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…

Photo-essay: Women Marching Into a Promising New Year

Pictured are images of the 2019 Los Angeles Women's March from January 19th, a demonstration that attracted thousands of attendees with their signs and flags voicing concerns with issues against women. The march carried themes of empowerment and asserting the demands of women all over California and the…

Faces and Voices of the 2019 Women’s March

For many, attending the annual Women's March last January was the right way to set off the new year with hope and enthusiasm. Thousands of people from all backgrounds in LA County and across the state came together to demonstrate in Downtown LA on pressing women's issues at…

Opinion | Universal Basic Income: Why the most popular solution to automation-driven problems fails in the long-run

There seems to be little doubt now; the forces of automation are presenting a catastrophe of major job losses for huge swathes of the working class within the near future. This could put untenable amounts of people on the streets looking for work, unless some sort of welfare…

A FRESH Start: Student-Initiated Food Pantry Aims to End Hunger Insecurity at UCI

Opening a little over a year ago, UC Irvine’s FRESH Basic Needs Hub is center that houses the on campus food pantry which provides students with necessities to help those struggling from food insecurity.…

More than just a Box of Cereal

According to a study by UC Berkeley professor Sara Goldrick-Rab, approximately 42% of UC students report food insecurity. …