Sariah Abid starts her day like most freshmen residents of the Oaks dormitory at the University of La Verne. She wakes up, eats breakfast and gets ready for class. There is just one difference, which can be revealed by the Medtronic pump that sits in her pocket. Abid, like millions of other Americans, is living with Type 1 diabetes.
Five years ago, Corenne Hall sat during her lunch break as a freshman at Charter Oak High School in Covina. As the students at surrounding tables ate their lunch, Hall’s friends were trying to shove a carrot down her throat.
Junior political science major David Asbra traveled to Washington, D.C., to lobby for the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act with approximately 105 students from various universities across the nation with the Fraternal Government Relations Coalition.
Photos of ultrathin, fit, and tan women with flat stomachs and big boobs in bathing suits and short shorts fill pages on social media sites like Twitter, Pinterest and Tumblr. From women so thin each of their vertebra pokes through their skin, to women wearing nothing but a thong and a sultry look, the Internet provides millions of images of women in a sexualized state.
As she finished her workout with squats, pull, clean and jerk, and snatch, Hailey McCann sat on the floor, deciding if she wanted to go to In-N-Out for a burger with animal fries or to Little Caeser’s for a deep dish pizza.
National CORE, a nonprofit affordable housing developer, is leading a permanent supportive housing project, 740 Foothill Community, in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County between the cities of San Dimas and La Verne. Both cities are opposed to the project.