Vagrants, tramps and hobos — when it comes to labeling the over 52,000 people across Los Angeles County who lack access to stable housing, stigmatizing and dehumanizing rhetoric never fails to publicly manifest itself, whether in town halls or even in the halls of seats of power.
Misleading language can cause confusion.
As a first-generation transfer student, I could not relate to the narratives of my colleagues who came from wealthy households.
What was one of the best times of my life, however, quickly turned to one of the worst — an experience that I share with hundreds of women who attended USC and saw former gynecologist George Tyndall at the Engemann Student Health Center.
The challenges posed by climate change and other environmental disruptions are already massive and are destined to grow in magnitude and intensity over the coming years.
Like our fellow students, we were drawn to USC because we wanted a university with a global outlook to call home.
Additional course requirements often increase the cost of education, but the GE program is in a league of its own.
In the United States, the rate of mental illness and suicide is rising.
Los Angeles has been hit hard by California’s housing crisis.
Whatever the intent of the DT’s writers, the impact has been unmistakable.