‘This is America’: A revolutionary depiction of America

Share: Childish Gambino’s recent music video to his new single “This is America” has been shaking up social media platforms with its disturbing but real depictions of America. With an estimate of 68 million views within the first few days of the video airing, the perspective of the meaning behind the video can be debatable. However, whether it is coincidental or not, Gambino is a black man in America and is telling it from his perspective. It is a brilliant way to showcase the intensity …

CA Supreme Court just gave up on the state’s gig economy

Share: In Dynamex Operations West, Inc. vs. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the State of California is on the fence about how to properly classify a worker as an employee or as an independent contractor. The Supreme Court explains that a worker is considered someone who is hired to do the usual work of a business, while an independent contractor is an outsider doing work outside of a business’s normal operation. This ruling does not bode well for the ever increasing gig economy. Follow:

‘Fresh Brews’: Get woke and buzzed

Share: Skylight Theatre Company and Emerging Arts Leaders Los Angeles teamed up with Angel City Brewery to bring “Fresh Brews,” theatre that emphasizes on relevant topics that are stirring up in the media. Skylight, located in Los Feliz, California is recognized for expanding the boundaries by creating acts that touch on what some would consider sensitive topics and adds their own twist. Follow:

Award winning ESL professor teaches through tech

Share: As a college professor and a mother of a 10 year old daughter, Catherine Datko understands how important technology is. From having to use a typewriter to write her papers in college, to now having a cellular device where papers can be written from one’s fingertips, Datko has witnessed the constant improvements technology has had within the past decade. She has always been passionate in helping people which is why she became an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, and through her testimonies …

Smorgasburg: For the best food, look at the line

Share: Downtown Los Angeles’ Smorgasburg appeared in Santa Monica this past Saturday, only steps away from its sandy beach. As its second pop up on the Westside, it did not disappoint whatsoever. Even with the mild rain, foodies from all over showed up to get a taste of some of Smorgasburg’s new vendors, as well as some of the OG vendors normally seen at The Row in the Arts District. Follow:

Police Blotter: Student asked to buy steroids and give out Lancerpoint ID

Share: Monday, November 27 A staff member on campus reported a suspicious black male was pushing an office chair from south of the U building, but they were unable to locate the person upon arrival. A male who was inside of the mirror pools was approached by a campus cadet officer and told to leave campus. An officer took a report from a student whose car was involved in a hit and run in Lot 5 level 5. An officer removed a disruptive student in …