I am a Gospel Doctrine Teacher for the Sunday School Class in the USC Ward. In other words, every other Sunday I give a 40-minute lesson on a selected...
A lack of access and diversity at higher education institutions threatens the economic future of the country at large and predominately minority communities in particular because most of the new jobs and careers will require post-secondary education.
Nationwide, the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) estimates that there are four million children whose parents have served our country since 9/11. The vast majority of children in veteran and military families are being educated in civilian public schools.
I am not saying the people who claim college is the best four years of your life, are wrong; however, it's important to remember that while there are a lot of great things about college life, whether that be the killer hook-ups or the paid internships, it all depends on the person.
Peel back the covers at USC and you will find that underneath it all, it's just like everywhere else, which means you will also find the flipside of a never-ending party, substance abuse, and addiction.
Time and again I have seen how individual action is blunted by an inability to engage. Los Angeles County is a big and diverse place, where our challenges -- from ending homelessness to providing quality public education -- seem insurmountable.
In fighting for its building, St. James the Great has shown that a church is more than just a building. It is also its members, however and wherever they manage to gather to create community--even in a park.
The only thing more diverse than the music of FYF were the faces of FYF. Music lovers from all walks of life converged to dance, thrash, sway, chill, crowd surf, flip, and party to the sounds that stimulate their auditory cortex.
At the intersection of arduous and repeatable, there are bound to be robots (or, at the very least, great machines.)
So little attention is paid to HIV/AIDS nowadays, one might be forgiven for thinking it has been cured. But has it?
Her art is driven by her sense of empathy towards a profound quest for life's redemptive meanings as the antidote for her glimpse of incomprehensible evil.
From Albert Einstein to Hollywood actress Emma Watson, introverts have influenced American society in a myriad of significant ways. But schools and work spaces across the United States continue to favor the needs of extroverts over those of introverts.
On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and with memories of Super Storm Sandy still fresh in people's minds, architects and designers are turning their attention to building smarter for the longer term, with a goal of protecting the lives of all the people through design.
The Hernandez case confirms the adage that "confession is the queen of evidence." Even without a shred of physical evidence, an almost unanimous jury voted for conviction based on a 33-year-old statement, given by a man suffering from a personality disorder and limited intelligence.
Imagine being a teacher and walking into the chemistry lab only to see the room engulfed with the sight of black smoke and the smell of burnt oil due to a chemistry reaction gone wrong.
That is what we need to do. Always be closing on our transit improvements and with Washington where our tax dollars are kept. Renaming our transit lines is small ball and a distraction compared to the construction and other work at hand.