Seven Years Later

By Ruth Gadebusch On the seven-year-anniversary of that horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the gun situation in this nation is hardly better. In fact, one...

What to Do About Teen Stress

By Ariana Mohebbi People often think that teenagers are influenced by the media to smoke, vape, drink or do drugs, but the main cause of these bad decisions is...

Cultural Immersion and Volunteer Program

By Maria Fernanda Camara Perez During the summer of 2019, the Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE; Secretary of Foreign Relations), through its Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior...

From California to Oaxaca and Back

By Patsy Mejia Recently, I had the distinct privilege to participate in a pilot program initiated by the Mexican consulate aimed at reconnecting university students with parents or grandparents...

Floyd Harris III: Southwest Fresno Student, Activist and Cheerleading Champion

By Hannah Brandt While most four-year-olds are preoccupied identifying barnyard animals, learning the alphabet and playing patty-cake, Floyd Harris III accompanied his father, Rev. Dr. Floyd Harris, Jr., as...

First Social Justice Scholarship Presented

By Mike Rhodes The first Mike Rhodes Social Justice Scholarship of $1,000 was given to Esmeralda Serapio, who is a student at the San Joaquin College of Law. The...

The Crushing Burden of Student Loan Debt

By Alexia Baca Morgan Americans have $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. This is is $620 billion more than total U.S. credit card debt. It is second only to...

Introducing the Building a Better Early Care and Education System Act

By Doris Easley A loud call by family child-care providers from all over California for the right to collective bargaining was clear throughout the state as nearly 300...
Six-Day Strike by LA Teachers

Six-Day Strike by LA Teachers Achieved Big Wins for Education

By Josh Kob The latest strike wave among public school educators reached California last month as the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) six-day strike against the Los Angeles...

Taking Advantage of Opportunities

By Estefania Avalos Tranquillity High School is located in a small town, and few resources are available. However, most students who attend the school are taking online college...

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