Binaries on the Border

The Mexico-U.S. border is a grid map of coordinates: X or Y, from here or from there, this or that. And while fronterizx identity is about constantly crossing borders and mixing cultures, gender binaries are one facet that continues to face complex discussion and acceptance. For individuals who identify as nonbinary or that have transitioned, […]

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Long Beach Youth Host Climate Rally To Raise Awareness Of Demand For LBUSD To Move Away From Fossil Fuels

The morning air intertwined with youth voices chanting, cars honking in support, and bystanders enthusiastically applauding as youth rallied through Orange Ave. on Sept. 18. Their message was short but clear, “be part of the solution, not the pollution.” They want climate justice, now. Read more at VoiceWaves.

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Freshman Year of COVID

Online learning has been a challenge for everyone involved, but I doubt many people have thought about what it’s like entering high school completely online. Freshmen were in the last quarter of 8th grade when everything shut down, and are now about to enter sophomore year. I’ve come to think of my classmates as “COVID […]

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Social Media’s Trap

Social media has a strong influence in people’s lives. Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook – these apps that can easily be found in handheld devices have become a source of one’s connection to others; it’s people’s way of being involved in the world without leaving their home. We see people on their devices constantly either checking who […]

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