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Rebecca Esparza

Rebecca Esparza

Rebecca Esparza,
Contributor

August 27, 2017


Filed under Blogs

Family makes the world go round Red, blue and orange vacant buildings, rusted cars and garbage are what I continued to see as I walked through Havana. I kept seeing lightning and hearing thunder, hoping it wouldn't rain on me as I was searching for something to capture. Mind you, I wouldn't be wa...

Coming back to my home, Madrid

Coming back to my home, Madrid

Daisy Ortiz,
Spanish Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

About six months ago, my cousins, my younger sister and I decided to buy tickets to Europe. A round trip cost us around $400—a surprisingly good deal—so we took the plunge. This isn’t my first time in Europe; in fact, it's my fourth time coming back and my third time coming to Madrid. The sc...

In-law units secret weapon to state housing crisis

In-law units secret weapon to state housing crisis

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In 2017, living in someone’s backyard in an in-law unit could become much more common, thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 27. The bill aims to ease some of the barriers and costs associated with building in-law or Accessory Dwelling Units and incentivize California homeowners...

Home can never be replaced

Home can never be replaced

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

June 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

In August 2015 I moved away from home in Los Angeles to attend my first year of college at California State University East Bay. I finished my first year, and am finally home for summer break before I return for my second year. It was a surreal feeling for me when I first got to college. I was not sad I...

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