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An investment in higher education can bring equity and innovation for the students of Los Angeles

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LACCD, worked alongside key stakeholders and with students at the forefront in many cases, effectively advocated for a large-scale investment in the future of California’s community colleges for months, demonstrating the need and value of many of these programs....

Push Back Against Shameless Campaign of Lies to Recall Gov. Newsom

By Edward Locke Recently, the dark forces of greed, ignorance and disrespect for human life from the far right in the Golden State have stepped up their silly campaign for the recall of Gavin Newsom, the governor of California. These ideological zeal ots presented all sorts of so-called “reasons” for their recall campaign. Their “reasons” are faulty arguments, big lies and rumors. They are de signed to undermine the good......

Campus Coalition Supports Unhoused Students

Matty Steven
  BY RONNISHA GUNN There has been an increase in student homelessness since the pandemic started last year. In May 2020, there were reportedly 195,000 homeless students in California, according to Edsource.org. The pandemic has affected homeless students by causing food pantries to close because of the “stay at home” orders. Also, the campuses closures......

The Covid Vaccination Trail Promises Returns

Jonathan Montes
    Vaccine Brings Hope for Normalcy to Millennials Members of the under-25 crowd talk about their path to the COVID-19 vaccine and look past any side effects to the life they hope for after the pandemic. BY JONATHAN MONTES; (Los Angeles, Calif./May 8, 2021) — They get tips from emails at work or scour websites......

Chancellor Urges Early Enrollment and Rejects Student Involved Violence

Juan Mendoza
California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley discusses the outlook for colleges amid the pandemic response and the plan to return to campus.   BY JUAN MENDOZA; (East Hollywood, Calif./April 28, 2021) — The coronavirus surge hit younger students hard as the “disconnection rate” doubled. That is the share of unemployed young adults who are......

Two Pandemics is Not One: Looking at Numbers

Whitney Gibson
BY WHITNEY GIBSON Reopening Schools may do more Harm than Good (Los Angeles, Calif./April, 25, 2021) — Parents, students and educational institutions continue to grapple with the repercussions of a year of remote learning, but we should also look back.After all, the world has been through a global pandemic before. Just over 100 years ago, what did......

Confidence Rises for Vaccinated Millennials

Jonathan Montes
By Jonathan Montes Members of the under-25 crowd talk about their path to the COVID-19 vaccine and the life they hope for after the pandemic. (Los Angeles, Calif., Collegian) — They get tips from emails at work or significant others offer information and even websites can be a source for where to get the COVID-19......

Swap Meet Wars

Online City News
Answers do not come easy for vendors on the street near Vermont and Melrose Avenues. They jostle for position, interact with police, and try to carve out a living.   A few Vendors’ stands spill over onto Willowbrook and Vermont behind L.A. City College on March 21, 2021. The number of vendors on the street......

Despite resistance from neighbors, protesters, LAPD remove last unhoused people from Echo Park

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Police arrest or detain 182 Thursday night, including 13 journalists. L.A. Collegian reporter charged with a misdemeanor for covering protest. By James Duffy V   (Echo Park, California) – City sanitation workers were still cleaning camp sites Saturday afternoon in Echo Park. City sanitation workers were visible over a green fence enclosing all 33 acres......

Clash of reporters and police officers at Echo Park results in detained student and journalists

Online City News
(East Hollywood, Calif.)— Student reporter Gigi Williams and 15 plus reporters, arrested in Los Angeles, California, while documenting the #EchoParkRising demonstrations at the Lake protesting actions against homeless encampments on March 25, 2021, a week before LACC concluded for spring break. Williams moments before her arrest, “They are so close to me, so I’ll be......

The End of the Line for Faultline

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By William B. Torres There is an ending over the rainbow to Judy Garland’s legendary club, Faultline. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, many small businesses suffered and eventually closed their doors to the public. The LQBT+ community was impacted from the shut-down. A lot of bars and clubs went out of business all......
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