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The disposable struggle
Opinions

Lois Ramilo | November 13, 2019

The world is sinking in waste. According to a study conducted by the World Bank, humans have generated over 2 billion tons of solid waste. That means each person produces about 0.74 kilograms of waste…

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U.S House of Representatives finally recognizes the Armenian genocide
Opinions

Anna Arutunian | November 12, 2019

After school had ended on Oct. 29, my dad picked me up from my bus stop and replaced his usual greeting with “The House recognized the genocide!” The conversation carried home, spreading the news to…

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Learning Italian
Opinions

Aleks Zadorian | March 20, 2019

Mario Puzo’s The Godfather, of all things, stirred my interest in Italian. How a beautiful, rhythmic and flowing language can fit so well in a book about murder, organized crime and human suffering was…

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Revolutionizing the paper book
Arts & Entertainment

Victoria Bochniak | January 2, 2019

“The book is like the spoon, scissors, the hammer, the wheel. Once invented, it cannot be improved,” said Italian novelist Umberto Eco. However, Dutch publishers of the international dwarsligger, or…

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Letter writing in Little Tokyo brings generations together
Features

Reed Maruyama | December 18, 2018

Late in the evening of November 7 in Downtown Los Angeles, within the confines of an abandoned business in Little Tokyo, activist and poet Traci Akemi Kato-Kiriyama read aloud from an archive of personal…

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The lucky few Extraordinaires
Features

Victoria Bochniak | November 21, 2018

At 9:30 a.m., the sun’s blistering heat already warmed the multitude of enthusiastic volunteers preparing crafts booths, game tents, and face-painting stations in the midst of Pasadena’s Central Park….

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