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Homelessness in LA, and how not to fix it

Ariana Abtahi, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Koreatown — a place known and beloved by many for its nightlife. Cheap Korean barbecue spots, all-age karaoke and trendy shopping malls dot the area with deep-rooted culture and history. Despite its name, Koreatown is home to a diverse array of cultural groups including Latinos and African Americans, ...

More than just a number: the argument for test-optional college applications

More than just a number: the argument for test-optional college applications

Sophie Friedberg, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Parents often tease that, if they were in high school today, they would have been denied admission to their alma maters. Applying to college has become increasingly competitive over the years, and, as a result, students tend to have college apps on their minds all throughout their high school career. A...

Go to sleep, Pali!

Go to sleep, Pali!

Josephine Chae, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“Beep, beep, beep.” The painfully familiar blaring of my alarm at 5:50 a.m. I snooze again and again until 6:05 a.m., when my dad comes into the room to wake me up. I stumble into the bathroom, promising myself that I’ll go to sleep earlier, knowing very well that I won’t. After many hours...

Gentrification Episode III: Murder on the Panda Express

Gentrification Episode III: Murder on the Panda Express

Zade Mullin, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Today, we take a moment to mourn an American tragedy. This cruel twist of fate has affected countless lives, and it continues to haunt those who remember. Before so many lost their families, before so many lost their innocence, before so many were forced to face the harsh reality of a world that didn’...

These things really suck: The argument against plastic straws

These things really suck: The argument against plastic straws

Hannah Yick and Danica Yeh

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recent debate over the use of plastic straws has caused an upstir about whether the environmentally driven movement to ban them is worth the cost of convenience. How much harm can a few plastic straws do? Why not just recycle them? Will a ban in one city truly induce any change? What many people fail t...

Remembering Mac Miller

Remembering Mac Miller

Joe Meyerson, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I pull over as soon as I hear. Lying weakly against the car door, I’m struck by an overwhelming need to call someone and weep. But I’m not strong enough for tears. In fact, I can’t even muster words. “Silence is all that I hear, listening close as I can.” Mac Miller always took them ...

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