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The Significance of Recognizing BIPOC Creators

Last month, popular TikTok user Addison Rae was featured on the “Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon, where she was asked to perform renditions...

Don’t Fence Out Our Message

West St. Paul, Minn. resident Ryan Weyandt and his husband Michael Hainlin commissioned a mural on their private fence in support of Black...

What Taylor Swift’s Re-recordings Symbolize For Music Ownership

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is releasing the first of her re-recorded albums, “Fearless (Taylor’s Version),” on April 9. Ahead of the highly anticipated release,...

Presenting: Studying Drama in the Pandemic

ACT 1 SCENE 1.  The pandemic is a blow to the college experience.  That worn-out thought has been integrated somewhere in nearly every conversation involving...

UCI’s RTK/CHAMPS Peer Educators Aren’t Afraid to Tackle Sexual Violence

The Peer Educators of Right to KNOW and Challenging All Men to Prevent Sexism (RTK/CHAMPS) are heroes on UCI’s campus, collaborating with on-campus...

UC Workers Strike Against Outsourcing

Since 2017, workers and union members have withstood the elements to demand greater job security through actions which the UC administration referred to as “ineffective” and “theatrical.”

The White House, Congress and Broken Promises

In January, Joe Biden officially became the 46th president, bringing with him into the White House a promise to restore the soul of...

The Dark Secret of FIJI Water

From Arrowhead to Evian, bottled water is a daily resource that Americans consume and invest in. Increasingly, Americans are getting their fix from...

Recent Attacks on Asian Americans Emphasize the Need for Change

$1.4 million dollars. That is how much money the state of California is pledging to crack down on rising attacks on Asian American lives during the pandemic. However, that is not enough. Monetary value does not make up for the loss of a human life.

Giving Juveniles A Chance

Recently, Wisconsin and Georgia have been fighting to raise the age of adult crimes from 17 to 18. Both states’ current maximum age...

Grocery Workers are Frontline Workers

LA City’s most recent authorization of a “hero pay” increase for grocery workers has been long overdue, especially considering the health risks that...

An Open Letter to Disney: The Amalgamation of Asian Identities in ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Is Not Real Representation

Disney is no stranger to controversy. Some examples include accusations of racism in the 1992 animated version of “Aladdin;” arguments revolving around the...

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