Every night, my neighborhood is embroiled in gang violence. Starting at about midnight, shrieks of rage and cries of combat echo throughout my apartment complex.
Writers Archives: Kenneth Todd Ruiz
Track and field athletes from the University of La Verne threw, jumped and ran their way to high marks at the ULV Invitational last weekend at Ortmayer Stadium.
Call me sentimental, but there was a time when people were valued for their accomplishments. Old fashioned metrics like strength, intelligence and skill were important. What is the measure of any man or woman today? It only seems to matter how “nice” one is.
A centennial of La Verne history is found not in the library archives, but painted, crafted and sculpted on the city’s walls and public spaces.
“Hey-hey, ho-ho, ignorance and hate have got to go!” So went the chant at the recent “peace” rally at the Claremont Colleges.
Remember the technotopian promises of the late 1990s? Technologists promised an end to the office, as 21st century telecommunications would enable everyone to work from home.
Looking me in the eye, the boy extends his withered arm toward me. Between a patchwork of scabs and abscesses running from shoulder to wrist, bubbles and boils of necrotic flesh look ready to fall away. Leprosy. An affliction so distant as to seem mythical, but in the horizon spanning slums of Delhi and throughout […]
Dressed in black and chanting slogans of unity, more than 2,000 students and faculty from the five Claremont colleges converged Wednesday night in a rally to protest an apparent hate crime at the campus Tuesday.
La Verne police took into custody a suspected peeping tom early Wednesday morning after Stu-Han residents reported seeing someone suspicious looking into their windows just after midnight.
Muslim girls and boys are swearing new oaths and donning new uniforms at the Islamic Center of Claremont where the first Muslim Boy and Girl scout groups in the area started last month.