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How low pay and the electoral college make it harder for millennials to vote

How low pay and the electoral college make it harder for millennials to vote
  • How low pay and the electoral college make it harder for millennials to vote FWC: How low pay and the electoral college make it harder for millennials to vote

    To the editor: Veronica Terriquez and Randy Villegas make a strong case about the correlation between young voters’ engagement and turnout. But I feel that more attention must be paid to external factors that prevent young people from voting. Millennials are more likely that older voters to earn…

  • A landmark 2016 law praised as an 'unbelievably powerful tool' against gun violence remains scarcely used FWC: A landmark 2016 law praised as an ‘unbelievably powerful tool’ against gun violence remains scarcely used

    Two weeks after a gunman in Parkland, Fla., zigzagged from one classroom to another in his former high school, killing 17 people, a Beverly Hills High employee dialed 911 to report a stranger mumbling to himself and following her as she left campus. Police confiscated a loaded handgun in the man’s…

  • A child's lifelong feeling of abandonment after the deportation of an immigrant parent FWC: A child’s lifelong feeling of abandonment after the deportation of an immigrant parent

    To the editor: The cry, “Who will do my hair when you’re not here?” said by Mayra Machado’s daughter Dyanara, is an expression of abandonment suffered from every angle of this 11-year-old girl. The intimate connection of mother and daughter has been broken due to Mayra’s past deportation and her…

  • Travis Barker says ongoing nerve damage caused by medical malpractice FWC: Travis Barker says ongoing nerve damage caused by medical malpractice

    Blood clots have sidelined Travis Barker for most of the year, forcing Blink-182 to postpone its Las Vegas residency as well as cancel a string of US earlier this months. According to TMZ, Barker believes medical malpractice is the reason for his ongoing health issues and he’s now filed a lawsuit against the medical center he says is responsible. In June, Barker was diagnosed with…

  • Police Commissioner Matt Johnson, who spearheaded key LAPD reforms, to step down FWC: Police Commissioner Matt Johnson, who spearheaded key LAPD reforms, to step down

    As a new member of the civilian board that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department, Matt Johnson wanted to reduce the number of police shootings. The fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., in August 2014 had recently shaken the country, giving rise to the Black…

  • WATCH: Dillon Francis Releases New Music Video For “White Boi” FWC: WATCH: Dillon Francis Releases New Music Video For “White Boi”

    Dillon Francis, our friendly neighborhood DJ, released a new video for his song “White Boi.” I’m pretty sure the message of the song is supposed to be humorous, but as usual the song itself is incredible. Lao Ra’s vocals are incredible, and she deserves a lot of credit for the success of the song. The video is filled with choreographed…

  • Last year, she was sleeping in her car. Today she's proof homeless stories can have happy endings FWC: Last year, she was sleeping in her car. Today she’s proof homeless stories can have happy endings

    One thing I never understood about Meg Shimatsu was how she kept her spirits up, given her health problems and her circumstances. When I wrote about the former legal secretary a little over a year ago, she was living in a 1990 Toyota Corolla but figured things could be worse, given how many people…

  • Passengers like airports, especially Orange County's, a study shows. But LAX is nearly a cellar dweller FWC: Passengers like airports, especially Orange County’s, a study shows. But LAX is nearly a cellar dweller

    If we are fonder of airports than we’ve ever been, as a new study shows, Orange County’s John Wayne airport is our heartthrob. LAX? Not so much. The leaders of that mega-airport pack are Las Vegas McCarran and Orlando, Fla., International Airport. Traveler happiness with airports increased to 761…

  • LISTEN: Klutch Releases Trap Banger “Nine Whine Whine” FWC: LISTEN: Klutch Releases Trap Banger “Nine Whine Whine”

    The NOLA based producer Klutch has been on an absolute roll lately: a raw EP in (Dis)Harmony, his famously supported Fur Elise Remix, and now his new banger Nine Whine Whine. In accordance with it’s name, this song is lead by a whiny yet ear-pleasing synth. The song is spooky but not downbeat. The song was even picked up by Plugged Records, so…

  • Criticizing Israel is fine, but questioning its legitimacy crosses the line into anti-Semitism FWC: Criticizing Israel is fine, but questioning its legitimacy crosses the line into anti-Semitism

    To the editor: I do not always agree with the Times Editorial Board, but I have never been so hurt and deeply offended as I was by its editorial saying that it isn’t anti-Semitic to oppose Israel’s right to exist. Whether or not someone is critical of the government or was hurt by the establishment…

  • ZHU Soundtracks the Latest Apple iPhone Ad FWC: ZHU Soundtracks the Latest Apple iPhone Ad

    Apple has always been on top of the ad game. Going all the way to the original iPod ads, Apple’s commercials remain iconic. Apple’s deft use of music plays a big part of that success, picking songs perfect for each ad. For Apple’s latest iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max commercial, none of then ZHU himself provides the soundtrack. ZHU’s…

  • NGHTMRE and SLANDER unveil New Record Label and First Release FWC: NGHTMRE and SLANDER unveil New Record Label and First Release

    Bass music giants and frequent collaborators NGHTMRE and SLANDER have just announced a new record label under the name Gud Vibrations. This comes after the three recently hosted a monster Gud Vibrations show at the legendary Red Rocks venue in Colorado featuring support from JOYRYDE, Noisia, Yehme2, Whipped Cream, and PawS. They also brought Gud Vibrations to Nocturnal Wonderland in…