June 1, 2021. Illustrated by Jenny Frison, courtesy of Disney Publishing. By Andrea Espinoza, Staff Reporter Long ago before Star Lord, talking trash pandas, monosyllable trees and 8-track […]

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Illustration by Nova Blanco-Rico By Destiny Jackson, Arts & Entertainment Editor In the words of the great Issa Rae, I love “white mess.”—especially if it’s televised (more on what “white mess” is later in the next post). As a 90s baby, I realize that most of my favorite TV shows, spoon-fed to me in my […]

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Photo credit: Disney Publishing By Yeymy Garcia, Senior Editor With “Cruella” arriving in May, “Hello, Cruel Heart” arrives in the midst of live-action remakes of the revival era in Disney filmmaking. But don’t get your hopes too high if you expect this novel to be a direct tie-in to the upcoming film.  Author Maureen Johnson […]

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Howardena Pindell, an inspirational artist whose legacy shall stand the test of time. Photo Courtesy ConSortiUm. By Desiree Lee, Staff Reporter In a joint effort to continue giving local artists an outlet to display their work during the pandemic, the universities showcased the life and work(s) of Howardena Pindell with fellow artist Valerie Cassel Oliver […]

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Illinois Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) and FBI informant William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) ride in the dark of night in order to evade the nearby police on the hunt for activists. Photo courtesy of Sundance Film Festival. By Anthony Garza, Staff Reporter Not much has changed in the 50 years that the […]

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Illustration by Darlene Maes By Darlene Maes, Managing Editor Time is not a factor when it comes to music and its influence on society. During unjust moments in history, artists have emerged to add a voice from their platform to highlight the historically evident systemic oppression that Black people have faced.   Despite the attempts made […]

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Paul Bettany as Vision and Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff in Marvel Studios’ “WandaVision,” exclusively on DIsney+. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. By Carlos Martinez, Web Editor Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers of Marvel Studios’ “WandaVision”. The illustrious creation of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a tale that starts on the big screen. From […]

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“Grand Rising Queens.” Painting can ease your mind and uplift your spirit to a higher level. Art by Lafie Bradford. By: Lafie Bradford, Staff Reporter Editor’s note: This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. During these hard times, the pandemic has kept us down and indoors, shunned from the world. Quarantine has kept […]

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Photo courtesy of WWE. By Daniel Diaz, Staff Reporter “Bad bunny baby.” If you are a fan of Bad Bunny’s music, you may have heard the news of his recent World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) debut. Bad Bunny is a known wrestling fan, having wrestlers like Ric Flair and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin cameo in a […]

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Photo courtesy of U Texas. By Benny Morales, Staff Reporter Over the past couple of years of being a student, I found myself engaging in vast amounts of media everyday. Finding information on the internet is something that takes trial and error. You could stumble upon a website that has no credibility and will never […]

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Kendall Bryant (left) and Alex Serrano (right) during a rehearsal for the virtual performance of “A Surge of Power,” a new play inspired by the BLM protests of last summer. It opens May 11. Photo by Andrea Espinoza. By Andrea Espinoza, Staff Reporter Although “Surge of Power” is a new play inspired by, and set […]

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Consider the following to increase Wi-Fi performance. Photo by Andrea Espinoza. By Andrea Espinoza, Staff Reporter Bad internet connection seems to be the No. 1 thing that most people can say is their biggest tech problem. When the Wi-Fi doesn’t work, our entire lives come to a standstill. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many find […]

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“The High Republic” launches a new storyline 200 years before the Skywalker era. Photo courtesy of Disney/Lucasfilm. By Desiree Lee, Staff Writer Today another generation will be able to experience “Star Wars” but without the Skywalkers this time. A new series of stories will be told through a new project called “The High Republic” that […]

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Lopez is a CSUDH alumnus who studied music and now works as a sound engineer. Photo courtesy of José Lopez. By Nova Blanco-Rico, Art Director and Staff Writer For a year after college, California State University, Dominguez Hills’ alumnus, José Lopez, was following his passion for audio recording. But then the pandemic hit and like […]

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The “Netflix is a Joke” campaign has been huge in relaying the great comedy specials they have to offer. Photo courtesy of Netflix. By Daniel Diaz, Staff Writer Editor’s Note: Added quotes, sources, and information that was originally omitted. Comedy is subjective. Someone’s favorite comedian can be another’s most hated. Some like dark or crude […]

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Elizabeth Olson as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios’ “Wandavision” exclusively on Disney+ . Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. By Carlos Martinez, Web Editor If there’s one positive thing we can find in a now 10-month pandemic, it’s the extra free time we now have to catch up on movies and […]

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Beyoncé, Coldplay and Bruno Mars performing the Super Bowl 50 Halftime show at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Photo courtesy YouTube. By Anthony Garza, Staff Reporter Super Bowl LV is right around with corner with Canadian singer The Weeknd set to perform at this year’s halftime show. Promising to keep the performance ‘PG’ for […]

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James Preble and Bella Isadora, played by Kentucker Audley and Penny Fuller, share a quiet lunch together in the “real world” from Strawberry Mansion, one of many films debuted virtually at Sundance 2021 Film Festival. Photo courtesy of Sundance Film Festival By Destiny Jackson, Arts and Entertainment Editor If you were to drain the weird […]

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CSUDH IT department are providing resources and assistance for faculty, staff and students in virtual need. Photo by Chris Martinez. By Chris Martinez, Layout Assistant “Welcome to Toro Tech Tips, the newest Bulletin blog dealing with all things technology. From tips on how to deal with virtual learning, reviews, where to get information, technology programs […]

