Los Angeles is home to scores of different ethnicities and cultures, making it one of the most engrossing and unique cities in the world.
As my family sat in anticipation, awaiting their daughter and sister’s name to be called, they were approached by a young Middle Eastern man. He asked if his mother could sit with my family. Noticing my brothers’ uncertainty, the gentleman in his black robe and class of 2011 sash assured them, “We are from Iran. […]
Despite recession, California colleges are doing a better job recruiting low-income students.
At the beginning of this semester, I entered a Monday class early to find several students sporadically placed around the 50-seat room. The class was “diversely” composed of white Americans, Asian-Americans and international students from China, South Korea and India. When I entered the room the following Wednesday, the class had completely self-segregated, with each […]