My brother also studied in Paris through another program. This is one of the only photos we took together, and it's my mom's favorite. Photo by Alejandra Marquez

From Boyle Heights to Paris: What I Learned While Studying Abroad

By Ricardo Alexander Ayala Guest Writer I am very fortunate. Not many young people in Boyle Heights have the opportunity to take a few months out of their lives to travel and study in another country. I come from a

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My brother also studied in Paris through another program. This is one of the only photos we took together, and it's my mom's favorite. Photo by Alejandra Marquez

From Boyle Heights to Paris: What I Learned While Studying Abroad

By Ricardo Alexander Ayala Guest Writer I am very fortunate. Not many young people in Boyle Heights have the opportunity to take a few months out of their lives to travel and study in another country. I come from a

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Fall in Love with the City’s River; Play the L.A. River

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor “Have you played at the L.A. River?” To such a question you might reply, “What? The Los Angeles River is all concrete and nothingness.” In the past, your answer might have been correct. Just don’t

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Fall in Love with the City’s River; Play the L.A. River

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor “Have you played at the L.A. River?” To such a question you might reply, “What? The Los Angeles River is all concrete and nothingness.” In the past, your answer might have been correct. Just don’t

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For Mexican Independence Day: Lotería Poetry

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor In honor of the 204th anniversary of “El Grito de Dolores”, the pronunciamiento (declaration) of the Mexican War of Independence by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla from the small town of Dolores near Guanajuato, pLAywriting in the city

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For Mexican Independence Day: Lotería Poetry

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor In honor of the 204th anniversary of “El Grito de Dolores”, the pronunciamiento (declaration) of the Mexican War of Independence by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla from the small town of Dolores near Guanajuato, pLAywriting in the city

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From Left to right: Kila Kitu, Sigrid Gilmer, Romi R. Dias, Ramona Gonzales, Patricia Zamorano, Jesse Bliss, Baby Orelia, Selene Santiago, Kristine Leach in Matriarch at Traxx, Union Station

Matriarchy Takes Flight Under Roots and Wings

By Oscar T. Basulto Staff Writer I was nine years old when my uncle was murdered while selling oranges at Whittier Narrows Park. It was an early experience that made a long lasting impact on me. Most notable is the memory

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From Left to right: Kila Kitu, Sigrid Gilmer, Romi R. Dias, Ramona Gonzales, Patricia Zamorano, Jesse Bliss, Baby Orelia, Selene Santiago, Kristine Leach in Matriarch at Traxx, Union Station

Matriarchy Takes Flight Under Roots and Wings

By Oscar T. Basulto Staff Writer I was nine years old when my uncle was murdered while selling oranges at Whittier Narrows Park. It was an early experience that made a long lasting impact on me. Most notable is the memory

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Ceiling/Sky: Shakin’ Up the Northridge Quake

by Natalie Mislang Mann Staff Writer As an admirer of composer John Adams and poet/activist June Jordon (1936-2002), I knew that Long Beach Opera’s Los Angeles premiere of I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

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Ceiling/Sky: Shakin’ Up the Northridge Quake

by Natalie Mislang Mann Staff Writer As an admirer of composer John Adams and poet/activist June Jordon (1936-2002), I knew that Long Beach Opera’s Los Angeles premiere of I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

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Found: Migratory Dreams in Lost in Lvov

by Ramona Gonzales Editor in Chief Schkapf is a place dedicated to “performance culture in Los Angeles” nestled in the middle of Theatre Row, a string of theaters along Santa Monica boulevard. This “Performing Arts Incubator” flanks a parking lot bookended

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Found: Migratory Dreams in Lost in Lvov

by Ramona Gonzales Editor in Chief Schkapf is a place dedicated to “performance culture in Los Angeles” nestled in the middle of Theatre Row, a string of theaters along Santa Monica boulevard. This “Performing Arts Incubator” flanks a parking lot bookended

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Lessons Learned as a Non-traditional (aka older) Transfer (aka product of a community college) Undergraduate Student

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor In 2009, after being laid off, I decided to go back to college. Since then, I have been on a roller coaster ride of emotions, academic setbacks and accomplishments, moments of sheer exhaustion and elation,

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PaperAccepted

Lessons Learned as a Non-traditional (aka older) Transfer (aka product of a community college) Undergraduate Student

By Fanny Garcia Founding Editor In 2009, after being laid off, I decided to go back to college. Since then, I have been on a roller coaster ride of emotions, academic setbacks and accomplishments, moments of sheer exhaustion and elation,

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James Rodriguez, FIFA Colombia team-mates 2014 Winner of Adidas Golden Boot Award, for most goals scores - FIFA.com

Five Ways World Cup Soccer is like the Performing Arts

By Liana Arauz Staff Writer Nope, I’m not referring to the dramatics displayed by a certain Dutch player that left a whole Mexican nation heart-broken, and many more thinking he is more deserving of an Oscar rather than a Ballon

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James Rodriguez, FIFA Colombia team-mates 2014 Winner of Adidas Golden Boot Award, for most goals scores - FIFA.com

Five Ways World Cup Soccer is like the Performing Arts

By Liana Arauz Staff Writer Nope, I’m not referring to the dramatics displayed by a certain Dutch player that left a whole Mexican nation heart-broken, and many more thinking he is more deserving of an Oscar rather than a Ballon

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