UC Workers Strike Back

Chatting and chuckling in between hydrating and wiping the sweat perched upon their brows, the assemblage of protestors hide from the sun’s overbearing rays under a tent and form a circle to reflect on their day of striking that had begun that dawn. Megaphones and picket signs lie…

The Elephant of Santa Ana

Peterson just completed his first portrait of the year for his organization Faces of Santa Ana. Jonathan Pope, a man in his mid-30’s, suffering from intense acid-reflux and currently living in a Santa Ana shelter, was Peterson’s first subject. The painting has a realistic quality to it, featuring…

Navigating Spaces as a Black Trans Woman

Violence and discrimination against transgender individuals has only increased in recent years. Having experienced numerous losses among friends, Miliana Singh tells stories of the cycle that trans women in her community faced, often falling into sex work and sacrificing healthcare for black-market procedures.…

Opinion | Legal Encampments: A Tool in the Arsenal of Solutions to End OC Homelessness

Despite being considered inhumane by many housing advocates, legal encampments can be a valuable tool in the arsenal of solutions to end homelessness. …

A Conversation With Trina Fleming, Chief Operating Officer of WHW

The WHW Organization (formerly known as Women Helping Women) is a non-profit organization and an effective vocational program that focuses on offering assistance to underemployed and unemployed individuals so they gain life skills with the end goal of finding a job. The intention of promoting life skills, in…

InSight Magazine Internship: Call for Applicants

InSight Magazine is looking to grow its team for the 2019-2020 year. The publication will be accepting applications on various fronts, including content writing, digital-media, event planning and marketing. *Course credit available. *Compensation available for select content. We are looking for additions to the following teams: Content Writing…

Struggling to Find Solace

Undocumented workers are people who do not have the required legal documentation to work in the country they are in. Without legal documentation, they can be deported because of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Undocumented workers in the U.S. are faced with challenges on a daily…

A Conversation With Jessica Romley, COO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Orange County

Big Brothers Big Sisters Orange County is a nonprofit organization that matches mentors with youth facing adversity in the hopes of providing a supportive individual to the youths’ lives. This mentor program strives to provide a guiding mentor in order to keep youth on a positive path despite…

An End to Homeless Debt: Pro Bono Ticket Clinics Challenge Quality-of-Life Penalties

With an increasing trend in criminalizing homelessness, many individuals are forced to hide from authorities to avoid misdemeanors. Most cities have laws that prohibit the possession of a shopping cart or sleeping on the sidewalk, as well as life-sustaining activities such as pitching a tent, sitting and eating…

What Is the Real Cost of a Strawberry?

We top our açaí bowls with strawberries and slather our corn cobs with butter, but rarely consider the real cost of getting those foods to our plates. Most Americans do not think twice about where their food comes from. As a nation, we are more disconnected from our…
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