Art by Jordan Smith "The arts and the humanities belong to all the people of the United States.” President Lyndon B. Johnson gave this sentence power by signing the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965. However, as states continue to cut school funding and money toward public education declines, investment in the arts is hit especially hard. The … [Read more...] about How Do Declining Funds for Art Education Affect Aspiring Artists?
Photo by Milan LoaiconoModeled by Ifeanyi Ezieme and Jon Michael RaaschNixon's War on Drugs began 48 years ago. “America's public enemy No. 1 in the United States is drug abuse," President Nixon said in a June 17, 1971 press conference. "In order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.”Nixon allocated federal resources to … [Read more...] about Cracking Cocaine Myths
Photo Courtesy of Maggie Davis One male suspect is in custody after a car crash occurred late Saturday night involving multiple vehicles on Pacific Coast Highway, according to Lost Hills Sheriff's Department. The crash involved seven members of Pepperdine's Men's Basketball Team and four members of Dance in Flight. The conditions of the individuals are unknown at this … [Read more...] about Developing: Suspect In Custody After Major Car Crash on PCH Involving Pepp Students
Photo courtesy of Jodi VongvanijOne world, many religions. And worship looks different for each one of them Religions are complex. They have traditions, symbols, narratives and sacred histories that give them meaning. They shape ethics, values and lifestyles. They divide and unite us. “All the major traditions have resources that call us to treat other people as we want … [Read more...] about A World of Prayer
Art by Ally ArmstrongThe Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) week-long strike ended last week after teachers pushed for smaller class sizes, higher pay and school nurses, among other things. As teachers returned to their classrooms with the promise of smaller class sizes and a 6 percent pay increase, the strikes have continued to ignite a sustained conversation about … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: The L.A. Teacher Strike Impacts Us All