This past Thursday, KPCC-FM 89.3's Take Two program aired a story I had already read before in its original incarnation down in San Diego, a report making the claim that the field of Chicano Studies is dying because students of Mexican heritage are no longer identifying themselves as Chicanos. Besid ... More >>
After the parliament of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Oblast in Azerbaijan voted to unify the region with Armenia on Feb. 20, 1988, inter-ethnic fighting broke out. This devolved into a war that lasted through May 1994 and likely received little coverage on the nightly news. Here to fill us in on ... More >>
On November 10, 1992, Rage Against the Machine released their self-titled debut assault of rap-rock radicalism upon the music world. Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello, Brad Wilk and Tim Commerford combined their collective talents together as the Epic release would eventually peak at No. 1 on the Billbo ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And is 'Make Sick O' the best Mexi slur ever?
MySpace.com/SacState_SQEThe Cal State University system board meets today and Wednesday in Long Beach at the Chancellor's office to discuss and vote on the budget for the next academic year.Students will be right there with them--not to cheer on the board but to hold wingtips to the fire, loudly ... More >>
Rory Markas (right) with Mark Gubicza.Memorial services this week for Angels play-by-play announcer Rory Markas will be private.
They are nicknamed the "Young Invincibles." Thus tagged by the health insurance industry, they are the demographic of strapping 19- to 29-year-olds who, at 13.7 million strong, constitute the largest group of uninsured in America. Among the least likely to be able to afford coverage, Young ... More >>
We all know U2 sucks. The songs are boring, Bono's a pompous ass and the rhythm section might be the worst in the history of rock 'n' roll. They've sold a bazillion records, yet no one I know has ever bought one of them, probably because my friends and I have good taste. But lame-os who own four ... More >>
Mere moments after the Jewish Journal published an éxposé of the anti-Semitic KPFK-FM 90.7 show "La Causa," the Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate website La Voz de Aztlán rushed to the defense of the only publicly broadcast radio show in the United States that has ever considered it any ... More >>