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I have collected the infinity stones of white modern pop-rock music. Screengrab from Spotify by Destiny Jackson. By Destiny Jackson, Opinion Editor As a citizen of the Black community who occasionally shops at gentrified ass places like Whole Foods, Mother’s Market, or at The Grove in Los Angeles, I know I’m an outlier. This is […]

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Chloe Decker is worried about her mans Lucifer Morningstar, and I’m ready to wage war with Netflix. Photo by Destiny Jackson. By Destiny Jackson, Perspectives Editor The smart-asses chaotic creatives over at Netflix headquarters in Los Angeles decided to cause quite the stir on Thanksgiving with a cheeky Chloe Decker fan cam disguised as a […]

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Streaming services are raising prices as they are slowly becoming the new cable TV. By Freestocks on Unsplash. By Carlos Martinez, Web Editor Streaming services are the kings of entertainment. They allowed us to huddle up with our favorite shows such as “The Office” where we can introduce them to a new generation, while also […]

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In an artistic approach, Toni Scott creates artwork that parallels a historical past and the unfortunate current state of society. Photo courtesy of Toni Scott. By Darlene Maes, Staff Writer Despite the ongoing pandemic, exposure to mixed media artwork is currently limited. With the ongoing climate, museums and art galleries remain closed or operating at […]

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The literal towering powerhouse has cool surprises up its sleeve despite having some drawbacks. Photo by Carlos Martinez. By Carlos Martinez, Web Editor After a generation of battling Microsoft and Nintendo’s consoles with the successful PlayStation 4, Sony has gone all out in next-generation gaming with the Playstation Five console that literally towers above the […]

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After seven years of overcoming the disaster of the Xbox One, Microsoft is finally back on track with the new Series X. Photo by Luis Joshua Guiterrez. By Luis Joshua Guiterrez, Staff Writer After roughly eight years of the Xbox One being released, we finally stepped into the next generation with the launch of The […]

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The ongoing pandemic has brought concerts to the comfort of one’s own home. Photo by Carina Noyola. By Carina Noyola, Staff Reporter Concert viewing experiences have changed forever. COVID-19 brought an increased awareness for the need of social distancing, making it impossible to form large crowds for concerts, movies, or even social gatherings. The fact […]

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CSUDH Department of Music and Mu Phi Epsilon (Gamma Sigma Chapter) presented the 8th Annual Halloween Recital on Thursday, October 29, 2020, where many talented musicians (students and alumnis) performed.  Art by Ruby Munoz. By Ruby Munoz, Staff Reporter Having a virtual semester during an unprecedented semester didn’t stop California State University, Dominguez Hills’ Music […]

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Social media has lost its purpose and has become a platform to fake. Photo by Matt Barrero. Illustrations by Nova Blanco-Rico. By Matt Barrero, Assistant Sports Editor Remember a time when social media, apps, or even smartphones for that matter, didn’t exist? One might say they were simpler times where we sat around with friends […]

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Treat yourself to some skin-crawling films to enjoy a fall night inside. Photo by Jasmine Nguyen. By Jasmine Nguyen, Editor-in-Chief Did you hear something? A branch creaking? A hurried pair of footsteps creeping through your hallway? The sounds of the wind or are those whispers outside your window?   Is there a ghost? A zombie slowly […]

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The horror genre can be hard to navigate, so these are five books that are a sure hit every time. Illustration by Nova Blanco-Rico. By Destiny Torres, Contributor Since the beginning of the spooky season, I have been on the hunt for the best scary books to distract me from the horrors of today’s reality. […]

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Empty theatre seats now filled from the comfort of one’s home.  Photo by Denise Jans on Unsplash. By Melany Ruiz, Staff Reporter California State University, Dominguez Hills still perseveres despite the global unrest by having new productions from the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance that will be released this fall. From playwright Josefina Lopez, […]

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Photo provided by Viz Media. By Luis Joshua Gutierrez, Staff Reporter When you think of a manga named “Chainsaw Man” what comes to mind? Is it literally a man-made of chainsaws just mowing down people left and right? If you thought that you wouldn’t be wrong, but you wouldn’t be exactly right either. “Chainsaw Man” […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month ends Oct 15 here are some of the best short films HBO Max has to watch. Screen capture by Carlos Martinez. By Destiny Jackson, Perspectives Editor Fall is undoubtedly the best time of year, well at least to me. I mean, who doesn’t love the end of summer? Seriously, if you’re one […]

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By Luis Gutierrez, Staff REporter There’s one main objective in any action game: don’t die. Whether getting eaten by a, dragon in Windhelm, or waxed by a Nazi zombie, those who die are rarely saluted. But not in “Disc Room.” In this game, death is usually the only way to survive, as to advance to […]

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A composite of OnePlus8, Google Pixel 4a, Samsung Galaxy A21, iPhone SE 2020, and Moto G FAST. Composite by Joseph Witrago. By Christopher Martinez, Layout Assistant During these times of financial uncertainty, many people have lost jobs and may not be able to afford a new phone or a pricey bill that they once were […]

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Photo courtesy of Josefina López. By Melany Ruiz, Staff Reporter Last week, Josefina López, an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and activist, offered wise words to students who are aspiring writers. López, whose breakthrough 1992 play “Real Women Have Curves,” was turned into an award-winning Sundance film in 2002, has had more than 100 productions of her […]

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 In her new book, Karla Cornejo Villavicencio shares many stories, including those of her family. Illustration by Nova Blanco-Rico. By Destiny Torres, Contributor Joaquín crossed the desert between Mexico and the United States four times. His first steady job was on a boat in New York City where he saw planes crash into the World […]

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Hispanic Heritage month, as it is recognized by the US government, ends Oct 15. But for LA locals, Latinx Heritage is every day. Illustration by Nova-Blanco Rico. By Melanie Gerner, Staff Reporter The 2020 Latino Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide published by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, offers numerous events running through […]

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