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Tuesday October 24th 2017

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Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Nineteen-year-old Alejandro Ambrosio pedals 10 miles each way from his home in North Hollywood to Glendale College and back. “In the fall semester I was driving here but my dad’ s car got messed up so I had to start biking,” Ambrosio said. “It is like part of my [Read More]

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Trying to find words to describe Dr. Michael Harnett as a college professor is like trying to find new ways to describe Magic Johnson as a basketball player. Both have amazing individual statistics and pedigrees to backup claims to their primacy. The Magic Johnson analogy [Read More]

Jorge Galindo: Undocumented Immigrant Hopes to Change his Own Community

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 granted.  “This is the day I have been waiting for,” says Jorge. He is visibly nervous and [Read More]

Jesse Cuevas: Smiling in God’s Favor

Jesse Cuevas: Smiling in God’s Favor

Jesse Cuevas is a quiet, unassuming young man who seems far more mature than his mere 18 years.  He is dressed impeccably and can often be seen around campus, flying down a hill in a rush to somewhere only he knows.  His smile is brilliant and he always has it on full [Read More]

Manuela Garcia Amaya, UNICEF bound

Manuela Garcia Amaya, UNICEF bound

“Meet me at the student center – I practically live there,” says Manuela Garcia Amaya,  vice president of the Gay and Straight Alliance club on campus. She has not much changed since high school – jeans with black sneakers, a T-shirt with a scarf, an [Read More]

Carlos Castillo: Success from Vocational School

Carlos Castillo: Success from Vocational School

Carlos Castillo is a successful 23-year-old who proves that everything is possible and that vocational education may be a completely viable alternative to traditional four-year universities. “I must admit, at one point I felt lost, said Castillo speaking about the time he [Read More]

Victoria Burrows: Pet Placement Superstar

Victoria Burrows: Pet Placement Superstar

At around 8 a.m. every Sunday, Victoria Burrows arrives at a US Bank parking lot on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Swathmore Avenue. The morning air is filled with the sounds of the nearby farmer’s market. She is the first one here and she will be the last person to [Read More]

Jonathan Erland: A life in Special Effects

Jonathan Erland: A life in Special Effects

February is a busy time for the film industry, culminating in the Academy Awards at the end of the month. Although actors are the most visible face of the industry and the films it creates, the majority of the awards go to the less visible creators of movies — directors, [Read More]

Karine Armen: Keeping her mother’s spirit alive through positivity

Karine Armen: Keeping her mother’s spirit alive through positivity

Karine Armen has been an avid photographer and world traveler, [Read More]

Chuco Felix: Defending the Chicano Raza

Chuco Felix: Defending the Chicano Raza

“I don’t like Olvera Street. Everyone is into Olvera Street because there is so much ‘culture.’ All it is the portrayal of the Happy Mexican. ‘Si señor, you wanting me to dance like a puppet?’ You know, wanting to please everyone. It’s the opposite of my [Read More]

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Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Latinx Film Festival: Changing the Conversation about LGBTQ Cinema

Four years ago, there were zero film and art festivals in the country dedicated to queer Latinx, the gender-neutral [Read More]

The Language of Loss

The Language of Loss

Language connects us. We are able to communicate with strangers, and isolate ourselves for a moment from the rest of [Read More]

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Alejandro Ambrosio: a DREAM-er runs towards his dream

Nineteen-year-old Alejandro Ambrosio pedals 10 miles each way from his home in North Hollywood to Glendale College and [Read More]

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

Racial Diversity: an increasing number of people identify with more than one culture

The multiracial population in the United States is growing at a swift rate, but what does it really mean to be [Read More]

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Michael Harnett: Teaching a Man to Fish

Trying to find words to describe Dr. Michael Harnett as a college professor is like trying to find new ways to describe [Read More]

NASA's Image of the Day

The Grace of Saturn

 
Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice -- its iconic rings -- wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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