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Spring 2016 - Vol.8, No. 1

The Insider: Spring 2016 - Vol.8, No. 1

This year’s offerings include an in-depth look at the LA River and a photo tribute to the iconic 6th Street Bridge, reviews of a Koreatown Spa and the area’s newest art museum, considerations of arctic drilling and minimum wage increases and how not to live like a musician. In short, there is…

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The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. 

– Thomas Jefferson, 1787

Community

LA River: metropolis’ wet dream fulfilled

Many Angelenos are unaware that a river runs through the heart of our metropolis. The Los Angeles River, a 51-mile [Read More]

Review: The Broad (you should go)

The Broad in downtown LA is the city’s seventh and newest art museum, and packs a truly unique art viewing [Read More]

Wi Spa: Where Naked is the New Black

I’ve been pummeled, slapped and soaked Korean Spas over the years. They’re mostly quaint, intimate places, where [Read More]

Featured Photo

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Double rainbow over the San Gabriel Building. Photo by Bertha Cardozo.

Campus

Opinion: 100 Years Since the Armenian Genocide, Scars Remain

Letter to the Editor: A historic event took place at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown, Los Angeles, on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, where more than 150 [Read More]

Challenges

There are not enough medical facilities to handle stroke victims…

And the problem is getting worse. In 2011, Lotje Sodderland was a healthy, 34-year-old [Read More]

California’s Minimum Wage Conundrum

By 6 a.m. on Monday, second year Glendale College mechanical engineering student Mia [Read More]

Flavor of the Month: Gluten-free diets

Once little more than a fad, what was formerly a nutritional recommendation has for some [Read More]

People

Jorge Galindo: Undocumented Immigrant Hopes to Change his Own Community

It is 2:30 on a Wednesday afternoon. I’m scheduled to meet Jorge Galindo at the DMV in Lincoln Heights. Today marks a huge milestone in his life, one many would take for [Read More]

Opinion

Arctic Drilling: Who has the right to destroy the environment?

Santa Claus may be wondering who his new landlord is going to be as several world nations [Read More]

Opinion: Are you controlling the internet, or is the internet controlling you?

The internet fits us like a hand in a glove, two peas in a pod, yin and yang, cookies and [Read More]

How to Live Like a Musician

Wake up one Christmas morning and run down the stairs into the living room lit only by [Read More]

Arts and Letters

Wango Tango 2016: KIIS FM’s festival showcases popular new music

Wango Tango 2016: KIIS FM’s festival showcases popular new music

KIIS FM hosted their 19th annual one-day festival at StubHub Center, Carson on May 14. With 12 artists from all around the world, the sold-out Wango Tango couldn’t be anything else than a perfect day full of sing-alongs and dancing in the sun. Demi Lovato kicked off the [Read More]

“Cockroach Dialogues” at Hollywood Fringe Festival

“Cockroach Dialogues” at Hollywood Fringe Festival

It’s all about survival, right? Well, for young humans survival is a little more complex than simple existence.  [Read More]

Film Review: ‘Fantastic Lies,’ a 30-for-30 Documentary

Film Review: ‘Fantastic Lies,’ a 30-for-30 Documentary

Ten years ago allegations that three Duke University lacrosse players raped a black exotic dancer at a team party [Read More]

The Future of Jazz in America

The Future of Jazz in America

With the advent of the celebrity-as-musician trend in the 21st century, artistry is quickly going by the wayside. Many of [Read More]

Insider Video

Ashley Carey is a videoblogger specializing in politics. In “The Future of Net Neutrality” she takes on the thorny issue of media access.

Staff Blogs

  • Agnes Constante: online portfolio of news and feature stories.
  • Ashley Carey: an aspiring news reporter and video blogger.
  • Brandon Dean: sports-oriented journalism portfolio of a former staff member.
  • Catherine Yesayan: Beyond the Blue Domes: Personal accounts relayed in a charming and conversational manner by an Iranian-Armenian-American writer
  • Erica White: The Living Room Lounge: Personal and conversational blog with music links.
  • Jennifer Do: Petite and Hungry: a culture blog about food, fashion and art
  • Raven Jake Dawes: Observations of a Western Legend. Jane Pojawa writes the Raven Jake blog with her husband. Focus is primarily on travel and natural history.
  • Troy Cornell: “Living for the World” – while you sit at home: travel, politics and observations of a former staff writer.
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